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My Invisalign Experience

I did it–I did Invisalign and I’m finished!  It feels good and I thought I would document the process, like why I did it, the cost, the results and whether or not I think it’s worth it.  My Invisalign Experience Ok, why did you get Invisalign? Like so many, I had braces decades ago.  I […]

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Sentimental Mother’s Day Gifts

The older I get, the more I realize how difficult it is to shop for my mom and in-laws.  They don’t want stuff–they want sentiment.  And honestly, I feel the same; I live for the kids’ art, the personalized gifts, and photos!  Minted has LONG been my go-to for these gifts; if it’s a holiday, […]

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Toiletries and Beauty Staples

Toiletries and Beauty Staples I Buy on Amazon

We all have the random toiletries on subscribe and save (or is that just me) from Amazon but also I like to play around with random beauty products as well.  Here are my tried and true products from shower gels to baby shampoos! Toiletries and Beauty Staples I Buy on Amazon Versed Cleansing Balm + […]

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Jacket 14 and Your One/Third Questions

Holy smokes, I love this jacket.  This is jacket 14 and I’m obsessed with the multicolored blue tweed.  It’s IN STOCK NOW and the pre-order was off the chain.  It’s ladylike, but edgy, fits well but is slightly oversized and is just COOL.  I have been wearing it since we received the sample in 2021. […]

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Beauty Pie Review and Longtime Favorites

*Thanks to Beauty Pie for sponsoring this post! You know what I love?  A deal.  You probably know that by now because I’ve been sharing hot tips and internet deals for over a decade over in this space.  And what I really love is working with brands in which I am already a customer of–enter […]

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Target Tuesday (+ 5 Other Thoughts)

Happy Target Tuesday!  I’ll be sure to share ext week what I’ve ordered from Target lately (some spring break stuff!) Target Tuesday + 5 Other Thoughts I’m thinking about lately… Ok, so I loved the halftime show but I need everyone to stop acting like it was some sort of Millennial-centric affair.  Dr. Dre?  Snoop […]

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My Six Winter Skincare Essentials

Winter in the Midwest can be HARSH–especially for your delicate skin.  I have combo/oily skin so during the winter, I take a slightly different approach that really locks in hydration (although I like a hydration routine all year round).  All these items I have purchased several times and have become a staple in my cold […]

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Target Tuesday (+ Five Other Things)

Target Tuesday (+ Five Other Things) Ooooh yes, Target Tuesday for all those that are thinking spring thoughts.  Here in the midwest, it’s but a dream to us.  But I do like to start incorporating some spring adjacent items into my wardrobe starting in February; plus, I have some travels coming up so there’s always […]

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