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    Sunday, June 25, 2006
    It fits! Support with Sex Appeal For Curvy Girls ...

    Looks like Vicki isn't the only gal who's got a sectret. Big Girls Bras ( carries a mulititude of flirty foundation styles that run up to a 50K. Time to burn those granny numbers ladies. ;)

    Aubade Bahia Demi Cup in White

    32 - 38 A, B, C, D, E ($69.00 at

    Huit Actuels Pure Microfiber Double Molded Seamless Underwire in Black: 32 - 36 B; 32 - 38 C, D, E ($66 at

    Panache SuperBra Marguerite Underwire Balconnette in Red
    32-38 D-G ($51.43 at

    Chantelle Hedona French Seamless Underwire 32-42 B, C, D, E; 32-40 F, 32-38 G ($58 at

    Va Bien Ultra-Lift Seamless Foam Cup Strapless Convertible
    32 - 38 C, D, E, F, G ($55 at

    Friday, June 23, 2006
    Ms. Hatcher Turns Up The Heat...

    Sure, she's dating Ryan Seacrest (who in the hell cooked that up anyway?) and she might be two pounds shy of a stick figure, but apparently this Desperate Housewife isn't as desperate for a homecooked meal as one might think. Yes, Teri's a bit of a chef in her own right. And a pretty good one from what I hear. Gee, I knew there was a reason why I liked her. :)

    Teri's Cheater Gourmet Brownies


    One package Duncan Hines Brownie mix or other brand
    1/2 cup melted butter
    2 eggs
    1/4 cup water, ice cold
    3 tablespoons milk
    1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
    3/4 cup of soft gourmet chocolate
    1/2 cup chopped pecans (optional)


    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

    Blend all ingredients together easily on medium speed, for two minutes. Fold in 3/4 cup of soft gourmet chocolate (I use cabernet flavored dark truffles). For extra decadence, break apart any milk chocolate bar into small pieces and add that too. For nutty folks, add 1/2 cup chopped pecans.

    Using a 13 x 9 pan, bake in the oven at 350 degrees F for 22 to 28 minutes.

    Recipe reprinted by permission of Teri Hatcher. All rights reserved.

    --Still hungry? See this and more Desperate Housewives Celebrity Recipes at

    Thursday, June 22, 2006
    Double Duty: This Ain't Your Momma's Sunscreen...

    Scent-Free + Repellant...

    Avon SKIN SO SOFT BUG GUARD PLUS (my personal fav), is a bargain at $4.99 at It offers just enough protection for dark skin while keeping the biters at bay.

    Waterproof + Greaseless...

    Coppertone Sport Waterproof Sunblock Spray SPF 30 (2 Pack) 7 oz ea ($16.95 at

    Finally, a sunscreen with staying power! High SPF for long jaunts outdoors. Won't melt off at first dip, and it'll keep your pretty little outfits stain free.

    SPF + Color....

    Neutrogena Moisture Rich Sunless Tanning Lotion SPF 20 DEEP (2 pack) 4 0z ea. ($15.98 at

    A deep, yet natural-looking self-tanner with heavy duty sun protection. So now you can look like you baked for hours without having to actually do it. A rare and inexpensive find.

    Time Warp: Marilyn Monroe

    'Pina Colada' Dress by Size Appeal
    ($52 at

    Guess 'Gerri' Sandals in White ($99.95 at

    Wednesday, June 21, 2006
    Bag Lady...

    If I told you that you could score an authentic, in-season Channel Handbag for less than 10 bucks, you'd probably think I was a freak right?

    Well, guess what? You can.

    Now before you tell me to check myself into the nearest mental facility, check out the folks at

    For just a small nominal fee of $9.95 per month, you can rent a Channel Coture beauty just like this one and many others, without stepping one foot into Nordstroms.

    That's right darling. Do not pass go, do not spend $200 dollars. Did I mention that they carry Dior and Marc Jacobs too? It's a beautiful thing.

    *Sniff. Sniff.* Excuse me but, I think I'm going to cry.

    Executive Sweet...

    Dangerous curves ahead...

    Princess Knit Top in Tangerine ($52 at

    Hot Chocolate...

    Cute n' cropped...

    Black Cross Dye Short Sleeve Jacket and Black and White Cross Dye Crop Pant ($48/$44 at

    Heel happy...

    Tuesday, June 20, 2006
    Nobody likes a square...

    Get your inner Gwen or Kelly on speed dial and turn it up a notch with a punker impersonation of your own. This cute little number is sexy, funky, punky, but most importantly, oh so bad. ;)

    Rebel With A Cause...

    Rebel in Mint tank style hooded tee ($38 at

    Rock Steady...

    Rock Steady skirt by Fubu ($27.99 at


    Black Diamond Stud Belt ($20 at

    Silver Wing Earrings ($6 at

    Harajuku Girl...
    Glam Rock by Irregular Choice (143.95 at

    Sorry for the Delay...

    It's been a crazy two weeks for me and I just haven't had it in me to write. Besides being totally drained, I'm battling a juggernaut of a sinus headache that up until two advil ago, was drilling a hole through the top of my skull with a jacknife. On top of all of that, I just learned that I might have to give my cat up for adoption (or at the very least get him declawed). I hate both options, but he's been slicing into folks like he's on a freakin' safari, and I really just don't know what to do anymore. I raised him from a kitten, he's like my baby. :(

    Well, enough of my sob story. More posts to follow soon....

    Promise. :) Thanks for hangin' in.


    Wednesday, June 14, 2006
    Budget Beauties...

    Mia Soul Platform Slides in White - ($39.95 at

    Stylish and sweet. Perfect addition to a gauzy-light gypsy skirt or jeans.

    Cute, Quirky and Eco-Friendly...

    Ever supportive proof that form and function can be also be fun and fashionable. These cute little urban finds are pretty hip. Where else are you going to find a bottle opener made from a bike chain?!

    Perfect for city girls or city girls at heart....:)

    Recycled Magazine Coasters (set of 6 for $10 -

    Sunday, June 11, 2006
    Tasty and Healthy....

    French Toast

    No Salt Sour Dough Rye Bread or
    No Salt Ezekiel Bread (Health Food Store only)
    Egg Whites or Egg Beaters.
    Sugar Free Maple Syrup.


    1. Put Egg Whites in shallow dish.
    2. Add combined cinnamon and Equal.
    3. Dip Bread in batter.
    4. Cook in non stick pan until brown.
    5.Turn over and brown other side and also cook remaining egg whites.
    6. Eat with syrup and additional cinnamon and equal if desired.

    --See this low fat recipe and others at

    Saturday, June 10, 2006
    Panty Raid...

    Mesh hotshort with flower appliqués
    ($18.00 at

    Ruffle-trimmed mesh cheeky panty
    ($16.50 at

    Petal perfect mesh G-string
    ($16.50 at

    Casual Cool...

    Button Fly...

    Blue Dreams Jean by Angel ($41.99 at, brings whole new meaning to the phrase "skinny jeans". They're sexy, relaxed and you don't have to be skinny to wear them because they're stretch. Elegant cut and machine wash provides the illusion of longer legs.

    Halter Hottie...

    Happy Trails Top in Olive ($29.00 at
    Flirty and pretty embelishments draw the eye away from problem areas. V strap shows off a long neck. Skirted bottom disguises an overly generous booty and hip area.

    Cover Girl...

    Violla Long Sleeve Shrug (29.00 at
    A quick cover up. Perfect for disguising full or flabby arms or keeping warm on cool evenings.

    Wednesday, June 07, 2006
    A Sweet Afterthought...

    Can't seem to resist an after dinner mint? Cinnamon Toothpicks by Candy Crate (50 ct for $7.85 at are an old fashioned, but spicy way to get your sweet fix. They're sugar-free to boot, so you skip all that painful tooth rottening action your Dentist gets so generously paid to repair.


    Visions in Cherry Red: It's not Just For Hot Cars....

    Lady like...

    If you're not super top heavy, this flirty, but slightly conservative A-line is perfect for church or a night out on the town. Red Planet Dress by Blue Plate ($49

    Wedge sexy....
    Cherry red, and buring hot. Anxious by Steven ($113.95 at

    Straight from the Vine...

    These pretty silver pickings look good enough to eat. Silver Cherry Cutout Earrings - ($6 at

    Tuesday, June 06, 2006
    Hot Scents for Summer...

    Anna Sui Secret Wish by Anna Sui for Women 2.5 oz Eau de Toilette Spray ($47.99 at

    Addiction alert: Once this secret's out, you'll wish you never went a day without it. This new scent by Anna Sui is the perfect blend of sexy and sweet. It's a little bit good girl, a little bit bad girl. Perfect for keepin' the boys guessing.

    Most Like: Halle Berry, sweet but a little naughty.

    DKNY Be Delicious by Donna Karan for Women 3.4 oz Eau de Parfum Spray ($56 at

    Be Delicious smells at yummy as it looks. Not only is it tantalizingly fruity and generously fragrant, it's garaunteed to invoke memories of granny's apple pie.

    Most like: Girl next door Teri Hatcher. Fun and fresh, but flirty.

    Nanette Lepore By Nanette Lepore For Women. Eau De Parfum Spray 3.4 Ounces ($34.38 at

    Nanette Lapore literally reminds me of a rose garden. It's light, but heady and seductive without being overpoweringly musky.

    Most like: Sophia Lauren. Exotic, sophisticated and very pretty.

    Monday, June 05, 2006
    Which Shape Are You In?

    Want a trimmer belly? Leaner legs? Stronger Shoulders? The folks at believe that by identifying your body shape, you can refine your exercise program to achieve your most coveted fitness goals. Articles of Interest:

    The Six Basic Female Bodyshapes

    Easing Into a Diet Program

    Throw Yourself Into A New Life

    -Yasi, The "8" Frame

    Sunday, June 04, 2006
    Pout Pretty...

    When dropping cash on that ritual bottle of 15 SPF this summer, don't forget to put some of that money where your mouth is. According to dermatologists, the thin layer of skin on the lips is so delicate that it CAN very easily burn and blister under intense sun exposure. Smartsheild SPF 30 Lip Balm ($2.95 at is a good bet for locking in the moisture while keeping the UVA/UVB's locked out. The Vitamin E and Aloe Vera blend smoothes away chapping, while the high SPF keeps your lips protected. And it's environmentally friendly! Al Gore would be proud.

    Summer is about sheer everything. Sheer textures, sheer fabrics, sheer fragrances, and ultra-sheer makeup that's fuss free and light as a feather. Perscriptives Lip Shine in "Pillow" ($9.35 at is a makeup bag must have. It delivers just the right touch of natural color along with a hint of shiny gloss to keep your lips looking fresh and berry ripe all day...

    Hey, they cook when you plump 'em baby. ;)

    This by far is my best beauty product. Smith's Rosebud Salve - 0.8 oz.($5.25 at, really proves that a little can go a long way. It lasts forever. The cute tin is flat, so you can pretty much carry it in any purse, which is always a good thing where beauty emergencies are concerned. I use it for practically everything. First of all, it's an amazing lip moisturizer and gloss. You can wear it under your lipstick as a primer, over it as a gloss, or solo for some shine. I also use it sometimes as a handy pomade to quick-groom my edges and tame my eyebrows. Plus, it's not at all balmy, so it can double as a skin cream when you need a quick fix for dry hands, elbows or knees. Doesn't slide off nearly as quick as Vaseline, no matter where you put it. Great stuff!

    Saturday, June 03, 2006
    Finally, an excuse to toss your Totes....

    An umbrella is more than just a handy little contraption to protect a gal's salon fresh locs these days, it's a walking peice of art too. So why should yours be any substitute? The tres chic designs from Pare Umbrella are not only pretty conversational peices, but they're functional too. Choices include Afro Diva (my personal fav of course), Lace Queen Dot, Glass, Miss Butterfly and Cherry Bon Bon. Did I also mention that it's a great way to make new friends?

    ...or pick up hotties? ;)

    Afro Diva - $65 -

    Now, if a large umbrella isn't exactly your thing, check out Urban Outfitters. Their Eyelet umbrella is pretty enough to carry in that Marc Jacob's handbag, and it'll keep your 'do in check too. Plus, at just $16, it's a steal.

    Eyelet Umbrella in White - $16 -

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