Posts tagged oprah

Fashion Friday — skinny dresses, neon sneaks, cellulite killing jeans

   February 22, 2013 6:47 am    0

Styling for the waistline? Love this one at left — it’s $40 from JC Penney, and it’s Liz Claiborne — gotta love this one. It’s one of eight styles Oprah features in her picks for waist whittling styles — see the rest of them here. Cosmo UK has the top 12 fashion must-have items right here — beanies…


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Fashion Friday — Spanx stores opening in malls

   November 30, 2012 7:23 am    0

Move over Victoria’s Secret. Spanx has been in the news big time this year. Sara Blakely, 41, the youngest woman to hit the Forbes magazine’s list of billionaires is squeezing big money out of the girdle that does it all. Sold on QVC, endorsed by Oprah, and hitting $250 million in sales in 2011, Spanx opened its first retail…


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What moms and stepmoms want for Moms Day

   May 7, 2012 8:09 am    2

In my case, I just want healthy, happy kids and a relaxing day — not one fraught with hurrying to get dressed up, and sit at brunch or dinner with hundreds of other moms. I’m not alone. An article in the Chicago Tribune posed the question to moms of all ages. Women with babies wanted to…


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Spanx founder becomes billionaire

   March 9, 2012 5:31 am    1

Move over, Oprah. At 41, the gal who made a comfortable girdle into a new-age garment and called it Spanx is on the Forbes magazine’s list of billionaires. Sara Blakely, the youngest woman to hit the list, did it on her own. No help from family. On “CBS This Morning” she discussed her original idea came from personal…


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Story time, favorite family reads

   February 27, 2012 12:17 am    0

You want to be a good parent and read to your kids, and/or have your kids read to you, but what’s good to read? Find their interests. You don’t have to buy new books — go to the library, hit garage sales, and have fun. Here are some of my favorites: We found some fairy…


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Three things — 9/24/09

   September 24, 2009 7:33 am    1

Three things I’m loving this week: 1. CBS. Among all the reality, death-and-crime and talent shows on the major networks, there are a few hilarious 1/2-hour comedy gems and most of them are on CBS. Fall programming brings new episodes and new laughs. Check out: “The New Adventures of the Old Christine” (proof that Julia…


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