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Ep 109: Back to the Library with Borough Home founder Laura Lutz

#Candleshoes, listen up! Borough Home founder and candle maker (and OG geezer!) Laura Lutz is here to teach Caroline how to read (yes, really). Borough Home started in July 2021, and they are fully Gee Thanks! endorsed. If you’re looking for a glam, luxe candle for under $30, it’s Borough Home. If you’re looking to gift yourself something glam and under $30 every month, join Caroline as a member of the monthly edit candle club! 


PRODUCTS MENTIONED: 


Borough Home: https://shopboroughhome.com/ 

Borough Home Candle Club: https://shopboroughhome.com/collections/monthly-edit  


Check out e-books from the library with the Libby App: https://www.overdrive.com/apps/libby/ 


Support your fav indie bookstore AND listen to audiobooks with the Libro.FM app (switch over from Audible!): https://tidd.ly/3kA6Pbx 


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As always, reach me at Caroline@geethanksjustboughtit.com, @geethanksjustboughtitpod on Instagram, or leave me a message at 424-245-0736. 


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