15 Coral Shades Of Lipstick For Summer (or Any Time, Really!)

Best Coral Lipstick 2023 - Shades of Coral Lipgloss for Dark to Light Skin 2023

The Quick Take Take a quick look at the top three best sellers this month before you scroll down to see the rest of the list! Nothing says summer like shades of coral. It’s the perfect shade for the season, and while people assume it only looks great on tanned skin, it’s also extremely flattering […]

6 Murder Mystery Box Games For The Best Armchair Detectives

Best Murder Mystery Box Games 2023

Are you, your pals, or your teens big fans of Criminal Minds? Of course you are, that’s why you’re here! If being the fantastic armchair detective you know you are has you solving mysteries that even the experts haven’t been able to crack, chances are you’d love to hop on the murder mystery box bandwagon. […]


Best Men's Jeans 2023

Wear what you like, but if you’re looking for a little style advice check out some of these everyday fashion essentials.


Everything is a trend these days, but these products are blowing up the internet so we put them to the test to see if these really were a thing.

Tar & Roses: My Santa Monica Small Plates Love Affair

Tar and Roses

Small plates are in general a good thing, as long as the restaurant in question has set out to perfect the small plate and not leaving you hungry. Tar & Roses gives comfort and delivers big flavors with each small plate. I sat at the bar, as I like to do when dining alone, […]

8 Unique Cheesecake Recipes That Made My Bucket List

…because I say “damn lactose intolerance” and just go for it. [masterslider id=”14″] I’m not a believer that cheesecake is only for special holidays. I mean, give it a go on Flag Day if you must, but you have to try some of these insane cheesecake recipes. Flip through the above slideshow and find out […]

How to Make the Ultimate Spicy Jalapeño Margarita

Jalapeño Margarita

Spicy Cocktail? Yes Please! How to Make a Jalapeño Margarita Fresh Lime Juice Tequila Sliced Jalapeño Simple Syrup or Agave Syrup Salt (Optional) Preparation If you like salt, rub a lime wedge around the rim of the glass and dip the glass into the salt. Depending on you tolerance for heat add 3-8 slices of jalapeños, […]

11 Best Sweaters, Cardigans, and V-Necks of the Winter Season

It’s that time of year when you toss on your favorite sweater, grab your Starbucks and head out on your fall-into-winter adventure. From fitted to chunky and v-neck to buttoned-down we’ve got you covered when you’re ready up your sweater game or when you need to gift one to someone else. Shop our picks for the best […]

My Bourbon Thoughts: Four Roses 2014 Limited Edition Small Batch

2014 Four Roses Limeted Edition Small Batch

Four Roses has 10 traditional recipes that they blend to create each of their bourbons. This year’s 2014 Limited Edition Small Batch is derived from the 13-year-old Bourbon from Four Roses’ OBSV recipe, 12-year-old OESV, 11-year-old OBSF and 9-year-old OBSK. It has a wonderful sweet nose to it coupled with an orange, citrus note. The sweet […]

Clean Your Mug: The 8 Best Face Washes & Scrubs We Swear By!

…because you don’t need to use your girlfriend’s flowery face wash anymore. From too much sun exposure and sloppy shaving sometimes our face could use a little refresher. Whether you have oily skin or dry skin you need a little something extra that will help with your current skin situation and still get you ready […]

Golden Girls Cookies Gone Wild

Like This Post/The Golden Girls? Follow Us on Facebook Here! Welp. It’s official. All the cookies that ever could be made are now officially made. The genius behind Semi Sweet Designs has taken a crack at mastering the sugar cookie and doing so by way of each of the cast members of The Golden Girls. […]

My Bourbon Thoughts: Smooth Ambler Old Scout 10

Smooth Ambler Old Scout 10 Review

A hands-on review of Smooth Ambler Old Scout 10. The good, the bad, and the delicious. You get used to seeing the same bourbon bottles on the shelf of the local liquor store. Some days, even though there are new products on the shelf, most of them are not worth buying. But if you have […]

World Leaders are Sitting on the Toilet Because Art

Well here’s something we apparently needed. Italian artist, Cristina Guggeri, has taken to Photoshop to remind us all that some of the most famous world leaders are people too. And by that she means taking the nasty on the toilet. Was that not clear? Cristina’s art series titled “The Daily Duty” tries to bring these […]

My Bourbon Thoughts: Buffalo Trace Single Oak Project

Buffalo Trace Single Oak Project

The good folks at Buffalo Trace have been creating the Single Oak Project bourbon to better understand how 7 variables impact the taste of any given bourbon. “It all started with 96 individually selected American oak trees that differed according to the number of growth rings per inch and growing location. Each tree was then […]

Literally, Every Farrah Abraham Ugly Cry Ever Documented

best farrah ugly cry

…because it’s not every day an MTV Teen Mom goes from ‘ye old teenage mother’ to porn-like star and back to Teen Mom. So let’s celebrate that with the best Farrah ugly cries of all time. [ Swipe Left ] …and follow Brostrick on Facebook here! [masterslider id=”187″] You’ll Also Want to Share: Best Teen Mom […]

My Bourbon Thoughts: Elmer T. Lee Single Barrel

Elmer T. Lee

Elmer T. Lee (ETL) is distilled by the folks at Buffalo Trace. Unlike Eagle Rare the mashbill for ETL is much more rye forward, bringing that rye spiciness upfront and, in my opinion, making this a delicious product. The nose is sweet with vanilla notes. The taste is spicy with the rye shining through around fruit […]

The 10 Most Excellent Quotes from Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure

Let’s face it, we all learned more history from Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure than we did in all of high school. Plus I never spell Beethoven (beeth-oven) wrong ever because of that movie. In honor of history and Wyld Stallyns, Here are the Most Excellent of the Excellent quotes. #10 So Very True. #9 I […]

What Every Mom Experiences When Running Errands With Their Kids

So, I’m standing in line at Whole Foods behind Headband O’Yogapants and Infinityscarf McGreenjuice (it’s irrelevant that I’m wearing and ordering the same). I overhear one saying to the other that it’s so annoying when their friend complains about having to run errands with her kids. What’s the big deal? Oh honey. You have no […]

8 Best Baseball Caps for Summer 2015

…because not every hat you have has to support your favorite team. Flip through our favorite 8 baseball caps to freshen up your supply heading into summer 2015.

Rye Thoughts: Willett 6 Year Family Estate Bottled Single Barrel Rye

Willett 6 Year Family Estate Bottled Single Barrel Rye

The Willett Family Estate is a select line of ryes and bourbons that are single barrel collections, bottled at cask strength and aged in white oak barrels for differing lengths of time. This in particular bottle was aged for 6 years from Barrel No. 163 at 58.4% abv. These bourbons and ryes are sourced by […]

The 9 Best Men’s Polo Shirts to Go From Work to the Weekend

2017 Mens Polo Shirts - Ralph Lauren, Lacoste Pocket Short Sleeve Polos 2018

…because we’re all allowed to dress-down on Friday’s in the summer, so why not show up to work in style? Flip through some of our favorite polo shirts for men this season and up your office game and seamlessly transition to happy hour when you sneak out early. We have to admit, we still totally […]

16 of the Best Self Tanners & Bronzers For Glowing Skin All Year

Best Self Tanners for 2018

Whether or not summer is still here there’s times we still need to rock our favorite shorts, bathing suits and dresses. Here we have some of the best sunless tanners to add a little faux glow, since the days of laying out in the sun for hours are behind us (right?) Check out our list of sprays, lotions and mousse that will have you looking naturally bronze in no time.

The 10 Best Quotes From Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

Ferris Bueller's Day Off

John Hughes and Matthew Broderick not only taught us how to skip school in 1986 but how to to do it in the most classy way possible. We know that Mr. Hughes had far more to teach us before his untimely passing at 59 years old; thankfully there were plenty of movies where we learned […]

Brush Up! 12 Best Makeup Brushes To Add To Your Collection

Makeup Brush Set

Sometimes the “make or break” on your makeup, is the brush that you’re using to apply. It can make a huge difference in the end result. A good quality brush can help to create the most natural look possible and the right tool is key for blending and buffing. Sometimes it’s worth it to spend […]

Billy Reid Fall 2015 Must-Haves For Men

Billy Reid Mens Black Leather Jacket 2015 - 2016

I have to admit, I love all things Billy Reid, especially this season. Anything I’ve ever purchased from Billy Reid has stood the test of time. The fabrics are super high quality and the styles are classic, yet always on trend. Sure the price points are a bit on the higher side from what […]

The 9 Best Quotes from Austin Powers

Do these quotes make you laugh baby? Do they? Well they should. After all it’s Mike Myers in the role his was born to play – Austin Powers AND Dr. Evil. Okay so technically that’s two roles but he was born to play both these roles at the same time in the same movie. Here are 9 of […]

Under Wraps: Quick DIY Mummy Lanterns For Halloween

DIY Mummy Lanterns

Halloween is just around the corner. My kids love Halloween….the planning, the sugar high and changing their mind 346 times on what they want to be. They wanted to make some decorations the other day, but let’s just say it like it is- time’s a factor. There isn’t a ton of extra time these days […]

10 Purifying Mud Masks For Clear Skin

Best Mud Masks

Mud masks are great for cleansing your skin and removing dead skin cells and daily dirt. They deposit “skin saving” ingredients that help to purify your skin, while removing surface toxins that can clog your pores (which leaves skin looking dull). Be forewarned that not all mud masks are created equal. While some of us love to feel […]

Must-Have Winter Coats for Men On-Trend in 2023

Best Mens Winter Coats 2016

…because the tundra, like the rhythm, is gonna get you. So why not stay super warm this winter and still look on-trend all at the same time? This season guys are kicking up their coat game a notch by sporting fur-lined hoods, longer than normal top-coats, and rocking camel browns and deep tweeds. Shop our […]

The Best Rose Quartz Inspired Pink Nail Polish Trends

When ‘Rose Quartz’ was named one of the Pantone Colors of the Year for 2016 we couldn’t get enough! We’re also still obsessed with the Serenity blue color this season too. It’s tough to completely match up the official Rose Quartz color to your nails (and your iPhone), but we’ve rounded up some of the […]

The Best Dowager Quotes from Downton Abbey

Because Maggie Smith is a national treasure (and yes I realize she’s from England) here are 9 of Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham, finest gems. Wisdom has never been more sassy. #9 Gold. #8 Imagine what would she think of websites. #7 Ouch! #6 So good. #5 Amen. #4 Truth. #3 Sage advice […]

10 Makeup Brush Cleansers For Spotless Brushes

Although some of us put cleaning our makeup brushes on the back burner (present company included), it really is important to take the time out and scrub. Regularly. Sure, you can see the makeup lingering on there, but what you can’t see is the dirt, oil and bacteria. While it’s not quite as painful tossing […]

12 Designer Bags To Carry This Spring 2023

Best Women's Handbags & Purses 2016 - Designer Bags

Sure, we all have that handbag that we love. It just works, and we carry it every day. In fact, we’ll carry it for months (years?) at a time. But accessories are everything and handbags are no exception. Especially when the seasons change. It’s time to swap out our dark colors for fun, vibrant prints […]

8 Bag Charms To Amp Up Your Purse

If you’re looking to amp up your current bag, but aren’t necessarily willing to commit to a brand new one, bag charms and key fobs could be the ticket. Bag charms can add a pop of color and texture, especially to an all black bag. The result? A bag that feels new again. Not to […]

10 Shoulder Bags To Carry This Season

Best Shoulder Bags

Whether it’s a hobo or a tote, shoulder bags are the old stand by…and can take you from the office to a night out. With so many different styles and sizes to choose from, it’s easy to find a bag that meets your needs and your budget. Check out our list of 10 shoulder bags to […]

Rye Thoughts: High West Says Yippee Ki-Yay

High West Yippee Ki-Yay

High West took their Double Rye product and added it to barrels that had been used to age both Vermouth and Syrah. The creation is a blend of Rye Whiskeys that High West hopes make you say ‘Yippee Ki-Yay’, like the cowboy on the bottle. The bottle I sampled was Batch No. 2. The nose […]

Bourbon Thoughts: Knob Creek 2001 Limited Edition Bourbon Whiskey

Knob Creek 2001 Limited Edition

Knob Creek 2001 is one of the last batches of bourbon barreled by the late, great Jim Beam distiller – Booker Noe. His son, Fred Noe, discovered the barrels labeled 2001 after his father passed away. The results is a really easy drinking bourbon that will keep you coming back for more. The tasting notes […]