Disney Princesses: Worst role models a young girl can have

Disney has been marketing their Disney Princess franchise for well-over  past 10 years. Young girls ranging from new borns to pre-teens want to buy either an Arielle themed dress or  a Snow White doll.  Moreover, women my own age talk incessantly about their favorite disney princess growing up and about how they wish prince charming would just…

Want to buy the cheapest cup of coffee in the United States? Read below..

Coffee has been a trademark of the United States since, prior to the Revolutionary war in the 1700’s. It’s addictive substance, roasty taste and velvety texture has spawned chic coffee shops for, maybe, twenty or thirty years. Ever since Starbucks inception, it’s hard not to find a D.C yuppie, hipster, bro or DMV-metro sexual without…

Unloved: A story about a hairless penguin and a rejected ginger seal

People can be cruel at times, this is common sense. There are stories saturating the media about parents abandoning, beating or emotionally abusing their young.  Nonetheless,It’s not everyday when readers get to hear about animal parents being just as cruel–if not worse. This week, I read about a hairless penguin being rejected by its family…

How do you know if you are a Hipster? Or not?

The picture you see above is me attempting to jump as high as this little blond girl. It was taken in Toronto, Canada and I don’t really think it relates to this post.  Well, maybe? This is a picture taken of me before I transformed myself into a nouveau-hipster. It bites that I don’t even have a recent…

Foods full of hidden sugars: And yes, it’s a long list

The United States is well known for it’s high obesity rate. The main culprits the most citizens know behind this heinous crime is fast food chains, overly processed foods, and sugar. Some people who have bursting waist lines hit the gym and try to watch what they eat. They tend to skimp off dessert, avoid…

Hate to break it to you, but sea salt is not healthy for you

I’m sure many of you have shopped at Whole Foods, Trader Joes and even Fresh Market for sea salt. Even if you are budget-conscientious and can only afford Giant brand sea salt, the back of your mind tells you that it’s uber healthy. I’ve seen customers at upper crest restaurants shake enough sea salt to…

Exclusive interview with Jane Velez-Mitchell

I promise you, Addict Nation: An Intervention for America, written by award-winning HLN host  Jane  Velez-Mitchell  and her editor, Sandra Mohr, will enlighten you about the latent dangers found with common addictions. You may be surprised but it’s not just prescription drugs or alcohol that most Americans are addicted too. Many have a deep obsessive addiction to: Make-up,  Crime, The Internet, Food,…