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Wantable has changed their pricing structure so I decided to give the makeup box another shot. I explain the pricing changes at the beginning of the video.

Products in the Box:

Lash Em Fiber Lash Extension Mascara, Retail $30

Lash Em Fiber Lash Extension Mascara

Cattiva Cosmetics Precisione Eye Liner in Black, Retail $20

Cattiva Cosmetics Precisione Eye Liner

Bodyography Nail Laquer in Fancy Free, Retail $8.50

Bodyography Nail Laquer in Fancy Free

Sorme Lip Thick Plumping Lip Gloss in Bloom, Retail $18

Sorme Lip Thick Plumping Lip Gloss in Bloom

Total Box Value $76.50

Total Box Cost $40

Check out Wantable here.


BoxyCharm March 2015

March 23, 2015

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Boxycharm includes 4 full size items and 1 travel sized item for $21.

Products in the box:

Oscar Blandi Hair Lift, Travel Size $11

Oscar Blandi Hair Lift

OFRA Eyeliner in Black, Full Size $13

OFRA Eyeliner black

LVX Nail Laquer in Deco, Full Size $16

LVX Nail Laquer in deco

tarte LipSurgence lip tint in charmed, Full Size $24

tarte LipSurgence lip tint in charmed

Previse Nutrify Skin Type 1-6 Universal Tonic, Full Size $48

Previse Nutrify

Boxycharm costs $21 a month. This box was worth $112! Check out Boxycharm here.


Sunday Stash

March 22, 2015
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5 Most Used Eyeshadow Palettes

March 20, 2015
Too Faced Matte Eye

Here are my top 5 (ok 6) most used eyeshadow palettes! What are your favorites? Too Faced Matte Eye Too Faced Boudoir Eyes Kat Von D True Romance in Sinner Kat Von D Chrysalis Tarina Tarantino Jewel Shadow Wet N Wild Petal Pusher

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Book Review: Secrets of a Charmed Life by Susan Meissner

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Secrets of a Charmed Life

Secrets of a Charmed Life is the story of two sisters, Emmy and Julia. Their lives are completely changed by the evacuation of London’s children right before the blitz on London that began on September 7, 1940. I love historical fiction and I love WWII history so this story was right up my alley. At […]

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Wantable Accessories March 2015

March 18, 2015
Wantable Accessories March 2015

Wantable has changed the way they are doing the subscription boxes a bit. Before it was $36 a month for subscribers and $40 for a one time box. Now your first box is $40. If you keep all the items you get a $4 credit on your next box making it $36. You can still […]

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

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Mother’s Day is May 10. Whether you are shopping for your mom, your wife, your grandmother, or any other woman in your life, chances are, it isn’t easy to find the perfect gift. Anjolee, The Art of Jewelry can help. Anjolee is one of the largest diamond jewelry manufacturer in the United States – All jewelry […]

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Ipsy Glam Bag March 2015

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Ipsy Glam Bag March 2015

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Birchbox March 2015

March 16, 2015
Birchbox March 2015

Products in the box: Elite Therapudics Rosemary Eucalyptus Body Creme, Retail Value $19, Sample Value $1.87 It’s a 10 Miracle Leave-in Conditioner, Retail Value $18, Sample Value $9 Jelly Pong Pong Glow Getter Highlighter, Retail Value $12.75, FULL SIZE Liz Earle Cleanse & Polish Hot Cloth Cleanser, Full Size $25.50, Sample Size $3.86 Roloxin Lift Revitalizing […]

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Birchbox Man March 2015

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Billy Jealousy LiquidSand Exfoliating Facial Cleanser, Full Size $24, Sample Value $3.00 English Laundry Royal Aqua, Full Size $74, Sample Value $3.70 GUYandGIRL Shower Gel, Full Size $25, Sample Value $2.50 The White Briefs ETOWE Long-Sleeved Tee, $59 Birchbox Man costs $20, Value of Box $68.20 Check out Birchbox here.  

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6 Signs That You Might Be Wearing The Wrong Type of Bra

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Book Review: Accidents of Marriage by Randy Susan Meyers

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7 Easy and Quick Beauty Tips for Busy Moms: Look Your Best All the Time!

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Free Speech or Hate Speech at the University of Oklahoma

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BOOK REVIEW: The Circle by Dave Eggers

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February Favorites

March 4, 2015
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The One Where I Think About Old Age

March 3, 2015
GranLois, Dylan, Christopher

Last week we moved my grandmother into a nursing home. This was not an easy decision nor was it easy for anyone involved. My grandmother is mad. She is 90 years old and in late stage dementia. Which means this decision my parents made to move her from her home 5 hours away to the […]

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L’Oreal Infallible Pro-Matte Foundation Review

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I am so in love with this foundation! Watch my review and demo.

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BoxyCharm February 2015

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Wantable Accessories Box February 2015

February 18, 2015
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Get Started Now on Spring Cleaning

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Spring Cleaning

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ipsy Glam Bag February 2015

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ipsy glam bag february 2015

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When Planning Meals, Think Frozen

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Birchbox February 2015

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Birchbox February 2015

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The Girl on the Train

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covergirl ultra smooth foundation

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January 30, 2015
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It’s time to talk trash again!

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