I recently read The Honest Mommy blog post, The As Seen On TV Addiction, where she chronicles her susceptibility to infomercials during the sleep deprived months after giving birth....more
Haha! So funny! Back in the day I remember getting wrapped up in a Diamonique segment or two ...more

Quitting the Q: Goodbye, Home Shopping

I’m coming out of the closet as a former viewer of QVC. Sadly, I can’t stomach it anymore. Yes, the astronomical prices of gold and silver have taken a little zest from my life. Goodbye, QVC.For those of you who are sane, reasonable people who don’t watch television shopping, QVC is the biggest shopping network. On TV for over 20 years now, the company got its hold over cuckoo Americans like me by hawking gold and silver jewelry. Oh, and of course cubic zirconias, the diamond look-alikes that once sparkled in my ears....more
Heads-up that I've given you a Fabulous Blogger ...more


The first time I saw you I wasn't really interested.  I dismissed you as not being my type.  Somehow, though, the more I looked, the more I began to see your positive qualities and what you had to offer.  And by the end of the day, I was in love with you and have been ever since. Happy 5th Anniversary to my beloved Dooney & Bourke Melange Satchel with the key ring and matching wristlet.  You were my first, no longer my only, and definitely not my last.  Kisses, kisses...  ...more

Transported Back to a Moment...

Isn't it funny how sometimes just seeing an object can instantly transport you back to a moment?...more

Thanks, Grace!

Velya Jancz-Urban at www.chicapeeps.com, chicapeeps@gmail.com