January is a time to rest and recharge and start following those New Year’s resolutions. Our FINDS this month are dedicated to items to help you do exactly that!
GET MORE SLEEP
Yala Dreams Bamboo Robe
Wrap up in this ultra soft robe available at A’mano. www.amanogifts.com
Block out unwanted noise and distractions and sleep more soundly with a Homedics Sound Spa. Great for travel, too! Available at Target. www.target.com
Cozy Bed Jacket
UGG sleepwear is just as cozy as the boots and slippers they are best known for. This heathered cardigan is cute enough to be worn out and about, too! Available at The Lingerie Shoppe. www.lingerieshoppe.com
The Ultimate Robe
Supreme softness, classic style and decorative details will make this your favorite robe for years to come. Available at The Lingerie Shoppe. www.lingerieshoppe.com
Newton Running Shoes
All the rage among personal trainers and fitness instructors, Newton running shoes are colorful and provide excellent support. Available at the Trak Shak. www.trakshak.com
Stay Warm While Being Active
Perfect for runners, skiers or anyone who needs to stay warm while sporting the go-to ponytail, this hat is uniquely designed with two openings concealed within a pretty cable knit twist (one high and one low). Available online at peekaboos-hats.com.
Lift, Tone and Burn at Pure Barre
Commit to get fit by signing up for the 6-month auto contract at Pure Barre in Homewood at $175 per month for 6 months, which saves $50 each month!
TEND TO YOUR NEST
DIY Feng Shui Kit
This kit is full of fun goodies that will have you giddy and ready to implement feng shui easily and effortlessly in your life! Feng shui specialist Katie Rogers (our FACE of Birmingham yesterday) brings the ancient Chinese art and science of feng shui straight to your home with this fun, eco-friendly, Do-It-Yourself Feng Shui Kit. Available for $34. Email[email protected] for ordering information.
EAT DINNER AS A FAMILY
Make meal time fun for the little ones by serving it up on these adorable plates! Available at A’Mano. www.amanogifts.com
Pick Up Dinners
Sometimes you just need to simplify things and focus on what’s really important! Try a carry out meal from some of our favorite family friendly spots: Urban Cookhouse, What’s 4 Supper, Cafe Iz, Zoë’s, Taziki’s – we could go on and on as Birmingham has so many great options. Check out our previous post on pick up dinners and this one on holiday dinners to go as these places also have fabulous food year round.
Cook Healthy Meals with The Slim Down Cookbook by Carolyn O’Neil
Learn how to eat well and live well in the land of biscuits and bacon! Ms. O’Neil is a registered dietician and an award winning journalist. Available at Little Professor. www.facebook.com/LittleProfessorAL
TAKE BETTER CARE OF YOUR SKIN
Based in Fairhope, AL, J.Edward’s line of mineral makeup goes on smooth and can be worn sheer or built up for more coverage. Find it at Village Dermatology. www.villagedermatology.net
TMB Skin Clinic Facials
The TMB Skin Clinic team will assess your skin’s condition, listen to your concerns and suggest achievable goals. Their custom-tailored facials, which include derma planing and brow shaping, will help you achieve healthy glowing skin. www.tmbskinclinic.com
Sofia’s Pop Up Lunch Cart
Sofia dishes out fresh fare every day at her all new pop up lunch cart at Whole Foods. Stop by for a great healthy lunch Monday through Friday. Available at Whole Foods. www.wholefoods.com
Locally-Made Food Items
Many of our area grocery stores have locally-made items grouped together on display. We found a great selection of local condiments at Winn Dixie. www.winndixie.com
BECOME MORE CIVICALLY INVOLVED
Educate yourself on our country’s political issues with this fabulous app. iCitizen is your place to learn. “iCitizen allows you to efficiently follow and speak out about issues that mean the most to you. You will know more about your elected representatives and have a simple way to share your views — all from the palm of your hand. Download the free app now. Make your voice count.” Find out mor, and download the FREE app: www.icitizen.com
Here’s to a wonderful start to 2014!
And be sure to see our other SB cities’ January FINDS. You’ll find them below this post in Related Content (located just below our share buttons). Click on any image to see the whole post.