Hey there…it’s your captain speaking. I enjoy my role leading the topics in the Ladies Room. I LOVE the input from our in-studio guests and YOU even more. I’ve been married for almost 9 years. My husband, Nick, and I have been together for 17 years. Wow, I didn’t even realize it had been that long! We have a 5 year-old son. I have a hectic, yet very rewarding schedule trying to manage my work duties along with spending quality time with family and friends. No where did you see me mention anything about cleaning….I hate it; but, in the end, you have to do the laundry and the dishes. I get a lot of support from my hubby and our family – for that I am grateful! I love to cook and I do have a couple signature dishes. I love to travel…you name it, I’ll go! I wouldn’t consider my daily commute to/from Jersey travelling; but, I do spend a lot of time in my car! Above all else , watching the world through my little guy’s eyes is the most valuable treasure in the world.
I have lived in the Valley all my life. I think this is the reason I LOVE to travel! I am working my way around the world one country at a time! I recently spent some time as a Kiwi in New Zealand…absolute best experience of my life thus far! I get bored way to quick so I fill my time with Zumba (OBSESSED!), skiing, golf, wakeboarding, going to as many concerts as humanly possible! I like getting out to events around the Lehigh Valley like Wine Festivals, happy hours, dinner parties…any place that my friends and I can kick back with a couple of adult beverages and relax! I LOVE to cook and I think I am pretty good at it! I enjoy taking a recipe and making it as healthy and as low cal as possible. If you ever need any help with that, I’m your girl!
Hey, I’m Heather and I am your typical fun, loving and not SO MUCH high maintenance (though there are exceptions) kind of girl. I was born in the Lehigh Valley, graduate of Central Catholic High School and Alvernia University. For me, life everyday is exciting because I love my job, enjoy my hobbies and most importantly I am a MOM! I’m on the go constantly, if I’m not working, I’m riding at the barn with Hannah or have cheer practice with Haydn. I enjoy running for the mind, getting manicures/pedicures to stay beautiful, romantic dinners to feel sexy and SHOPPING for my therapy!! Whether you’re driving in your car, cleaning around the house or at a desk at work don’t forget to tune into us every Thursday at 8:20am. It’s totally worth spending a few minutes of your Thursday mornings around successful, intelligent women, who discuss style, relationships and the WHAT-NOT-TO-DO’S!!
I am the newlywed of the group! My husband Brent and I got married in October of 2011 and it has been wonderful! He has a 7 year old daughter, who I love dearly. She has forced my maternal instinct to be kicked into full force and I wouldn’t change a second of it! Though, I do not have any children of my own, I am looking forward to our future family! A few things that I enjoy are camping, fishing, music and spending time with those that I love. Music is therapeutic and means a great deal to me. Mix that with a campfire, good friends and no contact to the outside world? Simply can’t get much better than that! I enjoy traveling and I have a bucket list of places I will see before I leave this world! Hope you enjoy what you hear and thanks in advance for listenin!
Have you done anyone of these?
Glamour came up with a list of "30 Things"! http://glmr.me/141GWq8
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In honor of The Rachael Ray Challenge, which aims to adopt out 1,200 needy cats and dogs by August 31, 2013, this week we are all about celebrating the cat eye!
Without further ado, here is the cat eye how-to!
M•A•C Cosmetics Senior Artist Fatima Thomas supplies easy instructions:
1. Cat eye liner can be done with liquid, pencil or gel. If using pencil, make sure you have a freshly-sharpened point. Try M•A•C Powerpoint Eye Pencil in Engraved. If using gel, make sure to have a tool you are comfortable using. I recommend M•A•C’s 266 Small Angle Brush with Fluidline in Blacktrack. (Available at www.maccosmetics.com.)
2. Define the upper lashes by making short, clean, precise strokes as close to their roots as possible, terminating at the inner corner. The result should be a thin, clean line.
3. Starting from the outer corner, draw a thin upward line or “wing.” The wing can be about a quarter or a third the length of the entire eyelid. Make sure the wings of each eye are symmetrical. To clean up or correct, use a cotton swab that’s been dipped in a bit of makeup remover.
4. With smooth, decisive strokes, connect the wing to the liner on the eyelids, making the liner look tapered as it moves toward the inner corner of the eye.
5. This next step is optional, but makes the look more picture-perfect and professionally done. Fill in the upper water line rim, just below the upper row of lashes with your liner product.
Here are some other product suggestions in which to create your cat eye:
The e.l.f. Essential Waterproof Eyeliner Pen is a no-budge liner with a smooth felt tip applicator that glides on easily. It comes in eight rich shades including Hunter Green, Teal, Plum and Ash. (Available at www.eyeslipsface.com.)
AERIN presents her New York City Color collection. Kajal Eyeliner in Skyline is an inky black hue which lines the inner lids in an easy, fluid stroke or can be smudged on the outer lids for a more smokey look. (Available starting in August at www.aerin.com.)
L’Oréal Paris The Super Slim Liner by Infallible is a super-thin liquid liner with a 0.4mm precision felt tip that provides superior control for extremely precise lines. The water-based ink formula provides a smooth application without any skipping or smudging. Intense pigments create a rich, beautiful shade of black. (Available at www.lorealparisusa.com.)
Make Up For Ever’s Aqua Liner is a highly-pigmented liquid liner in matte, iridescent and diamond finishes. It’s formulated to withstand weather, water, and sweat. The fifteen intense shades include Diamond Gold, Iridescent Electric Purple, Mat Mocha, Diamond White, Iridescent Anthracite, and Diamond Lagoon Green. (Available at www.sephora.com.)
Finish off your cat eye with a healthy coat of mascara, apropos for your cat eye – Maybelline’s Volum’ Express the Colossal Cat Eyes. (Available at www.maybelline.com.)
Last year at this time we highlighted some products benefitting worthwhile institutions and their philanthropic efforts. See below for the latest goodies and programs from companies stepping up their commitment to organizations near and dear to their hearts (and ours!).
After the tragic events at the 2013 Boston Marathon, Demeter Fragrance Library created, in a matter of days, their First Response-Boston fragrance. Demeter Fragrance Library has over 250 scents that are “inspired by everyday objects and experiences.” First Response-Boston is a combination of spices and flowers, overlaid with white smoke and rubber. The smoke and rubber are to honor the bravery of Boston’s Firefighters. 75% of the proceeds benefit Boston First Responders Fund, administered through the Boston Firefighter’s Credit Union. (Available at demeterfragrance.com.)
Aveda, always ecology-minded, introduces their new Full Circle recycling program. “At Aveda, we find inspiration in nature and believe that it should be emulated as a model of sustainability. Aveda is committed to developing products that can be responsibly sourced, manufactured, used and then returned to the natural world. We also develop packaging with high levels of post-consumer recycled content that can be continuously cycled in the industrial world,” says Dave Rapaport, Vice President Earth & Community Care, Aveda. Partnering with g2 revolution, a leading recycling innovations company, Aveda will provide guests the chance to return Aveda packaging not accepted by some municipal curbside recycling programs to all 107 Aveda Experience Center retail locations in the US. The Aveda packaging collected will be sorted to be recycled into reusable material, with the goal of making it into new Aveda packaging or accessories, thus helping to prevent Aveda packaging from going to landfill.
Ouidad, known for innovative hair products for all hair types (including curly!) are no strangers to charity. This time around, they support the American Red Cross. From responding to US disasters each year to helping to provide more than 40% of America’s blood supply, American Red Cross efforts are essential to assisting those in need. “Helping people in need and really knowing that you are making a difference enriches your life, beyond words,” says Ouidad Co Founder and American Red Cross volunteer, Peter Wise. Ouidad recognizes this and is making a donation to support their life-changing efforts. During the month of July, 100% of the Ouidad Wave Create Collection proceeds for the entire month will be donated to the American Red Cross. (Available at ouidad.com.)
Alaffia Everyday Coconut Water Face Toner is a Fair Trade Certified toner made with coconut water, neem and papaya to rehydrate skin while neutralizing surface impurities. Alaffia donates 10% of sales to empowering women in poor communities. Alaffia funds projects that work to alleviate poverty and gender inequality in Africa. Started in 2003, the Alaffia Shea Butter Cooperative in Sokodé, Togo creates economic opportunity for women who were denied access to education and whose skills and knowledge are undervalued in today’s societies. Since women hold the historical, traditional knowledge of handcrafting shea butter, they make up 99% of the members of the cooperative. The funds generated through the sale of Alaffia handcrafted shea butter support stable, fair income for these women. (Available at Whole Foods Market.)
Today in The Ladies Room, one of the ladies brought up the topic that they didn't know if their 'relationship' was exclusive of not. Today's dating world comes with all types of confusion, and it seems that dating someone doesn't neccessarily mean the same thing for two people. When exactly does a relationship become serious? We found an article with some interesting points here. Comment below if you've had a similar dilemma, or what you think when it comes to the exclusivity of dating.