Exclusive Beer Pairing Dinner at Fleet Street Kitchen

The guided dinner, created exclusively by Fleet Street Kitchen Chef Michael Correll, highlights a variety of beers and ciders from the MillerCoors portfolio.

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Beyond enjoying a delicious menu, a MillerCoors beer expert was on hand (for the event) to share little-known facts from the brewers’ storied history and portfolio of products throughout the night.


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1st Course

Venison Terrine with Apple Butter

Blue Moon Cinnamon Horchata

2nd Course

Nantucket Bay Scallop Crudo with Cranberry Ponzu, Poached Cranberry, Sunchoke and Uni

Leinenkugel’s Cranberry Ginger Shandy

3rd Course

Farro risotto with Matsutake mushroom, smoked bacon, green apple and spruce or Grilled baby octopus with local honey, smoked paprika, confit potato, fennel puree and citrus

Blue Moon White IPA

4th Course

Pan Seared Halibut with Kumquat-truffle Jam, Cauliflower Puree, Frisee and Roasted Tri-colored Cauliflower

Blue Moon Belgian White

5th Course

Roasted Magret Duck Breast with Charred Onion Soubise, Chanterelle Mushrooms, Arbequina Olive, Artichoke and Nasturtium

Leinenkugel’s Bavarian Dunkel

6th Course

Praline Kit Kat with Crunchy Praline Feuilletine, Chocolate Financier, Malted Whipped Cream, Coffee Sorbet

Blue Moon Cappucino Stout


Party Girl Glam – Beauty Essentials

Holiday parties are right around the corner, and we’ve got you covered on how to get the ultimate party girl look! Look your best and strut your stuff this holiday season with these beauty essentials.

Prep your skin with KORRES Wild Rose 24-Hour Moisturizing & Brightening Cream. This Wild Rose moisturizer is formulated with a range of ingredients that moisturize and brighten the complexion. Wild rose oil, a natural source of vitamin C, helps repair the look of fine lines and skin discolorations. ($38; Sephora.com)


Prep, prime, and polish your eyes in a single step with Pür Eye Polish Pure Pigment Eye Primer + Top Coat. With a pure pigment eye primer and top coat in one formula, this metallic cream shadow delivers flawless, long-lasting color with exceptional ease. Special light-reflectors add eye-popping vibrancy, while a silicone applicator minimizes smudging and creasing for expert precision.
Available shades: Cashmere, Satin, Silk, Velvet, Suede, Caviar.($26; PurMinerals.com or ULTA Beauty stores nationwide)


Go for a stand out, show-stopping pony with the Hairdo 18” Simply Straight Pony. Wear this clip-in pony high, low or to the side, as it features a strip of hair that wraps around to conceal where the ponytail meets your own hair. It’s perfect for going from the office to the party! ($49; Ulta and Ulta.com)


Get a pout that is sure to stand out with Minis by Violent Lips.They are the first ever all-purpose temporary tattoos for lips, face, eyelids, body, and nails. They come in packs of 100 with designs ranging from rainbows to emojis to a cute little cactus and more! ($9.99; ViolentLips.com)


Martha Hunt Getting Ready for Victoria’s Secret Show

Wondering how Victoria’s Secret angel, Martha Hunt, got Victoria’s Secret runway ready yesterday at the rehearsal in advance of today’s show?

Martha Hunt Victoria Secret

You guessed it – celebrity hairstylist, Benoit Moeyaert, used his favorite tool (and now Martha’s), The Beachwaver Co. BEACHWAVER to create her fabulous beachwaves yesterday!

Take a look at the link below and look out for a recap of backstage:





Whether you’re shopping for a dedicated yogi or the avid runner this holiday season, consider it covered. Find the gift of your fit friend’s dreams with a little help from SHAPE activewear (www.shapeactive.com).

From the Plie legging, which offers performance wrap ties for enhanced style and breathability, to the ultra-fashionable Moto legging that features curved seaming to enhance the female form— SHAPE activewear will keep you looking and feeling good while you concur your 2017 fitness goals.


Cross Trainer, $68 | Plie Legging, $68 | Moto Legging, $78 | Freestyle Capri, $68

Fabric attributes: DryFuze – sweat evaporative

Fit attributes: Reshape – compressed fit


Hairdo Simply Straight Ponytail – Easy Hair Solution

Looking great during the holiday season can be exhausting!  There’s so many events to attend from office parties to charity functions.

The Hairdo Simply Straight Ponytail is the solution to our hair problems.  It’s an easy installation for an inexpensive price.  Here’s the breakdown:

  1. Put your hair in a pony or bun.
  2. Slip in comb and wrap around your pony or bun.
  3. Secure in place with hook and loop fastener.
  4. Wrap strip of hair around the base of your ponytail and secure strip with hairpins.




I encourage anyone who’s seeking an easy go-to hairstyle to purchase from Ulta.com



Vanity Planet Tame Titanium Tourmaline Flat Iron

My hair is chemical-free and I prefer to use a flat-iron that won’t damage the texture.

Vanity Planet shipped an amazing product, the Tame | Pro-Style Titanium Tourmaline Flat Iron. This flat-iron meets all of my professional needs with heat control, auto shut-off, and a flexible cord.  I enjoyed using the flat-iron to straighten my 4B hair and tame my natural edges.

From IG @kwest1908

About Vanity Planet:

Vanity Planet is a boutique marketplace, focused on beauty, grooming, and wellness. We’re more than your typical online store. We source, curate, and design products that benefit your life on the daily. Our approach is simple: amazing taste with minimal investment. Each item we carry is selected with intention and quality is never, ever sacrificed.

How does this product work?

1. Plug in Tame and hold down the start/stop button for 2 seconds to begin heating.

2. Use the “plus” (+) and “minus” (-) symbols to adjust until you reach desired temperature for use. Once reached, double click the start/stop button to lock the temperature setting. This will ensure that the temperature does not change accidentally during use. A red dot will appear on the digital screen to show that the temperature lock feature is in use.

3. Allow Tame to heat up, and then gently glide Tame through either damp or dry hair, spending only a few seconds on each section of hair.

4. Once finished, double click the start/stop button to release the temperature hold setting, then hold the start/stop button for 2 seconds to shut off the device.

5. Unplug it, and wait for it to cool, before storing Tame in a safe place.

DO NOT use Tame on synthetic hair. Do not use abrasive cleansers and chemicals to clean Tame. Make sure to clean the Tame plates after each use. Clean the plates when the device is turned off, unplugged, and cool, and use a slightly damp cloth to wipe it clean. Clean the handle at least once a week using a damp cloth (again, only when the device is turned off, unplugged, and cool). To unplug the device, pull on the plug, not the Tame cord.

FOR BEST RESULTS, we recommend washing hair before use. Towel dry and comb through thoroughly before styling.


Birthday Staycation – Ross Bridge Golf and Spa Resort

I celebrated my birthday at the Renaissance Ross Bridge Golf and Spa Resort. This beautiful hillside hotel is located (here) in Birmingham, Alabama.


Inside of Ross Bridge Golf and Spa Resort is intricate artwork along with Mediterranean inspired decor. 

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The Spa at Ross Bridge

I booked an appointment at the spa and received a manicure and pedicure.  When I have free time, I prefer spa nail services because they use all natural products. In addition, it’s an intimate environment and provide delicious refreshments.

Sitting in a bathrobe and inhaling essentials oils was very relaxing.  The Spa at Ross Bridge has several additional services including a quiet and steam room, boutique, and chlorine-free pools.

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Additional Resort Photos:


My visit to Ross Bridge Golf and Spa Resort was the perfect staycation.  I can’t wait to stop by again for an afternoon of golf or deep tissue massage!

Amazon.com Cyber Monday Deals


Amazon.com today unveiled its plans for Cyber Monday and, with more than 75,000 deals during the week of Cyber Monday, there is sure to be something for everyone! Customers will continue to find new deals as often as every five minutes on toys, electronics, fashion items, and more at www.amazon.com/cybermonday.

Last year on Cyber Monday, Amazon customers ordered more than 54 million items worldwide – a record-breaking 629 items per second – and it’s expected that this year will be even bigger! On Cyber Monday 2015, Amazon customers purchased more than 33 electronics per second on mobile devices alone.

As new deals are constantly being added, customers are using Watch A Deal to ensure they don’t miss out. The most-watched deal so far this holiday season is a Mermaid Tail Blanket. Download the free Amazon shopping app to easily track deals using Watch A Deal alerts, which notify customers via a mobile alert when a deal is about to start.

The deals below – and more – will be available on Cyber Monday, November 28 at www.amazon.com/cybermonday. Customers can also shop the same deals and selection while giving back to their favorite charity – just start with a smile at smile.amazon.com.

Amazon Devices

  • Dash Buttons, .99 cents to buy and $4.99 credit back after your first purchase
  • Save $40 on Amazon Echo, only $139.99
  • Save $10 on Echo Dot, only $39.99
  • Save $40 on Amazon Tap, only $89.99
  • Fire tablet, only $33.33
  • Save $25 on Fire Kids Edition tablet, only $74.99
  • Save $30 on Fire HD 8, only $59.99
  • Save $30 on Kindle, only $49.99
  • Save $30 on Kindle for Kids Bundle, only $69.99
  • Save $20 on Kindle Paperwhite, only $99.99
  • Save $30 on Kindle Voyage, only $169.99
  • Save $15 on Amazon Fire TV, only $74.99
  • Save $10 on Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote, only $29.99



  • 50” 1080p LED TV, $145
  • 50” 4K Ultra HD Smart TV, $249.99
  • Rif6 Mobile Projector + SoundCube, $245
  • Sony Extra Bass Bluetooth Headphones, $88
  • Sonos PLAY:1 Compact Wireless Smart Speaker, $149
  • Save up to 30% on select HP laptops
  • HP Envy Wireless All-in-One Photo Printer, $49.99
  • Arlo 5-Camera Security System, $469
  • Nest Cam Indoor Security Camera, $163.98



  • Save up to 50% on select toys from Nerf, Play-Doh, Playskool, and more
  • LINCOLN LOGS Centennial Edition Tin, $32.49
  • Save 48% on Shopkins Shoppies Juice Truck
  • Save 40% on K’NEX Looping Light-Up Roller Coaster Building Set
  • Free accessory set with purchase of Melissa & Doug kitchen



  • Save 30% on select clothing, shoes, jewelry, and watches for women, men, kids, and baby

Gift Cards

  • $5 off three Christmas greeting cards with ready-to-load Anytime Gift Cards


Kitchen & Home

  • Blendtec Total Blender, $239.99
  • Save 31% on BISSELL PowerLifter PowerBrush Upright Deep Cleaner
  • Save 44% on select Black+Decker 18V Lithium Cordless 2-N-1 Stick and Hand Vacuum
  • Save $99 on iRobot Roomba 960 Robotic Vacuum Cleaner
  • Save $99 on iRobot Roomba 980 Robotic Vacuum Cleaner
  • Vornado AVH10 Vortex Heater with Automatic Climate Control, $79.86
  • Save 15% on select SINGER Heavy Duty Sewing Machines
  • Save 43% on Precious Moments, “Just Married” Bisque Porcelain Ornament
  • $10 off $50 orders of select BLACK+DECKER, TEKTON, and STANLEY tools



  • Select GREENIES Dental Dog Treats, $12.99
  • Save 55% on select KONG Fire Hose Ballistic Square Dog Toys
  • Save 55% on Outward Hound Invincibles Snake Stuffingless Durable Tough Plush Dog Squeaky Toy
  • Save up to 36% on select Old Mother Hubbard Classic Crunchy Natural Dog Treats
  • Select Pet Zone Fly by Spinner Toys, $7.99


Sports & Outdoor

  • Save 40% on Segway One S1
  • Save up to 50% on select Callaway Golf Sets
  • Save up to 63% on select NordicTrack Cardio Equipment



  • Save up to 85% on select Kindle books, including best-sellers like Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin, Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty, and The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
  • Save up to 25% on Hamilton: The Revolution
  • Save up to 33% on Secret Garden: An Inky Treasure Hunt and Coloring Book
  • Save up to 36% on Guinness World Records 2017
  • Save up to 20% on Batman: The Killing Joke | Deluxe Edition
  • Save up to 20% on Deep Run Roots: Stories and Recipes from My Corner of the South
  • Save up to 22% on Adulthood is a Myth: A Sarah’s Scribbles Collection


Video Games

  • Save $50 on PlayStation 4 Slim 500GB Console – Uncharted 4 Bundle
  • Save 33% on BioShock: The Collection
  • Save 33% on Mafia III
  • Save 33% on XCom 2
  • Save 33% on WWE 2K1
  • Save 50% on Fallout 4
  • Save 50% on The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Special Edition

All prices available at select times and while supplies last.

Cyber Monday in an Hour with Prime Now: Customers can also shop more than a hundred Cyber Monday Deals and get them to their door in an hour or less through Prime Now in more than 30 cities in the U.S.

  • Prime members making their first Prime Now purchase will save $15 off their order, plus get $5 off their next order afterDecember 2
  • Existing Prime Now customers will save $5 off their order, plus get $5 off their next order after December 2

Save 40% on calendars with Prime Photos: For a limited time, calendars are 40% off. Design a high-quality, custom calendar to stay connected with loved ones all year long. Calendars can be personalized with photos of family and friends, colorful backgrounds, text, and embellishments for a unique and easy to create gift, with free delivery with Prime. Go tohttps://www.amazonprinting.com/photo-gift/cards to learn more.

Alexa Voice Shopping Deals: This holiday, hundreds of Amazon’s best deals are available to Prime members with Alexa, including $50 off an August Smart Lock – with compatible Alexa skill and $40 off an Amazon Echo. Simply ask Alexa each day, “Alexa, what are your deals?” when using the Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, Amazon Tap, Amazon Fire TV, or Fire tablet or go to www.alexa.amazon.com/alexadeals to learn more. Customers who voice order a deal with a price of $20 or greater between Black Friday and Cyber Monday will earn a bonus $10 Amazon gift card. Prime members can use their voice to order tens of millions of products every day of the year.

More to Watch on Amazon Video: Customers will find unbelievable deals on some of today’s top-rated TV series and popular blockbuster films to rent or purchase and instantly stream on Amazon Video.

More Perks for Prime Members: Prime members can shop thousands of Lightning Deals with 30-minute early access and enjoy unlimited fast, free shipping options, including Two-Day Shipping on more than 30 million items, Prime FREE Same-Day Delivery on more than one million items available in 29 cities, and Prime Now where customers can find tens of thousands of products– available for one- and two-hour delivery in more than 30 cities.

About Amazon

Amazon is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, and Alexa are some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon. For more information, visit www.amazon.com/about.


Holiday Season and Beauty Essentials Round Up

As the holiday season is approaching, stress comes along with it – The shopping and crowds, back-to-back parties and the endless gifting. That’s why I have a round up of beauty essentials that you will appreciate from head to toe!

AQUIS Waffle Luxe Hair Towel ($35.00 at AQUIS.com, Bloomingdales, Urban Outfitters and Sephora)

Waffle Luxe sounds like she might ‘go on a bit’. Indeed, with increased surface area from the layered fabric, Waffle Luxe loves thicker hair requiring more water wicking. Great for African and Asian hair. New generation Aquitex improves absorbency and comfort. Wraps and tucks easily leaving hands free while hair dries. Dries fast with less friction, to minimize frizz and damage.


Conair Velvet Touch Paddle Brush($2.99 – $8.00 at Target.com and Walmart.com)
One of Conair’s best-selling brushes has added three new colors to its collection for an updated look — black, navy, and red, all with a striking gold accent. These number 1 selling brushes are something even the man in your life might be stealing from your bathroom. Made for everyday brushing of all hair lengths, the ball-tipped bristles won’t snag or pull, and are designed to prevent breakage when used on both wet and dry hair. The soft-touch handle makes for an easy, comfortable hold and the flexible cushion base makes brushing stress-free.

Conair Paddle Brush

Scunci Glitter No-Slip Headwraps ($4.99 for set of 3 at Target.com)
scünci’s beloved no-slip-grip headwraps have been updated with a stylish glitter finish. They’re reversible, won’t damage or pull hair, and stay put while they shine.

Scunci Head - Wraps

DDF Nourishing Eye Cream ($39.00 at Ulta.com and DDFSkincare.com)
An ultra-rich, emollient eye cream that is easily absorbed into the skin. This non-greasy, anti-oxidant rich eye cream fights free radicals and helps restore moisture to the delicate eye area for a more youthful look. Ideal for all skin types including sensitive and blemish prone.

DDF Nourishing Eye Cream

Lumene VALO Beauty Drops ($23.99 at Walgreens.com and Amazon.com)
Precious berries are the magic behind this enchanting beauty treatment. Antioxidant-rich Nordic cloudberry and lingonberry combine with vitamin C to brighten and nourish, giving a wonderful natural radiance. The velvety texture indulges skin for the duration of the 28-day treatment, for super-soft skin that looks glowing and beautifully invigorated. Give your skin a boost with the power of Arctic berries.

Lumene Beauty Drops

Lumene LAHDE Pure Arctic Miracle 3-in-1 Micellar Water ($7.99 at Walgreens.com and Amazon.com)
This gentle, fragrance-free cleanser effectively removes dirty, oil, makeup, and other impurities. Suitable for all skin types, including sensitive skin.

Lumene Miracle Micellar Cleansing Water