Do You Have House Rules?

While watching TV the other day, an IKEA commercial caught my eye (well, more my ear, but whatever).  They were talking about House Rules and how everyone has them.  I laughed at the one about the cup, because his parents have some cups I would never drink from but remind him of childhood so he searches the cupboards for them when we are there. Mentioning this to him, he said we don’t have “House Rules”.  I beg to differ! House[Read more]

Get Your Hands & Nails Summer Ready With Julep Hand Model

This time of year is never good for the nails and hands.  Between end of year filing, pulling out all our papers for taxes and a busier load at work, my hands are usually covered in papercuts, I break nails, my cuticles are a mess from catching on files and my skin is worse in general due to stress, tiredness and eating on the run. With the long weekend, I thought I would give myself a manicure only to find[Read more]

EOS Shave Cream Review

As much as I am glad to see the back of winter, it also means shaving daily to wear those pretty spring outfits.  I will totally admit to allowing myself some “extra warmth” by not shaving as regularly in winter, works for animals right? While shopping, I noticed EOS (evolution of smooth) Shave Cream on the clearance rack.  Only in Pomegranate Raspberry.  I checked the others too, the Vanilla smells divine, but was not on sale.  So with the warmer[Read more]

What Does Your Postal Code Say About You?

I can’t say I thought much about what our postal code would be when we moved.  In fact, I remember pulling out papers trying to find it when we went to the post office to get mail forwarded from our old place.  But your postal code says a lot about you and Environics has broken it down so you can see what marketers and researchers think when they see your postal code. Environics PRIZM5 consists of 68 segments that capture current[Read more]

Why I Regret Buying A Misfit Flash

One of my goals set for January was to get moving more.  I am never going to be a huge fitness fanatic and am fairly frugal so I didn’t want to spend a huge amount on a fitness tracker when I wanted it for basic use – to track how often I am accountable. During the typical January sales on fitness items, I saw the Misfit Flash advertised at the amazing price of $30, far cheaper than other wearable fitness[Read more]