It feels like I’ve been gone for ages and have neglected my little blog once again.
As I took care of a few duties around the house I thought I would grab my camera and take a few shots of the “things” that I love RIGHT NOW. Like the title read … from the Kitchen to the Bedroom … get your dirty mind out of the gutter!
But yes, I wanted to share with you my current favorite kitchen gadget. Seriously, I have no idea how I lived the last 30ish years without one of these in my life. I was not blessed with the ability to be a great cook and to find the right spices to make the perfect blend for a delicious dish. What can I say? I like cookbooks and latetly, I’m LOVING Pinterest … that’s a whole other story though.
A close friend of mine, that is also handicapped in the kitchen introduced me to a Rice Cooker. Yup! I loves me some rice, but lets face it, white rice isn’t the best when you can be having brown or wild rice instead. However, every time I get the cajones to be a bit risky and make brown rice I totally mess it up. My final result is soggy rice. Yuck!
Tonight I actually managed to make wild rice and not sticky wild rice, but actual fluffy rice. It was divine!
If you are rice challenged like I am, I highly recommend you invest in a rice cooker. I didn’t fork out $200 for high-end cooker; instead I purchased a Cuisinart 4-cup rice cooker for about $50. The few times we have had rice I have been using this machine and it has been so easy and effortless.
On to the bedroom …. Bow chicka wow wow!!!
Well, that is where I keep my makeup, skincare and hair products.
As I mentioned in a one of my last posts I have been using less makeup lately. My palettes are collecting dust in the closet and I’ve considered finding a new home for them :-( …
In the past few weeks I have been really enjoying the Garnier BB Cream. I use it as a tinted moisturizer and follow with a drug store powder. The powder that I have loved lately is the Milani Multi-tasker, it’s very inexpensive (compared to high-end powders) and it does the trick to keep my oily face less oily.
On to my hair – while cleaning out my drawers, I rediscovered Phyto Phytolisse serum. After towel drying my hair I rub my hands together with a couple drops of this product and focus on my ends. Result, less frizz – and if I have extra time I will blow-dry and put my hair up in hot rollers. It’s amazing what I find in my drawers some times, I wonder if this just happens to me?
At night I have added this to my routine … EOS Lip Balm in Sweet Mint. I keep one in my purse and one next to my bed. It’s definitely made me want to pucker up a bit more lately. I’m not a big fan of any of the other flavors/ scents but this one.
And finally, my cami, I am totally in love with these little tops. While I was on the other side of the world a few years back, my sister-in-law introduced me to Country Road’s Seam-free Camisoles. I fell in love with how well they held everything while still being soft. They last forever too. Living in the states makes it a bit hard to come across these amazing camis … instead I have found a slight thicker and more shape forming cami. My favorite are the Self-Expression by Suddenly Skinny. It’s not as light as the ones I mentioned before but they are quite nice and help conceal those unwanted curves. The best part is that they fit well under most clothing, a definite staple in every woman’s closet.
Well, now that you have seen my latest favorite items I’d like to share a funny story/photo of something that happened this evening. While I was busy getting things sorted before bedtime my little person decided to give our four-legged family member a face-lift? Body lift? I’m not sure what kind of lift but this is how I found him…
Don’t worry he wasn’t harmed, minutes before he was wagging his tail … with a smile from ear to ear. I swear think this little guy thinks he’s human at times.