I am a huge Poldark fan! I loved the series on PBS and it took me a year but I just finished the entire 12 volume series set in 18th century Cornwall. I was even more excited to discover that Robin Ellis, Poldark himself, had written a Mediterranean themed cookbook for diabetics. I had a chance to meet him in NYC and he graciously signed two copies of his beautifully photographed book for me to share with my followers. The recipes use fresh, natural ingredients that burst with health. And during this holiday season when everything is high in fat or packed with sugar ( or both) this cookbook is the perfect source for a healthy happy holidy season. In other words you don’t have to be diabetic … Continue Reading…
This week, Inka of Glamour Granny Travels is hosting Fashion FLash. I love her European view on the life and times of a woman over 50. Vibrant and beautiful Inka is always ready for adventure. Rather than a lazy week at a beach she recently jumped a a chance for a dynamic vacation in a remote and exciting region. Inka also posts fascinating historical facts and unique crafts all over the world. Her packing tips are so good I download and print them when I am planning atrip of my own. Check out all her posts on new ways and places to travel.
Fashion Flash Evine Holiday Guide
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This week one of our newest bloggers Allison of Never Say Die Beauty, is hosting Fashion Flash for the first time. Like me she is a New Yorker, but now lives in the Boston area. Allison is smart with a great sense of humor and Never Say Die Beauty is a must read for me. Last week she posted the second of our Evine holiday gift guide series. She has been flooded with entries for her giveaway of cozy red suede gloves, but there is still time for you to take a chance of winning these iconic holiday gloves.
Fashion Flash Holiday Guide, Part 3
This week Marcia of Beauty Info Zone will be hosting the third part … Continue Reading…
This week Marcia of Beauty Info Zone is hosting Fashion Flash. A former teacher, Marcia approaches beauty and skin care with a critical eye. She explores every product with a passion for value and style. In the coming weeks Marcia will be using these special skills to pick three fabulous items from Evine for the holiday season. All of her choices are perfect gifts for the different people in our lives– as well as “you definately deserve it” gifts for ourselves”. And be certain to enter her Evine giveaway!
Fashion Flash Holiday Guide with Evine, Part Two
Later this week Allison of Never Say Die Beauty will be featuring her three favorite picks for her Holiday Guide with … Continue Reading…
I am so delighted that Cindy of Prime Beauty is hosting Fashion Flash. She is also leading off this week posting the first installment of our Holiday Gift Guide with EvineLive!, the home shopping network. I have been told that this is the first time a blogger group has partnered with a home shopping network and I am so incredibly proud that it is Fashion Flash.
We have been working for weeks selecting incredible must haves to feature on our sites.This week Cindy’s picks include a truely elegant fitness monitor and a eyeliner kit to makes any beauy junkies heart beat faster. And if you are not a beauty junkie, this kit from Cailyn might just turn you into one. Yes, its that good. In the next four weeks … Continue Reading…
Nothing says holidays more than the warm, sweet smell of cinnamon. Sadly its often used with sugary high fats foods like rice pudding, sweet rolls and egg nog. That too bad because this popular spice offers a buffet of health benefits:
Cinnamon and Diabetes
Studies published in the peer reviewed Journal of the American College of Nutrition reported that cinnamon added to a routine diet can lower elevated blood sugar levels.
Cinnamon and Cancer
Laboratory reseaarch has demonstrated that cinnamon extract can slow the growth ( or even kill) cancer cells.
Cinnamon and Pain
Athletes who took cinnamon supplements after a tough workout reported less pain after exercising.
Cinnamon and Cholesterol
Doctors have found that people who took cinnamon supplements lowered their triglycerides levels up to 30%. Even better, the cholesterol levels also dropped from 10-30%.
Adding Cinnamon to Your Diet
In addition to being essential in apple pie, … Continue Reading…
This week Melanie of Society Wellness is hosting Fashion Flash. Her father danced with Bob Fosse and she has followed in his footsteps, literally. Dancers know that the health and strength of their body is the foundation of their career. Consequently. dancers like Melanie are committed to a positive lifestyle. Each week I look forward to reading Melanie’s nutrition and health posts. From experience I have learned to trust her advice and loved her recipes. I know you will find her insights as valuable as I do.
Introducing the Fashion Flash Holiday Gift Guide with Evine Live!
I am so excited to announce our 2016 Fashion Flash Holiday Guide in partnership with Evine Home Shopping Network. I … Continue Reading…
This week the always fascinating and funny Erika of Notes From My Dressing Table is hosting Fashion Flash. She shakes me out of my comfort zone with blue hair and deep red lips. I love the way she stretches the way I choose and use make-up– and I know you will too.
Fashion Flash Book Review: Awakening Beauty– the Dr Hauschka Way
I had seen shelves of Dr Hauschka products for years but it just looked too complicated to me. When I saw a copy of Awakening Beauty at Strands I decided to try to explore this long time popular philosopy. I am so glad I did. This beautifully … Continue Reading…