IPSY Bag: April 2019

I think this bag is so cute. I love the lemon design. A nice bright bag that’s fun for the spring and summer. For $10 a month, IPSY sends a uniquely designed bag and five samples. Eyeko Black Magic eyeliner. I have a couple of these. I like to use felt liners to line the…

How to Shoot and Write a Blog Post

While in graduate school, I had to start a blog for a class. That was six years ago, and that blog has evolved into Barbie’s Bookmarks. I’ve met so many people interested in starting a blog. I use WordPress, but there are a lot of choices out there. This post will focus on how to…

Marshall’s Haul: Lime Crime, Laura Geller & More

It’s that time of the year to start working out and getting into shape for the summer which means drinking water. Hydrapeak’s wide mouth, stainless steel bottle is perfect for work. It’s 32 oz and doesn’t sweat. $12.99 This Wellness Stainless Steel water bottle is great for taking with you on the go. At 25…

FabFitFun Spring 2019

It has arrived! My Spring FabFitFun subscription box. I get one every season for only $49.95. Inside the boxes are hundreds of dollars worth of products. I’m a fool for leave in conditioners. I expect big things from this Ouai leave-in conditioner. I’ve tried the company’s products before and they’re great. The conditioner is supposed…

Subculture Palette & Vice Effects Topcoats

I’ve seen the Anastasia’s Subculture Eye palette all over social media and Youtube. I saw it a few times at Marshalls before finally purchasing it. I paid $20. The palette sells for $42 on the Anastasia website. What a deal! The colors are amazing in this palette.   These are some of the amazing looks you can…

My Nighttime Routine

I love watching nighttime routine videos on Youtube. I thought I’d share my routine. It takes me at least thirty minutes to forty minutes to get everything done. There are two parts to my routine. I have to prepare my meals and clothes for the next day, and then I have to get ready for…

Becca Volcano Goddess Eye Palette Review

A few weeks ago, I saw this palette but I was distracted by another makeup palette and purchased that one. When I got home, I googled some Becca lip glosses that I’d purchased and what did I see? The Becca Volcano Goddess Eye Palette. Isn’t the cover gorgeous? That’s what caught my eye at the store…

Chicken Parmesan Soup

This morning, I came across a picture of this Chicken Parmesan Soup recipe, and I had to make it. I had all the ingredients in the kitchen, so I cooked it up for lunch. I changed up the recipe a little, and it was even better than I thought it would be. You’ve gotta try it!…

The Giving Keys: Paying it Forward

  A simple key worn around your neck can mean so much and help so many. The Giving Keys are repurposed keys that are embellished with positive words.   The company provides jobs for people transitioning out of homelessness. So far, they’ve provided more than 150,000 hours of work. Once you buy a key and it has…