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ImageWe’ve picked out the tree, decorated the home, bought the gifts now we’re ready for Christmas. If your family is anything like mine that means get togethers full of food, family and fun. So you know what that means……. we must have the perfect festive feeling ensemble. Since we all know THERE WILL BE PICTURES the good the bad and the ugly…..


Who spiked the EGG NOG ???????

why not go all out?  We’ve got the outfit but, for some reason when we think of holiday attire we like keep it below eye level. But what about our do’s?? …as in our hairdo’s??  We often neglect our coif’s,  keeping it simply by going with the TYPICAL pony tail or spiral updos but for the most part our hair goes unnoticed and if we there’s one thing we love to do around the holidays it’s over do it with the decor!!!!

So this year I say let’s go for it guys, caress your tressess with a little added holiday dresses!!!

Need ideas ? Check out these hair ideas!


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The fun (and frustrating to some) thing about being a creative type is that you never know which way your going to go regarding anything. If you’re anything like me, you purposely look for the  boundaries and then brazenly cross it. Why? BECAUSE YOU WANT TO and because the alternative feels like someone sitting on your neck, sucking the life right out of you!!!!

So now that I’ve created that visual let’s talk about the rules we’ve absent-mindedly created for ourselves as it relates to our own looks. Although we are pretty good at pushing the envelope, how many of us still have those looks, colors or pieces we refuse to wear simply because we don’t like the way they look on us? How many of us limit our wardrobes to things that are safe according to our own aesthetic.

For example never in a million years would I get caught in the color green. If I did wear it it was only on St. Patty’s day or at some god-awful office Christmas party (which usually meant some kind of bet was lost, but that’s another blog). Lately though, I’ve had to revisit my reasons for not wearing the color. Does it match my skin or hair color? Image Since when did I start to give a damn?  Sure you want to look good in whatever you wear, but doesn’t it start from the inside anyway?

Just a freakin’ thought!!!

You’ve purchased the membership, acquired the home equipment Image,                                                                                                                    grabbed the latest in workout fashions, Image                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     stocked the pantries  workoutfood and now you have everything you need to actually implement your healthcare regimen right?


It looks like our buddies at The Forbidden Fruit… aka APPLE have thrown their hats into the fitness ring and from what I’ve heard, it’s on its way towards becoming yet another desired Apple product. Collaborating with the innovative pioneers at Misfit Wearables , Apple has unveiled a device that will make it that much easier for you to track your cardiac-intensive activities. Supposedly, the piece is completely waterproof ( you can swim down to 300 feet or sweat to your heart’s content), is shock resistant and includes a sensor that shows your current level of activity (who doesn’t need the added encouragement?). You can sync the item to your iPhone and Android-devices for tracking cycling, swimming and running distances as well. Creatively named Misfit Shine Personal Physical Activity Monitor,  the device is a round medallion that can be attached to clothing or wear on the body. Marketed as a sleek, quarter-sized device that can be worn with a wrist strap, as a necklace, or with a small clip on clothing I’d say it’s time to convince the hubby it’s a must have. HC721

What say you?

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