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A Return to Analog: The Jord Wood Watch

23 February 2017
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Time. We’re all obsessed with it. How much of it has gone by, how quickly it moves and will we ever have enough of it. Probably not but that doesn’t mean you can’t have something cool to help you keep track of it. To that end, the good folks at Jord sent me a lovely wood watch to help ease my time struggle and look good while doing it.…

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Lifestyle

Create Some Cozy: The Hygge Way

18 February 2017
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Hygge (hoo-gah) is an old Danish concept that helps Danes get through their long, dark winters. Anyone besides me feeling the effects of winter: actual, political or otherwise? Yeah, I thought so. Fret not my lovelies, Hygge and I are here to help you make it through.

Roughly translated as coziness, hygge means creating a warm atmosphere and enjoying the good things in life with good people.…

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Beauty

Trade Up With Dove Advanced Care Antiperspirant

17 February 2017
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Years ago, I fell in love with the book Creating a Charmed Life: Sensible, Spiritual Secrets Every Busy Woman Should Know. Written by Victoria Moran, this how-to for living an enchanted life has been a major influence on the woman I am today. With 75 easily digestible chapters, the book has given me many ways to effortlessly lead an easier, more fulfilled and more delightful life.…

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Beauty

How To Choose Your Perfect Pink Lipstick

14 February 2017
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The perfect pink lipstick. Is it out there? How do you find it? Is pink even your color? The answer to all these questions is ‘yes, absolutely!’ However, it’s going to take a tiny bit of work to find it but not too much, I promise. I’m not a fan of work.

So You Want The Perfect Pink Lippy?

First, we must answer a few quick questions to determine your idea of perfect:

  1. Are you looking to make a soft, subtle statement or do you want your lips to enter the room five seconds before you do?
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