Author: Housewifed

Rethinking The Frugal Fashionista Concept

It isn’t always easy to reconcile one’s passion for fashion with the desire to live a sustainable life. Contemporary fashion is largely dominated by strong corporations. These companies have a clear interest in getting us to buy as many clothing…

An Offering of Love

I’ve recently realized, there aren’t many spiritual resources for a person juggling multiple responsibilities in life. I’ve read a lot of books designed for priesthood, warriors, spiritual seekers, advanced students, etc. I found very little reference, not to mention actual…

Best Book: The Seamstress

Once a bookworm, these days I rarely have time to read any books. Yet, I simply couldn’t put down The Seamstress. The novel is by Frances de Pontes Peebles, who tells a story about two sisters, the history of Brazil, feminism,…

How to Live With Magic

Throw the alarm clock out of the window, french kiss my husband, pick fresh herbs for breakfast, drink hot chocolate, make soup, take a bath, buy fresh bread, wear thigh-high boots, use a polka-dot umberella, taste raindrops on your tongue,…

About High Heels and Personal Power

“Women’s willingness to tolerate discomfort, even pain, in the service of fashion is often chalked up to the desire to attract a mate or to rise a step in the social hierarchy. But today’s extreme fashions may have more to…

Marriage is Like Potatoes

I sometimes think that marriage is like potatoes. An essential staple in almost every home, practically an institution, marriage can be cooked in a variety of methods. Marriage, like potatoes, can be fried and exhausted, mashed and crushed, grilled and well-done, habitual and seasoned, flavored,…