Summer Days: International Fruits, Veggies & Desserts

When I was a small-town reporter living in rural areas, there was nothing to do. If there was, I couldn’t afford it. I quickly learned to amuse myself by site seeing. Recently, I visited an international food store. I was intrigued by the wide variety of unique fruits and vegetables. Piles of ginger root.  …

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…

IPSY Bag August 2019

  It’s going into autumn and IPSY  kicked it off the right way with this forest green bag. It will look perfect with a wine purse I plan to wear this fall.   IPSY now allows you to select a sample. I chose the Sol Janeiro Coco Cabana Cream. This smells so yummy.   I…

Sephora Playbox August 2019

  For ten bucks a month, Sephora sends high-end samples for you test out. Briogeo is a hairline that’s out of my budget range. So I savor samples like this Briogeo Farewell Frizz heat protectant. I’ll definitely try out this Clinique Moisture Surge. It’s supposed to keep your face hydrated for 72 hours. Bare Minerals…

Marshall’s, Whole Foods & BBW Haul

Marshall’s got a big shipment of NARS  beauty products, and I  was able to buy some more lipsticks. NARS is pricey and to get these items for $8 is a bargain since they retail at $32. Scandal lip gloss is a beautiful true red. This formula is sheer with a punch of color. It’s comfortable…

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….

MAC Raver Girl Lippies

So I check out the MAC website at least three times a week. They have a Goodbyes section where I catch sale beauty products seriously marked down.   Deep Set Raver Girl Lipglass. It’s described as a dark purple color with a blue holographic pearl. You can wear it by itself, with a lip liner or…

Panko Oven-Fried Mustard Chicken

Lately, it’s been all about mustard. Folks have been using mustard to season meat since forever, but it’s found a resurgence in popularity lately. Here’s my recipe for Panko Oven-Fried Mustard Chicken. Ingredients: Chicken breasts Yellow mustard Sea salt Fresh Ground Pepper Garlic powder Weber’s Savory Herb and Roasted Garlic seasoning (This so darn good!)…

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…