Few of Our Favorite Things – 2017 – Global Gals

Global Gals  10/11/2017

Attendees: Susan, Jen, Andrea, Debbie, Kristen, Shea, Megan, Mila, Isabel

Announcement from Andrea: Build a house in Mexico. Volunteer. $4,500 money raised. One night Mexico. Meet the family. Casas de Luz is the name of the program. Topic January planning meeting. To determine interest. www.casasdeluz.org

Announcement about holidays: SAY San Diego: Adopt a Family and Adopt a Hope kit. They are changing the program. More info coming soon.

Favorite Things:

Shea: tasting samples. Amarula cream liqueur . From sub equatorial Africa, marula fruit. At Bevmo for $20.  Good for the holidays. Shea traveled to Botswana while working at the Zoo and saw the drink everywhere.

Isabel: French textbook, favorite class. Spanish got boring, French is a new exciting language. Next favorite thing, Hummus Pita chips snack pack from Trader Joes.

Mila: moisturizer Mario Badescu from Urban Outfitters $7.  Spray on your face or your hair, smells like roses. Next favorite thing: scrunchie for your hair, better than hair ties, softer than hair ties. Scrunchies can be bought at Target, Urban Outfitters (little more expensive), Rite Aid, Amazon.   Can be worn during sports, Isabel wears during sports activities.

Kristin: Halo Bolt. Portable super charger. Can jump start your car. QVC special $100. Full charge can get you through the day. Has its own carry case. Exclusive of QVC. Another favorite thing – Deebot cheaper than Roomba. Wipes: Herban Essentials essential oil lemon wipes.

Megan: Face products from Arbonne. And, Urban Decay eyeshadow primer potion. Put on makeup at 7:00 a.m. and it stays all day. Arbonne makeup primer, foundation, eyeshadow primer, eye shadow, blush, Arbonne translucent face powder, add a bit more blush. Translucent powder is Megan’s favorite.

Susan: TJ Maxx and Marshalls for shopping. Susan’s outfit from TJ Maxx and Marshalls.  Book series: Mysteries from Victorian England The Barker and Luellen series by Will Thomas. Another series, set in by  Donna Leon.  The protagonist Quido Brunetti. Set in Venice Italy.

Jen: Under $1, brought one for every adult. Tupperware citrus peeler. Under $20, bra by Jockey. Bought at TJ Maxx and Marshalls.  Over $135, Rodan & Fields, Enhancements Lash Boost – buy from Jen. Lasts 9 months. Does not require prescription.

Andrea: Basil pot, Trader Joes $3.50. Nice looking on your window sill. Use in caprese, eggs, etc. Soup: Spicy Coconut Rotisserie Chicken Soup. Andrea shared the recipe.

Debbie: Trader Joe’s crackers: Pumpkin Cranberry, Raisin and Rosemary, Fig & Olive crackers honey goat cheese, also from Trader Joe’s.  Second favorite thing: TJ Maxx, Baggalini. Easy purse for travelling. Another favorite thing: orthopedic flip flops bought at DSW. Another favorite thing: Author: Dr Travis Bradberry. Good blogs. From San Diego. “13 questions That Change Your Life”

Julie: Bath & Bodyworks candles and scented shower gel. Sweet Pea.

Suzanne Smith couldn’t attend, but she wanted to share the title of her favorite book: Gift from the Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh, wife of Charles Lindbergh

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