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Classic Chianti Accessories For Fall
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Classic Chianti Accessories For Fall

For as long as I can remember, there I was, ogling over the jewel tones in life. Perhaps it is a royal mindset, or a mere appreciation for velvet that started with my first (and only) wine-colored velvet scrunchie as a child, but all in all, color me wine-happy, for wine red is my color … Continue reading

Looking for your GOOD Hair Day? Try these non-toxic options.
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Looking for your GOOD Hair Day? Try these non-toxic options.

More than with makeup, I’ve gone through bottles and bottles of products that don’t work out. We have chemical sensitivities in our household, and in a perfect world, I would like to just have one set of shampoo + conditioner that we can both use. I’m dishing on the non-toxic plant-derived brands I’ve tried lately … Continue reading

Looking after your wellness – one way to “do well unto yourself”
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Looking after your wellness – one way to “do well unto yourself”

Perhaps some important summary points in achieving balance and wellness is realizing what you are looking for, getting the tools you need to get there, using them, and inviting some along to share that journey. Although I haven’t climbed a mountain (I’ve scaled some scary, slippery rocks that were mountains to me, though) I picture … Continue reading

Cozying up + Thinking Ahead to Fall – Early Access to Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale Picks
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Cozying up + Thinking Ahead to Fall – Early Access to Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale Picks

First of all, I want to take the chance to encourage you that it is more than OK just to dress for YOU, and not because you see the next must-have item that everyone has. I’ll keep this simple and sweet, because 1) few people have infinite funds to shop with and also 2) you … Continue reading

Summer Refresher – Get Your Natural Glow on with Follain
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Summer Refresher – Get Your Natural Glow on with Follain

For your freshest wedding looks, travel edition, you’ve come to the right place. Wedding season is upon us, and we tapped out at three beautiful affairs already. I used to not enjoy getting all dressed up because traveling with SO MANY extra products through TSA was a headache (is this a liquid or a gel?). … Continue reading