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…

IPSY Bag: September 2019

IPSY calls this a “celestially-inspired bag” …but I’m not inspired by the design. I like the color though. Mauve is the theme for September’s bag. OFRA x Madison Liquid Lipstick in the color, Oh My Ry Ry. I didn’t like the color or texture of this lipstick. I’ll blend it with a darker color and…

Sephora Playbox: September 2019

I’ve been getting my monthly Sephora Playbox for more than a year, and I’m never disappointed. For $10 a month, I receive six trial samples from high-end brands. Benefit’s Gimme Brow Gel in the Natural Deep Brown color is one of my favorite eyebrow products. Lancome’s Monsieur Big Mascara. Hope this works. It’s $25 for a…

My Favorite Fall Nude Lipsticks

I like vibrant colors but sometimes, you just want to put on a neutral lipgloss or lipstick. I’ve collected a few ….thanks to my favorite store Marshall’s. Marc Jacobs New Nudes Lipstick in the color May Day. This is a matte cocoa color that is a gorgeous nude for women of color. $8.9    …