Holiday Favorites: Sylvia Perez

December 17, 2009 9:58:33 AM PST
Each year at the holidays, our anchors for ABC7 News at 11 a.m. like to share some of the gifts they love to give and receive. This week, we'll be showing you holiday favorites from Sylvia Perez, Linda Yu and Tracy Butler. Today, it's Sylvia's turn to talk about the items she gives over and over again. Some of the merchants are offering discounts to ABC 7 viewers. Watch for Linda's favorites on Wednesday and Tracy's on Thursday.

Lifetherapy Lotions, Creams and Pulse Point Oils (lifetherapy.com)
"I love the clean smells and how soft it makes my skin. My favorite is the silky smooth body cr?me. It's like melted butter on your skin," Sylvia says.
For information, visit lifetherapy.com or call 630-323-6600
ABC7 Chicago Discount: Use coupon code Sylvia at checkout for a 20% discount.

L'Occitane Shea Butter Foot Cream usa.loccitane.com,
"You will never have dry flaky feet or heels again. It's like getting a pedicure in a tube," Sylvia says.
Available cosmetic counters and at usa.loccitane.com, Sephora.com and Amazon.com

Huggables Space Saver Hangars
"Give your closet a makeover," Sylvia says. These hangars really give you more space."
Available at Target and other stores where closet accessories are sold.

Beantrees Coffee beantrees.com
"It's the smoothest coffee I've ever had but at the same time it has an amazing bold taste. I can't wait to get up in the morning to have a cup. Chef Art Smith introduced me to this," Sylvia points out.
Website orders at: beantrees.com
ABC7 Chicago discount: Use coupon code: SylviaABC at checkout for a 30% discount; plus free shipping with 5 bags or more.

Solas Bags solasfashion.com
"Every time I'm out with my purse and open it, people are amazed at the light and want to know where they can buy one," Sylvia says. "It's great at night when looking for car keys or trying to count change."
Celebs who wear these styles are Cameron Diaz, Fergie, Hayden Panietterre, Carrie Underwood.
Utility Wallet lighted and non lighted; $99
Harmony Studded Clutch;$139
Large Eleanor; $199
Harmony Silver;$169
To order, visit solasfashion.com or call 1-888-82SOLAS
ABC7 Chicago Discount: Use coupon code ABC Chicago at checkout for a 30% discount.

PhysioLife Studios physiolifestudios.com
"This is the hardest workout I've ever done, but the fastest results I've ever seen. The best part is it only last for 30 minutes twice a week," Sylvia says.
712 N. Dearborn St.
3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60654
312-255-8308
For more information, contact info@physiolifestudios.com or visit physiolifestudios.com
ABC7 Chicago Discount: 1st Session is Free to anyone who mentions they saw this on ABC7 at 11am.

Sylvia's Favorite Banana Bread Recipe
"There are many recipes out there for banana bread. But this is the moistest I've ever had," Sylvia points out. "The coconut cream definitely has something to do with it."
2 cups sugar
1 cup oil
2 cups mashed bananas
1 tsp. Salt
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp. Cinnamon
2 cups flour
1 ? cups walnuts
2 pkgs. Instant coconut cream pudding
1. Mix all ingredients together.
2. Form into 3 loaves.
3. Bake 1 hour at 350 degrees.

Lou Malnati's Taste of Chicago
"People from out of town are infatuated with Chicago Style Pizza and friends and family are always so thrilled and excited when this arrives in the mail," Sylvia comments
Every pizza is made from scratch, flash frozen, then UPS-shipped overnight on dry ice to preserve its fresh-out-of-the-oven taste
Call 1-800-LOU-TO-GO or visit loutogo.com (or tastesofchicago.com) to place an order. Order as late as noon Wednesday, December 23 for delivery before Christmas with no additional shipping surcharge (All prices include standard next day delivery).
You can send a taste of these Chicago products across the country:

  • Lou Malnati's Pizza
  • Carol's Cookies
  • Carson's Ribs
  • Eli's Cheescake
  • Garrett Popcorn
  • Harry Carey's
  • Hackney's
  • Long Grove Confectionary
  • Manny's Deli
  • Portillo's
  • Vienna Beef
  • Wildfire Steak
  • Chicago Sports merchandise
  • Gift Cards to TastesofChicago.com


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