2017 Gift Guide for Teenage Boys: 30 Awesome Ideas

Without a doubt, my biggest dilemma during holiday shopping this year is what to get for my stepson, D. I need a guide to tell me exactly what teenage boys like! I don’t know about you, but I feel like a chicken running around with my head cut off! It feels like it will never …

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Geek Fuel November 2017 Unboxing (Fashionably Late)

GeekFuel is a monthly subscription box that appeals to gamers, pop culture geeks, movie lovers, collectors, and more.  I get it for my 12 (almost 13) year old stepson, D.  However, this box isn’t just for boys. Geek Fuel has a huge variety of different subscribers, male and female, young and old. Their website explains …

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2017 Gift Guide For Tween Girls: 30 Amazing Ideas

  Chilly air, traffic, bells ringing, Starbucks in hand, …yep, it’s mid-December and Christmas shopping is in full-swing. Most of us have at least SOME idea of what we’re getting our loved ones…but some people are just so damn hard to shop for!     I have a tween stepdaughter who sometimes stumps me when …

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How to Make an Awesome Candy Cane Decoration On the Cheap!

Wrapping paper rolls- the swords of our childhood and the annoying long objects in our waste bins as adults.  (or maybe still swords… I don’t judge!).  As Christmas inches closer and closer, and money gets tighter and tighter, gigantic candy-canes are just what you didn’t know you needed!  Not only are they super easy and …

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It’s December 1st! Time For Our December Giveaway!

      ******************************************************************************************* UPDATE 12/11/17 This giveaway is over and we have a winner! Stephanie Phelps (gmom2paisley@gmail.com). I sent you an email with instructions! Congratulations! For those of you who didn’t win this time, no worries! Try again next month! Stay tuned for our next giveaway starting January 1, 2018! *******************************************************************************************     Hello …

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In My Belly in 30: Zippy ChickParm

    I’m  not one of those people that has time to be completely organic, Paleo, gluten-free, etc. Sometimes, I barely have time to sit down to eat at all. That’s real life for me. Maybe your life looks different. Nothing wrong with that. The point is, I’m always looking for recipes that are delicious, easy, …

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Bring It Like a Broad: Grace Garfield Lends a Helping Hand!

        I am really stoked to introduce a new monthly interview series here on The Bonafide Broad blog, called Bring it Like a Broad! Each month, Bring It Like a Broad will feature a real life Broad who inspires me and those around her.         The purpose of this …

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Six Easy and Creative Ideas For Thanksgiving Leftovers

    Hello Broads! Now that we have all risen from our holiday-induced food comas, we have to address the pounds and pounds of leftovers free-riding in the kitchen.     What to do? Sure, today you’re eating turkey sammiches with cranberry sauce and cream cheese, but isn’t there more? What else can you concoct …

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Boxycharm November Unboxing!

Boxycharm is a beauty subscription box that costs $21 per month. They feature makeup, skin care, and hair care products, and their website states that they send 4 to 5 full-sized or luxury-sized beauty products in each box. The company guarantees the box value to be over $100. Boxycharm is my all time favorite subscription …

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Ipsy November Unboxing!

  Ipsy is a fantastic monthly subscription box, created by beauty influencer Michelle Phan, as well as Marcelo Camberos and Jennifer Goldfarb. It’s been around since 2011, and is the very first subscription box I ever tried back in 2015. When you sign up, you complete a beauty profile quiz, which determines the products you …

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