A custom made suit. Sounds like something for the jet setters, the rich and famous fabulous people who are not me and you, doesn’t it? That’s what a custom suit sounds like; something I will never have made for me and mine, no matter how great they look on Justin Timberlake with his fancy moves and even fancier lady hair. However as it turns out, if you’re in Utah, you too can be one of the fabulous people with a great suit designed and made just for you.
No, for serious. This is a thing. And you’re not even rich and famous! (okay, maybe you are, but keep reading)
Here’s the lowdown: a company called Dress Code makes custom suits & shirts at a sweet price-point. Dress Code does not have store fronts but they come to you with all the patterns and fabrics to design your own suit. Reps are in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, New York, pretty much all over the place. Not cheap-o fall apart suits, not Nordstrom / Bloomingdale prices, a good $300-400 middle ground for a great suit. Is it tricky getting one made for you, you ask?
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Friends, the first ever Trader Joe’s in my state opened shop a few weeks ago. Never mind that it’s still a good hour’s drive away from me. I’m still ga-ga for it. To say that I went a little crazy on my first visit would be quite accurate. I was even snapping pics with my phone, so giddy was I. It’s a mecca for the food-sensitive patron or all-around snack hound or conscientious consumer. So many gluten-free goodies to tempt, where shall I start?
Tossed with favorite veggies or sauce and dinner is D-O-N-E. No worries.
Always a good idea to keep mixes like this on hand, for cub scout meetings, sleepovers, breakfast…dont’ you eat brownies for breakfast?
Last box anywhere in the store. Mine. All mine.
I’m a leader in the Udi’s Gluten Free community, a great place to learn more about life without gluten. Live chats, recipes, wise words of wisdom and so on. Join us for a Live Chat Thursday, January 9th!
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And now for my other favorite Thanksgiving category: dessert. Dessert, dear dear wonderful desserts. No less wonderful because they are gluten-free. I’m pretty darn thankful the gluten-free wiz kids of the internet have shared some amazing recipes with the world. These look like all around show-stoppers. Maybe you should just serve all three. Save yourself the problem of having to choose, what with all the coconut and apple and almond…
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Mmmm. It’s nice and crisp outside, a teensy bit of chill to the air, coziness now mandatory. And with all that coziness I’m rather jonesing for some craftiness. I’d love a suprpise bundle of inspiration from Pick Your Plum to get me started. A mystery package of supplies and doo-dads for some swanky projects sent right to my door. But guess what? Pick Your Plum wants to give away some crafty love to one of our readers! A “Plum” (package) of creative inspiration and goodies worth $100. Every “Plum” is a surprise, each one is a little different from the next, but each promises to include all the fixins for a handful of great seasonal projects.
For example (not promising this is what’s coming to you, but you get the idea):
And my favorite of the bunch is….well, who could choose? Go ahead and enter the giveaway and see what comes your way! Entries accepted until Midnight, Friday, October 19th. Mountain Time. Please, please remember to include a link to your contact info so we can contact … >> find out more…
Oh, there are so many completely awesome halloween goodies to be making right now. I’m pretty jazzed about the super cool gluten-free options out there, perfect for making things festive and yummy for my kiddos this month. This is one of my favorites. Practically idiot proof. Adorable. Wouldn’t your munchkins be thrilled to find one of these in their lunchbox?
So tell me, what are your favorite gluten-free Halloween goodies? I’m a leader in the Udi’s Gluten Free community and I’d love to know! Join us for a live chat on October 9th right over here.
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It’s all official and everything. Autumn has arrived. The air has a definite chill which tells me it’s time to change up our menu a bit.
I admit I was once a little worried that a gluten-free lifestyle meant abandoning our favorite cold weather comfort foods. Wrong! Haven’t missed out on anything, and I don’t even have to think too hard to come up with winning menu plans. The last stragglers of summer’s vegetables in my garden, and the new crops of winter squash make eating clean and gluten-free really easy, and it’s all totally tasty. For reals. As in, zero complaints from the Mister, even requests for seconds from the kids.
Thanks to our garden-gone-gangbusters, our next lineup of dinners might include a roasted butternut squash soup (my favorite), a brown rice & vegetable strata with zucchini, peppers, tomatoes and leeks, and a huge pot of three-bean chili with carrots and peppers (my family’s favorite). No special gluten-free substitutes or ingredients required, and plenty of comfort-factor on these newly crisp evenings.
Three cheers for a garden full of naturally gluten-free eats and three more cheers for comfort food. Everybody’s happy. Especially my tummy.
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You know you love it. Prime time. Red carpets. Celebrities. Awards shows. Fashion. All of it. And I know you want to join me and Diet Pepsi for a Fun, Fizz or Flair Twitter Party during Sunday night’s big awards show. So. Much. Fun.
We’ll be tweeting live, covering all the fashion, flair, glamour, glitz and surprises, and sending a little woot! woot! to Sofia Vergara on her big night. Also, a dozen of our twitter party guests will win $100 Spa Finder gift certificates. Awesome sauce.
When: Sunday, September 23rd, 8-9pm Eastern Time/5-6pm Pacific.
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Ladies, this is Kimberly, Allison’s trusty sidekick here beseeching you to gird up your loins. Swimsuit season is upon us. For real. And I say, down with the string bikini! Down with T-shirts in the pool! We don’t need to go there. I say we make this the summer of swimsuit confidence. All shapes, all sizes. Don’t you agree? I thought you would. Land’s End does, too, and asked me to prove it. Well they actually asked Allison but she’s gallivanting across Eastern Europe or something. So, in all my new swimsuit glory, I give you proof of my own swimsuit confidence:
Can’t believe I just did that, although I will admit that having the right swimsuit goes a loooong way in boosting that confidence. Land’s End asked me to choose one to show off and I do actually like it. A lot. In case you were wondering–ha!–my teensy weensy bikini days are long gone, and most of my swim suit time involves chasing toddlers around a pool so, momma’s gotta keep it G-rated. But momma also wants to feel cute, not matronly. And a tankini (best invention ever) was my perfect solution. I love the flirty little skirted mini, and … >> find out more…