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Create your Own Special Style

Elevating your style isn’t about being on trend particularly, it’s about being you and wearing what syncs with your personality throughout your life. If the latest trend is something you are oohing and ahhing over, it might be for you. But if your first response is “good grief,” that’s just

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What to Consider When Buying a Holiday Home

eciding to invest in a holiday home is a big decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly. If you are thinking about it, you’re not alone. In 2020, vacation home sales rose 16.4%, according to the National Association of Realtors 2021 Vacation Home Counties Report. But before you get out your

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Forest Bathing: A Better Way to Take a Walk

When you hear the term forest bathing, you may think swimming in a lake surrounded by trees. Although it does take place in a forest, there is no water involved. Rather, the aim of forest bathing is to slow down and become immersed in the natural environment. Take the time

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Mesh your Kitchen Appliances with Function & Aesthetics

Designing a kitchen, whether for the first time or a remodel, requires a lot of planning. Choosing the right appliances for your aesthetics, whether bold, modern or traditional can make heads turn and everyone feel right at home. And let’s not forget that the right appliances are an investment. After

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Feeling Bloated? Lymphatic Massage Might Be the Answer

You eat a balanced diet, exercise routinely and yet you still retain water, feel bloated and fight cellulite. Perhaps you’re not doing anything wrong, and what you need is some lymphatic drainage massage. Although that may sound scary, a professional lymphatic massage combines manual lymphatic drainage and massage techniques to

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Explore the Gardens of the World

From orderly gardens trimmed precisely and perhaps with dancing topiary animals to wild gardens growing with seemingly no rhyme nor reason, these decorative grounds of nature nourish our imaginations, ease our thoughts, please our eyes and rejuvenate our souls. Beautiful gardens adorn our world. The oldest academic one — Orto

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Bring your Fashion Sense Home

If you want your home to feel more inviting and appealing to you when you come home at night, perhaps the only interior design inspiration you need is your closet. Your current selection of furniture and décor may have been inherited, accumulated over decades or inspired by a trend from

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Polish your Body to a Fine Sheen

One of the most luscious skin treatments available, body polishes exfoliate the top layer of dead cells while infusing you with nourishing, moisturizing ingredients. The invigorating sensation of the natural abrasives used in the process also spur the growth of new cells. And it all feels really good. This can

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Approaches to Investing

by Steve Schott, Financial Advisor, Schott Financial Management People often ask when the best time is to purchase stocks, get in the market or sell. Trying to time the market is not possible. There are a few items to consider when purchasing stocks — most of which hold true for

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Sprucing Up your Serveware Collection

he ultimate hostess makes entertaining look easy, and with an eye for detail she can make her guests feel she spent hours preparing. But even the simplest last-minute hors d’oeuvres like sliced fruit, chips and dip or charcuterie of aged cheeses and meats are impressive when served on beautiful serveware.

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What Constitutes Beauty in the Landscape?

by Alana Winston, Marketing Manager, ZebraScapes Landscaping he beauty of your outdoor living space is the product of your creative mind. It also is the design in which you can relax and enjoy a peace of mind. Beauty in the landscape is about creating unified, ecological landscape designs personalized to

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Make the Most of your Lifestyle

by Linda Hughes, Owner, SugarPine & Lantana Design Studio When it came time to start developing and planning my new boutique SugarPine last year, I considered what exactly the concept was going to be. Knowing that my obsession was for design and home furnishings, I couldn’t let go of the

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