Category Archives: Reviews

Zest Fruitboost Review, Coupon and #Giveaway! #ZestFruitBoost

My favorite types of blog posts to write are the ones where my girls get to assist me because they seem to enjoy testing products so much (it’s fun and important!), so the three of us were pretty happy when we found out we’d be going to our local WalMart to check out Zest’s newContinue Reading

Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Pur Couture Lipstick Review #YSLRougePurCouture

A couple months ago, I qualified for a Yves Saint Laurent VoxBox from Influenster which put me in the running to receive ANOTHER YSL VoxBox! I couldn’t believe it! If you aren’t familiar with Influenster, it’s a free-to-join community of trendsetters, social media masterminds, and educated consumers who live to give opinions of products andContinue Reading

TX Organics Steaks Review and Recipe

Oh gosh, I really couldn’t pass up the opportunity for my family to try out some steaks from TX Organics.  Steaks aren’t something we indulge in very often, so I was pretty excited to see how these tasted. TX Organics is a family owned and operated ranch in Northern California. They raise 100% USDA certifiedContinue Reading

Balloon Glow Fest Smucker’s Snackation Destination pt. 2

The girls and I have spent this past summer bonding and just trying to have as much fun as possible doing inexpensive activities out and about St. Louis.   Last week, I wrote about how the girls and I went to our “Snackation Destination“: Walmart to scoop up some Smucker‘s goodies to take on ourContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Balloon Glow Fest Smucker’s Snackation Destination pt. 1

As a newly single mom, it was my goal this summer to bond with my girls more than ever by spending lots of quality time with each other as a family– whether it be at home reading together, watching movies together, or going out to find fun (and affordable!) things to do in the city. Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Perfectly Posh Castaway Coconut #Giveaway

Heck, yes!  I just received some Perfectly Posh to review from a super awesome and lovely rep named Robyn! Before digging out the goodies, I have to say, I’m already appreciating this package. I’m a fan of doing my part to help out the environment, and thought it was cool how they included this informationContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Christie Brinkley Close Up Instant Wrinkle Reducer Free Samples #Giveaway

It’s not a surprise to me that model/actress Christie Brinkley has her own skincare line.  Aside from touched-up photos, even in candid shots, the woman looks fabulous for 61! ( Free sample giveaway widget at the bottom of this post! )Continue Reading

Covergirl Super Sizer Mascara and Intensify Me Liner Review

I was pretty excited when Covergirl contacted me asking if I’d like to review their new Super Sizer Mascara and Intensify Me! Liquid Liner. Covergirl is a classic and, growing up, I favored this drug store brand for many of my cosmetic needs.Continue Reading

Swap Sister Goodies!

Oh wow, so this actually isn’t a subscription box, but it looks like one, doesn’t it?  And an awesome one at that! I met Valerie through a group on Facebook. She’s a fellow makeup lover and we decided to become “swap sisters”. I review subscription boxes and beauty products frequently on this blog, and sheContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Alberto VO5 #VO5is60 Celebration #Giveaway

It’s the big 6-0 for Alberto VO5, which is pretty amazing! VO5 seems like such a staple to see at the stores that it’s hard to imagine a time when it didn’t exist. A brief history is that in 1955 Culver City, creator Alberto, developed VO5 hair conditioning treatment to keep Hollywood starlets’ hair lookingContinue ReadingContinue Reading