My Favorites!

My goal this year is not just to try new products, but also review them. So here are some of the beauty and skin items I’m loving. A La Maison liquid hand and body soap. This soap is a perfect consistency and comes in a slew of scents. Advanced Clinicals’ Hemp Seed Oil Cream.  This cream…

Fenty Haul: Lippies, Bronzers & More

It’s time to restock my Fenty favorites as well as try some of the new products. I absolutely never leave home without my Fenty Glow lip gloss. It has a rose-colored tint to it, and it’s the perfect texture. $18 I also purchased the Fussy lip gloss which has a pink hue to it. The…

Don’t Sleep on Hallmark: Luxury Soap

Sometimes when I want to decompress, I visit my local Hallmark store. The cards are nice to read, but I like to check out the novelty items.       I’m obsessed with soap. I can’t explain it, but I love trying different types of natural soaps. This is a luxury soap by Finchberry. These…

Getting Organized: Farmhouse Style!

I’m all about the trendy rustic farmhouse look, but I try to do it on a budget. I bought this sign at Hobby Lobby for about $12. Not sure if it’s tacky or not, but I like it. I’m also trying to minimize my belongings. I often waste food because I don’t know what I…

Ancestry.com Results: Where Am I From?

It has crossed most of our minds. What is my heritage? With innovative DNA breakthroughs, you can find out if you really are part Native American, Irish or Chinese. Or can you? I gave it a shot. I paid Ancestry.com a hundred bucks to test my DNA. Before I started the testing process, I knew…

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…