6 Mugs, Water Bottles and Tumblers That Will Make You Squeal

Bottles

If you roll up to my crib and ask for something to drink, said beverage will probably be in a mason jar. I have a thing for mason jars. I put everything in ’em (helllooooo fridge oats) and I just love how cute they make everything look. When I’m not entertaining folx and treating myself to green smoothie, tea or ice water, chances are they’ll be housed in a mug, tumbler or water bottle.

And so, this is PERFECT timing for a Shopbop sale. I mean, when isn’t there a good time for a Shopbop sale? Tell me how much you love these…

Mugs

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Marc Jacobs Velvet Noir Major Volume Mascara review

Marc Jacobs mascara

Yeeeep, that’s a mouthful, ain’t it? I don’t think I’ve ever featured Marc Jacobs anything on Clumps of Mascara and is a darn shame, because I actually really like the brand. Their nail polishes are absolutely wonderful. Granted, it’s the packaging that I go gaga over, but shoot…I love me a higher-end brand that makes me feel all fancy when I’m using their products. Marc Jacobs is IT.

That said, I had been meaning to try this mascara for quite some time and I finally swooped by Sephora a month ago to test drive it. Like many higher-end mascaras, I had high hopes for it because well, it’s a $26 mascara. You’d have high hopes for it too, am I right?

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My Blacklane Experience

Blacklane

Flying. I’m hitting the airport at least a half dozen times each year. It was about double pre-kids and now that I’ve got two babes in tow, it’ll be quite a while before I travel with both. Have you ever seen parents with more than one kid in the airport? Everyone is flustered. I’m not ready for it yet but when the time hits, I will definitely be using Blacklane.

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I’m Not the Best Parent

Kid at Whole Foods

Well. I’m not. Is that a surprise? I hope not. Nothing makes me feel this more than when EB says ‘You’re not being nice, mommy.” 

One should never be that touched by what a 3-year old says but sheesh, raising this girl has proved to be well, uh…a challenge. And you know what? That DOES surprise me because I thought I would rooooock in this parenting thing. I thought that since I had so many siblings and was a nanny, babysitter, teacher and mentor to children that raising them would come fairly easy to me. Lies, y’all. All kinds of lies. 

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Sleeping masks! Have you ever used one?

Headwraps

Hey y’all! Happy Weekend from me and my Lipstick League sisters. Check out these hot posts circulating the web. 

Olive & Ivy – How pretty is this soft rosy brown eyeshadow look? You won’t believe how affordable everything used for it is!

Phyrra – has the deets on the new Makeup Geek MannyMua Palette! See the video, swatches and look. Would you wear it?

Prime Beauty – has been spending a lot of time in the shower thanks to the luxury Aroma Sense Shower Head. A lemon scent and tons of water pressure makes her a happy girl!

we heart this – (to read like Stefan from SNL) “This mask has it all: cream that turns into bubbles, a high but worth it price tag, a space age bottle…”

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Revlon Ultimate All-In-One mascara review

Revlon Ultimate All-In-One

I hate Revlon mascaras. Yeah, I said it. I know it’s pretty risky making such a claim about a brand as big as them but I’ve reviewed so many of their mascaras and most, if not ALL of them have sucked. I purchased their Revlon Ultimate All-In-One mascara only because a friend of mine wanted to get my thoughts on it. My expectations were anything but high so mmmm, let’s see if this mascara turned me into a believer. 

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Self Care Matters – Amope Pedi Perfect for the Win!

This post was sponsored by Amopé™ as part of an influencer activation for the #AmopeCrowd and Socialstars™. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review, but all opinions are my own.

 Self-Care Matters

Girl, listen. Can we have a chat? You know, sister to sister? Let me keep it real with you. You don’t mind, do you? It’s a struggle. By “it”, I mean…almost everything. I look at where my life was 5, 6 and 7 years ago and I chuckle at how I used to complain about the little things. I wouldn’t mind some of those stresses now. I’d trade them for my current ones in a heartbeat.

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