Everyday Natural Makeup – Revealed Palette Tutorial

February 29, 2016
Everyday Natural Makeup – Revealed Palette Tutorial

A natural eyeshadow tutorial with the Coastal Scents Revealed palette.

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Weekly Makeup Basket – Revealed Palette Challenge

February 26, 2016
Coastal Scents Revealed Palette

A look at this week’s everyday makeup plus a challenge to come up with six eyeshadow looks from one palette.

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Project Pan – Finish 5 by Cinco de Mayo

February 25, 2016
Project Pan Finish 5 by Cinco de Mayo

The goal is to finish all 5 products by May 5th.

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Perfect Eyeshadow Palettes

February 24, 2016
Perfect Eyeshadow Palettes

All about eyeshadow palettes from natural eyeshadow and matte eyeshadow to colorful, fun eyeshadow!

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Boxycharm February 2016

February 22, 2016
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Check out Boxycharm here. Shray Ms. Amazing Mask – Boxycharm Limited Edition $12 Ofra Godet Refill $12 Freeze 24-7 Anti-Aging Eye Serum Full Size $115 Sample Value $53.69 Realtree Eau de Parfum Full size $25 Sample Value $2.20 Spongelle You Have My Heart on a String $15 Beauty for Real Cheek + Glo $24 Box […]

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Weekly Makeup Basket

February 19, 2016
Weekly Makeup Basket
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Ipsy Glam Bag February 2016

February 17, 2016
Ipsy Glam Bag February 2016

Check out Ipsy here. Paula Dorff Baby Eyes Enhancer Full Size $20 Sample Value $10 Trust Fund Beauty polish in I'm Kind of a Big Deal Full Size $15 Margaret Dabbs crystal nail file Full Size $17.15 Smashbox Cosmetics Photo Finish Primer Oil Full Size $42 Sample Value $5.46 BellaPierre Cosmetics Mineral Blush in Desert […]

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L’Oreal True Match Lumi Cushion Foundation Review

February 15, 2016
L’Oreal True Match Lumi Cushion Foundation Review
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5 Sweet Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

February 10, 2016
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(Family Features) With the day of love not far away, it’s the perfect time to consider all of the ways that you can share sweet indulgences with your nearest and dearest. This Valentine’s Day, try some new, delicious ways to give the gift of decadent chocolate. Whether you make a chocolate treat from scratch or […]

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Weekly Makeup Basket

February 5, 2016
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Book Review: What She Left Behind

February 4, 2016
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This is one of those books I picked up because I was intrigued by the description when it popped up ion my Amazon recommendations. And I am glad I gave it a try! The story is told from the perspective of two different women. Izzy, a teenager in today's world who is dealing with foster […]

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Wet n Wild First Impressions

February 3, 2016
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Weekly Makeup Basket January 29

January 29, 2016
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Book Review: All the Light We Cannot See

January 28, 2016

This is one of those books that I'm just not sure where to start. It was amazing. A perspective changing book. The language of the story is extraordinary. It is elegant and smooth but never gets in the way of what is happening in the story. And the story is one that is a new […]

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Boxycharm January 2016

January 27, 2016
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Check out Boxycharm. Blinc Mascara Amplified $26 Coasta Scents Revealed Smoky $39.95 Royal & Lngnickel Brush Set [R]evolution $23.97 Starlooks Luxe Longwear Eye Liner Pen $19 Cost of box $21. Value of box $108.92 Check out Boxycharm here.

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From the Headlines: Joe the Missionary

January 26, 2016
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This past week I met Joe. Well, I didn't actually meet Joe. I met him in the spring of 2015 when I wrote an article about him after he was honored for being a Vietnam Veteran. But I learned something new about Joe. Joe is one of those people I run into regularly in town. […]

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The culture of being offended

January 21, 2016
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It seems like everywhere I look these days, people are offended by something.   People are offended by anything that doesn’t support their life view. They are offended by other religions. They are offended by food offered in school cafeterias. They are offended by what other people look like. They are offended by sports team […]

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100% Drugstore Valentine’s Day Look

January 20, 2016
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Ipsy Glam Bag January 2016

January 18, 2016
Ipsy Glam Bag January 2016

Check out ipsy here. Products in the bag: Mr. Write Now in Scott – Full size $17 Mitchell and Peach English Growers Body Cream – Sample size $8.55 Peek Beauty Natural Stain Brow Powder in Expresso – Sample size $12 Value guessed on this one as site had no sizes listed. City Color Eyeshadow Trio […]

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Weekly Makeup Basket

January 15, 2016
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Proactiv Review

January 6, 2016
Proactiv Review

This post was made possible by Facing Acne.

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December Makeup and Beauty Empties

January 4, 2016
December Makeup and Beauty Empties

 

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Family is not an easy concept

December 9, 2015
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Family may seem like a simple concept, but it isn’t.   Traditionally, we think of family as parents, children, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins. The Census Bureau's definition of "family" remains traditional: "A family is a group of two people or more (one of whom is the householder) related by birth, marriage, or adoption and residing […]

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Vanishing Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

December 2, 2015
Vanishing Oatmeal Cookies

  Made to Vanish When it comes to holiday baking, it’s often the simplest ingredients and classic recipes that resonate best with everyone. One of which is Quaker’s Vanishing Oatmeal Raisin Cookies – a family favorite that’s been featured under the lid of the Quaker Old Fashioned Oats canister for 20 years. A kitchen staple […]

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Weekly Makeup Basket

November 20, 2015
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Boxycharm November 2015

November 18, 2015
Boxycharm November 2015

Check out Boxycharm here. Products in the box: Luxie Rose Gold Concealer Eye Brush 211, $12 Pur'lisse pur~eye adore quadra benefit system, $65 Manna Kadar Liplocked Priming Gloss Stain, $24 Coolway Leave-In Treatment, $19.95 StudioMakeup Soft Blend Blush, $17 Cost of box, $21. Value of box, $137.95 Check out Boxycharm here.

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Handmade for the Holidays

November 17, 2015

(Family Features) A holiday-ready home is filled with small touches that celebrate the season. Welcome guests with these easy DIY projects that lend an extra special feel to your home. Extend a warm greeting with a faux fur wreath that dresses up the front door, such as this design from the crafting experts at Jo-Ann […]

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Ipsy Glam Bag November 2015

November 16, 2015
Ipsy Glam Bag November 2015

Check out Ipsy here. Products in the bag: China Glaza Nail Laquer in Soft Sienna Silks, Full size. $7.50 Smashbox Cosmetics Full Exposure Mascara, Full Size $20, Sample Size $5.26 Crown Brush oval concealer brush Retail $7.45 on sale for $2.98 CoolWay strong hold spray, Full Size $19.95, Sample Size $3 tre'StiQue Mini Matte Lip […]

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Weekly Makeup Basket

November 13, 2015
Weekly Makeup Basket
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Slow Cooker Cinnamon Sugar Glazed Carrots

November 12, 2015

  Ingredients 2 pounds baby carrots 2 tablespoons butter, melted 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons McCormick Ground Cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon McCormick Ground Ginger 1/2 teaspoon salt   Preparation Spray inside of 4-quart slow cooker with no stick cooking spray. Add carrots and melted butter; toss to coat. Cover. Cook on high […]

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Soft Pink Smokey Eye Tutorial with The Balm’s Nude ‘Tude

November 11, 2015
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Check out this easy tutorial for The Balm’s Nude ‘Tude palette.

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Maybelline Better Skin Foundation Review

November 9, 2015
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It's finally here! The Maybelline Better Skin Foundation review!  

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