I hope this newsletter finds you well. It has warmed up here -- had to turn the air on yesterday -- and everything is looking green and lush before the summer heat really kicks in.
With the warm weather comes the increased desire for great sandals and painted toes. Stop by the forum and let us know what your "it" color is for summer.
On the blogging front I will be taking a break from giveaways for June and July like I did last year. I will continue to blog about my favorite things through the summer but will use the the time saved not doing giveaways to spend with family and other projects -- like cleaning up the Large and Lovely site.
That's it for now, hope you have a lovely weekend!
Miss Representation - In a nutshell, looks have become more important than intelligence. Somehow it has become more important to ask a female presidential runner whether she has had breast implants instead of what she would do for our country if elected. Or it attacks women like Hilary Clinton for not wearing make-up or looking old -- these are women of power and the media is attempting to knock them down a notch. The sad thing is as... Read article
A Cut Above - I love to watch television shows that have extreme transformations like the ones seen on America's Next Top model, when they totally change the look of the model with a haircut or color. I do not however like "makeover" shows or even the term as they suggest that something was wrong with... Read article.
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Have a great weekend.
M. E. Wood, Large & Lovely Editor
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