the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Lotta Jansdotter sticky notes

Sunday afternoon we had lunch with Darren Barefoot and his lovely wife in Yaletown, and afterward we perused some boutiques nearby. I picked up these sticky notes, and I can’t emphasize enough how weird it is to be able to walk into a store and pick up something I’ve been loving online for years. Shopping in Salt Lake City is so limited, and yes, shopping online is convenient, but being able to walk into a store and finding what you want? Not having to wait for it to be delivered? How genius is that?

Heather B. Armstrong

Hi. I’m Heather B. Armstrong, and this used to be called mommy blogging. But then they started calling it Influencer Marketing: hashtag ad, hashtag sponsored, hashtag you know you want me to slap your product on my kid and exploit her for millions and millions of dollars. That’s how this shit works. Now? Well… sit back, buckle up, and enjoy the ride.

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