Happy New Year! You know the drill. Will you be joining the “New Year - New Me” crowd, or nah? It’s become pretty cliche now, but the new year is the perfect opportunity for fresh beginnings. And while you may not keep every resolution you start the year with, you can get a jump start on your fitness & health goals with some great dance classes & workshops coming up in the Atlanta area. Check out the upcoming classes below, and be sure to grab your spot before they fill up. Oh, and remember to LIKE or SHARE on Facebook or Twitter! It’s the only resolution you really need to keep. :)
Well the weather outside is frightful - frightfully hot that is. But, at least we're halfway to Christmas! Are you looking for a party theme that's a little out of the box this summer? Why not plan a Christmas in July theme party? Check out our top tips for planning a Christmas in July party this summer from decorations and entertainment, to food & drink ideas. And if you're just looking to plan a good old fashioned Christmas in December party, don't forget -now- is a good time to get a head start for the best pricing on holiday party and event resources. Check out the tips below. And be sure to LIKE or SHARE on Facebook or Twitter! Merry Christmas in July. :)
New York Fashion Week may be two months, and eight-hundred and sixty two miles away. But, fashion is always buzzing in Haute-lanta. Starting with NYFW's return of Small Boutique Fashion Week at Georgia Freight Depot on July 23rd, fashion is making its mark across the city this season with the hottest events in fashion and style. Days after SBFW is Legends to the Runway Fashion Show, hosted by VH1's Personality Priyanka Banks on July 29th. Produced by Atlanta Runway Trainer and Creative Director, London Legend, the show will also donate a portion of the the proceeds to the Atlanta Breast Cancer Foundation. And on July 30th, you're cordially invited to shop like a boss at the All Things Ankara Pop Up. All Things Ankara is the #1 source for ankara print fashion, as a multi-vendor e-commerce marketplace to allow ankara designers from all over the world to sell on their platform. Check out the details below. Which event do you plan on attending? Be sure to LIKE or SHARE on Facebook or Twitter to let us know! Slay the love. :)
There's nothing like sipping on a cool, refreshing cocktail at the summer luau or pool party - until you realize the number of calories and the amount of sugar you're consuming is more than your total daily calorie limit. And who really wants to be the only one sipping on vodka sodas all summer long? If you're trying to watch your calorie intake, every cocktail menu is filled with options that can just add empty calories to your daily goal. So we have five delicious cocktails that each come in at under 200 calories. Which one do you think will be your new summer favorite? Let us know if the comments below. In the meantime, be sure to LIKE ore SHARE on Facebook or Twitter! Salud. :)
Planning a birthday party for your little one this summer? Look no further than to Disney's newest leading lady, Moana. As Disney's very first Polynesian lead character, Moana, which means “ocean” in Hawaiian and Maori culture - is about a fearless, young wayfinder - making it the perfect theme for your little voyager this summer. Just as the Kardashian clan planned their own Moana theme party, capture the Disney magic for your child with Moana theme invitations, decor and entertainment. Check out our tips below for party planning ideas. Plus, we've also included a giveaway, so be sure to check out the details to find out how you can win FREE entertainment for your next luau or pool party! If you find any of the tips helpful, be sure to LIKE or SHARE on Facebook or Twitter! Mahalo. :)
"I'm gonna pop some tags. Only got twenty dollars in my pocket. I - I - I'm hunting, looking for a come-up. This is freaking awesome." Who doesn't love to save money? Unless you're Richard Pryor in Brewster's Millions every gal - and guy - loves a good bargain. Feel free to Google the Richard Prior reference if needed. In the meantime, as one who was once busted for trying to salvage spilled glitter (let that image sink in), there's nothing better than looking good - at least in my mind - on a budget. So check out our top 4 tips for frugal fashion below. And be sure to LIKE or SHARE on Facebook or Twitter! Sharing is caring. :)
It's vacation season! Vacations are a great chance to catch up with friends and family in a new city, or even just a great chance to get away from it all. But no matter where you're headed, vacationing is definitely a great time to relax, unwind and indulge. Whether you've been hard at work on your fitness goals all year long, or you just started your journey - an upcoming vacay can be a tempting time to jump ship from healthy eating for the land of over-indulge-me. But there's no reason why your wellness goals should be placed on the back burner. Check out our top tips to incorporate a little health & fitness into your travel plans this summer. If you find any of the tips helpful, be sure to LIKE or SHARE on Facebook or Twitter! Yay vacay! :)
It was a magical night at Atlanta's Buckhead Theatre for EDIN's - Eating Disorders Information Network's 2017 Celebrity Dance Challenge. Fashioned after shows like Dancing with the Stars and So You Think You Can Dance, the annual event brought together Atlanta's top celebrities and professional dancers for a night to remember. Hosted by Christi Paul of CNN & Paul Milliken, Road Warrior of FOX 5’s Good Day Atlanta, the event raised over $132,000 to become EDIN's most successful event to date. Funds raised from the Celebrity Dance Challenge go on to help EDIN to present to various communities and age groups in Georgia, from elementary students to medical professionals. And this year, we were proud to have our very own Creative Director, Shane Smith, participate with a samba performance with Brazilian born beauty guru, Milly Marques of Sweet Peach Wax & Sugaring Studio in Buckhead. Check out the highlights from this year's event below. For info on how you can help EDIN reach your community, visitwww.MyEdin.org. And be sure to LIKE or SHARE on Facebook or Twitter! Obrigado. :)
It's officially luau season! (Because summer is the season of everything right?) Can you say aloha? Are you searching the closet for what to wear to an upcoming luau? You just need a few simple pieces to create a complete ensemble worthy of a decadent lei. Whether it's a graduation luau or an island wedding soirée, dressing for a luau can be a casual, elegant... or even comedic affair. For creative ideas and inspiration, check out a few tropical-themed outfits below that will help you become the talk of the party. If you like any of the looks, be sure to LIKE or SHARE on Facebook or Twitter! Mahalo!
If you’re a frequent visitor to THE SUITE, then you know we’re all about spring fitness. With the season bringing fresh starts and new beginnings – we like sharing our top tips, tricks and resources to help you stay motivated. We recently shared 10 Killer Tips to Shape Up for Spring - including an amazing spring workout playlist. But for those of you struggling to stay motivated, find out why most of us fail after 30 days of our fitness goals with Desiree Nathanson, former Atlanta Hawks Cheerleader, certified personal trainer and co-owner of Interfusion Fitness. Plus, find out how to eliminate negative self-talk, learn about the 3 hour rule, and learn more about Interfusion Fitness. If you find any of the tips helpful, just be sure to LIKE or SHARE on Facebook or Twitter! Stay motivated. :)
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