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When you announce you’re pregnant, along with congratulations, you may receive ‘the list’, a scarily long document detailing everything a new parent must own. And if you’re anything like me, it’ll send you into a tailspin of overwhelm. I mean, you’re only just getting your head around the fact that you’re growing a human inside ...

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Among the many things currently on your mind, one of them may not be the new Disney movie, Moana. (But, give it a thought, it’s fantastic.) No. Your thoughts are most likely revolving around the 5 million things you have to do before Christmas. And me, too. (Of course, I’m also thinking about the Disney movie… ...

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Praise be to Gunas! We are in love with this stylish vegan handbag brand. If you’ve seen Ann’s video from this summer on what’s in her vegan bag, you’ll already be aware of this. Now it’s time for me to show you what’s in my Gunas bag, so you can compare and contrast what we both tote ...

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Maybe you can tell from this goofy picture that we’re full of the joys of spring this autumn. It’s all thanks to the #MinsGame. (Check out our video on the topic for the full scoop.) In short, it’s like administering a colonic to your living space. Every day. For a month. We seriously lightened our load this past September, and ...

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Happy rentrée dear Magnifique-ers! We hope you’re feeling rested, revived and raring to go for a brand new year of fun and great health (yes, in France it’s generally agreed that the year begins not in January, but September. I think I agree now). So to help start this year with a burst of en-LIGHT-ened energy, we have a super fun ...

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My parents just moved. And as I was visiting them over the summer, I spent hours and hours going through box after box, all from the past. Discarding, recycling, and above all… remembering. Bloody taxing, really. Polaroids from junior high, old report cards, my lipsmackers chapstick collection, college graduation invites, notes from friends folded in ...

Our relationships with our wardrobes can be rocky at times. We’ve all stomped off in a huff, lamenting “I have nothing to wear!” — only to end up in our favorite go-to jeans (again) and Converse. Nothing wrong with that, necessarily, but what about all the rest of that stuff clogging up your closet? Fortunately, there ...

Let’s all just agree that February falooo by. Yesterday it was, like, Christmas, and now all of a sudden we’re marching. February was a big month for Chloe and me. We semi-launched Veggie Magnifique in French (Had you noticed? 😉 Not every article has been translated for the moment, but we’re adding more articles en français every ...

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