Always look at the glass half full, not half empty!
Recently I had the wonderful opportunity to review the new 2015 Toyota Camry SE Hybrid.
This car has ample space, innovative technology and more importantly an mpg of over 514 miles to the gallon. Wowza!
The new Toyota Camry SE Hybrid comes with a new sporty and sleek design. The new model also includes a mesh grille, dark chrome trim, a spoiler, and 17-inch aluminum wheels.
The interior received a bit of an upgrade too! The cloth leather seats are trimmed in leather. The interior is super spacious. Five large adults can easily fit in the vehicle. The luxe kiddies had ample leg space and there was enough space for them to place their book bags and other “stuff” either on the floor or in between them on the seats. Lastly, the moonroof is a nice addition. All passengers can enjoy the sunshine when this large moonroof is open.
The cargo space in the trunk is perfect. As you can see here, I was able to fit groceries and baseball gear into the car with ease. Priceless.
The 2015 Camry SE Hybrid comes standard with the Entune® App Suite. With this feature, you can access Pandora® and iHeartRadio for music, make restaurant reservations with OpenTable, and buy movie tickets with MovieTickets.com. Plus, get sports scores, stocks, traffic and weather — even fuel prices. I absolutely loved this feature. It was so easy to use and kept me informed and up to date on traffic and weather in Atlanta. This was key, because there was heavy rains and it helped me avoid problem areas.
The Campry SE Hybrid also comes with Bluetooth hands-free connectivity which syncs with your multi-media devices and phone with ease.
Hybrid Performance and Fuel Economy
Camry Hybrid knows how to balance power for fuel efficiency. With Hybrid Synergy Drive®, the combined output of both the gas and electric motors is an impressive 200 hp. And because of its advanced design, lightweight materials and refined aerodynamics, you can go farther for less.
And let me tell you how far you can go. This vehicle gets over 514 miles per gallon. Done and done. I can literally drive this vehicle from Atlanta to West Palm Beach one one tank of gas. Looove it! Just imagine how much money you can save purchasing gas if you buy this vehicle. It is definitely a must buy!
The new 2015 Camry SE Hybrid retails starting at $27, 995.
Live the life you want.
Nars Cosmetics has a new spring collection and it is fabulous!
The new #NARSissist’s Blush, Contour & Lip Palette is perfect for Spring and Summer.
The palette includes warm neutrals and bright pinks that will give you a gorgeous glow all Summer.
The palette includes:
Enrapture Blush – Pink Terracotta
Enthralled Blush -Toasted Rose with Shimmer
Roman Holiday Blush – Pretty Pastel with the Most Delicate Hint of Pink
Albatross Highlighting Blush – Luminous Glow
Laguna Bronzing Powder – Diffused Brown Powder with Golden Shimmer
Mini Lipgloss Istria – Pink Glacé
The #NARSissist Blush, Contour & Lip Palette is limited edition and will surely sell out. It retails for $59.00.
Start each new day with thankfulness and a positive attitude.
I have a new hair style and I am loving it!
For the past 3 months, I have been wearing my hair in a deep side-swept bob and it has been my most complimented hairstyle to date.
I tend to wear my hair in different styles. My usual go to style is a part down the middle with lots of body. However, I am known to wear hair pieces for volume and length, a tight pulled back bun or crown braids.
I decided to try a deep side-swept bomb because I had to get my hair cut due to excessive heat damage. Due to the new cut and look, my hair has been super healthy, shiny and bouncy. Score!
The new look gets so much attention it is addictive. LOL! Everyone compliments the style and comments how it looks so good on me. Plus I get lots of attention from men. So I can’t complain. I love it!
More importantly, my hair is super healthy. Because the new style is easy to manage and maintain, I don’t need to use flat irons as much. I can run the flat iron through my hair once or twice a week and the style will keep. Another way I maintain this style is by sleeping on my silk pillowcase and massaging my scalp 3 x per week with organic coconut oil. If you don’t know, organic coconut oil helps stimulate hair growth.
And speaking of hair growth, Hairfinity vitamins are also known to promote strong locks and hair growth. Hairfinity Hair Vitamins are all the rage among celebrities as a tried and true vitamin supplement that helps women achieve healthy hair.
Hairfinity Hair Vitamins is a natural vitamin complex formulated with essential vitamins and nutrients for healthy hair. Hairfinity Hair Vitamins encourages healthy hair growth by nourishing hair from the inside out, with a blend of natural ingredients that has been proven to promote longer, thicker and stronger locks.
It can’t be denied that The Kardashians have gorgeous hair and they are fans of Hairfinity Hair Vitamins. They love Hairfinity vitamins so much, the product will actually make an appearance on their April 26th episode.
Hairfinity will host a re-cap Twitter Party on April 26th at 10p.m est after the airing of The Kardashians.
Be sure to check out Hairfinity on The Kardashians and join the Twitter party on April 26th at 10pm. It should be a fun party!
Disclosure: I am a Nice Parent Network and Conference Influencer. Thank you to Hairfinity for sponsoring today’s post.
Life can be hard and unfortunate things do happen, but at the end of the day Life is still beautiful!
If you are looking for a fun and affordable spot to hang out on Thursday nights, then I have the place for you.
The new Red Martini lounge located in the Buckhead district of Atlanta is offering $6 chef chosen sushi rolls along with Roca Patron martinis from 8pm-11pm every Thursday night. Yeah!
Guests can enjoy sushi and martinis while the fabulous DJ spends old school 90s tracks.
So you Divas know this will be my new Thursday night hang out. It has all of the elements I love: sushi, martinis, and 90s music. Score!
Red Martini lounge is located at:
3179 Peachtree Road
Atlanta, GA 30305
Hope to see you there!
I have a new brand of workout gear that I love.
Liquido Active Wear recently collaborated with international yoga teacher, author and health & wellness expert, Tiffany Cruikshank, creator of the celebrated brand, Yoga Medicine, has teamed up with Renata Facchini of Liquido, to conceptualize and design an exclusive range of limited edition prints. Their combined creativity and vision has led to one of Liquido’s most beautiful collections yet.
This collection features bold and vibrant colors in the most creative designs I have ever seen for active wear.
Liquido graciously gave me a pair to try and I love them! They are super soft and feel like second skin. I can stretch or do squats with ease. The pants do not bunch up nor do they slide down to expose my rear when working out.
Plus I get so many compliments when I wear my Liquido pants. Women demand to know where they can purchase them. I gladly pass on the information.
This collection comes in a range of fun prints and can be purchased at www.liquidoactive.com. Prices range from $31-$82.
I hope you are having a fantabulous week!
One of my favorite brands is Cynthia Rowley. When I first started working as a lawyer in New York, my first designer purchases were from Cynthia Rowley. I purchase one of her signature dresses and a fab pair of Jackie-O style shades. Memories!
Cynthia Rowley beauty just launched two exclusive beauty products for Birchbox.com. The On The Go Multi Blush & Bronzer Duo and the Beauty Brightening Illuminator.
These products are such a hot item, they have already been wait listed. Wowza!
The On The Go Multi Blush & Bronzer has a “cream to powder” finish. They blend into skin flawlessly without the stickiness of most cream products or the dryness of powder products. In true Cynthia Rowley fashion, both sticks are multi-purpose: The matte pink blush can add a pop of color to your cheekbones or lips and the bronzer has just a hint of shimmer to create the perfect sunkissed glow on cheeks or eyes. It retails for $24.
The Beauty Brightening Illuminator works for all skin tones and can be layered to achieve the perfect glow that fits your style. The light, water-based formula easily blends into skin without feeling sticky. It retails for $28.
Both products can be purchased on Birchbox.com.
Life is beautiful! Enjoy it!
Summer is almost here and Summer cocktail dresses are a must for those fab outdoor cocktail parties under starry nights.
Mexico based designer Silvia Bours designs flirty and feminine dresses that are bold, unique and perfect for a cocktail party on a warm Summer night.
Her cocktail dresses range in color from light jewel tones to chic black, and often embellished with Swarovski crystals and tulle. Each of Bours’ garments is special in its own way, and will allow the wearer to stand out in the crowd at any sophisticated get-together.
I love these cocktail dresses! There are over the top fabulous and will definitely make a statement at any party. Love them!
Silvia Bours cocktail dresses retail around $500 and up.
Sometimes doors are slammed to make way for bigger and better opportunities. Always have faith!
Silicon Valley, CA has a new ultra luxury hotel and it is simply fabulous!
The new Enchante Boutique Hotel is a French inspired, locally-owned boutique hotel featuring the elegance and charm of an European Inn.
Featuring 19 rooms, each with unique interior designs expressive of French culture, highlighting French artwork and antiques, Enchanté offers a cozy retreat and an alternative to chain hotels for the growing number of travelers coming to the Silicon Valley region.
Take a look:
This hotel is French and fabulous. For reservations, click this link. Rates start at $250 per night, which is AMAZING considering how luxurious the accommodations are.
I am back from a short hiatus. Me and the luxe kiddies have been on Spring Break and we had a ball.
One of my favorite New York department stores is Henri Bendel. When I lived in New York, a good friend’s sister worked with Henri Bendel’s corporate office and she introduced me to the store. It is truly a unique department store. You will find items at Henri Bendel that you will not find anywhere else. Plus the New York store is so luxe!
Henri Bendel just launched Suite 712 Eau de Parfum. This is the second scent launched by Henri Bendel since the launch of their first signature scent, Un Peu d’Elle, in 1905. Henri Bendel’s has the distinction of being one of the first American luxury designers to launch a signature scent.
Via Henri Benel,
Suite 712 embodies New York’s sophisticated influence and understated extravagance.
What a perfect description of New York! The notes of the scent are as follows:
Top notes: Italian Bergamot, Sparking Mandarin Blossom, Quince
Mid: Blue Freesia, Iris, Hedione
Dry: Suede, White Sandalwood, Cashmere Musk.
Suite 712 eau de parfum retails for $98 for a 3.4 fl oz bottle and it will be available in-store and online at www.henribendel.com on May 1, 2015.
I love parfum and can’t wait to try this one!
Today and I am thankful for God’s Grace.
This week Starwood Hotels announced their Starwood Preferred Guests (SPG) 2015 Music Program in partnership with AEG and Trevanna Entertainment.
This program gives SPG members access to once-in-a-lifetime music events.
Starting June 26th at the Aloft/Element in Miami, Starwood Preferred Guests can redeem their SPG points at spg.com/moments and enjoy intimate in-hotel performances from Nate Ruess, John Legend, Bastille, Jamie Cullum and more.
Starwood is also offering SPG members a chance to win music prizes through a one-of-kind sweepstakes including all-expense paid trip for two to one of the five in-hotel Hear the Music, See the World performances around the world, a SPG Luxury Suite takeover or 50,000 Starpoints towards their next unforgettable SPG Moments experience. Beginning today through May 22, 2015, any SPG member who registers for the sweepstakes and books a two-night stay at any Starwood property through the SPG app will be entered to win.
Members can earn additional entries by sharing a photo on Twitter or Instagram from their favorite SPG Moments experience or hotel stay and tagging #spglife in their post. Members can register for the sweepstakes at spg.com/hearthemusic.
The SPG 2015 Music Program also offers more incredible opportunities for SPG members to enjoy the hottest music events in the world.
SPG members can enjoy access to the world’s most exciting and sold out music festivals such as Coachella and British Summertime. Additionally, members will now have the chance to view some of their favorite concerts in SPG’s Luxury Suites at some of the best venues in the world, including STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, Shanghai’s Mercedes-Benz Arena and London’s The O2.
Wowza! What a way to reward customer loyalty! Love it!
Be sure to visit, www.spgmoments.com, to for a listing of performances and events near you.