Award Yourself With Me Time

PEOPLE magazine (sponsored) This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of InStyle®, PEOPLE®, and StyleWatch®. The opinions and text are all mine.How to find some " Me Time"!  Something a lot of us don't get nearly enough of, but that is so important to our health, well-being, and of course, our sanity to give yourself a break. I personally don't get a lot of me time. I work full time, and I raise three kids full time. So between running kids to school, activities, playdates, working, housework, cooking meals, running errands, and volunteering in class, there's not a whole lot of time left over. And when there is I'm normally asleep ... or resting one eye while making lists in my head of the next day's to-do list, or trying to remember what that song was from last year … [Read more...]

Make a Resolution for Younger Looking Skin with RoC® Retinol

(Sponsored) This post was sponsored by RoC® Skincare as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review.A couple of weeks ago I admitted to you that I am 35. Yep, 35. In my twenties, I dreaded turning thirty. Something about being that old made me want to freeze time. But, as thirty turned into thirty-one, and then thirty-two, and now thirty-five, I'm embracing each and every fine line that is appearing on my face. I kind of consider them little badges of honor. With every wrinkle, it simply means I laughed a little harder and have lived to become a little wiser. {It should be noted that I know longer feel as though thirty is "old".}When the package for RoC® Retinol Correxion® Deep Wrinkle Night Cream showed up … [Read more...]

5 Tricks to Get Happy this Holiday Season

 Written by Alexis Sclamberg from Elevate Gen Y.How many times have you caught yourself saying “I’ll be happy when...”? Happiness can often feel like part of some distant dream life. But here’s the truth: science shows us that we can actually raise our happiness levels right now with small, simple tweaks in our daily routine. You don’t have to wait to have the perfect relationship, body, or job to get happy. Try the following 5 tricks, and you are guaranteed to feel happier -- immediately:1. Give yourself a gift. The holidays are all about giving gifts to our families and friends, but how often do we give ourselves gifts? The key to giving yourself a gift is first considering what gives – or will give -- you joy. Is it baking cookies? Getting a massage? Going to the movies? The … [Read more...]

Best Electronic Gift Ideas for Her

Shopping for the special woman in your life just got easier! Whether she's into high tech gadgets, science fiction or some thing in between, the woman you're shopping for is sure to swoon over any one of these items. Below are some of the best electronic gifts just for her. 10 Motor Massage Chair Pad Could possibly be the best invention since sliced bread. The 10 Motor Chair Pad lets you turn your ordinary  chair into a spa massage. Extra-large chair pad can help relieve stress, soothe aching muscles, and revive you in the middle of a busy day. It boasts 5 powerful massaging motors that will relax your whole body or let you focus on a specific area such as your neck, upper back, mid back, lumbar, or thighs. Ooo la la. Retail 149.99iPhone Photo Cube Printer Do you hear angels … [Read more...]