A DIY Mid-Century Medieval Guest Room Upgrade

A DIY Mid-Century Medieval Guest Room Upgrade

With two kids, a dog, and space at a general premium, having a guest room has never been an easy task for our growing family. We’ve made some sad attempts over the years to accommodate visitors, including a futon (shudder), a second-string queen sized bed (which ended up covered in marker), and an office/nursery combination.… Read More

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A Refreshing Walk Around Austin, TX at SXSW

A Refreshing Walk Around Austin, TX at SXSW

It’s possible that I’m getting older. But after two days of the craziness of SXSW, I decided that I was going to walk. And walk. And walk. Being something of a country mouse, I’ve always been fascinated by cities–especially newer cities. So on my last day in Austin as a Cottonelle corespondent, I did three things: I put on my favorite dress, got my hair done, and I put on my walking boots (this is Texas, after all). Read More

Support Our Sponsors: Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab

Support Our Sponsors: Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab

Really, our sponsor for the week, Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab; “Purveyors of Fine Esoteric Goods, Purfumes, and Oils” probably requires little to no introduction. I’ve been a huge fan, personally, for years, and as a proud owner of the RPG line, I can accurately say that I take them with me every day (my favorite combination being the Lawful Paladin). The lab is a great, geeky, gothy store featuring unique scents formulated in the spirit of some beloved genre institutions. Read More