Nivea Q10 Firming Collection Product Review

Nivea Q10 Firming Product Review | leave it to JoyI am just getting to try Nivea’s Q10 Firming line thanks to ChickAdvisor! I was given the opportunity to review these 3 Nivea Products: Nivea Q10 Firming Body Oil, Nivea Q10 Firming Body Lotion, and Nivea Q10 Anti-Age Hand Cream. A quick search and this basket is a $32.00 value, thank you Nivea!

Here is my review on each of them, I #gotitfree but I’ll always be honest! Continue reading

PowerBar ProteinPlus Reduced Sugar Product Review

PowerBar Protein Plus Reduced Sugar Product Review | leave it to JoyI am just getting to try PowerBar ProteinPlus Reduced Sugar bars thanks to ChickAdvisor!

I was given the opportunity to review these 2 PowerBar Products: PowerBar ProteinPlus Reduced Sugar Lemon Poppy Seed and PowerBar ProteinPlus Reduced Sugar Creamy Chocolate Peanut Butter.

A quick search and this basket is a $12.00 value, thank you PowerBar!

Here is my review on each of them, I #gotitfree but I’ll always be honest!  Continue reading

Baby Dove Sensitive Moisture Collection Product Review

Baby Dove Sensitive Moisture Collection Product Review | leave it to Joy

I have been curious about Baby Dove for a while, but am just getting to try it thanks to ChickAdvisor! I was given the opportunity to review these 3 Baby Dove Products: Baby Dove Sensitive Moisture Tip to Toe Wash, Baby Dove Sensitive Moisture Lotion, and Baby Dove Sensitive Moisture Wipes. Here is my review on each of them, I #gotitfree but I’ll always be honest! Continue reading

DIY Chalk Sandwich Board Tutorial

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I love hosting events, but one area that I really could use a little more effort on is decorating. With a birthday party coming up I came up with this idea for a sandwich board. I love all the chalk board stuff floating around the internet and wanted a way for me to bring that into my home. Find my Pinterest love of chalk boards here. Continue reading

DIY Tabletop Tutorial

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Hello DIY enthusiasts. Today I’m going to take you into a little more detail on my tabletop that we built for my DIY Farmhouse Table. I’ve had a question or two on how we managed to assemble a single piece 4′ by 8′ table top out of lumber. Since this is after creation the pictures aren’t amazing but I’ll do my best to talk you through it! As always any questions can be posted in the comments or you can reach me through the contact form on my about page. Continue reading

Childhood Memories: The Sandwich

It was a summer day and we’ve been out of school long enough that we’re bored. I’m old enough to have moved my room into the unfinished basement – probably 13 or 14. I have walls but my ceiling is open beams from the floor above me.

My sister, 18 months younger than me, has a friend over. They’re bored. They are running between the basement and then the upstairs. I can hear them near my door, and then pattering off.  I figure they are in the storage room across the hall, or in the closet adjacent to my room. But I don’t know what they are doing and I don’t really care. I’m just doing my own thing. Continue reading

Canada Day Cupcakes

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I made these Canada Day themed cupcakes inspired by Giada DeLaurentiisBlack and White Cupcakes. Obviously instead of chocolate I added red food colour to half the batter. They turned out awesome and very festive! Continue reading