Maybelline Fit Me Matte + Poreless Foundation Review and Demo

April 13, 2015
Maybelline Fit Me Matte + Poreless Foundation Review and Demo
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Sunday Stash

April 12, 2015
Weekly Makeup Basket

This week’s basket: Flower Beauty In Your Prime Primer L’Oreal Infallible Pro Matte Foundation Eddie Funkhouser Concealer L’Oreal Infallible Pro Matte Powder L’Oreal Brow Stylist Sculpter in Dark Brunette Maybelline Color Tattoo in Barely Branded Lora Resort Palette Cattiva Cosmetics Precisione Eye Liner in Black Jessie’s Girl Liquid Liner Clinique High Impact Mascara

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Birchbox April 2015

April 10, 2015
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April’s Birchbox has a Mad Men theme. I chose the New York box this month. Products in the box: Cargo Swimmables Water-Resistant Blush in Los Cabos, Full size $26, Sample Value $7.72 This is the main reason I picked this box. This looks so beautiful! Anastasia Beverly Hills Clear Brow Gel, Full Size $22.00, Sample […]

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Birchbox Man April 2015

April 9, 2015
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Birchbox Man was Mad Men inspired this month. It’s $20 a month. Products in the box: Tommy John Cool Cotton Trunk, Full Size $29 The boyfriend says these are super comfortable. Flattering fit. Billy Jealousy Illicit Pearlized Body Wash, Full Size $20, Sample Value $2.50 This smells great! Not sure if the boyfriend will use […]

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March Favorites

April 8, 2015
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30 Life Lessons I’ve Learned in 38 Years

April 7, 2015

Today I turn 38. I have earned every single one of those years so I’m claiming all of them.  I hope I’ve learned some valuable lessons along the way. 1. Don’t give up on your dreams It is good to dream. And dream big. Don’t listen to any of the lies you will hear when […]

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Book Review: You Were Meant for Me by Yona Zeldis McDonough

April 2, 2015
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You Were Meant for Me is a book about relationships. It seems that every relationship in this book is accidental, which makes it seem quite real. Nothing is forced in the way the characters meet and in the way their relationships evolve. Miranda is the focus of the novel. She is in her mid-thirties, still […]

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Why I’m Not an April Fool’s Day Fan

April 1, 2015
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I am not a fan of April Fool’s Day. I’m not a fan of pranks in general. I know. I’m no fun. But here is the gist of it. No matter how good-natured you think your prank or idea is, someone has to be the butt of the joke – the fool. I don’t want […]

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March Empties

April 1, 2015

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Simple ways to make your house a home

April 1, 2015
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Getting the keys to a new property can be a great feeling. The only trouble is, it can take weeks, months or even longer before your house starts to feel like a home – and until it does, it might be impossible to really relax in the place. Luckily, help is at hand. By following […]

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Tulsa Bowling – Win one of 400 Prizes!

March 31, 2015
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Main Event Entertainment, the fastest-growing bowling-anchored entertainment center in America, is celebrating its 20th location opening right here in Tulsa at the end of April with a social media contest and chance for Main Event fans to win free fun. To enter for a chance to win, follow Main Event @MainEvent on Twitter and  @MainEventEntertainment on Instagram.  Retweet […]

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3 Healthy Diet Plans That Will Help You Shed Those Extra Kilos

March 28, 2015
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Weight loss plans revolve around healthy eating, regular exercise and disciplined lifestyle habits. It is easy to lose weight when you eat healthy and wholesome meals in controlled portions. In fact it is possible to shed pounds if you follow a lean and nourishing diet, and many dieters report weight loss even without exercise. Liquid […]

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Haul – Fashion and Makeup CVS, Kohl’s, White House Black Market

March 27, 2015
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Wantable Makeup Box March 2015

March 26, 2015
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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 Cattiva Cosmetics Precisione Eye Liner in Black, Retail $20 Bodyography Nail Laquer in Fancy Free, Retail […]

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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 OFRA Eyeliner in Black, Full Size $13 LVX Nail Laquer in Deco, Full Size $16 tarte LipSurgence lip tint in charmed, Full Size $24 Previse Nutrify Skin Type 1-6 Universal Tonic, […]

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Sunday Stash

March 22, 2015
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5 Most Used Eyeshadow Palettes

March 20, 2015
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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

March 19, 2015
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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

March 17, 2015
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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

March 17, 2015
Ipsy Glam Bag March 2015

Products in the bag: Healthy Sexy Hair Soy Renewal Creme Oil, Full Size $22.95, Sample Value $5.46 Dr. Brandt Skincare pores no more anti-aging mattifying lotion, Full size $60, Sample Value $8.82   NYX Cosmetics Butter Lipstick in Little Susie, Full Size $6 Marsk Mineral Eyeshadow in Lucky Penny, Full Size $22 Chella Ivory Lace […]

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Birchbox March 2015

March 16, 2015
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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

March 16, 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

March 14, 2015

 Let’s talk about bras. They can be surprisingly tricky things. If you’ve never really taken time to investigate and understand your breast type, or if you’ve never really hunted for a comfortable fit, then you might want to read along.   It’s easy to wind up with an improperly fitted bra, it isn’t easy to […]

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Book Review: Accidents of Marriage by Randy Susan Meyers

March 12, 2015
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Accidents of Marriage by Randy Susan Meyers was not quite the book I thought it would be after reading the description. I thought this was going to be a look inside a verbally abusive marriage. And it was at first. I was actually hesitant to read the book because of that. There was one line […]

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

March 11, 2015
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Having a single kid or a whole bunch of them can take up all of your time. Whether you’re a stay-at-home mom or a working mother, it can be difficult to take time off for yourself. And when the going gets tough, doing anything to look and feel beautiful often goes for a toss. But […]

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Free Speech or Hate Speech at the University of Oklahoma

March 10, 2015
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Since I am an alumni of the University of Oklahoma, I have been asked my opinion quite a bit lately about the recent video of fraternity members making racist comments. While I do not agree at all with what was said, I believe those students have a right to express their opinion. I think the […]

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BOOK REVIEW: The Circle by Dave Eggers

March 5, 2015
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The Circle was recommended to me a couple years ago by my dad. It is a Utopia novel that is based on social media, connectivity, and the sharing of information. The Circle is a company that is seeming modeled quite a bit after our big technology companies today like Apple and Facebook. The company has a compound […]

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February Favorites

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

March 3, 2015
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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

February 25, 2015
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I am so in love with this foundation! Watch my review and demo.

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BoxyCharm February 2015

February 21, 2015
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Products in the box: Modern Minerals Duo Fiber Mini Round Brush, Full Size $15 I did see this elsewhere online for as low as $12. I gave it a try and I like it. It’s soft and easy to control. Mullein & Sparrow Mini Facial Mask, Deluxe $15 I haven’t tried this out yet, but […]

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BOOK REVIEW: The Good Girl by Mary Kubica

February 19, 2015
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“I’ve been following her for the past few days. I know where she buys her groceries, where she has her dry cleaning done, where she works. I don’t know the color of her eyes or what they look like when she’s scared. But I will.” Wow. Just wow. I had heard mixed reviews about this […]

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Wantable Accessories Box February 2015

February 18, 2015
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This box cost $36 and was worth $75. Check out Wantable here.

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Get Started Now on Spring Cleaning

February 17, 2015
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Warmer temperatures and longer hours of sunlight can recharge energy levels. Upon the arrival of spring, homeowners dust off their to-do lists and charge ahead with renewed vigor. But before homeowners can get started on renovation projects, many must tame the existing mess that may have built up over the winter. Spring is a great […]

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ipsy Glam Bag February 2015

February 14, 2015
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Products in the Bag: Cargo Mini Lip Gloss in Anguilla, Retail Value $16, Sample Value $2.77 JOYA Composition No. 1 Parfum Oil 32, Retail Value $112, Sample Value $8.06 Luxie Beauty Large Angled Face Brush 504, Retail Value $16 ModelCO Blush in , Retail Value $22, Sample Value $9.42 Rob Scheppy for ‘Tini Beauty Eyeshadow, […]

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