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Category Archives: Misc.

Holiday Favorite Things Giveaway

A total of 35 fabulous beauty bloggers have all teamed up to give away “A Few of Our Favorite BEAUTY Things!” to our readers! It was created to be a fun blog hop to give back to you — our readers — and hopefully help you discover new beauty blogs and makeup lovers along the… Continue Reading

Big Shop Bop Sale Now Through November 30!

I love ShopBop, who also happens to be an advertiser on this site. They are great for finding good prices on high end clothing, shoes, and handbags. I totally go nuts buying handbags from them! Now through November 30 they are having an awesome sale. Details are below.  Brand exclusions may apply. Check the Terms… Continue Reading

Hemp Oil for Health, Charlotte’s Web Gel Infused Pen

Hemp Oil for Health, Charlotte’s Web Gel Infused Pen

Disclosure: This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of CW Botanicals. The opinions and text are all mine Are you familiar with the use of hemp oil to easily and legally treat conditions such a pain and inflammation? Charlotte’s Web (also known as  CW Botanicals) offers an easy to use transdermal hemp oil… Continue Reading

Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall Jamaica Review

Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall Jamaica Review

My husband and I took a long weekend trip to the new Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall in Montego Bay Jamaica for President’s Day weekend. At the time of our trip, the Zilara Rose Hall resort had been open about two months. Zilara is an adults only, all inclusive resort that is paired with Hyatt Ziva,… Continue Reading

Bad Brand Behavior: Why I Won’t Buy Lip Ink and Hope You Won’t Either

Bad Brand Behavior: Why I Won’t Buy Lip Ink and Hope You Won’t Either

Lip Ink International is a company that makes a brand of lip stain. This past week they did something I personally view as a trademark bullying by sending trademark infringement notices to a number of bloggers for having the term “lip ink” on their sites. In many cases it involved a reference, often in a… Continue Reading

Create an #eBayDad Collection for a Chance to Win $500

Create an #eBayDad Collection for a Chance to Win $500

This is a sponsored blog post that was written as part of a collaboration with eBay. Father’s Day is approaching! Do you know what you are getting for your dad yet? One really easy way to shop is to browse eBay. There are a couple of great ways to find specific Father’s Day items there.… Continue Reading

WINTER HAIR ESSENTIALS

WINTER HAIR ESSENTIALS

Emma is back with this great post on her winter hair essentials! Be sure to follow Emma on twitter at @emmajactress! It was a summer of Ombré hair and as a result I was left with dry hair that needed extra attention. To begin I cut off the dead ends, 2inches, which immediately made a… Continue Reading

Bad Business, When Chi Called a Blog Review Trademark Infringement

Bad Business, When Chi Called a Blog Review Trademark Infringement

UPDATE: On August 21, the PR Manager at Farouk Systems/Chi called me and offered a very sincere apology. She said that a third party contractor is used to send out trademark notices in order to tackle web spam and that bloggers were never intended to be included in those efforts. I let her know that the… Continue Reading