Shopping, Style and Beauty

06 Mar 2009

Indie Mart this Sunday

      This is easily one of the best things you can spend your Sunday doing.  I mean really, what’s better than checking out the wares of scores of local, independent artists and designers?  Get all the info here.

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21 Feb 2009

Free Store – Load up on stuff and karma!

One summer I lived in Hana, Maui.  I hitch hiked to work where I waited tables with Aunties ‘“ old Hawaiian grandmothers. On a day off I went to Red Sand Beach. Although it was “prohibited” because it bordered a traditional burial ground, you could always count on some haole

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19 Feb 2009

Smelly Fingers at Recession Prices on Wednesdays

        Does anyone else have a hanger breaking problem in thrift stores?  I feel like fucking Lennie from Of Mice and Men.  Last time I went to Goodwill I broke at least 10 trying to sift through the overstuffed racks.  I’m thinking, “here’s a nice Hugo Boss dress shirt with

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10 Feb 2009

SF: Cheap Bags that are Good for the Environment

  by Monica the Intern       Being eco-friendly isn’t always easy on a budget. If you’re new to the game, it seems a lot more trendy than it should be, right? I remember when my parents would bring their bags back to the grocery store from previous trips and everyone

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28 Jan 2009

Boozing, Blogging and Cheap Beautification

My usual morning routine is: wake up between 8:30 and 9:30, flick between the History, Discovery, Comedy and Travel Channels for an hour or so and then get on the computer.  I’m always amazed that by that time, all the blogs I check have already been updated that day, and

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23 Jan 2009

A Heart-On for New York

I was walking through Dolores Park on one of those unbelievable 70 degree days that San Francisco was blessed with last week.  Despite it being January, it felt like May.  Gay men were sunbathing in speedos up on the hill, families from Noe Valley were comparing strollers, dogs were humping each other,

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18 Dec 2008

Shopping Guide from the Intern

Whether you kids [and the economy] like it or not, “the holidays” are coming. Even if Steve Jobs thinks he can play Santa and cancel the big day, that sleigh is still pulling up in the 25th and you’re going to have to get in the mood sooner or later!

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15 Dec 2008

Wanna read a great book about Mongolia?

So I’ve been reading this awesome book called Dateline Mongolia by Michael Kohn. It’s his story of being a reporter for the English Language newspaper in Mongolia and it’s totally fucking fascinating. I highly recommend it for anyone who is looking for something to read. You can check it out

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