The Friday 5: Screw You Black Friday Edition

Don’t feel like shopping? Read these favorites from EcoSalon instead.

20 Unusual Uses for Coffee: Never feel guilty for needing your caffeine fix again. Coffee is useful!

We all have a story behind the piece in our closet we love most. Perfumier Amanda Walker wears a power necklace that gets her through every challenge. In this week’s Closet Stories, we learn about how the power within might start with the power we wear.

So you want to be a femme fatale like Rita Hayworth? Just start slapping men across the face and include plenty of pouting. This week’s Women in Film: How To Be a Femme Fatale shows how to do it best.

Dreams are vital, but there are times when you just have to let go. In Danielle LaPorte’s Find a New Target for Your Long-Unfulfilled Dream: A Love Story we learn how to do just that.

Speaking of jewelry imbued with powers, we were elated to read about peacock feathers as a “protective amulet against psychic attack.” In Rowena Ritchie’s piece on Alkemie’s Peacock Feather Necklace, we learn that the peacock feather is said to safe guard calm energy in every environment. Does this include the mall?


Amy DuFault

Amy DuFault is a conscious lifestyle writer, consultant and fashion instigator. She resides in Cape Cod, Massachusetts.