BY Evelyn Chapman
on Apr 30, 2015
This week (April 28th) we celebrated the 85th Birthday of Nancy Drew, and although her adventures can seem a little dated, we have learned a lot from this badass lady sleuth. At the time there weren't many role models for girls who were all things brainy, brave and feminine, and the values she instilled in us are timeless. Here are 10 of our favorites:
Women Can Do Anything - Even In A Skirt
Patriarchy didn’t stop Nancy Drew, and neither did her flawless style. This woman could do just about anything, and most of the time she did it in pleats and plaids. Read More
BY Darcy Sturges
on Jul 19, 2013
Chelsea Clinton is one of the classiest young ladies I can think of. Also, she’s awesome. Not just because she’s a Clinton Foundation leader or a board member for Common Sense Media, but because she loves a good book—especially one with a strong, intelligent female leading by example.
In her Our Friends’ Favorites segment, she dropped some literary names that made me love her a whole bunch: Ramona Quimby, Meg Murray, Claudia Kincaid, and Nancy Drew. Read More
Ever since I can remember, I’ve been a bit of a Nancy Drew nerd. When I was little, I would usually read one book from the series a day, curling up underneath my covers until the late hours of the night with my flashlight in hand, so my parents wouldn’t know I was still awake, finishing the remaining chapters. I eventually started creating my own “spy gear,” sneaking around the house (unsuccessfully), attempting to find a mystery to solve. Read More
BY Grace Evans
in Eat Me
on Jul 21, 2011
What do you get for the food enthusiast in your life? Appliances are too risky in case they have it, and cookbooks are tricky too. Here is a list of excellent items that food enthusiasts, foodies and everyday eaters will love, and get great use out of!
1. Joseph Joseph Spaghetti Measures, $7
I always make way too much pasta. Always. Except for that one time that I thought well that doesn’t look like enough but I always make too much so I’ll assume it is. It wasn’t. Read More