DIY: Pumpkin Body Spice Scrub

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While I'm not much of a DIYer, I've recently learned how easy it is to make your own homemade scrub. We actually use a ton of store brought scrubs in our house. I actually keep some out but some in the shower - my boys get tough dry skin patches and nothing helps clean and soften a tough patch of skin (like their elbows) than a good scrub. It's … [Read more...]

New Neutrogena® Nourishing Long Wear Eye Shadow + Built-In Primer


New from Neutrogena in the makeup category for eyes is the Neutrogena® Nourishing Long Wear Eye Shadow + Built-In Primer ($9.49, each).  They have 6 combination color products you can pick from, mostly neutrals plus a warm plum shade and a jazzy smokey steel option. Each of these come with a built in primer - what's not to love about THAT.  You … [Read more...]

One of my Fav New Beauty Products: Essence of Beauty Body Oil

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Awhile back, I received some beauty products from CVS from a line I had never heard of before:  their Essence of Beauty line.  I had never heard of it and it took me awhile to plunge in.  A couple of the products have really stood out for me: The Essence of Beauty Eucalyptus with Mint Body Oil ($9.99)  is just divine.  It smells amazing (I've … [Read more...]

Buy 2-Get-1 Free: Dubble Trubble @Target Sale

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For the last month or so, my boys have been using a new shampoo in the shower - it's Dubble Trubble, an organic line of children's hair and body care products.  They're based out of the UK but US folks can buy their line exclusively at Target.  This is what my guys have been using - the Cucumber 2-in-1 Shampoo and Body Wash ($4.99 at … [Read more...]

Get Your Kids Excited to Brush with Firefly Toothbrushes @fireflytb

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You all know the 2 minute brushing rule, right?  We are SO bad about it.  I try and get the kids to continue to brush but they complain it's sooooo long and honestly, 2 minutes does feel long when you are brushing! Firefly Toothbrushes offer a fun answer to keeping your kids engaged for the full 2 minutes.  These brushes light up - green, then … [Read more...]

I’m Coveting the @sarahpotempa Beachwaver #BestofBeauty

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A couple of weeks ago, when I was up in NYC for New York Fashion Week, I was lucky enough to get a chance to have my hair done backstage. The hair stylist used the Sarah Potempa Beachwaver on me - a curling iron that is CRAZY easy to use for quick and perfect beach waves. Â It's $199.99 and I gotta be honest, if I had heard about a $200 curling … [Read more...]

Vaseline Spray & Go: Quick & Easy #SprayandGo #BestOfBeauty


It's always a rush in my house these days.  We're running to the bus.  Or karate.  Or I have two hours to get to the grocery store, write 3 posts and solve world peace.  Because I'm crimped for time, I'm all about the time saver.   I've been using and loving this new product from Vaseline - Vaseline's Spray & Go Moisturizer.  Now I know it … [Read more...]

Girls Night Out with P&G & A Great #Giveaway For You Guys!


Last week, I was picked up for a fun evening out for P&G's Have You Tried This Yet? campaign. Last year I had taken five friends to be a part of this group and we went to a cooking class in Philadelphia. This time, Colleen was hosting and she invited me and some of her friends to a local spa for hair, make-up and massages! Twist my arm, right?! … [Read more...]

Scents They Will Love with Dial Kids #BestofBeauty


Considering that my kids are 9 & 6, we're well past due updating the fact that I still give them Baby Shampoo when they get in the shower.  Truly it was just a force of habit but we've now broken the habit thanks to some samples we received from a new line of products from Dial - Dial Kids Body & Hair Wash. My boys are testing out all … [Read more...]

15% off at – Baby Gifts, Sibling Gifts & More


I've long been a fan of, years ago Nate used to carry one of their backpacks. I'm happy to report that they have expanded their line over the years to include a plethora of great baby and kid products, including: Pink Stripe Doodlebag, $24.00. Love it monogrammed! Out of this World Lunch Bag, $30 Pink Shark Baby … [Read more...]