// Things I Love Thursday v.311

these amazing space themed posters from NASA ♥

♥ this adorable alpaca rocker ♥

♥ this cute cake! ♥

this would be a DREAM to have ♥

this this this! ♥

♥ this floral pineapple ♥

this (+ all other) illustrations by vasya kolotusha ♥

♥ this adorable cactus cake ♥

this awesome cactus mailbox ♥

♥ this D&G dress ♥

// James Shaw Jr. is a true hero. Have you heard of him? He saved countless people in a Waffle House shooting locally over the weekend.

// These tweets about La Croix are killing me! (and I truly love La Croix so)

// Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell are goals. Have you seen their hilarious "Africa" video?

// Affordable 3D-printed homes in under 24 hours... for only $4,000! They're not only super adorable, but also super efficient! A community of 100 homes will be printed in El Salvador in 2019. Learn more about the company making this happen here.

// What struggling to buy diapers means for low income families. (And if you're interested in helping, our doula agency, Music City Doulas, hosts an annual diaper drive and 5k here in Nashville. There are donation boxes at dozens of Nashville-area locations, or you can donate a box of diapers via our Amazon registry!)

// Florida "supermom" of 16, homeschools kids, shuttles them to 88 sports practices weekly. This sounds like absolute hell to me... but holy moly, go her! That's amazing.

xo KB

// Things I Love Thursday v.310

this pantone project makes me hungry! ♥

these pretty pieces ♥

this pretty bathroom area ♥

♥ this doggo ♥

this design/packaging ♥

♥ this collage ♥

♥ these flowers ♥
this huge shopbop sale happening right meowwww! ♥
♥ this resort made L say "whoa, i want to go there!" ♥
this whole pastel-like-an-easter-egg trend ♥

// This list of LGBTQ+ definitions from Trans Student Educational Resources is amazing. Major thanks to my friend Lee for sharing it on their Facebook. 

// France just became the first country to ban all plastic cups and plates in an effort to save the environment. Way to go, France! I'm trying to get my own plastic usage in check, so seeing it on such a large scale is really inspiring (and motivating!)

// My friend Kerry shared this post on her FB recently: 44 things I learned by 44.

xo KB

// What If You Get Hurt By Your New Beauty Cream Or High Straighteners?

When the term ‘personal injury’ is mentioned a lot of people tend to think about slips and trips or car crashes. However, the truth is that the term covers many more types of incidents and scenarios. In this post, we are going to take a look at using the services of accident lawyers for product liability cases specifically. So, keep on reading to discover everything you need to know about this and what to do. 

Product liability cases involve instances when an individual has been injured as the result of a faulty product. This could be anything from beauty products, to clothing, to electrical goods, to furniture. The type of product does not matter. You simply need to be able to show that you were injured because the product was faulted or damaged. You certainly cannot claim if you caused the incident because you did not know how to use the item correctly for example.

Product liability cases are uncommon when compared with road traffic accident claims and such like. This is because all items go through rigorous testing before they are released into the marketplace for public use. However, unfortunately, this does not stop a few items from slipping through the wire now and again.

If you want to make this sort of claim, there are a lot of different factors that need to be considered. The first thing you need to do is make sure you locate a firm replete with excellent personal injury attorneys. You need to ensure that they have a lot of experience when it comes to product liability cases especially. As mentioned, these cases are not as common as the likes of road traffic accidents or workplace accidents and so it is imperative that you choose a company that has a proven track record for working on these sorts of claims. 

In addition to this, you will need to get in touch with the manufacturer of the product and the company that you purchased the item from. Sometimes these companies can be the same, as some businesses will make and sell their own items. Other businesses will distribute items on behalf of another company. Essentially, it is imperative to get in touch with those who are liable for what has happened so that you can make an official complaint. You may think that it is better to keep things on the hush if you are going to launch legal proceedings, yet this is not the case. It is better for there to be a clear trail that you have taken the appropriate action.

So there you have it: everything you need to know if you have been injured by your hair straighteners, beauty cream, or any other sort of item. While these incidents may be rare, they do happen, and it is vital to know that there is help available to you. Taking the time to find an experienced and reputable legal advisor is always the best place to start.

// this is a contributed post written for this charming life.