All the Houses – book review

We received a copy of this book for our review. All opinions are those of the reviewer All the Houses Author: Karen Olsson Reminiscent of the prose of Peter Taylor, Alice Monroe and yet totally original, Olsson’s prose invites us into the panorama of vulnerability of one family and their secrets – and how each […]

Zoosking – the finale

I am proud of taking care of myself and one of those things that were hard to do was to finally get off of Zoosk entirely.  First of all, I seemed to meeting lots of men who had lots of narcissistic traits.  Secondly, it was overwhelming to get so many messages per day.  Third it […]

Stork Mountain – a review

We received a copy of this book for our review. All opinions are those of the reviewer Stork Mountain Author: Miroslav Penkov   A lovely tale of legend, truth and history intertwined with gods and love stories, family and acceptance, Stork Mountain is exquisitely original.  Luscious, lilting, longing and legend; Stork Mountain combines Bulgarian myth […]

La La Land – The Movie of the Year

We recieved a screener from Lionsgate to facilitate our review. All opinions are strictly our own. I watched Whiplash 8 times.  Yes, yes I did. I hate musicals.  Exception one:  The Sound of Music. Exception two:  La La Land I adore writer/director Damien Chazelle. Remember the first time you went to Disneyland?  The awe, the […]

They May Not Mean to, but They Do – review

We received a copy of this book for our review. All opinions are those of the reviewer. They May Not Mean to, But They Do Author: Cathleen Schine They fuck you up, your mum and dad They May Not Mean to but They Do  – Philip Larkin, “This Be the Verse” Perhaps because Cathleen Schine […]

I just became an international baking sensation with Box2Bake

We received a Box2Bake for review. All opinions are strictly our own. I’m going to preface this by telling you 3 things I LOVE subscription boxes. I’m a pretty good cook. I live alone and tend to make/bake the same things over and over again Inspiration needed STAT I’ve become a boring baker. Actually, I’ve […]

Eugenia Shea Gives Back to the People That Make Their Products Possible

This is the story of Naa-Sakle Akuete A woman who had a career in finance before she ventured into entrepreneurship. It was in the spring of 2015 that Akuete initially introduced her line of shea butter cream to the world. This was about a year after officially founding the company along with the help of […]

Patriot’s Day now out on blu-ray/DVD

This post contains sponsored material & affiliate links. All opinions are strictly our own. Patriot’s Day (A Story of Bravery in the Face of Adversity)   Patriot’s Day the movie reveals the drama, heroism and heartbreak behind the Boston Marathon bombers, and the Boston PD.  I went to grad school in Boston as I am […]

Ali and Nino

With lush and beautiful landscapes and two Dr. Zhivago characters, Ali and Nino does not perform the job it has set out to do.  The story set against a historical background is that of a romance that outlives history and everything else that comes between two lovers. The setting is Azerbaijani, in 1918.  An Azerbaijani […]

Zoosking part deux

Urban Slang:  ADOS (Attention Deficit. Oh Shiny!!!) In the land of dating strangers, we all look at the pictures first right ladies?  That was covered last week, so this week I am going to RANT.  GUYS if any of you are reading this, you are looking for equality.  But life is not fair and there […]