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Rockport Shoes for Fall, Feel the Difference

We hate to sound like a broken record, but we love comfort shoes.  And Rockport is one of the best brands for comfort and style.  Just in time for back to school (even though our school days are behind us), we were sent a pair of Rockport's XCS Rock On Air Laceup, and we've been wearing them all around New York City and on a recent trip to Baltimore's Inner Harbor. Feel the Rockport differenc e.  The lightweight sneakers are fashion forward with a subtle Zebra embossed print, and they're so comfy they live up to their name. You'll feel like you're walking on air.  And get this, the leather is machine washable.  About Rockport comfort shoes: You may be familiar with the brand and what they're known for, but what you may not know is the awesome technology behind every pair. Whether walking shoes or 3" + high heels, every style is engineered from the inside out with amazing technology to provide you with all day comfort. ADIPRENE by adi

Get $50 Treatments During Spa Week Fall, October 12-18

It's that time again.  During the annual Spa Week , October 12-18, 2015, you can treat yourself to  facials, massages and alternative health treatments for just $50!  That's right, just $50. But appointments fill up quickly, so book yours today. Essential Therapy L&Y Spa is participating in Spa Week, October 12-18, 2015. Everything She Wants was invited to preview a treatment at Essential Therapy L&Y Spa   (122 E. 25th Street, 212-777-2325) in New York City, one of many participating spas. For Spa Week, Essential Therapy offers: a 50 minute Custom Organic Facial with Pumpkin Masque and Extractions; Eyelash Extensions from Synthetic Mink; and a 50 minute Pumpkin Spice Massage with choice of deep tissue or Swedish technique. I recently pulled a muscle in my neck and my upper back, and I needed a massage, big time. So the timing was perfect. Essential Therapy is conveniently located near Gramercy Park and the Flatiron District. From the outside, you can't

Healthy Back to School Lunches and Snacks from ALDI

Now that school is back in session, make sure your kids start the day with a nutritious breakfast and leave home with a fresh and healthy lunch.  So skip the sugary and sodium-filled snacks and pack a lunch full of wholesome goodies from ALDI.   ALDI offers so many choices and low, low prices./ESW If you haven't heard of ALDI ,  its a chain of affordable, quality supermarkets owned by the same parent company as Trader Joe's. And guess what? It's just as good, if not better, with many items a fraction of the TJ's price.  W e shop at ALDI when we visit family in Baltimore, and t he  SimplyNature Organic Soy Milk ($2.19) is our favorite. So check out at an ALDI near you . To help you revamp your shopping list and plan healthy, kid-friendly meals and school lunches, here are a few dietician-approved product picks from the ALDI Advisory Council.   Tara Gidus, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN :   “My picks are all about products that provide energy and nutrients you

Football Season Is Here, Are You Ready for Some NFL Fashion?

We're not super football fans.  But we do enjoy a good Super Bowl party and the NFL's trendy new line of tees and tops for women.  This season’s  NFL apparel  allows fans to celebrate their fandom outside of game day without sacrificing their personal style. And celebrity NFL ambassadors  Alyssa Milano,  Jamie Chung (actress and The Real World alum) and  Dascha Polanco ( Orange Is the New Black ) , have modeled some of these fashion-forward looks.  We were gifted a cool Baltimore Ravens top with camouflage accents (Dad will be proud).  Show your team spirit with new tops and tees from NFLShop./ESW Go Ravens!  You can even dress up your football style./ESW Fans nationwide can celebrate the return of football season and have the opportunity to break a Guinness World Record by participating in the  NFL’s Back to Football Friday  challenge. Starting Thursday, Sept. 10 at 12 p.m. ET, fans can showcase their team spirit and upload photos of themselves using # NF

Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy, Is it For You?

If you are a woman of a certain age, you are probably experiencing hormonal changes.  And take it from us -- hot flashes, mood swings, weight gain and other physical and emotional issues are no fun. To alleviate these troubling symptoms, your doctor might recommend hormone replacement therapy.   But be aware that traditional HRT drugs like Premarin have been linked to an increased risk of endometrial cancer and heart disease. An alternative, however, is the more “natural” form of HRT you may have heard Oprah raving about, known as bio-identical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT).  To give us the skinny on bio-identical hormones, we interviewed Dr. Gino Tutera , a respected obstetrician-gynecologist in Scottsdale, Arizona. Everything She Wants : What are the benefits of taking bio-identical hormones for peri-menopausal and menopausal women? Dr. Tutera : The benefits for bio-identical hormones come from utilizing hormones that have the exact chemical structures as what t