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Essentials

Reclaim your home after a summer of family wear and tear

The kids are finally back to school and we’re all starting to get into that school year routine. To my joy, the house is quiet during those morning and afternoon hours. However, I’ve found my house is still hurting from the chaos of the kids being home for the summer. My house became the hangout for all my kids and their friends this summer, and my home really paid the price. Now that they[...]

Smoothie Sunday: You need this smoothie right now

In the blender: -½ cup almond milk -½ cup cappuccino protein shake -½ banana - ¼ teaspoon of Raw Reserve green powder - One handful of greens - One scoop of vanilla protein powder - One teaspoon of ground flax seed - One cup of frozen berries - Two tablespoons of yogurt - Two Spoonfuls of peanut butter powder (PB2) -Three pieces of ice - A sprinkle of cinnamon If in a hurry.. - ½ a[...]
Lipgloss

Great Beauty Products for Christmas: Lip Gloss

Lip gloss just might be one of my all-time favorite beauty products. I have several different kinds and shades, yet I can never have enough. Sephora carries my favorite beauty products and they have the absolute best lip gloss selection. These beauty products are pretty inexpensive, come in a variety of shades and make for really great stocking stuffers. Urban Decay’s Naked Ultra Nourishing Lipglo[...]
Blush

Great Beauty Products for Christmas: Blush

After applying that perfect foundation, you have to add some color to your face with the right beauty products! I love bronzers and blush, as long as you don’t go overboard and you use the right beauty products in the right colors for your skin tone. I have come across some amazing blushes from Sephora that really add the perfect color to my face. Plus, these make great stocking stuffers for Christma[...]
Foundations

Great Beauty Products for Christmas: Foundations

In my early 20s I made the mistake of wearing MAC foundation. They have a lot of great beauty products; but their foundation is just not one of them. I also suffered from adult acne around that time so I decided I needed to switch up my beauty products and found a new foundation. Now I am so glad I am more careful with what beauty products I use on my face because I have found the best foundation for m[...]
Cocktail

Cocktails for Your Holiday Party

The holidays are right around the corner and that means it is time for some holiday parties. These cocktails are the perfect drinks to serve up during this time of year and to get you in that holiday spirit. If it is a little chilly outside, some Hot Cinnamon Toast will be the perfect drink to warm you up. This is made with hot apple cider, a shot of Captain Morgan and some sugar and cinnamon. I[...]
Boots

It is Finally Boot Season!

I absolutely love boots. It kind of sucks that I live in Arizona because it is hard to justify wearing boots when it is like 90 degrees out, so I can really only wears boots for a few months out of the year. But that doesn’t stop me from having several pairs from all different styles to all different colors. These are some of my favorite boots this year from my favorite store, Express. Gray flats[...]
Hough

Great Beauty Products for Christmas: Facial Primers

Great quality beauty products are known to make your skin look better. But some foundations can look even better when you use the right facial primer. There are a handful of beauty products to choose from and all of them will work better than ever if you start off your makeup application with a primer. Too Faced Primed & Poreless Skin Smoothing Face Primer $30 I haven’t used too many be[...]
Face Wash

Great Beauty Products for Christmas: Facial Cleansers

For some reason I have struggled with acne in my 20s. I don’t remember having an issue as a teenager and I have always used great beauty products. But once I hit my 20s, my face would break out, even if I were using what I thought were decent beauty products. It got really bad for a while and I tried everything. But I finally found a few beauty products that help to keep my skin not only clean, but a[...]