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A scent can be transformative, comforting, transporting, evocative, and in some instances, worrying or off-putting. How many times has a scent taken you back to a specific moment in your life that was pleasing or distressing? A few days ago, my husband and I visited a friend who is in the hospital and as of…

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Cheers to the weekend and unless you have a big, formal event, easy weekend makeup should not require much thought or precision. So, in the spirit of a quick and easy look, here are five items to take you from bed-face to awake and casually pulled together in no time. Base First- Chanel Vitalumière Aqua …

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  Thanks So Much to Mel of hellamel for including me in her nomination list of bloggers for the Versatile Blogger Award. Do visit Mel’s blog where she posts on Sundays on topics ranging from design to books and she’s also quite funny. So, let’s jump in and make a start, but first the guidelines for my…

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Let’s talk new everyday makeup finds! I’m sharing five faves that have really made a difference to my overall everyday makeup look these past few months. With my 40-something birthday fast approaching, I need everyday makeup that’s easy to use, less faddish or on trend, yet targeted and more hardworking. Items such as a long-wearing…

5 everyday makeup finds

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Chanel Sublimage La Crème Texture Suprême Sublimage creams are tailored for different skin types: Sublimage La Crème Texture Suprême for dry and dehydrated skin which I use. Sublimage La Crème for normal skin. Sublimage La Crème Texture Fine for oily skin. As I write this, I’ve clocked close to five months of using Sublimage La Crème Texture Suprême and…

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They say three times the charm and so this post is in response to being nominated by Candace of thekelleylog.blogspot.com for the Liebster Award. Similar to the other two nominations, this came as a very pleasant surprise to me. As bloggers, we spend days plotting new posts, taking and editing photographs, editing posts, keeping up with social…

Liebster Award 2018

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In every blogger’s existence is the daily hope that one is not writing into a vacant hole. You plot and plan posts, sit down, write, re-write, edit, edit and edit some more. It’s a fairly solitary undertaking and requires a tremendous dose of discipline. To my surprise, I received an email from Laura, a blogger…

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