Abs are made in the kitchen

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Happy Monday darlings.

I hope you had a great Easter. It’s been quite a minute… I intentionally took some time off, but I wanted to make a quick stop here to give you guys a little update on my healthy living journey.

A couple of weeks ago, I made an exciting announcement about starting a 30-day healthy living and cleansing program, and ever since, I have been receiving inquiring e-mails about the program, and inquiring minds also wanted to know how I’m personally doing so far with the program.

Well, it’s been challenging yet amazing. It’s now three weeks into the challenge; and all I can say is that the results are already speaking for themselves.

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The biggest reward of them all is to hear all the positive feedback and excitement from others that have joined me. While this program is intended to help with weight loss, I’m more in awe of the great health changes and overall energetic feelings.

Like they say, abs are made in the kitchen; and for this program to work well, you must commit to eating intentionally, which means being mindful of the food you feed your body. However, safe and healthy nutrition products and supplements are just as important; and Arbonne is a one stop shop for safe, pure, and beneficial wellness/nutrition, bath & body, and skin care products.

Nutrition products and supplements, such as protein shakes, fiber boost, detox tea, etc… are very essential in any diet or cleansing program; and I was frankly shocked when people tell me that they don’t want to use any nutrition products, yet they were interested in joining the program to begin with. I mean, even when you are doing a smoothie cleanse, you still need a good plant-base protein powder, or any type of fiber boost or detox tea for the cleanse or clean eating to be efficient… Right?

My point is, don’t discredit a good program, because you have to buy some nutrition products to go along with the instructions and guidelines. Sure, do your research and decide if that program is a good fit for you.

We are almost at the finishing line, and I cannot wait to share some pictures with you guys later on. However, like I said before, this is a lifestyle and I’m intending to go beyond these 30 days for a healthier, better, and most fabulous me. Watch out! 🙂

P.S If you are interested in learning more about the Arbonne products, the program, or to learn about the Abonne business opportunity, send me a message and I will be more than happy to assist you.

As always, thank you so much for stopping by! I’m so excited about this journey and even more excited that I’m sharing it with you, guys. Until next time, cheers to a wonderful week.

Love + Light,

Edwige

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Tips for Evaluating A Home for Flipping

Flipping homes can be both a personally rewarding and highly lucrative business…if you know what you’re doing.  You may think it’s simple enough to take a dumpy home, pretty it up, and put it back on the market for a nice profit, but how do you know where to start?  What are the criteria you should be used to identify the ideal candidate for your fledgling home renovation business?


Given the amount of time, effort, and (most importantly) money that goes into a venture like this, you want to make sure you have the tools and knowledge necessary to properly evaluate a home and determine its real potential as a flipped property.  You should make sure you understand the variables, expenses, and other considerations that need to be taken into account to calculate the return on your Vancouver townhouse.

In the interest of helping you make truly informed, calculated risks in this market, let’s look at four of the most critical tips for evaluating a house and determining how much of a return you can expect on your investment, and indeed, whether there’s a return to be made at all.

Determine the After Repaired Value (ARV).

In short, After Repaired Value, or ARV, refers to the projected value of a property once the upgrades, repairs, and other improvements are finished.  This is the first tip on the list for a significant reason: unless you expect to make a good amount of return on your investment, there’s no point in starting in the first place.  This is why determining this value should be the first thing you do in any scenario.

Figuring out the expected ARV is essential for another reason: once you have worked out how much you can expect to gross on the project, you can figure out all the expenses you plan to incur during the renovation phase and determine what your net profit will be.  Again, you’re in this to make money, and you need to know your ARV before you can work out any of the other numbers involved.

Estimate the total cost of renovating the property.

Before you can calculate your net profit after renovations, you have to have an idea of how much those renovations will actually cost.  At a minimum, the costs you can expect to incur include repairing or replacing carpet and or/hardwood floors, electric and/or plumbing repairs, fresh paint, upgraded kitchen and bathroom, new doors and windows, and any exterior work such as landscaping and tree management.

Calculate closing and holding costs.

Don’t forget that the regular costs associated with buying and owning a home will fall to you for as long as you own it.  Just like when you buy a home for yourself, closing costs can be expected to run well into the thousands, and if you’re using an agent to sell the house when you’re done with it, you can expect them to take around 5% on commission, and possibly expenses incurred as well.  Also remember that you’ll be on the hook for property taxes, homeowner’s insurance, utilities, and any relevant HOA fees as well.

Figure out your offer price.

Finally, it’s time to give the current owner of your prospective flipped property your offer price.  This is actually relatively simple to work out: start with your ARV, then subtract your calculated renovation costs, closing/holding costs, and the desired profit, and that leaves you with your offer price.

As you can see, there’s a lot more that goes into flipping a home than just new rugs and a fresh coat of paint. By following the tips above, you’ll have a great idea of how to determine a house’s real value, and calculate your expenses accurately enough to ensure a nice profit for all your time and effort.

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How to get a beautiful and youthful skin inside and out.

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There may not be a fountain of youth, but the food we eat, the products we use, and how we treat ourselves in general can slow down or even reverse aging.

Your body needs the right nutrients to fight off damage and your skin is no different. Nutrients help the cells replicate and have more energy and even rejuvenate your appearance.

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Processed foods, stress, toxins, and low-nutrient diets will accelerate aging. Even though most of the skin care damages are preventable, as we get older, men or women, we all face the hard truth of seeing our skin go through some inevitable changes. whether it’s genetics or results of illness, or a poor lifestyle habit.

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The good news is, most of our skin problems are reversible and we can make better and educated choices for a better-looking, radiant and glowing skin. It’s important to know that our skin, which is the largest and fastest-growing organ of our body, absorbs and reacts to anything we put on it and in our body, bad and good. A healthy and efficient skin care routine is as important as a healthy eating and cleansing habit, as I talked about in this article.

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The combination of a good skincare and a good nutrition can truly transform you from the inside out and, most importantly, deliver noticeable results that are worth bragging about! 😉

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I have personally fallen in love with Arbonne Skincare and this may sound cliché, but the amazing results of these products on my skin are unbelievable and quite noticeable. Their RE9 Advanced Anti-Aging System was developed to address the specific needs of aging skin.

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On top of that, the RE9 Advanced is formulated cleaner for better, without ingredients such as EDTA and PEGs, which are found in the competing products along with animal-derived ingredients and synthetic fragrance.
The RE9 Advanced collection delivers the ultimate anti-aging skincare solution! The collection has the Intensive Renewal Serum, Restorative Cream (non-SPF), Night Repair Cream, Corrective Eye Cream, Lifting and Contouring Eye Cream, and AgeDefying Neck Cream.

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When used consistently as a twice-a-day skincare regimen, the products help to improve the appearance of the skin, its firmness, elasticity and tone, minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and improve hydration. It basically helps the skin look visibly, healthier, rejuvenated, and youthful. The botanical-based emulsifiers, surfactants, and moisturizers support the delicate skin barrier by increasing hydration. I haven’t met anyone that I introduced this skincare line to that hasn’t fallen in love with it! 🙂

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Well today, I wanted to share these hidden gems with you guys, especially that the anti RE9 anti aging line is currently hugely discounted. I love that Arbonne has a 45 days money back guarantee, which gives you plenty of time to decide if you love the products or not and just return them or, in my case, keep using them and absolutely enjoy the results and collect compliments! 😀

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Like I mentioned earlier, the combination of a good skincare and nutrition can truly transform you from the inside out, and I’m more than happy and proud to be a brand ambassador for a company that provides both! You guys know that I strive to only represent or partner up with brands that I believe in and I think will be a great fit for and of great benefit to my audience.
Believe or not not, this is not a sponsored post and I’m not getting paid for it. This is just me bragging about something I fell in love with and that is worth sharing!!! 😉

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If you want to know more about this amazing product line, you can send me a message @hypnozglam@gmail.com or Click on this link to check out these awesome vegan, pure, and beneficial products. Now, if you want to take advantage of the deep discount of $100 off on the RE9 anti-agin skin care line, you may want to act fast, like right now! I know, it sounds like a car dealership commercial, sadly, the deal is ending tomorrow.
Either way, don’t miss out on this awesome brand! Whether you’re interested in the nutrition or skin care line , ask me how you can get 20% or 35% even after the above promotion ends, and I will tell you exactly what to do!
You know I got you! 😉




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My Journey To Healthy Living!

Hello Beauties, 

I hope you’re having a great start to the new week.

One of my goals in 2019 is to practice a lot of self-care and reclaim my health.

Most of the time, when we hear self-care, we ultimately think of the day at a spa, a good massage, a great manicure-pedicure… all of which are really important for any women’s sanity.

However, for me, self-care is also making sure I’m reading at least once a day. Self-care is following through my commitment of saving more money. Self-care is giving myself permission to have some alone time, during the day, to reflect, pray, meditate, or to just quiet my mind… And last but not least, self-care is taking good care of my body, my mind, and my soul.

Our health is more important than anything on this earth; and if we don’t take care of our body, treat it like a temple, our health will certainly deteriorate.

Sometimes, we even neglect our own health in the effort of taking care of our loved ones and the people we are serving; but before we can do that to its full extend, we must take care of ourselves first; because we just can’t pour from an empty cup, as it would only lead to our ruin.

One way I decide to take care of me this year, is to invest in a safe and beneficial nutrition line that will help me boost my energy and cleanse my gut while choosing the right food to put inside my body.

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Trust me, I’ve done a lot of cleanses, diet programs, you name it! Some were a total waste of time and money. Some of them did work to the extent of only reaching a plateau weight. However, after the many trials and errors and some extensive research, I’ve discovered a new healthy living lifestyle program that is amazing; and I’ve decided to share it with the world!

So the first of April, next week, some amazing women have decided to trust and join me on a 30-days cleansing and healthy eating challenge.

We are reclaiming our health by investing time, knowledge, money, and intentional actions in ourselves. And if you ask me, no amount of any of these is truly worth our health!

While most people think of healthy eating and cleansing as the solution to a weight gain, that is only partially true.

The right cleansing program and products will detox and cleanse your body from toxins and impurities; but it will also help you get your mind right. It basically gives you more clarity, more energy, a clear vision, better sleep, a brighter and tighter skin, a better digestive system, a better performing liver… and the list goes on! If that isn’t a huge step toward a healthier and happier you, I don’t know what that is!

As I mentioned earlier, one of my biggest goals this year is not only to commit myself to a healthier lifestyle all around, but to also empower and help other women to do the same. I can’t tell you enough about the awesome feeling that I have knowing that I can or I am actually doing that.

I’m super excited to have these incredible and amazing women joining me on this journey; and my mission is to inspire and help as many women as possible (and men too) to reclaim and build their health, to invest in their personal and career growth and to see themselves transformed into their absolutely fabulous and best selves!

It all starts with making the decision to make a change, and to bet on yourself.

I can’t tell you enough, how proud I am of these amazing ladies that are joining me, for loving themselves enough to say “yes” to this 30 days -and beyond- journey to a healthier lifestyle!

It may not be easy, but we know that together, we can do it, and we are looking forward to the amazing transformations. – I will document mine here – We’re giving ourselves the power to love and improve ourselves because we are worthy of a healthy life.

Would you join my tribe? Would you commit to a healthier lifestyle? Would you let me help you? Send me an e-mail at hypnozglam@gmail.com and I will be more than happy to assist you.
Remember, it starts with YOU!

Love & Light,

Edwige

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Date night with the husband in a green striped jumpsuit.

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Hello beauties,

I had a fun night out with my husband a couple of weeks ago, in this fabulous yet budget-friendly green striped jumpsuit; and this jumpsuit is the epitome of “comfort meet style”!

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Even though it was a casual date night, this jumpsuit served well as an elegant and cute look. My handsome husband was not looking too shabby for the night either in his burgundy semi casual velvet blazer! 😉

Thanks to our friends at the Graduates Hotels Minneapolis, we started our date at their new Top Golf Suites and ended the evening with some delicious meals at The Beacon Public House.

Such a fun and classic night spent with my mister; and we both agreed that we would love to revive this experience!

When going on a date that requires you to do some extra activities, always remember that comfort is key. You do not want to feel stuck up or feel uncomfortable the whole time. Love this outfit? You can shop the look at the end of this post. XO 🙂

      Thank you so much for reading and have a great day! 
XOXO, 
Edwige 

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