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Trendy is Fun But No Bubble Wrap Here

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When it comes to fashion I don't consider myself trendy. I'm more classic, buying basic clothing that can be switched around to make new outfits. I have however decided it is time to update my wardrobe and have been keeping an eye out for some trendy items when I'm out shopping. When I say trendy I do not mean some of the often odd outfits you may see come down the runways during a fashion show. I remember watching a show one time where the … [Read More...]

Protect Yourself While you Surf


It seems that every time we turn around someone has gotten hacked, personal information has been compromised, and there is nothing you can do but hope your information is safe. While there are many companies out there to help protect your identity like LifeLock what about protecting at an even more basic level. I have a co-worker who doesn't do online banking, she doesn't order items online, and really prefers not to enter too much information … [Read More...]

Protected With BreachWatch Thanks to LifeLock


Just recently while I as browsing (or goofing off on) Facebook someone had mentioned that if you use Gmail it might be best to change your password as there was some information about stolen passwords. Though it was suppose to be old data to be safe I changed my password. Right behind that someone mentioned that you should be more worried about the breach at Home Depot. That immediately got my attention as my husband and I have spent a lot of … [Read More...]

NeoCell Taking Care of Your Hair and Nails

NeoCell Beauty Products for Your Hair and Nails

I have not been treating my hair well the last couple of years and my nails and I have never been best friends. Every time I help my son cut his nails I comment on how unfair a guy has such gorgeous nails that grow like crazy. I always manage to break mine once they start getting long. I have always wondered if there is anything I could take to help my hair and nails grow. I was recently sent a handful of products for just this from … [Read More...]

Here’s What You Need To Know About Cutting The Cord To Save Money

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Here’s What You Need To Know About Cutting The Cord To Save Money Have you ever been so mad at your entertainment bills that you just wished you could cut cable and put the money to good use? Well, you’re not alone. Millions of consumers think about cutting the cord with promises of lower bills and freedom to watch what they want through online streaming services. However, don’t assume that cutting the cord will automatically … [Read More...]

Apple Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

Apple Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies

Ingredients 1 ½ cup Flour 2 tsp Cinnamon 1 tsp Baking Soda ½ tsp Baking Powder ½ cup Butter, Melted 1 ½ cups Sugar 1 cup Unsweetened Apple Sauce 2 cups Rolled Oats 1 cup Dried Cranberries Directions Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Combine flour, cinnamon, baking soda and baking powder in a medium sized bowl.  Mix and then set aside. In a large mixing bowl, on medium speed, combine melted butter, brown sugar, sugar … [Read More...]

Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice


I love fall. I would say I love the crisp cool air and the beautiful falling leaves but I live in Florida and we have none of that here. However what I do love about fall is the humidity level drops which makes our nights and mornings beautiful. I love the decorations and the holidays. I especially love Halloween! I love the pumpkins and how they bring out the creativity in people. And who says you have to carve a pumpkin! Beauty is in the … [Read More...]

Get Relaxing Beach Wave Curls with Living Proof


“I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Living Proof. I received product samples to facilitate my review and to thank me for my participation.” Lately I have not been treating my hair very well and it is starting to catch up with me. I never really use to do highlights or coloring. I might do a semi-permanent to give my hair some shine and cover the grey's but it was only in the last 3-4 years that I … [Read More...]

My New Home is Taking Shape One Room at a Time


The last couple of months have been a whirlwind of stress, work, and thankfully family vacations. I feel like I have spent little time connecting with everyone and sharing the real lives between Shibley Smiles. We purchased our new home on May 13th and officially moved in May 31st. It did not go as we had planned. What we though was going to be a tough but faster paint job ended up taking us weeks. We painted our whole home all the way to the … [Read More...]

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