Ipsy March 2016 Glam Bag Review – Hello Spring

 

Ipsy is a monthly cosmetics subscription bag costing $14.95 (US) a month which delivers assorted make-up and beauty goodies based on your preferences and colouring to its subscribers. Each person receives a slightly different group of products from a large selected pool related to that month’s theme.

Each month Ipsy comes with a different theme, Ipsy’s March 2016 Glam bag theme is Hello Spring!

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5 Visually Stunning Movies About Love you must see

 

Love has been an inspiration to artists for decades, driving them to madness, ruin and sometimes against all odds; success. When it comes to filmakers, they aren’t an exception to this rule. Some of the most touching, highly lauded movies of our lifetime tell stories of love. Love is everywhere in cinema from the passionate romance of lovers, unable to be together to the guilty, sexually charged tale of an illicit affair between two people married to someone else. Even the deepest parts of a marriage, held together by little more than a thread of hope, have been shown on our screens to great effect.

Yet love is so much more than just romance or passion. There’s the love between a family, a father desperate to hold onto his children, two sisters standing shoulder to shoulder, protecting their own. Love is so unique and varied that it’s impossible not to be fascinated by it in each of it’s myriad forms. So in honor of St Valentine’s Day having just passed by let’s celebrate some visually stunning movies that probably wouldn’t exist without the theme that runs through them:

 

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Credit for original image to: Priscila Tonon Ramos.

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5 Unique Gifts for Valentine’s Day that won’t make you Vomit

Listen, I’m not one of those bitter, angry, single feminists (one out of four…). I feel very warmly about love. I’m definitely not anti-Valentine’s day. While I do think you should show love to your partner every day and I do have problems with the way it’s marketed, people in long term relationships get busy and it’s nice to have a day to remind you to make your partner(s) feel special.

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However, I do have a huge problem with trying to find the perfect gift for my non-stereotype of a husband. Everything feels just a little bit…

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Dorito…covered…

No, I mean cheesy. I’m a die-hard romantic. I literally made more than four mix tapes for my husband every year of our relationship. I moved an entire country for a dude I met on the internet. I’m like the poster girl for ‘falls hard for love’.

But I also have a fun sense of humour and I really like stuff that isn’t so…boring and stereotypical.

So if you’re like me, click below to have a look at Five Unique gifts for Valentine’s Day that aren’t too cheesy pie.

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Loot Crate Reveal – January 2016 – Invasion

Loot Crate is a monthly subscription box costing $19.95 (US) a month which delivers assorted geekery and fandom goodies to its subscribers. It comes with an optional add-on of Lvl Up; giving further accessories for a separate payment.

Each month Loot Crate comes with a different theme. With a new year, comes new loot and with great loot comes great responsibility! January’s theme is Invasion.

You can watch the video unboxing here or at the bottom of the post.

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And with mediocre loot comes a deep, deep sense of shame…

Click below to reveal what was in the crate!

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How to get free stuff on the internet Part 2: Cashback Apps

Use the Internet to Save Money on Your Groceries!

 

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Subtitle: How to feel better about paying tax on top of the listed price! (An ode to separate taxes)

Do you ever get to the checkout line after a productive grocery shop and watch all the items going by that you don’t remember adding to your cart? Do you wish there was some way to get something back every time you enter the den of evil to provide for your starving family? Maybe a way to stop your husband complaining about the high cost gourmet sausage you feed your dog while he resorts to eating scraps of leftover cosmetics.

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Well, I like the dog more than you, Bill; that’s why!                              (Credit to: Trevor Wintle)

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Loot Crate Reveal – December 2015 – Galaxy

Loot Crate is a monthly subscription box costing $19.95 (US) a month which delivers assorted geekery and fandom goodies to its subscribers. It comes with an optional add-on of Lvl Up; giving further accessories for a separate payment.

Each month Loot Crate comes with a different theme. December’s theme is Galaxy!

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Loot Crate Reveal – November 2015 – Combat.

Loot Crate is a monthly subscription box costing $19.95 (US) a month which delivers assorted geekery and fandom goodies to its subscribers. It comes with an optional add-on of Lvl Up; giving further accessories for a separate payment. This month I’m subscribed to Lvl Up so look out for my reveal when it arrives! 

Each month Loot Crate comes with a different theme. November’s theme is Combat.

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15 Cat Themed products you need in your life

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As the owner of three cats, I don’t consider myself a cat person. I’ve always been an animal person. In fact, I used to be afraid of cats for quite a while after my grandmother’s cat bit me. My theory is that people who love animals can generally have great affection for any type of animal, they just need to learn how to be around them. In my case, with the notable exception of insects and arachnids. I have a massive phobia of those, I’m totally aware of how stupid it is, but it persists. Yes, even butterflies.

 

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Nobody ever suspects the butterfly!

I digress; I love animals. Cats and dogs and many more. For some reason, though, cat printed stuff is always so much more adorable than stuff with doggy designs. So in no particular order, here are fifteen cat themed items that I need right this moment. Universe, are you listening? Send them to me!

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5 Must Have items for Indoor Cats

When adopting a cat for the first time, most people know the essentials such as food and water, but often overlook how much a cat actually needs. Quite a lot of times I hear people talk about how cats are easier to care for and more independent, but that is often not the case, especially for indoor cats. You can experience a lot of stressors from having a new indoor cat if you expected a bundle of love and got something more akin to living with an alien being.

Is it worth it? Absolutely. But keep in mind that you have only a little control over the personality of the cat you get and often cats personalities can change as they grow, especially if they are a kitten when you get them. Cat’s who’ve been abused can also develop particular quirks, so make sure you’re well researched before you bring you darling home with you.

So to ease off some of the planning burden at least, I’m going to list you five must have items for Indoor cats. Your mileage may vary in terms of cost and you certainly don’t need to buy the best of everything right away, but these items will make your life a lot easier and your cat a lot happier.

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Look at how happy and relaxed this cute little fluffer is!

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