Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Start Your Morning and Complexion Off in the Right Direction With a Lemon Detox Drink!

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This simple beverage can do more good for your body and skin than you realize.



If you want to give your body a healthy start and see an improvement in your complexion, you might want to start your morning off to a great running start.  

Before sitting down to breakfast, why not squeeze the juice of one half of a lemon into a cup of boiling water and slowly sip before thinking of coffee, tea and food?  

If you do so, this lemon detox helps to flush out the lingering impurities from your system that still may be there from the night before.  

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

How Look Better When You Pose for Those Holiday Photos!

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This beauty doesn't miss a trick when it comes to looking even more amazing.


Some people instantly take to the camera, but not all. Is it because they are simply more beautiful, which may or may not necessarily be true? The real truth is some just know how to capitalize on what they have better than others in how they radiate confidence, their expression and body language before that lens focuses on them.  Therefore, if you want to shine as well and look your best for those holiday photos then let me share some helpful tips.

Monday, November 28, 2016

Primal Kitchen Paleo Energy Bars, Chipotle Lime Mayo and Ranch Dressing Review–Healthy Eating Never Tasted So Good!

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Healthy eating doesn't have to be a chore when you have food products that be just as good as what you're used to.


Temptation is all around us when you’re trying to eat healthy, especially during the holiday season with all the sugar-laden treats and rich foods.  However, you will never feel denied when you find food products that satisfy your palate while making you to feel good about what you’re putting into your body like what I’ve been sampling from an unexpected box from Primal Kitchen with their paleo food items.

One of my top favorites is their Chipotle Lime Mayo ($9.95), which is outrageously delicious with a unique subtle lime flavor to this mildly hot mayo that transforms ordinary mayo to an extraordinary spicier one. Using this to perk up your sandwich or any holiday recipe definitely can make the taste better without sacrificing health since it uses quality ingredients like avocado oil and has no sugar, gluten, dairy or soy in its mix. 

Sunday, November 27, 2016

How to Make More of Your Bone Structure for Those With Ruddy Complexions!

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Learning to use colors to your advantage can do wonders for a face.


Perhaps, you have a healthy red glow to your complexion, but are uncertain as to the ideal way to add more color to your skin without overdoing it.  However, you can still benefit from color with the right blush to artfully play it up.  

The main thing to do is to look for blushes that can help offset that abundance of red in the skin such as turning to neutral or golden shades.  Those particular blushes can better balance your natural coloring while magically giving your cheekbones a graceful lift to compliment your bone structure.

Saturday, November 26, 2016

L’Occitane Hand Cream Bouquet Gift Set Review–A Holiday Gift Everyone Could Use!

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This set of hand creams is a gift all will appreciate.

The problem with buying gifts is trying to find the right ones that you believe the person that you’re shopping for will love.  Every year, there will be gifts that thrill you and others that do not.  Yet, we know that the thought that went into the gift is what really matters.  Nonetheless, if you want to be on the safe side this year when making out your gift list, then you might want to think about L’Occitane's Hand Cream Bouquet Gift Set ($54) since it is one everyone would welcome, especially the harsher the weather becomes.

This limited-edition set contains:

- Shea Butter Hand Cream 1 oz.
- Shea Butter Rose Hand Cream 1 oz.
- Lavender Hand Cream 1 oz.
- Cherry Blossom Hand Cream 1 oz.
- Lime Hand Cream 1 oz.
- Vanilla Blossom Hand Cream 1 oz.
- L’Occitane Holiday Box

What I love about L’Occitane hand creams is how quickly they can heal sore, hurting hands recover in a variety of lovely scents.  They are fast absorbing and smooth skin wonderfully.  Hands do not feel greasy or become too slick to work with.

If you want to guarantee genuine happiness for those on your holiday shopping list, I suggest giving them the L’Occitane Hand Cream Bouquet because it is a practical one that can help them survive a long winter.

Friday, November 25, 2016

Recipe: My Special Chocolate Waffles Come in Handy to Serve Your Guests Staying With You Over the Holidays!



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These waffles appear more beige than chocolate color, but have subtle chocolate awesomeness!


Many of us will be having family and friends coming to stay with us over the holidays.  If so, I have the perfect breakfast to make them feel extra welcome by way of this recipe.  Imagine a delicious chocolate scent slowly circulating, wafting upwards to the bedrooms of where your out-of-town guests may be sleeping.  What a wonderful way to wake up, don’t you think?  

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving!

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Happy Thanksgiving!


Since it is Thanksgiving, I will be taking the day off to enjoy this holiday with my family and friends. However, Nuts 4 Stuff will be back to normal operation tomorrow.  

Therefore, let me close and wish all of you a wonderful holiday.  If you don’t celebrate Thanksgiving, I sincerely hope that you too have a nice day wherever you may reside!

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Rouge Bunny Rouge For Love Of Roses Original Skin Blush (Orpheline, Habanera, Delicata, Gracilis) Review + Swatches!

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This is #034 Gracilis For Love Of Roses Blush in its cool mauve-rose beauty.



I happen to believe that the purpose of makeup is to enhance our natural beauty.  Yet, we are at the mercy of designers that dictate the latest cosmetic trends to best serve their runway creations.  Most of the time, the average woman can easily wear the new shades and techniques.  Despite the impact they may have for couture, some beauty trends  just don’t work well for average women like chaotic scribbling on the lid or below the eye with liner to blue-tinted lips that in the past would indicate heart conditions are just two such examples.  However, European luxury brand, Rouge Bunny Rouge, understands the importance of not tampering with what nature intended with the timeless elegance of their cosmetic line like what you can expect wearing their For Love Of Roses Original Blushes.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

How to Determine the Best Metallic Eye Shadow Colors to Compliment Your Complexion!


The holiday season gives you the perfect opportunity to add some extra glamour for all those parties and celebrations that you’ll be invited to.  To add some holiday sparkle, you may be thinking of making use of metallic eye shadow colors.  Though as riveting as those magnificent shades can be, you can give your eyes even more impact once you become aware of the right metallic shades suited to your coloring and work from there.

Those with cool undertones especially need to try silver and platinum metallic eye shadows, which will ideally enhance your skin tone.  Look for colors in that range to start with as well as jewel-like shades without any traces of warmth and watch how dazzling your eyes become. 

On the other hand, if you have warm tones in your skin like mine or an olive complexion, bronze and gold colors seem to work magic when it involves metallic eye shadows.

However, the luckiest skin tones of all are those belonging to individuals with very dark complexions since all metallic shades equally compliment their skin tones!

Monday, November 21, 2016

Beauty Box 5 November 2016 Review--Perfect for Holiday Glam!

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The theme for November 2016 is It's Too Cold for a Naked Face!


Something that I can never tire of is opening each month that has my stash of fresh beauty products from a beauty subscription like Beauty Box 5.   With five new items from full and sample sizes of cosmetics, skin and hair care to nail products and fragrances, I find delving into every mystery box is almost as fun as finally discovering the beauty inside.

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Recipe: My Just Another Delicious Chicken/Turkey Casserole Is One That Comes in Handy for Thanksgiving Leftovers!


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No one will suspect eating leftovers once you serve this casserole.


With the high cost of food, casseroles are an ideal way to use your leftover meat and poultry and turn them into a completely new dish.  They also make easy dinners by basically just throwing ingredients together before baking or cooking on your stove or microwave.  The recipe that I have for you today is one that I think you will want to save after Thanksgiving might leave you with too much turkey.

My Just another Delicious Chicken/Turkey Casserole uses a lot of raw potatoes instead of any form of pasta or rice.  The spice combination of curry powder to sage in a creamy mushroom cheese sauce, lightly accented with just a bit of sour cream, also adds a unique flavor to play against those potatoes, chicken, onion and hard-boiled eggs that will surprise you once you get your first taste of this hearty dish.

Saturday, November 19, 2016

How to Downplay Crow’s Feet for Younger Appearing Eyes!

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This lovely can smile with confidence because she knows the right steps for prolonging her beauty.



Time does have a way of catching up with all of us sooner or later.  Usually the eye area is one of the first places that can give away age.   If you’re starting to notice fine lines, then don’t panic.  This problem is easy enough to work with if you know the best sort of eye cream at this stage that will keep your real age a secret.

The skin of the eye area is thinner and also drier than the rest of your face.  Therefore, making that area thoroughly hydrated is critical for minimizing those initial fine lines by plumping them with enough needed moisture that can help.

As you begin to age, you may start to notice more days of under eye darkness in addition to the unwanted fine lines.   Being the case, I suggest looking for an eye cream that can also brighten as well as hydrate will be the most beneficial for what you’re now experiencing.

To help avoid worsening the problem, you want to be careful in how you apply an eye cream so not to stretch that delicate skin.  Use your ring finger since it is the weakest and least likely to exert the most pressure. 

Sometimes, you may apply an eye cream without really thinking to where you’re spreading it.  You want your eye cream under your lash line, but not directly beneath it or on the lid itself to avoid potential puffiness or possibly trigger an allergic reaction with bloodshot eyes or chance product migrating inside the eye.  The ideal spot is starting at the orbital bone and dotting the cream along the curved path beginning at the outer corner of the crow’s feet. 

Despite your brightening efforts, if your fine lines aren’t minimized enough to your satisfaction, you might want to try a wrinkle-filling product over that brightening eye cream before applying the rest of your makeup that might include a luminous concealer.

Friday, November 18, 2016

Prevent Frizz With These Few Natural Curl Care Tricks!

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This beauty is skeptical, but can't wait to try these new hair care tips.


People with natural curls often can have a love/hate relationship with our hair.  The part I love is when my hair is layered all over, my curls can pop out even more and look as if I had a perm. Despite how advantageous that look can be, this can also come with a price like being prone to frizz.  However, I found a few ways to help better prevent it.

The first thing that I suggest is stop shampooing daily.  Instead, shampoo twice a week to get rid of the grime and styling product build-up.  

If you’re overly oily, you also might want to think about a dry shampoo in between, if you feel it is needed. What else can help refresh your hair is taking a clean spray bottle, load it with water and about a tablespoon of hair conditioner (maybe two), depending on how long and thick that your hair is, and spritz.

After you finishing washing your hair, make sure to have a microfiber towel handy or even a clean cotton T-shirt to wrap your head in.  Do not rub, but gently press as much water from your head into the towel or shirt as possible.  You’ll be surprised at how much kinder using those fabrics are compared to terrycloth that can rough up hair cuticles.

Using a few drops of hair oil after styling and deep conditioning twice a month also seems to keep my hair tamed.

Another smart investment is a satin pillowcase.  Sleeping on one is fantastic for cutting down on wrinkles since it won’t pull the skin in the same way as a cotton fabric.  Satin acts the same way when sleeping so the hair is less tugged and pulled, especially when you twist it in sections from the face.  Using  butterfly clips secures the twisted hair quite well.

Think of how you comb your freshly shampooed hair when still wet.  If you have more waves than tiny curls, try switching to a paddle brush to first smooth it down.  On the other hand, a head of kinkier curls is better off with a wide-tooth comb for initially managing it.

These natural curl care tips won’t totally stop frizz, but it does work to lessen your chance of it ruining your mood and beautiful hair!

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Sally Hansen’s NEW Color Therapy Oil Infused Nail Polishes (170, 240, 350, 200, 250, 300) Review–Treats, Beautifies With Long-Lasting Color!

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Starting on the left is #170, #240, #350, #200, #250, #300 and ending with Clear Coat on the right.


Sally Hansen recently launched a new line of 38 nail polish shades called Color Therapy.  Besides great looking colors, you will be glad to know that this long-lasting formula has nail conditioning benefits from a combined infusion of natural argan, acai and evening primrose oils that are rich in fatty acids, vitamins and antioxidants!

Another reason I am thrilled with this polish is its big brush for goof-proof application.  It reminds me of the Salon Manicure’s brush for easier maneuvering.  I feel that the right brush helps simplify and speed up the nail painting process, especially if you don’t have a steady hand.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Pur Cosmetics Transformation Sculpting Eye Shadow and Cheek Palette Review–Ideal for Holiday Beauty or Gifting!

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This is a wonderful palette to help glamorize your look for the holidays. 


The holidays are a festive time and you want makeup that can help you dazzle.  This is why I’m so excited about Pur Cosmetics Transformation Sculpting Eye Shadow and Cheek Palette ($32) that I have been experimenting with lately.

This palette has five powder eye shadows, one which can double as an eye liner besides a cream matte bronzer and blush inside a hard metal-like case.  What makes this palette so awesome is what you can do with these stunning colors that include jewel-like metallic and rich matte shades for playing up the eyes especially and cheeks.  

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

L’Occitane Sweet Cherry Blossom Gift Set Review–Gift Her With the Scent of Spring!

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Sweet Cherry Blossom Gift Set ($72) 


Finding just the perfect holiday gift for someone special can take a great deal of thought, but let me give you a great place to start for the ladies on your list.  You should check out L’Occitane’s Sweet Cherry Blossom Gift Set that PR sent because this fragrance set will please her to no end with its light floral beauty.

Imagine her happiness when she unwraps this festive gift set that is like a breath of spring with its notes of sweet cherry, freesia, black current, lily-of-the valley, rose tree, amber and musk.  The scent is delicate, feminine and an ideal one to warm a heart.

This limited-edition fragrance gift contains:
- Cherry Blossom Eau de Toilette 2.5 oz.
- Cherry Blossom Body Milk 2.5 fl.oz
- Cherry Blossom Hand Cream 0.34 .oz.
- Cherry Blossom Shower Gel 8.4 fl.oz
- Cherry Blossom Soap 2.6 oz.
- L’Occitane Holiday Box

I am smitten with L’Occitane’s Cherry Blossom fragrance and never get tired of the way it can recapture the freshness of a spring landscape with cherry blossoms and flowers coming to life.

If you or the woman that you’re shopping for loves a gentle floral fragrance instead of a heavier bouquet, I highly recommend this Sweet Cherry Blossom Gift Set as a wonderful possibility so stop by your local L’Occitane boutique or the company’s website to find it among 50 other gift suggestions from festive stocking stuffers to collection sets! 

Monday, November 14, 2016

Here’s Some Useful Advice If Your Skin Care Products Are Suddenly Disappointing You!

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This beauty is thrilled at how to make her skin care more effective.


Have you been disappointed after using a skin care product that did wonderful things for your face and then stopped delivering the same results?  You are stumped checking the product’s expiration date because the ingredients are still active.  However, let me clue you into why this could be happening.

Your skin can react to those active skin care ingredients just like your body does to certain medications with regular use by building a tolerance so they’re less effective.  To remedy this, you might want to try rotating with another skin care product or change over to that new one completely.

Another explanation for your frustration with that skin care product may also be linked to changes in the weather more than the product itself. What I’m saying is the same skin care product that you used in the summer may be too lightweight of lubrication to satisfy your skin during another season, especially the harsh winter conditions that can dry and rob skin of moisture and vice versa.  You may need to switch your formula of skin care to keep up with the climate.

If you keep these points in mind, I promise that your skin will thrive again!

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Meet Handy.com Because Homes Need to Be Beautiful Too!

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You have enough to do without worrying about getting your home ready for the holidays.  Handy home cleaning can help!


This is the time of year for holiday entertaining, but are you ready?  If you want your home to be just as welcoming and beautiful for guests but don’t have time to spare, then I have an easy fix–-call Handy.com for Handy home cleaning.  

Handy.com is a fully vetted, online professional cleaning service that can help you get ready locally within the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom through 35 major city locations.  Their web-based platform simplifies the process of finding reliable help to fit your needs and time frame.

Besides cleaning, you also hire them for a variety of other projects to get your home ready from interior painting, handyman work, furniture assembly, electrical, plumbing, moving help, TV mounting to hanging pictures and shelves so you can have one less thing to worry about.

Visit the company’s website to learn more or arrange a booking at Handy.com for Handy home cleaning.

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Sleep & Beyond Organic Cotton Queen Sheet Set Review–A Thoughtful Holiday Gift!

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Beautiful, comfortable and a healthier sleep option is what you can expect from sleeping on 100% organic sateen cotton.


If you want to sleep like a queen, you need bedding that can lavish you in luxurious comfort fitting royalty. Let me introduce you to Sleep & Beyond and their Organic Cotton Sheet Set, which will help you experience that regal feeling when you crawl into bed for the night.

My new Queen Sheet Set ($179) that arrived with a fitted sheet, flat sheet and two pillowcases are 100% organic sateen cotton with a 400-thread count, which makes this material feel like satin. The color was more ivory than a stark white.

Friday, November 11, 2016

Fuego Box November 2016 Review

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Fuego Box is a wonderful way to experience a variety of savory heats!


One thing that I can’t resist is hot, spicy foods and the valuable contribution of artisan hot sauces for adding exciting flavor to practically any dish.  If you also feel the same way about hot sauces, then you know that there is a limited local selection available to most of us.  Until recently, your taste buds had to accept what was on the shelves–-that is until Fuego Box launched, ending mundane taste with their constantly evolving hot sauce subscription. 

The cost for Fuego Box is $29.95 per quarter with free shipping.  An option to buy one box at a time for $12.95 with a $5.00 shipping charge is also available.  Besides three unique small-batch, artisan sauces, you also receive a card with recommended foods or dishes that would best compliment each sauce.

The November box brought Infinity Sauces Hatch-Quatch, a green-colored, spunky hot sauce with moderate heat.  This is one centered around roasted hatch chilies and jalapeno peppers making a great all-purpose sauce that can heighten flavor from eggs, potatoes, casseroles to vegetables.  

Lola’s Fine Hot Sauce Original has a milder, savory heat from Jalapeno peppers, lime, garlic among its ingredients.  This is perfect on scrambled eggs, wings, meatballs, tacos, and dips.

Lastly this month was the most unusual hot sauce that ever went through these lips with Sam & Oliver’s Blackheart Cherry Reaper.  With a base of black cherries, balsamic vinegar and Carolina reaper peppers, I feel this one has more sweetness than fire to it.  Those that prefer extra sweetness along with a mild burning kick will enjoy this one.  Use on sandwiches, chicken, pork, ham or salad dressings to even ice cream. 

The holidays and gift giving are a prime time to share a Fuego Box subscription with those hot sauce fanatics on your list.  A box also would please any hostess so check their website out because I simply love Fuego Box!  

Thursday, November 10, 2016

L’Occitane L’Homme Cologne Cedrat Review--New in Time for Holiday Gift Buying!

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L'Homme Cologne Cedrat has an added aquatic feel to the original. 

When you are making out your holiday gift list and are thinking of fragrances for your guy, there is a very appealing new one from L’Occitane that you should be aware of.  I’m referring to their recent rendition of Cedrat that was reborn as L’Homme Cologne Cedrat.

The original Cedrat that I reviewed at an earlier date was a fresh woody-citrus scent that was inviting and pleasant without overpowering your senses as some male fragrances do with their brutal strength.  In fact, a woman would be tempted to wear this one.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Jergen’s Ultra Healing Extra Dry Skin Moisturizer Review

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This is the 10-fl. oz. size of Jergen's Ultra Healing Extra Dry Skin Moisturizer. 



I never tried the original version of this Jergen’s Ultra Healing Extra Dry Skin Moisturizer.  Thus, I cannot make any comparison between that first and this current one that arrived for this review.  

The first thing that I noticed was what a beautiful scent it had once I sampled some on my hands.   It absorbed well and smoothed the skin, but it felt a bit stickier than other dry skin lotions that I had used in the same way.  Since I was typing on the computer, I didn’t care for the feel. Therefore, I plan on using it more on the rest of the body, especially heels and elbows to keep them soft where that tacky feeling won’t be an issue.

Have you tried Jergen’s Ultra Healing Extra Dry Skin Moisturizer?  Check it out at your drugstore or wherever you shop for Jergen’s.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

L’Occitane’s New Version of Arlesienne Eau de Toilette Review

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Your senses are in for another treat with this 2016 version of Arlesienne.
Have you heard that L’Occitane launched a new version of last year’s release of their Arlesienne fragrance?  Being such a fan of this mainly rose dominated bouquet, I wondered how this incantation would measure up.

The Arlesienne Eau de Toilette that I received opens with an energetic start of bergamot citrus against spicier saffron, which gives a sheerer, crisp freshness to those initial notes that soon are challenged by the intriguing, green notes of galbanum and the almond-like notes of hawthorn. 

As Arlesienne warms further in the heart, the more its true floral-based self emerges with the graceful arrival of its star, namely rose, flaunting those petals like an elegant cape worn over a gown of honeyed and spicy notes of violet leaves and powdery, mysterious alluding notes of iris. Dressed in classic, feminine beauty, Arlesienne is romantic with a mysterious allure that you can’t help deny.  
The base has a sensuality that is softly inviting by how magnetic it is with white musk, sandalwood and amber notes that give it such smoothness in its approach.

I fell in love with the original Arlesienne, which was brighter floral. Yet, I also am drawn to the new Arlesienne, which has a unique beauty of its own.  With its slightly crisper notes against sweet floral and velvety ones, you can’t help fall in love a second time.

If you are looking for a new fragrance or searching for beautiful fragrance gifts this holiday shopping season, I suggest visiting your local L’Occitane boutique or their website for the Arlesienne Eau de Toilette ($68) for 2.5 oz. You will be so happy that you stopped!

Monday, November 7, 2016

Rimmel Magnif’Eyes Double Ended Shadow + Liner Collection Review + Swatches!

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You can save a lot of time with these dual purpose eye crayons.

As you probably are aware, Rimmel came out earlier with their Magnif’Eyes Doubled Ended Shadow + Liner crayons.  PR kindly sent all five in this line so that I could share my thoughts about them with you.

One side has a twisting end of creamy Stay True Eye Shadow while the other has the 24HR Kohl Kajal Liner for quick application. The colors are 001 Back to Blacks, 002 Kissed by a Gold Rose, 003 Queens of the Bronzed Age, 004 Dark Side of Blue, and 005 Pink & Purple Rain.

Sunday, November 6, 2016

A Slow-Moving Zipper Calls for This Easy Fix!

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This quick tip will save you time and frustration to solve that problem.


I’m sure that you experienced the problem when your zipper doesn’t work well and becomes hard to pull up. The way that I see it is you have two options available.  You can either replace the zipper, if you are handy with needle and thread or try this simple fix that a professional seamstress shared with my mother years ago.

You don’t need any special talent or tools.  However, you will need something else that I’m sure that have around your house–-a simple candle.

All you do is to rub the end of the candle against the metal runners on both sides of the zipper.  You will see that once you attempt to zip up now that the wax that you left will do the trick for easy gliding of that zipper!

The next time this happens, try this tip and save yourself frustration and not to mention all that waste of time struggling when the zipper refuses to budge.  You will be amazed at how wonderful this fix works.

Saturday, November 5, 2016

Recipe: My Old-World Style Potato Pancakes Will Make Your Mouth Water!

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These have more eggs for better texture with a bit more lift from the baking powder.


With this recipe, you get the best marriage of tastes with finely grated raw potato and onion that is delicately seasoned in pancake form. Some people like to top with an applesauce, but I prefer sour cream since it seems to magnificently complete these pancakes just the way they so richly deserve.

Friday, November 4, 2016

Here's Some Realistic, Doable Dieting Advice That Can Help You Lose Weight!

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Losing weight can be a challenge, but it is easier with this strategy that worked for me.


Dieting is tough business.  We all start out determined that this time we will succeed and stay on track.  No one expects that once your weight plateaus that you might blame the diet or just stray off the course due to food boredom.  However, I want to share some useful dieting pointers that worked for me.

Though you have a set number of pounds to lose, jumping on the scale every morning may not be the best idea.  When that number on the scale doesn’t move as fast as you were hoping, this can leave to frustration. Therefore, weigh yourself weekly at the same time allows how your efforts are really working instead of disappointment when that number doesn’t move fast enough.

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Why Multitasking Could Possibly Take a Toll on Your Health!

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When life becomes overwhelming, you need a strategy. Hopefully, this post will help.


Let’s face it, but our lives are nothing like our mothers.  A generation ago, more women than not were homemakers.  Today, most women work outside of the home either following their dream of a successful career or just to make ends meet with a second income to help support the family. With so much on our plates, our daily lives can often run like a circus with us juggling many tasks at once.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Recipe: My Orange-Chocolate Chip Bars Will Make Your Heart Sing With Joy!

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As that chocolate mingles with orange, the combination is like a celebration of two perfectly united flavors!


The kids had all the Halloween fun the other day with so many tempting varieties of candy that it got me craving something just as special and wickedly sweet only in cookie form.  Therefore, I just had to bake one of my favorite and easy bar cookies!  

Can you picture a delicate orange flavor infused in a golden brown sugar batter that is jam packed with mini chocolate chips?  Now imagine how one of those yummy bars would taste about now?  Am I making you hungry as well? 

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Perfume Review: Let Your Senses Take Flight to a Place of Beauty With Rouge Bunny Rouge Discovery Coffret Fragrance Sampling Set!

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With this set, you have seven ways to express yourself through fragrance.


Whether you’re a true perfumista like me or just someone that is searching for that special fragrance for you or those fortunate others that will be on your holiday gift shopping list, a fragrance sample set is an excellent way to experience some particular scents to find one that you love before committing to a full-size bottle.  

With Rouge Bunny Rouge Discovery Coffret Set, I got to try out seven of this prestige brand’s fragrances that I would describe as melding between fruity-floral and more sultry orientals with woods and spice in their surprisingly unique appeal.  Simply put, each 0.07-oz. vial in this set of eau de parfum has something unexpected extra to take hold of your senses with their allure.