Category Archives: Personal Products

Cremo Company: Men & Women’s Shaving Cream Review

Cremo Company: Men and Women’s Shaving Cream Review & Giveaway

There are certain lessons and teachings that since I was raised by a man that I missed. These are few and far between now that I am older but equally important to my daily life.

The lesson that I missed out on was about shaving. I took all my shaving lessons from my father while he shaved, and relied on my close friends for further teachings. One of the things that I learned is that it is frowned upon when women are shaving that they not use cream of any kind. The result is razor burn, and at times an uneven shave.

This has been a system of trial and error for me with, not only razors, but also shaving creams. I experiment with different brands and try to find the one that will give me a simple and clean shave. Recently I have came across a company called Cremo Company that happens to make concentrated shaving creams, which means less of the product is needed to give a good shave.

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Butterfly Bliss Naturals: Artisan Soap and Scrub Review

Butterfly Bliss Naturals: Artisan Soap and Sugar Scrub Review + Giveaway

As regular readers will know, I am a fan of soaps, and even more so if they contain natural ingredients and are of a unique color and smell. Since I am a blogger, I spend much of my time on the internet.

Recently, I came across a company that hand makes artisan soaps and scrubs that is called Butterfly Bliss Naturals. When I originally saw their website, the first thing that caught my attention was the colorful butterfly.

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Luseta Beauty: Coconut Milk Shampoo + Conditioner Review

Luseta Beauty: Coconut Milk Shampoo + Conditioner Review & Giveaway

As I have aged, I have noticed that my hair is slowing getting thinner, which still remaining with a bit of body.

I am always looking for the shampoo and conditioner combination that will not only make my hair look better but also regain its youthful bounce. While I know I truly can not make that young hair come back, I can help it a little. When I was given the opportunity to review Luseta Beauty’s – Coconut Milk Shampoo and Conditioner, I was eager to give it a test run.

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Limoneira Lifestyles: Simply Lemons Giveaway

Limoneira Company: Simply Lemons Set Giveaway

During the winter holidays there are certain scents that are synonymous with the winter holidays – these can be cranberry, apples, mint to name a few.

One of my favorite scents is lemon, and while not usually associated with the winter months, it is a strong citrus fresh scent that can good any season. There is something fresh and citrus can awaken the senses and cheer a person up on an otherwise gloomy day.

In these otherwise cedar and cranberry-apple filled days, I am thrilled to be able to bring you a fresh and versatile citrus set with this Simply Lemons.

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Peaches & Petals Subscription Box – December 2016 Review

Peaches & Petals Subscription Box – December 2016 Review

To say the holidays are a busy time is an understatement of epic proportions, from Thanksgiving to New Years, the days are packed.

My favorite thing about this time of year is seeing family and friends that we normally do not get to see. We get to meet babies born, important significant others and breaking bread with loved ones.

When I saw the December Peaches and Petals boxes theme I was reminded of the approaching days since it was a “Jingle and Mingle” theme that the box would revolve around. Each items are appropriate, and useful while constantly remaining in theme.

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BALMSHOT: Natural Organic Pomegranate Lip Balm Review

BALMSHOT: Natural Organic Pomegranate Lip Balm Review + Giveaway

It is the time of year when the wind blows off the ocean causing chapped lips. Each year I know it is coming yet I act surprised when my lips are dry and cracking. This occurs so often in my house, that the words ” I told you so” have been uttered more times than I can count.

Since I go through an adequate amount of lip balm, and am looking once that moisturizes, protects and has a pleasant flavor. When I recently saw that  BALMSHOT Lip Balm had released a new lip balm that contained pomegranate, I knew I wanted to try it. comes in one of the more unique packages I have seen, as well was being a beeswax SPF 15 lip balm.

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NeoCell: Glow Matrix Capsules Review

NeoCell: Glow Matrix Capsules – Advanced Skin Hydrator Review + Giveaway

It has always been a dream of mine to harness a power or energy. I grew up in the era of cartoons with super heroes male and female. I was always amazed by the abilities that these heroes had from not only looking beautiful to having extraordinary powers to change the future.

While I am unable to attain the abilities these super heroes of my youth had, I can attain my own youth. The super heroes used swords, or ropes to make things happen, I like to use collagen.

Collagen is it’s own powerful tool and NeoCell Laboratories is harnessing its power in their line of products. By using collagen to assist in re-engaging the body’s own potential for healing and rejuvenation, the products can help me retain the youth in my self. Since I see such a positive result each time I use their products that when I had the opportunity for another review I accepted. I decided to review NeoCell Laboratories Glow Matrix Advanced Skin Hydrator Capsules.

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Gifts for Cats & Cat Lover’s – Holiday 2016

 Gifts for Cats & Cat Lover’s

holiday-cats-and-cat-loverThis post has affiliate links but this in no way will influence the post to follow and all opinions are my own.

Each of these items on my list are items that I have either reviewed or own/use at my home with either myself or the cats. That being said, I would purchase any of these items for a friends and family 0 they are all great for cat ladies, cat men and everyone in -between. Impossible to go wrong with any item on this list.


catopoly-game-componentsIf you are a cat guardian, cat fan or even just appreciate cats then you will love this feline take on the property board game called Cat-Opoly by Late for the Sky. This game has all the details that cat lovers will appreciate from the cat boxes (the homes) and the fish bones (the hotels). Each property is replaced with a cat breed and the values include each step of financial increase and the back of each deed contains fun facts about cats that are featured on the board. Its the traditional property trading game with some cat-astrophic twists included. Almost every major cat breed is represented in the property cards and this will give you and your cat friends hours of fun!

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Smith & Vandiver Winter 2016 Giveaway

Smith & Vandiver: Winter 2016 Giveaway

logoWhile I am not the kind of girl who feels the need to pamper themselves constantly I appreciate having high quality bath products that I can indulge when the the mood strikes. Back in August I had the opportunity to review Smith & Vandiver and I have been loving my products from them ever since.

We are in the midst of a stressful season and relaxation moments are at a premium. To help prepare you for the time that you are going to take a moment and relax, Smith & Vandiver is offering an assortment of products.

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New Year, New You Natrutint Giveaway

New Year, New You – Naturtint Hair Color Giveaway

naturtint-colors-swatchA new year is upon is and with that New Year comes the desire for something new.

The exciting thing is that as of January 1st the clock resets, and we get another year to live up to the resolutions that we make. One resolution I make is to change something minor about myself that will make me feel better about myself. This could be loosing weight, to changing my hair color.

Since I am such a fan of the Naturtint line of hair coloring, I am thrilled to be able to give 5 people the opportunity to win the color of their choice for the New Year!

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