Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Premiere Event Experience and Haul

It’s almost the end of July, and that means it’s the time of year when the Hallmark ornaments are available for sale! I’ve wanted to go to the first weekend the ornaments are for sale, called the Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Premiere Event, for about two years. I almost went last year, but I had a family emergency that prevented me from going. This year, I got some coupons in the mail and I didn’t have anything happening that weekend, so I decided to go!

I know it’s July and too early to think about buying Christmas tree ornaments, but I’m always overjoyed to see or smell anything that reminds me of a time of the year when the temperatures are cooler and gives me an excuse to find really nice sweaters to wear. Plus, in previous years, I’ve tried to buy ornaments from Hallmark but they were sold out. So, I wanted to buy my favorites before it was too late.

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Sephora Fragrance Samples-June 2017

Sorry this post is so late! Life got suddenly became very busy, so I had to put this post on hold longer than I wanted to.

In early June 2017, I ordered new makeup from Sephora. If you ordered from Sephora’s website before, you know that Sephora lets you order three free samples with your order. These do change, so it’s the luck of the draw for what Sephora lets you order as free samples. This month, I felt like I hit the free sample jackpot. Three fragrances were on the free sample list were fragrances I wanted to try: Dior’s Miss Dior Absolutely Blooming, Chloe’s Love Story, and Philosophy’s Amazing Grace.

Even though I’ve heard wonderful things about all three fragrances, I’m very hesitant about purchasing fragrances, expectantly high end designer fragrances such as ones from Dior and Chanel. This is because I’ve had a sensitivity to perfumes, colones, and body sprays smell for most of my life. Since I have sensitive lungs, I don’t normally wear any sort of fragrance and didn’t want to purchase any of these fragrances without sampling smelling it first. Continue reading “Sephora Fragrance Samples-June 2017”