How to Clean Makeup Brushes

Cleaning makeup brushes can be a daunting task. It’s something that I frequently put off doing. There is no thrill or excitement in cleaning makeup brushes like there is when trying out a new product for the first time. One reason why I often put off cleaning my brushes is because I always feel like I’m going to NEED them to apply my makeup while they are drying. Nevertheless, cleaning your makeup brushes is a task that …

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Written On: 13 Jun 2014 | 5 Comments | Disclosure Policy | Categories: Favorite, Home
Southern Sweet Tea Recipe

The only kind of tea that I drink is Sweet Tea. Growing up in the South, Sweet Tea is what we drink. Sitting on the front porch, sipping a tall cold glass of sweet tea is just what we do around here to relax after a long day. With every meal and served at every restaurant, sweet tea is more than just a southern staple. Sweet Tea is a way of life. Always served ice cold, sweet …

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Written On: 9 Jun 2014 | Comments Off | Disclosure Policy | Categories: DIY / Crafts, Walmart Moms
Affordable Summer Craft Kits for Kids

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My kids idea of summer fun is playing video games all day long. While they may get a bit more game time during the relaxing summer months, its good to set aside time during the day to get creative. Walmart asked me to share some summer crafts for kid’s with all of you as a part of the Walmart Moms. So I went to my local store to see what I could find.

When it comes to …

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Summer Makeup Essentials: Beat the Heat While Still Looking Fabulous with this Summer Makeup Look Tutorial (video)

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The one thing I hate about summer is the grueling heat. In the south, it’s down right scorching during the summer months so when it comes to makeup I try to keep it simple. Walmart asked me to share some of my summer beauty essentials as a part of the Walmart Moms. So I went to my local Walmart store and picked out a few products to put together an easy, quick summer makeup look that …

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Written On: 8 Jun 2014 | Comments Off | Disclosure Policy | Categories: Beauty, Budget-Friendly Beauty Finds, Drugstore Beauty Products, Favorite
L’oreal Voluminous Miss Manga Mascara Review (Before and After Photos)

L’oreal recently came out with a new mascara. As a lover of all drugstore makeup, I knew I wanted to try it as soon as possible. The problem was, that it launched in the UK first. And those of us in the States had to wait. After a long wait, the L’oreal Voluminous Miss Manga has started to arrive in drugstores. Each time I would visit a store, I would give the mascaras …

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Written On: 4 Jun 2014 | Comments Off | Disclosure Policy | Categories: Father's Day, Favorite, Home, Walmart Moms
Affordable Father’s Day Gift Ideas for Dad and Grandpa

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Am I the only one that gets stressed out about finding the perfect gift? As you all know, Father’s Day is right around the corner. That means it’s time to find that perfect gift for Dad. My best advice when shopping for a gift for Dad is to shop early! Not only will you beat the crowds but you’ll also get the best pick of gifts. As a Walmart Mom, I was asked to …

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Written On: 2 Jun 2014 | Comments Off | Disclosure Policy | Categories: Beauty, Budget-Friendly Beauty Finds, Drugstore Beauty Products, Hair
How to get a salon Blowout at Home like a Pro

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I’ve struggled with my hair for years. It wasn’t until a few years ago when I really started paying special attention to my hair’s natural texture and looking for products that work well with my hair. I love to rock the sleek styles, but with naturally curly hair getting those results can be a bit of a challenge. Frizz is always my biggest concern and humidity can be a nightmare. Can the type of hair brush …

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Written On: 31 May 2014 | Comments Off | Disclosure Policy | Categories: DIY / Crafts, Favorite, Nails
DIY Nail Polish Wall Storage Rack

My nail polish collection continues to grow as I discover more ways to do my own nails at home. With my love of polish comes the problem of storage. For a while now, I’ve been relying on storing my nails in decorative containers. But after a while, my nail care box began to spill over into more boxes and soon I was on the hunt for another way to store my nail polishes.

I researched purchasing a nail polish …

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Written On: 26 May 2014 | Comments Off | Disclosure Policy | Categories: Home, Walmart Moms
Summertime Fun for Dogs: Chuckit! Flying Squirrel Review

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We are in full summer mode at my house now that homeschool is over for the year. That means we are spending a lot of time relaxing and more time outdoors enjoying the sunshine. When the family goes out to play that also means our little furry fellas are not far behind. Our oldest dog loves to be outside. It is one of his favorite activities. Whether we are outside playing with him or …

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Written On: 26 May 2014 | Comments Off | Disclosure Policy | Categories: Beauty, Budget-Friendly Beauty Finds, Drugstore Beauty Products, Favorite
Best Drugstore Blush Brush:  Real Techniques Review

Can we talk brushes? The problem I have been having with my makeup brush sets is that I haven’t really been in love with any of the blush brushes. I’ve been making due with what I had but each brush I’ve tried seems to pack the product on too heavily and when dealing with blush that is definitely not something that I want to do. With blush I like just a hint of color on my cheeks …

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