When I was a kid, my mom always got the Lillian Vernon catalog. Because that was a million years ago, it was an actual paper catalog, and I used to peruse all the weird toys and products, begging my mom to buy me yet another sticker book, or a colored pencil set. While I’m not sure that the paper catalog still exists, you can find the wacky world of Lillian Vernon online, chock full of bizarre things you didn’t know you needed, and probably don’t. But come on, if you can’t spend your money on plastic knickknackery and personalized pet food bowls, then you’re not really living, are you?
Halleloo! New York City is still a hot mess, with power outages and flooding affecting millions of people. Amelia is still without power — send positive thoughts to her and Lucca. But the show must go on and that’s why we’re doing What Are We Wearing Today?: Hurricane Sandy Edition. We are all working from home for the foreseeable future, which means we’re dressing a little more casually. Just how casual? Wait until you see Ami’s fuzzy socks, y’all.
This whole Hurricane Sandy thing has reminded us how unpredictable and destructive weather can be — especially if you’re caught outdoors without some protective rain gear. But there’s no reason you can’t beat the rain and look cute, too. That’s why we’ve combed through and found ten tough-as-nails, water-resistant pairs of colorful and cheery rain boots that’ll save you from ruining your shoes.
What do you do when you’re forced to stay home from work with bottles of booze and a flickering Internet connection? Make Hurricane Sandy themed memes, of course. I found all these on Tumblr and Facebook.
If you see any great memes floating around, email me at Jessica@TheFrisky.com and I’ll update this gallery with the new ones.
Have you ever seen an echidna puggle? Until earlier today, we didn’t even know something called an echidna puggle even existed. But then one of these little guys was orphaned and found on a dirt track near Australia’s Central Coast. Look at this cutie! Look at his little belly! He’s currently being hand-reared at Sydney’s Taronga Zoo, so he should be fine. But that belly! How precious!
Anyways! Whether you’re stuck in the path of Hurricane Sandy, or just stuck behind your desk today, it’s imperative you take a minute or two for a little belly break. We’ve got cats, dogs, puppies, lions and tigers and bears — oh my. Big bellies and little bellies — bellies that’ll make you go squee and wish you could rub them and squeeze them yourself. Click through to enjoy!
I think the LACMA Art + Film Gala is the West Coast’s version of the CFDA Awards — everybody looks totally flawless, and they’re all wearing fashions that are sort of high concept and adventurous. It probably also helps that this year’s LACMA Gala was sponsored by Gucci, and practically everyone wore Gucci to the event. That must have been a total load off the stylists’ minds. In any case, there were some who wore it better than others. Shall we go to the photo evidence?