Thursday, September 25, 2014

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Perfectly Posh {REVIEW} & ONLINE PARTY!

It's finally here! I've finally had a chance to really try all of the products I got sent to me and let me just start off by saying I AM TOTALLY IN LOVE!

If you haven't seen my first impressions video, head over HERE to watch it! 

Again I am so thankful for Christina and how kind she was to send me all of these products! I was so beyond excited to try them all! I loved that the packaging reminded me of LUSH products, although I've never shopped there. HA! 




I talked about this before, but the reason I got this awesome package was because of 'The Stripper'.(and my mishap with GlamGlow. GRR) I absolutely loved using it. A lot of people wanted me to review it and compare it to the GlamGlow so that's exactly what I did! 



I seriously loved ALL the products. I wasn't disappointed in any one of them. I loved the simple, clean scents of everything and of course I loved the chic packaging. 

Christina has been so kind to open up an online party for anyone who wants to order any of these awesome products! If you have questions about any of the products I personally tested, please feel free to ask or if you have general questions, head over to Christina's Facebook page

Things I will be purchasing due to the fact that I LOVED them:
•Lil Snarky Hand Creme {$9 for 3.0 fl oz}
This stuff was DIVINE. My husband even loved the scent of it. It wasn't overpowering which we both really enjoyed. The bottle says 'Exotic Flowers & Sandalwood' for anyone wondering about the scent. 
•Tree Hugger {$14 for 5 oz}
This was the sugar lip scrub I tried. I've been looking for something like this and I just absolutely loved it. The taste was awesome and the benefits were GREAT. There are three other types of lip stubs alongside this one so make sure you check out all 4! 
•Mint For Each Other Bath Bar {$9 for 7 oz}
The smell of this was simply amazing. 

Their catalog is filled with TONS of other amazing things. These are a few of the things i'm looking forward to ordering and trying:
•Fabulous Fizzies Foot Soakers
•Tousled Sea-Salty Hair Spritz
•Any of the Skindelicious Scrumptious Body Butters. All flavors sound wonderful.
•I've Been Set-Up! Setting & Refreshing Mist
•Rain Mask Vintage Visage Hydration

With the holidays coming up, this is the perfect way to get a head start on buying Christmas presents for all those special ladies in your life! Or just spoil yourself! ;) 

HERE IS THE PARTY LINK:

Have you ever tried Perfectly Posh products before?! Which is your favorite?! 






Grocery Haul!

Just a little inside look at what we eat in a two week time period! Enjoy! :)

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Perfectly Posh {First Impressions}

I've officially started my YouTube channel! This is my first video so don't be too harsh. ;) If you're on YouTube, comment your username. I'd love to follow you! My channel: Bombshell Wife Life

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Medical Road Bumps

The last few days i've been thinking about what to blog about. Nothing felt right. I typed things out only to delete them seconds later. Nothing was feeling natural about my writing. Then I realized what the problem was…I was trying to blog about things that weren't "me". I wasn't blogging about the real life things happening in our life at this moment. 
My blog has always been a place where i've come to express myself. Writing gives me a sense of relief and restores my sanity most days. In this process of starting my blog, I've posted a lot of great and happy posts. Things that make me happy, happy moments in our life, etc, etc…
Unfortunately life isn't always those happy things. It isn't always the picture perfect life we imagined in our head. Im ready to talk about the "not so happy things" going on in my life. It's whats relevant right now in my life. Im nervous, scared, and anxious to talk about these types of things on my blog. It opens up a whole new can of worms in the social media world. I'm afraid of the reactions from people, i'm afraid of what cruel things people will say, and i'm afraid because putting this out in the public makes it more real for me. But I want to be real and I want share the highs AND the lows. No matter what. 

If you're close to me, you know that for about the past two years I was dealing with some medical "road bumps" as I like to call them. I truly thought that was the worst of what I would ever go through. A few months ago I got tests back that said all that stuff was resolved and no longer an issue. Great! I was in the clear! I was seriously so excited and just thrilled that this wasn't going to stress me out any more. 
(THE TMI PART IS COMING. MEN, YOU MIGHT WANT TO EXIT NOW)
Rewind to a few months back. I was having the worst cycles of my life. I normally have a pretty painful cycle, however this was a new level of pain. Throwing up, curled in the fetal position screaming in pain, and overall just miserable. I knew something wasn't right. I thought it might just be an abnormal cycle so I waited for the next one. Same thing, same pain, same symptoms. 90% of the time I cry during the day just thinking about my cycle starting because I know what pain is about to start. This time I decided to make a doctors appointment. 

I get to this doctor and I see the nurse practitioner. She asks me a bunch of questions which all result in "oh it's probably nothing!" She talks with me for MAYBE three mins and ends with "here's a prescription for ibuprofen. see you when you're pregnant!" I remember thinking to myself…"what just happened?!" She didn't check ANYTHING, she kept ignoring ALL my symptoms telling me it was "probably nothing", and didn't even want to check on me in a few months if the pain didn't stop. 

I got home a knew I wanted a second opinion from another doctor. 
So I called someone else, made an appointment, and waited. 
I get to the new doctors office, we talk about all my symptoms, and I just really felt like he was LISTENING. I didn't feel like he was trying to get me in and out of the office. After a 10 min talk about everything, he wanted to do an exam. After he is done, he sits back down and tells me what I never thought I would hear from a doctor. "Well, from everything we've talked about and what I'm feeling/the pain you're in, I think its endometriosis." ….*big gulp* My eyes instantly started welling with tears. I didn't know what to say, or ask, or anything. I WAS NOT expecting that. 

We talked about things that will happen in the coming months but mainly focused on getting my pain under control. The pain is something intolerable. I started a new medication this last cycle and I truly feel like it has helped. Thank the Lord. I've also gone gluten free to try and help with the inflammation, which in turn should help with the pain. 

At 24 years young, I never thought I would have to deal with something like this. It never once crossed my mind. I truly thought when we were ready to have kids we would get pregnant without any hesitation. I know this isn't something that keeps us from having kids, but its a major setback that I wasn't anticipating. Its hard for me to pretend like i'm okay and none of this is bothering me. It takes everything in me not to cry every time someone new announces that they are pregnant. Not because i'm not happy for them, I just wish so badly it was me. If you've ever struggled with getting pregnant, you know how I feel. 

The coming months are going to be interesting, and difficult, and overall different. My posts might be changing seeing as my life has taken on a big change itself, but i'm not sorry for that. I need to talk about this for me. I need to talk about this to get my emotions out. I need to talk about this in hopes of finding other people who have gone through this and can relate and lift me up on my bad days, and vice versa. 

If you've read this far, thank you. 
This hasn't been easy for me to post. I hope you continue to read and follow along in this new journey of mine. Until next time, I hope you have a great day. XO

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Internet Pet Peeves

Ahh the internet. One of the greatest inventions out there. Sadly, not all people who use the internet are the brightest crayons in the box. The things said, done, and the ever-growing list of misspelled words on the internet truly make me cringe. 

For your enjoyment, a few of my biggest internet pet peeves…

1. "Follow for follow"
I absolutely LOATHE when someone gets on an instagram picture of mine and proceeds to comment "follow for follow?" GO. AWAY! You people are SO annoying. I don't follow people on ANY social media to get "follows back". I follow people because I genuinely like what they post, in this case, pictures. So NO, I will not "follow for follow", get a life. 

2. Grown adults who don't know how to spell
This goes without saying. I truly believe this annoys everyone out there (besides the people who are the culprits) I can understand an error here or there, or when big words might be hard, but there are simple words that should NOT be written the wrong way. You as an adult should KNOW the different between KNOW and NO. That's all there is to it. 

3. The irrelevant hashtagger 
Over-hashtagging (is that a word?) and irrelevant hashtagging are two separate things. I hashtag a lot. Like a lot a lot. BUT! The types of people who hashtag the most irrelevant things on their pictures REALLY irk me. For instance, a picture of a sunset…. #america #china #shopping #makeup #arizona #twitter #cheeseburger #blanket #california #newyork #bestdayever #coffee #couple #ilovefall 
Like what? Excuse me?! WHY ARE YOU HASHTAGGING THOSE THINGS?! 

4. The unfollower/refollower 
Have you ever had someone follow you? Then unfollow you? Then follow you again? About 10 times? 
In the matter of 3 days? 

5. People who alert you that they are unfollowing you 
"Ugh, you are so annoying, i'm unfollowing you"
………………do you want an award? A cookie perhaps? Why is it necessary to TELL someone who are unfollowing them?! So irrelevant. So so so so so irrelevant. 

6. Play by plays of your ENITRE day
I get it, you want to keep up to date with your family on Facebook. But if you have a novel for a status and it includes EVERY SINGLE THING you did today, just stop. Pick up a phone, give whoever cares to hear that much a call, and tell them. Because trust me, your 500+ Facebook friends MOST LIKELY don't care too much about what you had for breakfast, and lunch, and dinner, and snack, and what you did on your break at work, and the drink of water you just had, and the pee you took an hour ago. 

7. "So and so has sent you a request to play Candy Crush Saga"
This one needs no explaining. 

Friday, August 22, 2014

Ginny Bakes: Review

{I was sent this product for review however all opinions are my own. Thank you Moms Meet and ginnybakes for this opportunity!}

I am by no means gluten-free, but I am wanting to attempt a 30 day "wheat free" diet. We'll see how that goes. Nonetheless, my thoughts on gluten free food has always been the same. Boring, tasteless, weird textured foods. But alas, I have found something delicious!


I was sent this amazing box of treats. Yes, ALL of this. Four for you, ginnybakes. (And four for YOU if you get that reference)
Honestly, I wasn't expecting things to taste that great. Haha. I know, I know, I'm a terrible human being. BUT I'm a sweets lover. I have high expectations. DON'T JUDGE ME.
My favorite thing so far as been the Coconut Oatmeal Cookies. And don't tell anyone, but I think my husband even likes them too! 

I also made up a batch of the brownies. MMMM! MMM! So delicious. 

I was shocked at how much FLAVOR was in these bad boys! 

If you're in the market for gluten free options, I would check out this company. 
Are any of you gluten free? How long have you been eating gluten free? What changes in your body have you seen?! 20 Q's for my readers. My apologies. ;) 

Let me know if you've ever tried a ginnybakes treat before or if you try it out! 
I hope each one of you are doing well!