Vacation Exercise Tips

Vacation Exercise Tips

Going on vacation is a necessity to get away from the rigors of our hectic everyday life. I just recently took a week long vacation and it was an amazing and refreshing break from the daily gring.  This time I rented a car and just drove. I managed to visit a few cities along the coast and even spent a night in a campground to break up the monotony of staying in hotels.  But, the fact remains that vacations are rather expensive now-a-days and its hard to find time or…

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The Mediterranean Diet

The Mediterranean Diet

When most people think about Mediterranean cuisine, images of pasta, loaves of crusty bread, olives and red wine probably come to mind.  A diet that consists mainly of vegetables, hearty whole grains, seafood and healthy fats have been reputed to guard against conditions like heart disease, diabetes, cognitive decline and even some cancers.  The key component of following a more Mediterranean diet is to focus on incorporating these healthier foods into your diet. For example, residents in Greece, Italy, Spain, Portugal and Southern France generally eat very little red meat,…

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Why Shop at Restaurant Supply Stores Online

Why Shop at Restaurant Supply Stores Online

Perhaps you’ve never been to a restaurant supply store. They are often located in out-of-the-way strip-malls or else concentrated in particular parts of town. They can be large and intimidating, devoid of free samples or festive music which creates a good atmosphere. They’re overwhelming.  Or maybe, you’re already a restaurant supply store fanatic precisely because there are always two reasons to visit an online restaurant supply store that outweigh all reasons not to: They are cheap, and they have everything. As their name might suggest, restaurants typically stock their kitchens…

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Charriol Forever Colors collection

Charriol Forever Colors collection

Make your wrist candy count this summer with a stack of bright cable bangles from the Charriol Forever Colors collection. Framed by rose gold or black, these decadent pieces of cable jewelry evoke a rock and roll fairy tale mood, especially when mixed together. The cable design comes off a bit nautical, like you’re ready to take on a maritime adventure. Do it. Summertime is the best time to embrace your youth, regardless of your actual age, explore new territories, and have a lot of fun. Here’s how I recommend you style these…

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Birthday Dinner Tips

Birthday Dinner Tips

If you’re looking for easy birthday dinner ideas, dining out can be one of the easiest ways to go. Of course, a simple meal at a restaurant may not seem special enough on its own, so you’ll want to add a few special touches to your special occasion. Whether you need birthday dinner ideas for men or women, paying attention to the following can help celebrate a loved one’s birthday in style. Picking the Right Restaurant When poring over your restaurant choices, you’ll need to consider food and ambience. Depending…

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Recipe: Moules au Roquefort

Recipe: Moules au Roquefort

Mussels with Roquefort Sauce (Moules au Roquefort) serves:- 6 preparation time:- 10 mins (but cleaning the moules can take a while) cooking time:- 10-15 mins Ingredients 2kg of fresh moules 2 onions 50 cl dry white wine or cider 50 cl of thick cream a good piece of Roquefort, really depending on your taste, as roquefort is a strong flavoured blue cheese a good amount of black pepper Method clean and beard the moules (wash under cold running water, scrape any barnacles or seaweed from them, rip off the beards,…

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The Best Photo Editing Apps

The Best Photo Editing Apps

Autodesk Pixlr If you’ve ever browsed through image-sharing services and wondered where the picture collages came from, Pixlr is a good guess. This photo editor can do more than just build mosaics of pictures. It has a host of effects and adjustments that run the gamut from subtly artistic to ridiculously bombastic—perfect for giving your images a touch more pizzazz. Adobe Photoshop Express Photoshop CC is a notorious beast of a desktop application, but Photoshop Express is a svelte app, with powerful tools to make the most of your mobile…

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Interior Designer Blogs that You Shouldn’t Miss

Interior Designer Blogs that You Shouldn’t Miss

Live the Life you Dream About Sarah Sarna is the founder of Sarah Sarna Interior Design. An interior designer for over a decade, Sarah developed her design expertise with several high-end residential firms in Manhattan before starting her own self-titled firm in 2011. This blog talks about style, interior design, fashion, New York, and life. If you are looking for ideas, this can be a good one. Bloesem This is also an interior design blog and is a very interesting one. This blog shares ideas for design, for leisurely pursuits,…

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Honeymoon in paradise: Solomon Islands

Honeymoon in paradise: Solomon Islands

After the whirlwind of a wedding, the special time set aside for a honeymoon is the perfect way to unwind with the love of your life. The typical relaxing getaways have been tried and tested, but the rising trend of adventure and stepping out of one’s comfort zone is on the rise. In New Zealand, with the tranquillity of the Pacific right on our back doorstep, one doesn’t have to look far to find true holiday bliss. How many words have been used to describe the Pacific Islands? Paradise, serenity,…

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