Ipsy And the Influence of You Tube

For those as unfamiliar as I was with Ipsy, it is a beauty subscription that for only ten dollars a month customers receive a monthly sampling of up to 5 to 6 beauty products. “So like Birchbox,” I asked proudly to show off my hip knowledge of retail to my Generation Z assistant. At first,… Read More

Hello Fresh- The Proof is in the Gluten-Free Bread Pudding

Back before we were a strictly dairy free, Mediterranean, Paleo family we subscribed to Blue Apron…twice.  The first time was in April of 2015, and at first, like the rest of subscribers, we loved it.   It’s easy to keep the subscription about a month until you begin to realize your fridge is building up with… Read More

5 Must Stop Shops in the French Quarter

Mr. R and I fell in love while sipping granitas and dusting our noses with sugar at the Cafe Beignet in the Musical Legends parks off of Bourbon St.  That was six years ago, and we have made a point to return at least once a year since then (sometimes more).  I haven’t been able… Read More

Disney- World of Disney Revamp

Our first trip to a Disney park was rotten before we even reached the Disney grounds. From long waits in hot garages to an unplanned trip to the pediatric hospital, L.A. had left us not feeling the happy of the “happiest place on Earth” when we first pulled into the Disneyland Resort. After checking into… Read More

Chanel: Staying #InVogue

This is a new age of retail and fashion.  An age where chic is defined by it’s digital appeal.   And though Chanel refuses to drop their brick and mortar, “Our position on e-commerce is the same. We want to connect our customers with our product and our boutiques are the best way to do so.”… Read More