More Holiday Gift Picks: Not Just Beauty

More Holiday Gift Picks: Not Just Beauty

    Time is moving on, and Hanukah is a few days away and Christmas is in less than two weeks. Oh my. If you are still thinking about gifts to get, here are a few more suggestions to go … Continue reading

DIY Non-Beauty Gift: Make Jam!

DIY Non-Beauty Gift: Make Jam!

Although I like to cook, I love “craft” cooking, meaning cooking that’s not for a meal. And at holiday time, my recreational cooking often becomes DIY gifts. One of the things I make all year round is jam. In the summer, … Continue reading

Beauty Blogazons Thanksgiving Weekend Roundup 2014

For those of you who live in the U.S., hope you had a lovely Thanksgiving. We had a big crowd at my cousin’s house. Though I love going there, I do miss not having leftovers Here are this week’s beauty … Continue reading

Early Holiday Gift Picks

Early Holiday Gift Picks

Black Friday is just about two weeks away, and I know I’ve started to think about the holiday gift-giving season. Gifts for others and gifts for me. This year I’m on a strict budget, but I can still dream, right? … Continue reading

Everyone Should Have Flowers from The Bouqs.com

Everyone Should Have Flowers from The Bouqs.com

When I first met Jeff, he used to bring me roses frequently. Like almost every weekend. Pink ones. Yellow ones. And then finally, my favorite shade, coral. Now that we’ve been together for about 12 years, he brings roses for … Continue reading

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Supporting Research

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Supporting Research

Unfortunately, breast cancer hits close to home for so many of us. I have several friends who recently battled breast cancer and won, thankfully. Twenty years ago, my dad wasn’t so lucky. He was one of the 2% of men, … Continue reading

Bliss Fabulous Foaming Face Wash

Bliss Fabulous Foaming Face Wash

This past year, two different market research consulting projects took me to San Francisco. San Francisco is one of my favorite cities. We were conducting our research in an office building south of Market Street, so I got to stay … Continue reading

Which Beauty Products Do You Stockpile?

Which Beauty Products Do You Stockpile?

Sometimes it’s because I don’t want to run out. And other times, it’s that I got a deal and decided to stock up on my favorite beauty products. i don’t do this for everything I try, but for products that I really … Continue reading

Makeup Temptations for Fall 2014

Makeup Temptations for Fall 2014

I live in one of the most beautiful parts of the United States during the autumn. Leaf peepers come here in droves to see our beautiful foliage. In the next state, New Hampshire, in the college town of Keene, there … Continue reading

My Guest Post on Skinny Coconut Oil on Tips for Natural Beauty Blog

Recently, I had the opportunity to write my first guest post on another beauty blog!! I got to try out and review a new product and write a guest post on Tips For Natural Beauty, a blog by Dima Al … Continue reading

Ulta 21 Days of Beauty Sale Fall 2014

Finally, I received my Ulta 21 Days of Beauty sale catalogue yesterday afternoon. The day before the sale starts is kinda late! I took a drive over to Ulta on Saturday morning to ask for a catalogue, but they didn’t … Continue reading

“Up All Night” Limited Edition Makeup by One Direction

// When I was a preteen or young teen, I don’t remember if there were internationally-famous boy bands or not because, in my town, we had our own boy band, Teddy and the Pandas! We all loved them, and it was … Continue reading

LOTD: Orange, My Go-To Summer Shade

LOTD: Orange, My Go-To Summer Shade

Orange is really hot this summer. As a redhead, I can definitely wear orange. And coral is one of my all-time favorite shades. Since we’re into the heart of summer now, and some bloggers are already showing looks for fall, … Continue reading

Weekly Roundups from Beauty Blog Coalition and Beauty Blogazons July 12 2014

Hey Ladies, I’ve been traveling all week to Atlanta and San Francisco. I think the project went well, meaning my clients learned what they needed to, and all my flights were on time. That said, I’m exhausted in spite of … Continue reading

Great Goodies from Kohl’s Beauty Department

A couple of weeks ago, I was lucky enough to receive an adorable polka dotted makeup bag filled with awesome beauty products from Kohl’s to help spread the word about their expanded Beauty Department. I had no idea that Kohl’s had … Continue reading

Bare Minerals Marvelous Moxie Lipstick & Giveaway Winner

Bare Minerals Marvelous Moxie Lipstick & Giveaway Winner

First, let me congratulate Natalie C. B. on being selected by the Rafflecopter widget as winner of the Reviva Labs Peptides & More Anti-Wrinkle Cream Giveaway! Woo hoo! I have sent the winner an email and hope to hear back … Continue reading

Milani “What Do Your Lips Say About You” Contest & My Fave Lipsticks

Milani, one of my favorite makeup brands, has just launched a contest: “What Do Your Lips Say About You?”. The first round of the contest kicked off on May 6, but it goes till May 25 at 11:59PM, so there’s … Continue reading