Weekend Musings

Header photo by Connor Jalbert on Unsplash Hope your summer has been going well! It’s been a hot few weeks, but a welcome heat after the chilly June we had. Watching While I didn’t partake in the double feature Barbenheimer trend this past weekend, I did watch Oppenheimer,…

AmEx Saks Credit: Favorites Under $50

Lured by a shiny 150K mile sign-on bonus, I caved and opened my first American Express card late last year. The Amex Platinum has a very hefty annual fee at $695 – so maximizing all the various partner credits has been key to making it worthwhile. Thankfully, I’ve…

Midweek Musings

Header photo by Alyssa Strohmann via Unsplash. Dusting off this series for the first musings of the year, it’s been a minute since I’ve posted one. But first – if you are looking for ways to donate and help out people affected by the devastating earthquakes in Turkey…

2022 Year in Review

Similar to 2021 and 2020, it’s time for my end of year review post featuring highlights and lowlights of my purchases this past year. This will include purchases from last November through October of this year; it’s a little too early to tell with this year’s November &…

2022 Holiday Sales Guide

Last updated on November 25th, 2022 at 11:00 amAbove: Photo from Heidi Fin via Unsplash. Tis the season! If your inbox is like mine, you’ll notice that Black Friday sales are already in full swing. It’s always tough to keep track of the flurry of sales, so I…

Buffy Cloud Comforter: An Honest Review

After 8 years, our duvet was on its last legs. All of the alternative down filling had migrated to the edges and corners, leaving a sad, drafty spot in the center where we need it most. Despite my many efforts to redistribute the filling, I sadly had no…

Commercial Break: October Sales

Header photo by Markus Spiske via Unsplash There are a surprising number of sales going on at the moment! I feel like it’s normally quiet between Labor Day and Black Friday, but these sales are great news if you’re still looking to stock up on fall favorites. My…

Asian Sunscreens: Beauty of Joseon, Biore & more

I’ve been a Supergoop sunscreen fan for a while – my go-to is the mattifying Unseen Sunscreen SPF40 for face, and their Play SPF50 for body. However, I’m now at a point where I want to up my suncare game a bit more with higher protection.  Disclaimer: Obligatory…


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