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Father’s Day Gift Guide 2017

4 months ago

You forgot again, didn't you? (more…)

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide

5 months ago

This weekend is momma's day, yo! (more…)

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Six Favorite Spots in German Village + Giveaway

6 months ago

German Village is arguably Columbus' most charming neighborhood. (more…)

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Gift Guide 2016

10 months ago

GUYS, TIME IS UP. Christmas is basically tomorrow, so if you're still scrambling around like a loon looking for last-minute gifts, we've got some great ideas for him and her. (more…)

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Savannah Vacation

1 year ago

{by alexis} Birthday vacations are the best vacations: Everyone lets you choose the restaurants, bars, and sites. Actually, who am I kidding: that's how all of my trips go! In any case, I'm back with tales from the South! (more…)

Beauty

A Guide to Korean Skincare

2 years ago

Korean skincare products and guides have made a splash on the U.S. beauty scene in the past few years, and with it, a flurry of confusion regarding multi-step processes, each one different from the next. (more…)

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Visiting Universal Studios Orlando

2 years ago

{by alicia} Look, I know we're deep into January, but humor me for a moment and pretend that talking about Christmas is still relevant. (more…)

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Baden-Baden to Rothenburg ob der Tauber

2 years ago

{by alexis} In honor of Throwback Thursday, here is the last installment of my trip to Germany. (more…)

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Gift Guide For Him 2015

2 years ago

{by alexis} Listen, I was going to apologize for taking over a week to put this together for you, but I know you're mostly women, and I know you've spent the last week shopping mainly for yourselves. OR IS IT JUST ME. In any case, here it is! The long-awaited gift guide for him! (more…)

Columbus

2015 Columbus Holiday Event Guide

2 years ago

{by alicia} You know that annoying person who puts up their Christmas tree before Thanksgiving and thinks Halloween is the perfect time to listen to "Carol of the Bells"? Guess whaaat? That person is me! And it's been agony waiting until the "appropriate" time to tell you about some of the festive goings on around town, but being December it's fair game from here on out! Here's[...]

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Holiday Gift Guide For Her 2015

2 years ago

{by alexis} It's shopping season! Okay, you're right: I'm really more excited by get-togethers with family and friends, epic meals, and cozy, light-up nights, but I would be lying if I said I didn't love the shopping that happens around this time of year. If shopping isn't exactly your thing, well then you've come to the right place: I've got you covered. Here is our[...]

Beauty

Sephora Wishlist

2 years ago

It's that time of year again -- when we load up our carts at Sephora, tweet about site crashes, and finally get an order through that's 20% off everything! Oh glorious holidays! This week, from November 13-16, use code VIB20 and all those little trinkets you hoard and hide from your significant other will be yours for a slightly discounted price! Here's what on our[...]

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Germany Packing List

2 years ago

{by alexis} We've been pretty busy in our little corner of the interwebs; we've had a few special events and some very important visitors, and in the meantime, Joe and I have been trying to prepare for the next installment of our European travels. We'll be doing a driving tour of Bavaria and the Black Forest, and we're kicking it all off in Munich with[...]

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9 Things I Learned While House Hunting

2 years ago

{by alexis} You'll have to excuse me if I yawn a few times during this blog post -- Joe and I spent every waking moment of the last weekend moving, and we're still not quite caught up on our rest. Thanks to our ginormous and incredibly supportive families, we are all moved in to the new place in Upper Arlington! I was planning to write[...]

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Mansfield Reformatory & Shawshank Trail

2 years ago

{by alicia} I don't know about you, but The Shawshank Redemption is in my top ten of best films ever made. And fortunately for us fans in Ohio, many of the film sites are an easy drive away in Mansfield. It's made even simpler by planning your trip using the Shawshank Trail brochure and visiting the Mansfield & Richland County Convention and Visitors Bureau's site. So it was[...]

Columbus

A Love Letter to German Village

2 years ago

{by alexis} I'm sure by now you've gathered that I'm moving out of German Village, my most favorite Columbus neighborhood. We closed on our house in Upper Arlington last week, and packing has begun in earnest. I thought that before I left, I'd give one last shout-out to the Village, and list the things I'll miss the most. Credit to the following sites for their[...]

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Father’s Day Gift Guide 2015

2 years ago

{by alexis} Don't panic! You've still got time to get Dad a great gift! Father's Day is next Sunday, June 21, so you have more than enough time to pick something up something memorable. And since I've done all the work for you with this Father's Day gift guide, you've got it made! Here's what I'm queuing up for the dads in my life. I[...]

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide

2 years ago

{by alexis} Holy smokes you guys, Mother's Day is this Sunday! I'm late getting this to you, but I promise I won't let your moms suffer: everything on this list is easy to get at a store in town. So you can quit your coupon code googling for flower delivery, I've got you covered. Here's what to get mom this year. Let's start with a[...]

Beauty

Sephora Must-Haves

3 years ago

{by alexis} Day of days! Today is the kickoff of a rare sale at Sephora! As a VIB, you can use code VIBLOVE to get 15% off your entire purchase until next Tuesday, April 21. They do sales like this only once or twice a year, so it's not a bad idea to stock up on the things you're going to buy anyway, just further[...]

Columbus

Alicia’s Three Day sambaFRESH Juice Cleanse

3 years ago

{by: alicia} Remember when Alexis shared her juice cleanse experience? I also had a go at this, and it's my turn to tell you exactly how it went down. The good, bad, and everything in between. If you know me, the thought of me doing a cleanse is hilarious. In fact, I resisted a little bit when this idea was first tossed around. I was worried, but[...]