Kansas City Shopping

Kansas City Shopping

A few things I picked up on my trip to Kansas City. Always a great place to shop, especially on the Plaza.

See more of my Kansas City Shopping list at ThisNext.


Review: Too Faced Eye Shadow Duo: Totally Toasted

I bought this kind of on a whim, thinking that I needed some neutrals for fall. I had only tried the Lip Injection by Too Faced, never the other products, so I didn't have high expectations. So that means that I was very surprised at how smoothly it went on, and how long it lasted through the day. It was highly pigmented with just the right amount of shimmer. Not overly glittery (like some shadows that I won't mention), but shimmery enough to give some glam, if you need it. The colors worked perfectly together, with the darker color complimenting the tan on the crease. I liked the shadow so much that I went and purchased a single shadow and one more duo the following week. Give it a try - I'm beginning to think that this company is under-recognized in the beauty market.

MyCuppa Mugs

MyCuppa Mugs

No idea how practical it is, and a little pricey for my wallet, but how cute are these?


Perpetual Kid Shopping Spree

Perpetual Kid Shopping Spree

Browsing online tonight, I visited a shop that I've always loved but haven't taken a look at in awhile. Notice the Jesus bandaids. Those seriously rock, along with the Answer Me Jesus. I can hardly speak because I love these things so much.

See more of my Perpetual Kid Shopping Spree list at ThisNext.


In Honor of All the Fun I Had Last Night, I Present the Best Ways to Get Rid of a Hangover

Good times last night. It was a friend's birthday, and we went for dinner and then drinks at the local club. Inbetween the Bacardi and Cokes, I also tried a little delicacy called Italian Surfers. I highly recommend them.

Needless to say, I don't feel all that great today. So I'm sharing with you some great links for getting rid of the morning after nightmare we call hangovers.

wikiHow: Get Rid of Hangover: I love how French Fries are on their list of things you'll need.

eHow: How to Get Rid of a Hangover: The actual article is blah, but the member comments are awesome.

Health911.com: Hangover Remedies: Love the folk remedies.

How to Get Rid of Hangovers: Again, check out the member comments - hilarious!

How Do I Get Rid of a Hangover?: Love the recommendation for the Price is Right.

I hope everyone feels better than I do!

How Well Do You Know Your Super Mario Brothers?

With love to GeekSugar, I give you a fun, 11 question quiz to test your knowledge on the Bros. If you have ever been a Mario fan like me, you'll enjoy this little break in your day.

PS: I got 73%. How about you?

Online Love

IM flirtations are fun. You can enjoy a relationship with someone that is far removed from your daily life. The problem is when you take those IM flirtations so far that you forget who you are. Or you forget that someone else might not be who they say they are.

This story might be one of the scariest things I have ever read. How could these people get so lost in their online world?

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Meredith Edwards-Cornwall is the founder of online lifestyle websites RetrodivasBeauty.com and RetrodivasCloset.com. She is also known as @retrodiva on Twitter. She specializes in drinking large amounts of espresso, shopping, and enjoying social media. In all of her free time she writes for StyleBakeryMom.com twice a week, and does various other freelance gigs involving writing, designing, and generally being awesome. While she believes that success is indeed a job in New York, she currently resides in Virginia Beach, Virginia with her husband, two children, and two cats and has hung on to her day job.
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