Archives for February 2012

February 12, 2012

It’s Grammy Time!

Want to see what it is like a Grammy VIP lounge??? Join It’s a Glam Thing‘s favorite celebrity chef and event planner Linnea Johansson as see puts all of her expertise into this fabulous Grammy celebrity Lounge.

Enjoy these e-pics from the event including the chocolate wonderland created by Chocolater Emanuel Andren, who has created some of the world’s most exclusive truffles!

I look forward to bringing you more pics from the event, as well as Linnea’s tips on Valentine’s Day treats!

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February 9, 2012

Indulge in Your Love of Diamonds with DuePunti


Indulge in Your Love of Diamonds with DuePuntiJewelry…..I can’t think of any women who doesn’t in some way, shape or form have a thing for these shiny objects. Diamonds? Even better. I have collected some wonderful sparklers over the years. And I hate to admit; lately my enjoying them has been delegated to my opening a drawer to view them. Don’t get me wrong—I love them, I think they are beautiful, but unless I am headed to a formal event, I am not wearing them much. They are a little too dressy, too conventional and they don’t really go with casual wear, work-out wear and basically most of my everyday activities. Worrying about losing them while engaging in some frivolous activity? Even if they are ensured, they are irreplaceable, so back in the jewelry drawer they go!

I like wearing jewelry. I pretty much feel lost without wearing any. I like rings, but am I really going to wear a diamond while roller-blading??? I would if I could find one that was inexpensive, fun to wear and could match whatever fashion or mood I happened to be in that day. Well, if I was looking for an unconventional diamond to wear for casual and playtime, I found them in DuePunti!

DuePunti has taken diamond rings to a new level. They have taken diamonds rings exercised them as strictly engagement rings and luxury items, and made them into everyday wear. Flexible, silicone rings with a 0.02 carat diamond embedded, in 19 colors to choose from. Wear singly, or mix and match to your outfit, your day, your mood……the combinations are pretty much endless. Imagine- diamond rings at an everyday low price. Perfect gift for those young girls as their first diamond! A great Valentine’s Day gift for a woman of any age! You can see more at www.boutiquetoyou.com

And they are fun! It’s great to have a diamond with a modern, fun vibe at affordable prices! Add some bling to any outfit! Now to find a color that complements my wet suit!

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February 6, 2012

Wallaroo Hat Company’s 2012 Collection

ATTENTION HAT LOVERS, and I mean men, women and children,  check out the Wallaroo Hat Company’s 2012 Collection.  Not only are these hats trendy and affordable,  many of their styles can be worn throughout the year.

The “Aubrey”  style, appearing in the W collection, which my daughter loves, features a side buckle and two color choices.  Many of the hats feature  a  hidden drawstring tie inside the hat which allows for just the right fit so my daughter and I can both enjoy wearing it.

ATTENTION SUN LOVERS:  You can’t beat the UPF 50+ Ultra violet protection factor feature.   To determine which hats are UPF 50+, the hats are marked with a sun icon throughout their site.   According to their website, “These fabrics are tested by the Australian Radiation Protection Agency and block 97.5% of the sun’s ultroviolet rays. Ultraviolet radiation, or UV, is present in sunlight. The Ultraviolet Protection Factor (UPF) shows how well a fabric protects your skin from solar UV. But remember, a Wallaroo hat only protects the skin it covers. Safeguard the rest of your body by wearing sunglasses and sunscreen.”

Wallaroo hats also come in a fabulous assortment of fabrics including canvas, microfiber, tweed, angora and wool to name a few.  A must see for both children, teens and adults.  Check out the cute and trendy styles now. Visit their website at www.wallaroohats.com  Wallaroo hats are a must see !!!!!

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February 4, 2012

Shea Vaughn’s Book ~ BREAKTHROUGH: The 5 Living Principles To Defeat Stress, Look Great & Find Total Well-Being….is a “Must Read”!

We are all individuals with different situations and needs. Often the path to find the personal balance and direction in our life can cause us frustration and it becomes an ongoing quest that can be quite challenging.

In BREAKTHROUGH, Shea Vaughn not only shares her journey, but step by step presents her amazing plan geared toward gals 45 and older who generally at this time in their lives are searching to find their, as Shea calls it, “Mind-Body” connection.

For me, the book came as one of those synchronistic answers to what I myself had been dealing with, and I must say that it is not only extremely well written, easy to read and relate to, but has pointed me in the right direction! I personally look forward to practicing SheaNetics®. (Quote from press literature) ” SheaNetics® is a revolutionary blend of ancient and contemporary values and movements that deliver a powerful mind-body experience.”

The book has a 5-Day Breakthrough Boost that includes (Quote from press literature) “Recipes for well being to creating your safe space to “meditation in motion and thought”, and also offers a jumpstart for women looking to redefine their way of life in a sustainable way.”
There are also pictures of Shea showing Body Boost sequences for you to do, as well.

As a certified personal trainer Shea Vaughn’s clients include professional athletes and notable executives.

Trained in ballet, Tai-Chi, Martial Arts, ZUMBA, yoga, pilates and more, Shea is also skilled in Eastern practices, as well as meditation for growth and stress reduction.

Her Celebrity son, actor Vince Vaughn says, “I’m grateful my mom took the time to share her passion in this book. Her work ethic and optimism have always inspired me.”

You may visit:
www.sheanetics.com where you can learn more about Shea and purchase her book BREAKTHROUGH: The 5 Living Principles to Defeat Stress, Look Great, & Find Total Well-Being, along with additional SheaNetic® products.

This book is also available at:
barnesandnoble.com:
www.barnesandnoble.com

amazon.com
www.amazon.com

Here is the best news! One lucky person will win a copy of Shea’s book BREAKTHROUGH! TO WIN! Email lisa@itsaglamthing(dot)com . Put SHEA VAUGHN in the subject line and you could be the lucky winner. Our winner will be contacted via e-mail by April 1, 2012.

I am very happy to give BREAKTHROUGH a 5-Star Review!

What an inspirational and delightful book, Shea ~ Continued Success!

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February 3, 2012

Hello It’s a Glam Thing fans

It’s a Glam Thing welcomes Donna Raheb to our blogging team. Donna’s Blog is coming soon so check back shortly.

 

 

 

 

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February 1, 2012

Mango Tree Fitted Bangles

I remember a conversation I had with Peter Lamas, one of my favorite celebrity stylists. A fashionable women he told me, isn’t necessarily the one with the most clothes in her closet. Rather, it is the one who can make the most outfits out of what she owns. It brought back memories to my former career, where I certainly had closets full of clothes. At least one suit in every color. While I had a lot of clothes, I wasn’t what I’d consider fashionable. I’ve learned Peter’s lesson that less is more, by staying with colors that compliment me, and by really learning to accessorize.

Accessories can really make the outfit. In times where most of us are shopping in our own closets, accessories can extend the looks in your wardrobe, bringing styles from play, to the office, and to formal events. What’s better than extending your wardrobe? How about doing it in an eco-friendly and economical way? Take a look at Mango Tree Fitted Bangles. With 3 styles, 50 colors, 4 sizes and economically priced, Mango Tree Bangles are extremely popular among women of all ages. Wear singularly, mix and match, the broad range of colors (no two are alike!) assures a perfect complement to any outfit. Mango Tree Fitted Bangles give you a natural way to look fabulous.

Mango Tree Fitted Bangles are created by jewelry designers David Aviv and Helen Ducat, who met while traveling in India. Their love of travel is apparent, and from their jewelry it is clear to see that they get their inspiration from their travels. From diving and observing a coral reef and the abundance of the breathtaking colors and textures of the ocean wild life, to trekking in tropical rainforests with amazing trees, flowers and plant life, and from simply sitting at the different beaches and staring at the waves crashing into the sand, the colors of their jewelry reflect all the beauty around them. Their vision is to design and manufacture beautiful high quality products using natural materials from around the world, and to sell them at great prices so that everyone can enjoy.

Inspired by the beauty of the world and vowing to make the world a better place, Mango Tree recycles and uses natural materials to make their products eco-friendly. The Grade A organic mango trees used for their bangles are only timbered once the tree can no longer yield fruit. Mango Tree also donates a portion of the proceeds to various charities, choosing a different organization to donate to monthly. For the month of January 2012, donations will be made to LUPUS Foundation of America. When you buy a Mango Tree product you take part in making this world a better place.

To see the beautiful designs and colors of Mango Tree, go to mangotreebangles.com .

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