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  • Meet Celebrity Make-Up Artist, Françoise Saint-Pierre

    As the world of make-up and fashion constantly change, it's important to know who to seek tips from to make sure we are getting the latest advice on trends and colors. As a talented and very creative make-up artist, Françoise Saint-Pierre is someone i've personally trusted to receive the latest in the industry. Based in Los Angeles, Françoise Saint-Pierre is recognized for...
  • Experience All-Natural Waxing at a Uni K Wax Center

    Okay, ladies - just because it's the end of summer doesn't mean you should stop getting waxes or slack on maintaining your, "business" if you know what I mean. Waxing is a painful, embarrassing and unenjoyable process. Coming from an Italian girl, I try to avoid waxing at all costs. However, we all have to do it at some point....
  • Road Trip to the Best Beaches in Florida

    Florida is known for it’s theme parks, swaying palm trees and sparkling oceans. If you’re in Orlando, Fla, you’re in luck. The best thing about Orlando is that you are right in the middle of two major bodies of water – The Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean. If you’re looking for a beach to go to you, you’re...
  • The Truth About Being a Travel Writer

    Travel writing may seem like the dream job to most people. In most cases, they're right. Being a travel writer has more "perks" then just about any other job and when you think about it, traveling and writing for a living is the life! You get to travel, write, meet interesting people, eat all kinds of different foods, do things...
  • New York City Rooftop Garden Bar and Restaurant: 230 Fifth

    Either day or night, there is no better time of day to enjoy a rooftop garden in New York City. With crystal clear views of Manhattan and endless amounts of entertainment, rooftop gardens/bars/restaurants are some of the best destinations to find whether you're a resident to the Empire State or just visiting. I've been to 230 Fifth a couple of times....
  • PGA National Resort & Spa: An All-Inclusive Experience

     I’ve lived in Florida my whole life.  There is nothing that screams “Florida” more then palm trees, warm sunshine, endless miles of powdery beaches, luxurious attractions, and world famous golf courses. That is the Florida I know and love. However, being a native of the sunshine state, that “Florida” feel gets lost when I’m sitting in traffic with Mickey Mouse...
  • Griffith Clawson to Host Benefit Concert for Orangewood Children’s Foundation

    Orange County musician, Griffith Clawson, will be hosting a benefit concert to raise money and support the Orangewood Children’s Foundation on Tuesday, April 23 at 6:00 PM. The Orangewood Children’s Foundationprovides life-changing programs and one-on-one support for abused and neglected children and at-risk families to end the cycle of child abuse. Griffith will be donating 100% of the funds directly to the foundation with goals...
  • Best Spring Break Destinations 2013

    Director of Marketing for Travel Media Group, Pete Scott, shares great destinations to travel this Spring on NBC 6 Miami. He went on to mention Drive The Nation as a great travel resource to find great tips and destinations. http://nbcmiami.com.  ...
  • Holiday Gift Idea: Chrislie Formulations Products

    No matter what holiday you celebrate, this is the season for giving. We all know women that deserve the best gifts out there and (as a woman) I can tell you that we love high-quality beauty products that are effective, easy to use and safe for our skin and body. Over the past year I have had the pleasure of using...
  • Elsa Hosk to Host Victoria's Secret PINK Store Grand Opening in Orlando, FL

    I don't know about you but Victoria's Secret PINK is one of my favorite brands. From their cute panties to comfy clothes, there's just not enough selection to choose from inside a regular Victoria's Secret retail store. The good news for Orlando residents and fellow PINKies is that Orlando is finally getting their very own PINK store! Model, Elsa Hosk will help Victoria’s...
  • Rebecca Minkoff Spring 2013 Hair by TRESemmé Stylist Jeanie Syfu

    During this Spring 2013 New York Fashion Week, it's not just the clothes and styles i'm looking at for the upcoming seasons. It's the hairstyles too! With leading hairstylists working their magic on the models, I was able to snag some great tips from hair stylist Jeanie Syfu with TRESemme for what to look for in the Spring. I loved...
  • Grammy Award-Winning Producer, Timbaland, Launching Ultra Premium Sparkling Liqueur - LeSUTRA

    I always love when celebrities come out with new products, alcohol being one of them. From Bethenny Frankel’s, Skinny Girl Margarita, to Sean “Diddy” Combs’s, Cîroc, a brand in alcohol is a powerful marketing tool for celebrities and bars/restaurants alike. Timbaland is proud to be entering the realm of liquor entrepreneurs and launching his very own brand, LeSUTRA, a premium brand...
  • Eating Todd English's Olives in New York City

    With over a dozen restaurants, four cookbooks and a reputation for being one of the best celebrity chefs of our time, I am forever grateful that I finally had the chance to eat at Todd English’s well known restaurant, Olives, in New York City. Besides the fact that I’m a huge fan of Todd English, all foodies should be, what really...
  • Dana's Weekly Giveaway: Lise Watier Cosmétiques ($92 Value)

    I've used a lot of beauty products in my life, but Lise Watier Cosmétiques has to be one of my favorites. They were gracious enough to send me some of their fall collections to sample and now, I want to give them to you to try for yourself! There is no cost to you to enter to win these products at...
  • Best All Around Cruise Line

    Between the endless amounts of food to the nonstop entertainment, cruises are one of the best forms of vacation in our day and age. What better feeling is there then being able to lock your wallet up in your room, go out on the ship and enjoy yourself? Depending on your cruising needs, each ship offers something different. Most have...
  • Going to the Rodeo? Take a look around!

    Cowboys, cattle, country....who doesn't love a rodeo? Actually, not that Rodeo! I'm talking about the palm trees, Bentleys, and endless rows of exquisite shopping. Rodeo Dr., in Beverly Hills, CA, of course! I've come across quite a few people in my young 23 years and have seen too many that have never walked down this dazzling row of fabulousness. It's not everyday...
  • Adventures to the Hollywood Sign

    Ahhh, the Hollywood hills!  I love the energy that comes naturally from a hike up through the mountains of Los Angeles. More specifically, Bronson Canyon, which leads right to the most incredible view of the world famous Hollywood sign. If you're not a fan of hiking or can't imagine why one would want to climb up a mountain just to...
  • Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013: Miami, FL (Video)

    Here we are again! Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week is gracing their presence on my blog yet again, but I can't wait to post each and every time. I do love seeing the Spring, Fall and Winter fashion trends on the runways from all over the world, but there is nothing better than the sexiness and excitement of MB Fashion Week Swim...
  • Hiking the Best of Malibu: Circle X Ranch

    With an aching body, hunger, thirst, and a strenuous 2 hours hike up one of Malibu's most beautiful trails, Circle X Ranch, our destination was found at this rocky waterfall which was a perfect landing place to relax, reflect and rejuvenate before making our way back. I love hiking and was truly impressed by the views and level of intensity that was...
  • Lise Watier Cosmétiques Review

    What girl doesn't love makeup? It's like a girl's favorite toy that keeps changing. The best part is discovering colors and new products for each season. For the summer, i'm totally loving the products from Lise Watier. Take a look below at my favorites from the Lise Watier product line. Or watch the video to get an up close and...

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