Makeover Party Madness with #HummusMadeEasy

This post is sponsored by The Women Bloggers, LLC and its advertiser Kendal King Group #SoapBoxInfluence. All opinions are mine. #HummusMadeEasy

A couple of weeks ago I went to a fun makeup party with some family and friends.  If there is one thing I know from growing up with a twin sister it’s that MAKEOVERS ARE AWESOME!  I love to play with makeup, always have, and always will.  My sister and I went through a tragic phase…like most teens…until we learned to straighten our hair and conceal those pimples.  Ha!

Anyway, I digress…

Nothing brings girls together like makeup and good food am I right?

BBP_8107

We had the best time chatting and talking about different looks.  I love a liquid eyeliner myself (I like to channel my inner Katy Perry).

BBP_8135

I didn’t get a photo of my makeup darn it!  That’s what happens when you are always behind the camera, but I promise you I looked fab!BBP_8121

Oh the choices we gals have to make to look beautiful.  Actually, I think it’s quite fun to change-up your look and play with different options.  BBP_8120

Nothing makes a party like good food in my opinion.  I mean what’s better than “party food”???  To this gathering I brought some YUMMY….I mean totally DELISH Hummus.  I love me some hummus lady friends.

CHECK IT:

Someone asked me what my recipe was.  Well, I’ll tell you all three of these hummus creations took less than 15 minutes to put together.  It was incredibly easy.

I used BUSH’S® Hummus Made Easy.  It comes in three flavors:  Classic Hummus Made Easy, Southwest Black Bean Hummus Made Easy, and Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Made Easy.

BBP_8090

BBP_8131

TOP IT OFF:

Classic Hummus Made Easy: Topped with a bit of cracked pepper feta.

Black Bean Hummus Made Easy:  Topped with diced jalapeno peppers.

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Made Easy:  Topped with paprika.
BBP_8098

Serve with pita chips, veggies, and pretzels.

BBP_8097

BBP_8153 BBP_8152

I know we all had a great time!  I always love get together with the girls.

Look at my beautiful sister in laws…Rebecca and Kim.  Aren’t they so pretty!!!  Love you girls!  I can’t wait until we can get together for another party!  (I’ll bring the hummus 🙂 )
BBP_8111

 

 

 

Being a Mom through the Storms #SickJustGotReal #AMomCanDream

The video and gift card have been provided by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare. All thoughts and reviews are my own.

The years just keep on passing by so quickly!  I just shared how Connor boy turned 6 years old.  It seems like yesterday he was an itty bitty baby and now he’s in school.  I’ve heard once they get in school time passes even quicker.

I remember those sleepless nights & Doctor visits so well 🙂

05202010-6

As a first time Mom there are so many things that run through your brain.  “Am I doing this right?” “What do I do with this little human I just brought home from the hospital?”  

And the WORST feeling is when your baby gets sick.

I remember one night so vividly.  Connor was an infant and he had a super high fever and it wasn’t breaking.  I was so nervous and it was late at night.  Terence and I were pacing the house trying to figure out what to do.  We had given him medicine and a bath and tried to lower the fever…nothing was happening.  I called 911 because I was so scared and didn’t know what to do.

The lady on the phone began to yell at me and tell me “What kind of Mother lets her son get a fever that high?”  “You need to go to the ER” and she continued to tell me horrible things and judging me for something that I just wanted help with.  I felt helpless and angry after that phone call.  I just started to cry and pray that everything would be okay.

Who was she to judge me?  I was a scared first time Mom and all she did was scold me!

Obviously everything worked out, but the situation could have been so much easier if the lady would have just shown a little bit of patience with me.

As Moms we love our kids beyond all reason and there is nothing we won’t do for them.  Check out this site for tips and support, because when the sick gets real that’s exactly what you’ll need—->>> support and advice!

So they can grow up healthy, happy, and enjoy a full childhood 🙂

BBP_7951

Check out this super cute and funny video below.  If you’re a Mom I know you can relate!

Check out the video HERE  & follow along on the Facebook page.

Share your story…what’s your worst sick story???  

Leave a comment below & enter to win a $25 gift card from Pfizer Consumer Healthcare & Sick Just Got Real ™.

FabFitFun Spring Box Reveal + Coupon Code

This post is sponsored by FabFitFun via Bloggin’ Mamas.

BBP_7635

It’s spring time lady friends and that means it’s time to polish and shiny up your skin and get yourself in tip top shape!  If you’re looking for some inspiration to get you in the mood for spring time, look no further than the FabFitFun box!

You can check out the box HERE and use coupon code:

BECKY

for $10 off your first box.  FabFitFun is a subscription box with full-size fashion, beauty, fitness, and lifestyle products.  It retails for $49.99 but always has a value over $200!  These boxes sell out so fast and only come out seasonally…so move fast gals!

So….OMG Becky what’s in the FabFitFun spring box???

Here we go…

Marrakesh Hair Oil (Value $23)

I have dry, frizzy hair so this is perfect to tame my crazy tresses.

BBP_7972

An ISH Beauty Contour Kit in Light/Medium or Medium/Dark ($32 Value)

I had been looking for a good contour kit before I received this one.  I have been using it for the last couple of weeks and I just LOVE it.  The color and pigment go on really smooth and it does a great job.  I highly recommend this contour kit if you are looking for one.

BBP_7973 BBP_7639

A Jook and Nana Gold Plated Tag Necklace ($65 Value)

I love this necklace, it’s so easy to pair with anything and layer with other jewelry.  They come in several different styles that say different things.

BBP_7986

Kitchen Herb Garden DIY Kit (Value $35)

I’m loving this cute little herb kit.  Now that we live in an apartment we don’t have a yard.  I love fresh herbs, and this sits perfectly on our balcony.

BBP_7637

Hello Legs Lotion

BBP_7970

Jus D’Amour Bath Bomb Trinity (Value $28)

These smell AMAZING!  Perfect for bubble bath and a glass of wine or if you want to share with guests…they look super cute in your guest bathroom 🙂

BBP_7974 BBP_7976

Merrithew Mat Strap Plus (Value $15)

BBP_7969

Bodypure Glove and Socks (Value $10)

My skin and nails have been so dry from the winter, I’m excited to use this to get my skin soft and ready for spring.

BBP_7971

A Thirty One Bits $25 Gift Card & Sterling Forever $30 gift card.

I’m never disappointed with the FabFitFun box.  Every season it gets better and better.  If you want to check out what was in my fall box go HERE.  The overall value of this box is worth $282.91!  You get all of these goodies for $39.99!  Use code “Becky” to get $10 off.

Follow along with FabFitFun on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and YouTube for more reveals and fun!