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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 359 posts for Have Bear Will Travel

{Divorced Life} April 3, 2005

Ten years ago a bright eyed college junior walked across the Ross Hall Parking lot to hug her date. He had brown eyes and he was her cup of hansom. That day took them to canal park in Duluth, the ice was just letting out on the lake, the cool breeze landed her in his … Continue reading

{Walmart Beauty} Quarterly Beauty Box – Spring 2015

Its April, so that must mean spring is on its way and winter can go fuck off! I get really antsy this time of year, the days are getting longer, the temps are creeping north of 30, and all I want to do is bask in the sunshine. Work, it gets in the way, but … Continue reading

{Ipsy} Floral Fantasy

This is what flower power looks like Wake up your imagination with a crazy beautiful explosion of flowers. Vivid shades and inviting textures collide this March. Let the blooms begin. Its March, so that must mean spring is on its way and winter can go fuck off! I get really antsy this time of year, … Continue reading

{BirchBox} Creativity

Expressing yourself hasn’t been this fun since finger painting Creativity makes the world go round. If we did not have creative types we would still be trying to start fires with sticks and makeup would still be mud on our faces. I love showing off my creative side and nothing brings it out like a … Continue reading

{Affordable Care Act} D.C. Meet AJ

There are moments where I have to pinch myself to make sure that I really am living this life. I went from survivor to advocate, to spokeswoman. Last Thursday I received an email from the American Heart Association’s National Advocacy office inviting me to Washington D.C. This just wasn’t any old regular invite, this this … Continue reading

{Nuva Ring} Claim Approval and Alligators 

Late last night I fired of an email asking for an update on the Nuva Ring Claims process. Morning came and I was wrapped up in prepping for a work party, that email was long forgotten. By 2pm I had a chance to look at my email and there is was the update that I … Continue reading

{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

NinjaInTheCity Life in Photos

Looking this adorable is hard work Love it! @ipsy #ipsy #aprilglambag @ipsy  #ipsy #aprilglambag so pretty! ♥️ Loving it! Putting a little color into the bedroom and why yes I am 32 and still have my best friends camped out on my bed. @mystreyofdex! I'm back in smoothie making business! No fires and no plastic pieces are flying at me! @mysteryofdex, so when should we tell Animal that we can still see him?

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