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Thursday Thoughts ~ April 23, 2015

Ramblings of a Suburban Mom



First of all, I'm not a Dr. Oz fan. I only catch it if it's playing on the waiting room TV. Having said that, as consumers we have to remember that doctors on TV are there for entertainment, as well as information.



This story has a Las Vegas feel to it. Don't you think?



I couldn't even support this ring on my finger! Besides you'll definitely be in need of security when you're wearing it. But it would be fun trying!



I've never been a fan of these type of city ordinances, regarding the homeless. I hope that this charity, The Chow Train, finds a way to have the fine dismissed.

How Do You Apply Spring Lipstick Colors? Head to YouTube!

Kudos and thanks to all of the @YouTube beauties! I'm rockin' pink lipstick today! "Happy @GoCurvy Thursday"! pic.twitter.com/uBaTwmzgGF— Rona BerryMorin (@berrymorin) April 23, 2015
I remember when I was considering wearing wigs, 5 years ago, didn't know where to start and our son said, "Mom go on YouTube! They have everything".

He was so right! So when it comes to rocking spring lipstick colors, like plums, pinks and natural, I headed to some of my favorite YouTube beauties for instruction.

Here's just a few of my favorites!

MakeUp Geek, Nitraa B, and Chantel Boateng

Gwynnie Bee Is In The House!

"Whee! @GwynnieBee is in the house"! @ELOQUII#PoppyandBloom#SpruceandSage#plussize clothing #subscriptionpic.twitter.com/V0fMCZKNHU— Rona BerryMorin (@berrymorin) April 23, 2015

It's always a treat when I see the signature white Gwynnie Bee box in the mail! I'm really looking forward to styling these 3 pieces! Gorgeous colors and light weight fabrics for spring and summer!

Proverbs 31 Ministries Online Bible Study: Week 2

How are you enjoying the Walk in Faith Bible Study, Proverbs 31 Ministries, so far? I just get so excited every week to learn, laugh and cry.

The social media around the bible studies are terrific. Facebook and Twitter are my favorite way to communicate with other participants. Which one are yours?

Don't forget to share a photo of your favorite quote from the book, use the hashtag #P31OBS #WalkInFaith on Instagram and Twitter!

Walk in Faith Week 2 from Proverbs 31 Ministries on Vimeo.

It's Time For A Scrapbook Project

It's been a very long time since I did a scrapbook project. So, I decided to pull down this one, from my craft project closet and get to work. I love the colors. And the mini scrapbooks are perfect for my painful hands.

Of course, I'll share more photos after the project is done.

Spring Walmart Beauty Box Has Arrived!

#Spring#WalmartBeautyBox has arrived! #haircare#skincare#samplespic.twitter.com/G8oKxrdtbz— Rona Berry-Morin (@ronaberrymorin) April 23, 2015

Did you know that Walmart offers a beauty subscription box for just $5? It's sent 4 times a year, each season. And it's full of samples and coupons! As always, beauty subscription boxes offer you the opportunity to try out products.

The box is shipped via USPS. This month, they provided a tracking number. I definitely appreciate that!

Buy Big And Then Spread Some Love!

Today, I decided that I would break up the big flower bouquet that hubby bought me into small ones.

And I didn't let the fact that I don't own small vases stop me. I just broke out various drinking glasses and a champagne glass to complete these beautiful small wonders of Spring!

Menu Plan Monday ~ April 20, 2015

Have you been enjoying Call The Midwife and Mr. Selfridge on PBS? We sure have. I won't be providing any spoilers but if you miss an episode just head to PBS website. And don't forget your box of Kleenex!

Organizing Junkie

Grilled Maine Lobster Tail, Asparagus, Spring Mixed Greens

Sirloin Steaks, Baked Potato, Grilled Asparagus

Roasted Skinless Chicken Thighs, Couscous, Green Beans

Shrimp Pasta

Sauteed Mushrooms, Goat Cheese Wrap, Zucchini Oven Chips

Mushroom Whole Wheat Spaghetti

Leftovers

Thank You Hubby! Anniversary Flowers

My husband knows that I melt when he gives me a bouquet of flowers. Boy did I melt!

Come On Ladies, The Pool Is Calling!

Okay @GoCurvy ! It's time for #CurvyGirls to get into the pool this yr! @sherrymeredith@pkaterena@LifetimeQueenpic.twitter.com/IQtjAPn8Kl— Rona BerryMorin (@berrymorin) April 21, 2015

"There are amazing #plussize#swimsuit#fashion designers out there" So let's get in the pool this yr! @BECCA_ETCpic.twitter.com/f5rn3IAg5V— Rona BerryMorin (@berrymorin) April 21, 2015