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Two Weeks of Groceries for $30

Some of you may have noticed I took small hiatus from blogging. Over the past couple months, I have undergone some intense life changes. It took a lot of energy to do anything so I put all that energy into finishing the remaining weeks of winter quarter. I made it through with higher grades than I anticipated and now I am ready to take on my last undergraduate quarter at UCSC! Since I now live alone, I am driven to keep better track of how I spend money.

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Grocery Outlet Haul

Hey everyone! A little update to go with today’s post about Grocery Outlet: recently, I have been so busy between work and school that I have not been able to do much shopping for food or other goods. I have been eating most of my meals at work or going out to eat. Life is super hectic but also fantastic.

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Petit Vour Boxes September – December

Hello everyone! I hope you all had a stress free holiday season and are enjoying the new year. Here is a list of products from the past few months of Petit Vour boxes. I am slowly getting better at writing reviews of the products within the time that I get them. Sometime it is difficult because I do not immediately find a use for a product. Other times I just find myself so busy with work and school that I forget what time is all together.

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Vegan Cream Cheese

I work at a little coffee shop that sells bagels. So, naturally, I have a stash of cream cheese at home to either bring to work or use when there are leftover bagels at the end of the day. I thought I would do a quick comparison of a few of the brands that I have used.

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Lush Toothy Tabs

Hi everyone! I hope you all had an awesome weekend. I have been trying out a bunch of different toothpastes and thought I would share my recent purchase. Along with deodorant, a good toothpaste is something I often struggle to find. I decided to try out some toothy tabs from Lush and bought the “Chou Chou… I Love You” flavor.

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Petit Vour Boxes March – August 2015

Hello everyone! I wanted to do more Petit Vour beauty box videos but long story short, I do not currently have access to editing software or have room on my computer. One of my summer projects is to clean up the files on my computer so hopefully I get to that sooner than later… In the meantime, I am going to post a written review of everything.

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Sunscreen

This summer in Santa Cruz has had some truly hot days. It got into triple digits recently and was terrible. I have fair, sensitive skin, and usually still get sunburned (while wearing sunscreen) on my first full day of exposure. Sunscreen is a must because even spending a small amount of time in the sun can expose you to sun damage. I have tried to be a lot more skin conscious this summer!

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Kiss My Face 2-1 Moisturizing Spray

Nothing says “summer” like the smell of freshly applied sunscreen. I went to Walgreens a couple weeks back to buy what I thought was a spay sunscreen from Kiss My Face. As it turns out, I bought their spray moisturizer instead of their spay sunscreen. I figured I might as well try it out since I am always keen to try new moisturizers.

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Spiced Tofu Scramble

Since I recently moved, I have not had a lot of time to cook or go grocery shopping. I woke up the other morning really wanting a tofu scramble, but soon realized that I was out of olive oil and Earth Balance. That prompted me to look around the kitchen for what little alternatives were available. I settled on sesame oil and went from there.

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