Review: ‘Life of the Party’

Let’s me start off by saying how much I love Melissa McCarthy. From her breakout role in “Bridesmaids” back in 2011, her roles in “Heat” and “Spy” to her SNL appearance dressed up as Sean “Spicy” Spicer, she’s just a riot when it comes to comedic performances. Her self-confidence is through the roof when she’s…

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Whatever Happened to Female Rockers?

pixabay.com If you haven’t noticed by now, but I’m quite in love with all things the ’80s and early ’90s; you know, all the nostalgic things from my childhood days. It’s funny how I can throw off people by merely saying, “Oh yeah, I was born when the Soviet Union was still around,” which makes…

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What to Watch on Netflix: Aggretsuko

This past weekend, I had the immense pleasure of binge-watching “Aggrestsuko” on Netflix. For those who are scratching their head, Aggretsuko is a portmanteau of “aggressive” and the name “Retsuko.” To give you a low down, Retsuko is a red panda character created by Sanrio, yes, the same company who gave us the joy of…

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Knock, Knock. Are You Listening?

Tirachard Kumtanom / Pexels Do you ever find yourself struggling to stay focused during conversation? Sometimes, you can’t help yourself but let your mind wander off when you’re supposed to be fully engaged with others. Everyone, including myself, is guilty of doing this whether it’s out of being sleep deprived and tired, information overload or…

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ICYMI: ‘Trading Spaces’ is Back!

I was counting down the days for this past weekend’s “Trading Spaces” 2018 edition, and let me just say that I was not disappointed at all! As I have said in an earlier “Get to know Jeeah & Kourtney” post, I’m addicted to binge-watching certain channels, including HGTV, during the weekend. I have to say…

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Dining Alone – King Street Edition

Pexels Happy Easter and April Fool’s Day! Hope everyone spent some quality time with loved ones on this beautiful day. With the weather slowly (but surely) warming up — even with the occasional spring showers along the way — I am quite excited about resuming my excursions in and around Old Town, Alexandria. I know some people…

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Bollywood 101 – ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’

It’s Sunday Funday! What better way is there than to watch movies to calm your frazzled mind before heading back to work the next day? With an endless array of movies available at your fingertips 24/7, thanks to Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, iTunes, and the likes, for someone who is a movie-junkie, it is heavenly. Binge-watching…

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How to Wear the Right Colors

pexels.com Have you ever wondered why you look better in certain colors? For instance, I tend to look washed out if I wear something that has an orange hue to it, including camel shades. Most of the time, you think it’s because of your complexion — light, medium, and dark — which is partially true….

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