Girl Talk

DivaCup Review

November 28, 2011
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My name is Jenny Grace, and I’m a DivaCup convert. For the uninitiated, the DivaCup is a menstrual cup, which is a bell-shaped silicone cup used to collect menstrual fluid.  During my period, instead of using a pad or tampon, I insert a menstrual cup, which collects rather than absorbs liquid, so I empty  it […]

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You Don’t Need a Man to Buy a Car

October 12, 2011

I work at a huge car dealership. And I’ve heard it so many times… Don’t go to a dealership by yourself. They rip off women. Make sure your husband, boyfriend, friend, brother, or dad comes with you. Bring a man! WHAT?! Ladies, ladies, ladies. We don’t need a man to buy a car. We’re smart. […]

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10 Things Your Girlfriends Never Told You About Having a Baby

October 11, 2011

I remember seven years ago when I gave birth to my firstborn (I’m now expecting my fourth in about 3 months), I was both amazed and completely freaked out at what my body had just done. The first 48-72 hours were a blur, but I remember thinking more than a few times, “I never remember […]

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Fashion Friday: I Love a Cute Wrap, and You Can,Too!

October 7, 2011

The runways are toting jewel tones for fall 2011. Ladies, these hues make my heart sing!  There isn’t a skin tone or hair color on the planet that doesn’t look fabulous with a touch of  deep red or turquoise.  Pull out your fushias, sapphires, and citrine yellow!  It’s going to be an eye-popping fall. Since my wardrobe consists of […]

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Combating A Hairy Situation

October 7, 2011

Unwanted, unnecessary body hair. I have it. We all do to some extent. I am of middle-eastern descent, which most of the time means one of two things: 1) I love Falafel 2) I have a thick coat of hair on my body I realized I was hairier than my peers at around age 10, […]

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Hedonism, Self-Care, and the Curse of the Type-A Personality

October 6, 2011

When I was a little girl, my parents had a cartoon philosophy book in our library. I loved that book—probably because it was the only book with illustrations in a room full of hardbound theology books. As an adult, I now see the humor in the book—it was a simple book with a different philosophy […]

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A Generation Lost in Space.

October 5, 2011

A few days ago, my mother was told she was going to be laid off. She’s a receptionist at a medical office. She’s been there for 16 years. It was out of the blue, and as she sat on my couch in shock and sobbing, and as I sat there in the rare reversed role […]

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A Story of Surrogacy

October 3, 2011

Surrogacy is an arrangement in which a woman carries and delivers a child for another couple or person. —wikipedia I’ve always been completely intrigued and amazed with the concept of surrogacy. While I’m pretty sure I’ll never be a surrogate (although I’ve learned to never say never), I believe there is a very special place […]

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We The People: Your Voice In Government

September 28, 2011

The Obama Administration has done something we all can agree upon regardless of our political beliefs.  They’ve opened up an online website that allows us to sign and create petitions! Click here to see We The People.   Basically, the White House will review any petition with over 5,000 signatures in 30 days.  No matter where you […]

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More Than Just a Haircut

September 27, 2011

When I was 20 years old, I worked for a hair salon. I was the salon coordinator, which was just a fancy $60 haircut salon way to say receptionist. Until then, I only had longer hair that hung below my shoulders with a rather unadventurous style. After working there for about a week, the owner/stylist […]

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