Looking for a fun way to win a trip to Las Vegas for 4 (for 4 nights too) and a $2,000 shopping spree? Georges Duboeuf, the reknowned winemaker, has created a contest called Is Fashion Your Bag at http://duboeufdesign.com.
Download your template from the Is Fashion Your Bag contest page and design the winning tote - deadline for entries January 7, 2010. Prize value $5700 (see rules for other details).
I remember the day like it was yesterday. I was 7. And toothless. And wanted a dolly carriage more than life. I had a pretty extensive doll collection, complete with dresses and shoes and hair clips and jewelry. I'd lock myself and my cat Smudge Pot in my room and play fashion parlor for hours.
For a couple of generations at least, we’ve succeeded in blurring age lines - literally. Aging doesn’t happen gradually anymore. Now we age in clumps of time and style. First we’re very young - say teenagers. Then we continue to dress like teens for at least another decade - sometimes two.
As summer vacation comes to an end, the children are back to school, and all has settled, I always like to clean out my kitchen cupboards, fridge, empty drawers of a lot of clutter--call it a renewal or a refreshing of my household. September has always represented the beginning of a new year. With this said, I also suggest to many of my customers to give the same attention to their jewelery. Do you have broken jewelery that you have been putting off to being repaired?
Those of you who know me know that I'm far from shy. I'm pretty outspoken, quick to rock the boat when something irks me and fast to shout from the rooftops when I feel something bears praise and publicity. So it came as such a surprise to me to find out that I'm really quite the wuss.Last week as I was perusing the produce at the grocery store I looked up from the lettuce to find Robert Duvall standing not three feet away from me. I quickly looked back down and up again - thinking for sure my eyes had deceived me and he would morph into someone more common looking.Nope.
We bald beauties simply have no control
over the loss of our precious hair follicles, especially the ones that
are overtly noticeable, such as our eyebrows. It is something we have
come to deal with and accept as an inevitable part of medical hair
loss. We have creatively learned to apply makeup to give the illusion
of eyebrows or actually have a tattoo to replace our brows. We strive
to look as normal as possible - but then again - WHO decides what is