Date Night

http://www.mommykatandkids.com/2015/02/pantene-covergirl-crest-valentines-day-date-night-pgmom.html

Boots No7 Protect & Perfect ADVANCED Serum

Boots No7 Protect & Perfect ADVANCED Serum

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I was sent a sample of Boots No7 Protect & Perfect ADVANCED Serum. This sample was enough for a week’s use which I felt was not enough time for me to properly review it. I loved the rich velvety texture of it and how easily it absorbed into my skin. What I could not tell was how well it worked on improving the look and feel of the under eye area. After a week I didn’t really see any difference. I can’t say that it did or did not work- I’d need more time to use it before being able to give a thumbs up or down.

More can be found on Facebook at Boots Beauty USA, On Twitter at @bootsbeautyusa or on Instagram at #Get ADVANCED

Influenster

I received these products complimentary from Influenster for testing purposes.

Influenster FrostyVoxBox

Influenster’s FrostyVoxBox delivered some fun products for those boring Winter days. The products I was sent included:

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Rimmel Scandaleyes Waterproof Kohl Kajal Eyeliner

Let’s start with the Rimmel Scandaleyes Waterproof Kohl Kajal Eyeliner. I found it to be one of this season’s best new things to try. This eyeliner is easy to use for thin lines or for more traditional Kohl effects. It’s got intense color in a rich, creamy formula that promises to deliver long lasting, sweatproof, waterproof, smudgeproof color, and it does!

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Rimmel Gentle Eye Makeup Remover

Next is the Rimmel Gentle Eye Makeup Remover, which is specially formulated to remove long lasting & waterproof makeup. I found it to be strong enough to remove even the most smudgeproof eyeliner, yet gentle enough to keep my delicate eye area smooth and soft.

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NYC New York Color Expert Last Lip Color in Sugarplum

NYC New York Color Expert Last Lip Color in Sugarplum was next on my list. It didn’t take long to figure out that this was one great lipstick. The rich texture and great color added to a low price point makes this a definite go in my everyday routine.

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Celestial Seasonings Candy Cane Lane Decaf Green Tea

Celestial Seasonings Candy Cane Lane Decaf Green Tea was a delightful part of a great day with friends. I love the smooth minty taste of this tea and I really like the fact that it’s made with green tea. I can almost feel the catechins multiplying to protect me from nasty diseases. This flavor was just enough to satisfy that midday or late night craving for sweets.

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Boots No7 Protect & Perfect ADVANCED Serum

I was sent a sample of Boots No7 Protect & Perfect ADVANCED Serum. This sample was enough for a week’s use which I felt was not enough time for me to properly review it. I loved the rich velvety texture of it and how easily it absorbed into my skin. What I could not tell was how well it worked on improving the look and feel of the under eye area. After a week I didn’t really see any difference. I can’t say that it did or did not work- I’d need more time to use it before being able to give a thumbs up or down.

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McCormick Gourmet All Natural Thyme

McCormick Gourmet All Natural Thyme was one of my box favorites. I use their spices and herbs in my cooking all the time and they deliver the same great results every time! I used it when I made my favorite Broccoli Cheddar Soup and my family loved it. As it says on their website “McCormick’s Natural herbs and spices are packed with flavor you can add to your favorite family meals every day. They make it easier to enjoy more of the foods you want to eat, like vegetables, fruits and whole grains, and less of the ingredients you want to avoid, like fat, salt and sugar.”

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Fruit Vines Bites Cherry Bites

Fruit Vines Bites Cherry Fruit bites deliver sweet satisfaction with every bite. They are sweet chewy bites that pack a lot of fruity flavor into every bite but not many calories. In fact, a 10 piece serving is only 150 calories. It’s the perfect little bite of heaven!

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EcoTools STYLER + SMOOTHER Hair Brush

I also received a Styler + Smoother Hair Brush from Ecotools. The website says its aerodynamic Eco-Vent™ design dries hair 20% faster which allows for less heat damage and quicker prep time and that it smoothes and detangles hair. I have lots of very fine hair, so detangling is a must for me. I must say, I didn’t find the brush to be better at detangling or smoothing my hair than the brush I already had. I tried it on my kidlet’s hair since it’s much thicker and more textured and it seemed to work better on her hair than mine. I would say that it depends on what kind of hair you have and what you are looking for.

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I really enjoyed reviewing the products in the Influenster FrostyVoxBox. While some of these weren’t something I would use or purchase again, some were a delight to sample and are on my buy again list. To read more or to follow, you can find them on the following sites:

Product   Facebook Twitter Handle Hashtag
Rimmel Gentle Eye Makeup Remover Rimmel London US @RimmelLondonUS #Rimmel
Rimmel Scandaleyes Waterproof Kohl Kajal Eyeliner #Rimmel
NYC New York Color Expert Last Lip Color New York Color Cosmetics @NYCNewYorkColor #SugarPlum
Celestial Seasonings Candy Cane Lane Decaf Green Tea Celestial Seasonings @CelestialTea #CelestialTea
Boots No7 Protect & Perfect ADVANCED Boots Beauty USA @bootsbeautyusa
Boots No7 Protect & Perfect Intense ADVANCED
#Get ADVANCED
McCormick Gourmet All Natural Thyme McCormick Gourmet –N/A– #McCormickGourmet
Fruit Vines Bites Cherry

Fruit Vines

@FruitVines #SweetSide
Fruit Vines Bites Strawberry
EcoTools Styler + Smoother EcoTools @ecotools #LoveMyEcoHairBrush
EcoTools Full Volume Styler
EcoTools Sleek + Shine

Influenster

I received these products complimentary from Influenster for testing purposes.

Rimmel Scandaleyes Waterproof Kohl Kajal Eyeliner and Rimmel Gentle Eye Makeup Remover

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Today I am reviewing Rimmel Scandaleyes Waterproof Kohl Kajal Eyeliner and Rimmel Gentle Eye Makeup Remover. I have to say I love these products! And before I go on, let me say it again- I love these products!

 Let’s start with the Rimmel Scandaleyes Waterproof Kohl Kajal Eyeliner. This eyeliner is easy to use for thin lines or for more traditional Kohl effects. It’s got intense color in a rich, creamy formula that promises to deliver long lasting, sweatproof, waterproof, smudgeproof color.

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I combined the effect of the liner with a deep blue powder eye shadow to make my blue eyes pop.

Now to the Rimmel Gentle Eye Makeup Remover.

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I have never been big on slathering on tons of makeup or I would probably have discovered this sooner. I usually would just wash my face with cleanser and call it good. But Rimmel Gentle Eye Makeup Remover is so gentle yet so strong that it removes even the smudgeproof waterproof Kohl Kajal Eyeliner from Rimmel with ease.

It’s as easy as:

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Really, it went on so smoothly and removed all traces without leaving my delicate eye area looking or feeling dried out. Rimmel Gentle Eye Makeup Remover is specially formulated to remove long lasting & waterproof makeup and has been Dermatologically and ophthalmologically tested. It’s so gentle it’s suitable for sensitive eyes & contact lens wearers. This stuff delivers!

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I love both Rimmel Scandaleyes Waterproof Kohl Kajal Eyeliner and Rimmel Gentle Eye Makeup Remover and look forward to trying out the rest of the Scandaleyes eyeliner colors soon!

 

Check out Rimmel London US onFacebook, @RimmelLondonUS on Twitter, and #Rimmel on Instagram.

Influenster

I received these products complimentary from Influenster for testing purposes.

Celestial Seasonings Candy Cane Lane Decaf Green Tea Review

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In order to try out our sample, we enjoyed a special time sampling Celestial Seasonings Candy Cane Lane Decaf Green Tea and some treats with friends. Here is a pic of our little group below…

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I found the tea to be very reminiscent of Christmas, with it’s smooth minty flavor. I love the fact that it’s decaffeinated because I have a problem drinking too many caffeinated beverages. I usually go hunting in my tea drawer for something with a hint of sweet and this is a tea that delivers just the right amount. A big plus is that this tea is also made with green tea. An excerpt from WebMD asserts the many benefits from drinking green tea here:

“Green tea has been shown to improve blood flow and lower cholesterol. A 2013 review of many studies found green tea helped prevent a range of heart-related issues, from high blood pressure tocongestive heart failure.

What’s good for the heart is usually good for the brain; your brain needs healthy blood vessels, too. In one Swiss study, MRIs revealed that people who drank green tea had greater activity in the working-memory area of their brains. Green tea has also been shown to help block the formation of plaques that are linked to Alzheimer’s disease.

Green tea seems to help keep blood sugar stable in people with diabetes. Because catechins lower cholesterol and blood pressure, they can help protect against the damage a high-fat diet can cause.”

For a healthy low calorie treat that does you good, I give Celestial Seasonings Candy Cane Lane Decaf Green Tea a huge

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Influenster @CelestialTea ‪#‎CelestialTea‬ ‪#‎contest‬

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Mission Trip to Eastern Washington

My kidlet is going to Eastern Washington next summer on a mission trip. She and her church group will go there for a week. They’ll be helping a church and putting on a full scale VBS for them. The bad news: the trip will be very expensive. The good news: the kids are responsible for earning the money for the trip. The church is allowing the kids to do bake sales over the year- five in all. The first is this weekend and we baked lots of goodies to send in. Here’s a shot of our trunk, with Cranberry Scones and Cinnamon Crumb Cake in one box and Witches Fingers Cupcakes in the other.

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The Witches Finger Cupcakes were in the box Jazzy is holding. They’re Red Velvet with Cream Cheese Frosting.

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These were our favorite project! They required a little extra work, but we felt that they would attract kids and sell quite well. These were from a post on the Skip To My Lou website found here:

http://www.skiptomylou.org/2012/10/02/easy-halloween-cupcakes/

Who knows what we”ll do next time but for now, she’s reached her first goal, which was $40.00. We’ll be looking for ideas to make money as well as looking for people who would be willing to sponser her for her trip. As always, prayers are welcome and thank you in advance.

New Monroe and Main giveaway here!

 

 

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http://heavenlysavings.net/2014/08/24/monroe-and-main-dress-review-and-100-value-tote-giveaway-mmfallfashion/ 

 

So who is Republic Wireless?

http://momandmore.com/2014/08/no-contract-smart-phone-plan-starting-at-just-5-a-month.html

Wake up with a new giveaway!

 

 

 

 

cheerios

http://www.mommykatandkids.com/2014/07/nutrition-morning-multi-grain-cheerios-ancient-grains.html

Reblog- http://thejeweljunkie.com/2014/06/18/summer-solstice-giveaway-hop/

I entered a bloghop and found this giveaway there:

http://thejeweljunkie.com/2014/06/18/summer-solstice-giveaway-hop/

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