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Fall is here!  Hawaii doesn’t get much change in weather – well, it’s colder, but not by much… but it’s still my favorite season… woohoo!  With Fall and colder weather come a change in clothing and accessories and today I’m going to be sharing with you an unconventional one.  Who says a water bottle can’t be the newest fall accessory trend?  I think it’s a great idea.  So, today I’m going to share with you some Fall goods that I think would be a great accessory and make fun and festive holiday gifts too.  While we are all changing out our closets and prepping for the newest beauty and fashion trends, I want you to complete your outfit with the latest and greatest accessory from Contigo.

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Purses, shoes and jewelry are all fabulous things any time of year – but especially during Fall when dressing up is fun for colder weather.  But, Contigo has added a new addition to their line of hydration products and I want to share it with you because I think it’s important to stay hydrated during colder months.  The Purity Petal Glass Water Bottle is a glass bottle that is plastic free and adorned with a flower petal silicone sleeve in bright, vibrant colors.

Retailing for $14.99 this reusable glass water bottle offers style with your hydration.  The BPA-free Purity Glass Water Bottle has a stylish silicone sleeve which really makes this glass bottle so chic and perfect for on the go.  It comes with an attached silicone lid to make this convenient along with a carry loop to ensure that Purity will be ready for you and on your side for on the go.  I love the wide mouth which also makes it easy to add ice to keep your water cold when you’re ready to hydrate.

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The Purity Petal Glass Water Bottle by Contigo features:

  • Made completely of glass, steel and food grade silicone; no plastic parts
  • Contoured wide-mouth design
  • Attached silicone tethered lid
  • Comfortable, stylish non-slip silicone sleeve to help with durability
  • 100% BPA-free
  • Top-rack dishwasher safe
  • 20 oz. capacity
  • SRP $14.99
  • Available in: Very Berry, Scuba, and Grapevine

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If you are someone who loves to drink tea or coffee (that’s me), then the Contigo AUTOSEAL Transit Stainless Steel Travel Mug may be one for you too.  Available in Stainless, Polar White and Matte Black – the AUTOSEAL knows when to close.  It is the ultimate commuter companion and so sleek and chic that it will go with any outfit.  It’s basically the Holy Grail of travel mugs and I love it.  It’s Spill Proof, easy to clean and stays hot for hours on end.  It was thoughtfully engineered with a CleanGuard lid to keep out dirt and germs and is perfect for transit and for a ride.

The AUTOSEAL Transit Stainless Steel Travel Mug retails for $24.99.

So, are you on the lookout for a fun Holiday Gift Idea or just want to add to your list of fashion and stylish accessories this Fall?  If so – I highly suggest checking out these finds from Contigo.  My plan is to pick up a purple one to have on hand of the Purity Bottles because I just love how simple but stylish they are.

You can check out all the info and more on Contigo and their complete line of products here: http://www.gocontigo.com/  And, if you have a coffee or tea drinker or water lover on your holiday gift list, I definitely suggest you get them one of these – it will be a great gift.

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Let’s face it… In this age where technology and the internet practically rule our lives… we need to be one step ahead of the game.  Social networking plays such a huge part in our brands, introducing ourselves to other people and marketing ourselves and with all of that comes the need for some really kick ass business cards or brand cards.  Today I share with you a new brand that was recently introduced to me by a fellow blogger – My Beauty Bunny.  This cool company called Socialcirclecards offers  you cool hip cards for your business or networking for your brand and I love them.

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Gone are the days of the plain business or networking cards that are the basic rectangular shape.  Socialcirclecards offers a variety of designs to help build your brand and network in round scalloped cut cards with designs that are fun and trendy.  Each card is 2 inches in diameter offering you space to put your name, branding or log and your social media sites and contact info.

Socialcirclecards is all about fashion.  Their belief is that while some crave shoes, signature sunglasses or bag – everything they create is all about the details and each team member’s personality peeks through their work.  I found that ideal when I finally decided on a design I wanted, but was not too fond of the choice of color in the original design.  In less than 24 hours, my artist / designer created a design with color choices to fit my need and personality.

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For years I have been a business card holder.  Before I took on blogging full time, I worked in Corporate America and also owned my own business as a Wedding & Portrait Photographer, so a great business card was literally the cover to my book and it spoke volumes of who I am as a person.  Because of this, my standard for a good networking card was quite high and I honestly thought that these couldn’t possibly meet my standards – especially since they are so reasonably priced.

Most card sets start at $35 for a set of 50 cards and a very cute circular case that you can hang on your key chain.  Having ordered MANY business cards in the past, I can honestly say that that is a reasonable cost for the type of card you get and the customer service that backs the brand.  Like I mentioned before, each card has scalloped edges which make them each to see and fun to look at.  They are double sided and the cards come in a variety of different designs.  You can fit up to 5 different social media contacts and the cute personalized socialcircle case has a coordinating tassel and heart charm as well as a clip to allow you to carry where ever you go and have handy at a moment’s notice.

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Socialcirclecards are fashionable and allow you to share your info and your personality.  You can customize the custom contact cards with your social media info and include the following:

  • Your name
  • cell number
  • instagram
  • twitter
  • snapchat
  • blog and more…

Customizing the cards was VERY easy.  I simply chose my design and specified on the custom form what I wanted to see with regard to change in color, etc.  Once my cards were completed, I was sent a draft with my custom design via email and I replied with any customizations I needed in addition to those they already made.

The color theme I chose to go with was Purple, Taupe, Rose Gold & Black with the plumerias in the design to be yellow (the true color you see here in the Hawaiian islands).  I provided the colors and I was immediately in love with the design when it was emailed to me.  I have already handed out a few of my cards to those I’ve come in contact with and they have absolutely loved them.  Since I’ll be attending a Conference at the end of this month, I’m excited to pass these around to network my brand and share socialcirclecards with my community.

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“Be true to yourself, be yourself.  It’s okay to be an individual, or an original.” – socialcirclecards

I whole heartily agree that being an Original is my mantra.  I know these cards have templates that you can select and designs, but definitely work with the company to see how they can customize your card to fit your personality.  I am really loving these cute little flower shaped beauties and I highly suggest checking them out.  Whether you are on the hunt for a new business card or networking card or just want to try something new – socialcirclecards are definitely worth the time for a glance.

You can purchase your own socialcirclecards at: http://www.socialcirclecards.com and check them out on Instagram at: https://www.instagram.com/socialcirclecards/

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It’s no secret that I am a huge fan of Michael Todd and the Soniclear Elite. This awesome cleansing tool is one of my favorites and I use it consistently on my sensitive skin.  With its ease of use, fun and funky designs and colors and antimicrobial properties, this product easily is a hit for me and my household.  I have been using the Soniclear products now for over a year, off and on with some of my all time favorite must-haves for skin care and I can certainly agree that it is one of the best cleansing tools I have used.  The Soniclear Elite has been a new addition to my skincare arsenal, I’ve had it now a few months and after I have tried them all, I totally think Soniclear is my Jam!  I have written about the Soniclear Elite a few times here on the blog (which you can read about here) and today I want to share with you some awesome information on the Michael Todd Soniclear Elite Deluxe on EVINE Live!

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Michael Todd is premiering their Soniclear Elite Deluxe on EVINE Live and evine.com featuring a special Michael Todd Today’s Top Value – EVINE Live’s best value of the day!

If you aren’t familiar with the Soniclear Elite, it will refresh and revive the look of tired skin with its sonic-powered, antimicrobial brush heads. The complete body, pedi and face system with an optional C-Boost™ Technology mode, make this &youth machine& the go-to cleansing and exfoliating tool for all skin types. Especially suited for aging skin to slough off dead dulling skin cells while deep cleaning the pores of dirty and makeup for a refreshed appearance and a more radiant complexion.

Great for gifting, Soniclear Elite Deluxe will be offered in eight different colors! The Deluxe set can be yours for less than $129 plus S&H and will include:

Soniclear Elite Sonic Powered Skin Cleansing System with C-Boost™ Technology, Charging Stand and Power Adapter

Antimicrobial Face Brush Head

Antimicrobial Body Brush Head

Pedi Treatment Head

Shower Extension Arm

Hard Shell Travel Case

Shower Caddy

This special price is good for a limited time through 9:59pm ET 11/4/15.

Michael Todd is premiering their Soniclear Elite Deluxe on EVINE Live and evine.com on 11/3 at 10pm and 11pm ET and 11/4 at 4am, 5am, 6am, 10am, 2pm and 7pm ET.

Tune in to watch the show live on evine.com or find EVINE Live on your local station.  You can also buy it now or shop all Michael Todd products on EVINE Live.

 

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Anyone who knows me, knows that I have a HUGE watch addiction… so much so that I have more watches than I could ever use in a lifetime and I can’t live without a watch on so I even sleep with my watch.  I have my favorite brands, my favorite styles and since I’m someone who spends a lot of time in the ocean, I have my Diver’s watches – but I have absolutely fallen in love with a style that is not only timeless, it’s unique.  JORD watches are gorgeous wood watches created in different finishes and designs for every lifestyle.  Today I am sharing with you the JORD Sully in Black & Maple.  This watch has been a favorite of mine for days I want to dress up or those that I chose to be chill and lax.

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JORD was derived from the desire for a timepiece that modeled their modern lifestyle.  Jord wanted to provide something that was sustainable, efficient, simple and also influenced by experiential living.  They wanted their watches to be able to tell more than time by creating a style that was guided by a deep appreciation for natural elements and modern design.  Wood is not just a component to each watch, but is the main feature.  Each watch is created with an intricacy and multiplicity of woods in the design to insure that each one is as distinctive as the owner.  Their methods were to ensure that each watch was not just worn, they were used.

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Not only is each watch beautifully crafted, but they are packaged as show stoppers and each come in a gorgeous wooden box.  If the box alone didn’t make a statement for you, the watch enclosed within will surely make your jaw drop.  I have owned various watches over the years, from many high end brands and I have to say – Jord definitely takes the cake in packaging because I fell in love with the box before I even seen what was included inside.
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Each watch ranges in cost between $129 and $295, the most expensive being the Dover which includes Koa wood.  That is what attracted me immediately to these watches since Koa is a prized wood here in Hawaii and I had my eyes on the Dover since the first day I heard about Jord.  I received the Sully in Black and Maple which is a gorgeous watch with blond and dark wood.  The time piece itself is absolutely gorgeous and retailing for just $139 – this watch makes a great gift for anyone (hint – hint, Father’s Day is just a few short weeks away).  Each watch is adjustable and if you provide your size to Jord, they can size your watch for you prior to shipping it out your way.
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As I mentioned previously, I have the Sully.  The Sully series marries complimentary and contrasting woods giving this watch a vivid and varied tonal effect.  It has large face numbers and a cut out bezel to add to that playful and sporty look that you can use on a daily basis, but the watch itself is so pretty that this classically styled timepiece can be worn for any and every occasion.
Here are the stats:
  • Deployment Buckle with Push Button
  • Stratch Resistant Mineral
  • Citizen Miyota Quartz Movement (2035)
  • Case Width: 49mm
  • Case Thickness: 12mm
  • Lug Ends: 56mm
  • Band Length: 214mm
  • Band Thickness: 25mm
Each JORD watch is designed to be splash proof, but is not intended to be completely submerged in water.  Also, due to the nature of the wood chosen for each timepiece, colors and grain patterns may vary from photos.  Just like finger prints – while Jord watches a similar series, they have their own little finger print in the wood grain.
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What’s great about JORD watches is that these time pieces are made in the United States and made of quality materials.  I love that there really is a watch for anyone – any size and style.  I picked a large face watch because I’m all about those large watches and I love dressing this watch up or down and it’s perfect for a casual day of lounging.
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So – are you a watch addict like me?  I am absolutely in love with all of the styles and I’m itching to get a Dover for me and one for my hubby for Father’s Day.  He NEVER busy anything for himself and is my biggest supporter of my blog, so my goal is to pick one up for him soon.  I adore the Sully and I’m very impressed with how well it was made and how stylish it is.  If you are looking for a watch that’s definitely unique and offers you a style all its own – I definitely suggest you check out Jord.  If you have a special Dad in your life, I highly suggest you check this site out.

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Check out the site and see all that JORD has to offer – shop here.

 

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I’m a little behind in posting this but it has been a crazy week and I haven’t been feeling well.  However, since it is Friday (Happy Aloha Friday), I figured I could share a little Foodie love and Fashion.  This past Sunday was Mother’s Day and my husband and sons surprised me with an awesome Brunch at the Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort.  This location is one of my favorites because the grounds are gorgeous and the Spa and Terme are one of my favorites to go a few times a year for a little “me” time.  This was the first time we attended their brunch and I’m so glad we had the opportunity to experience it.

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The Grand Wailea Resort and Spa is located on the South Side of Maui in Wailea.  It is a gorgeous resort with grounds that are not only breathe-taking, but a playground for all ages.  It is also located on one of the most beautiful beaches Maui has to offer.

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My family and I have been to the resort on many occasions whether as a stay-cation, attend weddings at their chapel, dine or play in the pools or spa but we have never been to their brunch.  This brunch occurs every Sunday, but this year they tried something different and had a Sangria bar especially for Mother’s Day.  Their buffet includes everything from Prime Rib and Crab legs to a plethora of seafoods, local dairy cheeses, waffles and pancakes and so much more.  I apologize for not having any photos of the food as I was too caught up in making my plate I completely forgot.

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I was able to capture the dessert bar which was just as delicious and included everything from macarons to cake pops and everything in between.  Scrumptious treats for a great day.

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Grand Wailea Sunday Brunch, Foodie & Fashion Friday - Mother's Day Recap at the Grand Wailea Resort Waldorf Astoria, Grand Wailea A Waldorf Astoria Resort http://honeygirlsworld.com

Stop on by the site to see what their entire menu includes – I’m sure you’ll be drooling just reading it.  Their menu can be found here.  After Brunch, my family and I took a stroll through the grounds to walk off a full tummy.  It was such a beautiful day.

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The Grand Wailea is known for their many pools and this is one of them.  You can’t swim in this pool of course, but it’s a gorgeous landscape feature that is quite popular for photos.  We just couldn’t resist.

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Love my guys!  My husband, sons and I do everything together – even anniversaries are celebrated together.  We are just a close family overall.  It was such a nice treat to have a Mother’s Day brunch with the ones I love.

The boys are all dressed casually wearing denim shorts from Old Navy and their favorite graphic t-shirts or plain t’s.  My husband is sporting a pair of Khaki Cargo Shorts from Dickies and a shirt from Maui Tropix.

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For my outfit – I went with something I knew would be comfortable and still cool since it was pretty warm that day.

  • Loose Fit Peplum style top – Old Navy
  • Black Pencil Skirt – Forever 21
  • Platform Flip flop sandals – Steve Madden
  • Watch – Invicta
  • Necklace, Earrings – Amethyst and Sterling Silver Jewelry that was my Mother’s Day Gift from my Husband and Sons
  • Pandora Style Bracelet – Muwae Jewelry
  • Purse/Handbag – Miche Prima Bag with Farrah Shell

Grand Wailea Resort and Spa
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My makeup for the day was quite simple.  It included some mascara (Benefit Roller Lash) and a quick wash of shimmer over the lid, I used the Colour Pop eye shadow in XO (from the Shaaanxo Collection).  On my lips I used just lip balm since I knew I would be stuffing my face with food… lol.

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It was an absolutely wonderful day.  And not only was my tummy happy – but I enjoyed every single part of it.  We left the resort and headed  home to relax and enjoy our time together.

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Ha Ha! We were photo-bombed!  My eldest son is such a goofy guy.  Of course we stopped for a quick pic while waiting for Valet to bring our car around.

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Each mother received an orchid flower (or as we call them in Hawai’i – pua) to put in our hair.

For dinner that evening my husband prepared for me his Pork Loin, smothered in mushrooms and homemade mushroom gravy with a side of garlic asparagus.  It is one of my favorites and I had been craving it for a few weeks so he picked up the supplies to make it for me.  MMM MMM YUM!

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It was such a wonderful day and I wish that every Mother out there had a day that they not only enjoyed but also cherished.  I am a proud mom and so thankful for my children.  My pregnancies were all difficult and my children are definitely God’s gifts to us.

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Hold on… let me pose for a quick Powder Room selfie – haha!

xo

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While out shopping on Saturday, a friend of mine tagged me in a post on Ipsy.  I took the second to read it since I was waiting in line at the cash register.  Low and behold… Ipsy featured my Leopard Halloween look on their page.
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 For me, it was definitely an awesome moment.  I have been featured on a few sites before and I’m always so thankful, but I was very honored to be featured on a Facebook Page like Ipsy since there are so many beauty and makeup lovers that follow the page.  It was also awesome to find out that my picture received over 80 likes. Yay!Sometimes I forget that other people notice my work.  I love doing what I do because it is fun and I love sharing my love of makeup and beauty with others, so it is definitely a great thing to be featured knowing that others see your hard work and commitment to it as well.Have you heard of Ipsy?  If not – click on the link and check it out… it’s  a $10 a month subscription where you get 4-5 Beauty Product Samples or Full Size items each month.  In the past I have received everything from Urban Decay and Benefit to NYX and so much more.  It’s definitely worth the cost each month and you can check out some of my “Is it Worth It?” Videos on my YouTube Channel.