LUSH 5 Pot Program – Free Fresh Face Mask

The subtitle to this post is “What I thought on stuff I bought: LUSH edition”, since I’ll be showing you the empties that I’ll be bringing back to LUSH with quickie reviews on them. And then I need your help in choosing what mask to redeem for!

I actually have 6 empty pots and I’m not 100% sure if those clear pots qualify since on LUSH’s site it states: “Bring back 5 empty, clean black LUSH pots…” 😳

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Hauluary 2017 – Bath & Body

It’s the magical month known as Hauluary when I have no holds barred on shopping!  I hauled so much in the past few weeks that I decided to divide my haulage into 3 posts: body care, makeup and nail polish. 😛 Today I’ll tackle the body care stuff:

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This isn’t everything because I couldn’t fit it all in the frame. 😳

It didn’t help that the Bath & Body Works store near my work was closing down so they put almost the whole store on 75% off clearance. 😳

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Favourites Lately: Late 2016

This year I decided to do quarterly favourites so I’ve had lists for early 2016 (covering January to March) and mid-year (covering April to June), and now I’m showing my third quarterly favourites to cover July to September:
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It’s mostly Summery products but a little bit of Autumn is creeping in… yes, I’m a bit late in posting this – it should have been up early October. 😳

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Trash Stash: July 2016

It’s a holiday here today. It’s just called a Civic Holiday but the meaning varies depending where you live in Canada. In BC, it’s called British Columbia Day, in Alberta it’s called Heritage Day… very specifically, in the city of Toronto, it’s Simcoe Day. Simcoe Day is named after John Graves Simcoe, who founded the town of York, Upper Canada, which became Toronto. He was also the first lieutenant governor of the province. Now you know! 😉

Onward to the July Trash Stash:
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I’d call this month a pretty average month in terms of using things up, except for ONE epic empty that I’ve been working away at for YEARS.

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Body Shop Flash Sale and Clearance Haul

This post is sooooo late. I posted about the Body Shop Flash Sale back on May 11th – it was a one day sale for 50% off on makeup. I bought the makeup items that same day but didn’t get around to posting it until now… only 6 weeks later! 😛  Last week I also got 2 more items as they were having 50% sale on clearance items. So in total, these are my recent Body Shop purchases:
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Yup, more nail polishes, what else is new? 😆  More details on what I got…

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LUSH Turkish Delight Shower Smoothie

By now you know it’s not good news if you see a product come up for review this week…
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I bought the LUSH Turkish Delight Shower Smoothie in my LUSH haul back in March.

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March 2016 Low-Buy Accountability

I felt like I did less shopping and browsing in March just simply due to being busier… but now listing everything out, I did in fact, do a lot of shopping! 😳
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I’ll be listing all of the beauty related items I bought in March, but only actual makeup items will be counted toward my budget.  First makeup item I bought in March was the Body Shop Fresh Nude Foundation $25:
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I’ve worn this a few times now and it’s quite nice. I’ll do a review after I’ve given it a more thorough test.

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PSA: BBW Waikiki Beach Coconut is available again!

I might be the only person who is this excited to see the re-release of the Bath & Body Works Waikiki Beach Coconut scent again so this post might have 1 like and a few scoffs, but YAY, I thought this scent was never to be seen again (as BBW is wont to do). This perfume made my Top 15 Discoveries of 2015!
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The scent is described as: A fresh, beachy blend of coconut, pink passionflower & saltwater breeze.

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A Newbie LUSH Haul

I’m a total LUSH noob. I’ve gone into that stores only a handful of times and have owned just a few items.  I want to venture more into the brand but I’m usually too overwhelmed by the crowds, the smells, and the selection in there – so normally I walk around in a circle and back out the door. But, I have a friend who worked at LUSH so I picked her brain to help me choose some items, and this is what I ended up with:
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Yes I said my previous post was the last of the hauls, my January hauls… this was purchased this past weekend, in February. 😉

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Stash Matters’ Favourite Things Giveaway!

Edit: This giveaway has ended!  Winners are announced HERE. 🙂


Since it was my Blogiversary yesterday, I decided to host my first ever giveaway! 😀 These items are some of my favourite things – you may have seen me mention these items on the blog or in comments throughout the year. Here’s a group photo of the giveaway items:
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PLEASE READ THIS ENTIRE POST BEFORE ENTERING!

There will be multiple winners, each will receive FIVE (5) items of their choosing (see restrictions below).  I bought some items especially for this giveaway and some are from my stash (since I realize I do not need so many back-ups!) These are all brand new, unopened, full-sized products.  The open product shots and swatches I’m showing are of my own personal items.

Here are the items in more detail:

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