The best people, I might be a bitch and blooming blossoms – Friday Link-Ups

Since I was able to complete the Week One C25K regimen on all three running days, I'm considering this week a complete success. It's the little things. Looking forward to two days of not running and celebrating the weekend by joining my favorite Friday link-ups: Oh, Hey Friday, High Five for Friday, Friday Favorites and Oh Hot Damn, This is My ...

Intervention – Kentucky Derby

The 141st running of the Kentucky Derby did me in. In so many ways. I think it's time for an InDerbvention. Kentucky Derby, your existence has negatively affected my life in the following ways: I can no longer eat your delicious treats without completely sidelining my diet. Your insistence on having an Official Derby Pie, and things ...

#FeelingBeautifulin5 with Freeman Beauty Masks

I was recently offered an opportunity to try out five different Freeman Beauty masks in exchange for my honest review of same. This was a no-brainer for several reasons. 1) I've always loved Freeman Beauty as a brand. In fact, I have fond memories of using their products as early as my middle school years. 2) Face masks? Heck ...

Aziz Ansari, Warby Parker and a monkey blanket – Friday Favorites

Hello, March! Hello, Spring! The weather in Florida has already warmed up and things are definitely looking Springy here. My sympathies go out to those still living in snow. Please remember that I spent a great deal of my life living in the Midwest, so I remember the gloominess and frustration of lingering winter weather. ...

Red Carpet Review – 2015 Oscar Awards

My Grammy post was called 2015 Grammy Awards Recap, but I opted to leave out "recap" this time because it would have been entirely inaccurate. My thoughts on the red carpet will fill enough space that going on about the entire show could be overkill. Overall, I thought the Oscar Awards were much more successful (in ...