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New Skin Savior-30 Minute Treatments

A new year often ushers in vows for better beauty habits.

The reality...those new routines-often including at-home beauty devices- can have metaphorically,  short shelf lives. 
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For longer term pro-aging facial boosts-way under one hour procedures, FDA cleared-with little or no downtime...require less effort-and get results, PDQ.


HOLIDAY RECIPES-Italian Style

Executive Chef Vito Gnazzo
Shares His Exclusive Holiday Recipes From Il Gattopardo and The Leopard at des Artistes


FINALLY---two recipes for hearty and flavorful dishes from two of our favorite restaurants...  The Leopard at des Artistes’ Christmas Salad Of Clams, Mussels, Shrimp, And Octopus In A Fresh Lemon Dressing and Il Gattopardo’s Artisanal Lobster Ravioli - that add Italian flavors to holiday feasts. AND will dazzle the tastebuds of guests-as well as leave time to enjoy their bon mots too!

Courtesy of Leopard at des Artistes' Executive Chef Vito Gnazzo...who conjured up probably one of the best meals we have ever eaten anywhere. (Review)


Newstalgic Cold Busting Coats-Men's

Keep warm-in classic jackets-of longer length designs - but made of new materials for weather worthy wear -that won't date.
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HELLY HANSEN, FREE PEOPLE,  FJÄLLRÄVEN


BETTER EATS Between Holiday Feasts

WHAT TO EAT BETWEEN binge-like bursts of celebratory calorie loaded holiday fare that may not be so great, calorie-wise-or even taste that good.
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TRY INSTEAD...A gluten -free Creamy Rich Protein W/O the Calories & the best slim Crunchy Sweet To Eat Without Feeling 'Deprived.'

Say cheese :-) to the old is now new revamped image (and taste)-of the ideal protein packed pick- a diet staple, cottage cheese...


GEN Z -GIFTABLES

L.L. BEAN, K2, ABUS, HOBIE, KidPik, STIO, UGGS     Cause they're more tech savvy than you...so WHY BOTHER?
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SURPRISE THEM

Opt for newstalgic outdoor FUN








VISVIM/VIBRAM Collab-Designer Hiroki Nakamura

Limited Edition-Hand Crafted Boots by a legendary men's shoe maestro celebrates 80th anniversary of iconic Vibram's Carramato lug design.








Winter Boots - Ice/Snow Busters With Style

L.L. Bean, Adidas Outdoors, Carhartt, ULU Boots, OBOZ
Slush, snow, ice-for a few days-or a few weeks-require focused footwear.  Top picks for weather beaters, boot wise-with enough style to wear weekdays-week-ends. via GIPHY

Seasonal Cold Weather Shoes+Boots-No Snow Needed

TOP PICKS: CHACO, PIKOLINOS, KEENF/W selections to wear practically year round-with any outfit-JUST IN CASE warming climates limit (eliminate) the absolute need for burly snow boots-yet work JUST IN CASE inclement weather makes a brief appearance. 
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Naked Nutrition Protein Cereal

THE Cereal worthy of every meal

OUR FAVORITE NEW FOOD PRODUCT-has officially, nutritionally and uniquely elevated cereal is our idea of a crunchy dinner entree courtesy of this addictive sweet NAKED NUTRITION Protein Cereal-that hopefully will be sold in larger boxes soon!!!!!


Available now-6 pack $14.99. This is ALSO the perfect travel food- and is ideal for endurance athletes...pre/post race or during a long bike ride/hike/day on the slopes.

SWEET-CHEWY-CRUNCHY Snacks-Desserts

BEST HOLIDAY SWEETS, TREATS 
Panettone is the 'it' newstalgic holiday chewy-moist cake-y baked 'bread' treat...with Americans discovering how this traditional Italian holiday staple should taste.  FLAMIGNI PANETTONE can 'feed' a crowd-with this pictured 10kg size (or small)...with selections made in classic Milanese style-and other delicious traditional iced (or not) selections featuring Italian regional fruits that aren't candied. Available online-including nifty online destination of Seattle's  CHEFSHOP and GourmetItalian.

COOL GUY KICKS' COLLAB

CAT FOOTWEAR x EXTRA BUTTER Sneaker Boot hybrid=the Urban Delta ($160) by hipper than thou Extra Butter-a destination emporium of sneakers to line up for... (120 Orchard St, LES, NYC)...and the iconic COLORADO work boot by Cat Footwear


Wardrobe Wear-Logo Adverse Men's Basics

Gift apparel ideas-for the guy who lets his limited edition, pristine perfected sneakers do all the wardrobe talking & walking...
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Wardrobe Wear-For The Logo-Adverse

Women's casual APPAREL  - when a  "The Future Is Female" top =
THEstatement!
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20th Annual THE 'Waxman' Collaborating For A Cure

SAMUEL WAXMAN CANCER RESEARCH FOUNDATION
COLLABORATING FOR A CURE Annual DinnerHONORING IN MEMORIAM WILLIAM S. GORIN FORMER CEO, MFA FINANCIAL, INC




The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation(SWCRF) celebrated the 20th Anniversary of its annual Collaborating for a Cure Benefit Dinner & Auction at Cipriani Wall Street, posthumously honoring William S. Gorin, former CEO of MFA Financial, Inc., and featuring a musical performance by The Avett Brothers





















The gala also introduced SWCRF’s new Partnerships for Aging and Cancer Research Program, in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute and the National Institute on Aging.  Chris Wragge, co-anchor of CBS 2 NewsThis Morning, served as master of ceremonies for the event, which raised approximately $2.5 million for SWCRF cancer research programs.

Holiday Party Sparkle Accessories/Shoes

Tis the season to shine on-and glam it up...

Top picks that easily dress up the basics...

Snow-free footwear options-lustrous pearls trims, glittery diamonds, and wearable heels that guarantee blister free nights. 
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PCF's NY Dinner:with Whoopi, J-Rod- Kicks Off #VeteransWeek

Prostate Cancer Foundation:  2017 New York Dinner ...featuring guest host Whoopi Goldberg with special musical performance by Grammy and Academy Award-winning singerJennifer HudsonHonoring Peter and Laurie Grauer The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF), a nonprofit organization founded by Michael Milken dedicated to identifying and funding groundbreaking cancer research programs, hosted the 2017 New York Dinner at Cipriani 42nd Street New York. 

Peppermint Perfect Holiday Season Flavor

Right up there with '...Raindrops on Roses ..." Peppermint flavors are a fav thing,  taste-wise- for the holiday season.
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VAN LIFE FOOD-Go Healthy

NEW easy eats-on the road-or grab and go...portable options that are tasty, ...helps to dissuade reaching for those sugar loaded/artery clogging options.

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Eat Right-Fast

New Shelf Stables -For Fast Eats For The Van Life / Home
WHEN WHAT YOU REALLY WANT IS:

Personal Chef--a specialized maestro for each course...





























But what you really have is...
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A bowl of milk (vodka) +cereal =Cocktail Hour/Dinner MEAL Combo

Some other approaches for a delicious -healthy meal, fast.