In my last post, I talked a little bit about trying out perfume oils. While I suppose there’s technically no wrong way to smell something, there is a right way. While I can’t claim to be an expert, I can tell you how I do it! As a note, most of this advice applies to … More Smells like… Teen Spirit? How to smell perfume oils
I’ve been indulging in the smallest nugget of self-care lately, focusing my need for frippery and comfort into a literally microscopic sphere. A while back, I happened to come across the /r/indiemakeupandmore subreddit while I was researching a brand. I quickly discovered that about 80% of the activity there centers around indie fragrances. View this … More I indie fragrances and you can, too!
I like to conceptualize taking care of my wellness by picturing Lady Justice: a blindfolded woman holding scales, weighing what is known–much of which will be uncovered to be total bullshit in five years’ time–with what is unknowable, unforeseeable, unplanforable. I don’t always make great decisions with my health. I’m confronted with that fact every time … More I’m taking spices and surrounding myself with crystals, because what even is reality?
1.) What has Rory done in 10 years? As far as I can tell, she’s had one piece, plus a couple bylines. When we last left her, she was hopping on Obama’s campaign bus. No one mentions any work coming out of that… and that work would’ve been over at latest in 2012. What has … More Why I didn’t care for the Gilmore girls reboot.
The theme was Through the Wardrobe, a nod to the Chronicles of Narnia… which I know next to nothing about. The only thing I do know about it is that there’s a lot of winter in there, so it makes good sense as a winter soap box theme. All of the products they sent this month … More Fortune Cookie Soap Box : Winter 2016
Y’all know the drill, right? The Fortune Cookie Soap Box is $19.99 quarterly and features a smattering of specially-made bath and body products from the Fortune Cookie Soap Company. They’re always adorable. Bonus? Every box comes with a $10 credit for the FCS shop. If you’re a frequent buyer of indie bath products, I truly … More Fortune Cookie Soap Box : Fall 2016
Have you ever had something, then kinda wished you’d never tried it, because now your life is forever changed and there’s no going back from here because you know what you’d be missing? Yeah, I’ve had a couple of those moments recently. Curate Gluten-Free Snack Bars Y’know how you can eat some health foods, and your body instantly … More Culinary boner : 5 foodie products I excitedly recommend
So of all the beauty boxes I’ve ever come across, the one that got me most amped was the Play! By Sephora box. Thaaaat’s right, a beauty box by the retailer that’s got access to darn near every major cosmetics brand. It’s $10/month, available here. I signed up for the waitlist on this box maaaaany months … More Play! By Sephora : May 2016
Wait, did I forget to jabber on about the Popsugar box? I did, I did! Cravings: Recipes for All the Food You Want to Eat by Chrissy Teigen – I’m normally not a fan of celebrity cookbooks, but the recipes in this one are fun, approachable and darn scrumptious-looking. I may regift this, but it was … More PopSugar Must Have : April 2016
Ahhhh, the PSMH. My fave. The Must Have box is $39.95 monthly is about five lifestyle, fashion and home items with a combined value over $100. Often, there are items that are PopSugar-exclusives. They’ve just added the Must Have Mini, which includes two full-size products for just $18.95. A promo email promised that the value … More PopSugar Must Have : March 2016