hill house home nap dress (and $20 discount code!)

I love Hill House Home nap dresses. What is a nap dress? A comfortable, stylish house dress that some wear out (I do not, yet). I picked up a few pieces since their July release. Prints vary in each release. They have expanded its styles but I still like the original Ellie and Caroline. They are my post-work uniform of late. Generally I machine wash on delicate mode and tumble dry low.


  • Ellie – sleeveless dress with ruffled shoulders. Most bras should fit under the straps. I took my normal size and found it to be still very roomy. One print I wanted was no longer available in a smaller size so I kept it in the larger size. Your bust size and distance between your bust and shoulders should drive whether to size up or down. I’m looking forward to the darker prints and layering with shirts.
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to shop / {deal alert} allure beauty box & dermstore spf

I haven’t done a beauty box in ages but rejoined Allure for the May box, which has a Skin Inc full size serum for ~$15. Skin Inc serums are small and expensive, so perfect at this price. I also want to try the other items — I think I’ve seen the AHC eye cream (also full size) on Instagram ads. I joined via Amazon so it’s easy to cancel.

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to shop / costco deals

Dyson Air Purifier Fan. We are spending all of our time at home now and after our first few days of working from home, we were in dire need of clean air. The construction next door prevents us from opening our windows. While the work has stopped, it’s still super dusty.

I got the Dyson TP02. I’m a huge fan of Dyson and both of their air purifier fans are currently $100 off. The TP02 has wi-fi capabilities unlike the TP01 that may be discounted elsewhere.

Beauty. They are having a “Days of Beauty” event but not everything below is a part of it.

    • Boscia $10 off  tsubaki beauty oil and sake water
    • Skinesque Substantial discounts. It’s a Korean-American brand which I haven’t tried.
    • Tons of new items in the premium hair care section.
      • Christophe Robin
        • Cleaning Volumizing Paste. Mentioned in my last post. It’s cheaper than the Sephora sale.
        • There are other shampoos available.
      • Leonor Greyl. I haven’t tried this brand yet, but let me know if you have any recommendations. I would like to pick up a few things but am waiting to see if they will have a promotion.
      • Davines shampoo and conditioner bundles.
      • Kerastase (which I never got into)

Nespresso capsules. They have Peet’s on sale. Well priced if you need to stop up on quality capsules.

to shop / sales & recent purchases

Updated: Added QVC deal on Peter Thomas Roth rose cell mask

New Release

More wearable to me than the last Marimekko collab.

Recent Purchases


to shop / sales & read/watch


  • Costco Beauty: These are member-only items with extra discount that brings them to ~50% off. Ending today.
  • Lo and Sons  is 40% off everything and additional 15% off with code SUPPORTSMALLBUSINESS. Small businesses are really hurting now. See my review of their Hanover Deluxe 2 backpack.
  • Ulta has been doing their 21 days of beauty. I’ve stayed away, because I don’t really need anything. I missed this morning’s 50% off Lancome Genifique serum. I also missed yesterday’s Nordstrom Genifique mask set. (Please let me know if you’ve tried the mask.) If you really want anything, check after midnight or first thing in the morning, because things do sell out. There is one more week left.
    • Highlights for daily Beauty Steals, which is usually 50% off. Expect Sephora to price match if they carry the item.
      • Wednesday – 50% off on some Kbeauty brands, including COSRX.
      • Saturday – 50% off Peach and Lily Glass Skin Refining Serum. Peach and Lily never discounts this. I like this as a versatile hydrating serum.
    • There are also weekly Hot Buys.
  • Nordstrom – another sale after their large, unplanned sale. It’s best to have a wishlist and check on it. Also check your recent purchases. If the price dropped <14 days, you can ask for a price adjustment on the chat.

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