Review: Maybelline Great Lash Mascara in Royal Blue

  Trying out @maybelline #greatlashblue mascara Maybelline Great Lash Mascara is always at the top of the list of favorite mascaras by beauty magazines and beauty bloggers so I was excited to try it. I remember seeing it on my sister’s dresser when I was growing up but had never tried it until now. It’s…

Review of Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day Honeysuckle Body Wash

When I was growing up, there was a honeysuckle vine covering the back fence. My mom wanted to cut it down because the sweet scent attracted bees but I begged her every year not to do it. Each year, she acquiesced, which gave me and my best friend Rhonda another summer during which to walk…

Review of Almay Healthy Glow™ Makeup + Gradual Self Tan

I received two complimentary bottles of Almay Healthy Glow Makeup + Gradual Self Tan in exchange for my review. One in Light. The other Light to Medium. I used Light for this review. First of all, I am pale. My Irish roots definitely show in my skin and I am as pale as the inside…

Lady Killers: Deadly Women Throughout History by Tori Telfer

I received an uncorrected proof of a true-crime book about female serial killers by Tori Telfer called Lady Killers: Deadly Women Throughout History to peruse and review on Goodreads and Amazon. The book won’t released until October 10, 2017, by Harper Perennial, and I am so thrilled to be one of the few who get…

Review of Arm & Hammer Slide Clumping Cat Litter

My kitties were chosen to participate in a Smiley 360 mission for Arm & Hammer Slide Clumping cat litter. They received a $10 gift card to Walmart to be used to purchase a box of Arm & Hammer Slide Clumping litter as compensation for this review. #freesample #smiley360 I have only ever used clumping litters…

Three Good Things That Happened Today

The book is Pretend Friends by Alice Hoyle & Illustrated by Lauren Reis. It’s “a story about schizophrenia and other illnesses that can cause hallucinations.” It includes notes for parents and other adults and is meant “to be a supportive tool for families and practitioners to talk about aspects of mental illness with children and aims to raise awareness and understanding, increase empathy and reduce stigma and discrimination.”