Whatta Man Monday — Chicago Fire Edition!!


Happy Monday, chickies!! Last week, Chris Pine pulled out a win in the Star Trek Edition.  But it was close -- Benedict Cumberbatch has some major fans.  Color me shocked!! This week, I'm taking it to the fire house.  Don't we all love a man in suspenders? Chicago Fire Edition!! Matthew Casey vs Kelley Severide I don't watch the show, … [Read more...]

This Week In… Pop Culture 6/6


Tons happened in Hollywood this week!! Channing and Jenna Dewan-Tatum had baby girl!! Jenna gave birth to a healthy baby girl May 31st in London.  They named her Everly, which is super cute!!  Am I the only one waiting with baited breath for that first photo of Channing toting his little princess around?  Swoon. Paris Jackson hospitalized … [Read more...]

My Favorite Drugstore Beauty Products


So listen. I'll admit to being a make up snob.  The fancy packaging, the scent of expensive perfume wafting in the air...Sephora and Ulta get me every time. But.  I have plenty of drugstore favorites that I will hang onto until the end of time.  Fancy primers and palettes may come and go, but listen to me when I tell you that you NEED these … [Read more...]

Meal Plan 6/3 – 6/7


It's Monday Monday!! I don't know about you, but I am not ready for a new week yet.  Can I have Sunday back?  I think I missed a nap. Anyways.  Here's what looks good this week!!   Monday: Crockpot Cheesesteak Pulled Chicken    I love starting the week off with a crockpot meal -- so easy!! **photo from How Sweet It … [Read more...]

Cocktail Friday — Lava Flow


The Lava Flow has to be one of my favorite cocktails of all time. I mean, it's like it can't decide what it wants to be.  Is it a pina colada?  A strawberry daiquiri?  How about a little of both? For people who can never decide and are torn between a zillion different items on the menu, this is the perfect compromise.  When I noticed that I had … [Read more...]

The Bachelorette — Desiree {Episode 1}


Episode 1 opened up with Desiree pulling up to her Bachelorette Pad in a little sedan.  Really, Chris Harrison?  No Limo???  Perhaps the producers blew the transportation budget on business-casual button downs for Chris? That was mean.  But seriously -- does he own any other kind of shirt?   T-Shirts, Chris.  They're a whole big thing. Of … [Read more...]

Whatta Man Monday — That’s So 90′s Edition!!


So you might remember that last week, it was the Wolf Pack Edition. The Wolf Pack edition was definitely NOT your favorite.  And Bradley Cooper took it all home, with the exception of one lone vote. Sorry Zach.  Funny just isn't cutting it. This week, I thought we'd kick it old school. I was born in 1980, which means that the 90's were … [Read more...]

This Week in Pop Culture 5/23


It's Thursday, which means it's time to get all up in the Hollywood business. Not much of note happened this week, but there are a few things worth discussing.  It's hard work, but someone has to do it!! Let's get started: Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart Break Up.  AGAIN. Am I the only one completely delighted by this?  I mean...I may … [Read more...]

Meal Plan 5/20 – 5/24


Happy Monday!! We are already in our LAST week of school.  How is this possible? I DEMAND A RECOUNT!! Anyways.  Food.  I have to admit, Summer makes me kinda want to slack off in the meal department.  So this week, I chose a few meals that looked really new and fun.  Maybe it'll help motivate me to get my butt in the … [Read more...]

Cocktail Friday — Berry Burst


It's Friday Friday!! In the spirit of Summer, I thought I'd share this slushy and berry flavored cocktail. Enjoy! INGREDIENTS 6 oz berry flavored vodka 2 cups milk 4 oz heavy cream 1 pint strawberries about 1/2 cup of crushed ice Place all ingredients in the blender and blend until smooth.  Garnish with berries **adapted from … [Read more...]

Whatta Man Monday — The Great Gatsby Edition!!


Happy Monday, chickies!! I hope you enjoyed your Mother's Day weekend!! And by enjoyed, I mean, I hope you got lots of foot rubs, breakfast in bed, and plenty of wine. Last week,  Rob Thomas won Rob vs Robin.  Apparently you aren't charmed by the sexy time music.  I get it. This week, I thought I'd take a look at a couple of guys … [Read more...]

This Week in Pop Culture… 5/9


It's Friday Eve!! Let's talk a little pop culture, shall we? Bethany Hamilton is Engaged Bethany Hamilton, the surfer who lost an arm in a shark attack and wrote the book Soul Surfer (which became a movie) is engaged!!  Bethany and Adam met a year ago on a blind date where they went cliff diving, and have been happy ever since.  Jon David and … [Read more...]