Elisheva Blumberg is a marketing consultant, fashion journalist, and a stay-at-home-yet-always-working mom. With a BS in Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing from the Fashion Institute of Technology, she is enthralled by pretty perfumes and the magic of the makeup counter. Visit her blog, Bellabusta (www.bellabusta.com), where she writes about fashion, style, and a bissel beauty.
I get a new phone every few months. I’m just cool like that.
Nope. That was a lie. I’m actually kind of a nerd--and I don’t mean the…I-have-a-tech-startup-and-wear-hipster-glasses-to-be-ironic kind of nerd. I’m talking the I-go-birdwatching-every-Sunday kind of nerd. So why do I constantly update my phone? It’s because my wireless communication device of choice is the cheapest stupid phone I can find, and they break so frequently that I have to replace them as often as I calibrate my binoculars. When I say stupid phone, I… >> Read More
The last thing I told her before it happened was, “Oh my goodness, Aliza, you’re so tiny! You’re barely showing!”
My oldest childhood friend was starting her sixth month of pregnancy, and…she had the cutest baby belly I had ever seen. I couldn’t wait to see how enormous she would grow in the months ahead, and neither could she. But neither of us got the chance. At just 24 weeks pregnant, she unexpectedly went into labor. She delivered a 1.5 pound baby boy, who was immediately… >> Read More
To say that my husband is an avid magazine reader would be an understatement. He amasses magazine subscriptions the same way my 4-year-old devours candy at his grandma's house--indiscriminately and…in extremely large doses. Bloomberg, Businessweek, Popular Science, Architectural Digest, Rolling Stone--my dear man is receptive to any periodical that makes its way into our mailbox. Due to his insatiable appetite for disposable printed matter, I'm often surprised with random women's glossies distributed on my doorstep. In fact, just last week I opened my mailbox… >> Read More