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My Favorite Things: Double Cleansing

My Favorite Things: Double Cleansing

double cleansing

On any given day, I’ll always have some sort of makeup base on my face, even if it’s “just” sunscreen. On most days, I’ll have the following on my face:

  • Moisturizer
  • Sunscreen
  • Primer (sometimes)
  • Foundation (liquid/cream/powder, depends on the day)
  • Setting powder (sometimes)
  • Blush/bronzer/highlighter (some combination of the three)

Phew. Written out, that looks like a lot, doesn’t it?

Well, what…

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Travel Tales: Toronto, Part 1

Travel Tales: Toronto, Part 1

Toronto was everything I had hoped it would be and more.

Sounds like a bit of a fairytale, no? But it was, and I’m so happy with every. single. aspect. of my Toronto experience. I originally chose Toronto because I thought that it would be a good solo travel destination. And while it definitely is, or at least for an American girl traveling on her own, it turns out I was fortunate enough to spend…

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Influenster: Go VoxBox

Influenster: #GoVoxBox #GoPROFOOT #PlayOn #GetYourGoodGoing #mullerquaker #RelaxWithAquaSpa

Being more “on the go” is something I want to work on, so when Influenster sent me the #GoVoxBox I was stoked! There are quite a few things in the box that I don’t have and I’m quite excited to start using them! Let’s take a look at what I got:

go voxbox

  • PROFOOT: Triad Orthotic
    This original, three zone every day orthotic is clinically proven to relieve knee, leg and back pain when worn in your favorite…

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This post is part of my The Alphabet Series project.

Pasta Bowl

I had two doctor’s appointments recently, the first at a doctor I had previously visited and the second at a new one. At both appointments, they measured my weight. However, the first one had my weight from two years ago in my medical records and asked me if it was the same. The second one just measured my weight without fanfare.

Part of me…

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Two Words Say More (My Newest Book!)


When I released ONE WORD SAYS IT ALL (more about that release here), Peter invited me to join him on #thepetecast to talk about my book. One of the many things we discussed in that podcast was whether or not more stories from my year abroad existed and, if so, whether or not I’d be writing another book. Peter refused to believe that there weren’t any and so, after some brainstorming and…

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Link Love, Vol. 60

Link Love, Vol. 60

My oh my, it has been a while since I’ve done a link love post, hasn’t it? Actually, not too long in the grand scheme of things — just two weeks — but since I usually do this with alarming regularity, two weeks is a relatively decent lapse.

I’ve been busy these last few weeks, though! I met up with Kate and Nicole last week for dinner, drinks and some great conversation. I also spent a four day…

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Ipsy: Fresh Picks (May 2014)

Ipsy: Fresh Picks (May 2014)

Ipsy is a monthly beauty subscription service. For $10/month, members get deluxe samples and full-sized products along with a tote bag to keep all the items in. Each month’s tote design depends on that month’s theme. To see previous Ipsy bags I’ve received, click here.

This month’s Ipsy theme was Fresh Picks. I must say, the bag really reminded me of the brand EcoTools, for some reason. It’s a…

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My Favorite Things: Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson

My Favorite Things: Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson

tiger lily Reading-wise, 2013 was a spotty year for me. I went through reading in spurts: I read a lot of books in a short period of time, and then I would go through a longer period of time without reading anything at all. Unfortunately, five months into 2014 and it looks as though this stop-start reading cycle has continued into this year, but that’s a digression for another day.

Even though I didn’t…

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My Last Supper

I’M BACK! I took the long weekend off from all things online to enjoy Toronto to the fullest (with the exception of a few tweets and Instagram photos, of course) and enjoy Toronto to the fullest I did. I had SUCH A WONDERFUL TIME and managed to see Kristin, Asian Pear (AP), Clem and Sarah!! Toronto is a great city and I’m kind of amazed I got to see as much of it as I did in the four days I spent…

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A Day in the Life: May 2014

A Day in the Life: May 2014

On a designated day each month, I post a linkup where bloggers can showcase what “a day in the life” that month is like with photos, text or a combination of the two. For more information about this project, click here.

a day in the life

7 a.m.: First things first, breakfast! My favorite cereal: Special K with red berries.


7:30 a.m.: Makeup of the day. I used some shadows from my Lorac Pro palette, as well as a…

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