Happy Birthday, Let’s Get Galactic!

June marks the second anniversary of my little blog! It came up so quickly! Nick is currently helping me with a blog renovation since it’s been awhile since things have been spruced up around here – before we moved to Boston even, and that was already over a year ago! Time sure does fly! The complete … Continue reading

Recipe: Green Summer Smoothie Cubes

I know a lot of people think putting vegetables in their sweet treats is really weird. I’ve heard all the “that looks like baby poop” jokes I can stand, thanks. I will still keep reaping the benefits of this wonderfully delicious smoothie, and I’ll still keep laughing in the face of those who inhibit the … Continue reading

Game Review: The Last of Us (PS3)

Developer: Naughty Dog Genre: Survival horror, action-adventure Mode: Single Player, Multiplayer (online) Perspective: Third person Platform: Playstation 3 Rating: Mature 17+ Final Score: 9/10 Naughty Dog had some big shoes to fill after the success of its Uncharted trilogy (let’s please not also forget Crash, who will forever hold a bandicoot-shaped place in my heart), and if reviews and the fact … Continue reading

Review: Concrete Minerals (+ Swatches!)

I have only very recently gotten into makeup, and one of the biggest challenges for me has been finding decent eyeshadows, and applying them without looking like a crazy clown freak. I am still learning, and my most recently shadow purchase has been from an independent cosmetics company called Concrete Minerals, which has been around … Continue reading

Film Review: Silent House (2012)

The younger (and infinitely more talented) sister of Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen stars in directors Chris Kentis and Laura Lau’s English adaptation of Gustavo Hernandez’ Uruguayan film of the same name, whose screenplay is reportedly based on a true story from the 1940s. Elizabeth Olsen stars in the psychological thriller as Sarah, a pretty but … Continue reading

Product Review: Brazilian Tech Keratin Smoothing Shampoo & Conditioner

I’ve been bleaching and dyeing my hair for almost ten years now, and I can’t even tell you the number of times someone has told me that I’d better be careful or else “all my hair will fall out.” Luckily, that has never happened (fingers crossed that it never does!), but I have dealt with … Continue reading