Here’s a luscious idea that has fewer calories that chocolate, smells as good as a bouquet of flowers, and always fits the giftee perfectly. How about a day of pampering, a few hours with no cares or concerns, a time when you are the center of the universe? And how about doing all that at the very posh but not outrageously priced Four Seasons Spa in downtown Denver?
TOWNSHIP 3, RANGE 8, Maine—Maine sportsmen were outraged when Roxanne Quimby, the conservation-minded founder of Burt’s Bees cosmetics, bought up tens of thousands of acres of Maine’s fabled North Woods—and had the audacity to forbid hunters, loggers, snowmobiles and all-terrain vehicles on the expanses.
Do you have a store you love so much you could buy everything in it? DownEast Basics is that store for me. So, imagine my jubilation to hear this high-style, low-price fashion retailer that specializes in trendy fashions finally opened their first store in Colorado this month: at Southwest Plaza Mall in Littleton, to be […]
Nearly everyone with curly hair has been told, “You’re so lucky,” usually by someone with tidy, effortless-looking straight hair. But nearly everyone with curly hair knows about the endless, sometimes hopeless pilgrimage to find someone who knows how to deal with their waves, kinks and corkscrews. “They always would cut it, and I would look […]
No smart-phone application — at least not yet — can accelerate heart rates, inflate muscles or trim waistlines. To accomplish that, bodies must be moved, not just thumbs, and calories watched. While apps alone can’t transform a beer gut, they at least offer quite a bit of guidance, and they are legion, offering everything from […]
One day, about 5 years ago, I was about to rest my chin in my hand and Ouch! What was that? I got up and peered at my face in the mirror. I didn’t see anything but the same face. Weird. Sat back down on the couch and then I ran my fingers along my […]
An inventory of a woman’s handbag can reveal her age, the roles she plays in her own life and, sometimes, a glimpse of her soul. That’s the thesis of “The Contents of Her Purse,” a documentary that treads the line between wry humor and sociological treatise. The movie is the centerpiece of “The Purse Chronicles,” […]
With a nod to the recession and knowledge that price is one of the main things keeping people from getting more massages and facials, local day spas and exercise studios are offering half-price treatments and classes during upcoming spa weeks. It’s a chance to try a ballet-style fitness class, get that pedicure you’ve been putting […]
I’m going to show you my new Brazilian. Every step of the way. Why did I get one? Why might you want one? Some are lucky to have gorgeous curls. Some are fortunate to have shiny sleek hair. And some are blessed with well-behaved waves. And some of us deal with the Dennis the Menace […]