August 19, 2012

August Birchbox

I dismantled the box and put everything away before I could photograph ... sometimes I'm too efficient for my own good. Here's the summary -

Beauty Fixation Lip Conditiontinted swabs filled with a nourishing cocktail of sunflower seed and sweet almond oils. I am saving these for winter when chapped lips are a constant issue. Beauty Fixation has other helpers in handy swab form as well - polish touch up, makeup remover, cuticle conditioner.

Blue Copper 5 moisturizer - another use-at-night product ... evidently its the best time of day for face magic to sink in and take hold. I need a lot of magic, just thinking I need some day stuff too as juggling the four night products is a bit much for me. So little time, so many products.

Juicy Couture La Fleur perfume - floral without being too sweet. It's a little light for me, but a nice option for hot days in late summer.

Caldrea Hand Soap - these came in the cutest individual packets and are going in my purse for emergencies. Since I didn't take a photo, I linked to a different sample from Caldrea so you could see the packaging ... so cute.

A full size Schick Hydro Silk razor - bonus!

And a bonus for you since I didn't include photos ... Lemondade-thyme ... my summer drink 2.5.

August 11, 2012

Fields of gold

I am glued to the Olympics ... most of the family is, but I am a tad more devoted. Two of my favorites are coming up ... synchronized swimming and rhythmic gymnastics ... before the closing ceremonies bring it all to a screeching halt. It will be bittersweet. It's been fun to watch the competitions, all in the name of being the world's best (if only for a moment), team spirit and national pride. I love watching the winners' thrilled reactions and hearing the backstories of how they've come so far ... often working hard for a very long time. I will be happy to return to a normal bedtime ... been staying up way too late each evening to avoid missing anything. Hubby says he'll be happy to have his wife back and is confounded by my ability to watch events on TV while also watching things on the internet at the same time. What can I say, I'm a talented multitasker? I'm fascinated by random facts so thought I would share this interesting tidbit about flowers at the Olympics. You're welcome!