Monday, February 14, 2011

happy vday: a little love for little ones

Valentine's Day isn't just for lovers. Make it a great excuse to show your love for your kids. Where to get a gift they'll love? Whether they're tots, tweens or teens, Lester's--the place to find everything from clothing to accessories--is your ultimate Valentine's Day destination. The store sells sweet and stylish treats for Valentine’s Day that are oh-so-adorable--your kids will get a kick out of them. Check out the Love and Kisses Flurr Pajama Pants and Shorts, designed for lots of cuddling time. My favorite is the fleece pajama bottoms with assorted heart and chocolate kiss patches (my three-year-old daughter loves them too!) Available in pink and purple, in sizes girls 2T - 6X, small to extra large ($33 - $45). Go to Lester's stores to purchase.

Sunday, February 13, 2011

happy vday: give him a sleeker you

What will you get for Valentines' Day? Flowers? Chocolate? A spa treatment or two? If you want to drop your husband or boyfriend a hint, or steer him in the right direction, why not suggest a gift that keeps on giving way beyond February 14th: Cosmetic treatments and plastic surgery.

Granted, he should think you're perfect just the way you are. But if you want to pursue the options for a dose of physical improvement, he should be there to offer his support.

When price is no object, think high-end: a complete mommy makeover [avg cost $12,900 as reported on], from lipo to tummy tuck to breast augmentation, is the ultimate push present.

Seeking faster results at a more moderate investment? Injectibles like Botox [avg cost $500], Restylane [avg cost $700] and Juvederm [$800] can wind back the years and reveal a smoother you.

What's the best way to gift cosmetic surgery and treatments? Says Dr. Richard Rand, Seattle plastic surgeon and RealSelf contributor, "The best thing your significant other can do is to research the very best Board Certified Plastic Surgeon in your area and set up a consultation, then go with you and find out what would be the best treatments and or surgery to meet your needs. If you decide to go ahead and book a procedure, he can help you with the fees." is a community that shares, discusses, and rates more than 200 cosmetic services and procedures and, to date, thousands of reviews—personal stories and real-life experiences – have been posted.

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