Tuesday, November 3, 2015

I hate Doctor's visits

I am totally freaked out about my visit today. I have to see the Doctor at 11 and then have to have an xray, a CT scan with contrast, a bone density test, and a biopsy. YUK!
But I anot doing well, so it must be done. Thing is, I cannot sleep anymore. I average 4 to 5 hours a day sleeping, and that is sporadic.
Will update tomorrow! Have an amazing Tuesday!

Monday, November 2, 2015

November Goals

I do not have many goals this month. I have an all day liver check up with four tests and a Doctor's visit on the 3rd (Tuesday). Praying it turns out okay.

I really want to lose 8 pounds this month. I should be able to do it. That is only two pounds a week.

My main goal is to de-clutter my guest room/computer room. I can't believe what a mess it has become. I can't even get to my sewing table.

I of course want to finish Christmas shopping. Almost done, just a few more things for the granddaughters.

Read a book.

Blog once a day, at least.

Have a nice date on our anniversary- Nov 22.

Do my photo wall in the living room.

Save $100 for our trip to see the kids.

Make a new recipe.

I tried to make attainable goals this month. I think I can accomplish these. We'll see.

Hello November

Day 1- I am Thankful for my husband. He is not perfect by any means but has always treated me like a queen.
What are you thankful for today?

Thursday, October 29, 2015

EO Case

This wooden box from Aroma Designs holds 52 essential oil bottles and six roll on bottles. I am just really getting into essential oils and wanted something to store them in to protect them from the sunlight. This solid wood box is perfect. I am going to stain mine as I do not like just the unfinished look, but you could also paint it. Mine is plain with no logo. I no longer have to worry about not finding an oil when I need it, as it is in me box. It will be great for when we travel also. It has a small brass lock to keep it tightly shut
I highly recommend this box to anyone who is into oils, even beginners. I am going to another one soon. I received this item free or at a discounted price for my honest and unbiased review. These opinions are my own.
You can purchase your own case Here.

Friday, October 23, 2015

My new Favorite bag

WOW! I so love this purse. I am a purse addict and this is my new fave. I believe you don't have to go to a fancy event to carry an evening bag. They are all the rage right now. This Metallic Duster 4 Ring bag from VMATE is just gorgeous. You can either carry it in your hand or wear it with the enclosed chain which can be used long or short. The four ring knuckle clutch is so pretty. It has a large diamond like gem, a large diamond like studded skeleton head, a small skeleton head and another small gem. To open the purse, you just lift up the knuckles, and it opens right up. The inside is luxuriously lined. It will hold keys, cell, lipstick, and cash and ID. Just the perfect size!
The purse is black and made of faux leather and is covered with diamond shaped embossing which is full of glitter to make is sparkly and shiny. This bag will be perfect for nights out on the town, Christmas, or just taking to the grocery store because you can! I am SO happy with this item. Highly recommend it! I received this product free or at a discounted price n exchange for my honest and unbiased review. All words are 100% my own.
Get yours HERE

Friday, October 9, 2015

Friday, October 2, 2015

Revlon 1875 Watt Style and Go Compact Dryer

My favorite part of this Revlon hair dryer is the retractable cord. The handle also folds up making it very easy to pack and carry with me on trips. The cord measures 53 inches. One of the The first things I noticed is that it feels very solid and well built. It is comfortable in my hand and makes it easy to blow my hair out. I also like that it is quiet, even at high speed. It has two speeds, high and low.
It dries my hair pretty quickly with good results. The dryer itself is very pretty, kind of a dark turquoise color. I really like it. 
Best part- It is only $13.26. (regularly- 19.99). Get yours here.

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Bergamot Oil

Bergamot essential oil is made from the cold-pressed rind of a nearly ripe fruit of the bergamot tree, also known as the Citrus bergamia . The bergamot orange tree is the result of the cross-breeding of the lemon tree and the orange tree, which explains its pear-like shape and yellow color. It works great as a natural mosquito repellant, insect-bite salve, deodorant, inhalant, and relaxing massage oil.
I like to to water for an aromatic bath to help reduce stress. Soak about thirty minutes and you will feel so relaxed and stress free.
Put a few drops in your diffuser to relieve stress also.
Inhale it for an instant boost of positivity.
Apply to soothe insect bites instantly.
Mix with lavender, salt, and filtered water as a genital wash to prevent UTI recurrence. (This works).
It has many positive uses and is a staple oil at my house. I have bought several products from Majestic Pure and they always sell high quality products. This oil is no exception. Highly recommend! I received this product free or at a discounted price n exchange for my honest and unbiased review. All words are 100% my own.

Buy yours HERE!

Kootek® Red Flashing LED Safety Lights

These Kootek® Red Flashing LED Safety Light are awesome. I got them to go on my bike helmet so I feel safer riding at night. They are so versatile and would be great for running, walking, cycling, bike, helmet or even on the dog collar, wheelchair - basically anything you need safety lights for at night. You get two in a package. Easy to use! Just press once for the red light to stay on continuously or twice for it to flash. They are easy to carry with you wherever you go.

Since hubby and I are using these, I am ordering another set so I can put one on his collar and he can go with us on our nightly bike rides. I am very happy with this purchase and recommend it to everyone. I received this product free or at a discounted price n exchange for my honest and unbiased review. All words are 100% my own.

Order yours HERE

Nicholas Sparks has a new book coming out Oct. 13th. I can't wait!
Pre Order Now- HERE

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

I love the Laguna Wholesale's Plastic Sundae Cups with spoons. They are so cute and colorful. The colors are translucent. They are blue, green, pink, yellow and purple. Each one holds 3.04 ounces. You get 25 bowls and spoons made of high quality polypropylene plastic. 
They are reusable which I love. They are also disposable if you want to just toss them after using, but I prefer to wash them and use them again. They are really easy to clean.
They are thin and lightweight, and you should get many uses out of them. They would be really great for children. I can see them full of ice cream items, candy, little snack crackers, jello, dipping bowls, nut, the possibilities are endless. I am very happy with this purchase and so are my grandchildren. 
I received this product at a discounted rate in exchange for my honest and unbiased review.

Friday, September 11, 2015

Review- Fresh Dog Natural Oatmeal Conditioner for Dry and Itchy Skin, 17-Ounce

My dog has no fleas but itches a lot due to dry skin. Since I used this Fresh Dog Natural Oatmeal Conditioner on him just once so far- the itching has stopped! That is a major deal for us, and I will continue to tell everyone I know how good this conditioner is. I bathe him once a week and cannot wait to see how much better his hair and skin looks in the future.
The conditioner contains oatmeal, shea, olive oil and green tea, all natural. I love that it keeps his skin moisturized and free from itching. It smells good too! *I got this product free or at a discounted price in exchange for an honest and unbiased review. All opinions are my own.*

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Monday, July 13, 2015

Awww Monday

WonderVeg Spiralizer

The WonderVeg Slicer is the best gadget in my kitchen right now. I am loving playing with it. You get three blades- a shredder that makes long spaghetti like noodles, a chipper which makes thick spirals, and a straight for making like potato chips snacks. It is so easy to use and works fast. It comes with a cleaning brush and is super easy to clean. I love the storage slots underneath to store the extra blades in.
It is very safe and has four suction cups to help it not move around when you are using it. It makes cutting my veges fun! Now all our fries are curly fries. Check it out HERE.
*I got this product free or at a discounted price in exchange for an honest and unbiased review. All opinions are my own.*

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Aduro Sport Waterproof Case/Bag for Smartphones with Audio Out

I have only used my Aduro Sport waterproof case twice, but I really like it so far. It has a place for your headphone jack so you can listen to music while in the water. It clearly stated use to one foot of water. I would not go much deeper than that. The bag itself holds a device up to 5.5 inches. The thing I do not like is I had to continually check the closure and reassemble it. This is why I gave it four stars instead of five. That was a hassle.
Before using this bag with my phone, I tested it in my sink under water with paper inside. No moisture or leakage at all. It will also be great for keeping your licsense, credit card, hotel key, keys, or anything you want to keep dry. I ordered the pink, because I Love pink and it is a bright beautiful shade of hot pink. This case has two locks which are very easy to use. Highly recommend!
*I received this product free or at a discounted price n exchange for my honest and unbiased review. All words are 100% my own.*

These Popsicle Ice Pop Molds by Poplicious are quality made and I use them a few times a week. I am diabetic and am able to make my own sugar free ice pops to enjoy as a snack all summer. I like adding fresh fruit to mine. Delicious! You get six molds in a tray that snap together. No leaking with these! The plastic mold is very sturdy and will last many summers. If you wiggle the frozen mold around a little, the ice pop will slide right out. You do not have to run them under water like the old pops I had. The plastic is BPA free. They are easy to clean and dishwasher safe.

It's going to be a fun summer with amazing Ice treats. Plus it saves lots of money I would spend on sugar free popcicles.

*I received this product free or at a discounted price n exchange for my honest and unbiased review. All words are 100% my own.*

Awesome recipe- from HappyHealthyMama.com

2-ingredient Pineapple Cream Popsicles
Makes 12 popsicles
5 cups pineapple chunks (I used partially thawed frozen; either fresh or frozen is fine)
1 (15 ounce) can coconut milk (I used full fat version, lite will probably work fine)
Blend together the pineapple chunks and coconut milk.  Pour liquid into your popsicles molds and freeze.  Enjoy!

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Today is....National Rocky Road Ice Cream Day

Homemade Rocky Road Ice Cream


  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 3 cups half-and-half cream
  • 9 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 2-3/4 cups sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 6 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 3 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 2-1/4 cups miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped pecans
  • 6 teaspoons vanilla extract


  1. In a large saucepan, combine milk and half-and-half; heat to 175°. Add chocolate, sugar and salt; stir until chocolate is melted and sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat.
  2. Quickly transfer to a large bowl; place bowl in a pan of ice water. Stir gently and occasionally for 2 minutes. Stir in remaining ingredients. Press plastic wrap onto surface of custard. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  3. Fill cylinder of ice cream freezer two-thirds full; freeze according to the manufacturer’s directions. (Refrigerate remaining mixture until ready to freeze.) Transfer ice cream to freezer containers, allowing headspace for expansion. Freeze 2-4 hours or until firm. Repeat with remaining ice cream mixture. Yield: about 4-1/2 quarts.
(from Taste of Home)

Monday, June 1, 2015

May, where did you go so quickly?

Long Lasting Durable Straws

We use a lot of plastic straws at our house and when on the road, so when I found the steel straws, I was excited to try them. They are of course made of stainless steel for long term use. I am super surprised at how much I like them. They have a bent look but they do not bend. It comes with its own cleaning brush to clean the straw inside. Very easy to clean. They are just a tad bit larger than a regular straw. They are lightweight and extremely durable, which will save money in the long run. They are great for smoothies! They may seem a little expensive but when you think of how long they will last and how many plastic straws we use and buy, this is a great deal!
*I got this product free or at a discounted price in exchange for an honest and unbiased review. All opinions are my own.*

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

'Face lift in a bottle' is the right name for this

I first saw this on the Dr. Oz show and wanted to try it. I am so glad now that I did. My face glows and my thin lines around my eyes and on my forehead are slowly fading. My skin feels like I've had a face lift. They are easy to swallow with no aftertaste or stomach problems. The Phytoceramides 350 mg actually works. I don't yet know the long term affects but for now, it is simply superb. I have used so many serums and creams that were all good, but none have made my skin feel like this within a few short weeks. I am 60 with aging dull skin and this has made me feel much younger than I am. Highly recommend this product. It should get 10 stars. A++
*I got this product free or at a discounted price in exchange for an honest review. This is my own opinion.*

Monday, May 18, 2015

Awww Mondays

AWWW, how sweet
Uncommon Love

Friday, May 8, 2015

I luv Fridays!


#1 Original Dog Urine Detector Review

We have an old chihuahua that is accident prone and even though we have tile floors, this Original Dog Urine Detector by StinkLight has helped us so much. This light shows you anything you missed and well, it just shows you everything. If anything has been spilled, or whatever, you will see it. I am very impressed and amazed at what you can see with this light. It uses three AA batteries (which are included). My floors are now shiny and spotless. This is a great product and I am very happy with it's results. Thank you StinkLight!

*I received this product for a discounted cost and I'm just here to leave my honest review. I was neither paid nor sponsored for my opinions--positive or otherwise - and all thoughts reflected in this review are solely my own. If you have any questions, just post them and I'll be happy to answer as best as I can.*

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Thirsty Thursday

put in-
  • 1 cup frozen pineapple chunks
  • ½ cup frozen mango chunks
  • ¾ cup orange juice or pineapple juice (or water in a pinch!)
  • 1 Tablespoon unsweetened coconut flakes

  1. If you don't have a super strong blender, you might want to put the frozen fruits in your blender and let them sit for about ten minutes so they thaw a little bit.
  2. Add the liquid and the coconut and blend on high until smooth. Add more liquid if necessary.
  3. Enjoy immediately.

Source- Pinterest from the prettybee.com

These Sentey earphones are awesome!


I go through a lot of earphones in my house so I was so excited to get these. Great quality for the price! They go far beyond my expectations. I can honestly say this is the best set I've had. The Amplitude High Sound In-Ear Headphones have an amazing sound with volume control. The sound is very balanced. They fit well and are comfortable. The cable is 46" long from earbuds to plug. The housing for the earbuds is metal for the speaker driver to enhance the sound. It has a working in-line Phone Answering control. If you are looking for am awesome pair, the Sentey Amplitude High Sound In-Ear Headphones are for you. Highly recommend! A+
*I received this product for a discounted cost and I'm just here to leave my honest review. I was neither paid nor sponsored for my opinions--positive or otherwise - and all thoughts reflected in this review are solely my own. If you have any questions, just post them and I'll be happy to answer as best as I can.*

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Best Eye Cream by Ulta Spa

  • Gives You a More Youthful, Sexy, Radiant and Vibrant Appearance. Dramatically improves Skin Firmness. Safer than a Face Lift or Botox Injections.
  • Enhances the Skin's Defenses, Preventing Future Damage. Diminishes telltale signs of aging due to the Sun.
  • Contains Plant Stem Cell, Hyaluronic Acid. Vitamin C and Echinacea which are a proven treatment to Reduce Dark Circles and Puffiness under the Eyes. Helps Remove Wrinkles and Fine Lines.
  • No Parabens, Dyes, Fillers or Alcohol used. Non Greasy for that Oil Free Feeling. Only 100% Pure Lab Certified Ingredients. Made in the USA at Our FDA Registered Facility.
  • Buy with Confidence! Backed by Our No Questions Asked More Beautiful Skin Guarantee.
  • (from Amazon)

This is one of the best eye creams I have tried. Having used the Best Eye Cream for a few weeks now, I am starting to notice that some of my fine lines around my eyes are less noticeable. Hubby noticed it also, so it must be working! After washing your face, simply put a small amount around the eye area making sure not to get it in your eyes of course. My skin felt so smooth after applying the stem cell rich cream. I don't sleep much and always have puffy eyes, and this has really helpe with that also. I highly recommend this cream for every skin type. Plus if you buy it through Amazon, you are getting a $79 bottle for only $19. Great deal!

Disclosure: I received one or more of the products mentioned above in exchange for review from Giveaway Service website. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. Reference ID: pm1e8a19426224ca89e83cef47f1e7f53b

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Skipping today

Had to take hubby to ER today and haven't been home long. He has another kidney stone. Will be back later today or tomorrow!
Have a blessed day!

Monday, March 23, 2015

It's a beautiful day in Blogland!

It's also going to be a beautiful day in Arkansas. Sunshine and a high of 71.
Don't forget today is National Chip and Dip day! I will be celebrating that tonight as we are having nachos Sandy Style for dinner.
It is also World Meteorological day and I am sharing this link that I love with you. It is the Nasa Astronomy Picture of the Day. Check it out HERE. They have amazing photos each day and are so interesting and beautiful!
Do you cook in your crockpot often. I try to use mine at least two or three times a week. I found a great little slow cooker cookbook on Amazon if you would like to try it. Has a wide variety of good recipes in it. $2.99 or free if you have Kindle Unlimited. Just click on the photo to take you there.
 101 Slow Cooker Recipes
Robert is off today so we are going to get my labs done and visit Walmart, the only place to go in Tiny town. Need to pick up some fruit and veges. Have an Amazing Monday! 

Friday, March 20, 2015

Hi everyone

I will begin blogging again on Monday March 23. I am looking forward to it and hope my followers will visit.

Cassani Fogless Shower Mirror Review

Achieve A Flawless Shave Every Time   Why Shave In The Shower?Warm and Clean
Instead of letting your razor sit on the sink, keep your razor both clean and warm under the hot spray of the shower.
Plus, no more messy sinks = Bonus points with the ladies.

Razor Burn Be Gone!
It's itchy, it stings and it leaves unsightly bumps that leave you feeling self-conscious. The steam from a nice hot shower softens hair and skin, while also opening up the pores for a closer shave, helping you say "Goodbye!" to razor burn

Continuous Hydration
It may not be seen as "manly" to worry about keeping your skin moist, but moist skin helps you get the most effective shave every time. Because really, who wants to look like they haven't shaved in days after waking up early to have time for a clean shave?

Modern Facial Contour Design
Our improved design was voted on by thousands of customers. The new Fogless Mirror has added width and height to match the shape of your face and neckline, making the best use of space in any shower

Included With The Cassani Fogless Shower Mirror
1 Stainless Steel Mirror Wall Mount
1 Stainless Steel Shaving Razor Wall Mount
1 Shatter-Proof Fogless Shower Mirror

How To Use The Cassani Fogless Shower Mirror
Simply place the stainless steel wall mounts where they are most convenient in your shower, affix your shower mirror and personal razor. And you are ready to shave!

Our Anti-Fog Nanotechnology repels fog and allows you to focus on getting your best shave possible... every time. :)  
You will love this mirror as much as we have. Buy it HERE.

Saturday, February 7, 2015

Hope Crossing: The Complete Ada's House Trilogy, includes The Hope of Refuge, The Bridge of Peace, and The Harvest of Grace (An Ada's House Novel) by Cindy Woodsmall

The Hope of Refuge
Two very different women are pulled by their strongest desires. Deborah Mast joined the Amish church and longs to marry her fiancĂ©, but he is changing. Cara Moore is forced to look into a life that was meant to be hers. Will Ada’s House help them realize their hearts’ desires or will it force them to accept what life has done to each of them? 

The Bridge of Peace
Living out her passion for teaching, Lena Kauffman’s work is suddenly interrupted by a series of pranks and accidents targeted toward her and her students. When tragedy strikes her dear friend Grey Graber’s family on school property, the school board begins to blame her for the trouble. As grief and confusion take their toll on Grey and Lena’s friendship, they are both forced to face a new reality that may offer the peace and love they each long for.

The Harvest of Grace
Fleeing a terrible mistake, Sylvia Fisher dedicates herself to saving the failing Blank farm. When prodigal son Aaron returns, he is surprised by this unusual farmhand who opposes all his plans. Will Aaron and Sylvia’s unflinching efforts toward opposite futures mask the bigger picture—a path to forgiveness, grace, and the promise of love?

This three-in-one collection includes the entirety of the best-selling Ada’s House trilogy, now at a new low price! 
Having never read any of the Ada's House books, this trilogy was a complete joy to read. Each story centers around the Old Order Amish community of Hope Crossing. The center of this community is Ada's House and it plays a pivotal point in each of the stories. While each story stands alone there is a thread of continuity that weaves the three novels together. Each book has different main characters but in the subsequent stories the main characters become background figures so you get a glimpse at what has been going on with them since you left them.  I got this book and read it quickly though it is quite large,1026 pages large. Ms Woodsmall as always though tells a story as no one else can and easily holds the reader's interest. I would recommend this book for reading for anyone who loves Amish love stories. 

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Happy New Year!!!!

Hoping everyone has a wonderful New Year!