Inferno: Alexander McQueen: Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway! Ends 12/20

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I have received sample items to facilitate my post. Inferno: Alexander McQueen As a teenager reading slick, fat fashion bibles which sometimes inspired yet too often only reaffirmed the rank disillusionment I felt with the world, Alexander McQueen was one of my heroes- though I’m sure he would have worn that title like an ill-fitting … Read moreInferno: Alexander McQueen: Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway! Ends 12/20

Good Me Bad Me

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“…I remember a story that I read. A Native American tale where the Cherokee tells his grandson there’s a battle between two wolves in all of us. One is evil, the other good. The boy asks him, Which wolf wins? The Cherokee tells him, The one you feed.” This is a story I’ve heard before, … Read moreGood Me Bad Me

The People We Hate At The Wedding

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I’ve heard tales about families who get along well, have each others backs and actually look forward to seeing each other. Mind you, I’ve never met any of these mythical families, and I most certainly don’t belong to one. Apparently neither does Grant Ginder, because he has managed to perfectly capture the lying, backbiting, passive-aggressiveness … Read moreThe People We Hate At The Wedding

Emperor of The Eight Islands: The Tale of Shikanoko Review and Giveaway

Medieval Japan seems a fitting setting for a tale of fantasy and intrigue. In my mind it is a place and era that have taken on phantasmagorical proportions, ripe with dragons, levitating monks and rulers who seemingly lived for thousands of years. Emperor of the Eight Islands, Book One: The Tale of Shikanoko is the … Read moreEmperor of The Eight Islands: The Tale of Shikanoko Review and Giveaway

Gwen Stefani – This Is What The Truth Feels Like #ThisIsWhatTheTruthFeelsLike #GwenO2O

One iconic moment that stands out in my memory of Gwen Stefani is her video performance with No Doubt of the song “Don’t Speak”. It features the band practicing alone together, Gwen looking like a quirky little girl who borrowed her mama’s church dress, dancing around in red lipstick and bare feet, juxtaposed with scenes … Read moreGwen Stefani – This Is What The Truth Feels Like #ThisIsWhatTheTruthFeelsLike #GwenO2O

Makeup Blender Latex-Free Foundation Sponge

**This is a sponsored post. I have received free products to help facilitate my review but all opinions are my own. This is a slightly different version of the teardrop shaped beauty blender that has been uber-popular in recent years with beauty mavens everywhere. I actually kind of like the pear-shaped Makeup Blender better, it’s … Read moreMakeup Blender Latex-Free Foundation Sponge

LeliaSea Dead Sea Mineral Hand Cream Review + Giveaway Ends 05/16

**This is a sponsored post. I have received free products to help facilitate my review but all opinions are my own. My poor hands can’t get a break. In the winter, the cold dry air seems to suck the moisture right out of them. Now that the weather is warming up, I’m busy working outside, … Read moreLeliaSea Dead Sea Mineral Hand Cream Review + Giveaway Ends 05/16

Cloud9 Memory Foam Mattress Topper Review

I don’t sleep well at the best of times, my mind is always spinning with worries and ideas and Things That Need To Be Done. I’ve found it helps to turn my bedroom into a cozy little oasis, with tons of softly textured pillows, fuzzy blankets and silky sheets. I’ve felt so pampered lately with … Read moreCloud9 Memory Foam Mattress Topper Review

Exposed Skincare Clarifying Mask Review

I was lucky enough to try the whole amazing line of products from Exposed Skincare, and I love them all but I have to say one of my stand-out favorites is their Clarifying Mask. According to the company, the mask includes sulfur and resorcinol, both of which are vital ingredients in the fight against acne … Read moreExposed Skincare Clarifying Mask Review