Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Ooey Gooey Queso cauliflower with Lime Guacamole Pork Chop!

If you’ve been following me you know I just LOVE Epicure meal solutions and seasonings! 

They make clean eating a snap! 

Plus you can think outside the box so to speak and use items anyway you want to explore! 

Tonight I used the Ooey Gooey Queso dip to make a sauce for our roasted cauliflower side! I used half the suggested amount of milk and stirred it up and poured over chopped cauliflower florets in the large steamer. Added handful of bacon bits and chives and tossed to cover the cauliflower evenly. Sprinkled 1/2 cup shredded cheese over the top and baked in oven on 400F for 45 minutes until the cauliflower was tender and the cheese browned up on the edges.
I created a marinade for our pork chops using the Guacamole seasoning, lime juice and a wee bit avocado oil. 
Popped it all in a ziplock baggie and let the pork chops sit in fridge for a couple hours before grilling them on BBQ! 

So delicious! 

What’s your favourite Epicure meal solution? 
Bon Appetite 

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Thursday, November 25, 2021

Lots of Pun coming in December!


December's Lots of Pun Kit from Paper Pumpkin looks like it is going to be loads of fun! 
The kit contains enough elements to create 9 cards—3 each of 3 designs—and 9 coordinating envelopes. This all-inclusive kit includes printed card bases, die-cut paper pieces, embellishments, adhesive, and more!
The Lots of Pun Stamp Set is a builder stamp set! This means the included images can be mixed and matched to build a variety of unique characters with different looks and features.
  • Card size: 4-1/4" x 5-1/2" (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2" x 5-3/4" (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Coordinating colors: Crumb Cake, Daffodil Delight, Early Espresso, Granny Apple Green, Pool Party, Poppy Parade
  • Includes a Classic Stampin’ Spot
 Order yours here before December 10th to play along!

If you order your Paper Pumpkin through my link you can either bring it with you and join us in person or via Facebook 'room' on my page for the Paper Pumpkin Club class where we create projects with it together! 
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Bright Baubles

OK I already loved the Bright Baubles Bundle but seeing this Artisan team member inspiration and now he layered them to really make them POP I want it even more!!! 

So intricate and elegant! They’d look lovely hanging on a tree too! I just love making paper ornaments for my tree! 

Tombow glue is perfect for intricate gluing and dries clear. A little trick I use if I need a really intricate dab of glue is make a puddle in my silicone mar and use the paper poker to dot on OR I use a sponge and dab the glue onto sponge and than dab onto the paper dies for a nice even application.
Here is the entire Bright Baubles bundle!
Photo credit and full details here: 

Happy Stampin’ 


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Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Grab your Wishlist!!


Grab your wishlist cause the Black Friday early bird sales are starting a day early with GelMoment! Going live on Thursday November 25th at 2pm EST!
Black Friday Offer 1:
What’s the only thing better than four Gel Polishes? Five Gel Polishes!
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 Valid for a limited time, when you purchase four polishes, you get a fifth FREE! Maybe you want to try out some of our newest shades, or you’re interested in our featured colours, or maybe you want to try something completely new! Place that order of four and receive an extra for free. It’s that simple.
Must be purchased through the 4+1 offer in All Specials & New Releases. Also available in Kits & Collections
Not valid on individually purchased polish bottles.
Black Friday Offer #2  
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During our Black Friday sale, we are happy to announce that all classic Customer Kits are being offered at a 10% discount! Regardless of if you want the Essentials, Premium, or Deluxe Kit, you have the opportunity to snatch it up now at a lower price.

Your choice of 1 GelMoment Polish
1 Mini LED Lamp
1 Mini Nail File
1 Cuticle Pusher
1 Cleanser Pack of 50
100 Gentle Care Remover Pads OR 1 Flake Off Remover

Your choice of 3 GelMoment Polishes
1 Professional LED Lamp
1 Cuticle Pusher
1 Nail File (Pack of 2)
1 Cleanser Pack of 50
100 Gentle Care Remover Pads OR 1 Flake Off Remover

Your choice of 3 GelMoment polishes
1 Deluxe LED Lamp
1 Cuticle Pusher
1 Nail File (Pack of 2)
1 Cleanser Pack of 50
1 Cuticle Nipper
100 Gentle Care Remover Pads & 2 Remover Clip Sets (packs of 5) OR 1 Flake Off Remover


Want to be extra festive? For one week only, Nail Art Decals, Styling Strips, and Finger Chains are ALL 20% OFF!

From dabbling beginners to skilled experts, this is the perfect time to grab some nail art products. Exercise creativity and impress your loved ones when you show up to festivities decked out in unique designs.

Can be found in the All Specials & New Releases section, as well as the Nail Art category of your website.

20% OFF - Pricing: $ 4.40 USD, $5.60 CAD, $6.20 AUD
Full retail pricing: $ 5.50 USD, $ 7.00 CAD, $7.75 AUD
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 Sale Valid from November 25th at 2 PM through November 29th, 2021, ET.
All sales are while supplies last.
Want to be the first to know, have even more tips, tricks and tutorials and inspiration as well as a chance to win free product? Come join us over on Facebook Totallyawake4-life & Nailin' It! 
Be as Bold as your GelMoment!
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Monday, November 22, 2021

Faux Foil Nail art

 How gorgeous is this look?? 

Photo credit to fellow distributor Sylvia Gorenszach

Colours used:
  • Thumb, Index & Pinky - Just Cruise
  • Middle Finger - Coffee House mixed with Andromeda chrome. Clearly Frisky on top. (tutorial in the comments)
  • Ring Finger - Base is 1 part Lovee Dovee and 2 parts Clearly Frisky, Just Cruise with Lovee Dovee swirled in it and foil created by using Raven's Kiss and Andromeda chrome.
  • Whole nail topped off with Clearly Frisky.

 Check out this tutorial on how easy this technique is!

Want more inspirations come join us over on Facebook in my VIP community Totallyawake4-life & Nailin’ It! 

Be as Bold as your GelMoment

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Friday, November 19, 2021

Any Buffalo Plaid fans?

Buffalo Plaid? Checkered?  

Regardless of what it is the GelMoment stamping plates are so versatile to create amazing looks! This look was created using Stamping Plate 4 - stripes.

Colours used:
  • London Dreams
  • White Stamping Gel
  • Black Stamping Gel
  • Clearly Frisky 

Check out this awesome tutorial from the amazing Free Range Manicures showing how easy it is to create this stunning nail art! 

Also you can combine the Chromes with the stamping gels to make your plaid in more colours! This look in Christmas colours would look amazing!!

May your Day be as Bold as your GelMoment!

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Friday, November 5, 2021

Start the car - this deal is too good to be true!

Love to paper craft and looking for ways to save money while you do it? 
Ever considered joining Stampin' Up!? 
There’s no better time than November for customers to transition into the demonstrators they’ve dreamed of becoming. 
From 4–30 November, you will be able to start your Stampin’ Up! business strong—and with big savings!
Choose your own products to get started - $165 worth of goodies to get you going for only $100 Canadian. If you are US its $125 worth of goodies for $75.00

The Stampin' Up! family has demonstrator options for everyone from the discount demo who is their own best customer, the hobby demo who loves to craft with friends and family, to the Building an Empire demo who wants it all - the discount, the earnings, building a team and crafting presence in their community! 
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Would be happy to have you join my team - sign up online via here:
Shoot me a message by email if you have any questions! 

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Thursday, November 4, 2021

Just Between Us - I am in love!!!

 Getting ready to decide on my Remembrance Day manicure so checked out our team photo library and am just in love with this inspiration by fellow distributor Jordyn Bailey
I think it would look awesome to use the creativity set and add a poppy painting on the accent nail! 
I also love how the Flawless takes on a totally new shade when layered over the Just Between Us - layering or mixing is another way to double or triple or even infinity your polish colours with all the shades you can mix yourself - like channeling that inner artist and scientist all in one! 
Colours needed to recreate this look:
Flawless (one coat over top of Just Between Us)
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For even more inspiration come join the Totallyawake4-life & Nailin' It! community on Facebook!
Have an amazing day!
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Monday, November 1, 2021

Introducing PEEL OFF!

 Love when cool new product gets released! 
Peel off is a brand now product - perfect for those who cannot wear nail polish at work or want a special look for day!   

 See it in action and get some amazing tips from Darla .... seriously it is so cool!

Like a good Fact sheet to peruse - here you go!
Look at the little polish graveyard! LOL I love that this product provides a barrier that allows you to gently peel off the gel polish without the damage that would come with traditional 'peeling' off of gel polish which is a big no no because it can pull a layer of your nail bed with it and that leads to damaged thinning beds which is no fun at all!

If you are interested in snagging yourself a bottle for the next time you want a quick polish change option check out my website!

Have an amazing day!
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