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Foodie Friday: Raspberry Almond Meltaways

I hope everyone had a lovely holiday! Sorry to burden you guys with another cookie recipe, but I just couldn’t resist! I had these raspberry almond meltaways for the first time this year– my mother-in-law sent a tin of them along with our Christmas presents — I was hooked from the first bite, and began a frantic mission to replicate the…

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Inspired by sequins

  I’ve never considered myself to be much of a sequins girl, but this holiday season I’ve found myself completely enamoured with them. A gold sequined table runner for my dining room table, a new sequined cushion for my sofa, a high-waisted sequined pencil skirt for my birthday party in January… keep moving people, nothing to see here.

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Nars Digital World Lip Pencil Coffret

The Nars holiday collection is something I look forward to every year. Nars has always had a special knack for making the old seem new again by combining their artfully designed packaging with fresh combinations of their classic shades and new pops of color. It’s inspiring, really. However, the majority of the praise should be saved for their holiday pallets and…

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Foodie Friday: Holiday Brookies

There are certain recipes that are synonymous with the holiday season. To me, it doesn’t really feel like the holidays without these brookies. My mother has made these every Christmas season without fail since before I can remember. Now, I’m working to spread the tradition to my friends and coworkers.  A cross between a brownie and a cookie (hence the…

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First Impression: Boscia Luminizing Black Mask

I had always been intrigued by boscia’s Luminizing Black Mask, so when I saw that Sephora had added a boscia bundle containing a 1oz tube of the stuff to their VIB Black Friday sale items, I jumped on it. First impression: this mask looks awesome. Black as tar, and about as thick, I used about half of the tube at…