Friday, June 13, 2014

Are You A Birchbox Subscriber?

Birchbox offers you samples of beauty, skincare, makeup products so you can give them a try. If you fall in love with them, they've included an information card, that includes product information and prices for full size items.

For $10 for the ladies and $20 for the guys, per monthly box, it's a fun and affordable way to try new products without making the initial plunge.

Visit the website for more membership offers and incentives!

Master Bathroom

I'm thinking it's time to update the bath towels in our master bathroom. Stay tuned...

Thanks For The Flowers Honey!

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Thursday Thoughts ~ June 12, 2014

Starbucks announced Thursday that the chain will roll out wireless charging stations at its stores around the country, starting with stores in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Well, there's another reason to go to your nearest Starbucks and charge up! "Get it? Charge up"!

It seems luxury apartments are using metal spikes, installed outside of their buildings, as a deterrent to keep homeless from sleeping.

Isn't there another way to address the needs of the homeless? How about partnering with homeless shelters to address their needs?

President Barack Obama will issue an executive action that will make it easier for students to avoid trouble repaying student loans.

Will this program help people or will the 10% of your income guideline still be a burden? Time will tell.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

QVC: Jonathan Paul FITOVERS Sunglasses

I've been wearing eyeglasses since I was a teen and have always had issues when it comes to sunglasses.

After seeing the Jonathan Paul Fitovers sunglasses on QVC many times, I decided to purchase a pair! Boy, do I love these sunglasses. Not only are they stylish, comfortable but you don't have to take off your prescription eyeglasses to wear your sunglasses!

*********************************** Johnathan Paul Fitover Butterfly Polarvue Lens Sunglasses #F11384 $37.86 plus shipping, handling and tax if applicable

Have A Wonderful Wednesday!

I love spending time relaxing on the balcony, looking at the clouds, smelling the fresh herbs and flowers.

Monday, June 09, 2014

Blue Apron Arrival for May 2014

Blue Apron describes itself as a "new concept in grocery delivery, built around incredible cooking experiences. We offer a once-a-week subscription service where we deliver all the fresh ingredients you need to make three meals, in exactly the right proportions. We've designed our service to teach you fun new recipes, save prep time and also reduce unnecessary waste. By letting us shop for you, we can bring you fresher and higher-quality food than you can get on your own in the supermarket, and for better prices."

To subscribe, you create your account, choose the type of plan you want (meat and seafood or vegetarian) and the number of people you want to feed. (2,4,6) You can skip meal deliveries, change servings but you can't pick your 3 recipes. Oh, and they only send you enough ingredients for that the recipe calls for.(no waste)

This month, my husband and son requested that I select 4 servings instead of the 2 so that there would be leftovers! You can view our previous Blue Apron meals here.

As usual, OnTrac made the delivery. This time, I called their customer service and requested they deliver to our apartment. I was so thrilled that they did since our son was out all day.

The Lemon Thyme Turkey Cutlets with Asparagus, Brussels Sprouts, and Crispy Fingerling Potatoes re-introduced us to a new way to enjoy Brussels Sprouts. Who knew that the light green leaves taste so good?~

The Pan-Fried Orange Shrimp with Sauteed Scallions, Bok Choy Over Jasmine Rice was delish! My guys really gobbled this one up!

The Meatball Subs with Red Leaf Salad were amazing! I discovered a new way to make meatballs~ bake till brown and finish the off in the sauce. Yummy!

What Books Are On Your Reading Table This Month?

Pioneer Woman Chicken Fried Steak, Rice And Green Beans

Sometimes, my husband will request Chicken Fried Steak and I'm happy to reply. Thanks to Pioneer Woman's recipe I can put it on the table without much effort. This is what I call true comfort food!

June: Volupties Underwear Subscription

Volupties offers an underwear subscription service for curvy ladies, for just $12, your first month! (It’s $17/month after that) When you join, you provide your underwear size and each month you will receive 3 pairs of quality sexy underwear from well-known brands via snail mail!

This is a terrific way to update your underwear collection ladies. Another plus: My Hubby loves it when I get a new package!

You can see my previous Volupties selection here.

And now, let's see my underwear selections are for June! Woohoo!!

Sunday, June 08, 2014

Health Magazine: Men Feel More Pain After Major Surgeries, Study Finds

TUESDAY, June 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Gender may play a part in how much pain a patient feels following surgery, new research suggests.

An Austrian study involving more than 10,000 people found that men experience more pain after major surgery, while women report feeling more pain following minor procedures, such as biopsies.

The influence of gender and sexes is a key issue of today’s research in medicine. However, current literature in the field of perioperative medicine rarely focuses on this question,” study co-author Dr. Andreas Sandner-Kiesling, of the department of anesthesiology & intensive care at the Medical University of Graz, Austria, said in a university news release.

You can read the full article at Health Magazine.

2 police officers, 3 others dead in Las Vegas shootings

Our hearts are heavy with this news of 3 losing their lives today. Our thought and prayers are with their families, friends and co-workers. The story is still developing as officials are investigating and interviewing witnesses.

You can read more here.

Sunday Community ~ June 8, 2013

The hubby and I taking a break from an afternoon walk last year.

In marriage do thou be wise: prefer the person before money, virtue before beauty, the mind before the body; then thou hast a wife, a friend, a companion, a second self.” ~ William Penn

Read more: What Christians Want To Know

Time For Sunday Social ! June 8, 2014

Sunday Social

1. When do you take time out for you?

Daily frequent breaks are a most for this chronic pain sufferer. I like to lay down, listen to the quiet and sometimes, if I'm lucky I'll get a nap out of it!

. What do you find to be your biggest weakness?

I would say QVC! I can actually watch it for hours! David Venable is one of my favorite QVC hosts. Thank goodness, I'm not one to do much shopping or I would be in trouble

3. What is your biggest attribute?

I've been told that people love seeing my smile. Recently, while at Home Depot, an employee approached and shared that I had brighten up their day! I truly felt blessed that day.

4. What is your favorite place to shop online?

I love shopping on Etsy! I've been a loyal customer since 2007. Whenever I'm looking for unique items, for our home or gifts, it's my go-to place.

5. What is your favorite place to kill time?

I'm sure I'm not alone in this but Target is my favorite place to kill time. Sometimes, I just walk the aisle, check out the new items and take photos of things to add to my wish list.

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