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NinjaInTheCity

AmandaJean is a thriving pulmonary embolism & stroke survivor, passionate Paralegal, Advocate, and Blogger who believes she can change the world one person at a time. She is obsessed with the Law, beauty subscription boxes, collecting costume jewelry, visiting flea markets, Ruby Red Squirt and Candy Corn. World Traveler. Serial Volunteer. Lover of Frank Lloyd Wright, Heart Healthy Living, and good wine. Mama to a Muppet like dog. Aunt to @HalfPintNinja
NinjaInTheCity has written 353 posts for Have Bear Will Travel

{Giving Back} WhipStaff Ranch & Rescue

“Whoever said a dog can’t be a best friend, never owned a dog” Words cannot begin to describe the love that I have for the ladies behind the rescue. I have adopted two dogs from WhipStaff Ranch & Rescue. Freckles an English Pointer lives with my Ex-husband and Cullen a Cocker Doodle is my trusty … Continue reading

{Ipsy} #IpsyLove

“Love is just a word………….. Until you find someone or something to give it meaning. This February we’re celebrating warm hugs, butterflies in your stomach, a new favorite blush, your best friend’s tweets – LOVE in all its wondrous forms and ways to express it.” #IpsyLove CARGO Cosmetics mini lip gloss in Anguilla: Its super … Continue reading

{BirchBox} Rent The Runway

“It’s All In The Details” In late January BirchBox sent out a little sneak peek video of the February sample choice options. The actual products did not tickle my fancy, but the curated box did and I knew I had to get my hands on it. For February’s curated box BirchBox partnered with Rent The … Continue reading

{Julep} Cupid’s Mystery Clutch

Julep was my very first subscription box that I received and it got me hooked. Last spring there was a huge shipping fiasco with Julep and I stopped ordering their Maven Box. I am still a Maven, its just that I skip the months I am not interested in. The last mystery box that I … Continue reading

{Divorced Life Dating} Fish and Valentines

Friends are quick to offer hugs, Kleenex lay hidden in their pockets just in case I burst, and people tread lightly around the name Charlie. Part of me wonders where the past three years have gone and part of my wonders “How did you find the strength to move on?” Three years is just a … Continue reading

{Go Red} Barbara Ann Is Why I Go Red

In 1987 my mama met Barb on the night shift at the Seminary Home and they became fast friends. Barb supported my mama during my childhood illness, lifted her up and gave her hope that my surgery would go well. Barb was rooting for me. Barb followed my mama to Rem Park Heights, together they … Continue reading

{Go Red For Women} When A Doctor Fails

We have talked about the statistics. We talked about the warning signs and about what to do when someone is having a stroke. What we have yet to talk about is that sometimes doctors fail. On October 14, 2009 I went to the Alina clinic in Woodbury for my yearly exam and birth control prescription … Continue reading

{Ipsy} Fresh Start – January 2015

OMG I cannot believe that I almost forgot to blog about my January glambag. That is like breaking tradition, as I have blogged about every bag that I received. Thank goodness I remembered, cause I sure as heck do not want to find out what happens when one breaks tradition. It’s time to get fresh. … Continue reading

{Road Tripping} Chicago Illinois

When you own a Prius, it just screams “TAKE ME ON A ROAD TRIP WOMAN!!! I AM GREAT ON GAS!!” Well, one can’t argue with a Prius. So if you can’t beat em, ya mise well join em. Plus not to mention gas is pretty darn cheap right now, so we decided to hit the … Continue reading

{Road Tripping} Frank Lloyd Wright – Oak Park IL

“In 1893, Frank Lloyd Wright founded his architectural practice in Oak Park, a quiet, semi-rural village on the Western edges of Chicago. It was at his Oak Park Studio during the first decade of the twentieth century that Wright pioneered a bold new approach to domestic architecture, the Prairie style. Inspired by the broad, flat … Continue reading

NinjaInTheCity Life in Photos

I want what's in your bowl. I know you have a spoonful with my name on it in that bowl. Now gives it to me Can I help you? No I am not a martini on the rocks. Sleepy un-Muppet like dog #TcGORed I found myself waiting for the bus at Hennepin and 25th :) Someone slipped a little religion under my door........ The un-Muppet like dog is still sporting his cone!!!!

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