Thursday, September 29, 2011

Kashi's TLC New Peanutty Dark Chocolate Granola bar Review

I was recently able to try for myself Kashi's New TLC Peanutty Dark Chocolate Granola bars . These are really awesome and so good for you! The bar has a base of tasty granola topped with the richest Dark chocolate fudge you will love, and sprinkled with tasty crushed peanuts. I was able to pass these out to my friends and family who have small kids and everyone thought they were awesome! The kids thought they were getting candy.

For more than 25 years Kashi has been on a mission to make whole grains that are good for us taste good too. They have done so much to make it possible for our children to get the great grains they need in a Delicious way. I am a real fan Of all things Kashi as you can see from my video review attached below.

Kashi products are minimally processed and free of highly refined sugar,artificial additives and unnatural preservatives. This makes Kashi a great Choice for Moms who want to make sure their children have the proper nutrition ,but do not want to always say No to great taste.

I think Kashi has hit a home run with their New TLC Peanutty Dark Chocolate Granola bars because though they are rich in nutrition, they are also rich in taste! Any Mother and Grandmother knows that getting Kids to eat healthy can be an endless battle. As a Mother and Grandmother myself, I know that providing Children with healthy whole grains is essential for health and development.

I also know that 9 times out of 10 it will be difficult to get them to eat and enjoy these healthy options. However with Kashi's New TLC Peanutty Dark Chocolate Granola bars the better for you snack has been solved because in each bar you are getting 7 Grams of fiber-4 grams of Protein whole grains and low fat. For a snack thats really great and kids really do love them. I love them ! You will also have the comfort of knowing your kids will not be getting anything artificial or harmful.

The other Kashi Items I was able to try were the awesome Cinnamon Harvest Cereal- I gotta say I absolutely love this with Chocolate soy milk its really like having a treat Or when its a chilly morning here is a great Idea everyone in my family loves . First you crunch up your Cinnamon Harvest Cereal in a bowl than you get a Fuji apple , peal it and cut it in quarters, Use your cheese grader to grade a 1/4 apple slice per bowl , Mix in and add milk or soy milk than heat in the microwave for about 40 sces . What you will have is a very tasty apple Cinnamon cooked cereal that tastes a lot like an apple crisp and really warms you up. You can also use a pre made apple pie filling but I like the fresh apples. Very Yummy and great for you !

The last item I got to try were the Kashi TLC soft baked cereal bars in strawberry . These are great and so good for you. I really love for a evening snack with tea.

Bottom Line is Kashi makes good for you foods that taste great and I encourage you to like them on face-book

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TRESemm'e Fresh Start Dry Shampoo

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Hi Everyone. If you are looking for a fantastic Dry Shampoo that will leave your hair looking as nice as it can between regular shampooing ,I have great news .TRESemm'e Fresh Start dry Shampoo its really awesome and it works well . All you have to do to get you hair looking naturally clean without taking the time to shampoo is .Pick out your favoite TRESemm'e Dry shampoo

make sure you shake the can - spray on you hair in sections lightly at the root but do not spray it on like hair spray it will not works as well as when you start at the root where oils and dirt can accumulate . Leave in for about 1-2 minutes and use your finger tips to evenly distribute it through your hair and than style as usual.


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Do The Swap with Yoplait review and giveaway

I was able to be part of the new Do the Swap campaign through myblogspark and Yoplait Yogurt. I received a truly wonderful package full of great things to help me make healthy choices and you can win one of these packages too !

Small Changes can make a big difference especially when it comes to diet and exercise. I have found that I'm just as happy swapping my heavy morning cappuccino with a filling cup of Yoplait Light yogurt in one of my favorite flavours.

I love the Black Forrest Cake-Red Velvet Cake -Pineapple upside down cake -and the apple turnover . What I do is I make a regular cup of coffee and have a low fat creamer in it and than have one of my favorite Yoplaits with it. This is a small step but it saves you a bunch of fat and calories.

I also like to have these as a snack before bed .I love to snack late at night and its hard for me to resist my sweet tooth . swapping my usual cookies or pastries with a Yoplait light is an awesome way for me to fool my sweet tooth into being satisfied. Yoplait Light yogurt offers 33 different options to choose from in fruit, pastry and dessert flavors that contain around 100 calories or less, providing endless swapping options.

Small steps work well with exercise too, instead of taking a walk around the block alone try taking a back pack filled with books, you will burn more calories than just regular walking. Swap just plain walking for dancing it will make you feel great and is more fun than than plain walking . You can do small swaps with tons of stuff like taking the stairs instead of the elevator or walking to work or school and not driving. Try being a kid again and jump some rope ,I do this and its a lot of fun and great for you, Jumping rope can burn a ton of calories and is a fun aerobic exercise that anyone can do. Expand your wardrobe without breaking the bank by swapping clothes and accessories with your girlfriends.Or add something cool to a plain blouse by doing your own embroidery or bead work , you will not only have a neat new item but a one of a kind.

Yoplait can really help you resist all the goodies you see in the house and with all the awesome flavours they make you can find something tasty to replace that heavy desert and save tons of calories .

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In The blog comments I would love if you could answer one of these questions •Which foods will you be swapping for a Yoplait Light yogurt and how many calories will you be saving with each and every swap? •Which of the 33 available flavors of Yoplait Light yogurt do you plan to swap into your diet the most? NOW for the Giveaway Please use the Rafflecopter widget to enter The first mandatory entry must be done before any others will count but their are all kinds of ways to get entries. ONE winner will win the giveaway prize so good luck to you and thanks for looking at my review :) CONTEST HAS ENDED

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Florida Tourism The Romantic River cruise of Rivership Romance

Florida Tourism The Romantic River cruise of Rivership Romance Located in Sanford Florida is a really nice and Romantic river boat that cruises along the St Johns river . This old style riverboat offers awesome dancing and dining and spectacular scenery. You will see some beautiful wild life and maybe even get to see a Manatee swimming along side of the boat .. This fun cruise allows you to experience what it was like to travel in a simple way by paddle boat all through the Historic St Johns river. Rivership Romance cruises are know for there relaxed atmosphere and great food. Its a really great way to spend a few lazy summer or fall hours

The St. Johns River was discovered by Europeans in1562, 43 years before the English landed at what would become Jamestown, Virginia. A company of French Huguenots under Admiral Jean Ribaut came ashore at the river mouth on May Day. From this, the waterway gained its first European name, the River of May. A reminder of this lives on today in the name of Mayport, a fishing village near Admiral Ribaut’s historic landing site.

Some of the wild life you will see on the cruise include - cormorants, egrets, ospreys, heron and many other bird species, including the great American bald eagle. Alligators and turtles and don't forget Florida’s famous manatees, I love Manatees !

You can find this great riverboat at 433 North Palmetto ave Sanford Florida -here is a link to their website for prices times history and other info Rivership Romance

So If you are in central Florid and want to spend the day in a relaxing environment and see some beautiful wildlife and exotic birds you should take the time to have a nice cruise and sit down to a great meal on the Rivership Romance, You never know what you may see along the river .

Nine West's new Boots for fall in awesome styles

Hi everyone ,If the pictures and video are not showing up please check it out a bit later sometimes it takes a bit for the pictures to become available .I usually do these shout outs as soon as I know they are available and sometimes I am to quick on the draw, but they will so up so please come back and check them out soon Nine West has teamed up with stylist and fashion blogger, Lindsay Calla to show how she will be wearing her favorite boots this fall , Wow they really look great what an awesome sense of style Lindsay has. I love boots and these look so cute on her!.

I love these, they have just the right amount of slouch and are a great brown,

Nine West Mavenue Bootie

In this photo you see these sexy short boots and Lindsay looks totally hot in them ! here is what she had to say “I love that these brown boots have a hint of burgundy! I would wear these boots to a fun brunch with friends on a Saturday. There’s nothing better than throwing on a cozy sweater and having a great pair of booties to tuck your skinnies into!” Lindsay Calla, Saucy Glossie

Here is a great video called Nine West the Boot check it out

Nine West Clara Boot-I love these too, This boot would go with all my fall fashions pretty Here is what Lindsay had to say. “One of my favorite things to do on the weekend in the fall is peruse the markets looking for vintage furniture, jewelry, or clothing. These boots will be perfect for all of the walking involved, especially when paired with cords!" Lindsay Calla, Saucy Glossie.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Sneaky Household solutions for a bad economy

I have some Sneaky solutions for a bad economy to share with you . We all like out modern conveniences, the problem is some of them can cost a fortune to keep up .For today I'm focusing on a few tricks I have implemented to save me a bit more money on my cleaning and grocery bills. I warn you these are a bit radical and you might even laugh but I found the really work nicely.

First we all know and love our neat convenience floor mops, I'm not sure if I can name names, But you know the ones with the bottle of fluid that snaps into the apparatus that uses pads to clean the floor . you pull a trigger and floor cleaning solution comes out. Yep those kind :)

we all know that it can really get mighty expensive buying refills for the cleaning solutions , but I fixed up a nice alternative to buying these that works very well and here it is.

First ,once the plastic bottle is empty, you use a sharp knife to cut a small hole in the very top (please see photo) using a funnel add you favorite floor cleaning solution to the bottle . I use a mixture of fabuloso and water, I like the lavender . Now you may be thinking, Lori thats fine but what about the hole in the top of my container! well what you do is get an old wine cork and fit it in, I had a really nice one from an old vodka bottle that also has a metal top, as you can see, it fits in snugly and will not leak out even if the mop is accidentally dropped or falls down. Now you don't want to store the mop lying down, but than who would lol . you can refill your bottle as many times as you like saving a boat load of money . Here is a picture of what mine looks like now.

As you can see this is not only cost effective but you get to use the cleaner you like, make your own, or just use water and your not forever throwing out plastic bottles .

Next on my list are dryer-sheets do you know that after these are used they will literally suck the dog and cat hair off a floor or table. I have both a long haired dog and cat . it is a constant battle to keep that hair off stuff, In stead of throwing out these used dryer sheets I use them like dusters and believe me they work a lot better than the kind made for this job.These are really good for touch ups and gives you a option to get 2 kinds of uses out of one product .

one of my favorite products but also mighty expensive, are the no spill wood diffusers from a really great company they look like this

Unfortunately these puppies cost a literal fortune but you can keep the diffuser and refill it with scented oils from walmart . These oils are found in the candle area NOT in cleaning products. Go over to where they have picture frames , look around that area for the candles, tea-light refills and popuri isle. These come in big bottles with lots of great scents and one bottle will refill your fancy wood diffuser a whole lot of time saving you 14.99 per refill. I really love these diffusers but the company does not make a refill so you have to keep buying the whole thing all the time. These cost about 12.99 to 14.99 depending on where you buy them .I have this one and I refill it with regular popuri oil and it works just fine .

Next- have you ever been to late to snag one of the many free coupons offered on facebook or other promos , I know I have! Its so annoying to be told sorry your to late to get this awesome free coupon for a free pizza !. Well here is a solution. I Discovered that you can bid on free coupons on Listia

I found this out one day fooling around, I typed in coupons in the search box and low and behold, all the free coupons I missed out on are there up for bids. Sometimes people get free coupons they cant use or maybe like me the stuff is just not available in our local area . Listia members list Free coupons they cant use so they can get points to bid on free coupons they can use.

For instance I received a coupon for some Juice, My stores do not stock this kind of juice. I listed the coupon and someone who can find this item bid and got it . They got their Juice and I got the points so I can bid on that pizza I missed out on . It really is a win win situation.This way I save on my grocery bill with lots of free coupons and my Husband is very happy. You cant list cents off coupons though only free product coupons.But their are tons to choose from. Listia also has things like coke rewards, stouffers codes and other really neat stuff for very little points.

OK thats my Short list of Very Sneaky ways to get by in this bad economy. Do you have any you can add, leave me a sneaky solution comment :) Thanks for reading :)

Monday, September 26, 2011

Review and giveaway for the Fabulous Alchemilla exfoliating face wash

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I was able to try this truly Wonderful Exfoliating face wash from Alchemilla recently and I found it to be not only a pleasure to use but a really great working face wash. I absolutely loved the scent of the product its like washing your face in rare herbals I it makes you feel clean and uplifted at the same time. I used this twice a wee for 3 weeks and it has really improved my skin moisture retention and smoothness.

I loved Alchemilla exfoliating face wash so much I did a video review for it. I do not always take the time to do video reviews but I make the time for exceptional products like this one.

Alchemilla Products are Toxin free all natural skin care products that will make your skin radiant and smooth. I was only able to try the Alchemilla exfoliating face wash but really fell in love with its superior exfoliating ability that made my skin perfectly ready for applying my normal skincare products,and helped them work better. Allchemilla is made in small batches with plants, flowers and herbals. They make a full line of products for all natural facial care.Here is a link to their website. Alchemilla

please check out my video review here you can also find them on Alchemilla twitter

I was so happy I got to try and review Alchemilla exfoliating face wash and offer a giveaway for it -One winner will get a full sized tube of the same product I got to try which is The Exfoliating face wash . Please use the Raffle copter entry form. I will pick one entry to win on 10/07/2011

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Friday, September 23, 2011

Lancôme Hypnôse Doll Lashes Mascara Review

I got a chance to try this new awesome Mascara by Lancôme called Hypnôse Doll Lashes.

I have use this several times, and each time I think wow my lashes look fantastic. I do a lot of video reviews and its really hard getting my makeup to show up on video . I have a few products that work well, but I think the Lancôme Hypnôse Doll Lashes Mascara is the quickest for getting the job done as fast as possible, while using less product.

you may have seen this being advertised in fashion magazines lately I know I have see it in Harper's, Cosmo,and Marie Clare . Here is a copy of the photo of the add , as you can see The Lancôme Hypnôse Doll Lashes Mascara really does look great.

You can achieve this look easily and effortlessly, its really fantastic

Natural House Cleaning products review and giveaway

I was thrilled to be selected to try the Natural House
Cleaning products in my home for a few weeks . These are really awesome and here are some things I really love about them These products are called Trasy, Sinky and Flushy - each product is for use on different tough cleaning tasks .These are all eco-friendly, non-toxic and biodegradable and work by using probiotic technology so they keep on working after your cleaning is finished . These good probiotics which continue to scour, clean, consume odors, grime, grease, and germs, yet are safe to use around Children and pets and are awesome for the environment .

I liked these so much I did a video review for them so you could see the products and their unique features, First and foremost I love that they come in little packets. One of the things I really hate about conventional toilet cleaning products is the messiness . You can totally avoid this because the Flushy is a packet you just toss into the toilet bowl and let foam for about 5 mins than brush around and flush .

My Husband really loves this he is responsible for cleaning his grown daughters bathroom because at 23 and 27 they refuse to do it so I let him try Flushy,Sinky and Trashy in their bathroom and he was really happy with the results.

I totally loved using all the products from my Kitchen to my bathroom. I was impressed by The outstanding cleaning power and the wonderful ease of use. I also really liked the scent of the Flushy it smells very nice and clean and is a powerhouse of clean. Using the Trashy spray in my trash cans really helped a ongoing problem in our house because we keep out trash can out in the open so the Girls will actually thrown stuff away. I loved the Sinky because it will keep your drains fresh and clean and running smoother,and they also come in packets you just toss in the drain and run hot water on them.

Bottom line is I Loved all 3 products for there awesome cleaning ability, The way they continue to clean through out the week , the fresh scents and ease of use.

Here is some more fantastic info about these awesome Natural House

•Our products use an eco-friendly cleaning method of probiotics that create a beneficial, odor eating ecosystem to naturally drive out and digest odors at their source.

•Natural House's plant-based ingredients are eco-friendly, non-toxic and biodegradable to naturally fight the toughest problems you face in your house.

• Our products, Sinky and Flushy even break down and digest fats, oil, grease, and solid waste to ensure your disposal, pipes, drain lines or septic tank run smoothly.

•Our cleaners contain good probiotics which continue to scour, clean, consume odors, grime, grease, and germs, and they continue to do so until your next weekly treatment!

•We earned the coveted Retailers’ Choice Award” at the 2011 National Hardware Show! So how exactly does probiotic household cleaners work?

•The surfaces in your house are like a garden. If you don’t seed with good plants, weeds will grow. You have the same choice with your household surfaces: sanitize for a moment with harsh chemicals leaving your surface open to recontamination or seed with probiotics to continuously weed out the bad micro-organisms.

•Traditional cleaners “clean” a surface for a moment in time; the second the rag is finished wiping the surface, that surface is almost instantly polluted once again with ambient dust, dirt, and micro-organisms.

•Natural House probiotics creates mini-ecosystem on a microbial level that produces enzymes which break down odors, dirt, fats, oil, grease, food scraps, waste and toilet paper products on a continuous basis between applications. This creates a natural, clean, balanced environment that is safe for even the most sensitive members of your natural house.

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Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Hellman's Chicken challenge begins NOW be sure to watch

Hellman's Chicken challenge begins Today be sure to watch Today at 12.10 EST .

Hellman's Is launching their first ever chicken challenge tomorrow where you can watch some awesome celebrity compete in this cool recipe challenge. who will you pick to win will it be Mark Consuelos,Sissy Biggers or Tim Love !

This is going to be an awesome competition and a sure way to get some cool new recipes to try I hope you can all attend . Hellman's chicken challenge
I was entered for a chance to win a Hellmann's® prize package in exchange for this post. No monetary exchange took place. All opinions are my own."

Sunday, September 18, 2011

Book Review The Grace of God by Andy Stanley

The Grace of GodThe Grace of God by Andy Stanley

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I was able to read a copy of The Grace of God by Andy Stanley through book sneeze and I'm so glad I did. Andy Stanley Has created the kind of book every christian should read and read again.

I love the way he has explained grace for both the christian and non christian alike. No Matter where you are in you walk with God you can lean so much from Andy Stanley's Book The Grace of God. Each page is a wealth of information that you can put in practice on a daily basis.

I found Andy Stanley's writings to be a lot like my favorite Christian author Phillip Keller who wrote A Shepherd looks at the 23rd psalm, which I consider essential Christian reading. The Grace of God is an complete and wonderful study of the Grace of God, and how that grace can be applied to our lives. He takes us through many of the stories from the old testament and shows us how Grace was working than and how its working now in the lives of all his children who will accept it, as the free gift it was meant to be.

I recomend this book to anyone who wants a deeper understanding of the Lord and how his Grace can cover us even when we are not at our best. I am so happy I got to review this awesome book that I will be reading and referring to for many years to come.

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Friday, September 16, 2011

Express Jeans for best fit and style

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I love express jeans for the best fix comfort and style. Some of my favorite pairs of Jeans are express and I also love the leggings they are soo comfy and look so nice with a pair of boots or high heals. I think Express Jeans are very fashionable yet also affordable. Express jeans come in so many styles, and colors. If you like Flared legged jeans like I do you can find them , if you like stylish colors you will find them if you like styles that are unique and that not everyone has you can find them . All the styles are lovely and so flattering. Whats really nice is the price. With stylish Jeans costing a fortune these days you can find style combined with savings all on one page .Some of my express jeans are years old yet still hold there shape and color .  These durable Jeans will be your favorite for years to come with their excellent fit and smooth lines .The leggings are great for looking casual and fashionable at the same time, please click info through the links provided they are even having a contest now so enter todayPlease comment which style of Jeans you would pick if you won this awesome contest , just put a comment below this post   

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doing the skincare shuffle

As you can see from the photo I took of my skincare curio I am fortunate enough to be able to try a lot of different anti aging products and these are my favorites. I am able to try a lot of anti aging products through my insider groups and through my blog.

I am a firm believer in taking care of the skin you have no matter what your age is. I have found out some surprising things about skin care and want to share some things I have learned about it with you. I follow a skin care routine for day and night religiously, being 51 I'm not after to look younger but rather to look good for my age. sometimes its hard having the discipline to keep up with it but as I always say take the time or time will take it.

First - And this is not new- its very important to have a good SPF in your day creams a lot come with 15 but 30 or more is better. As we all know sun damage is what will age you more than anything. I am 51 and have spent a lot of time in my youth tanning, now I have sun damage and try to stay out of the sun as much as possible in Florida. I use a few nice products to help me and always look for a higher SPF with helioplex. Some nice ones are Neutrogena liquid sunblock 70 and Aveeno active naturals with Southernwood SPF 30. always make sure you have one that says UVA and UVB sunscreen.

The Second thing that may surprise you is that its been my experience that Like hair care your skin can seem to get use to a moisturizer. We all know we need to change up our shampoos every once in a while to continue to get good results from them. I have found this to be the case with moisturizers for both day and night that are use for a extended period of time. After a while it seems they stop working as well as they did before.

I have found that if you change them up every once in a while you will get better results. I found this out through trial and error. I was loyal to some products but after using them for a long while, they just seemed to stop working as well. I had changed to something different and found my skin responded well to the change. Now this is not to say you cant again use your favorite, but rather that you change it up to use something new for a time. Than after the switch go back to your favorite and you will see it once again performing to expectations. I usually switch between 3 products about every 8 weeks or so. This maintains the level of results I like to see, and I do not get that tired skin look as much.

Exfoliation and Retinols Believe it or not, not everyone can use a retinol product and get the same results others get with it. Some of us with dry skin will find that retinol will make our skin feel tighter and that when we smile our expression lines will be way more pronounced. Retinol can cause flaking and pealing and end up making you feeling your makeup is not making you look younger but older. Personally I think Retinols are better for those areas of the face that are more oil prone. In my case my whole face is very dry so if I do use a Retinol product its on my neck or around my forehead.

Exfoliating is great, and you can get some awesome results by using a gadget like the Clarisonic, or even the new Olay gadget. I love the Clarisonic but not everyone can afford one in this economy and they are pricey. I would not have been able to afford one myself either but was gifted one through an insiders group. Using a washcloth and a good scrub will go a long way in keeping your skin smooth. I really like philosophies the micro delivery microderm exfoliate wash it works very well and there are many others that are nice too like the Avon ultimate age repair cleanser (for a more creamy exfoliating experience) and Cliniques 7 day scrub.

Supplements can really help too. I really like Resveratrol to keep skin looking radiant and you can get a nice one thats inexpensive through puritans pride as they are usually running sales for by 2 get 3 free or BOGOs all through the year. Collagen is also good and I take one cap a day. for me collagen loss is a big problem and the caps help combat it nicely.

Healthy diet and lots of water are essential and I also drink a lot of tea. All of this I call my skin care shuffle because its like a challenge to me to try and look my best without getting invasive cosmetic procedures that make you end up looking to plastic or expressionless. As always for me my goal is not to look 30 but rather look nice for being in my 50s. Like anything worthwhile it takes commitment and practice for results to show.

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Product Review Hartz Nodor cat litter spray

I was able to try a sample of Hartz Nodor cat litter spray through Viwepoints . At first I was really dubious, I thought OK how could this possibly work and would it interfere with the cat litter.

First I have to say we have a very stinky cat and my Hisband keeps the litter box in his small office at home because I really cant stand it anywhere else. Sara is my Husbands cat, she has been with him longer than I have so he is especially attached to her. She seem so go out of her way to miss the litter box entirely or "go" on every small throw carpet we have in the house .

I have used the Hartz Nodor litter spray on the litter box and on the carpets she seems to like to use as her bathroom and I gotta say it really works well. I first tried on the litter box itself and it really did a great job ant keeping the area smelling fresher , in other words my husbands office no longer smelled like a litter box lol. I have also tried in in other areas of the house where the Cat has "went" and it also works well on small carpets . So if you have a stinky cat you might want to try this product it works well and dose not interfere with the cat or the litter at all and just works the way it was designed to . thanks for looking at my review :)

Florida Tourism the Fabulous outlet mall of St Augustine

Last week I talked about the wonderful Daytona flea Market, Keeping with interesting place to shop in Florida I just had to do a post about the awesome St Augustine outlet mall. We are so lucky to live with in about an hour of the fabulous outlet mall of St Augustine . I have been to this outlet mall many times it has so many wonderful places to visit and is really spread out so its not to crowded.

This outlet mall has been advertised in Harper's Bizarre, Marie Clare and Vogue in the passed and is considered one of the better and more complete outlet malls around. If you ever plan to visit Florida you can stop here on your way to other Florida sites with ease, as its right on the way to south Florida where most tourists like to visit.

The one really nice thing about it besides the many stores is that its a very safe mall with lots of security and in a town known for its relaxing atmosphere. The mall is located right at the edge of the city limits and is one of the first things you will see when coming down state road 16 after leaving Jacksonville. Most tourists who are visiting Jacksonville end up stopping at this mall for the awesome deals you can get here. I have been to a lot of different outlet malls especially when I lived in Michigan we had one called Bush run which was nice but not as complete as the St Augustine mall is. You can find some really nice deals here and they are always having special deals for different themes. Here is a link to their website they are also on facebook and you can get info about special events their as well.

St Augustine Outlet mall
Operating Regular Hours Mon-Sat: 9am-9pm, Sun: 10am-6pm. Here is a very short list of some of the most popular shops available in the mall there are many more than this too.

Adidas- Aeropostale- Ann Taylor Factory Store- Banana Republic Factory Store- Bass- Beall's Outlet- Brooks Brothers Factory Store- Calvin Klein- Casual Male XL- Chico's- Converse- Cotton On- DKNY- Dressbarn- Dressbarn Woman- Ecko Unltd- Eddie Bauer Outlet- Gap Outlet- Haggar Clothing Co.- Izod- J.Crew- Jockey- Jones New York- Kasper- L'eggs Hanes Bali Playtex- Lane Bryant Outlet- Levi's Outlet Store- Maidenform- Motherhood Maternity- Nike Factory Store- Polo Ralph Lauren- Reebok- Soma Intimates- Tommy Bahama- Tommy Hilfiger- Under Armour- Van Heusen- White House | Black Market- Zumiez-

So if you find yourself in Jacksonville or St Augustine make sure you stop by the outlet mall and do some shopping there, You will find way better deals here than you will in the malls of Orlando or Miami . Thanks for looking at my post :)

Stunning David Yurman Jewelry in Sterling

Hi Everyone :) I am a Vogue Influencer and was shown some really beautiful new Jewelry by designer David Yurman this week and I just had to share them with you . We all have wish lists and I am no different , though I may not be able to afford this stunning Jewelry is sure dose not stop me from wishing I could .I am a big fan of Sterling silver and David Yurman has created some stunning pieces with diamonds and other lovely stones here are some of my favorites from this list . This one is a David Yurman Pave Diamond Cable Buckle Bracelet, I just love the sculpted detail and sleek beauty. My second favorite is the stunning David Yurman Sculpted Cable Cuff with Diamonds. I just love a nice Cuff bracelet.

There are so many different beautiful and unique designs on the website I hope you get a chance to view them all David Yurman Bracelets

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Product review Goodskin Labs Filextra and Z-Pore skincare

Hi Everyone
I just wanted to give you all an update on how these products are working . So far they are really keeping up and daily making me see smoother and plumper skin with no pores showing .I'm on week 4 now and I could not be happier. I'm re-posting up my reviews for these two awesome products in case you missed it last time. This includes the written and the video review.I hope you get a chance to read it or view the video. I would seriously recomend Filextra to anyone my age who is experiencing some sagging or the mid face sink that happens after 50. I do not usually do an updated re post on product reviews but these are awesome, and worth the time to tell you how they are working out more weeks into my trial.

I was selected to review Goodskin labs products recently, they are Filextra and z-pore . First I want to talk about the Filextra.
I really love this product it has really made my skin look so much better and I can actually see the awesome results. I have been using it for about 2 weeks now and its a really wonderful cream. I am using it as a night cream because it dose not have a sunscreen in it but is rather a really rich and luxurious cream. Filextra has so many good things in it to make skin respond quickly and with beautiful results.
Goodskin labs has many wonderful products and I think they are a very innovative company, these two products Ive tried have proven to me just how good they are.
Filextra is a revolumizing treatment with collagen and an all over facial moisturizer. It will over time rebuild youthful volume skin has lost over time. Filextra will address loss of radiance and that Mid face sink that happens as we get older. Here is how it works.

1. Rebuilds. HyActive™, a topical form of an ingredient used in dermatologist treatments, triggers skin to stimulate natural Hylauronic Acid production while Natural Collagen Boosters help create a more supportive, more stable skin structure.
2. Refills. Aqualance™, a GoodSkin Labs discovery, helps replenish skin’s H2O to optimal levels to restore youthful plumpness where fullness has been lost.

3. Revolumizes. An advanced Lipid Filling Complex fills in the gaps, acting as a protective barrier to surround the newly added H2O so skin can hold onto essential revolumizing moisture.

This is now my new favorite night cream and I feel so privileged to have discovered it! I seriously thought my regular products were good but I have seen so much more improvement with Filextra in the 2 weeks than I have in a long time. Anyone who is experiencing a loss of skin volume should give Filextra a try for sure. Filextra is available at Kohl's and online at

Z-pore is another fine product. I have a problem with large pores and Z-pore instantly refines the look of pores, controls oil and reduces shine.
your skin will have a flawless mate finish all day long. I really love that this product has just the slightest bit of tint to it and it really looks nice. You can actually watch your pores closing off so that if you choose to wear makeup with it, the makeup dose not settle into pores causing the white dot effect.
Here is how it works.
Z-Pore™ combines special silicone polymers and optical diffusers to instantly reduce the look of pores and provide a soft matte finish to the skin. This water-, sweat-, and humidity-resistant formula lasts all day.
Directions: Use fingertips to smooth a small amount over areas with visible pores – nose, forehead, cheeks and chin. Z-Pore™ can be worn alone or with foundation for invisible pore coverage.

I really love both of these products so much I did a video review for them which I only take the time to do for exceptional products like these.
here is my video review for both products.

Thank you for looking at my review I sure hope you give these 2 great products a try -remember they are available at Kohl's

I am really loving my Dr Scholl's custom fit orthotics , they fit well and really make my feet feel awesome. I have problems with arch supports and these inserts have solved this problem for me making me tired feet feel great all day no matter how busy I am. I have these in my Sneakers and they work really well. I have no more foot pain and way less knee pain. if you are having any problems with your feet at all I would suggest going to the Dr Schools custom fit orthotics machine having your feet fitted for the right insert and really enjoying the benefits and relief these will bring to you . I really love them and only wish I had tried them sooner .I'm so happy that Smiley has given me a pair to try I'm telling all my friends and family about how great my feet now feel -Please help me with my smiley challenge by clicking this link , the facebook app is not working so this is the only way I can do it Help with my smiley Challenge

Florida Tourisum The Great Daytona flea market

This is not you average flea market. People come from all over just to go through it . This flea market is so huge they pass out maps so you do not get lost in the maze of vendors. I have been to the flea market many time as it one of Scott favorite places to spend an afternoon . you can get just about anything here and tourist and native Florida people love it for the deals you can get. The really nice thing about this market is you have everything in one spread out place, from produce to fine jewelry. Scott and I really love the produce and the spice vendors. you can really get an awesome deal on fruits and veggies.

Among the vendors you can find beautiful art work, as seen on TV products, hand made fashion and crafts and just about anything you want. I have a few places that I always check for new stuff. the used book store, the used DVD store and the plants . They also have a number of dollar vendors that have so much more available than your average dollar store has. This is the biggest flea market I have ever seen and if you like antiques they have many vendors who offer some really unique things.

The fun in this market is not only in the shopping , They have so many really cool places to eat and you can get some of the carnival food you love like the awesome funnel cakes and elephant ears .They also have some really nice sit down places to eat and you can find Asian food and Greek as well as burgers and fries. because this is so spread out it could take you all day to see it all . there are over 1000 booths and 600 different vendors. Tourists love it because you can get souvenirs for your family and friends a whole lot cheaper than at a regular souvenir store. sweat shirts are routinely 5.00 and t shirts are usually 2 for 5 or 4 for 10 depending on the vendor and they are all really nice. I have gotten a lot of the sweatshirts and Ts to wear around the house .

So if you ever find yourself in Daytona and have a afternoon to spare you should check it out . You have to go early though because even though the market is open till 5 most of the vendors start closing at about 3pm and most of the produce is gone by around 1pm or so as people come from all over to get fresh veggies at such a great price. I do not have my own pictures of the flea market so I got this aerial view off the web so you can see just how spread out the market is . This Daytona Flea market will always hold a special place in my heart because its where we got our Dog Asia when she was a puppy 5 years ago. This is one of the really unique and neat places to see in Florida and you really will have fun shopping the day away as I have for many years . here is the website info link for directions and more info . Daytona flea and farmers market

Friday, September 9, 2011

For fall Bulgari Exclusive Serpenti Collection

For the first time in many years Bulgari is reviving the classic Serpenti collection in new and vibrant design . I got my first look at these awesome accessories this morning through the Vogue Influencer network . They all look to pretty and I love the colors my favorite color being green I saw this bag and just about dropped dead it was so unique. These all will be available in the fall. I'm posting up some photos of my favorites. As you can see these are not only so fashionable but but the bracelet and belts look like they are real snakes! I just love the look and am now lusting after everything Bulgari . Here are some awesome images of this new line and some info about them. SERPENTI Accessories Collection Shoulder Bags in Jade Green and Shanghai Red Available from the FW 2011 Collection, both these medium- and small-sized bags are made of karung skin and their snake-head closures are made of black and white enamel with malachite eyes
Just take a look at this bracelet and tell me you would not be the talk of the town wearing it ! Snake Bracelet in Gold and Polychrome Enamel with Diamonds - ca. 1965
Have a look at this belt its sooo unique and realistic .Its a lovely historic edition to their Archives Snake Belt in Gold and Polychrome Enamel with Sapphires Originally owned by fashion legend Diana Vreeland, Bulgari replicated this belt so it could have a permanent place in their Historical Archive Collection. This belt is made of pink and white enamel with sapphire eyes
Like a nice set here is a wallet and Belt sure to turn heads at any gathering. I love the color I'm a big fan of all things green SERPENTI Accessories Collection Wallet and Double Coiled Belt in Jade Green Made of karung skin, the snake-head details have light gold and enamel finishes with malachite eyes. Also available in Shanghai red, black, and amber karung from the FW 2011 Collection
All of these Fantastic fashionable designs will make any woman a Bulgari woman for sure me included :) you can check out the collection here Check out the new Serpenti collection here