Happy National Carrot Cake Day

Eaten since the Middle Ages, it is thought that carrot cake came about because of the high prices and rarity of sugar. To get around this problem, inventive bakers and cooks used sweet vegetables to sweeten their cakes and voila, the humble, but oh, so delicious carrot cake was born. Carrot cake is considered a … Continue reading Happy National Carrot Cake Day

Happy Groundhog Day

The first Groundhog Day, as told by the History Channel: On this day in 1887, Groundhog Day, featuring a rodent meteorologist, is celebrated for the first time at Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. According to tradition, if a groundhog comes out of its hole on this day and sees its shadow, it gets scared and … Continue reading Happy Groundhog Day

National Wear Red Day

The month of February is American Heart Month and it kicks off with National Wear Red Day to raise awareness around women’s heart health. Heart disease is actually the number one cause of death in women, according to the Food and Drug Administration and one in four deaths nationally are caused by heart disease, according … Continue reading National Wear Red Day

defy & INSPIRE 12 Days of Nail Color Nail Polish Set

Target defy & INSPIRE collection Wear Resistant Nail LacquerHigh Shine9 Free With intense color, gorgeous shimmer and elegant shine, this Nail Polish from Defy & Inspire will help you stand out and make a style statement, no matter what the occasion is. This wear-resistant nail lacquer has an easy-to-use brush that effortlessly glides across your … Continue reading defy & INSPIRE 12 Days of Nail Color Nail Polish Set

Target 12 Days of Beauty Box

Ready to see what's inside? Day 1 - Maybelline Master Prime by Face StudioWhat it is: Facestudio® Master Prime® color correcting primer preps for makeup application by visually blurring away specific skin concerns.Benefits: Maybelline's skin-perfecting face primers are formulated with a water-soluble base and active ingredients that refine the look and feel of skin for … Continue reading Target 12 Days of Beauty Box

Influenster

Have you heard of Influenster? A LOT of my reviews have come from receiving free/complimentary product in what they call a VoxBox. All you have to do is promise to review the products you receive. Be sure to link up your social media accounts! Sign up for Influenster here & start reviewing! It's really that … Continue reading Influenster

Dry scalp

Apple Cider Vinegar Hair Rinse by dpHUE cleanses your scalp and conditions your hair using the power of apple cider vinegar. This ancient ingredient gently removes impurities from your hair and scalp, without stripping the natural oils essential to your hair's health. Infused with lavender extract, aloe vera, argan oil and more, Apple Cider Vinegar … Continue reading Dry scalp

Juice from the Raw – 3 Day cleanse

So, guess what? This cleanse is nothing anywhere near what I was expecting. The first advice I can give is that you must be sure to keep the drinks very cold. They are simply dreadful if they are warm or remotely close to room temperature. My second bit of advice is to forget entirely about that … Continue reading Juice from the Raw – 3 Day cleanse

It’s January: time for a new years resolution. how about my first detox / cleanse !?

The lovely stockings hung on the fireplace are all put away, the ornaments have been packed up, & the trees have returned to the forest (or the beautiful plastic trees are put away in the attic in our case - I'm allergic to Pine Trees). It's "the most wonderful time of the year" yet again, … Continue reading It’s January: time for a new years resolution. how about my first detox / cleanse !?

Victoria’s Secret Sport – September 2014

Victoria's Secret kindly sent me these sport items (via Influenster) for testing purposes/review.              I gladly accepted. #VSSportBra Victoria's Secret VSX Sport - this sport bra is incredibly comfortable to wear filled with lots of support! Victoria's Secret VSX Sport - Knockout by Victoria's Secret Crop. Medium Rise, form-fitting.  - … Continue reading Victoria’s Secret Sport – September 2014

Mary Kay Influenster VoxBox Review 2014

Hello, gorgeous! What a wonderful welcome!!! This was what I received in my beautiful box of Mary Kay treasures... * Mary Kay Gel Eyeliner with Expandable Brush Applicator - $18 Surprisingly easy to apply! I don't always know to apply eyeliner, but this ends up looking lovely. * Mary Kay Translucent Loose Powder - $16 … Continue reading Mary Kay Influenster VoxBox Review 2014

Birchbox March 2014 Subscription Box

Birchbox is one of the very first subscription boxes around (founded in 2010)... Let's see what is inside my very first box from them: I love the simplicity of the box, but I don't know how much I'll like what's inside of them. I have heard many different things from other subscriber's reviews. Some people … Continue reading Birchbox March 2014 Subscription Box