My Favorite Things: Summer 2018

I tried a lot of products this summer. Some were awful. Others were average…and then you have my favorites. I’ve included links to the websites where you can purchase my favorite items. I found this Sukin Super Greens facial scrub at Marshall’s for $6. I’m addicted to it.  It smells sweet and gently exfoliates my…

Kale, Sweet Potatoes, and Cranberries Stir-Fry

This is a healthy, quick dish that you can whip up as lunch, dinner or as a side. I used kale, sweet potatoes, and cranberries. You can also add or substitute with chick peas or sliced almonds. Ingredients: 1 to 2 large sweet potatoes cubed 1 small onion A handful of  dried cranberries Chinese five…

Dollar Tree Decor: You won’t believe it!

By now you know the Dollar Tree is one of my favorite places to shop. It’s a great way to save money. Dollar Tree is known for its faux flowers. I spruced up this antique picture that I owned by putting four stems of seasonal flowers in it. They were a buck each at the…

My Fall Essential Oil Picks!

I’m constantly replenishing and adding to my essential oil collection. As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, Eden’s Garden is my favorite website for my essential oils. The oils are high-quality and economically priced. The website has great deals and you can even build your own kit. I  created a set of six essential oils for $32.00. I…

Lucky Vitamin Earth-Friendly Haul

For the last ten years, I’ve used mostly environmentally safe and all natural products on my skin and hair. This can be expensive so I’ve learned to look for bargains in stores and online.  Lucky Vitamin is one of my favorite websites for discounted products. I love to spritz my face with infused water. Generally I…

Marshall’s Hidden Treasures

It’s always hit or miss at Marshall’s & Home Goods. But when you find a hidden treasure, it’s well worth the effort like the Milkhouse Candle pictured above. Imagine the sweet and fulfilling scent of oatmeal, milk, and honey floating through the room on a weekend morning. I also picked up a Lemongrass  Tea candle. Marshall’s…

IPSY August 2018

  This month’s IPSY bag is a mandarin color which is perfect for the summer.   For ten bucks a month, you get five samples plus the bag. I received a kale mask and a blueberry mask. These are great to use before bed or to unwind after a hard day at work.   I  received…

Jade Face Roller & Gua Sha Scraper

Recently, jade face rollers have become a trending skincare tool.  We’re suddenly seeing them everywhere, despite the fact they’ve been used in the Chinese culture for centuries. The roller is composed of metal and jade. Jade is known as a healing gemstone that helps to cleanse the body and spirit. Here’s how you use it. Put…

Goddess Provisions Box

  This is the Goddess Provisions Box. The focus is on spirituality, relaxation, and aromatherapy. The boxes feature natural, cruelty-free and vegan products. You can either get a monthly subscription or chose the box you want to purchase. I selected the Get Rooted Box which contains full-sized products that help you feel grounded. Citrine is one of my…

ZaaBox: A Luxury Spa Box

Everybody deserves a nice treat or gift, and the ZaaBox is it. It’s more expensive than the average $10 monthly subscription box at $34.95 a month plus $5 shipping. The products are from African-American sourced businesses, and they’re all-natural luxury spa items. The products come in a gorgeous gold package which made me feel special. When…