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Movie Review: Priceless


Starring: Joel Smallbone, Bianca Santos, Amber Midthunder, Jim Parrack, David Koechner Directed by: Ben Smallbone Rated: PG-13 “We’re all on a journey but it seems somewhere along the way I took a wrong turn.” James’ life fell apart when his wife died. He can’t keep a job, he lost his young daughter, and desperation has led him to a cross…

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Redeeming Consumerism: Fair Trade Friday


Today’s Redeeming Consumerism post is about Fair Trade Friday. Fair Trade Friday is a subscription service that provides support to impoverished women by providing you with adorable fair trade products every month. They have three different subscription options. The Original Box for $31.99/month is a box full of various fair trade goodies that range from skin care products to luxury fair…

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Redeeming Consumerism: American Eagle


Today’s post is a continuation of my Redeeming Consumerism series. Today I am evaluating a mainstream brand’s labor and manufacturing policies. The brand I have chosen is American Eagle Outfitters. My four categories are Wages, Worker Safety, Forced and Child Labor, and Enforcement Wages: Suppliers are required to comply with all compensation laws including wages, overtime hours, piece rates and benefits.…

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Review: Maybelline Define-A-Lash


It’s official. I’ve found my Holy Grail mascara. I read about the Maybelline Define-A-Lash in a favorite makeup post by Erin of Sunnyside Up so when my last tube of mascara was used up I decided to try it out. I bought the waterproof formula in the shade “very black.” Using a new tube of mascara for the first time is…

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Review: Maybelline Dream Fresh BB cream


Hello Everyone! Today I have a review of the Maybelline Deam Fresh 8-in-1 BB cream skin perfector. It has SPF 30 (titanium dioxide) and it claims to blur imperfections, enhance, brighten, adjust to skin tone, smooth, hydrate, protect with SPF, and have 0% oil or other heavy ingredients. I wasn’t super impressed with this BB cream. I had high hopes…

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Review: Garnier Fructis Flatiron Express


Recently I received a sample of the Garnier Fructis Sleek and Shine Brazilian Smooth Flatiron Express. It claims to protect hair up to 450 degrees and decrease time and effort on difficult to straighten hair. The directions say to separate damp hair into two inch sections and apply a dime size amount onto each section. I have very thick, wavy…

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