We are sliding into third with the new bedrooms! Meaning the actual renovation part is nearly done and it is time for the fun part. The furnishing and decorating! I already showed you what I am going to try in Lucky’s big boy room, and now I am focusing on the baby’s room. I have never had the chance to do a nursery for any of my kids due to ….
Ipsy is a monthly beauty subscription where each month you receive a Glam Bag with around five samples focusing on makeup and sometimes nails or skin care. The cost is only $110 per year with occasional savings options, and you can purchase full sized items from your bag on your Ipsy account for a discount.
In this month’s bag:
- GLAMGLOW SUPERMUD Clearing Treatment – value $20
- Eva NYC Hungry Hair Oil Treatment – value $3
- BelláPierre Cosmetics Nude Gel Lip Liner Pencil – value $18
- Vera Mona Eye Smudger Brush – value $9
- Smashbox X-Rated Mascara – value $10?
Total value around $60.
This bag is OK. I like Smashbox mascara and the Vera Mona smudger brush is fine. I could take or leave everything else. I understand the point of a nude lip liner, but it is fussy enough that I am likely not going to bother. The hair oil sample isn’t going to tell me much as to how well it works. I am thinking oil treatment right before my cesarean. As for the GlamGlow Supermud, it is one of those things I find hilariously overpriced for what it is. Girls, crush an aspirin into some Noxema and save some cash!
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The May Beauty Box 5 is here! (Affiliate links)
Beauty box 5 is a beauty subscription box with 4-6 sample size (and sometimes full sized) beauty products like makeup and toiletries.
It is $12 a month by the month, $10 a month with a 3-month subscription, or $8.25 a month with an annual subscription. Sometimes the value of the box can be six times what I pay for a subscription!
In May’s box:
- Briogeo Rosarco Milk reparative leave-in spray – value $2.50
- Appeal Cosmetics luxurious Lipstick in Crush – value $29.00
- mystic Tan mocha-kyssed bronzer lotion – value $5
- Glamour Dolls Mermaid Lashes splash proof mascara – value $4.99
- Elizabeth Mott Your’e So Fine Liquid liner in glitterati – value $18.00
Total value about $59.49.
I am actually intrigued by this box. It is definitely a beach prep box! self tanner? Water proof makeup? Reparative conditioner? I am going to wear the Elizabeth Mott water proof liner and Glamour Dolls water proof mascara to my baby birthin’ appointment and see if they really will withstand an onslaught of stress and tears. I will either look fabulous in my pictures, or like I was possessed by a demon.It will be memorable either way. I love leave-in sprays, so that one is getting used up. I am a little afraid of bronzer lotions, but this one is actually meant for olive skin, so maybe it will turn out OK. The Appeal Cosmetics luxurious Lipstick in Crush goes on smooth and feels nice with absolutely no stickiness. I am digging it. The color is really orange though. Coral, I suppose. It might look cool with really pale skin. It definitely shows how badly I need to get my teeth whitened, haha. I would actually buy this lipstick, just in a different color.
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Sponsored by Lemi Shine. So, eight weeks into our renovation project, we have a hit a bit if a snag. By snag, I mean my contractor has been MIA for a couple weeks. I really only need him to seal the new windows, paint and install some doors, and put in a light fixture I purchased several weeks ago. It can just be frustrating to be told something is a ….
We are in the homestretch of the bedroom renovation in our lower level. of course, I have since ripped down a ton or wallpaper in the downstairs hallway and stairwell, creating a giant mess that will require skim-coating and other jazz, but the bedrooms are almost done! I just need my contractor to show up one of these days to finish the windows and and few small things. Which means ….
I should have posted this days ago, but what can I say? I had sunny weather to enjoy and painting to do. Time for April’s Ipsy Glam Bag! Ipsy is a monthly beauty subscription where each month you receive a Glam Bag with around five samples focusing on makeup and sometimes nails or skin care. The cost is only $110 per year with occasional savings options, and you can purchase ….
With a new spring, new weather, new fashion, and new cycle of life comes a new season of celebration! Soon enough, the invitations to weddings, parties, and fun events will come streaming in. there is nothing like this time of year to spark the ambition for part planning. and what it one of the biggest part of those plans? The Invitations! Your event invites set the tone for your ….
Space…..the final frontier…these are the ……. OK, enough. Lucky just turned six, and he has the honor of getting a brand new bedroom in our basement. Our renovation (phase one) will be finished in the next two weeks, so I picked out paint colors and I’m looking at furniture. He is a lucky boy to be sure since everything minus the bedroom door and closet doors will be brand spanking ….
We have become one of those families who have a membership to everything. Yearly membership to the Science museum, Children’s Museum, the big zoo, art center, etc. It pays for itself in less than two visits and with winter being long and brutal up here, we go to these places nearly every weekend. The kids ask every Saturday to go to the zoo or a museum. I figure we should ….
With renovations taking up a chunk of space, the rest of the house is in disarray. My temporary office is in the unfurnished living room upstairs. All of my shelving and bins are haphazardly stacked. I have also set up a painting project station in there as well. This is not big room! I can’t wait to get started painting the other rooms so I can begin putting things in ….