Orange is the New Black on Etsy

Orange is the New Black is a Netflix series based on Piper Chapman, a woman sentenced to 15 months in prison for her assistance in transporting money for her drug dealing girlfriend a over decade ago. The series is highly addictive and if you haven’t watched yet… you should start!

Etsy has some hilarious, over the top items for fans of Orange is the New Black.


$11 OITNB Cast Print:


$9.50 Crazy Eyes Keychain:


$16 Pennsatucky Tote:


$100 OITNB Mug Set:


$14 OITNB Quote Poster:


$5 Crazy Eyes Decal:


$25 for both sets of OITNB Buttons ($15 each set):


10 Scary Movies I Refuse to Watch

The Amityville Horror series


  • Based on true events:
  • Creepy things happened on set, in the 2005 remake, a dead body washed on shore and Ryan Reynolds reported that himself and several crew members all awoke at 3:15am, sensing strange presences in the house… just as Reynold’s character did in the film

A film based on 6 gruesome murders with the murderer claiming he heard voices… why would the Lutz move into this house?! Staying there for 28 days?! NOPE NOPE NOPE!

The Conjuring


  • Based on true events:
  • The Conjuring doll in the film, although not related to the Perron family haunting, was based on a paranormal investigation of Annabelle the doll
  • The suspected paranormal spirit in the house belonged to a witch named Bathsheba Sherman

A film with a creepy doll and a witch’s spirit? The house the film was based on has had multiple reports of hauntings from various homeowners…. NOPE NOPE NOPE!

The Exorcist


The steps used in the film for Father Karras’ tumble to death is located right in the DMV…. NOPE NOPE NOPE!

The Haunting in Connecticut


A film about living in a former funeral home? NOPE NOPE NOPE!

Hellraiser series


  • Although not based on true events, look at the him! Enough said…

Puzzle box? This movie is exactly why I never wanted to play with a Rubik’s Cube! NOPE NOPE NOPE!

Insidious series


  • Not based on true events either, but the commercials always prompted me to change the channel
  • If the commercials made me jump that much, I can’t imagine how the movie would be

A film involving kidnapping by demons? NOPE NOPE NOPE!

The Omen


  • The little boy they used in the film creeps me out
  • The set designer from the film and his assistant were involved in a car accident, the assistant was decapitated… similar to a death in the film designed by the set designer himself… a sign close to the crash in Holland read “Ommen, 66.6 KM”
  • A plane scheduled for use in the film was rescheduled and used for a commercial flight instead, the plane crashed and killed everyone on board

Watching a film that had this much misfortune during production? NOPE NOPE NOPE!

Paranormal Activity series


  • The “found footage” style of the series creeps me out since it attempts to appear realistic
  • A film about documenting a paranormal presence in a home… especially while sleeping… so creepy!

I would feel like I am watching a real documentary…. NOPE NOPE NOPE!

The Ring


  • A video tape full of disturbing images that will eventually cause the viewer to die within seven days of viewing it
  • I do not want to watch the American version OR the Japanese version

A supposed scene where a girl crawls out of the television screen? O-M-G! NOPE NOPE NOPE!



  • Again, the glimpses of the “footage found” on the video tapes shown in the film
  • The children look so scary in the commercials!

I would not want to see the video tape footage, it would feel too real for me… NOPE NOPE NOPE

Doge – Livingsocial $17 for Maryland Renaissance Festival


Maryland Renaissance Festival happens each year! Watch a jousting match, pig out on cheap food from various vendors… (Fried Mac & Cheese on a stick!!!!), try your hand at archery or shop crafts and trinkets.

Use my Link:

1821 Crownsville Road
Annapolis, MD 21401


  • Tickets are nonrefundable (exception if the event is cancelled)
  • Ticket is valid for August 23, 24, 301, 31 and September 1, 6, 7, 13, 14
  • Doors open at 10am, close at 7pm


Tokyo Majin

We can’t go back to being normal high school students together. – Aoi Misato


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Rating: 4.5/5
Release: 2007
Episodes: 26


There are mysterious deaths occurring all over Tokyo, people disappearing at night and reappearing by day as corpses. A group of high school students have their powers awakened due to demonic spirits throwing the spiritual balance out of order. Tatsuma Hiyuu and Kyouichi Horaiji are two high school delinquents, along with class president Aoi Misato, archery master Komaki Sakurai, wrestling captain Yuuya Daigo are all led by Aoi’s childhood friend Hisui Kisaragi. Their goal is to restore the balance and order before the world is destroyed.


  • There is alot of action throughout the series, alot of fight scenes that are beautifully animated
  • Kyoko Touno is such a stalker, she annoys me most of the time… but I suppose she grew on me a little
  • Although Kyouichi is unnecessarily mean to Aoi at the beginning of the series, the two share an emotional moment in season two that made me fall in love with the pairing… there are emotional moments between Aoi and Tatsum and Hisui as well, but this is my favorite pairing
  • I would have given the series a 5/5 rating, but the ending left me feeling incomplete.. it is the same as the anime, so there most likely won’t be anymore episodes to answer any of the questions left unanswered
  • I like closure so that is why the ending of the series bothered me so much

Birthday Freebies

Freebies and special offers sent to your email on your birthday when you sign up to these sites!

American Eagle:

  • 15% off the month of your birthday at AE or Aerie

AMF Bowling:


Auntie Anne’s:


Baskin Robbins:

  • Free ice cream on your birthday
  • Discount on a birthday cake

Ben and Jerry’s:


  • $30 Birthday Certificate during the month of your birthday

Benefit Cosmetics:

Boston Market:

Buca di Beppo:

Buffalo Wild Wings:

Caribou Coffee:

Carrabba’s Italian Grill:

Champs Sports:

  • Birthday discount

Charming Charlie:

Cheeburger Cheeburger:

Chicken of the Sea:

  • Money saving coupon on your birthday


Chuck E. Cheese:

Cold Stone Creamery:

Corner Bakery:

CVS Pharmacy:

  • Free ECB when you register your CVS ExtraCare card online

Dairy Queen:

Dave and Buster’s:


  • $5 gift certificate for your birthday month
  • $10 gift certificate for Premier status members

Dunkin’ Donuts:

  • Free beverage on your birthday

Express :




  • Free meal on your birthday

Joe’s Crab Shack:

  • Free appetizer with the purchase of an adult entree coupon

Maggiano’s Little Italy:

Marie Callender’s:

Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament:

  • Free admission on your birthday when you join the Birthday Fellowship and the King’s Court

Melting Pot:

Noodles & Company:

  • Free bowl coupon for your birthday

Old Navy:


Qdoba Mexican Grill:


Red Lobster:


Romano’s Macaroni Grill:


  • Free birthday gift

Smoothie King:



  • Free beverage or food item on your birthday when you register


Maneki Neko – Falls Church, VA

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Overall Rating: 3.5/5

238 West Broad Street
Falls Church, VA 22046
Phone: (703) 534-8666

Day Hours
Sunday  5:00pm – 9:00pm
Monday 11:30am – 2:30pm
5:30pm – 10:00pm
Tuesday 11:30am – 2:30pm
5:30pm – 10:00pm
Wednesday 11:30am – 2:30pm
5:30pm – 10:00pm
Thursday 11:30am – 2:30pm
5:30pm – 10:00pm
Friday 11:30am – 2:30pm
5:30pm – 10:30pm
Saturday 12:00pm – 2:30pm
5:00pm – 10:30pm

Credit Cards: Accepted
Delivery: Not Available
Takeout: Available
Dress Code: Casual
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Parking Rating: 4/5
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Price Rating: 3.5/5

  • There are two entrances into the restaurant, so it was confusing where we were supposed to wait to be seated by the host, we had to stop a waitress to ask
  • The waitresses were nice and all of the staff thanked us for our business as we left
  • Tables are tiny and the layout is very cramped, I felt like any sudden movement I made and would knock my meal and drink off the table
  • Parking is located in the back of the restaurant, which is not obvious to any first timers… I almost missed it!
  • The sushi and ramen were decent and reasonably priced, but not great enough to make my drive from Maryland worth it




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Syoyu Ramen – Egg Noodles with Soy Sauce Flavors and Pork Broth
Rating: 4/5

  • Ramen was good, flavorful with lots of ingredients… my only complaint was that the pork was too fatty for me






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Sushi Deluxe – Tuna, Salmon, Yellowtail, Surf Clam, Sweet Shrimp, Salmon Roe, Sea Urchin , Flying Fish Roe, Super-White Tuna, 6 Piece Tuna Roll
Rating: 3.5/5

  • The fish along with the tuna roll were both decent, the rolls were a little messy and falling apart as I ate them