I wanna be a celeb but I can't afford Botox.......................

I have the perfect low dollar version-Frownies!! I have used these for years and they really do work. They work on the same kind of concept as Botox in that they force you to not use the muscles you crinkle that cause wrinkles. At $12-15 dollars for a month supply they are cheap and if your SO can stand to see you with these things glues to your wrinkle spots, you will see results if crinkling them is what caused your fine lines. Fantastic! http://www.frownies.com/ ...more

I hope they work as well for you as they did for me! I first heard about them from Renee ...more

101 Things in 1001 Days

My list is complete! I’m so excited about getting started. While I think I have a good list here, I reserve the right to make changes along the way. I will keep you posted as I complete my different goals. I hope you have thought of making a list too! And as you will see, I like my lists like I like my closets, ORGANIZED. But everyone's list is different. Format yours however you like. Or don’t format yours at all (I promise I won’t judge you). Send me the link to your list. I would love to check it out! So without further adieu…. ...more

Personal Care Gadgets and Items for Women

There are wide varieties of personal care items that are directed at making various parts of womens' lives more manageable. Below are some of the gadgets dedicated to making life easier for women. The Strap Perfect - The Strap Perfect is a small clip that is used to attach to your 2 bra straps together on your back. This allows you to wear a regular bra with tank tops and other clothing without the straps showing. ...more

Oil of Olay

As a young mother and wife I know how important it is to save money on the products we already buy whenever possible.  Thats why I want to share this info with all the other woman out there who enjoy saving money.  OTCWholesale.com has tons of over the counter drugstore products that I usually buy at CVS for so much cheaper!  One of the things I found this week that really excited me is all different Oil of Olay products in their clearance section!  I could not believe it.  One other thing that I always love is free shipping and they offer that on orders over $49, which we all know is ...more

Intersection of Chubby and Obese

It’s no secret to those of you who are faithful readers that weight, food, and exercise have been issues lately. I’m not obese…yet. I would say I am flirting with “chunky” – but it’s about to get serious. ...more

What Does "Aging Gracefully" Mean Anyway?

I just came back from spending the weekend with a girlfriend in a nearby town.  (Yes, we still call ourselves "girlfriends" after more than three decades of adult friendship.) When we have a girls' weekend, we talk constantly, eat out, critique every movie, TV show, book and nutrition plan we've heard of, and inevitably, the subject turns to how it feels to be this age.  ...more

Get your money's worth!

Ever wonder why, despite religious usage, your skin is looking no where as good as promised by the celebrity who endorses your skincare products? ...more

Aloe Vera - No Wonder They Call It The Miracle Plant

Aloe Vera is a member of the Lily family. It is a succulent that looks a lot like a cactus and is known by various names such as the burnt plant, the miracle plant, the natural healer and the medicine plant. Although there are more than two hundred species of Aloe Vera, only a few have medicinal properties, and of these Aloe Vera Barbadensis is the most beneficial. ...more

I wanna be a celeb but I can't afford the Botox......

Celebs love their Botox, and many an actress(and actor) can attribute their youthful looks to Botox use. It is not an affordable expense to a lot of us, and let's face it-sometimes Botox takes away from the beauty of human expression. There are several creams on the market with ingredients that will topically relax muscles, to a Botox style effect. The results are minor at best. Not everyone responds to a topical muscle relaxer, so you are basically just applying an expensive moisturizer if you are someone whose skin does not respond to the active ingredients. ...more