IPSY BAG: MAY 2020

May’s ombre colored bag is great for the warmer weather. I enjoy carrying colorful bags during the summer. Purlisse Beauty Matcha Green Tea + Lemon Detoxifying Charcoal Mask. This mask has a lot going on. We’ll see if it works. Space Case Cosmetics in the color, Intense Stargasm. This is a striking silver color. The…

Aromatherapy Haul

*This shopping haul was done before the COVID quarantine. As a high-risk person with an autoimmune disease (Rheumatoid Arthritis/RA) and diabetes, I only leave my home for doctor appointments and groceries. I always wear a mask and gloves. Stay safe out there. I was at Ollie’s stocking up when I came across loads of essential…

February & March IPSY Bags

With all that’s going on, I’ve fallen behind on my IPSY bag reviews. Let’s get caught up.   I received these two bags for February and March. I really like the pink quilted bag Cake’s The Curl Friend for curly hair. Hmmm. This didn’t really work on my kinky curly hair.   Callyssee Better Bean…

Fall Decor for $1!

  I’m not the best when it comes to seasonal decor or any decor, but I put together some fall looks that might inspire you. The best part is I paid $1 for each piece or I used what I had. Of course, I bought the items at the Dollar Tree. I stuck some faux…

My Favorite Fall Nude Lipsticks

I like vibrant colors but sometimes, you just want to put on a neutral lipgloss or lipstick. I’ve collected a few ….thanks to my favorite store Marshall’s. Marc Jacobs New Nudes Lipstick in the color May Day. This is a matte cocoa color that is a gorgeous nude for women of color. $8.9    …

Quick Homemade Chicken Soup

If you’re like me, you’ve been fighting this bug that’s floating around. It’s finally getting the best of me. So I put together a pot of homemade chicken soup. It’s super easy and better than anything you’ll buy in a can. You more than likely have all the ingredients at home. Ingredients: 1 Rotisserie Chicken…

Bath & Body Works Fall Haul 1: Aromatherapy & Candles

I was able to catch several good deals from Bath & Body Works. I had one online order and two in-store trips. I bought the new Jasmine and Sandalwood shower gel and lotion from the Love line. $6.50 plus coupon. Eucalyptus and Spearmint which is in the Stress Relief line is my absolute favorite. I…

My Favorite Things: July 2019

These are the products that I found myself using all month long. I bought this Laura Geller Gilded Honey set for only $9.99 at Marshall’s. It’s giving me life. Laura Geller swirl highlighter in the color, Gilded Honey. This is Laura Geller’s signature highlighter. It’s a gorgeous, crisp gold color that compliments most skin tones….

Meal Prep: Turkey Crumble Omelet

This is one of my favorite breakfast meals. I make it on Sunday and I have a slice throughout the week for breakfast. You can add whatever ingredients you want for a  different omelet every week. Ingredients: 5 Eggs Low-fat cheese of your choice Red bell pepper Green onions Low-fat milk Jimmy Dean Turkey Crumbles….

Poor Man’s Potato Soup

This dish is so tasty. It’s an old classic that’s easy to make. Ingredients: 1 Russett potato per person cut into cubes 2 Stalks of celery (roughly minced) Garlic (3 cloves, minced) Smart Balance butter (2 huge tablespoons or more) 1 small onion (roughly minced) 1 1/2 cups of  low-fat milk Non-fat Chicken stock  (around…