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Celebrate International Women’s Day With These Amazing Authors!

   The Woman’s Book of Prayer

The Woman’s Book of Prayer: 365 Blessings, Poems and Meditations by Becca Anderson, $19.99

We are constantly communing with the Divine throughout our daily lives―even in the most ordinary activities. Sitting in silence, walking meditation, using prayer beads or folding your hands every night and talking to God are all forms of prayer. If you want something different in your life, you must pray a different prayer. The Woman’s Book of Prayer will show you all the ways you can pray, so you can find the methods that work for you. Comprised of mindfulness meditations, prayer practices and selections of sacred texts, poems and blessings, The Woman’s Book of Prayer gathers words of encouragement, comfort and sustenance for women. Author Becca Anderson credits her recovery from a serious illness to the power of daily prayer. But she had to change the way she prayed and set off on an exploration of the myriad methods people use and uncovering the world’s best prayers. The Woman’s Book of Prayer shows how to change your life by changing your prayer. By carefully and consciously choosing affirming thoughts and deliberately looking for blessings at every opportunity, you will literally create a new life for yourself.

  Life Full of Glitter

A Life Full of Glitter: A Guide to Positive Thinking, Self-Acceptance, and Finding Your Sparkle in a (Sometimes) Negative World by Anna O’Brien, $24.99

Bullying, loss, regret and fear impact our lives in tough-to-deal-with ways. Learn how to confront these and other challenges like the world’s happiest people do—as opportunities. Armed with humor and a good attitude, author Anna O’Brien will teach you how to combat the negativity of life in this motivational self-help guide. A Life Full of Glitter will show you how much creativity, physical activity and social interactions affect your day to day life. Learn how to maximize these expressive activities to release pent up emotions and frustration in order to have a fresh view of the world each and every day. It can be difficult to process and move on from unresolvable issues that are holding us back from our most positive lives. A Life Full of Glitterintroduces the concept of “long-game” thinking, which will help you re-frame temporary setbacks and focus on long-term happiness. Discover easy-to-use tips and tricks to increase your positivity and personal growth. A Life Full of Glitter is a modern guide to positive thinking presented through relevant research, captivating storytelling, and plenty of humor.

 Still I Rise

Still I Rise: The Persistence of Phenomenal Women by Marlene Wagman-Geller, $16.95

When Nelson Mandela was imprisoned in South Africa’s brutal Robben Prison, he tirelessly turned to the poem “Invictus”, the inspirational verse by the Victorian William Ernest Henley, penned on the occasion of the amputation of his leg. Still I Rise takes its title from a work by Maya Angelou and it resonates with the same spirit of an unconquerable soul: a woman who is captain of her fate. Just as “Invictus” brought solace to generations, so does Angelou’s contemporary classic. Still I Rise embodies the strength of character of the inspiring women profiled. Each chapter will outline the fall and rise of great women heroes who smashed all obstacles rather than letting all obstacles smash them. The book offers hope to those undergoing their own Sisyphean struggles. Intrepid women heroes are the antithesis of the traditional damsels in distress: rather than waiting for the prince, they took salvation into their own hands.

 Women Who Launch

Women Who Launch: The Women Who Shattered Glass Ceilings by Marlene Wagman-Geller, $16.95

Dorothy Parker observed, “It’s a man’s world”; the lady entrepreneurs and game-changers profiled in Women Who Launch would beg to differ. Unlike many matrons of the 1950s, these kick-ass females left their DNA in the annals of time. Julia Ward-Howe showed what’s good for the goose is good for the gander when she created the Girl Scouts of America. Sara Joseph Hale, authoress of Mary had a Little Lamb, convinced Lincoln to launch a national day of thanks, while Anna Jarvis persuaded President Wilson to initiate a day in tribute of mothers. Estee Lauder revolutionized the cosmetics industry. The tradition of these Mothers of Invention continued when, compliments of knitter Krista Suh, the heads of millions were adorned with pink, pussy-cat ears in the largest women’s march in history. Women Who Launch is filled with inspiring true stories of women activists, artists, entrepreneurs who launched some of the most famous companies, brands, and organizations today and changed the world. It is at once a collection of biographies and a testament of female empowerment. These women who launched prove, in the words of Rosie the Riveter, “We can do it!” Find motivation in your career and life with the amazing history of women entrepreneurship, activism, and leadership.

  Badass Women Give the Best Advice

Badass Women Give the Best Advice by Becca Anderson, $15.95

Women’s Studies scholar Becca Anderson has gathered the wisdom from a chorus of fabulous femmes for this one-of-a-kind advice book. From housewives to Hollywood starlets, from standup comedians to startup entrepreneurs, from feminists to Facebook queens, these badass women offer unvarnished and unabashed opinions about love, life, word, men, and sex and share their very frank and forthright thinking on the wild world of relationships. This delightfully dishy gathering of gal pals is like having a heart-to-heart with 200 of your closest friends. Garrulous girls and loquacious ladies of from every walk of life unleash their wicked wit in this humorous and enlightening compilation and tell it like it is. Topics include What the World Needs Now, Love Hurts, Lost Love, and Are Men Really Necessary and cover sex, personal ads, blind dates, break ups, weddings, and the prerequisites for the perfect kiss. Sidebars include quizzes, love and sex bucket lists and topics like “Size Really Does Matter,” and “Cry Me a River, The Weepiest Romantic Movies Ever.” Wait, there’s more–true tales about wild women of yore that entertain as much as they enlighten. From Anais Nin to Lily Tomlin, from Amy Bloom to Dorothy Allison, from Drew Barrymore to Chrissy Teigan and beyond, there’s no shortage of sass, sarcasm, or sizzle and a few shocks along the way!

   Badass Affirmations

Badass Affirmations: The Wit and Wisdom of Wild Women by Becca Anderson, $15.99

If you affirm yourself every day, you can rule the world. More importantly, you can live a life filled with love, joy, fulfillment, and satisfaction thanks to your own positive self-regard. Badass Affirmations is the ultimate motivating, encouraging, and uplifting book to enjoy and share. Create your own ideal life and build your self-esteem with these positive daily affirmations. These very wise words have the power to touch our hearts, build confidence, make us laugh, and alleviate our stress―all while realizing the vast potential life has to offer. Becca Anderson, bestselling author of The Book of Awesome Women, serves up a memorable and inspirational banquet of positive self-affirmations, delicious bon mots, quips, and unforgettable quotes from movie stars, musicians, politicians, and women writers. Everyone from Malala to Madonna to Michelle Obama weighs in on the meaning of life with badass wit and timeless wisdom.


Clear out your makeup clutter with JOAH’s Under $10 Products!

Clear out the clutter in your cosmetics bag, and cut your makeup stash in half with JOAH! JOAH Beauty is a K-Beauty inspired brand  with affordable products that can be used in multiple ways for easy on-the-go looks.

I am so excited to introduce JOAH to you. As a makeup lover, I always look for more beauty products that I love and I can share with friends. K-Beauty is a key point for me. As I grew up in China, we use a lot of cosmetics from Korea. I love K-Beauty for sure, the foundation is not too thick, the eye shadow colors are more natural… Yes, that is the point. K-Beauty gives you a more natural look than other styles. Who wants to look like a party girl everyday? No, we want to look beautiful in a casual and natural way. JOAH Beauty surprised me. It is very affordable with such great quality.

Here are some best sellers you might like:

JOAH I’m your Jelly Bae Matte Gel Lipstick($6.50)(Colors top to bottom: Babe + Hubby)JOAH’s matt gel lipstick glides on and provides weightless comfort thanks to dry-touch oils and a wax-free formula. Richly pigmented, this lipstick doesn’t have to just stay to the lips. Three dabs on the side of the cheek will leave your cheeks looking naturally flushed without an  oily finish. I’m Your Jelly Bae comes in 10 rich shades to suit any skin color and desired look.

JOAH La Bam Balm Tinted Lip Balm ($5.50) (Colors left to right: Tini Bikini, La Bamba, Tequila Sunrise and Fiesta)JOAH La Bam Balm is an easy glide gel treatment balm that imparts a highly pigmented tint, reverses chapping and dryness and leaves lips soft and smooth. But in a pinch, use your fingers to blend the gel formula onto your eyelids for a trendy glossy eye look. La Bam Balm comes in 6 colors.

JOAH Brow Down To Me Precision Brow Pencil($9.50)(Color: Cool Blonde)The fine tip of the Brow Down To Me Precision Brow Pencil creates fine hair-like strokes, perfect for drawing in the most natural looking brows. The spoolie side smooths brows into place for a smudge proof, budge proof look that lasts all day. It doesn’t stop there – use this product on your top and bottom waterline for everyday eyeliner look or try creating natural freckles across the cheeks that will last. Available in 6 shades. 
Don’t waste your money on more products you don’t need. Go multipurpose with JOAH Beauty.

Now Let’s finish the daily look with me.

First Step, I use TRULY YOURS BB CREAM and SELFIE READY SETTING POWDER for the foundation. And TRULY YOURS FULL COVER CONCEALER to conceal under eyes and some pores.

Second Step: Eye brow and eye shadow times. I use BIRTHDAY SUIT EYESHADOW PALETTE and BROW DOWN TO ME AUTO BROW PENCIL.


The last: Lip! TINTATION LIP STAIN and MIRROR MIRROR LIP GLOSS to finish the whole look!

My favorite products from my look:


Multitasking mavens, this is truly everything! Tinted BB cream is makeup, skincare, primer & much more all in one! Available in 4 shades.

Benefits: Multipurpose beauty cream combines the benefits of tinted moisturizer, primer, concealer…you name it! Formulated with emollients and other goodies you need to blur imperfections, reduce the appearance of lines, brighten skin, hydrate, and works as a foundation to improve skin texture and more.


What imperfections? Prepare to look fabulous wearing this long-lasting concealer. Help your skin appear more youthful and say so long to discoloration, blemishes and dark circles. Available in 6 shades.

Benefits: Helps your skin appear more youthful and lets you say so long to discoloration, blemishes, scars and dark circles. Light weight and creamy texture is budgeproof, so anything you prefer to hide stays undercover all day.


Grab your chance to bare all! With warm tones and blushing browns, this eyeshadow palette can be used to create looks from natural to magical.


  • Long-lasting eyeshadows that don’t need a primer.
  • Blend of mattes and shimmers for a variety of looks.
  • Neutral colors for everyday wear.


Get in line, buster! This retractable never needs sharpening eyeliner pencil has a non-drying, buildable formula that will make your eyes stand out from miles away.

Benefits: Waterproof, non-drying, silky, creamy formula smoothly glides on and lasts 24 hours.


Behind every great makeup is a brush, so JOAH created brushes with greatness! You’re going to love how the soft, pro-quality bristles blend & blend.

About JOAH:

Born from Korean Beauty, Inspired by a SMILE, JOAH is Korean for “I LIKE IT”.

JOAH believes in celebrating life, fearlessly flaunting your femininity & being unapologetically girly. JOAH knows beauty confidence comes from within, but she realizes that makeup helps, too. Let’s face it-dressing up is fun, glam gets you everywhere, & the sweet things in life really do matter most. That’s where JOAH comes in. With a carefully curated collection of cosmetics & skin care (that do a lot more than just make you look good), the JOAH philosophy centers around easily achievable beauty benefits, based on innovative high performance formulas that work. At JOAH, innovation is their motivation & they’re proud to be beauty pioneers…bringing the best of Korean Beauty to cosmetics. With amazing products, on-trend colors & ridiculously cute packaging, consider us your grownup beauty playground!


Kumana Avocado Sauce: Good on Everything

Are ya feeling cold? Whether it’s surviving the Polar Vortex or experiencing Southern California’s frigid morning temps, your audience sure is feeling it. But don’t worry because nothing beats the cold weather blues like some comfort foods. And my client, Kumana takes comfort food up a notch with their tantalizing hot sauces.

Inspired by a beloved Venezuelan staple that is traditionally served on grilled meats, sautéed veggies and sandwiches, Kumana is an avocado hot sauce that’s crafted from veggies and fruits such as avocados, fresh onion, bell pepper, cilantro, garlic and just a splash of vinegar. . .  Whether it’s mac ‘n cheese, chicken noodle soup, or a hearty chili, add punch with a drizzle of Kumana. Want something lighter? It makes an AMAZING salad dressing as well!

Kumana is available in three palate-awakening flavors: 

Be Original: Truest to the Venezuelan avocado sauce that inspired the Kumana line.

Be Mango:  Blends in mango puree which adds a hint of sweetness.

Be Hot: Takes a splash of mango and finishes it off with just the right amount of habanero heat..


Feel Good Jewelry to Shop this Spring

Is winter done yet? If you’re like us, you are literally counting down the days to put away those winter staples and start sprucing up that spring wardrobe. But where to start? If there is one thing that’s essential to making every outfit pop it’s the right fashion accessories and classics from Boma hit the mark every time.

Why Boma? This is the line that simply makes you feel good. Take their Triangle Pull Through Hoop Earrings – so stylish and chic. Or their Hamsa Hand Necklace – perfectly on trend. You’re simply going to want one of everything! With so many gorgeous necklaces, earrings, rings and bracelets, you’ll find exactly what you desire and all at a reasonable price.

But there’s even more to love than meets the eye. Boma Jewelry is made from ethical silver and crafted by artisans and silversmiths who are paid a fair wage. Boma also raises money to fund social and community-based programs for its workers’ families.

The Substance Behind the Style of Boma:

• Certified 925 fine sterling silver

• Lifetime warranty

• Handmade by artisans in Bangkok, Thailand

• Made with recycled silver from New Mexico, USA

• All Boma jewelry is nickel-free, naturally Hypoallergenic and antimicrobial

• Shipped in the most minimal amount of packaging to cut down on waste

About Boma:

Boma Jewelry is a company that is near to Suzanne’s heart not only because it is a company that was founded by her Dad in 1981, but because it is a company that makes products with value that bring joy to women everywhere.

Today Boma is committed to being a leader in ethical silver and Suzanne looks forward to bring you all into their process and for the first time share the stories of their makers, artisans and silversmiths.


The YUMMIEST Snack to Accompany March Madness Viewing

March Madness is around the corner—you want to be game ready with your favorite ice-cold beverage and your new go-to snack — Just the Cheese®.

Just the Cheese® is 100% Wisconsin cheese baked into bars and mini bites.  They are naturally low in carbs, gluten-free and only 75 calories per bar. While most “cheese crisps” are air-dried, Just the Cheese® is oven baked, caramelizing the cheese which results in a cheesier flavor and crunchier texture. Perfect to crunch into as you’re rooting for your favorite college team.

The bars are available in the following flavors:

  • Aged Cheddar
  • Grilled Cheese
  • Jalapeno Cheese
  • Mild Cheddar (NEW flavor!)

The minis are available in the following flavors:

  • White Cheddar
  • Wisconsin Cheddar
  • Grilled Cheese
  • Jalapeno Cheese
  • Garlic & Chive

Just the Cheese® made its debut on Amazon in December 2017 and is already the #1 cheese snack, beating out big name brands such as Kraft, in their grocery section! One taste and you’ll see what the hype’s about.


March Madness Entertaining Made Easy with Moore’s Marinades & Sauces!

Moore’s Marinades & Sauces offers recipes for addicting appetizers that deliver a punch of flavor to your taste buds. Shake it up by adding any of Moore’s mouth-watering marinades and sauces to easy, everyday dishes like the classic pigs in a blanket, burger sliders, and any kind of delish dip! With a huge variety of appetizer and wing recipes online, you can enjoy the marathon of games without worrying about finding that perfect dish for your guests to chow down on.

Here are some favorites:

Want to take your taste buds to the next level? Check out Moore’s website at for tons of yummy recipes that only require 30 minutes or less!