Health

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 8, 2009

Help in the fight against breast cancer by picking up anything on this list.  Donations will be made to various charities when any of these products is purchased.

 

OPI Pink of Hearts 

OPI Pink of Hearts Polish, $8.50

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Shisheido Luminizing Satin Eye Color in Peony, $25

Revlon Super Lustrous™ Lipgloss - Pink Pursuit

Revlon Super Lustrous Gloss in Pink Pursuit, $6.99

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Bobbi Brown Pink Ribbon Collection, $40

 

Under Armor Power in Pink Collection; Shop the collection at http://powerinpink.underarmour.com/

New Balance Lace Up for the Cure; Shop the collection here.

 

Sony VAIO W Series Mini Notebook in Berry Pink, $489.99

Sony Reader Pocket Edition Bundle, $199.99

Jade Pink

 Jade Yoga Pink Mat, $59.95     Click here for details.

Klean Kanteen Pink Revival, $16.95-$27.95

Guess Sparkling Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Watch, $105

 

August 27, 2009

Tennis, Anyone?

If Wimbledon is the prissy, white-wearing, “Heaven forbid I get grass-stains” epitome of tennis tradition, then the US Open is its bastard cousin.  Fans are rowdy, each match is a competition and a fashion show, and nothing about it could be described as traditional.  If you are lucky enough to be in New York between now and the second Sunday of September, head out to Flushing to catch a little of the action.  If you need more convincing, here are some reasons to check out the tournament before the main draw begins on Monday, August 31:

1. Cheer on American hotties Jesse Witten and Tim Smyczek as they try to grunt, sweat, and work their way into the main draw.  Tickets to the qualifying rounds are only around $10.

 

2. Avoid the crowds and mingle with the players.  Big names like Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova practice within feet of bystanders, sign autographs, and sometimes chat with fans as they meander about the tournament grounds.  And swimsuit model Brooklyn Decker will almost certainly make an appearance to support her man, Andy Roddick.  Let’s hope that marriage doesn’t last and they’re both back on the market soon.

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R. Fed

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Maria Sharapova

3. Arthur Ashe’s Kids’ Day is anything but childish.  Performers like Jordan Sparks and Will Ferrell will make appearance at the pre-tournament gathering this year, and fans can also watch top seeds Andy Murray, James Blake, and Kim Cljisters engage in a little friendly competition.  Saturday, August 29.    9:30 am- 4:00pm.    $10-$35.

James Blake

James Blake is manly…

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..yet artsy.

Thanks, Katie!

*I put this on the health page because watching hot, sweaty tennis players all day will definitely increase my heart rate.  And that makes it exercise.

August 22, 2009

Totes Magotes

Beyond Yoga has teamed up with New York City graffiti artist Andre Charles to create the “i am beyond” bag.  For $65, buyers are able to semi-customize their canvas bag with the words “Grateful,” “Blessed,” “Loved,” or “Lucky.”  Unfortunately you can’t get a bag customized, but you can get a blank one and customize it yourself.

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30% of the proceeds go towards Art of Elysium.

Plus, it holds a ton.  I think Reese Witherspoon could actually fit inside of hers if she wanted.

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