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Dickies Mens Original 874 Work Pant, Charcoal, 38×32 Reviews

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Dickies Men’s Original 874 Work Pant, Black, 38×32 Reviews

Planning a Family Vacation this Spring?

Planning a Family Vacation this Spring?

While on a family vacation, sometimes my gut just doesn’t feel right. Has that ever happened to you? We could be on a family road trip and I feel pressure and pain like I have to go number two, but then when we get to the rest stop nothing…

Heat Holders – The Warmest Thermal Sock

Heat Holders – The Warmest Thermal Sock

The winters here in Chicago can get bitterly cold. Just a few weeks ago our temperatures reached below zero. When the wind picks up it feels a lot colder. When it gets cold like that I prefer to stay indoors with my hot coffee, a blanket, my cat snuggled on my lap and a warm fire…

The Best Fish Oil Supplement

The Best Fish Oil Supplement

Ultra Pure Omega 3 Fish Oil Capsules 2250mg. The Best Omega 3 Fish Oil Supplement Available! I have taken Fish Oil supplements in the past. Fish oil helps lower cholesterol, improve your physical performance and help ease chronic pain. Most omega 3 fish oil supplements have a strong fishy taste, are a…

Cooking Through College

Cooking Through College

When You Can’t Stand Instant Noodles Another Day When I was in college I didn’t eat much and certainly didn’t cook healthy meals for myself. Ramen noodles, pizza, baked chicken and simple casseroles were my staples. Back then I was young and cooking was not a priority. Looking back I kind of wish that it was. Today I am older and wiser and understand the importance of cooking healthy meals and eating a variety of different foods. If you want the proper nutrition to remain healthy and…

Relieve Dry Winter Skin with Maple Holistics Argan Oil

Relieve Dry Winter Skin with Maple Holistics Argan Oil

Every year I search for how to relieve dry winter skin. I’ve tried lotions, creams and petroleum jelly. They all offered temporary relief. After washing my hands several time my dry skin reappeared.  I needed to find something better. Maple Holistics, makers of natural beauty products, has an argan oil that moisturizes skin and hair to heal winter damage including dry winter skin.  Argan oil is a plant oil derived from the kernels of the argan tree which is grown in Morocco.  According to Wikipedia, the extraction process for producing argan oil begins …

The Sacred Gift of Childbirth

The Sacred Gift of Childbirth

There is no Greater Gift From the Most High Children are gifts from God. Some of us are blessed more than others and have large families like I do. Even having one or two children is a blessing from the Lord. Most pregnancy books explain women’s health issues during pregnancy and what you can expect, but they don’t delve into how God plays a role in your pregnancy and preparing you for birth. Marie-Ange Bigelow explains …

ArtDeco Ylang Ylang and Patchouli Precious Dry Body Oil Review

ArtDeco Ylang Ylang and Patchouli Precious Dry Body Oil Review

I love me a good body oil, and I have to have at least one in my rotation! And here is the one I have been enjoying in August and September. Meet ArtDecoYlang Ylang and Patchouli Precious Dry Body Oil which is from the Senses Asian Spa range. I am sorry for the state of the bottle, I forgot to take the photos when I’ve just bought the product but at least you can definitely tell that I love it. So why do I love it? It has a subtle oriental scent to it, and I am…

Yves Rocher Mango Coriander Energizing Body Lotion Review

Yves Rocher Mango Coriander Energizing Body Lotion Review

I have posted about the new beauty purchases  a month ago, and I am ready to share my impression about some of the products, starting with Yves Rocher Mango Coriander Energizing Body Lotion. I am actually a big fan of the brand’s body lotions but they’ve changed the scents  (and the formula?) a bit, and I really fell in love with …

Elemental Herbology Vital Cleanse Facial Cleanser  Review

Elemental Herbology Vital Cleanse Facial Cleanser Review

I adore all of my cleansing balms (here are only some) but sometimes I just want to use an effective cleanser which takes less time, usually that is in the mornings. Recently I’ve posted about a REN cleanser that I love and today I want to share about the Elemental…

Clarins Boosters: Energy, Repair and Detox

Clarins Boosters: Energy, Repair and Detox

We all love personalised approach when it comes to everything including beauty, don’t we? This is why it is awesome to see brands having that approach. I am personally a fan of Concoction hair care brand, and now it is awesome to see Clarins and their Boosters. What are…

Shavata Brow Strengthener

Shavata Brow Strengthener

Eye brows are the new black in the last several years, beauty wise. We all are obsessed with gels, powders and pencils that will make them look fuller and will keep them in shape. A lot of us are guilty of over-plucking our eye brows back in the 90’s, luckily mine grew back. But some people weren’t that lucky. This is …

Rouge Bunny Rouge Glassy Gloss Sweet Excess Review and Swatches. Rave. Plus 20% Off

Rouge Bunny Rouge Glassy Gloss Sweet Excess Review and Swatches. Rave. Plus 20% Off

If you follow me on Instagram, you could already see a preview of some Rouge Bunny Rouge products that I was sent for  a review, so here is a long time promised feature about their Glassy Gloss Sweet Excess  gorgeous glosses. There are six shades in the range, and I actually have five of them. The missing shades is CHERRY CLAFOUTIS which is described as a “gloss version of the ‘Scrumptiously Devious&#…

Rouge Bunny Rouge Long-lasting Duo Cream Eye Shadows Review and Swatches. And 20% OFF!

Rouge Bunny Rouge Long-lasting Duo Cream Eye Shadows Review and Swatches. And 20% OFF!

If you follow me on Instagram, you could already see a preview of Rouge Bunny Rouge new products for Summer 2015.  The most exciting one is probably their  duo cream eye shadows. I have actually  included these in my monthly favourites. This duo actually combines two gorgeous shades: Atlas Swallowtail  and Brocade Skipper (review and swatches), and regular readers will probably know how much I love both! The texture is creamy and smooth it applies like …

Think Clearly with the Think Board

Think Clearly with the Think Board

Not enough room to organize your thoughts and ideas? Need a shopping list for the fridge? How about a new family calendar? Or maybe a simple excuse to let your kids draw on the walls!? Think Board transforms any smooth surface into an expansive dry-…

I Heart Keenwah – All Natural Healthy After-School Snack Your Kids Will Love

I Heart Keenwah – All Natural Healthy After-School Snack Your Kids Will Love

Back to school season is in full swing. Busy moms want nutritious and convenient snacks for their kids’ lunches and after school. I Heart Keenwah a Chicago based healthy snack company, carries delicious snacks that both parents and kids will love.The company was founded by two college friends, Ravi Jolly who is the “foodie” and Sarah Chalos who is a mom of two little ones. With both of…

Neutrogena Deep Moisture Body Lotion Review

Neutrogena Deep Moisture Body Lotion Review

Regular readers may know my obsession with Neutrogena’s  body lotion with Nordic Berry but this time I’ve decided to get a  Deep Moisture one. And it is a favourite of a lot of people with very dry skin. And, as someone with extremely dry skin, I can confirm that it is amazing! One of the best affordable body lotions you can get. It  definitely moisturizes and nourishes the skin, without …

Yves Rocher  Blackberry Silky Lotion Review

Yves Rocher Blackberry Silky Lotion Review

Regular readers may know that I am the biggest fan of blackberry scented beauty products. I adore Blackberry (Mure Sauvage) range from Yves Rocher ever since one of my friends got me the spray about 8 years ago. I  also love Jo Malone’s Blackberry and Bay cologne, it is truly one of my favourites. This is why I’ve decided to get myself a blackberry scented body lotion from Yves Rocher last week. Body creams, lotions, butters  and oils are my thing, I have tonnes…