Holiday Gift Guide: Mindy Lahiri Edition

By Julia Casella Mindy Lahiri is a rom-com/reality TV obsessed OBGYN who loves sparkles. As the ideal best friend, she is always down for fro-yo and gossip. The Mindy in your life is single (sometimes), confident (most the time) and fun (always). She rocks a full face of makeup, even in scrubs or sweats, not because she thinks she has to but because she wants to. She's reason that songs like Independent Woman ( and kick-ass girl groups like Destiny's Child) exist. Here's what to gift Continue Reading [...]

Holiday Gift Guide: Danny Castellano Edition

By Julia Casella Once described as the "hot mean one," Danny is a dreamy doctor from Staten Island who works hard and tries to show little emotion. But despite his arrogance, he has a soft, sweet side (usually brought out by Mindy) which makes him an easily lovable guy. The Danny in your life is vain, but still rugged and tough, and tries to be as old-fashioned as possible. Here, three gift suggestions for him.   This shaving set is luxurious, while still avoiding the extra Continue Reading [...]

Holiday Gift Guide: Avon Foot Works Deluxe Pedicure Collection

This post is sponsored but all opinions herein are my own. Sparkle, Neely, sparkle: This is the 2013 BBJ Holiday Gift Guide. For more gift ideas, click here. This pretty purple pedicure set is a gift only Aunt Marie of Breaking Bad would appreciate more than your recipient. It contains all a lady needs to treat her tootsies to polished perfection and comes in a pretty gift box. You'll get Lavender Comfort Soak, Lavender Overnight Cream, Nailwear Pro+ Nail Enamel in Decadence, a Nail Tools Foot Continue Reading [...]

The Eleventh Hour Mother’s Day Gift Guide

One of my favorite on-screen mothers, "Beaches'" Leona Bloom, here with C.C. Fun fact: Lainie Kazan is so good at playing ethnic mothers, she's done it several times, also notably in "My Big Fat Greek Wedding."Mother's Day is on SUNDAY, my glamberous ones. What are we GETTING for our moms? I'm still figuring out Carol's gift (#late). Last year my brother and I got her an iPhone and for her birthday we got her a Kindle. There's nothing else she needs to bring her kicking and screaming into the 21st Continue Reading [...]