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The Vine: December 22, 2006
December 22, 2006 – 10:50 PM | No Comment

I'd like advice on hair products to tame static.I'm a wash-and-go kinda girl with baby fine hair, and I don't use any product on a daily basis, but I am willing to add a minute …

The Vine: December 1, 2006
December 1, 2006 – 10:00 PM | No Comment

Hi Sars,
I love The Vine and I am so excited that I finally have a (hopefully!) worthwhile question to write to you about.I have a pair of white and red Puma Tennis shoes that …

The Vine: November 3, 2006
November 3, 2006 – 3:26 PM | No Comment

Dear Sars,
I'm pretty embarrassed to be asking this question, but it's been on the back of my mind for awhile now.
I think I stink.
Not terribly, I just don't think I smell particularly nice. I …

The Vine: November 2, 2006
November 2, 2006 – 3:11 PM | No Comment

Dear Sars:
I love your site and think that you give great practical advice in the
Vine column.I do have some thoughts regarding your response to the woman who wanted
to sell the excess children's clothing that her …

The Vine: September 26, 2006
September 26, 2006 – 2:40 PM | No Comment

The only thing I've ever gotten to work is Selsun Blue's moisturizing
formula with aloe.Now if I could find a shampoo that would protect my
black shirts from cat hair…
I'm plenty flaky on my own, thanks

Dear Flaky,
Thanks …

The Vine: September 13, 2006
September 13, 2006 – 1:49 PM | No Comment

Hi Sars,
A couple quick makeup recs —
Wet 'n' Wild eyeshadow in the little squeeze tube, in cafe au lait,
makes a great eyeshadow base.
Revlon 12-hour Colorstay Eyeshadow quads.
Stila Convertible Color (really pretty on your cheeks, but …

The Vine: September 7, 2006
September 7, 2006 – 2:25 PM | No Comment

Hi Sars —
In the same situation myself. BCBG (online) has some awesome dresses in
the brown, deep purple, and sage areas. Lots have empire-type
sillouettes which can be ultra-flattering on thicker-waisted ladies.
They're going to run about $280, …

The Vine: September 6, 2006
September 6, 2006 – 2:21 PM | No Comment

My boyfriend and I stayed at The Cosmopolitan Hotel ( September and it was fine — the rooms were perfectly clean, if a bit on the small side, the hotel was quiet, and there was …

The Vine: September 1, 2006
September 1, 2006 – 1:48 PM | No Comment

Hi Sars —
Perhaps someone
could help me find this book?
I read it in high-school, grade 10 or so, and
I can't recall the title or author but have thought about it often enough
that some 20 years later …

The Vine: July 21, 2006
July 21, 2006 – 12:42 PM | No Comment

Hey Sars:
I was in a similar quandary when I had to start hauling ye old laptop around, and I found a great bag at one of my favourite shop-on-line stores — Mountain Equipment Co-op. It's …