LUSH in Union Square: 1 of 10 Stores to Carry LUSH’s Exclusive New Gorilla Perfume Line!

I was lucky enough one recent rainy Tuesday to spend my morning out of the rain and ensconced in the wonderfully fragrant LUSH store in Union Square. As it happens the Union Square LUSH is one of only ten stores nationwide to be hosting LUSH’s newest fragrance line Gorilla Perfume! LUSH sales reps Veronika and Ruben … Continue reading

BA Star Natural Eye Shadow Palette – Affordably Fabulous!

I just found an amazing high-end makeup dupe for a fraction of the price! I recently had a chance to try BA Star’s Natural Shadow palette and I have to say it has the same quality and same color payoff as the shadows in my Urban Decay Naked palette! Comparable to high end eye shadow … Continue reading

Sprouting Up Fun: Fabtastic Bloggers Spring Into Play Toy Blast Giveaway!

The Fabtastic Bloggers are at it again, and this time we’re having some fun with a massive toy giveaway just in time for Spring! I’m so excited about this playful selection of toys – all together totaling at $425! That’s some serious swag folks! Wait until you see all the toys included – it’ll blow … Continue reading

Get a Hop on Easter Baskets with Wonderforge! And it’s also a Giveaway!

Every year, after Church on Easter Sunday, my family has our yearly Easter egg hunt and Easter basket handout. We’re a very competitive bunch and our Easter egg hunt is like the Laura Ashley equivalent of The Hunger Games. The same competitiveness rings true through any game we’re playing – our most favorite game right now is … Continue reading

Wildlife & The City, a Safari Review & Giveaway!

I’m a sucker for awesome toys – especially when they double as great decorating tchotchke’s! Safari was cool enough to send me the Eastern Screech Owl replica that I fell in love with at Toy Fair, and I still can’t get over the amazing detail and life-like appearance! Actually, when I went to take photos … Continue reading

Momofuku Ramen – it’s what’s for lunch

It was years ago when I first read about momofuku on my favorite foodie site Serious Eats, and it wasn’t until recently during a lunch with my friends Cinny and Dana that I actually had a chance to try it. We were there at the 1st Avenue noodle bar location during lunchtime hours and sat … Continue reading

Getting Chatty with Ted Allen after The View! #TedAllenG2K

This year has already started off with a bang for me! I recently was invited to attend a live taping of The View, and afterwards had a chance to chat with Food Network star and host of hit TV show Chopped – Ted Allen! My ticket, pretty cool, huh? ;) The show was co-hosted by … Continue reading

Kiss Tornado 360: Hair to Dry For!

So I recently had a chance to try Kiss’ new line of hair styling tools – which I was pretty darn excited about because if you’ve read the ‘Talon before then you know that I’m obsessed with the whole line of Kiss Nail Dress and their eyelashes! But because I loved their nail dresses and … Continue reading

Dial Coconut Water Body Wash Review & Giveaway! 3 Winners (Ends 3/12)

I usually put off putting up my reviews until I’m really satisfied with the final product – the copy must be perfect, the photos edited, links all linked, etc. But the second Dial’s New Coconut Water Body Wash found itself on my doorstep I was so excited to share this product with you guys that … Continue reading

TIA Toy Fair NYC 2013 Recap: Part 1!

So a couple of weeks ago I attended TIA’s annual NYC Toy Fair. For those of you that don’t know what Toy Fair is (no worries, I wasn’t aware of what it was until this year), every year the Toy Industry Association holds an industry and press only Toy Fair in NYC. This year there … Continue reading