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The Vault is Open: One-of-a-Kind Pieces On Sale Now

May 2023
Everything “From the Vault ” is inspired by red carpet looks, bridal, social occasion dressing and guest list dressing. These samples and runway pieces are looking for their forever homes. Now is your chance to get a one-of-a-kind piece at half the price.

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5 Fun Makeup Tips for School

March 2023
Create confidence, express yourself, and have a good time by doing fun makeup for school. Below are five fun makeup tips and trends to try, all of which can be easily adapted for age, skin color and type, the annoying patriarchy of dress codes, or whatever else comes your way.

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Cooking With Cathie: Canna Brownies

February 2023
Maybe you’ve heard them called “pot brownies” but no matter what you call them, the results are chocolatey every time! Pecos Oasis co-owner Cathie loves a good canna recipe, which is why she’s thrilled to share her famous brownie recipe with you.

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Best Skincare for Teens

February 2023
The best skincare for teens is ultimately a routine you can follow. Start off simple, treat your skin like the royalty it is, know that acne is common but not the only battle to fight, and that there are a bajillion products out there and you don’t need most of them!

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How to Remove Makeup

February 2023
Is there really a “right” way to remove makeup? As someone trying to break her bad habit of sleeping in makeup, I was curious to find out if I was actually doing it right. Does that sound super Type A? Have I mentioned I’m a Virgo?

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Can I Use Cannabis To Get More Sleep?

January 2023
Though the CDC recommends adults ages 18-60 get 7 or more hours of sleep per night, a 2006 Institute of Medicine Committee on Sleep Medicine and Research estimated that 50 to 70 million Americans deal with chronic sleep issues.

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What Is Dry Brushing & How Does It Work?

January 2023
Does dry brushing work wonders for skin health, circulation, and lymphatic drainage? See if this self-applied massage is right for you.

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How To Get Rid Of Under Eye Circles

January 2023
Dark under eye circles and bags are one of nature’s rudest gifts. Though we lump them together because both appear in the tear trough area under the eye, they are technically two different things caused by genetics, hyperpigmentation, a lack of restful sleep, diet, allergies or illness.

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4 Cannabis-Infused Mocktails

December 2022
Now that weed is legal in New Mexico, you may be looking to learn different ways to consume recreational cannabis in a more familiar way. While our selections are nice for ringing in the New Year, they’re also perfect for drinking all season long. When desired, you can skip the cannabis or add alcohol instead, but we prefer these as cannabis-infused mocktails.

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How to Consume: From Flower to Concentrates

December 2022
The ways to consume cannabis have changed since recreational marijuana has been legalized by many states, including New Mexico. So what do all these words — like flower, dab, distillate — even mean?

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Christmas on the Pecos – A Carlsbad Holiday Tradition

November 2022
Nothing says “Christmas in Carlsbad” like the annual holiday tradition of Christmas on the Pecos. For the weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year’s, Pecos River Park becomes a wondrous winter land that looks like something out of a story book or movie. Not even Clark Griswold could compete with Carlsbad!

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How Can Cannabis Help Keep Your Holidays Stress-Free?

November 2022
During the most wonderful, and sometimes stressful, time of the year we often just power through. It’s what humans do! If you’re curious about how legal weed might be able to support you, we have you covered.

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Small Business Saturday: Carlsbad Holiday Gift Guide

November 2022
Did you know? When you shop local, more of your dollars stay in the local economy. That’s why we’d love you to shop small and keep it local by supporting our fellow businesses.

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How to Buy Legal Cannabis in New Mexico

November 2022
Now that weed is legal in New Mexico, it’s important to know the state's marijuana rules. We want your shopping experience to feel pleasant and positive, not shady or shameful. Here’s your guide to make visiting a dispensary easy and what you need to buy legal cannabis in New Mexico.

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How I Care for My Body Hair: AKA “Garden” Maintenance

September 2022
I’ve always been a less-is-more person when it comes to skincare. Perhaps it's not a surprise that when it comes to my pubic hair, I use many of the same products I use elsewhere on my body.

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Here’s Why Apple Cider Vinegar Is Great For Skin – But Use With Caution!

June 2022
For at least a decade now, apple cider vinegar has been heralded as a beauty do-all for skin. But do these claims hold up? Let’s dig in.

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Why You Should Avoid Sodium Laureth Sulfate in Skincare (and Everywhere!)

May 2022
What is sodium laureth sulfate? How is it related to sodium lauryl sulfate? And how easy is it to find clean skincare products that don’t use it?

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Meet the Maker: Sable Candle Co.

April 2022
It was the lustrous black tumbler that first caught our eye when we spied the gorgeous products from sable candle co. Seeing those sleek home goods and then, later, smelling the sumptuous scents had us all hooked.

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The Future is Female

March 2022
We believe in supporting and shouting out women not just during Women’s History Month, but all year long. When we founded Grows As It Goes, we decided from the beginning that we would support women-owned and women-led companies.

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Meet the Maker: Wee Gallery Educational Toys

January 2022
Family-owned company Wee Gallery makes sustainable, high contrast toys that are built to withstand life — even during destructive toddler phases. They only work with ethical manufacturers to ensure their products are good for people and planet. Plus, they donate a portion of their profits to reforestation efforts.

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Surprise! These 3 Materials are Actually Sustainable

December 2021
What’s the difference between organic and non-organic cotton? How can wood be sustainable when harvesting contributes to deforestation? Aren’t vegan products better than animal-based ones? We’re delighted to find some easy changes we can make for a more conscious future.

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Welcome to Grows As It Goes

December 2021
When I decided to start Grows As It Goes, it was based on a simple philosophy: Nothing is mass-produced and everything must support women somehow. The fashion industry is one of the largest polluters and I didn’t want to keep feeding that unsustainable monster. Our promise to you is that we are incredibly choosy and aim to be as transparent as possible. You’ll know where something is made and by whom. And you can trust that the person who made it was paid a living, ethical wage and created the item with minimal impacts to the environment.

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Your Five Favorite Features

December 2018
Following our summer surveys, fall seems like the perfect time to revisit a few favorite callforentry.org features, as voted on by arts administrator users.

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Help Artists Find Your Call in 6 Simple Steps

October 2018
Whether setting up a roster for future exhibitions or seeking artists for a site- or media-specific project (and the many things in between), all arts administrators have the same goal: Finding the right artist for the job.

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Four Ways to Tell a Story With Your Images

October 2018
Think of each application for an exhibition or public art call as a job application. It’s imperative to adjust our “resumes” every single time to meet varying application and call requirements. But one thing remains constant: images.

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Setup For Success: Creating a Successful Public Art Call

July 2018
What is a successful public art call? From municipalities to universities, arts organizations, or hospitals, calls for public art comes in all shapes, sizes, materials, and budgets.

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Thanks But No Thanks: How to Write Rejection Notices

November 2018
It’s easier to write messages of congratulations. But there’s one piece of communication that no one delights in writing: The dreaded rejection notice.

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What is Custom Upholstery?

October 2015
What is custom upholstery and how can it change your life (or at least how you feel about your home)?

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We’ve Fallen for Rose et Marius

January 2016
Sure, Valentine's Day is several weeks from now but we're smitten for Rosé et Marius, a candle line that just launched in our HW Home Colorado stores (and online).

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5 Reasons Why True by HW Home is the Best Furniture You’ll Ever Buy

October 2015
Call it biased, but True™ by HW Home is the best furniture youʼll ever buy. The collection was something HW Home, a fine furniture retail chain based in Colorado, envisioned when they opened their first store way back in 1999!