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Love Is In the Air at Acqualina Spa by ESPA

Disclosure:  What’s a chick to do when she can’t take Acqualina Spa by ESPA up on an invitation for a complimentary spa treatment?  Find a friend to go instead!  So, for this day of luxury, my friend Katherine Doble of Mom Problem filled in for me.  Here’s her take on the day:

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If you’re like me, you’re just now catching your breath from the holiday madness. The decorations are packed back in their boxes. The routine is settling back in and the mysterious stain in the carpet from the impromptu New Year’s party is finally coming out.

Then bam! Yes, another holiday is upon us. It’s almost Valentine’s and time to plan again. Let’s review the options: Read more »

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Toyota’s Super Bowl Ads Feature Amy Purdy

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I met Paralympic medalist and Dancing with the Stars finalist Amy Purdy back in October, during Oprah Weekend.  I was able to have lunch with her and hear her story first hand.  It was definitely the highlight of the weekend for me.  So, when I heard that Toyota was featuring her in TWO Super Bowl ads, I was so excited for her!  They are both part of the new Toyota Camry’s “One Bold Choice Leads to Another“and I’m giving you a sneak peek after the jump! Read more »

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Thin Mints in a Jar?

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Yep!  You read that right.  Thanks to a new line from Yankee Candle, you can now have all the yummy-ness of Girl Scout cookies, with none of the calories!  WOOT!  The line is is available in its signature apothecary jar, sleek tumbler, and Car Jar® forms.

The four new candle fragrances—Thin Mint®, Trefoils®, Chocolate Peanut Butter, and Coconut Caramel Stripes—were inspired by the most popular Girl Scout Cookie varieties and are now Read more »

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Victoria’s Secret Does the Super Bowl!

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Nothing like a Super Bowl commercial to ramp up your brand, right?  So, on that note, and for the first time since 2008, Victoria’s Secret will advertise during NBC’s broadcast of the NFL’s Super Bowl XLIX.  Right after the 4th quarter’s two minute warning, they will show a :30 spot that’s part of their Valentine’s Day marketing efforts.  The ad stars Read more »

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Eden Roc Debuts Fifty Shades of Romance Package

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Love is in the air and the Valentine’s Day specials are off the chain this year!  Check out this one from the Eden Roc Miami Beach–an exclusive, couples-only package dedicated to the premiere of the much anticipated film, Fifty Shades of Grey!  It’s called Fifty Shades of Romance and here’s Read more »

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III Forks Steakhouse Debuts New Trifecta Menu

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The foodie in me NEEDS to tell you about this!  III Forks Steakhouse‘s Hallandale’s location, in the Villages of Gulfstream Park, is offering a new three-course Trifecta Menu every Sunday through Thursday from 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m. For $35, guests can select from one of three choices for each course.

Starters include seared scallops with house-made bacon Read more »

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NomNom-ing at Dunkin’ Donuts

Disclosure:  Jeannette and I were invited guests of Dunkin’ Donuts for this visit.  All opinions are my own.

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I recently met up with my forever friend, Jeannette Kaplun of Hispana Global, to catch up but also to sample some of the menu items at Dunkin’ Donuts.  We met at the newly remodeled Hallandale location (825 Hallandale Beach Boulevard) and spent quite an afternoon stuffing our facing and giggling.  I absolutely ADORE this chick.  We had actually planned to take advantage of the huge patio that Read more »

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