Skinny Jeans

As we head in a new fashion season, skinny jeans are proving to maintain their trendiness.  Not only are they still popular but, the fashion world is finding more ways to extend the life of their 15 minutes of fashion fame.  More and more stores are starting to carry a variety of skinny jeans. People everywhere love them cause they’re inexpensive and stylish.  They proved trendy last year but, this year they’re becoming a must-have for the summer fashion season.

Don’t let the “skinny jeans” name mislead you.  Do you have to be tiny to wear skinny jeans? No! Totally not, and the term is somewhat unfortunate.  The term “skinny” in skinny jeans is more likely associated with their cut, not their size.  More traditional jeans are usually wide cut or boot cut.  Skinny jeans are tight all through the leg, including narrow at the ankle.  The cut/leg opening is “skinny.”  Hence, the name.

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How to be a gracious party host

Whether it is a formalized dinner with family or a casual supper with with an old friend, we all love to come together every once in a while to catch up with friends and family. A gracious host is one who invests time for building relationships with family and friends during these get togethers. A great host is one who is generous and ready to serve guests. For you to host a party that is worthwhile, it is important to do some organization, legwork and proper planning. Grab your favorite Flirty Apron and let’s review some easy ways to ensure a great party results. Here are some brief tips on how to be a good party host.

It is important for your guests to feel comfortable. As the party or event approaches, reach out to your guests. Making personal calls to guests makes them feel welcome, as you express your excitedeness for their arrival. Make confirmations on the time they will be arriving and details of the occasion. Inform them of any specifics that you may have in store for the evening.

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Nutritional Drinks for Kids

Kids love frozen drinks and smoothies. Parents, don’t tell the kids our secret though. Frozen drinks are a great way to get your child to eat fruits and vegetables. Here are a few great tasting, good for you, nutritional smoothies that your kids will love. These fun drinks will have your kids begging for more.

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Finding Comfort in “Comfort Foods”

It has been a long day at the office and while you drive home you might be the type where nothing sounds better than a greasy burger, fries and a soda. Maybe you want to get home and dig into your hidden stash of donuts or takeout. Heart ache? We’ve all been guilty of reaching for a rich decadent chocolate cake to relieve our emotions. It seems that the items that are rather messy or “not the best for you” are the items we want most when we need a break.

These are called comfort foods. Life can be full of challenging situations that charge your emotions and make you try to find comfort in foods. Comfort foods seem to relieve the pains and aches a rough day here and there.

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Simple Foods Make For Simple Pleasures

If you’ve had a long day, sometimes the simplest foods make for the best comforts. That’s why quick meals are some of our favorites. Cooking on a budget with simple meals is also a big consideration during these economic times. However, we should neither compromise the taste of the food nor the fact that we need to eat healthy. How do you balance it all? Let’s take a look at a few quick ideas.

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