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Bridal Boot Camp Take 2

Session 2 at Leah Chavie Skincare Boutique

July 2, 2014
Erica Bethe Levin
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Continuing down my path of bridal beautification, I had my second session at Leah Chavie Skincare Boutique last week. This was not my first foray into Leah’s Thermojet treatment as I’ve used it pre-Cheeky events (and Chrismukkah!) for the past couple of years. However, using this as a supplement to my thrice-weekly yoga classes + bike riding will really help me get in shape for my forthcoming October nuptials (102 days away, but who’s counting?). The Thermojet Spanish Infrared Body Wrap is imported from Barcelona, Spain and Ms. Chavie herself boasts one of the only spas that’s fancy and progressive enough to have it. This lovely piece of beautifying machinery reduces …  Read more

Leah Chavie Skincare Boutique Bridal Boot Camp

Session 1

June 11, 2014
Erica Bethe Levin
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There are a lot of really fun things about being engaged. I mean, a lot. The congratulations, the celebrating, the parties, the presents, the friendships, the unity…not least of all is the opportunity to get into the best shape of your life. This could mean physically and mentally. Mentally, we start to prepare for the combining of two different lives, two different families, the possibility of children and of buying a home. There’s a lot of mental preparation. Physically, you might want to lose a few pounds, tone up your arms, work on your tush, get your skin in flawless shape, lengthen your lashes…the list goes on and on. In terms …  Read more

The Cheeky Bride: How to Enjoy Wedding Planning

Make the Big Day a Great Day

April 23, 2014

When I got engaged, aside from “congratulations,” the thing people said to me most often was “happy planning!” It struck me as a bit odd because I thought the “big thing” was committing to spending my life with my fiancé, but as comments about planning continued to pour in, I started asking why. The consistent reply? “It was so stressful,” “I just wanted it to be over” or “I wish we had eloped.” Oh. Well. That sounds fun. (And absolutely not how I want to feel going into my wedding.) So, in the spirit of choosing to enjoy The Big Day, here are some tips for enjoying wedding planning to the fullest. It’s …  Read more