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  • Back to Nature Scents and Cleaning Products
    Healthier Better Scented Cleaning Products for Your Home
    Why make your own cleaning products? Well, I can think of more than a handful of reasons. Here are just a few:1. They're pure and better for your health2. You can customize them with your own scents (And if this wasn't enough..#3 should...
  • NAACP Image Awards Backstage Creations Retreat
    Backstage Creations Retreat complements 46th annual NAACP Image Awards
    The 46th annual NAACP Image Awards were held last week in Los Angeles. “Selma” was the night’s big winner with wins for Outstanding Motion Picture and the Outstanding Actor award for Martin Luther King portrayer David Oyelowo. On...
  • Launch a product
    Launch Your First (or second) Product: Escape the Time For Money Trap
    By Guest Blogger Danny InyToo many of us fall into the trap of trading time for money.You may have already launched a product—but had disappointing results. Or you may have created a product that got some traction, but didn’t get the...
  • Product Reviews of 2014
    Product Reviews of 2014
    Hello Saturday!In case you missed my top trends article, I decided to do the same for my reviews. Over the course of the year, trying products have been a major part of my articles. By reviewing beauty products, I learn more about what I do and...
  • Mineral mud for your hair
    Mineral mud for your hair
    Saphira Tessler was a just a child when she traveled with her parents to Israel. After their four month journey, Tessler convinced her parents to stay. Never quite happy with the hair products in Israel, she began to do some extreme researching...
  • IKEA to start selling insurance
    Smart companies focus on building brands, not companies.
    IKEA has done a phenomenal job at positioning themselves as one of the largest furniture retailers worldwide. Their company when it comes to furniture is no doubt powerful, but have they really built a brand by today's standards?The strategy...
  • Rouge Louboutin
    Christian Louboutin launches nail polish collection
    Beauty and fashion, can you really have one without the other? Christian Louboutin doesn't think so.Louboutin's first nail lacquercollection was launched last week on August 31st.The collection consist of 31 colors and a top and base coat...
  • NeoCon 2014 Successfully Ended in Chicago
    NeoCon 2014 Successfully Ended in Chicago
    Just a couple of weeks ago, on the way back from Toronto my family and I had the opportunity to stop over the city by the southwestern shore of lake Michigan that everybody calls Chicago. My husband had been saying it for years that among all...
  • The best luminizers for highlighting
    The best luminizers for highlighting
    I have been on the search for a good highlighter/luminizer for years now, I have tried dozens of different ones and most of them I haven't been thrilled by. So far I have two that are my top favorites; one is a cream and one is a powder.I have...
  • 2(X)IST Watch
    Best kept travel secrets
    It’s no secret that the best way to take a trip is to pack well and travel light, though finding the best items to take with you can be tricky. But first things first – finding that durable, lightweight piece of luggage that won&rsquo...
  • Pack'Ems
    Pack’Ems offers alternative to disposable snack bags
    Pack’ems is a new product that offers an alternative to the daily throw away name brand snack bags for brown bag lunches and on the go kid activities. Marketed through BooginHead, the snack bags join the growing list of baby and toddler...
  • GWI's "Craft Yeti"
    The 2014 Green with Indie craft show
    The St. Louis Craft Mafia organized its fifth annual Green with Indie craft show on Saturday, March 8, 2014. The Green with Indie craft show (GWI) was free to the public and took place at the Webster University Grant Gym. With over sixty artists,...
  • Good sleep habits can help preppers to thrive –II
    Good sleep habits can help preppers to thrive –II
    In the first article on this topic, the discussion was about some methods of avoiding insomnia. The article you now are reading will further discuss foods, products, and habits that can help to promote sleep.Why is it so important for preppers to...
  • Back to the '60s
    Factory Entertainment goes Beatlemania retro with new Beatles product lines
    The new Beatles entries from Factory Entertainmentof coin banks and lunch boxes have a wonderful familiar nostalgic look to them and the lunch boxes bring back designs used 50 years ago in 1964, Barry Eldridge of Factory Entertainment told Beatles...
  • Personal care products with cancer causing chemicals revealed by free iPhone app
    Personal care products with cancer causing chemicals revealed by free iPhone app
    Consumers can now find out which personal care products have cancer-causing chemicals, thanks to a free iPhone app.Each day woman and men apply personal care products to improve their grooming and hygiene. But the brief good these care products do...