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Makeovers at Sephora

If you know you need to spend $50 or more at Sephora, try to time it so that you can get the free makeover you’re entitled to. I needed new tweezers, eyeliner, and a new foundation, and also got a smokey eye, contoured, “eyebrows on fleek” SITUATION. It was a rough week for  ...

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New York Cares Winter Wishes

When I expressed a desire to buy gifts for needy kids this Christmas, Marley found the New York Cares Winter Wishes gift drive for me. It links right to an Amazon wish list, so you can select a gift for a specific child (or a senior citizen) and send it directly to them. For me, it’s an  ...

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She Makes Hats

A few months ago, Robyn Devine offered to crochet me a hat as part of her She Makes Hats project. Her master plan is to make 10,000 of them, which is incredible. Mine is the Shanti hat which is super cute, nice and roomy to accomidate my hair, and has kept the Polar Vortex off of me with  ...

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Doughnuts 2014

photo from Dough I grew up a doughnut fan. My grandfather favored the Doughnut Inn, a southern Connecticut chain of three stores with phenomenal coffee and a yellow and brown logo, unchanged since 1977, that makes my heart quiver with nostalgia. It was coffee for him and a doughnut for me  ...

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My Penguin Suit

After five years of dealing with the “brutal” winter weather of New York City in merely a “bad” winter weather coat, I caved and bought one of those puffy down jackets that look like sleeping bags from L.L. Bean. It is heaven. The whole coat – bought perhaps one  ...

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