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Just over a week ago we shot our very first tutorials along with our first "About Us" video. The experience was exciting (and exhausting). From the moment I woke up that morning I felt the pressure and critical nature of making this day successful...and the videos successful. First was styling the hair just right. Not only mine, but my mom's and the model's hair. I felt a little rusty on my 1920s hairstyling techniques. The last time I had to do this was for theater over a decade ago. Even after practicing the day before and checking out a few YouTube videos,...

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Last week I made a surprise visit to see my mom for an early Mother's Day. My mom was so happy and excited to see me! I was also really excited to see her new place at Ponte Vedra Beach. What's the verdict?Well I absolutely loved it there. Her balcony overlooks a lake with lots of trees around for privacy. We had breakfast out there this morning and it was so peaceful. The complex has all the amenities, a gym, hot tub, a pool, a couple volleyball courts, tennis courts (wish I'd brought my racket), a dog park (where we...

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The eyes are the windows to the soul....In the speakeasy world of 42 Dubonnet, the wink of the eye is the secret password to the most alluring you.  This week I engaged in an exercise known as eyegazing, where you stare into another person's eyes for a sustained period of time…4 minutes to be exact.  Have you ever stared into someone's eyes for a long period of time? It's uncomfortable, isn't it? The practice of eyegazing originates back to Ancient tantric tradition as a way to deepen intimacy. In recent years, Eye Gazing Parties have become a fad that fast became a popular...

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