Beauty Review: L’Oreal Visible Lift Blur Foundation

This is a sponsored post in partnership with SheSpeaks/L’Oréal.  As always, all opinions are 100% my own.

I’m really low maintenance when it comes to make-up.  Part of that is because I don’t like the feel of caked on foundation, eye shadow, etc, and part of it is because I have no clue what I’m doing most of the time.  I usually just throw on some tinted moisturizer and mascara and call it good.

I’ve been noticing some unwelcome skin changes lately.  Most notably- the beginnings of fine lines and a few (gasp) wrinkles.  In an effort to step up my game, I’ve started experimenting with new products.  First up: L’Oreal Paris Visible Lift Blur Foundation.

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Banana Pudding Parfaits

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Banana Pudding Parfaits- an easy after school snack that everybody loves!

I have two picky eaters- on completely different ends of the spectrum.  One loves sweets, the other doesn’t.  One can eat her weight in fruit, the other sticks to strawberries and bananas.  One likes turkey, the other prefers ham.  One snack they can both agree on: Banana Pudding! Continue reading

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Oatmeal Raisin Banana Muffins

Oatmeal Raisin Banana Muffins- tastes like banana bread + oatmeal cookies!

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Are you a fan of raisins?  This past week I went to an event hosted by California Raisins to talk about fun and nutritious snack ideas for back-to-school.  I have one kiddo that loves raisins, and one that loves them baked inside something- like oatmeal cookies. California Raisins are an all-natural, dried-by-the-sun fruit you can feel good about sending with your kids as they head back to school or offering as an after-school snack. The ingredient list says it all: Raisins.

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35 Delicious Bread Recipes

35 Delicious Bread Recipes- fruit, nut, sandwich, the best of the best in one round up

I love bread.  It’s one of my biggest weaknesses.  Like eat an entire loaf of delicious, crusty French bread in one day- weakness.  Since I’ve been trying to eat healthier, I’ve tried to cut back on bread/ refined flour.  For a month I tried to go low-carb and cut out bread completely.  After a few days though I just really wanted a piece of toast!!

Since I’m back on the bread wagon, I’ve rounded up 35 of my favorite bread recipes from friends.  Yummy fruit, nut, quick, yeast, and sandwich breads- you will surely find at least one that needs to make it’s way to your oven asap! Continue reading

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