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A Book Review: 50 Shades of Grey

image from Google I am not one who is easily swayed to instantly love a book simply because it has gained incredible popularity. Harry Potter, Twilight and the Hunger Games were all collections that I came to enjoy after I chose to give them a chance and form my own opinion of them. Despite the […]

Estee Lauder: Summer Getaway Gift 2013

I’ve always been a sucker for the free gifts that are available from the fancy cosmetic counters at department stores such as Macy’s and Dillard’s. It is a bad habit that I picked up from my mom at an early age. (Thanks, Mom!) But excuses aside, who can really resist the complimentary full-sized lipsticks, glosses […]

Ahoy matey…Gimme some Pirate’s Booty!

image courtesy of I had been hearing about this “Pirate’s Booty” pretty frequently from different sources. Miss OrganizedJen mentioned it in one of her YouTube videos, I believe. After being super curious about what exactly it was, I kept an eye out for it while I was shopping at Earth Fare yesterday. The only […]

Cloud Break Pinot Noir (2011)

I’m not sure if I have mentioned this fun fact before, but Pinot Noir is my favorite selection of red when it comes to wine. (Yes, surprising isn’t it? Especially since this will be the very first Pinot Noir reviewed here on Play, Read…Eat!) This particular bottle caught my eye the first time that I […]


I enjoy writing. And food. And taking pictures of, talking about and trying all sorts of food! But I like to try other new things too–from department store cosmetics to workout DVD’s, new restaurants to fitness classes, craft beers to fitness apparel. So… Why not start a blog about it? This is a place for […]