07 Jul 2015

15 Ways to Not be an Asshole when Flying

We are literally zooming through the air at a million miles an hour (or something like that), so actually complaining about anything while on board such a magical convenience is absurd. With that being said, I will throw a complaint out there: some people are assholes when it comes to flying and do things that slowly…

01 Jul 2015

Kindness Can Even Turn a Crocodile

The thought of coming face-to-face with a crocodile (or alligator for that matter) is terrifying. Apparently no human has ever swam with and touched a huge croc in the wild without an attack (a statement I could’ve previously easily accept as fact without feeling the need to research). But get this: 20 years ago, Chito, an…

10 Jun 2015

YouTube Beauty Expert, Ingrid Nilsen, Comes Out to Her Fans

In an emotional video, YouTube star and beauty expert Ingrid Nilsen, aka Miss Glamorazzi, announces to her 3.3 million followers that she is gay. “I’m gay. It feels so good to say that!” she says to her loyal online community. “I’m shaking right now because this moment is real and it’s here. And I’ve been waiting…

26 Dec 2015

MiFlight: Avoid Airport Aggravation!

How long is the airport security line? Every flyer wants to know. The answer is here. And we're all part of the solution.




23 Mar 2015

Badasses Who Care: The Princess Project

On various afternoons throughout the month of March, those in the Castro may have noticed swarms of teenage girls waiting outside of the building on 2099 Market. Or you may have just noticed all the multi-colored post-it notes on the building’s large windows. What you saw was the SF Princess Project’s dress pick-up location. The…

10 Dec 2014

Support Their Cause

In this series, I highlight one means of giving back or gifting that doesn’t require a lot, or any, money at all! Perfect for those Living Beautifully on a Budget. Support Their Cause Do you have a…

09 Dec 2014

Let Someone Borrow Your Brawn

In this series, I highlight a particular option for giving back that requires little or no actual money. Great for those Living Beautifully on a Budget! Let Someone Borrow Your Brawn  Physical strength isn’t everyone’s strong suit, so if…

08 Dec 2014

Technology Lesson

In this series, I highlight a particular gift you can give that doesn’t require much, or any money at all. Great for those Living Beautifully on a Budget! Teach a Technology Lesson It’s hard for anyone to…