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My Bathroom Must Haves

Plush white towels-I told you I had a fascination for white things...especially when it comes to sheets and towels. Nothing gives off a clean, spa-like look better than white, right?


Bath & Body Works Lavender Vanilla Aromatherapy Lotion-This scent is one of my all-time favorites and is perfect for putting on just before bed for a nice restful sleep.



Pond's Wet Cleansing Towelettes-For those of you who share my hatred for having to wash your face and remove your eye makeup every night before bed, these are for you. They have a wonderful scent and are a quick, refreshing remedy to a clean face.

Cottonelle toilet paper-I know everyone has their favorites, but Cottonnelle is number one in my book. We bought Charmin for awhile because that's Jon's favorite. And while it was nice and thick, it ran out WAY too quickly. Cottonelle has a great thickness, lasts a long time and boasts beauitful textured lines on it as opposed to the tacky quilted pattern featured on so many of its competitors. Yes, I can admit that this fact was one of the reasons I first bought Cottonelle. If the other manufacturers only knew. Hey, I believe even toilet paper should have a nice design to it. :)


Glass bottles- It's a shame to create a beautifully put together bathroom only to have it ruined by the hideousness of a generic mouthwash (or any other personal care) bottle. The solution: a sleek, sculpted glass bottle. The one I have looks similar to the one below from Crate&Barrel, but I got it from HomeGoods for $8. It's a perfect solution for the things you need access to often but that aren't very becoming. And the silicon stoppers keep the products fresh and easy to get to.



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