580 Should I still marry my now-straight partner?

A listener is engaged to her fiancée, who just came out as straight. How does she cope with not having sex with her soon-to-be wife? 0:00 Introduction and host chat Content warning and why you can’t find our podcast on Apple Podcasts in India. Let’s celebrate Dixie De la Tour, Bawdy Storytelling, and the Bawdy Storytelling podcast that you can subscribe to on Apple Podcasts. There is also a Facebook group of Bawdy fans that is super fun. 5:30 Poly in the news Couple-centric and non-diverse art...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Spotify, Sex, India, Portland, Emily, Pacemaker Jane

Breast Cancer and Friendship | Girlfriend Point of View by Shasta Nelson

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. As we celebrate with the survivors and remember those who bravely fought, we come together as girlfriends to remind ourselves and each other about the importance of fighting all women’s cancers. In this guest blog, SHASTA NELSON (of Girlfriend Circles and author of Friendships Don’t Just Happen) reminds us to work together, to support each other, and to recognize what is most important in our lives. “Slow down! Don’t do it alone!” the stranger ...
Tags: Life, Friendship, Friend, University Of Chicago, Girlfriend, Health And Fitness, Huffington Post, Shasta, Don, Elizabeth Edwards, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Girlfriend INSPIRATION, Thankful For Girlfriends, Better Friend, Shasta Nelson, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Pitti Fragranze 2019: New Perfume If by R.K. Frapin

When I saw a bottle named If by R.K. at Pitti Fragranze 2019, I remembered the beginning of the 2000s and a perfume box in the form of a book with strings. It seems that there were two of them: masculine and feminine, both named If by Sorelle Fontana. Each had poems under cardboard covers: The feminine perfume had verses by Emily Dickinson, and the masculine perfume was supplied with a Rudyard K... Read full article: Pitti Fragranze 2019: New Perfume If by R.K. Frapin from Fragrantica Perfumes ...
Tags: Fashion, Emily Dickinson, R K, Fragrantica Perfumes, Pitti Fragranze, R K Frapin, Sorelle Fontana Each, Rudyard K Read

It’s Not You, It’s Us.

LOL UPDATE — THIS IS MARCH.  Anita and I can’t comment tonight either.  I asked the repair gal if she could move us up in the queue…. please stand by… I love this blog.  You know that right?  I can’t… Continue Reading →
Tags: Beauty, Anita, Cartier, Perfume Reviews, Massive Fail

The Art of Topophilia: 7 Ways to Love the Place You Live

If you don’t know where you are, you don’t know who are. –Wendell Berry  As time went by, I also realized that the particular place I’d chosen was less important than the fact that I’d chosen and focused my life around it. Although [where I live] has taken on great significance for me, it’s no more inherently beautiful or meaningful than any other place on earth. What makes a place special is the way it buries itself inside the heart, not whether it’s flat or rugged, rich or austere, gentle ...
Tags: Colorado, Life, Oklahoma, Kate, Denver, Brett, McKay, Centennial, Richard Nelson, A Man's Life, Alastair Humphreys, Wendell Berry, Plainsong, Casa Bonita, Alastair Humphreys Microadventures, Melody Warnick

5 Ways to Squirrel Away Money

Just as squirrels hoard nuts for winter, we can squirrel away money to get through an economic winter. We share five ways to weather a downturn. Brought to you by On this BIGG Success Show, we discuss how to prepare financially for tough times. Here’s a summary of that discussion… This show was inspired […] The post 5 Ways to Squirrel Away Money appeared first on Bigg Success. [click the title link above to read our full post]
Tags: Personal Finance, Podcast, Money, Finance, Careers, Recession, Family finances, Personal Development, Squirrel, Economic Downturn, Audioblog, Bigg Success, George Krueger, Mary-lynn Foster, The Bigg Success Show, Downturn

Gigi Hadid’s fashion police moment and 5 other infamous catwalk crashers

Intruder alert, intruder alert! It’s hard for the average person to score an invite to Fashion Week — unless you’ve perfected the art of gatecrashing. French comedian and YouTube personality Marie Benoliel, best known as Marie S’Infiltre, stormed the Chanel runway Tuesday at the Grand Palais to prove the ultimate ticket in town — Paris...
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Show Your Faith With Christian Home Decor

Hi Everyone! I’m Peter and I’m the owner of Christian Walls. Sarah-Jean was kind enough to allow me to write a short intro about my store (Thanks Sarah-Jean!). Don’t worry it won’t be salesy but pure informative. How it Started To make a long story short, I love traveling. I have been to over 20 countries and I really marvel in God’s creation and I believe that God created this world for us to enjoy and to remember him by. Haven’t you been to a place, or seen a place so beautiful that you w...
Tags: Fashion, Usa, John, Peter, Joshua, Jeremiah, Sarah Jean, Sarah Jean Don, Panel Style of Matthew

Answers To 3 Common Questions About Installing Window Blinds

Window blinds are essential in every household because it helps make every room feel less stuffy. Also, having windows all-around your house can even help reduce utility bills because it can act as a natural light and temperature regulator.  To make your windows look better, you can install blinds. You can also install them to increase privacy. There are many varieties of shades, such as vertical blinds, fabric blinds, motorized blinds, and wood blinds. Installing shutters can also help...
Tags: Fashion, Home Decor, Window Treatments, Home Life, Shades, Budget Blinds, Window Coverings, Blinds, Window Blinds, Window Shades

15 Years of Blogging

Today (Oct 1) is my blog’s 15th birthday. I wrote my first post on Oct 1, 2004, starting with WordPress 1.0.Tomorrow (Oct 2) is the 10-year anniversary of our first 3-day workshop (the original Conscious Growth Workshop in Las Vegas). That’s also the day my wife Rachelle and I first met. Since then we’ve done 16 3-day workshops on a variety of different themes.I’ve really enjoyed this past decade. I’m especially glad I leaned into taking more trips, which comprise some of my fondest memories dur...
Tags: Japan, Usa, Careers, Las Vegas, Costa Rica, Rachelle, Panama Northern Ireland Scotland

Stairway to Heaven by Jul Et Mad: Whiteness and Utmost Satisfaction

The story of Stairway to Heaven began five years ago when Julien and Madalina, the Jul et Mad owners, first went to the mountains. Not the Sayans or the Alps, but the great Himalayas. They had such a big dream about the mountains. When they came up with the idea that this journey could be embodied in a perfume for their Classique collection (dedicated to the history of their family), the pair... Read full article: Stairway to Heaven by Jul Et Mad: Whiteness and Utmost Satisfaction from Fragrant...
Tags: Fashion, Alps, Julien, Fragrantica Perfumes, Stairway, Madalina

Helen, Teddy, and Mr. Harrod: Keeping Up Appearances

  All of the recent years of me visiting the United Kingdom (may God keep it united for ever and ever) have brought with them new acquaintances. This time we stormed London practically at the same time: I arrived from the East, while Helen and Teddy came from the South, namely straight out of Africa. Luckily our paths crossed in the most pleasant way at Harrod's, that giant mecca of fashi... Read full article: Helen, Teddy, and Mr. Harrod: Keeping Up Appearances from Fragrantica Perfumes and C...
Tags: Fashion, London, Africa, United Kingdom, South, Helen, East, Harrod, Helen Teddy

Guerlain Goldenland for Holiday 2019 Brings a Stunning New Eyeshadow Palette

How much are you loving the new Guerlain Goldenland Eyeshadow Palette ($80) that’s launching with the Guerlain Holiday 2019 Collection. Ugh! I need it. It’s been a while since I lusted after any Guerlain seasonal launches but something about the soft golds and khakis in this palette are making me want it. As I get older I appreciate really soft, pretty shades like this. It’s not in your face but the shades look like they’ll create some very beautiful looks. You get ten eyeshadows that are ...
Tags: Beauty, Smokey Brown, Holiday Collections 2019, Guerlain Goldenland, Guerlain Goldenland Bronzing Powder, Sephora Anything

Judge rules in favor of adoption agency that wants to discriminate against same-sex couples

A Michigan judge has issued an injunction allowing a Catholic-based adoption agency to continue denying services to same-sex couples and leaving children without families. The agency maintains its discriminatory policies are protected as a form of religious freedom. District Judge Robert Jonker ruled against Michigan’s Attorney General Dana Nessel–who is an out lesbian–and in favor of St. Vincent Catholic Charities. During her run for political office, Nessel vowed to terminate all state funds ...
Tags: Feature, Religious Freedom, Minnesota, Life, Senate, Lifestyle, Aclu, Adoption, Michigan, Catholic, St Vincent, George W Bush, Ad Friendly, State, Jay Kaplan, Dana Nessel

TFWA 2019: Panier des Sens Presents Orange Blossom

The French house Panier des Sens specializes in bringing us the smells of nature, with fragrances that are sophisticated but always very true to the smells we know from the natural world. This year at TFWA Cannes, the house showed us their latest edition, Orange Blossom. I found it to be a very luminous fragrance, and it brings a smile to my face. This new interpretation of Orange Blossom invit... Read full article: TFWA 2019: Panier des Sens Presents Orange Blossom from Fragrantica Perfumes a...
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80 years old Noshir Homawalla rides on horseback 10 kilometres every day

Our dear friend and eminent Parsi historian Marzban Jamshedji Giara sends us this interesting nugget… Tourists visiting Vadva village in Bharuch district see a horsefarm. 80 years old Noshir Homawalla has a hobby of keeping horses. A horsefarm spread over 2.5 acres and an eyecatching farmhouse has been maintained by him. A bachelor, he has inherited the hobby of rearing horses from his ancestors. According to him his family has been rearing horses for 137 years. He has developed a vast horsef...
Tags: News, Life, Parsi, Bharuch, Marzban Jamshedji Giara, Noshir Homawalla, Vadva, Marwad, Vadva village, Gujarat Mitra, Asspas Chopas

Pandit Firoz Dastur: A Tribute

A tribute to Pandit Firoz Dastur, the Kirana gharana maestro, who was born on September 30, 1919 Firoz Dastur’s good looks and sonorous voice were featured first in Lal-e-Yaman, the oriental fantasy film derived from classic Parsi theatre, released in 1933. He was barely 14 years old. As a child artist, he went on to act in 17 more Urdu feature films, such as the iconic Gul-e-Bakawali, Bagh-e-Misar and Vaman Avatar until 1949. This year marks the 100th birth anniversary of Pandit Firoz Dastur. H...
Tags: Music, Life, Urdu, Kirana, Maharashtra State, Yaman, Wadia, Dasturji, Panditji, Wadia Movietone, Firoz Dastur, Mumbai University, Dastur, Guruji, Sawai Gandharva, Pandit Firoz Dastur

Toy Story 4 Now Available For Digital Download!

Today is the day! You can now get Toy Story 4 for digital download on Amazon and Google Play ! Yeah, guess what we’re watching tonight? I can’t wait! Preorder Toy Story 4 on DVD! Buy it on or and get it on October 8th! I am a HUGE fan of the Toy Story movies. The few times I’ve been to the movie theaters in the past 15 years was to see Toy Story movies. They are my favorite, hence why we own all the Toy Story characters…...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Fashion, Entertainment, US, Book, Dvd, Children's Books, Toy Story, Family Friendly, Home Life, Stuff For Kids, Family Entertainment, Digital Download, Toy Story 4, Zurg

Davar’s College : Unassuming heroes

For more than a century, Davar’s College of Commerce and Secretarial Studies and Practices at Fort has been an affirmative force behind the empowerment of Mumbai’s women Passing through the Fort area is like taking a glimpse at the city’s rather pretty poignant past. As façade after façade of Victorian gorgeousness vies for attention, it is easy to miss out on a modest buffcoloured building with an unassuming sign that reads ‘Davar’s College of Commerce’. URMI CHANDA-VAZ | Mumbai Mirror Davar...
Tags: England, Education, Life, India, Mumbai, Bollywood, Bombay, Fort, Shiamak Davar, Raj, Parsi, Gandhiji, D'Souza, Flora Fountain, Kurush Dalal, Davar

50% Off Pat Mcgrath Lab Sale

The Lab is open and some goodies are on sale today. Head on over to and get 50% off the following items (no code needed, discount already shows): LiquiLUST 007 Kits $37.50 Each LiquiLUST 007 Duos $19 Each Liquilust 007 Singles $11 Each Astral Vinyl Gloss Kits $19 Dark Star 006 UltraViolet Blue $65 Dark Star 006 UltraSuede Brown $65 Dark Star 006 Dark Matter $47.50 Metalmorphosis 005 Everything Kit $82 Metalmorphosis 005 Kits $30 Lust 004 Everything Kit $75 Enjoy! These probab...
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Cardi B says she can’t be transphobic because she’s “a whole bisexual” with “butch women” friends

Rapper Cardi B. has waded into the headlines yet against. This time, the artist has clapped back at detractors who continue to claim she is homophobic and transphobic. Cardi has endured allegations of queerphobia both over her lyrics and over social media posts since rising on the charts two years ago. Most notably, her appearance in Rita Ora’s song “Girls,” which featured lyrics about lesbian relationships titillating men, endured attacks from out-queer artists like Hayley Kiyoko and Kehlani. ...
Tags: Feature, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Rita Ora, Bernie Sanders, Dave Chappelle, Kehlani, Ad Friendly, Cardi B, Jussie Smollett, Cardi, Hayley Kiyoko, Trump Administration

Planet Fitness CEO has been quietly funding antigay politicians, including Trump, for years

Another day, another reason to switch up the old gym membership… Recently obtained documents from the Federal Securities and Exchange Commission reveal that Planet Fitness CEO Chris Rondeau has been secretly funding antigay politicians for the past several years, Nico Lang at Out reports. In 2016, Rondeau donated $1,200 to Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign. The donation was made in the same month Trump invited Russia to interfere in the election, July of 2016. AdBridg.cmd.push(function() { AdBridg....
Tags: Feature, Politics, Russia, Lifestyle, New Hampshire, Donald Trump, Ad Friendly, Trump, Equinox, Congressional, Sanborn, Stephen Ross, Rondeau, New Hampshire State, Planet Fitness, Nico Lang

How To Save Time And Money When Organizing Multiple Vacations

Are you the type that just can’t wait for your vacation to start so you can get out and explore? There are many people passionate about travel across the world who take multiple trips every year, but it can get very expensive.  You must be smart about your planning and spending, As well as looking into other costs like travel insurance for each of your trips over the next 12 months . Having a vacation in different places every year can be just what you need to recharge, and it can be d...
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Dein Horoskop im Oktober – So stehen die Sterne in diesem Monat

In diesem Monat geht es wieder besonders um deinen inneren Wachstum. Los geht's am 3. Oktober, wenn dir Pluto bei der Suche nach deinem wahren Ich tatkräftig zur Seite steht. Der rätselhafte Planet bewegt sich ab dann in einer progeraden Linie fort. Seit dem 24. April befand er sich in einer rückläufigen Phase, was dir die Energie gab, dich seelisch immer weiter zu entwickeln. Nutze die gewonnenen Erkenntnisse, um deine alten Lasten loszuwerden und mit Klarheit und Hoffnung in die Gegenwart zu s...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Jupiter, Pluto, Kraft, Venus, Ruhe, Welt, Luft, Zack, Seite, Energie, Sinn, Weg, Juli, Sonne

NARS Star Scene Cheek Palette, Studio 54 Hyped Eyeshadow Palette, Other Holiday 2019 Goodies Arrived Today

The NARS Star Scene Cheek Palette for Holiday 2019 arrived at Ulta today along with other Ulta Exclusives as well as some awesome gift sets and palettes at Sephora and Nordstrom. I literally just purchased the Free Lover Cheek Palette and now they have me mooning over yet another gorgeous blush palette. Grrrr! The Star Cheek Palette contains three shades all of which are gorgeous. Each one is 0.12 each and the palette is $42. Shades: Instant Replay (shimmering peach champagne) Divine (shi...
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Sephora Frosted Party Advent Calendar Arrives Just in Time for the Holidays

It’s that time of the year again! Advent Calendar time! The Sephora Frosted Party Advent Calendar ($45) launched today for Holiday 2019 and it’s the first beauty and makeup advent calendar I’ve had the pleasure of seeing this year (well, unless you’re county the very early Christmas in July launch of the QVC Advent Calendar). This year’s calendar contains 24 beauty surprises 11 of which are apparently limited edition. If you like spoilers you can jump ahead to hear more about the contents of ...
Tags: Beauty, Holiday Collections 2019, Sephora Frosted Party, Pink Tea Mini Lip Pencil

Mayor Jim Watson has already done a lifetime of good. Coming out is the icing on the cake.

This profile is part two of Queerty’s Out For Good series, recognizing public figures who’ve had the courage to come out in the past year in the name of the public good. The series will run through National Coming Out Day October 11. Name: Jim Watson, 58 Bio: Born in Montreal, Watson moved often throughout his school years due to his father’s job, and ended up in Ottawa, Ontario after college. He soon got involved in politics and was elected to city council at the tender age of 30. In 1997, he ...
Tags: Lifestyle, Watson, Ed, Montreal, Ottawa, Justin Trudeau, Ontario, Ottawa Ontario, Ottawa Citizen, JIM WATSON, Ottawa City Hall, Ontario Legislature, Jim Fairy, Dear Ottawa, Ottawan, Jim '' Jim Watson

Für mehr Spaß beim Kürbisschnitzen: 5 Hacks, die du kennen solltest

Selbst wenn du niemals auf die Idee kommen würdest, deine Wohnung mit Spinnenweben, Hexen und Skeletten zu dekorieren, musst du zugeben, dass ein paar Halloween-Traditionen gar nicht so übel sind. Ich sag nur Süßigkeiten essen! Und einmal im Jahr in eine andere Rolle zu schlüpfen, kann schon auch ganz witzig sein. Oder wie wäre es mit dem guten alten Kürbis schnitzen?  Ich weiß, ich weiß: Mit Essen spielt man nicht. Aber erstens ist Halloween nur einmal im Jahr und du sollst ja auch nicht gle...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Tipps, Rolle, TIPP, Muster, Alles, Dann, Wohnung, Kürbisschnitzen, Mit Essen, Lieblingskeksausstecher, Art Schablone, Einen Kürbis, Kürbis, Brandgefahr

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