A lil lavender love

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I guess you could say I’m into lavender lately. My fascination began with a bottle of culinary lavender from Target. It was on sale, and whenever I see herbs or spices on sale, I have to get them because they can be pricey otherwise.

Next came the Angels on Bare Skin from Lush. I love picking up new products from Lush. Rarely am I disappointed. I read somewhere that skin care products with lavender are calming and good for people with sensitive skin, so when I saw the face and body cleanser in store, I was sold on the idea. It’s soft and exfoliating at the same time. I use it as face wash, mostly. My face is left feeling super smooth after every wash. I also like to use it to exfoliate rough patches, such as my elbows, knees, and heels.

I couldn’t get enough lavender in my shower, so I looked for a body wash too. I decided on Aveeno positively nourishing calming body wash. Like Lush, Aveeno also makes natural products. It’s good to know what I’m putting on my body.

Recently, I made a simple syrup using the culinary lavender and I’ve got a few ideas on what to do with it.

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Shoe dreams come true

Aka my shoe collection

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I was going through my blog archives recently, and came across this post on what shoes I wanted for fall back in 2014. I’m happy to say that my shoe collection has expanded since then.

At this point in my life, I have probably the biggest shoe collection I’ve ever had. Some pairs were Christmas presents, others were hand-me downs, and the rest I got for myself.

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Summer lookbook and a few of my favorite things lately

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One of my favorite ways to stay cool in the California heat is to go to an indoor mall and walk around, maybe buy a few things, but mostly window shop. In between all that strolling around in the nice air conditioned space, I’ll get a pretzel. Hence, the shots in this summer lookbook video of me eating a pretzel and laughing like a big dork.

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