Wednesday, July 31, 2013

July Favorites

Hellllloooooooo ladies!
Here are some products I've been loving in the month of July~
Let me know if there are any new things you've discovered you absolutely love!

Saturday, July 27, 2013

35 Week Pregnancy Update

phew. I'm at 35 weeks.... 
I know most people say "wow that flew by!" not me, I feel like I've been pregnant forever!!!
Here is my 35 week update!

This week:
I totally forgot to mention in the video that at this weeks doctor's appointment I actually measured smaller than the previous week and didn't gain weight, so doc was a little concerned that baby hadn't grown. Praying the next checkup the little man will have grown a bit!

I've been feeling crampy, pressure and lot of back pain. 
Praying to go to 37 weeks, but  not past 40! haha!

Saturday, July 20, 2013

My New Miracle Drink

I totally feel like an infomercial, but seriously... this drink has changed my life.
I use to take magnesium tablets with melatonin at night to try to help me sleep, I've been an insomniac for as long as I can remember....but it didn't really do anything. 

About a month back I started getting really bad migraines again. Since I'm pregnant I'm careful about what kind of medication I take, and frankly nothing really helps.
I had a couple of people suggest this "Calm" drink to me and that it was all natural. Hey, why not right?
I don't know if it is a total fix for migraines, but it fixed a bunch of other things. AND the last 2 times I felt a migraine coming on I drank Calm and it did not progress.

Here are the things its has been helping me with:
DEFINITELY sleeping better. BUT it doesn't make you drowsy or groggy. I have taken it in the middle of the day and it didn't make me sleepy
helps me de-stress and feel less anxious
leg cramps (charlie horses and my foot cramping up)

I bought my first box off of Amazon in the single packets (I think there is 30 packets in the box)
for about $15

I found the tall canister at Nutrition zone for $12.99, but I've seen the same canister at other health food stores for $24.99... so you kind of have to shop around. 

Then, Natural Vitatlity sent me some more flavors to try.. .woohoo!! ( I seriously carry it around in my purse and had it out like a drug dealer. hahaa!)

Rasberry lemon and Orange taste very similar ot Emergen C
Cherry tastes like Cherry Bomb Sour candies
and the no flavor tastes like Alka Selzer

Symptoms of Magnesium Deficiency:
• Stress
• Fatigue and Low Energy
• Inability to Sleep
• Muscle Tension, Spasms & Cramps
• Anxiousness and Nervousness
• Irritability
• Headaches
• Weakness
• PMS and Hormonal Imbalances
• Weakening Bones
• Abnormal Heart Rhythm
• Calcification of Organs

There are seriously so many benefits to this drink and I've discovered other friends that have been taking it and I'm like "why did'nt you tell me about it?!"
I am totally one of those people that has to share when I discover something great.

A lot of people use this when they travel if they have anxiety too... I wish I could send everyone a sample packet (but I ran out...maybe I should get more..haha!)

Friday, July 19, 2013

Boogie Wipes & Puffs!

I have shared Boogie Wipes in my favorites several times because I went through so many years of not using them, I wish someone told me about them 3 kids ago!
I use to see them in the baby aisle and thought "so stupid, why would I buy separate wipes just for their boogies". That's because I never read the package or bothered trying them!
My youngest daughter has super dry skin and whenever she has a runny nose her whole face gets chapped from me one day I actually read the package and tried them. 
How come no one told me about them before?!?!

Not only do they not dry out her little nose, the saline actually loosens those hard boogies and they moisturize her face!
The first time I got the berry blast and grape (the scent is a bit strong, like bubble gum) So now I just get the fresh scent or unscented. I have a pack in my diaper bag and always keep the big canister of them at home now

"Boogie Wipes are made with saline to dissolve boogies (mucus) caused by the common cold, allergies or otherwise booger-filled kid moments. Extra soft and scented in Great Grape, Fresh Scent, Magic Menthol (for extra stuffy noses), Simply Unscented and Boogieberry, Boogie Wipes are recommended by Pediatricians as a gentle, effective alternative to a dry tissue."

So now they have them for grown ups. ( I didn't know they were put out by the same people) but they so graciously sent me these ones to try and I'm so glad they did or else I would never have known to look for these for myself!
But Puffs has saline wipes for adults... not only great for when YOU have a cold and don't want the bright red rudolph nose that's chapped and flaking everywhere, its good for cleaning your face on the go. I know the package has a girl on it, but this would be awesome for guys. I feel like after they play basketball or whatever they just hang out with all that gunky dirt and sweat on their face and then wonder why they break out!!! maybe its too girly, but if they did a quick wipe with one of these it would totally clean their face and prevent breakouts too!
We take a lot of trips and drive a lot... so although I use makeup wipes these are good to wipe my kids faces with to freshen up. I usually use just the normal baby wipes, but they are drying... unlike these!
so here's to boogie free, clean faces for everyone!!

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Soufeel Austrian Crystal Jewelry

How gorgeous are these rings from ?!
These are from their Austrian Crystal line... love how sparkly they are!

make sure to use coupon code "jeannie10" for an extra 10% off :)

Crystal Panther Ring $15.95

Champagne Gold & Violet $12.95

Champagne Gold & White $12.95

Crystal Heart $11.95

Chrysolite Ring $12.95

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

33 Week Pregnancy Update

This has been a rough week... and its only Wednesday!
I feel like I'm already experiencing early labor signs..hoping baby waits a couple more weeks.

This week and last:
ouchy contractions
pelvic pressure
back pain
pinkish discharge
i think i lost my mucus plug
gotta go to the bathroom every 5 minutes
not sleeping well
baby moves ALL the time!
sore ribs

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

July Ipsy Bag

Ipsy is a monthly beauty bag that delivers deluxe beauty samples every month for $10!
Order your Ipsy bag here: 

oh and here are today's nails:
Sally Hansen Salon Perfect Manicure in "Peach of Cake"

Friday, July 5, 2013

Flashback Friday: Summer Fruit Nails

As the weeks go by and I feel heavier and more uncomfortable its hard finding some motivation! 
I was looking through some old 'nail art' and found these summer fruity nails... 
I love how happy and summery they are so I thought I would share!

The video was done a couple of years ago, so be forgiving!