June 2016 Favorites

June 2016 Favorites

This post is not sponsored.  However, I would like to thank Sun Warrior and BFree for their generous samples. As always, this post reflects my own true thoughts.   I have more food favorites to share this month than usual, so I guess that tells you where my head’s been at lately. I also have one household favorite, but because it is so good, I am going to dedicate an entire post to it next week.  I cannot wait!   Hynt Beauty DUET Perfecting Concealer Now that I have a little color on my face from being outdoors so much, I...

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February 2016 Favorites

February 2016 Favorites

(Please note: This post contains some affiliate links.) Happy Friday! It’s a few days late, but I have some really fantastic favorites to share with you from the month of February.  Most of them have never been mentioned here before, so let’s get to it!   Food/Beverage Favorites Matcha Green Tea Smoothie When I first tried matcha green tea, I thought it was…disgusting. But because of all its wonderful health benefits, I really wanted to develop a taste for it.  It took this matcha green tea smoothie recipe to bring...

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October 2015 Favorites

October 2015 Favorites

Hello! It was really easy to choose my favorites this month because there were a lot of standouts.   I have some makeup, skin care, food, and even a social media favorite, so let’s get to it! Ecobrow Defining Wax If you follow me on Instagram, you may have seen that I recently became a red head.  I figured that I should probably switch the color that I had been using to fill in my brows and decided to go with Ecobrow in the color Rita. I apply it using a thin angled brush and absolutely love the results.  If you’re looking for...

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How I have been saving money on groceries

How I have been saving money on groceries

A few weeks ago, I told you that I have been using a new method of budgeting for my family and that it has saved us a lot of money, and many of you said that you’d be interested in a post about what I’ve been doing. OK, are you ready for my huge, monumental, top secret method? I use cash. Many of us have become so accustomed to just swiping our debit cards or credit cards whenever we need to buy something even as simple as a cup of coffee, and by doing so, it can be very easy to lose track of what we are spending. Although I have...

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Celebrate World Coconut Day with these coconut flavored foods

Celebrate World Coconut Day with these coconut flavored foods

Yesterday morning, I was alerted that tomorrow is World Coconut Day.  I ask it all of the time, but is there seriously a day for everything? Anyway, I figured that I would have a little fun with it and do a post all about my favorite coconut flavored foods. (Obviously, coconut oil, Grass Skirt Smoothies, and actual coconut are included as well.) 1. Dang Toasted Coconut Chips These make for a nice crunchy snack, and they are gluten-free, vegan, dairy-free, and a great source of fiber. 2. Artisana Organic Coconut Butter I love this as a...

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54 Trader Joe’s items you must try

54 Trader Joe’s items you must try

Today’s post is inspired by one that I saw on Pop Sugar called The 39 Trader Joe’s Items You Need in Your Life.  As soon as I read the title, I quit reading. Why? Because I wanted to see how many items I could list without any influence from their list.  That way, my list would be truly authentic.  After coming up with my top items, I did finally go back and read the Pop Sugar version, and we actually had many of the same things in mind.  Those items must be extra good! I hope that this list is helpful to you if you are new to...

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