An Addiction That No One Talks About: Candy Crush

I have avoided it for as long as I can. I feel like I have a duty to discuss an epidemic that is affecting moms all over this great country. There is a dirty little secret that no one wants you to know about. Especially all of the moms. People are probably going to be mad at me after this but it is time to shine some light on an addiction that has the potential to damage the family dynamic and possibly modern civilization as we know it now. That is right. I am talking about Candy Crush....more
I said it. lol. In fact, I clicked on this very post to learn JUST WHAT CANDY CRUSH WAS. lol. ... more

My Favorite "No Makeup" Makeup for the Over 40 Gang

For years I've been low key when it comes to my makeup, preferring the no makeup look to a face-full of color.My arsenal's gotten even smaller since the birth of my twins five years ago; sunscreen du jour, Mac's Omega shadow brushed on eyebrows (since 1991) and some sort of lip balm (the latest, Josie Maran's Argan Color Stick in Rosey)....more
Love this. Thanks for your faves list.  You may want to try L'Oreal Paris Double Extend ... more

CC Creams - Everything You Need to Know!

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a blog post about tinted moisturizers vs. BB Creams. I feel like by the time I placed a period on that blog post, five new CC creams emerged on the scene.So it begs the question, what is a CC cream and how does it differ from BB creams?...more
I totally agree... and with BB creams too... not enough color choices! For me, they're too dark ... more

Proteins: A Necessity for Our Natural Hair

Does our hair NEED protein? Of course it does! Products infused with protein improve the hair’s natural elasticity and strength properties. Now, how much and how often depends on what you are doing to your hair... (Origin)...more
And what about eating more protein? more

Strange: Kim Kardashian Gets a 'Vampire' Blood Facial Treatment

Keeping Up With The Kardashians star Kim Kardashian got a blood facial (also known as a "vampire facial") this week. She was seen making a wry face as she had the agonizing procedure filmed for an episode of her reality show. ...more
yeah.. she also said she'd never get botox again.... more

The 70th Golden Globe Awards Fashion Recap

With a visually retro 60's Hollywood glamour aura, this year's Golden Globe Awards show was light and airy and absolutely fun to watch. The amazing hosts, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, brought their hilarious antics and spared no one, making it feel like a fun party full of A-listers that we get to be a part of for a few hours. And of course, there was the fashion......more
@Julie Ross Godar oh both soooooo good too! more

Has "The New Normal" Taken Ellen Barkin's Bigoted Character Too Far?

One of my favorite new shows this fall is The New Normal, NBC’s comedy about a gay couple (Justin Bartha and Andrew Rannells) who hire a surrogate named Goldie (Georgia King) to carry a baby for them. I didn’t expect to like it, but it’s funny, sweet and heartfelt. Well, mostly....more
I dunno... I think her extreme character makes a really great point; just how horrendous that ... more

A Simple & Effective Beauty Tip

All of us know that kitchen is the best place to look for all sorts of beauty treatment. But most of us hardly venture in there for the same. Sometime we replace what is readily available in kitchen to store bought chemical laden expensive stuff (sheer laziness) or skip these beauty routine all together (me!, me!). I chanced upon a simple solution to tackle this. I understand at the end of crazy day at work or home it does kind of gets difficult to do all the chopping, grinding ,mixing these beauty remedies require and it really becomes easy to squeeze a tube and being done. ...more
I love this idea... what's your favorite rose water brand? more

love...Rachel

My first blog...I couldn't resist it any longer after constantly searching and reading other peoples blogs.I am going to be listing my fashion finds and general things I love...most of my fashion buys will be bought from charity shops and some will be handmade :)I hope you enjoy reading my blog and let me know what you would want to see/hear from me! Rachel x...more
if I could suggest one thing: an original name :) more

The Latest App Sensation: Draw Something

Editor's Note: If you haven't heard of the latest sensation in iPhone and iPad apps, you are about to get an education in a game called Draw Something. It's a lot of fun, even if you aren't a great artist, as Rachel from Grasping for Objectivity explains. --Virginia ...more
I love it... every time I have a little free time, I play with a handful of my friends...  more