Revitalize Tired, Dead Skin with Crystalift Personal Microdermabrasion Machine

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I received a complimentary Crystalift unit in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. Ever wished you could get the amazing effects of a spa-based microdermabrasion treatment at home and without spending a fortune? Now you can! Crystalift is a revolutionary new tool to help get rid of tired, dead skin that you can do right at home. You know I’m kind of obsessed with skin care products, right? Well, Crystalift is something totally different than anything I’ve ever tried before.  What is Crystalift and how does it reveal younger looking skin? When my Crystalift arrived, I […] Read more »

Be a Part of the Runway of Dreams “Dream Team” to Help Kids!

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Please welcome Mindy, the amazing woman behind Runway of Dreams. She is going to tell you  a bit about her non-profit foundation and how it helps kids with Muscular Dystrophy and other medical issues that prevent them from wearing the fashions they love most.  Hi Everyone, My name is Mindy Scheier and among the various roles I play on a daily basis including mother of three and fashion designer, I have taken on the wonderful task of founding and acting as president of a non-for-profit foundation called Runway of Dreams. Runway of Dreams is working to create fashionable, functional and […] Read more »

Find the Cutest Back to School Clothes at Schoola! #clothesforschool

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This post is brought to you by Schoola, the best place to buy discounted kids clothes all while give back to schools in need. Click here to learn more about Schoola. Click here to see what people are saying.   Remember about two weeks ago I shared with you how you can help Yick Wo school get an amazing art program? Well, I wanted to take a few minutes to remind you that we’re still trying to raise funds for them. I also wanted to refresh your memory about Schoola, a fantastic place to buy gently used clothes for your […] Read more »

5 Inexpensive but Dramatic Home Decor Moves

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(Image credit: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/304133781056892694/)   These days everyone is careful with spending their money and each one of us is looking for ways to get more and more value for every dollar spent. Spending on home décor is probably the last thing on your mind because that is supposed to entail huge costs. Or is it? Some of us, however, enjoy experimenting with and doing up the home décor in different ways. A lot of people want to change their home décor every once in a while just to bring in a little change of scene in their lives. It’s easier […] Read more »

Best Essential Oils for Your Skin

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If you are interested in natural means of caring for your skin, your treatment arsenal should not be without essential oils. They are a great way to address a variety of issues from acne to eczema, as well as just helping your skin look healthy and glowing. For the most part, it is a good idea to dilute these oils with carrier oils such as jojoba or sesame oil because the pure form can be too strong for the skin. Here are just a few essential oils that are particularly good for skin care: Carrot Seed Oil Carrot seed has […] Read more »

Get Clear Scalp and Hair for Less at Walmart

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I have a crazy amount of hair. It’s long and thick, which means it’s kind of a pain to wash. I am really thinking about getting half of it chopped off again. I usually get it cut to my shoulders every summer but skipped this year. I decided to see how long I could grow it. Committed to this experiment and everything! Now I’m rethinking it and itching to get it chopped. It’s not like it doesn’t grow fast! Ever see Interview with a Vampire? You know how Claudia’s hair grows right back the minute she chops it off? Well, […] Read more »

Tips to Stay Healthy During Cold & Allergy Season

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This post is brought to you by Walmart. All opinions are my own. Fall packs a double-whammy for me and my son. First, we both have dreadful fall allergies. The leaves haven’t even started changing yet and I can already feel them coming on. Every day for the last week I’ve woken up sneezing my head off. I joke that I’m allergic to mornings (which could very well be true), but I know it’s the start of my fall allergies. Then, on top of allergies, with back-to-school season comes back-to-colds season. Half the time I can’t tell if I’m suffering […] Read more »

Erase Signs of Aging in 90 Seconds with Alurent

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I received product to review through partnership with Alurent. All the opinions included in my review are my own. With just under a year before I hit the big 4-0, I consider myself pretty lucky when it comes to my skin. It’s all thanks to my grandmother, who passed on her fabulous skin to all the women in the family. Still, I have noticed these lines in my forehead that weren’t there 20 years ago! I’m not thrilled with this at all! The problem is, I just don’t have the dedication to a complicated anti-aging skin care routine. I want […] Read more »

First Impressions by Pauline Creeden: Excerpt + Swag Bag Giveaway

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Join us July 21 – August 29 as we celebrate Pauline Creeden’s books Part Steampunk, part Fantasy, all Romance… When a crippled young lord rescues a girl falling from a tree, it reveals a secret about himself and his mother’s side of the family that could put him at the center of a war with beings he thought only existed in fairy tales. Tristan Gareth Smyth lived his entire life stuck at home at Waverly Park and left behind while his Grandfather makes trips to London, all because of his blasted wheelchair. Then an American heiress falls in his lap, […] Read more »

Host an Awesome “Meet the Baby” Party with Big Dot of Happiness

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Two weeks ago, my brother and sister-in-law came up for a visit with my super amazing, adorable niece, Abbie. Since they don’t come up that often, we decided to have a family get-together that weekend. For some of my aunts, it was the first time meeting Abbie. What better way to introduce her to her great-aunts than with a “Meet the Baby” party! What is a “Meet the Baby” party? Pretty much exactly what it sounds like: an opportunity for family members to meet your little one for the first time. Whether it’s weeks or months (Abbie is 7 months) […] Read more »