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July 12, 2011

Birthday Gift to Self

Ignore the part about today being my bday and just look at the loveliness I’m gifting myself:

It’s not a mani or a pedi or a facial or a fancy product. It’s a delicious living creature called a fiddleleaf fig and it’s going to make my house feel happy and tropical even in the dead of Minnesota winter, which is like six months out of the year. In fact, I’ve decided that plants and fresh-cut flowers have become my preferred gift-to-self. There’s just something so uplifting about coming home to a lush potted palm or vase of pink peonies. I’m totally willing to give up a glass of wine or J.Crew tee now and then for more greenery. Does this mean I’m getting older AND wiser? xoxo –Elizabeth

p.s. – Much love to Meg + Lindsay for the inspiration!

  • Elizabeth Dehn
    Born and raised in Minnesota by surprisingly low-maintenance parents, beauty writer and lifestyle editor Elizabeth Dehn (aka Bets) spent her awkward years buying Mood lipstick and whipping up DIY face masks before founding Beauty Bets in 2009.
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