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Found: The Most Perfect Mason Jar Of Them All

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Like any twenty-something middle class white woman with a Pinterest account, I love mason jars. I want to organize and compartmentalize my entire life in a collection of artfully arranged mason jars. I firmly believe there is no such thing as too many mason jars. I will always say yes to mason jars. So when Jarden Home Brands contacted me and asked if I’d like to give their 100th anniversary green mason jars a spin, I thought I’d died and gone to heaven. Of course I said yes.

I opted for the pint size jars, which are perfectly proportioned to use as drinking glasses, for DIY projects, or storing a wide variety of foods, cosmetics, toiletries, or large spiders that you don’t want to kill but are too scared to put outside.  The green tint is so eye-catching and ideal for decorating around the house. Also they’re made in the USA. What’s not to love?

Here is a brief sampling of the ways I’ve used my mason jars so far, none of which are earth-shatteringly original, but damn if these things aren’t versatile: Keep reading »

Win This! Enter The Frisky’s Shades Of Summer Pinterest Contest

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Imagine this: you and your boo are cruisin’ down the highway with the windows down, summer heat warms your face while Lana del Ray’s “West Coast” blasts from the stereo. You reach down for your sunglasses and retrieve a pair of cheap, scratched shades from the dollar store that leave you squinting and embarrassed. That’s not how the story should go, so we’re going to fix that last part…

We’re giving pin-thusiasts a chance to win not one, but TWO pairs of customizable John Ruvin & Co. high-quality sunglasses from the Core Collection— a pair for him and a pair for her. You can choose your lens tint, matte or gloss finish, and Rx (if needed). John Ruvin prides itself on crafting edgy, vintage-inspired Rx eyewear for those of you who need prescription lenses and still crave that hipster, Southern California style. They’re just what the doctor ordered. Here’s how to win… Keep reading »

Win This! A $300 Gift Card To Arthur And Livingston Jewelry

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Spring is in the air, which means open-toed shoes, bright handbags and flowy sundresses are back! But as every fashionista knows, an outfit is nothing without some killer accessories to make it pop! And that’s where we come in.

We’re giving pin-thusiasts a chance to win a $300 digital gift card to Arthur and Livingston jewelry!

You have two weeks to prove to us that you can rock the Island-Meets-City style that perfectly compliments Arthur and Livingston accessories. Remember: be versatile! Simply follow the steps after the jump for your chance to win, and you could starting your season off with some serious style.  Keep reading »

12 Cheesy Inspirational Quotes I Pinned On Pinterest This Year (That Were Actually Good)

2013 was a year of enormous personal upheaval for me. I met my life partner and married him just five months later at City Hall. I lost a friend to suicide. I distanced myself from people who weren’t proving themselves to be interested in the caliber of friendship that I want to invest in. I made huge strides in standing up for myself and not taking other people’s bullshit — a lot of which had to do with the wedding.

Most of the changes that occurred were ultimately good for me. At least, that’s how I choose to look at them. All of the changes, though, required me to get out of my comfort zone  in order to figure out what was right for me. I’ve always been a risktaker, but this year felt especially poignant.  Keep reading »

Our Bitchin’ In The Kitchen Pinterest Contest Has A Winner!

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Collectively, the gals at The Frisky have gained about 45 lbs. just looking through all of your amazing Pinterest boards for our Bitchin’ In The Kitchen Pinterest Contest— but at the end of the day, we can only crown one victor.

Tasked to pin your dream holiday table for the chance to win a Rachael Ray Cookware Prize Pack (valued at $356) from PotsAndPans.com, we were blown away by the time, effort and creativity that you all poured into your boards. Just in time for a Thanksgiving feast, the winner of our Pin It To Win It contest is… Keep reading »

19 Ways Pinterest Is Ruining Halloween

Pinterest gets a bad rap for giving us a case of the shoulds for nearly every occasion imaginable. Or, in this instance, the should nots. This Halloween, feel justified about not giving a fuck because at least you aren’t wasting your time trying to recreate these disasters. Here are some over-the-top examples of how Pinterest is trying to ruin Halloween. Click through for some very incriminating evidence…

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Covering Up Naked, Immodest Barbies Is Apparently A Thing

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There are people who are worried that Barbies give little girls unrealistic expectations about their bodies.

Then there are people who are worried that when Barbie’s clothes come off, she is naked.

Justin and Cassity, the bloggers behind the DIY remodeling blog Remodelaholic*, are those people. I came across their “No More Naked Barbies!!! Tutorial” on Pinterest, assuming it would be yet another pin about how to make DIY doll clothes for American Girl dolls, Bitty Babies, or Barbies. Then I noticed the hashtag #modest. Keep reading »

The Winner Of The Frisky’s Coach Madison Bag Pinterest Contest Revealed!

The time has come to announce the winner of our Coach Madison Bag Pinterest contest!

We received hundreds of entries, but there was one pinning pro whose versatile style stood out from the bunch. And the $798 Coach Madison Large Madeline Bag in Embossed Lizard goes to…

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This Man Puts All Others To Shame By Planning Girlfriend’s Dream Wedding From Her Pinterest Boards

This Man Puts All Others To Shame By Planning Girlfriend's Dream Wedding From Her Pinterest Boards
Is this guy for real?

Ryan Leak, are you for real or are you a figment of the female imagination?  Bow down to the man who overheard his girlfriend Amanda Roman saying that her secret dream was to get engaged and married on the same day and got to work making that shit happen. Not only did Leak figure out how to navigate his way around Pinterest (a skill that I have yet to master), but he managed to plan their wedding entirely from 224 re-Pins in her “My Dream Wedding” folder. WITHOUT HER KNOWING. Keep reading »

Win This! Enter The Coach Madison Bag Pinterest Contest

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Do you yearn for beautifully constructed, gorgeous handbags? Do you frequently find yourself in a Pinterest k-hole, with no recollection of where the day has gone?  If so, The Frisky is about to make you very happy.

We’re giving all of you pin-thusiasts a chance to win a Coach Madison Large Madeline Bag in Embossed Lizard (a retail value of $798!).

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