July, 2011

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Planes, Boats and Crop Tops

This weekend, I caught two separate people doing a McNaughty. I also had a really lovely day out with my family, so I’m going to show you the photos from that first, and then those of you who feel like listening to…

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Teddies on the Freeway

While I was in L.A. (Yeah, yeah, it’s another one of THOSE posts: just stick it out though and I’ll start talking about something NOT connected to my holiday, I promise) we were driving along the freeway one day, when…

Review: Revlon Scented Nail Enamel

I haven’t worn nail polish on my fingernails for a long time now, because, honestly, my nails and cuticles are such an absolute disgrace to humanity that I’ve been just trying to pretend they don’t exist instead. When this quartet…

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A Whistle-Stop Tour of L.A.

OK, I’m taking pity on you all. I realise I’ve tresspassed on your patience long enough now with all of my “lookit my holiday snaps!” posts, so I’ve pulled all of the remaining photos into one, giant, easily-ignored post, and…

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Official.

This arrived in the mail today. Bring it on, all you McNaughties out there… (P.S. This makes me officially a superhero now. Anyone know where to get good capes these days?)

Review: The Save My Face Pillow

Remember the Save My Face Pillow I wrote about earlier this year? I couldn’t resist buying one. I mean, I say “I couldn’t resist”. I kinda felt like I had no option: I was waking up every morning looking like…

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In Praise of Esther Williams Swimwear

You see this swimsuit, folks? This is my New Favourite Swimsuit. And I almost didn’t get it. Allow me to explain… You see, the swimsuit in question is by a company called Esther Williams. (Yes, named after THAT Esther Williams.)…

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Goodbye, Norma Jean…

While we were in LA, we found ourselves inadvertently walking in the footsteps of one of my biggest icons, Marilyn Monroe. I mean that literally: (I was all, “I’M Marilyn. No, I am! You be Jane Russell, mum…”) Hollywood Boulevard…

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Week In Photos

Sunday Sunday was probably the hottest day of the year, so, with the exception of this quick walk with the dog, we spent it inside, painting the office. Well, who wouldn’t want to spend a sunny day breathing paint fumes?…

Review: All For Eve lipstick in Eve Red

A few weeks ago, as some of you may have read over at Forever Amber, I was sent a Glossybox to try out. I was pretty impressed with Glossybox in general, but I was most impressed by the inclusion of…

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On the Road: Googleplex, Carmel and Big Sur

You know how every time I take a vacation, my body thinks, “Oh, great, Amber’s giving me some time off: I think I’ll fit in a quick illness?” and I spend the first few days of my trip coughing and…

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Thanks, Terry…

… for spending part of the weekend turning this: Into this: I owe you one several A LOT. I think the man deserves a round of applause, no? P.S. I’ve had a couple of questions now about the single shoe…

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The Rock

Want to know the strangest thing about visiting Alcatraz? Right before you get on the boat, they make you stand in front of this giant photo of the island, and have your photo taken. Then, on the way back, they…