Sammi ‘Sweetheart’ Giancola Reunites with Jersey Shore Cast for Deena Cortese’s Baby Shower

Sammi Sweetheart” Giancola was back together with her Jersey Shore castmates on Saturday for one special reason.

The 31-year-old reality star reunited with Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, Angelina Pivarnick and Jenni “JWoww” Farley for Deena Cortese’s baby shower.

It was the first time all were together since Cortese’s wedding to Christopher Buckner in October 2017. Giancola famously opted out of the MTV reboot to focus on her businesses and relationship — and avoid “potentially toxic situations,” seemingly referring to her ex and former costar Ronnie Ortiz-Magro, 32. (Their tumultuous on-again, off-again relationship lasted eight years, three of which were captured on the original run of Jersey Shore from 2009-12).

Though she skipped out on Jersey Shore: Family Vacation, there appeared to be no hard feelings between Giancola and her female costars, and the group was all smiles on Saturday in a sea of photos shared on social media.

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Cortese, 31 — who is expecting her first child, a boy — wore a white lace dress with a blue “mommy-to-be” sash that perfectly highlighted her baby bump. Polizzi, 30, and Pivarnick, 32, both wore dresses while Farley, 32, and Giancola both wore pants and cold-shoulder tops. 

Polizzi and Farley each brought their daughters Giovanna and Meilani, both 4, and the duo posed together for a picture in front of the dessert table.

Celebrating new life 💙💙💙 with my girls,” Farley captioned one shot, with Polizzi adding, “DEENER’S baby shower for CJ! Can’t wait to meet another addition to our family. Love these ladies so much!!!!!! #Family #MySisters.”

“#AllTogetherFinally,” Pivarnick added in her caption. “#Sisters #LoveThem.”

The ladies also shared images and videos on Instagram Stories, some of which included Cortese opening baby gifts.

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Much of the first season of Jersey Shore: Family Vacation focused on Giancola’s absence, with quite a few jokes being made at her expense — mostly stemming from the fact that Pauly “DJ Pauly D” DelVecchio brought in a custom, life-size doll wearing an “I’m in a really good place” shirt and designed to look and talk just like her (“Rahhhhhnnnn! Staaaaahhhhp!“).

During the premiere, Ortiz-Magro also admitted to cheating on Giancola after they moved in together following Jersey Shore.


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http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service project which consist of millions of free discount prescription cards being donated to thousands of not for profits,hospitals,schools,churches,etc. in an effort to assist the uninsured,under insured,and seniors deal with the high cost of prescription drugs.

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Considered the surfing capital of the world, the North Shore of O`ahu is where you’ll find those famous surf spots that you’ve heard of – Sunset Beach, the Banzai Pipeline and Waimea Bay. It’s also the most laidback part of the island, with only one major resort and a vast scattering of more low-key vacation rentals and beach bungalows. The North Shore area spans from La`ie on the northwestern side of the island to Kaena Point on the eastern edge. Although only about 40 miles from busy Waikiki, the mellow North Shore seems a world away. Restaurant reviews range from the most luxurious dining to the best take-out places. The top beaches; secret spots for snorkeling; the best outfitters for everything from diving to deep-sea fishing; the galleries and shops. Accommodations and activities for those traveling with children; how to get married on the island; the best honeymoon resorts; finding the lowest airfares and package deals. Where to fish, hike, play golf, tennis, scuba, ocean kayak, along with camping, horseback riding, biking, whalewatching – it’s all here. Our author lives in Oahu. She has hiked the trails, taken the boats, scuba’d the reefs, dined in the restaurants, visited all the resorts, snorkeled the coastline, explored the hidden waterfalls and she shares all of her knowledge. This guide is drawn from our larger guide to Oahu.

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The American Consultants Rx discount prescription cards are to be given free to anyone in need of help curbing the high cost of prescription drugs.

Due to the rising costs, unstable economics, and the mounting cost of prescriptions, American Consultants Rx Inc. (ACRX) a.k.a (ACIRX) an Atlanta based company was born in 2004. The ACRX discount prescription card program was created and over 25 million discount prescription cards were donated to over 18k organizations across the country to be distributed to those in need of prescription assistance free of charge since 2004.

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South Shore 3360027 Logik Collection Dresser Pure White


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North Shore Music Theater’s A Christmas Carol Proves Dickens Tale Still Resonates

Generations of us know the story of Charles Dickens “A Christmas Carol,” having been raised on it in one form or another. From Alastair Sim’s tour-de-force performance in the quintessential 1951 film version, to Mr. Magoo’s Christmas Carol (now being adapted for the NY Stage sans Magoo), Bill Murray in “Scrooged”, etc… The list of remakes of Dickens tale is longer than Jacob Marley’s chains!

This past weekend I went to see the perennial stage version at Bill Haney’s North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT). Now in its 24th year! Once again I was blown away by the high caliber of theater that the adorable Mr. Hanney and his company have assembled. The production swept me up in the story and made me realize just how and why “A Christmas Carol” will never be dated or out of fashion, a realization that is almost bittersweet. More on that later…

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Of course behind every “Bah Humbug” there had better be one hell of a great Scrooge to utter the classic epithet. For my money in the cinematic world Sir Alastir Sim will always be the definitive Ebenezer Scrooge with George C. Scott running a close second.

Clearly “if it isn’t broke don’t fix it” is the catch phrase at NSMT with stage veteran David Coffee, now in his 21st year playing the part of “the wicked Ol’ screw.” Mr. Coffee could have given Patrick Stuart a lesson or two in the art of “Scrooging.”

(If you missed Mr. Stuart’s lackluster TV version count yourself lucky!) Playing a role for over two decades could easily lead to a very staid and static performance, but clearly Mr. Coffee adheres to what the great actor William Gillette (who played Sherlock Holmes over thirty years) stated: “The important thing to remember about acting is the illusion of the first time.” His performance is just as fresh today, and I had audience members next to me who confirmed that. Coffee brilliantly infuses all the blustery, curmudgeonly, miserly ingredients inherent to the part, and when the magical transformative moment arrives he leaves the audience:” as happy as an angel, as merry as a school-boy, as giddy as a drunken man.” Bravo, Mr. Coffee!

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David Coffee (Ebenezer Scrooge) and Freddie Kimmel (Jacob Marley) in A CHRISTMAS CAROL at North Shore Music Theatre from December 5 – December 21, 2014. Photo © Paul Lyden.

Also of note, Cheryl McMahon as Scrooge’s saucy housekeeper, Mrs. Dilbur. McMahon shares an incredible chemistry with Mr. Coffee, and no wonder! She is celebrating her 21st year alongside him in this production. I especially enjoyed the subtle insinuation of a possible future romance between the two upon Scrooge’s transformation.

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Cheryl McMahon (Mrs. Dilbur) in A CHRISTMAS CAROL at North Shore Music Theatre from December 5 – December 21, 2014. Photo © Paul Lyden.

The audience upon being seated sees only an illuminated crutch against a stool on the stage. Once the show begins, the audience is taken on the journey by a handsome young man who walks with a slight limp and the aid of a cane. Yes, we are seeing the story told through eyes of a grown Up Tim Cratchit, played to gentle perfection by Tommy Labanaris.

This production had other wonderful stand out performances I would be remiss in not mentioning. Including Russell Garrett as Bob Cratchit who brings a lovely warmth and kindness of spirit necessary for Scrooge’s long suffering clerk.

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David Coffee (Ebenezer Scrooge) and Russell Garrett (Bob Cratchit) in A CHRISTMAS CAROL at North Shore Music Theatre from December 5 – December 21, 2014. Photo © Paul Lyden.

Another stellar performance was given by Scarlet Keene-Connole as Scrooge’s young sister, Fan. This kid is going places! I had the pleasure of hearing her sing at the after party where she knocked “I’m The Greatest Star” out of the park (Lea Michelle, eat your heart out!) Mr. Hanney if you are thinking ahead a few years, maybe, “Wicked” starring Miss Connole as Elphaba! Yes?

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Scarlet Keene-Connole with Huffington Post Blogger Peter Mac as Judy Garland at NSMT’s Out At The North Shore after party for A Christmas Carol. Photo Credit Tess Brady

Experientially I must point out the lavish costumes as crafted by Paula Peasley-Ninesteen. From the beautiful ball gowns to Jacob Marley’s decrepit corpse like couture, Peasley-Ninesteen’s costumes are a Victorian etching come to life. Additional kudos to Gerard Kelly for his impeccable hair and wig design. Further, the marriage of Howard C. Jones’ scenic design added to Jack Mehler’s lighting design with Leon Rothenberg’s sound design all combine to provide the shows surreal Dickensian quality.

Many forget that Dickens subtitled his tale “A Ghost Story” and NSMT lives up to that in spades. When the ghost of Jacob Marley flies into Scrooges bed chamber the effect is absolutely terrifying. Freddie Kimmel conjures up Marley’s ghost wailing in agony, of an eternity chained in limbo, magnificently. As the ghost of Christmas Past Leigh Barrett offers a beautiful soaring Mezzo-Soprano. I was most impressed by Peter S. Adams as the ghost of Christmas Present, who dominated the stage on stilts, while belting out a carol in a luscious and rich baritone. Extremely effective as well is when Scrooge learns of his imminent death by the ghost of Christmas Future. Under a black veiled death shroud we learn (in an inspired twist) that it is actually Young Ebenezer!

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Peter S. Adams (The Ghost of Christmas Present) in A CHRISTMAS CAROL at North Shore Music Theatre from December 5 – December 21, 2014. Photo © Paul Lyden.

The production flows seamlessly under the direction of its adaptor Jon Kimbell. Additionally, Kevin P. Hill (NSMT’s dashing Artistic Director) collaborated to add some new touches to this year’s production. Brava to both gentlemen for making it shine brighter than one of Scrooge’s schillings.

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The striking Resident Artistic Director Kevin P. Hill with Huffington Post Blogger Peter Mac as Judy Garland and NSMT’s Owner the stunning Bill Hanney at the Out On The North Shore after party for A Christmas Carol. Photo Credit Tess Brady.

As I mentioned earlier the fact that this story still resonates is in many ways bittersweet. How many Bob Crachitts do we know? Over worked, underpaid and struggling to provide for a family. Especially those with sick children trying to make ends meet in an age where health insurance is often an unreachable goal. It is a sad commentary that in 2014 there are still “Scrooges”, who have not had the benefit of visits from ghostly apparitions to knock some sense into their money bag of a brain or their icy cold hearts.

NSMT’s “A Christmas Carol” has once more instilled Dickens belief in me to honor Christmas in my heart and keep it all the year, and allow the spirits of the Christmas Past, Present and Future to strive within me and not shut out the lessons that they teach.

Cliché though it may be: God bless us everyone!

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John Mac as Bea Arthur with David Coffee and Huffington Post Blogger Peter Mac as Judy Garland at NSMT’s Out On The North Shore after party for A Christmas Carol. Photo Credit Tess Brady.
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South Shore Furniture 3760038 Moonlight 4 Door Chest in Pure White


The harmonious blend of solid white finish and meticulously crafted details that helps create a thoroughly pleasing environment for your baby. You’ll be glad of the ample room – in a combination of open and closed storage spaces – that’s available for you to put away your baby’s clothes and other items. Its finely worked wooden legs and classic lines make for a cozy yet stylish look that’s perfect for a baby’s room.Meticulously crafted details help create a thoroughly pleasing environment for your baby Elegant metal handles feature an Antique Brass finish Finely worked wooden legs, Pure White finish Open and closed storage spaces for a well organized room 5 Storage spaces divided by 3 adjustable shelves and 1 fixed shelf, behind the door 3 Open storage spaces divided by 2 adjustable shelves next to the door 2 Practical drawers Metal drawer slides for smooth gliding The back surface is not laminated Complete assembly required by two adults (tools not provided) Made of non-toxic materials and components Made in CanadaCollection: Moonlight Finish: Pure White Height: 55 Length: 35-1 2 Style: Traditional Width: 18
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Woman on the Other Shore

Woman on the Other Shore


This compelling novel, widely acclaimed for its perceptive portrayal of the everyday lives and struggles of Japanese women, struck a deep chord with readers throughout Japan. In 2005 it won the prestigious Naoki Prize, awarded semiannually for the best work of popular fiction by an established writer. Sayoko, a thirty-five-year-old homemaker with a three-year-old child, begins working for Aoi, a free-spirited, single career woman her own age who runs a travel agency-housekeeping business. Timid and unable to connect with other mothers in her neighborhood, Sayoko finds herself drawn to Aoi’s independent lifestyle and easygoing personality. The two hit it off from the start, beginning a friendship that is for Sayoko also a reaffirmation of what living is about. Aoi, meanwhile, has not always been the self-confident person she appears to be. Severe classroom bullying in junior high had forced her to change schools, uprooting her and her family to the countryside; and at her new school, she was so afraid of again becoming the object of her classmates’ cruelties that she spent most of her time steering clear of those around her. The present-day friendship between Sayoko and Aoi on the one hand, and Aoi’s painful high school past on the other, form a gripping two-tier narrative that converges in the final chapter. The book touches on a broad range of issues of concern to women today, from marriage and childrearing to being single and working for oneself. It is a universal story about both the fear and the joy of opening up to others.
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