It’s a bonus post! Really, it’s more about shameless self-promotion than anything else, but who’s keeping track. So, all of my social media channels are getting close to or have recently reached milestones, though sadly not all the same milestone, and to celebrate and say thank you I’ve decided to have my very first giveaway!…

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A friend of mine has recently been sending me news stories about beauty topics (thanks Brian!), and right before CES he sent this interesting piece. CES is the International Consumer Electronics Show, which takes place over several days once a year. During CES companies unveil the latest and greatest consumer electronic products, from wireless devices…

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I woke up this morning with a migraine. This happens sometimes, especially when the weather is insane and I’m stressed out and haven’t been sleeping well. The weather has definitely been insane; yesterday was almost 60 degrees F, and in the last 12 hours the temperature has dropped about 50 degrees. It’s also been raining,…

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I’ve talked myself into and then back out of making videos about a dozen times every day for the last few weeks. I have reservations about it, and I was hoping that we could talk it out. I don’t know why I suddenly feel like videos are a thing I should do. Could it be…

Read more YouTube: yes or no?

I don’t spend much time reading news about makeup, primarily because there’s so much other stuff in the news that takes precedence, but when I see a story like this that claims no additional asbestos was found in Claire’s children’s makeup, I tend to pay attention. So let’s break this down: late last month, a CNN affiliate in…

Read more Gross ingredients in makeup?

Greetings internet friends! The weather here, like a lot of places, has been utterly ghastly; I think the temperature with wind chills topped out at around -19 degrees Fahrenheit today. Very, VERY cold. I went outside for about 90 seconds to get my mail and regretted it immediately. Because of the snow and the cold…

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I can’t say that I’m sad about it, but I’m glad I decided to participate. I learned a lot about my own limitations, and next year I’ll be better prepared.  So, what’s in store for my blog in 2018? More book discussions. The occasional podcast. Probably some videos here and there. Perhaps a q and…

Read more Blogmas is over. Finally.