This post contains affiliate links. If you click on a link, I may receive a small commission, at no additional cost to you. This commission will help keep this blog up and running. In August 2021, I bought the Braun IPL Hair Removal device - it was definitely the best purchase I made last year! … Continue reading At-home hair removal – a game changer!
We recently took an 18 day trip to Costa Rica. Costa Rica is one of the places we are considering retiring to, so we wanted to go check it out. Also, we got married in December 2019, and planned to honeymoon in Spring of 2020 and THAT didn't happen... so we considered this our belated … Continue reading Packing for Costa Rica!
This post contains affiliate links - see full disclaimer I've always been a calendar/planner girl, from as far back as I can remember. For the last few years, I've been using Plum Paper Planners - I love all the personalization options. But I didn't use all of the features, and it kind of felt wasteful. … Continue reading Journaling 2022
This is part of a series on perfume companies that I personally have purchased perfumes from - these are not sponsored posts. Layered Fragrances Layered Fragrances is mainly marketed towards women. They have Inspiration Fragrances, which are dupes of higher-end fragrances. They also have single note fragrances, made for layering. Layered also has some original … Continue reading Perfume Parade: Layered/Alexandria Fragrances
This is part of a series on perfume companies that I personally have purchased perfumes from - these are not sponsored posts. I was introduced to Oil Perfumery by the lovely folks at Facebook Fragrance Friends. I made my first order back in December of 2017. They offer perfume oils in 10 ml roller ball … Continue reading Perfume Parade: Oil Perfumery
This is part of a series on perfume companies that I have personally purchased from - this is not a sponsored post I’m wearing Alien Essence Absolue today, in honor of Thierry Mugler, who passed away yesterday. He was a perfume and fashion icon. I was late to the Mugler party, but I fell pretty … Continue reading Perfume Parade: Mugler
When the pandemic first struck, our local shelter put out the call for fosters for the animals in the shelter. We fostered two sweet German Shepherd puppies for a couple weeks until they were old enough to be adopted. We tried fostering an older dog, but that didn't go well - there was an unfortunate … Continue reading Foster babies!
I just want you to know that today, and every day, I’m thankful for you!
Let's catch up!! It's been a long time since I've posted, I know. Pandemic paralysis, I guess. I got caught up just surviving day-to-day, and it was hard to plan blog posts or any type of creative activity. I've been taking care of our grandson while his parents are at work, raising foster kittens (pics … Continue reading Long time, no see!
In one of my previous posts, I shared my experience with Overtone hair color. Since then, I've tried a couple new colors! I tried the Blue for Brown Hair, and while I loved the color, it didn't last as long as the purple did. Here are a couple pics, though: It was really pretty, but … Continue reading More Overtone colors!