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#TBT – What I Spent My Money on (as a child)

This weeks #TBT will be on the things I spent my money on back in the day…


retro candy1 retrocandy2 retrocandy3 michelle candy 044b1dc50837d57bde9152d057f2418aand scratch n sniff stickers!!!


DEALS & STEALS… I LOVE x’s 3 ( a good bargain)

I absolutely LOVE a good bargain! e.l.f. (eyes lips face ) has an awesome sale going on! If you’re looking for extras to add to your makeup collection… look no further! Shop til you drop by clicking the word SALE below!  (Come back and let me know what deals you found)

The SALE bin of e.l.f.

The SALE bin of e.l.f.

nOvas 1st Try- Organic Gemini Tiger Nuts

If anyone knows me, they know I’m am very picky when it comes to food. My resolution for 2015 was to expand my palate. Soooooo here goes my review of TIGER NUTS!

On first look…they look look like a dried bean.


Upon further inspection  of package it says. THEY ARE NOT NUTS..they are actually tubers, small root veggies. The taste is supposed  to be sweet and nutty. Tiger Nuts fueled 80% of the PALEO ancestors diet 2 million years ago. SEE MY VIDEO BELOW!


This is the video reaction to me trying  Tiger Nuts for the very 1st time!

Ok…as you can see…I DO NOT like Tiger Nuts, but I really  only like peanuts. These have the consistency of a walnut, flavored like a chestnut… you can also put them in water to soften and enhance flavor.

I’m going to try a wet one, then I’m going to try to plant one… i mean it is a tuber…shouldn’t  it sprout something? Lol check back. On a scale of 1-5 I’d  have to say 1… I didn’t  like them at all
😦  sorry #DeerNuts

#OPL Other Peoples Lunch… (the come up)


WHAT: Grilled Chicken  Salad
FROM:Cracker Barrel Battleview Prkwy Manassas VA
WHY: My co-worker ordered the $5.99 LUNCH special at 12:30 pm, they thought she wanted a DINNER salad at LUNCH…
HOW I CAME UP…she went ahead and paid for the meal and split it with me, it was too big for her and hit the spot!

$$TIP$$… Pay attention  when taking orders. Repeating the order back to ensure accuracy goes a very long way!

Thanks Thatia 🙂

Where to get your FREE donut


I found all of the DEALS for National Doughnut Day! How many donuts can you eat? Celebrate and learn the HISTORY OF DOUGHNUT DAY

Dunkin’ Donuts – Free donut* of your choice (while supplies last) with the purchase of any beverage.

Krispy Kreme – One free donut, no purchase necessary.

Tim Horton’s – Free chocolate hazelnut donut filled with Nutella with purchase of any hot beverage.  Click here to download coupon.

LaMar’s Donuts – One free any type of donut that has a hole.

Shipley Do-Nuts – One free glazed donut from 5 a.m. to noon at participating locations.

Fractured Prune Doughnuts – One free honey glazed cinnamon sugar OC Sand Doughnut at participating locations.

Cumberland Farms – One free donut from 5 a.m. – 10 a.m. with purchase of any hot or iced coffee or Chill Zone beverage.

Bennett’s Fresh Roast in Florida – One free donut per customer with a purchase of any size coffee.

Rise ‘N Roll Bakery – Free Cinnamon Caramel Donut to the first 300 customers at each location.  No purchase necessary.

Winn Dixie – One free donut hole per customer.

Doughnut Planet – One free mini cake donut with your order.

Honey Dew Donuts – One free mocha madness donut with purchase of any medium drink at participating locations.

Jiffy Lube – Free tire air pressure checks to help you avoid using a spare or “donut” tire plus free donut at participating locations.

Koch’s Bakery – 6 glazed donuts free with a purchase of a dozen donuts.

Tasty Daylight Donuts – One free donut to the first 500 customers plus $3 off a dozen donuts.

Amazing Glazed – One free glazed donut from 7 a.m. – 10 a.m.  No purchase required.

#TBT Fashion… The 80’s revisited


Ahhhhh the 80’s! When I drift back to that space and time…. the things that come to mind…
My family (all of us together) I miss us! Sunshine… the 80’s looking  back my memories are ALWAYS sunny and bright. (I think that means i had a good childhood) I think of the things we no longer have the privilege  of having, like REAL Jell-O pudding pops.

Then I think back to the FASHION of the 80’s …what were we thinking… or were we even thinking at all?


As much as people like to harp on the totally rad clothing of the 80’s, I’m finding myself slipping  back to grab a few pieces from my childhood. Back then I couldn’t  afford to rock my VINTAGE T-SHIRTS but I can’t  get enough of them.


I also notice that 80’s clothing  have been trending in the following places…
*Closets of teens who are just discovering their sense of style
*The 25+ age group when it comes to club and lounge wear.
*Movies and advertising


It made me wonder, do my friends have ANY of their wardrobe from the 80’s? How would I do with a trendy shop dedicated to the decade(s) I love.


Dear  2015 Trendy Shoppers,
When I open my Rubiks Mobile Fashion Mall dedicated to VINTAGE 80’s/90’s wear, would you shop from it?
QUESTION #2  TEENS…If you had the option the option to shop from your parents 80’s  clothing, would you?

IN SEARCH OF: Gently used 80’s and 90’s fashion and accessories. Turn your 80’s clothes into some extra cash!
email:  for more info!


I look forward to opening  up my vintage shop… and I look forward  to the fun outfits you will put together.



STAY TUNED- for product reviews


I have some products in my queue to review….

My Beauty for Lashes- MOONSTRUCK 3D LASHES Thanks Maxine

Rubylipsllc – Sugar Lip scrub and Galactic Reign lip color Thanks RubyLips LLC

If you would like me to review your products or would like me to be SEEN in or with your product inbox me at:


Life Coach… will this work for me?

For years I’ve  wondered, what is a “Life Coach?” What is the big deal? Do I really need one… then I met Garry! Thank you for taking a chance on me!

I didn’t  even know how they worked..I did a little research before talking with Garry the Life Coach.
One of the 1st things I realized is that Garry is NOT a therapist. He is here to assist me with the goals I have set in place…so that I accomplish what I want to do.  He’s  not my Dad, my shrink, or the police… he is here to COACH me and provide tools that will enable me to reach my desired goals.

Coaching is training or development in which a person called a “coach” supports a learner in achieving a specific personal or professional goal. The learner is sometimes called a “coachee”. Occasionally, “coaching” may mean an informal relationship between two people, of whom one has more experience and expertise than the other and offers advice and guidance as the latter learns; but coaching differs from mentoring in focusing on competence specifics, as opposed to general overall development.

nOvaDose says….

I’ve  already faced some eye opening  truths about the way I handle myself and how I approach business.
Truth is: most of what I discovered in my 1st session, I knew already… I ONLY HAD TO MOVE OUT OF MY OWN WAY to accept it.
Talking  through it… helped me as it allowed me to answer honestly the questions I had for myself, which if executed properly would allow me to be the BEST possible  nOvaDose ever.
#Heartwork is similar to homework…but it’s what comes from within. I’m ready to take this journey.

#staytuned for a new improved kind of  #Greatness from your girl nOvaDose…. it’s  superbly written in the stars!



SEE….PLAN….DO <—-visit Garry's page to begin your journey!

Advertising gone FALSE!


Don’t get me wrong…it’s not about more food. It’s about paying for something that they aren’t giving me. If i pay i want it just like you advertised.
I can’t  take it anymore. Is it me or does everyone  feel the sandwiches advertised on TV doesn’t  match your experience in the store. Subway commercials fail to mention…
🍴The measurement  of meat/cheese– I feel like I’m being robbed on a 6in.. it is 1 piece of cheese (cut in half) and 2 very thin pieces of (let’s  say black forest ham) on a 6in… 2-3 meatballs , the steak and cheese or grilled chicken… it’s  really skimpy!
IS THIS STANDARD? I feel like some franchises are skimming the product to save $$ but not passing the savings down to their customers!


I’d really be curious as to how much the meat weighs on this sandwich vs what is in the little prepared trays of meat.

DEAR SUBWAY EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT…. humor me and let’s  test this out.

IN SEARCH OF: products to test and review


If you have a new product that you would like for me to review… I’m open for business! Contact  me for details on how to send me products.

I’m honest, I’m fair and I will spread the word! I look forward to working with you! #teamwork #WON #tester #nOvaDose #nOvaDosin

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