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Paint & Sip at Pinot’s Palette Alameda

Posted by on Oct 26, 2016 in Crafts, Reviews, Sponsored | 2 comments

Paint & Sip at Pinot’s Palette Alameda

Happy Anniversary to Pinot’s Palette in my hometown, Alameda!  This location recently celebrated their 1 year anniversary of bringing paint & sip experiences to the East Bay.  I was their guest at their anniversary class last month and it was a blast!

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Proactiv 3 Step Acne Treatment System Review

Posted by on May 27, 2016 in Beauty, Reviews |

Proactiv 3 Step Acne Treatment System Review

According to the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 54% of women over the age of 25 have acne.  I’m here to say that, unfortunately, I think I’m one of those 54%!  I’ve never been really good at following a facial care routine, so I’m not sure if it’s actually acne or just dirty pores, but when I was given the chance by Facing Acne to try Proactiv, I jumped at it!  I had a friend in high school that used Proactiv right when it came out and raved about it, so I was excited to finally try it.

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Stardom Crafts Liquid Chalk Markers Review

Posted by on Jul 16, 2015 in Crafts, Reviews |

Stardom Crafts Liquid Chalk Markers Review

There are a lot of trends in crafts right now, but one I have just not jumped on board with is the CHALKBOARD THE EVERYTHING trend.  It’s a look I just don’t find appealing, most of the time.  I like things to look more precise, more measured, and while I have nice handwriting, I can’t draw for shit.  That said, I have previously bought cute little “chalkboard” clothespin signs and a standard white chalk marker for entertaining purposes, but found that the chalk never really removed from the signs.  I think being able to play with these liquid chalk markers had taught me the limitations and how I can be happy with a chalkboard look project!

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Mia Adora 3D Fiber Lash Mascara Review

Posted by on Jul 14, 2015 in Beauty, Reviews | 1 comment

Mia Adora 3D Fiber Lash Mascara Review

More dreams of full, flirty lashes danced in my head when I was given a significant discount on 3D Fiber Lash Mascara by Mia Adora.  Like many women, I’ve been invited to more Younique Facebook parties than I can count (don’t get me started…) and I can’t say I wasn’t at least curious, but the price tag and pushy sales tactics of the product turned me off.  So, let’s see how well this product does, shall we?

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RFID Blocking Sleeves Review

Posted by on Jul 13, 2015 in Reviews, Travel |

RFID Blocking Sleeves Review

Anyone who is even a little tech savvy knows that RFID stands for Radio-Frequency Identification.  That’s how some hotel key cards work and that handy tap & pay feature on your debit or credit card works.  So of course, that’s how savvy identity thieves are thieving.  Fortunately, here’s my review of these handy RFID blocking sleeves.

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RelfectX Shower Mirror on a Rope Review

Posted by on Jul 3, 2015 in Reviews |

RelfectX Shower Mirror on a Rope Review

Despite recently reviewing the Cassani Fogless Shower Mirror, I was sent a different kind of shower mirror from ReflectX to review.  Just in the nick of time, too – I’ve been cursing the name of the Homejoy cleaning person who must have used some kind of harsh cleaner on the Cassani, removing the anti-fog coating and making it just a somewhat reflective piece of plastic.  Boo!  So, let’s see if the ReflectX Shower Mirror on a Rope is any better, shall we?

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