Olive Live: An Interview with Sara Delarosa of Shopbevel.com

Hello my lovelies! Have you heard about Shopbevel? Shopbevel works with independent designers to bring to market the best in jewelry design. Designers submit designs, the community votes and Shopbevel produces selected winners. It’s a win win for everyone, especially accessory lovers like me who like to wear original and eye-catching pieces that don’t cost an exorbitant amount of money. Plus, I get to support up-and-coming and undiscovered jewelry designers!


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Olive Goil: Makeup Artist Valerie Star

This week, I sat down with the delightful Valerie Star, who is a makeup artist extraordinaire. We met during Fashion Week at Caravan Stylist Studio, located in the Carlton hotel in New York City. She is like a magician with her mascara wand, so I naturally had to ask her for the 411 on beauty! I took plenty of notes because Ms. Star had plenty of sage  advice to give. I’ll be sharing all her best tips in the weeks to come, so please stop by and feel free to post any questions you may have for her in the Comments section.

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“Dreams Can Come True” eBook Giveaway

Hello, my lovelies! Do you believe that dreams can come true? I most certainly do! In fact, one of my earliest recollections is when Popeye helped to fulfill one of mine. We were babies back then — literally! I had never seen the sea before, so Baby Popeye decided to prepare a big surprise for me. I don’t want to spoil all the fun by giving away too many details. But once you read this dreamy tale, you’ll see why I fell in love with him! To get the full story, you’ll have to enter our cool giveaway for a chance to be among the first to get the brand-new Baby Popeye eBook* from PlayTales.

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Olive Yoga: Talking Yoga and Clean Living with Marci Zaroff

For the past several weeks, I have been talking to Marci Zaroff about yoga. Since this conversation, my yoga routine and philosophy toward living green and clean has blossomed like a spring flower. I have more energy, less stress and an overall sense of calm and promise about my future has taken root in my everyday life.

Without further delay, I would like to share the yoga pose that I have been practicing this week and share snippets from the glorious conversation I had with Marci.

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