month : 08/2013 14 results

My Kids Take Growth Spurts to a New Level

 When my thirteen year old son walked  into my bedroom early morning and said "Mom, none of my sneakers fit." My first thought was "Ok, someone wants a new pair of sneakers. HA! Not happening! You don't need any right now."  Instead of stating this out loud I decided to have him elaborate on his announcement. "What do you mean none of them ...

8 Fun Hair Facts About My Natural Hair

I'm always asked the question, "How long have you been natural?"  When I answer "most of my life"  I tend to get a side eye like "Yeah, Girl whatever!" but then I'm bombarded with loads of product questions. Even in the moment of skepticism, my "secrets" are still on request for reveal. It's always been a tickling topic to me. Sometimes I have ...

ABC Scandal: From Cowardice to Courageous?

photo: Scandalgladiators.tumblr.com It has taken me one minute and an entire Scandal season later to really sit with this line. As I was watching the Scandal BET marathon on last Saturday, this line struck me like I had never heard it before. I am stunned! Let me tweet, then repeat that one more time: "What kind of coward was I to marry her ...

100 Scoopsies: A Blog for Ice Cream Lovers Everywhere

photo credit: 100Scoopsies.blogspot.com Sometimes you can come across really amazing blogs when you least expect it. A few months ago, the most inviting ice cream pictures kept streaming through in my Facebook feed. Being a true lover of this frozen treat compelled me to do a little "research".  Two clicks later, I found...

My Obsession: I Love Clouds

Have you ever been drawn to something but you have no idea as to when the connection happened in your life? That's how I feel about clouds. I have a serious obsession with clouds. So much so that I will pull my car over to take pictures at any given time.  Sometimes I think it started when I was a child. I used to think we lived in God's ...

Boston Magazine’s Battle of the Burger 8/13/2013

PRESENTED BY It's here! The official meat slinging showdown is upon us. Boston Magazine's Battle of the Burger will be Boston Strong on August 13th, 2013.  Come out and taste Boston's Top 20 restaurant's burgers and meet the Chef's behind these amazing creations. Amstel Light,  the only light beer with a rich flavor profile that can ...

ABC Scandal Recruitment Month: I’m a Gladiator with Questions

Well, here we are again for another session of Scandal Rehab. I told you I would be back on last week. Missed it? Go read about my mishandled feelings. I know you feel the same way and that's why I kept my word and came back to rehab with you. We're in this together. Every time the show comes up in conversation, I just....pheeeeew *rattles ...

Gorgeous New England: The Cookie Monstah (Boston’s Mobile Cookie Truck)

My mom and I were out and about on a shopping trip when we walked up upon The Cookie Monstah, a mobile cookie truck.  In one quick whiff of  fresh baked cookies, Mom and I stood asking "should we get a cookie NOW or should we shop first?"  You're probably thinking "Why couldn't they do both?"  Well, some things in life require your full ...

Boston Mints Naturally Refreshing Lip Gloss

(click photo to view gloss names) photo credit: BostonMints.com Boston Mints Lip Gloss , are long lasting sheer lip glosses that come in 12 shades and carry the names of some really cool local New England hot spots. Creator and Makeup Artist, Joanne Ilacqua created the naturally refreshing glosses as a custom lip cosmetic which provides ...

Peter Lamas Avocado & Olive Shampoo and Conditioner Review

It's summertime and the frizz has been high. A pair of bottles in my closet must have heard the hoarse cry of my dry hair shaft.   Peter Lamas Avocado and Olive Ultra Smoothing Shampoo and Conditioner has stepped forward to help tame the mane I affectionately refer to as "the beast". Has it been successful? Absolutely! This tag team leaves ...