Sunday, December 10, 2017

Easy Holiday Cookie Ideas Recipe + Giveaway

We are in the festive time for the season.  Who doesn’t like cookies during the holidays?  Complete your cookie plate for family and friends with these easy holiday cookie ideas.  These cookies are made with Krusteaz cookie mix. 

I've baked these holiday fun butter vanilla sugar cookies into a snowman and mittens, the sandwich from triple chocolate chunk, and snickerdoodle to cinnamon sugar and sugar sprinkles—not to mention these are easy to bake and decorate. 

    Prepare and bake one package cookie mix as directed, using butter and egg.  Let the cookies cool completely.
Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe


  • 1(8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  •  1 cup granulated sugar
  •  1 pinch salt 
  • 1 -2 teaspoon vanilla 
  • 1 1⁄2 cups heavy whipped cream, unwhipped (33-35%)

    • 1 package Butter Vanilla Sugar Cookie 
    • 1/2 cup ( 1 stick ) butter 
    • 1 egg 
    • Sprinkles 

    • Prepare and bake one package cookie mix as directed, using butter and egg.  Let the cookies cool completely.  ( Use a cookie cutter of a snowman & mitten to shape cookies and baggies to help decorate)
     Sugar Cookie Icing Recipe


    • 1 cup powdered sugar 
    • 2 teaspoons milk 
    • 2 teaspoons light corn syrup 
    • 1⁄4 teaspoon vanilla 

    • 1 package Snickerdoodle Cookie 
    • 1/2 cup ( 1 stick ) butter 
    • 1 egg 
    • Sprinkles 
    • Pouch cinnamon sugar ( included in package)
      Prepare and bake one package cookie mix as directed, using butter and egg.  Let the cookies cool completely. 
      Krusteaz Giveaway 

      Krusteaz has agreed to giveaway 2 of each Krusteaz mix: Butter Vanilla Sugar Cookie Mix, Snickerdoodle Cookie Mix, and Triple Chocolate Chunk Cookie Mix.   One winner will be chosen and you will have 24 hours to claim your prize or another winner will be chosen.  The giveaway is open to US residents only and 18 year + of age.  Enter the giveaway via Gleam tool form below.  Good luck!
    Krusteaz Cookie Mix Giveaway

    Wednesday, November 22, 2017

    6 New Lipstick Shades For Any Season

    Are you curious as to what new shades you could add to your collection.  We've got the perfect new colors to spice up any season.  Stock up before each season with the lipstick shades that work best.  You can use two colors to mix and match or use one.  These color shades are fun, beautiful and can compliment all skin tones.

    Hard Candy has 6 beautiful new lipstick colors.  The Fierce Effects Matte Lipstick colors are Crave, Exhibitionist, Envy, Manattee, Black Tie, and Tempt Me.  These matte lipsticks were currently added and offer more variety of shades.  These vibrant colors are highly pigmented with great color payoff.  

    Hard Candy out did themselves with the stylish diamond lipstick cover.  This adds class and their products are long-lasting.  Their products are reasonably low in price.  Which means, you can add more makeup to your collection. Yay!  

    The Fierce Effects Matte Lipstick has weightless texture, infused with Argan oil to moisturize and add shine to your lips.  The lipstick retails for $5.00.  You can check out the 6 new lipstick colors at Hard Candy.  Which of the 6 lipsticks would you like to try first?  

    Wednesday, October 25, 2017

    Find Out About Play Fair 2017 + Win 2 Tickets

    Play Fair, a public celebration of play and entertainment for all ages, brings new and beloved toy and pop culture brands together under one roof for an interactive and fun-filled live event open to families, fans and media.  A joint venture between the Toy Association and LeftField Media and presented by Spin Master and Toys “R” Us, Play Fair is nearly double in size in 2017, providing greater ways for children, parents, teenagers and fans to play! Families and fans will be delighted with hands-on exhibits and demonstrations, awe-inspiring displays, talent appearances, dozens of toy and entertainment brands, and never-before-seen exclusives.  Attendees also receive a chance to vote for the finalists of The Toy Association’s 2018 Toy of the Year (TOTY) Awards.

    At Play Fair, attendees can feel, touch, and take home their favorite toys and games — and be the first to glimpse the toys of tomorrow from more than 40 exhibitors including Cartoon Network, Hasbro, Just Play, K’NEX, LEGO, Midtown Comics, ALEX Brands, Moose Toys, Spin Master, The New York Doll Company, Toys “R” Us, VTech, Kvellix, Inc. (NUTSO) and WowWee.  See firsthand which toys, games, and entertainment will be the biggest hits this season, just in time for Black Friday. More information can be found at

    WHENPlay Fair 2017
    Saturday, November 4th – Sunday, November 5th 
    10:00 AM – 7:00 PM

    WHERE: Jacob K. Javits Center, Halls 1A and 1B 
                     655 West 34th Street

    • Larger-than-life play experiences and stage activities including a MineCraft VR station, ALEX® SPA, LEGO races, a NERF Arena, an augmented reality Ben 10 experience, a Guinness Book of World Record attempt to break the largest slime creation challenge with Maddie Rae’s Slime Glue, Builder demos with Magformers, live product unboxings, Shopkins fashion shows and more!
    • Exciting photo opportunities with talent and costume characters from PAW Patrol®, Rusty Rivets, Toys “R” Us’ Geoffrey, Ben 10, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Peppa Pig, SpongeBob SquarePants, Leapfrog’s Scout & Violet, Shopkins, and more!
    • Top 2017 holiday toys from drones and blasters to the best in kids’ crafts, collectibles, coding and more!
    • Interview opportunities with representatives from more than 40 family entertainment & play companies, executives, and industry experts from The Toy Association.
    • Interactive Exhibits – Enter the worlds of your favorite toys and games with hands-on exhibits fostering team-work, discovery, and play.
    • Museum Quality Displays – Glimpse vintage toys, rare variants, and mock-ups of upcoming toys to learn about the past, present, and future of some of America’s favorite toys and games.
    • Toy Unboxing – Be the first to see some of the biggest toys of the holidays.
    • Celebrity Guests – Meet Mindy Thomas, co-host of NPR’s “Wow in the World”, the New York Knicks, the New York Rangers, Toy Designers, and more!
    • Show Exclusives – Score limited edition toys only available at Play Fair!  You’ll want to set aside some space in your toy chest or shelf for exclusives you won’t find anywhere else.
    • And a Race Around NYC – Take your Play Fair badge to dozens of shops, museums, restaurants, and landmarks to get discounts, goodies, and freebies all weekend long.

    Win two tickets to attend Play Fair. Many toy brands will be there, awesome toys, fun games, shows and see WWE Big Show & Daniel Bryan and much more. 

    The entry is for one winner only.  The giveaway is open to U.S. or Canada residents and 18+ of age. The giveaway ends October 30th.  Enter the giveaway on our Instagram page at

    Friday, October 20, 2017

    2 Hair Styling Essentials

    Some women with curly hair flat iron because they think men prefer that.  The other 50% of women use a curling iron to curl their hair that adds bounce to last.   Hair-styling doesn't have to be complicated.  Women come to understand their own hair because of the hair texture and density.  

    When you have the necessary tools, it is easier to style your hair at home.  The most important 2 hair styling essentials to own is the Revlon salon long lasting curls tourmaline ceramic curling iron and Revlon salon straight copper smooth flat iron.  These wonderful tools will help women get the particular look they want and hair lasts for days.  You should never go without this styling irons.  

    Revlon salon long lasting curls tourmaline ceramic curling iron gives you seamless curls that you can wear from work to a dinner date.  You can create a variety of curls from Shirley temple curls to loose drop curls.  You get straight shiny and smooth salon hair with the Revlon salon straight copper smooth flat iron.  These are great hair tools for your everyday use and to look your best during the holidays.  

    Revlon Salon Straight Copper Smooth Flat Iron Features:

    • 1 inch Advanced Nano Copper 3X ceramic for superior heat transfer 
    • 30 Customizable Digital LCD Heat Settings for Complete Styling Control 
    • 455 F Smart Heat Memory System 
    • Recalls the Last Heat Setting 24 HR Hair Frizz Control 
    • 10-Second fast heat-up

    Revlon Salon Long Lasting Curls Tourmaline Ceramic Curling Iron Features:

    •  Tourmaline Ceramic  
    • 1 1/4” Barrel  
    • 425°F Professional High Heat  
    • 30 Heat Settings  
    • 30-Second Fast Heat-up  
    • High Heat, Constant Heat  
    • Auto Shut Off  Soft-Feel 
    • Handle  Tangle-free Swivel Cord  
    • 4 Year Limited Warranty
    For more information on these products visit Revion Tools

    Sunday, October 8, 2017

    The Holiday Must-Have Toys

    The holiday is coming up soon.  Whether your kid is naughty or nice.  Now is the best time to prepare and shop for your kids.  Kids have a list of items they want.  We like to see the kids smile as they open their presents.  

    If your a parent looking to start holiday shopping.  We will help you find the hottest toys for your holiday list.  The images provided below are the latest toys from LEGOS.  

    The LEGOS toys featured here are below.

    LEGO Friends Snow Resort Ski Lift
    LEGO Friends Snow Resort Ice Rink
    LEGO Star Wars BB-8
    LEGO Star Wars Resistance Transport Pod
    THE LEGO NINJAGO Destiny’s Bounty
    LEGO Super Heroes Thor vs. Hulk: Arena Clash
    LEGO Super Hero Girls Eclipso Dark Palace
    LEGO Winter Village Station
    LEGO Joker Manor
    LEGO NINJAGO Movie Minifigures
    DUPLO Santa’s Winter Holiday
    LEGO BrickHeadz
    LEGO Elves Rosalyn’s Healing Hideout
    LEGO Batman The Penguin Arctic Roller 
    LEGO City Heavy-duty Rescue Helicopter
    LEGO Juniors THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE Shark Attack

    Kids will go crazy to get their hands on these LEGOS holiday toys.  LEGOS are great for developmental learning, motor skills, color recognition, counting, and more.  
    The cool LEGO is their Snow Resort Off-Roader.  This is a great toy to build for you to prep your kid about to head to ski.  It's action packed with Emma mini-doll figure in a snowboarding outfit, SUV-style car with roof rack, opening trunk and removable roof, snowboarding ramp and rail, snowboard, crash helmet, suitcase and a map.  It retails for the low price of $14.99.  

    Your LEGO Friends said, "The ski resorts are beginning to open, but it’s not too late to teach your children about ski safety."  Whether your family does this on a regular basis or new family sport.  LEGO Friends can be of assist in preparing  your kid to hit the slopes this season.  Checkout the 5 Tips to Make Your Ski Trip Awesome via YouTube/LEGO.

    Visit to find awesome toys.  These toys shown above will be available for your holiday shopping list.