Month: December 2015

Top 5 Cheapest Vacations Around The World

One of the things listed on my New Years Resolution list is to travel more… outside of California and also outside of the United States since I have yet to do that.  There is so much of the world to see, so what better way to start than at a young age where you can […]

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Caffeine with Christine (12/27)

It’s been a little less than a week since my last post, and I took somewhat of  an unplanned “staycation” away from the computer…. I had a fabulous birthday on the 23rd and then got to spend a lot of time with friends and family the past couple of days.I hope you all had a […]

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Holiday Cocktails

Candy Cane Martini– 1 shot vanilla rum– 1 shot Godiva white chocolate liqueur– 1 shot peppermint schnappsAdd all liquid ingredients to a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with a candy cane. Serves: 1    Santa’s Sleigh Cocktail– 2 cups chilled store bought eggnog– 1/2 cup brandy– 1/2 […]

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Gift Guide For Her : $50 and Under

Buying gifts for all the women in my life is my favorite part of gift giving. There are so many cute gifts that I would enjoy getting myself. Especially during this time of year, companies come out with gift sets one time of year and bring out tons of limited edition items. I put together […]

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Caffeine with Christine (12/20)

Good Morning Afternoon. Usually every Sunday I’ll get up early and write this weekly series post, but this week drained me mentally, physically, and emotionally.  My mother has been in the hospital for the past five days due to a serious skin infection that took over her body externally. She was released this morning and still […]

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Christmas Cookies

As Christmas starts to approach rather quickly, I enjoy doing fun activities to get me in the holiday spirit. It seems like decorating Christmas cookies is a tradition in a lot of households this time of year participate in.  I only did this a couple of times when I was younger. Usually we would just […]

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Starbucks Coffee and Tea Refill Tumbler

THIS IS SO COOL.Starbucks is selling a tumbler in their new dot collection that offers free refills in the entire month of January. SAY WHAT?!If you bring in the doubled-walled tumbler to any Starbucks location, you get a free freshly brewed coffee or tea every day in the month of January.The design features the signature […]

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Christmas Nails

I started “pinning” Christmas-themed nails on Pinterest last month and had the hardest time choosing what I wanted.I had the day off yesterday (sorry for not posting) and pretty much had a full on pamper day. I had a nail appointment and a hair appointment and [almost] finished my Christmas shopping.I chose red and white for […]

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Louis Vuitton To Show Spring 2017 Collection in Rio

It seems like far-flung destinations are becoming more regular for mid-season collection shows. Not your typical “New York City Fashion Week” type of occasion. In addition to Louis Vuitton, luxury brands are jet setting across the country to show their Spring 2017 collections. Creative Director, Nicolas Ghesquiere is heading to Rio de Janeiro on May […]

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Gift Guide For Dogs

This is Reddick. My (almost) two year old black lab mix. He is the sweetest most fun-loving and intelligent dog I know. Although you could say I’m a little biased on that one! I worked as a front desk supervisor at a Pet Resort in Fresno for about five years while attending school, and throughout […]

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