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Take On Summer In Living Color With CoverGirl And Walmart

July 2nd, 2015 by Christen

Disclaimer: The content below including WalMart giftcard giveaway has been brought to you by P&G.  However, all opinions shared below are my own.

Anytime I prepare for an upcoming trip, I always find myself feeling a little more adventurous than usual. There’s just something about re-creating yourself in a new space, it’s like being an artist and vacationing in a new city is your blank canvas.  As I prepare for my fourth Essence Festival in New Orleans, I’m excited to debut a new bolder, brighter do’ and usher in my experiment with a little extra color all summer long!


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I definitely don’t believe in a face full of makeup in the sweltering heat of summer (New Orleans will average 92-degrees days all week long) – but I do believe that little pops of smudge free color can go a very long way. Recently, I’ve been anxious to experiment with adding bright blues, greens and purples into my beauty mix. From lash-enhancing mascaras to eye-popping bright liners – My summer beauty mantra is “Less is more!” My summer color arsenal is filled with a variety of mascaras and colorful pencils that will create and summer-time fun look in 10mins or less!




When experimenting with color, it’s never a good idea to grab expensive department store brands first. That’s why I make Walmart my one-stop shop for beauty buys that won’t break the bank! Walmart helps you save on beauty items that you love and that keep you looking your best. Walmart provides products, such as those from CoverGirl and Olay, that help you feel beautiful. Find beauty items from P&G brands like Olay and CoverGirl at your Walmart’s everyday low prices.


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CoverGirl LashBlast Volume Mascara is designed to max out each and every lash, leaving you with the ultimate big-lash look. Who has time to fumble with falsies, glue and extensions when you want to get out and go?  With LashBlast Volume Mascara’s patented volume-boosting hypoallergenic formula, you can achieve the perfect, big, bold lash look with only a few brush strokes.



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Every girl loves a great cat eye, however, creating the perfect shape starts with the perfect pencil. CoverGirl Perfect Point Plus Eyeliner pencil is self-sharpening and glides on easily so you get the perfect line every time.  It includes a smudger tip and IT’S WATER RESISTANT! (Hello? The best way to beat the heat is with sweat-proof makeup!) With colors like chestnut, plum and midnight blue, CoverGirl Perfect Point Plus Eyeliner pencils gives you the control and versatility that you want, at a price that you can afford.



And with unbeatable prices that you can only find at Walmart, why wouldn’t you want to upgrade your summer beauty routine with a little color? How would you like to upgrade your beauty closet with a variety of bold colors from CoverGirl®?


Enter to win a mix of your favorite CoverGirl prize pack from Walmart (Value $25) below.

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Walmart Family Mobile Gives You Data You Need To Share Summer #MobileMemories #Ad

May 27th, 2015 by Christen

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, Walmart Family Mobile. All opinions are mine alone. #MobileMemories #CollectiveBias


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The official / unofficial start to summer kicked off this weekend and I couldn’t be more happier!  With summer comes plenty of holidays and family moments just waiting to become unforgettable memories forever!  Whether you’re sharing photos on Instagram or updating your play-by-play on Facebook – Walmart Family Mobile gives you the data you need to share your favorite holiday memories all summer long!


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 My brother – Shannon looking dapper in the Great room…

Over the Memorial Day holiday weekend, I got the chance to spend time with my family in Dallas, Texas.  We got the opportunity to stay in a lavish 3-story/4-bedroom indoor/outdoor home complete with koi fish pond, balcony and swimming pool.  Since this was our first mini vacation of the new year, we were determined to have a great time creating memories that’ll kick off the summer right!  Between my mom taking photos of the pool and my brother uploading a video tour of the home, we were in full social sharing mode within the first 10 minutes of arriving in the house!  Using my Walmart Family Mobile Samsung Galaxy S4, I snapped and shared plenty of memories from our vacation, including these moments below.


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Mom couldn’t wait to take a dip in the pool…



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I was excited to check out the grand 2nd level kitchen…


Not only does Walmart carry Samsung smartphones, but you can also find a variety of smartphone devices for you to choose from.  Walmart Family Mobile service is $29.88/month (for the first line) Unlimited Talk, Text & Data service plan which includes up to 1G of 4G LTE data, which means you can upload plenty of memories without any overages. With rollbacks happening every single day, you can even upgrade your iPhone with a family mobile starter kit, or choose from the following smartphones from your area Walmart store below:


ZTE Zinger – $29.88 starting 4/15

Galaxy Avant – $149.00 (was $199.99)

ZTE ZMAX – $179.00 (was $199.88)

Alcatel Fierce 2 – $119.00 (was $129.99)

Alcatel Evolve 2 – $39.83 (was $59.88)

LG L90- $99.82 (was $179.88)

Check out what’s new!

LG 450: Launch Price $29.88

Alcatel One Touch Pop Astro: Launch Price $64.88

LG Leon LTE- Coming soon


Disclaimer: All prices for phones and plans included in this post are accurate as of the date of posting; however, these prices are subject to change. Please refer to or your local Walmart for current pricing.


It’s the best smartphones, with the best prices on using the data you want, when you need it!  Why wouldn’t you use the best data plans for your dollars by using Walmart Family Mobile Data plans today!

Want to learn more?  Check out all the great deals and available devices on rollback at and connect with Walmart Family Mobile online today! Connect with Walmart Family Mobile on Twitter! Follow @FamilyMobile for up to the minute sales, news and more!

I have shared how I capture special memories with my family using Walmart Family Mobile, what about you? How will you capture those memories with your family this summer? Leave a comment and let me know below!

#MaxYourTax: Get Tax Ready Faster Using @FamilyMobile 4G LTE Speeds #AD

February 19th, 2015 by Christen

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MaxYourTax #CollectiveBias


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Looking to speed up your tax return this season?  There are tons of ways to file your taxes using mobile apps and online resources.  Don’t let lagging mobile speeds prolong your tax filing and returns, get tax returns faster using 4G LTE.  Walmart Family Mobile’s NEW 4G LTE service and phones are perfect for Tax Time. With Walmart Family Mobile, you can find your favorite smartphones from ZTE, Nokia Samsung and more for less than $100.  And with monthly pricing starting at $29.88/month (for the first line) Unlimited Talk, Text & Data service plan includes up to 500MB of 4G LTE data – you can’t lose!


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One of my new year’s resolutions this year was to save more money to enjoy the things I love most.  (This money saving app has help me save hundreds this year.) With a little extra money, now is the perfect time to save more with Walmart Family Mobile. My younger brother and even my grandmother have made the switch to Walmart Family Mobile this season and are using their Samsung and ZTE smartphones with 4G LTE speeds for Tax Time.  Now that my family is saving money with Walmart family mobile monthly pricing and extra disposable income from Tax Time – we plan on making more family memories with road trips and traveling the world.

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Interested in learning more about how Walmart Family Mobile can save you money this tax season?  Discover Walmart Family Mobile service for $29.88/month (for the first line) Unlimited Talk, Text & Data service plan which includes up to 500MB of 4G LTE data.  In addition to great savings on monthly talk, text and data plans, save more and discover the latest in rollbacks from Walmart Family Mobile below.

ZTE Zinger – $19.84 (was $39.88) – New price
Nokia Lumia 530 – $49.88 (was $69.88)
Samsung Galaxy Exhibit – $49.84 (was $99.88)


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Disclaimer: All prices for phones and plans included in this post are accurate as of the date of this posting; however, these prices are subject to change. Please refer to or your local Walmart for current pricing.

‘ve shared my tax time prep with you. I’d love to hear about yours! What are your plans for your tax return? How are you going to make the most out of the money you receive back?

The Gift Of A “New Year, New You” With Walmart Best Plans #HappyNewMe #Ad

January 2nd, 2015 by Christen

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #HappyNewMe #CollectiveBias


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It’s been said that when you give a gift, you get a gift in return, called JOY!  This holiday  season, I was so excited to find the perfect gift for my budding entrepreneur baby brother.  Since my brother loves producing music and has acquired a small business for himself, I figured that it was time that he stepped up his productivity with a personalized phablet powered by Walmart best plans useful for work and for play.  He loves social media and creating on the go – and with that in mind, I knew the best place to go to find his gift (#HappyNewMe).


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When it comes down to putting the power of a smartphone to work for you, you have to know where to begin.  The first stop should be at your neighborhood Walmart store to pick up one of many affordable smartphones from ZTE, Samsung, LG and more!  With the  lowest priced unlimited plans, the prices are just right for great gifts for anyone in the family (or even a nice upgrade gift for yourself.)  


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[Must Read:  Save Money On Smartphones This Season With Walmart Family Mobile]

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Walmart Family Mobile service is $34.88/month for Unlimited Talk, Text, & Web ($29.88 for the second line) and it comes with 5GB of 3G Data.  With the ZTE Zmax Smartphone powered by T-Mobile my brother will enjoy a beautiful 5.7-inch HD screen, Snapdragon quad-core processor and 3400mAh battery, this smart phablet is capable of meeting the needs of even the most demanding user at an affordable Walmart price.

[Must Watch:  How I Conquered The Holidays With Walmart Family Mobile ]

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ZTE Zmax phablet $179.00 (Rollback from $199.88) plus the $34.88/month Unlimited Talk, Text & Web service plan paired with the $25 starter pack is a great investment in my brother and his new music production company.  I’m certain that this will be a gift that keeps on giving for years to come and that he’ll never forget his gift of a “New Year, New You” from his big sister!


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Want to learn more?  Check out all the great deals and available devices on rollback at and connect with Walmart Family Mobile online today! Walmart Family Mobile is now on Twitter! Follow @FamilyMobile for up to the minute sales, news and more!


Did you give a gift to help someone achieve their dreams this season?  Did you receive the ultimate gift to help you with your dreams?  Share your “New Year, New You” gifts below!


Holiday Recovery: Five Ways To De-stress After The Holidays [Video]

December 26th, 2014 by Lifestyle Staff

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There are plenty of ways to relax after the hustle-and-bustle of the holidays right at home. If the holidays left you with tired feet and an aching back, consider these quick and easy tips on how to de-stress after you’ve spent all December preparing for for the season.

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Break out the yoga mat, bubble bath and board games!  There are plenty of ways to decompress and de-stress after the holidays have come and gone.  Check out the video below to discover five ways to de-stress after the holidays:


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 How do you de-stress after the holidays? Do you veg out on Netflix or get a jump start on a new fitness routine? Share how you recover from the holiday hustle and bustle below.


Holiday Hack: How To Get Family And Friends Into Decorating Your Christmas Tree

December 24th, 2014 by Lifestyle Staff

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The holidays are about family, friends and celebrating togetherness!  One of the best parts about Christmastime is decorating the tree. But that can be such a pain to do by yourself. A great way to get the job done and have fun is to turn it into a friends and family affair with a small tree-trimming party.

If you hate the pre-holiday planning and decorating or post-holiday clean up, why not get your friends involved. (and why not start with your friends and family first?)

Watch as Christen Rochon shows us how to effectively plan the perfect tree-trimming party (read: trick your friends into decorating your Christmas tree). Watch the video below.

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How To Host A Stress Free Holiday Dinner Party At Home [VIDEO]

December 18th, 2014 by Lifestyle Staff

Now that we are officially counting down the days until Christmas, it’s time we start prepping our homes for our friends and family to arrive. But gone are the days that we are all slaving in the kitchen cooking Christmas dinner for hours the night before, just to fall asleep on our guests the next evening.

How To Host A Dinner Party

[Must Read: 3 Budget-Friendly Ways To Get Your Home Holiday Ready At The Last Minute]

Watch how Digital lifestyle expert, Christen shows us how she’s getting her adorable New York apartment ready for dining with her besties. Watch the video below.

[Must Read:  How To Get Away With Stress Free (Last-Minute) Holiday Shopping]

Now that you’ve got a few tips on how to host a dinner party (and help you through a busy holiday of hosting duties) are you ready to get ready to the holiday hosting fun with family?  What are your plans for the holiday season?  Share your favorite holiday ideas and tips below.


Discover The Best Black Friday Shopping Deals Worth Camping Out For

November 26th, 2014 by Christen



Black Friday Shopping is single-handedly the biggest shopping day of the year!  It’s no wonder why major retailers are doing their best to wrangle shoppers in with tempting deals available as early as Thanksgiving day.  After searching through countless circulars, frequent shopper emails and my favorite destination for all things Black Friday Shopping ( I found some of the best black Friday shopping deals from Best Buy, Target and more worth every moment of camping out and waiting in line for below.

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Best Buy

Known as one of the premier shopping destinations for Black Friday shoppers – Best Buy is where the hardcore shoppers camp out for the exclusive deals.  Shoppers won’t have too much time to be thankful on Thanksgiving with family since the lines for the big box store will probably wrap around the corner early morning prior to store doors opening on 5pm Thanksgiving day.

Panasonic 50″ tv ($199)

Microsoft Surface ($299)

Macbook Air 11.9″ ($779.99)




[Must Read:  How To Get An Exclusive Intel Experience (Only At Best Buy)]


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Save Money On Smartphones This Season With Walmart Family Mobile #Shop

October 28th, 2014 by Christen

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.

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In the beginning, consumers were stuck choosing big name carriers and paying outrageous cell phone bills each month.  Now, with the ever-evolving world of mobile services, there are more options to choose from including options that can save you and your family big bucks!  All mobile carriers aren’t the same.  Sure many of them carry the same devices, but what you pay for talk, text and data could make a world of difference for your wallet.


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A Tale of Two Samsung Galaxy S4 devices: Unlimited talk, text/web for $34.88 or pay over $175.

Which one would you choose?


After years of trial and error other mobile carriers, I’m happy to announce that I’ve seen the light and have become an official WalMart Family Mobile Ambassador!  As a Walmart Family Brand Ambassador, I’ll be sharing tips on how to make the most of your mobile phone budget as well as highlighting many of the amazing mobile options available to Walmart Family Mobile customers.  (If we’re talking WalMart, then you know I’ll be spilling the details all the lowest priced unlimited plans – just in time for your holidays!)

Deals like $34.88/month for Unlimited Talk, Text, and Web paired with a smartphone for under $100 – it’s the perfect plan and phone combination for those who want to stay connected while on-the-go!


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Enjoy your fall festivities by harvesting a few coins in your pockets and save money with Walmart Family Mobile.


And when I say smartphones, I’m not talking the prehistoric devices of yesteryear.  With mobile devices available like the Samsung Galaxy S4, you and your entire family can enjoy all the Fall harvest fun that the season brings. From mobile shopping for Halloween costumes online to snapping and sharing your favorite Thanksgiving foodie flicks – you can do it all and save a pretty penny in the process!  In fact, there’s a variety of high-quality, major brand smartphones (powered by T-Mobile) available for practically any budget – including the Samsung Galaxy Exhibit Smartphone-$99.88, Walmart Family Mobile LG Optimus L90 Smartphone- $149.88 (on rollback from $179.88).  With brands like LG, Samsung , Nokia and more – you can stay up to date with reliable smartphones you trust at a price that you can afford!


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The holiday shopping season is here. Saving money today could mean all the difference in your happy holidays tomorrow.


Want to learn more?  Check out all the great deals and available devices on rollback at and connect with Walmart Family Mobile online today! Walmart Family Mobile is now on Twitter! Follow @FamilyMobile for up to the minute sales, news and more! #Fall4Phones #CollectiveBias



3 Ways I’m Sparking Up My Pre-Holiday Fitness Routine #AddSparkle

August 25th, 2014 by Christen

Disclaimer:  This shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #AddSparkle

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Ah, the seasons are starting to change.  Students are headed back to school and before we know it, we’ll be celebrating the holidays in grand fashion.  When it comes to my fitness regime, this is what I refer to as the slump phase.  Typically, I’m so wrapped up in preparing for New York Fashion Week and sliding right into holiday fun that before I know it, I’m 10 pounds heavier thanks to holiday sweets and I don’t know where to begin my post holiday fitness routine.


If you’re anything like me, now more than ever is the best opportunity to add a little sparkle to your fitness regime to get you through the pre-holiday In an attempt to recharge my fitness routine, I decided to change up the way I look at fitness and living a healthier lifestyle altogether.  From the faint feeling of change in seasons, I decided to switch up my gym routine to taking a little fitness outside of the box.


During a recent shopping visit to WalMart, I got the idea of adding a little sparkle to my entire thought around fitness starting with my gear and ending with my diet.  Check out tips you can use today to add a little sparkle to your own fitness journey below.


1.  Add Some Sparkle To Your Diet.  Just by adding a little a little Canada Dry Sparkling Seltzer Water to your juice or smoothie, you can enjoy a spritz of sparkling water, without feeling the guilt that sodas and other soft drinks may leave.




2.  Add Some Sparkle To Your Fitness Gear.  Just by adding a few new pieces to your workout wardrobe, you can ignite a whole new outlook on working out.  After all, you can’t wear the same old grey t-shirt to the gym all year long.




3.  Add A Spark To Your Workout.  For the first time ever, I thought it would be a good time to try out a yoga class.  I believe the summer time is a great time to try out new and different activities and yoga is the perfect activity for any novice to experience.


Thinking about adding a little sparkle to your mundane routine soon?  Why not add Canada Dry Sparkling Seltzer Water to the mix and save money in the process with a coupon towards your purchase.  (You can thank me later!)

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How do you add a little sparkle to your routine?  Share your tips and tricks below.






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