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Why Blogging Networks are Bad for Bloggers AND Brands

Why Blogging Networks are Bad for Bloggers AND Brands

TweetBlogging networks have popped up everywhere, claiming to be the route to ‘easy, steady’ cash for many bloggers. Turns out they’re only the ‘easy, steady’ route to cash for themselves. I’ve been blogging for 7 years with enough income to make it my full-time gig. I come and go as I please mostly, but don’t be fooled– maintaining a blog with signi... »

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Instagram Trends: Duck Face Versus Fish Gape

TweetGirls all over Instagram are replacing their ‘duck-lips’ with the more popular ‘fish gape’. If its one thing you can count on, it’s that young girls on Instagram will find new ways to present their lips in the most ridiculous way possible while attempting to be utterly sexy. Everyone knows what ‘duck lips’ are. They existed before Kim Kardashian, I promise, but to make this post idiot-p... »

Top Five Father’s Day Gifts on Etsy

Top Five Father’s Day Gifts on Etsy

TweetIn honor of Father’s Day today, I thought it would be fun to share what I thought were the cutest and quirkiest Father’s Day gift ideas on the Etsy-web. [ via ] Related PostsCouch Mermaids: access is easier than you think Look Extra Drunk With An Upside Down Wine Glass 8 Gifts for Travel Enthusiasts (mostly under $100) 8 Things to Do With Your Dad in New York Last Minute Mother... »

Top Five Graduation Gifts on Etsy

Top Five Graduation Gifts on Etsy

TweetNow that prom season is coming to a close and there’s a few weeks left of school (can you believe it?!), graduation is right around the corner.  But don’t fear, there’s still time to grab plenty of cute graduation prezzies.  I went on Etsy in search of some “unique” gifts and narrowed it down to my top five favorites. [ via ] Related PostsThe Book of Yeezus: We K... »

Top Five Mother’s Day Gifts on Etsy

Top Five Mother’s Day Gifts on Etsy

Tweet‘Tis the season for Mothers Day, and so many people have asked me what I’m getting my mom.  You can always buy the generic things like a massage, mani-pedi gift certificate, or a basket of spa items.  But truthfully, I  like to get my mom a special gift since she does so much for me, and what better place to look for unique one-of-a-kind gifts than Etsy?  Below you will find my to... »

Top 5 Owls on Etsy

Top 5 Owls on Etsy

TweetI think Owls are a very understated creature.  Recently, they’ve emerged on the costume jewelry and clothing scene as an accessory and cute design.  I think that in the right form, owls can add a funky edge to an outfit, or a quirky detail to any item.  Below I’ve compiled by favorite five owl finds on Etsy. [ via ] Related PostsFun Ways to Humiliate Your Child: A Cabbage Patch Ki... »

Top Unicorn Finds on Etsy

Top Unicorn Finds on Etsy

TweetRecently, I was thinking about Unicorns; they’re mystical, majestic, and a universal symbol for gays, so I thought why not type them into Etsy?  So, I gave it a whirl and compiled my five favorite, magical Etsy unicorns. [ via ] Related PostsPeople Who Accidentally Wore Camouflage The ShopBop Spring Sale = Huge Savings Awesome Baroque Wigs Made of Paper The Cat Lady Pet Hoodie Has Arriv... »

Social Media Jeans by Replay

Style Spotting: Social Media Jeans

Tweet Your parents use Facebook. Your grandparents use Facebook. Your newborn baby uses Facebook. Now your jeans use Facebook. For real. Social Denim from the Italian brand Replay features a bluetooth device that communicates with your smartphone and allows you to update your status and location by clicking different buttons on the device. Confused? Me too, but I’m into it. Plus, they come i... »

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Culture Spotting: 10 Stupid Social Media Stats

Tweet  I don’t know, maybe you wonder about these things sometimes. I, for instance, sit on Facebook late at night thinking, “Is my amount of friends normal?” or “Do I care too much about my privacy settings?” or “Should I get mad at my friends who aren’t on Twitter?” What’s the deal with Instagram, really? Should I consider rehab for Pinterest... »

Travel Gear Spotting: Chic Laptop Commuters

Travel Gear Spotting: Chic Laptop Commuters

Tweet I know there are so many of you out there, like me, who are perfect candidates for laptop computer commuters. Let me paint this picture for you: you’re in your New York City apartment getting ready to take care of important business (i.e. Facebook, Pinterest) when your Time Warner Internet decides to do what it always does and not work. You change out of your pajamas into a sundress an... »

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