Saturday, September 29, 2012

Hair Regimen Fall 2012

Wash Routine
Wash hair (as needed) w/ Mane & Tail shampoo or my black soap shampoo concoction
Deep Condition using Beautiful Textures Deep Conditioner
Co-wash (as needed) between washes w/ TRESemme Moisture Rich Conditioner or Pantene Pro'V Naturals Conditioner and detangle

Morning Routine
Co-wash (as needed) using TRESemme Moisture Rich Conditioner or Pantene Pro'V Naturals Conditioner & detangle
Use Beautiful Textures Tangle Taming Leave-In Conditioner & detangle
Distribute Extra Virgin Coconut Oil
Put EVOO on scalp (if needed)
Use Beautiful Textures butter or my shea butter mix as sealant for moisture & style to desire

Nighttime Routine
Massage scalp w/ EVOO or Grapeseed Oil as needed throughout the week
Massage in Beautiful Textures Leave-In Conditioner for added moisture
Detangle hair
Cover hair w/ satin bonnet & sleep :)

**Note I do not braid or twist my hair at night because my hands and wrist won't allow me to do so for as long as it takes to do. This regimen works just fine for me. Enjoy!

Friday, September 28, 2012

Milspouse Friday Fill-In

1. What’s one thing in the past month you would have changed?
Nothing. Everything around here has been normal..
2. What was your favorite thing that happened in August? 
I got to spend the entire month with my hunny now that he's home from deployment!
3. What did you do to celebrate Labor Day?I grilled and played video games with the hunny and a couple of his friends.
4. What do you HAVE to have handy by your bedside?
My bible. I always read a scripture or two before bed and also pray.
5. What are you looking forward to in September?
New things to come and hopefully a vacation lol

5 Question Friday!

1. Do you prefer to drive to your vacation spot or fly?
Drive, I'm too chicken to fly in a plane. Plus I'd miss out on the opportunity to see what nature has to offer in every location around the states :)2. If you could live any where in the world, where would you go and why?
That's a good question. I'd live in lots of different places but I think the place I'd absolutely love to live would be either the mid west or over in PR.3. Should grown women wear leggings?
Depends on their body structure. If they are overweight hell no, if they think their thick but are really overweight hell no. They have to have the figure for that type of fitting lol4. If you could change your name to any other name, would you? And what would it be?
No, my name is unique to me and it's something my mother gave me. I would never change that :)5. What magazines to you have subscriptions to?

Vogue, Food Network, and Southern Style

Get Hired at Camp Lejeune Career Expo

Are you looking for a job? Are you located at or near Camp Lejeune? Your in luck, and NCOA are hosting a Career Expo. The date has been set for Thursday October 11th, 2012. You will have the opportunity to meet with some top companies from lots of different industries such as government contractors, local companies, and national corporations. Great news huh? I know, I'm excited for you! To attend you will need to REGISTER. By registering in advance you will be able to see a list of employers you can expect to meet while there.

Marston Pavillion
Bldg 730 Seth Williams Blvd. 
Camp Lejeune, NC 28547 

Oct 11th, 2012, 10AM-2PM

Here are some resources I found to help you get through the Expo.

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Government Assistance

This morning I wake up and do my usual..... read blogs and news journal entries. All of a sudden I run across a post from a military spouse ranting about military familes and receiving government assistance. While, I, myself think it's crazy how the biggest talk around is getting government assistance period. Why talk down about military families getting the government assistance needed as well? I see all types of women opening their legs to men period and creating children they know damn well they can not provide for then depend on the government and our taxes for that matter to feed their family while others struggle. I am a family that struggles at times to make ends meet but we make it work without the government assistance. Would I like to have the assistance, yes BUT at the same time I know that we don't need the government assistance and depend on it. There are people out there that get government assistance knowing they are of value to get out and work. To be able to provide for their family they are just too lazy to do so. I've seen women go out and have 6-7 kids with all different baby daddy's and expecting the government and peers (tax payers) to put food on their table while we as American's struggle to even pay our bills. I think it's wrong and unjust. There are some military families that take advantage of the system as well. They "say" the more kids you have the more help you will get. That is, however, not correct. After child number 2 the government doesn't up your pay anymore. These people are having kids and expecting hand outs. Stop having kids you can't pay for. It makes you as well as society look ignorant. I'm tired of paying to put food on someone else's table when there are times we're struggling. Do we get help, no. We make it work and so should the ones that don't need the help. The ones that really need the help because they were laid off and can't find work need help. The ones that have a family with no income and are ACTIVELY looking for work need help. Not the ones that are sitting around doing nothing and expect help. Not the ones that quit their job to live off the government need help. Not the ones that are having kids they know damn well they can't take care of need help. Trust and believe things will change. When they do and the ones living off the system taking advantage will see what it means to actually WORK. Work means work. Get up, get out, and do something. Find a job. Make income. That's what I mean. So stop living off the government and find your own means for income. Quit mooching off the ones that work their asses off to put food on their table and at the end of the day have to pay the government taxes and you take the tax money without good reason and use it because your too lazy to make your life better for the family you refuse to work for. Period.

Monday, September 24, 2012

Unforeseen Circumstances

Hey everyone. As you all can tell I pop in and out of my blog and haven't been blogging daily as I used to. Sorry for all the technical difficulties but I promise I will return. I'm having lots of difficulties with my internet service and their crappy customer service and a tad bit of computer glitches. Needless to say I'm at the library stealing internet to make this blog post LOL! #dontjudgeme heheheeee. Hey now, a girls gotta do what a girls gotta do. You know what I mean? Anywho, expect more daily blogs of random things and thoughts, military life blogs, as well as natural hair blogs. I'm going to also be sharing some of my recipes with you as well. So make sure you watch out for that and also subscribe to my blog and youtube channel. I haven't been posting much on there either BUT I have made more posts there than I have on here. Sad, I know lol. I shall return. Until next time.... God Speed :)

Friday, September 14, 2012

1. How long did it take for you to find your wedding dress? (Wedding dress pics anyone?)
Good question. My "casual" wedding dress I found at JCPenny on sale (JOP Wedding) but the "for real for real" wedding dress I got in Sarasota, FL and I can't wait to wear it :)
2. Someone in your general vicinity releases a NASTY smelling fart. Do you say anything or blow it off?
I say something LOL! I have a big mouth
3. What is the scariest thing that happened to you or scared you recently?
Having to go through a serious surgery while hubs was deployed :(
4. Favorite brand and flavor of ice cream.
I don't have a fav brand but my all time fav flavor is Batman aka Rainbow Shurbert
5. Are you able to sleep well in hotels?
Heck no, iono what happened in that bed before my head laid down to rest LOL!

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Shea Moisture - Bogo!!!!

Calling all Naturalista's, CALLING ALL NATURALISTA'S
Have you heard of Shea Moisture??! If so head on over to your local CVS for a bogo sale until Saturday @ midnight. I'm on my way out the door now to grab me some. Yall know I LOVEEEEE me some Shea Moisture products :) Catch them while they're hot. The price of Shea Moisture has jumped a mere $2.00 since last year BUT you just can't pass up on a great product AND at a bogo price. That's a steal of a deal. I'm a hardcore couponer and if there's one thing I know is how to take advantage of bogo sales, shoot, any type of sale hahaa. Please take advantage of this before it's too late. It's not just the Curl Enhancing Smoothie on sale. ALL Shea Moisture hair care products are on bogo right now so get your butts in order and hop to!


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