Saturday, October 21, 2017

The Perfect Spray Tan with Mobile Tanning Biz - A Perfect Shade

Fall is upon us and what better way to keep your summer glow is to get a spray tan? I loved this experience. Ali Martin of The Perfect Shade came to my house, set up a little tent in my bedroom so the dog and cat couldn’t wander through, and she sprayed me down, I kept bikini underwear on and a sports bra.

I stepped into the tent and Ali started carefully spraying me. She paid careful attention to me knees, elbows, shoulder blades, etc. I had exfoliated the day before, and did not put on any lotion or deodorant prior to her coming over. You need a scrubbed-up bod for spray tanning.

She had my front and carefully sprayed my neck, face, feet, hands and finger- everywhere was tan, and while the spray was a bit cold, the sensation quickly went away. 

Having the spray tan in the tent, in my room instead of out in a spa somewhere was awesome for me, because I didn’t have to get dressed and leave right after while I was still ‘drying.’

Super tan and ready for my night out (it was a Bon Jovi concert)
I got two different tans too- the first one was a standard tan, and the second one was amped up so that rain or water wouldn’t really disturb it for a few days. 

As I was headed out to see a concert, and it was pouring, so I was glad I elected for the stepped-up tan. Def the way to go for keeping your summer glow!

***- Ali just had a baby, so check back for her availability.


Friday, October 20, 2017

Crocktoberfest is Here

Are you ready for Crocktoberfest (I made that part up!) with your favorite team member - your slow cooker! We've got the new book by slow cooker guru Phyllis Good, the most trusted name for slow-cooker recipes.


In her new slow-cooker bible Stock the Crock (Oxmoor House, September 2017, $21.99), she compiles 100 delicious, tried-and-true recipes, 
PLUS 200 easy-to-follow variations for any dietary preference (gluten-free, Paleo, vegan, etc.), including Chicken Tikka Masala, Easy Lasagna with Beef, Maple-Brushed Salmon, Easy French Dip, Pecan Squares, and much more.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

5 Fabulous Reasons to Host a Tea Party

Are you familiar with Harney & Sons tea? They are a splendid line of luxury teas manufactured in the US. 

For 3 generations these excellent tea makers have been producing fine bagged and loose leaf tea in Northeast America.

Did you know- Tea is the world's most widely consumed beverage after water?


1. Amp up a quiet office meeting. Try something unique like White Peach Matcha and Shortbread Cookies.
2. Make it a tasting party and enlighten your favorite people about the distinctive characteristics of the teas in our Oolong Sampler, Black Tea Sampler or Green Tea Sampler.
3. Show off all the pretty things in your china cabinet (or use it as an excellent excuse to add to your pretty things collection).
4. Turn it into a soirée instead with a tea cocktail like our Rosé Rooibos Sangria.
5. Share the tea lifestyle. A tea party is a chance to pause and unwind while enjoying good company and a fine cup of tea.


The family business sells its tea online as well as in luxury shops, coffee shops and retailers around the world! Some of their best selling teas include: Chamomile, Early Grey, Hot Cinnamon Spice, Organic Peppermint and Pomegranate Oolong. 
Check out the full line of Harney & Sons products.


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