a day and a giveaway: the lower east side

I love hanging out with my sisters, they’re two of my most favorite people in the world. We’re the sort of sisters that are either singing eighties songs together at the top of our lungs, or plotting each others demise. Anyways, a couple of days ago we decided to put off the demise plotting and … Continue reading

Feature Film Friday: Peggy Sue Got Married (1986)

I first saw Peggy Sue with my mom years ago on TV, and since then I’ve not only added it to my extensive DVD collection, but I also count it among my fav’s. In Peggy Sue Got Married Kathleen Turner stars as Peggy Sue Bodell, a mom who has recently separated with her high school … Continue reading

Mail Time! My Blissmo Box Fitness Box Review

So if you’ve been following my blog at all then you know that I love sample boxes- which are subscription based programs where you pay a set amount of money to receive a box of samples monthly. The last time I mentioned these boxes was when I posted my review of my Julep Maven box- … Continue reading

Feature Film Friday: Two Weeks With Love (1950)

My sister discovered Jane Powell while perusing the DVD section at our local NY Public Library a few years ago, and since then I’ve been a HUGE Jane Powell fan. Having seen most of all the movies she’s been in I have to say Two Weeks With Love is definitely one of my favorites. Even … Continue reading

Aveeno Clear Complexion Cleanser: Review and Giveaway

Me and my skin have a terrible love/hate relationship. I mean, I know I’m blessed to have reasonably good skin. I don’t have terrible cysts or anything that bad. But I do have the worst combination skin, and a bit of rosacea. My forehead and eyelids are constantly doing the tango between oily and dry, … Continue reading

Feature Film Friday: Clue The Movie (1985)

I love films, in fact, my family has got a ridiculously large movie collection that I love to frequent during the weekends. But mostly fridays. Watching a movie on a Friday evening is like brushing your teeth before a dentist appointment. It prepares you, it lets your body know “hey, put down the timecard and … Continue reading

Yay! My Julep Maven Sample Box Review

As I mentioned in my previous post, for those just tuning in, I really love the concept of subscription based sample/product boxes. Especially the part about getting something awesome in the mail regularly. Well today I just received my first box- the Julep Maven box! So this is how the box looked when I opened … Continue reading

Sample Boxes: Why I Can’t Wait for the Mail

For as long as I remember “mail-time” has been one of my most favorite time of day. Even when I was too young to actually receive anything I used to get excited.Now that I’m older and I actually receive things in the mail, my most anticipated time of day has gotten even better. However, I … Continue reading