10 Easy Winter Care Tips for Hands

Now that the weather is getting chilly, are your hands looking a little rough around the edges?  These winter care tips for hands might be just the thing you need! It's only October and I am already noticing that my skin is getting dry.  The minute that heat kicks on I start getting frizzy hair, chapped lips and hands that are dry and flaky. Sure, I like hand lotion as much as the next girl but it seems like no matter how much I put on it just sucks right into my skin and I don't see any change in the way my hands feel.  If you have the same … [Read more...]

Summer Foot Care Tips for Beautiful and Healthy Feet

Summer is almost here and with temperatures rising I am looking forward to tank tops and flip flops.  In fact, a lot of the time I don't even bother with the flip flops.  I have a tendency to wander around barefoot...including in the garden which sometimes makes for a few painful moments!  Because my feet get abused quite a bit, I need all the help I can get when it comes to summer foot care tips.  My feet tend to have calluses and when I DO want to go show off in a pair of strappy sandals I want to make sure they are looking their best.  If … [Read more...]

How to Choose Comfortable Summer Sandals for Work or Play!

This post on how to choose comfortable summer sandals is part of the PTPA Brand Ambassador Program with Rocky 4EurSole. I received compensation as part of my affiliation with this group. The opinions on this blog are my own.The weather is warming up here in Georgia and I have finally tossed aside the sweaters and hoodies.  In their place come t-shirts, capris, and the occasional casual dress depending on where I might be headed.  Comfortable summer sandals are a must have item here in the south and I like options that go from work to play … [Read more...]

Fashion Tips for Women Over 40: Look Fabulous, Not Frumpy!

These fashion tips for women over 40 will have you feeling fabulous instead of old and frumpy! Just because I have hit 40 and kept on going doesn't mean I want to stop putting some thought into my appearance.  I admit, the last couple of months I have slacked off on the whole 'taking care of me' thing.  I've spent too many days in yoga pants and can't tell you the last time I got a haircut.  Well, that is going to change this month, I can promise you that!  I am hitting the after Christmas sales and spending some time and money getting my … [Read more...]

J.Crew Partners with Blue Jeans Go Green™ Denim Recycling Program

This post about denim recycling has been sponsored but all opinions expressed here are my own.While I enjoy getting dressed up in fancy clothes every once in a while, most of my wardrobe is made up of denim.  Jeans and a cotton shirt is pretty much my go to outfit every day unless I'm really having a rough morning and don't make it out of the yoga pants.  That I slept in...not that I actually did yoga in!  Between me, the husband and the teens we could probably outfit a small nation with the number of pairs of denim jeans we have bought … [Read more...]

Cotton Fashion Event Announces Celebrity Host Lineup!

This post about Cotton's Fashion Event has been sponsored but all opinions expressed here are my own.When you think fashion, what immediately comes to mind?  High heals?  Huge price tags?  Maybe a few outfits that really shouldn't be worn to pick up the kids from preschool?  Fashion means different things to different people.  Quite often, fashion means silk, leather, lace and a whole lot of bling.  But, have you ever considered the idea that COTTON can be fashionable?  Simple cotton....it makes up a huge portion of our every daily wardrobe … [Read more...]

Teen Fashion: Encourage your child’s individuality with JCPenney! #ThatsMyKid

This post about teen fashion has been sponsored by JCPenney but all opinions expressed here are my own. Some days I look at my 12 year old daughter and wonder how in the world I was lucky enough to be blessed with such an amazing child.  From the time she was young she somehow managed to strike a balance between "down to earth" and "creatively dreamy".  She is the girl who would go camping with her brother's Boy Scout pack and catch frogs...then come home and paint her nails.  She was always the first one to the top of the mountain … [Read more...]

How to Get Advice for Your Online Shopping

This is a sponsored post. I am a Shop Your Way blogger and all opinions are my own.Have you ever purchased an appliance and a week later you realize you have no idea how to use a certain function that it offers?  Or, maybe you are looking for the perfect gift for a friend and would like to know if it is really as great as the online reviews make it seem.  Ever heard the phrase 'Well, there's an APP for that'?  In this case, there really IS an app to help you get advice about your online purchases without leaving the comfort of your … [Read more...]

Country Outfitter $150 Gift Certificate Giveaway

This $150 Gift Certificate Giveaway is brought to you by Country Outfitter and the Review Wire team.  All opinions are my own. My husband and I spent 7 years living in Houston, Texas.  While we were there, he seemed to develop an intense fascination with cowboy boots.  Not just ANY old cowboy boots, either.  GOOD cowboy boots.  The kind that you save up for and take special care of for years.  He really enjoys wearing them, not only for the style but for the comfort as well.  And there is something truly unique about a well make pair of cowboy … [Read more...]

Fall Fashion Trends for Girls

My daughter has reached that oh-so-enjoyable tween phase of her life.  Her top priorities nowadays are music, her friends, and deciding what she is going to wear every day.  Her closet is overflowing with a riot of colors and every day she spends more time choosing her outfit than she does anything else.  Since I am a jeans and t-shirt kind of girl, this fascination of hers is completely alien to me.  I have tried hard over the past year to become more knowledgeable about fall fashion trends for girls but they change so quickly that some days … [Read more...]