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Bathandbodyworks Weekend Sale

Good evening my lovelies. I hope you have been enjoying your week. Mine has been good so far. I had a great time spending my five year anniversary with my husband last weekend. Everyday with him is a special occasion. We went out to dinner and I asked to go to the hit up the bath and body works sale. All the soaps are $2.50. I had a coupon $10 off of $30 so they came to $1.75 each. I also picked up a blinged out dispenser pump for the lotions and a little candle. Yeah I might have an addiction and I'm play with that lol. No more until the semi annual sale which will make all of my money dissapear probably instantly. Sunday we had such a great day. Did some errands and went to Target. Then my in laws came over to do our yearly holiday baking. We had so much fun and cookies. I have bags and bags in the freezer. I don't trust myself with them out lol. All in all the perfect weekend. I love spending time with my hubby and family so much. Well enjoy your night and my pictur… Order/Pinchme Freebies

It's hump day guys! We are almost there. The weekend is so close. This week has been flying by. Life really needs to try and slow down. Well today I switched my workout routine up and I am doing toning. I have been doing push ups and crunches most of the day. I like to do them every hour so I get in a lot, but take breaks and get work done as well. is another freebie website I am signed up with. You get monthly samples. Leave reviews. Get to try new products. I have only had one other box. The others I wasn't quick enough to order in time. This sample box was really good. I received a full sized sample of Secret Deoderant. Scotchbrite sponge. Breatheright nasal strip. Purell hand wipes. Last but not least an Olay body wash. I can't wait to try! December 15th is the next time you can request samples. You have to get there before noon on the dot. The samples will go in a matter of minutes.

The other day I ordered a Brewooze refillable K-Cup for the carafe. It is…

Hanukkah Haul: Weekend At Mom's

Good Tuesday afternoon all. I was a bit sick Sunday night into Monday. I had a stomach bug. Thank god it seemed to only last 24 hours. I guess the positive as well as negative of being the healthiest you've ever been is when you put something into your system you normally don't,your body just rejects it :(. I went to my mom's house on Friday to celebrate Hanukkah with my mom. She made a beautiful dinner (which I didn't even pig out) but I think the oil from the latka's bothered me. I never ever eat anything fried. I don't even use oil. Except olive oil. Needless to say I was sick. I am better now. I got right back on track with my cardio in the morning and now I am washing a few loads of laundry while catching up on work. I like to multi-task! My husband is going to see his grandma straight after work tonight. It's her birthday. So it will just be me the rest of the day. Happy birthday to her!

I hope everyone had a beautiful holiday or weekend. Here are …

Old Navy Beauty Finds

As I was waiting on line at old navy last week, I stumbled upon these beauty goodies for the face. The mask felt nice and made my skin smooth. The porw strips work just as good as the biore ones. The lashes looked awesome. I wore them on Thanksgiving. Best part was I had a 50% coupon so they were all $4 and the lashes were $1!!!!

Signing off a "thrifty and pretty" coffee diva

Cyber Monday Deals

Seasons Greetings my family and friends. Last week was a bit hectic so mind the few days absence from posting. Don't worry, I have tons of deals for you guys as well as pictures to catch up with you all. First off how was your Thanksgiving? I hope you enjoyed it with love and good health. I had a beautiful holiday with my in-laws. It was so fun. It was also the first time we drove on the holiday as well as being out. Usually we would be stuck home or I go to my mom's house. I wanted to do something different. My husband always worked on the holidays (me as well) so it was nice we both had off.
Did you guys black Friday shop? I didn't. I stayed in and enjoyed the comfort of my own apartment which I tell you never gets old. Anytime I see young kids and feel I wish I were younger again it's immediately erased knowing I have my own place. It feels great. I am always so grateful.
I think the best way to go and what most people do is online shopping. Today is Cyber Monday…

Homegoods Weekend Haul

Good late afternoon on this beautiful chilly Monday. The weekends just fly by. It is scary to me sometimes to think and realize how quick life goes by. It also makes me hug my husband a little bit tighter every night. Especially this time of year. We had a busy weekend again. I wanted to do a little more Christmas shopping for some family members on my list. Bathandbodyworks had a great deal. I was able to use my 40% coupon even though the manager said "They don't normally do that". It was within the three day grace period so they need to get it together. I worked retail my whole life and it takes no energy, money, or strength to just honor something. Anywhoo before we enjoyed brunch at a new favorite diner by the mall. Me and my husband love eating at local places to support our borough. (Also I live diners :)). Sunday we had to do the weekly food shopping. It took a while being that we were getting extra for Thanksgiving as well as my husband needed to pick up food to…

Fridays Manicure 11/20


Bathandbodyworks Weekend Haul

Good evening readers! It has been a gloomy slow Wednesday here in N.Y.C. I am guessing it has gone slow mainly because I am stalking my front door waiting for my UPS man! My dad was so kind enough to get me the brand new Keurig. They had an amazing TSV on QVC last week and I could not resist! You get the carafe and a million other things for $139 I believe. It should be coming today. I have already re-arranged my kitchen in preparation for this joyous occasion. I switched my espresso machine to my coffee cart and I will be putting the new Keurig in the kitchen now that I have so much room on my counter. I took away my microwave and toaster oven a while ago, it just freed up so much space on my counter. Plus it's a gorgeous deep mocha color (exclusive to Q.V.C) and I think it will look amazing against my newly painted tiffany blue walls :)

The days and weeks are flying by. That means the holidays are creeping closer. I have been so busy sorry I haven't posted since Sunday. I w…

Fall/Winter 2015 Bedroom Decor

Sharing a few pictures of my fall/winter bedroom decor  🎄🎄

Fridays Manicure

Enjoy your weekend all ⛄⛄⛄

Kohls Wax Melt Review

Good evening all. Its Tuesday night and my allergies haven't let up all week. I powered through cardio in the afternoon. Took my vitamins. Drank tons of green tea and water, but nothing let's up😩.
Yesterday I decided to burn a new wax melt "autumn hayride" from kohls candle section. It smells divine! Pure holiday in one little melt. It smells like a pine tree but fresh not like one that you get for your car. The scent lasted hours. I just loved it. I have to purchase this scent in the candle form. I'm very impressed. This was my first time trying candles/melts from Kohls. I give it a five coffee cup out of 5 review. I will be burning this all through the holidays.

Have you guys tried this scent yet? Do you like Kohls candles?

I must rest now. Goodnight all.Signing off a "congested" coffee diva ;)

Tassimo Delivery

This flavor is absolutely delicious. I will let myself have one cup on the weekends since there are calories and sugar. If you have a Tassimo I definitely suggest! I love caramel anything ☕🍮.

A Holiday Shelfie

Thank god it's Monday! Hey why not? Who says Monday can't rock as much as Friday? My weekend was really good. I was able to just rest for once and catch up on some new movies. My husband had a boys night out on Saturday. I worked out. Decorated for the holidays as well. (Hence the shelfie photo). Sunday was just sleeping late and football. I usually feel bad if I just relax but I told myself I deserve it and I loved the quality time with my hubbz.
I did my cardio in the morning. It always starts the day off right. I've had such a busy productive morning after my workout. I received good news that Amazon picked me to be an AMZ reviewer for them. They send you tons of products for free and they only ask you to review honestly. Yes please! Such an honor. I am very proud of where my blog has started and where it is going. The more I work, network, and commit the better results I get. Just like anything in life. I actually taught myself how to do a blog. Templates. Embeded co…

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Ikea Winter Catalog

T.G.I.F my little dolls! I hope you all had a wonderful week. Mine was okay. Everyday to be alive is a good day. Seemed like it went by so fast. Today have errands, work, and beauty projects. Maybe shopping later tonight when hubby gets home. Of course I will be posting Friday's Manicure later. First I want to share with you exciting news again....

Ikea's Winter Holidays are now open online and in stores. You can browse here for inspiration as well as shopping for great Holiday items for cheap. My favorites are their lights and candle holders. They are shiny, festive, and fit in well with everyone's decor. Some of their house items you can even buy as a gift. Who wouldn't want some great candles from Ikea for their apartment for the holidays? I would! Again, we are all budgeting and short on cash during the holidays (due to all the spending lol) so wouldn't it be great to be able to decorate for less? I actually just went through my holiday stuff last night. Got r…

Green Mountains New Coffee House K-Cups

Hello readers! It is a very dark and gloomy day here in N.Y.C. It's a great day to be curled up on the couch with coffee and a good book :). My hubby had an extra day off from work (since he has never called out) and he decided to take it today. I am so glad. I love to see him get a break from work. He works so hard and does everything in his power to give me a great life! I am always thankful. This month I am participating in #30daysofthanks on Instagram. It's a fun way to post a picture each day and have a thankful thought. It really should be #365 days of thanks, but at least one or two months is better than nothing.
I had a nice strength training work out in the morning while hubby sleeped in. I use the weights and did arm workouts, squats, etc. Then I proceeded to stretch and integrate into yoga. It felt great. I get so caught up in doing cardio every day a week I forget that it's good to switch it up to new routines. As well as stretching which is so good for the b…

Target Haul 11/3/15

Good evening lovelies. Here is a few goodies I picked up at Target yesterday with my husband 👍

Keurig 2.0 My K-Cup Re-Usable Filter

Happy Monday and November to you all! I am so excited. It is my favorite time of year. I probably will begin holiday decorating this week. I don't want to hear it. I love the lights. The music. The food. Why just put up your tree for one week a year when you have two months? No comments lol. I have been busy all day since I woke. Just finished doing three loads of laundry. All the towels and sheets. I need some lunch. But first. Some exciting news.... She's here!!! The new Keurig 2.0 my kcup reusable filter that everyone has been waiting for is here!!! Take a look. I am so excited that the new brewers can use this. Not only do a plan to buy the new Keurig (if I don't get one as a Christmas present) but I would definitely like to buy a filter and stock up on some ground favorites. I love this video because it shows you how to use it as well as trouble shoot a few issues you might run into. I think now that they brought the filter out to work with the new brewer a lot more …

This weeks Mani 10/31

Happy Halloween All 🎃👻🎃👻

My New Air Innovations Humidifier

T.G.I.F ya'll. It has been a crappy week but  still in a good mood in a way. After all that I have so much to be proud and thankful for so I'm just keepin it moving!My mom was kind enough to buy me this early wedding anniversary gift that I saw on Q.V.C and wanted. I suffer from the indoor heat all winter long. I am lucky my apartment gives so much but it bothers me. I wake up very stuffy and uncomfortable. Anywhoo, this one has a built in filter that never needs to be replaced. A programmable LED setting panel. Whisper quiet design. And last but not least its adorable! Of course I got leopard because I'm a mob wife in my past lifetime 😂🐯.
I will be using it and posting a review next week. So far I'm just one night I woke up less stuffy, I slept straight. It made the room cooler so I wasn't hot and uncomfortable. I really love it. You can check them out on Q.V.C if interested.

Well back to work I go. As well as all day cleaning. Then beauty. They shopping later. …

Last Weekends Target Clearance Haul

I will be back in Target tonight on the hunt for some more clearance items.

This weeks Manicure

Sinful Color "auburgene".

P.S. This chipped off by Monday so I had to repaint  with the lighter color by essie in "limo-scene. 😩😩 I think it was the base coat that was no good.

T.J Maxx Faux Fur Vest Review

Good morning dolls! Its rainy and chilly here in N.Y.C. I love days like this. They seem so refreshing and restorative to me. I am currently oil pulling while I watch the news. Today I have a few things on my to do list, which I am sure will add up by the end of the day. But I am always grateful everyday to be busy. Be working. And most importantly be alive.I wanted to share this new faux fur vest that I am in love with. Vests have always been tricky for me being that my biggest section is my "chest area". Most vests in my size would flat out not even button. It used to make me upset and think i couldn't wear vests. Then I jus realized I have to find one that is nice enough to buy and honestly I size up! My mom always told me nobody knows what's on your tag. She was right. I hate when I see beautiful young girls try and stuff into jean sizes they were when they were 10 lol. Hey none of us are the same size. You gotta move on girl! You want to be healthy. Wearing thos…

Becca Luminizer Review

Happy Tuesday night all. Its been a very low key day for me. I basically worked all day. Then did my cardio. Made dinner and here I am. I also felt so sleepy. (Hormones are creeping in little by little).  Hence why I'm doing a night review. I am very much looking forward to getting an early holiday gift from my mom this week. I will of course be posting the details later in the week. A Target run tomorrow in search of a furry stool. As well as a Halloween bash all weekend with my hubby.
I thought I would do a quick review on a face product that is in my beauty bag.
I use this great product every day over my foundation. I have been in love with this product since the first time I used it.  It is not shiny or sparkly at all (which I hate). You do not want to look like a disco ball. You want to look as if your skin is perfectly hydrated. With a touch of shine.
You can use it before or after foundation. Alone even with your moisturizer for a dewy natural glow. I use after my foundat…

Good Monday morning all! Don't be depressed the weekend is over. Just be excited to start the week fresh, with such possibilities for amazing things to happen. I love sharing healthy finds with you guys. I feel as if we are on this journey of health together. Here is an article I read from Dr.Weil this morning. If you are a regular reader you know my struggles with sleep. Here is another useful item that could help with sleeplessness.

Signing off an "always on the search for health" Coffee Diva

Weekend Sales 10/23

Good Friday morning! It's a gorgeous day out. I love this fresh crisp air. No more heat please! I just finished an upper body workout. Yesterday was legs and cardio. Now my legs are so heavy right now. I am lucky I made it through this workout. I did a Zumba warm up followed by cardio which involved planks and push ups. Ugh.
I have many errands to do but right now I am sipping on some Folgers Vanilla Biscotti which is delicious!

Here is the run down for all the specials going on now involving coffee, tea, and more :)

*Macys's is having a big one day sale ending tomorrow. ALL OF THEIR COFFEE MAKERS ARE ON SALE. I REPEAT ALL OF THEIR COFFEE MAKERS ARE ON SALE. BUY ONE NOW FOR A FRIEND OR FAMILY MEMBER AND SAVE FOR THE HOLIDAYS. Plus free shipping on all orders $25 or more.

*Check your mailbox or email for a 20% off coupon from bedbathandbeyond. I just received two in the mail and one online. They also offer free shipping pretty much on almost every coffee item. So check it o…

Dr. Weil's Weekly Bulletin

The Relaxation Response to Keep the Doctor Away - Dr. Weil's Weekly Bulletin

Good Healthy reads for this Thursday !

Signing off an "educated" Coffee Diva

Sinful Nail Polish Review

Good afternoon and welcome to a Tuesday review. I have done reviews pretty much about everything over the years. Today will be for a new item I am all about. Sinful Nail Polish. I have been using them every Friday when I give myself a manicure/pedicure. I thought it would be only fitting to do a review!
Today has been a good busy day so far as should the rest of the week. I have a lot to do as well as a lot of work to catch up on. What else is new?

About a year or two ago when I was working in the city one of my managers had first told me about Sinful nail polish. I complimented how amazing her manicure looked. The color was so vibrant. Shiny. Fresh. I thought she had them done. Turned out it was Sinful Nail Polish. She told me I could get it right at the local Duane Reade on the corner. We would all frequent there on breaks and to pick stuff up before heading home on the train. That was where I purchased my first bottle of Sinful nail polish.
Now I don't remember exactly what …

Why Carrots Really Are Good For Your Eyes - Dr. Weil's Weekly Bulletin

Why Carrots Really Are Good For Your Eyes - Dr. Weil's Weekly Bulletin

Happy Friday October babies! I am having a beautiful day relaxing and getting my spa on. Usually on Friday's I let myself "chill". I do a mani/pedi. Face mask. Etc. I like to save going to the actual nail salon for special occasions. I have to admit I have gotten pretty good at doing my own nails. I don't even mind doing them. It's very relaxing and cathartic to me. It reminds me taking care of my body is important. Feeling and looking beautiful go hand in hand. Plus it gives me something to look forward to all week. I work hard and deserve it as well. Everyone does!

Speaking of taking care of your body and health, I am sharing this great article with you from Dr. Weil. It talks about the correlation between fruits and veggies on the health of your eyes. Myself having a bit of an eye health scare the past month knows how important this is. Our eyes are often neglected. We always talk about…

Martinsons (Joes) Pumpkin Pie Kcup Review

Hello everyone. We are halfway through the week. I have so many errands to do later including my workout but I am just sitting here working and enjoying my coffee. Hope you are all having a beautiful morning. I have been drinking so much coffee that sometime's I forget to do reviews! I am going to be doing a brand new review for you today on a new favorite of mine for fall. Martinsons Pumpkin Pie K-cup. I know you are probably tired of hearing me talk about pumpkin spice anything right about now, but bare with me. This K-cup is really good. It is flavored but in a mild way. Not too light or watered down which many flavored coffee's can be. Good pumpkin flavoring. With or without milk tastes good. My best coffeediva tip for Keurig users would be to always brew "flavored" coffee on a smaller setting. So for me I use the 4oz setting with equal parts steamed milk to make it more like a cappuccino. It ensures that you get a stronger bolder flavor. Unless of course you li…

Natural Sleep Aid Part 2: Chamomile Tea - Dr. Weil's Weekend Tip

Natural Sleep Aid Part 2: Chamomile Tea - Dr. Weil's Weekend Tip

Happy Monday. Most of you probably have off today. Me and my husband are working. It's a beautiful day. I am taking a day off from my cardio since i pulled my right hamstring. It feels a lot better than yesterday but just in case I want to give it one more day to rest. I will be focusing on arms/abs today. I finally slept last night which brings me to this post. If you guys read my blog regularly you will even know that I have trouble sleeping many nights. I can feel such a difference in my body from how I used to sleep. Hormonal changes. Sleeping with a partner. Stress. All of these things can make sleeping something that feels more like a chore at times. I take melatonin. I wear an eye mask to block out the light. Whatever I can do to help me fall asleep. Some nights it's just not happening. I wonder if I start drinking Chamomile tea at night if it would make a difference. My biggest problem isn't alway…

5 Tips For Fall Cleaning | Seventh Generation

5 Tips For Fall Cleaning | Seventh Generation

This was literally me this week taking out all of the clothes from the closets. I have been dusting everything from head to toe. I even did the windows outside yesterday. Here's a great checklist you can tackle on a rainy day.

Signing off a "Clean" Coffee Diva

October Catch Up & Early Christmas Deals

Good Wednesday morning guys! It is mid-way through the week. Today I have to be here, I am waiting my amazon prime package I ordered on Monday. It gives me a chance to catch up on work. I haven't posted in a few days. I am sorry for that. My phone went on the fritz. Thank god my husband is a computer technician/phone technician on his own free time or I'd be lost. I am back in business and ready to catch up. Let's talk all things October. Halloween. Falling leaves. Cooler temps. It's just heaven to me. Everyday puts me in such a good mood. Here are the latest deals/headlines on all things coffee for this month. Any deals you see now you can take advantage of for the holidays. Put the gift aside and by the time Christmas comes you will have a lot more money in your pocket. Enjoy :)

*October is Fair Trade month. Please remember to always buy fair trade when possible. It supports fair wages for workers and the best quality coffee available. If you shop on you …

Keurig Kold Review CNET.COM

Happy Friday all. It might be storming up where you are in the country. It is here in N.Y.C. It is even down right cold. I actually just purchased this beautiful electric fireplace from QVC and I just put the heat on now. I am cold and am not able to regulate my heat since I live in a high rise building. Usually in the winter they blast the heat but occasionally it will feel cold. We have tile floors in the whole apartment other than the living room/bedroom area. That gets very chilly as it is. I am hoping this helps on some days when needed (like today) as well as for the beautiful ambiance. I will be keeping the fireplace out all year. It's a chic piece of furniture! Whatever you guys are up to I hope you stay warm and safe through this storm.

You might have heard about the Keurig Kold machine. I have posted a few links about information on the machine. I was forwarded this great review from my mom's boyfriend today on My opinion is this: It is a beautiful machine…

My DIY Ottoman Makeover

Happy Thursday all! It is very chilly and dark outside but warm and sunny inside with my new ottomans. I had inherited these two tables from my mother in law. I love the versatility of them. They hold a lot of items inside and have a flip top table tray. They were a chestnut brown on top with a taupe color on the bottom. Which made them very easy to blend with any colors or style decor. The top had chipped even when we first had them, but now they definitely needed a makeover. I was just using it on the other side with a styling tray. The other morning I just woke up and thought of the idea to paint the tops. I remember my MIL telling me she would take brown paint to cover nicks. I had leftover paint from the hallway in the dark rich teal. I painted them. Took about two coats. It was easy. I taped them off to be careful not to get any on the material side. Even after just one coat they looked better. But now I just love them. The teal is my favorite of all the jewel tones. It looks r…

YvesSaintLaurent Black Opium Perfume Review

I just received this free sample from Influenster and YSL for the new Black Opium perfume. I was really hoping for a full size bottle plus this perfume  is amazing! This isn't your mom or grandmas Opium like we all remember. Its sophisticated and modern. Sexy. Woodsy. Spicy. The after tones are beautifully sweet. Jasmine and vanilla with a hint of raspberry. I just love it. I wish the price was a bit less but will make a nice splurge for the holidays. This is 100% my taste and scent. I give it five coffee cups out of five!!!

Free Dunkin Donuts Coffee Today!

Happy Tuesday/National Coffee Day! My husband always makes me laugh. I told him what holiday it was he says "I really think people just make up stuff to be a holiday now"! LOL I agree. It seems like any little thing is "national day". If you are a coffee lover like I am then you should rejoice. This past weekend into the new week has been very busy. I haven't really had a "rest day" so I know I have slacked on the posts (I hope you guys still love me). I got up today and randomly thought to paint the top of these two ottomans that I inherited from my mother in law. They are very nice and I love that the top flips up to store items on, but the brown was chipped bad. Rather than go out and buy brown paint I love to use what I already have. When I makeover an already existing item in my apartment it gives me so much joy. I feel like I went furniture shopping without actually buying anything! Cardio is done for the day as has been pretty much every morni…

Crest Pro-Health Advanced+Extra Whitening Review

I am a member of and my latest campaign is Crest Pro-Health Advanced plus extra whitening mouth wash. I #gotitfree to say #byebyeburn!! No other mouth wash you have tried has been as effective as this one! First off, the mouth wash has many benefits in using besides just whitening. In just *7 days it can give you a more healthy smile*. Stronger teeth. Less bad breath. Restore your enamel. As well as kill germs and cavities and the best one yet, whiten your teeth. Just one minute twice a day can reserve your spot in having a beautiful but more important HEALTHY smile. Without the burn. When I use the mouth wash it does not burn. You just feel bubbles. It actually feels good. You look forward to using it knowing you are swishing your way to a healthy smile :). I usually use strips every 6 months to a year. They always make my teeth sensitive. It's never a good experience. These I would recommend to anyone looking to have a healthy mouth or whiter teeth or both! I will …

Tuesday Nightstands

Happy Tuesday all. I'm enjoying a nice hot pumkin spice latte now while the chilly air flows in. I took yesterday off to relax my legs and body. I worked out all week straight. Then on the weekend I walked many miles. Needless to say I needed to chill. I just rested in bed. No work out. I organized a little and did a meal prep for the week. Finally got to sleep last night as well after taking a hot bubble bath and a melatonin. One more thing to add to the list of why I love fall. Hot bubble baths and showers at night 😊.
After this coffee it is back to cardio. I just wanted to share this adorable dresser my mom got me two weeks back. It is so cute I put it in my bedroom and have loved it ever since. It has three draws as you can see so I use it to hold extra beauty items and what not. I just adore it. I'm thankful she got it for me.

Well you all enjoy your Tuesday!! I will be posting details and updates later on my shopping haul from this weekend.
Signing off a "back to ca…

Aveeno Positively Radiant Moisturizer Review

Good Monday morning to you all. I did not sleep that well, but I am up and ready to go. I hope you all had a great weekend. Mine was very event filled (I think that's why I didn't sleep well. My body needs some rest). I thought my husband was supposed to work on Sunday but then he didn't have to. We took a last minute trip to the Palisades mall in West Nyack. The mall is huge. There is about 4 floors I believe. I wanted to do some fall and winter shopping. We both purchased a few nice shirts. Some other cute items. We went to dinner. It was a perfect Saturday. Sunday I just wanted to stay home. Rest. Watch football. But I wound up tagging along with my hubby to return something in Yonkers. Of course I always find shopping everywhere I go :( so then I went to bath and body works. The list continues on until about 7pm. Needless to say my legs are sore from all that walking! I think I will skip my workout today lol.

I received a free sample shipment from Crowdtap and Aveeno…

September Pumpkin Favs

Good evening on this beautiful Thursday night. Okay I would prefer it cooler but I don't control mother nature. I hope everyone had a great day. Mine was productive but it dragged :(. I got a very sweaty cardio session in the morning in. I love working out and sweating like there is no tomorrow before I shower and take on the world. It feels cathartic.
One of my many favorite stores is Trader Joes. I took my weekly pilgrimage there last night and found my new two favorites for September. Naturally they are food and coffee 😊. Pumpkin Biscotti and Pumpkin Spice K-cups 🎃🎃. Holy canoli right? They are so dang good. You guys have to try. Let me just preface by saying I have had my many different varieties of pumpkin spice. This one my friends is the best.
First off the smell. It smells like heaven, thanksgiving, and a gorgeous crisp autumn day when you open the package to take out a k-cup. Yes I just said all that! Second, its fresh! You can see the ground coffee and smell the nut…

Pumpkin Spice Sales

I know it may still be warm where you live but it really is Pumpkin Season. Some of you will either run for the hills. Some will rejoice. I clearly am one of the many who revel in the love of all things pumpkin. Pumpkin decor. Coffee. Colors. Everything. I thought it would be good to sort through any sales going on right now so you guys can stock up on your favorite flavor :) is running 20% off Pumpkin Spice Ground Coffee

Keurig is running buy 4 boxes get $8 off plus free shipping. This will include all the fall flavors that were recently added. has 10% off for fall. Enter promo code TAKE10 at checkout. is running buy one get one 50% off for "siptember". Also get a $5 Target gift card back when you buy three Starbucks items. They have included the fall line.

If tea is more your thing, has their seasonal flavors up and ready to be ordered!

I hope this helps. If any other sales come up I will post a.s.a.p!


Folgers Flavors Coffee Enhancers Review

Hello everybody. How was your weekend? Mine was great. I went to my mom's house on Friday and stayed until Sunday. We had a nice dinner with my mom and her boyfriend. Went to do a little shopping Saturday. Then Sunday I left. But before I took the trip home I went to the local mall and I purchased a few goodies at White Barn Candle in the mall. It was great seeing my family as well as getting as getting away for a little.
Well it's Monday. It's the holiday (Rosh Hashanah- Happy new year all). It's beautiful out. I been busy all day but I think we need to do a new coffee review. Don't you? Today I will be reviewing Folgers flavors coffee enhancers. I received a free package to try out from Crowdtap and Folger's for free. They come in four different flavors. Mocha, Caramel, Hazelnut and Vanilla. I have tried three of them so far. My favorite is Caramel. I love to make a latte and drizzle on top. The Vanilla is also good. I'm not usually a mocha person so I h…

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Aroma Milk Frother Review

Happy post Labor Day everyone. I hope you had a safe and fun holiday. I got so much done over this past weekend. I am still tired. I repainted the last wall that needed a coat in my living room. (It used to be bright red. Didn't go with my aquamarine color). It was a project of course. I had to take down this huge shelving system my husband put up (that I hated). Plug the holes. Paint pretty much around a huge flat screen T.V (I didn't want to remove it). Then there were a million wires behind the desk which were driving me nuts after seeing how pretty the wall came out. I added command hooks to the back of the desk to try and corral the wires the best I could. It's not perfect, but nothing is. It's a 95% improvement. I love the color of the wall. Everything goes and has a calming open flow to the apartment now. The color on the wall opened the space.
In between that. We went shopping to a few stores. I needed a new bathroom set. Naturally I can't just do one thin…

My New Glasses

Happy Thursday guys! It is still hot and steamy here in N.Y.C. I am definitely not a summer person as it is, but I hate when it just keeps dragging on in September. I guess I wouldn't mind it as much if I could open a window at least. It is so humid though. :(.
I went to pick up my new glasses yesterday at Metro Optics in Throggs Neck. I can't say enough about them. They are so sweet. Kind. Understanding. Not pushy at all! Everyone I dealt with was nicer than the last. The lady sat me down and explained to me when and where I would wear my glasses. For me it's not really if I can't see something. It's more of a blurry issue. When I wear the glasses they just make everything seem 10X's clearer. More vibrant. No blur at all. I am supposed to wear them while on the computer. Reading. If I am on my phone a while. Definitely distance. If my eyes feel tired. Also at night or when it starts getting dark out. That's when things were most blurry for me. They feel …

Cottonelle Flushable Cleansing Cloths Review

Happy First day of September all!I hope this month brings positive opportunities. Good health. Love. Great coffee. And everything your heart desires for this month. Sorry for the few days absence. I had a bit of a health scare you can say over the weekend. I went to get a routine eye exam on Saturday with my husband. Me and my husband will both have to wear glasses. He was definitely more blind than me lol. I will just be wearing mine for distance and on the computer when they start bothering me. The doctor did inform me that I had slight pressure in my eyes and wanted me to see a specialist just in case. I naturally freaked out and started crying. I've never had an issue with my eyes or "pressure". One of the owners/doctors came over to calm me down. She was so nice and understanding and explained to me what the doctor did in a more compassionate way. She said my vision was still great and they just check things out now so god for bid in the future there will never be…

My Summer Beauty Essentials

Good Wednesday evening! It was a beautiful day here in N.Y.C. I had a productive early morning cardio workout today followed my cleaning, errands, work, and some weekly Trader Joe shopping. My sister was nice enough to give me a Vivofit 2 Bracelet over the weekend. It is so cool. It tracks your steps, calories, as well as your sleep. I downloaded the fitness app to track my calories. I felt that I wanted to be more strict on calorie count. This app even lets you scan items on your phone so you can never cheat! I love it. It makes me not want to eat at night knowing i'll have to account for it in my diary. I have been doing great since I downloaded it! I feel motivated. I'm so thankful she gave it to me:)
The summer is nearing to an end. That might make some people happy. Some people sad. No matter which one you are, I thought I'd do my summer beauty essentials list. It's hard to narrow it down being that I have so many favorites. But I tried to pick out a few that I h…