Author Archives: eunnie

I’m a Mommy Blogger Now. I’m Sorry.

Hello world, I’m back from the dead. During the past 3+ years, I moved to NJ, got a dog, had a baby, moved again, became a working mom, lost what little social life I had, etc., etc., etc. But I’ve … Continue reading

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dry oil vs. wet oil

The beauty industry sure loves to confuse consumers. All the rage these days is “dry oil,” which supposedly hydrates skin without clogging pores. That sounds great and all, except I’ve been conditioned to expect the exact opposite for decades. Since … Continue reading

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The “Benefit” of Living in NYC

One of the best things about living and working in NYC is that there are so many opportunities for random treats and freebies. Today, for example, we got to hop in a pink SUV and get a free makeover and … Continue reading

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mystery of the 59fifty hats and their golden stickers

When I returned from China and rode the NYC subway for the first time (in years), I noticed a young dude wearing a baseball cap with the sticker labels still on the bill. I assumed he’d forgotten to take it … Continue reading

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things you can do with your kid’s artwork

I don’t get excited about too many new businesses out there, because I feel like most are not very original. But I think this one is totally brilliant. Child’s Own Studio custom makes soft toys out of children’s drawings. So … Continue reading

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selling deodorants to strong women

The commercial for Degree Clinical deodorant goes something like this: “Women are strong. Not strong with an asterisk. Not strong but. Women are strong. Period.” The slogan for this product is “Unapologetically Strong.”  I was wondering why it sounded so… … Continue reading

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things chinese people (don’t) buy

There’s an article in WSJ today about American retailers pulling out of China after failing to understand the local market. Home Depot, for one, says that with its cheap labor, China is more of a “do-it-for-me” kind of culture rather … Continue reading

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friends don’t let friends shop at Hollister

I hate Hollister for soooooOOOOOoooo many reasons, and some little evil part of me is excited to see that they keep living up to the epic-level doucheyness that I’ve come to expect from them. The latest is that Hollister just opened … Continue reading

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Fashion’s Night In

Every year, I hear about Fashion’s Night Out and get all excited about the thousands of fun events and promotions running all over the place. But I’m rarely in the right place to take advantage of these deals — last … Continue reading

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Chicken or Beef?

I’ve been on a lot of international flights in my lifetime, and because I am loyal to no one but my own wallet, I almost always fly on a different airline. Whatever is cheapest, that is what I fly. And sampling … Continue reading

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