Thursday, January 6, 2011

Best of Lei Chic 2010: Bury Your Feelings


Lei ChicAs we begin to ring in 2011, Lei Chic is taking a look back into our archives and bringing you some of the best stories we published during 2010. Enjoy and see you next year!
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Originally published November 2, 2010

OMG UR so 2faced!

That’s the Sunday morning, post-party text that wakes you from a mojito-induced slumber.

You rack your brain, trying to remember.

What RU talking abt?

My ex! U were all over him!

As the messages fly back and forth, fuzzy memories from the night before begin to emerge. You were blitzed. You were totally out of line to hit on your BFF’s former man. But in your defense, she did call you a “glorified secretary.” To the whole bar. Seems like both of you have mud on your hands.

Stop further erosion of your friendship by apologizing with a plantable greeting card from Green Field Paper Company. The eco-chic cards are made of biodegradeable paper imbedded with wildflower seeds and come printed with pretty blooms, orchids and trees.

All your BFF has to do is: 1) accept your apology, 2) wet the card thoroughly and 3) plant it a quarter inch deep. The paper will naturally disintegrate and she’ll be left with a gorgeous bouquet that will last a lot longer than that ex did.

It’s a way of burying the hatchet you can dig.

Green Field Paper Company plantable cards are available at Fresh Inc. Stationary, Windward Mall, Kaneohe, 808.236.3203.

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Lei Chic is a daily email and shopping blog that plugs you into Hawaii's newest and hottest boutiques, designers, trends, spas and salons, and more. You'll also discover all the cool events, dinners and sales happening around town in our Weekend Picks every Thursday. With Lei Chic, you'll get the inside scoop on what everyone will be talking about tomorrow – in your inbox today.

Lei Chic associate editor Natalie Schack has been a cultural anthropology student,museum worker bee and dabbler in graphic design. When she isn't scouting new fashion, compiling to-do lists or crafting puns, Natalie spends her free time dreaming up elaborate picnic ideas; "researching" via YouTube tutorials, blogs and Instagram; and dusting off her pith helmet for the next adventure life throws her way.


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