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Shrimp & Saffron Risotto

December 6, 2020

There is something about risotto this time of year that is just comforting, nourishing, and can be dressed up, down, and with so many different accoutrements. This is true when you get a little fancy with seafood, such as shrimp I chose for this dish. That or what was on […]

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Cyber Monday Deals for 2020

November 30, 2020

Happy gloomy Monday from Baltimore! It started out as a monsoon, then cleared, then a monsoon, and I guess that will be the trend today. I am ready for a Monday where it is NOT overcast and rainy. Sun, where are you?!?! If there is an upside, it is a […]

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Black Friday Deals of 2020

November 27, 2020

Are you still in a turkey coma? I may still be in a wine coma…:) Yes, I am not going to sugar coat it peeps. It is what it is, and I like what I like. And, yes, the food was downright yummy too! Hard to believe another Thanksgiving is […]

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What Wine to Serve for Thanksgiving

November 22, 2020

Can you believe that we are less than a week away from Thanksgiving? WTF!?!? Now, now, I love it! My Mom and I always say that this week coming up is our favorite of the entire year! It is the kick off to the Holiday’s, low key, and all about […]

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Blame It On The Goose

November 18, 2020

No, I am not referring to part of the song lyrics by Lizzo’s “Juice” – I love that song though! What I am talking about is why you absolutely need to invest in a pair of Golden Goose sneakers! Yes, you heard me; a MUST! You could blame it on […]

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If Luxury Was a Cream

November 18, 2020

“I do my hair toss, check my nails, baby how you feelin” – like Saturday!!! Hope your weekend is filled with some fun, a lot of fabulous, some hair toss, a little Lizzo, and some self-care too! I know mine will include a little micro needling – yes, trying to prevent […]

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Positive Vibes: Putting It Out There In the Universe

November 18, 2020

Monday. I just felt like we saw each other! Here’s to another week of sitting in front of the computer. Grr. Ugh. Let’s keep hoping I still fit into my jeans, LOL. Okay, enough of that. Today, I want to talk about emitting positive vibes into the universe. I know, […]

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Not Taking Yourself Too Seriously

November 12, 2020

Okay, peeps, how is it November 12th already? And Thursday. And we are still talking about Election 2020. And now Covid-19 is going through the roof. I have bigger issues. Today I am sharing about not taking yourself too seriously. Yes, something that I have a REALLY hard time doing […]

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Everything Happens For a Reason

November 9, 2020

I wish I could say I was feeling a little more motivated than I am right now. Well, I am writing this post, which is productive, and I am working on some NEW stuff for the re-brand/re-launch of my blog, so, okay, there is some motivation! Ha! Lately, I have […]

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Velvet & Chartreuse: The Season’s Hottest Duo

November 1, 2020

Why good morning Sunday…and November 1st…and an extra hour of sleep! Wow, a lot of hands in the air for today! Just like that, we are in a new month, the Halloween decorations are being put away, and now it is time to get our MERRY on for the Holiday […]

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Hi I am Janine…a Lifestyle Influencer who is a tad bit obsessed with food, fashion, beauty, travel, and, of course, happy hour! Oh, and I may be a health & wellness guru too!