Health reviews: Rootology

What is yellow and brown and makes your nose rosy? ROOTOLOGY’s here for your itchy, poor nosey! ROOTOLOGY FORMULA #45 Breathe Free Nasal Suns and Eye Health Not many of you know that I am a published poet, and that I published a book of poetry in the 1980s!  So when I fall across a […]

Beauty review: I Love Lulu Natural Shampoo & Conditioner

I Love Lulu Natural Shampoo and Conditioner  Au Naturel is my mantra for all of my hair products and skin products!  AND I LOVE A GREEN COMPANY!!! So when I Love Lulu crossed my desk I reacted immediately – I took my hair to the sink and washed and conditioned it! Now I have fine, […]


“I participated in a Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for RoC Skincare. I received product to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for my participation.” What to do!  As an aging baby booming diva type woman, I want to be able to play with makeup and glimmer eye shadow.  […]

Beauty Reviews: Beenigma

BEENIGMA What’s Up with the Bees and Botox? DOES IT WORK? Beenigma is an all in one face cream from New Zealand that contains bee venom, manuka honey, and shea butter.  It retails at $129.99 for 1.7 fluid ounces.  It is being pronounced as “better than botox” for your skin across the internet.  I have […]

Water bottle review: Aquadelight Infuser

Infuser Water Bottle Sport by AQUADELIGHT Enjoy a natural & healthy fruit flavored drink in your own BPA FREE Aquadelight Bottle- 24 OZ. You all know that I love to go au naturel! I mean, of course, with my products and eating and drinking habits!!!! I adore flavored water and yet I don’t want all […]

Beauty reviews: EliteSerum RX Extra Strength

It seems that Broad Z and I are always trying face products! Not so!  I am very very picky about what goes on my face and when I received EliteSerum RX (Extra Strength)  to review from SkinPro Int., I felt excited to try it as all the reviews on Amazon were positive – very positive. […]

June is Scleroderma month

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Scleroderma Awareness. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Scleroderma Awareness Month June, 2015   Not many people have heard of the autoimmune disease scleroderma as it is rare (scleroderma affects only 1 in 903 people, usually females) and […]

Beauty reviews: Dermaflage

DERMAFLAGE Conceals Scars Instantly Silicone Filler for the Face   When I was 26 I had skin cancer (melanoma) directly under my right eye.  I remember raging at the poor old Italian man who was the unlucky person to be my plastic surgeon.  “Trust me,” he said, “I am the best.” “Why should I trust […]

Beauty reviews: Lapapo

Natural is my Idea of Great – Lapapo All Natural Homemade Soap and Lotions Lapapo    WHO ARE THEY? Mark and Cicele van Brenk of Lapapo Natural Soaps and Lotions I love family businesses – those families who turn into entrepreneurs because they can’t find what works in stores.  The Brenk family business (Lapapo) is […]

Beauty & Health review: NO-AD Sunscreen

NO-AD Oil Free FACE 30 Sunscreen Lotion Life at 66!  Yup I celebrated my birthday May 14.  Thanks to VERY lucky genes, I have great skin and look younger.  AND to keep myself that way, I always use sunscreen.  And inevitably I get breakout skin!  A few pimples here and there are no problem, but […]