I'm a 45-year-old IKEA worker who travels to people's homes to help them build their furniture. I love my job — this is what it's like.

Gerard Danks has worked for IKEA for over 4 years. Gerald Danks Gerard Danks is a 45-year-old IKEA worker in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.  He's worked for IKEA for over four years and is currently employed as a quality support specialist, doing home deliveries and assembling furniture for customers.  During the pandemic, Danks never stopped working, and says he spends six hours on average driving products to customers' homes across Amsterdam.  This is his story, as told to freelance writer ...
Tags: Work, UK, US, Careers, Trends, Customer Service, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Ikea, Nordic, Danks, Personal Essay, Almere, Delivery Driver, Meira Gebel, COVID-19

30% Off Too Faced Including Holiday 2020

Too Faced Early Holiday sale begins now! Use code EARLY30 for 30% off your total at! The only exclusion are items already on sale and the Clover Collection! This works on the Holiday Collection. Enjoy! Where to buy Too Faced You may also enjoy... Maison Margiela Replica Memory Box is Back with New Scents!25% Off All Tarte Shape TapeBite Beauty 75% Off Sitewide Prices As Low as $6Sephora Colorista Custom Makeup Palette The post 30% Off Too Faced Including Holiday 2020...
Tags: Beauty, Steals and Deals, Maison Margiela Replica Memory Box

30% Off MAC Including Holiday + Free Shipping and 3 Free Lipsticks or Bonus Notes

Get 30% Off your total order no code needed plus free shipping! Get a free full-size powder lipstick trip if you spend $120 use code POWDERKISS (must be logged in to get free gift). is also price matching this deal with free shipping and the chance to get bonus notes! Spend $100 get $20 in Bons Notes, Spend $150 Get $30, or Spend $250 and get $60! Enjoy! Where to buy MAC Nordstrom You may also enjoy... HSN Best in Beauty Week for Holiday 2017WANTS IT: ...
Tags: Nordstrom, Beauty, Tarina Tarantino, Steals and Deals, MAC Nordstrom, HSN Best, MAC Including Holiday Free Shipping, Sephora All About Hearts

The Ultimate Guide to Skin Cancer Prevention

Your skin is the largest organ in your body, and it’s often exposed to dangers. The sun’s rays, for example, can alter your cells and cause the development of skin cancer.  The sun is the top cause of skin cancer, but you can face additional risks based on your lifestyle choices. Every...
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Review | Clé de Peau Beauté Ombres Couleurs Quadri Eye Color Quad in 321 Magnificent Plumage

One of the highlights of the Clé de Peau Beauté Holiday 2020 beauty showcase, Collection Le Lac Enchanté (The Enchanted Lake), Magnificent Plumage is a limited-edition eyeshadow palette comprising 4 shimmery colours overlaid with a delicate feather motif. Extolling the beauty of the black swan, the eyeshadow quad does...
Tags: Eyes, Beauty, Swatches, Makeup Reviews, Beauty News, Makeup Merry, Eyeshadow Palettes, Eyeshadows, CLE DE PEAU, Japanese Brands, Eotds, Eyeshadow Quads

Grace Loves Lace “Elysian” Wedding Gown Collection

Let’s be real there is no doubt in anyone’s minds that Australian wedding gown label Grace Loves Lace continues to be utterly loved. Prime example? The brand new collection, entitled “Elysian”. The 2020/21 collection is utterly dreamy and utterly reflective of the minimal, modern styling the year has brought to life. Designed and made on Queensland’s Gold Coast, “Elysian” is a collection of eleven stunning owns, each as beautiful as the next, that really focus on beautiful fabrics, and stunning,...
Tags: Fashion, Wedding, Queensland, Gold Coast, Bride

Your skin is the largest organ in your body, and i...

Your skin is the largest organ in your body, and it’s often exposed to dangers. The sun’s rays, for example, can alter your cells and cause the development of skin cancer.  The sun is the top cause of skin cancer, but you can face additional risks based on your lifestyle choices. Every...
Tags: Uncategorized, Beauty

Parent’s Guide to Skin Conditions: From Infant to Teenager

As a parent, it’s your job to keep your child healthy and safe. Your work can start with the skin.  While serious skin problems in children are rare, parents can take steps to prevent or treat the common conditions that attack the skin. These are common skin conditions that affect children,...
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Jean Paul Gaultier Christmas Collectors 2020: JPG CRAZY DELIVERY

  JEAN PAUL GAULTIER always creates a special atmosphere for the holidays that cheers us up! His three new collectors editions are dressed up in red for the New Year and packed in a snow-globe boxes with golden flakes, creating playful editions perfectly matching holiday decor. The collectors editions also celebrate the most popular Jean Paul Gaultier creations: Classique, Le Male and Scanda... Read full article: Jean Paul Gaultier Christmas Collectors 2020: JPG CRAZY DELIVERY from Fragrantica...
Tags: Fashion, Jean Paul Gaultier, Fragrantica Perfumes

Yú Parfums - themed editions, delivered bi-monthly

Yú Parfums, a new brand from the UK, have recently joined the swelling ranks of fragrance subscription services which seem to be gaining in popularity - or at least proliferation - in recent days. Services such as these deliver curated collections of scent to your door in post-friendly packages at regular intervals - in Yú Parfums’ case this is bi-monthly. Subscription services are often based... Read full article: Yú Parfums - themed editions, delivered bi-monthly from Fragrantica Perfumes and...
Tags: Fashion, UK, Fragrantica Perfumes, Yú Parfums

30% Off It Cosmetics Sitewide Plus Free 6 Piece Gift

Head over to as their Black Friday sale is now on! Use code CELEBRATE and get 30% off your order plus spend $65 and get a six piece It Cosmetics Gift Tote! Enjoy! Where to buy It Cosmetics You may also enjoy... Buxom 6 Degrees Below Sexy Plumping $16 Today OnlyPieces of Life: Twitter Your Favorite Beauty BloggersAs Seen By The Muse: Shiny Media In Adminstration??Stila Cosmetics Backstage Beauty Fall Collection 2011 The post 30% Off It Cosmetics Sitewide Plus Free 6 ...
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Feels Like There Aren’t a Ton of Good Ulta Black Friday Deals But Here’s Some!

I’ll be the first to admit the early Black Friday preview at Ulta is a bit meh so far but there are a few interesting finds from this sale and I dug them out for us! First off, who knew First Aid Beauty had so many yummy Holiday Body Washes? These are $8 each and come in Sugar Cookie, Candy Cane, First Snow, and More! There are also matching scented Ultra Repair Creams on sale to layer with! If you need mew brushes don’t forget select It Cosmetics Brushes are $10 each! I find the line that U...
Tags: Beauty, Ulta, Smashbox, Steals and Deals, First Aid Beauty, Smashbox Halo Cheek Palette, Good Ulta Black, Colourpop Vaults, Ton of Good Ulta Black

30% Off Bobbi Brown Don’t Forget To Try the New Eye Base

30% off at today using code CLUB30. But sure to sign into your account to take advantage! Not a member? Sign up for an account to use the code. And don’t forget to try the new Eye Base! It’s fab for drier eyes! Where to buy Bobbi Brown You may also enjoy... Holika Holika Honey Bouquet Shine Gloss Review & SwatchesSpecial DayIt’s MAC Holiday Time!MAC Viva Glam Rihanna II Lipglass Review & Swatches The post 30% Off Bobbi Brown Don’t Forget To Try the New Eye Base a...
Tags: Beauty, Bobbi Brown, Steals and Deals, Holika Holika Honey Bouquet Shine Gloss Review, MAC Holiday Time MAC Viva Glam Rihanna, Bobbi Brown Don

A sommelier compared 11 wines from Costco, Target, Trader Joe's, and BJ's — and the winner was clear

Sara Lehman is the private sommelier and lifestyle director of 160 Madison, which is a luxury, residential high-rise building in Manhattan. She also owns the wine and travel blog Somm in the City.We gave Sara 11 different low-cost wines to try from big-box stores like Costco, Target, BJ's, and Trader Joe's. Watch the video above to see how she ranked bottles of cabernet sauvignon, pinot grigio, and rosé, all under $10.Following is a transcript of the video.Sara Lehman: I'm Sara Lehman. I am the ...
Tags: Video, Red Wine, California, Life, Trends, Retail, Manhattan, Lidl, Wine, Pinot Grigio, Ranking, Costco, Target, Joe, Trader Joe's, Rose

Montale Dark Vanilla

On the eve of the winter holiday season for 2020, the house of Montale is launching a new vanilla-themed perfume called Dark Vanilla.  "Dark Vanilla will warm your heart thanks to its sensual notes of resinous Vanilla, Spices and Amber. Sandalwood, Leather and Oud Wood give it an intense oriental sillage, intimate and narcotic. A delightful fragrance for this winter that you will not get eno... Read full article: Montale Dark Vanilla from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazine.
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Ah, Joni

Perfume PosseAh, Joni I had the Joni Mitchell song Circle Game in my head this morning when I was writing this. I love a small portion of her stuff (California, Blue, River – clearly mostly from the album Blue). I’m an optimist by… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseAh, Joni
Tags: Beauty, Joni Mitchell, Joni, Perfume Reviews, California Blue River

Pinrose Perfumes 40% Off

If you missed it in my Early Black Friday post I mentioned that all Pinrose Perfumes are now 40% off at! This is a GREAT deal! Glided Fox is a gorgeous gourmand that smells like a rich hot chocolate! The sale is on the entire line including Holiday sets and rollerballs! They have a six piece sampler set, seen above, if you don’t want to indulge in full bottles and just wanna try these scents! Enjoy! Where to buy Sephora You may also enjoy... Bobbi Brown Party Shimmer Brick...
Tags: Beauty, Bobbi Brown, Tarina Tarantino, Steals and Deals, Glided Fox

Management consulting salaries revealed: How much top firms like McKinsey and PwC pay everyone from interns to C-suite execs

Boston Consulting Group office in Hudson Yards, New York. Sarah Jacobs/Business Insider Management consulting is a highly competitive industry — with highly competitive pay. The consulting industry has taken a hit since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Over the last several months, firms had to halt business travel, adopt remote work tools, and adjust to the new normal while simultaneously serving corporate clients. But many are still hiring for 6-figure jobs. Nearly all of the consul...
Tags: Finance, Careers, Trends, Pwc, Consulting, Deloitte, Kpmg, Ey, Teaser, Bain, Mckinsey & Company, Mckinsey, Boston Consulting Group, Bain BCG, US Office of Foreign Labor Certification, Subscriber Collection

Perfumed Horoscope: November 23 - November 30

  This week leads up to the powerful Lunar Eclipse/Full Moon early next week. The purpose of this hyperactive week is to create clarity in your mind at first, and then to lead you to some unconventional solutions. This can help you distinguish between publicly available information (uniform for all) and your own, innermost knowledge and wisdom: your path to your own truth. This week we are ... Read full article: Perfumed Horoscope: November 23 - November 30 from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colog...
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DSH Perfumes of 2020 Part 1: Animals, Artists, and Irises

Le Serval is one in a continuous line of animal-inspired perfumes made by Dawn Spencer Hurwitz, the award winning, multi-disciplinary artist based in Colorado, USA. And animal perfumes are just one of many rich topics that she explores: Japanese gardens, metaphysical incense, abstract flowers, playful Dada-esque fusions of words and color, and so many more. In this first of two stories we visit... Read full article: DSH Perfumes of 2020 Part 1: Animals, Artists, and Irises from Fragrantica Perf...
Tags: Fashion, Dada, Colorado USA, Fragrantica Perfumes, Dawn Spencer Hurwitz, Le Serval

Prep talk: 'yindies' revive 80s Wall Street look for generation Z

Ironic take on corporate attire reboots yuppie look in age of The Crown and new Gossip GirlIn the ultimate moment of fashion revival, the 80s yuppie look is back – but with a difference. The “yindies” (young ironic nostalgic dresser), is bringing back the suited, Wall Street look but with a touch of knowing self-reference and elements of preppy style too.The first cast photograph of the new Gossip Girl reboot, the current season of The Crown, which features Diana Spencer’s 1980s Sloane Ranger ch...
Tags: Fashion, Wall Street, Life and style, UK News, World news, Culture, Television & radio, Monarchy, Diana, Princess of Wales, Donald Trump, Sloane Ranger, Sarah Cooper, The Crown, Diana Spencer

Receiving Big Love

In yesterday’s post I wrote about expressing and exploring Big Love. Now let’s consider the receiving side. Be receptive to other people’s expression of love, even when it’s not individually directed to you. Allow yourself to feel gratitude and appreciation for the gifts that other people share with the world, as if those gifts were meant for you personally. Can you allow yourself to receive the love expressed in these expressions? An actor’s performanceA song that moves youProducts you...
Tags: Careers, Values, Emotions, Steve, Don, Abundance

How to fight 'Covid fatigue' as America heads for a deadly winter

Polls suggest Americans are exhausted after months of restrictions, so we asked experts for advice on how to convince loved ones to stay safe ahead of the holidaysFatigue with pandemic restrictions has hit many Americans at a time when it’s more important than ever that people take the virus seriously and stay home.While the US contends with a huge surge in cases and record hospitalizations, federal inaction has forced local officials to adopt their own rules and messaging, creating a patchwork ...
Tags: Thanksgiving, Christmas, US, America, Life and style, US news, Coronavirus

Choose Your Negotiations Wisely

Everything is negotiable, and thus it is important that you choose your negotiations wisely. First, judge your negotiating environment and determine when you can and cannot negotiate; in many... By Harrison Barnes
Tags: Featured, Careers, Job Market, Career Advice, Job Search Guru, The Role of Jobs in Today’s World, Negotiations Wisely, Process Of Negotiation

My anxious partner won’t come home because of Covid | Dear Mariella

Your partner is not prioritising you, but now is the time for understanding, says Mariella Frostrup, and to focus on your own life and mental healthThe dilemma My partner and I have been separated by Covid for many weeks. I am living in our home, while he has moved out and is looking after his disabled adult daughter. The agreement was that when his daughter went back to her mother, he would return home.However, the date seems ever-changing. Last week, this week and now next week. This is all do...
Tags: Relationships, Life and style, Mariella Frostrup, Mariella, COVID

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