Kirsten Cook

110 Flips | 11 Magazines | 4 Likes | 1 Following | 2 Followers | @kirstensabrina | aka Boots Champange taste on a beer budget. Collector of fancy polyester pants. Vintage addiction. Lipgloss addiction. Wannabe maker of cool shit.

10 of the Cutest Embroidery Ideas We've Ever Seen

You've never seen needlework like this before.<p>Veggie Embroidery<p>Artist Veselka Bulkan crafts these felt veggies and then attaches them to embroidery …

The Virtues of Learning to Sew

I find myself feeling nostalgic these days. My kids are growing up in a different world than the one I knew at their age. My childhood encompassed a …

I'm Hopelessly Addicted to Magnetic False Lashes (and Never Turning Back)

Guys, we need to have a talk about magnetic lash extensions. And by "a talk," I mean that I need to tell you how they're a f*cking godsend. I use them most times I wear makeup; basically, if you see me post a selfie anywhere, I'm probably wearing a pair of my magnetic falsies. I keep a pack of the …

Makeup

RCMA Makeup Homepage

Kathleen Lights has over 2.5 million subscribers on her<p>Read <b>22042</b> Times<p>Comment 0<p>RCMA has been around since 1963. Here is an old ad from 1967 featuring …

The 25 best hidden features and tricks in your iPhone's latest update

There are a lot of changes in iOS 10, Apple's latest software update for the iPhone and iPad.<p>We've already shown you the biggest changes, like the …

Top 10 Secret Features in iOS 10

iOS 10 is packed full of new features, but the best ones are often hidden under the hood. Here are some of our favorite lesser-known new features, …

Hooked: A teacher's addiction and the new face of heroin

For years, Michelle lived a double life in picturesque Putnam County, N.Y. A teacher and mother, she was also a heroin addict willing to risk everything for the drug.<p>“I’m a great mom,” Michelle told NBC News. “I’m a teacher. I’m a daughter, a niece. I’m all of these great things and then I am a …

Drug Addiction

Getting your credit in check

When you find out you're expecting a baby, your credit may be the last thing on your mind. However, just as a mother-to-be prepares her body for baby …

Memory Loss May Not Be The Sole Indicator Of Alzheimer’s Disease

A research team from the Northwestern University have discovered that people who present with atypical forms of Alzheimer's often miss out on …

Dementia

Mature Make-up: how to apply simple everyday eye make-up

In this video make-up artist Lisa Potter-Dixon demonstrates a great everyday eye make-up look that will work for you whatever your age.<p>Lisa explains the importance of using an eye primer, shows you how to define your eyes with soft brown liner and finishes the look with a taupe shade over the lids …

44 pallets ideas you can directly copy

You must know by now how much we love a bargain hack and we don't think many DIY projects are as impactful or easy and low-cost as creating pallet …

10 best iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus cases we’ve found so far

Ladies and gentlemen, you have one more day to go before Apple’s new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus officially launch. Despite a string of negative posts …

Why the iPhone 7 Plus has the ‘most sophisticated camera’ in any phone

Apple’s new iPhones pack incredible new cameras, but the iPhone 7 Plus stands out as the device that will offer you a better camera experience. It’s …

Rimmel London Lasting Finish Lipstick by Kate Moss in Boho Nude Review | Allure

<b>HOW IT LOOKS/FEELS/SMELLS:</b><p>The shade is a traditional nude, with undertones that are more brown than pink. It’s smooth and hydrating, and the subtle sugary, vanilla scent is addictive.<p><b>WHY WE LIKE IT:</b><p>As beauty editors, we’ve tried close to a hundred nude lipsticks over the years, always searching for …

Makeup

Interview: What's it really like to build your own tiny house and live in it?

The Garlows recently completed their Shedsistence tiny house, a towable home on wheels measuring 24 x 8.6 x 13.5 ft (7.3 x 2.6 x 4 m) and weighing in …

A Powerful Way To Beat Addiction

Addiction is one of the most prevalent problems facing our species today. Part of the challenge in combating addictive behavior is recognizing …

13 Things People With Chronic Diseases Like Lupus Wish You Understood

When you hear the phrase "chronic disease," it likely conjures up images of a sweet old granny baking cookies or knitting despite her arthritis. The …

Chronic Disease

Good Girl review - a beautifully shot but flawed insight into mental illness

Given that in the UK alone around a quarter of the population will experience some sort of mental health problem each year, any documentary exploring the issues is a welcome addition to the debate. Watching Good Girl alongside Dr Peter MacRae, consultant psychiatrist at East London NHS Foundation …

My secret life as a high-functioning drug user

From midweek binges to the dealer with a loyalty card, one twentysomething asks when a habit becomes an addiction<p>It’s Saturday night and I’m having dinner at a friend’s house. After dinner has been cleared, someone produces a small bag of cocaine and begins to cut it into lines at the table. I take …

You're not alone: Parents with mental illness share what they wish they'd known

Even with celebrity parents like Kristen Bell and Hayden Panettiere putting mental illness in the spotlight, there's no "What To Expect" for raising kids while struggling to stay stable. It can feel like you're the only one toughing out the chaos in your house and in your head.<p>To remind you that …

Mental Health

Celebrity Wedding Beauty Routine

Actresses may look perfect and poreless in photos, but behind most of those clear complexions is a super squad of skin and makeup gurus. Here, Hollywood's top pros share their coveted regimens—with no detail spared—to make your skin glow like a red carpet darling's for all your wedding events.<p><b>1.</b> …

Want to Cure Income Inequality? The Answer Is Entrepreneurship

One of the most pressing issues for our society today is income inequality. That is, the rich get richer while the poor struggle to access meaningful opportunities. Janet Yellen, President Obama, and former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich have all cited it as a growing concern for our economic …

Nine (legitimate) ways to make money from home

Ads claiming to provide lucrative payment for easy or unspecified work are probably scams, but that doesn't mean making money from home is impossible.<p>…

Social Media

#TheWorstPartOfDepressionIs Exposes What It's Really Like To Have A Mental Illness

Twitter is encouraging conversation about mental health thanks to a new trending hashtag, #TheWorstPartOfDepressionIs, started by a blogger named …

Bees and Dragonflies

Buying beautiful fabric is one of the most enjoyable aspects of sewing for me and I own quite a number of beautiful pieces. This particular fabric …

Library Book PDF

<b>IEC 60027-3 Ed. 3.0 B:2002, Letter Symbols To Be Used In Electrical Technology - Part 3: Logarithmic And Related Quantities, And Their Units</b><br>File …

How to use the app that can make browsing the web on your iPhone faster

One way Apple intends to do this is by giving iPhone and iPad owners the freedom to block things that can slow down browsing, such as ads, trackers, and widgets.<p>You can control all this with a single app: 1Blocker. We recommend blocking other types of content rather than ads. Remember, "free" …

20 creative ways of using Evernote

So much to do, so little time.<p>I imagine many marketers might feel this way, what with all the wonderful hats we all get to wear. One of my favorite fixes for helping stay organized isEvernote.<p>There are so many ways to use the app and since we talk a lot about productivity here on the Buffer blog, I …

Productivity