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Age Erasers for Women - By the Editors of Women's health

In My Shoes - Tamara Mellon

What’s For Dinner & KItchen Items I Use

Helllloooooo, Tonight it’s blackened salmon for dinner – so easy with tons of flavor and no salt.  (let me know if you want recipe) Fresh tomatoes and basil from my little garden.  Finishing with sliced mango for dessert.  Getting back on the horse after the eating frenzy we did this weekend in DC at Ben’s Chili Bowl & Comet pizza etc….  Below are some essential kitchen items we use on a regular basis.  Oh and later some details on our…

Just A Few Little Things

a few little things by lori-tauraso featuring a sterling silver pendant Tiffany Co sterling silver pendant tiffany.com Guerlain nordstrom.com Giorgio Armani blending brush giorgioarmanibeauty-usa.com Tom Ford lip stick bergdorfgoodman.com Chanel evening eye makeup nordstrom.com Essie nordstrom.com Tipperary Crystal Lisa chandelier 8 arm $1,965 – houseoffraser.co.uk

At Home Spa Night

Spa Night’s Honey Yogurt Facial Cleanser Everyone loves summer and the sun but, let’s face it, it plays havoc on our skin. The skin on our face is especially delicate and sensitive and over exposure to the sun, sweat and wind can age us prematurely. This spa recipe for all natural Honey Yogurt Facial Cleanser will help keep your skin looking fresh and smooth. Yogurt contains lactic acid which is well known to sooth and soften the skin and stimulate…

All About Nude’s

Add caption all about nude by lori-tauraso featuring a stretch pencil skirt Donna Karan stretch pencil skirt stylebop.com Reed krakoff handbag saksfifthavenue.com Forever New bracelet bangle $18 – forevernew.com.au Maiyet bracelet jewelry maiyet.com NARS Cosmetics sheer nail polish sephora.com Just a few things i found to build on those classic pieces in my wardrobe – these can roll right into fall with an added jacket……That handbag is crazy – I love it!!!!! Thanks for stopping by XOXO LORI

At Home Exfoliate

Hi there, As promised here is one of my at home facial secrets to reduce puffy eyes, face & cleanse.   Believe it or not I use brewed coffee grounds as a wonderful facial to get rid of puffiness and exfoliate.  It is inexpensive and works like a charm.  If have over indulged – eaten too much salt etc… and wake with a puffy face.  I brew my coffee and than use the cooled grounds as a paste on my…

Summer Get together’s

Hello Dahling’s, Been busy around here – still organizing – “Just when I thought I was out…they pull me back in” Godfather 3….I’m hooked on it now.  Sold things off Craig’s list, had yard sales, Give to church & Goodwill.  My husband and I are very different however.  He’s like a band aid and just Rips It Off – gone in the trash etc…while I look, revisit things make sure I don’t want them – reminisce over items.  Oh well…

Fresh Starts

Good Morning Everybody, I received a few comments about my blog….the one that stands out said ” it seems you are all over the place”.  To respond – the answer would be, I am.  Partly, that’s just me sometimes – LOL However more to the point.  I hope you will bare with me.  As stated in my Bio I am starting a new phase of my life. YEAH!!!!!  That comes with a learning curve.  With the help of some creative,smart, patient…

HAPPY 4TH OF JULY!!!!!!

I would not want to live in any other country!  I am proud to be an American!  I hope everyone has a wonderful fun day!  Get your flip flops on, start the grill, hang with good friends & family and keeps gratitude in your heart! Dont drink & drive – Be safe! For all the Designated Drivers – Thank you! Non alcohol drink recipe courtsey of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel – Manhattan, NYC http://www.mandarinoriental.com/newyork/ The Half Circle 1/2 Pomegranate Juice …

Do You Remember This Book?

I’m so thrilled today I received my order from Amazon! When I was about 13 or 14 I saved up my money and bought this book!  It was my Beauty Bible……The beginning of it all you could say.  I read it every day.  I just thought Christie Brinkley was the most beautiful women in the world.  So when i came across it on amazon.com I was so happy.  My copy had been misplaced but I have been going through my library and…

Missed You – No Computer !!!!

HI Everyone, Sorry for delay in posts last week – was out of town at our beach house with no computer!!!!! However it tmay be good to  “disconect” every once in awhile. I did try and eat healthy while away keeping up with www.cleanprogram.com mostly…. and want to share with you some great SKINNY DIPS I discovered from the June 2013 Shape Magazine.  www.shape.com search skinny dips june. EDAMAME GUACAMOLE  PICO DE GALLO WHITE BEAN HUMMUS (YUM) SUN-DRIED TOMATO AND GOAT CHEESE DIP…

Building UP MY New Closet

HI, Closet cleared out & now the fun part – building new wardrobe!  I am a lucky girl in that @ home I have my office/ TV room & attached is a little piece of heaven my dressing / spa area. (pictures on my Instagram)  Here is where I get to let my creativity shine!  Play with all my things mix and match… take pictures – try new products – dress up – paint etc… So it is the perfect…

Escarole Soup

Posted picture yesterday on Instagram and got several recipe requests for my Healhty Soup – Thank you by the way & here it is. I adore soups!  – they are filling and a sneaky way to get your veggies. This is such an easy, healthy soup & great anytime of year – I make it often. 1 bunch of Escarole – bottom cut off discarded – rough chop.  Place in a clean sink filled with cold water and rinse 2x’s…

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