Being a woman in the 21st century is not a piece of cake. It wasn't easy in 1950 or at any other time in history, either. But in 2011, in today's universe that keeps getting bigger and faster and richer, it takes serious cojones to be a girl. Today more than ever, women are bombarded … Continue reading 9 Things You Don’t Need to be Happy
I'm a giver. Finding an item that seems perfectly suited for a friend is like happening upon a buried treasure - I can't pass it up! I buy and give and it doesn't have to be any one's birthday or anniversary. (This in no way makes me immune to the talent of taking, by the … Continue reading I’m Forked!
I, Kim Derby, would really like you to get busy. Why? Because sex, my friends, is good for the planet. Tell your friends, tell your neighbors, tell your...well, if you're doing this properly, you probably won't need to tell them. I know all of you smart, sophisticated eco-vixens have it in you. Here's why going … Continue reading More Sex, Ladies: the Planet Is Counting on You!
Poor thing, he'll be out there all night. Let's just say I've dated a lot. I have dozens of horrible yet hilarious dating tales, but I continue to pick myself up, dust off the disappointment and carry on - hey, the good outweighs the bad and there's always the chance for love. However, I have … Continue reading For the Guys: 10 Things to Avoid if You Want to Date a Green Goddess
I'm going out on a limb and broaching a subject most women (who have brothers or sons or boyfriends or husbands) would prefer not to touch with a 10 foot pole. Literally. The subject: stinky athletic socks. If you haven't been exposed to the inside of a gym bag or entered your son's room and … Continue reading The Sock Problem
It may be the one and only, undisputed, all-women-unite fact that I'm aware of - that when the men in our lives wear pants we'd prefer they wear them well. My extensive research* in the pant department has revealed that there's nothing better than a really worn, really comfortable pair of pants that fit properly. … Continue reading Let Him Wear the Pants, and He’ll Wear Them Well