Back To School Gift Guide

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This year students can head back to school in style by decking their locker out with the best beauty essentials. Lockers function as a between-class vanity for quick touch-ups and are a space where students can express their personal style. Carmex Moisture Plus lip balm is easy to keep on hand to maintain healthy lips and ensure that smiles stay yearbook ready.
For extra credit, students can share style tips by matching the new Carmex Moisture Plus designs to their locker décor, notebooks and pencil cases. With the trusted Carmex formula, these lip balms are both fashionable and functional.Check out my full review here.
doveSchool is around the corner for most kids again. Make sure you add Dove Advance Care Deodorant to your list of supplies.  The temperatures are still very high and kids need to smell good. Dove Advance Care moisturizes underarm skin. This collection provides 48 hour odor and wetness protection. You can find Dove Advance Care Deodorant at many mass retailers. The average price is $4.99-$6.49. Remember that you may be able to find coupons in your Sunday paper.

Available in:

Nourished Beauty
Cool Essentials
Beauty Finish
Shea Butter
Caring Coconut

Dove Advance Care Clear Tone:
Clear Tone Pink Rosa
Clear Tone Skin Renew
Clear Tone Sheer Touch

Dove is a brand that we all know and can depend on keeping us smelling fresh and clean.

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Most bottled waters offer purity but not additional benefits. With Essentia, you get added electrolytes as well as a higher pH, creating an alkaline hydrating water that supports optimal health and performance. My daughter and husband have both loved drinking the Essentia Water. My husband works out in our extremely hot shed and he felt a lot more hydrated after drinking the water. Madison loves water any time. I am not the big water drinker in my family. The Essentia process energizes the water and alters its structure, thus making the water and the dissolved electrolytes more bioavailable. This makes it easier for the water molecules and electrolytes to enter the cells to hydrate them.Clean and smooth tasting water is what you get when drinking Essentia Water.

I think this water would be great for kids in school that are actively in sports.
safe hands

Take care of all the germs using Safe Hands alcohol free hand sanitizer. School will be back in session soon and protecting your children should be the number one concern.  Safe Hands is foam based, non-toxic and kills 99% of germs on contact. Safe Hands is great for kids, teachers and even parents.  Before long the cold and flu season will be back in full force again. Make sure to stay germ free.

Safe Hands is easy to pack in your back pack, or even purse. They come in bold and colorful scents.They help moisturize your hands and will not dry out. Make sure to add Safe Hands to your back to school list.

You should be able to find Safe Hands at most mass retailers. I checked my area and found my local Walgreens carries Safe Hands.

Do you love music? If you are into gadgets and music Sol Republic Deck Speakers are a must have. The sound is amazing to say the least. I do not have much music downloaded on my cell phone. I do have a iPod full of music. I have enjoyed listening to my favorite songs without commercials . I am in love . My daughter and husband both have a ton of music on their cell phones. My daughter snags my Deck speaker every afternoon when I get home. She and I love the fact that the speaker is wireless and extremely portable. I listened to music for 8 solid hours at work and the speaker still was working when I got home from work. My only mishap was I forgot to recharge my iPod. Up to 5 friends can control the awesome music. The Deck speaker is perfect for any after school actives. Deck speaker is great for the beach, sitting in the yard, or from one room to the next. I really can not express how much I love these speakers enough. Oh this would be perfect for a Zumba class. Load up all your favorite songs and dance the night away. You truly will not be disappointed in Sol Republic Deck Speakers. You must try them out :).

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The wireless mouse will be great for anyone to use. My Zcan mouse picture above is wired. However, that is alright with me. I haven't been a huge fan of wireless due to batteries always dies. This is perfect for students in school or college. You can scan your paperwork right into your computer. Wireless is even good for scanning for on the go people. If your printer does not have scanning capabilities this is a must have mouse.



A scanner integrated into a wireless mouse, Zcan Wireless represents a new and unique way of scanning documents, books, magazines, and more, by allowing users to easily swipe in a zigzag motion across what they want to capture.  Once scanned, users can directly import to Excel and text (instead of PDF - both are editable in Microsoft Office), share to social pages or translate to speech.  The campaign has a funding goal of $30,000USD.


Perfect for immediate document backup with instant scan, the Zcan Wireless ScannerMouse can scan the portions of the areas users want, meaning they no longer have to scan the entire page like they would with a traditional scanner. Truly designed to reduce people’s workloads, Zcan is the perfect wireless productivity tool (why spend time re-typing?) compared to wired versions which may interrupt fluidity of image capture.


Users can scan anything from a receipt (perfect for keeping records for tax audits in a neat way) and business cards to photos and nutritional information printed in a foreign language (which can be instantly translated).  Scanned information becomes searchable, meaning users can get rid of their paper versions and box files with backup copies – users do not have to dig through a ton of paper to find the right one.  And with Wi-Fi, users can even use Zcan on iPad and iPhone!


“Our Wireless Scanner Mouse is about the same size and weight as a regular mouse,” said Sam Ng, business development director, DTOI.  “With Zcan, users can now scan what they want while simultaneously using the mouse too.  And, since it is wireless, users can install it on almost any device for use in any location.”


  • Scan to Table - Zcan supports powerful scanning and editing features which can convert an entire table into one single sheet in Excel.

  • Scan to Text - Use Zcan to edit scanned text, which is much faster than typing it entirely from scratch.

  • Scan to Speech - Zcan helps users learn how to pronounce a particular word or intonation.  Users can use Google Translate as an audio book tool, getting it to read aloud articles, books or even a foreign language magazine (after it is scanned).

  • Break Down Language Barrier - Zcan supports over 199 OCR (Optical Character Recognition) languages.  With an Internet connection to Google Translate, drag the scanned words or paragraph into the dialogue box where it is then translated into a different language instantly.

  • Evernote - Zcan helps to track things like notes, letters or any important notices and store them in Evernote with just one click.

  • Photos - Zcan allows users to share any scans with family or friends instantly through FacebookTwitterFlickr or email.

  • Specifications – Sensor: Optical sensor 1000cpi / Buttons: 3 + Dedicated Scan / Resolution: Up to 400dpi / Scan size: Up to A3 (Upon memory configuration) / USB Port: 2.0 / Wireless Scanning: IEEE802.11n, g / Wireless Mouse:  2.4GHz Digital Channel.





Disclaimer: My husband and I were sent a few items from Wrangler. Our views and your views may vary. 

My husband does not look real happy right now. He was complaining that I had him all dressed up in long sleeve and long pants in 100 degree weather. My husband was otherwise happy that his clothes from Wrangler fit him. My husband had never own a pair of Wrangler jeans before. He always thought that he could only wear a certain brand. I picked out the relaxed fit Wrangler jeans . He thought these jeans fit him comfortably. The shirt is the Wrangler Premium performance work shirt. This shirt is 100% cotton denim or twill and has the authentic look of the Western style.

Did you know that Wrangler has a one year warranty?
For actual defects in materials or workmanship, if you should find any, please return the garment in question for inspection and analysis.  In order to aid our quality control efforts, we would like you to return the garment to: Wrangler® Quality Control, 1421 South Elm St., Greensboro, NC 27406. If the garment is found to be defective under the terms of our warranty, it will be replaced or you will be refunded with a letter of explanation.  For your protection please be certain to insure the package when you ship it to us. We recommend sending your package UPS Ground, as UPS provides a shipment tracking number, or send it Parcel Post insured.  We will reimburse you for your postage expenses if you send it by one of these methods.  You will hear from us regarding a refund or product replacement within 4-6 weeks from receipt of your garment.

You will not find that all clothing manufacturers has this type of warranty. Wrangler has been around since 1947.

You can purchase Wrangler at many local stores or you can also purchase online. I love shopping online. Wrangler has a lot of different style to pick from for men, women, and children. You can find something for everyone in the family.

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Wrangler will make shopping for Back To School easy!

Disclaimer: I was given a one year use of Microsoft Office for sharing this information on Microsoft Office.

Some of you know that a few weeks ago my computer was hit by lightening. I had a lot of programs on my old computer. Well when I purchased the new computer no programs came with it. My daughter just started her freshman year of college. We must have Microsoft on our computer. I was happy I was able to save all my pictures thanks to Carbonite.

I imagine a lot of students will either start the fall semester soon or get a new computer for the holidays. Make sure they have the best of the best technology available to them.

Office 365 Home includes:

  • The latest and most complete set of Office applications – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, Access and Publisher

  • An additional 1 TB of extra OneDrive cloud storage

  • 60 free Skype world calling minutes per month to call mobile phones, landlines or PCs around the world.

  • Future upgrades, so you always use the latest time-saving technology.

Office 365 Home resources

  • Get Started!: If you’d like to follow some directions while you get stared, go here and select the first set of directions, under “My copy of Office did not come with a disk.”

  • Install Office: Learn how to install Office on one or more computers

  • Webinar: Get to know the new Office

  • Office 365 FAQs

  • This is the hub to manage your subscription: Once you log on to and sign in with your Microsoft account, you can get access to your documents saved to OneDrive and manage your Office 365 Home subscription

  • The Office Touch Guide: If you are using the new Office on a touch device like a Surface Pro 3, this should help get you up and running!

  • Additionally, if you’re working on a Mac, you can go to the following link to Install Office 365 Home on a Mac. Please note that installing Office 365 on your Mac will run Office for Mac 2011.


Office 365 Pricing:

  • Office 365 Home is USD$99.99 for a one-year subscription. That’s the equivalent of just USD$8.34 per month.

o With a new PC, it’s only USD$79.99 for a one year subscription.

o If you want a monthly subscription, it’s only USD$9.99 per month at

  • Office 365 University is a great deal for college students. It’s just USD $79.99 for a four year subscription. That’s the equivalent of $1.67 per month.

  • Office Home and Student 2013: USD$139.99

  • Office Home and Business 2013: USD$219.99

  • Office Professional 2013: USD$399.99


You may click here to compare Office 365 Home and Personal as well as Office Online. More information about Office 365 University can be found here.

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Butter London's highly-pigmented lacquers are created for the catwalk and formulated to nourish and protect nails. Create bespoke looks with countless colours and finishes. Butter London Nail Lacquers are proudly 7-free. Butter London does not add formaldehyde, formaldehyde resin, camphor, DBP, toluene, xylene or ethyl tosylamide to its nail formulas. It's colour without compromise.
•Highly pigmented
•Consistent coverage
•Vitamin formula promotes nail strength

butter LONDON Nail Lacquer, White & Pink Shades, Pistol Pink

Who doesn't like going back to school in style? Butter London nail polish is great polish,you also have a huge variety of colors to choose from. I love bright colors and this Butter London Pistol Pink is just what I needed to brighten the day.

Your go-to for flawless skin. Just let it BB.

So what does BB do?
•PRIMES: Wear alone, or under your favorite foundation to create a smooth canvas.
•PERFECTS: Tinted formula evens out skin for a flawless finish..
•HYDRATES: Improves skin moisture in 4 weeks. Guaranteed..
•PROTECTS: SPF 35 guards against UVA/UVB rays.
•CONTROLS OIL: Minimizes shine with no chalky finish.

Get ready for school with flawless looking skin. Having perfect coverage and a light weight feel. My daughter is the makeup queen and loves Smashbox BB cream. She wears it daily to help with SPF coverage and to keep her face flawless looking. Smashbox Bb cream gives her long lasting beauty for the entire day.

Nanoe™ Moisture Infusion Hair Dryer EH-NA65-K
Nanoe Technology infuses 1000x more moisture into hair than typical ion hair dryers

  • Adds volume, minimizes frizz and reduces damage to hair from brushing

  • 3 pro-quality styling attachments-style while you dry with a quick-dry nozzle from strong and soft airflows, set nozzle for precision styling and a diffuser to dry or curl without frizz

  • 2 Speeds/3 Temperature Settings give you high and low velocities for different styles and drying times, plus hot, warm and cool settings for different hair types

  • Also features: cool-shot, removable filter, 1875 watts, and 9-foot cord with hanging loop


20150906_134135 (2)My daughter has been using the Nanoe hair dryer for a few weeks now. She loves how smooth her hair looks and feels after using the hair dryer. The Nanoe hair dryer is not extremely loud and it light weight feeling to hold.

The Quick-dry Nozzle delivers alternating strong and soft airflows that result in quicker, more uniform drying. Unique to Panasonic, this attachment helps nurture hair from roots to ends even as you dry.The Set Nozzle focuses and concentrates airflow for precise hair styling. With the Diffuser, you get evenly distributed air which allows you to dry or curl without frizz.

We have very busy mornings before work and school. My daughter loves how much of a time saver the Nanoe hair dryer saves her each morning. This hair dryer is great for all hair types. I have extremely thick hair and my hair has also seen a huge difference.

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