I Took A Pole Fitness Class… And Now I’m Obsessed

Pole dancing… It has always held a certain (false) stigma. But now, pole fitness classes are popping up all over the world. So naturally, my curiosity peaked. I had to investigate for myself.

Let me preface this by saying that this class is not about stripping. It is about exercise, dancing and building confidence. My friend has been taking weekly pole fitness classes for the last couple of years. She always talks about how it is such an amazing workout and how much it builds up her confidence. Curious, I decided to sign up for the beginners series. This was a 6 week series that meets once/week for about an hour and a half. I was nervous, excited, timid, terrified… every emotion was flooding through me! It felt like the first day of school, when you don’t really know what to expect or who you’ll see. Thankfully I had a couple friends sign up with me so at least we were in it together.

We arrive at class, and it’s what you expect. A room filled with poles. There are only a total of 7 girls in the class, so that makes it less nerve wracking. Our instructor is bubbly and energetic. She briefs us on what our goals are for this class. It is not just about exercise here, it is about love and confidence. Each week we start with a different mantra. Self love, love for others, playfulness, self confidence… so. much. positivity.

Our first 30 minutes are a “dark warm-up” which is basically intense stretching and core work. Wow my abs were killing me! At the end of the 30 minutes, I felt ready for whatever the class brought on. She began to teach us “sexy” moves. Walking, frisking, standing up from the floor. Things that feel so awkward — but wow was it fun, and I could feel the confidence pouring out. Next, she teaches us a spin …. YEP, ON THE FIRST DAY. Now, do you remember when you’re a kid and you slide down the pole on the playground? Yeah, it’s nothing like that. It is HARD. I always thought I had decent upper body strength until I was told to pull myself up on a pole and then to spin around it. My respect level for women who do this went through the roof in this harsh reality.

We are currently into our 4th week and I’ve been able to KIND OF do some of the spins. Weekly, my entire body is sore in the best way. I’m working muscles I have never worked before. What’s even better, I’m more motivated than ever to workout so I can get stronger for this class. I’m determined to perfect these spins and eventually flip myself into the air like my beautiful friend is doing here. Look at how amazing that is!

All in all, this class has been everything it promised. I can feel my confidence rising, I’m feeling stronger, sexier and most importantly, I’m having fun. I look forward to this class every week, even when I’m tired. We’ve even signed up for another 6 weeks! So my advice? Take a pole fitness class. It brings you out of your comfort zone in the best way possible.

 

Happy spinning!

 

7 Sexy Movies To Get You In The Mood

Unfaithful: Diane Lane is a restless suburban wife who meets sexy Frenchman Olivier Martinez. They begin a forbidden affair that will get anyone riled up. 

 

9 1/2 Weeks: Kim Basinger and Mickey Rourke partake in a steamy relationship based on sex and fantasy.

 

Savages: That scene in the tub… all you need to know.

 

Basic Instinct: Sharon Stone, Michael Douglas, an ice pick and a number of hot sex scenes. This movie will leave you on the edge of your seat. 

 

Secretary: A young woman, recently released from a mental hospital, gets a job as a secretary to a demanding lawyer, where their employer-employee relationship turns into a sexual, sadomasochistic one.

 

Cruel Intentions: In a twisted step-sibling relationship, Kathryn and Sebastian partake in a deliciously diabolical wager of sexual conquest when she challenges him to take the virginity of a new student. 

 

Pretty Woman: It’s no secret that Richard Gere and Julia Roberts have chemistry in this movie. That piano scene though…

For The Woman On The Go

Today’s woman is a hustler. “Boss Babe” is now a way of life, and we are taking control of our careers and lives. But being so busy, we need to make sure we always look and feel our best. Enter biddettes.

biddettes are a discreet way to freshen up when you’re on the go, before and after your intimate moments, during your cycle, or in place of a bidet. biddettes are gynecologist tested, and the gentle hypoallergenic formula won’t irritate your skin. biddettes are lightly scented with geranium and sandalwood.

They are individually packaged, which makes it easy to tuck them into your clutch or pocket. Shop biddettes today and never worry about feeling fresh again.

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Why You Shouldn’t Skip Girls Night

“GRL PWR”

“Pussy Power”

“The Future Is Female”

All of these things have been the forefront of our lives this past year. Now more than ever, women are coming together to take a stand. Even if you can’t participate on the larger scale, you can make an effort in your everyday life. That starts with making time for your girlfriends. Why is it so important?

 

To Bond
There’s nothing like girl time. It’s such an accepting feeling when you’re venting about a personal matter only to have your friends share advice because they’ve gone through the same thing. Sometimes, you need perspective and friends can provide that for us.

 

To Escape
Life can get hectic. Between work, kids (if you have them), family, traveling, self care, etc…there’s little time to really let go and just have fun. Carving out time with our friends to just have fun can remove a huge weight off of your shoulders and let you feel free.

 

To Dance
Lets be honest, guys don’t have epic dance parties like we do. Just last weekend my roommate and I put on a mix of 90’s pop and danced around our living room singing our favorites from junior high school for 5 hours and it was one of the funnest days I’ve ever had. MAKE MORE TIME TO DANCE!

 

To Check-in
When you’re consumed with your own stuff, you tend to not have much space in your head to tackle other peoples stuff, no matter how important they are to you. Sometimes you need to set aside some time, even for a quick cup of coffee, to just check in and see what’s going on. If everyone’s ok. If THEY need anyone. If YOU need someone. And if not, it’s just coffee with a friend.

 

To Let Loose
Sometimes you just want to over indulge. Whether that be with pints of ice cream, pizzas with extra cheese or 5 bottles of champagne. Girlfriends will never judge, and they’ll for sure partake in the fun. So let loose, go crazy and plan that girls night!

 

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Summer Love Stories

We’re suckers for a good love story. Sometimes they last forever, some just for a season. Here are some short but sweet summer romance stories that will make you wanna hit the beach in search of some sparks.

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WOMEN
06/30/2013 11:26 am ET

Via Huffington Post

Not everyone’s “summer lovin” story will end as well as Sandy and Danny’s did in “Grease,” but our readers who submitted tales of their summer flings seem to have done pretty well for themselves. Guess seasonal romance really is a thing.

Read on for three true stories of summer romance!

 

“We didn’t stop talking from that moment on”

His name was, as I was concerned, Number Six. He always had a cigarette in hand and never shouted out his assigned number (which was, as you guessed it, six) during role-call, hence the group nickname for him. It was a free trip to Israel and the boy acted like it was a nuisance to be there, too cool for school. But, because of the asshole I was, I was determined to at least make him smile. I made sure to be last off the tour bus one day. He tried to let me go first but I insisted, “You don’t always have to be last off the bus, you know?” That was it. That was what made Number Six smile.

Of course I learned his actual name after that. We didn’t stop talking from that moment on. I was the girl who made Number Six talk. The two of us swam in the ocean, took long walks at night at the Kibbutzim and had our first kiss under a dome of constellations in the Negev desert. He was to stay in Israel while I went back to New York to go to school. He told me he loved me while we watched the sun set in Tel Aviv. If that isn’t a summer romance, I’m not sure what is.
— Robyn, 22, New York

 

“I convinced a bouncer to let me into a dance club even though I was underage. He and I dated for the summer”

I am now 40 but when I was 17 and had just moved to Boston, I convinced a bouncer to let me into a dance club even though I was under age. He and I dated for the summer but he was 25 and feared my jailbait status. We parted ways but remained friends. Twenty-one years later, after I was widowed and he was divorced, we started chatting on Facebook. Within months, I had moved from Austin, Texas with my two young children to Miami to be with him. That was two years ago and we’ve never been happier.
— Laura, 40, Texas

 

“He was such an “old school” gentleman”

My summer fling….We met on a bus.

A gorgeous man sitting near the back of the bus kept locking eyes with me as I tried to hide from him so he wouldn’t see my jogging pants and workout shirt. He told me I was beautiful before he jumped off at his stop. I thought that was it.

A few days later my friend who was with me on the bus came up to me holding a piece of paper with a name and number. She told me she literally ran into him at the train station, told him I have been kicking myself since that day for not jumping off the bus and he gave her his number to give to me.

The rest of the summer was like a dream! Never have I ever met a man that treated me so well… was so kind and caring. He was such an “old school” gentleman… walking on the side of the sidewalk with traffic, holding my hand as I walked down stairs, giving me his umbrella, walking me home even though he would miss his last train… I could go on.

Who knew men like that still existed!

I guess you can say this fling didn’t end after summer, we continued to talk years later and I just returned from a short visit. Let’s just say… nothing has changed! If only we didn’t live miles apart.

— Stephanie, 27, Toronto

Via Huffington Post

Best State Fairs in the US

It’s fair season! That means funnel cake, concerts, warm summer nights and kissing on the ferris wheel. We’ve got the lineup of the best fairs in the country this summer. Don’t forget to keep biddettes with you to stay fresh in this summer heat.

 

California Mid State Fair, Paso Robles CA
In our town of San Luis Obispo, it’s tradition to drive the 30 minutes to Paso Robles to our annual Mid State Fair. It may be small, but those fairgrounds have seen the likes of Aerosmith, Journey, Britney Spears, Blake Shelton, Lionel Richie and more. This year they even managed to get Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood to perform a DOUBLE SHOW. If that’s not impressive for our little town on the central coast, I don’t know what is!

 

The Great New York State Fair, Syracuse NY 
This is the oldest state fair in the US. It also may have the largest wine village. With dozens of wineries from throughout the state in attendance, and only $2 for a 5oz pour, you may find me traveling there this summer! Don’t forget to stop at the famous butter sculpture in the dairy building.

 

Oregon State Fair, Salem OR
There are two main attractions here are the Hart of the Garden district (made up of over 8,000 flowers!) and the Fairlift. Put these two together and you can get a birds-eye-view as it takes you from one end of the fairgrounds to the other.

 

State Fair of Texas, Dallas TX
People flock to this fair for one huge reason… their 52 foot tall mascot Big Tex. Aaaaand their fried food selection is probably larger than other fairs. Deep friend twinkies anyone?

 

Arizona State Fair, Phoenix AZ
The Arizona State Fair typically has around 75 amusement rides, 110 food booths and 300 sales booth. It is one of the top 5 state fairs in the country drawing in well over a million visitors annually!

 

Ohio State Fair, Columbus OH
In 2015 this fairs attendance was almost one million people, the highest attendance for the 12-day fair in history. Featuring big names acts over the years such as Selena Gomez, Rascal Flats, Alabama, Foreigner and Weird Al, to name a few.

 

 

Biddettes + The Nooky Box!

We’re so excited to announce our collaboration with The Nooky Box! Now until August 8th when you pre-order their NEW Signature Travel Box, you get our new Lover’s Case FREE! That’s right, you’ll get our unreleased item which includes…

2 Biddettes, 2 Lovability Condoms,  XO Mints, Good Clean Love Personal Lubricant and Lovers Tic-Tac-Toe

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The Nooky Box Travel Box which includes 2 Biddettes, Lovability Hallelubeyah lube, Bijoux Massage Candle, Duet Vibrator by Crave, Naked Play Dice by Lust, Refresh Foaming Toy Cleanser and Vespa Denim Toy Bag

 

Shop the link here to take advantage of this awesome deal before it sells out!

 

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Love Sonnet 43

by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861)

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways
I love thee to the depth and breadth and height
My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight
For the ends of being an ideal grace
I love thee to the level of every day’s
Most quiet need, by sun and candle-light
I love thee freely, as men strive for the right
I love thee purely, as they turn from praise
I love thee with the passion put to use
In my old griefs, and with my childhood’s faith
I love thee with the love I seemed to lose
With my lost saints, I love thee with the breath
Smiles, tears, all of my life; and, if God choose,
I shall but love thee better after death.

Exciting Things Are Coming….

Introducing our newest creation with Biddettes…

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Before & After
lover’s case

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A stylish case of essentials for lover’s on the go.

Case includes…

2 Biddettes
A discreet way to freshen up before & after your intimate moments, on the go or in place of a bidet

XO Mints
Made with real cane sugar, natural peppermint flavor and a little bit of menthol, they are an all natural way to freshen up for the perfect kiss

2 Lovability Condoms
A stylish condom option made by women, with all natural ingredients and safe packaging

Good Clean Love Guilty Pleasure Personal Lubricant
A safe, organic personal lubricant created with the best ingredients possible

Lover’s Tic-Tac-Toe
Foreplacy tic-tac-toe game

 

We are taking pre-orders now for wholesale accounts. Contact us today to place your order!

 

 

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The Sexiest Swimsuits for Summer

If you don’t buy at least one new swimsuit this summer, did it even happen? Didn’t think so. Here are some of our favorites. Good luck not buying all of them.

 

Mochi Swim Ella Fox Top and Mimi Ferrari Bottom
The newest swimsuit line to overwhelm our Instagram feed, Mochi Swim is bringing a serious 80’s vibe with high waisted bottoms and bold colors. We especially love this set in the bright cherry red. And ya, it’s skimpy as all hell but great for tanning!

 

L*Space Rylie Top and Pixie Bottom
A tried and true favorite of mine for years, L*Space always delivers. With high quality fabrics, flattering styles and fun color options, their suits should be a staple in every girls bikini drawer.

 

Beach Riot Arcadia 1pc
This suit is NOT your average black one piece. With the front featuring laser cut patterns and the back completely wide open, it may be the sexiest one piece yet.

 

Beach Bunny Tequila Sunrise Long Line Bralette Bikini Top and Skimpy Bikini Bottoms 
This suit is WHITE hot. With coppery accents and a simple silhouette, it’s chic and bold at the same time. There’s no way you won’t get noticed in this suit.

 

Show Me Your Mumu Rio Ruffle One Piece in Gone Bananas
This suit is bananas, B-A-N-A-N-A-S. Ok, I had to. I mean, how do you not sing Gwen Stefani when you hear the word bananas? But seriously, this suit is adorable. A funky print + a sexy off-the-shoulder silhouette? It’s the perfect balance of cute and sexy.

 

 

Victoria’s Secret PINK Midline Plunge Halter Top and High Waist Strappy Bottoms
Now, I actually own these bottoms in a different print. Let me tell you, I was extremely skeptical about this whole high-waisted trend. But wow is it flattering, especially with those strappy sides. I can’t tell you how many compliments I’ve gotten on them. What’s even better, you can mix and match any style top you want on their website. Happy Shopping!

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