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PriyanaMD Damage Control C + DNA Repair review


priyanaphotohylasilk_cpWith the sun peeking its way through the clouds, we have to start thinking about protecting our skin. Even with the use of the best sunscreens, our skin is not 100% protected from DNA damage caused by UV radiation. Doctors and beauty experts are always informing us about the damaging effects prolonged sun exposure has on our skin: age spots, wrinkles, and discolorations are just a few of the visible problems.
If you’re like me, you’re obsessed with taking care of your skin; just keeping it hydrated can make a huge difference. I decided to look into a few skin care products and found a skin care line called PriyanaMD. The PriyanaMD skin care line contains HylaCell technology, which is an advanced ingredient that dramatically improves age spots, fine lines, wrinkles, and discoloration from the inside out.
So far, I’ve gotten my hands on both PriyanaMD’s Damage Control C + DNA and Hylasilk. Damage Control C + DNA contains DNA enzymes that help reduce discoloration, age spots, and fine lines. After I first applied the Damage Control daily moisturizer, I noticed that even after only a couple of hours my face felt amazingly hydrated and looked radiant.The Hylasilk serum contains niacinamide, which is the powerhouse of antioxidants and helps reduce shine and inflammation.
PriyanaMD carries an entire line of DNA skin repairing products. They have a five-step solution that you can on find here or at your local dermatologist office. This best thing you can do for your skin this spring and summer is be prepared, stock up on sunblock and moisturizers, and check out some of PriyananMD’s products.
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3D Phone Cases


If you’ve recently checked out our website, you probably noticed a few additions: one being our new phone case shop! We have 3D phone cases that match our outfits, phone cases featuring our favorite brands, phone cases that make a statement, and phone cases that—well, you get my point. If you’re looking for stylish cases that your friends will be eyeing, we’ve got you covered. And the best part: you can also personalize the phone cases right from the website! Below are some of the cases our readers are buzzing about.
Blue Circuit
This decked out blue case is perfect for any stylish tech junkie out there, whether you’re buying it for yourself or a friend. Its overlapping blue circuits combined with its sleek design create a 3D cyber world that you can easily fit in your pocket.
We couldn’t escape from the galaxy print last summer. It was on everything: our sun dresses, swimsuits, and even our tights. So what better way to carry it into the winter season than having it displayed on our phone case? The only difference is we have revamped the galaxy print! This new design makes it possible to view this spacious artwork at every angle. Thank the heavens for 3D technology.
Surreal Landscapes
This is great for anyone who loves to travel or is interested in the beauty this world has to offer. Having realistic pieces of artwork right in the palm of your hands will definitely attract some attention.
If you’re looking for a case to match your outfit, we’ve got this one and many more to choose from. If you’re going for that pale pink vintage look or even the country girl look, you can easily bring your outfit together with this lovely case.
Boris Vallejo
We didn’t forget about our Sci-Fi Fans! Take a look at this case; wouldn’t you agree that it’s just gorgeous? I don’t think there is a better way to represent your love for everything mystical than with this phone case. But it doesn’t have to stop here! Just check out our website for more Sci-Fi cases to choose from.
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One-Stop Luxury Beauty Salons


I love being pampered once in a while; don’t you? What I really don’t like, though, is rushing from one salon to the other with my girlfriends. We have all been there at one point—dashing from one salon to the next trying to make it to our appointments on time. It’s just not fun! So, I’ve been doing some digging, and I have found one-stop luxury beauty salons that will make your pampering sessions a whole lot easier!
Fiore Beauty
Fiore Beauty is located right in Los Angeles. We couldn’t forget about our California girls, both big and small! Fiore Beauty provides party/group on-site services for both adults and children. Some of these events include Mini-Manicures, Lash Bar, Winks & Smiles, and much more. Do you want to freshen up or advance your makeup skills while getting a haircut? That’s fine, too, because Fiore also provides makeup lessons so you can learn from the very best.


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Symbols Beauty Salon
Located in the heart of Downtown Miami, this is a full-service salon and day spa. It is the perfect getaway from a long workday. At Symbols, you can sit back and unwind while enjoying complimentary snacks and beverages. Their upscale and contemporary atmosphere combined with their innovative techniques and appliances make it the perfect place to self-indulge. Symbols is your one-stop beauty salon; they provide services ranging from facials, massages, and nail treatments to waxing, makeup application, and hair care. Check out their site for special offers and events!

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John Barrett
This is one of New York’s top salons; they’ve serviced over one thousand fashionable men and women. As a client, you have the choice of booking with one of their beauty experts who will transform both your attitude and look. John Barrett’s mission is to provide their clients with a beauty experience unlike any other. If you can’t make it into their atmospheric salon, however, don’t worry! They also provide off-site services for those in need.
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Red Door Spa
Located on Fifth Avenue, the Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa is unlike any other spa and salon combination in New York City. In addition to their full-service beauty and spa services, they provide medispa treatments. That’s right! Not only can you get a manicure, a blowout, and a facial, you can also get Botox injections and much more. If your hair is in dire need of some life, stop by the Red Door Spa and try out their Kerastase Chronologiste Caviar Ritual. This treatment is massaged into your follicles, providing your locks and scalp with a high concentrations of antioxidants and vitamins, which will leave you hair feeling hydrated and looking great.
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How to Get Picture-Perfect Lips


Let me start off by clearing any rumors about Kylie Jenner undergoing lip augmentation; that is completely false. They are indeed her natural lips. This Jenner is just really talented at using lip liners. I mean, have you checked out her Instagram? At this point, Kylie Jenner knows she has it made. All you have to do is a quick search and you will see that there are a few hashtags dedicated to her lips alone: #kylieslips and #kyliejennerslips. Some of us are dying to know how she does it. Well, if you’re dealing with thin or not so “perfectly” shaped lips like the rest of us, that’s not a problem anymore. Thanks to Jenner, we no longer have to take drastic measurements or leave the comfort of our own home to achieve fuller-looking lips. And the best part is, we won’t ever have to pay for a doctor visit, injections, or augmentations. Instead, let’s take some notes on how to get picture-perfect lips.


Mint Julips Lip Scrub by LUSH

1. Before we even start sculpting our perfect lips, we are going to have to prep them first, and we are going to do that by getting rid of all the dead skin. So, you’ll want to invest in a lip scrub. I recommend using one from LUSH Cosmetics; my favorite one is the Mint Julips Lip Scrub. First, apply the scrub and rub it in a circular motion (make sure not to miss any spots). Once that is done, rinse it off with warm water, and you should end up with a flawless canvas.
2. Next, apply a lip balm of your choice to get your lips nice and moisturized. On top of that, apply a lip concealer; my favorite one to use is Lip Erase by MAC. The point of applying a lip concealer is to “erase” your natural lip outline so you can draw it into a shape you desire.

Lip Erase by MAC

3. After your lips are nice and concealed, grab your favorite lip liner. I suggest using a nude liner or a color slightly off your original lip color if you want to make your “new lips” look realistic. Now, this is where you are going to get a little creative. At this point, you are ready to outline and shape your lips. Don’t get discouraged if you don’t get the shaping right the first time; like most things, it takes a little practice!
4. Finally, you are going to take that same liner and fill in your lips, moving from the center of your lips outward. Once they are filled in, take a small amount of highlighter and swipe it on the center of your bottom lip and on the top, near your Cupid’s bow. The highlighter is what’s going to make your lips look fuller. Lastly, apply a gloss to finish off your look. The only thing left to do is take a selfie!
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Feature photo courtesy of Kylie Jenner on Instagram. Makeup photos courtesy of LUSH cosmetics and MAC

Living Lockets by Origami Owl


Bella, the founder of Origami Owl, had dreams of owning her own car by the age of sixteen, so at age fourteen she started selling lockets to her friends and family. Right from the start, her “business” took off like wildfire, and with some time and hard work, she now has Origami Owl. Origami Owl’s mission is to be “a force for good; to love, inspire,” and they do a great job with that by providing intricate hand-crafted charms and gorgeous containers. The fact that we get to personalize our own jewelry all the way down to the smallest detail is fabulous and fun.
Now, the Living Locket Valentine’s Day collection is here just in time for the holiday. Here’s how it works: it’s pretty much like “Build-A-Locket Workshop.” First, you start by choosing your own chain; they have over forty chains to choose from to help fit everyone’s style. Then, you choose your locket base. Origami Owl provides a couple of shapes that come in an array of colors and designs. After choosing those two base items, you are ready to fill your locket up with love!
See some of our favorite charms from the collection below.
Pink Hot Air Balloon:
A lovely hot air balloon ride for two? Any takers? The colors on this charm scream Valentine’s Day, and with its accent gems, it will take your Living Locket to new heights.
What better way to express your love for coffee than with this tasteful little charm? It will liven up any coffee lover’s locket. It doesn’t matter if you’re a Starbucks fan or a Dunkin Donuts kind of girl (like me); this is one cup of coffee we can all agree on.
Not only does Origami Owl carry charms, they also carry Stardust. These Swarovski Stardust crystals come in packets of ten. The color of the Stardust pictured here is Rose Gold, but they come in many other colors, and all of them are just as lovely.
heartplateBack Plate:
This is just one of the back plates that Origami Owl has available on their site. Depending on the size and shape of your locket, it will determine the size and shape of your back plate. Back plates are just another way you can add your own personal touch to your Living Locket.
With tons of accessories, charms, back plates, and more, we’re sure you’ll find what you’re looking for this Valentine’s Day at Origami Owl.
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Living Lockets by Origami Owl: Photos courtesy of Origami Owl



It’s true that the holidays are all about giving, but how about switching it up a bit and indulging yourself for a change with a subscription to Rocksbox? Rocksbox is unlike any other beauty box out there; it delivers dazzling designer jewelry right to your doorstep. Yes, ladies, I said designer jewelry! Rocksbox believes that the right piece of jewelry, will not only transform your whole look but also your attitude. And that’s exactly why founder Meaghan Rose and Maia Bittner created Rocksbox: “to help women everywhere enhance their style through an ever-rotating selection of jewelry.”
So here’s how it works: you will have the option of choosing one out of three billing preferences: every month, every six months, or every year. Before becoming a member, you will be asked an array of questions, such as if you prefer silver, gold, or mix pieces of metals; delicate or statement pieces of jewelry; and which styles are you most interested in. Rocksbox carries many styles ranging from Bohemian, Edgy, and Glam, to Rocker, Preppy, Art Deco and many more. After the stylists at Rocksbox get an understanding of your preferences, they will customize a box just for you and send it your way. You can definitely say that your subscription to Rocksbox will give you the key to unlocking an unlimited amount of trendy jewelry, and with all the holiday parties coming up, who wouldn’t love that? It takes the hassle and stress out of trying to find the perfect accessories for your New Years Eve party outfit.
Did we mention you can keep all of the jewelry for as long as you want? Once you are done with them, send them back and the company will send you a fresh new box. If you happen to fall in love with one of the rented pieces in your box and cannot bear to part with it, you can then purchase your accessory for twenty percent off retail price.
This is a great deal whether you’re a stylish diva ready to make a statement or if you are interested in experimenting with you look this year. With over thirty designers, including CC Skye, Gorjana, Jenny Bird, Vanessa Mooney, and Wanderlust+ CO, plus more than a thousand items, why not ditch the stress this holiday season and indulge in the luxury of having your own closet of endless accessories? We know we will.
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Photographs courtesy of Rocksbox

Four Hot Holiday Looks


Got feeling all that excited about the holidays? Does the thought of waiting on what seems to be endless lines and aimlessly wandering around department stores trying to find the perfect gift just make you want to cringe?  Well, I’m here to help! Not with the endless lines and the aimless wandering, though—that’s inevitable. I can help get you into a festive mood with these hot holiday looks. No one needs to know you’re stressing out during the holiday season, and these looks will help you hide that. Whether you want a dramatic look for a New Years Eve party or you just want to make the best of a long day filled with errands, we’ve got you covered with these gorgeous looks by Charlotte Tilbury.
This would definitely be a great, simple, and quick look to conquer before taking on a busy day. With this look, most of the focus is on the eyes, leaving the other features of the face with subtle color. This look is not too dramatic for running errands, but it is played up enough to boost your mood. Here’s a quick tip: make sure you invest in an amazing black liner. I suggest using Benefit’s They’re Real! Push-up Liner (it will last all day) and Charlotte Tilbury’s own Feline Flick Quick Fine Line Pen.
redburgBlushing Red
Thinking about holiday shopping in the city? It’s a beautiful sight during the winter, and this look is just as beautiful. It contains just the right amount of pigment in the eyes, cheeks, and lips. The red and burgundy tones will pair up perfectly with the rosy cheeks you will acquire from Jack Frost.
This  look is perfect for a Christmas Eve or New Year’s Eve party! Deep shades of red and maroon make the perfect holiday look. The long, full lashes paired with red and gold undertones accentuate the eyes, making them look bigger and unforgettable. This look may definitely take some time to conquer, but once you’ve got it down, you’ll be looking fabulous all evening!
You can never go wrong with a classic, nude lip—or, if you’re feeling extra festive, go bold with a red lip as bright as Santa’s coat! Pair it with a smoky eye and sleek, shiny locks and you’re ready for any holiday party. This look is very simple, yet it has a dramatic effect. It will look as if you spent hours getting ready, but shhh, I won’t tell if you won’t!
Four Hot Holiday Looks: Photographs courtesy of Charlotte Tilbury

Grooming Gifts for Guys


Do you still have last-minute Christmas shopping to do? Are you having trouble finding the perfect gift for the guys in your life? Last-minute shopping can be stressful, especially when you have no idea where to begin. Whether you’re searching for gifts for your dad, brother, friend, or man, shopping should not seem like a chore. To make it easier on you, here are five foolproof grooming gifts for guys!
Beard Envy Kit by Billy Jealousy
This is perfect for the grisly man in your life, the man who is a tiny bit obsessed with his beard. The kit includes Beard Wash, Beard Control, and a bristle brush.The beard cleanse and conditioner will leave your guy’s beard looking tamed and smooth. This is is available online at Birchbox and only costs about $25 (score!).
Sephora Cologne Samplercolonge
This is great for a younger guy who is still trying to find his signature scent. The kit contains twelve cologne samplers, including Burberry Brit Rhythm, Jean Paul Gaultier, Giorgio Armani Aqua, and Ralph Lauren Polo. You can find more information about this product at
Great Skin to Go Kit by CLINIQUE
Ladies, we are not the only ones suffering with skin problems. This set is great for guys who want to maintain their great skin and for guys who are having problem maintaining great skin. CLINIQUE has always been one of my favorite skin care brands, and I would have no problem gifting great skin to any of the men in my life. Some guys really don’t show their skin any love, and that’s why they need a little help from us.
pedifootPedi Foot Transformation Set by CLARISONIC
Okay, girls, at one point or another your man has brushed his feet against you, and if you are lucky enough, you didn’t mistake it for a brillo pad. They’re definitely going to need a few pointers from us with this gift set, but in the end it’s a gift for both your man and for yourself (shhh). This also works for dads, which means moms will love this.
Sweat the Small Stuff Set by Birchbox
This gift set is great for the athletic guy in your life. The set contains a Balla for Men Body spray, a Baxter of California Deodorant, Bombas ankle and calf socks, a Kor Aura Water Bottle, a Quirky Wrapster, and an Under Armour Trance Sackpack. You will also have the choice in selecting one out of the three colors that it is available in: black, steel, or navy.
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Chella Brow Color Kit


We’re all aware of the latest brow obsession, right? A large amount of us are going to the extreme to get the “perfect” brows. However, all the tinting and major arch work involved in this process can leave our brows looking unnatural, which is why I have always been a bit skeptical to try any of these new products. Well, some time passed, I became very curious, and I eventually caved when one of my girlfriends recommend that I should try out the Chella Brow Color Kit.

The Chella Brow Color Kit contains only five items: a brow color pencil of your choice, a highlighter pencil, brow defining gel, a dual size sharpener, and a step-by-step brow shaping guide. I was a bit hesitant the first time I used these products because I had never even held any of them in my hands before. I quickly looked through the easy-to-follow directions. I applied the brow gel across my brows, used the color pencil to outline, define and fill them in, used my fingertip to smudge in the color for a more natural look, applied the highlighter directly below my brows and blended it in with my finger. Three minutes later my brows looked perfect. Not only that, they also looked fuller, more defined, and cleaner, and the best part was that my brows looked completely natural. Score! This kit works great to define already cleaned brows, but it also works even better in making brows that are growing out appear cleaned and shaped. Let’s just say that if you can’t make it to the salon for a week or two, this kit will definitely come in handy — trust me, I know.

The Chella Brow Color kit is available in six rich colors: Tantalizing Taupe, Luscious Light Brown, Awesome Auburn, Beautiful Blonde, Dazzling Light Brown, and Elegant Ebony. One of the perks in having a variety of colors to choose from means not only can you purchase them for yourself, but you can purchase them for friends and family too. With that being said, Christmas is just around corner, and I have already stocked up on a few of these kits because they make perfect gifts. You can find the Brow Color Kit on their website, along with other brow grooming products.
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Chella Brow Color Kit: Featured photo courtesy of Chella. 

Five Must-Have Masks


Does your face lack that subtle glow in the morning? Is it in need of a deep hydration or cleanse? Or is it just in need of some rejuvenation? Whatever the problem may be, there is a facial mask ready to help. It’s important to take care of your skin; on a daily basis, your skin comes in contact with so many obstacles, including pollution, UV rays, makeup, and oils. That is why your face needs all the help it can get. Read on for a list of our five must-have masks this season.

Freeman® Beauty Avocado & Oatmeal Clay Mask
This product is great for oily skin (it is a clay mask, after all). Once you apply the mask on your face and let it sit for 3 to 5 minutes, you can watch as it absorbs all the oils. Plus, you can get this item for a steal—it rings up just under $4 at your local drugstore!
Freeman® Beauty Charcoal & Black Sugar Polishing Mask
Yes, it is another Freeman® Beauty Product! They all just work so well. This mask works in two ways: the charcoal helps to absorb oils and impurities without over-drying your face, while the black sugar helps in scrubbing away dead skin cells, leaving your face feeling soft and refreshed.
If you want to talk about the best hydrating mask out there, this will be it. This mask is infused with hydrating ingredients such as ground olive leaves, honey, coconut, ginger root, and much more. This mask can be used during the day for 10 to 20 minutes, or it can be used overnight, depending on the results you are looking for.
boscia Luminizing Black Mask
This mask detoxifies, purifies, brightens, and refines pores, so this is definitely one of the best masks out there if you are looking for a grand rejuvenation. Made from all natural ingredients, this mask leaves your face feeling softer and looking brighter, and it minimizes the look of your pores. It’s a win/win!
CLINIQUE Acne Solutions
If you’re still dealing with problematic inflamed acne and blemishes, this formula helps to heal and prevent breakouts. This clay-based mask deeply cleanses and unclogs pores while getting rid of oils all in five minutes. It will instantly leave your skin feeling refreshed and soft, so give it a shot.
Photos courtesy of, GlamGlow and Clinique
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Jamberry Nail Wraps


In recent years, a lot more girls have stopped splurging at their favorite nail salon and have started giving themselves a salon-worthy manicure from the comfort of their own homes. For those who desire professional-looking manicures for less cash, but don’t have the steadiest of hands (practice makes perfect!), do not worry—you won’t need steady hands to get the great manicure that you are looking for. In fact, you won’t even need to use any type of nail polish at all! Cue the latest craze in nail art: nail wraps. Nail wraps are like little fashionable stickers for your nails. They can be easily applied after adjusting their size for a custom fit. Once you are done sizing the wraps, all you need to do is apply heat and pressure and you will be on your way to achieving a gorgeous manicure in no time. Read on for the cutest Jamberry nail wraps available from

Flower Power
This beauty here is called The Lotus, after the delicate flower of similar shape. Perfect for fall, this nail wrap features an intricate green and silver pattern that is eye-catching, ultra feminine, and trendy.
Up With The Birds
Birds in Paradise is one of my favorite wraps. Who doesn’t love little cute birds, especially when they are made up of geometric shapes? Don’t think for one minute that buying nail wraps limits you to only that design. The good thing about nail wraps is that you can mix and match any designs or colors you please!

Scary Skeletons
Talk about a killer mixture (pun intended)! This edgy and preppy nail wrap combination works well with the Dia De Los Muertos design. Keep your digits colorful and festive on this famous Mexican holiday
with this design, or add only one or two wraps per hand and paint the other nails
red or green.
Peacock Pride
The Bird on Fire look is perfect for the fall season. No wonder it is one of their most popular looks! With moody reds, greens, and blues coupled with a feathery peacock pattern, this design screams edginess and high fashion.
Passion Play
The greatest feature about is that you can even find a design containing your favorite hobbies, sports, and alma maters (or you can have a design custom made for you). This particular design, Gymnastics, features gymnasts in different signature poses, ranging from purples, pinks, and silvers. Gymnasts, wear it proud!

All photos courtesy of Jamberry

Mishael Morgan Interview


Mishael Morgan, both a gorgeous and talented actress that is known for her role as the vengeful Hilary Curtis from The Young and The Restless, has just hit our big screens. She’s starring in the comedy film Swearnet, which is the perfect film if you’re looking for a great time filled with lots of laughs. In the film, she plays Jamie, the out-of-control Trailer Park Boys’ Public Relations Agent. Being familiar with Morgan’s work in the past, I knew the film would be stellar. Read on to learn about the making of the film and the experiences Morgan had on set.

Wendy Hall - Mishael Morgan 13Cliché: Now that the comedy film Swearnet has just recently been released, can you give us a synopsis of the film?
Mishael Morgan: Swearnet is an outrageous comedy starring the Trailer Park Boys. It’s a mock documentary about the Boys’ attempt to start their own network. The Boys are playing themselves, so adventure and comedy quickly ensue!
Can you give us the 4-1-1 on Jamie and the role she plays in the film?
Jamie is a young ambitious PR rep who randomly meets the Trailer Park Boys at a bar. She is anxious and excited to represent the Trailer Park Boys’ brand and promote their network. Jamie gets the job, but she quickly learns that the Rob Wells, Mike Smith, and JP Tremblay of this mockumentary are just as out of control as their TV counterparts. Fortunately, Jamie has a little sass and she can hold her own amidst the insanity.
Was is easy for you to relate to the character that you played?
I totally related to Jamie because I am always the girl amidst the insanity. Most of my closest friends are some of the funniest and craziest people I know. I am always trying to organize and control situations while my friends have gotten me into some crazy predicaments.
How did you prepare yourself to play Jamie?
I honestly didn’t have to do much. I felt so close to this character that I just had to tap into my truth. I definitely had a lot of real life adventures to pull from.
Did you learn anything new about yourself while acting in Swearnet?
I always learn something from each character I play and Jamie was no different. In short, Jamie helped me embrace my crazy side. I am a really organized, driven, and slightly A-type person, but playing opposite the insanely funny Trailer Park Boys helped me relax and really embrace the fun of the project.

Would you say that playing in a film like Swearnet was a different work experience for you?
Hands down different! The entire cast and crew were so embracing and laid back that I felt like I was shooting a movie with my close friends. I believe that the director plays a huge role in setting this tone and Warren Sonoda was the perfect director for this project! The calm in the eye of the storm. I feel so lucky to have worked with him.

Being that you were surrounded by amazingly funny people during the production of the film, I know you have at least one behind-the-scenes story you can share with us, right?
Yes, countless stories! I first realized that I was on a different kind of movie set when I walked into the read through and the director, Warren, was examining different prosthetic penises for a gag in the film. There was literally a container of “manhood” on the table, I walked in and was like, “Oops, I think I’m in the wrong room.” They all laughed and said, “Nope you’re in the right place!” I started to wonder what I signed myself up for. [laughs]