Beauty Products, Brand, Lancôme, Maybelline, Product Review, Review, Revlon, Rimmel

Mascara Round-Up: 12 Months, 4 Mascaras, 1 Mom

Part of my post-partum journey included adapting my beauty routine and developing hacks to balance out the short amount of time I wanted to dedicate to my routine versus wanting to still take care of myself.  As if they heard of my need to find the perfect mascara, the Influenster and ChickAdvisor programmes sent me… Read More Mascara Round-Up: 12 Months, 4 Mascaras, 1 Mom

Alterre, Product Overview

Product Overview: Alterre Shoes

The sustainable enjoyment of the amazing material benefits the world has to offer us is a question I often address on this blog.  I believe that the benefits of the world are meant to be enjoyed as part of a life focused on personal development and of contributing to the betterment of the world. Over… Read More Product Overview: Alterre Shoes

Baby Products, Brand, Household Products, Product Review, Review, The Honest Company

Product Review: The Honest Company’s Free Discovery Kits (Part 1 of 2)

When a company chooses, in the context of the current climate of distrust towards all things corporation, to use the word “honest” in their name, either they are supremely arrogant or they are extremely dedicated to creating a new kind of corporate culture. The overall feeling one gets from The Honest Company’s website is one… Read More Product Review: The Honest Company’s Free Discovery Kits (Part 1 of 2)

Andrews + Blaine, Brand, Crane & Co, Kate Spade, Mudlark, Product Review, Product Review, Spr!tz, Target

Product Review: Blank Cards, Thank You Cards, and Note Cards

A little over a year ago, I wrote a piece on how cards can help build a stronger community. Pleasantries, I wrote, “have been previously defined on this blog as the hydrogen bonds of community building” which although “are not in themselves strong enough to hold a molecule together, but can still change the properties… Read More Product Review: Blank Cards, Thank You Cards, and Note Cards

Beauty Products, Brand, Burt's Bees, Product Review, Review

Product Review: Burt’s Bees Almond Milk Beeswax Hand Cream

The long an often arduous Canadian winters make moisturizers for every part of one’s skin an essential part of one’s personal hygiene regimen.  I’m sure a couple of tons of the stuff is slathered on every winter in a desperate attempt to avoid the discomfort of tightening dry skin. Which makes it all the more… Read More Product Review: Burt’s Bees Almond Milk Beeswax Hand Cream

Brand, Desk Accessories, Kate Spade, Product Review, Review

Product Review: ‘Le Pavillion’ Tumbler by Kate Spade

I love most of the designs I have up to now spotted, over the last few years, on the Kate Spade website.  Alongside the ‘This Just In’ sticky note set, which I recently I reviewed, I purchased a ‘Le Pavillion’ white polka dot on black background insulated tumbler, which comes with a bright pink straw. … Read More Product Review: ‘Le Pavillion’ Tumbler by Kate Spade

Beauty Products, Brand, ipsy, Product Review, Review

Product Review: The March 2016 Glam Bag by Ipsy

Everyone loves getting mail (except for bills and paperwork, of course…) and most girls love trying out new beauty products.  And in a world where so much is geared to go increasingly faster, finding time to just sit and enjoy opening mail can add quite a ray of sunshine to one’s day. For these reasons… Read More Product Review: The March 2016 Glam Bag by Ipsy

Brand, Journals and Notebooks, Moleskine, Office Supplies, Product Review

Product Review: Moleskine Hard Cover Ruled Large Notebooks (Part 1 of 2)

Since reading about my love for journals, many Sahar’s Blog readers have reached out to me to ask me about the ones I use.  Others reached out to share thoughts about the journals they prefer to read.  While I listed three types that readers and I love, many readers wanted more information about each option—so… Read More Product Review: Moleskine Hard Cover Ruled Large Notebooks (Part 1 of 2)

Brand, Kate Spade, Office Supplies, Product Review, Review, Sticky Notes

Product Review: ‘This Just In’ Sticky Note Set, by Kate Spade

I have to admit that I have been lusting over Kate Spade stationary ever since I discovered the brand. As a writer, I focused my attention over their notebooks and sticky notes. When their This Just In sticky note set went on sale, I swooped in and got myself one, sure that I was getting… Read More Product Review: ‘This Just In’ Sticky Note Set, by Kate Spade