Look Good & Have Fun This Summer With The Perfect

Written by Sher Matsen


Itís that time of year when we pack up our bags and head torepparttar beach forrepparttar 148468 day to enjoy those warm sunrays andrepparttar 148469 refreshing sound ofrepparttar 148470 lapping water.

So what constitutes a good beach wardrobe. Well there are certain essentials that none of us forget. On goesrepparttar 148471 swimsuit and bathing suit cover, flip flops on our feet. Beach bag has been packed withrepparttar 148472 essentials Ė sunglasses, floppy hat, towel and a good book. Great Ė gotrepparttar 148473 basics covered but what aboutrepparttar 148474 rest.

So if we are so prepared for a day atrepparttar 148475 beach, why is it byrepparttar 148476 time we get home we look pretty worn. Here are some helpful tips to make your day atrepparttar 148477 beach fun and keep you looking fashion fresh all day and allrepparttar 148478 way home.

First before you leave home, if youíve got long hair pull it into a high pony tail or fun knot. Use some funky hair accessories that will stay in place when youíre swimming. Try a fun colored bobble or some firm fastening clips in bright summer colors. If you pull your hair up your neck will stay cool and youíll look fresh all day with your neat hairdo.

Second slather yourself in sunscreen before leavingrepparttar 148479 house, then tossrepparttar 148480 sunscreen in your bag so you can reapply after a swim or every few hours. A sunburn is not only unhealthy and painful, itís unattractive, so donít let yourself turn intorepparttar 148481 lobster ofrepparttar 148482 day. Your sunscreen should be a SPF of 15. It doesnít hurt to use a strong SPF on your face or your entire body if you burn easily.

Your beach bag should be large enough to hold your supplies forrepparttar 148483 day. Why not get something fun and fashionable to keep you looking fashion fresh. Make sure youíve got allrepparttar 148484 daily essentials in your bag Ė sunglasses, sunscreen, a good book, a floppy hat, some lip gloss, and any other makeup touch ups youíll want. If you plan to wear eye makeup make sure itís waterproof. Stay away from heavy foundations. If you must apply something use a bronzer moisturizer. Itís also a good idea to bring lip balm with an SPF15 to protect your lips. It never hurts to put some moisturizer inrepparttar 148485 bag. Include a snack and plenty of fluids. Itís important not to get dehydrated.

Okay great weíve gotrepparttar 148486 basics covered now what aboutrepparttar 148487 wardrobe basics? If youíre planning to wear a swimsuit itís usually easiest to put it on at home, that way youíre not chasing down change rooms. So great Ė first on goesrepparttar 148488 swimsuit. Now what to wear for a cover? Well youíve got plenty of choices. A tank top and shorts, tank and skort, or a nice light cotton dress all work well over top. Choose something thatís easy to put on and take off, and choose fabrics that breathe to keep you cool. I also suggest including a long sleeved cotton blouse just incase you start to burn you can protect your shoulders and arms.

Planning Your Wedding Menu

Written by Sher Matsen


Decidingrepparttar menu is a pretty simple affair. Once youíve chosen your menu items, you can move on to organizingrepparttar 148446 wedding menu. By organizing I mean planning how people will sit, what your tables will look like, types of glasses. Allrepparttar 148447 fine details.

Now donít let this stress you out Ė it actually can be a lot of fun! Hereís some tips to get you onrepparttar 148448 right track. These tips assume you are not having your meal catered and are doing all your own planning.

Decide what time you are going to have your meal at. This will tie torepparttar 148449 time of your wedding to some degree. If you are getting married inrepparttar 148450 morning are you having lunch, brunch, or a mid afternoon meal. Afternoon wedding, are you having a super time meal, a later evening meal.

Are you going to rent your dishes? Borrow from family? Use disposable plates? Same goes for glassware and flatware. If you are having a smaller wedding you can often get good pricing on sets at discount department stores.

If you are purchasing your dishes, what is your theme? Color? Style?

What type of glasses are you going to use? Wine glasses for certain, what about coffee cups, water glasses. Again either borrow or visit a discount department store.

I recommend renting your dishes, flatware, and glasses from a catering company. The prices is usually very nominal. Everything matches, they deliverrepparttar 148451 clean dishes, after your meal you simply putrepparttar 148452 dirty dishes inrepparttar 148453 containers supplied, they pick them up and take care of cleaning them.

If you supply your own dishes, then somebody has to be prepared to do clean up. Renting dishes is simple, affordable, and lets your guests focus on enjoying your wedding.

You will also need to decide whatrepparttar 148454 theme for your tables will be, what type of flowers you will use and whether you will get locally grown flowers or purchase from a florist. If you choose flowers in season in your local area you can make beautiful flower arrangements for a fraction ofrepparttar 148455 cost.

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