AncordWorks Shower Speaker, Black /Arrmy Green








I love listening to music, music can set the mood for what I'm doing. If I'm working I like to hear something upbeat and energized. When I'm relaxing or going to sleep I like something soothing and calm.








I was very pleasantly surprised at the sound quality that comes from this speaker. I love the vesatililty that this bluetooth shower speaker allows.I have had several bluetooth speakers but I want to tell you all about this Bluetooth Shower Speaker by AncordWorks. What sets this speaker apart from others is that it's water resistant, made of metal and silicone. You can listen to your music while you shower, but not only that,you can take this speaker to the pool or the beach without worry about it getting wet and ruined. Are you ready for this? It's also shockproof, dust proof and sandproof. You ca really go anywhere and have your music too.

This Bluetooth Shower Speaker has a built in Mic and hands free features so you can conveniently pic up your cell phone calls while your phone is paired with this speaker, whether you're in the bathroom, the office, your car, anywhere you're paired with this speaker.





AncordWorks really thought of everything when they put this speaker together. It includes the bluetooth shower speaker, a suction cup/clip carabiner, USB charger, 8G TF Memory Card, TF Card Reader, USB charging cable.

The TF card play function is pretty awesome. You don't have to carry your cell into the bathroom with you, The 8G TF memory card holds about 1,000 songs and the card reader is included, just slip the card into the slot and listen to your favorite music.

AncordWorks stands behind their products with a 100%  12 month Manufacturer Warranty.

I received this product at a discount to facilitate this review.

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Travel Makeup Bag






I have had so many makeup bags over the years. Big ones, small ones, but I really like this one. QUANSHENG Travel Makeup  Bag is not a really big bag, but it holds so much.

I really like that it has one side for liquid products, it's waterproof, and that means a lot especially when you're traveling. I've had several spill accidents when I was traveling and what a mess that can be. I've had shampoo spilled in my clothes, that's almost enough to ruin a trip. With this bag that's not a worry. All liquid products can be safely stored in the waterproof side of this makeup bag.

The other side had plenty of room for all of your dry products. Plus there are 2 different zippered pouches on both sides of the bag.

I like this makeup bag enough to use for my daily needs instead of only using it for traveling. I have my foundation bottles and moisturizers and face creams in the waterproof side and the dry side I keep my eye shadows, blush, powder in the other side. My makeup brushes fit nicely in the zipper pouch on the front.

This is perfect for men or women and can be used for toiletries, dirty clothes, medicine,etc. I love finding  a nice bag like this to keep things organized. Keeping everything organized not only keeps from getting lost but also keeps this neat and tidy.

I received this product at a discount to facilitate this review.

Fixin' To Eat : Southern Cooking For The Southern At Heart





I grew up in Illinois, about 60 miles south west of Chicago, but moved to western North Carolina about 25 years ago. There is a big difference in cuisine, cooking styles and culture in general. I went through a big culture shock for at least the first year that I lived here, maybe longer. My tastebuds went through a big change too. I'm not complaining by any means, it was just a big change from the food that I grew up eating. My cooking style had to adapt as well to survive here.

Thank goodness for making really good new friends that took me under their wings, so to speak, and taught me a few southern techniques. 

I had not mastered homemade biscuits when I lived up north, after many attempts at best my homemade biscuits made good paper weights, or weapons haha. Now after a little practice my biscuits compare to the natives here.( Trust me, a southern woman is judged by her biscuits haha)

Fixin' To Eat: Southern Cooking For The Southern At Heart is a really good source for recipes and authentic southern dishes.

I like that the directions are easy to follow, even if you are new to southern cooking. Some of the recipes make me want to head for the kitchen and get busy creating something delicious.

I found this e-book to be informative and yet simple enough for even someone new to the kitchen to be able to create a yummy dish or complete meal and serve it with confidence. I received this e-book at a discount to facilitate this review.



Quick Comeback Masque by Alana Mitchell








A couple of years ago I decided to wage war on aging, as many of my readers already know. I was looking in the mirror and wasn't so happy with what I saw. My skin was looking dull, and beginning to sag a little, especially at my jawline. I have a few fine lines around my eyes, you know, those little crow's feet. UGH!

So, I have made it my personal quest to find products that really work. I guess I'm in the front line on the battlefield of the anti-aging war, so to speak. There are a few requirements for the products that I let my readers know about. First, the product has to live up to their claims. Secondly, I like to find products that aren't full of harmful chemicals. I feel like all those chemicals do more harm than good. Thirdly, I like to find products that are a good value for your money. Quick Comeback Masque by Alana Mitchell fits all of my criteria.

When I first received my package, I opened it and thought "Oh my goodness...what is this little bitty container going to do?" Let me tell you, it does all it claims that it will.

It's very easy to use. Just press the button on the top of the container, that will allow the liquid in the top to seep into the bottom of the container and soak the cotton pillow that's in the bottom part of the tub. Let it sit until it turns into gel. The combination of ingredients is what makes the masque. Apply it to your face and let it stay for 15 minutes, then rinse with warm water. It's that simple. Your skin instantly feels tighter, more toned and smooth. It will have a bright , healthy glow.

I received this product at a discount to facilitate this review.



Sweet & Clean Organic Honey Oatmeal Soap









I'm sure all of you have read in previous posts that I try my best to take good care of my skin. That's a very important part of my war on aging. It's very important to me too that the products I use aren't full of harmful chemicals. Harmful chemicals cause more harm than good in person hygiene products. I always try to find the most natural and healthy approach.

I remember as a child that any kind of skin irritation my grandma would always give us kids an oatmeal bath, because oatmeal has a very soothing property. Honey is  so good for our bodies in so many ways, so when I found this soap, Sweet & Clean Organic Honey Oatmeal Soap by Built by Bees , I was very excited to give it a try. Oatmeal and honey together, I knew this would be a great combination.

This soap contains 6 organic ingredients, this combination will nourish, protect and restore your skin: honey, oatmeal, coconut oil, olive fruit oil, bran, and palm oil.  Natural honey draws moisture from the air , leaving your skin feeling soft all day. These natural oils and organic honey will soften your skin and leave you feeling truly  pampered. Plus it has a nice clean fresh scent.

I feel god about using this soap, I know it's actually good for my skin. Nothing looks better than well cared for skin, no matter what age you are.

I received this product at a discount to facilitate this review.



Super Bright Under Cabinet /Closet Lights (Pack of 3 )








Do you have any dark areas in your house that don't have an outlet within reach to plug in a lamp? I have the perfect solution for that, Super bright Under Cabinet/ Closet Lights. These are puck lights that come in a 3 pack, and operate on 3 AAA batteries. That means you can put them in just about any area that needs to be lit up.

Don't let their size fool you, they are really bright (50 lumens). I'm especially excited about using them in my kitchen. I don't have any under cabinet lighting and one area of my counter that I like to use is like a cave, it's really dark. I spend a lot of time cooking and now I can see exactly what I'm doing.

You don't have to limit yourself to only using them in the kitchen under your cabinets, these lights are perfect for under the sink, closets, drawers, the trunk of your car, your tool box, crawl space or storage room, even in your tent when you're camping.

I plan on lighting up every dark nook and cranny with these lights. So convenient, no wiring or electricity is required.

I received this product at a discount to facilitate this review.