Brunch Alert: How to Create Restaurant Quality Muffins from a Box Mix

It is the fall season and some of us are preparing for Brunches with our significant others, meeting the perspective in laws, or just hanging with the girls
So how do you create award-winning tasting muffins from a box?
1. Cranberry Orange Muffin Mix:
Take a package of dried cranberries and rehydrate them in orange juice, put them into the mix.
2. Lemon Poppy Mix: Juice 4 Myers Lemons and put them into the mix.
3. Blueberry Muffins: Take fresh blueberries and throw them into the mix.
4. Carrot Cake Mix, turn them into Morning Glory muffins by adding fresh grated carrots, chopped nuts, and reasons into the mix.

These are simple ways to turn the regular into the spectacular.


Frugality Alert : Groceries for Under 100.00

It is the last hooray of the summer, which is Labor Day and we took the 100.00 dollar challenge.
How many healthy groceries can we get for under 100.00
We listed our list into 4 quadrants:
Fresh Vegetables
We looked for the best prices on all the quadrants.
1. Protein : Chicken was on sale for 99 cents a pound so we got two fryer packs for 17.00 dollars.
2. We looked for veggies mushrooms, spinach and kale, corn were all on sale.
Spinach was 2 for 5.
Kale was 2.00
Corn was 6 for 2.49
Green Bananas was 4 for 2.00 they are raw plantains that is loaded with iron and potassium.
Keebler Cookies had a special 2 for 4 dollars
Cheese crackers were buy one get one free, great for entertaining.
Tropicana had 2 for 4 dollars of their refrigerated all natural juices.
Organic Juice was on sale for 2 dollars
We picked up mango, and pineapple coconut.
Then condiments we looked at the Jerk season 2 for 6, but there was a marinade that was less sp…

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Menu for the Royal Party

Whether you are British royalty or not you can host your own form of High Tea.

My menu for High Tea:
1. Traditional Scones
2. Savory Scones with Cheddar and Bacon
3. Finger Sandwich
Cucumber and Watercress
Bangers on sourdough bread (Bangers are Sausages sliced thinly with stoneground mustard with caramelized onions.
Smoked Salmon with cream cheese on pumpernickel

Hot Tea
Royals love Earl Gray Tea
Orange Spice Tea
Lemon and Ginger Tea

Condiments include jam, clotted cream, lemon preserves.

Cheers to the Royal Couple!!

Beauty Box Edition: Bless Box Spring Edition

We tried this beauty box Bless Box it is a one time Spring Edition.

This box is so gorgeous that we don't want to open it is that pretty and amazing!

The Bless Box is nothing religious, the founder takes the word Bless to mean to confer prosperity or happiness upon.

This is exactly what this box does. Ok the contents:
1. Sol de Janerio, Sunset Glow Oil, Ipanema.
This is the latest product from the Sol Dr Janeiro line the makers of the Bum Bum cream. The scent is light and wonderful and it does give your skin a healthy glow.
2. Spongelle- Pedi Buffer in Beach Grass has a wonderful fresh scent and works wonders!
3.K Voss NYC, Macroon Lip Balm
It is a blend of coconut and almond oil.
And it has a wonderful clean scent you can prep your lips at night and in the evening for supple lips that will last all day/night long.
4. Hand in Hand Sugar Scrub in Orange Blossom or Lavender
This product is great because it comes in a carry size that you can put in your hand bag and go.
5. Keratase V…

Beauty Box Edition : GMA Deals Box

So, we invested a couple of dollars on some Beauty Boxes, all of them new just to see how they measure up.

GMA occasionally gives beauty boxes and we snagged one for 40.00

What was included?
Lollia Relax Handcreme in Lavendar and Honey full size.
Make Up Eraser Sample- Great for travelling.
Rucker Roots Sample- Shampoo and Conditioner TSA size.
It's a Miracle Leave In Plus with Keratin. Sample Size
Spa Life- Natural Loofah Bath Mitt with Fruit Handmade Soaps.
AID Through Trade- Goregous Blue Print Bracelet
Strivitcin- Concentrate for wrinkles and at stretch marks. Full Size
Dr. Brandt- Hydro Biotic Recovery Sleeping Mask Sample
FAB First Aid Beauty- Ultra Repair Cream Dry Parched Skin
Poo purhi - Toliet Bowl Freshner
It does come with a card regarding if we want to purchase any full size items they would give a discount on future purchases.

The verdict the Strivitcin was well worth the entire cost of the box.

GMA Deals only does this box occasionally and this one was for Mother…

Spring Beauty Edit Part 1

So we took some time off and now we are back in action!

We did a lot in fact we attended tapings, conferences, activations and here are some things we love!
Belif Under eye cream is amazing! It is priced at 45.00 a bottle but if you have a job that requires you to look your best and you have to get up early you are going to have some eye luggage.

This is a cooling gel that when you put it on day and night it really works wonders.

Strivitcin All of the talk shows love this product and I use the wrinkle and stretch mark cream along with the neck lifter and it is amazing!!

Ethique this is an all natural brand from New Zealand. And from a place that sells the best grass fed beef. I was all game to try this. I tried the foot scrub and the balm and the foot scrub and balm was so good I used them on my elbows and knees.

The next skin care product is from Dove the Dove Body Scrub, what I love about this is that it is very mild. So scrubs are so intense that they left my skin damaged and pitte…