Category Archives for "Beauty Health and Fashion"

Beauty and Health are important in helping people feel good and look good from the inside out. We also have awesome fashion tips.

April 24, 2018

What Do You Buy Someone with Cancer?

Disclosure: This post is brought to you by Wrapped in Love and The Motherhood. All opinions are my own.

The phone rang. I pushed end call. I didn’t have time to answer the phone. Don’t people know to text? The phone rang again. I looked at the name. I pushed voicemail. I went finished making dinner. The phone rang again the same caller. I answered. That call changed everything.

The voice on the other line was small. It was quiet it was using words but not in the right order. I looked back at the phone to see if the caller was the person I knew. The crazy, funny, hilarious, take on the world girl that I have known for a lifetime. It wasn’t, but on that day it wasn’t. It was a voice saying words I didn’t understand words I didn’t want to understand. Sentences that started with Cancer.

I have never been so scared in my life, but I had to be strong. I just listened. Then this voice took over my mouth and words like we got this. We can beat this. We will accomplish this together just like we have walked down ever path together we will rise above this one. There wasn’t anything that could stop us then or now.

That night I got off the phone, and I had two choices cry or plan for a revolution. I planned the best revolution ever. I was going to be the most supportive friend on Earth.

I know we all struggle with the question “What do you buy someone with cancer?” It isn’t a birthday or anniversary, and there may not be a card, but it is an important struggle that should be met with something important. I look for gifts that said, “I care, and I love you.” I realized several things about Cancer as my best friend has struggled to kick its butt that I will share with you. The hardest thing for her was how she felt. She still wanted to be everything to everyone, but she didn’t have the strength. When she looked in the mirror the person looking back wasn’t the person she used to be. That person didn’t look the same. She began to get depressed so finding a gift that made her feel good one that looked good became important to me.

I wanted her to see the beautiful woman I saw. I am sure you also want to get the best present, one that reminds your friend or relative that they are beautiful. The Wrapped in Love collection offers fashionable clothing and accessories for women with cancer or those convalescing, including wraps, head wraps, and other fashion accessories to provide warmth, comfort, beauty, style, and dignity.

I wanted her to have something to keep her warm. I considered the wrap created by Karen MacDonald to be like an external hug. I wanted her to have something beautiful to remind her that I may not be there with her all the time but I am thinking of her.

The best part is

Wrapped in Love has great gifts for cancer patients going through chemo. Their front zip cover-ups are easy to put on and chemo port accessible to wear during chemotherapy, or pretty enough to wear out and about. This was a struggle for my friend, and she didn’t want anyone to know she had cancer so having clothing that was functional, soft, and pretty made her feel instantly better. Each item incorporates a flower in tribute to Karen’s mother who loved gardening.

We love to share some thoughtful gifts for someone with cancer, so I prepared a gift basket and a Wrapped in Love cover-up. My daughter was so excited to deliver our sweet surprise to our neighbor, and she loved it!

If you are looking for
Cancer gifts
Breast cancer gifts
Chemotherapy gifts
Chemo gifts
Chemotherapy clothing
Chemotherapy headwear
Chemotherapy headwraps

Look no further be the friend that bought the perfect gift! Visit WrappedinLove.com

April 20, 2018

Summer Plus Size Fashion Tips

Summer Plus Size Fashion Tips

Summer is almost here and it’s time to update your wardrobe. I believe that no matter what size or shape you are there are a lot of summer trendy and fashionable items that you can wear, the key is to wear items that fits you and that you’re comfortable wearing. I have several full figured friends who tend to cover up during summer because they’re conscious, but I believe that this has to stop. If you’re a plus size gal you have to embrace your figure and love your shape and body so that you can be more free and adventurous in choosing your summer outfits. You need to own your shape and flaunt what you adore. These Summer Plus Size Fashion Tips will help you plan your perfect summer fashion.

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Manuka Honey from New Zealand

Spring treats for the family with PRI Manuka Honey and more!

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Spring is here! I’m excited about the weather and for picnics and barbecue with family and friends. My Chicken Marinade Recipe with Manuka Honey is a big hit during this time of the year. I highly suggest you check out ShopPRI.com for their high quality manuka honey products.

New Zealand is an environmentally protected and GMO Free region. That’s why their Manuka honey is the gold standard for honey and is produced exclusively in New Zealand from bees and flowers that are environmentally protected. No artificial flavors, colors, no corn syrup or refined sugars and NO preservatives.

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Don’t forget to try my Best Chicken Marinade Recipe with Manuka Honey

The secret to a great treat is trying something new that is made with quality ingredients. The Pacific Resources International company brings the best products to their consumer at affordable prices. I am a “home” cook with gourmet taste buds. I was so impressed by the products that ShopPRI.com sent me that I set out to make an easy to follow recipe that tasted amazing. I used their Manuka Honey in my chicken recipe it is divine. Did you know that Manuka Honey is directly from New Zealand and it is verified by the UMFHA and it retains the benefits of raw honey? It is also certified kosher. I also used some of the flaky sea salt from New Zealand. It was very flavorful. PRI products are truly amazing and makes the perfect ingredients that will turn your recipes into gourmet quality because of these gourmet seasonings from down under.

Just mix manuka honey, soy sauce, white wine vinegar, chili flakes , flaky sea salt and some flour.
Then pour or baste it on chicken.
That’s it!
Easy and so delicious!

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Superior Source Vitamins Giveaway

“Stress Less 4 Health” by giving your body some vitamins boost. We can’t always get or get enough vitamins and minerals from the foods we eat so we need to take vitamins to supplement or body. Superior Source is our family’s choice! They have over 180 vitamins for the entire family. All of Superior Source instant dissolve vitamins are GMO-Free, Sugar-Free with NO Fillers, Binders, Preservatives or Dyes! And here’s a good news because all of you can get FREE VITAMINS! Plus, we’re also giving away $70 worth of Superior Source Vitamins.

We need to make sure our whole family’s health is in tip top shape. It’s important to make sure to have a healthy diet and we give our body a boost of vitamins. Superior Source is my choice of vitamins for my family. I highly recommend you check out Superior Source Vitamins. They have a wide variety of vitamins for adults and even for kids, best part is you can get FREE products below! The Microlingual® tablets from Superior Source are perfect for kids because they dissolve fast.

This is a great reminder for us to focus our attention on family time to spend time together doing healthy and active pursuits. Let’s all eat better, exercise more and make the health of our family a priority every day!

Start giving some time for yourself. Being healthy is a combination of getting enough sleep, eating healthy foods, exercising daily (here’s a printable daily fitness goal), relaxing and taking some vitamins and supplements to boost your body’s defenses.

Superior Source Vitamins.

Superior Source Vitamins

Superior Source Vitamins has many great vitamins to choose from for supplementation! Being healthy inside is just as important as outside, and a great way to get the inside of our bodies healthy is to give it good vitamins to promote energy, heart health, bone health, etc.

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Beach Body Workout in 30 Days

 Beach Body Workout in 30 Days

Are you Beach Body Ready!? Me either…but I’m going to try! Everyone’s Beach Body Workout is different, and mine is just about being healthy and happy! So whether you are trying to get those 6 pack abs, or just want to feel better in your own skin, I wanted to share some things that can help you get that perfect Beach Body Workout in 30 days! Ready to get started? Keep reading!

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Beach Body Workout in 30 Days tips and tricks

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April 2, 2018

Cheap Plus Size Bathing Suits

Cheap Plus Size Bathing Suits

I firmly believe every woman is beautiful. In fact I launched a You are beautiful campaign a few years ago. You can see all the lovely ladies that joined me.

   You are Beautiful: Swimsuit Campaign 

I am really not sure why with all the swim suit options people chose to wear suits that do nothing for their bodies. It is difficult to find a suit that fits. I suggest buying separates. I also suggest being honest with yourself. If you are trying on string bikinis and you need a search and rescue mission to find the string it isn’t the suit for you. I also suggest bending over and looking at your butt. You should only see about 1/4 of your butt unless you are someone who has a great butt. Then I suggest bending over and picking up something and seeing if your boobs are contained. I realize some of you have great boobs but putting them out there in a situation that one false move and all modesty is lost is a hazard. I may be old school but your bathing suit should cover more than your underwear. Your bathing suit should be capable covering your private parts. They are called private for a reason. I am going to give you tips on finding cheap plus size bathing suits.

Cheap Plus Size Bathing Suits

Get ready to swim with these cheap plus size bathing suits that flatters your figure.

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