June 12, 2017

Wine & Weight

Now that the weather is great, we tend to congregate by a body of water with a chilled bottle of wine but how do we enjoy those glasses of wine and stay on track with our diet?   Here are a few things you can do so that you can enjoy those nice evenings with your friends while sipping some wine.

  1. Know calories – Find out the calories in the wine(s) you drink. I know it’s not sexy but Moo Moo’s aren’t sexy either.  Check the internet for the calories of your favorite wines, I would go with your top 5, make note of it and when you go out ask for that wine so there are no surprises.
  2. Drink in moderation – Two (2) or more glasses of wine in one night is considered a heavy drinker for a woman.  For men, it’s three (3) or more glasses.  Women who drink about four drinks or more at one event (at least once a month) have larger waists than do moderate drinkers.  So, try not to hit your max drinking limit in one night.  Have that glass of wine, sip on it, fellowship and enjoy your friends.
  3. Choose Red –  Drink dark, dry red wine if you can.  Studies have shown that there is a compound in red wine that can block the growth of fat cells.  Red wine can increase your good cholesterol levels, improve digestion and metabolism. Go big red!

Proceed to the nearest body of water and grab that bottle of red wine, pour yourself a drink, sit back with your friends, watch the sunset and enjoy those beautiful evenings.

Get more info about Elizabeth Colen, Confidence Coach on www.MsFitOne.com.  Fit Mind, Fit Body and Fit Spirit. 

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January 26, 2016

From rebateszone.com, Top Valentine’s Day Gifts

http://www.rebateszone.com/top-valentines-day-gifts-ideas-2016

 

Picks Include:

Love Black Tee Shirt

Purador.com Pure & Organic Enriching Shampoo

Key To My Heart Necklace

Green Wine Bottle Candle

& more!

 

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June 25, 2015

Relax with seaweed

From “20,000 leagues under the sea” comes the ultimate skincare ingredient.. seaweed. That dreaded things that tends to float around at the beach that gets in the way, is one of the best regimens you can do to your skin. It improves elasticity, texture and can help diminish acne. I also have found that if you have dry skin it adds moisture if your overly oily it takes away just some of the excess.

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Many of us now this already but I just wanted to share my recent “seaweed” experience using hot water and a seaweed sheet. These seaweed sheets can be found in your seafood section of your local supermarket. Tear off a section about the size of 2 fingers. Set it in the hot water just long enough to make it soft. Once it has soaked start taking the seaweed and spread it on your face. Some of the seaweed will stay behind, so you may look a little funny. Leave on for 5 minutes and rinse.

After it is rinsed off you can really feel the tightness coming in your skin and feeling refreshed. You may even feel that your skin has been exfoliated and less “gritty”. You can really feel the seaweed working even after it has been rinsed off. I enjoy doing an at home seaweed mask at least twice a week. So next time you need some “me time” pour yourself a glass of wine, and dive “20,000 leagues under the sea” with your at home, inexpensive seaweed facial. Have fun!

One little tip. Before putting the mask on allow some hot water to open your pores so that the seaweed can really dig down deep. Then rinse with cool water to close the pores holding everything in.

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December 31, 2014

New Year’s Eve DIY Glam

My DIY under $10= Glitter and Glam Champagne, Wine or Beverage Bottles

This is one of my favorite simple DIY ideas (under $10) to Glam out any party especially your New Year’s Eve celebration! It’s inexpensive, easy to do and it’s a fun way to present a bottle of wine or champagne as your next hostess gift.

It’s as easy as spray adhesive and glitter!

Glitter and Glam

Glitter and Glam photo credit: madiganmade.com

Step 1: Apply spray adhesive suitable for glass to your bottle

Step 2: Sprinkle Glitter on the bottles in your desired color, colors or pattern

Step 3: Prepare to Wow your friends, family and guests!

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