Healthy Body, Healthy Mind

Never put all of your eggs into one basket. We’ve all heard this at least a million times, right? Diversify your interests. Always give yourself options. Variety is the spice of life. My issue? Too many freaking baskets. I always bite off more than I can chew – figuratively and literally, like the shrimp tacoContinue reading “Healthy Body, Healthy Mind”

Create A Natural & Gorgeous Face In Less Than 10 Minutes!

I love the natural look, especially when I’m already late for whatever appointment I’m running to (which happens ALL THE TIME) and don’t have time to apply a full face of makeup. Quick and flawless are my primary makeup goals during the week. So, I decided to do a video to show you exactly how toContinue reading “Create A Natural & Gorgeous Face In Less Than 10 Minutes!”

Snail Slime Oozes Into Skin Care…And Onto My Face!

Snail slime. Blech. How can those two words possibly inspire thoughts of beauty? Well, hop on the bandwagon because the gooey secretions that these mollusks leave in their wake is packed with nutrients like hyaluronic acid, glycoprotein enzymes, antimicrobial peptides, and proteoglycans (fillers that plump) – ingredients your skin needs to look healthy, youthful, and rejuvenated.Continue reading “Snail Slime Oozes Into Skin Care…And Onto My Face!”

A Musical.ly Featuring Peanut Butter & Jelly???

My lovely daughter Lulu has been hounding me DAILY to record a musical.ly and today, I caved. Only problem is, I haven’t worked out yet and I now have a full face of makeup. #problems “But Mom, you hate working out anyway.” Sigh. This is true. Check out this musical.ly made by @ kristen_luciani withContinue reading “A Musical.ly Featuring Peanut Butter & Jelly???”

Calling All Beauty Whores!!! Glam Up For Just $1 Until Midnight!!!

It’s the glam finale sale! Grab beauty favorites (starting at just $1) before they sell out for good! But don’t wait – this offer is only valid through 8/15. Beautify on a budget with e.l.f. cosmetics! You cannot beat these steals! Some of my personal faves…the 83-piece makeup collection for a mere $8 (FLOVE!), theContinue reading “Calling All Beauty Whores!!! Glam Up For Just $1 Until Midnight!!!”

Hmm, Hypnosis or Hydration???

I have a horrible habit. I bite my cuticles when I’m stressed, which is pretty much all the time. I’ve tried everything short of hypnosis to keep my fingers out of my mouth, and only one thing works. Hydration. Enter C.O. Bigelow’s All-Purpose Rose Salve. It’s emulsified with extra-soothing rose extract to help ease irritationContinue reading “Hmm, Hypnosis or Hydration???”

Beachy…Wavy…Sexy

My hair is still recovering from the brutal winter. Highlights can only do so much to pep it up. It needs HELP in the form of PRODUCTS so I can get that sexy, beachy look without actually planting myself in the sand and getting windblown for hours. It all starts with the oil… and I’m notContinue reading “Beachy…Wavy…Sexy”

Beautyblender or Beautyblunder???

Lulu and I had a whirlwind day in New York City recently, and of course, we popped into Sephora because you can never have too many beauty products. I made a bee line for the Beautyblender display. There were so many variations to choose from, but I wanted the original hot pink sponge applicator. I’dContinue reading “Beautyblender or Beautyblunder???”

Startup Spotlight: Let’s Go Du+ch!

Sharing experiences, creating memories, engaging with like-minded people, enjoying a richer life… this is the concept behind going “du+ch.” The company was born of longtime friends Vincent Paradiso and Debora McCleary, who partnered to create a social network for travel and entertainment. Both entrepreneurs in their previous lives, Vincent and Debora created a unique wayContinue reading “Startup Spotlight: Let’s Go Du+ch!”

Passion Alone Can’t Pay The Bills

You can’t crush true entrepreneurial spirit. If you have it, it’s only a matter of time before you find your niche. Each “failed” attempt has to be viewed as a lesson learned. The real failure comes about when you don’t take anything away from the experience, when you don’t apply any of your newfound knowledgeContinue reading “Passion Alone Can’t Pay The Bills”

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