5 Things I Didn’t Know About Chantecaille

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Last weekend, the Nordstrom Spring Trend Show was BANANAS. B-A-N-A-N-A-S. Picture a department store makeup area just packed with anxious customers to the point where you can’t even make it down an aisle. Everywhere you look, women are getting makeovers or buying makeup or watching demonstrations. Amidst the madness, I had the opportunity to meet […]

Janet Jackson was Everything.com

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I think I’m still caught up in the afterglow. For my birthday, my husband got me the best surprise ever! Amazing seats to see Janet Jackson LIVE at the historic Chicago Theater. Not only did I NOT know that we even HAD Janet Jackson tickets, but he told me the seats weren’t very good to […]

Sizzling Summertime Plus Size Swimsuits!

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Today it is cold and rainy and bleak in Chicago. Still, I fantasize about warmer weather and honey the latest swimsuit collection by Monif C makes me yearn for summer heat and sand between my toes. POW! Love the yellow “Monaco” ruched swimsuit. The color is HOT, the teeny cut-out is an adorable touch, and […]

Afrobella’s Sejour Nordstrom Gift Card Giveaway!

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Bellas!! I know I’ve been scarce lately but I’ve got so much going on. Today is no exception. It’s my birthday!! And every year I LOVE giving YOU a present on my special day. Let me tell you all about the wonder of Sejour by Nordstrom. Easy, breezy, effortlessly chic clothing intended to be layered […]

I’ll Tumblr For Ya

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If you want to keep in touch with family and friends, there’s Facebook. If you want to share your thoughts and experiences via video, there’s YouTube. If you’ve got ideas and opinions to share in 140 characters or less, there’s Twitter. And if you’re into instant visual inspiration via photos, videos and whatever comes to […]

Lady Gaga Viva Glam 2 – How Do You Rock It?

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I love MAC cosmetics and I especially love their Viva Glam initiative. By pairing up daring and outspoken celebrities with the brand’s initiative of raising awareness and funds for HIV/AIDS, MAC has created a campaign that never fails to inform, inspire and excite. Lady Gaga is THE perfect celebrity to be the face of Viva […]

The Most Spectacular Spa Deals

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Some would describe a visit to the spa as a luxury. I beg to differ. In my opinion, spa visits are an occasional necessity. Depending on the stress level of your life, you might need the occasion more often than other people do. One great thing to come out of the recession? A proliferation of […]