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Blue Mercury Products are Amazing

Posted on April 22, 2017 in Reviews

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Blue Mercury is amazing.  I love their Eye Shadow Palette.  The tones are perfect for my skin.  And, my 19 year old, daughter, loves it too.  She uses it every morning before College.  To add a little vibrant look to her eyes.  And, they really stand out.  We’ve always worn neutral colors, so this is perfect.

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Blue Mercury has a variety of products, that are all perfect for women.  For instance, Power Spot Clear, if you have acne.  It’s a formula, invincible to the skin, that protects your skin that targets blemishes during the day.

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There is also a fabulous Eye Liner Palette full of colors.  So, if you are bold, and beautiful, you could use the Colorful Eye Liner Palette.  This is all eye liners.  I do use Purple for my eye liner.  What about you?

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There are so many products to choose from, and all are an excellent value.  I love the products at Blue Mercury.  They make me look, and feel, young again.

There are wonderful products from both M-61 & Lune + Aster available at Blue Mercury.  Make sure you go take a look at the two brands.  You will love what you find.  I know I have.  And, I’ve used all of them, to satisfaction.  I’m sure you will love both brands as well.

Also, you get 2 day free shipping when you order from Blue Mercury.

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This product was received from the Company for review purposes only. All thoughts and words in this post is my own and I was not paid to endorse it. I am only voicing my opinion about this product.

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When you need labels, go to Label Daddy.  They will have all your needs in one place, and you will find that this 25% off deal, can’t be beat.

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We love Label Daddy, especially since offering this non expiring 25% off code.  I can’t believe how easy it was to order, and they promptly sent my order.  I will definitely be ordering from them again and again.  This is so great.  Now I have wonderful labels, for my children.

The labels, at Label Daddy are also Washable, which makes them really amazing.  They don’t lose any sticky mess.  They stay put, and are a wonderful miracle for marking Jacob’s, age 5, extra clothes for school, and Sarah’s, age 19, work clothes.

Save 25% on Label Daddy labels! Label Daddy is the number one solution for labeling your belongings! Their exclusive laminated coating gives labels an extra layer of protection and is a must for camp! Remember to label all clothing, sports equipment, electronics, and other personal belongings your kids bring to school, camp, sports leagues, day care, vacation, and other places. Label Daddy labels keep them from getting lost or mixed up with others. These labels are great for adults too! — Put them on your sunglass/eyeglass case, phone, camera, sports equipment, tablet, e-reader, hats, clothing, and more.

These labels are super durable peel-and-stick washable labels — they’re washer/dryer safe, microwave safe, dishwasher safe and UV resistant! Label Daddy labels are also fun and attractive. You design your own labels! Pick from tons of colors, sizes and logos, including MLB, NBA, and NHL team logos, other sport and fun logos, and more. These labels are made in the USA and shipped directly to you worldwide.

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This product was received from the Company for review purposes only. All thoughts and words in this post is my own and I was not paid to endorse it. I am only voicing my opinion about this product.

 

 

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Backyard Chickens: Beyond The Basics

Posted on April 21, 2017 in Reviews

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My mom and dad have been considering raising chickens.  With the help of the book “Backyard Chickens: Beyond The Basics” they have decided it’s a great idea.  They went out today, to pick up 6 chicks.  They will start raising the chicks in the house, until they grow their feathers, then move them to outside.  Anyway, the book is great with a lot of great information, that my dad never knew, even though he was raised on a farm.

A must have for every backyard chicken keeper.  Backyard Chickens Beyond the Basics goes beyond introductory lessons and explores the realities of raising a flock for eggs – and entertainment, of course!  From odd eggs and molting to feeding and subjects beginner books don’t adequately address and re-examines common knowledge that may not actually hold true.  It’s a resource to turn to time and again for expert advice to make sure your birds are happy, healthy, and productive.

Lessons For:

  • Expanding Your Flock
  • Understanding Chicken Behavior
  • Keeping a Rooster
  • Adjusting for the Seasons
  • Staying Healthy
  • and more!

My dad says the book is very helpful, and he will use it has his guide for years to come.  He wants to do this permanently, now that he has no other pets, but a lot of property.

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Disclaimer:

This product was received from the Company for review purposes only. All thoughts and words in this post is my own and I was not paid to endorse it. I am only voicing my opinion about this product.

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Sweepstakes: Bellevue Collection $250 Gift Card

Posted on April 20, 2017 in sweepstakes

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Sweepstakes: Sniper Elite 4

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Sweepstakes: Retro City Sunglasses Ends April 20

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Sweepstakes: Fitbit Charge 2 Ends April 20, 2017

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Steak N Shake Gift Card Sweepstakes Ends Wed. April 19, 2017

Posted on April 18, 2017 in sweepstakes

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Teaser: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

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STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI opens in theatres everywhere December 15th!

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Get your tickets now for Tekko Next Year!

Posted on April 15, 2017 in tekko 2017

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Tekko is Pittsburgh’s premiere anime, gaming, fashion, music, and Japanese pop culture convention presented by the Pittsburgh Japanese Culture Society. This year, Tekko was able to bring in over 8,000 attendees, a new record for the convention. During the weekend there were many panels available to go to, so many that I wanted to split myself in half to try to attend them all!

One of the panels I was able to attend was “Did You Know? Shinigami Love Apples. Death Note In Depth”. This panel was all about Death Note, the speakers of the panel were even in cosplay. L asked if we were all Pro-Kira or Anti-Kira, which if you’ve watched this show you’re most likely Pro-Kira. Who wouldn’t love someone who wanted to get rid of all of the bad people and crime in the world? The room, unsurprisingly was Pro-Kira for the most part. They also brought it different aspects of how Death Note relates to the Bible. Another one of the panels we attended was “Sweet Viktuuri- Behind the Scenes of Yuri! On Ice”. This panel was interactive and very fun. You could definitely tell the presenter knew what she was talking about. I learned a lot about who Yuri was based off of and how the author came about making the show.

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One of my favorite panels was “The Art of Packing your Lunch- Bento 101”. During this panel, Katy Wolfe taught us the ins and outs of packing a bento. A bento is a single serving meal, that consists of rice, fish or meat, and veggies. Katy told us that we should stay away from the bento kits, which are mostly way more expensive than any other bento box, rice shapers because they are hard to use and are horrible to clean. One of the last panels we visited was “Cooking With a Killer Robot”. This panel was about the video game Undertale and how to make the different foods in the video game. The presenters were Pixel By Pixel Cosplay. They were cosplaying as the main characters in the game: Alphys, Mettaton, Papyrus, Toriel, and Burgerpants. They made Starfaits (Mettaton’s favorite), spaghetti (Papyrus’ favorite), and Butterscotch Cinnamon Pie (Toriel’s favorite). These cosplayers never broke character and were some of the sweetest people.

Tekko held their opening ceremonies Friday evening. Comedian Uncle Yo was the host of these ceremonies; he introduced all of the guests they would have during the weekend. These guests included: MAGIC OF LiFE, Kimura U, Ian Sinclair, Brina Palencia, Jad Saxton, Cherami Leigh, Jeff Nimoy, Haenuli, and a four DJ line up. They also had a booth set up upstairs that helped with your cosplay if something happened to it. They had golden tickets under the seats during the opening ceremonies to win a comic or other special items, and we were lucky enough to get one under our seat. Nancy Kepner (HeartfeltHumor on youtube) was one of the musical guests. She writes and sings her own music, all about pop culture. Some of the songs she performed for us were the weeabo song, the fan service song, there –dere song, and a song about yuri on ice.

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The band that performed this year was MAGIC OF LiFE. This was their first concert in the US. Before the concert, they had a Q&A session where we learned a lot about them, for example what they would’ve liked to be if they wouldn’t have made it in the music business, their Uncle Yo was the host of these ceremonies; he introduced all of the guests they would have during the weekend. These guests included: MAGIC OF LiFE, Kimura U, Ian Sinclair, Brina Palencia, Jad Saxton, Cherami Leigh, Jeff Nimoy, Haenuli, and a four DJ line up. They also had a booth set up upstairs that helped with your cosplay if something happened to it. They had golden tickets under the seats during the opening ceremonies to win a comic or other special items, and we were lucky enough to get one under our seat. Nancy Kepner (HeartfeltHumor on youtube) was one of the musical guests. She writes and sings her own music, all about pop culture. Some of the songs she performed for us were the weeabo song, the fan service song, there –dere song, and a song about yuri on ice.

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The band that performed this year was MAGIC OF LiFE. This was their first concert in the US. Before the concert, they had a Q&A session where we learned a lot about them, for example what they would’ve liked to be if they wouldn’t have made it in the music business, their favorite anime, and what they like about America. Their concert was an amazing experience, between being in the front row and then getting their autographs afterwards.

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Tekko had aa exhibition room and gaming room open throughout the weekend. There were many vendors in the exhibition room as well as the fashion designers trying to sell their merchandise. There was a variety of things to buy in the exhibition room, from gaming, to anime to fashion. There were body pillows, buttons, art, posters, corgi butt purses, and so much more!

One of the things I really liked that Tekko did was the closing ceremonies. During these ceremonies, they released the theme for next year as well as take in advice the audience was willing to give to make next year even better. They even gave a hint for who one of the voice actors might be next year!

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Connect With Tekko:  See what there is to see     |     Facebook     |     Twitter

Disclaimer:

I received tickets from the Company for review purposes only. All thoughts and words in this post is my own and I was not paid to endorse it. I am only voicing my opinion about this event.

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