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Hallmark’s Cupcake Series Continues…

Looks like a new Hallmark ornament artist has taken over designing the cupcake series?  Will miss Ruth Donikowski’s creations.  Not sure if she has retired or working on other projects?   I bought a felted one “Merry-Mint” and a large ceramic & metal special edition Limoge-like hinged keepsake with clasp a few months ago.  At regular …

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Sweet Treats for 2020 & 2021

The Sweet Reindeer Treat, priced at $14.99 + tax, is the newest addition to the Christmas Cupcakes Limited Edition series.  Hallmark once again doesn’t disappoint.  Just look at those darling little pretzel ears squeee.  Honestly I look forward to their new ornament unveiling every year during Christmas in July at their Keepsake Ornament Premiere event.  …

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My Current Skincare Regimen

I can’t say that I was ever really consistent with my skincare routine before but over the years I’ve loved Benefit Cosmetic Mint Souffle, Neutrogena, Amore Pacific, and Origins. A few months ago I promised myself I would include skincare as a self-care priority and started facial mask Mondays and Fridays. More on this in …

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My Top 15 Current Winter Comforts

Come to think of it, this is a lot like a winter hygge list… cardigan/sweater or faux fur lined hoodie: alpaca cardigan from Timber View Farm Alpacas and Victoria Secret Pink Collection lotion/body butters with at home spa accessories I posted previously (see Pure Fiji and Sonoma Lavender Company) hot beverage: my favorites are hot …