Who I am and Why I’m Here

I realize that this is a bit late in the game, as I've started this blog in August of 2016 but I want to share with you a bit more than what's in my about section of To start with, I want to tell you who I am and what I do and my… Continue reading Who I am and Why I’m Here

Beauty, Lifestyle

Ipsy vs Birchbox November 2016

As of this day, November 15 2016, I received my 8th Birchbox and my 6th Ipsy.  And while they are both $10.00 a month, I'm going to do some comparisons.  My style profile for both is very basic, focusing more on hair as I'm not much "into" makeup. As a redhead, the more cleaner I… Continue reading Ipsy vs Birchbox November 2016

Beauty, Fashion, Lifestyle

eSalon Review. Warming my Highlights

Here is a video that shows the eSalon hair color process and the results when I told my stylist that I wanted to warm the highlights I put in my strawberry blonde hair this past spring. Let me know what you think and if you would be brave enough to try this hair color subscription… Continue reading eSalon Review. Warming my Highlights

From the Kitchen, Lifestyle

Grilled Eggplant & Yogurt with Sundried Tomatoes, Walnuts and Mint

Ingredients  1 Medium Eggplant 1 1/2 oz Walnuts 1 1/2 oz Sundried Tomatoes Olive Oil Salt and Pepper to taste Yogurt Sauce 1 Garlic Clove 1 Lemon 7 oz Greek Yogurt Serve with 2 Pitas Garnish  Mint Leaves 1). Slice Eggplant in 1/2 inch thick slices and arrange in a single layer on baking sheet.… Continue reading Grilled Eggplant & Yogurt with Sundried Tomatoes, Walnuts and Mint

Books 📚

Once Upon a Bookcase October 2016

October 2016 Once Upon a Bookcase Halloween themed Cellphone case and gifts for $26.00/month.  The theme for October, I believe, is Wicked Son of a Witch with Elphaba Wicked's necklace, scarf and a pen to write spells. I'm always excited to look inside these boxes that are delivered to me monthly. However I did pause… Continue reading Once Upon a Bookcase October 2016

Places to go & People to see

Autumn in New York

Mid October 2016 in the beautiful mountains of New York.   My husband and I visited some friends for a weekend of being completely unplugged. No cell phone service and choppy wifi was fine by me as the conversations were plentiful as well as our senses occupied by the rich color of the trees, the… Continue reading Autumn in New York



Hello my lovely readers 🙂 How’s everything going? Today I want to share with you a delicious mug cake that I’ve been loving this Autumn. It’s super easy to bake and really quick.… Source: CINNAMON ROLL MUG CAKE

Beauty, Fashion, Lifestyle

FabFitFun Fall Edition Review

This box is my absolute favorite. In fact, after using up some points on other subscriptions, I plan to just keep this for a nice touch of fashion and beauty on a quarterly basis. This fabulous box cost $49.00 every three months with an option to buy a full year at $179.00. If you buy… Continue reading FabFitFun Fall Edition Review

Beauty, Fashion, Lifestyle

POPSUGAR. Fall 2016 Limited Edition Review

It was a glorious day in Mid September of 2016 and upon my doorstep were two subscription boxes. Yes, you read that right. Two subscription boxes came to me on the same exact day. So glad my husband wasn't home.  Nonetheless those two boxes were POPSUGAR and FabFitFun. It was like Christmas morning at the… Continue reading POPSUGAR. Fall 2016 Limited Edition Review

Beauty, Fashion, Lifestyle

FabFitFun Fall Unboxing

Check out my Fall FabFitFun Unboxing Video This is by far my favorite subscription service! Receive 20% off when you use my referral link to Get your own at