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Happy Happenings

11 Aug

It was the first week of my new job! It’s been a fun change and I am enjoying it so far. My body is still trying to get used to waking up an hour earlier and driving further, but I’m sure I’ll get used to it in the next couple of weeks. I got to catch up on my sleep yesterday though. I slept 12 hours!! Woo hoo!

The drive to work may be longer, but the view isn’t bad…

drive to work

 

This weekend was a fun and productive weekend. I finally got around to cleaning the office. I can finally see my desk!!

clean office

 

The hubby was busy this weekend building stuff for Little Mr. and mounting our T.V.’s on the wall. He built a toy box and put together a picnic table for him. He’s such a nice daddy!

TV mounted on wall

 

This is the TV in our living room. I strategically took the picture when the Cowboy’s logo was up on the screen. Don’t hate me; I’m from Dallas. Who else is excited for football season?!

TV mounted

 

This is the other TV that my hubs mounted in our son’s new play room. This pic was taken before he neatly tucked away all of the wires. Guess who’s favorite show was on? ๐Ÿ˜‰

picnic table

 

Here’s Daddy hard at work putting the new picnic table together. This will be the perfect spot for snack time! You can also see Little Mr.’s toy screw driver. He wasn’t anywhere to be found though. Ha ha! Hopefully, he’ll be a good helper when he’s a little older.

free Ivory soap

 

I was really happy when my package of free stuff from Ivory came in. I won it from Influenster from the Ivory 2-in-1 challenge. Score!!

Last, but not least, here is my favorite picture of the weekend. Cuddle time with my little man. ๐Ÿ™‚

sleepy boy and Mommy

 

I hope you had a great weekend with lots of happy happenings too! What was the highlight of your week or weekend?

heartsig

 

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Olay Fresh Effects BB Cream Review

9 Jul

I am loving my new Olay Fresh Effects BB cream. It’s perfect for summer because it is light and breathable. I don’t wear make-up often, but when I do, I want something that looks and feels natural. This stuff fits the bill. I am using the light-to-medium color option, and it evens out my skin tone nicely. There is also a fair-to-light option.

Olay Fresh Effects BB Cream

My favorite thing about this BB cream is the smell. I can’t stand the smell of sunscreen on my face, but this doesn’t smell like it at all. It smells clean and fresh. The only thing I don’t really like about it is that it makes my forehead kind of shiny. I have combination skin, so I think it may be giving me a little too much moisture in some of my already oily areas. It definitely delivers on the moisture though which is not a bad thing. I’d rather my skin be getting too much of it than not enough.

This product will run you anywhere from $11-$15. Walmart or Target sell it for the lower end price. Since I don’t wear make-up everyday, it’s kind of hard for me to judge whether the price is worth it or not. I’d guess that it would probably last a good month or so if you were to use it daily, so it’s probably a decent price point.

To sum it up, here are the pros and the cons:

Pros:

lightweight coverage
UV protection-SPF 15
moisturizes
smells great

Cons:

not great for oily skin

contains parabens

Have you tried this product? What do you think about it?

I was given this item by Influenster for review.

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