Favorite Quarantine Products

Its been forever since I’ve done a favorites blog post, but I have some pretty awesome things to share with you from the last couple of months of quarantine. Nothing like filling endless hours of time at home with some serious product research!

Skincare – If you’ve been around awhile you know that I am more apt to shell out the dough for skincare products. I’ve always believed in taking care of your skin, and with a little bit of good genetics, you’ll get far in life. From as long ago as I can remember my mom stressed this aspect, from her days at Mary Kay and beyond. I have a day and a night cream I love and use religiously, but that same company doesn’t have all the other extra products I like to use, which isn’t much. Two products I have added to my regiment, and one I re-ordered after getting it in my FabFitFun box. The Skin&Co Face Toner is my favorite and I also really love the Radiant Dew which sets make-up, restores the pH balance in your skin and tightens up pores. Its a way steeper $35. It smells good and makes my skin feel awesome. And even though it is $27, it lasts forever AND its cruelty-free, they love organic farming and its free of all that paraben junk. As a side note, if you would like to try FabFitFun you can either try a starter box {just message me and I’ll get that FREE box sent out} or get $10 off your first full-size box!

Hair Care –  I recently shared Finesse shampoo on my Instagram and got a ton of good feedback, and comments from other users. I’ve been working really hard at taking care of my hair since I began to see stress-related hairless over the last three years. There was a lot that happened and it caused a lot of stress with negative consequences on my body in several ways. Never discount what stress can do to your body – but that’s for another blog post. So I did my research and was actually gifted shampoo and conditioner that was part of the Restore+strength collection. They have a moisturizing, normal hair, and color-treated hair option. I noticed increased softness and healthiness from my hair and I’ve been using it for a while. I would 100% recommend it to those looking for an affordable option for healthy hair and softness. Go check out my Instagram post about it to see what a few others are saying as well.


However, there was more I needed to do to help grow my hair, so I did more research. I read reviews, read magazine lists for best hair growth shampoos, and finally settled on one that was a midpoint price range, I could get on Amazon and had moderately good reviews. I would say this shampoo is worth a try. I’m a terrible blogger, and probably a bit self-conscious about what I perceived as huge empty spots on my head that I happened to hide well. It has very specific directions, and I would listen to them. I believe it is working, and it isn’t too much of a wallet buster that it wouldn’t be worth a try for you. Purebiology is right around $28 for a 8oz bottle. I know..its a lot, but comparatively speaking its closer to a steal. A shampoo and conditioner with biotin, Keratin, vitamin B and what is the more important part for hair regrowth (which I learned after all my research) DhT blockers. I also use Navy HairCare scalp scrub, and I’m doing a little bit more research and going to add a scalp scrubber because I am also prone to a very dry scalp…all my life. I will keep you updated on my hair journey!

Billie Razors – I feel like I’m the last person to jump on the Billie train, but I couldn’t be happier. I’ve been using Billie for about a month and its not like any razor I’ve used before. Its crazy and I really love it for my sensitive skin. This will also be Ami’s first Razor, no question. Delivery of my blades right when I need them is a huge selling point. I don’t have to store a bunch, forget where I stored them and then go buy any! Plus, the awesome set up for clipping it to my shower wall is an added bonus. Super affordable, ergonomic handle and their products are either verified or certified green on the Environmental Working Group list, which basically means that’s good for you! Plus, they believe in fighting that pink tax! Why should we pay more for razors? Quit overpaying for Razors! Use my link to sign up and then get your own link to share more about Billie razors and fight the pink tax!


Detangler – If you have a daughter with hair that gets tangled easy (or maybe you do) you know the value of a detangler. I have searched high and low, we’ve tried tons of conditioners, leave-in sprays, expensive and cheap and we have a new favorite. Although I will say that the type of brush you use is such important in the detangling process. But, we are here to talk about leave-in sprays. We want one that will do the job and not leave everyone’s hair feeling greasy…or worse yet, not even do its job. This spray seems to be daughter-approved. Infusium Leave-In has avocado and olive oil, it keeps hair feeling soft and healthy – doing its job over time and not just for the ten minutes you spend brushing your kid’s hair. its a relatively affordable option, and believe me I’ve tried not affordable ones too. I feel like we’ll always be searching for that amazing leave-in spray and it will always be a thing as she learns to navigate having real hair that is thick and needs washing and conditioner and having to do that herself. The price of wanting your hair long is deep ya’ll!

Nails – I, like so many, made the switch to do it yourself nails. While I did often paint my nails at home I just used regular polish and they would inevitably fall apart, chip, squish, and get marks on it. So I made the switch over to gel and I’ve never looked back. Yes, there was a learning curve, yes there are a lot of supplies, but so worth it. As I realized I needed stuff and learned what to do I bought more stuff. You can find everything in my Amazon Storefront, but these are some of my favorites.

Beetles Gel Polish is my favorite of the two different kinds I own. However, I use Makartt top and bottom coat that I got in my original session. I’m going to be totally honest and tell you it took about five times to get the hang of it and get a polish that does chip or peel off. There’s definitely a talent to you that I will never fully accomplish without going to school or working in a nail salon for years. However, I am pretty impressed with myself. Unless you are super talented (which I am not) you’re going to need some accessories in your arsenal.

Besides the UV light, I also use latex nail art paint that I put around the edges. This is super important to avoid peeling later, and it’s crazy how well it works. The set that it comes with has the cuticle stick thing (yes, that’s the technical term) and oil that I absolutely love. I totally believe that with practice you get a pretty decent at-home gel manicure…AND it doesn’t rip of up nails when I take it off. That’s win guys.

what are some of your favorite quarantine finds?


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Favorite Beauty and Body Products

2019 has been the year of trying new products for my face and body, but also still majorly loving some staples! I’ve tried so many products and I’m so excited to try some of my very favorites with you today. Click on the images to be linked directly to the products and get more details. Thank you for reading!

Favorite Beauty and Body Products



I’ve been using this product for about four months, and like the terrible blogger I am I have no before and after to show you! I mean I had fully intended on being very organized but life has gotten in the way. Like most things in life, I tend to be very skeptical. I’m not sure why considering I’ve been using Plexus products for several years now and have been impressed. My skin hardly gets any breakouts anymore, and I have noticed that skin under my eyes had greatly improved even though the amount of sleep I get hasn’t increased significantly. Two products, a day and night serum, and that’s all you need! I used three pumps of each day and it lasts about sixty days, maybe a little more. It is going to address some of top signs of aging like fine lines, puffiness, redness, dryness, and loss of elasticity. {You can purchase through my link, where I technically sell. If you have other Plexus questions feel free to email me}

Navy Hair Care ~ Hair Mask

This is a new product find for me. Shout out to Merrick from Merrick’s Art for this amazing product. I’ve only used it twice but I know I’m going to continue to love it. I have never had my scalp and hair feel so clean. I struggle with dry skin, all over, including my scalp and after two uses I have noticed an improvement in this, as well as the need to use conditioner. If you want to grow strong healthy hair you have to take care of not only your hair but your scalp! This hair mask uses black clay and charcoal to gently exfoliate your hair, while also conditioning and cleansing. It really does ALL OF THAT! I’m also for supporting other bloggers so I know that if you purchase this product you can use code {MERRICK} for 30% off and it supports another amazing blogger.

HeadKandy Knotty Girl Detangling Brush

This recommendation comes straight to you from my ten-year-old who hates brushing her hair more than anything in the world. I think she’d rather do math! I started using this brush simply because it feels like someone is massaging my head and I love that feeling. HeadKandy also provides a military discount EVERY time you purchase. Just verify yourself through their website to get your discount. There is a link at the top so that you can get there easily and quickly. HeadKandy has lots of amazing products. I’ve used their straightening brush, as well as their knockout wand. So if you are looking for either of these products I would give HeadKandy a try. You can see the Knockout Wand in action on my YouTube channel, and you can score $15 off your purchase of $75 or more through my link!

Almay Long-Wear and Waterproof Make-Up Remover

I received this product free at an event and I’ve never looked back! It works so well without me having to scrub on sensitive and delicate eye areas, and takes off my favorite colorstay lipstick like nobody’s business! Plus I love that Almay products in general are great for my sensitive skin. Their products are hypoallergenic and dermatologist and ophthalmologist tested. I get this product deliverer through my subscribe and save on Amazon, which give a great discount. You can also just purchase it regularly through my Amazon storefront, where you can also find tons more of my favorite products.

Maskcara Makeup

I’ve only been using Maskcara since January. I’m a hard sell guys, what can I say. My friend has been using and selling for awhile now and is a complete rockstar. Follow Jena on Instagram for all sorts of hair and makeup tutorials Guys, she’s really knocking it out of the park! The idea behind it was to make makeup easy. Its a palette system where you only buy the colors you need and want, and Maskcara artists provide a color-match to your face and it is wonderful. What I love about this makeup is the the ability for it to be full-coverage without looking for feeling like full-coverage. The versatility of the makeup as foundation, cover-up, bronzee, lipstick and blush, and eye shadow! It really is neat and worth checking out. Visit their website, see what you think and reach out to Jena!

Tarte Maneater Mascara


I’d previously been using a drug store brand of mascara, which I really do think I love if you don’t want pay over $10 for your mascara. I picked this up in that dreaded Ulta line with all the amazing sample size products! Now I’m in love and willing to pay full price for a full-size version. Thank heavens for Amazon y’all! Tarte mascara has jojoba to hydrate and protect your lashes. This mascara is so easy to put on and doesn’t clump and get all over the place. I put two coats on the top and one on the bottom and I’m ready to go.

Jergens Wet Skin Lotion and Tanning Lotion

I had never tried an in-shower lotion until I was actually looking for tanning lotion and discovered Jergens In-shower tanning lotion (see below). I loved that so much that I decided to try the regular wet skin moisturizer during the summer months. I was so impressed with how well this worked that I started recommending it to everyone! Its super easy and you really can’t mess it up. The tanning lotion is so amazing that people were telling me how amazing my skin looked. I’m telling you, these lotions are the best and super affordable.

NATIVE deodorant

I’ve tried a ton of natural deodorants. Truth be told, I’ve actually made my own before. My sensitive skin has driven me on this quest to find something that actually works and doesn’t kill my skin. But I am here to tell you, so many natural deodorants just plain don’t work or you have to reapply them like ten times a day. Nobody has time for that shenanigans! This one was recommended to me by a friend who was also on the same hunt that I was. Native deodorant is aluminum and paraben free, no dyes and all the other awesome “free” things that one would look for. The coconut one smells like heaven. I know that you will have sticker shock yes, but to me its worth it! I even got it for my daughter who is just starting to use deodorant and who doesn’t need her body flooded with toxins. She’s got a whole lifetime of that ahead of her! You can snag Native products at the happiest place on earth, Target!

Burts Bees Eye Firming Cream

Aside from using my Joyome regularly, I also use Burts Bees eye cream. The eyes are one of the first places you can notice age in my opinion, and I’m arming myself with the tools to keep that at bay as long as possible. I love Burt’s Bees products because I know I can trust that name, and I was thrilled when the day came that they expanded their product line to this “Renewal” product line. 99% natural, ophthalmologist and dermatologist approved (which again, is so important for someone like me with sensitive skin), and made with ingredients like Hibiscus and Apple. If you really love Burt’s Bees products and aren’t interested in trying Joyome, I would also without a doubt recommend their regular face serum.

Here are some of my other favorite products! I’d love to hear yours!

Favorite Beauty Products of 2015  (I still love all of these!!)

Favorite Summer Products



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Favorite Things for 2018!

We are about half-way into the first month of 2018! So, it’s a great time to share some of my favorite things that you should try, read and get for the new year.


First up, beauty supplies! 2017 was the year of trying all the beauty supplies. I can’t even begin to tell you how many I’ve tried this year. From cleansers, to lipsticks, and even some muscle rub!

beauty supplies



  1. REDKEN No Blow Dry NBD – Since blow drying my hair is my least favorite thing to do, even at its short length, when I spied something specifically meant for that I jumped at the chance to give it a try! This stuff is actually designed to help your hair air-dry faster, while being able to style it! I use it every day. There are three formulas – for thick hair, find hair and medium hair. available at ulta and amazon
  2. Skinfood Egg White Pack, Korean Skin Care – I have several Korean friends that are always raving about Korean skin care products. This is my first one, and I’m going to head back for some more. This product is basically like a Biore strip, although I felt like it worked so much better. Plus, I love a brand that prides itself on quality ingredients, working with eco-friendly and responsible farmers across the world. That’s something I can get behind. available at ulta, skinfood.com, and amazon
  3. Clinque Take the Day Off cleansing balm – I picked this up on whim in the check out at Ulta. You know how that happens. This little tiny purple container is literally amazing! It is light, doesn’t make me greasy and goes a long way. It does a pretty fantastic job on my color-stay lipsticks and eye make-up. available at Ulta and amazon
  4. AP24 Whitening Flouride Toothpaste – Now I’m going to admit to you right off the bat that I totally committed the ultimate blogger sin and didn’t do a before an after photo. But lets be real, I’ve got three kids and life is crazy!!! I head about this from my girlfriend who competes in the Mrs. America pageants. She raves about it. So I’ve been using it, with the kiddos as well. I definitely would recommend this to anyone looking for something like this. It takes good, my kids like it, and it does an amazing job at whitening teeth without harmful peroxides. available from an independent rep, NuSkin.com or amazon (for an amazing price!)
  5. RimmelLondon Provocolips 16 Hr Kiss Proof Lipstick – Obsessed is probably a light way of explaining how much I love this lipstick. I think I have about six colors and I wouldn’t mind adding in some more. While being a lover of lipstick means I have a lot in my collection, I also love my husband. So my first foray into kissable lips was when I got married thirteen years ago, and I’ve been on a constant hunt ever since. Of all the ones I’ve tried recently Rimmel’s Kiss Proof knocks it out of the park. It goes on smooth, doesn’t automatically adhere to your teeth (which I had found with similar brands), and while it is Kiss Proof I don’t have to take one million layers off my lips to get it to come off. Go get some!!! available at most drug stores (CVS, Walgreens, rimmellondon.com and amazon (i linked my favorite color)
  6. Cover Girl TruNaked Smokey Eye Pallet – this is a brand new product I got to try thanks to Influenster (if you don’t use Influenster you have to give it a try! You don’t need a blog – use my referral link ) The pigment on these colors is crazy amazing and this is perfect for creating those smokey eye looks for date night! available at drug stores and amazon
  7. Revitalift Intensive Overnight Mask – Oh man I love this stuff! Being honest with myself about taking care of my skin as I settle into my mid-thirties was a battle. But here I am, accepting it, and valuing the amazing skin genetics has given me by not taking that for granted. Extra bonus of this is that it keeps my skin looking and feeling amazing in these brutal East Coast winters! Yuck! This California girl does not like what this weather does to my skin. $24.99 seems steep but when you are investing in the future of your skin, its totally reasonable. available at CVS, Walgreen and Amazon
  8. Sugar + Spruce Muscle Rub – previously known as Ladyburg, Sugar + Spruce is a military family owned business located in Fredricksburg, Virginia. I love love love this place! I may just make a whole post devoted to all the products I love from them. For all of you that are re-dedicating yourself to getting back to the gym or running (like me) this is exactly what you need. Make with pure and quality oils infused with natural muscle soothers like Capscian and St John’s Wart, this is my go to product post-workout.



  1. Frumos Palazzo Pants – These pants are life, and I secretly dub them my period pants. When I’m tried of wearing leggings these are my pants! I’m already trying to decide what color I’m going to order these in next. They are so comfortable and I’m excited to style them for all types of occasions, not just lounging around the house (available in plus size!!) Way to go amazon fashion! click image to purchase


                2. Leggings Depot Leggings – I was on the hunt for some plain black leggings that were buttery soft and I had heard from someone that they had                              gotten some leggings off Amazon. Since I now apparently buy everything on Amazon, why not give it a shot! They aren’t see through and they                              didn’t fall apart in the first wash so I could that as a win. click image to purchase



  1. Jamie Farrell, Officer’s Ex-Wives Series – I love this series and I keep bugging her to write more! If you’re looking for a fun series to read this year add this to your list. Her Rebel Heart is book one.
  2. Jamie Farrell, Misfit Brides Series – I may be a little partial to Jamie. She’s a fellow military spouse and a lover of all things southern (including Luke Bryan, so you know…).  Blissed is book one.
  3. Kim Mills, Way Home Series – Another military spouse, but this time Canadian, Kim Mills is a new writer on the scene and her books are fabulous! There are two books in the series, All the Way Home is book one.
  4. Finding Chandra Levy – If you like true crime, this was on my list for 2017. It’s written well and an easy read. I picked it up, having known some of about the case since I was living near where she was from at the time of the case. Now that I’m living in Washington, DC I thought it was time to pick this up and see what I could learn.
  5. The Killer of Little Shepherds – This is a true crime genre book all about the birth of Forensic Science, and the case involved in the creation.
  6. Becoming Winston Churchill – My mom read a book about WC, so I too set out looking for one. If you also were a fan of The Crown and became intrigued by this interesting character, that was towards the end of his life during that story line, I suggest you learn a little bit more about the great man.
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My Favorite Beauty Products From 2015

This year has been a super fun year for beauty and make-up products. I feel like I’ve evolved in that department. From not being afraid to try something new a different, my Julep and Ipsy and Jaclyn Hill YouTube videos, its been a red-letter year. These are not necessarily products that came out in 2015, but new to me in 2015; and are all products that I will continually use after this first purchase. I would describe myself as somewhat picky when it comes to what I put on my body and I love to try a lot of things. I’m also a loyalist when it comes to my make-up, and rarely deviate. But the last year I’ve had the opportunity to try things that I probably never would have tried and its led to some great new discoveries. These are some of my favorites!

1. Julep Bare Face Cleansing Oil – I know, I know, cleansing OIL!! Crazy right? I would have thought this would have gone terribly. Putting oil all over my face? And having moved to a more humid part of our country I’ve noticed a more oily appearance to my skin, and had to change my whole regiment. So the thought of using oil on my face would be nuts right? Wrong!! As long as this product is used correctly it is amazing! It leaves my face feeling amazing, doesn’t clog up my pores and really does a marvelous job of cleansing. Make sure that your face and hands are completely dry! It will remove make-up, but not eye make-up. I’ve been using this for almost a whole year now and have noticed no negative side-effects of using an oil-based cleanser. It using rose-hip seed, grape and olive and is cruelty free. $28.00

2. Almay Smart Shade Products – These are recent discovery for me, and I’m a die-hard Mary Kay user, and have been for years. I had the amazing pleasure of being able to try these products for free, as they were given to me at an event. I’ve been using the concealer, make-up and loose finishing powder. This has been a great, light, everyday type of make-up. It goes on smoothly, doesn’t feel heavy and has decent coverage. It includes an spf of 15 which is always a welcome addition. What I’ve loved about Almay products is that they are all formulated for sensitive skin and have a commitment to being hypo-allergenic, which is great. And from what I’ve seen Almay products are fairly affordable. Almay products are cruelty free. Products available at several retailers.

3. Almay One Coat Thickening mascara – Another new Almay product! This year I’ve tried about five different mascaras. Its been a crazy mascara year. But this one, the most recent one I’ve tried has been one of my favorites for the year. It doesn’t get everywhere when you put it on. This can be such a problem for me because my eyelashes are fairly long, and when I go to put my lower lid mascara on the tips of my top lashes can smudge all over my eye-lid. This most frequently happens if I have a really wet mascara. Almay’s mascara gives great coverage without being goopy and has done really well with having no clumps as of yet.

4. Julep Pore-minimizing blush – Another pleasant surprise in my maven box one time was this pore minimizing blush. I’ve received in two different colors in my monthly boxes and just absolutely adore it. It smells amazing (which I know is weird), it has the most amazing coverage and color. A little goes a long way. You barely have to tap this stuff and you get enough, which is a mistake that I made when I first used it. Currently this is available in a set with Julep’s bronzer, which I haven’t tried yet. Bronzer/Blush set is on sale right now for $36.00.

5. Fruit Enzyme Mask from Ladyburg – I’m going to tout a local business, because I just love to support that kind of stuff. Ladyburg is a local Virginia bath and body type shop. Products are made in store, vegan, uses amazing oils, natural for your body and they have something for everyone! I use the baby/kid stuff, my husband has tried the shaving stuff, we use their hand soap in the bathroom. Lets just say I’m a fan. For Christmas my hubby helped feed my Ladyburg addiction and purchased me something that has been on my “want” list. An enzyme mask is amazing if you’ve never tried one. It is cooling and soothing to your skin. It mildly exfoliates, taking away  dead skin cells to help renew and revitalize your skin. Its just amazing!! A little goes a really, really long way and this tub will last you forever! $17.95.

6. Tarte LipSurgence Skintuitive Lip Gloss – I received this product in my Ipsy bag a couple of months ago. It moisturizes and makes my lips feel amazing. It can be a very thick lip so this is another, little goes a long way, item. It is a clear lipgloss that works with the color of your own lips that creates a look that is uniquely you! It also has a flat applicator, which is something that I’ve never seen before. Tarte lipstick as Vitamin E, jojoba oil and flower extract. It has antioxidants that help smooth fine lines and wrinkles as well. $17.00

7. treStique lip crayon – Another product received in my Ipsy bag was this lip crayon. I’d never used this type of lipstick before and I’ve got to say it is a pretty cool product. It goes on super smooth and is a liner and stick in one. The crayon is meant to be paired with their lip balm, but can be used solo for sure. The product I have isn’t the dual crayon/balm product but the solo crayon alone. The dual stick, with coordinating lip balm is available for $28.00.

8. Almay Smart Shade Butter Kiss – The smart shade lipstick line is a pretty cool concept. You choose a lip color based on your skin shade. I picked up this shade when I was given the other products based on sight alone. I really had no idea that it was a smart shade product. I own red-light, which is probably one shade lighter than I need to be in, but its a great color. I will say that this product, at least for me goes on much like a tint or a colored balm rather than a lip stick. But the smoothness of this is out of this world. I feel like I can apply it similarly to a gloss in that I don’t have to be staring at myself while doing it, as I would a normal lipstick. And this is also a wetter lipstick, in that it doesn’t feel cakey or dry on my lips.

9. L’Oreal Paris Iffallible Pro-Last – I love a good lipstick. I think lipstick is such a classic look and people don’t wear it much. I guess in favor of a more natural look. But, I power on with my lipstick people! Lipstick and mascara are my go to when I need a refresher! The hubbs however, doesn’t appreciate the wearing of lipstick on his own face, so in times of need I search out a smudge-proof lipstick. L’Oreal gets the deployment seal of approval here! I picked up this particular shade (Passionate Petal) to go with my most recent homecoming outfit. Now if you’ve never used a smudge-proof type liptick there are usually two parts, a lip color and a balm that goes over the top. You need them both. This is a great full-coverage color and what I particularly liked about this duo is the balm that went with it. I didn’t feel the need to reapply it. That is a common problem in this type of lipstick, at least from my experience. I’ve been a die-hard smudge-proof user since my wedding day! And it was a L’Oreal back then too! I think in the last almost twelve years they’ve upped their game and improved upon their formula for this particular type. If you’re looking for a kissable lipstick for homecoming, look no further! I’m headed back to actually pick me up a more red-shade, since I’ve got my pinks covered. $12.99 and I purchased mine at the Exchange.

10. Beach Head Sea Salt Texturizing Spray from Beyond the Zone – Watching my favorite hair style blogger, Kate from The Small Things Blog, on YouTube you learn a few things. Like, what the heck is texturizing spray and why should I be using it. This is my first product of that kind that I’ve used and I love it. I’m ready to check out more brands and see what else is out there, but I picked this up at my local Sally’s Beauty Supply because I just had to try something! It definitely does what it says it does and it’s very easy to use. If you’re a newbie to texturizing spray and don’t want to fork over a lot of money just to try it out, I would definitely recommend giving this spray a try. $8.49

do you have a favorite product from this past year?! I’d love to hear about it! 

Look for these products in action on Instagram, and follow me! @RheChristine

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Sunday Social Week 118

hey ya’ll! Welcome to another Sunday Social, one of my favorite link-ups.  Thanks Ashley and Neely for a great time. If you’ve never done one of these before join in for the fun.  I have found some of my most favorite blogs doing this, and there’s always a good turn out. Have fun, stay awhile and welcome to my little corner of the world. Check out my monthly link-up that I’m just starting up.  Its called “Rewind  365”.  Once a month we post about where we were that day, week or month last year.  Looking back is always so much fun, so make a post of your own.

Social Sunday
1. 5 things you want us to know about you
Well, aside from what you see over there on my sidebar, I’m a volunteer and am involved in my church
and my children’s school.  I’m a former ballet dancer who has recently gotten a huge itch for it again. I have a secret desire to write a book and I huge book collector (new and old – its a sickness really).
2. 5 favorite things about blogging
meeting new people and learning. The group of milspouses that I have had the honor to meet 
through this whole adventure has been amazing.  I’ve been touched by so many lives its incredible!
3. 5 things you are doing before the year is over
 We are going on a little family vacation, just the five of us. 
Busch Gardens Christmas Town
Hopefully make it to my first Medal of Honor Ceremony as Press (I keep missing them)
Finally do some real thrift store hunting.  I’ve been here almost three years and I still haven’t done that!
4. 5 favorite fall fashion staples
Black Wool Jacket
Skinny Jeans
Riding Boots
Boyfriend Cardi
and…my Doc Marten Mary Janes!
5. 5 favorite beauty products
1. Rimmel Lash Excelerator (seriously can’t find another mascara as good)
2. Almay Color Match make-up (cover-up, powder, liquid make-up – its all good)
3. Mary Kay Nourishine Lip Gloss.  Oh my heavens its the best.  Lasts a long time, great colors and 
its a good gloss/lipstick combo —-> if you need a consultant or want to try anything mine’s amazing! Check out her site here
4. Simple Eye Make-Up remover – best stuff and its simple, lol, hence the name
5. Julep Oxygen Nail Treament – I’ve tried and used a lot of different stuff for my nails.
My nails have always struggled, and even when I finally stopped biting them it was hard to get them to grow.
This stuff is literally magic! Use my link and you will get a promo code for a free welcome box! Right now this is my only subscription box, that’s how much I love it. I skip it whenever I want and its not big deal. I love a box like that.
Thanks for stopping by.  Can’t wait to read everyone’s stuff, especially your beauty product favs! 

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