Take Time to Reflect and Recharge This Holiday Season


It’s a Wrap, a great topic for many reasons for me. For one it is the name of one my favorite stores in Burbank, CA where you can purchase an actual wardrobe from movies and TV shows of today. It’s a Wrap is the only store in the world where you can buy these clothes. The other reason I like the phrase (I.A.W.) is that it comes at the end of the year. It’s a reflection of the months gone by that begins to settle in as we remember the highs and lows of the past year. We prepare ourselves for wrapping things up, both figuratively and literally, as we prepare for Christmas, birthdays and special occasions.

Suddenly, you are at the end of another year and it’s time to reconnect, disconnect, recharge and begin to target in on your next year’s plan. What’s the best/worst thing that happened to you over the last 11 months? Have you suffered a loss? Did you gain a new family member? Where did you travel? What’s the best thing you heard over the last year? What’s your newest idea? How many things have you crossed off your bucket list?

I like to take some “ME” time at this time of the year too. I think it’s important to treat yourself to something special. Something you wanted to try at a restaurant or a special drink that you have been craving. Or take a day trip to an outlet store, or two or three. Get a facial. Get a massage. Get a pedicure, manicure and a whole body cure.

December also brings us fantastic new films like a new Hobbit movie The Battle of Five Armies, the remake of Annie, and on Christmas day the all -star cast of Into the Woods opens. Seth Rogan’s directorial debut for The Interview, co-starring Seth and James Franco, and Angelina Jolie brings us Unbroken, her first time directing. Jolie’s film is based on the non-fiction book by Lauren Hillenbrand, the film tells the incredible true story of Louis Zamperini, a former Olympian and WWII bombardier whose plane crashed at sea in 1943. Zamperini and two crewmates floated adrift for 47 days and 2,000 miles, eventually finding themselves caught by the Japanese Navy and sent to a POW camp where Zamperini was targeted by a sadistic overseer.

Oh and BTW, just in time for the holidays, hint, hint … You can buy from It’s a Wrap online. Just go to: movieandtvprops.com and register to receive the information for shows. Clothes arrive daily at their two locations.

Hey, try a new adventure! Why not? Both Seth and Angelina have. It’s time you wrap things up!

Tags: clothes, movies, Stores, TV

Taylor Kelsaw

Taylor Kelsaw

Taylor Kelsaw started his career in San Francisco, Calif. more than 30 years ago and has since worked on many highly rated television shows including “Oprah” and “Live with Regis and Kelly.” He loves to paint, sing, act and being the proud parent of three lovely children.

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