What I thought of Julep

October 16, 2014

Back in the summer, I signed up for Julep’s free welcome box, which includes three not-so-toxic* nail polishes and a random beauty product. *Julep polish is 5-free. (In case you missed the original post, Julep is a subscription-based monthly beauty-product/nail polish service.) I promised that I’d update you once I’d had a chance to try […]

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Help me help you: Tell me about your picture-taking troubles!

October 15, 2014
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When I posted about the MyPublisher photo books, several of you contacted me, wondering how to take better photos. Since that’s not exactly in line with my blog’s theme (and since there are many great photography blogs written by people more skilled than me with a camera!), I checked with you all on Facebook the […]

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Can I keep these alive?

October 14, 2014
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On Tuesdays and Thursdays, I post a picture and just a few words. I’ve got kind of a black thumb to begin with, and my house is distressingly short of bright, sunny windows in the wintertime (darn trees!). But these were marked down at Aldi the other week, so I’m gonna give it a shot. […]

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How to be an obnoxious money saver

October 13, 2014
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If you aspire not only to save money but to aggravate everyone else in the process, today’s post is for you. And if quietly living your frugal life is just not satisfying enough, never fear!  With these helpful tips, you can quickly alienate yourself from every single person in the world who spends more pennies […]

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Well, that worked better than a plastic bag.

October 10, 2014
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I’ve spent many hours of my life bonding with paintbrushes, and usually when I’m waiting for the paint to dry between coats, I wrap a plastic bag around my brush to keep it from drying out. This can be pretty messy, though, especially if you use the same bag more than once, so when I […]

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Ballet Feet

October 9, 2014
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On Tuesdays and Thursdays, I post a picture and just a few words. Sonia and Zoe are a few weeks into their ballet class now, and so far, they are loving it. I know I’m biased, but I think they make a pretty cute pair in their ballet outfits. 

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