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Prepping for the best pandemic-free hang-out spot

A lot of things can be said about the year 2020. We miss our friends and the spontaneity we had earlier this year. That being said, we have a few things for you that will surely get conversations brewing after the pandemic.
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My Favorite Autumn-Inspired Recipes

Are you ready for your kitchen to be filled with the aroma of cinnamon, butter and sweet autumn flavors? Being in Pakistan, we may not experience the reddening of trees, but we can surely enjoy the satisfaction that comes from spiced apples. Grab your cup of chai and browse our favorite Fall recipes.
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Everyday sustainable choices

Sustainability is now and change must start at the individual level. Browse to find out more about Polly's top three ways YOU can help this initiative.
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Another COVID Eid

Support local and be sustainable! We're just winding up from another COVID Eid. Current Polly summer intern, Sara, shares her experience this Eid-ul-Adha with her purchases from the Polly e-store. While enjoying all the food this holiday, she got to use her new items...and loved them. Care to find out more?
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Skincare woes sorted!

Are you suffering from stubborn blackheads? Do you struggle to get rid of those pesky pimples? We've got a solution to your skin problems! Current Polly summer intern, Sara, shares her top picks from the skin care products available at our e-store.
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Hand painted blue tile style table

Hello from the Polly Summer Intern!

My name is Sara and I’m the Polly summer intern. I am so excited to tell you all a little bit about myself! I study at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. And like almost every other student during this pandemic - my school transitioned to being online which ultimately brought me back home to Karachi…and to you guys! I am going to be taking over this blog for the next month so keep your eyes open for a bunch of new posts!


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