Monthly Archives: May 2014

Concealer for Fixing Those Imperfections

Concealer for Fixing Those Imperfections

A year and a half ago, I started having serious skin problems that left my eyelids horribly flaky. I tried a variety of things to make it go away including going make-up free for a week as directed by my doctor. Makeup is something I’ ...
A Heartfelt Mother-Daughter Movie

A Heartfelt Mother-Daughter Movie

Blockbuster movies are something we’re pretty fond of. If there’s something major coming out, we make plans to see it in the theater. It isn’t uncommon for us to see a few a month and during the summer, sometimes one a wee ...
Philanthropic Friday: ALS

Philanthropic Friday: ALS

Last month we went to see a few movies at the theater. Who am I kidding? Every month we see a few movies. It’s a weakness. Not only do I anxiously await the movie itself but I adore watching the previews. Despite the fact that I regul ...
Breakfast For Your Chaos-Ridden Days

Breakfast For Your Chaos-Ridden Days

I don’t know what mornings look like for your family but for my family it’s usually pretty chaotic. Each morning one of my elementary school daughters has to get up for orchestra and ride the early bus to the junior high. The gi ...
Axe and X-Men Join Forces at Walgreens

Axe and X-Men Join Forces at Walgreens

At many conferences I have attended, they’ve allowed some time at the end for Q&A. It takes a lot of self-confidence to stand up in front of the audience and ask a question. A few weekends ago, my girls raced to the front for a ch ...
Home Shopping Network $20 off $40!

Home Shopping Network $20 off $40!

Several years ago I started seeing backless tennis shoes show up on the shelves at stores. Almost every time I saw them on the shelf, I would comment to hubby something akin to “Running shoes need backs. Slippers don’t need to l ...
Win Yourself Some Comfort and Style

Win Yourself Some Comfort and Style

Wherever I go, I see people wearing yoga pants and calling them fashion. In reality, they’re just fitted sweatpants and no matter the brand, they all look the same… black. If someone is on their way to or from the gym, that̵ ...
Preparing to Watch Some Crushing

Preparing to Watch Some Crushing

Being able to introduce the girls to a variety of experiences is extremely important to us. We’ve let them interview inventors, traveled to Disney, encouraged science and music while exposing them to things like BB guns for girls. The ...
OMG! We Met Stan Lee!

OMG! We Met Stan Lee!

I have been blessed with two girls. I assumed it would be a life of Barbie, My Little Pony and whatever boy band was popular at the time. Up until recently I was pretty much on target. Sure, there have been a few crossover toys that have ap ...
Dear Wrinkles, You Aren’t Welcome Here

Dear Wrinkles, You Aren’t Welcome Here

Have you ever done something that you should be really proud of but manage to deflate it with your own self-criticism? Last year, I assisted the McDonald’s PR team by contributing to a video to publicize a Happy Meal reading initiativ ...