Review of Liquid Oxygen Skincare


A few weeks ago I noticed that both of my teen daughters were developing more skin problems. Let's blame summer humidity in Richmond for some of it, but at 14 and 16 they are both hitting that prime time for breakouts. They have been experiencing monthly hormonal breakouts, and an increase of blemishes around their hairlines and on their t-zones. We've had some success with other products, but … [Read more...]

Solutions for Bedhead


This review was made possible by iConnect Influencer Management and Aflac. I was compensated for my participation in this campaign, but all opinions are 100% mine. How To Fix a Bad Hair Day I recently got my hair done at my favorite salon. When I walk in I’m a mess with an inch of white roots and shaggy layers. I say, “Fix it, Amy!” and she does. Still, Amy doesn’t come to my house the next day, … [Read more...]

Helping Her to Say No


This is a sponsored post. I’ve been talking with my teen daughters a lot about the pressure for kids their age to drink. They’ve assured me that they and their friends just aren’t interested in alcohol. According to them, the pressure from peers is about NOT drinking. It certainly was different for me in the 80s. If there was a party it was most likely unsupervised and included either a keg of … [Read more...]

Donate Stuff. Create Jobs.


I’m posting this public service announcement on behalf of the Ad Council. My family loves to shop at Goodwill. My city, Richmond, seems to have especially good pickings compared to other places I’ve lived. There’s even one “showplace” Goodwill in the city that takes the best goods from the donation centers from surrounding areas. We’ve found hardwood furniture, perfect sets of china, and … [Read more...]

It’s Adopt-A-Cat Month!


Adopt-A-Cat Month         June marks a particularly active time for shelters and rescue groups, as it’s the peak of kitten season, when thousands of newborn homeless kittens join other cats available for adoption across the United States. We adopted our cat Pinky four years ago in September at an adoption event in front of the pet supply shop we shop. They don’t … [Read more...]