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Oscars 2016 Red Carpet

 The Oscars red carpet is one of my favorite times of the year! Confession…. I do not actually watch the show…. Just the carpet…. Who has time for that?   Anyway, I did notice some trends last night. Architectural chic….    Metallic glam…   Simplistic….    Floral delight….   Black but not basic….   Airy… Continue reading Oscars 2016 Red Carpet

alyssa vine-hodge · Wellness

Friday Fun Facts

It’s Friday! What better day to talk about bowel health, right? Most of the world has very different household set-ups than we might be accostomed to. Billions of people are getting their daily squats in as a regular part of everyday life. What’s squat? I thought that’s something you only do at the gym or… Continue reading Friday Fun Facts

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Wai-o-tapu: Sacred Waters

Originally posted on hobbitfeets:
Just a disclaimer. We were going to pass this place by if it weren’t for the request of my friend, coworker, and fellow blogger? (theblogandthebeautiful.com if you haven’t already check it out) Nichole LuMaye. We were wet from the NZ Riverjet, cold, and it was raining. I’m so glad she suggested…

alyssa vine-hodge · Wellness

Benefits of Regular Massage

One of my regular monthly massage clients who was in for a session the other day, encouraged me to use her quote in a blog post. In keeping with confidentiality, I’ll just say, “Thanks client, you know who you are!” Here’s what she had to say about her massage session and her choice to commit… Continue reading Benefits of Regular Massage

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Alyssa’s Tips for Anxiety Relief

Well, of course, I love to give and receive massages to help with anxiety relief. I’m a massage therapist! But, I thought I’d share some of the things I do at home that really help me: 1: Hug a pillow at night. My hubby and my dog don’t like to be held all night. So… Continue reading Alyssa’s Tips for Anxiety Relief

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Celebrity Grammy style evolution… Taylor, Gwen and the the Queen B

Take a look at Taylor Swift’s Grammy gowns since 2008. My favorite is 2009’s black number!  I’m sure she was overly thankful and modest in them all.         Gwen has stepped up her game quite a bit.  To be fair some of these photos are from the early 2000’s!  Also, couldn’t help but notice… Continue reading Celebrity Grammy style evolution… Taylor, Gwen and the the Queen B