Take a Moment to Read

Ever since I was a child, I have loved to read. When life seemed tough or I was sad, I’d escape into the world of literature. I love reading so much that I earned one of masters in creative writing. I also majored in broadcast journalism and spent many years as a TV journalist. In…

Rockbox Jewlry

Rocksbox knows its customers. We like pretty boxes and dainty wrapping paper. Most of all, we like jewelry bags. Each box contains…not one… Not two… But three little bags with jewelry inside of them. Rocksbox is comparable to the old Blockbuster video rental stores. You select the jewelry you’d like sent to you. Three pieces…

FabFitFun Box -Summer 2021

I eagerly wait for my Fabfitfun box every season. Four times a year, I receive a box full of luxury, paying only $49.95. I usually get hundreds of dollars worth of high-end products. The good times turned bad after I received this crap… It looks like I shopped at the Dollar Store. I love the…

Allure Box-June 2021

Donginbi1899 This toner not only moisturizes the skin, but it soothes your nerves as well. It contains red ginseng extract which is an anti-inflammatory. You can purchase this on Amazon. Use the code Allure15 for15% off the $55 price tag. ESPA Mineral Cay Mask. I’m looking forward to trying this mask. It contains kaolin clay…

Marshall’s & Home Goods

The Covid quarantine closed down retail stores for months. That was one of the hardest things for me to endure. Eventually, retailers realized that they could stay out of the red by green lighting online shopping. I’ll show you some of the things I picked up online and in the stores. Don’t sleep on Home…

IPSY Glam Bag Plus

Several months ago, Ipsy started offering it’s Glam Bag Plus for $26 a month. You get a cloth bag that matches the Ipsy cosmetic bag for that month. I have let three months of goodies pile up. Now, we’re going to check them out. The bags included loads of face products. The Nue Co’s, The…

IPSY BAG MAY 2021

The May IPSY bag is filled with great name brand products. For $10 a month, you get five trial or full-size products… and a bag. I’ve subscribed to IPSY for years, and the products keep getting better. This is a nice water resistant bag to toss into a beach tote. It’s a nice soft pink…

Welcome to Allure

Now that I’m back, I’ve decided to try different things. That means that I’ve signed up for more beauty and lifestyle subscription boxes. Let’s kick it off with the May 2021 Allure Beauty Box. Propolis is made by bees, and it has various beauty benefits. It clears up dry spots and blemishes. It moisturizes the…

Online Grocery Shopping

I take grocery shopping seriously. It started as a child. I’d get up every Saturday morning while my siblings slept and head to the stores with my grandmother. It was never just one store. We’d hit two to three, getting the best bargains. I learned how to thump a watermelon, inspect vegetables, and shuck corn…

Pamper Yourself Naturally

I enjoy using all natural products in my hair, on my face, and body. I have dry, sensitive skin, so I’m always looking for new products. I saw the brand, Ancient Cosmetics on Instagram and decided to give it a try. This soap is almost too ugly to use, but it’s probably one of the…