AMD FX APU – HP Envy Touchsmart Laptop From Best Buy

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The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free My kids are a bit geeky. I guess they come by the trait honestly- from their mother. All buy one are gamers by heart. Tevin even earned the Boy Scouts Video Game Badge. Most laptops are not fit to be a gaming laptop. The resources needed for gaming can take an average laptop down in just a few months, resulting in a huge waste of … [Read more...]

Fresh Spring Nail Art With Julep Audrey and Joelle

spring nail art

I haven't been able to really do a proper mani for a couple of weeks until today. I actually sat down and gave myself a much needed manicure, fresh coat of paint and a simple nailart design perfect for Easter and spring. For this super simple pearl and rhinestone design I used Julep Audrey and Julep Joelle for the glitter on my pinky finger. I used assorted faux flat back white and pink pearls in different sizes along with a few clear … [Read more...]

5 Must Have Items To Pack For A Cruise

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So far I have had the opportunity to cruise on the Royal Caribbean Liberty of the Seas and recently the Carnival Triumph. Both cruise ships have extremely different features. I was actually very surprised to see how different the ships were from each other. Before both cruises I did research, read the cruise forums, and looked up cruise packing lists on Pinterest. After recently sailing on the Carnival Triumph I wanted to share 5 items that I packed that I could … [Read more...]

Heading Out On Carnival Triumph


Today my husband and I will be heading out on a cruise what was preplanned before this months life changing events. I hope this time away helps me clear my mind a bit and hopefully come to terms with everything that has happened. We will be cruising on the Carnival Triumph out of Galveston TX (our local port). We are heading to Progreso and Cozumel MX. This will be my husbands first cruise and my second. Last year around this time I cruised on the Royal … [Read more...]

Helping Pay For My Sons Funeral and Medical Expenses

Kevin Charles

After the initial shock of losing my son, I contacted the insurance company that we have through my husbands work, The Hartford. We did not have a primary insurance policy, only a supplemental dependent life insurance policy for $10,000.00. I contacted them so fast because someone made me aware that most insurance policies exclude suicide no matter the reason. I read the policy and was totally confused by the wording. After talking to several people for over an … [Read more...]

Hello Out There

13 week ultrasound

Hey, anyone there? Hopefully there are still a few people still following my blog even though I haven't updated it in about a year.  Life has changed L so much for me in many positive and negative ways. No, I'm not gonna get into all of it in this post but I will list some of the events in bullets. I went through fertility treatment, specifically IVF. I am now pregnant. My 20 yr old son committed suicide. Well that's alot in a year. For the last few … [Read more...]

Easter Chick Nail Art

Easter Nail Art

I wish you a Happy Easter. I decided to do a quick mani to celebrate Eater. I haven't blogged about my nail art is a very long time. Nail art is one of my favorite hobbies and I even have created a few nail art tutorials on Youtube. You can find those on my sidebar all the way at the bottom. You can also follow my Instagram @jessbent0n where I post *mostly* nail art mixed up with other stuff that has to do with beauty and fashion. The nail art that I did for … [Read more...]

Top 5 Things To Do Aboard Royal Caribbean Liberty of the Seas #seastheday


I am back from my Royal Caribbean cruise on the Liberty of the Seas out of Ft Lauderdale Florida. Forty bloggers all together participated in a "Brandcation" hosted by Momdot and boarded the ship to Cozumel to take part in a social media event. I had never taken a cruise before even though I am less than an hour from a major cruise port in Galveston Texas. I had no clue what to expect. I never realized how many activities were available to take part in during … [Read more...]