Ever notice how sometimes things happen just when you need them most? Whether it’s called luck, coincidence or serendipity, people and events showing up in my life at just the right time always feels like a little slice of magic to me. And magic is always welcome!

As a blogger, I am routinely bombarded with offered the chance to try new products/services, meet new beauty experts or attend new business launches in the hopes that I’ll share those things with you.…

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Create Some Cozy: The Hygge Way

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. And by the way, it doesn’t need to be wintertime for you to get started!…

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Trade Up With Dove Advanced Care Antiperspirant

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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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Take A Moment For Self-Care Every Day

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This post is a sponsored conversation on behalf of Vaseline. All opinions are my own.

The world is a tough place these days and getting tougher all the time. Now, more than ever, it’s really important to take a break and take special care of the most important person in your life. You. I used to think of self-care as taking a whole day or a whole week to shut the world out and pamper myself.…

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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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Top 10 Curly Girl Hair Care Products

Top 10 Curly Girl Hair Care Products

Seasons change and with them, so goes the condition of my hair. If you’re a naturally curly girl like me, you know the struggle of maintaining strong, beautiful hair year round and you could probably use a few suggestions for your arsenal of go-to hair care products that really work. Today, I’m sharing my top 10 natural hair care products and I hope you find a few to add to your stash.… Read More