Sacha Baumann is an artist and designer living and working in Los Angeles.

Pretty toes, pretty toes

Aargh--I can't believe the $75 pedicure I got on Sunday is already chipped! A casualtyof spending the day in the front yard planting stuff where there use to be a lawn.

When I get to L.A. on Friday I'm heading straight to Co-Star Nails on Santa Monica for a $18 spa mani/pedi. True, at Co-Star there is no grapeseed exfoliating scrub, tingling rosemary mint mask, or lavendar oil massage, but it always lasts at least a week. Might even pay a bit extra and get a little rhinestone and flower on my big toe.

Small, sexy, and a light weight

Summer camp sucks, dogs don't