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Shopping Fast: Month 6

Things I wanted to buy, but didn’t: I found it: The Acne Velocite leather jacket that I have been lusting after for four long years. It was priced down 60%, from "OMG I have to choose between this jacket and my trip to NYC" and down to "OMG this will set me back a whole month's worth of savings". ...

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My Top 10 Essential WordPress Plugins

Today's post will be all about WordPress plugins. If you're new on WordPress you might not quite know where to begin, and if you're an experienced user you might still want a few new tips. Or maybe you have a few plugin-related tips to share with us? Either way, here are my 10 ...

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The Beauty Scenario TAG

It has been a while since my last tag post, so today I'm doing "The Beauty Scenario TAG". What would you do if the hair dresser messed up your haircut? And what is the one makeup item you really hope the makeup burglars will leave behind?   1. You have to get rid of all your foundations and ...

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The non-intrusive iPhone

... Or "How to take control of your iPhone". Have you ever caught yourself checking your phone for the umpteenth time while thinking "this ain't right"? I know I have! The damn thing kept beeping, vibrating and flashing its screen at me, and like some pavlovian response I kept picking it up and ...

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D.I.Y: How to Sew Elbow Patches on a Sweater

The other day I discovered that I had worn holes in the elbows of one of my favorite sweaters. I briefly considered just sewing the hole shut with needle and thread, but I knew from experience that I wouldn't be able to make it look very pretty. So what to do? I wasn't ready to discard my sweater ...

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The Mulberry Bayswater: 3 1/2 Years Later

The Bayswater is one of Mulberry's most iconic bags. According to Mulberry it "is a timeless and classic style that celebrates the very best of understated and exquisite leather craft. It proudly features the signature postman’s lock closure, and has a soft, brushed interior, showcasing the ...

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My top 10 buys of 2014

I'm totally late to the party when it comes to 2014 roundups, but bear with me okay? I've had this post in my drafts since November and I refuse to let go of it! Since we're all about the reflection and the conscious consumption I thought I would do a roundup of the top 10 most useful things I bought in ...