Category Archives: Lifestyle

Valentia Pure Glow Brightening Moisturizer

Deborah Ward   September 26, 2016   Comments Off on Valentia Pure Glow Brightening Moisturizer

Disclaimer: I recieved this product for free in exchange for a fair and honest review.  I have been working with Valentia for a while now and always get so excited when they invite me to try one of their new products. In the past I have reviewed several of their masks and eye cream, but one thing I had not… Read more »

Tips For Helping Your Kitty Feel Like a King

Deborah Ward   August 2, 2016   Comments Off on Tips For Helping Your Kitty Feel Like a King

Meet Chip. This little boy is turning one next month, and we think he’s pretty much the bee’s knees…or maybe I should say the cat’s meow. He’s funny, sweet, and super duper lovey. He’s also spoiled rotten, and doesn’t care who knows it! Since Chippy is such a highlight in our lives, I wanted to share with you ways you… Read more »

Cadillac Ranch

Just west of the town of Amarillo, Texas, along Interstate 40 lies the odd tourist attraction known as Cadillac Ranch. Built in 1974 by members of an art group called the Ant Farm, Cadillac Ranch consists of ten antique model Cadillacs half buried in the ground. Originally located in a wheat field, in 1997 Cadillac Ranch was moved two miles to… Read more »

ALDI Comes to Southern California

This post was sponsored by ALDI as part of Influencer for Influence Central. Have you heard the good news? Saving money in Southern California just got a whole lot easier! When we moved to So Cal last year, not only was I heart-broken to be leaving my family and friends behind, but I was also leaving my favorite grocery store, ALDI. As… Read more »

Valentia’s Skin Detoxifying Clay Mask

Deborah Ward   May 18, 2016   Comments Off on Valentia’s Skin Detoxifying Clay Mask

It’s a fact that as you age, your body produces less collagen, and as a result your pores can appear larger. While I wouldn’t consider myself a vain person, large pores drive me nuts! Thanks to Valentia I can now rest easy.  They have launched a new facial mask, and it is fantastic! Valentia’s Skin Detoxifying Clay Mask draws out… Read more »

Shopping at the Farmer’s Market

Going to the Farmer’s Market is one of my favorite things to do. Knowing exactly where your food is coming from and being able to speak with the farmer is priceless. However, if you are not careful, you can potentially blow your entire grocery budget in one trip. I’ve compiled a few of my best tips to help make your farmer’s… Read more »

Paper Planner Review

  Try as I might, I have never been able to use an electronic planner.  I know that my phone has a perfectly good one, and I know I can probably get an even better app, but I just cannot do it.  I think that my mental block comes from my extreme love of paper. Of office supplies really. I… Read more »

Resolution of Five: An Exercise in Exercise

We’re far enough into the new year now to determine if we have managed to keep those resolutions or if you have found yourself struggling, or worse, maybe you already quit.  But don’t panic, don’t beat yourself up, and.  We can fix this. You’re not alone.  In fact, an overwhelming majority never achieve what they set out for in that… Read more »

Review of Valentia’s New Eye Cream and Hydration Mask

Deborah Ward   February 10, 2016   Comments Off on Review of Valentia’s New Eye Cream and Hydration Mask

When the clock struck twelve on January 1st time seemingly sped up.  This is the year I turn 40.  Don’t get me wrong. I’m totally going to rock this decade like no other.  However, my skin seems to have other plans. Lately, it has started looking dull and dry and well…wrinkly. Meh… So, naturally, when skin care company Valentia asked me to… Read more »

Win a FREE Special Valentine DIY Charm from Glamulet

Deborah Ward   January 29, 2016   Comments Off on Win a FREE Special Valentine DIY Charm from Glamulet

I love jewelry that tells a story.  Sure, you can argue that every piece you own has a story, but that’s not what I mean. I love jewelry that literally tells a story. I think that’s why I am so fond of charm bracelets. Several years ago, my mother bought me a charm bracelet that she and my kids have… Read more »