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A real mom of 4 reviewing various products & services with honesty & integrity. From natural beauty products to household items to groceries - the truth - so you can save dollars, time & sanity. No flames, no games, just a real mom reviewing.

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Green Giant Seasoned Steamers Prize Pack Giveaway

If you subscribe to my blog, you know that I try to eat healthy. My method involves eating low carb. I eat tons of veggies, normal amount of meat/protein, high fat, and pretty much zero starches and sugars. I lost several dress sizes over 2 years ago & have kept my size by continuing to eat this way. It works for me. There's only one small problem. I tend to get "veggie lazy". Which means we all end up "veggie bored".
What do I mean? It's too hard to get creative with veggies and put in extra effort when you have to put in all that effort on your main dish. I want my veggies to be quick, easy, tasty. But mainly easy! I can't usually use the saucy frozen veggies because they tend to have higher carb counts than I prefer. So we end up eating LOTS of green salads, and WAY more green beans than a person ought to have to. It's just so easy! Save me Green Giant! Please!

Monday, October 22, 2012

I confess...my "house" sometimes stinks. Here's what I do:

Right now I'm living in a travel trailer. A 5th wheel to be exact. It's a new 5th wheel, and a nice one, if I do say so myself. In fact, it's big enough that our whole family (minus the oldest child who is now in college and living in the dorms) is quite comfortable in it.
There's one little problem. It often stinks. Yep, my "house" stinks. There, I said it. I can admit that my house stinks. Have you ever had 5 people in a travel trailer for months at a time? Dirty clothes tend to smell up the place. And Oh My Word, have you ever had to smell a full black holding tank? Help!

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Cheek Stain? Is it for you?

A couple of months back there was a good sale at Ulta on the Ulta brand products so I picked up their Extreme Wear Cheek Stain. It was still summer and I felt like a peachy color would be good for me, so I got the shade "Gleam". There are 3 other colors available.
I've worn it quite a bit over the past couple of months, trying to figure out if I like it or not.
Here's my take:

Friday, October 12, 2012

Progresso Prize Pack Winner!

Congrats to
 Gina F
of Louisiana!

Her G+1 entry option was the randomly selected winning entry.
Thank you to Progresso and MyBlogSpark for supplying me with both gift packs.

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Sugar Free Oreos? Whaaaaaaat?

Flashback: I had a pity party. It was very self-contained. All partying was going on right in my little head. Not a word came out, although I may have been unknowingly making a pouty face. It's SO unfair! There my kids and husband sat stuffing their faces with Oreos...while I tried to ignore their glee and moans of delight.
Stupid Oreos.
Stupid carbs.
Stupid metabolism.
Poor, poor me.
A few days later while picking up the groceries for the week, out of the corner of my eye, I spotted the words "Sugar Free".