For Kanye West, this huge Valentine’s Day gift is the equivalent of a last-minute Hershey bar and a half-dead rose from CVS. More
Roses, fragrant and beautiful, with their layered petals soft like kitten ears and strong thorns, are among the most beloved of blooms. We have gardens dedicated to them, we send them to in bunches to loved ones to show affection, we paint them, and adorn fabrics with their image. Roses somehow simultaneously evoke feelings of luxury and of homey comfort. Though they’re a complete pleasure that would not need any practical value, of course roses are useful beyond their beauty.
No, really guess! What are you guessing? $49.99. That was my guess. Because roses can be a little bit pricey, are a “special occassion” kind of flower.
Oh, but I was wrong. More
Frankly, Rihanna’s ad for Reb’l Fleur doesn’t really make me want to buy the fragrance. More
Move over, Mother Teresa – there’s a new saint in town. The Catholic church is in the process of canonizing Sister Mary MacKillop, an Australian nun who was excommunicated by a priest whom she outed as a child molester. MacKillop, who went by the name Sister Mary of the Cross, died in 1909 and is the first Australian to be beatified. After being formally canonized on October 17th, she will become the patron saint of sexual abuse victims. To be honest, there are so many jokes to make here that I almost don’t know where to begin. I’ll just commend the Catholic Church for their excellent PR attempt. More
Remember growing up in 19th century and learning the language of flowers? Red roses for passionate love. White roses for purity. Pink roses for growing affection. And then rainbow roses for “this person is a time traveler from the future. … More
Before his death, Alexander McQueen named a rose after his late friend Isabella Blow. The rose is a “coral peach floribunda” and is named “Alexander’s Issie.”
6-Foot Red Roses?? Oh yes. Valentine’s Day is coming. Time to think of a unique way to make your loved one happy. What could possibly be more unique and a true testament to V-Day than a 6-Foot Bouquet of red … More