January 29, 2010

HRFN Valentine's Day Gift Guide


Spa & Fitness

European Facial ($65)
{HRFN Favorite}
***
Touch Massage Boutique (Los Angeles, CA) -
1 Hour Massage ($57)
or
Tao Healing Arts Center (Santa Monica, CA) -
1 Hour Massage ($70)
***
The Bar Method (CA, NY, CO, IL, NJ, WA, OR) -
Fitness Class ($22 per class, prices may vary)
Be adventurous, try something new.

Entertainment

The Pantages Theatre (Los Angeles, CA).
FEB 10 - FEB 28, 2010 ($20-$80).
***
The Orpheum Theatre (San Francisco, CA).
Currently on sale through April 11, 2010($30-$200)
Also playing in Greenville, SC and Tampa, FL.
***
Aria Resort & Casino (Las Vegas, NV)
Tickets on sale now ($99-$175)
 
Gadgets

Rotadent Toothbrush ($120) -
Available only at your dental office. If you are interested, email me (nelson@halfrexfullnelson.com) and I'll send you one.
{HRFN Favorite} 
Throw away your old toothbrush now; I wouldn't brush with anything else.
***
Fujifilm Instax Mini 7s Instant Camera($79.78)
***
Apple iPad ($499-$829)
Available end of March 2010. Consider this an extra special late V-Day gift.

Eats

Eleni's New York Cookies "Conversation Hearts" ($45) 
***
Holey Donuts "Build a Box" ($19.95)-
No artificial sweeteners, less calories, and zero trans-fat.
*** 
Saint Cupcake - Build your own cupcake!
The cupcakes comes in kits of 3, 6, or 12.
($10.00, $17.50, $35.00)

Style/Accessories

Jason Mraz Hand Heart T-Shirt ($22.99
***
HARD GRAFT - BASE Phone Case (EUR 39.00); U MacBook Sleeve (EUR 79.00); U Kindle Case (EUR 55.00)

 {HRFN Favorite}
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Louis Vuitton, Damier Graphite Canvas -
"Brazza Wallet" ($490)
(Option to engrave your initials - Sweet.)
***
Comme Des Garcons Play X Converse "Heart Hi-Top Sneaker"($105)
 
Home 

LAMA - Heart Cow Bank ($31)  
 *** 
Tocca - Cleopatra Candle ($36)
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ICH & KAR - I Love Me Heart Mirror ($96)

January 27, 2010

January 20, 2010

REMINDER: Hope for Haiti Now Telethon


Remember to tune in Friday, January 22, to watch George Clooney and MTV Networks' Hope for Haiti Now telethon.  The commercial-free broadcast will begin at 8/7c and air on ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, CNN, BET, the CW, HBO, MTV, VH1 and CMT.  The telethon will also air internationally.  George Clooney will be hosting live from Los Angeles; Wyclef Jean will host from New York; and Anderson Cooper will broadcast from Haiti.

Please Donate

WATCH LIVE NOW! 1/22/2010

Girl Scout Cookies

Countdown to the 2010 Girl Scout Cookie Season -
starts Saturday, January 23 in some neighborhoods.

HRFN Favorite: SAMOAS ($4 per box)
 

January 18, 2010

FLO Refillable Fragrance Atomizer

The FLO works with all cologne bottles. Perfect for travel and small enough to fit in your pocket.
See how the FLO works.

Orijen


Orijen is an award winning Canadian pet food maker that has created a new class of dry pet food - Biologically Appropriate.  "Biologically Appropriate" means mirroring the foods that Mother Nature evolved the animal to eat – in other words, matching the digestive anatomy of the target animal.  Orijen is: High Protein, Low Carbs, Grain Free, Fresh Meats, No Plant Oils, Fruit and Vegetables, Healthy Botanicals, and Mineral Balanced.  "Biologically Appropriate" ratio of 70% meat, 30% fruit and vegetables.

My dog loves it.

Available at my favorite pet store in Los Angeles - The Urban Pet.  Orijen is also available worldwide.

January 17, 2010

HELP HAITI


The best way for you to help right now is to donate $$$ to one of these organizations.


1.  Partners In Health
2.  Clinton Bush Haiti Fund  
3.  The American Red Cross
4.  Yele Haiti or Text YELE to 501501 to donate $5
5.  UNICEF
6.  The Salvation Army
7.  Oxfam America

Also, tune in Friday, January 22nd at 8PM ET/PT, "Hope for Haiti Now" Telethon on MTV and other networks.

January 15, 2010

BodyFactory




I've been going to BodyFactory for a few years now. 
Best Protein Shake: BODYFUEL ($6). 
Some ingredients include: Alfafa, Apple, Astragalus, Barley Grass Juice, Black Currant Seed, Broccoli, Bromelain, Cabbage, Camu-Camu, Canola Oil, Carrot, Cayenne, Celery, Cherry, Chlorella, Chlorophyll, Echinacea, Folic Acid, Garlic, Guava, Inositol, Irish Moss, Kelp, Korean Ginseng, Lecithin, Mango, Oat Bran, Onion, Papaya, Parsley, Pineapple, Quinoa, Reishi Mushroom, Rice Bran, Rose Hips, Schisandra, Shitake Mushroom, Spanish Bee Pollen, Spinach, Spirulina, Sunflower Oil, Thyme, Tomato, Whey Protein Isolate, Whole Brown Rice, and Young Barley Leaf.
You can even make BodyFuel at home ($40.49, 30-scoops).

Locations


January 13, 2010

Bond No. 9 New York


Wallstreet ($45-$210)
Notes: Sea kale, cucumber, lavender, ambergris, vetiver
If you haven't found your own scent, this will be IT. 

Carhartt

I bought a pair in London at the Carhartt flagship store on Earlham Street.
Find the Carhartt store nearest you.

January 12, 2010

LA MER

HRFN Recommends:
1. The Cleansing Foam  ($65)
2. The Tonic ($65)
3. The Refining Facial ($75)
4. The Moisturizing Gel Cream ($130-$230)
5. The Eye Concentrate ($165)

DINING: Las Vegas


HRFN Top 5 Guide to eating in Las Vegas
 
Top 5 - Fine Dining

1. Michael Mina (Bellagio)
2. CUT (The Palazzo)
3. Nob Hill Tavern (MGM Grand)
4. Daniel Boulud Brasserie (Wynn)
5. Joel Robuchon (MGM Grand) 

Top 5 - Casual Dining

1. Sushi Samba (The Palazzo)
2. Noodles (Bellagio)
3. Serendipity 3 (Caesars Palace)
4. Emeril's (MGM Grand)
5. Society Cafe (Encore)

Top 5 - Quick Bites

1. Jean Philippe Patisserie (Aria)
2. Pink's Hot Dogs (Planet Hollywood)
3. 'Witchcraft (MGM Grand)
4. Nosh (Bally's)
5. Earl of Sandwich (Planet Hollywood)
Contributing Editor Deborah C. 

January 10, 2010