Saturday, June 27, 2015

Movie Recommendation: "Cake" Is Now Available On Netflix !

Wikipedia synopsis: Cake is a 2014 American drama film written by Patrick Tobin, directed by Daniel Barnz, and starring Jennifer Aniston, Adriana Barraza, Felicity Huffman, William H. Macy, Anna Kendrick, and Sam Worthington.

It debuted in the Special Presentations section of the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival.

"Claire" is an acerbic but pleasant woman who has become embittered with her life after surviving a car accident, which killed her child and left her in chronic pain. Her fascination with Nina, a woman in her chronic pain support group who recently committed suicide, leads her to visit Nina's home and befriend her husband and son. Together, Claire and Nina's husband deal with their losses.

I've been wanting to see this movie since it's release last year but sitting in those theater chairs is extremely uncomfortable. So, when my husband asked me if I wanted to see a movie, on Netflix, he checked new releases, and asked me if I wanted to see 'Cake'. My response, "Of course, Yes"!

As a 15 year chronic pain sufferer, I found myself identifying to Claire's journey. Yes, there were moments of sadness but hubby and I laughed too. I highly recommend this movie to chronic pain sufferers and their loved ones, to enjoy together.

Our Micheal Angelo's Prize Arrived!

Since I can no longer eat Micheal Angelo's entrees, I'm going to pass these on to some of our neighbors.

Friday, June 26, 2015

Time For Some Brainstorming! #DIY

I'm going to be checking Pinterest for some fun, DIY ideas for this cake plate pedestal!

#HuffPostLive "This Week In Style" With Tim Quinn, Armani's Face Designer

Occasional someone will ask me, "What are you favorite beauty resources"? My responses are many but I always mention "This Week In Style". Caitlyn Becker and the HuffPostBeauty crew share tips every week on "This Week In Style".

Thank you Caitlyn for sharing my video question and my wig collection!

"You're My Iron Man"!

I'm Still Hanging In ! #ChronicLife

While my symptoms seem to be settling down, I thought I would run a couple of errands. It felt so good to have the sun and fresh air on my face!

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Birchbox Subscription Box For June!

Birchbox offers you samples of beauty, skincare, makeup products so you can give them a try. If you fall in love with them, they've included an information card, that includes product information and prices for full size items.

For $10 for the ladies and $20 for the guys, per monthly box, it's a fun and affordable way to try new products without making the initial plunge.

Volupties Underwear Subscription For June!

I'm a huge Volupties fan. Thanks to their plus size underwear subscription this 53 year gal, has broken out of her 'granny panty' mold and embraced her sexy, fun side!

And did I mention how much my husband loves it too?

If you choose to subscribe, you'll receive 3 pairs of underwear every month for as long as you would like. Don't forget to use promo code "VOLUPTIES" and save $5 off your first month! You can read my other Volupties Underwear Subscriptions here.

Sunday, June 21, 2015

The Curvy Con Event, New York City, Saturday, June 20th

Congratulations to The Curvy Con hosts, Chastity Garner and CeCe Olisa with the great success of their first conference.

While I wish I could have attended, Twitter was a buzz from attendees of the event.

TheCURVYcon was a day-long event that brought plus size brands, fashionistas, bloggers and YouTube starts into one room, to chat curvy, shop curvy and embrace curvy, in New York City.

Here's hoping to see The Curvy Con event spread to other cities next year. Can I suggest Las Vegas?

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