Posts Written On October 2010

HCB #53: fried rice loving!

I loves me some celery and adore sweet peppers, and sometimes I love them with my rice. So I put 2 and 2 together… or 3 and 3… Whatever, I was feenin’ for some fried rice, so I did the damn thing!

You know I had to have some craisins in there!

Why is fried rice so damn good?!
Happy cooking lovelies!
peace and love
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(NY) Happy Halloween!

Ingredients :
  • (12 oz.) container Cool Whip
  • 3 doz. mini Chocolate Cupcakes, (see recipe, below)
  • 72 mini chocolate chips
  • 36 regular chocolate chips
Preparation :
  • Fit a pastry bag with a plain round tip (or use a plastic bag with a corner snipped off). Fill bag with Cool Whip. Pipe cream into peaks on each cupcake.
  • Position two mini chocolate chips as eyes and one regular chocolate chip as a mouth on each ghost, flat ends facing out. (Cupcakes may be refrigerated for up to 3 hours. Bring to room temperature before decorating.)


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(NY) Love & Other Drugs

“It’s not even about sex for you, it’s about finding an hour or two to relieve yourself the pain of being you. I want the exact same thing”
(comes out Nov 24th!)
Fall Winter is the best time to go to the movies, get hot chocolate and do all sorts of cuddly things. I used to think that the movies were real life and somewhere, someone was really living like that. Now I realize that if you took a 2 hour snippet of my life, it too can be a movie. But life is about what happens in between the events, 5 seconds before the photo is taken and the quiet times when you are sitting alone. That is when you are face to face with this thing called life. All the noise, all the laughter, all the traffic, all the fears subside when you sit still and really examine what this is all about. Like I mentioned before, I love to read books on retirement, self help books, relationship books etc. It really gives you perspective. At the end of the day, what truly matters?
Something about this trailer reminds me of myself – where is the tipping point?
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My Favorite 2 Minute Face

My two go-to products in a morning rush? Mascara and lipstick! I feel like a thick fringe gives any face that glam look without piling on lots of other product. I know nowadays everyone is always in a rush everywhere. People rushing to work, getting kids ready in the morning, going to school, whatever it is, no one really seems to have time to spare.
I have found my perfect 2 minute face that allows me to spend less time on my face so I can be out the door quicker (or stay in bed longer heehee :)). You can use foundation or a tinted moisturizer if you’d like but I tend to skip it in general unless I have a really uneven complexion that day. I have found that when I gradually ween my way off of using foundation, concealer, or anything of that nature on my skin, I seem to need it less. If you think about it, your skin has make up on it in a day more than the time you skin is bare. If you cut down or cut out the foundation your skin has time to breath and regenerate throughout the day without having make up sitting on top. Now foundation and whatnot is a definite must when i’m going to an important event so don’t think I cut it out completely.
I like to use Covergirl’s Lashblast in Very Black.
I usually apply at least 3 coats on top making sure I separate each lash well. If you want you can also curl your lashes before for an extra lift. Putting on a few extra coats won’t hurt (as long as their not clumpy) because your lashes are making the statement on your face.
Then I like to use Revlon’s lipstick in Mink
I recently received this lipstick in a Revlon twitter giveaway and I am in love with it! You can get different shades of brown depending on how much you apply. I usually put on a thin layer just to make my lips a slightly dark nude color. I like to put on a little bit of clear pink lipgloss on top to give it a little sheen. Any shade of tan or light brown goes well with the fall/winter season and will go perfectly with any outfit you choose.
Let us know what’s YOUR favorite go-to lipstick!

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