Show your Flair with Proper Table Setting

Setting a table properly used to be common knowledge, but these days it’s a lost art. Yet the fact remains that food is more appetizing when served in a beautiful setting. Also, an elegant table setting sets the tone for the evening, letting guests see you went that extra step to show them just how […]

Become Classic When Wearing a Trench Coat

It’s no secret that the trench coat is a classic; its reputation precedes it. Originally created for practical reasons even before World War I and a necessity during the war, the trench coat has surpassed its original uses to become a key wardrobe staple. This coat is perfect for damp days but can last all […]

A Peek into the Magic of Ireland Part 2 of 2

by Tori Ward, Cruise and Resort Specialist, ROX Travel It was wet and cold with a foggy mist drifting across Pollacappul Lake. The weather deterred other tourists, and I found myself alone on the wooded paths around the stately former castle of Kylemore Abbey. The castle is bordered by the lake on one side, the […]

The Technology of Home Selling

by Gary Nelson, Realty Executives of Flagstaff The process of selling a home is always evolving and has changed tremendously in the past few years. Available technology and rapidly changing market conditions are the driving forces primarily behind those changes. Photography and video are a big part of that. Here are five considerations when marketing […]

Swarovski Lets the Elegance Shine

by Valerie Demetros When the 2018 Academy Awards revealed a stage embellished with 45 million Swarovski crystals, the sight stunned viewers. It took more than 3,000 hours to create and weighed about 15,000 pounds. Swarovski is a name that usually needs no explanation since its iconic crystals have been in the spotlight for years. Odds […]

Afternoon Tea Brings Britain to the Coffee Table

If you’re a dedicated Anglophile, lover of tea or just want to do something different with your next social gathering, take inspiration from across the pond and treat your guests to afternoon tea or high tea. These two occasions are frequently confused for each other in the U.S. and other nations, but just remember that […]

Transition your Wardrobe for Spring

by Michelle Beck, Owner, Purple Clover Boutique The weather outside may still be chilly, but here are some tips to welcome spring into your wardrobe. Layer a sweater over a lightweight skirt. Don’t put your sweaters away just yet — think of them in a different way. Instead of pairing your favorite chunky sweater with jeans […]

Top 5 Reasons to Drink More Arizona Wine

by Sheri Shaw, Owner, Back Alley Wine Bar When you think “farm to table,” do you think wine? You should. The term typically is used to describe a food system in which the food is grown, raised or produced locally and then consumed locally, without going through intermediaries such as distributors or large retailers. This […]

How Smart Home Sellers Have the Edge

by Gwen Holloway and Elena Sanwick, REALTORS®, LUXE Real Estate Group – Luxury Prescott You’ve been searching for the home of your dreams for months. Several options you’ve toured came close, but you still haven’t found the home that will make you happy. You may be starting to feel a bit discouraged, and then it […]

Simple Steps to Serving 5-Star Meals

Pandemic-related restaurant closures appear to be a thing of the past, but there are many other reasons to level up our cooking and plating skills at home, as much as we may love the luxury of leaving all the work to professionals. Besides reducing our costs, preparing meals at home gives us full control over […]