Thursday, June 18, 2015

Julep Subscription Box For June Has Arrived!

Ipsy Beauty Subscription Has Arrived For June!

Still Hanging In There! Gastritis, Chronic Pain and Depression



Another bad Gastritis episode has left in terrible pain and depression but today, I'm ready to start getting back to laughing.

"Chronic Illness and aging have kept me on my toes this year"! ‪#‎chronicpain‬ ‪#‎gastritis‬ ‪#‎HidradenitisSuppurativa‬ ‪#‎MajorDepression‬

Monday, June 15, 2015

Don't Forget Father's Day is June 21st, Sunday!

Follow Rona Berry-Morin's board Father's Day on Pinterest.

"Old Fashioned" Movie Review

“Disclosure (in accordance with the FTC’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising”): Many thanks to Propeller Consulting, LLC. Opinions are 100% my own and NOT influenced by monetary compensation. I did receive a sample of the product in exchange for this review and post.”

Clay Walsh is a reformed frat boy who has decided to go against the grain and live out his theories on love and romance, that have roots in old fashioned courtship.

Amber Hewson is a young woman with a wandering soul, who stays in one place until she feels the urge to move on. Her free-spirited attitude hides the pain of her past.

When Amber rents the apartment above Clay's antique shop, it bring two different people together. The two began to have conversations while Clay makes repairs in Amber's apartment.

And when Clay informs her his rules, Amber is intrigued. They began their courtship, while utilizing a marriage preparation book, from church. Friends give their opinions of their relationship, as it continues to develop. The good, the bad and the ugly!

While I thought the movie was a bit slow, in some parts, I actually grew to appreciated the pace. It was like I became invested in these two people's future. Yes, I was even cheering them on!

The location and autumn touches were right up my alley! I fell for my husband in Southern Maine during fall foliage!

The supporting cast brought humor, as well as drama to Clay and Amber's love story. As well, as to their own.

While watching the movie, I couldn't help thinking of my husband, when we became emptynesters, he announced, "I'm going to start courting you all over again". He has made me feel like a schoolgirl again.

Overall, this was a wonderful romantic movie, perfect for a hot summer day and a glass of iced tea. Just don't forget to have a box of tissues or a hanky near by! I plan on watching this movie again!

Movie Synopsis :

A romantic-drama, OLD FASHIONED centers on Clay Walsh, a former frat boy who gives up his reckless carousing and now runs an antique shop in a small Midwestern college town. There, he has become notorious for his lofty and outdated theories on love and romance as well as for his devout belief in God. When Amber Hewson, a free-spirited young woman with a restless soul, drifts into the area and rents the apartment above his shop, she finds herself surprisingly drawn to his strong faith and noble ideas, which are new and intriguing to her. And Clay, though he tries to fight and deny it, simply cannot resist being attracted to her spontaneous and passionate embrace of life. Ultimately, Clay must step out from behind his relational theories and Amber must overcome her own fears and deep wounds as the two of them, together, attempt the impossible: an "old-fashioned" and God-honoring courtship in contemporary America.



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Introducing Koni Wig!



We're officially in the triple digits, in Las Vegas. So this summer, I decided to have a few short wig styles to choose from.

Today, I added Bohemian Wig Koni F4-27 to my wig collection! "Stay cool my friends"!

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Sunday Dinner: Marinated Steak And Roasted Vegetables


Another home run from Hello Fresh! Since I'm not feeling well, hubby did all the prep and cooking while I read the recipe and cooking directions.

We really enjoyed the vegetables, tender and delicious, with just some EVOO, salt and pepper. The steak was sliced in half so that my husband could marinated his in orange juice, orange zest and garlic. While mine was just EVOO, salt, pepper and rosemary!

Another wonderful meal from Hello Fresh! If you're interested in purchased a box, use 4NWFYR to save $40 on your 1st order!

Saturday Dinner: Charred Shrimp, Pineapple-Avocado Salsa and Cilantro Rice


On a hot Las Vegas evening, this was just the perfect dinner! Thank you Hello Fresh!

Our Hello Fresh and Calphalon Prize Pack Has Arrrived!


If you follow my blog, you might have noticed the occasional prizes that I've won over the years. This has to be the 1st one that I really wanted to win!

My husband and I love to cook together and try new ingredients and cooking techniques. Which is why we like the meal delivery subscription boxes.

We can't wait to try our hand at making some delicious meals this weekend! Thank you Hello Fresh!

Happy Loving Day! June 12, 2015



Loving Day is an annual celebration held on June 12, the anniversary of the 1967 United States Supreme Court decision Loving v. Virginia which struck down all U.S. state laws banning interracial marriage.

Gwynnie Bee: Jete Windmill Printed Asymmetric Tunic



I've been under the weather this week so when I saw that Gwynnie Bee has sent me this Jete Windmill Printed Asymmetric Tunic I got the energy to put this outfit together.

Thank you Gwynnie Bee!

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