Autumn Wardrobe Update: H&M Clothing Haul

“If a year was tucked inside of a clock, then autumn would be the magic hour.” With sweater weather just around the corner I wanted to share a few simple ways I’ve updated my wardrobe for the coming season. I received a 20% discount code from H&M recently and used it to purchase a few…

Drugstores Dupes For Luxury Makeup

I was looking through my makeup collection recently.  It’s really amazing how far Drugstore makeup has come.  Compared and swatched next to some of my high-end makeup, the drugstore brands held up in formula, pigmentation and in how long they last.  Today I’m going to share dupes for luxury makeup I own.  I’ve chosen drugstore…

Sephora #LipStories – $10 Lipsticks Try-on Haul

“I don’t wear makeup for others the same way I don’t decorate my house for others. This is my home & everything I do is for me.” Today I wanted to share a little discovery I came across while browsing through Sephora.  These are not new, in fact they were launched in 2017 yet here…

What I’m Loving In July – 2020 Edition

7 pm and finally a little reprieve from the oppressive heat wave we’ve been having.  Every window is open, the fan is going.  Soon the sun will set and the cool evening breeze will start to blow through the windows filling the home with a peaceful cool vibe we’ve been looking forward to all day….

Products I Will Never Buy Again (And What To Buy Instead)

I’m not one of those passive aggressive people that sit behind their computer spewing bad Yelp comments from the safety of anonymity so with this review I don’t mean to sway anyone in any direction. You may find products here that have worked perfectly well for you.  The products I mention here are just ones…

The Things I’ve Been Loving – June 2020

“The scent drifted past the thousand-year-old cedars. It wrapped around the soaring trunks, caught on the rough bark, slid softly across the moss covered branches on unseen currents of air.  Deep in the forest a black bear sow lifted her head and wrinkled her snout” Hi,  Welcome back!  Today I’m sharing some of the things…

Haul Time: What $100 Worth Of Shoppers Drugmart Points Bought Me.

I try to buy as many of the things I need at Shoppers Drugmart.  Their point system adds up quickly if you’re buying daily necessities like toothpaste, kleenex or cleaning supplies.  I save my points until I have a good $50 -100+,  that’s when I get my “guilty pleasure” stuff.  I do realize these things…

A Visit To The French Pharmacy

  Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity – Coco Chanel When I was in Paris last Summer I noticed something you don’t see here in North America; On almost every street corner there is a Pharmacie or French Pharmacy. French women are loyal…