Children, Empties, Favorites, Food, Reviews

Turkey Hotdogs

For Gerber Graduates Lil’ Sticks Meat Sticks in Turkey

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I find it funny that even though it says Turkey, the first ingredient is pork, then beef, then ground turkey. I also think that one jar of meat sticks is too much for one meal. He eats one to two sticks at every meal. He really enjoyed them and I bought the jar of chicken sticks, which are only made of chicken. I think maybe because they are called meat sticks, they put other “meat” in it? I don’t know, but that is very misleading. This is why I encourage everyone to read labels. You never really know what you are actually eating, until then. These sticks are great to have around for a quick meal. Dean will have them whole, steamed with veggies, or I’ll cut them up and fry them a bit in the pan. He loves them any way you make them.

With Love,

<3Selena Hannah<3

Children, Empties, Favorites, Food, Reviews

Foodie Post

For Gerber Lil’ Beanies With Cheddar and Broccoli

Dean loves these and I love how healthy these are for him. These have been featured so much on my blog and this review includes the plain ones as well. They have 2 grams of protein per serving, because they are made of beans. It also contains less than 1 gram of sugar, which is a nice added benefit. I have repurchased these again and again. I will keep repurchasing, until I can find a good adult alternative. Possibly, veggie sticks? Those are made with veggies instead of beans though. Dean can eat these all day and he asks for them with his hands when he sees the container. I highly recommend these for toddlers everywhere. They are a great nutritious, filling snack. I might do an Amazon order, if they come in more flavors, so Dean can try some new tastes. Also, they are less expensive when bought in bulk.

With Love,

❤ Selena Hannah ❤

Beauty, Children, Empties, Evening skincare routine, First Impressions, Food, Morning Skincare Routine

April Empties 2017

I know I’m about two days early for my monthly empties, but I am ready to empty my wicker basket and start collecting for May, my birthday month. I am hoping to go through more beauty products next month, since it is my birthday month. I will probably be wearing more makeup anyway. I also have EXCITING news on my Pan That Pallet progress, at least exciting for me. LOL. This was a lighter month with less empties, but I am happy that I finished off two makeup products. I also have three more on their last legs, so I am hoping to have 5 or more makeup empties in May. I have so many update posts to write, but I love being busy on my blog. I might have a May Reads post this month, because I made a promise to myself to read an hour on Saturday and Sunday. I hope that I can keep that promise. I’ll be back to reading more once I finish my last class for my Associates Degree in Information Technology.

lip

  1. Aerin Rose Lip Conditioner

face

2. Glam Glow Glow Starter Mega Illuminating Moisturizer

lotion

3. Scented Secrets Gingerbread Cookie Body Lotion in Wild Berry

lotion

4. Victoria’s Secret Hydrating Body Lotion in Pear Glace

mask

5. Lush Cup O’ Coffee Face and Body Mask

hair

6. Bumble and Bumble BB Hairdresser Invisible Oil Primer

hair

7. Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray

hair

8. Amika Perk Up Dry Shampoo

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9. IGK Mistress Hydrating Hair Balm

teeth

10. Crest 3D White in Arctic Fresh

pen

11. Sharpie Accent Highlighter in Green

pen

12. 13. 14. 15. PaperMate InkJoy Pens in Green, Red, Pink, and Light Blue

med

16. Halls Triple Soothing Action Drops in Cherry

coffee

17. 18. International Delight Coffee Creamer in Amaretto Cafe and White Chocolate Raspberry

coffee

19. Boston’s Best Jamaican Me Crazy Coffee

tea

20. Celestial Seasonings Green Tea in Candy Cane Lane

food

21. 22. 23. 24. Gerber Lil’ Beanies with White Cheddar & Broccoli

food

25. Gerber Fruit Pick-Ups Diced Apples

It was a slow month with a few product multiples, but I really enjoyed using what I have up. I currently have a lotion on its last legs and I think I might use another mini lotion after I use this one up. I never realized how much I really had before I did my collection videos. I knew that I had a lot, but it really puts it in perspective. I know how much I can use up and I strive to enjoy using up my stuff everyday. I don’t want to be the girl with 20 lotion backups anymore. I think I can have a few in back-stock once I use up what I have. Naturally, when I go B&BW shopping, I will be shopping the annual sale and the buy 3, get 3 free sale. Naturally, I will have multiples of products, but it won’t bother me. I’m not going to buy more on top of that. It keeps the back-stock reasonable when you just buy once. Once I run out of something, I’ll do another haul when I can, but I’m really loving my mindset right now. Very zen and minimalistic. I really love minimalism. I got my closet down so much that now, I can go out and do a clothing haul to buy pieces I will love and that will last. I don’t want to support consumerism anymore.

With Love ❤

Selena

Children, Empties, Food, Reviews

Lil’ Biscuits

For Gerber Graduates Lil’ Biscuits in Vanilla Wheat

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Dean loved these biscuits a lot and I loved that they weren’t messy at all. It is made with whole grains instead of bleached flour. The main drawback to this treat is that it has two grams of sugar per 7 grams of biscuit. If the biscuit is 7 grams and it contains 2 grams of sugar, than it is really only 5 grams worth of the good stuff. It’s like a fourth full of sugar and that is just a little too much for how small they are. I will not repurchase  this biscuit again, but I will be buying more stuff from Gerber. I am going to buy some fruit and veggie packets, because Dean does not get enough fruit and veggies a day. He drinks about 4 ounces of V8 V-Fusion a day mixed with equal parts water. The flavor I get is really sweet, even with cutting it down with water.

With Love ❤

Selena

Beauty, Children, Empties, Evening skincare routine, First Impressions, Food, Morning Skincare Routine, Uncategorized

November Empties

Happy December Everyone!

I have a lot of posts planned for this weekend/week. I have a November Reads, Sephora Haul, and review posts coming up. My test for my class is this Friday, which I’m nervous for. I passed the practice test with an 80%, but I’m still all stressed about it. I CANNOT fail, if I do I owe my work like 500 dollars for taking the course and test. Since I did well on the practice test, I should be good. I’ve also been studying a lot. As long as I get a 75% (a passing grade), I should be good. I also might be moving! I don’t want to jinx anything, so I’ll just start my post now.

coffee

  1. International Delight Coffee Creamer in Peppermint Mocha

    coffee

  2. International Delight Coffee Creamer in Caramel Macchiato

    kitchen

  3. Great Value Double Zipper 80 Gallon Storage Bags

    nursing pads

  4. Lansinoh Nursing Pads Medium 60 Pads

    baby

  5. Munchkin Diaper Pail Refills 6 Bags

    meds

  6. Theraflu Multi-Symptom Severe Cold 6 Packets

    wipes

  7. Parent’s Choice Wipes 100 ct

    wipes

  8. Parent’s Choice Wipes 100 ct

    wipes

  9. Parent’s Choice Wipes 100 ct

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  10. Gerber Graduates Lil’ Crunchies in Veggie Dip

    body lotion

  11. Nivea In-Shower Body Lotion

    Brush

  12. Goody Hair Brush

    Body Lotion

  13. DKNY Be Delicious Pink Blossom Body Lotion

    food

  14. Gerber Veggie Pick-Ups in Diced Carrots

    children

  15. Parent’s Choice Bottle

    foundation

  16. L’Oreal True Match Lumi Cushion Build-able Luminous Foundation in W3 Nude Beige

    foundation

  17. L’Oreal True Match Lumi Cushion Build-able Luminous Foundation in W3 Nude Beige

    gel

  18. Avon So Luminous Dazzle Body Moisture Gel

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  19. L’Oreal Revitalift Miracle Blur Instant Skin Smoother

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  20. L’Oreal Miracle Blur Instant Eye Smoother

    lotion

  21. Calgon Vanilla Swirl Body Lotion

    gel

  22. Body Nature Sweet Pea Refreshing Shower Gel

    body wash

  23. Body Nature Sweet Pea Moisturizing Body Wash

    lotion

  24. Lady Gaga Fame Black Body Lotion

    gel

  25. Avene Eau Thermale Cleanance Cleansing Gel

    body lotion

  26. Juara Candlenut Body Creme

    Body Lotion

  27. Nivea Smooth Sensation Body Lotion

    lip balm

  28. .EM Cosmetics Pillow Plush Cushiony Lip Balm in Sorbet

    eye shadow

  29. BareMinerals BB Advanced Performance Cream Eyeshadow

    Beach Spray

  30. ORIBE Apres Beach Wave and Shine Spray

    acne

  31. Peter Thomas Roth Acne Spot And Area Treatment

    hair

  32. Reviv Serums RevivHair Placode Booster Serum

    primer

  33. PIXI Flawless Beauty Primer

    eye cream

  34. SkinMedica TNS Eye Repair  Age Defense

  35. Folle De Joie Perfume

    toothbrush

  36. Baby Buddy Baby’s First Toothbrush

  37. Yellow Highlighter

  38. Orange Highlighter

  39. Light Blue Pen

  40. Black Pen

  41. Pink Pen

41 items seems like a good month to me! Wow! Didn’t think that I finished that much!

With Love ❤

Selena

Children, Entertainment, Food

Walmart Haul

Well, I went shopping last week and I came home with quite a few things for Dean. He is starting to eat finger foods, so I bought a few snacks. I also got a few other random items. I want to let all of my readers know that from September on, I will be posting a minimum of two posts a week on Saturday and Sunday. I am starting my Associates Degree in Information Technology. I finally decided that I want to be an IT professional and have the option to work from home. So, I will be starting a course in a couple of weeks and my final will be on/near December 15th. To the haul!

food

Gerber Graduates Lil’ Crunchies in Mild Cheddar

These are like Cheetos for your baby, but a bit better with added vitamins and minerals. He loves to snack on these at lunch time, when I am eating my lunch. He gets his purees after I am done eating. He’ll have two of these at lunch and would probably eat more if I gave it to him. He’s still getting used to eating solid food, so I’m kinda nervous to give him more than a couple.

food

Happy Baby Organic Teethers in Sweet Potato & Banana

These are too big and dry to give to a baby! I got cotton mouth eating this product. I plan on eating the rest of these. It is not safe for Dean to eat. I thought that these would be good for teething, but they dry up my mouth and I don’t trust them. He also didn’t seem to like them. They have no flavor.

food

Gerber Graduates Yogurt Melts in Banana Vanilla

These are super yummy, but Dean is not sold on them yet. He eats one of these at lunch time cut in half to minimize the chance of choking until he gets the hang of solid food. These really do melt in your mouth. I’ve had a few as a snack and they are addicting. I have to snack on his monthly snack food or they will get stale. August was the first month of buying snacks. In September, I will buy him different flavors of these Gerber foods, which have been a hit!

Mints

Ice Breakers Cool Blasts Wintergreen Chews

I like these mints, but the “chew” part is a gimmick. It’s basically like a soft mint. You could NEVER mistake this for gum after the first “bite” or “chew”. I prefer the original mints or the gum with the liquid in the middle. I wouldn’t repurchase this.

sippy cup

Tommee Tippee Trainer Sippee Cups

He doesn’t understand how to use a sippy cup, yet. It will take practice. For now, I have him practicing drinking milk out of a regular plastic cup in the tub when he has his bath, which is every other day unless he has a diaper blowout on the odd day. I like these sippy cups, because they have soft spouts. He seems to like and understand drinking from a cup. He drinks when I hold it for him. He doesn’t hold it himself yet.

Cover Girl Clean Professional Loose Finishing Powder in 105 Translucent Fair

I really like this powder. It was a decent price at 5 USD and it goes on clear. I like it for mattifying my glowy bb creams to less of a disco ball shine. It gives a natural looking finish that is not matte. I use this after my foundation/bb cream and use my highlighter, blush, and bronzer on top of this product. I’ve never had a problem with powder products not laying right on the skin on top of this. Cream products even seem to do well.

toothpaste

Crest 3D White Toothpaste in Arctic Fresh

I want whiter teeth, so I thought that this would be a good edition to my whitening oral rinse. I even have a toothbrush that is supposed to make your whitening toothpaste work better. I like the flavor and the toothpaste itself looks like something out of Frozen. It is light blue and sparkly! My favorite. I love robins egg blue and silver together.

toothbrush

Baby Buddy Baby’s 1st Toothbrush in Blue-Green

Dean loves to teeth on this toothbrush. I have the satisfaction of knowing that his teeth and gums are being taken care of. I put a bit of cleansing paste on it in the morning and at night. Otherwise, it has nothing on it the rest of the day that he uses it. He took right to it and thinks that its just a new neat toy. I highly recommend getting this for your little one. It teaches good habits.

toy

Lil’ Fishys Motorized Water Pets

This was in the clearance aisle and I couldn’t pass it up for only 3 USD. Dean loves playing with this in the tub. He does try to put it in his mouth, but I am teaching him how to catch and release the fish. He has fun with it after being scared of it initially.

Well, those are the things that I have picked up lately at Walmart. Have you picked up anything interesting lately?

With Love ❤

Selena