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Trying to Keep Dry (ft.Bio Beauty Refreshing Deodorant)*
A review of the Bio Beauty by Nuxe Refreshing Deodorant. The Bio Beauty by Nuxe Refreshing Deodorant* ($13CDN, 50ml) landed in the mailbox and I was faced, again, with the struggle of appreciating natural deodorants. I really want to like you! Some people d...

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PSA: For When You're Sick
Even with the best of efforts, there is a high chance that I will get sick. Sickness can hit me from nowhere, a big wallop that lands me in bed, snot running out of my sinuses. You're welcome for that image. Low and behold, a couple weeks ago, I was shaking...

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Currently Eating: Date and Oat Granola Bars
I get stressed when ingredients sit around unused for a long time. Letting food go bad is wasteful. Letting something sit forever, even if its not going to go bad, feels like clutter. David bought a gigantic tub of Medjool dates about....3 months ago, and w...

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The Latest from MUFE
Its been hard to keep up with Make Up For Ever! They've been rapidly firing out products! I'm already behind but I love this brand so I wanted to share my thoughts on the latest. Make Up For Ever Artist Palette Volume 4 - Shadows ($52 CDN) 9 matte Artist sh...

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Struggling with Fitness
Sharing my struggles in achieving a fitness balance. This morning I planned to do a yoga and HIIT class at the gym but I couldn't get myself out of bed. In bed, I hated myself for being "lazy" and while I knew that one missed work out wouldn't be the end of...

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A Break
Hey Dudes, I hope you're well! Just a note that ABZ needs to go on hold for a while. Not entirely sure when we'll be up and running again but a few life changes makes it necessary to take another short break. Hang in there! Jenn

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Content Restful Times
I'm really down with this "hygge" idea.  If you haven't heard this Danish word, get yourself acquainted. My Danish colleague pronounced it for me ("hooghe") and its so adorable when she says it. It's sentiment of surrounding oneself with warmth, coziness an...

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Currently Eating: Easy Irish Soda Bread
Lately, I've been yearning for that joyful feeling of seeing something really small grow into something really big. I've been thinking about it for days and I know it takes a lot of work, but frankly...yeast scares me.  Every time I've tried to use yeast, m...

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Year of Decluttering: In Review and Final Numbers
I missed my third quarter decluttering review. By the time I realized this, I had mostly given up on controlling the makeup situation. But a nice reminder from the women's shelter that I donate to gave me energy to do a final push to get good unused and alm...

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Nexxus, Kerastase and Shu Uemura: Winter Hair Options to Protect, Reconstruct or Thicken
Toronto taught me that dry hair is a real affliction. Until I lived there, I never gave my hair a second thought. The wonderful temperate climate of Vancouver keep my hair tamed and generally "regular". The near-Siberian temperatures of Toronto had me battl...
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