“Dreams Can Come True” eBook Giveaway

Hello, my lovelies! Do you believe that dreams can come true? I most certainly do! In fact, one of my earliest recollections is when Popeye helped to fulfill one of mine. We were babies back then — literally! I had never seen the sea before, so Baby Popeye decided to prepare a big surprise for me. I don’t want to spoil all the fun by giving away too many details. But once you read this dreamy tale, you’ll see why I fell in love with him! To get the full story, you’ll have to enter our cool giveaway for a chance to be among the first to get the brand-new Baby Popeye eBook* from PlayTales.

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Olive Live: Developing A Yoga Philosophy

A few weeks ago, I talked with Marci Zaroff,  founder and President of Under the Canopy, about starting a yoga routine. An avid yoga practitioner, artist and passionate organic consumer, Marci followed up to see how was progressing in my yoga practice. “So far, so good,” I said. “But, I still have some starter questions.” As always, Marci was warm, gracious and generous in offering both her encouragement and advice.

"Om with Olive"

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Drumroll Please…The Winner of the Valentine’s Day Giveaway Is…

DAWN MCGARRY, who offered the following comment on what she loves most about me (shameless seeker of compliments, I know!):

“My husband and I have been Popeye and Olive Oyl for Halloween for two years running…we have walked away with “Best Costume.” They are both so iconic and such a sweet love story, much like ours. She is a strong, independent woman who takes no guff! lol”

Thank you to everyone who shared a comment and participated in the Valentine’s Day T-shirt Giveaway. Your reasons for why you love me have been an incredible boost to my self-esteem and lots of fun to read. I was blushing and glowing with pride! I’m lucky to have such wonderful friends! Remember, the winner was chosen through a completely random drawing – I didn’t play any favorites! I couldn’t possibly because I LOVE YOU ALL!

Feeling Blue After “Le Look Smurfette” Fashion Show

Last night, I had the pleasure of attending the very first Smurfette-inspired fashion runway show at the Metropolitan Pavillion in New York City. I can honestly say that I had an absolutely smurftastic time! The fashions in “Le Look Smurfette” were curated by Lois Sakany and Samia Grand-Pierre of HighSnobette.com. These fashionable ladies teamed up with Junk Food Art House and Caravan Stylist Studios to stage this blue-infused fashion event, which was sponsored by Sony Pictures to promote the highly anticipated theatrical release of “The Smurfs 2” movie this summer.

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