Shopping in the 1950s – The Butcher Shop

The Butcher Shop

Back in the 1950s Detroit, before Walmart Super Stores, big chain supermarkets and packaged meat, you got your meat from a butcher shop. The butcher would actually cut the meat exactly how you wanted and weigh it right in front of you. If you wanted your porkchops thin, that’s how you got them. Want a special cut of beef, just ask the butcher.

Because the butcher shop was usually a neighborhood store, …

Sammi’s Favorite Things: Gunas New York

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Like most women, I love a good purse. There are so many different styles and colors for every occasion and it can sometimes be a chore to decide which one to carry on any given day. No matter what, a good purse is an accessory that every woman needs, both for functionality and to feel (and look!) fabulous!

Enter Gunas New York, my new favorite line of bags. Not only are these bags …

Did De Beers Really Have The Most Successful Ad Campaign Of All Time?

(PCM) Nearly all of us are familiar with the popular catchphrase “A diamond is forever”, as it won over the hearts of women (and the wallets of men) since it was first introduced creating one of the most successful ad campaigns of all time for jewelry company De Beers.

The “A diamond is forever” slogan originated with a 1948 ad campaign created by De Beers and suddenly the modern day engagement ring as we know …

12 Days Of Christmas: A Look At 12 Banned Indoor Toys!

(PCM) As we race towards the holiday shopping season, there are sure to be plenty of toys purchased this year. Every so often toy manufacturers are prone to making a few mistakes with certain toys such as being responsible for causing injuries or health concerns. Those factors can quickly land what manufacturers believed to be a good toy on the banned toy list. We have complied a list of some of the most interesting banned…

Sammi’s Favorite Things: Go Girl Designs Bracelets

Do you love ponytail holders? Do you hate constantly losing them or how they feel on your wrist?

Go Girl Designs has the solution. In a fashion first, the company invented special bangle bracelets that can hold your hair tie–without pain or the risk of losing it!  Best of all, it is cute, fashionable and will be the envy of all your friends.

 

My favorite part of it is how it makes every outfit …

Singing Sensation Ariana Grande to Release a New Fragrance

Multi-Platinum Recording Artist, Ariana Grande, Takes Fragrance Franchise Beyond The Clouds with a Dreamy New Brand

Global superstar, Ariana Grande, unveils a breakthrough new fragrance concept adding to her award-winning, successful franchise. In partnership with LUXE Brands, Grande is releasing her newest fragrance, Ariana Grande CLOUD, this fall 2018 exclusively at Ulta Beauty in the US and Shoppers Drug Mart in Canada.

Ariana Grande is one of the most influential and successful performers of our …

Sammi’s Favorite Things: Life Clothing Co.

Need a lot minute Valentine’s Day gift? Check out some of these cute, sassy outfits from Life Clothing Co., made in Los Angeles.
Power of Love Beverly Sweater: http://bit.ly/2D8BLvO ($52)
 
Trust in love and magical things will come! The Power of Love Sweater is a
vintage inspired slightly cropped pullover, with a relaxed, slightly oversized fit. Featuring a wide scoop neck and raw finish in our super soft fleece.
 

Life of Love Pocket Tee: http://bit.ly/2CVtqHY

Shopping Tips for a Black Friday Success (& the Holiday Season!)

With the combination of stores opening earlier than ever this Friday and the current state of the economy (not to mention the rise of TV shows focused on super-savings like TLC’s Extreme Couponing), there are expected to be tons of deals and Black Friday shoppers out and about this year.

So, are you daring enough to brave the crowds, cold and near chaos this year for the great deals and must-have items on your loved …

Would You Like Fries With That? A Look At Some Of The Oddest Celebrity Food Endorsements

(PCM) Over the years celebrities have endorsed a multitude of various products, however when looking for the most popular our attention generally drifts towards food. Many celebs are quick to hop on the bandwagon and lend their name/likeness  to weight loss products such as Weight Watchers or Jenny Craig, while others have had more signature food dishes created in their honor.

We have taken a look at many celebrity inspired food items and compiled a …

The Sad Story Of Why Wheelchair Barbie Disappeared!

(PCM) We have to give Mattel some credit for their attempts to expand their Barbie brands diversity over the years. Currently, Barbie dolls are offered with three new body types which are petite, curvy and tall that provide a much more accurate portrayal of how women of today actually appear. For years parents had been making complaints that the original Barbie doll body-type provided unrealistic body image standards for young women across the world. The …

Is Slim Fast The Right Diet For You? A Look At The Pros And Cons

(PCM) Slim Fast is one of the oldest and most trusted diet programs on the market. The company initially began selling their meal replacement shakes back in 1977, however the FDA did hesitate a bit before allowing the company to move forward. It took about two years for the Slim Fast company to really gain their footing and it was not until 1979 that they really came on strong in the weight-loss department. Over the …

One Of The World’s Most Expensive Coffee Varieties Is Created With A Rather Disgusting Ingredient

(PCM) If you are anything like us than you probably cannot get through a day without at least one or two cups of streaming hot coffee. We like it all different ways … hot, cold, frozen … doesn’t matter as along as we are consuming some caffeinated deliciousness, but as must as we love coffee, even we have to question whether or not we would dare to try a cup of the world’s most expensive …