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While we’re under orders to ‘shelter in place’ it’s inevitable to seek out distractions. I’m finding it difficult to commit to writing cosmetic reviews at the moment so, in the interim, I thought I’d share a few ideas on things to watch or listen to during this surreal time: If you love cooking shows or…

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What’s the first thing you associate with cashmere? Do you think about cost, cooler weather or luxury? Or do you see it as something to put on a wish list? In this post, I’ll offer some tips on what to look for if you’re treating yourself to it (or preparing to drop hints to someone).…

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Today I’m sharing tips on how to clean your flat-iron and some other stories, as mine reached peek gunk this week and I needed to get it cleaned quickly. I’m sure you have as many spinning plates in the air as do I, whether you report to an office or a sales floor each week,…

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With everything about to look, feel and smell spring fresh, it’s a plum time for a fragrance celebration. Is it me or do you ever feel that your fragrances seem to be reborn when the air is fresh and one isn’t buried under layers of clothing? I’m really looking forward to everything feeling airier, and…

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Remember when you could slip on a dress, skirt or trousers and you didn’t need body shapers, shapeshifters or control underwear to keep everything looking nice and smooth?  Well, I miss those days more than I care to admit to, plus finding the right underthings can take time and get expensive, especially when items don’t…

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I really appreciated the response to last week’s post, but if you missed it you can [see it here]. This week as it’s a holiday weekend for some of us, I thought it would be nice to share links to some interesting bits I’ve come across lately in other online spaces. It’s all a mixed bag…

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So we meet again virtually on Sunday, this time to quickly go over the five things that bring joy into my days. In January especially, it’s a month so many people are ambivalent about but truly as with anything else it’s what you make of it, isn’t it? That said, I’ll start with the simplest…

5 things bring joy

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