Review Wednesday holiday roundup

For at least the past five years (maybe a little longer) Curt and I along with our families have stopped giving each other Christmas presents.

We have decided we all have what we need. This helps to ease the stress of getting each other gifts.

So instead of giving to others we give to charity.

Curt and I still give each other small gifts, aka stocking stuffers.

Over the past two years GFG! has occasionally had Review Wednesday, where I review items for myself and my readers.

Many of the items I have reviewed would make great stocking stuffers.

I am going to do a quick review on the Fuller Brush, which would fit in a  stocking just great, before I summarize items in past Review Wednesdays.

A friend gave me Fuller Brush’s Veggie Brush as a gift. Let me just say this thing is amazing. It cleans carrots and potatoes strongly and quickly.

It’s amazing how much dirt comes running into the sink compared to other brushes I have used to scrub my root vegetables.

I got this as a gift but the cost is reasonable at $7.99.

This would be a great stocking stuffer and it is … Continue reading

Review Wednesday: Bear Naked nail wipes

I am trying to get my fingernails back in shape and healthy again. They are thin and peeling.

At a recent visit to the nail salon the woman giving me my mani/pedi gave me some suggestions on how to get my nails growing and strong, which, of course, spurred a blog post titled: My nail experiment.

I am still working on getting them healthy. It’s taking a lot longer than I thought it would.

As I was doing my research for the above mentioned post one thing I read that nail polish remover with acetone shouldn’t be used.

Beauty and Style said you should avoid nail polish remover. Don’t use nail polish remover more than once or twice a month, if possible. And never use a nail polish remover that contains acetone, which can dry and damage nails. … And, a clear coat of nail polish may also help protect nails.

I was at Sephora a few months back and asked if they had nail polish remover without acetone. They had one brand: Josie Maran Bear Naked nail wipes.

I figured there was no way one little wipe would take the polish off of all 10 fingernails, as the package stated. But … Continue reading