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December 6th, 2014 | By | No Comments

Saturday Salute | Glühwein (Mulled Wine)

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When in search of a spirit to get into the Holiday spirit, nothing beats at mug of Glühwein. Spicy, slightly sweet, and served warm, this travel mug-ready beverage is a go-to pick for Christmas tree lightings and holiday parades (it does make sitting in the cold, watching swarms twinkle light-wrapped scooters getting herded through a street a bit easier to sit through). Throwing an ugly sweater party? Best to have a crock pot of this stuff ready. If the mix of wine and brandy doesn’t lift your spirits, the smell of winter spice throughout the house will do the trick.
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November 29th, 2014 | By | No Comments

Saturday Salute | Top 7 Gifts for Fitness Fanatics

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Have a fit chick on your holiday gift-giving list? We’ve got that one in the (gym) bag. So without further ado, read on for the top seven gifts any health nut would do jumping jacks for joy over… (more…)

November 22nd, 2014 | By | No Comments

Saturday Salute: Healthy Date Shakes

Healthy Date Shake Recipe
Our favorite Palm Spring attraction? Nope, not music festivals. Date shakes. Then music festivals. In that order preferably. Followed by another late night date shake fix. But it has come to our attention that music festivals are half a year away and dates shakes aren’t #1 on the doctor recommended list. So in the meantime, we’re getting a healthy fix of faux, but equally indulgent tasting, date shakes. Read on for the recipe… (more…)

November 21st, 2014 | By | No Comments

DIY: Flash Tattoo Nail Art

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Reason #522 why we love Flash Tattoos: easy nail art.
In addition to being swim-able, semi-permanent jewelry and great gifts (see our DIY Flash Tattoo Glasses tutorial), these metallic marvels moonlight as flashy nail decals. As if we really needed another reason to stock up. Read on for the how-to… (more…)