Monthly Archives: February 2010

Shortcut to Fabulous Fashion Documentary

51nhL9H-OhL._SL500_SS100_This weekend, I had the opportunity to watch “The September Issue.” It is a documentary that chronicles the making of the magazine’s landmark issue in September 2007. The September 2007 issue was a five-pound (2 kg) 840-page issue, the largest issue Vogue ever sent to press.The documentary gives a fabulous insider’s look into the making of a fashion magazine issue and the lives of Anna Wintour, senior fashion editor, Grace Coddington and other fun characters. You get a glimpse of the glamorous life that Wintour leads including a peek inside her home. It was fascinating to see what really goes into making a magazine.

This is a great documentary to watch on a gloomy snow and rain filled day! You can download it from Amazon Video on Demand by clicking here.

I give this film three and a half fabs out of five for its insiders look and interesting content that leaves you wanting more and wishing you could see more behind the scenes making of a magazine with other staffers who are lower on the totem pole making an appearance.

So, download this movie, pop some popcorn and enjoy this shortcut to a fabulous fashion film!

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Shortcut to Fabulous Nude Pumps…under $100

Nude is the new black this spring! Nude and neutral tones can sometimes wash you out, but when you wear nude colored shoes it just makes your legs look a mile long. Plus, you can wear them with any color combination. Here are our picks for the best nude pumps under $100:

So get nude…shoes at least and enjoy this shortcut to fabulous nude colored pumps!

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$30 off orders over $150 at Bluefly.com

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Shortcut to Fabulous Healthy Breakfast Bread

garden-harvest-cake-400x400-kalynskitchenI tried the South Beach diet last week…I lasted 13 hours on Phase 1. I need my carbs! However, you can have your figure and eat good too with this fabulously delicous bread full of good for your fruits and veggies. It takes about 15 minutes of prep time. One muffin or slice (1/9 of bread) is only 223 calories and makes a great, quick breakfast item.

Here is what you need:

Grater, oven, bread pan or muffin tin, two bowls, whisk or fork and rubber spatula

1 cup all purpose flour

1/4 cup sugar

2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup grated, peeled Granny Smith Apple (measurement does not have to be exact, just grate one medium apple)

1 medium carrot grated

1/2 cup grated zucchini (measurement does not have to be exact)

1/4 cup chopped walnuts

1/4 cup canola oil

1/4-1/2 cup dried cranberries

1/4 cup buttermilk

2 large eggs or egg whites equal to two eggs if you want to make it healthier

cooking spray

Here’s how you make it:

Combine flour, sugar, cinnamon, baking soda and salt in a large bowl. Stir with a whisk or fork. Add grated apple, zucchini and walnuts to dry mixture. Stir. Combine canola oil, buttermilk and eggs in a small bowl and stir with a whisk or fork. Add this mixture to apple and zucchini mixture. Add dried cranberries. Stir until just combined. Place bater into loaf pan or muffin tins. Bake at 350 degrees for 50 minutes for 8 x 4 inch loaf pan or about 25 minutes for muffins. Bake until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool ten minutes and remove from pan. Cool completely before slicing.

So, whip up this yummy dessert bread and enjoy this shortcut to a fabulous full serving of fruits and veggies!

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Shortcut to Fabulous Celebrity Style

1_4-Kooba bag-thumb-250x296Ever see a celebrity photo and have to have something they are wearing? Well now you can with the cool website Celebrity Style Guide. You can search for items from your favorite TV Shows, recent movies, designers or your favorite celebrities!

So, check out the website and enjoy this shortcut to fabulous fashions from Hollywood!

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30% off Trench coats at THE LIMITED

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Free home fragrance or signature collection body care item with any $15 purchase at Bath and Body Works

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