The People We Hate At The Wedding

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I’ve heard tales about families who get along well, have each others backs and actually look forward to seeing each other. Mind you, I’ve never met any of these mythical families, and I most certainly don’t belong to one. Apparently neither does Grant Ginder, because he has managed to perfectly capture the lying, backbiting, passive-aggressiveness … Read more

Emperor of The Eight Islands: The Tale of Shikanoko Review and Giveaway

Medieval Japan seems a fitting setting for a tale of fantasy and intrigue. In my mind it is a place and era that have taken on phantasmagorical proportions, ripe with dragons, levitating monks and rulers who seemingly lived for thousands of years. Emperor of the Eight Islands, Book One: The Tale of Shikanoko is the … Read more

Gwen Stefani – This Is What The Truth Feels Like #ThisIsWhatTheTruthFeelsLike #GwenO2O

One iconic moment that stands out in my memory of Gwen Stefani is her video performance with No Doubt of the song “Don’t Speak”. It features the band practicing alone together, Gwen looking like a quirky little girl who borrowed her mama’s church dress, dancing around in red lipstick and bare feet, juxtaposed with scenes … Read more

Makeup Blender Latex-Free Foundation Sponge

**This is a sponsored post. I have received free products to help facilitate my review but all opinions are my own. This is a slightly different version of the teardrop shaped beauty blender that has been uber-popular in recent years with beauty mavens everywhere. I actually kind of like the pear-shaped Makeup Blender better, it’s … Read more

LeliaSea Dead Sea Mineral Hand Cream Review + Giveaway Ends 05/16

**This is a sponsored post. I have received free products to help facilitate my review but all opinions are my own. My poor hands can’t get a break. In the winter, the cold dry air seems to suck the moisture right out of them. Now that the weather is warming up, I’m busy working outside, … Read more

Cloud9 Memory Foam Mattress Topper Review

I don’t sleep well at the best of times, my mind is always spinning with worries and ideas and Things That Need To Be Done. I’ve found it helps to turn my bedroom into a cozy little oasis, with tons of softly textured pillows, fuzzy blankets and silky sheets. I’ve felt so pampered lately with … Read more

Exposed Skincare Clarifying Mask Review

I was lucky enough to try the whole amazing line of products from Exposed Skincare, and I love them all but I have to say one of my stand-out favorites is their Clarifying Mask. According to the company, the mask includes sulfur and resorcinol, both of which are vital ingredients in the fight against acne … Read more

HotelSpa® AquaCare Series Insta Mount Towel Ring Review + Giveaway! Ends 10/31

What I love about the HotelSpa® AquaCare Series Insta Mount towel ring is that you can instantly move and place it anywhere in your bathroom, shower, or pool/hot tub area, yet it’s heavy duty enough to hold even your biggest, fluffiest spa towel (it holds up to 10 lbs). It comes in a shiny chrome … Read more

Luxurious Bathtub Pillow Review + Giveaway! Ends 9/27

I take my bubble bath time very seriously! Sometimes it’s the only time I have to myself during a hectic day and I think it’s so important for your sanity and creativity to have quiet moments that allow you to relax and regroup. Plus I really enjoy reading in the bath tub. I also have … Read more