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Welcome to another KCL Beauty Edit! I've really loved so many of the beauty and makeup products I tried last month. There is usually at least one dud in the bunch that I reluctantly have to give a bad review, but I have something good to say about each one of these products. A few of them I very highly recommend, so grab a cup of coffee and check it all out. If you have a question about any of the products mentioned, please leave it below in the comments section. And if you don't have time to read this, you can skip ahead and listen to my video review here while you work or whatever. Enjoy!


The new skincare line I tried last month was from LHB Natural Skincare, which included a facial wash and two different facial serums. I recently posted about LHB in an anti-aging skincare routine blog and video to show how I use each of these products. Of course I started with the facial wash, which I really loved. The LHB Coconut & Sea Clay Mineral Face Wash is great for any skin type…

Easy Pumpkin Gingerbread Trifle


This trifle couldn't be easier. It is bursting with pumpkin and gingerbread flavors, perfect for a holiday dessert. You can make it ahead of time, which actually makes it taste even better, but it's so easy, you can also make it at the last minute.

All you need is:
  • pumpkin spice pudding
  • gingerbread cake mix
  • whipped cream

Jello pudding brand now makes an instant pumpkin spice pudding mix. Hallelujah! I also cheated by using an instant gingerbread cake/cookie mix. When you're mixing cake with cream or sauce, you can get away with a box mix. I made the whipped cream from scratch so I could make dairy-free whipped cream using coconut milk, but you can always get store-bought whipped cream if you want. Sprinkle the tops with cinnamon and nutmeg for a festive touch.

Simply layer the cake, then pudding, then whipped cream, then layer it all one more time. I put it in these little canning jars to make them easy to serve. Besides, they're cute! I used a round cookie cutter on the gingerbread cake.

These are the perfect dessert to add onto your holiday menu. They're so inexpensive, easy and delicious. And you can make them ahead of time.

*TIP: Refrigerate at least a day before serving. All the flavors blend and the pudding moistens the cake. Yum!




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  1. I have seen a lot of these rcipes in a jar and have not yeat tried one. Looks amazing. love for you to link this recipe on my new Recipe hop, Friday Food Frenzy. thanks
    http://www.stayingclosetohome.com/2012/09/friday-food-frenzy-hop-week-1.html

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  2. Pretty much any dessert that features pumpkin in it is good with me!

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  3. Oooh! I'm now in the mood for pumpkin pie! And the weather just cooled down, so I'm in the mood even more.

    Thanks Krisztina!

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  4. That sounds divine. Seriously, and coconut milk for whipped cream? I have to try that

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