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Destination Pillows Mark Latitude and Longitude

Customized destination pillows from Bethany Lane

We often look for unique ways to remember special places around the homestead.  At the same time, I get tired of the usual tchotchkes that gather dust.  So I got excited when I discovered these customized destination pillows from Bethany Lane. The pillows (actually pillow covers for an 18″ square insert) can be designed for any destination name…

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End of Summer Reading List

Summer is almost over.  But if you are like me, you are vacationing late.  I purposely scheduled my Grand Mediterranean cruise late so that I could get to Europe AFTER most of the Americans had left and not run into the summer break for Europeans.  One other bonus is that I can compile my summer…

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Birchbox OR Ipsy – November 2014

Birchbox November

It’s time for the November battle of the beauty sample subscriptions. Each month, Birchbox goes head to head with Ipsy to see which delivered more value and wow. Both services offer a monthly $10 membership where subscribers receive a selection of beauty product samples that is customized (somewhat) based on personal preferences.  Birchbox comes in its namesake…

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Birchbox OR Ipsy – October 2014

Birchbox Vs. Ipsy October 2014

I’m late. I’m late for this very important date.  It’s my monthly square off of the beauty samplers. Both services offer a monthly $10 membership where subscribers receive a selection of beauty product samples that is customized (somewhat) based on personal preferences.  Birchbox comes in its namesake box while Ipsy’s Glam Bag is a limited edition cosmetic…

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Birchbox OR Ipsy – September 2014

It’s time for another Birchbox OR Ipsy square off. Both services offer a monthly $10 membership where subscribers receive a selection of beauty product samples that is customized (somewhat) based on personal preferences.  Birchbox comes in its namesake box while Ipsy’s Glam Bag is a limited edition cosmetic bag each month. Each month, I review “the box” versus…

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