Product Review: Garnier Ultra-Lift Miracle Sleeping Cream™

Product Review: Garnier Ultra-Lift Miracle Sleeping Cream™

The holidays seem to start earlier every year. It’s no longer a surprise to see bulbs twinkling on department store Christmas trees in August. So by the time the festivities actually start, I’m exhausted from shopping all the early, door buster, biggest sales ever. Not to mention, overindulging in the treats and drinks of the… Continue Reading Product Review: Garnier Ultra-Lift Miracle Sleeping Cream™

Wicked Beauty by Phyllis Bourne: Product Review – Clinique Cheek Pop ™

Wicked Beauty by Phyllis Bourne: Product Review – Clinique Cheek Pop ™

You don’t get to spend over 50-years on the planet without turning into a bit of a….well, a know it all. It’s an obnoxious quality, but like wrinkles, hot flashes and errant hairs sprouting from your chin, it comes with the territory. So when I head to Sephora, I know exactly what I want. My… Continue Reading Wicked Beauty by Phyllis Bourne: Product Review – Clinique Cheek Pop ™

Product Review: Urban Decay Ultimate Ozone Multipurpose Primer Lip Pencil

“If you were stranded on a deserted island and could only have one item, what would it be?” At least once a week, folks who are bored at work will ask this annoying question on Facebook. I work at home, and I’m a procrastinator. So I’m usually checking my timeline in the middle of the… Continue Reading Product Review: Urban Decay Ultimate Ozone Multipurpose Primer Lip Pencil

Fashion Undressed | Eyes Wide Open: The Reality of a Fashion Spread

Growing up, I devoured Seventeen, Young Miss/YM, and dabbled in the occasional Vogue. I trusted them to show me – a middle schooler in southeastern Pennsylvania, where, even 45 minutes outside of Philadelphia, we still had 2 days off of school for the Unionville Community Fair and its Harvest Queen Pageant – what was “in,”… Continue Reading Fashion Undressed | Eyes Wide Open: The Reality of a Fashion Spread

A Life, Replotted: On Tearing Down Walls

A few weeks ago, my introverted 11-year old announced with great pride, “Mom, yesterday I really pushed myself outside my comfort zone.” “Really?” I responded, shocked as much by his announcement as his semantics. (We don’t use phrases like comfort zone in our house.) He proceeded to tell me he participated in a singing contest… Continue Reading A Life, Replotted: On Tearing Down Walls