Queen of Softness: Charmin Ulta Soft Bath Tissue

Queen of Softness: Charmin Ulta Soft Bath Tissue

When I first moved into my house thirteen years ago, my Aunt Flo brought me a unique gift. Toilet tissue color-coordinated with each of my bathrooms! Blue for my master bath and peach to coordinate with my two other bathrooms. … Continue reading

Beauty Blogazons Weekly Roundup 10 January 2015

Beauty Blogazons Weekly Roundup 10 January 2015

Hey Ladies, Hope you made it through the first work week of January and the week of the deep freeze in part of the U.S. It was minus 2 degrees Fahrenheit in my part of Massachusetts a couple of days … Continue reading

My Winter Beauty Musts

My Winter Beauty Musts

Yesterday in Massachusetts, we got a reprieve. After a Saturday night snowfall, Sunday saw temperatures rise to 55 degrees, a virtual heatwave at this time of year. Today, the sun is out, thank goodness, but the wind is blowing like … Continue reading

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