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MY FAVORITE PRODUCTS – SUMMER 2020

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There’s nothing I love more than trying new products. I have a shopping problem and at this point i’m just owning it, ok!? I love getting packages and ripping them open, seeing all my new goodies inside and trying everything on, whether it’s swiping on a new lipgloss or layering on a new facial serum, it’s THRILLING.

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#BLM allyship: a resource guide

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It’s 2020 right now, but it doesn’t feel like it. This is not how I thought 2020 would be when I was younger. It’s messy, racist, unfair and bigoted. And it needs to end. We are all human, we are brothers and sisters, and we need to start acting like it.

There are so many things …

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HOW TO: GIVE YOURSELF AN AT-HOME FACIAL

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Missing your esthetician during this time stuck at home?? ME TOO!! Not having access to our usual routines and treatments can lead people down a path of picking at your newly formed pimples at home, ending up with huge red marks or even scarring. Save your skin and give yourself a proper at home treatment!

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best beauty products on Amazon

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Have you been experiencing an influx of amazon packages since this quarantine started? Yeah, same. I’m on a first name basis with the Prime guy, LOL. Now that we aren’t going to stores as much, online shopping has taken over. What stores do I miss the most? Sephora!! Ulta!! All things BEAUTY!! So – I’ve been scouring Amazon …

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the best raspberry shortbread bars

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During this strange time of quarantining, and almost any other time, people are turning to the comfort of baking. Filling your house with smells of baked goods, pastries and cakes is like being wrapped in a warm, comfy blanket on a chilly day. And while we all love healthy swaps and desserts, sometimes it’s good to just indulge …

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HOW TO: GET A BETTER NIGHTS SLEEP

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With so much going on in the world right now – one of the biggest things I’ve been struggling with is falling asleep. My mind is racing with thoughts of the news, missing the HOMIES and wondering what’s going to happen next.

As scary as the world is right now – it’s going to get better. …

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THE BEST HYDRATING PRODUCTS

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This one goes out to not only all my nurses, doctors, and health care workers, but everyone trying their hardest to keep themselves healthy and safe. In the current world, we are all washing our hands, body, face, and EVERYTHING ELSE more. There are obviously so many benefits to that, but one downside: DRY ASS SKIN AND HAIR. …

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HOW TO: MAKE THE MOST OF WORKING FROM HOME

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Guys! We did it! We survived this long ass week filled with news updates, hand sanitizer and millions of questions. It’s been a trying and unprecedented time in the world, and one of the biggest shifts to our usual schedule is most of us are now working from home. What used to be something we looked forward to, …

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HOW TO: A FLAWLESS, GLOWY MAKEUP LOOK

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You know when you’re scrolling through your timeline and you see someone with gorgeous, perfect skin and you’re just like WTF? HOW DO THEY DO THAT. Well, here is my comprehensive guide to having even, glowy base of makeup. Your face is the first thing people see – make sure to give them something great to look at. …

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cruelty free brands + their best products

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It’s 2020 people, the year to really take a look at the products you’re using and seeing what goes into making them. Is the brand a brand you would stand behind? The following five are favorites of mine because they are committed to being cruelty free, meaning they do not test on animals during product development or production. …

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how to detox after a long weekend

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TGIM! Thank God it’s Monday! … jk. Who says that? Even if you love your job, even if you can work from home, Monday’s are tough. Coming off the bliss of the weekend, and maybe you just had a biiiiiiit too much fun. Like 5 too many vodka sodas-kinda fun. And that’s ok! Don’t feel guilty for having …

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splurging: products that live up to the hype

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Listen – I know we all love a deal. I do too! I have caviar taste on a fish stick budget! But sometimes there are products that are damn well worth spending a few extra bucks on. It’s like when you stop buying $10 shirts at forever 21 that last a week and start buying nicer ones that …

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what’s in my bag: beauty products

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The contents of your purse most likely tell a lot about you. When I’m all over the place – my bag is usually in shambles. Then I’ll clean it out and feel like a very put-together woman (for a few days before it gets messy again, LOL). BUT – no matter the mood, season or day it is, …

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best date night spots: BOSTON

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It’s the weekend and you’re in Boston. Most importantly, its date night! With sooo many options, it’s hard to find a great spot to go with your love, a friend or a group. Do you want Italian? Mexican? Asain? Do you want a liquid dinner aka martinis till the sun comes up? Well, having lived here my whole …

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REDUCING STRESS DURING THE HOLIDAYS

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During the holidays it can feel like you’re getting pulled in a million different directions at once. It’s a strange mix of emotions, you feel happy your family and friends are around but stressed out trying to make it to every holiday party, grateful that you have amazing people around you but desperate for 20 mins to play on …

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FACE MAKEUP: HIGH END + DRUG STORE OPTIONS

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Sephora. CVS. Ulta. Walgreens. Nordstroms. Target. ONLINE. Makeup is absolutely everywhere nowadays and that can be a bit overwhelming. There are so many options with extreme varying pricing, how do you know what’s worth the splurge?

In my travels (by travels I mean excessive purchasing of makeup), I have tried numerous brands and compared many drugstore brands …

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winter fashion guide

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Now that we’ve reached the time of year of pink noses, brisk weather, and layers – it can be a little hard to put together an outfit that’s not only cute, but functional. It’s that time of year where you can take off your chic coat and have an even chicer outfit underneath! No worries of being too hot, …

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the best butternut squash soup

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Ahh, soup. There’s just something so comforting about it, especially in the cold, New England months. I’ve always loved to cook but honestly, I have been pretty lazy about it lately. So! I wanted to find some easy, healthy recipes I won’t dread making and eating. This slow cooker butternut squash soup is SO delicious, healthy and easy to …

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men’s must haves: grooming

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I feel like 2019 has been the year men have really embraced self-love, skincare and all things wellness – AND I’M LOVING IT! Whether you’re looking to step up your beard game, your overall skin or you’re a gal looking for the perfect gift for your boyfriend, dad, uncle – check out some of the items below! I have …

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must go spots: Brunch in Boston

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Brunch. I LOVE BRUNCH. Whether you go after getting in an early morning sweat sesh or you crawl out of bed, hungover and searching for some greasy home fries and a mimosa or two, brunch is always a good idea. Boston has so many different restaurants, each one unique and offering their own personal touches. If I HAD to …

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traveling must-haves

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If there’s anything that gets me excited for the future, it’s planning a trip. Whether it’s with my family, friends or a big event, I LOVE to plan a trip. In the excitement of planning, thinking about where you’ll eat, what sights you’ll see and what time of the wee hours you’ll be out drinking vodka sodas till, …

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