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Best Bulletin: October 2011

Best Bulletin: October 2011

Get Ready for Spa Week 

If you are on the hunt for a relaxing yet affordable spa experience, don’t miss out on National Spa Week October 10 – 16. During this one week event, participating spas will be offering their signature services for a fraction of the price. Whether you are looking for a facial, massage, manicure or pedicure, you’ll be able to get it all done and feel fantastic from head to toe without breaking the bank. Get a complete list of spas who are participating by visiting the website.

Dance With Me

Come enjoy some fast-paced steps and good times at Ballroom Dance Clubs of Atlanta’s Motown Showcase on October 22 at Duluth High School. There will be over 20 dance routines including solo performances and production numbers from both professional and amateur dancers. Tickets are $25 each and will be available at each of the studios and on the website. Proceeds will go to disaster relief for the southeast from the tornados last spring and will be donated through the Salvation Army. Come have fun as these performers dance up a storm to your favorite Motown music all for a good cause!
Details: (678) 417-7555,

Sage-Breast-Cancer-TeesWear Your Support

Express your support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month by wearing one of these cute breast cancer tees. Choose from five different designs such as “Breast Friends,” “Treasured Chest,”  “Saving Second Base,” “Stomp Out Breast Cancer,”and “Save the Twins.” Available throughout October at Sage boutique, you can sport a long or short-sleeve shirt and help spread awareness. Sage will donate a percent of the sales back to Susan G. Komen for the Cure. $25
Details: (404) 233-8280,

Tuning Up

The Dunwoody Music Festival returns for its third year this fall on October 22 and 23.This year’s production includes more stages, an enlarged children’s area and a young adult’s area with BMX competition and break dancing space. The chili cook-off will be back this year and 38 Special will be the headliner on Saturday night.
Details: Brook Run Park, 
4770 N. Peachtree Road,

Skin Secrets

Stop guessing when it comes to your skin. Let a VISIA Complexion Analysis give you some answers with facial photography and information about below-the-surface skin conditions. The effects of UV radiation can also be seen. This insight into skin health allows VISIA specialists to develop a treatment plan to help improve the condition of your skin.
Details: Dermatology Center of Atlanta, 
(770) 497-0699,


Sweet Dreams

Your food isn’t the only thing that can be organic. Coyuchi, the U.S.’s first organic bedding company, uses 100% organic material certified by the Global Organic Textile Standard. Coyuchi makes soft and colorful sheets, towels, clothing and baby linens. One of the most popular pieces is the basket weave blanket that comes in an array of colors and makes a great addition to any bedroom or living room. $51.60
Details: Egg’s Nest, 1428 Dresden Drive NE, Atlanta, GA 30319 
(404) 516-8257,

Drybar Debuts!

If you’re looking for a fast and easy way to get a great blow out, then head over to Drybar, which will open its first Atlanta location at West Paces Ferry Road in Buckhead on October 28. The Drybar is a “blow dry bar” concept that will just feature one service: blow outs for only $35 - one flat price, regardless of hair length or thickness. The 1,500 square foot shop will feature elegant décor, energy boosting gourmet snacks, fresh fruit-infused water, and flat screens.
Details: 98 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305, (678) 809-4417,

Sound Motivation

If the sound of heart pumping music is not really your thing, then try working out while listening to a favorite book or the latest best seller. Take audio books with you in the car or to the gym and let the narrator rekindle your imagination. Audio books are available in all genres and take up as much space as an audio CD. Check one out today at your public library or peruse the audio books from Macmillan Books for all the 
latest titles.
Details: Your neighborhood library,

BTHalfZip_front4K90Stay on Track

Don’t let the cooler weather keep you from getting out there and breaking a sweat. The Breath Thermo line from Mizuno is made from a lightweight fabric that allows you to keep exercising outside and stay warm as well. Breath Thermo works by pulling moisture away from your body to help keep you dry, while special fibers in the fabric are activated by moisture to direct the heat back into your body. Choose from a variety of wind tops, zip-up jackets, crews and tights.
Details: Big Peach Running Company, (404) 816-8488,

Awareness is the Key

House of Payne offers up their recipe for fitness SUCCESS. Make sure to consult with your physician before beginning any exercise program.

Start Being Active Today!
Utilize Different Programs
Choose Fun Activities
Change Your Habits
Exercise More Frequently
Set Reasonable Goals
Strive To Make Small Changes



Think Pink

The pink ribbon associated with breast cancer has become a universal symbol of hope and triumph. Caswell-Massey and Gianna Rose Atelier are proud to donate 15% of the proceeds from the sales of Pink Ribbon Soaps to breast cancer awareness charities like the Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation and Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. Four soaps for $25.
Details: Scents ‘n Suds, 
(404) 875-7568,,

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Neal is a local blogger who believes in creating the healthiest, safest and most fulfilling life possible by eating and living primal (a holistic approach to health and wellbeing).