Reviews & Sponsored post

ebay Gifts and Deals 2015

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of eBay for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. It has been a few years since I have bought anything off eBay. I used to shop there all the time and believe it or not, my husband and I actually bought a car through eBay. It was a green Volvo, and it was one of our favorite cars we have ever purchased. … [Read more...]

Life Just Got A Little Easier

Life Just Got A Little Easier

I'm skipping one day of spring fashion to share a new subscription service I found a few months ago and I absolutely love it. Life Just Got A Little Easier! I am careful about what I share on here because I want to make sure it's a good thing before I tell you all about it. I've been using ePantry for several months and oh. my. goodness, it. is. … [Read more...]

My New Favorite Accessory

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Hey friends! I have a new favorite accessory and I had to share it with you! Can you guess by looking at this close up picture? It's contact lenses!! I'm soooo excited! I had tried them before but I could never wear them. I recently went to a new eye doctor, Dr. Jeff Klosterman, so if you live anywhere close, I highly recommend him. I … [Read more...]

Tree Hut SPF Cream & Scrub Giveaway

Tree Hut SPF Cream & Scrub Giveaway

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tree Hut for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Today, I'm going to review two awesome products from Tree Hut that will help you get your skin ready for summer fashion. The Tree Hut products are Fig & Olive Detoxifying Mediterranean salt scrub and Raspberry Macadamia Daily Defense … [Read more...]

Ban Total Refresh Cooling Body Cloths

Ban Total Refresh Cooling Body Cloths

I was asked to try the Ban Total Refresh Cooling Body Cloths and give my opinion. They're cooling cloths that help refresh and invigorate skin in an instant. 1. What are Ban Total Refresh Cooling Body Cloths? They're the first ever in the United States on-the-go cooling cloths. They have a PowderSilk technology imported exclusively from … [Read more...]

Golden Tote Clothing Review

Golden Tote Clothing Review

I'm excited to share something new with you today! For those of you who have been hesitant to try Stitch Fix, this might be a fun alternative, it's called Golden Tote. What is a Golden Tote? Golden Tote is a fun way to shop! It's the ultimate "Surprise Grab Bag" filled with clothing and accessories for women. Golden Tote works with carefully … [Read more...]

Blogging Concentrated For Advanced Bloggers

Blogging Concentrated Schedule

Several of you asked if I would share about the blogging conference I attended in Cincinnati last weekend. It was actually more of a one day workshop. At most of the blogging conferences I've attended, we've networked with brands, taken lots of pictures and of course learned a little about blogging. I love those conferences but they're … [Read more...]

Beauty Box 5 Review-December 2013

Beauty Box 5 Review-December 2013

Beauty Box 5  is a monthly beauty and makeup subscription box. It’s one of the cheapest beauty subscription boxes – only $8.25 a month with an annual subscription. ($12 for a monthly subscription and $10 for a 3 month subscription.) Each month you receive 4-5 full size and sample size beauty products. Beauty Box 5 ships to the US and … [Read more...]

Joseph Nogucci Giveaway!

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Accessorizing is an important part of creating an overall look. It's fun to add accessories to your outfits! One of the most popular jewelry trends is adding bracelets. That's why I was excited to share this Joseph Nogucci bracelet with you. Joseph Nogucci bracelets are hand crafted blown glass for brilliant shine and beauty. The charms are … [Read more...]

Beauty Box 5 Review-November 2013

Beauty Box 5 Review-November 2013

Beauty Box 5 is a monthly beauty and makeup subscription box. It’s one of the cheapest beauty subscription boxes – only $8.25 a month with an annual subscription. ($12 for a monthly subscription and $10 for a 3 month subscription.) Each month you receive 4-5 full size and sample size beauty products. Beauty Box 5 ships to the US and … [Read more...]

Traveling In Style With Vera Bradley #VBwishlist

Home & Away Cosmetic Bag

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Vera Bradley for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. It's holiday time and that means many of us are heading home for the holidays. Why not travel in style with Vera Bradley? Vera Bradley has stylish quilted cotton luggage, handbags and accessories, the company combines smart product … [Read more...]

Samsung Galaxy Camera Giveaway Winner!

Samsung Galaxy Camera Giveaway!

Thank you all for entering the Samsung Galaxy Camera Giveaway! Unfortunately, there can only be one winner and I'm so thankful I didn't have to pick it. Drumroll please....... The winner of the camera is Nancy! Yay! I'm so happy for you!! I'll email Nancy and then send the Samsung camera to her right away. a Rafflecopter giveaway I … [Read more...]

Samsung Galaxy Camera Giveaway!

Nokia Lumia 928

I'm excited to share a great giveaway with you today! Over the last 6 months, I've been an ambassador for Verizon Wireless in their style bloggers voices program. It has been a fun adventure! It started with a trip to Chicago. We did some sight seeing, shopping and eating! While I was there, I was given the Samsung Galaxy Camera and asked to … [Read more...]

Fashion Over 40-What I Wore

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It's Day 9 of 31 days of Fall Fashion & Beauty Tips. Today I'm sharing some fall fashion that I wore this week. (We'll continue with our Building our Fall Wardrobe tomorrow!) I may have had more misses this week than hits with my wardrobe. I'm trying to mix and match and sometimes it doesn't look as good as I hoped. I love this silk, … [Read more...]

My Latest Stitch Fix!

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Today I'm sharing my latest Stitch Fix box with you. If you read my blog very often, you know what Stitch Fix is about but just in case you're new around here, you can read here and here to find out more about Stitch Fix. This box was a winner for me because I loved all five pieces. I've asked them to send me transitional pieces for fall. I'm … [Read more...]

Why A Cell Phone Made Me Cry

Why A Cell Phone Made Me Cry

Many of you who have read my blog for a while now, know that my Mom passed away from gastric cancer in 2009. It was one of the most difficult seasons of my life. You might also know that I've recently been painting my dining room hutch. As I was painting, I decided to clean out the drawers. One of them is a "catch all" for things I'm not sure … [Read more...]

Unlock Your Softer Side with Suave Body Care

Unlock Your Softer Side-Suave Body Care

Everyday life can be rough, but Suave® Body Care is helping women everywhere realize that it doesn’t mean they have to be. Suave is teaming up with TV host, author and mom Wendy Williams to encourage everyone to Unlock their Softer Side, from their skincare routines to their mindsets. Wendy is “softening” up with Suave – a departure from her … [Read more...]

Stitch Fix Winner and Some Instagram!

Stitch Fix Winner and Some Instagram!

Good morning!! Well, I have a winner of the $300 Stitch Fix Gift Card. Thank you all so much for entering!!!! Thankfully, I did not have to pick a winner. The Rafflecopter picked it for me. Drumroll please........Leanne P. is the winner of a $300 Stitch Fix Gift Card. Yay!!!! I've already emailed her and she now has $300 to spend on some … [Read more...]

Blueberry French Toast Casserole

Blueberry French Toast Casserole

Today I wanted to share one of the recipes I tried on my "clean eating" journey. I love french toast and when I found Blueberry French Toast Casserole on The Gracious Pantry's website, I knew I had to try it. It's easy to make and  delicious. The only thing that I would say, it's not super sweet. The recipe calls for 1/4 cup honey, I used 1/2 cup. … [Read more...]

All You Magazine Review

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This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and All You, but all my opinions are my own. #lifeforless #pmedia http://cmp.ly/3/8vNxcO As most of you know, I've been changing my eating habits lately. I'm trying to eat healthier and also exercise regularly. So when I was asked to review the All You … [Read more...]