Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Halloween Inspired Washi Tape Skull Nails with Video Tutorial

What you will need- 
Washi Tape
Got mine from Target for .99 cents in the Halloween area.
Nail Polish 
Ledi by Julep
Top Coat
 Seche Vite
Watch my tutorial!

Give it a try and post it on facebook and instagram using #LanieBuck & @LanieBuck
Happy Halloween! 

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October 2014 Julep Maven Unboxing Video and Review with Swatches!

 Julep time, its Julep time! This month I went with my profile style which is Classic with a twist. 

What came in the box-
 Logan Sultry aubergine shimmer
DeAnn Ripe loganberry crème
Night Shift Sleeping Mask A reparative moisture mask that does the heavy lifting while you’re fast asleep so you wake up to a brighter, smoother, firmer complexion.
Add on -
Ledi Black pearl shimmer
 Swatch of DeAnn
 Swatch of  Logan
 Swatch of Ledi 

Watch my unboxing and review! 
Find nail tutorial here!
If you too are a maven what did you get?
What did you like the best and how did you feel about the Night Shift Sleeping Mask?
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Monday, October 13, 2014

Influenster Review- Hello Keurig 2.0

 Information and what came with-

Say Hello to the Keurig® 2.0 K550 Brewing System — the first Keurig system that features revolutionary Keurig 2.0 Brewing Technology™ which is designed to read the lid of each K-Cup™ or K-Carafe™ pack to brew the perfect beverage every time. The K550 brewer allows you to brew a 4-cup carafe with the same ease and convenience of brewing a single-serve cup — all at the touch of a button. It’s so smart, and so simple!
The brewer has other great features including an extra large 80 ounce water reservoir, 2.8 inch color touch display, programmable clock, an auto brew option and a strength control setting for brewing bolder coffee. There’s even a separate setting for hot cocoa and other specialty beverages like lattes and mochas. The K550 model also has a customizable night light in the water reservoir and offers hot water on demand. So many options to choose from — not at all like a typical coffee maker.
Choose from over 250 varieties of coffee, tea and specialty beverages — including iced beverages — from 40 brands you know and love. Just look for Keurig Brewed® seal on your favorite K-Cup pack and K-Carafe pack varieties.
The Keurig 2.0 K550 Brewing System includes a Keurig™ Carafe, a 2.0 Water Filter Starter Kit with one filter, and K-Cup® and K-Carafe™ packs to get you started.

Variety pack includes:
4 K-Carafe™ packs:
  - Green Mountain Coffee® Breakfast Blend
- Green Mountain Coffee® French Roast
- Green Mountain Coffee® French Vanilla
- The Original Donut Shop® Regular

6 K-Cup® packs:
  - The Original Donut Shop® Regular Extra Bold
- Green Mountain Coffee® Hazelnut
- Green Mountain Coffee® Nantucket Blend®
  - Barista Prima Coffeehouse® Italian Roast
- Starbucks® Pike Place® Roast
- Celestial Seasonings® English Breakfast Tea

This is my first Keurig so it is all new to me and just on that fact it's great... best part of it for me is I'm a huge hot coco drinker and I love that I can pop in my mug and have a cup in a minute without having to deal with my stove and kettle in the morning. Yes, hot coco is my morning coffee. 
(The hot chocolate pack I bought myself from the Keurig site along with 3 other single packs)

When I wake up before my fiance it is nice that I can make us a quick pot with the k-cups also. Not that brewing a pot of coffee with our coffee maker was all the harder but this is just a little easier for us morning zombies. The flavor of the single and k-cups have been very consistent and for me that is fantastic, I am horrible at making coffee... taste good. My fiance use to make a pot of coffee for us and I sometimes didn't have time, forgot or simply did not want any coffee so it would go to waste and now we can serve ourselves as much or as little as we'd like if we are not sure if the other wants come. 

Overall, this is a winner with me. I have always liked the thought of having one but never got one. We had a smaller one for about a day but gave it as a gift the same day, didn't even test it! I really don't have any cons for it other than 2 times I set it to 8oz and 4oz was all I got. It hasn't happened since the first week so again no cons but I am still testing it out so I will update if I run into anything.

I received this product free from Influenster for testing and review purposes. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.


Monday, October 6, 2014

1st RocksBox Set with Video Unboxing and Review


 What came in my first set with stylist Tara-
House of Harlow 1960 Aztec Bangle in Cobalt- Value $48 Rocksbox Member Price $38

Margaret Elizabeth Mini Cushion Cut Drops in Aqua- Value $88 Rocksbox Member Price $70
Charlene K Raw Stone Pendant Necklace in Black Agate- Value $105 RocksBox Member Price $84
Watch my unboxing!
Overall, I was very impressed with it. I did not intend to get more then the free box since I just wanted to try it out and I work at a jewelry shop but they have won me over! The quality and service were both great both of the boxes I have gotten so far.

If you'd like to see my next box keep an eye out, it's coming soon!