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It’s easy to pick out a cute beach towel. It’s fairly simple to grab the right sunblock. It’s a breeze to select a large enough beach bag to throw those items inside. The swimsuit?—that’s another issue. Arm yourself with what’s trending and you can take some of the work out of what looks good and what’s popular this season.

Pantone®’s color of the year for 2014 is Radiant Orchid. According to Pantone®, it’s a color with confidence and magical warmth that intrigues the eye and sparks the imagination. It’s a blend of fuchsia and purple and pink undertones. But if you ask me, I think it's a bold, bossy lilac. Its presence is strong—so strong I feel I can smell it when I look at it. 

It’s a new year and that means you’re going to exercise more and be nicer and blah, blah insert lofty inspirational goal here. I think we can all agree you are going to continue to shop and hunt for cool home décor pieces so why not at least resolve to find a new, hot spot to scour? 

Every year, winter forces the issue: practical or pretty? When you listen to Jamie Grasman, co-owner of jb & me, looking good and feeling good is something we all can pull off. Her top five outerwear staples are cozy and comfortable, so pick and choose and remember to never let a little shivering spoil your style. 

You can keep your blush, bronzer, and eye shadow. My makeup drug of choice is mascara. Mascara gives me that extra something I can’t get from other makeup products. I feel more girly, sophisticated, mysterious, and glam. I want lashes that hit things far before I reach them, like kitty whiskers. I want to bat my lashes and knock people into the next room or at least create a windstorm of sorts. Yes, I’m talking Mr. Snuffleupagus lashes. These are my true feelings. 

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