Monthly Archives: March 2017


Here is some NEW Wet n Wild Photo Focus makeup you HAVE to try!

Long time no see! In the time I was away, the kids and I flew to Europe to spend some time with grandma and grandpa before my eldest starts kindergarten. We’re actually still here (in The Netherlands, to be exact); will be staying here for a little while. πŸ™‚ Today I want to tell you about these awesome new products that Wet n Wild released not that long ago. These are all permanent items that have been added to the existing line at drugstores, grocery stores, and mass retailers. They are definitely not limited edition. I’ve been trying these products...

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Here is some NEW Wet n Wild Photo Focus makeup you HAVE to try!

My new obsession: speed shopping with Tophatter

People, I’m obsessing over an app! It’s a shopping app called Tophatter and I literally can’t put my phone away. On this app you bid in real-time auctions to win deals of up to 80% off jewelry, electronics, beauty and fashion in under 90 seconds. Once I started looking around and placing bids, I was hooked. Oops! My newest purchase is this pearl necklace. πŸ™‚ Tophatter is a site that features shopping events with (brand name) fashion, jewelry, beauty items, electronics and more, for prices starting at a dollar. But unlike Amazon, eBay or flash sale sites like Gilt or...

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My new obsession: speed shopping with Tophatter

Ulta Beauty’s Biggest Event of the year starts today!

I don’t post about beauty sales that often anymore. After a while of trying to keep up, I noticed that there are just way too many going on simultaneously. Covering all, or even just the big ones, became almost impossible for me. So now I just post the ones I think are really worth mentioning, like brand friends & family sales, QVC’s today’s special value or any MAC, Sephora or Ulta sales. πŸ˜€ The biggest sale at the moment is definitely Ulta Beauty 21 Days of Beauty for Spring 2017. It’s their biggest sale of the year: it lasts, you...

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Ulta Beauty’s Biggest Event of the year starts today!

Sale alert: IT Cosmetics is on QVC today!

IT Cosmetics is on QVC today! If you’ve always wanted to try something by IT Cosmetics, this is the time! Available now (Saturday, March 18) is their IT’s All About You! Collection, which is their most-loved and best-selling products, including one in a limited-edition super size and one in a new pinky shade. Details below! The collection includes 4 products and a makeup brush: β€’ Superhero Elastic Stretch Volumizing Mascara (0.30-fl oz) β€’ CC+ Cream Illumination in Fair, Light, Medium, Tan, or Rich (2.53-fl oz – super size!) β€’ Heavenly Skin CC+ Skin Perfecting Brush β€’ Je Ne Sais Quoi...

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Sale alert: IT Cosmetics is on QVC today!

Review: IT Cosmetics Confidence in a Compact with SPF 50+ (my 1st solid serum foundation)

IT Cosmetics has a new foundation! It’s their first ever solid serum foundation and it happens to be the first one I’ve ever tried as well. πŸ˜€ A solid serum foundation is a serum with added pigments and SPF 50+ physical sunscreen, making it a full coverage, anti-aging foundation. It’s basically 3 products in one: a foundation, a serum, and a sunscreen, conveniently housed in an easy to store and travel-friendly compact. This type of skincare/foundation has been insanely popular in Asia and is now making its way to the rest of the world. Pretty cool! IT Cosmetics calls their...

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Review: IT Cosmetics Confidence in a Compact with SPF 50+ (my 1st solid serum foundation)

LEGO Batman Movie Days at LEGOLAND CA [our day in pictures]

Hi everyone! On February 18-19 and 25-26 LEGOLAND California hosted the LEGO Batman Movie Days and my family and I got to attend the activities! We went this past weekend and we had a blast, especially my son, who got to meet his superhero (remember Halloween at LEGOLAND, when he dressed up as Batman?). πŸ˜€ During these two weekends, LEGOLAND guests got to meet the LEGO superhero during this celebration of the Warner Bros. Pictures’ feature film, which also includes photo opportunities with the scene-stealing star, a themed scavenger hunt and LEGO Batman-inspired LEGO build activities. We loved it! We...

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LEGO Batman Movie Days at LEGOLAND CA [our day in pictures]