Oribe New Skin & Lip Treatments

Oribe New Skin & Lip Treatments

One of the benefits of a subscription box like FabFitFun is the ability to “shop” their limited, add-on collections. A lot of high-end makeup and skin care companies offer special deals during these sales. During the winter box sale, Oribe offered two products from...
Fall FabFitFun Unboxing

Fall FabFitFun Unboxing

The temperature starts to change, the days grow shorter, and that means it’s fall subscription box time! (Actually it was 90 degrees here yesterday. We are having some strange weather this year in the Midwest. But I digress …) My FabFitFun box arrived this...
Everything is Coming Up Roses

Everything is Coming Up Roses

Steam distillation, one of the most common methods to preserve the fragrance, has been used for hundreds of years to extract attar of roses (rose oil). The advantage of distillation is that the volatile components can be distilled at temperatures lower than the...
Summertime Writing Essentials

Summertime Writing Essentials

Warm weather and bright sunlight are especially tempting this time of year. Their siren call leads me away from my computer and into my backyard garden. I have yet to find a good way to write on my Macbook or iPad outside in the sunlight. So to keep myself indoors and locked to the screen for enough time to be productive, I make my writing area as comfortable as possible and pack it with a few essentials to keep my motivation level high.