10 things to help you get through February

Hi Supers! It’s February! You know what that means: time for some new stuff to try!

As usual, no one’s paying me for this. (Although Amazon should be, since all these links go to them.)

 

  1. RX bars
    I got an offer in my email to try these with a discount this past month, and so I jumped on it. They’re at a slightly higher price point ($20 for 12), but they’re very tasty. Super dense and chewy but packed with nutrition and flavor.rxbars_02_bars
  2. Pack it lunch bag
    I bought my PackIt on Amazon about a year and a half ago, and it literally saves me on a daily basis. I’ll be the first to admit that the one I chose (The picnic tote, pictured) was not cheap and it is LARGE. But I’m on the go so much that I routinely don’t eat a single meal at home- and this baby easily hauls 3 meals, water and snacks. Bonus, when I’m really on top of it, I freeze the bag overnight and then it acts as it’s own cold pack all day!
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  3. google drive
    OK, if you aren’t using google drive yet… you’re living the hard way. If you have EVER wanted to share a document with someone else, this is absolutely the way to do it. It’s user friendly, free, and super streamlined, particularly if you’re already using gmail or another google service.
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  4. Paper mate ink joy pens
    I got one of these for Christmas, and I have to say, I really like it. The entire pen is rubber coated, so I can hold it comfortably wherever I want to, and it writes almost like a super fine tip marker. Mine is Pink, and the color is super bright and cheerful!
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  5. pickle snacks
    These things are addicting! If you like Pickles, go ahead and try them. It’s just a bag of pickle slices, but they’re very tasty and there’s not much juice so they’re perfect for snacking. Last week, I had a terrible headache. I went upstairs for a coffee and a bag of these. I don’t know if it was the pickle brine, the caffeine, or both, but headache gone- in about 10 minutes.
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  6. stamp your own jewelry
    Last weekend, some friends of mine and I met up at a place nearby (West Chester, if you’re local) for an evening of metal stamping on jewelry. It was so fun and so easy! My piece is ready for pickup now, and I can’t wait to see the finished product! If there’s a place near you, I recommend it- it’s a fun, crafty night out!
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  7. Jergens Shower Lotion
    This stuff is awesome. I put it on after I shut off the water but before I dry off, and I can definitely feel a difference in my skin if I happen to forget. It has a nice light fragrance, and is perfect to combat winter skin.
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  8. Kroger grab and go meals
    On a whim this week, I picked up a precooked meal at my Kroger grocery store. It was on sale, and I thought, what the heck. Well, I have to admit, I was very impressed. I bought it in the deli section, already portioned and cooked. I heated it up in the microwave exactly like I would have if I had cooked it myself. The rice had so much flavor and the salmon was still flaky and light. Green beans were nice and crisp. It was a perfect portion size, and it was SO easy.
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  9. Tarte liquid lipstick
    I don’t tend to do bold lips very often, especially for day, but this liquid lipstick is a great transitional color and it has some serious staying power! The applicator tickles my lips a lot, which is a weird feeling, but I really like the formula.
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  10. Amazon music
    One morning in, and I’m hooked. If you have Amazon Prime and you’re paying for another streaming service, you’re wasting your money. I can choose which artists I want to listen to, customize playlists, and listen for as long as I want, no commercials. And if I want to, I can download it for offline listening as well. Bye, Pandora!712be6lrhr5l

 

 

 

There you have it- I hope this helps gets you through the month!

Superhero Action of the day: Did I miss something you love? Be sure to comment and let me know so I can check it out!

10 things I’m loving for October

Y’all.

What happened? I looked up and it was the second week of October. Weird!

So anyway, here’s some stuff I’m obsessed with this month. As you know, I’m not getting any endorsements for any of this. I honestly just like it. Enjoy!

 

  1. Superhero Mascara by IT Cosmetics
    You guys, How did I miss this? It came in my Sephora Play! box a few months ago, and I am finding myself reaching for it regularly! PLUS, HELLO, it’s SUPERHERO themed! I know, I’m a sucker for good marketing, but dang that’s nifty. s1868215-main-hero
  2. Apple Cider. I’m not giving you a link on this one, because you NEED to get some fresh. Last month, I admitted to loving the Starbucks PSL, and I do, but Apple Cider is a real fall favorite- you can have more than one! Do yourself a favor and get some at an apple farm, if at all possible. It’s great cold (preferably with mini powder sugar donuts!) Or you can warm it up for a treat that will keep the chill out as the Fall nights get cooler!schramm-apple-cider
  3. Sephora Play! Box
    You’ve heard me talk about it at least once a month, so it seemed fitting that it finally get a shoutout of it’s own! I LOVE my subscription box from Sephora. It gives me extra Sephora points, which would be awesome all by itself, but I also get 5 great samples, a fragrance, and tips and tricks. Worth it for I think $15 a month. It’s always such a joy to come home to!
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    4. Purposeful Planner
    I would be completely lost without this book. It’s a little on the pricy side, but it. is. INVALUABLE to me. I cart it around everywhere. I write EVERYTHING in it. It has a spot for everything! I honestly can’t recommend it enough. water_color_4b3c0cc3-b2fa-4b45-8f95-d01ea521ad18_large

    5. Audible If you like to listen to books, Audible is where it’s at. I’ve never looked for a book they don’t have (except for one author who apparently doesn’t want to do Audio?) It’s easy, it hooks into your amazon account, and they play through a pretty nifty app that doesn’t even suck my battery too bad on my phone. 100% do recommend.
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    6. Brandon Sanderson
    Obviously this isn’t a “thing”, but I do love this author’s work. His new book, Oathbringer, is going to be released next month. If you like fantasy or speculative fiction, this is a MUST. Start with The Way of Kings (pictured).

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    7. Kanoodle
    This game is so fun! IT’s a great stocking stuffer or small present. I know it says it’s for kids, but I honestly think it’s fun for all ages. It’s kind of like… reverse TETRIS. I like it!
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    8. Pressed For Words
    If spatial reasoning isn’t for you, maybe you’ll like Pressed for Words. You get 6 letters- how many words can you spell in two and a half minutes?
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    9. The Fiona Show
    If you don’t know about America’s Hippo Princess, you simply HAVE to catch up. From tiny preemie baby to beautiful, sassy girl, Fiona is the cutest hippo ever. And you can watch her whole journey on Facebook.
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    10. The Try Guys
    Someone at Buzzfeed had a brilliant idea. These guys will try anything- and they’re hilarious to watch.
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    So, there you have it! Ten new things to try this month! Enjoy- and let me know what you think if you try them!