the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Attic journals

And the Daily Style is back! It took a vacation while I talked about gift guides and felt a bit slighted. I treated it with a luxurious chamomile bubble bath, and now it’s feeling better although the skin on its toes is a bit wrinkled.

Michelle Sanders, creator of a business called Attic Journals, sent me these incredible handmade journals made from discarded library books (she did good with the Charley Harper and Hippo references!). They are a project in sustainability, “working with school districts and libraries around the country to harvest their discards before they go into the landfill, converting them into hard-back journals, notepads, and envelopes.” I absolutely love this idea. And these could not be more perfect for me and my need to jot down ideas and notes. You can see their available collection here.

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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