JOICO ZERO HEAT Haircare Product Review

JOICO ZERO HEAT Haircare Product Review

Thanks to ChickAdvisor and JOICO, I got to try Zero Heat Air Drying Styling Cream. This is perfect because I’ve been home a lot these days and not putting any time or effort into styling my hair. Lets see what this cream can do! Thank you ChickAdvisor & JOICO!! Now, I got it for free, but I’ll always be honest!

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An Open Letter to Brené Brown

An Open Letter to Brené Brown

Dear Brené,
About 6 months ago, I was asked at an event I was attending: “Who has helped you most in becoming who you are today?” I thought for a minute, typical answers are probably “my mother” or “this very invested grade school teacher”. For me, though, it’s Brené Brown! Thank you for helping me become the woman (and mother) I am today, and one I am proud to be.

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Becel Plant Based Bricks Product Review

Becel Plant Based Bricks Product Review

Thanks to FamilyRated & Becel I got to try the Becel Plant Based Brick, Unsalted! I usually buy butter (both salted and unsalted) but haven’t tried this yet, which is kind of surprising because I do cook a lot of vegan dishes. Thank you FamilyRated & Becel!! Now, I got it free but I’ll always be honest!

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DIY Puff Daddy a Knit Ottoman

DIY Puff Daddy a Knit Ottoman

I wanted a Knit Ottoman. Do I need to explain why? They are cute and functional! I saw one I liked at a retailer… but it was pretty expensive. I can’t even remember exactly how much but definitely over $100. Enough for me to be hesitant, off to google!  There has to be a free knit pattern out there. Spoiler, THERE IS and I found it!  

DIY Knit Ottoman | leave it to Joy
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5 Easy Beginner Knitting Projects

5 Easy Beginner Knitting Projects

As a beginner knitter myself I thought I would compile a short list of the beginner knits I have tried. I wanted to make a list that was simple and that anyone trying to learn how to knit can do!

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Easy Knit Dishcloth Pattern

Easy Knit Dishcloth Pattern

I love my knit dishcloths. They are scrubby, but also a perfect quick little project that you can start and finish in an hour or two. They are perfect for beginners or anyone who’s a novice, casual knitter – like me!
I’ve made dishcloths for a while and have slowly morphed the pattern into one I like. Here is my pattern.

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I Heart Cables Knit Beanie

I Heart Cables Knit Beanie

I started this touque in 2015. I know that because I was pregnant with my first daughter and was making it as a gift for a friend’s son. I got frustrated with the cabels and how long it was taking and packed it away. Covid-19 comes and brings with it the motivation to finish it. It won’t fit him now but, luckily, one of my girls will fit it next year.

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Palm Leaf Monogram Quilt

Palm Leaf Monogram Quilt

Palm Leaf Monogram Quilt | leave it to Joy

Have I told you I love quilting?
I love cutting the fabric and putting it all together.
But more than that, I love imagining the little one using it.
Today, I’m sharing a self designed quilt with a quilted applique monogram.

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Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Repair Regenerating Cream Product Review

Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Repair Regenerating Cream Product Review

Thanks to ChickAdvisor and Neutrogena, I got to try the Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Repair Rejuvenating Cream. Thank you, ChickAdvisor & Neutrogena!! Now, I got to try it for free, but I’ll always be honest!

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Rodan & Fields Bright Eyes Product Review

Rodan & Fields Bright Eyes Product Review

Thanks to Krista Cory, an Independent Consultant with Rodan & Fields. I got to try the Rodan & Fields Active Hydration Bright Eye Complex for my dark under eyes. Thank you, Krista!! Now, I got to try it at a discount, but I’ll always be honest!

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