October Reads 2017 Part Two

I shared round one of my October reads a couple weeks ago, but now I’m back with the remaining ones. October was definitely one of my better reading months–it looks like the total was 11 books, and none of them were graphic novels. I haven’t managed to finish a book so far in November, but […]

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Memory of Scent with Pine-Sol

If you’ve ever smelled…anything, you know how vivid the memories tied to scent can be. I feel like that’s especially true in fall: pumpkin spice and warm apple pie are just two of the really strong fall scent memories I have. If there’s another scent I really love, it’s the scent of a freshly cleaned […]

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Almay One Coat Mega Volume Mascara

It’s been a long time since I did a mascara review! But since I’d already taken these photos for my social media post (hi Instagram, come visit me over here…) I thought I’d share them on my blog as well. So here are my thoughts on the Almay One Coat Mega Volume Mascara, a new release […]

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Fujifilm instax SHARE SP-2

If you’re somewhat in the same age range of me, you have plenty of childhood memories of parents taking those Polaroid photos and waiting, anxiously, for them to develop. Fortunately, Fujifilm has created an instant film for the modern photographer. The Fujifilm instax SHARE SP-2 attaches to your smartphone, but prints on mini instant film. […]

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September Reads 2017 Part One

Well September has not been as crazy of a reading month as I hoped, but I’d say it’s been quality over quantity because I have read some excellent books so far this month! My Not So Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella is cute partly romantic comedy about an English country girl, Katie Brenner, who moves […]

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August Reads 2017 Part Two

While the second half of August wasn’t nearly as intense reading-wise as the first half (check out part one of my roundup here), I’m still happy with my reading overall! I mean, this is a total of 17 books, which is likely my highest of the year. I am pretty annoyed at myself for how […]

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Urban Decay Nocturnal Collection

Well, this post is late but it looks like everything featured here from the Urban Decay Nocturnal Collection is still available for sale, so I apologize for the lengthy delay and offer the following excuse: PhD Defense. That said, these are so lovely products and I still wanted to share. If you’re lucky, they might […]

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August Reads 2017 Part One

Well, I think it’s safe to say after my June/July reading slump/you know, defending my PhD thesis and moving to California to do fieldwork, I finally got bit by the reading bug again. I actually have to blame readathon vlogs, which I have been loving on YouTube and find super motivating to watch. They definitely […]

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