• ELF California Baked Eyeshadow Palette

    E.L.F. Baked Eyeshadow Palette Review

    Last month I bought the e.l.f. Baked Eyeshadow Palette from amazon because I thought that the colors were pretty, and I’ve wanted to try the baked style of makeup for a while. However, I had some mixed results. For the price point, I am not complaining!  My 15 year old daughter said, “mom, you just have to keep trying, it’s GOOD stuff!”. Who am I to argue with a teen? e.l.f. Baked Eyeshadow Palette, California, 6 Grams Here’s the product description: Color: California Each baked palette features 10 gorgeous baked eye shadows so you can achieve a flawless look whenever, wherever. The silky and blend able formula of our baked eye shadow…

  • Work From Home

    Sick And Tired Of Doing Work At Home The Old Way?

    The Old Way to Work At Home Direct sales and call center work used to be the way most moms worked from home. Those are still viable options, but they aren’t right for every situation. Maybe, like me, you can’t get out to do home parties on a regular basis. I have a child with autism whose schedule is packed with therapy, camp, and more. Our evening schedule is dedicated to relaxing from a busy day and preparing for the next. As a single mom, I can’t get away from the house for long without lots of help from a secondary cargiver. Call center work is great for those who…

  • Thrift store

    Thrift store shopping tips

    So many people overlook the value of a thrift store. I’ve found great name brand clothing in new and like-new condition nearly every time I go to the local thrift store. However, to find the right items, you need to prepare before you go thrifting. 5 thrift store shopping tips 1. Write down measurements. If you are shoping for the kids, but they won’t be with you, then make sure you have sizes and measurements written down for each of them. I know my youngest wears a medium , but has a pants length of 36in. So, I can measure anything before buying it to find out that it doesn’t…

  • mathernity pants

    Thrift Store savings on maternity pants – why?

    Last year it occurred to me that both my younger daughter and I could benefit from wearing maternity pants from the thrift shop. Before you laugh and leave this post, hear me out. Maternity Pants are Easy to Wear My daughter has autism, and low motor skills when it comes to her fingers.That means she can’t easily button, snap or otherwise deal with small intricate clothing fasteners. I didn’t want her to be stuck in jogging suits for her whole life, so one day while in the local Good Will, I noticed the maternity pants because they had a wide elastic at the top. Three Seasons Maternity Women’s Denim Cuffed Capri,…

  • Deciding what beauty is to you

    Beauty can mean a million different things to a million different people. By knowing what your culture and society consider beautiful, you can cater a little better to those around you. Beauty can be a look, or it can be something as simple as a sunset. Noticing and using beauty in your every day life, can attract even more beauty! Instead of applying false eyelashes that may fall off sometime during the day, use an eyelash curler. An eyelash curler will curl your lashes upwards and away from the eye, making your eyes appear bigger. Make sure you use the curler before applying mascara, or you’ll have to reapply it.…

  • 6 Tips to Manage Your Home Business

    To manage your home business, you need to remove clutter and have a perfectly organized space that is easy to work in. No one wants to trip over wires, papers and boxes as they move about their day in a home office. Implementing these tips can help you to stay organized while you remove clutter from your work space. 1 Use Labels to Keep Things Organized Nothing will waste time more than a home business owner who spends hours looking for one important file or paper. As your business grows, the paper work will grow with it. Your office should be organized at all times but this will be difficult…