Happy Mother’s Day, 2022!

Happy Mother’s Day to my Mom! I appreciate all that my mom has done for me throughout my life.  Among many other things she taught me to be organized and assertive, as well as friendly and inviting to new people . She instilled in me a desire for clean hands and a clean house.😉 I… Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day, 2022!


Yves Saint Laurent Slim Velvet Radical Matte Lipstick Boundless Maroon 315

The Yves Saint Laurent matte lipstick is $39.99 USD for net wt 0.07 oz . They boast that it is a comfortable and intensely pigmented semi-matte lipstick infused with silky oils for comfort and an innovative square bullet for precise application. It’s a full coverage lipstick that delivers intense and long lasting semi-matte color that does not bleed or crack


Rakuten…Literally Getting Paid to Shop Online!

When you are shopping online, do you use Rakuten (formerly known as Ebates)? If you are not, you are missing out on free money and should sign up and start using Rakuten today! It might seem hard to believe that giving away money for free is a real thing and not a scam. Getting paid cash… Continue reading Rakuten…Literally Getting Paid to Shop Online!


One Year Later… Grief

Grief… It is a thing we all have in common, but it looks and feels different to everyone. It comes in its own time… at its own pace…different for everyone. It’s dealt with in different ways by everyone. Some deal with it in healthy and healing ways, while others may choose ways that are hurtful,… Continue reading One Year Later… Grief

Make up · Review · Weekly Product Highlight

Cerave Skin Renewing Cream Serum.

The older I get the more important my daily skin care choices become. I recently decided to add Encapsulated Retinol into my skincare routine. While retinol care sometimes cause redness and irritations, it turned out to be a great decision for my skin. I wish I’d added it into my skincare routine sooner. When used… Continue reading Cerave Skin Renewing Cream Serum.


First Impressions of the Maybelline Volum’ Express The Falsies Mascara (Waterproof Very Black)

I went through a phase a few years ago where I was trying a new mascara every other week looking for the perfect one. Instead of perfection, I discovered lots of duds and I figured out exactly what I didn’t like about different mascaras. Mascara is definitely one of those things that is super personal.… Continue reading First Impressions of the Maybelline Volum’ Express The Falsies Mascara (Waterproof Very Black)


Happy Mother’s Day 2020

Happy, Mother’s Day… to those who are Mothers 💐 to those who are Mothers to be💐 to those who lost Mothers💐 to those Mothers who have lost children💐 to those women who are step mother’s 💐 to those women who longing to be Mothers💐 to those women with difficult Mother relationships💐 to those women with… Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day 2020


The Crashing Ocean Waves of Grief

One year ago, in the courtyard garden of the Spaulding Hospital Cambridge, I sat crying under this beautiful tree. One of my favorite people had just passed away. It’s hard to believe that an entire year has already gone by. 🌸 I miss her all the time! I think of her often. Whether it’s because… Continue reading The Crashing Ocean Waves of Grief

No Gym No Problem

No Gym? No Problem! Week 19 Body Fit By Amy 12 Minute Standing Abs with Dumbbell Workout

I love working out in the privacy of my own home! I hope that these weekly workouts help encourage you along your healthier lifestyle journey! “This 12-minute workout uses a dumbbell to do standing ab exercises, all while getting your heart rate up for bonus cardio. Tighten and tone your tummy with this no crunch,… Continue reading No Gym? No Problem! Week 19 Body Fit By Amy 12 Minute Standing Abs with Dumbbell Workout


Sonnet 116 by William Shakespeare

When I was in high school I learned this sonnet for a play I was in.  I’ve loved it ever since. For some odd reason, at random times I find myself reciting it. It is such a beautiful poem about the long-lasting effects of love despite the passing of time. I love this sonnet so… Continue reading Sonnet 116 by William Shakespeare