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Summer Races

Chicago Races 2012 Whether you’re a veteran marathon runner or looking to complete your first 5k, Chicago has a race for you!  I’m proud to say that I am training to complete my first ½ Marathon, the Chicago ½ Marathon that takes place in September.  While it’s not always easy to stay motivated, looking forward… Read more »

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Summer Trends

Orange you glad it’s SUMMER? Everywhere you go, splashes of orange are showing up. Orange is the color of the summer! How will you incororporate it this season? Orange is this seasons “new pink” in fashion. It’s a fun, bright, summery color that is also associated with citrus scents. Not only does this include a  summer… Read more »

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Summer Festivals Summer is almost over, but it’s not too late to go out and experience what Chicago has to offer.  We are lucky to have one of the greatest cities right at our finger tips.  Unfortunately, I don’t think we take advantage of exploring the different types of entertainment that the city of Chicago… Read more »

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Summer Hair by Kelly

Simple Summer Hair Summer brings hot weather, pools, and outdoor activities.  However, summer also brings heat, humidity, and frizz. Most of us don’t want to sacrifice our good looks or consume our summer days with timely styling.  The good news is…There are plenty of summer trends that are quick, easy, and allow us to save time,… Read more »

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4th of July firework shows near you

4th of July Firework shows near you!       Algonquin, Illinois Date:  July 29, 2012 at 9:00pm Where: Riverfront Park; 201 North Harrison Street in Algonquin, Illinois 60102 Barrington, Illinois Date:  July 4, 2012 at Dusk Where: Barrington High School; 616 West Mainin Barrington, Illinois 60010 Bartlett, Illinois Date:  July 4, 2012 at 9:30pm Where: Apple… Read more »

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Summer refreshments part 2

Watermelon Lemonade Ingredients: ·         1 ½ pound(s) sliced seedless watermelon, rind removed  Zest of 1 lemon ·         3/4 cup(s) fresh lemon juice ·         1/2 cup(s) mild honey  (such as orange blossom) ·         1  lemon, thinly sliced, for garnish Directions: 1.    In the bowl  of a food processor, place watermelon and process until very smooth. Strain through a coarse sieve set over a bowl, stirring… Read more »

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Stress Fix

Stressed Out ??Reduce stress with Aveda’s Stress Fix Body Care clinically proven to reduce the feelings of stress.  Stress Fix contains a soothing blend of lavender, lavandin, and clary sage, from organic farms and formulated using the science of aromaology and the power of pure essential oils. .There is a stress fix product for every lifestyle, find… Read more »

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Summer Refreshments by Claire

Refreshing Summer Drinks             Summer is finally here! With summer that brings; beaches, cookouts, pools, vacations, and last but not least, refreshing drinks. Here are a few drink ideas to serve at a family party, to have waiting for the children after a long day in the sun, or a cocktail for yourself after a… Read more »

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Summer Services

Here at Spa Bleu, we offer a variety of services that can be beneficial during the summer months. These vary from, hair, skincare, and nails. During these hot summer months, it is especially important to not forget about yourself when you may be in need of specific services depending on your concern. Don’t let the… Read more »

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Summer Skin Care

Around this time of year many people start to feel extra oily, have more issues with pigmentation, and tend to over do it in the sun causing sunburn. All of the issues can easily be taken care of just by adding a few products into your daily routine. One of the top concerns that bring… Read more »

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