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  • Vionic Walkabout

    Walk It Off: 2015 Vionic Walkabout

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    My daughter is getting married in a few months and to say that I am busy – with work, with wedding plans, with life – is an understatement. I barely have time to fit showering into my schedule (ok, that’s an exaggeration,) let alone exercise. But, I just signed up for the 2015 Vionic Walkabout […] Read more…

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  • Minestrone Soup Recipe

    Soup, Soup, Minestrone Soup: A Healthier Recipe

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    Snow day? I think that calls for a hot, hearty and healthy cup of soup. Make it yourself – and cut down on calories – with House Foods Shirataki Noodles. They’re only 10 calories and 3 grams of carbs per 4 ounce serving. This delicious Shirataki Minestrone Soup cooks up in only 20 minutes giving […] Read more…

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Fashion

  • Emma Stone 2015 Golden Globes

    Golden Globes 2015 Fashion Roundup

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    By now you’ve no doubt read the recaps on Golden Globes fashion. But, in case you haven’t, I’m going to weigh in on the looks that fired up the red carpet as well as those that went down in flames. But first, some trendspotting: White gowns were hot and spotted on Jemima Kirke who wore […] Read more…

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  • Nordstrom Clearance Sale

    Didn’t Get What You Want? Get It at Nordstrom’s Clearance Sale!

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    Nordstrom, one of my very favorite stores is having their annual Clearance Sale with prices on selected items that are up to 50% off! Shop in-store or online where shipping, both ways, is always free making it one of the internet’s most pleasurable shopping experiences. Here, a few highlights from the sale, but click around […] Read more…

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Beauty

  • Camila Alves at the SAG Awards

    Get the Looks: Camila Alves, Amy Poehler and Eddie Redmayne at the 2015 SAG Awards

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    Get the Look: Camila Alves at the 2015 SAG Awards For the 2015 Screen Actors Guild Awards, Avon Global Celebrity Makeup Artist Lauren Andersen gave Camila Alves a neutral glowy look. Here’s how to get Camlla’s look: 1. Lauren applied Koh Gen Doh Foundation Aqua Foundation to her face before adding Avon Glow Bronzing Powder. 2. Lauren then blended […] Read more…

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  • Reese Witherspoon SAG Awards

    Get the Look: Reese Witherspoon at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

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    Celebrity Makeup Artist Molly R. Stern complimented Reese Witherspoon’s white Giorgio Armani gown with a smoky eye and a sexy flushed glow. Follow these tips to get the look: For Reese’s Skin: Stern first applied Caudalie Eau De Beaute Beauty Elixer, ($49) to invigorate Reese’s skin. Next, she massaged Natura Bisse The Cure Pure Serum, ($260) to give her […] Read more…

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Health

  • Vionic Walkabout

    Walk It Off: 2015 Vionic Walkabout

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    My daughter is getting married in a few months and to say that I am busy – with work, with wedding plans, with life – is an understatement. I barely have time to fit showering into my schedule (ok, that’s an exaggeration,) let alone exercise. But, I just signed up for the 2015 Vionic Walkabout […] Read more…

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  • Cefaly

    Tips on Preventing and Dealing with Migraines

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    I received an email about Cefaly, the first device of its kind to receive FDA approval for the preventive treatment of migraines – and I saved it, thinking it might be something I’d share with you. I haven’t tried it, but I am a migraine sufferer. Had one the other day and, besides the day […] Read more…

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Fitness

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    15 Exercises You Can Do at Your Desk Infographic

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    Stuck behind a desk all day? That’s no excuse not to sneak in some exercise. Health experts say that a sedentary lifestyle can lead to metabolic disorders, an increased risk of certain cancers, cognitive decline, heart attack, stroke, muscle loss, depression and, of course, weight gain. Fitness aficionados call exercise the Fountain of Youth. Many […] Read more…

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  • New-Years-Resolutions

    Tips for Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions

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    A friend of mine called the other day and the conversation turned to New Year’s resolutions. She’d just come from the gym which she said was more crowded than usual. She had difficulty finding a parking space, had to wait for the cardio machines and reported seeing many more new faces than the week before. […] Read more…

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Women's

  • Minestrone Soup Recipe

    Soup, Soup, Minestrone Soup: A Healthier Recipe

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    Snow day? I think that calls for a hot, hearty and healthy cup of soup. Make it yourself – and cut down on calories – with House Foods Shirataki Noodles. They’re only 10 calories and 3 grams of carbs per 4 ounce serving. This delicious Shirataki Minestrone Soup cooks up in only 20 minutes giving […] Read more…

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  • Makeup Forever Fifty Shades of Grey

    Fifty Shades of Grey-Inspired Products for Valentine’s or Any Day

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    Fifty Shades of Grey, the movie, is, according to Fandango, the fastest selling R-rated movie in the company’s history. And it doesn’t open for several weeks! Well, as one might expect, E.L. James’s trilogy has spawned an entire industry of related – and sometimes kinda weird – products, many of which, because they have the […] Read more…

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