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

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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Summer Sizzle with Honey Products from New Zealand

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Summer grill season is here. Grill with gourmet seasonings from New Zealand. You have to check out all the Manuka Honey products from ShopPRI.com. Season with Pacific Sea Salt harvested from the pristine Marlborough Sound of NZ for that perfect salt flavor. Season your meat, fish, chicken, and veggies with Mesquite Smoked Pacific Sea Salt or Chipotle BBQ Smoked Pacific Sea Salt.  You must try their Fiji Fire! Hot Hot sauce. While you’re waiting for the grill to heat up, you can season your BBQ fare with Dark Ale & Garlic Mustard (also amazing as salad dressing) or Smokey BBQ Sauce. And to celebrate a perfect day of summer grilling, try their NEW Margarita Sea Salt.

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Pacific Resources International is an exclusive importer of various New Zealand Manuka Honey and health care products.

Did you know that bees are one of the most industrious insects on the planet? That’s why they are a true friend to mankind. They are responsible for pollinating a myriad of plants for our benefit and produce honey, nectar, beeswax, pollen, bee bread, and propolis (a health supplement). Unfortunately, bees have been dying off worldwide. It is critical to our natural eco-system that we nurture and protect bees. PRI is doing its part in promoting the honey bee industry and supporting the propagation and protection of the bees in New Zealand.

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.

Manuka Bites.

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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!

Check out more of my PRI Manuka Honey products and more review:

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What is the best skin care for aging skin?

Can a red light 5 minutes a day take years off my face? When I say years I mean the parts that now smash together like wrapping paper at a two year old’s birthday party. You know how your skin use to just lay flat and now it has more ripples than the Atlantic on a windy day. That is where I currently am. It looks like I am thinking when I am not. That isn’t the half of my problem.

Have you ever had your kids or in my case my husband spit on their finger and try to wipe off your age spot? I did. I was like that is part of my face. He then looks at me and says, “I am sorry. It looks good.” I love him for that but we all know he was lying or why did he put spit on his finger to try and scrub it off if it “looked good.” I decided I wanted a face people didn’t spit on.

I am entering the red light zone.

I am using the RejuvaliteMD promises over time to help me replace by reducing the appearance of sun damage, fine lines, and age spots by improving skin laxity and promoting collagen production.

I am in my 40’s and my skin has changed for the worse. Do you ever feel like you are in a battle to try to live life and not look like life has lived you? If you told me in teens that my skin would look like this after babies.

RejuvaliteMD

What’s included?

  • 120 bulb LED light panel
  • Sturdy base w/5 min. timer
  • Flexible arm
  • Protective goggles
  • Power adapter
  • User manual

Show your skin the light! Reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles with state-of-the-art LED light therapy. Get it here and get 15% off with coupon code AMEE15

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How to Fix a Straw Hat

Learn How to Fix a Straw Hat

How to Fix a Straw Hat

How do you fix a straw hat?

There are a couple of ways to save your straw hat. I know I really need this post because I frankly ruin my hats. I have kids and they always get crushed. That is why it is so great to know that you can reshape your straw hat.

How to reshape straw hats

The first thing you need to do is get gloves, a heat source that will produce steam. You can use a steamer, iron, or a tea pot. Then you will need towels and something heavy to hold down the hat.

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Those straw hats can be fixed to its former glory. The way that I reshaped mine was to stuff it with a damp towel. Then I put on my gloves and steamed the hat once it was wet I stretched it and put cans on top of it until it dried.

reshaping straw hats

I have also used this method on how to fix a straw hat You start again with a damp towel and fill the portion of the hat where your head goes. Then you put a damp clothe under the brim of the hat. You then put a towel on top. You turn on the iron on medium heat.

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Then you will need to let the hat dry. Do not attempt to put it on until it is dry. You can also put weighted items on the top of the hat until dried. This is a great way rescue those straw hats.

Blue SOMALER Women Floppy Sun Hat

Pink Bowknot SOMALER Women Floppy Sun Hat

DRESHOW Womens Bowknot Straw Hat Foldable Beach Sun Hat Roll up UPF 50+

FURTALK Womens Beach Sun Straw Hat UV UPF50 Travel Foldable Brim Summer UV Hat

Womens Sun Straw Hat Wide Brim UPF 50 Summer Hat Foldable Roll up Floppy Beach Hats for Women

Lanzom Womens Wide Brim Straw Hat Floppy Foldable Roll up Cap Beach Sun Hat UPF 50+

Lanzom Womens Big Bowknot Straw Hat Floppy Foldable Roll up Beach Cap Sun Hat UPF 50+

Real Advice Gal Real Life Hacks use a cupcake liner to catch melting popscicle messes

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Use it or Lose it Your Real Advice On Beauty

Do you wonder if it works? Do you also watch TV, read magazines, look at social media and see ads for products that advertise beauty feats. I do. I then go out and buy the product and try it. I just can’t help myself. I want to see if they are being truthful or not. That is what I tell myself the truth is I want to see if it works.

I struggle with the following beauty concerns: dark eye circles, cellulite (my husband loves the dimples I do not), wrinkles between my brows, wrinkles near my eyes, and dark spots, and I also have grey hair that is growing out faster these days.

I am sure I am not the only one so I decided to create a use it or lose it list for beauty products I plan to try out.

Neutrogena Wrinkle Release- Rapid Wrinkle Repair Retinol Regenerating Face Cream & Hyaluronic Acid Anti Wrinkle Face Moisturizer, Neck Cream, with Hyaluronic Acid & Retinol, 1.7

This is the ad and my before.

This is the video of me before I tried the product it is easier to see my issues in a video.

I tried the product for 8 days. I applied it as directed and I added the extra serum to see if I could deliver some noticeable results. I didn’t see anything during the time. The product made my skin softer but I wanted fast action wrinkle removal.

This is me after

This is the video of me after.

These are more products I love Best Mascara

How to Choose the Best Mascara

How to Choose the Best Mascara

If you have any products that you are dying to know if they works email me at [email protected] subject use it or lose it. You can also comment below.

Homemade Body Scrubs You’ll Love

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There was a time when my feet walked through sand whose grains were as fine as silk. There was a time I wore heels that were tall, delicate, and the envy of all. There were times when I would sneak into the spa and enjoy body scrubs from head to toe. There were times when I could read a book without pictures. That was before all this happened.

It started 14 years ago, the decline of my me time. It began in a Chinese restaurant of all places. I had just had a cup of tea saying a spot of tea in a Chinese restaurant doesn’t sound correct. I had just ordered, and then I had to go to the ladies room. I excused myself. I began to cry. I am not sure why I was crying. The tea had appeared and my day was going well. I was having lunch with the love of my life, my husband but I couldn’t stop crying. I knew then and there what was wrong but I needed to see for sure.

I rushed to the store, and I grabbed the test. I took the test and just like I did in school. I passed with flying colors or in this case a red line. We were having a baby. I can’t describe how happy I was, but I can tell you it was better news than thinking I lost my mind. I mean who cries over tea at a Chinese restaurant. That was the day my life changed. I began to live for my child. I gave up the fancy things in life so he could have a perfect life but I never gave up my desire to be pampered. I just had to make it fit in my budget.

That is how I came to make body scrubs. These are some Homemade Body Scrubs You’ll Love!

Pamper yourself by having a spa in your home. Check out these homemade body scrub recipes you'll love.

Easy Homemade Body Scrub Recipes

Manuka Oil Lemon Salt Scrub Recipe

1 Cup Fine Pacific Sea Salt
4 Tbsp Coconut Oil
A few drops of Manuka Honey Oil in Almond Oil
1 Tsp Lemon Juice

Pamper yourself with a homemade body scrub. Check out our easy recipes using PRI products from New Zealand

Instructions

1. Add 1 cup Pacific Sea Salt to your bowl.
2. Slowly add in your coconut oil and stir until wet.
3. Add Manuka Honey Oil.
4. Add lemon and stir.
5. Store in container with lid.

This is also a favorite recipe you can make using the Fine Pacific Sea Salt
Homemade Body Scrub inspired by my trip to the Inn and Spa at Loretto, Santa Fe.

Homemade Vanilla Peppermint Scrub

Homemade Vanilla Peppermint Body Scrub Recipe

Energizing Sugar and Coffee Homemade Body Scrub

Energizing Sugar and Coffee Homemade Body Scrub

Homemade Body Scrub Sugar and Sage

Homemade Body Scrub Sugar and Sage

Once you buy the Manuka Honey Oil in Almond Oil you can use it in other ways.

PRI Manuka Oil from New Zealand is very gentle and can be used straight from the bottle for its antibacterial properties. It is a natural antiseptic suitable for the whole family (and pets) to use. It also has a wide range of antifungal activity. The difference from its Australian cousin Tea Tree Oil is that is has a pleasant aroma and will not burn or irritate the skin. Therapeutic Action Manuka Oil has been shown to be effective when used as an: antibacterial agent, antifungal and as an anti-inflammatory.

Manuka Oil has been shown to aid as an external application for treatment of: Abrasions — skin, abscess, acne, bed sores, blisters, boils, burns, carbuncles, cold sores, cracked skin, dandruff, dermatitis, ears and body-pierced infections, eczema, nail and fungal infections, insect bites, lice, ringworm, rhinitis skin-oily, sun burn, tinea, tonsillitis.

Suspended in an almond oil base, this highly purified essential oil has a unique floral note and high levels of active compounds to use for sore joints and inflammation. It is often used as a massage oil for lower back pain in pregnant women.

What Homemade Body Scrubs You’ll Love is your favorite?

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