March 2014 archive

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[REVIEW] Influenster VoxBox – PUR Water Filter

Influenster is a place for culture junkies to come together and share their unique opinions of products and experiences. Active members of Influenster get exclusive access to deals, promotions, and swag [that's what's in the "VoxBox"] from brands that thrive off the input (the good, the bad, and the ugly – they just want to know what’s up).

PUR Water Filter
About two weeks ago I got my PUR stainless steel water filtration system from Influenster and needless to say I love it!

I was stoked to be chosen to receive this filter, but was a bit worried about the installation process when it showed up. Needless to say it literally took me less then 30 seconds to install and have purified water straight from the tap. Amazing, right?

Here in Alexandria, VA the tap water tastes AWFUL. In fact I call it poison and exclusively drink bottled water (even for brushing my teeth). It’s metallic, and just altogether ick. PUR’s system totally remedied the water. I’m not altogether sure it’s not going to still kill me, but the upside is that it no longer tastes like it is. Totally worth buying.

Be sure to check out my Instagram video of the filter in action.




St. Patrick’s Day 2014

It’s been a while, to say the least. And what better day to come back to the throes of blogging than St. Patrick’s Day? I of course have no better answer, so let’s stick to the idea that the Irish inspired me — in the very least they inspired a preppy pink and green outfit that got me playing around on polyvore, which indirectly led me back here, so it all kind of works, no?
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Quite a lot has gone on since I last blogged, but venturing into that space feels daunting at the moment, so let’s just keep this as an, “I’m officially back” post (which is true aside from St. Patrick’s Day as I recently migrated this blog to wordpress and am in the midst of a major blog makeover right now).

Catch you on the flip side.