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The Yoga Mat to Buy (and ones you shouldn’t)

Remember earlier this year when I talked about getting serious with taking charge of my health? Well, so far it’s working! I put down the sweets (mostly) and slowly ramped up the exercise to where I’m getting some sort of workout most days. I have to say, it’s been an interesting journey – I’m a little surprised out how much my routine has evolved just over the past couple months. I started out on the elliptical a few times a week for the low impact, but  ...

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I’m giving the Fossil Sport a hard pass

I have a lot of feelings right now, so I’m just going to dive right into this review without the usual opening fluff. I’ve been shopping for a new fitness/smartwatch for a while, and was having a bit of a crisis whether to go with a Garmin (which I’m familiar with and like) or something on Google’s WearOS platform. A couple weeks ago I finally pulled the trigger on the Fossil Sport, which runs on WearOS. On paper, it ticks all the boxes I wanted to be ticked: Steps & heart  ...

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Not a New Year’s Resolution

It’s the beginning of the year, as you well know. In my opinion this is as good a time as any to reflect on my life and where it’s headed, probably because I have way less going on in the winter. The annual influx of new year’s resolutions posts proves I’m not alone. That’s not really what this is. Maybe you noticed – or maybe you didn’t – that I’ve been a little bit silent here and on social media lately. Not because I don’t enjoy  ...

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Italic Unbranded Luxury Goods: Quality > Status

Did you happen to take a peek at my Fendi By The Way since I first saw it in a San Francisco Neiman Marcus a few years ago. Last week I tried it on three separate times, at three separate Fendi boutiques. I purchased it zero times.  Part of it is practical – there are so many other things I could do with $1700, like finally put a gas stove in my kitchen. But the other part is I’ve been trying to really nail down why I want it. Is it because I want a high quality  ...

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Sunday Riley Space Race Review

First off – I know right now a lot of people are rightfully upset at Sunday Riley because of the whole Sephora review debacle. In case you missed it, here’s a short summary: A redditor & former employee of Sunday Riley (unconfirmed, as far as I know) posted this post outlining the steps they’re going to take in the future, including disclosing when something is written by an employee and having a third party audit their business practices.  Anyway, before that  ...

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