19 August 2014

:: this week ::

Wearing: Homemade deodorant. At the encouragement of my sister, Ashley, and brothers, all of whom have been rocking it, I made the switch. Aluminum in my pores? No thanks! 

They gave me the recipe to mix 1/4 c. baking soda with 4 T coconut oil and it's working! I don't love smelling like a cookie, so I'm going to mess around with some essential oils. My brothers tell me they're working on a manly scent, so I'm sure I could make it smell more to my liking. 

Listening: To T. Swift's new song. Totally unsurprisingly: I love it.

Reading: The Highly Sensitive Person in Love. Yep - self help! I'm really into learning more about myself these days - not in a self-absorbed way, but just because I think the more you know about the way you operate, the better you can connect with others. Once I learned that I was highly sensitive a few years ago, I haven't been able to get enough info about it. 

Wanting: This dress in a very, very real way. Also pretty much everything from Anthro this season. They nailed it! 
(Don't worry - just taking selfies while shopping at Anthro. They had that super cute scarf AND free King of Pops for shoppers. They get me.)

 I hope you're having a great week!


  1. Hmm the homemade deodorant sounds intriguing and def a nicer natural option! And OMG that Anthro dress is so cute! I think you need it! I love T.Swifts new song too and that music vid is so fun!

    1. Oh man I know I so want the dress! :) And scarf. And their whole fall line! :) haha!

  2. definitely curious about that homemade deodorant! and anthro sucks me in every time.. thankfully most everything is so expensive that i usually manage to walk out empty handed!

  3. I LOVE her new song too, so catchy! I just can't help it.

  4. I need to get a copy of that self-help book! I'm definitely off the charts in high sensitivity. And homemade deodorant is awesome, but I also don't like smelling like a cookie, so please let us know when you innovate a subtler-smelling version. :)


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