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Odds and Ends

1. Um, I have totally succumbed to the menocore fashion trend.

2. Hey, you over there. You’re making your life WAY harder than it needs to be.

3. 10 food hacks you need to know. The butter thing! Genius.

4. After receiving LED light therapy during a facial this week, I’ve become obsessed. Has anyone tried this device at home?

5. 30 ways to use a blank notebook. Love these ideas.

6. Apparently, these non-fiction books will make you smarter.

7. You’re not lazy…you are paralyzed by your perfectionism. I SO RELATE.

8. Looking at sexism from both sides of the coin…from the eyes of transgender men. So interesting.

9. The guy who created all those stupid password rules is now apologizing.

10. The ultimate organic protein drink for people in a hurry (or who are lazy, ahem). Been enjoying these.

11. Yoga, self-care, and alternative forms of medicine cannot always fix everything. Important read.

12. Ever wonder why old books smell the way they do? Here you go.

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My Favorite Things Giveaway!

Friends, I’ve partnered with Citrine Natural Beauty Bar and am so excited about this specific giveaway because it truly includes my very favorite things.

Citrine has generously offered to provide 2 of the following Glam Bags for 2 lucky winners.

Included in each bag:

Ilia Lip Conditioner in Blossom Lady – this is my go-to, in-my-purse-24-7 lipstick. A beautiful, creamy muted pink that would look good on all skin tones.

Rituel de Fille Creme Blush in Lovesick – Again with the 24/7 – I wear this blush erry damn day. If you’ve seen a photo and thought, “she has such a pretty flush,” it’s this blush. I promise.

2 Beauty Chef Glow Sachets – A super-food beauty blend packed with antioxidants and probiotics.

1 Beauty Dust Moon Juice Sachet – Supple skin and shiny hair. Enough said!

A deluxe sample of the Tata Harper Regenerating Cleanser – This is the first thing that goes on my face in the morning. Leaves me fresh-faced and dewy, and it’s a must-have.

Deluxe samples of the Jane Iredale Black Ice Mascara and Lash Conditioner – Put a little bit of the conditioner on your lashes before applying the Black Ice mascara, and your peepers will look gooooood.

This giveaway ends Sunday night, so get to it! See how to enter below.

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Good luck!

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Odds and Ends

1. Hey hey hey, I’m taking over my favorite green beauty boutique’s Instagram Stories today! I’ll be dishing all of my favorite skincare and makeup products.

2. I still google search “whoorl taco seasoning” every week for this recipe. You’d think I would know by now.

3. Yep. HSP here. 90% of these signs are me.

4. Trump + Lucille Bluth = Hilarious Perfection #imissarresteddevelopment

5. OMG. A hammock for your boobs. Don’t know whether to laugh or cry.

6. If everyone ate beans instead of beef. (The U.S. could almost meet greenhouse-gas emission goals. Wow.) #beans #gas #hehe #hadtogothere

7. I truly hate the phone, but this article made me think.

8. Oooh, this palette is purdy.

9. Wow. A lesson to always speak up in terms of your body and health.

10. The perfect white blouse. (I have it in navy too.)

11. I just realized my kids’ school starts in approximately two weeks. Feeling a little like this.

Happy weekend to you all! I officially have a tween as of today. Absolutely crazy how time flies.

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