HUG your auntie! My holiday gift guides are back! I’m not in the mood; it doesn’t feel very holiday-ish but I’m pushing through. This is an annual tradition on EauMG. Previously I referred to this guide as the “Holiday Gift Guide for Sweet Nieces and Teens” but I wanted to find a word that was more gender neutral or something I could use collectively. I have four nephews and once niece and another nephew on the way. I was told to use the word “nibling”, which… Continue reading | 8 Comments
As corny as it sounds, I view bathing as a ritual. For me, it represents rebirth. At the end of the day, I can wash away my sorrows and start fresh. In the morning, I can prepare myself for an erratic day. For five or ten minutes daily, this is my time to start over. And as woo as it sounds, I take this time to reflect on the positive things in my life¹, of course, while using products with scents that I enjoy… Continue reading | 13 Comments
HUG your auntie! My holiday gift guides are back! This is an annual tradition on EauMG for the past five years. This edition was previously known as “Holiday Gift Guide for Sweet Nieces and Teens” but as I discussed last year, I wanted a word that was more gender neutral or something I could use collectively. To this date, I have four nephews and one niece. I just want one word to sum all this up. The English language really lacks in this regard… Continue reading | 11 Comments
I had said in my 6th Blogiversary post that I’d like to start doing a feature where I revisit perfumes to see if my “eaupinions” have changed. I said I wasn’t afraid to eat crow…and I’m not.
This month I revisited some vanilla scents that I’ve reviewed in the past. The weather has cooled down and I’m craving a few sweeter, more gourmand scents.
LUSH Vanillary EDP review published December
I can’t think of a more “hit or miss” brand for me than LUSH. They are one of those brands that produces some of my favorite products while also producing some of my most detested products.
I usually avoid their bar soaps just because of their price. They’re much more expensive than other artisanal soaps that I purchase from various indie lines. I love bar soap but the reality is that a bar of soap will not last as long as a bottle of shower gel… Continue reading | 8 Comments