BadLotion Means Good Body Oils

You go girl, I say to local BadLotion owner, Jenny Isabel.  BadLotion is a Phoenix based (love supporting local) labor of love by a solo female entrepreneur that offers carrier based oils that nurture the skin.  All of BadLotion’s amazing oils are organic or organically grown and are beautifully displayed in recycled glassware with packaging […]

Don’t Just Eye It: All About Reading Glasses

As I stood in the sunlight last year squinting while I looked down at the instructions on the vitamin bottle, my daughter asked me what in the world was I doing and did I need help reading something.  Yes indeed I did but I wasn’t ready to mess with learning about and shopping for reading glasses.  A […]

Anti Belly Bloat Water Recipe, Homemade Grits, Pony Tail Styles, Hot New Beauty Line at Walgreens and More!

Last week I got to cohost KTVK’s “Your Life A to Z’ show and among lots of other cool things, I showed a simple recipe for a refreshing spa water that hydrates and helps with belly bloat (fast forward to 13:47 to find that).  Plus I got to learn how to make hearty and flavorful […]

Pamper Mom Or Yourself With Celeb Favorite Facial At MD Skin Lounge!

Our managedmoms.com team writer, Julie accompanied me to the new MD Skin Lounge in Scottsdale to try out the facial that celebrities like Madonna receive before her shows called the Intraceuticals Oxygen Facial. I have super sensitive skin so I was a bit worried about how my delicate facial skin would react to the treatment […]

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 […]

Beauty Blast From The Past: 80s Faves That Are Still Around

When my morning show producers asked me to be part of their tubular 80s themed show, we all thought it would be fun if I brought in some beauty products that have stood the test of time.  So check this out because you might be pleasantly surprised to see that you can still get some […]

Head To Toe Dry Skin Solutions

Manic:  Dry skin patches, eczema, damaged hair from swimming, dry brittle nails.  The dry skin issues can go on and on with allergy season and the dry dog days of summer that will arrive quickly now! Managed:  Get ahead of these issues with some natural remedies with stuff you probably already have in your pantry […]

Ten Under $10 Spring Into Spring Drug Store Beauty Products

Here are the Spring Into Spring beauty products that I showed on KTVK’s “Your Life A to Z” morning show this week.  Our blog beauty expert, Bianca, also a beauty expert for Walgreens, gave me her picks, I bought them and tried most of them out for you.  And since all sell for under $10 […]

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 […]

Fab Fashion Pieces For Your Next Big Event

Happy New Year!  Another year begins!  Cheers to new beginnings with this new year ahead of all of us. I usually write a heartfelt piece about ushering in another year with resolutions, but my unscheduled time post a few days ago had that sentiment, so today I have decided to talk fashion.  Last New Years Eve […]

$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….

April’s Ten Under $10 Drug Store Beauty Picks & Pans

To Celebrate Earth Day: Green & Good Beauty & Home Items

Manic:  Trying to find products that work well and are green and good since our family strives to be earth friendly. Managed:  Just in time for Earth Day coming up on April 22nd, I put together a list of green and clean beauty and home items that are green and good quality, too.  Check out […]