5 Simple Ways to Streamline Your Morning Beauty Routine

It’s Monday morning, and you have to catch the early train to be at work by 7. As sweet sleep whispers for you to stay in bed, your bleeping alarm clock screams for you to awaken. On this morning, and frankly on all mornings, you choose to heed sleep’s call, and hit the snooze button more than once.  Then, a thought emerges from the recesses of your still sleepy mind and startles your eyes wide open – you’re going to be late for work!!  #*@%!!!! Don’t worry. By following five simple steps, you can streamline your morning beauty routine; look smashing; savor that café au lait and GET TO WORK ON TIME! Prepare for the A.M. in the P.M. Remember what your mom used to say, “If you lay out your clothes the night before, you can sleep in a bit and still get to school on time.” Well, mom was and still is right. In fact, her “prep in the p.m” rule applies not only to clothes but also to your beauty routine. If you are a chronic sleeper-in, so to speak, make it a habit to pick out … [Continue]

How to Wear Black

How to Wear Black Have you embraced the fashion look that has been trending everywhere for quite some time already? If you don't know what we're talking about yet, think the most universal look ever – black. Black is elegant and chic, slimming, it looks fabulous with any hair color or skin tone, and goes well with nearly every other color! Classy, mysterious and even rebellious. Black looks as good on women as it does on men! So, how do you embrace it? For starters try experimenting with the five tips below: 1) Black Semi-Formals for an Intellectual Appearance Donning an almost-complete black outfit is a perfect look if you want to make an "artistic" or "bookish" impression. You can also make use of a single neck-turning black accessory to lend a little bit of artsy flair to your clothing. Another eye-catching way is to wear a mostly black academic-inspired outfit that serves to show to the world a classy look. Examples here would include black turtlenecks, older blazers, flannel … [Continue]

5 ways in which smartphones have changed businesses

5 ways in which smartphones have changed businesses One of the most exciting things to have occurred over the last few years has been the emergence of smartphones and the rapid development of the technology behind them. Several companies were at the forefront of this movement and their global success has led to these devices becoming more important to our lives, and has also seen them play a more central role in business. These are five ways in which smartphones have changed businesses. Cutting costs There are businesses that have worked out how to utilise the opportunities that smartphones offer for reducing their overheads – and thus being able to offer a cheaper service for customers. One very good example of this is the app-based taxi service Uber. This works through people downloading the Uber app to their smartphones, at which point they can input the journey they wish to make and order a taxi – charging fares around 30 percent lower. Greater efficiency A … [Continue]

Tips for Finding the Perfect Gift Basket

Tips for Finding the Perfect Gift Basket     View image | gettyimages.com In many ways gift baskets are the perfect answer for your holiday dilemmas…but they also come with some tricky choices. There are so many types of gift baskets available these days (especially online, where ordering is so easy) that making a decision can be tricky. Let's narrow it down with a few important steps first.   Start with a Budget: This is an easy first step, right? Gift baskets come in all sizes…and all prices. Which works best for you? Are you thinking about a small, $20 basket? $50? Are you going to give a larger $100 basket? Set a price range before you do anything else. It's helpful to look at general categories here and see what different prices can get you if you aren't sure what you need.   Be Aware of Etiquette (and Laws): This is important: You don't want to gift a gift basket that's inappropriate in size, expense, or theme. … [Continue]

Comfortable Holiday Style with Monroe And Main + Giveaway #MMHolidayFashion

Holiday style Collage

This is a Fashionista Event Opportunity, and is hosted by Still Blonde after all these YEARS and Modly Chic.   This holiday season be dressed for everything with Monroe and Main’s Holiday styles. Whether it's a casual day of decorating the tree, wrapping gifts , holiday parties or out and about around town, you will turn heads in timelessly elegant style. Monroe and Main is the industry leader in clothing that fits various body types in size 6-24 or S-3X. I love Monroe And Main because as you know, I am a tomboy. However, I still love to be a fashionable and stylish. My family and I don't really do fancy holiday parties. We have casual holiday parties. For our holiday parties or those hosted in people’s homes, I usually go for trousers or dressy jeans with a festive top. Which is exactly why I chose the Golden Angel Sweater to review. You can always pull out your favorite dressy skinny jeans and pair them with this sparkly sweater. This type of outfit is easy to wear, it’s … [Continue]

Depend Silhoutte Active Fit Briefs #Underwareness #IC #ad

Depend Silhoutte Active Fit Briefs

“I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Depend. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for my participation.” Let's talk about bladder leakage. I know it is not a fun subject but I have found that it helps to keep a sense of humor about it. At 29 years old I had our first daughter, Rylie. It wasn't long after May 28, 2009 that I began to realize I can't hold it like I used to. If I had to go, I better go in a hurry. Like a lot of women it got a little better with time but once I got pregnant with our second daughter all bets were off. I didn't leave my house without an extra set of undies and pants. After I had our second daughter in January 2014 my bladder leakage issue was awful. I never wanted to leave the house. Did you know that over 51 million American women experience bladder leakage. That’s 1 in 3 American women. Pregnancy, childbirth and even diabetes three of the many causes of … [Continue]