Drugstore Beauty Products Picks & Pans

My gal pal beauty test panel put some head to toe beauty products to the test.  We based our testing on product packaging pros and cons.  We try before you buy so check out what we gave a pick or a pan in the drug store beauty aisle.  You work hard for your dollars so […]

Bewitching & Bootiful Beauty Products & Giveaway, Too!

October is a spooktacular time to check out what’s hot in Halloween and fall makeup, so you have to see the bewitching and bootiful beauty items I found at Walgreens!  Thanks to our managedmoms.com team beauty expert, Bianca for showing me these super cool items to share!  This stuff is all limited edition so they […]

Great Grill Gadgets & Fun In Sun Stuff That Gives Back, Too!

Just in time for your 4th of July celebration and your camping and outdoor grilling and pool stuff, check this out because I found some great grill gadgets.  I also found some functional and fun in the sun stuff and two of these items give back to some very important causes.  Check this out and […]

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

It is coming!  Mother’s Day happens on Sunday, May 10th so here are some gift ideas that are unique…

Video Demo Of How I Make My Healthy Coconut Oil Coffee Latte

I continue to get interest and compliments on my version of a Bulletproof Vanilla Latte, so I recently showed exactly how I make it on my morning show. The health benefits of this morning java drink are fully explained in my previous article that you can find here. So check this out and try one […]

All Over Olive Oil Beauty Treatments

Manic:  The expense and the time it takes to keep up my beauty routine from head to toe. Managed:  Looked no further than my pantry and found a magical bottle of Extra Virgin olive oil to treat the body with healthy and simple beauty ideas that will also save you money on unnecessary beauty products. From […]

Simple Super Bowl Party Food & Decor Ideas

Living in Phoenix is super fun this week with all of the Super Bowl fun around town.  So I got in the spirit and looked on social media to find (and shamelessly copy) some great appetizer ideas that are football themed. The best part is just how simple these recipes are to prepare and set […]

4 Delicious Ingredients that Multitask for Easy Holiday Cooking

Manic:  Figuring out how to cook smart when making the big holiday meal so that we can get out of the kitchen to spend precious time with family and friends. Managed: Using these four ingredients that include Shamrock Farms Half & Half, Zesty Jalapeno Sour Cream (yum), Shamrock Farms Calcium Plus Milk and eggnog to make […]

Holiday Gift Guide For Everyone On Your List, Even Pets!

Just in time for your Black Friday shopping, check this out.  Gifts that give back, for the pets, truly unique and sentimental items and more!  Happy Thanksgiving, too! 

Fun & Festive Gift Ideas!

Manic:  Now!  November has arrived, so it is time to start thinking about and/or shopping for your holiday gifts. Managed:  Did some shopping to give you ideas for the different folks on your list.  Check this out for cute ideas for kids, items that work for both gals and guys, kiss the cook gifts and […]

$10 & Under Drug Store Festive Fall Beauty Products

Shop & Think Pink With Products That Give Back To BCA Month

Every October, I look for holiday gift ideas, and other items, that give back to Breast Cancer Awareness month.  I found some terrific and unique items, so take a look and think pink to support a good and important cause….

AZ Local: Zombie Lovers, Check This Team Building Event Out!

Just in time for Halloween season, the Ahwatukee Children’s Theatre has a very cool event for the public called Trapped In a Room with a Zombie!  Book this fun interactive theatrical event for team building with coworkers or as a date night with a group.  This works great for a unique birthday party as well. […]

Football Season Food For Tailgating & Celebrating

Football season is in full swing, so here are some ideas for fun football themed treats plus I share an easy and healthy recipe for a tasty chip dip that is made with avocado, cilantro, tomatoes, black eyed peas, corn and more.  It is a real crowd pleaser and my entire family loves this dip, […]

Healthy Habit Tips for Busy Families

Manic:  Keeping my family healthy despite a crazy busy and absolutely manic schedule! Managed:  Brainstormed ideas with my family so that we can work together to stay as healthy as possible with the right daily vitamin for both teen girls and boys, time management tips that get the kids (and myself) to bed on time […]