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Real Review: nail polish

There I was rolling through Target with the baby man in the baby carrier (most likely nursing on the go) and the girls in the GIANT (I repeat) GIANT limo cart. You know the one that is impossible to turn and I feel like I’m going to take out every endcap between beauty and baby as I make my way through the store….I digress. Anyway, we were sauntering out of the pet area through beauty on the way to pick up more trash bags in the cleaning section. I love the beauty department because that’s actually where I started my post-college working days. I working in the beauty buying department at Target headquarters. It was loads of fun (and a lot of hard work). But again, I digress.

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Amazon Favorites: August Edition

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Amazon Favorites: August Edition

I’m constantly ordering via Amazon Prime for things we need (and want) in our home and at the office. It’s just TOO easy. If I can find something easily locally then yes, I support local. But between our family of 5 and our staff of 13 it’s just damn near impossible to support local for everything. I’d literally be running errands daily if I didn’t use Amazon. So here are my top Amazon buys this past month:… Continue reading

Best thrift resources

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Best thrift resources

In my early thrifting days I would spend a Saturday morning with a black coffee, a small amount of cash in my pocket and a plan to hit 2-3 shops in search of treasure. My focus in those days was to find vintage…60’s coats that still felt current, silk scarves with wild prints and the occasional dress or blouse that still had some life in it. My favorite city to thrift in was Los Angeles when Dr. Hubs was doing a fellowship in aesthetic surgery. I had 6 glorious months of driving all over looking for treasure.We even went to a few flea markets together and found some fun lamps (that we still have!) and other little decor goodies. Some of those early thrifting finds aren’t in my closet anymore, but boy it was fun finding them.

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