The HydraFacial: Worth Every Penny

The Hydrafacial is an amazing anti-aging process for your face. You will look years younger for weeks.

I apologize for the grainy photos, but the lighting is soft in a facial room and it made for imperfect photos.  Months ago a friend of mine had a HydraFacial and called to tell me how amazing it was. Her final words were, “book one now.” I assured her I would and then…life. In December…

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Fighting Winter Skin with Aveeno® Daily Moisturizing

The following post is a sponsored post for Socialstars #Aveeno®, but all the words, thoughts and dry skin are my own.  I can hear most of you now “Winter?  She lives in San Diego! She doesn’t have winter.”  Fine you’re right, but we do have these horrible things known as the Santa Ana Winds which basically suck…

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8 Tips to Soothe and Smoothe Dry Aging Skin

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Aveeno® Winter is tough on our skin. The wind, the cold and the dryness combine forces to attack our healthy plump summer skin. Put on your anti-aging cape and fight back. These eight tips below will help you kick their winter butts.  1. Daily skincare routine. Cleanse…

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10 Ways to Take a Little Time For You

Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Aveeno®, but all the words, thoughts, and stolen quiet moments are my own.    November is right around the corner and that means things are about to get CRAZY!  This is the perfect time to steal a few minutes of me time.  1. Splurge on yourself. Get a mani/pedi or…

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10 Fall Fashion Must Haves 2015

Each season I look at the trends, figure out which ones I like, create a list and then shop for the best price and fit on each one. Below are my must haves for this fall! 1.   Fitted Leather Jacket 2. Plaid Shirts and Skirts 3. Nude Pointy Toed Heels 4. Leather Pants 5….

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9 Beauty Secrets To Make You Look Less Tired

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Aveeno®. All the ways to look less tired are my very own taught to me by my children’s desire that I never sleep.  I get compliments on my skin often. I am not bragging here. I have spent years taking care of my skin and at the…

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What to Know About Deodorant and Anti-Perspirant

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tom’s of Maine. All opinions are 100% mine. I have never put any thought into what was in my deodorant and antiperspirants. I’ve used it since I was a teen and have continued to just buy the same brand since. I surely have heard…

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Gaining Bikini Confidence With CoolSculpting

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by CoolSculpting, but all the words and my soon to be dying fat cells are mine! So our dear sweet Caileigh is a year old and I’m ready to put on a bikini again! CoolSculpting is going to get me there! For the last year, I have been working out,…

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Beauty Tutorial: How to Cover Up Facial Redness

I have spent my life looking like the town drunk. Rosy red cheeks and redness along the sides of my face near my ears has been my life long struggle. “Ooooooh,” the woman at the cash register will say, “someone forgot their sunblock.” I used to defend myself passionately. Exhausted from hearing myself time after time,…

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