Archives for November 2011

Cheerleading Bows: Why You Need Them

Reasons why cheerleaders wear cheerleading bows.

Cheerleading is a highly physical activity. It demands a lot of practice, hard work, discipline, and determination. From simply being morale boosters of athletes in other sports, cheerleading has grown into a sport itself and rightly so, with all the trainings and physical exertion that it requires.


Just like any other sport, cheerleading also requires well-designed and specialized uniforms and outfits. A complete cheerleading uniform usually includes a bodysuit or a shell top paired with a skirt, a pair of cheerleading shoes, pom-poms or other cheerleading accessories, and cheerleading bows. Although cheerleading bows are not standard accessories in all cheerleading teams, they still provide benefits to cheerleaders. Below are some of them.

  • Aesthetic value. The primary reason why some cheerleading teams incorporate cheerleading bows is the aesthetic value that they add to the overall look of the team. This is the reason why the usual considerations for choosing cheerleading bows are the color, design, placement, and appeal. A simple bow can make a huge impact if it is well chosen to accentuate the cheerleading outfit. Since the cheerleading uniform and overall appearance are often part of the judging criteria, cheerleading bows could boost the team’s standings.
  • Hair control. Cheerleading involves a lot of big, energetic, and wide movements. These movements often mean a lot of hair swishing and whipping during jumps, flips, and turns. Cheerleading bows can help keep the hair in place and prevent the hair from getting into the cheerleaders’ faces. In fact, there are several types of cheerleading bows based on the cheerleader’s position such as cartwheel hair bows, flyer cheerleading bows, pyramid hair bows, and stunts cheerleading bows, among others.

Some cheerleading teams have incorporated other hairstyles and designs to make their team stand out. There are a few teams that require all its members to have pixie-cut hairstyles which address hair control without the need for cheerleading bows. No matter how you choose to address the need for hair control and to utilize the head for additional accents, it is important to think through the whole cheerleading look that you want to achieve while keeping in mind its functionality.

Miu Miu Strass crystal-embellished mini leather bag

I always do multi-tasking when I’m in front of my computer. I can read e-mail, tweet, read updates on my Facebook, and even browse blogs and shopping sites at the same time. Today is no exception, I found myself reading about an rv insurance sites and of course online stores that made me glued to the site.

Today, I want to share this good find that I found at This Miu Miu Strass crystal-embellished mini leather bag is selling for $920. This bag has genuine leather, has light-green bead-embellished shoulder strap, internal side pocket, zipped outer pocket, purple satin lining, designer plaque at back. Added unique feature of this bag is that the strap removed and can be worn as a necklace.

Christmas Gifts for Men

Are you excited for Christmas just like me? Ok then let us start looking for gift ideas so we can start our shopping soon. Actually, I’m planning of browsing my fave online shops and our local malls to find what gifts are new for this year. I had somewhat a hard time thinking of what to give to my brothers last year so this year I have found some good Christmas gifts for men that you might also be interested in buying.

Here are some of them. I found them at Red Envelop.
1. Men’s Leather Watch case – $59.99

2. Deluxe valet – $99.00

Boccia Titanium Pendants

Jewelries add glamor to our outfits, it can even become a piece of conversation among your friends and relatives. Necklaces are great to wear when you have low neck clothes or when you want to emphasize what you are wearing. There are lots of necklaces that you can choose from  with so many pendants to go along with it.

These titanium pendants by Boccia are always head turners and are good addition to your jewelry collections. They are beautifully handcrafted and well made. Choose among various styles like heart, cross and more.


Essex Large Scout Bag by Kate Spade

After reading and searching about what suppresses appetite, it makes me realize that there are still some ways on how to deal with weight problems.

Anyway, I’m now off to share this good bag that I saw at Kate Spade. Been seeing lots of women carrying this bag and I guess this is a good addition to my back collections. This essex bag is worth $445. OK now I’m drooling to have this. Any kindhearted one to buy me this? hehehe.



  • soft smooth cowhide with matching trim
  • crossbody with flap and magnetic buckles
  • 14-karat light gold plated hardware
  • one slide pocket; one interior zipper
  • unlined
  • gold printed kate spade new york signature
  • 23” adjustable strap
  • imported
  • style # pxru2986
  • 9.8”h x 13.5”w x 3.1”d