Scary Movie Series: Why Camping is Never a Good Idea

Okay, so I admit, I am a total horror movie fiend. I love the thrill of wondering if the hero/heroine will survive. I love the fact that no matter what, if being chased, all female characters will inevitably fall down so the ridiculously slow killer can catch them. Probably while she is semi-nude. I love…

Mmm, Peanut Butter! P.B. Loco – review

As some of you may recall, my significant other has an unholy and sometimes obsessive love for peanut butter. This is a love that I share, albeit to a less weird and alarming degree. I will say that I am a bit of a peanut butter snob. It’s not that I totally shun plain peanut…

Scottish shortbread recipe

So, I’ve mentioned before that my maternal grandmother was the first member of her family born in this country. Her family hailed from Scotland. Along with the necessities, they brought with them was a recipe for Scottish shortbread. This recipe has been passed down through generations. The area that my grandmother’s family settled was in…

Retro Appetizer Bonanza

Retro Appetizer Bonanza

I oftentimes imagine myself living in a bygone era. I love the idea of being a Donna Reed-style housewife, rocking a half-apron, and making appetizers that thoroughly explore my love of cheese…*sighs wistfully* When I was tasked with finding some fun, retro appetizers in honor of we heart this Mad Men week, I knew I…

Smashbox Reign, Fall 09 collection – review

I don’t know about all of you, but it seems to me that something has been missing from the makeup collections as of late. Maybe it’s the recession (boo) or a lack of creativity that is to blame, but too many new collections just don’t excite me very much. Their packaging is blah, their colors…

Imju Fiberwig Mascara and Tiny Sniper review

Men kinda suck. I say this not because of their dirty laundry that never quite makes it to the hamper. I say this not because of their penchant for drinking milk directly from the carton. It’s not even because it only takes them 5 minutes to wake up, shower and get dressed in the morning…

Benefit Smokin’ Eyes review

I’m sure most of you have heard about a little San Francisco based company named Benefit. Founded by twin sisters, Jean and Jane Ford back in 1976, the company has some of the best packaging and products out there–it’s a perfect blend of function and whimsy and has a really fabulous retro vibe. We recently…

World’s best Mac and Cheese recipe

World’s best Mac and Cheese recipe

(We were lucky enough to make this recipe on Saturday night, so let us just preface this post by saying, this may just be one of the tastiest things we’ve ever eaten~wht) Editor’s Note: This is a Casserole-type mac and cheese. If you are looking for a saucy mac and cheese, keep on looking. I…