Beating the Heat with Cool Gear! #HotintheCity

Every summer without fail my family makes a point of throwing a few barbecue’s – well, except for last summer. Last summer we were really busy and never managed to pull one together, so the second the weather began to heat up we made plans to go grillin’! Living in the city means having to … Continue reading

Cleanse and Exfoliate: OXY Daily Defense Review & Giveaway! #HotintheCity

I love the summer, and don’t get me wrong but while all the running around in the sun is fun, I have oily skin and my pores are more sensitive than ever. And I’m not the only one, when the heat hits all the gals in my household complain about oily skin. For me, oily … Continue reading

The Most Magical of All Flash Drives!

Between BlogHer and Toy Fair I’ve collected tons of USB’s – for me, after I’ve gone through and made use of the information loaded on them, they’re more like souvenirs,  a reminder of brands and events that I’ve been to and loved. I collect them all in a drawer on my desk organizer and I recently … Continue reading

Soft Scrub 4-in-1 Review & Giveaway!

Life can get pretty stressful, between school, travel, and other demands of life things can get more than a little hectic. Simple things like having a clean house is one of the key things that helps me to de-stress and stay organized. Combine cleanliness with great scents – and you’ve got a winning combination. I … Continue reading

Steve Novak Previews McDonald’s New Premium McWrap!

Last week I was lucky enough to join Steve Novak and McDonald’s as they previewed McDonald’s newest creation – the premium McWrap! Lots of press at the 2nd floor’s First Taste event At McDonald’s 14th Street location Thursday March 28th, press, New York Knick Steve Novak, musical talent, and locals gathered to celebrate the launch … Continue reading

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