Monday, November 29, 2010

Olay's New Total Effects

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I love that I have had the Opportunity to try out Olay's new Total Effects Cooling Hydration moisturizer!

The product is one you can buy most supermarkets and/or pharmacies.

I'm always pretty hesitant to put moisturizer on in the morning. I worry that if I put something on under my make it, it will look smeary and smudged. I was able to apply this moisturizer right out of the bottle with the tip of my finger. It didn't feel thick or heavy. I told myself I would give it a few days to determine if I thought it would work with my makeup.

I'm outside quite a bit during the day for work. Actually, I'm inside and outside all throughout the day. The temperatures in which my skin breaths changes constantly. I was quite pleased by the end of the day, my make up still looked the same. After a few days, I also felt like my skin was a bit softer once I washed my face to go to bed!

I look forward to using this moisturizer! I get sick of trying so many others that I never really love.

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Monday, November 15, 2010

Take It To The House

This is a sponsored post by BlogHer and P&G.

Football is a pretty big deal in our house. I've expressed my love for game day parties and flair in several of my blog posts. We will always cheer for our alma mater. When it comes to the NFL, we like many teams! Some days we cheer for the under dog, some days we cheer for what I consider my hometown team, the Cowboys. I'm from Texas so I feel the need to always show them support!

Since we love watching most NFL games, we tend to bounce around teams. Therefore, I don't really have specific flair for any particular team. You may remember my alma mater flair here :) So, for NFL game days, I usually pull out the fun gear. I can't say I always get into the football watching, but I certainly get into the football entertaining!

Depending what teams are playing somewhat determines my get together decor color schemes...

Several years ago, I found some fun football entertaining pieces on clearance!

Last year for the Superbowl, I made cupcakes and a buffalo chicken dip (recipe here).

If I see something for the Cowboys on sale, I'll pick it up! Same for the Vikings, Chiefs, etc. That way, whoever comes to my house, can have team spirit :)

The NFL is having a photo contest and wants YOU to participate! It's called “Take It To the House”. You can also win other prizes as well.  The GRAND PRIZE - You can win a trip to the PRO BOWL in HAWAII!

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Here’s a great opportunity to get some great prizes from one of the NFL’s sponsors, Procter & Gamble. Check out their “Take it to the House” program and photo contest, where prizes include a $10,000 community donation to support NFL PLAY 60 and an at-home visit from a local NFL legend! One lucky Grand Prize Winner will even win a trip to the 2011 Pro Bowl in Hawaii. Show us how you and your football family bring NFL game day to life at home at (click on the contest tab)!

Facebook contest info:
This football season, YOU have a chance to win some amazing prizes! In football speak, “Taking it to the House” means scoring a long touchdown, but this season, Procter & Gamble, one of NFL’s sponsors, wants to help you take it to the house as part of their Facebook photo contest. Prizes include an at-home visit from a local team legend, a $10,000 community donation in support of NFL PLAY 60 and P&G products.

Show P&G how you bring NFL game day to life at home with your football family for an opportunity to meet an NFL legend, win awesome P&G products and get a $10,000 donation for a children’s health and wellness organization in your community in support of NFL PLAY 60. One lucky Grand Prize Winner will even win a trip to the 2011 Pro Bowl in Hawaii!

It’s easy, moms! Just submit a photo of your “football family” on NFL game day. For more information on “Take it to the House” and to enter the photo contest, visit and click the contest tab.

Take it to the House

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