Girl Talk: How Do You Get Self-Esteem?

By: Julie Gerstein / August 1, 2011

Last week, I had dinner with a friend and a gauntlet of sorts was thrown: shape up and get some self-esteem, Julie, because you’re really bringing everybody down. Well okay, I thought. I get that. Nobody wants to hang out with a sad sack. But I just don’t know how you go about acquiring self-esteem. More »


The Best Body Lotion You’ll Never Smell

By: Julie Gerstein / August 1, 2011

Isn’t it the worst when someone in your office or home slathers on a pungent, overbearing lotion that invades your whole space? I think so too. That’s why I love Atopalm’s body moisturizer. It’s not that it’s totally scentless — I find totally scentless moisturizers very suspect — it’s just that the fragrance is so… More »


Announce Your Pregnancy On Facebook: Site Adds “I’m Expecting” Option

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 1, 2011

Facebook’s new “I’m expecting” option is the new way to tell all 613 of your closest friends that you are pregnant. In the “Family” section, users now have the option to announce their due date (month, day, and year), as well as the baby’s sex and name.

It’s about time that Facebook did… More »


How To Pamper & Soothe Your Feet During Summer

By: Annika Harris / August 1, 2011

Money Shot: Paula Deen, Butter Lover

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 1, 2011

A nice, creamy stick of butter gets Paula Deen in the mood … to get things cooking. A very fine lubricant indeed … for pans. [Out Gayed Myself]… More »


Morning Quickies: Amy Winehouse Was Adopting A Child

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 1, 2011

Amy Winehouse was in the process of adopting a child from St. Lucia when she died last weekend of possible alcohol withdrawal. Dannika Augustine, a 10-year-old girl, has a mother and grandmother on the Caribbean island, but they were willing to give their daughter up for adoption to the singer so she could have… More »