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Review: Daily Window Tote

Eight Days a Week Tote

{Daily Window Tote} Disclaimer: I received a Daily Window Tote bag in exchange for this review. All opinions are 100% my own. Read my full disclosure statement here. Note: Come back later today for the Project Inspire{d} Linky Party and a Daily Window Tote Giveaway! I was recently contacted by the folks at Daily Window to do a review and giveaway of one of their smart and stylish products. Being a working Mom who … [Read more...]

Savoring Childhood Friendships with Winnie and Friends

Winnie the Pooh DVD Review

The other day my children and I received some magic in the mail: The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, Available For The First Time on Blu-ray Combo Pack and HD Digital August 27th. The movie was meaningful to us on many levels. I remember watching this charming film myself when I was a little girl (in the movie theater) so it was really special to get the chance to cuddle up with my own children decades later and … [Read more...]

Book Review: The Willpower Instinct

Willpower Instinct

I hate to sound cliched-- but let's face it. It's THAT time of year. We take a look our lives and ourselves and then decide where we're falling short. There's a positive way to think of all this. When I worked at Nordstrom years ago and my boss would give me my yearly job review, and we'd discuss my strengths and... "challenges"... things to work on. So many of use set off in January, … [Read more...]

Give Yourself the Gift of Glowing Skin

DDF Revolve 400X Micro-Polishing System

You've been running around for weeks, painstakingly selecting THE perfect gift for your family members and friends. Maybe all the hustle and bustle of this busy time of year has left your skin looking tired and haggard. You do so much for everyone else in your life...But what about YOU? Why not give something special to yourself this holiday season? A gift that you can enjoy all year around: the gift of beautiful, … [Read more...]

Review: Martha Stewart Discbound Notebook

MS Home Office with Avery

  Hello There! Calling all office supply and organizational junkies-- I've got some exciting new to share. Everyone's favorite lifestyle expert has teamed up with Avery™ to create plethora of amazing home office products, entitled Martha Stewart Home Office™ with Avery™! I got recently the opportunity to review the Martha Stewart Discbound notebook, available at your local Staples store and … [Read more...]

Pledge to Have the Second Talk with Poise

Hi Friends... we are at that age; it's time to have "The 2nd Talk." Let's take a little step back in time... Do you remember being abound 11 or 12...dancing around your bedroom to Michael Jackson's Billie Jean"...watching "Grease 2" in the movie theater and reading Are You There God? It's Me Margaret. You start hearing whispers from friends... about some major changes that … [Read more...]

Dove Visible Care Body Wash Review

Dove Renewing Creme Body Wash

Did you spend all winter bundled up in layers of clothing? Me too.  Thank goodness it's summertime, and that means it's the season to pack away the sweaters put away the long pants. When the sun's shining it's your cue to bring out the skin! As a woman, it's so important to be comfortable in your skin... both figuratively and literally. Hanging out with friends who are encouraging and supportive, … [Read more...]