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Black-Owned Brands: Beads Byaree, Harriett’s Bookshop, Morning Moon Made Gifts, Bevel, Adjourn Teahouse

Hello readers, how are you?I haven’t posted in a month! I can’t believe I kind of miss it. Even though I’ve no idea what’s going on with this new WordPress format, I love typing and sharing. So here is the latest batch of Black-owned brands! I usually try to keep to my blog’s theme of skincare, beauty, and fashion, but there have been a lot … Continue reading Black-Owned Brands: Beads Byaree, Harriett’s Bookshop, Morning Moon Made Gifts, Bevel, Adjourn Teahouse

January 2020 Empties

Happy Black History Month readers! How are you celebrating freedom? I haven’t quite figured what I’m doing myself but perhaps a toe-dipping into canvassing for my candidate is in order. Just thinking about it is giving me cramps, but I guess when you’re always overthinking, you gotta not sometimes 😅 I’d been trying to make videos for Empties, but I’m still not good at recording … Continue reading January 2020 Empties

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Maple Holistics Silk18 Shampoo

Hello readers, what’s your quick pick-me-up? Maple Holistics provided products in this blog. I know we should know better than to put any worth into physical appearance, but I can see how treating oneself to something like a haircut or manicure can make one feel fancy and ready to take on the world. If you’ve got styling damage or don’t wash your hair with cold … Continue reading Maple Holistics Silk18 Shampoo

Tree to Tub Shampoo Facial Wash

Tree to Tub

Hi readers, do you enter online contests? If you do, you probably get signed up for newsletters or sent other offers, right? Twenty percent off $80 is kind of a waste of time for me. But sometimes you might find something as I did with Tree to Tub! Tree to Tub started when founder Michael Koh couldn’t use harsh chemical soaps without getting burned. He … Continue reading Tree to Tub

June 2018 Empties

Hey followers, did you remember to do that thing? I totally forgot about doing “empties” posts. Probably because I’ve been trying to cut back on spending and waiting to have enough for a collective post! So apologies that I didn’t write down my findings like a scientist and that some reviews may be vague or indecisive. I’ll try to balance groups with products about which … Continue reading June 2018 Empties

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Get in the Holiday Spirit with Maple Holistics

Hi pals, are you finishing off your leftovers? If you’re a resident reader, I’m sure you’ve noticed my love-hate relationship with Florida’s weather. From violent storms to moody season transitions, you can forget about the holidays when it just doesn’t feel like it, right? Heck, I know someone who moved up north to get those bloggable changing autumn tree leaves. This is part of the reason … Continue reading Get in the Holiday Spirit with Maple Holistics

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September 2017 Target Beauty Box

This post contains affiliate links. Hi readers, one of the survey sites I use redid their system, and everyone had to cash out their points. I traded some for Target gift cards thinking that I could save them for the holidays but couldn’t resist trying a Target Beauty Box. I’ve gotten to it late because of my Las Vegas trip, so I’ve also tried just … Continue reading September 2017 Target Beauty Box