Being a blogger has its perks. To be fair, it is also a tremendous amount of work. Grueling and isolating it also comes with a high risk of a widening rear end from all the sitting, but some days, some days there are perks. Today is one of those perk days. The good folks at the Rakuten Network have a special Bonus Box that they send to 50 lucky bloggers each quarter and I am one of the lucky this time.…

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Tech

The Most Gorgeous Smartwatch Ever!

Whenever I get a new piece of technology, I like to live with it for awhile before I share it with you. Sometimes it’s a really long while but I like to be thorough. One of my newest favorite tech gadgets (I’ve had it for seven months) is the Huawei (pronounced WAH-Way) Watch Jewel and it is gorgeous!  Rose gold, laced with sapphire coated glass, Italian leather and dripping with Swarovski Zirconia, the Huawei Jewel is a masterpiece.…

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Beauty

Explore Pixi Beauty For Glowing Skin

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it a thousand times more, skin care > skin cover. When I was a little girl, I had no idea I’d become a skincare fanatic but lo and behold, there’s an S on my chest and it doesn’t stand for Superwoman. Thusly, I’m super excited to be a Brand Ambassador for Pixi by Petra! What does this mean Patranila?…

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Style

2017 Golden Globes Red Carpet

We’re back! Is it me or do the Golden Globes happen earlier each year? I don’t know if I’ve been distracted by the more weighty issues in the world or simply not paying attention, but the 2017 Golden Globes snuck up on me.

There was a lot of ‘Nutsness and Weirditude’ on the carpet this year and as a result, pickings for best dressed were pretty slim.…

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Project: Patranila

Missing In Action

Hello Lovely! It’s been a little quiet here on The Patranila Project for the last few weeks and I’ve missed you! The final weeks of 2016 were hectic for me in a variety of ways. Some good and some, not so much. I suppose we can all lay claim to a hectic existence at some point in life so I won’t bore you with all the details but suffice it to say, things are back on the slow road to normal.…

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YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS THIS GEM

How I Organize and Store My Makeup

How I Organize and Store My Makeup

Organization and access are the watchwords when storing your makeup. If you’re like me, someone with limited space but lots of product, keeping all your favorites organized and accessible in one space can be challenging. In today’s video, I’m giving you a glimpse behind the scenes of my daily makeup storage/application area and I show you how I whipped my makeup collection into shape for easy access and frustration-free mornings.… Read More