Friday, July 26, 2013

Weekly Obession: Eos Lip Balm

So for my second installment of my Weekly Obsession, we have Eos Lip Balm.

I'm sure you've seen these awesomely adorable lip balm spheres.

I saw them, and wondered about how you could use them. See, I really hate lip balms that are in a pot where you  need your fingers or a lip brush for a few reasons.

1. I don't like having product on my finger.
2. It's not really sanitary to use your hands.
3. I don't always have a lip brush handy.
4. It's a pain in the ass to clean the brush afterwards.

So, once I saw that the product bumps outwards, I decided to try it.

I have the Honeysuckle/Honeydew (Green), Lemon Drop (Yellow), Raspberry Pomegranate (Dark Magenta) and the Summer Fruit (Red).

I don't know why they look like eggs here. 

I love these for so many reasons. Mainly:

* They are 95% organic
* 100% Natural
* Cruelty free
* Amazing flavor
* Wonderful coverage
* Paraben, gluten, petrolatum, and  phthalate free.

And not necessarily in that order.

I do have to admit that I prefer the flavor of Summer Fruit, it's got a peach flavor, so I use that before bed. The Honeydew is nice, but I use that more for under my lip glosses where I'm less likely to taste it. I was really excited to try the Lemon Drop one since I love most things Lemon. But with it being the only SPF 15 one, I can smell that in it, and that's the turn off for me, the flavor itself is more of a lemon cookie flavor. The Raspberry Pomegranate, is the most mild in flavor and scent. In fact, I don't think it has a flavor at all.

All in all, it's a great product, but the particular flavors/smells can be off putting. So make sure to keep that in mind.

*****NOTE: All products were purchased by me and are my own opinions of what I have experienced.*****

Friday, July 19, 2013

Weekly Obsession: Alex and Ani Bangles

I've decided to do a weekly post on something/idea/place/etc. that I'm obsessing about. Let me know what you think. I'd love feedback, and suggestions on things.

This week, Alex and Ani bangle bracelets.

I hadn't heard of these until I was at Convention. Apparently, they are all the rage on the East Coast and you can get them at "Bloomie's". The only problem is that here in Michigan, we don't have Bloomingdales. Luckily though, I was able to find a store in the area that sells them.

I purchased their "Completely Blessed" and "Path of Life" bangles. I can't wait to add to my collection. I'd love to get "What's for you will not pass you" and have Hubs give me "Because I Love You". I'd really like to see what Angel Baby would come up with if given the option.

There are a number of great things about this company. Not only are their products made in the USA. But they are made from recycled metals. And the company focuses on positivity. And who doesn't need more of that?!?!?!

Their blog posts are amazingly positive...and they'll post to your Facebook wall if you "Like" Alex and Ani's Facebook page.

This product was purchased by me, and my opinions are solely based on my experience. 

Wednesday, July 17, 2013


So the other day, I decided to take Angel Baby to see Despicable Me 2 in 3D. It was after work/pre-school. So I rushed around, got us some food, and got there in time. We bought our tickets for the 6:15 show, got our concessions and headed into the theater for our movie to start in 10 min. Perfect, right?!?!?


6:15 came and went with nothing. So we packed up, went and found the Customer Service desk and asked what was up. The employee (with the fancy sports jacket and name tag) went to check on things. Turns out, the 3D theater wasn't working and had been serviced all day.


1. It's been out all day, and yet you can still buy tickets?

2. You're in charge, how do you not know this?

So we decide we still want to see it even in 2D. We get our tickets switched over and he refunds me the difference. Now we have a 20 minutes before we can even sit down in the new theater. Luckily, Angel Baby is just so tickled to be out with Mommy by herself she's dancing and having a grand time. Whew! We finally get to our seats and the movie starts.

All is good, right?!?!?!


An hour into the movie, it clicks off. Nothing. So we're all sitting there and an usher comes in and says, "We're working on getting the movie back up, it'll be a few minutes."

Whatever, I'm starting to realize this movie theater sucks ass and that I'm never coming back.

Again Miss Usher shows up and says, "It'll be a few more minutes."

After another two "Few more minutes" Angel Baby asks if we can leave. Well, since it's now 8:30, we've been here for 2.5 hours and we're not sure when it's going to start.....yes...we can leave.

On our way out, we meet 2nd fancy person in a Sports Jacket with name tag. She asks if we're leaving from Despicable Me 2? Yes.

"I'm on my way in there now to offer free passes to everyone for the inconvenience. And how many are in my party?"

I told her that this was by far the most horrible movie experience I had ever had and that I was never coming back again.

"We had a power outage, and for some reason this movie doesn't want to start back up."

I informed her of my first situation, and then that fact that I didn't need to have someone keep coming in and say some random, "Few minutes". She seemed surprised about the 3D thing, (yet again, no one talking to anyone else).

***Side note: Is is just me, or wouldn't it have been better if Miss Usher had said, "We've had a power outage and are working on the situation, we will keep you informed of our progress."****

She asked me again, if I wanted free passes.

Nope. Not a chance. Why would I want to come back here to be subjected to horrible service?!?!?!?

And the only reason I didn't ask for a refund is because I had free passes to being with.

Angel Baby and I will try again this weekend to see it in 3D. I will make it right to her.

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Summer 2013

Hey everyone, life has been good, stressful, difficult and exciting.

We've had a great summer so far. And I'm looking forward to the rest of it. There has been a lot of individual travel. I went to my sororities national convention a few weeks ago, and the Hubs is off in Massachusetts for work. He's been gone since the 8th and will be back on Friday. It's the longest we've been apart and it's rough on both of us.

Luckily though, after this week, the rest of the summer should be smooth sailing.

As for my blog here, I don't know if anyone is even still following me or not. But I've got some ideas on how to increase my posting. So keep an eye out, things are in the works.

Blessed Be