Beauty Secrets of a Screen Legend

For many people, screen legend Marilyn Monroe epitomizes feminine beauty. Although she was naturally beautiful and vivacious, her natural beauty was accentuated by some cosmetic practices that the icon swore by. But what are these practices and can the average woman adapt them to her own beauty regimen? Here are some makeup tips from the screen goddess herself. Never skip … Read More >

May-23-2017 by Kelly

Overcoming the Skin Problems Associated with Pregnancy

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The “pregnancy glow” is a term that is often used to describe the appearance of expectant mothers. And while scientists have determined that this very real change is caused by an increase in certain hormones during pregnancy, it is not the only change that occurs to the skin during this time. Other, less desirable changes occur as well. These changes … Read More >

May-09-2017 by Kelly

Exercises to Help Tighten Loose Skin

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One of the tried and true methods of testing skin elasticity is the pinch test. It works like this: pinch a small section of your skin, hold it for 5 seconds and then release that area and note how quickly it flattens out. Younger, more elastic skin flattens out quickly; older skin that has lost its elasticity flattens out slowly. … Read More >

February-15-2017 by Kelly

What is Galentine’s Day? And why do we eat waffles?

Today is Galentine’s day. “We need to remember what’s important in life: friends, waffles, work. Or waffles, friends, work. Doesn’t matter, but work is third.” Leslie Knope, Parks and Recreation, NBC show. Leslie Knope was played by Amy Poehler. What is Galentine’s Day? Galentine’s Day came from Amy Poehler’s character, Leslie Knope, on the NBC show Parks and Recreation where … Read More >

February-13-2017 by Kelly

Valentine’s Date Ideas

Valentine’s Day is coming up and we have put together some of our favorite date ideas for the holiday or any other time you are looking for date night suggestions. Paint Night.  Visit a paint night where you sip wine and paint.  All levels of artists are welcome at these outings as there is an instructor leading the class.  It … Read More >

February-08-2017 by Kelly

Healthier Options for Game Day Appetizers

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Traditional football and game day food recipes transformed into Healthier Game Day Recipes. Lately we have been thinking about ways to improve our daily habits for healthier  lifestyles.  With the SuperBowl and ProBowl coming up, we wanted to be able to partake in game day the traditional way by eating but not having the guilt after. We have reviewed our … Read More >

January-27-2017 by Kelly

The Exercise/Healthy Skin Connection

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These days you won’t get an argument out of anyone about the health benefits of exercise. While many of us may not engage in physical activity as much as we would like, there is no one who doesn’t know that doing so benefits a person in many ways. What is less clear to some is that there is a connection … Read More >

January-17-2017 by Kelly

Gift Ideas for Coworkers and Friends

Are you looking for that special gift for coworker or friend this holiday season?  We have you covered.  We have put together options that would be perfect for coworkers or friends. It may sound strange to put a friend and coworker in the same category but many of us spend more time at work with our coworkers than with family … Read More >

November-22-2016 by Kelly