Monday, October 31, 2016

Happy Halloween!

Years & another job ago (which feels like another life ago), my office had a Halloween-day-like-event. We were each asked to bring a treat to share. Happily & luckily I came across this post.

How cute is that? Healthy too! I wish I had taken a pic of my version; I need to make one again!

If you make this, be sure you have any extra long cutting board or serving platter - I kept running out of room & had to shorten him up. Or maybe I just used too many veggies?  Have no sense of scale?  (sometimes!) Serve the extra veggies you don't use with it, that way, your skeleton can remain a skeleton longer. :-)

And, if you need more scary-Hallowen-food-inspo, check this link out too.

Cheers & Happy Halloween,

Monday, October 17, 2016

Missing Cape Cod

Earlier this month I got visit Cape Cod for the first time. My husband lived in Orleans for about a year in his early 20's & I'm so glad he suggested it. We rented a car & drove up after three days in Boston (love that city too!) & had beautiful weather along with beautiful beaches, lighthouses, seafood - beautiful everything!

I will post more pics & details soon ('cause I don't want to forget such a great trip!) but for now, I really miss Cape Cod!

Can you tell?

We also celebrated five years of marriage on this trip - how did that happen so fast? 

We got married when I was on the cusp of turning 40 (late bloomers, unite!) & I wouldn't change a thing. Marriage has been such a wonderful journey & I promise, you enjoy things even more when you are older & wiser - good things are definitely sweeter.


Saturday, October 1, 2016

Another Cleaner Cleanser

Last week I reviewed this cleanser (still like it & am still using it) & also got to try this one over the past couple of weeks (love it too!) - so many great cleansers, so little time!

I love the packaging as it looks a lot more expensive than it is (it is on the higher end though & retails for $24.00):

The tube is aluminum which is supposed to ensure product quality - but, will I be able to get all of the product out as I get closer to finishing the tube? 

It's like toothpaste like that...we'll see. 

I do love how it makes my skin feel after using - no stripping, no harsh chemicals, & I'm not rushing to grab my moisturizer right after use (still need it though). I'd prefer it if somehow the cap was attached - just 'cause I think that's always easier - but not a deal breaker for me.

A little goes a long way (a dime-sized amount does the job) & it foams up nicely. The scent is subtle & clean which is also a plus for me. This cleanser makes your skin squeaky clean without making it feel squeaky clean...if that makes any sense.

Other pluses:

Can be used on all skin types
Great at removing makeup
Clears up blackheads/whiteheads/all that mess
Ingredients to get happy about: moringa extract & amino acids = healthier skin overall (#AgeBetter!)

What are some of your faves? Have you ever tried Swissvita?



I received this product free of charge in exchange for my honest review. All opinions are 100% my own.