About Janet Wallace

Janet is a bicycle rider, dress wearer, wine drinker, party planner, and hostess with the mostess. She's also an attorney, but hopes you won't judge her for it. Prior to attending law school, Janet was a high school photography teacher, art museum docent, office manager, and White House gift wrapper. Having recently relocated to San Luis Obispo, California, Janet is enjoying the SLO life with her husband of eight years. She loves art museum gift shops, rings made from antique spoons, violet-flavored things, reading Vanity Fair, and meeting political celebrities. She blogs at This Confetti Life.






Recent posts


Meet the Ladies : Janet @confettilife

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In honor of the new genpink redesign (OH you’ve been reading via RSS and haven’t noticed?) we are introducing new and existing contributors to genpink. Let’s get started: Janet Wallace Coffee or tea? Coffee. If I’m feeling fancy, a decaf honey cinnamon soy latte; otherwise, a cup of decaf with a little room for cream.   Best advice for life in your twenties in 5 words? You look fabulous, go… Read more




10 Ways to be Beautiful without Spending a Penny

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This is the 2nd post in December’s Top Tens Series. This guest post was written by Janet Wallace, a cupcake loving lawyer and blogger in Northern Cali. Every day we are bombarded with advertisements that tell us how to be beautiful. According to the ads, we need dozens of products and procedures to look attractive–creams and highlighters and foundations and lip stains and botox injections. Getting beautiful can be terribly expensive.… Read more




E is for Education

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ed·u·ca·tion noun 1. the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life.. 2. a degree, level, or kind of schooling. I come from a family of doctors and lawyers so naturally the first word that comes to mind for E was Education. As soon as I started thinking about who I… Read more