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Influenster and Becca Velvet Blurring Primer

The cooler temperatures are rolling in.  My kitchen is being filled with the scents of apples, pumpkin and, of course, nachos.  I've already baked an apple spice cake, pumpkin cheesecake and banana bread.  I'm in autumn spices heaven.  Will I overdose on pumpkin spice?  Yes.  Yes I will.  And I will do it with a… Continue reading Influenster and Becca Velvet Blurring Primer

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August Ipsy: Good Vibes Only

Wait.  What?  Did you see that?  The calendar.  It's the middle of August.  Yes, that's right.  It's almost September.  To all of you lovers autumn out there, I am with you!  It's already time to start pulling out the fall-scented candles and break out the pumpkin-everything recipes.  You will wake up one day in the… Continue reading August Ipsy: Good Vibes Only

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Over Easy, I Love Ipsy

I swear that it feels like I blinked my eyes and July has almost come to an end.  Where did the summer go?  Only one month to go before September.  Here in the northeastern part of the United States, we haven't seen the brutal heat that my friends in the western region of the country… Continue reading Over Easy, I Love Ipsy

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In the Rotation: Faves by NYX

Years ago, I was walking though the makeup aisle with a friend who moonlighted as a drag queen.  He suddenly stopped in his tracks and started excitedly grabbing what seemed like a hundred lipsticks off of the shelves.  A stream of consciousness flowed from his lips gushing about his love of the brand NYX.  I… Continue reading In the Rotation: Faves by NYX

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June Ipsy: Volume Up

It’s time again to rip open that shiny pink envelope and take a peek inside.  It may be the first of July but I recently received my June Ipsy glam bag.  Ipsy (check Ipsy out here) wants you to be seen and be heard with this June’s theme Volume Up.  All the goodies are stashed… Continue reading June Ipsy: Volume Up

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Ipsy May Glam Bag

I have a tendency to place online orders and forget what I ordered.  I know it’s not only me who has done this.  Admit it!  Brown or white boxes arrive and I have no idea what the contents are before I tear it open.  You’ll then hear my screaming “Ahhhhh!  I forgot I ordered this… Continue reading Ipsy May Glam Bag