Who Else Wants Affordable Prescription Glasses?

If you have been following me for a while; then you know that I have been wearing glasses forever, not because I want to, but because I have to. And before you even think about it or ask, YES I have tried to get Lasik Eye Surgery, but I do not qualify for the procedure just yet. I have to wait for the technology to get better or for my vision to change/improve. So until then, I am stuck wearing prescription glasses until then.

And of course, I can’t just get any glasses. My glasses frames have to be cute, stylish and tend to be more on the expensive name brand side. The way I see it, I have to wear my glasses 24/7 so they need to be what I want no matter the cost. Oh, and not to mention the cost of the lenses. Of course, in order for the lenses to fit into the frames, they must have all of these special materials, coatings, etc.   It gets pricey for one pair of eyeglasses.

Thank goodness for GlassesShop.com, I have had my eye on this website for quite some time, but I could not get myself to order a pair of eyeglasses online.

One…The prices were too good to be true.

Two…There is no way they can get my prescription in any of their frames. NO FREAKING WAY!

Three…How is the quality of the frames and lenses

I mean really? ordering prescription eyeglasses online…how good could they be?  Well to my surprise GlassesShop.com reached out to me to see if I would like to try out a pair of eyeglasses from their website.  And of course, I was like YES! I couldn’t turn down the offer.

I decided to go with a pair of sunglasses for my first pair of online prescription glasses. I figure sunglasses was the safest way to go.

The frames I chose are the “Edith Round” in black

And Oh My Goodness!!! I’m in love.

I absolutely love these sunglasses. The frames are great quality and seem to be very durable. The lenses, I was a bit nervous about, but the quality is actually pretty good. The lenses have some weight to them, but that was to be expected with my strong prescription. I am truly impressed. I can’t even believe I can get a whole pair of eyeglasses or sunglasses for under $100.00. WHAT?!?! That is unheard of in my world. And not to mention the quality of the glasses all around is amazing. I am so pleasantly surprised about how these prescription sunglasses turned out. I will definitely be ordering more prescription glasses from GlassesShop.com in the near future.

Thank you so much GlassesShop.com for opening my eyes to an affordable alternative to getting prescription eyeglasses. Where have you been all my life!

If you would like to try out a pair of glasses from GlassesShop.com here is an amazing coupon code to use to get 50% Off a pair of Eyeglasses and Sunglasses with FREE Lenses (Sale Frames Included). Just enter GSHOT50 at checkout.

Get Ready With Me: Valentines Day Date Edition

Hey Guys,

Here is my very first #GetReadyWithMe video. This is my Valentines Day Date Edition featuring clothing from Fashion To Figure #FTF. Products in this video are linked below.

I hope you enjoy!

Clothing From www.FashiontoFigure.com

Skirt: http://www.fashiontofigure.com/electric-floral-plus-size-scuba-skirt?

Shirt/Bodysuit: https://www.fashiontofigure.com/trina-wrap-front-plus-size-bodysuit

Bralette: http://www.fashiontofigure.com/cardia-plus-size-sports-bra?

Foundation: Maybelline Fit Me in Coconut https://www.maybelline.com/face-makeup/foundation/fit-me-matte-poreless-foundation/coconut

Concealer: Maybelline Age Rewind in Medium https://www.maybelline.com/face-makeup/concealer/instant-age-rewind-eraser-dark-circles-concealer-treatment/medium
and Maybelline Fit Me in Café https://www.maybelline.com/face-makeup/concealer/fit-me-concealer/cafe

Contour Stick: Wet n Wild Contour in Where’s Walnut http://www.wetnwildbeauty.com/face/megaglo-makeup-stick.html

Eyeshadow Primer: Urban Decay http://www.urbandecay.com/travel-size-eyeshadow-primer-potion-original-by-urban-decay/UD518.html?cgid=1_503#start=5&cgid=1_503

Eyeshadow Pallet: Forever 21 Eyeshadow Palette http://www.forever21.com/Product/Product.aspx?BR=f21&Category=acc_beauty-makeup-eyes&ProductID=1000251019&VariantID=

Eyebrow Pencil: Rimmel London Eyebrow Pencil in Black Brown https://us.rimmellondon.com/products/eyes/professional-eyebrow-pencil

Powder: Maybelline Fit Me Matte Poreless in Mocha https://www.maybelline.com/face-makeup/powder/fit-me-matte-poreless-powder/mocha

Bronzer: Maybelline Fit Me Bronzer https://www.maybelline.com/face-makeup/blush-and-bronzer/fit-me-bronzer/medium-bronze

Highlighter: e.l.f. Baked Highlighter & Blush in Rose Gold http://www.elfcosmetics.com/p/baked-highlighter-blush?dept=face-shimmer

Blush: Wet n Wild Color Icon Blush in Berry Shimmer http://www.wetnwildbeauty.com/face/color-icon-blush.html

Mascara: Covergirl Queen Collection False Lash Drama https://www.covergirl.com/beauty-products/eye-makeup/mascara/queen-false-lash-drama-waterproof-mascara

Lip Liner: Essence Lip Liner in Honey Berry https://essencemakeup.com/products/lipliner

Lipstick: Wet n Wild MegaLast Lip Color in In the Flesh http://www.wetnwildbeauty.com/lips/megalast-lip-color.html

Setting Spray: e.l.f Makeup Mist & Set http://www.elfcosmetics.com/p/makeup-mist-and-set

Feel free to hang out with me on my social media accounts:

Blog: www.VivaciouslySavvy.com
Twitter @ VivaciousSavvy
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Email: VivaciouslySavvy@gmail.com

Get To Know Me!

Hello!

To start the year off right, I thought I would share a little more about myself by doing the “Get To Know Me Tag” answering 30 questions for you all to get to know me.

If you want to get to know me click on the video below!

30 Get To Know Me Tag Questions List From https://www.rootreport.com/get-to-know-me-tag-questions/

  1. Are you named after anyone?
  2. When was the last time you cried?
  3. Do you have kids?
  4. If you were another person, would you be a friend of yourself?
  5. Do you use sarcasm a lot?
  6. What’s the first thing you notice about people?
  7. What is your eye color?
  8. Scary movie or happy endings?
  9. Favorite smells?
  10. What’s the furthest you’ve ever been from home?
  11. Do you have any special talents?
  12. Where were you born?
  13. What are your hobbies?
  14. Do you have any pets?
  15. Do you have any siblings?
  16. What do you want to be when you grow up?
  17. Who was your first best friend?
  18. How tall are you?
  19. Funniest moment throughout School?
  20. How many countries have you visited?
  21. What was your favorite/worst subject in High School?
  22. What is your Favorite drink? Animal? Perfume?
  23. What would you (or have you) name your children?
  24. What Sports do you play/Have you played?
  25. Who are some of your favorite YouTubers?
  26. How many Girlfriends/Boyfriends have you had?
  27. Favorite memory from childhood?
  28. How would you describe your fashion sense?
  29. What phone do you have? (iOS v Android?)
  30. Tell us one of your bad habits!

In the comments below, please let me know what your hobbies are.

And if you are not already subscribed to VivaciouslySavvy on YouTube you really should be!

Go for it, hit that SUBSCRIBE button, you know you want to 🙂

Quick and Easy Recipes for November: Easy Brownie Truffles

If you haven’t already checked out the last 2 recipes in this series, then you should stop what you are doing and go check them out.  Quick and Easy Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes and Easy Chocolate Croissants.

New recipes every Thursday in November!

For this week I am going to share with you one of my favorite quick and easy recipes, drum roll please….Easy Brownie Truffles!

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I know you are going to love these chocolate goodies. This is the perfect recipe if you want to “fake it, til you make it”, and  your friends and family will be blown away. But little do they know these little balls of deliciousness are semi-homemade.

Here is my recipe for easy brownie truffles!

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Here is what you will need to make these amazing truffles.

 

1 Box of brownie mix of your choice

1 Bag of chocolate melts

Directions:

  1. Follow the instructions on the back of the brownie mix
    • Note: use milk in place of water and add a splash of Vanilla extract
  2. Let the brownies cool completely
  3. Once cooled cut the edges of the brownies off (feel free to eat and enjoy)
  4. Use your hands or a fork to crumble the large square of brownie
  5. Take about half a handful or a tablespoon of the brownie crumble into the palm of your hand and roll it into a ball, and then place it on a piece of parchment paper.
  6. Once you have all of the balls rolled out place them in the freezer to chill for about 30 minutes.
  7. Once chilled remove from freezer
  8. Melt your chocolate melts based on the instructions of the package
  9. Dip the balls into the chocolate until evenly coated all around
  10. Place on parchment paper or a cooling rack for the chocolate to dry.
  11. Chill in your refrigerator for about an hour and enjoy!

If you would like to decorate them, you can choose any toppings of your choice. But make sure to add your toppings will the chocolate is still melted and not hard. Some of my favorite toppings to use are finely chopped walnuts, sprinkles, white chocolate drizzled on top, or caramel drizzled on top.

If you make these brownie truffles, be sure to post a photo on your social media and tag me in your post.

Enjoy!

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Quick and Easy Recipes for November: Chocolate Croissants

If you haven’t already checked out last week’s recipe for Quick and Easy Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes, then you don’t know what you’re missing.

For this week I am going to share with you one of the easiest and most versatile recipes ever. This is the perfect recipe if you are in a pinch and short on time. Not to mention they taste great! This recipe only consists of 2 ingredients and maybe 5 minutes to prep and 12 minutes to bake.

New recipes every Thursday in November!

Here is my recipe for quick and easy chocolate croissants!

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Here is what you will need for these delicious Chocolate Croissants:

1-2 Cans of Pillsbury Crescents

1 Bag of Chocolate Chips of your choice (I prefer the Ghirardelli Milk Chocolate Chips)

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Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  2. Unroll the dough and separate each triangle
  3. Add a teaspoon or more of Chocolate Chips to the larger end of the triangle
  4. Roll the dough gently
  5. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown
  6. Let them cool completely and sprinkle with powdered sugar for that extra homemade touch

If you are feeling a little more adventurous try using apple pie filling instead of chocolate chips with a little dash of caramel syrup to make Caramel Apple Pie Croissants. Then top with a little powder sugar and drizzle with caramel. These are so delicious.

If you make these chocolate croissants, be sure to post a photo on your social media and tag me in it.

Enjoy!

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Quick and Easy Recipes for November: Easy Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes

Quick and Easy Recipes for November

Fall is officially here…Well, kind of for us San Diegans. It is November and my favorite time of year because everything Pumpkin is acceptable. Also, this time of year there are a ton of social events centered around food like work potlucks, Friendsgiving, etc. And if you are anything like me you leave everything to the last minute and find yourself running to your local grocery store to pick up something store bought.

But this year I refuse to be that person at the party who brings the store bought dish still in the grocery bag.

For the month of November, I am going to share with you quick and easy recipes that will have you feeling like you have made a homemade dish that will be the star of the party.

NEW RECIPES EVERY THURSDAY IN NOVEMBER!!!

This week I am sharing my Semi-Homemade Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes that will have everyone running back for more.

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Here is what you will need for the Cupcakes:

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Cupcake Baking Cups

1 Box of Yellow Cake mix

1 Can of Libby’s 100% Pure Pumpkin

½ Cup of Milk

⅓ Cup of Vegetable Oil

4 Eggs

1 ½ Teaspoons of Pumpkin Pie Spice

1 Splash of Vanilla Extract

1 Container of Cream Cheese Frosting (if you don’t have time to make your own frosting)

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees or 325 degrees for dark or nonstick pan, place Cupcake Baking Cups in a regular size cupcake/muffin baking pan.
  2. In a large mixing bowl mix yellow cake mix, milk, pumpkin, oil, eggs, splash of vanilla extract and pumpkin pie spice. It is best to use an electric mixer on low speed for about 30 seconds, then on medium to high speed for about 2 minutes. Or you can mix by hand until mixture is smooth.
  3. Fill cupcake baking cups about ⅔ full of the mixture
  4. Bake for 19-24 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a cupcake comes out clean.
  5. Let cupcake cool for about 30 minutes
  6. Frost cupcakes with canned frosting or homemade frosting (recipe below) and decorate to your liking.

If you are really feeling fancy, here is what you will need to make your own Whipped Cream-Cream Cheese Frosting *This is the way to go*

1 Package of Cream Cheese (8oz)

1 Cup of White Sugar

1 Pinch of Salt

1 Teaspoon of Vanilla Extract

1 ½ Cups of Heavy Whipping Cream

Directions:

  1. In a medium mixing bowl beat heavy whipping cream until soft peaks form and set aside.
  2. In a medium to large mixing bowl mix cream cheese, salt, vanilla, and sugar until smooth, once smooth fold into heavy whipping cream.

 

If you make these cupcakes, be sure to post a photo on your social media and tag me in it.

Enjoy!

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