FabFitFun Box: Summer 2019

  It took forever…but it’s finally here. The Summer 2019 FabFitFun subscription box. For $49.99 you get high-end products worth hundreds of dollars. You also receive a magazine which describes the products and how to use them. Before we get into the box, I’ll show you the add-ons I purchased separately. C’est Moi Clarifying Cleansing…

Sephora Playbox: April 2019

IT Cosmetics Brow Power in the color, Universal Taupe. This is a brown color that blends in nicely with darker eyebrows.  It’s a good back-up to have. SACHJUAN Moisturizing Shampoo and Conditioner samples. I’ll pass on these. They have sulfates and other bad stuff in them. Clinique Moisturizing Lotion. You can never go wrong with…

Navy Beans and Turkey Tails: Slow Cooker

I love to season my beans with smoked turkey, preferably smoked turkey legs. This time around I decided to try something new…turkey tails. They’re actually used a lot to season greens and beans. Some people make smothered turkey tails and rice. Ingredients: 1 bag of Navy beans 4 to 6 smoked Turkey Tails 1/2 a…

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…

Dr. Brandt Microdermabrasion Exfoliator

Let’s start with the fact that it would be a special treat for me to buy Dr. Brandt’s Microdermabrasion Age-defying Exfoliator. It costs $80 for a 2 oz tube.  Fortunately, I received this in my FabFitFun subscription box. The product is an at home exfoliator that’s supposed to be as good as a spa treatment….

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…

Mega Marshall’s and TJ Maxx Haul

It took several weeks and multiple trips, but I found some great deals at Marshall’s and TJ Maxx. I picked up this Ecowick candle for around $8.00. The wick crackles and it has a nice sweet scent. This candle smells better and crackles just as good as the Woodwick candles which are very expensive unless…

Sephora Playbox-March 2019

I don’t really need a wave spray but this stuff smells good. It doesn’t seem to help or hurt my hair, so I’ll use the sample for its scent. This is color correcting treatment for red spots. I’ll have to play around with this.   Another mascara to add to the stockpile. Shiseido sunscreen SPF…

IPSY Bag March 2019

March is National Women’s month and this bag says it all. IPSY is a monthly subscription service. For $10 a month, you get a lovely bag and five sample items. JOLII Luxe Creme Matte Lipstick in the color, Focoso. This is a neutral shade that stays on for hours. Sand and Sky Australian Pink Clay…

Sephora Play: February 2019

Sephora is my favorite monthly subscription service. I’m beyond pleased with this month’s goodies. All for just $10. Where do I start? Clinique Quickliner for Eyes. This is a smooth, dark pencil liner that’s easy to use. Caudalie Moisturizing Sorbet. Use this on the face and neck. It contains grape water and chamomile. So relaxing….