Friday, December 17, 2010

Active Life Explorer for Wii (External Giveaway) by Shop with me Mama

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Monday, December 13, 2010

Eden Fantasys GC Winner

Posted by ♥Elena R♥ at 11:41 AM 0 comments
We have a winner!


And the winner is:

Congrats Dani!
I'm going to emailing you now, you have 48 hrs to respond me.

Thank you everyone who participated.

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Eighty MPH Mom GameStop Gift Card (External Giveaway)

Posted by ♥Elena R♥ at 9:55 AM 0 comments

Head over to Eighty MPH Mom where you can win a $175 GameStop Gift Card!

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

My Thanksgiving Highlight Photo Contest

Posted by ♥Elena R♥ at 11:25 AM 2 comments

This is the 2nd Thanksgiving of my little girl, but the 1st time that she can eat Turkey!
Here is my sister-in-law house.

This post is a contest entry for's “My Thanksgiving Highlight Photo Contest” sponsored by

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

The Great Stuffing Debate (External Giveaway)

Posted by ♥Elena R♥ at 9:56 AM 1 comments

Enter here for a chance to win a Visa Gift Card:

Monday, November 22, 2010

Eden Fantasys $25 GC Giveaway

Posted by ♥Elena R♥ at 11:55 AM 33 comments


Looking for a fun way to spice up your love life but don't want to go to a seedy store scared to be seen looking at certain products?? Well what if you could browse through thousands of products in the safety and comfort of your own home? If that sounds like a great idea to you, you definitely should check out Eden Fantasys!!

Eden Fantasys is a online store dedicated to providing the most hip and state of the art adult toys to spice up your love life or enhance it if it's spicy enough. This is a perfect set up because you can order from the comfort of your own home with maximum privacy! 

They also have a great selection of fun and sexy costumes that would be perfect for Halloween and even for everyday fun. I am seriously going to get a costume from Eden Fantasys for Halloween because most of the costumes are under $50 which is pretty good considering that comparable costumes can set you back a hundred dollars or more! 

They have a great selection of adult toys, massagers, oils, lotions, creams, balms, aromatherapy candles, massage kits, bath and body wash, incense, adult books, audio and video, sexy lingerie too!
This lingerie set definitely did not disappoint, it was the perfect little spark I needed to feel like a sexy wife again and not a tired mom. If you are looking for a piece of lingerie that will bring that sexy spark back into the bedroom.

I received the Satin Gartered Chemise Set:

It’s really cute. The SET includes Chemise, Thong and Thigh Highs!

The service is great! I received the SET in less than 3 days!

You can win a $25 Eden Fantasy GC!

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My Lip Stuff Winner

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We have a winner of My Lip Stuff Giveaway:


I'm going to email you right now.
You have 48 hrs to respond me.
Thanks everybody!

Win Elmo's A-Zoo Adventure for Wii (External Giveaway) by Thrifty & Chic Mom

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Thursday, November 18, 2010

$100 Amazon GC (External Giveaway) by Baby Dikey's Giveaways and Joe Shopping

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Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Win an eGift Card from GiftZip and Cartoon Lovin' Momma (External Giveaway)

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Sunday, November 7, 2010

Kodak Gallery $50 Amex GC (External Giveaway) by Sage and Savvy

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Buxr $50 Amazon Gift Card & 5 Ceramic Travel Mugs (External Giveaway)

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Friday, November 5, 2010

Certain Dri Winner

Posted by ♥Elena R♥ at 10:17 AM 0 comments
We have the winner of Certain Dri Giveaway, yAaAaAy!

And the winner is:


Thursday, November 4, 2010

$50 American Express GC (External Giveaway) by Girl Gone Mom

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Monday, November 1, 2010

My Lip Stuff Giveaway

Posted by ♥Elena R♥ at 12:32 PM 46 comments

My Lip Stuff lip balm is the perfect blend of butters, oils, and beeswax to moisturize dry lips!
Add to that the fact that the company is earth and animal friendly- and you have yourself the perfect lip balm!

They also have other bath and body products too:
Body Butters, Bath Salts, Linen Sprays, & so much more!

My Lip Stuff products are skin, earth, and animal friendly. That means they NEVER test products on animals and use only the finest ingredients that are skin safe and environmentally friendly.

My Lip Stuff products can be customized or personalized for the ultimate lip balm experience.
Custom label lip balms are great for business promotions, weddings, showers, or any event where you'd like to give a personalized gift.

500+ flavors to feed your addiction and soften your lips!

Thinking to change my domain

Posted by ♥Elena R♥ at 11:18 AM 3 comments
I'm thinking to change my domain for something more neutral, I want to join the group of Mommy Bloggers, obviously talking about the domain lol...

I'm thinking to get MOMMY TIPS or something like that...

What do you think? any suggestions???

Sunday, October 31, 2010

Munchkin Arm & Hammer Diaper Pail (External Giveaway) by Mommy Gaga

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Friday, October 29, 2010

Munchkin Diaper Pail (External Giveaway)

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Softlips Winner

Posted by ♥Elena R♥ at 12:15 PM 0 comments
We have a winner! Yes!

And the Softlips Giveaway winner is:

Meredith M!

Monday, October 25, 2010

Diaper Rash Remedy

Posted by ♥Elena R♥ at 10:25 AM 0 comments
A diaper rash is a skin problem that develops in the area beneath an infant's diaper.

You may notice the following in your child's diaper area:
  • Bright red rash that gets bigger
  • Fiery red and scaly areas on the scrotum and penis in boys
  • Red or scaly areas on the labia and vagina in girls
  • Pimples, blisters, ulcers, large bumps, or pus-filled sores
  • Smaller red patches (called satellite lesions) that grow and blend in with the other patches
Older infants may scratch when the diaper is removed.
Diaper rashes usually do NOT spread beyond the edge of the diaper.
The best treatment for a diaper rash is to keep the diaper area clean and dry. This will also help prevent new diaper rashes.
  • Always wash your hands after changing a diaper
  • Ask your doctor if a diaper rash cream would be helpful. Zinc oxide or petroleum jelly-based products help keep moisture away from baby's skin when applied to completely clean, dry skin
  • Avoid using wipes that have alcohol or perfume. They may dry out or irritate the skin more
  • Do NOT use corn starch on your baby's bottom. It can make a yeast diaper rash worse
  • Do NOT use talc (talcum powder). It can get into your baby's lungs
  • Change your baby's diaper often, and as soon as possible after the baby urinates or passes stool
  • Lay your baby on a towel without a diaper on whenever possible. The more time the baby can be kept out of a diaper, the better
  • Pat the area dry or allow to air-dry
  • Put diapers on loosely. Diapers that are too tight don't allow enough air and may rub and irritate the baby's waist or thighs
  • Use water and a soft cloth or cotton ball to gently clean the diaper area with every diaper change. Avoid rubbing or scrubbin the area. A squirt bottle of water may be used for sensitive areas
  • Using highly absorbent diapers helps keep the skin dry and reduces the chance of getting an infection
Diaper rashes are common in babies between 4 and 15 months old. They may be noticed more when babies begin to eat solid foods.
Diaper rashes caused by infection with a yeast or fungus called Candida are very common in children. Candida is found everywhere in the environment. It grows best in warm, moist places, such as under a diaper. A yeast-related diaper rash is more likely to occur in babies who:
  • Are not kept clean and dry
  • Are taking antibiotics, or whose mothers are taking antibiotics while breast feeding
  • Have more frequent stools
Other causes of diaper rashes include:
  • Acids in the stool (seen more often when the child has diarrhea)
  • Ammonia (produced when bacteria break down urine)
  • Diapers that are too tight or rub the skin
  • Reactions to soaps and other products used to clean cloth diapers
  • Too much moisture

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Orglamix Giveaway by Rachel's Giveaways (External Giveaway)

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Monday, October 18, 2010

VISA GC Giveaway by The Mommy Chronicles (External Giveaway)

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Thursday, October 14, 2010

Certain Dri Giveaway

Posted by ♥Elena R♥ at 2:42 PM 16 comments

While you may feel that excessive underarm perspiration is your problem, alone, there are millions of people --women and men, of all ages and races -- who suffer from this condition, known as axillary hyperhidrosis. Perhaps the embarrassment causes you to worry about body odor, avoid certain social situations, to alter your clothing selections or to avoid settings that you know will cause excessive perspiration.

Now, with Certain Dri® Anti-Perspirant with New! 72 Hour Protection from excessive underarm sweating, also available in new solid application and new Certain Dri A.M.™ Underarm RefresherThe Certain Dri® Protection System™– you can raise your arms again...with confidence. Make certain you're dry... with Certain Dri®.
Plus, Certain Dri® is taking it a step further, literally, by introducing new Certain Dri® FEET Moisture Control Pads and Certain Dri® FEET Microsponge® Powder. When used together as the Certain Dri® Feet Protection System, the two, new products offer maximized results for controlling foot perspiration and odor. Click here to learn more about the Certain Dri® FEET Products.

Antiperspirants are the choice for controlling wetness, since the most common active ingredients, aluminum compounds, block the pores to inhibit the release of sweat and help absorb odor-causing moisture. However, for people have been diagnosed with axillary hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating of the underarms) or who feel that they suffer from excessive perspiration on a regular basis or occasionally, due to stress, occupation, etc.

Certain Dri Anti-Perspirant is available with 12 percent aluminum chloride, the active ingredient used in prescription anti-perspirants. Because Certain Dri® is water-based (vs. alcohol-based like its prescription competitors), it is available without a doctor’s prescription.

Certain Dri® Solid Anti-Perspirant

  • Created specifically to complete the line of Certain Dri antiperspirant products for those who want the same 72-hour protection from excessive underarm perspiration in a solid application.
  • The product is specially-formulated to provide everyday, all-day dryness for those who suffer from excessive underarm perspiration.
  • Certain Dri® Solid Anti-Perspirant contains 25% aluminum sesquichlorohydrate (Anhydrous). It is the only over-the-counter antiperspirant with this ingredient, which is more effective than the aluminum zirconium formula found in over-the-counter solid antiperspirants that are labeled “clinical strength.”

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Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Munchkin Arm & Hammer Diaper Pail Giveaway (External Giveaway)

Posted by ♥Elena R♥ at 1:25 PM 0 comments

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Softlips Review and Giveaway

Posted by ♥Elena R♥ at 6:38 PM 124 comments

Softlips has recently come out with a new line of lip care products that are USDA-certified organic couple 100% natural ingredients and free from preservatives, phthalates, sulfates, parabens, mineral oil and gluten.

Softlips® PURE 100% Natural Lip Butter – tube applicator that provides hydrating SPF 15 protection for very dry lips with zinc oxide, shea butter, jojoba seed oil, beeswax.

Softlips® PURE 100% Natural Lip Gloss – a tube applicator that provides natural, glossy color with high shine in three shades – Shell Pink, Natural Honesty and Coral Charm – with natural seed oils and beeswax and provides hydrating SPF 15 protection for dry lips with zinc oxide.


Softlips® PURE 100% Natural Lip Tint – a balm/stick applicator that provides sheer, tinted color in three shades – Shell Pink, Natural Honesty and Coral Charm – with beeswax, coconut oil and other natural ingredients and provides hydrating SPF 15 protection for dry lips with zinc oxide.

Softlips® PURE 100% Natural Lip Polish – provides natural exfoliation for lips with organic coconut flakes and sugar and deeply moisturizes lips with bees wax and natural seed oils like safflower, mango and castor seed.

Softlips products are available in the Natural/Organic section at Target Stores nationwide.
I love Softlips… The lip gloss provides natural, glossy color! Now, I’m really addicted! Always carry with me my lip gloss and lip balm.
Honesty, these all products are amazing! Keep lips soft, moisturized, beautiful and healthy!

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Some Ideas to wear High Boots

Posted by ♥Elena R♥ at 12:43 PM 4 comments

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Review of HerStyler Colorful Seasons Flat Iron

Posted by ♥Elena R♥ at 10:32 AM 2 comments
They have a range of 5 color finished to suit your personal style!

HerStyler Colorful Seasons

I got the purple one and I love it!

HerStyler Colorful Seasons Purple

Let my hair silky and shiny. You can do your hair in differen ways: Straight, soft curls, defined curls, wavy, you can crimp and use it with damp hair (Like a Wet to Dry flat iron).


HerStyler features:

  • A range of 5 color finished to suit your personal style
  • Adjustable heat up to 200 degress Farenheit
  • 100% ceramic plates, 1.5” wide

  • Free travel case

  • Fashionable, color-coordinated design.
  • Solid ceramic plates that guarantee fast and smoot straightening results without pulling or breaking hair.
  • Hair will be three times smoother and silkier than ordinary ceramic straightening irons.
  • Our ceramic plates generate six times more energy than an ordinary ceramic straightening iron.

  • High concentration of negative ions cuts straightening time in half.
  • Negative ions renew your hair’s natural softness and shine and eliminate frizziness.
  • Ultra-fast: Achieve the desired temperature in less than 25 seconds (half time of conventional models). This in turn saves electricity  and prolongs lifespan of the product. Please not that the iron should be switched off when not in use using the On/Off switch on the temperature control thermostat.
  • Hotter and more consistent heat on all adjustable temperature settings.
  • Adjustable temperature controls suitable for every hair type (240C/410F, 120C/200F).
  • For fine hair, fragile, bleached or damage hair we recommend the lowest temperature setting.
  • For normal hair and/or regular use we recommend the middle range temperature setting.
  • For coarse, tough and resistant hair in healthy condition, we recommend the maximum temperature setting.
  • Ergonomic design making it more comfortable to use.


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Friday, October 1, 2010

10 Best Speedy Hair and Makeup Tricks

Posted by ♥Elena R♥ at 12:40 PM 0 comments
Got a need for speed? Here, we look back at the top quick beauty tips over the years -- that still work today.

  • Get clean skin quick. To sop up oil and refresh makeup, lightly mist your face with toner, then pat with a tissue, says Eva Scrivo, makeup artist and owner of the eponymous New York City salon. Finish with a dusting of loose powder.
  • Lighten locks instantly. If scalp grease (or too many products) have left your light hair looking like dirty dishwater, sprinkle translucent powder over your roots, then brush through, says makeup artist Morgen Schick.
  • Hydrate your skin in half the time. Use conditioner to moisturize your hair -- and body, says Schick. Just massage it in neck-to-toe in the shower, rinse and dry off. The conditioner will hydrate nearly as well as body lotion -- without the time suck of waiting for it to sink in.
  • Get gorgeous nails, now. Schick's 60-second strategy: Remove all polish, clean under your nails (with lemon juice, if you have it) and massage the thickest lotion you can find (lip balm will suffice in a pinch) into your cuticles.
  • Use pink to fake perfect skin. Surprise! Concealer is only half the battle when it comes to fixing flaws. To really perfect your complexion (no matter what your skin tone), try wearing lipstick in a warm pink. "It distracts people's eyes from blemishes and other imperfections," says Schick.
  • Depuff your Do in a flash. To flatten frizz, dampen your hands with water and a drop of hand lotion, then gently pull your hair back into a French twist. Wait 10 minutes; take your strands down. VoilĂ  -- fuzz free!
  • Focus on the front to speed hairstyling. When you're strapped for time, do the T-zone blow-dry: down your part and around your hairline only. "As long as the front and top of your hair looks finished," says Scrivo, "so will you."
  • Score evening eyes in just one step. Eyeliner is the fastest way to look sexy, says Delux Beauty creator Jillian Dempsey. To do: Trace your top lash lines to just past the outer corners of your eyes.
  • Pull it together with a Ponytail. There's nothing wrong with resorting to a ponytail -- after all, it's the ultimate easy style. To do: Pull your hair back haphazardly with your fingers and spritz with hairspray, says Roy Teeluck, owner of the Roy Teeluck Salon in New York City. Last, twist a stray tendril around your hair elastic; pin.
  • Revive your face rapidly. There's nothing wrong with resorting to a ponytail -- after all, it's the ultimate easy style. To do: Pull your hair back haphazardly with your fingers and spritz with hairspray, says Roy Teeluck, owner of the Roy Teeluck Salon in New York City. Last, twist a stray tendril around your hair elastic; pin.

WebMD Feature from "Marie Claire" Magazine

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

10 Best Make Up Secrets Revealed

Posted by ♥Elena R♥ at 11:49 AM 0 comments
Want to look like you just stepped out of a beauty salon — every day? Uncover the industry's ten best makeup secrets (plus one bonus tip).

Makeup artists have a few tricks up their sleeves when it comes to creating beautiful looks for women. For Vincent Longo, makeup artist and creative director of Vincent Longo Cosmetics, his best-kept secret comes from the red carpet. "When doing makeup for celebrities before big events, I always make sure to stain the cheeks and lips before applying the foundation," he says. "So if their makeup wears off during the night, the stained cheeks and lips will continue to glow from underneath." It's a foolproof beauty back-up plan!
Now here are ten more makeup secrets, revealed.

  •  A Fresh Face — Resist the urge to powder your face every time you refresh your makeup — the result will look cakey. Instead, use blotting papers to keep makeup intact as you remove excess moisture.
  • Choosing a Concealer — Follow this rule of thumb when picking the right concealer for your skin's undertones: If your skin tends to be ruddy (reddish), use a green color corrective stick; if you have a sallow (yellow) complexion, look for a concealer in shades of lilac or pink. Olive or darker skin tones need a peachy or apricot concealer.
  • A Natural Flush — Cream blushes and cheek stains will give your face a rosy glow that looks natural. Use your fingertips to blend the product into the apples of your cheeks in a circular motion. Note that peaches and golden hues look beautiful on fairer complexions; coral shades look best on medium skin tones; and mauves and burgundies are most flattering on darker complexions.
  • Defined Cheekbones — Use this simple contouring trick: After applying blush or bronzer to your face, lightly swipe a highlighting powder (a frosted off-white eye shadow will work!) on your cheekbones just above and below the color you've applied. This creates an instant face-flattering effect!
  • Being a Bronzed Beauty — Fake a bake by sweeping golden brown bronzing powder along your forehead, cheeks, nose, and chin. A powder with light-reflective pigment will give an "airbrushed" glow. Just be careful not to go too dark for your natural skin tone.
  • Subtle, Sexy Eyes — Smoky eyes aren't for everyone. If you're fair skinned, the look can be too much. Instead, opt for nude eye shadow (flattering on everyone!) or a pale gold on lids and gray, not black, eyeliner.
  • Perfectly Lined Lids — Unsteady hands can make it a challenge to apply liquid eyeliner. To ensure a smooth line, apply your eyeliner by painting little dots along your lash line, as close to the lashes as possible, then connect the dots. Easy!
  • Long, Lush Lashes — The key to lashes with tons of length and fullness is to use two types of mascara. Start with a lengthening mascara (bristles are close together to better grip lashes and spread the product from base to tip), then follow up with a thickening mascara, which has dense bristles to build volume.
  • Fabulously Full Lips — To plump up thin lips, exfoliate once a week to stimulate blood flow. Try a lip scrub or just use a moistened toothbrush to gently slough your lips. Then apply clear gloss to the center of your bottom lips — this helps reflect the light to make your pout pop even more.
  • Lip Color With Staying Power — If you want your lip color to last all day, apply lipstick with a lip brush, and then add a coat of translucent powder to set the color. Repeat this once or twice and you can be sure your radiant red lips won't budge.

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