Thursday, March 19, 2015

Thursday Thoughts ~ March 19, 2015



It’s a car owner’s worst winter nightmare- snowfall so heavy that you can't dig your vehicle out of it! I'm so glad I don't have to deal with that much snow anymore!



A recent survey shows that only one in five Americans take a midday lunch break from the office. Instead, most people choose to eat at their desks while they work. Does the death of the lunch break make us more productive or undermine our efforts?

I feel very fortunate that I can have lunch while enjoying the views from our apartment balcony. It's a nice way to relax and get refreshed for the rest of the day.



Polish border guards arrested a man after he was caught smuggling his new Russian wife in a suitcase. Say what?!



Kraft Foods is recalling more than 6 million boxes of original flavor Macaroni & Cheese because some boxes might contain small pieces of metal. Just another reason to make Macaroni & Cheese from scratch!

Gwynnie Bee: Pink Clove Blue Bubble Jacquard Bardot Flare Top



For more information on Gwynnie Bee monthly clothing subscription, click here!

Gwynnie Bee: Flutter Floral Sketch Sleeveless Shirt

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Outfit Of The Day: March 18, 2015



I just love Gwynnie Bee! For a monthly rate, they send me clothes to try, send back or when I fall in love, I purchase for a discount price!

I was able to pair the Eloquii Ruffle Peplum Top and NYDJ Jade Leggings with my Old Navy fitted black blazer, Target tall black boots and Guess handbag for a fun Spring look.

While Sorting Out the Bedroom Closet, I Found...

My wedding veil! It still looks great. Sadly, my wedding dress no longer fit. My chest has out grown the dresS.



Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Birchbox for Women: April 2015



Birchbox, for $10 a month, they'll send you samples for you to try. If you fall in love with something, you can purchase the full-size item at their website.

You also can gain points when you purchase items and submit product reviews. I racked up enough points to purchase my husband a Birchbox Man.

March's box contained the following: Elite Therapeutics Rosemary Eucalyptus Body Cre'me ~ full-size $19

It's a 10 Miracle Leave-in Product ~ full-size $18

Jelly Pong Pong GLOW GETTER Highlighter ~ full-size $14

Liz Earle Cleanse & Polish Hot Cloth Cleanser ~ full-size $25.50

Roloxin Lift Revitalizing Facial Masque Treatment ~ Set of 10, $110.

Our Dunkin Donuts Prize Pack Has Arrived!



My husband and I love coffee! And Dunkin Donuts and I go way back to my days in Portland, ME!

So, when I discovered that I had won a Dunkin Donuts prize pack, from a blog giveaway, I was thrilled! Thank you Jodi Grundig.

We Go Health 4th Annual Health Activist Awards, Wed, March 18th!



I'm so excited because one of my chronic illness buddies is one of the finalist! Jessica Gimeno!

Monday, March 16, 2015

Menu Plan Monday ~ March 16, 2015



Hubby and I decided to start our Spring Cleaning last weekend. We organized, sorted and cleaned the utility closet and storage room. We even found some 'lost items'! (that's always a plus)

It also gave us a chance to start planning this year's balcony garden. We're thinking of purchasing flowers and herbs and repotting 'Dave', the African Jasmine plant.

I recently discovered "Heartland" on Netflix and am really enjoying it. The Canadian series is based on a series of books by Lauren Brooke. Heartland follows sisters Amy and Lou Fleming and their grandfather Jack Bartlett through their adventures on a horse ranch. It's a wholesome series, for the whole family!

Organizing Junkie~Twitter
Organizing Junkie website

Easy Onion Scallion Beef, Rice

Wingers Sticy Fingers, Celery and Carrot Sticks

Mexican Chicken Soup

Cobb Salad

Shrimp Spaghettini w/ Chilis, Mint, and Lemon

My Walmart Beauty Subscription Box Has Arrived Today!



The Walmart Beauty Subscription Box is only $5, snail mailed every season (Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter) and full of samples and coupons!

P.S. Stop by Ramblings for a Suburban Mom for a list of the current subscription boxes available!

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Target: Spring and Summer Colors and Patterns



I enjoy walking the Target aisles for inspiration, especially during Spring and Summer. There's so much inspiration one can get from making a mental note of their collections!

So whether you'll be adding a few pieces to your home decor or you're inspired to create a craft or two, Target will definitely put you into the right mood!

We Are Onyx Subscription Box ~ February 2015