Archives for July 2010

Calling all Tweens &Teens Review Forum Forming

Live close or in CT? We are looking for Tweens and Teens ages 8-17 we have a couple of slots left for reviews.

Tween/Teen product review forum is forming and they are eager to test your products. Teenagers spend around 100 billion a year on products and influence 75% of their parents to buy them everything and anything. If its hip,trendy and the must have they want it. So we have put together 20 kids ages ranging from 8-17 and they are willing to test anything from the latest tech gadget to fun and fabulous T shirts. If you would like your product tested please contact us. We will be reviewing the beginning of September BTS.

We are also looking for Goody bag items… We also need a bag sponsor.

Step and Repeat sponsorship also available. Please inquire.

Extra Extra New site in town and needs your attention!


Hunter Dixon, the feminine and flirtatious contemporary fashion line, announces the much-anticipated launch of their online store, on July 15, 2010. The site will be the only outlet where consumers will be able to preview the entire Hunter Dixon collection including items exclusively online.

Co-founded by Southern Belles Hunter Bell and Jennifer Dixon in 2009, the New York-based company began with hard work and determination and has established itself as a rising talent in the fashion industry. Each collection is filled with bold colors, unique detailing and abstract prints. Consisting of sleek pants, structured dresses, tailored jackets and classic blouses, Hunter Dixon is a brand where sensible simplicity meets metropolitan style.

Continuing to grow its position in the contemporary marketplace, Hunter Dixon plans to unveil e-commerce just in time for fall 2010. “We are in nearly 100 boutiques nationwide and select Saks Fifth Avenue locations, but there are certain essential blouses and pieces that we want everyone to be able to purchase, regardless of the selection a store in their city may carry. We also have seen such a surge in web shopping, we wanted to get on board and drive traffic to our website,” explained Dixon. “Creatively, we re-launched our website at the end of 2009. Our idea for a new site was to draw our customers eye straight to the clothes by designing each page with a very clean look. The same fresh element of design plays a role in the launch of e-commerce. We feel that fans of Hunter Dixon have been able to connect to our brand better with the new website and hope e-commerce will have the same achievement”, added Bell.

Fans of the Hunter Dixon brand have been anxiously awaiting the launch of e-commerce since their debut collection. However, it wasn’t until the website began to generate a lot of traffic via social media such as Facebook, Twitter and recent press placements that the brand was able to establish an e-commerce presence.

Recognizing how essential and versatile blouses can be to a women’s wardrobe, Hunter Dixon will be debuting their “Blouse Program” on the website. This collection will consist of the line’s signature silk blouses and will initially be offered in eight classic styles and color ways. The program will continue to evolve each season with the addition of exclusive colors and prints for their online store.

The Hunter Dixon site will feature innovative and user-friendly features creating a shopping experience true to the brand. Shoppers

will be able to keep a customer account page that will provide the ability to manage their personal information, review past orders,

and reorder the same items with just a few clicks. Shoppers can also take advantage of the “wish list” function and provide Hunter Dixon with requests for new blouse colors. If a specific color is requested up to seven times the new color will be added to the current assortment. In addition, will offer web exclusive prints, styles and colors, a user friendly sizing chart, celebrity favorites, and seasonal colors. As a growing company, the site will make it easier for loyal customers to shop for their favorite brand.


Suh-weeeet! That’s what hoops&yoyo fans might say when they hear the success story of these loveable Hallmark-designed characters. First created in 2001, the hoops&yoyo brand has grown to over 200 online animations and an average of one million page views per month over 50 million FREE e-cards have been sent at since 2004.

The characters first came to life when artist Bob Holt was challenged to create a 4th of July e-card animation using only a firecracker. Up against a tight deadline, Bob started with a little green bunny he had already created at home. The green bunny transformed into hoops, a pink kitty with enormous eyes and an unusually large head plunked on an unusually small body. When hoops eventually needed a pal, the original green bunny came back to life as yoyo.

In 2004, Holt decided the characters needed voices, so he rallied fellow Hallmark Cards artist Mike Adair. The pair agreed to stay true to the spontaneity of the characters by recording fresh, fun audio without the aid of a script, armed only with coffee, donuts and an occasional diet soda. Adair is the voice of hoops and Holt animates both characters and is the voice of yoyo.

hoops is the ultimate joker and an avid music lover. He uses any excuse to execute his brilliant ideas in playful, sometimes mischievous, ways. Knowing his best friend yoyo has his back, he’s free to rush forward and pursue any idea that pops into his head. Eternally optimistic, hoops always believes everything will work out in the end. He loves to tell stories, but like most of his ideas, they tend to jump around and evolve as he’s telling them, creating some wildly zany plots and twists.

yoyo is hoops’ best friend and they go everywhere together. With his thoughtful nature, and being a romantic at heart, yoyo feels better when friends are near. Also playful and energetic, yoyo is always willing to help his buddy put a plan into action no matter how crazy or harebrained the scheme. He loves the exciting new world that hoops leads him into, but sometimes longs for things that are more meaningful and traditional. yoyo has a serious sweet tooth and finds it impossible to resist candy in any form.

piddles, a little blue critter, often joins hoops&yoyo in a little-sister-like role. She loves to sing, has a special place in her heart for animals, and speaks fluent Spanish.

The characters are continuing to pop up in the coolest places on the planet. In 2009 they debuted their own line of pajamas at Kmart®, with sales that exceeded expectations. Holt and Adair also greeted lines of fans at their debut autograph session at San Diego’s famed Comic-Con show, followed up with an invitation to host their own “Day at the K” in Kansas City, MO, while rooting on their favorite baseball team, the Royals.

For more news, fun and laughter, join hoops& yoyo on a super-cool ride by visiting

Because hoops&yoyo are soooo Fabulous we are giving away
2 Tee’s and 2 talking fridge magnets.
All you need to do tweet,facebook,get your followers over to The Fabulous Finds,join hoops&yoyo on Facebook leave a comment on TFF with your contact info so we can contact you if you won…GOOD LUCK!
Also if you are in the San Diego area check out hoops&yoyo and Mike Adair/Bob Holt will be at Comic –Con in San Diego next Wed, July 21-Sunday, July 25).

A Fashion Must!


This is my Fab fashion find. Leather is in on many levels. I came across these bracelets and fell in love. All custom and made to order some pre-made. These spruce up your wrists and add a little conversation piece with friends. Check out my new additions. Of course “the Fabulous Finds” needs to be part of my wardrobe and “Laugh” which I choose to do often. Check out Michelle’s site over at etsy you too will want some of the delicious eye candy…

Looking for Fabulous Blogs…

I am looking for Fabulous Blogs from Foodies to Fashion. If you know of a blog that deserves to be recognized please leave a comment with a link to the blog. BIG prizes in store for the chosen one’s…