Bienvenido a Miami!

21 May

Greetings from sunny Miami! (side note: it’s actually sunny most of the time BUT we apparently arrived during rainy season, and it has been raining every day) If you didn’t know already, I have left my position as Morning Co-Host (Morning Diva) at 95.9 The Ranch and I have moved to Miami to pursue a new career! Well, my boyfriend has started a new career – I am still looking. :-)

Who knew Miami would be so different from Texas!?

The move has been an adventure so far, and I am sure it will continue to be…before we even left our old place we had issues but now we are hanging out in an extended stay hotel (with Romeo) while we look for a place to live! Looking for an apartment/condo in Miami is a far cry from how we did it in Texas. Most places are individually owned condos for rent – at a premium! So far we have seen what is considered the low-end and not so low-end…I would say high-end but we didn’t venture into any of the $10,000/month condos – even though that would have been a sight to see! We just put an offer on a place, so keep your fingers crossed we aren’t homeless too much longer.

I am not sure where or what my next job will be, but I promise to keep you posted!

The Joey Bra!

30 Apr

If you’ve ever put together the perfect “going-out” ensemble and realized you didn’t want to lug a purse around BUT wondered where the heck you could stash your ID and phone…FEAR NO MORE: someone has created a stash bra – a bra with a pocket called The Joey Bra!

According to their website, “the first sexy, yet functional pocketed bra that will allow you to leave your purse behind and hit the dance floor without ever having to worry about the safety of your valuables. Our unique design will hold most cellphones, ID, key, and other small items regardless of bust size – no amount of items will change the way your bra fits you.

Now this sounds like a pretty good idea (better than shoving cash in your cleavage) but I can’t imagine an iPhone in your armpit is too comfy. And, it could also be hard to access if you’re not wearing a tank top or something with a low neck…and you probably won’t look too classy reaching for your money at the cash bar at your cousin’s wedding!

Flabby Fashion?

24 Apr

According to expert contributors at Daily Mail, some of our favorite fashion statements are making us carry around some extra pounds! You won’t believe what should be fab is making you flab:

YOUR HANDBAG: After noticing some of his patients carry more fat on one side of their body, cosmetic doctor Michael Prager realized that it was often the side on which the patients held their oversized handbags. “Before I perform laser fat removal I measure where patients carry fat, so we can measure inch loss post-treatment,’ he says. ‘Many of my female patients carry more fat down one side of their body and their fat stores were uneven. The only thing these women had in common was their ridiculously big handbags.”

FAKE TAN: For years we’ve thought a fake tan will leave us looking slimmer and more toned. But could it actually make us fatter in the long run? Scientists in Sweden have discovered that chemicals known as phthalates in self-tanning lotions make us more prone to weight gain and twice as likely to develop diabetes.

MULTI-TASKING: For most women, continuously switching between chores is part and parcel of daily life. But new research has found that serially switching tasks exhausts the part of our brain that regulates self-control. “When you help your kids with their homework, then respond to a work email on your BlackBerry, then go right back to algebra, you’re doing tasks that require very different mindsets. which is what we found saps self-control resources,” says Professor Ryan Hamilton, who worked on the study.

LEGGINGS: Sammy Margo, a physiotherapist, has warned that too-tight leggings can cause your muscles to become lazy, which results in a flabby stomach, bottom and legs. ‘Leggings feel good and look great, and I am as addicted to them as anyone, but there is a downside,’ she says. ‘They hold in and support the thigh muscles, buttocks and core muscles in your tummy, and do the job the muscles are supposed to do. As a result, the muscles are allowed to relax and switch off. So when we reveal our bodies for the first time as summer approaches, they are not as svelte or firm as they otherwise would be.’

HIGH HEELS: Personal trainer Dax Moy thinks that wearing vertiginous heels too often can cause your stomach muscles to spill forward. ‘Wearing very high heels causes the forward tilting of the pelvis, which allows the abdominal contents to spill forward, producing a pot belly which many women have wrongly come to think of as a fat stomach,’ says Dax.

Get a Copy of Angie’s Ring!

20 Apr

For the low price of only $530,000, you too can get an engagement ring like Angelina Jolie!

Jacob & Co has created a copy of the ring Brad Pitt and LA jeweler Robert Procop designed together. The ring features a LARGE emerald cut/tabletop cut diamond with smaller emerald cut stones around the band. The rumor is the main stone is 7-carats and estimated at $500,000.

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE!

That’s One Spoiled Baby!

19 Apr

At just under $3,200 you can spoil your baby with their own Baby Jaccuzzi! It’s a little more expensive than just using your kitchen sink for baths—which probably came free with your home—but does your sink provide soft relaxing jets of bubbles? And does it have a set of colored LEDs on the bottom for soothing chromatherapy sessions? Probably not, which means you need to get the baby whirlpool by MagicBath!

The tub itself DOES look expensive and high quality…but what is up with the rubbermaid stand!?

You can read more about this ridiculous thing HERE!

Katniss Dress by Calvin Klein

16 Apr

Seems like everyone has Hunger Games fever, including top designers! Calvin Klein and Jennifer Lawrence have made red carpet magic together in the past (Oscars 2011):

And again at a Hunger Games red carpet:

And now Calvin Klein is giving a nod to his muse by creating a “Katniss” dress:

The dress cost $5,000 (kinda pricey) and according to Net-a-Porter it’s - “A key piece from the runway, this apricot silk-crepe dress is a fashion-forward take on the sweet palette. Give this cutout design a streamlined finish with a few gold accents and ankle-strap sandals.” But let’s face it, if we had Jennifer Lawrence’s body, we’d spend that amount of money on dresses too!

Butt-less Dresses!

13 Apr

Oh the things you can find on Etsy…like BUTT-LESS DRESSES! Lina Petrauskiene, a designer from Paiania, Greece, creates dresses that look normal from the front “BUTT” have quite the surprise from behind!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I love the description of the dress: ‘This super sexy dress is made of synthetic fabric. It reveals the most attractive part of the women’s body.”

OMG! Maybe her racy designs can help her “crack into” the fashion business!

CLICK HERE to see more designs on Etsy

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