IPSY Bag October 2019: A Winner!

This Bettie Boop bag is so cute. You get a bag every month with a $10.00 subscription Look at the black sequins on the back. I like Murad products, so I can’t wait to test out the Clarifying Cleanser. I can never have enough blush especially when it comes in a cute compact like this….

Sephora Playbox October 2019: What Were They Thinking?

This is the first Sephora Playbox that completely disappointed me. Let’ start with the good. Smashbox Photo Finish Primer. This is good stuff. I’ve received samples before, and the primer keeps your makeup on all day. Urban Decay All Nighter. I’ve been wanting to try this setting spray. Here’s where things went wrong. Sephora decided…

Classic Spaghetti With A Kick!

This dish is based on my grandmother’s recipe. I added a few ingredients (diced tomatoes, ground turkey, seasonings, and red wine vinegar) to make it my own. It’s easy and perfect for a crisp fall day. Ingredients Ground turkey Classico spaghetti sauce 1 10 oz can of diced tomatoes 1 small can of mushrooms  …

My Favorite Purple Lippies

Nearly all of these lipsticks and glosses were purchased at Marshall’s at deeply discounted prices from six to eight dollars. Purple ….a good purple lippie is hard to find. Here are my favorites. Marc Jacobs’ Creme lipstick in the color Scandal. This is a deep purple with a matte finish. It looks and feels good on…

Fall Decor for $1!

  I’m not the best when it comes to seasonal decor or any decor, but I put together some fall looks that might inspire you. The best part is I paid $1 for each piece or I used what I had. Of course, I bought the items at the Dollar Tree. I stuck some faux…

My Favorite Things for September 2019

This year I’ve focused on testing the beauty and skin products I purchase or receive in my subscription boxes. Over the last several weeks, I’ve tried some winners and some losers. Here are the results. Every time I wash my hands, this Bath & Body Works (BBW) Candi Corn hand soap makes me stop and…

Quick Shrimp Fried Rice

You just got home, and you want something quick and healthy for dinner. Try this recipe. You’ll love it. Ingredients: 1 small bag of mixed vegetables. (Carrots, green beans, corn or whatever you like.) I bag of large shrimp (skinned and deveined) Half of a small yellow or red onion chopped 2 cloves of garlic…

Bath & Body Works: Comforting Fall Scents!

The Bath & Body Works Aromatherapy line has released the Thankful Frankincense and Myrhh collection. I’m a big fan of these two essential oils. They’re healing and invoke good thoughts. This is a softly scented line so the aroma is not overpowering.   For the first time, I bought pumpkin-scented body care.  I love this…

The Cosmetics Company Store Goodies

The Cosmetics Company Store always has a good deal going on. These stores are located in outlet malls and they have discounted makeup, perfume, and accessories. For fifteen bucks, you get a free makeup bag and six high-end samples. What a deal! I love Glamglow skincare products, but they’re expensive. The Glamglow Dreamer Duo is…

FabFitFun Box Fall 2019: Pamper Yourself!

FabFitFun’s Fall box featured full-size items aimed at pampering the face and body. The seasonal box is $49.95 and has hundreds of dollars worth of products. The box includes a magazine that describes all the products. It also has articles on lifestyles, charities, and the brands included the box.   This AfterSpa hair towel is…