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Tag Archives: Fitness/Fashion Friday

Fashion Friday: Jimmy Choo for H&M!

This is sure to be a blockbuster. Can we get in line now? Jimmy Choo is teaming up with H&M. Slated for November 14, 2009, the line will include shoes, bags and women’s clothing. Footwear will be in the $99 to $129 price bracket with perhaps a few more expensive items. Ballet flats will run… Continue Reading

Fitness Friday: Running The Chicago Marathon for Charity

I am running the 2009 Chicago Marathon in October to raise money for PAWS of Chicago. PAWS is a large no-kill animal shelter that also has a spay/neuter clinic and feral cat spay and release program. I have agreed to raise a minimum of $600 for PAWS and certainly would like to raise even more!… Continue Reading

Fitness/Fashion Friday: New Metallic FitFlops

I have yet to personally try Fit Flops, so I can’t vouch for how well they actually work, but I do like the idea of them. These Flip Flop sandals are designed to work your leg muscles while you walk in them, hence the “Fit” in FitFlop. Here is the company’s info on them: Biomechanically… Continue Reading

Fitness Friday Book Review: The Nonrunner’s Marathon guide for Women

Awhile back I got this crazy idea of running the Chicago Marathon.  I ran a marathon around 18 years ago and said I would never do it again, so I don’t know what got into me other than perhaps a desire to make my butt smaller (and achy in the process). I signed up for… Continue Reading

Three Reasons Why You Should Get a Bosu Balance Trainer

After several months of using a Bosu Balance Trainer at the gym and in Pilates and Body Sculpting classes, I am planning to get one for use at home. BOSU stands for “Both Sides Utilized,” because it can be used with the ball side either up or down.  It works primarily as a balance-core stability… Continue Reading

Fashion Friday: Finally! Project Runway 6 Will Debut August 15.

Waiting for Project runway Season 6 has been rather frustrating.  With the ability to release the already completed season because of legal battles, one had to wonder if it ever would get resolved. But the legal dispute has been resolved and Project Runway has announced that Season 6, shot this time on the west coast,… Continue Reading

Fashion Friday: Going to the Ballgame!

Today’s Fashion Friday post is in honor of the opening week of baseball! Going to a ballgame doesn’t mean you can’t have some fashion fun. Here are some ways to look great, yet relaxed at the same time: Wear casual updo. For ideas, check out this list at Total Beauty with seventeen of them that… Continue Reading

Fitness Friday: Why You Should Ignore Those Acia Berry Diet Ads

I recently saw one of those acai berry/total cleanse diet ads pop up on my site from an ad service. Needless to say, I immediately took steps to have it blocked. Why? Because the acai berry diets that have been widely advertised have been reported as fraudulent and misleading. Here is how they work: The… Continue Reading

Fashion Friday Forzieri Wants

Forzieri.com is a jewelry merchandiser that focuses on emerging Italian designers.  Along with plenty of more standard pieces, they carry some of the most adorable jeweled animal items. Below are a few of my wants. From the AZ Collection, this Light Green Frog Gold Plated Brooch is done up in brilliant gold and dazzling green… Continue Reading