Pretty Hair, Pretty Girl

You know how your hair gets all boring, flat and dull during the winter? Ugh I hate dull hair. My hair is my favorite asset to be honest; I just love my long and sexy vixen hair. Grrrrrr 🙂  No matter what else is bugging me that … Continue reading

Bring autumn into your home

Ah, the sweet smell of autumn! I can almost picture myself sitting on an old wool rug in front of the wood fireplace on a crisp, fall evening and savoring a rich, indulgent cup of cinnamon pumpkin latte (non-fat, of course). How amazing does that sound? … Continue reading

#TGIF

#TGIF

Vanilla reigns supreme

With all the fragrances available today vanilla still reigns supreme! No question about it. I get a lot of custom orders on my Andaloo Bath&Body line for anything vanilla; body lotion, soap, bath salts, you name it. But this soy candle is the … Continue reading

Luscious Lips

How gorgeous is this lip balm from Andaloo? Its beautiful neon pink shade is only matched by its incredible soft, silky texture and insane flavor ♥ ♥ ♥   I currently make it in: ♥ Juicy Watermelon// Mouthwatering aroma of a juicy piece of … Continue reading

The English Know Best

You can drink your tea or coffee from one of those cheap metal teapots you find these days in the store or you can do it the right way, in a vintage English teapot like this one: I came across this beauty in one of my recent … Continue reading

Spice Up Your Kitchen

Just adorable!! This set of mini vintage porcelain salt & pepper shakers and matching tray is simply adorable! Made and hand painted in Japan, this set consists of 4 mini porcelain shakers standing approx. 2 2/8″ tall and one porcelain … Continue reading

Toss the bottle, drink in style!

Vintage Raimond Italy Silverplate Glass Pitcher Decanter

Ah-mazing!!!! New in my store now is this beautiful Italian glass decanter/pitcher with silverplate top and handle from Raimond Italy. It stands approx. 12″ tall, weighs about 2.10 lbs and will hold up to 15oz of liquid. It’s just perfect for entertaining!

This pitcher is perfect for serving wine, sherry, mimosas or just iced tea! It also makes a great wedding gift or house warming gift. It is in great vintage condition! If you want to see more or if you are interested in buying it please visit my store here.

Until next time…

Hair care for the health conscious

I now make shampoo! Who would have thought? hahaha not me, that’s for sure 🙂 But in the last 5 years, in my quest to keep my body away from the really harsh chemicals found today in our cosmetic and bath&bath products I declared war on three major … Continue reading

Home Spa In A Jar – Rose Clay Bath Salts

Home Spa In A Jar – a luxurious and mineral-rich blend of Dead Sea Salt // Pink Himalayan Salt // Epsom Salt // Dendritic Salt // Rose Clay and topped with dried rose petals and lavender buds. To complete the spa experience, I added a rich oil … Continue reading

The perfect giveaway

My lovely friend and fashion blogger Vanessa Balli is currently celebrating her blog’s 2 year anniversary and is hosting a great giveaway that I just have to share! It includes some of my amazing Andaloo spa products like the Vanilla and Rose Petals Botanical Bath Salts, Lavender Chamomile Natural … Continue reading

Pucker up, it’s Friday!

Pucker up, it’s Friday!

Frankincense And Myrrh Exfoliator Goat Milk Bar Of Soap

This is my latest obsession: Frankincense And Myrrh Bar of Soap! OMG, the scent is intoxicating! I can’t get enough of it. And it stays on your skin for a long time too! This bar of soap is made with real liquid goat … Continue reading

Home Spa In A Jar

This is a luxurious and mineral-rich blend of dead sea salts, pink Himalayan salts and Epsom salts, topped with dried rose petals. A botanical tonic for your body full high in bromides, magnesium, potassium and chloride: Potassium helps regulate the moisture level of the skin … Continue reading

Lemon Poppy Exfoliating Bar

Ok it’s pretty. But it’s also light, revitalizing and uplifting. This bar is made with lemon essential oil which is astringent and detoxifying and therefore a great option particularly for oily skin. The poppy seeds embedded in the glycerin soap offer … Continue reading

Désintoxication à la Menthe

Breathe in the crisp aroma of peppermint and let your body get cleansed and re-energized by the high content of nutrients and minerals of this blend of Dead Sea Salt, Hiwa Kai Sea Salt and Pink Himalayan Salts. Natural Detox … Continue reading

Right Brain vs Left Brain

The past couple of years have been an exploratory phase in my life where my right brain has been fighting to overpower the left side of my brain in a quest to bring more creativity to my life. Needless to … Continue reading

Standing Tall

You can drink your tea or coffee from a random mug…..or you can savor it from something as beautiful and delicate as this vintage set: Beautiful and unique hand painted cup and saucer tea set! The cup stands 3 1/2 inches tall … Continue reading

Beauty Station: where Makeup meets Technology

Ever since I opened my Etsy store I became obsessed with all the amazing handmade products on there. And once in a while I fall completely and head over heel in love with something that just blows me away. And … Continue reading

Country Cottage Teapot

This vintage white enamel teapot makes me want to sell my high rise condo in the city and move to the countryside and raise chickens. I mean how lovely is this?  I saw this beautiful teapot at an estate sale, … Continue reading

Shop ‘N’ Sip

Let’s be serious, shopping + sipping cocktails + being pampered with spa treatments = every girl’s dream. Mine included, I won’t lie. So when I found out that this is happening in my city on February 27 I jumped on it. I … Continue reading

Candles + Mason Jars + Tins

I love candles. I love candles. I love candles. Nuff said! So I started making my own and now I am making them available in my Etsy store. With all the fragrances available today vanilla still reigns supreme! This soy candle … Continue reading

Pinkify Your Kitchen

Listen, I don’t care what they say, a girl can never have enough pink! Even tomboys dream in pink. So in true girly fashion I decided I needed more pink in my kitchen and I started by painting my wooden … Continue reading

Love Comes In All Sizes…And Prices

Ahhh, I can almost smell the love in the air as Valentine’s Day approaches! Just as I can almost smell the desperation coming from men who dread this day seeing that shopping for their favorite girl is always hard. And … Continue reading

Vintage White Cabachon Clip On Earrings

Vintage pair of Accessocraft NYC white cabachon clip on earrings in gold tone setting with tension screws for sale now in my Etsy store! These are gorge!! The white shade of the stone is exquisite – it’s milk white at its … Continue reading

Resist The Fall Colors, Fight For The Bright

Woke up to a very gloomy morning here in San Diego. Ugh. I.Hate.Gloom.  Which is why I am fighting it. As I started getting dressed I put on this cute new sweater I got from Zara recently (totally obsessed with … Continue reading

All Women Stalk – So True, So Me!

Like I didn’t already have so much going on in my life I just got another freelance writing gig with All Women Stalk! Yessss! I used to read AWS religiously until very recently when life got too busy.  So it was only … Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: The Golden Hour

Nothing screams hot summer days than gold glittery nail polish!! It doesn’t get any girlier than this!

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SFW-Salon For Women Grand Opening

This Sunday I attended the opening of the SFW-Salon For Women in San Diego, CA. Meet the founders of SFW: Lauren and Jackie, two young and friendly Paul Mitchell trained stylists. They’ve both  been educators for Paul Mitchell Schools for over 3 … Continue reading

Must have heels

I have the pink ones but I honestly want them all!!! So versatile and light! 

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Chicken Tarragon Soup

My grandma used to grow tarragon in her garden and while I distinctively remember tarragon’s very particular taste I can’t seem to remember what she would make with it. I haven’t had tarragon in many years until I recently came … Continue reading