My OBT

What if you spent every day looking for One Beautiful Thing?


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Etsomnia™ Volume XL: Mother’s Day Madness

When you care enough to give the very least. By RubysRubbish, who clearly has some mommy issues to work out

Et·som·ni·a (/etˈsämnēə/), noun, 1. a sleep disorder caused by obsessive Etsy browsing. 2. the surprising arrival of weird handmade merchandise ordered when one is only half conscious. (True story.)

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Stock Phonies

“All of our produce is locally sourced, organically grown, and sink-infused with toddler feet."

“All of our produce is locally sourced, organically grown, and sink-infused with toddler feet.”

Anyone who’s scrolled (or, for those of us old enough to remember, flipped) through stock photos knows they often show an exaggerated version of reality. The models depicted are either too happy or too unhappy, things are either going too well or impossibly badly. Who wants to pay for a stock photo of a meh Tuesday, right? Continue reading