My favorite things

We like raindrops on roses too, but sometimes we get materialistic. Sometimes it’s just about writing odes to our favorite stuff.

This forgotten jewelry box holds my grandmother’s ghost

Suddenly, I heard a weird tinkly noise. I have a new phone, and it makes weird tinkly noises I don’t recognize, but this wasn’t one. I wandered through the house trying to track down the noise, and found it coming from our bedroom… in my closet… on top of my drawers.

The jewelry box I hadn’t touched in almost a decade was playing music. What the fuck?

Angel wings float: an epic, overwrought product review

I got a free FUNBOY Angel Wings float to review, so I took it out to a friend’s place on Lake Washington and did some very thorough testing of the product. Here are my thoughts…

Make breastfeeding punk again with these bad-ass nursing shirts

Make breastfeeding punk again with these bad-ass nursing shirts

When it comes to breastfeeding-friendly fashion, you’re probably feeling a wee bit limited right about now. So when I ran across these bad-ass nursing shirts from Etsy seller And Out Come The Boobs (h/t to reader Colleen!), I knew I HAD to share them. These thrifted tees are upcycled with zippers to allow access for your up-and-coming punk babies.

This LED skirt twinkles like the night sky!

This LED skirt twinkles like the night sky!

Get a load of this discovery, y’all. This LED skirt has 250 tiny LEDs enmeshed in an ombre blue skirt with a pattern based on an actual star chart. You’ll be wearing the night sky and twinkling the shit out of everyone.

Your Star Wars premiere party will never be the same wearing this bad boy.

D-mannose: why don’t more people know about this natural UTI cure?

There I was last fall: in San Francisco, visiting a “friend” (wink wink ow my eye) and feeling a UTI coming on again. Friends, it happens. What with the timing of my flight back home and the weekend, I knew it’d be a least a week before I’d be able to see my doctor back in Seattle, and so I fired up Ye Olde Google and tried to see what natural home treatments I could find… and I learned about D-Mannose.

Pendleton blankets and goodies for classy rainbow-y style

I just discovered that you can get all sorts of Pendleton goodies on Amazon! I have a bit of an obsession with Pendleton patterns. And our fearless leader, Ariel, has one particular obsession with her very own Pendleton blanket. She recently gushed to me about it…

Two really important words: GLITTER GROUT

Two words. Two really important words: GLITTER GROUT. Seems like you can get them as an additive or pre-made grout. And, in my heart I feel it could range from ’70s dream kitchen to mermaid bathroom, from a unicorn-themed mosaic table, to a TARDIS blue and sparkly starlight grout-ed garden path…

Stop everything and look at this unicorn dog sweater!

You have no idea how much it pleases me to interrupt your day to bring you this Very Important Dog Sweater News: Uncommon Goods (one of my favorite shopping sites) has… right now… in stock… this Unicorn Pet Sweater… complete with a rainbow horn… for your dog… and just in time for Halloween.