Guest Blogger: Dar..

Darla is a work-at-home mom who spends her days "silver power selling" on ebay and doing accounting work.  She is also very active in her 11-year-old's life and holding down the homefront when her Chief of Police husband is working his long shifts.  Darla enjoys decorating (in a … [Read more...]

Categories and Cla..

Sounds like a snoozer, doesn't it?  Wait -- don't run off just yet.  I promise, I have some valuable information to impart. I realized that I hadn't done a very good job of using the Categories to classify the posts in our archives so you can find information you may be looking for.  … [Read more...]

Falling in Love wi..

I've never been one to use lip liner.  It's just another step in the whole process, and who needs another step?  And besides, my lips are just fine with a swipe of lipstick.  Right? Well. That's what I thought.  Until I was shopping at (wait for it...) Sephora and they slipped … [Read more...]

We're Off to ..

Now y'all know by now that I LIKE shiny.  Which is why when I finally came out of my new- Mamahood coma about a year ago and discovered that LO AND BEHOLD, a healthy, shimmering glow had finally arrived as a cosmetological THANG, and I could now buy products that'd lustre me up good every day, … [Read more...]

We’re Off to..

Now y'all know by now that I LIKE shiny.  Which is why when I finally came out of my new- Mamahood coma about a year ago and discovered that LO AND BEHOLD, a healthy, shimmering glow had finally arrived as a cosmetological THANG, and I could now buy products that'd lustre me up good every day, … [Read more...]

No More Raccoon Ey..

Alright, dear loyal readers.  We have heard your cries for help, and we are coming to the rescue.  We love all of the suggestions you gave us on the Sephora book giveaway post, and we will try to get to each and every one.  I did notice that there were several suggestions for topics … [Read more...]

Free to be Acne Fr..

I know I have complained about this before, because I complain about everything, and really, I am one of those people who should be shown people with real problems and then slapped silly. Nevertheless, this is Chic Critique, and if I can't complain about my beauty issues here, where can I? I am 42 … [Read more...]

We Have A Winner!

Updated to add -- OOOOOPS!  I just realized that today is only Tuesday.  Well.  I guess the contest ended a day early. I really am all discombobulated.  Blame it on my coffee catastrophe this morning. The winner for the Sephora book is Mary from Adventures in Mommyland.  … [Read more...]

Guest Blogger: Mic..

Michelle is a stay-at-home mom who spends her days changing diapers, doing laundry, running carpool and figuring out what to make for dinner. When she doesn’t have her three kids in tow, you’ll find her wandering the aisles of her local CVS, enjoying a little peace and quiet, while feeding a growing … [Read more...]