Monthly Archives: August 2015

Free 4-Piece September Birthstone Welcome Box for New Maven Subscribers

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Hey September birthday girls! Julep has a 4-piece Birthstone Beauty Box just for you featuring September’s new sapphire polish! Julep is offering a Welcome Box curated especially for you featuring a polish trio inspired … Continue reading

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Natural Born Cleaners

For years (and years and years … because I’m 40), I have been washing my clothes with laundry detergent and fabric softener. It seemed like the thing to do if you want clean clothes. But I hated every single moment. … Continue reading

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Love With Food August Review + Save on First Box!

Get 40% off your first box with the link below. Included in the box: Enlightened Wasabi Roasted Broad Beans Wild Friends Sesame Cranberry Peanut Butter Stash Lemon Rooibos Iced Herbal Tea Powder Stonefire Naan Crisps Kind Popped Salted Caramel Fruity … Continue reading

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Julep Polish Adds a Rainbow of Colors to Your Nails

This post contains affiliate links, so if you buy something via one of the links below, I might be compensated. I began buying Julep products a few months ago, starting with a Mystery Box. I found the nail polish of … Continue reading

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My First Le Tote Subscription Box

One of the joys of losing weight is that you get to start a whole new wardrobe. But one of the downsides is that you’re transitioning to different sizes throughout your journey, which could mean that beautiful blouse you bought … Continue reading

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Learning to Let It Go

Seven years ago, I bought a 900-square-foot, two-bedroom, one (tiny!) bath house. At the time, it was just me and Charley. It was the perfect size for the two of us. I didn’t know how much my family would grow. … Continue reading

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Want Vintage Jewelry? Shop Estate Sales

I’ve loved costume jewelry ever since I was a little girl. My grandma had jewelry boxes full of necklaces and clip-on earrings decked out in Bakelite and paste gemstones. She’s probably the No. 1 reason that I prefer costume jewelry … Continue reading

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Michel Mercier Detangling Brush

“Go get the comb.” Those were the scariest words my grandma ever uttered when I was a kid. She was going to fix my rat’s nest of hair, come hell or high water. I reluctantly trudged into the bathroom, grabbed … Continue reading

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My New Favorite Tweezers

Look. There comes a time in every woman’s life when thick granny hairs make their presence known. They pop up on your chin, mocking your not-quite-old age. If you’re really lucky, long before this time, your mom will have asked … Continue reading

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Aquinelle Toilet Tissue Mist

We’re about to get indelicate here. Let’s face it – there aren’t a lot of options when it comes to getting a really clean bum. You can use antibacterial wipes, sure. But where do you put those when you’re done? … Continue reading

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