Haul Time: Hair Supplies, Snacks, and More

For this haul, I stopped by two Marshall’s and Home Goods locations, Steinmart, and Fresh Thyme market. I needed a new hair dryer with a diffuser.  I was attracted to this lilac colored Revlon dryer. It only came with a smoothing concentrator, so I’ll have to buy a diffuser. It’s 1875 watts, has 3 heat…

The Best Chicken Noodle Soup Ever!

I absolutely hate canned chicken noodle soup. It’s the last thing I want to reach for when I feel sick. That’s why I prepare for the future and keep homemade soup in the freezer. I’m putting a twist on my standard recipe. My friend, Cece suggested I use rotisserie chicken instead of chicken breasts for…

Lots of Shrimp & Chicken Fried Rice

Are you tired of buying shrimp fried rice and only getting four or five pieces of shrimp?  Stop wasting your money and make it at home. It will be healthier and loaded with all your favorite ingredients. I start with cooking chicken tender strips in olive oil. I seasoned them with pepper, garlic, and sea…

FABFITFUN BOX: FALL 2018

Just in time for my birthday, I received the Fall 2018 FabFitFun box.  The box itself is so cute. This is my favorite subscription box. It comes out four times a year and each box costs $50. It’s a deal when you consider the high-end beauty and lifestyle products you receive including a Luna bar…

Make Your Own Garlic & Herb Infused Olive Oil: It’s Easy!

Do you enjoy garlic and herb infused olive oil? Well, you can make it yourself and save money while getting the taste that you love. The recipe is quick and simple. It took me about twenty minutes to make two bottles of infused olive oil. I start by using a funnel to pour olive oil…

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…