The 28 ‘Things’ I Learned While Being 28

bdayIt has been so long since my last post, and trust me when I say how much this bothers me. With oodles to catch up on (so many posts will be coming your way soon), I decided to do something a little different today. While today is just like any other day, at the same token, I was born today. Monday, August 19th, 1985 at 9:17 p.m. to be exact. And ever since I can remember, on my birthday and exactly at 9:17 p.m., my mom would call me to wish me a ‘Happy Birthday’ or, if I were in town we would celebrate with an ice cream cake (my absolute favorite).

Last year my mom was undergoing chemotherapy treatment and for the first time ever, she was too tired and weak to call me at 9:17 p.m. It’s funny how something I was so used to and, to be honest, took for granted, struck me when it didn’t happen. I remember have a mix of feelings that came rushing out in a collage of silence when the clock switched over and I turned 28. The first lesson I received when I turned 28 was to never take anything for granted. Continue reading

A Tiny Treasure

Four ItemsThe final wrap up to this week in beauty and travel tips brings us to our feet. Yes… our feet. It’s that time of year for weddings, galas and events, which can lead to blisters and all things not fun for your feet. I found just the item you will need for your purse, beauty bag or travel tote (of any size, too). Continue reading

Another Reason to Love Clear Nail Polish

AngelI mentioned yesterday that I would be sharing some Beauty ‘secrets’ and tips this week to prep for travel season and the kick-off to summer. Today I want to talk a little about Clear Nail Polish.

We all love Clear Nail Polish. It helps protect our manicures and helps them to last a little longer, as well as it makes our nails nice and shiny. We also know that Clear Nail Polish comes to our rescue when we snag our tights or pantyhose and need a quick fix (as does hairspray, but I am a little bias to Clear Nail Polish). Clear Nail Polish also works wonders on women’s fake jewelry. Simply place a light coat on rings to keep them from tarnishing on your skin. But did you know that Clear Nail Polish can help with yet another frustrating life event?

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