5 Critical Keys to Eliminating Your Cellulite Once and For All!

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Get Rid of Cellulite Once and For All
Ask any woman on the street what the definition of “cellulite” is and you’ll get a confused variety of answers. From “toxic fat pockets caught in the skin” to “bands of fiber pulling down on the skin” and many odd things in between…

The truth is: most people really don’t know what “cellulite” actually is, or, what causes this odd appearance of the lower body trouble zones…”

This is no surprise as there is actually no such thing as ‘cellulite’… So how do we get rid of something which doesn’t exist?

Here’s the answer:

The word, “cellulite” was cleverly made-up several decades ago, in a European beauty-spa, to DESCRIBE the bumpy, shadowy and dimpled appearance of skin in the lower body trouble zones of the female body (butt, hips, thighs, legs).

The beauty spas then started cashing-in and profiting big-time by marketing “beauty” services and products to get rid of “cellulite”. And if you’re like most women who’ve been challenged by this issue, then you probably already know all of those passive and superficial beauty treatments do not get rid of the dented shadows and mushy dimples on your buns, legs and thighs.

In order to make your lower-body smooth, tight and attractive, there are 5 steps to follow.

Here they are:

5 Critical Keys to KILL Your Cellulite

1: You cannot get rid of the dimples and shadows (cellulite) by rubbing an odd gel, weird lotion or goopy cream on your trouble zones and problem spots.

So, stop using them
– as some can actually make your cellulite worse.

Despite the fact that there are dozens of supposed ‘cellulite reduction creams’ on the market, there is no possible way for any one of them, no matter how expensive, to get rid of your cellulite. Cellulite is not a skin problem. It’s an underlying structural issue, one that can only be corrected by reversing the cause of atrophied muscle fibers directly beneath your “cellulite trouble spots”.

Since the squishy dimples and shadows are a superficial symptom of a problem below the surface; it’s impossible for the creams, lotions or gels to have any physiological impact on the cause of the issue…

2: Risky and expensive ‘medi-spa treatments’ can only reduce your bank account – not your cellulite problems. And there are many consumer reports about women being seriously scarred or injured as well.

Stay away from these as the FDA reports show women who’ve been scarred or injured for life.

Painful, dangerous and uncomfortable services ranging from endermologie to body-wrapping have been proven to be totally ineffective when it comes to treating cellulite. However, advertising and marketing loopholes allow these services to be cleverly marketed to desperate women who are at wits end with the unattractive dimples and shadows on the lower-body problem areas.

3: The unattractive dimples, shadows and saggy ripples known as cellulite are not ‘genetic’ and you are NOT stuck with them forever if you have them.

Falsely believing this will prevent you from getting rid of your cellulite. So, don’t entertain this nonsense for 1 second.

These two ridiculous myths are often passed around by ‘neighborhood know-it-alls’ – and many women actually believe these 2 myths – especially if they haven’t found the right way to get rid of the cellulite. Whats even more alarming are the number of doctors who also believe in and foster these 2 demoralizing falsehoods.

Yes – it is common to see a mother and daughter, both with the lower-body “orange peel” look, BUT this doesn’t mean cellulite is genetic – it simply means both women have not found a way to lift, tone and firm the muscle layers under the dimpled, saggy skin.

no more cellulite orange bikini

Cellulite Gone – Bikini On

4: You can get rid of cellulite, regardless of your age – or when you began to notice it.

Since cellulite is a structural issue (muscle) – it can be fixed with simple and unique body movements which target the cellulite areas.

These types of moves can be followed by any woman, regardless of her age or fitness level. And it doesn’t matter if the cellulite started in the early teen years – or after pregnancy – or after menopause – it’s still a structural issue that results from soft, un-toned muscles underneath the saggy, dimpled, shadowy skin.

5: The only proven way to permanently get rid of the dimples and shadows of cellulite is through a series of simple, yet specifically targeted lower-body movements

These unique movements focus on lifting, shaping and toning the muscle layers so they gently push outward against the skin – to bring back the smooth, tight and sexy appearance, while burning off any excess flab, if there is any.

This is how regular women reverse the cause of cellulite dimples and shadows… AND, if there happens to be any excess fat in those zones – it will be burned off as fuel by the muscles. This bonus of losing any unhealthy excess body-fat is nice because it reveals a great body and it works wonders for your health profile.

BUT you won’t learn about these unique slow-tempo movements in the gym or your local health club.

These body movements are NOT done with typical weights and machine type exercises.” “Most regular fitness instructors don’t even know about this type of targeted cellulite-killing method. (click to watch video)

These muscle-stimulating movements can be done right at home, in total privacy.

The female lower-body has over 90 muscles…

Picture those 90 muscles BENEATH your skin’s surface in your legs, butt, hips and thigh zones. That’s where the magic happens in regards to true removal of mushy dimples and saggy shadows in the trouble spots and problem areas…

Despite what most women have been led to believe, there is a critical difference between a ‘general workout program’ – and a laser-focused, cellulite removal method. The sweetest benefit of this is; you don’t need access to a health club or fitness center.” …”Just click PLAY on this video by Joey Atlas, (M.S., Ex.Phys.) and get it started now: (it opens in a bigger screen so you don’t miss a thing)

These are simple, unique moves you can start doing today, right in the privacy of your own home. And if you start this type of targeted muscle stimulation method today – you will start feeling results within 2 weeks and seeing results within 3 to 4 weeks.

free cellulite presentation video for women to get rid of cellulite

To see the 90 muscles in your lower-body and

how you can reverse the cause of the bumps,

shadows and dimples in your trouble zones and

problem spots, just click play above.

EXTRA TIP – # 6: The Dimples, Ripples and Shadows of Cellulite Get Worse if They Are Not Taken Care of Properly. And the worse it gets, the harder it is to reverse.

So, watch the video above to avoid further frustration, disgust and anger. It’s your body so just do the right thing for it.

Best Single Serve Coffee Maker

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What is the best single serve coffee maker for those on a budget? Check out this post to discover what we found...

What is the best single serve coffee maker for those on a budget? Check out this post to discover what we found... What is the best single serve coffee maker for home use?

That was the topic dujor yesterday when I made a quick stop at Starbuck’s for my afternoon “caffine fix”, and some of the regulars at my neighborhood shop were having a somewhat heated discussion on the topic. And, of course, I had to add my 2¢.

A short while back, I published a post about my favorite grind and brew coffee maker. In that post I referenced the Hamilton Beach Grind and Brew single serve coffee maker as the one I use when I just need one cup to get through my day. I recommended it in that post, and still highly recommend it now…


It was quickly pointed out that, even at the sale price of $159, it was outside of most household budgets, and besides, most folks don’t necessarily want a grind and brew machine.

Well…in that case…

Meet the Hamilton Beach FlexBrew Coffee Maker. It’s the one I used for a very long time before I got into grinding my own beans.

It’s one of the least expensive single serve makers around (especially if you buy it at Amazon.com). While it doesn’t feature all of the bells and whistles of some of the more expensive machines. it will

  • Brew using single-serve packs, coffee grounds or soft pods
  • It is compatible with K-cup packs
  • It has better coffee extraction than the leading competitor
  • The adjustable cup rest allows for standard-size cups or travel mugs
  • It has durable, stainless steel features and dishwasher safe, removable parts
  • It’s available in 3 colors, black (shown), grey, and red

It does, however, have a couple of “shortcomings” that you should know. For instance, while it does have better coffee extraction than other machines, I suspect that it’s because the brew cycle is a bit longer (almost 2 minutes per cup). On the bright side, that gives the hot water more time in the coffee grounds, allowing you to use less coffee per cup and still have the strength that you desire.

And, while it was never a concern for me, some folks don’t like the idea of the water hopper only holding 10 ounces at a time, meaning you’ll have to refill it each time you brew a cup.

Those things aside, I don’t think you’ll find a better single serve coffee maker than the Hamilton Beach FlexBrew Coffee Maker in it’s price range. Why not check it out for yourself…

the Best Single Serve Coffee Maker

Grind and Brew Coffee Maker | It Doesn’t Get Any Fresher Than This!

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Discover how a grind and brew coffee maker can take your coffee enjoyment to a whole new level!

Discover how a grind and brew coffee maker can take your coffee enjoyment to a whole new level!
In a post earlier in the week, I wrote about my favorite home espresso machine. While I dearly love my espresso, sometimes too much of a good thing can be bad. Besides, Hubby isn’t too keen on espresso, but does love a good cup of coffee (2?, 5?, 11?) in the morning. For this I use a Cuisinart grind and brew coffee maker (actually, I do have another machine that I use on certain occasions, but we’ll get to that a bit later).

If you read my espresso maker post, you understand 2 things about me and coffee:

  1. I am a coffee addict! It’s my favorite drink (with the possible exception of a fine sippin’ bourbon on a chilly day!)
  2. I strive to make (or buy) the best coffee available!

And, for both of those reasons, I only use freshly ground coffee beans.

And, for the sake of simplicity, I use a grind and brew coffee maker. Having a machine that grinds fresh beans and brews fresh coffee is just easier.

Before we get to the coffee maker, though, please bear with me while I tell you what I think is necessary for making the best coffee, period.

The Water: Coffee is over ninety percent water. If the water has any taste at all, it will affect the taste of your coffee. If your tap water at home is not totally clear and taste-free, use a good filtered water available at any market.

The Coffee: You want good, taste free water because all of the flavor should come from the coffee.

The thing about coffee, however, is the fact that the oils that give it it’s flavor begin to degrade very quickly when the bean is broken (it’s the one flaw in pre-ground coffee). If you want to make a coffee shop quality drink, then you must start with the whole bean.

[Side note:]

When purchasing whole coffee beans, remember that the farther away (in time) the beans are from the roaster, the lower the quality will be. You should buy only about 2 weeks supply at a time to keep the quality at it’s highest.

Note…Some folks advocate freezing coffee beans to protect their freshness. While I do not agree with this, you can make up your own mind. Read this article and decide for yourself…

Now, put it all together with your new Cuisinart Grind-and-Brew Coffeemaker (I use it and I love it!).

It’s fully programmable, makes from 2 to 12 cups of amazing coffee, and has a charcoal water filter to remove any impurities from your water. You may remember that I mentioned how important the water quality is to making good coffee.

It also lets you control everything, from the amount of coffee ground each time, to the number of cups you’re making, to the strength of the brew itself.

And…unlike some of it’s competing machines, the Cuisinart coffee bean hopper holds 8 ounces of coffee beans in a sealed environment to keep out air and moisture, making every pot “roaster fresh”.

If you’re thinking of getting one for your home, check out Amazon first (they’re currently on sale at over 50% off!).

OH! I almost forgot about the other one…

As I said earlier, Hubby doesn’t get the coffee cravings that I do throughout the day, so, when I just need a cup to “take the edge off”, I pull out my Hamilton Beach Grind and Brew single serve coffee maker. While it doesn’t have all of the settings available on my Cuisinart, it makes an excellent cup of fresh brewed coffee.

So, if you’re someone that only needs one cup of coffee at a time, the Hamilton Beach will serve you well!

Oh, and it, too, is on sale at Amazon! Check It Out Here >>

The Best Home Espresso Machine

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I recently discovered what I believe is the best home espresso machine that a person can buy without “breaking the bank”. If you’re thinking of getting an espresso maker for your home, you may find my story helpful…

Discover the best home espresso machine that you can own without breaking the bank! I grew up in a small Texas town just across the Sabine River from the swamps of south Louisiana. The culture in my small town was more Cajun than Texan, as the people from south Louisiana had settled there for the many jobs offered by the local oil and gas refineries in the area.

Now…Cajun people love strong, hot, black coffee, and that’s the only kind that was served in our house. It was a dark roasted blend of coffee and chicory from the Seaport coffee company. As a child, I remember my father telling me that you could drink one cup of my mother’s coffee and all you needed for the rest of the day was hot water!

Anyway…Making the jump from dark roast Seaport to espresso wasn’t much of a stretch. A small cafe opened in town that offered espresso all day (this was before the likes of Starbucks became so common), and I found myself there much too often.

These days, Starbuck’s, The Coffee Bean, and many others, are on every street corner and espresso flows 24 hours a day. The coffee is good, made to order, and very expensive. At least, for an espresso drinking country girl like me!

So…I decided that it would be best (and, less expensive) if I bought a machine and made my own.

I bought a manual stovetop pot from Amazon and set about learning to make espresso in my own kitchen. And, I can tell you that it was a real learning experience!

My coffee was okay, but there was no danger of me putting Starbuck’s out of business…if you know what I mean!

For some years, I drifted along alternating my homemade drink with the expensive store-bought stuff that I couldn’t afford. Several times, I looked into buying a real expresso maker, but they were soooo expensive! A person could spend thousands of dollars just to be able to make good espresso at home!

Then, finally, Mr Coffee introduced their espresso machine for less than $50. I couldn’t get one fast enough!

Believe Me!   It was way better than the stuff I was making, but still wasn’t “coffee shop” good. I started to feel that the problem was not the espresso makers, but was “operator error” instead! What I needed was a “idiot-proof” espresso maker!

And…I found one! Thanks to my friend Geraldine, a fellow espresso addict that I met at Starbuck’s a year or so ago.

Meet the De’Longhi 15in. Bar Pump Espresso and Cappuccino Machine – The Best Home Espresso Machine That I’ve Ever Seen!

Meet the De'Longhi 15in. Bar Pump Espresso and Cappuccino Machine - The Best Home Espresso Machine That I've Ever Seen!My first encounter with this amazing machine was actually in Geraldine’s kitchen. We were at The Coffee Bean one afternoon and she mentioned that she had ordered a new machine from Amazon.com and expected it to be delivered that day.

I’m not sure of exactly when it arrived, but it was three days before she called and invited me over to check it out.

Trust Me! It was worth the wait!

This small machine was making “coffee shop quality” espresso on Geraldine’s kitchen counter. She had ordered some
Lavazza Italian espresso with the machine, and it was amazing!

I ordered one for myself that very day!

I’ve had it for several months now and love it! A few of the many benefits include:

  • The machine maintains the optimal temperature so you can brew cup after cup instantly (especially important first thing in the morning!)
  • The filter holder that comes with the machine allows for single shots, double shots, and even one that accommodates K-Cup style coffee pods, if you want to go that way. I still prefer Lavazza Italian Espresso, But that’s just me.
  • You can create a creamy froth by simply selecting “cappuccino” or “hot milk”, and the frother will adjust the level of foam on its own.
  • The bottom tray of the unit is easy to adjust or remove to fit taller cups (important if you’re an espresso addict, like me!). And, best of all…
  • It brews barista-quality espresso, cappuccino, and lattes right on my kitchen counter!

Personally, I feel that the De’Longhi ECP3630 Espresso Machine is the best home espresso maker for me!

Check out the short visual tour below, then order one for yourself today!

Crystal Candle Holders

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Choose one of these gorgeous crystal candle holders to add a touch of elegance to your table...
Crystal candle holders will add elegance and grace to any dinner table!

As you may know, I’m just a country girl from rural Southeast Texas. That doesn’t mean, however, that I don’t enjoy the “finer things” in life.

Of course, sometimes those “finer things” can be a bit expensive…and I’m also a girl of limited means.

Many times, though, I find that adding even the simplest things to everyday life can be most fulfilling.

So it is with any of the gorgeous crystal candle holders I’m showing you below. A simple and inexpensive addition that will instantly turn your supper table to a dining table for all to enjoy (even when it’s only family!).

Godinger Wellington 5 Light Crystal Candeabra

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Fabulous 5-light candelabrum adds drama to any dinner table. Crafted of heavy crystal with a flared, stable base
A single Wellington candelabrum from Godinger adds fabulous drama to a formal dining table; think what two would do. Crafted of heavy crystal with a stable base, the ornate candelabrum is designed with an elevated central pillar surrounded by four arching arms cut in a twist motif. Crystal teardrops dangle from the five faceted cups, each of which holds a standard taper. The wealth of facets refracts light brilliantly, so that even without candles the Wellington makes a magnificent centerpiece. .

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Waterford Lismore 6-Inch Crystal Candle Holders

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Lismore crystal candle holders are part of Waterford's Lismore series. Waterford has been making renowned crystal pieces for more than 200 years and has named many of its patterns after towns in Waterford and other neighboring counties
The lovely pair of 6-inch Lismore candlestick holders is part of Waterford’s Lismore series. Waterford has been making renowned crystal pieces for more than 200 years and has named many of its patterns after towns in Waterford and other neighboring counties. The Lismore design features repeating leaf motifs for a lively, natural look.

The Lismore 6-inch candlestick holders are square at the base and taper socket, while the four-sided stem gently curves first inward and then back out as it nears the top. Small, X-shaped wedge cuts sit at the base of the stem; they are punctuated with elongated oval leaf cuts rising up like candle flames, a pattern that is repeated on the upper tier of the stem. Underneath the square base is a large, eight-rayed star, the points of which are visible from above.

Lotus Crystal Votive Pair Candle Holders

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Created only in pairs, these gorgeous crystal candle holders bring a touch of elegance to any room
Created only in pairs, these gorgeous crystal candle holders bring a touch of elegance to any room. They are crafted from the finest crystal available and designed for either tealight or standard votive candles.

(Tip: Using your favorite scented candles will beautifully transform the ambiance in your home immediately!)

Crystal Tea Light Diamond Candle Stand

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Crystal Tea Light candle holder for table centerpieces is the representative of practical crystal craft.
Crystal Tea Light candle holder for table centerpieces is the representative of practical crystal craft. It is not only for showpiece to exquisite craft, but also worthy to be furnished as stylish centerpieces on the wedding, party, church, dance, dinner etc. Sparkling cut crystal creates magnificent shadows when lit with a tea light. Wonderful candles shine out glittering appearance and sweet scene, which show fully good taste along with romantic touch.