Saving Money on Body Care, Skincare, and Cosmetics–Things to Know

Makeup, skincare products, haircare products, and everything else it takes to make you look good at the next Ole Miss game can add up to a pretty hefty sum… But are there actual tried-and-true ways to save money on those products you actually do use and love…and not waste money on products you will neverContinue reading “Saving Money on Body Care, Skincare, and Cosmetics–Things to Know”

8 Reasons Even Southern Women Who Like to Fish and Hunt Should Consider Switching to Organic Cosmetics

To a Southern woman, taking away our “beauty products” is similar to taking away firearms to a Southern man. We realize that “Even an old barn looks better with a fresh coat of paint. We consider putting on a full face of makeup is actually part of putting on the “full armor of God…after all,Continue reading “8 Reasons Even Southern Women Who Like to Fish and Hunt Should Consider Switching to Organic Cosmetics”

It’s Beginning to Look A lot Like Christmas

Hard to believe that Christmas is already here…again… Seems like just yesterday that  we were putting the tree up and taking it down…   Also hard to believe that I’m turning fifty next week also…but more on that later…   Anyway, I recently sat down to start thinking about what to get my three daughtersContinue reading “It’s Beginning to Look A lot Like Christmas”

Cruelty-Free and Minimalistic Makeup for Fall

I admit, I’m definitely not a makeup artist or fashionista, but I am a woman from Mississippi… And being a woman from Mississippi, there are two things that all of us, or at least all of us that were born in my generation in my neck of the woods were expected to learn… First ofContinue reading “Cruelty-Free and Minimalistic Makeup for Fall”

10 Cruelty-Free Beauty Subscription Boxes 

     We have all heard time and time again that choosing organic foods and beauty products would be doing yourself and the planet a great deal of good….about as many times as we heard our moms tell us that we need to eat all the food on our plates because there are starving kidsContinue reading “10 Cruelty-Free Beauty Subscription Boxes “

Saving Money on Body Care, Skin Care, and Cosmetics…Things to Take

    Take time to read blogs… There is a ton of information to be gathered from reading other people’s blogs. A few of the best beauty/fashion blogs are…   1.  Atlantic-Pacific 2. Classy Girls Wear Pearls 3. Gal Meets Glam 4. Nicolette Mason 5.  Sincerely Jules… 6.  Song of Style 7.  The Blonde Salad 8.Continue reading “Saving Money on Body Care, Skin Care, and Cosmetics…Things to Take”

Hostess with the Mostest…(looking the part)…Face

      If like me, one of your main goals for the year has been to live a simpler and more minimalistic lifestyle and to start practicing more “intentional” shopping of quality both “nontoxic” foods and products, you’re on the upswing of a learning curve. This learning curve involves finding more products and brands thatContinue reading “Hostess with the Mostest…(looking the part)…Face”

10 More Beauty Subscription Boxes for the Rest of Us

   An important part of creating the minimalistic stash is to weed out products that do not belong in your capsule makeup bag and learn to choose only those products that you will actually use. Subscription boxes offer the opportunity to to explore new beauty and makeup products from a number of popular and upContinue reading “10 More Beauty Subscription Boxes for the Rest of Us”

If You Are Going to a Bag Lady, First Choose the Right Bag

     Once you have begun assessing and streamlining your “Getting Dressed” routine…and melding together your minimalistic makeup menagerie… you should decide what products you should carry with you in your bag on a daily basis. For a minimalist, touch-ups during the day do not involve putting on a full face of makeup and luggingContinue reading “If You Are Going to a Bag Lady, First Choose the Right Bag”

10 More Books Every Woman with a Lipstick or Two in Her Purse Should Read

  Books are my passion…well, books rank right up there with Netflix and cooking. But just like movies, if I am not learning something, I usually find the book or movie to be a total waste of time… And so books also play a role in this year’s resolution  to channel my inner fashion diva…(orContinue reading “10 More Books Every Woman with a Lipstick or Two in Her Purse Should Read”