• Feb 22

    Sherri Shepherd Invites You to The Clorox Lounge!

    February 22, 2012 • 6:00 am

     

    The Clorox Family of Toilet Products is turning the bathroom into the laugh room at The Clorox Lounge! The lounge is a comedy-filled, entertaining “ode to the commode” hosted by comedienne Sherri Shepherd. We'll fill your tank daily with hilarious jokes, photos and videos you've just gotta see, plus, just by joining the community you have a chance to win $10,000! It’s our way of celebrating the potty break and giving YOU a well-deserved comedy time out.

    Our Facebook Page is the perfect place to stay updated on all of the community’s fun features. All you have to do is Like the page below to take advantage of exclusive content that will leave you flushed with excitement.



    The Clorox Lounge is rolling out weekly contests where you’ll have a chance to earn coupons, prize packs, and even more cash! Watch the video below for details on this week’s challenge and then share your own stories for a chance to win! 



    Ready to get started? Like our Facebook page above and head on over to The Clorox Lounge to enter this week’s contest and register for your chance to win $10,000.

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  • Feb 21

    My Bachelor Recap: Episode 8

    February 21, 2012 • 12:46 pm


    I didn’t think it was going to happen, but I’m happy to report I was able to catch last night’s episode of “The Bachelor” in Maui! I thought TV might be illegal on the island but I was able to sneak it in!!

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    I love hometown episodes because they remind me of my amazing family, and also remind us all that no one is perfect and everyone has a mommy and dad that love them…. even Courtney.

    I missed the beginning of Lindzi’s date but we all know they’re cute together- no surprise. And I have to say, despite how fabulous my dad is, I’m pretty jealous Lindzi’s dad is named Harry Cox. If only.

    Nikki and Ben- I don’t really get the connection? She’s sweet and her family was so warm and loving but… I don’t get it? Thoughts?

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    At first I thought Courtney and Ben’s faux wedding was kind of cute, but ultimately, it totally annoyed me. We all know she stole half of her speech from Sex and the City (Ben totally bought it) but I have to give it to her- she’s a smart cookie. Doing a dress rehearsal of their wedding was a surefire way to make him picture himself ending up with her. Just like the tarantula… she’s fearless!

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    And you all know that I’m heartbroken for Kacie B. Ben sending her home has to be some kind of joke. She is just too adorable. The good news is she’s a total catch and I know she’ll be just fine ;) 

    I’m keeping it short and sweet this week as I enjoy the Hawaiian sun, but I want to hear your thoughts! Let me know your reaction to last night’s episode in the comments below.

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  • Feb 20

    Giveaway: Oscar-Worthy Necklace by LOLO Jewellery & Accessories

    February 20, 2012 • 9:54 am

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    I am SO excited about today’s giveaway and I know you guys are going to LOVE it!

    In honor of the upcoming Oscars, and their presence at this year’s Academy Awards Celebrity Red Carpet Style Lounge, LOLO Jewellery & Accessories will be giving away their 14Kt Gold Vermeil and Swarovski Crystal, 32 inch necklace - one of the select pieces that will be included in the celebrity gift bags at the Red Carpet event.

    Who doesn’t want to wear the same necklace as their favorite celeb?! This necklace is only available until quantities last and you can get yours here.

    To enter to win this $150 necklace, leave me a comment telling me one simple way you make yourself feel red-carpet glamorous! Maybe it’s bold lipstick, or a good manicure, whatever your trick is I want to hear about it below!

    I’ll announce the winner one week from today, so check back to see if you’ve won!

    P.S. Don’t forget to check out the rest of LOLO Jewellery’s beautiful pieces by liking them on Facebook and following them on Twitter

    UPDATE: Our winner is in! Congratulations to Kelly! I can't wait to see pics of you rocking your gorgeous new necklace.


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  • Feb 17

    Food Friday: Chicken Curry

    February 17, 2012 • 6:00 am

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    Even though I say I am a foodie, I only have two distinct Indian food memories.

    1) In 2001 I went on a date with a guy who was shorter than me (I'm 5'2) because he was relentless. We drove his ‘67 Camaro (with a skull stick shift) to his aunt’s Indian restaurant, where he proceeded to tell me, and the entire restaurant, that he was madly in love with me. This experience was bad.

    2) About 10 years later, I dinned at Vij's in Vancouver and had what I believe is one of the best dishes in the entire world – his Lamb Popsicles.  I never tried any other Indian again, because I believed there was no way it would ever compare.

    About 3 weeks ago, my cousin-in-law Charles invited me over for Indian. I came over but told him no thanks to dinner. But when I walked by the skillet and scooped a little of his dish onto a spoon… I wanted to die. HOW ON EARTH have I not been eating this my whole life?! 

    I am sure this recipe isn't authentic – so for my Indian readers please don't get mad at me! For those of you who don’t consider yourself “cultured” foodies you MUST try this dish! It’s easy, addicting, healthy and different than all the very American/Canadian comfort food recipes I usually post.

    Ingredients
    1 half yellow onion, finely diced
    3 tablespoons olive oil
    1 large can of diced tomatoes (strained)
    2 chicken breasts, diced
    8-10 brown mushrooms, diced (this is optional)
    1 tablespoon cumin
    1 tablespoon finely chopped ginger
    1/2 tablespoon tumeric
    1 tablespoon curry
    1 can of light coconut milk
    1/2 cup of chopped cilantro
    3 cups of prepared jasmine rice (or fresh Naan bread)
    1 cup of plain light yogurt

    Instructions
    1.    In a large skillet, warm oil and add onion.
    2.    Cook until translucent.
    3.    Add chicken and ALL spices including ginger.  
    4.    Add can of tomato almost immediately.
    5.    After a few minutes, add mushrooms and coconut milk.  
    6.    Allow to simmer for about 20 minutes until reduced.  
    7.    Serve on a bed of rice or Naan bread with yogurt and chopped cilantro.

    Do you have any distinct food memories? I want to hear ‘em below!

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  • Feb 16

    Ask Jillian: All Things Bachelorette

    February 16, 2012 • 6:00 am

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    I’ve had a great time answering all of your Bachelorette questions over the last few weeks! I got a few questions that only required a short answer, so I figured I’d throw a few of them together. Here we go!

    "Did you keep around guys just because you needed numbers even if you thought you didn't have a connection with them?"-Katie Emig

    Unfortunately yes – otherwise I might have eliminated more each rose ceremony. HOWEVER – I am glad those were the rules because there were guys that I thought I would eliminate right away, but as I got to know them I totally fell for them… like Tanner P- his foot fetish shtick was hilarious but I wasn’t so sure. Then after a few more chats I realized he is a super funny, down to earth dude!



    "Are there any guys from your season that you would consider trying it again with under normal circumstances? If so, who?"-Jamie 

    For sure! I am so proud of my guys from my season – most of them have found fabulous ladies – like Kip, Reid, Jesse! Michael Stagliano and I talk ALL the time and if our schedules lined up more I think we’d make a cute couple. Mark Huebner is way funnier than he was on the show and so I chat with him a lot. But one thing to remember is there are plenty of fish in the sea. I would NEVER force anything or rush into anything (again) so I just surround myself with cool people (whether they were on the show with me or not) and what happens will happen…



    "Did you know the first night who your top guys were? Did you cut anyone loose earlier then you expected?"-Jamie

    Yep – I knew the first night and they ended being my final 6. 



    Do any of these answers surprise you? Let me know your thoughts below!

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  • Feb 15

    Just in Case Last Night was Amazing...

    February 15, 2012 • 6:00 am


    Here’s a little something to whip up, just in case your Valentine’s evening was extra amazing ;) I couldn’t leave you guys with nothing!

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    Cut your heart out with a cookie cutter or a knife, crack your egg into your toast and cook until over easy! 

    What’s your signature win-em-over breakfast? Share in the comments below!

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