Archive of ‘Holy Grail’ category

Baby Your Baby With Noodle & Boo

noodle and boo baby productsWhen it comes to cosmetics and toiletries, I am difficult to please. I’m even more discriminating with products I use on my kids, 4-year-old Westley and 3-month-old Arwen. So when I rave about children’s products on this blog, there’s no doubt that they are the crème de la crème.

Last month, Noodle & Boo sent me their Newborn 2-in-1 Hair & Body Wash and Baby Balm to review.

From Arwen’s first bath with these products, I’ve been hooked. Addicted!  (more…)

Giveaway: Whitmor 5 Tier Acrylic Cosmetic Organizer

Whitmor 5 Tier Acrylic Cosmetic Organizer kardashian style 2

Say what you want about the Kardashian sisters. Love them or hate them, you cannot deny that their makeup organization is on point. Kim, Kourtney and Khloe all own clear, acrylic cosmetic organizers – which have been featured on Keeping Up With the Kardashians several times over the years. Whenever the girls are getting glammed up, look in the background and you’re bound to spy their organizer cube.  (more…)

Back to School: 5 Must-Haves for Daycare and PreSchool

pottery-barn-kids-back-to-schoolWe now interrupt your regularly scheduled beauty programming to bring you an important public service announcement for parents. If you have small children who will soon start daycare or preschool, the following is required reading.

Arwen Grace, my chipmunk-cheeked 10 week old baby, started daycare this week. While it was difficult to return to work and leave my little munchkin in the care of others, I have to admit that it was easier the second time around. With my son, Westley, I felt incredibly guilty – like I was abandoning him. And on top of that, I didn’t know what essentials and “gear” he needed for his days at daycare. This time, I’m informed and prepared. So here’s your chance to take advantage of my expertise.

For baby, you’ll obviously need diapers, wipes, ointment and bottles, but these five must have items are the real lifesavers:  (more…)

Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Nail Lacquer in Suspiria

obsessive compulsive cosmetics suspiria nail polishI think I have a new favorite nail polish. I’d never tried Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Nail Lacquer before, so I requested a few shades for review. I cannot believe what I’ve been missing! Their polishes are absolutely beautiful. The coverage is opaque and even – and the shades are unique and eye catching. When I look for a new nail polish, I’m always looking for colors I’ve never seen before – and their collection is just that.   (more…)

White On: Supersmile Super-size 4 Piece Whitening System

Supersmile Super-size 4 Piece Whitening System with Rinse & Rods

As the mom of a newborn and a 4-year-old, I live on coffee. Seriously, Starbucks is the only reason I’m conscious enough to type this. But you’d never guess how much coffee I consume to look at my smile. That’s because I discovered a truly amazing teeth whitening system.

I’m on maternity leave and I spend quite a bit of time with QVC on the TV. I get absolutely mesmerized by the demonstrations. Anyway, one day, I watched the Supersmile Super-size 4 Piece Whitening System with Rinse & Rods demo – and I was intrigued. They were showing some unreal before and after photos – and I decided I needed to see what this kit could do for my stained smile.   (more…)

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