August 12, 2008
Waste Not, Want Not
You never judge books by their covers (well, maybe fashion magazines). And never a person by their shoes (except a man you might date). But one place appearances always matter is gifts, and your well-intentioned, recycled magazine wrapping paper just isn’t cutting it anymore.
So stock up on a suite of Waste Not Paper note cards, wrapping paper and gift bags. Adorned with clean yet vibrant prints and patterns, including letterpress designs, they’re also crafted with the environment in mind, minimizing unnecessary waste and cost. Their printers recycle ink-waste, the paper mills are... Read more »
August 11, 2008
For Goodness Sake
Behind every good man is a great woman. And behind every great woman is a big secret.
Take flawless, doll-like geisha. Sure, they had many tricks up their sleeves, but it wasn’t until a savvy soul discovered that old-time Japanese sake makers had baby-soft, young-looking skin on their hands and arms that geisha began bathing in sake to keep their own skin silky smooth and lily-white.
Now you can add a little geisha beauty to your life (after all, you’ve already got the book and
August 8, 2008
It's Reigning Deals
Your personal fairy tale: forget the pumpkin – and the ball. You’re on a worldwide shopping spree buying up the latest runway looks from every top designer. And then you do it again every season.
It’s no fairy tale for sisters Azzura and Yanna Alliata, Italian princesses who live part of the year in Hawai‘i. Their closets are brimming with designer duds from vacations and shopping trips all over the globe.
This summer they started selling off some of the pieces they no longer wore, and offered some of the proceeds to charity. Their periodic sales proved... Read more »
August 7, 2008
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