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Suit Up for Spring with Trina Turks & Caicos

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Hello Darlings,
Trina Turk offers a fresh splash of color and elegant fit with her bright Spring dresses. Her lemon, watermelon and blueberry palette make for an artful and refreshing dress silhouettes – perfecto for your Spring wardrobe!

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And FYI…Grace Bay Club has teamed up with the quintessential California women’s designer to launch a limited edition capsule collection in a bright, new print conceived and created exclusively for the resort.


With the Trina Turks & Caicos collection, women can rest easy knowing the limited edition line is available in a number of styles that are perfectly suited (no pun intended!) for all shapes and sizes.  The halter one-piece offers full support and coverage for women looking to reveal little, while the string bikini is best for the not-so-shy.  The halter bikini with hipster buckle bottom is a sultry combination of both, offering support but minimizing those pesky tan lines.  And of course, for those who prefer to protect their skin from any of the sun’s damaging rays, Trina Turk also designed two tunic styles for the collection.

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‘Happy Endings’ Actors Talk Sex and Drug Addictions!

Hello Lovelies,

Here’s an insert courtesy of Terra.

Ever wonder what happens behind-the-scenes on a hit sitcom? The cast of Happy Endings, Eliza Coupe (“Jane”), Elisha Cuthbert (“Alex”), Zachary Knighton (“Dave”), Adam Pally (“Max”), Damon Wayans, Jr. (“Brad”) and Casey Wilson (“Penny”) opened up about everything from family, sex, drugs and more, during their bare all interviews with Dennis Pastorizo, Entertainment Producer for Terra.

No need to worry, it’s not as bad as it sounds! The hilarious cast said and did some crazy things during the interview that you might just want to see for yourself!

The season finale of Happy Endings airs this Wednesday, April 4th at 9:30 PM EST on ABC but you can watch the full interview now at: .


True Love & Romance Never Expires

Hello Darlings,

Here’s an interesting piece courtesy of Kate Forgach. This one can actually make you go…”nooo waayyyyy”. I cannot ever imagine my grandmother dating and not being either widowed or married! It’s shocking to learn that seniors 65 and older are amongst the dating sites looking for “Prince Charming” (to get married)!

Romance Has No Expiration Date

So you think marriage is for the young? Check this out: As of the 2010 U.S. Census, more than 16-million unmarried Americans were 65 and older. But these single seniors aren’t willing to sit on their laurels; Between 2006 and 2007 there was a 140-percent increase in senior online dating.

Clearly the message that marriage makes you live longer has made its way to the over-65 crowd. Seniors also have learned the effectiveness of online dating sites. According to a 2011 international study conducted by the Oxford Internet Institute and funded by eHarmony, middle-aged men and women were the most likely people to use online dating sites, a statistic that particularly holds true for seniors.

With these glaring statistics to back up entrepreneurs, many new businesses have arisen catering to seniors interested in relationships. Here’s a sampling.

1. Dating Sites
Let’s see; There’s SeniorMatch, SeniorPeopleMeet, DatingforSeniors, SeniorFriendFinder, PrimeSingles, SilverSingles, DatingForSeniors…pant, pant, pant. And we’re just getting started. More commonly known sites, like and eHarmony, also appeal to the over-65 crowd. And let’s not forget AgeMatch, which targets cougars and sugar daddies seeking companionship out of their age range.

An interesting aside to this category is the research findings of two Bowling Green State University professors of gerontology. In the early stages of the study, they’ve found indications that seniors market themselves different on dating sites than their youthful counterparts. Appearance and status drop to the bottom of profiles while compatibility and self representation are priorities.

2. Gift Registries
Soon-to-be-wed seniors likely don’t need another blender, so alternative registries are proving just the ticket. CardAvenue is a wedding gift registry that lets them register for desirable gift cards, including those for stores, airlines, gas, etc. Cloud9Living allows couples to register for desired experiences, like hot-air ballooning in the Rockies, taking gourmet cooking classes in Houston, race car driving in Las Vegas, and much more.

3. Wedding Websites
Personal wedding websites are the latest rage, and in particular has reached out to seniors with it’s easy-to-use message. The company provides a free domain name, customizable website themes and matching eCards, a monetary gift registry with PayPal, and much more. Other similar sites include, and To comparison shop, check out

4. Therapy for the Kids
Roughly 500,000 Americans over the age of 65 remarry each year, and most already have adult children, according to Grace Gabe, a psychiatrist and co-author of “Step Wars: Overcoming the Perils and Making Peace in Adult Stepfamilies.” Remembering their parent’s former spouse, the kids may have trouble accepting a new relationship. This has opened up an entirely new species of therapist. While many cater to younger audiences, there are those who provide assistance to both young and old alike.

5. Prenuptial Agreements
No longer a legal document solely for the rich, lawyers are creating prenuptial agreements designed specifically for seniors looking to protect their children’s inheritances or not interested in once-again paying alimony.


Kate Forgach is a Baby Boomer consumer specialist for Kinoli Inc. She has written about senior issues for 11 years as a Cooperative Extension specialist and for a wide variety of newspapers and magazines. She has been featured in USA Today, Detroit News, New Orleans Times-Picayune, New Yorker magazine, “ABC World News,” NBC’s “TODAY” show and many other media outlets.

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Anti-Aging Comes From Within

Courtesy of Yvonne Ryding Skincare

Yvonne Ryding, head of eponymous skincare line, advises Media Maven readers on how to get “that glow.” HINT: It doesn’t start with face cream

“When I give my lectures, my audience must expect me to talk about the skincare line, but there are so many other important factors to a woman’s well-being,” says Yvonne.

Yvonne has always been interested in taking care of herself. As a young girl she was involved in gymnastics and soccer, and as a young adult, she enjoyed the enviable status of global pageant queen (Miss Universe 1984) and international model.

These days, Yvonne is a prominent and inspirational figure in Sweden, and regularly contributes to popular television. And while she founded Yvonne Ryding skincare upon the strict notion of natural, cutting edge research and ingredients, the key to beauty does not start with face cream. Yvonne is a mother and a company owner, and so she knows that in order to thrive, it is important to take care of yourself. “Think about the mind and your soul. Give yourself some time to be with yourself in meditation.”

Yvonne Ryding believes that exercise helps you glow from the inside. But, “it’s important that you enjoy your workout,” she says, “so that it doesn’t feel like a chore. If you love walking, then just walk! Do you ice skate? Then ice skate!”

And be mindful of what you put in and on your body. “Think about how you eat. Good food helps you think. Be good at giving your body water so that you can rinse it out and cleanse.” And don’t forget your beauty sleep, she says. “If you’re not sleeping well and giving your body rest, then your body won’t have time to rejuvenate.”

Yvonne’s stance on anti aging is consistent with her belief in a balanced joyful lifestyle. She maintains the importance of food, sleep, drinking water and exercise. “If you combine that with a commitment to taking care of your biggest organ by using natural products, then you will get a really wonderful glow around you.”


Olli Lolli Springs New Organic Hoodies to Help Keep Kid’s Meds Close

Hello Lovelies,

With “spring” in the air, everything fresh, new, beautiful & eco/green is in bloom. Bees are beginning their buzz -y season and that can only mean stress-covered anti-anticipation for many allergy suffers, as myself & my girls! I was very pleased to learn about Olli Lolli’s Organic Cotton Hoodies, which come adorned with a special Olli Pocket™ to hold those vital meds!

Olli Lolli Allergy Aware Apparel Inc., offers a line of apparel that allows kids with life-threatening conditions, such allergies, asthma or anaphylaxis, to wear their emergency medication, instead of carrying it in a pouch, purse, fanny pack or knapsack that could be easily lost.

Olli Lolli™ windbreakers and hoodies are specially designed with the Olli Pocket™, a built-in pocket to hold a child’s emergency epinephrine auto-injector, asthma inhaler, or insulin injector, ensuring their medication is there when they need it.
Now kids and their care givers can immediately access life saving allergy medication, whether they are in the school lunchroom, out on the playground, visiting a grandparent, or in the neighborhood park playing with friends.
Fresh for Spring and Summer 2012, the colorful Olli Pocket™ Organic Cotton Hoodie for boys and girls is made with soft 100% Organic Cotton with a cotton lined hood and comes in purple and green.  Priced at just $59.99, Olli Pocket™ Hoodies are available in XS, S, M, L sizes that fit kids age four to 11. Prices are in Canadian dollars and the company ships to Canada and the U.S.A. Shop online at
About Olli Lolli Allergy Aware Apparel Inc.
We created the Olli Lolli line of apparel to help kids stay safe. Our products are designed and made in Canada. We ship to Canada and the US. We use quality materials and construction that hold up to kids’ wear and tear. Our goal is to promote allergy awareness and empower our kids.
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Achieve Immortal Beauty Like Twilight

Hello Beauty Mavens,

Twilight used over 1,000 cans of aerosol airbrush makeup from Classified Cosmetics to transform mortal actors into eternally beautiful vampires on the set of the international box-office hit, Breaking Dawn.

Classified Cosmetics, the pioneers of the aerobrush makeup category, are launching Aero Minerale Makeup Mist, the same makeup featured on-screen on Bella’s vanity at over 350 Ulta stores throughout the country beginning January 8th.

Learn how to master Bella’s flawless skin with celebrity makeup artist and company founder, Yolanda Halston. Her tips and tricks will show you how easy it is to shake, aim, spray to get Twilight perfection for a new you in the new year.

See the “how-to” video here:

Sarah Tracey; Glamorous Spy-Girl Soul With Sexy Vintage Kick!

Hello Lovelies,

Sarah Tracey releases sexy retro spy video….

Check it out HERE!

While Sarah Tracey can jump from one runaway train to another at a speed of 90 miles per hour, she can also deliver delicious harmonies for the soul, clever lyrics for the head, and a voice that goes straight to the heart.

So, it’s no surprise that in dreaming up her debut full-length album, Tell No One, she slipped into the stiletto boots and fearless drive of a glamorous spy girl, writing dizzy fantasies of jet-setting around the globe and uncovering decadent and dangerous secrets along the way!