Grasping for time to stand still

Grasping for time to stand still by Rebecca Gallagher of Frugalista blog

My children have inherited my sentimental nature. When something comes to an end, like the school year; together, we wallow in melancholy over what has passed. We should revel in the triumph of what’s accomplished! We should look forward to something new and exciting! But we don’t always. Maybe it’s because change is hard. I […]

5 Spring Beauty Must-Haves Makeup Tips

5 Spring Beauty Must-Haves Makeup Tips

Thank you for supporting BonBon Break by using our links to purchase these Spring Perfect products via Rebecca’s Makeup Tips. The Balm NudeTude Eye Shadow Palette This palette has actually been around for awhile. But if you aren’t familiar with it, you need to be soon! It’s nude, neutral and fun. 12 colors of both matte […]

The Oscars After Party with Frugalista Blog

Oscar After Party with Frugie

I’d like to thank the Academy. Words I haven’t had a chance to say in a room full of the Hollywood Elite while wearing a Vera Wang gown and holding a gold Oscar statue. There is a slight chance I’ve said them while wearing a TJ Maxx clearance dress and holding a bottle of Windex […]

The Best Makeup Products for Teens and Tweens

The Best Makeup Products for Teens and Tweens - Mom approved

Whether you have a 16 year old daughter, or an 11 year old daughter, you have probably discussed the topic of makeup. You might argue she wears too much. You might wonder which products she should use on her delicate changing acne riddled skin. I’m not here to say when girls should start wearing makeup. […]

Surviving Flu and Crud Season by Frugalista Blog

Surviving Flu and Crud Season by Frugalista blog

December and January are probably the hardest months to avoid getting sick .  If you’ve made it this far without a crud gracing your immune system, kudos to you.  You are an extremely lucky person OR you have lived in a cryogenic chamber these last few months! I don’t know about you, but I try […]

You’re Hotter Than You Think

You Are Hotter Than You Think by Rebecca Gallagher for Bonbon Break

Although this picture might prove otherwise. But hey, there’s power in looking silly and not caring. Amy Poehler said that. But I’m going to talk to you about looking sexay. HAWT. Smokin’. I bet you think you could lose a few pounds or you’d never wear a bikini. You’re waiting for your body to be […]

Cold Weather Skin Savers

Cold Weather Skin Savers by Frugalist blog

The weather has plummeted to a chilly 35 degrees here. Don’t laugh. That’s cold in these parts. And when it’s cold, it’s usually sunny and clear and DRY. All of a sudden the air has sucked out any moisture. So, this means my skin is like an alligator. Or it feels like it. Tight, dry. […]

The birds, the bees and uhm, oral sex by Frugalista blog

The birds, the bees and uhm, oral sex by Frugalista blog

Show of hands- how many of you included a discussion about oral sex in the ‘sex talk’ with your pre-teens? Hmm? Not too many of you I’m guessing. Now I’m no expert on child psychology or ‘the talk’. But let me share with you a little frank discussion I had recently with Emma. And she […]

Let’s hop on the puberty roller coaster and go for a ride! by Frugalista blog

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Let’s hop on the puberty roller coaster and go for a ride! ~:: Frugalista blog ::~ Everyone I know that has teenagers has warned me about what’s to come with my daughter. Now, as she is on the brink of turning 13, I get what they are talking about. Hormones are a minefield of emotions […]

The Valentine’s Day Flu by Frugalista Blog

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The Valentine’s Day Flu ~:: by Frugalista Blog ::~ Ugh. I hate Valentine’s Day. Okay, I do not really hate it. It is cute and all. I like getting heart shaped things and baked goods for the kids. I like the ‘IDEA‘ of Valentine’s Day. The actual holiday- it is never cracked up to the […]