HELLO FRIENDS. REALLY THE PICTURE SHOULD SAY I AM ALREADY TIRED INSTEAD OF BORED! I FINALLY FELL ASLEEP AROUN D 730 THIS MORNING AND RIGHT NOW I AM REALLY TIRED STILL..I AM HOPING THATS A GOOD THING AND MAYBE I CAN GET SOME SLEEP TONIGHT. I HATE HAVING A SLEEP DISORDER. IT REALLY SUCKS. AND IT SUCKS MORE THAT MY MEDS ARE NOT WORKING RIGHT. I GOT TO GET THIS FIXED. ITS HELL ON MY MIND AND BODY.
SCOTT WILL BE HOME IN JUST A FEW HRS SO IN A FEW MINUTES I AM HEADING TO THE SHOWER TO CLEAN UP BEFORE HE GETS HERE. I GOT TO GET DINNER IN THE OVEN SOON TOO. I HAVE QUITE A FEW THINGS TO DO YET ALL I REALLY WANT TO DO IS GO BACK TO SLEEP. BUT I CANT LET THAT HAPPEN.
WELL I JUST WANTED TO SAY HI..I AM HEADING IN THE SHOWER..HOPEFULLY I WILL GET SOME MORE POST UP SOMETIME THIS EVENING.
HELLO FRIENDS..ITS SUPER LATE ~ 330 AM AND I AM STILL GOING STRONG..BUT BEFORE LONG I AM GOING TO BE TAKING SOME MEDICINE AND GETTING MY BUTT TO BED. THIS IS WHY I SLEEP TILL LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SOONER OR LATER I GOT TO GET THIS TAKEN CARE OF..I SHOULD JUST STAY UP ALL NIGHT AND ALL DAY TOMORROW AND THEN IT WILL BE FIXED. BUT THAT IS NOT SO FUN! COME 9AM I WILL FEEL HORRIBLE..SO I WILL JUST SLEEP IN AND FIGURE IT OUT LATER!
I PUT A POST EARLIER RE MY YOUTUBE CHANNEL..I DELETED IT..I THOUGHT ABOUT IT A LITTLE MORE AND DECIDED INSTEAD OF JUST BEAUTY POST, I THINK IT SHOULD BE A EXTENSION OF THIS BLOG..SO I CHANGED IT TO A FAMILY CHANNEL AND I WILL BE POSTING ALL KINDS OF DIFFERENT VIDEOS. NOT JUST MAKE UP..HOPEFULLY I WILL HAVE IT ALL FIXED UP TOMORROW SOMETIME AND I WILL PUT A NEW POST LINKING YOU TO THE YOUTUBE CHANNEL. SORRY ABOUT THE CONFUSION. I JUST THOUGHT I WOULD WANT TO POST MORE THAN MAKE UP VIDEOS. SO I SWITCHED IT UP..
TODAY WENT PRETTY WELL. I SLEPT LATE, PLAYED AT THE COFFEE SHOP AND THEN CAME HOME AND GOT A LOT DONE AROUND THE HOUSE. I JUST FINISHED THINGS UP A FEW MINUTES AGO. EVEN THOUGH ITS LATE, LAUNDRY IS CAUGHT UP AND THE HOUSE IS CLEAN SO ITS OK. TOMORROW I THINK I AM STAYING HOME INSTEAD OF RUNNING AROUND TOWN AND HANGING AROUND THE COFFEE SHOP. THERE ARE A FEW MORE THINGS I WANT TO GET DONE AROUND HERE AND TOMORROW IS A NORMAL DAY AND SCOTT WILL BE HOME AROUND 6 SO ITS A GOOD DAY TO STAY HOME.
THEN WEDNESDAY I HAVE A TON OF SHOPPING TO DO. IT KINDA SUCKS BECAUSE PAY DAY IS ALWAYS ON GOVERNMENT DAY AND THE STORE IS ALWAYS FILLED UP. BUT IT IS WHAT IT IS SO I JUST HAVE TO DO IT. SO TOMORROW I HAVE TO WORK ON SHOPPING LIST TOO. NOT MUCH FUN..BUT ANOTHER THING TO STAY HOME AND DO.
I DIDNT POST A WHATS ON THE MENU FOR TONIGHT..WE HAD AN OLD FAVORITE..THE CHICKEN WITH CHEESE AND TOMATOES. YOU GUYS ALREADY HAVE SEEN THAT DINNER SO NO SENSE IN POSTING IT YET AGAIN. TOMORROW I THINK WE ARE HAVING MEAT LOAF. I MIGHT POST IF FOR SOME OF YOU WHO MIGHT WANT TO KNOW HOW I MAKE MINE. I DONT THINK ITS ANYTHING SPECIAL BUT ITS GOOD!
TODAY WAS KINDA HARD. I FOUND MYSELF IN THE COFFEE SHOP LOOKING OUT THE WINDOWS AND MISSING MY GRANDFATHER SO MUCH IT ALMOST MADE ME SICK. I HATE BEING LEFT HERE WITHOUT MEMBERS OF MY FAMILY. I AM SO THANKFUL FOR MY CHILDREN. IF IT WASN'T FOR THEM THERE ARE DAYS THAT I WOULD REALLY WANT TO GO ON TO THE OTHER SIDE. I TOLD MY FRIEND THIS LATE LAST NIGHT AND SHE ABOUT KILLED ME.I WAS FEELING SAD THEN TOO. AND IT JUST CARRIED ON TO TODAY.. IF MY MOTHER READS THIS SHE WILL WANT TO KICK MY BUTT TOO. BUT THE FACT OF THE MATTER IS I REALLY MISS SOME OF MY FAMILY WHO IS NO LONGER WITH US. THE PAIN IS SO REAL. AND THERE IS NOTHING ANYONE CAN DO TO MAKE IT GO AWAY. ITS SO SAD. ITS JUST THE WAY LIFE WORKS. I GUESS I HAVE TO REMEMBER THAT I WILL SEE THEM AGAIN. I JUST HAVE TO WAIT..ANYONE WHO HAS LOST SOMEONE THEY LOVE KNOW HOW REAL THE PAIN IS. BUT AS I WAS SITTING THERE FEELING REALLY SAD MY LITTLE JACKSON CALLED. IT PUT A SMILE ON MY SAD FACE AND I REALIZED THAT THE KIDS ARE THE REASON FOR MY LIFE. I CANT EVER LOOSE SIGHT OF THAT.
WELL ITS 343 AM AND I JUST YAWNED FOR THE FIRST TIME. SO I BETTER GO WITH THAT AND GET MY BUTT TO BED..
There are so many different uses for honey in skin care. I thought I would share with you all a few different ways you can use it!
HONEY AND TEA TREE FOR ACNE
take one teaspoon honey and mix 2 drops of tea tree oil, apply it on your face and rinse off with lukewarm water after 15-20 minutes, followed by a splash of cold water. Doing this twice a week can help reduce acne..
HONEY AND OLIVE OIL FOR DRY SKIN
Winter can make our skin dry and rough, so why not moisturize it with the ingredients that are natural and wonderful. Mix a teaspoon of honey with 1/3rd teaspoon of extra virgin olive oil and apply. Rinse off with luke warm water after 15-20 minutes, followed by a splash of cold water. You can use this recipe every day to get soft skin..
HONEY AND CUCUMBER FOR SKIN BRIGHTENING
Cucumber is a wonderful skin brightener..It almost immediately brightens up your skin and gives it a subtle glow. When it is mixed with honey it makes a smoothing, brightening and moisturizing effect.
Grate fresh cucumber, squeeze the juice from it, mix with half teaspoon of honey and apply it to your face.. rinse off after 20 minutes..You will see a beautiful glow to your skin afterwards..
HONEY AND VITAMIN E FOR SCARS
Vitamin E and honey is a great combination for scars caused by acne. Pierce one vitamin E gel caplet and mix it with a bit of honey and apply it on the scars..Rinse off after 2 minutes.
HONEY AND ALOE VERA FOR SENSITIVE SKIN
Honey is a very smoothing and so is Aloe Vera. mix one teaspoon of honey with one teaspoon of aloe gel and apply it on your face. It will feel very cool and smoothing. Its good for rosacea and eczema prone skin because it reduces redness and itchiness.
I Love using honey for lots of different things. Give it a try. I think you will be surprised how well it will work in the beauty department!
A FEW DAYS AGO I WAS ASKED IN A COMMENT WHAT MY HAIR CARE ROUTINE IS.. WELL HERE IT IS..
I DONT KNOW WHY.. BUT I TEND TO BUY PRODUCTS THAT ARE IN PURPLE BOTTLES FOR MY HAIR.. I USE JOHN FREDIA STYLING PRODUCTS BUT NORMALLY IF ITS IN A PURPLE BOTTLE..I BUY IT..
I CANT EXPLAIN WHY! BUT WITH THAT SAID.. I DO LIKE AUSSIE PRODUCTS A LOT. I KNOW I AM GOING TO GET LIT UP ON MY COMMENTS ABOUT THIS BUT IT WORKS GOOD WITH MY HAIR. THE 3 MINUTE MIRACLE WORKS WONDERS. AND YES IT BEING IN A PURPLE BOTTLE HELPS! LOL..
I ALSO HAVE BEEN USING THE HERBAL ESSENCES SHAMPOO TOO. NOT SO CRAZY ABOUT IT. IT HAS A GREAT SMELL BUT THE CONDITIONER DOES NOT WORK SO WELL. SO I MOST LIKELY WONT BE BUYING THIS AGAIN..
I USE TO USE VICTORIA SECRET SO SEXY SHAMPOO AND CONDITIONER..
BUT WHEN WE MOVED HERE THERE IS NO MALL AROUND.. ITS AN HR AWAY.. SO I STOPPED USING THIS..BUT I LOVE IT.. THE SMELL OF IT IS INSANE! IF YOU HAVE THE CHANCE TO TRY IT..DO IT.. I LOVE IT!! TOO BAD ITS SO FAR AWAY! I AM SURE I CAN ORDER IT ONLINE BUT REALLY DONT WANT TO START THAT! I DONT WANT TO SHIP IN SHAMPOO AND CONDITIONER! SO I WILL STICK TO WHAT I CAN GET EASY!
I HAVE BEEN WANTING TO PUT THIS UP FOR A FEW DAYS NOW.. AND FINALLY I AM.. I JUST WANT TO SAY THAT THIS IS BEYOND TERRIBLE.THIS MADE NATIONAL NEWS AND WHEN I SAW IT MY JAW HIT THE FLOOR. I DONT KNOW WHAT THIS LADY WAS THINKING.. SHE SAID SHE THOUGHT IT WOULD BE FUNNY AND APOLOGIZED FOR DOING IT. THE CAT WAS IN THERE FOR OVER 15 HRS. I CAN TELL YOU NOW, THAT IF ANYONE EVER DID THIS TO ONE OF MY CATS THEY BETTER WATCH OUT. THEIR SAFETY WOULD BE IN HIGH DANGER.. HOW ANYONE CAN DO SOMETHING LIKE THIS TO AN ANIMAL IS BEYOND ME...I PERSONALLY THINK SHE CAN BURN IN HELL FOR IT.
AND.. ON A LIGHTER NOTE..
JUST THOUGHT I WOULD SHARE..
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A WHILE BACK I BOUGHT THIS NIVEA MY SILHOUETTE REDEFINING GEL CREAM..I DONT KNOW WHAT POSSESSED ME TO BUY IT..I ACTUALLY THINK IT WAS THE TV COMMERICALS..IT WAS PRETTY PRICEY..BUT I GOT IT..
I PUT IT IN THE CABINET AND FORGOT ALL ABOUT IT..I SAW IT YESTERDAY AND THOUGHT I BETTER GIVE IT A TRY!
IT SAYS IT WORKS WITH WHITE TEA AND ANISE EXTRACT FOR A DUAL ACTION TONING AND REDEFINING WITH RESULTS AFTER 4 WEEKS. YOUR SKIN IS SUPPOSE TO BE NOTICEABLY FIRMER, TIGHTER AND MORE ELASTIC.
ITS SAYS TO APPLY THIS 1-2 TIMES DAILY ON THE THIGHS, HIPS, WAIST AND BELLY..WELL, YOU GUYS MUST KNOW I WILL NOT BE DOING BEFORE AND AFTER SHOTS OF THOSE AREAS ON MY BODY! I REALLY THINK THIS IS A BUNCH OF CRAP BUT I AM GOING TO GIVE IT A TRY AND IF I DONT SEE ANY RESULTS I WILL CONTACT THE COMPANY FOR MY MONEY BACK. THE REVIEWS ON THIS PRODUCT HAVE BEEN MIXED..
SO FROM TODAY ON I WILL BE USING THIS AS DIRECTED..
I received a comment today suggesting I make this a beauty/make up blog only..While I can appreciate that idea, I will not be doing that. This blog is about more than make up! I love the beauty post, and even today I will be adding more post that are beauty related but..this is a family blog..I understand that if I did just make this a beauty blog then I would get more readers but that doesn't really matter to me. This blog is about my life, my children, my family and things that inspire me. So while I understand a lot of you would rather it be just a beauty blog, I am not interested in that.
My children are in a different state and use this blog as one of the ways to keep in touch with me and I think they would be really disappointed in only seeing things about make up and beauty. The comment suggested that I could have another blog just for beauty and that is also something I am not interested in doing. Any of you fellow bloggers know that its a lot of work to maintain a blog..So I am not ready to add another blog yet either. But maybe sometime in the future I will consider this. But for now this blog is staying the same!
Thank you for your comment. I appreciate you reading and I hope to hear more from you in the future!
HELLO FRIENDS..HOPE YOUR MONDAY IS NOT AS CRAZY AS MINE! I SLEPT WAY TOO LATE AND INSTEAD OF STAYING HOME TO WORK AROUND THE HOUSE I AM SITTING AT THE COFFEE SHOP ENJOYING SOME SOUP.. I FIGURED SINCE SCOTT WORKS LATE TONIGHT I SHOULD HAVE ENOUGH TIME TO GET IT ALL DONE AND STILL MAKE TIME TO PLAY HERE FOR A WHILE.
I HAVE BEEN ON THE PHONE ALL DAY..IT SEEMS TODAY IS ALL ABOUT PHONE CALLS I GUESS. I HAVE HARDLY HAD ANYTIME TO MYSELF. EVEN AS I WRITE THIS MY MOM IS GOING ON AND ON! I DONT MIND..SINCE I SLEPT SO LATE I GUESS ITS JUST THE WAY IT IS!
I AM GOING TO TRY TO GET SOME POST UP WITHIN THE COMING HRS IF I AM LUCKY!
JUST STOPPING BY TO SAY HELLO! IT HAS BEEN SUCH A LAZY SUNDAY AROUND HERE! ITS 5PM AND I JUST GOT DRESSED. I HAVE BEEN DOZING OFF AND ON ALL DAY..MATTER OF FACT MY HUSBAND IS IN HIS PJS RIGHT NOW LAYING ON THE COUCH WATCHING TV AND DOZING ON AND OFF TOO! THIS HAS BEEN FOR SURE ONE OF OUR LAZEST SUNDAYS EVER!
I WENT OUTSIDE FOR THE FIRST TIME TODAY AND TO MY SURPRISE THERE ARE LEAVES ALL OVER THE DRIVE WAY..I AM GOING TO GET A PICTURE JUST TO SHOW YOU! I CAN NOT EVER REMEMBER FALL STARTING SO SOON..I THINK WINTER MIGHT BE LONG THIS YEAR. I AM ALMOST HAPPY WE ARE NOT GOING TO BE HERE TO EXPERIENCE IT!! I DONT THINK NOW WE ARE LEAVING ON THE 1ST. SCOTT SAID LAST NIGHT THAT WE ARE HEADING THERE THIS COMING WEEKEND TO LOOK FOR HOUSES AND LOOK AROUND THE TOWN. HE SAID MICHAEL IS GOING WITH US. MICHAEL IS THE GUY WE MET ON THE GOLF COURSE AND PUT HIM TO WORK WITH SCOTT AND HE HAS BEEN SALESMAN OF THE MONTH FOR MANY MONTHS NOW. HE IS MOVING DOWN THERE WITH US.. I FIGURE HE WILL BE STAYING WITH US FOR A FEW MONTHS. I DONT MIND..MICHAEL IS SWEET AND I DONT THINK IT WILL BE A PROBLEM IN ANY WAY.
ANYWAY..ITS ALMOST TIME FOR ME TO FIGURE OUT SOMETHING FOR DINNER..MY FIRST MEAL OF THE DAY!
Rub face primer on your body. Skin-revealing dresses are still in for fall, so your legs and arms need to shine. The pros smooth on regular makeup primer. “Primers contain light diffusers that even out and enhance your skin tone.". “So it’s great to apply them anywhere you want to draw extra attention.”
Swirl cherry lip gloss on your cheeks. Using bright red gloss or balm on your apples to enhance your natural glow. “You can layer on more or less to get the exact level of rosiness that you want,”
Trade bronzer for blush. To get the chiseled cheekbones from the catwalks, sweep bronzer (instead of powder blush) onto the hollows of the cheeks. “This creates shadows and depth so your cheekbones stand out more,” . You also can use a darker shade of powder that’s left over from summer.
“Paint” on your foundation. Models looked especially airbrushed on the fall runways. To get the look: Use a makeup brush to put on liquid foundation. “The bristles evenly distribute the product, so you get this soft veil of coverage,” When going over tricky areas (like under the eyes or around the nose), squeeze the tip to flatten the edge.
LAST NIGHT SCOTT AND I WATCHED CITY ISLAND..IT WAS MUCH BETTER THAN I THOUGHT IT WOULD BE. IT WAS BASED OUT OF THE BRONX IN NEW YORK AND SCOTT KEPT POINTING OUT PLACES ON THE MOVIE THAT WE WENT TO! IT WAS KINDA FUNNY!! BUT ANYWAY..THIS MOVIE IS ABOUT FAMILY...A LOUD ITALIAN FAMILY AND THE CHALLENGES THEY WERE HAVING..
THIS MOVIE KEPT OUR INTEREST AND ANDY GARCIA WAS BRILLIANT...AS HE ALWAYS IS!
Maximize your blush. Take a creamy rose blush, and apply it in a half-moon shape under your brow bone and over the tops of your cheekbones. “You’ll get a subtle sheen that draws attention to your eyes and makes your face glow”
Tap lip gloss under your brows. Sounds crazy, but patting on a soft, shimmery pink gloss helps highlight and lift your eyes.. Use a nonsticky formula (so your lashes don’t get stuck!), and blend in.
Wear contrasting eye-shadow colors. It’s a hot trend for fall, but just work with what you already have. Apply a bright, intense hue (like purple) on your upper lids, then drag a softer hue (pearly green) along your lower lash line.
Put bronzer on your lashes. Comb loose bronze powder through lashes instead of mascara. “You’ll get a subtle sparkle that’s so sexy for night since it catches the light.” One swipe should do it — you don’t want any excess flakes to fall under your eyes.
HELLO FRIENDS...SORRY THAT THIS POST IS SO LATE IN THE AFTERNOON! I HAVE BEEN LOUNGING AROUND DOING NOTHING EVERY SINCE I HAVE GOTTEN UP. SCOTT SHOULD BE LEAVING WORK IN ABOUT 30 MINUTES SO THIS DAY HAS REALLY WENT BY FAST! RIGHT NOW I AM AT THE COFFEE SHOP ENJOYING SOME SOUP AND A BLT..
ITS A BEAUTIFUL DAY HERE TODAY. THE SUN IS SHINNING AND ITS A LITTLE WARM ACTUALLY! BUT THATS OK..BECAUSE LAST NIGHT IS WAS SOOOO COOL IN HERE..LIKE A IDIOT I STILL HAD THE AIR ON AND SCOTT AND I WERE FREEZING IN BED! I WAS STILL TOSSING AND TURNING AT 6AM..I THINK I FELL ASLEEP AROUND 7AM. I AM SO TIRED OF THIS.. I THINK TONIGHT I AM STAYING UP AND TRYING TO SOLVE THIS PROBLEM..SOMETHING HAS GOT TO CHANGE.
HELLO ALL..ITS LATE AND I SHOULD BE SLEEPING BUT I AM NOT A BIT TIRED. WHAT A DELIMA. NIGHT AFTER NIGHT I STAY UP AND SLEEP IN LATE. I HAVE NO IDEA IF THIS WILL EVER CHANGE. I THINK IT IS GOING TO TAKE ME STAYING UP ALL NIGHT AND ALL DAY TO GET MY BODY BACK ON TRACK..AND THAT DAY WILL BE HELL..SO I AM NOT ABOUT TO DO THAT YET..
I JUST GOT BACK FROM SUBWAY AND MICKEY D'S BOTH...I WAS BEHIND 4 DRUNK PEOPLE AT SUBWAY AND LOST MY PATIENCE AND WENT TO MICKEY D'S ONLY TO WAIT FOR 30 MINUTES IN THE CAR...SOOOO FRUSTRATING..BUT I CAME HOME AND GOT THIS EMAIL...
Just wanted to let you know that I really enjoyed your library book blog tonight and think you handled it perfectly! Also, it's funny you mentioned the confession thing, because, alot of people don't understand why we catholics have confession at all, and the reason is, so that you can cleanse yourself of the guilt, through a witness, and then remind yourself that it is not up to you to forgive yourself, but that God has already done that. (Just a little trivia, I'm not into preaching) Maybe you went through what you did, so that you would be able to honestly answer Brittany's question. Great job, Mom!
I AM NOT POSTING WHO ITS FROM FOR THEIR PRIVACY BUT IT REALLY MADE ME FEEL GOOD ABOUT WHAT I TOLD BRITTANY..YOU KNOW WHO YOU ARE..THANK YOU FOR YOUR REALLY KIND WORDS..I FELT BAD ABOUT HAVING TO TELL HER THAT..AND I KNOW THAT ITS ONLY GOING TO GET HARDER. THE QUESTIONS SHE IS GOING TO ASK IN THE FUTURE ARE ONLY GOING TO GET MORE DIFFICULT. I DONT KNOW HOW I WILL GET THROUGH IT ALL BUT WE WILL GET THROUGH IT TOGETHER. EVEN IF THE TRUTH IS HARD TO SAY. I HAVE DONE MANY THINGS I AM NOT PROUD OF AND I WILL BE THE ONE TO TELL HER OR JACKSON AND MAYBE SOME OF THE BAD DECISIONS I HAVE MADE WILL SAVE THEM FROM MAKING THE SAME BAD DECISONS FOR THEMSELVES. I KNOW THIS WILL NOT BE THE CASE ALL THE TIME BUT ANY PAIN OR TROUBLE I CAN PREVENT WILL BE WORTH ME TELLING THEM THE TRUTH.
THOSE KIDS ARE THE BEST THINGS I EVER DONE. I AM SO PROUD OF THEM BOTH. BRITTANY IS VERY BLACK AND WHITE...THAT IS HARD FOR SOMEONE LIKE MYSELF WHO LIVES IN THE GREY AREA. BUT STRANGLEY ENOUGH SHE MIGHT CHANGE THAT FOR ME! JACKSON IS MORE LIKE ME IN THAT WAY..HE SEEMS TO LIKE THE GREY AREA TOO! SO I MIGHT BE SAFE WITH HIM! BUT PRINCESS BRITTANY SURE KEEPS ME ON MY TOES!
SCOTT AND I HAD SOME WINE TONIGHT AND ENDED WITH A COUPLE OF GLASSES. IT WAS ACTUALLY KINDA HARD TO STOP AFTER I STARTED FEELING GOOD BUT IT WAS BEST...AND NOW I AM HAPPY I AM NOT PASSED OUT OR WILL BE FEELING THE EFFECTS WHEN I WAKE UP TOMORROW!
WELL I AM GOING TO FORCE MYSELF TO LAY DOWN AND ENJOY SOME TV TILL I DRIFT OFF.
HAVE A GREAT SATURDAY! TALK TO YOU GUYS IN THE AFTERNOON SOMETIME!
I WAS KINDA PUZZLED AT THIS QUESTION..THE REAL ANSWER IS YES..BUT I DIDNT KNOW IF THATS WHAT I SHOULD TELL HER. I PONDERED BACK AND FORTH..I ASKED WHY SHE WAS ASKING THAT QUESTION AND SHE TOLD ME SHE REALLY LIKED ONE OF HER LIBRARY BOOKS AND DIDNT WANT TO TAKE IT BACK...
I THOUGHT TO MYSELF FOR A SECOND..IT WOULD JUST BE A SMALL LIE..BUT SOMETHING MADE ME TELL HER THE BIGGER TRUTH..I HAD TO EXPLAIN TO MY DAUGHTER THAT YES I HAD STOLE LIBRARY BOOKS BEFORE. NOT SOMETHING I AM PROUD OF. SHE ASKED IF I HAD EVER GOT INTO TROUBLE..THAT WAS EVEN HARDER BECAUSE THE FACT OF THE MATTER IS NO I DIDNT GET INTO TROUBLE. BUT I DID EXPLAIN TO HER THAT BECAUSE I HAD DONE THAT, I WAS NO LONGER ABLE TO CHECK OUT ANY OTHER BOOKS AT THAT PARTICULAR LIBRARY.
I NEVER THOUGHT I WOULD HAVE TO ANSWER TO MY DAUGHTER ABOUT STEALING LIBRARY BOOKS IN THE PAST.. SCOTT WAS SHOCKED SITTING BESIDE ME LISTENING TO ME ADMIT TO HER THAT I DID DO THAT! BUT I FIGURED THAT I WOULD BE HONEST WITH HER INSTEAD OF LYING...
I USED THE OPPORTUNITY TO EXPLAIN THAT SHE COULD RENEW THE BOOKS AND IF THERE WAS SOME SHE REALLY WANTED ALL SHE HAD TO DO WAS ASK AND I WOULD MAKE SURE SHE HAD THEM WITHOUT HAVING TO STEAL ANYTHING. THAT SHE IS BETTER THAN WHAT I WAS AND SHE HAS TO MAKE THE RIGHT DECISIONS NOW TO HELP MAKE THE RIGHT DECISIONS WHEN ITS A LOT MORE SERIOUS THAN LIBRARY BOOKS.
THIS JUST SHOWS THAT EVERYTHING COMES FULL CIRCLE..INCLUDING ME DOING WRONG AND KEEPING LIBRARY BOOKS THAT DIDNT BELONG TO ME. MY CONFESSION WAS NOT IN A CHURCH WITH A PRIEST, BUT INSTEAD TO MY 8 YR OLD DAUGHTER. ITS HARD FOR ANYONE TO LEARN FROM SOMEONE ELSE'S MISTAKES BUT I PRAY SHE LEARNED THE RIGHT AND WRONG THING TO DO WITH OUR DISCUSSION.
IT ULTIMATELY FALLS ON HER. I THINK SHE UNDERSTANDS NOW AND WONT BE STEALING ANY BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY!
ITS AMAZING HOW SOMETHING SO FAR IN MY PAST GOT BROUGHT UP ON A FRIDAY NIGHT. IT GOES TO SHOW, THAT NOTHING IS OFF LIMITS WHEN IT COMES TO DISCUSSIONS WITH MY CHILDREN.
Instead of buying all new lipsticks, layer your existing shades to create fun fall options. Combine brown and pink to make a sultry rose, red and purple for plum, and coral and red for fuchsia.
Make your red lipstick racier. Apply pressed powder in between coats to intensify your everyday red lipstick. “The powder pulls out the oil from the lipstick, so you’re left with a deep, matte stain, which is exactly the kind of effect you want right now,”
Outline your pucker with a brow pencil. To prevent your bold lip color from creeping past the corners, “rim your mouth with a flesh-colored brow pencil — its waxy formula is great at preventing any smudging,”
Pat foundation over your lips. The nude, mod lip is the balance to this season’s rich colors. You don’t even need any lipstick to pull it off. “Just dip a makeup sponge in foundation, press it to your lips, and let it dry for a few seconds,”
“Finish it off with a clear lip gloss to add some shine, and you’re good to go.”
I just wanted to take a minute to say thank you to both the kids teachers. I spoke with both of them yesterday and today and they couldn't have been nicer and supportive of the our situation. I really appreciate all they do with the kids. Brittany's teacher was really passionate re her and said that Brittany is one of her top students and a get addition to her class. I couldn't have asked for a better teacher for her.
Jackson's teacher was Brittany's teacher last yr and has been working hard with him. Jackson is such a sweet little guy but has the energy of 10 kids. So I know she has her hands full!
Both teachers are working with me through email and the phone to keep me up to date with whats going on with them both. Being a parent from out of state, I cannot tell you how helpful this is. I do my best to keep up with them but its always difficult. But with the system we have created it sure makes it a little more easy..
Thank you so much for all you do with them both.
I look forward to getting to know you more through out the year!
My mom got me a couple of things at Bath and Body that have become favorites of mine..
The first is the new Dark Kiss products. I love the perfume.. They describe it as...
A daring and seductive scent of berries, flowers and tempting night musk.
The scent is amazing..I love it..Use it almost every day!
For sure a new favorite of mine!
Then she also got me this little anti bacterial Pocket Bac that hangs off anything you want it to. It is a small little bottle of sanitizer that fits in a little rubber holder that hangs from my purse. How handy is this? LOVE IT!! Use it all the time.. This one is in Fresh Market Apple. I have a few others but it makes no difference to me the kind...just that it is anti bacterial..
Yet another new favorite!
If you get the chance try these out..I am pretty sure you wont be disappointed!
I was looking around online and found this great tutorial with the Tropical Fusion shadows I bought yesterday..I really found it intresting so I though I would share it in case any of you also have this quad!
CoverGirl has some wonderful new Eye Enhancer shadow shades out and some great looks can be created with them. I watched a webinar presented by CoverGirl and will show one of the looks that be created from the Tropical Fusion CoverGirl Eye Enhancers Set (pictured).
Below are swatches from the quad. The second color from the right is a mix of the turquoise and yellow shades in the quad, which makes a pretty light green as used in the look below.
First off though, a bit about the shadow: The CoverGirl shadows are pretty good in terms of pigment. These have a nice color payoff and staying power that you normally won’t see in such an affordable shadow. When I swatched these, it took a bit of work to wash them off! So they are a really nice value. They also have some wonderful bright shades, so if you aren’t afraid of some color, you will find great choices at a bargain price.
One of the fun looks that can be made with the Tropical Fusion is called Caribbean Eyes.To create this look, apply the turquoise shade to the lid. The CoverGirl shadows build well, so you can make this rather sheer or you can build up the crease more, as you desire.
Now, add the yellow shade over the top of the of the turquoise. I like to use more of it in the center of my lid than the sides for a pop of color there. Blended well, this will give a pretty light Caribbean green look that is really rather luminous—more so than the swatch picture shows.
The eye is lined with the royal blue shade. Work it in with a press brush and then smudge it out some. You can wet the shadow for a finer line or more intense look.
The peach shade in the quad can be used as a blush, especially on darker skin. It is not really as orange as it appears in the quad, but it does have quite a bit of pigment–a bit too much to use as blush on my fair skin, but it would be fine on medium to dark shades of skin.
The lips were done in CoverGirl Amazemint Happy Hour, which looks blue in the tube but is actually clear, with a nice cool tone and taste.
Pretty nice look!! I will do a tutorial of this on myself in the coming days and try to take pictures step by step so you can see how it looks on a actual person!
1. Apply foundation to your cheeks, forehead, and chin using a foundation brush, sponge, or clean fingertips. Blend the foundation all the way to your natural hairline with long, light strokes.
2. Continue blending over the jawline and onto your neck to achieve a natural, seamless look. Check your face and neck in natural light to make sure the foundation is completely blended in all areas.
3. If under-eye circles or red spots remain, do not add more foundation; it can look heavy and cakey. Instead, try a concealer.
* Choose the shade of your foundation carefully. When testing out shades, pick one that matches the tone of your jawline exactly. It helps to use a mirror outdoors to see how shades look in natural light.
* Begin by applying a small amount of foundation then increase amount to achieve the degree of coverage that suits your skin.
*For daytime, mix your foundation with a light SPF moisturizer before applying for a smoother, more sheer application.
Judgment is a relative thing. You don’t judge a child for doing something wrong when they don’t know any better. You judge someone who you think should know better. You judge others and yourself based on the relativity of what you perceive to be fair.
What’s really fair?
Today, when the tendency to judge is great, take down the measuring stick and look inside rather than out.
It may seem counterintuitive, but oily skin needs moisturizing, especially if you've been using acne treatments. Most topical acne creams and cleansers contain ingredients that can dry out your skin, which, in turn, can trigger inflammation and cause more breakouts. Your best bet is to use a moisturizer that doesn't contain oil and that's noncomedogenic. It won't clog your pores, and you'll be getting the moisture you need.
LAST NIGHTS DINNER WAS PRETTY SIMPLE YET REALLY GOOD..
WE HAD BEEF TENDERLOIN STEAKS THAT WERE GRILLED ON THE INDOOR GRILL PAN, SERVED WITH SAUTEED ZUCCHINI AND ONIONS, A SWEET POTATO, COTTAGE CHEESE AND TOMATOES. I REALLY ENJOYED IT AND HAD IT DONE IN LESS THAN 30 MINUTES.
HELLO FRIENDS...I AM LOVING THAT FRIDAY IS BACK AROUND..SORRY ABOUT THE FIRST POST BEING SO LATE IN THE DAY...BUT I GOT A LATE START!! RIGHT NOW I AM SITTING AT THE COFFEE SHOP ENJOYING MY USUAL EXPRESSO AND ENJOYING THE DAY!
SCOTT ONLY WORKS TILL 6 TONIGHT SO I DONT HAVE LONG TO BE HERE. BUT I HAVE DINNER ALREADY COOKING IN THE OVEN..LOVE THAT! WE ARE HAVING A BEEF ROAST, POTATOES, AND CARROTS FOR DINNER. ONE OF MY FAVORITE MEALS OF ALL TIME! SO WHILE ITS COOKING ON ITS OWN I AM HERE.
I WILL BE WORKING ON GETTING SOME MORE POST UP IN THE COMING HR. I HAVE MANY OF THEM ALMOST READY AND HOPEFULLY YOU ALL WILL ENJOY THEM!
TODAY HAS BEEN ALL ABOUT THE PHONE..I HAVE HAD MORE CALLS TODAY THAN EVER. I JUST GOT OFF THE PHONE WITH BRITTANYS TEACHER. WHAT A NICE LADY. WE WILL BE COMMUNICATING THROUGH PHONE AND EMAIL RE LITTLE BRITTANY. SHE HAD NOTHING BUT KIND WORDS ABOUT HER. I HAVE REALLY BEEN BLESSED WITH A SWEET DAUGHTER. I JUST HOPE IT LAST EVEN THROUGH HER TEENS!
HELLO ALL..ITS PRETTY LATE BUT THATS NOTHING NEW..ITS ALMOST 2 AM..SINCE I HAVENT BEEN FALLING ASLEEP TILL AFTER 5 AM LATELY I AM NOT IN A BIG HURRY TO RUN OFF TO BED..HOWEVER, I DID WANT TO POST THIS PICTURE OF ALL OUR BEDDING..NOW YOU CAN SEE WHY ITS LIKE SLEEPING ON A CLOUD! MY BED IS ALL WHITE AND I DOUBT I COULD EVER GO BACK TO ANYTHING DIFFERENT. ITS SO FRESH AND CLEAN THAT IT JUST MAKES ME WANT TO SLEEP IN IT! LIKE MY MOM SAID, ITS LIKE SLEEPING ON A CLOUD! I REALLY LOVE IT.. WHAT A GREAT PLACE TO DREAM..THE ONLY THINGS MISSING FROM THE PICTURE BESIDES MYSELF IS SCOTT AND THE CATS.. I DO NOT ALLOW THE DOG IN THE BED BUT AT TIMES I FIND SCOTT SNEAKING HIM UP THERE! THANK YOU MOM FOR THIS GIFT..IT IS HANDS DOWN ONE OF THE BEST GIFTS EVER!
ANYWAY, I HAD A PRETTY GOOD DAY TODAY. DIDNT DO MUCH EXCEPT SOME SHOPPING, HANGING OUT AT THE COFFEE SHOP AND A LITTLE HOUSE WORK. I WISH I COULD SAY I DID MORE, BUT REALLY THAT WAS QUITE ENOUGH! I HAVE BEEN SLEEPING LATE MAKING MY DAYS PRETTY SHORT..
SCOTT CAME HOME FROM WORK TONIGHT AND TOLD ME THE MOVE TO THE CAROLINA'S MIGHT HAPPEN A LITTLE SOONER THAN EXPECTED...HE SAID WE MIGHT BE HEADING THERE IN AROUND 5 DAYS..WHAT???????????????? HE SAID IT IS ALL HAPPENING FASTER NOW AND WE MIGHT HAVE TO GO STAY IN A HOTEL FOR A FEW DAYS UNTIL WE FIND A HOUSE..THEN COME HOME AND PACK UP EVERYTHING AND MOVE IT ALL THERE. SO IN LESS THAN A WEEK I COULD BE BLOGGING TO YOU FROM A HOTEL ROOM SOME WHERE. WOW.. I GUESS ITS REALLY HAPPENING. I HAVE BEEN IN DENIAL FOR A WHILE BUT THAT IS NOT GOING TO LAST FOR LONG. MAYBE A FRESH START WOULD DO ME GOOD...STILL NOT TOO SURE ABOUT IT THOUGH..
I WAS HAPPY TO SEE A COUPLE OF NEW FOLLOWERS TODAY. THANKS FOR THAT..I KNOW IT WILL TAKE A WHILE TO BUILD THAT UP JUST LIKE IT DID FOR MY SUBSCRIBERS. I AM A LITTLE FRUSTRATED WITH MYSELF FOR NOT REALIZING THEY ARE DIFFERENT FROM EACH OTHER. SO HOPEFULLY AS TIME GOES BY I WILL GET A TON OF READERS! LOL..I STARTED THIS FOR MY FAMILY AND FRIENDS BUT I AM MAKING A NEW BUNCH OF FRIENDS ON HERE. I LOVE HEARING FROM YOU ALL. IT MEANS A LOT TO ME! THANKS SO MUCH..
I HAVE BEEN WORKING ON DOING SOME STEP BY STEP TUTORIALS OF MYSELF WITH SOME DIFFERENT LOOKS. PLEASE BE PATIENT. IT TAKES A LONG TIME TO DO IT STEP BY STEP FROM PHOTOS. I HAVE ALSO BEEN WORKING WITH MY VIDEO CAMERA ON MY PHONE TO SEE HOW WELL THAT WILL WORK TOO. KINDA SCARY! I HAVE TRIED TO UPLOAD VIDEOS TO BLOGGER AND ITS BEEN A PROBLEM. THEY HAVE NOT UPLOADED RIGHT. SO IF THAT CONTINUES, I WILL BE MAKING A YOUTUBE SITE SO YOU GUYS CAN CHECK IT OUT! I AM REALLY HOPING BLOGGER WILL GET IT RUNNING RIGHT SO I DONT HAVE TO DO THAT! BUT PICTURES WILL DO FINE UNTIL I GET IT ALL FIGURED OUT! I AM EXCITED TO GET VIDEOS UP ON HERE! I WILL ALSO EMAIL BLOGGER TO FIND OUT WHATS GOING ON..SEE IF THIS IS A PROBLEM FOR ANYONE ELSE.
WELL I AM GOING TO GET FINISHED UP WITH THINGS AROUND HERE AND TRY TO GET SOME SLEEP!
HAVE A GREAT MORNING!
I AM SURE IT WILL BE WELL INTO THE AFTERNOON BEFORE I TALK TO YOU GUYS!
1.Curl The crimper curlers are the most popular. Remember, you can never, never, never use these once you have applyed mascara. Otherwise you could do one of two things, chop your eyelashes off or pull them out. Either way, not good! The best way to use this kind of a curler is to get as close to the eyelash line as you can, crimp and count to five slowly. Move the curler out just slightly and crimp again, move with the angle of the eyelashes. Depending on the length of your lashes, do repeatedly until you have curled all the way out. Most people can do this 2-3 times. I also like using my hair dryer to warm the curler up..Be sure to test it on your hand before taking it up to your eye..You dont want to burn yourself!
2.Define the line "Pushing" black eye shadow into the line of the eyelashes will create an illusion of thicker lashes. Make up artist Robert Jones has a specific brush for just that. The brush is #41 and you can check it out on his website Simple Beauté.
3.For Thicker Eyelashes Holding your mascara in a horizontal position, apply your mascara at the base of the eyelash line and "wiggle" your brush all the way up to the top of the lashes.
4.For Longer Eyelashes Hold your brush in a vertical position, apply your mascara pulling the brush up, this will feel odd at first but it defintely works. ***Side note, if you need thicker and longer eyelashes, alternate steps 3 and 4, doing multiple coats. Just remember to take a minute and let the mascara dry inbetween so you don't have one big cakey mess!
5.Comb A lot of inexpensive brush sets come with a plastic lash comb. Do yourself a favor, throw it away and find yourself a metal comb. This will straighten out any mascara mess you may have gotten yourself into. Like the commerical says, you don't want tarantula leg eyelashes!
ONCE AGAIN MY FRIEND FROM WALGREENS CALLED AND TOLD ME ABOUT A COVER GIRL SALE..BUY ONE GET ONE FREE...BUT..SHE ALSO USED A CUPON FOR ME TO GET ONE PRODUCT FREE AND SHE ALSO USED HER DISCOUNT TO HELP OUT..I STILL CANNOT STRESS ENOUGH...MAKE FRIENDS AT YOUR LOCAL MAKE UP COUNTER..
I PICKED OUT THIS COVER GIRL LASH BLASH FUSION VOLUME AND LENGTH MASCARA. I DONT HAVE THIS ONE ( I DONT THINK!) AND WANTED TO TRY IT..THE REVIEWS ARE AWESOME RE THIS MASCARA. THIS ONE IS IN #860~ VERY BLACK..AND THIS ONE IS NOT WATER PROOF..
NEXT I PICKED OUT THIS COVER GIRL QUAD IN # 205 TROPICAL FUSION. I HAVE SEEN SOME TUTORIALS USING THIS COMPACT AND I REALLY WANTED IT.. ITS GOT A VERY DEEP BLUE, A GREENISH COLOR, A RUST COLOR AND A GREEN COLOR.. CANT WAIT TO PLAY WITH THIS AND SEE WHAT I COME UP WITH!
THE OTHER THING I PICKED OUT WAS THIS OTHER COVER GIRL QUAD..THIS ONE IS IN # 270 CRYSTAL WATERS. I LOVED THIS TOO. I DO A BLUE SMOKEY EYE ALL THE TIME AND THIS ONE HAS 2 BLUES, A LIGHT GREEN AND A PEARLY PINK COLOR. I KNOW THIS ONE I WILL USE A LOT..
I SPENT LESS THAN $10.00 ON ALL THESE. THE MASCARA ALONE IS ALMOST $ 10.00 AND THE QUADS ARE ABOUT $6.00 EACH. SO I GOT IT AT A REALLY REALLY GOOD DEAL!
FOR THE GIVE AWAY I WILL FOR SURE BE GOING TO WALGREENS TO FIND THINGS.. I LOVE ALL THE THINGS I FIND THERE. AND I LOVE EVEN MORE THE COOL DEALS JESSICA GIVES ME...
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