DIY Beauty Gift Ideas for College Girls

I wanted to give Sarah something fun for back to college time. She really has the essentials already since she’s a senior this year. I started to look for DIY beauty gift ideas that were both fun and useful. I remembered that a friend of mine made “ice cream” sundaes with bath puffs and came […]

Apples for Beautiful Skin

Fall means apple picking, apple butter, apple cinnamon body scrub and apples for beautiful skin. What, you haven’t heard about apples for beautiful skin?  I’ve reviewed several products that advertise apple stem cell for beautiful skin. I thought I’d do a bit of research to see if apples for beautiful skin had any scientific basis. […]

Cinnamon Apple Body Scrub Recipe

After spending the morning closing the deal on my son’s first car and getting him registered and on his way, I was already behind schedule at work. Then, I spent 3 hours trying to get a photograph I liked for one of the other blogs.  To say that I am frazzled and close to tears […]

How to Remove Product Buildup From Hair

Last time I visited the salon, I decided that my hair style made me look old. I’ve had the same style for years and after flipping through a fashion magazine decided that I wanted to do something different but not too different. We decided to go with a sort of messy bob that the stylist […]

Homemade Lip Plumper with Essential Oils

I own several lip glosses that plump your lips while providing gloss and color. Both cost close to $30 a tube which to me is a bit much. Don’t get me wrong, I love lip gloss but for $30 I can buy a pair of shoes instead. When I can, I really prefer to make […]

Washi Tape Candles

The end of the night after my walk is my time to unwind and pamper myself. I fill the tub up with hot water and add some bubble bath. I light a few scented candles to set the mood, and I relax.     Washi Tape Candles I have been just grabbing the candle from the […]

Easy Nail Polish Designs for Beginners

I love doing my nails, but I don’t have much luck duplicating the designs I find on Pinterest. I love the pins titled “Easy Nail Polish Designs for Beginners” but most of them don’t turn out anything like the picture when I try them. I keep trying, but, most of the time I stick with […]

Stylish Shoes with Arch Support for Fall

Several years ago, I developed plantar fasciitis that resulted in painful foot problems.  Gone were the days of me wearing whatever shoes I wanted or standing as long as I wanted. All of a sudden, I had to pay closer attention to things like arch support.   Stylish Shoes with Arch Support for Fall I had a […]

What is a Capsule Wardrobe

If you’ve been following along with me for a while, you have heard me mention that I have too much stuff. I’ve found that too much stuff is distracting, harder to clean around, and not helpful to my stress level. My goal is to eliminate the stuff I don’t necessarily want and replace it with things […]

How to Hand Wash Lingerie

Lingerie is one of my weaknesses. There’s just something about a romantic bra and panty set that makes me feel pampered. I don’t splurge on myself that often. When I do, I tend to buy higher quality items that I want to last. How to Hand Wash Lingerie Because I want my lingerie to last […]