Fix-It Friday: From Dull To Dynamic, Refinishing Flea Market Finds

You asked, she answered. Home improvement veteran, Norma “Toolbelt Diva” Vally, shares tips on giving secondhand furniture a face-lift.

refinishing furniture

It Was Never A Dress: The Super Cool Initiative And Woman Behind The Image Flying All Over Social Media

“When we see women differently… we see the world differently!”


This Is My Face: 15-Year-Old Deconstructs Her Appearance, Makes Beautiful Point About Self-Image

“Every morning when I wake up this is what I see. And for the past three years, I’ve been hiding this.”


Behind The Military Spouse Stereotypes, There’s Always Some Truth

“The thing is, military spouses are still just people, and there will be good and bad people everywhere.”



Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally


Women’s History Month Giveaway: Win A BOLD Ring And Show Off Your Moxie

March 13, 2015 by

For this latest Women's History Month giveaway, Women You Should Know has teamed up with Cheryl Laughlin, the woman behind Bits Of Love jewelry, a brand that celebrates the power of words as little kicks of inspiration when you need it most. It's our way of celebrating BOLD women... everyday women (past and present) who have BOLDly gone where ... [Read More]


Fix-It Friday: What To Do If You Smell Natural Gas… Life And Home Saving Safety Tips

In the news this past week were reports of 2 houses that exploded in New Jersey due to natural gas leaks. Ironically enough, last night I put a pot of stew on the stove to simmer at a very low flame… apparently too low, because the flame blew out for who knows how long. All I know is I began to smell something strange and at first thought ... [Read More]


Thanks To Juliette Gordon Low The First-Ever Girl Scout Meeting Happened Today, 103 Years Ago

March 12, 2015 by

103 years ago today, on March 12 in 1912, Juliette Gordon Low assembled 18 girls from Savannah, Georgia for the first-ever Girl Scout meeting. Her goal was to bring girls out of their isolated home surroundings, as she believed that all girls should be given an opportunity to develop physically, mentally, and spiritually, ... [Read More]

Honest Cinderella Movie Trailer Tells The Truth About The Disney Animated Classic

Honest (And Hilarious) Cinderella Movie Trailer Tells The Truth About The Disney Animated Classic

March 12, 2015 by

"Revisit the animated classic that will cancel out all the empowering things your daughter learned from Frozen. Where girls are taught to be pushovers, do all the housework, and that their problems will disappear if they're hot enough to land a rich husband." With a yet another new version of Cinderella hitting theaters, ... [Read More]


Women Talk: Faustine Tarmasz, Illustrator And Tattooist

March 11, 2015 by

By Sara Barnes - Faustine Tarmasz, known simply as Tarmasz, is a French illustrator and tattoo artist who also has some impressive ink of her own. I had the opportunity to speak with her about her non-traditional tattooing style as well as the awesome adornments on her legs, collarbone, and back. There aren't many illustrators that double ... [Read More]


Gender Equality Campaign “Not There” Erases Women From Billboards and Ads

March 11, 2015 by

This past weekend, to coincide with International Women’s Day, the Clinton Foundation introduced the #NotThere campaign, bringing attention to the state of women’s and girls’ rights. As part of the Foundation’s No Ceilings initiative, the campaign was the precursor to newly released data that looks ... [Read More]

This Is How Girls Do Science

This Is How Girls Do Science

March 11, 2015 by

This past Sunday, on International Women's Day, Microsoft showed their support for young girls who like science and engineering with the launch of a new ad. The delightful young women featured in the video talk about their incredible accomplishments, while also sharing some of the challenges they face in pursing their passion. Sadly, although 7 out of 10 girls are interested in science, only 2 out of ... [Read More]


Inspired Illustration, “FEMINISM AT WORK,” Pays Tribute To Pioneers Who Moved Women’s History Forward

March 10, 2015 by

UPDATE: Art prints of Feminism At Work are now available. In honor of Women’s History Month, Women You Should Know commissioned award-winning cartoonist, author and illustrator, David Trumble to execute our vision for an original piece of art that would pay ... [Read More]