Juniper on the Water -Mediterranean Style Brunch Bursting with Flavor!

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Sunday Brunch

There are so many options to choose from in Miami for Sunday Brunch that it can be discouraging to venture out into unknown territory. When I was invited to brunch at Juniper On The Water, located on the beautiful Hallandale Beach intra-coastal and offering a seafood driven New American- Mediterranean menu aimed to please the palate, with a warm & welcoming ambiance – I was intrigued and had to go see what all the fuss was about!

Whether you are looking for a night of romance on the water, a casual brunch with your special someone, friends or family or a venue for special events, Juniper On The Water aims to please and they don’t disappoint.

Mediterranean food has grown in popularity as more people like myself look to improve the quality of the food they consume. Mediterranean style cooking also uses healthy ingredients and still manages to burst with flavor. My husband and I delighted in a few options from the brunch menu that I highly recommend. First, we ordered some cocktails, of-course. I had the RASBERRY CAIPIRINHA , followed by a STRAWBERRY MOJITO and the hubby had a Café Americano and an ARNOLD PALMER.

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Strawberry Mojito & Rasberry Caipirinha

The brunch menu is so enticing we didn’t know what scrumptious items to choose from so we did the only sensible thing and ordered waaaayyyy too much… 😉 We shared the FRESH FRUIT PLATE served with Greek yogurt and honey. I ordered the LOBSTER ROLL including Fresh Main lobster, mayonnaise, siracha, celery, cilantro with a side of truffle fries. My husband enjoyed the MAHI TACOS with grilled Mahi on a corn tortilla with fresh tomato, Poblano peppers, red onions and ancho chili aioli.

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Lobster Roll

For dessert we shared the decadent Orange cream and mixed berries FRENCH TOAST. And, the perfect way to top off the brunch experience was with two BELLINIS while we gazed upon the glistening water in full relaxation.

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Our view from a corner table on the terrace for two

Ready to book a reserve? Just click HERE

OPENING HOURS:

Monday – Thursday: 4pm – 10pm
Friday – Saturday: 4pm – 11pm
Sunday Brunch: 11am – 3pm

Evening:  4pm – 10pm

Dinner Menu starts at 5pm daily

 Happy Hour from 4pm – 7pm daily

RESERVATIONS:

Tel: 954.544.3370

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Super Face + Flawless Body Collection by Enlite

ENLITE Super Face + Flawless Body Collection is a new brand developed exclusively for CVS stores consisting of highly-effective at-home treatments expertly formulated to treat targeted areas of the face and body.

What’s even more cool about this brand is that it is inspired by premium cult skincare favorites beloved by beauty editors, influencers and beauty enthusiasts. The company curated a 3 tier collection of products that target “quick fix” options and multitasking hero products that were not available to the masses, until now. Amazing, right?

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I tried the Scrub + Glow Facial Microdermabrasion, Clay Time Purifying Deep Cleansing Treatment Mask, Liquid Assets Detoxifying Platinum Peel-Off Mask, Skin like But-Tah Super Hydrating Body Butter, Hot Rock Renewal Polishing Pumice Body Scrub, and Check Your Bags at the Door Hydrating + Depuffing Eye Pads. They are all great products however my new “can’t live without” product is the Scrub + Glow Facial Microdermabrasion. I don’t go to the dermatologist so this is the perfect at home solution that I can use a few times a month to brighten up my complexion.

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ENLITE Super Face + Flawless Body is a collection of highly-effective at-home treatments expertly formulated to treat targeted areas of the face and body, available exclusively at select CVS stores nationwide and at CVS.com. Inspired by premium cult skincare favorites beloved by beauty editors, influencers and beauty enthusiasts, each “quick fix” and multitasking “hero” product provides instant gratification and immediate results while delivering a sensory experience that becomes more addictive after each use.

Jam packed with key natural and high-tech ingredients, all products are formulated with Optishield™, a proprietary anti-oxidant complex which helps protect against free radicals and environmental aggressors.

ENLITE Super Face + Flawless Body delivers on the promise of an active approach to skincare you can feel working the minute you put it on. The cooling, tightening and refreshing benefits of each product leave you feeling awakened and refreshed, as if you’d just worked out… even if you didn’t.

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STAR POWER TO THE FIGHT AGAINST FRIZZ

AWARD-WINNING ACTRESS GINA RODRIGUEZ BRINGS HER STAR POWER TO THE FIGHT AGAINST FRIZZ

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 Just in time for summer, Rodriguez and the experts at John Frieda® talk #FrizzFreeHairGoals and the tricks to achieve them – with plenty of shortcuts along the way.

John Frieda® Hair Care invented the frizz-fighting category with Frizz Ease®, the game-changing hair smoother. Gina Rodriguez happens to be really gifted at taming her own naturally wavy, frizz-prone hair. So they’ve teamed up for a new movement – the #FrizzFreeHairGoals campaign – designed to teach women everything they need to know about styling any curl, wave or ringlet.

Rodriguez will appear in a series of engaging how-to videos(like the one below) posted on John Frieda’s social channels. In each one, the popular young actress tosses vanity out the window, talking openly about her biggest hair issue—frizz—and demonstrating easy ways to achieve the most beautiful, flattering styles of the moment.

For the full range of John Frieda Frizz Ease products click HERE

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“I’ve been a devotee of John Frieda® Frizz Ease® for years,” says Rodriguez. “Since my hair’s naturally wavy, I’ve spent more than my fair share of time fighting frizz. Frizz Ease® is the only thing that can help tame frizz and leave my hair looking smooth, so this partnership feels like a natural fit. I’m excited to have the chance to show women that they don’t have to suffer from frizzy hair forever — there’s a better way to style.” 

Featuring exclusive behind-the-scenes hairstyling tutorials with Rodriguez and John Frieda® International Creative Consultant Harry Josh, the new videos show viewers how to tame their waves and ringlets, add polish to fuzzy textures and nail the latest, coolest hair looks. Bonus: In a revealing Q&A, Rodriguez will divulge how she’s upped her own frizz-fighting game (thanks to John Frieda® Frizz Ease®) and how her naturally wavy hair, which she views as part of her Puerto Rican-American identity, can be a beautiful thing.

 

ABOUT GINA RODRIGUEZ: Gina Rodriguez is a Golden Globe award-winning actress and television star best known for her leading role in hit show “Jane the Virgin.” Rodriguez got her start in the world of theatre, and portrayed Frida Kahlo on stage in the United Kingdom. In 2011, she landed the role of Beverly in the classic soap opera “The Bold and the Beautiful,” and gave Imagen Award-winning performances in film “Filly Brown.” In 2014, Rodriguez was announced as the lead for CW comedy-drama “Jane the Virgin,” and went on to earn scores of awards for the role. In addition to her acting career, Rodriguez is known for her philanthropic efforts, and has worked with the Hispanic Scholarship Fund supporting Hispanic American higher education and the National Bullying Prevention Center.

ABOUT KAO USA: Kao USA Inc. is a leading manufacturer of premium beauty care brands that are recognized around the world for their innovation and quality. The Kao USA Inc. portfolio includes Ban® antiperspirant-deodorants and Total Refresh® Cooling Body Cloths; Jergens® and Curel® hand and body lotions; Biore®facial care; John Frieda® Frizz-Ease®, Luxurious Volume, Sheer Blonde®, Beach Blonde®, Brilliant Brunette®, Radiant Red® and Precision Foam Colour professional hair care products. Founded in 1882, Kao USA Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kao Corporation

 

 

Get Selfie-Ready Brows

Get Selfie-Ready Brows like Rimmel London‘s newest brand ambassador  Cara Delevingne! Ok, let’s face it, we may never look like the British model and actress, known for her trendsetting beauty but with the help of  Rimmel London products and expert tips from Spruce & Bond Brow Specialist, Matt Shakik we can put our best brows forward!

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TIP 1) Create the shape that’s right for you!

You want to accentuate the features of your face when you shape your brows. There is no same stencil for everyone when shaping your brows, since every face is different and asymmetrical. Use your natural arches to define your unique eye shape to give them a lift.

TIP 2) Use the correct tools like Rimmel London’s BROW THIS WAY EYEBROW SCULPTING KIT

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Using a powder or pencil helps you to create the fullness your brows lack due to little hair growth. You can create what would normally be brow hairs if they grew in that area. Never use a magnifying mirror, as it causes you to only see one brow at a time and not both together which creates a better match.

TIP 3) Avoid Over-Plucking and Waxing!

Do not jeopardize the structure or thickness by removing hairs that might in time give you a fuller and more complete brow. Don’t take out hairs on one side to match it up to the other if it means making the brow thinner. When it comes to an end goal with your brows give them time and let them go, it might be torture but it will be well worth the wait. Tweezing is always the best option as it allows you to remove individual hairs to achieve the best shape.

TIP 4) Choose a Color that Looks Natural as in Rimmel London’s BROW THIS WAY EYEBROW GEL

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You want the color to match well enough to look natural, yet you want it to be distinct enough to contrast a little. People normally try to match their hair color, but our brows naturally look darker because they’re surrounded by paler skin.

For all things Rimmel London click HERE

When visiting N.Y.  make sure to make a brow appointment with Spruce & Bond !

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Clarins + FEED = National Million Meal Mission

Clarins and FEED Launch National Million Meal Mission

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Clarins and FEED are proud to announce the launch of this year’s National Million Meal Mission. This new, exciting venture aims to provide 1,200,000 meals to children around the world in 17 days – starting on April 22nd, and ending on May 8th, 2016. Nine retailers across the country will be offering a FEED 10 pouch filled with deluxe Clarins products. Each pouch provides 10 meals to children, helping them grow, learn and thrive – an investment in their futures.

For many children around the world, hunger is not only a daily struggle, it is life threatening. School meals offer hope. Clarins believes that beauty comes from the heart and is expressed by taking direct action to help those less fortunate. The company’s pioneering social policy has always supported health, environmental and educational initiatives in under-developed nations around the globe, which is in sync with FEED’s global philosophy – “Create Good Products That Help FEED The World.”

Since 2011, FEED and Clarins have provided over 10 million meals to children around the world.Through this year’s National Million Meal Mission, FEED and Clarins hope to make the world a better place for present and future generations, one meal at a time.

For more information about CLARINS click, HERE

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Last Minute Mother’s Day Gift ideas!

 Macy’s Mother’s Day Gift Ideas To Make Your Gift Giving Easier.

Click HERE to find the below suggested gifts and more!

 

Diamond Pendant

Diamond Pendant

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Estee Lauder 3 pc Parfum, Lotion, Bath Gel Set

Estee Lauder 3 pc Parfum, Lotion, Bath Gel Set

 

 

 KOHLS Mother’s Day Gift Ideas For Simple Gifting Even At The Last Minute! 

Click HERE to find the below suggested gifts and more!

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REED KRAKOFF atlantique satchel Colors: vachetta with optic white and black, white and black with bionic perforated pocket, french blue with optic white trim, optic white, black, rk gray, vachetta and french blue, hamptons floral blue combo with black trim, hamptons floral pink combo with black trim

 

 

ARI by Ariana Grande, Eau de Parfum Spray 3.4 oz. ; Ulta.com

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LITTLE BLACK DRESS WINES INTRODUCES A WHOLE NEW LOOK

 Little Black Dress Wines  can easily go from casual to black tie. The brand is more than looks – it’s about confidence. It’s about knowing you’ve chosen something fantastic, and not having to shout it from the rooftop. Available at   www.lbdwines.com

Gentle, but fast-acting, the all-in-one Lumixyl Revitaleyes is perfect for busy moms who want to brighten tired eyes without using harsh ingredients. Moms of all ages can find Lumixyl Revitaleyes  at LovelySkin.com.

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ILUMINAGE PRECISE TOUCH

The first and only, personalized at-home permanent hair removal device FDA cleared for all skin tones and clinically proven for the widest range of hair colors. PRECISE TOUCH uses professional technology to deliver permanent hair reduction results in the comfort of your home. Available at iluminageBeauty.com

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