2021 Will Be The Year I Say Yes For Myself

I’m a 40 something mom of 4. My kids are 18, 17, 11, and 7. There is, of course, a level of sadness that my kids are growing up. But it’s not all that bad. My oldest two are driving now and they have their own vehicles. There were times where I didn’t know how I was going to be 3 places at once because my 3 boys all had different practices in different places at different times.

My daughter has become a little more independent over the last year. She can get her own snacks and drinks. There’s no more bathroom assistance.

All this made me realize that I have a little more time on my hands than I used to. I realized there was a time when I’d get my nails done or my brows waxed or enjoy a trip out by myself. I realized I could do some of that stuff now. My husband and I can have date nights because my older boys are happy to babysit if they don’t have plans and we wave a $20 bill in front of them lol.

Pampering Myself

Of course, the pandemic limits some of this stuff. One thing I’ve thought about doing for me for a while is laser hair removal. In short, I’m just tired of shaving but it has to be done. I wouldn’t be able to stand it if I didn’t. I emailed a local place to see about it but the cost was more than I had hoped and the amount of appointments I would need…well..I wasn’t willing to give up that much free time.

I started researching those at-home laser hair removal devices. After reading, what seemed like, 100s of reviews on tens of products and watching youtube videos I finally settled on one. I ordered it and just got the shipping notification today. If you want me to do a review post and/or review video let me know. I’ll be doing a review and progress reports of the Silk’n eHPL home hair removal device. You can see my unboxing video on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LuvSavingMoney/videos/252512872928035

I’ve also wanted to get my nails done for a while. My MIL got me a certificate to get a manicure last Christmas. The hospital I work at doesn’t allow fake nail tips, press-ons, etc of any type of hygienic reasons so I just got a regular manicure but it didn’t last any longer than when I do it. I’ve tried the nail shields/wraps but I struggle with applying them. Then when I go through the hassle they’re usually off in a week or two anyway . Then I learned about the nail dip kits. These have been growing in popularity since nail salons are shut down periodically with the pandemic. So I just ordered one of those too. Oddly, I’m more nervous about attempting that than the laser hair removal device lol.

Fitness For My Physical And Mental Well Being

I also joined another Darihana Nova fitness challenge that starts January 4 and ends on Valentine’s day. You guys, I’ve done two of her challenges before and they are no joke. While I only lost about 5 lbs with each challenge before, I lost inches and 2 pants sizes in the process. That was more than any other fitness venture I had done for myself before.

Her challenges are super motivating. They each have their own facebook group with supportive people. It’s a 6 day a week program but you can do it whatever times works for you .I’m a night owl so I usually do mine in the evenings. It also doesn’t hurt that they have nice prizes for the top 5 that finish the challenge. (This is only for the live challenges not the ones that aren’t live) She also doesn’t go by strictly weight loss she makes the decision off of body composition and visual changes too.

The first challenge I did she had a video before the program started that explained how to calculate macros. It was the first time I actually understood macros and knew what I should eat. It wasn’t just someone handing you a menu or saying “here eat this”. It was so helpful.

Darihana Nova fitness also has some awesome cotton long bands and booty bands. I have a few of her bands and they are superior to other brands I own. Also if you use code: LuvSavingMoney you can save 10% off fitness accessories or programs. Including the Bodyodyody Challenge that I’m doing that goes live on Jan 4!


I usually post on my instagram page about once a week with my workouts. I’m considering doing a review of the Darihana Nova Bodyodyody Challenge and some progress posts too. Let me know if you want me to do that. I believe I still have a few pics up on my instagram from the Be Your Own Body Goals Challenge (BYOBG)

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Cardi B x Reebok Member Exclusive Drop Today

My son is a sneakerhead. I’m kinda catching the bug myself so when I see some fun shoe drops, I gotta check them out. The Cardi B x Reebok shoes aren’t supposed to be available until next month but there’s a member exclusive drop today.

Cardi B x Reebok have dropped a women’s shoe and toddler shoe (because of course) today for us to get a taste of the collection. Matching mother-daughter shoes, so cute.

Women’s shoes here:

Get a surprise taste of the Club C Cardi that’s stomping onto the scene November 13th!

Toddler shoes here:

Shop the Club C Cardi, perfect for the tiniest tots with the biggest ‘tudes.

They’re definitely different I’ll give it that. I’m not 100% sure how I’m feeling about it. I definitely can’t wait to see the rest of the collection on November 13 though.

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Reebok X Wonder Woman 84 Collections Drops

Reebok has been my main brand for years. Good quality, affordable prices, and I love their style. I’m also a big Wonder Woman fan. I was freaking out like a little girl when I found out they made the first movie. When I heard WW84 was coming out, it’s been on my radar.

Today I learned Reebok has a WW84 collection dropping in just a couple days and I love the styles.

Inspired by the neon glow of WONDER WOMAN™ 1984, the retro ‘80s styles feature elements representative of the decade including iridescent materials, double denim and fierce animal print. Paired with the footwear is an apparel line that nods to the ‘80s heyday of two legends – the aerobics champion and iconic DC Super Hero.

REEBOK X WONDER WOMAN: Two 80’s icons. One golden collaboration.

Gilded boldness in each leap. Golden, holographic and wild print icons inspired by 80’s glam. The time has come to unleash your inner superhero.

Time to show the world what you’re made of.

The Reebok X WONDER WOMAN™ 84 collection blasts in early on 9.16.2020 exclusively for Reebok UNLOCKED.

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Available everywhere 9.17.2020.


To launch the Reebok X WONDER WOMAN 84™ collection, Reebok chose to honor real-life superheroes of our time: COVID-19 healthcare professionals. Six real life wonder women.

I love this idea!

You can sneak a peek at the collection now. The collection is more than just the amazing shoes. I’m in love with the coordinating fitness apparel and socks. I feel like I’m going to need a whole Reebok X WW84 outfit from head to toe. In fact, I’m pretty sure that’s what’s going to happen. I’ll even earn reward points as a Reebok Unlocked member!

Let me know if you cop any of this collection. I’d love to see pics of what you get!

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Get a Pair of Shoes for Just $10 with JustFab, Here’s how

Kids will be starting back to school soon whether it be in person or virtually. I’m already seeing Halloween decorations in the stores. Before we know it it will be pumpkins and cardigan whether. For me personally, summer is my favorite season but fall is a close second. The beautiful fall colors, visiting the local farms, and fall fashion. I just love cardigans, hoodies, cute booties and knee high boots, and maybe a hoodie or two.

JustFab has an awesome deal right now to get yourself a cute pair of shoes to add to your fall wardrobe. When you become a JustFab VIP member you get your first pair of shoe for just $10! Yep $10. That’s an awesome deal!

Because they have a nice selection you get to pick which shoes are your $10 pair!

For me I’d have to pick a new pair of booties or maybe a pair of calf boots. Pair those with a pair of straight leg or slim fit jeans, a comfy tee and a cardigan and I’m ready to head to the pumpkin patch. Well maybe after we stop and get a pumpkin spice latte.

So I have a goal, I’ve been challenged to get 5 new VIP members signed up this month and I get a bonus. So if you’re not interested in this offer, would you consider sharing with someone who might be?

Reebok Nano X Dropped Yesterday!

I usually have a couple pair of Reeboks in my shoe collection. Reeboks are comfortable, they last, and they get the job done. I bought a pair of Reebok training shoes about 2 months ago and I always get compliments on them.

Reebok just dropped the new Nano X yesterday on Cinco De Mayo. I love the look and design of these shoes.

Shop the All New Reebok Nano X!

In my opinion, the colors are perfect for the nicer weather too. But it’s not all about the looks. Reebok Nano X were created to be versatile. They’re made to run, jump, lift, whatever it is you do. Available in Men’s and Women’s and a few different colors .

Get Reebok's All New Nano X!

Need some new kicks? You gotta check these out!

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