Disclaimer: I was part of a tour to check out The Shops at Park Lane. So glad they did since I’d never been. That’ll change now. See why below.
I have a confession…I don’t like to shop.
Well, let me rephrase, I just don’t think of it as something fun, but work. Hard work, but someone has to do it.
On Mother’s Day, shopping it’s not exactly my idea of how I want to spend my day, but instead, relaxing and enjoying myself while I do little to nothing at all.
So the thought of going to The Shops of Parks Lane may not be the first place I’d suggest to spend Mother’s Day, but after a recent trip, I’m pleasantly surprised!
Actually, I was flat out wrong.
In just three hours, all the woes and drama of my day had dissipated and I was, for at least a moment, without a care in the world. At a shopping center.
So what did I do that was so dang enjoyable that it changed my life that day in a little bit of time and only around $50?
|Photo from The Shops at Park Lane website|
I got my hair washed, dryed and style at the Aveda Institute of Dallas for one. And in beautiful Aveda fashion, the amazing aromatherapy started at the door and led me to a comfortable chair with a lovely woman who instantly whisked me away to a place of peace with a light neck rubdown to relax me before we started the wash & dry. Then during the wash, my hands were given the same love and attention with a massage.
“I’m in Heaven…” and I didn’t even have my beautiful hair done yet, but it was perfect, anyways.
For a moment I heard the music you hear in the commercials and I twirled my hair around in such the way you see Eva Mendes does in her Pantene commercials.
After my relaxing hour at Aveda for less than $20 (yes, less than $20), I was off to give a little love to my very sad nails. Normally, I just have them buffed, but this time I wanted a little something extra and the lovely ladies at L’acqua Nail Spa Lounge were able to give me an express gel manicure.
In 30 minutes my nails were picture perfect. If I had only had a few more hours to spend for a pedicure, facial and massages. But the Mother’s Day packages now available are affordably priced for a second-trip to the lovely nail boutique known for the working women’s mecca for getting ladies in and our during their lunch hour!