Spiral Eyes and Closed Minds

Happy Friday Eve to all our coffee chuggers and tea sippers. I’ve missed all of you almost equally. If you don’t know why we’ve been gone then go ahead and read this. Also if you are one of our Facebook followers you would have seen a post the ever thoughtful Kristen wrote warning you of…

Return from Hiatus

Good evening followers, friends, and family. If you follow us on Facebook, you saw that we took a brief hiatus in light of the recent Notre Dame tragedy. Our, and specifically my, heart was in Paris. And in Paris it has stayed for the past few days… where it has relived beautiful memories and mourned…

An Exercise in Building Sandcastles

Someday we will make an official poll and settle this tea vs. coffee debate permanently. Until that day we will continue to live by the “Why not both?” philosophy brought to us by that adorable girl in that commercial for that product I can’t remember right now. While many of you are watching Game of…

The Perfect Millennial Weekend

Hello Coffee drinkers and tea toleraters. Just kidding. Even I’m drinking tea tonight! *cue shocked gasps and utterances of “blasphemy!”* I don’t know how many of our readers are millennials, but I’m hoping that it is quite a bit. And, that you’re into the same things I am, because if you are: THIS IS THE…

Love, Trauma, and Breakdowns: Why You Too Should Shave Your Head

Happy Friday everyone! So today is another one of those days where I am going to tell you a story. This one is going to be much more personal and require much more vulnerability, and honestly I’m just avoiding starting the post. For the readers that know me, it will be no surprise to find…

Know Thyself

Good evening caffeinated friends. Today’s post may be a bit shorter, simply because we are all past our bedtimes here at Lipstick Stains and Coffee. First, the updates: Rachel has completely recovered from her ordeal with the 5 pound terror. If you have no idea what I’m talking about, read yesterday’s post here. I am…

The Police and the Five-Pound Terror

Good evening lipstick wearers and tea sharers! I have quite the tale for you today. You see, last night my back yard was broken into and I had to call the police. My German shepherd first alerted me yesterday while my husband was talking to me on his way home. I told him I had…