REVIEWS Archive

  • In the Heights, winner of four Tony Awards and a Grammy, opened last night (4.17.12 ) at the Center for the Performing Arts on Almaden Boulevard in San Jose, brought to the area by Broadway San Jose. What are “the Heights”? For well over a hundred years Washington Heights on the northern end of Manhattan Island has sheltered waves of...

    Broadway San Jose’s – In the Heights

    In the Heights, winner of four Tony Awards and a Grammy, opened last night (4.17.12 ) at the Center for the Performing Arts on Almaden Boulevard in San Jose, brought to the area by Broadway San Jose. What are “the Heights”? For well over a hundred years Washington Heights on the northern end of Manhattan Island has sheltered waves of...

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  • There are three major factors for me when shopping for the perfect mascara.  One that gives volume, one that does not clump and last but not least, one that does not smudge!  Can I ask for more?  Maybe not. When the beauty bird delivered Dior’s Diorshow New Look mascara to my doorstep, I couldn’t wait but try this on for...

    Dior – Diorshow New Look Mascara Review

    There are three major factors for me when shopping for the perfect mascara.  One that gives volume, one that does not clump and last but not least, one that does not smudge!  Can I ask for more?  Maybe not. When the beauty bird delivered Dior’s Diorshow New Look mascara to my doorstep, I couldn’t wait but try this on for...

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  • If you’re like me and love to style your hair, but follow the rule of dirty hair is easier to style or you shouldn’t wash your hair daily, then dry shampoo is perfect for you.  Some of us have oily hair and need to wash daily. For me, I can go two to three days without shampooing my hair however, I...

    Batiste Dry Shampoo – Review

    If you’re like me and love to style your hair, but follow the rule of dirty hair is easier to style or you shouldn’t wash your hair daily, then dry shampoo is perfect for you.  Some of us have oily hair and need to wash daily. For me, I can go two to three days without shampooing my hair however, I...

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  • Broadway San Jose presented what I felt will be my favorite production in their line up, Disney’s Beauty & the Beast. The show commenced on Tuesday, March 6, 2010 at the San Jose Center for Performing Arts. I expected the crowd to have mixture of ages and of course, children in the audience. After all, what would a Disney production...

    Broadway San Jose Presents – Disney’s Beauty & the Beast

    Broadway San Jose presented what I felt will be my favorite production in their line up, Disney’s Beauty & the Beast. The show commenced on Tuesday, March 6, 2010 at the San Jose Center for Performing Arts. I expected the crowd to have mixture of ages and of course, children in the audience. After all, what would a Disney production...

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  • There’s something about all things French. And I don’t know if it’s real or perceived. The French have a style and a diet apparently, upon which many books have been written, enough maybe to take up an entire shelf in Barnes and Noble. Have you ever noticed that even the French Vogues are a little more expensive than the British...

    Patyka Skin Care – Review

    There’s something about all things French. And I don’t know if it’s real or perceived. The French have a style and a diet apparently, upon which many books have been written, enough maybe to take up an entire shelf in Barnes and Noble. Have you ever noticed that even the French Vogues are a little more expensive than the British...

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  • Cirque du Soleil is known to bring breathtaking, theatrical and unbelievably marvelous acrobatics on stage.  Totem is the latest Cirque du Soleil production to land on Taylor Street in San Jose, California and I had the privilege of taking a behind the scenes tour prior to seeing the actual show on Friday, March 2nd. It was certainly an interesting treat...

    Cirque du Soleil Totem – Behind the Scenes and Review!

    Cirque du Soleil is known to bring breathtaking, theatrical and unbelievably marvelous acrobatics on stage.  Totem is the latest Cirque du Soleil production to land on Taylor Street in San Jose, California and I had the privilege of taking a behind the scenes tour prior to seeing the actual show on Friday, March 2nd. It was certainly an interesting treat...

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  • For those of you die hard shoe lovers out there or if you’re a simple gal that loves a great deal, let me introduce you to Sole Society – an exclusive shoe club with the hottest trends to fit your personal taste. Like all shoe divas, I love a good pair that is stylish, durable, comfortable and of course affordable....

    Sole Society – Review

    For those of you die hard shoe lovers out there or if you’re a simple gal that loves a great deal, let me introduce you to Sole Society – an exclusive shoe club with the hottest trends to fit your personal taste. Like all shoe divas, I love a good pair that is stylish, durable, comfortable and of course affordable....

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  • Sephora by OPI Bohemian Brights Collection brings colorful, bright hues and earthy shades straight to your finger nails.  The spring 2012 collection includes 9 shades that are long wearing, chip-resistant and a bohemian brights set of 6 shades in miniature sizes. The color as seen on the photos is Paisley Attention to Me (Tangerine Orange).  This is the first time...

    Sephora by OPI Bohemian Brights – Review

    Sephora by OPI Bohemian Brights Collection brings colorful, bright hues and earthy shades straight to your finger nails.  The spring 2012 collection includes 9 shades that are long wearing, chip-resistant and a bohemian brights set of 6 shades in miniature sizes. The color as seen on the photos is Paisley Attention to Me (Tangerine Orange).  This is the first time...

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  • Who doesn’t love a good juicy burger?  Like most people, I certainly have a craving every so often for something simple, delicious, yet satisfying and that’s where The Counter, located in San Jose’s hot spot, Santana Row comes to mind. For those of you who aren’t familiar with this ‘build your own burger’ joint, The Counter opened it’s doors back in...

    Dining in Santana Row – The Counter

    Who doesn’t love a good juicy burger?  Like most people, I certainly have a craving every so often for something simple, delicious, yet satisfying and that’s where The Counter, located in San Jose’s hot spot, Santana Row comes to mind. For those of you who aren’t familiar with this ‘build your own burger’ joint, The Counter opened it’s doors back in...

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  • If you read my previous post about movies in 2012, The Vow was one of the movies I told myself to watch this year.  After reading the plot and learning that movie was based on true events, I definitely had to see it. The premiss of the story was a couple who falls in love and gets married;  their lives...

    The Vow – Movie Review

    If you read my previous post about movies in 2012, The Vow was one of the movies I told myself to watch this year.  After reading the plot and learning that movie was based on true events, I definitely had to see it. The premiss of the story was a couple who falls in love and gets married;  their lives...

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