Affiliates & Referrals

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General Shopping

AliExpress Affiliate
AliExpress – wholesale-priced products (affiliate link)
Amazon Affiliate
Amazon Associates – Amazon’s affiliate program (affiliate link)
boscov’s affiliate
Boscov’s – family-owned department store in PA and surrounding area (affiliate link)
Brandless Affiliate
Brandless – affordable, environmentally-conscious basic goods (affiliate link)
Chewy Affiliate
Chewy – online pet supply store (affiliate link)
Cratejoy Affiliate
Cratejoy – subscription boxes for every interest (affiliate link)
Dollar Tree Affiliate
Dollar Tree – wide-ranging US retailer with $1 items (affiliate link)
Etsy affiliate
Etsy – ecommerce website focused on items that are handmade and/or vintage (affiliate link)
kohl’s affiliate
Kohl’s – American department store chain (affiliate link)
Not on the High Street Affiliate
Not On The High Street – curated UK-based gifts & goods (affiliate link)
TJMaxx Affiliate
TJ Maxx – save on clothing, accessories, home goods, and more (affiliate link)
Uncommon Goods Affiliate
Uncommon Goods – unique gifts by independent makers (affiliate link)
Walmart Affiliate
Walmart – international department store and grocery chain (affiliate link)

Cleaning & Organisation

The Container Store Affiliate
The Container Store – storage & organisation products (affiliate link)

Food & Drink

Adagio Teas Affiliate
Adagio Teas – gourmet tea (affiliate link)
BruMate Ambassador
BrüMate– insulated, aesthetically-pleasing drinkware (ambassador link – 15% off)
Camelbak Affiliate
Camelbak – water bottles & hydration products (affiliate link)


Cirkul Referral
Cirkul – adjustable flavoured water (referral link)
Dollar Tea Club Referral
Dollar Tea Club – monthly loose leaf tea subscription starting at $1 (referral code REFHT2MVXYBDC </a< – $1 off—aka free tea!)
Harney Tea Referral
Harney & Sons Tea – tea blends and gifts (referral link – $5 off)
Hotel Chocolat Affiliate
Hotel Chocolat – British chocolatier & cocoa grower (affiliate link)
Hydro Flask affiliate
Hydro Flash – vacuum-insulated stainless steel water bottles (affiliate link)
Liquid IV Referral
Liquid IV – drink mixes focused on wellness, most notably the hydration multiplier electolyte mix (referral link)
Partake Foods Cookies Referral
Partake Foods – gluten-free, vegan, and allergy-friendly cookies and baking mixes (referral link)
S’well bottle affiliate
S’well – reusable water bottles and other insulated products (affiliate link)
Sips by Affiliate
Sips by – personalized tea subscription box (affiliate link)


SodaStream Affiliate
SodaStream – home carbonation system (affiliate link)
Tervis Affiliate
Tervis – double-walled, insulated tumblers, water bottles, and more (affiliate link)
Thrive Market Affiliate
Thrive Market – organic and healthy products at wholesale prices (affiliate link)
Walmart Grocery Referral
Walmart Grocery – curbside pickup service (referral link – $10 off)
YETI Affiliate
YETI – outdoor-focused drinkware and accessories (affiliate link)


1-800-FLOWERS Affiliate
1-800-FLOWERS – fresh flowers & gift delivery (affiliate link)
AbeBooks UK Affiliate – a line of online bookshops specialising in used, rare and out-of-print books (affiliate link)
AfterShokz Referral
AfterShokz – bone conduction headphones (referral link – $10 off)
Barnes and Noble Affiliate
Barnes & Noble – American bookseller (affiliate link)
BooksAMillion Affiliate
BooksAMillion (BAM!) – a chain of 260 bookstores across the States (affiliate link)
Bookshop Affiliate
Bookshop – an online bookstore that supports local independent bookshops (affiliate link)
Cricut Affiliate
Cricut – cutting machines and accessories for crafters (affiliate link) Affiliate – exclusive costumes & accessories (affiliate link)
Hot Topic Affiliate
Hot Topic – pop-culture-inspired clothing & accessories (affiliate link)
Hulu Affiliate
Hulu – subscription-based streaming service (affiliate link)
IndieBound Affiliate
IndieBound – Resources for independent bookstores and their shoppers (affiliate link)
LEGO Affiliate
LEGO Brand Retail – LEGO products, including exclusive & hard-to-find sets (affiliate link)
LookHUMAN Affiliate
LookHUMAN – unique designs for a wide variety of interests (affiliate link)
Marriott International Affiliate
Marriott International – international chain of hotels and other properties (affiliate link)
Michaels Affiliate
Michaels – arts, crafts, and creative supplies (affiliate link)
Radisson Affiliate
Radisson – international hotel chain (affiliate link)
shopDisney Affiliate
shopDisney – the official site for licensed Disney merchandise (affiliate link)
Succulents Box Affiliate
Succlents Box – gift and subscription boxes offering succulents, air plants, and cacti (affiliate link)
Thriftbooks Affiliate
Thriftbooks – discount used books, shipped in recycled packaging (affiliate link)
Zola Affiliate
Zola – female-led wedding planner, registry, and retailer (affiliate link)


1-800 Contacts Affiliate
1-800 Contacts – affordable contact lenses with convenient online ordering (affiliate link)
Achievement Referral
Achievement – online account ability platform that rewards you for healthy habits (referral link)
Cleo Referral
Cleo – period relief products (referral link – $5 off)
Cove Referral
Cove – online migraine treatment (referral link)

Everlast Affiliate
Everlast – fitness gear (affiliate link)

EverlyWell Affiliate
Everlywell – innovative at-home health testing (affiliate link)
Hello Bello Affiliate
Hello Bello – plant-based personal care and baby items (affiliate link)
KT Tape Affiliate
KT Tape – elastic sports tape that supports the body and relieves pain (affiliate link)
MyID Affiliate
MyID – medical alert bracelets & bands, accessories, and app (affiliate link)
Popsockets affiliate
Popsockets – phone grips and accessories, often used by disabled users and those with chronic pain conditions (affiliate link)
Simple Health Affiliate
Simple Health – online birth control prescription service (affiliate link)
Talkspace Affiliate
Talkspace – online & mobile therapy (affiliate link)
Vega Affiliate
Vega – plant-based protein powder & nutrition (affiliate link)
Warby Parker affiliate
Warby Parker – stylish glasses and other eyewear (affiliate link)
Wink CBD Affiliate
Wink – CBD wellness brand—by women, for women (affiliate link)

Zenni Optical Affiliate
Zenni – affordable eyewear (affiliate link)

Personal Development

Ancestry Affiliate
Ancestry – genealogical resources, family trees, and genetic testing (affiliate link)
Coursera affiliate
Coursera – online course provider offering free and certificate-based learning options from top schools and universities (affiliate link)
Duolingo Referral
Duolingo – free mobile app & website for language learning (referral link)
Fabriq Referral
Fabriq – intentional connections to strengthen relationships (referral link)
Master Class Affiliate
MasterClass – online courses taught by industry experts (affiliate link)
Morning Brew Referral
Morning Brew – witty daily business news (referral link)
Rosetta Stone Affiliate
Rosetta Stone – language-learning & literacy software (affiliate link)
Skillshare Affiliate
Skillshare – online learning platform (affiliate link)
Tab for a Cause Referral
Tab for a Cause – browser add-on supporting your favourite cause via advertising (referral link)
The Newsette Referral
The Newsette – daily news, spotlights, and more with a feminine touch (referral link)

Personal Finance

Avibra Referral
Avibra – free life insurance coverage and wellbeing guidance (referral link)
Capital One Platinum Referral
Capital One Platinum card – credit card option for average or better credit, with no annual fee (referral link)
Credit Sesame Affiliate
Credit Sesame – credit monitoring, resources, and other financial products (affiliate link)
Disney Visa Rewards Referral
Disney Visa – Disney Visa cards by Chase Bank; Disney Rewards® Visa® Card or Disney’s Premier Visa® Card (referral link – up to $300 statement credit if accepted)
Fetch Rewards Referral
Fetch Rewards – earn points towards gift cards by scanning physical and virtual receipts (referral link)
Honey Referral
Honey – coupons, promo codes, and other deals (referral link)
ibotta referral
Ibotta – cash back app (referral code mpvshrc)
Rakuten Referral
Rakuten – cashback & rewards (referral link – $10 bonus)
Shopkick Referral
Shopkick – shopping & rewards (referral link – 250 bonus kicks)
Stash Referral
Stash – investing & personal finance app (referral link – $20 bonus)
YouGov Referral
YouGov – opinion & survey app (referral link)


Airtable Referral
Airtable – collaborative spreadsheet-database service (referral link)
Amazing Marvin Affiliate
Amazing Marvin – task/project management software with an emphasis on customised use (affiliate link)
At-A-Glance Affiliate
At-A-Glance – planners, calendars, and address books for home and business (affiliate link)
Hello Bonsai Affiliate
Hello Bonsai – freelancing management app (affiliate link)
Canva Affiliate
Canva – web-based graphic design program (affiliate link)
Day Designer Affiliate
Day Designer – planners to create and manage a well-designed life (affiliate link)
Day-Timer affilaite
Day-Timer – professional planners, organisers, and covers (affiliate link)
Five Star Affiliate
Five Star – notebooks and other school supplies (affiliate link)
Grammarly Affiliate
Grammarly – writing & editing app (affiliate link)
Influenster Referral
Influenster – influencer network (referral link)
Mead Affiliate Learn Organize Create
Mead – notebooks, binders, and other school supplies (affiliate link)
Namecheap Affiliate
Namecheap – budget-friendly web hosting & domain registration (affiliate link)
QuickBooks Self-Employed Referral
QuickBooks Self-Employed – automated tax prep and business banking management (referral link – 50% off your first six months)
Rakuten Advertising Affiliate
Rakuten Advertising – affiliate marketing platform (affiliate link)
Scrivener Affiliate
Scrivener – author-focused outline & word processing programme (affiliate link)
SEMrush affiliate
SEMrush – SEO, social media, and online visibility insights (affiliate link)
ShareASale Affiliate
ShareASale – affiliate marketing network (affiliate link)
Todoist Referral
Todoist – a cloud-based productivity & project management tool (referral link – two free months of Premium)
Trello Referral
Trello – web-based task management app with focus on Kanban-style lists (referral link)

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Style & Beauty

Aerie Affliate
aerie – apparel & lifestyle goods (affiliate link)
Alex and Ani Affiliate
Alex and Ani – charm bracelets, earrings, rings, necklaces, and more (affiliate link)
bareMinerals Affiliate
bareMinerals – clean beauty, makeup, and skincare (affiliate link)
Bliss Affiliate
Bliss World – cruelty-free skincare (affiliate link)
Bryan Anthonys Affiliate
Bryan Anthonys – dainty jewelry with meaning (affiliate link)
Champion Affiliate
Champion – athletic apparel (affiliate link)
ColourPop Affiliate
ColourPop – affordable, creative, cruelty-free cosmetics (affiliate link)

Cosabella Affiliate
Cosabella – female founded luxury lingerie (affiliate link)
Craghoppers Affiliate
Craghoppers – British outdoors-wear brand (affiliate link)
Cult of Coquette Affiliate
Cult of Coquette – curated vegan shoes & handbags (affiliate link)
Dollar Shave Club Affiliate
Dollar Shave Club – grooming products (affiliate link)
elf Cosmetics Affiliate
e.l.f. Cosmetics – affordable cruelty-free makeup & beauty products (affiliate link)
Fabletics Referral
Fabletics – athleisure brand (referral link)
Fenty Beauty Affiliate
Fenty Beauty by Rihanna – inclusive cosmetics (affiliate link)
Forever 21 Affiliate
FOREVER 21 – trendy, affordable fashion (affiliate link)

Kate Spade Surprise Affiliate
Kate Spade Surprise – luxury handbags & accessories with short-term markdowns (affiliate link)

Lucky Brand Affiliate
Lucky Brand – vintage-inspired jeans and clothing (affiliate link)
Morphe Affiliate
Morphe – cruelty-free eyeshadow palettes, makeup brushes, and other cosmetics (affiliate link)
Murad Skincare Affiliate
Murad – professional skincare products & solutions (affiliate link)
Old Navy Affiliate
Old Navy – affordable clothing & accessories (affiliate link)
Pink Victoria’s Secret Affiliate
PINK/Victoria’s Secret – lingerie and apparel (affiliate link)
Poshmark Referral
Poshmark – online fashion marketplace (referral code JULESSEBOCK – $10 off)
Pura Vida Affiliate
Pura Vida – bracelets and accessories supporting Costa Rican artisans & sustainable charities (affiliate link)

Quay Australia Affiliate
Quay Australia – affordable, stylish sunglasses (affiliate link – $10 off with code QUAY10)
rue21 Affiliate
rue21 – Pennsylvania-based clothing & accessories (affiliate link)
Saks Fifth Avenue Affiliate
Saks Fifth Avenue – luxury department store (affiliate link)
Saks Off Fifth Affiliate
Saks Off Fifth – off-price subsidiary of Saks Fifth Avenue (affiliate link)
SHEIN affiliate
SHEIN – affordable clothing & accessories (affiliate link)
Shop Miss A Affiliate
Shop Miss A – $1 makeup, beauty products, and accessories with a charitable focus (affiliate link)
Smashbox Affiliate
Smashbox Cosmetics – long-lasting high-end makeup products (affiliate link)
tarte cosmetics affiliate
tarte cosmetics – cruelty-free makeup, skincare, & beauty products (affiliate link)
The Vegan Warehouse Affiliate
The Vegan Warehouse – online marketplace for curated vegan fashion and beauty (affiliate link)
Too Faced Affiliate
Too Faced Cosmetics – cruelty-free makeup and beauty products (affiliate link)
Ulta Affiliate
Ulta – chain of beauty stores (affiliate link)
Under Armour Affiliate
Under Armour – sporting goods and apparel (affiliate link)
Urban Decay Affiliate
Urban Decay – cruelty-free cosmetics (affiliate link)

This page was last updated in May 2021 and is subject to change. 



In addition to my work here at An Ideal Life, I’m also a widely published poet & writer! I’ve published six books of poetry to date and more than 200 individual creative pieces.

Interested in reading my poetry books?

Mistakes Were Made
Micro: a microchapbook of micropoems
How My Cat Saved My Life and Other Poems

Three Words

Plight of the Pangolin

Prefer to read in small spurts?

Check out my individual poems, prose, and photographs on my website.

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