An indispensable and gorgeous guide to museum and gallery exhibits when you’re in Paris: Exponaute

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The best thing about big cities is that they’re giant cans of concentrated culture. Museums and galleries up the wazoo. (And yes, even people who say “wazoo” can like high art.) When you’re visiting Paris, you can grab one of … Continue reading

11. March 2013 by Pam
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Add text to your baby pics or LOLCat or photonovel with the classy TitleFx

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Not long ago I tested a horrific app for adding text to photos, but I’ve found a much better one, which may even be The One, even though I’m still a strong believer in going easy on the text on … Continue reading

09. March 2013 by Pam
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You won’t be so crabby in the morning with Oscar and Erik waking you up: DayDream

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It sucks that sometimes you wake up with residual anger (or sadness) because of dreams, and it sucks that you often have no recollection of what made you angry/sad, and it sucks that whoever’s waking up next to you usually … Continue reading

03. March 2013 by Pam
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Color is happy and it’s everywhere and you can collect it and use it with Color ViewFinder

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If you’re into mobile photography, you’ve probably noticed that it makes you hyper aware of the world around you; all its little faults, but especially the hidden beauty. I found a seedpod in the country one summer and I wanted … Continue reading

26. February 2013 by Pam
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We can’t seem to let our business cards go, but maybe we can toss other people’s: CardHolder

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I have a sterling silver calling card tray, an essential Victorian accessory that belonged to my great-grandmother, who was born in 1894. Now we have business cards, which in France are still called calling cards (cartes de visite). And despite … Continue reading

25. February 2013 by Pam
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What’s in your phone, Tracey Cleantis?

Tracey Cleantis is a writer and a practicing psychotherapist. She writes from both sides of the couch, providing her readers with real-world applications of psychological theories. You can find her writing at her blog, La Belette Rouge, and at Freudian … Continue reading

24. February 2013 by Pam
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A spoonful of live music is a sure-fire cure for old fuddy-duddiness: Timbr

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I don’t know about you, but sometimes I fall into a routine and start feeling like I’m my grandmother or something. My life feels like nothing but work eat sleep and it’s seriously lacking in shiny sparkly moments. When this … Continue reading

22. February 2013 by Pam
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France is a nice place to visit but you don’t have to live here with Fotopedia France

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If you’re a hardcore francophile, you get all gooey at the mere thought of pretty little postcard France, with its castles, and cute little old dudes tossing pétanque balls in village squares, and long-legged, long-haired bombshell brunettes with couture handbags … Continue reading

21. February 2013 by Pam
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Pudding Monsters will distract you with its terrible cuteness if you’re waiting for terrible news

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The hubs and I had one of those doctor’s appointments last week. One of those appointments where you hold hands and sweat in the waiting room, you know the kind of appointment I’m talking about. In true doc office waiting … Continue reading

20. February 2013 by Sam
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Let your kid toss a (cartoon) hamster rather than his food: Geared 2

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I brought along a little baggie of cheese crackers to my cousin’s wedding because my kid was two and I figured I’d slip him one every time he started to get fidgety. It worked for a bit, but then he … Continue reading

17. February 2013 by Pam
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In which a computer potato discovers she Moves more than she thought

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Sometimes it feels like I never leave my computer. The only exercise I like is rollerblading, which for various reasons I don’t do here in Paris. I avoid going outside as much as possible when it’s cold, which is half … Continue reading

15. February 2013 by Pam
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You could always make your honey a naked Heart Collage for V Day

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The first thing my husband said when he was helping me test Heart Collage was “You should do a naked one.” Guys… Actually, it had already occurred to me that couples could have a little fun with this app… I … Continue reading

14. February 2013 by Pam
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