Saturday, October 22, 2016

Recipe: Who Is in the Mood for My No Work Chocolate-Peppermint Drops?

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This drop cookie is not only delicious, but as simple as they come!

This morning I was in the mood to bake, but  I wasn’t sure what it would be.  The only thing I knew was that it had to be something easy and bursting with chocolate.  After scanning through my recipes, I finally decided on the perfect one. 

My No Work Chocolate-Peppermint Drops are puffy cookies, but not soft or hard. These yummy delights have a wonderful, in between texture brimming with finely, chopped walnuts and flavor fortified with peppermint extract, which magnificently compliments the chocolate.

Friday, October 21, 2016

Rouge Bunny Rouge Serene Light Skin Perfector and Skin Soul Drops (Miriam) Review + Swatches!

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This small Skin Soul Drops bottle packs intense beauty power! 

When your complexion is less than fabulous, you don’t feel as pretty as you should. However, what if I told you I discovered a way to ensure just the right amount of adjustable coverage you need from heavy to light along with the help of a unique tinted primer that boosts radiance for a customized, dewy glow that will keep you staring into your mirror?  Now that I have your attention, let me introduce you to just two of the new Fall 2016 novelty products from prestigious European brand, Rouge Bunny Rouge with Skin Soul Drops Foundation Essence and Serene Light Skin Perfector that I’ve been using together from among some others the company had sent along for my review.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Your Feet Deserve My DIY Foot Sloughing Soak for Skin Pampering!

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Hard-working, stylish feet need all the help they can get--like this soothing recipe!

We spend more time concentrating our beauty efforts on our faces and bodies than our often neglected feet. However, if you want to reward them with smoother skin, I hope that you will set aside some time to try this simple recipe because it encourages smoother feet as it very gently exfoliates rough skin.  

Another perk is how stimulating you will find this homemade foot treat is once you take advantage of this warm, soothing soak.  Your tired feet will thank you.

DIY Foot Sloughing Soak

1/3 cup of warm olive oil
juice of two fresh lemons
1 vitamin E soft gel capsule (400 I.U.)
2 drops of peppermint essential oil

Heat the olive oil until it is warm, but not hot so it is a comfortable temperature.

Pour this into your foot size basin along with the juice of two fresh lemon, the contents of the vitamin E capsule once you pricked it open with a pin and the two drops of peppermint essential oil.  

Soak your clean feet for as long as you can, but at least ten minutes before drying.  Follow up with foot cream.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

A Valuable Makeup Tip That Will Save You Money When Using Sponges Over Brushes!

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The choice of a sea sponge, non-latex round or beauty blender can make a difference in your look and wallet.

Some of you may have a preference for trusting your application of liquid foundation to makeup brushes or fingers.  Still others feel that a sponge does a better job for blending and the final appearance. To be honest, I use them all at times while getting ready because they each help me differently through the process like what I have learned when using sponges.

My first experience with makeup sponges was using a small sea sponge.  These will work with liquid foundation for easy blending into your skin, but do cause you to waste more than you think.  This does not mean that I think you should stop using makeup sponges, but only suggest that you may want to switch. 

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Some Classic Beauty Tips That Can Help Your Appearance Project Wealth!

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Classic beauty is refined and confident. that can give your look a sophisticated edge.

Beauty and fashion trends may come and go, but classic makeup looks and styles are timeless.  If you want to project an image of more sophistication, then you may find it helpful rethinking your makeup and hair for a softer, more subdued look.

Instead of blue hair or any bold shade, which is not found in nature, try sticking with hair colors that people are actually born with.  

Extremely shiny, multidimensional strands flatter any face.  They also suggest to the world that you spend a lot of time on your appearance. 

Monday, October 17, 2016

Laura Geller Double Take Baked Versatile Powder (Fair) & Baked Balance-n-Glow Foundations (Porcelain) Review

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You can use Double Take dry or wet  and adapt to your current complexion needs.

Some powder foundations may not give you the coverage that you had hoped for or be luminous enough to satisfy your needs. Yet, Laura Geller Double Take Versatile Powder and Baked Balance-n-Glow Foundations among the others foundations that the company sent me to test are what any woman would welcome for a great looking complexion.

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Recipe: My Banana-Coconut Oatmeal Drop Cookies Are Easy, Delicious and a Great Way to Use Overly Ripe Bananas!

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You won't believe how simple and yet delicious my Banana-Coconut Oatmeal Drop Cookies are!

We love bananas at our house.  Sometimes though, we don’t eat them fast enough.  However, I try never to waste anything and that includes food if I can help it.  The wonderful recipe that I’m about to share with you is another one that I like to make for those times when I want to salvage bananas.  

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Fuego Box October 2016 Review

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Hot, spicy flavors that are distinctive! 

Before I was aware of Fuego Box, I had no idea that so many different varieties of artisan hot sauce existed. Fortunately, with this hot sauce subscription, any lover of fiery flavor constantly keeps discovering new, unique brands that I dare you to find easily on your own like the trio in my October 2016 assortment.

In the selection this month, I savored Horsetooth Smokestack Lightning Hot Sauce.  Dark, reddish-brown, this one is enhanced with smoky flavor, chipotle peppers, cayenne and plenty of garlic that lends something special to your plate.  I consider this a moderate burn and a perfect sandwich spread to perk up any cheese or luncheon meat from the first time I tried it.  A few shakes on a slice of pizza were also yummy from my second taste test. 

Friday, October 14, 2016

Beauty Box 5 October 2016 Review

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This month's box has an approximate value of $52.08!

When I went to retrieve my mail, I gathered up a pile of junk mail and hidden between the food circulars was the latest Beauty Box 5.  The theme for October 2016 is Girl Boss with take charge beauty products.

If this beauty box subscription is new to you, then let me walk you through what you are missing.  Each month brings five full and sample size cosmetics along with skin and hair care to fragrances to nail products to your door for $12 with free shipping.  You’ll recognize some brands while others await your discovery.