Indie perfume and body care companies are my jam, and Haus of Gloi is one of my all-time favorites. They have a fantastic Amber formula for my fellow amber lovers, and every fall I can't wait for their Ghost Puffs scent, which is a roasted marshmallow/popcorn blend! This weekend they're launching their annual birthday line, which is a gorgeous blend of "Wild Cascadian huckleberries, butter cream frosting, clove spiced cake and wisps of incense all grounded in a base of our Haus Amber." Yummy, right?
Now that spring is here, it's time for spring mask season! As bleak as that sounds, it's also something we can do to lighten up a bit, especially if you're tired of wearing the same washable masks you've had for months. We have several that we rotate and wash but it's always nice to try out a new design, especially if that design says it doesn't make glasses fog. (Spoiler alert: no mask has done that for me yet, but soap on my lenses has helped.)
Spring fever is officially here, and with it comes spring scent fever! Everyone has their spring scents either out and available or coming soon, and it's very tempting to get on the spring scent wagon and make everything smell like nature and goodness.
It's the time of year to start looking for some fun gardening pots and accessories! You can find planters in just about any store this time of year, whether you want something functional and practical like terra cotta planters or something plastic and bright. I love using old mugs for small plants and hanging baskets for larger ones myself.
Springtime isn't really one of my favorite seasons for shopping. There are great deals here and there, but in terms of my happy indie stores that sell home scents, oils and other creature comforts, there aren't a whole lot of scents that I look forward to. I get much more excited over fall sales.
Yesterday I saw a meme about a woman purchasing an off-shoulder dress to get her vaccine in and I had to laugh. Many of us really are looking forward to the little things these days and dressing up for a vaccine sounds like the highlight of the month for plenty of people! I might have to wear my off-shoulder shirt when I get mine!
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It's the time of year when a simple creature comfort means the difference between agony and making the bitter cold a bit more bearable. I thought we could share our favorite comfort buys for this time of year!
Whether you're buying for a friend, family member or partner this Valentine's Day, it can be a challenge to get something for someone you've known for years and years. Maybe you're out of ideas, or you feel like it's a person who "has everything." So what do you do?
Do you already have a Valentine gift or two chosen for your sweetheart, child, parent, BFF, pet or yourself? Valentine's is so versatile because you can celebrate love with anyone, and it's just fun to enjoy treats with one another every now and then. So what do you plan on getting?
My teen made his girlfriend an adorable plush llama and I honestly can't beat that. I bought my husband a Deadpool funko pop, which he will love, but I'm thinking of making something, too. I normally do, but I just haven't been hit with inspiration just yet.