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January 18, 2018

Ultra Violet; 2018 Color of the Year

by Christopher Porikos
January 17, 2018

Pappy and Harriet in Pioneer Town

by Caroline McElroy
The Post - Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep
January 12, 2018

The Post; Molly’s Game; Wonder

by Mike Peros
January 09, 2018

Full of Thanks - Healthy Body and Mind

by Connor Coman
January 02, 2018

Inflation -- The Subtle Thief of Your Purchasing Power

by Lillian Appleby
December 29, 2017

Art Exhibition - SAMPLED Y SURVEYED

by Raleigh Barrett
December 26, 2017

Free Monthly Horoscopes - January 2018

by Maya White
December 20, 2017

Working off your partner.

by Fran Montano
December 14, 2017

Keeping Your Dog/Cat Safe and Happy during Christmas!

by Nancy Bianconi
December 12, 2017

AMAs - BTS; Bruno Mars; Pink and the winners and losers

by Caroline McElroy
December 08, 2017

Credit where credit is due

by Jessie Marcus
December 07, 2017

A Dog Isn’t Just for Christmas - It’s for Life

by Nancy Bianconi
December 06, 2017

Measuring Your Retirement Plan's Success

by Lillian Appleby
December 04, 2017

How to decorate for the holidays 2017

by Christopher Porikos
November 30, 2017

Walton Ford - Calafia

by Raleigh Barrett
Tuesday, 18 June 2013 13:12

Fashion >> Street Fashion Part II

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Stylish people who walk the streets of NoHo and surrounding areas:

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Her feminine grunge style stood out amongst a crowd at Universal City Walk, rocking maroon combat boots with a polka dot high wasted skirt to match. Without second guessing, Tia stated her fashion inspiration is Marilyn Monroe. Looks like pictures speak louder than words.

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We all have family and friends that are in their 80's and 90's and maybe even 100 plus years of age. Many illnesses start coming with these ages that can slow down a senior's momentum in life. And should an unfortunate accident occur and they break a leg or shatter their hip, it can be debilitating and often leads to less mobility and a tendency for the senior to give up hope and settle in to a cripple mindset.

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Paint.  A fresh coat of paint always makes a space seem new.  Choose a color that reflects your personality; maybe a nice light color that adds life to your room.

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Accent pillows. With all the new design trends out there today, pillows are the easiest and least expensive way to update any space in your home.

Lampshades.  Many places sell lamps and shades separately today.  If you love the lamp base but need a change, just swap out the shade.  It’s an easy update for a room.

Cabinet hardware.  Another quick and easy addition for updating a cabinet is to change out the hardware.  This will add a new look for any space.

Towels.  By simply adding a few new towels in the bathroom or kitchen will add new life.  Hanging them over the stove handle or even folded in a basket on the bathroom counter will do the trick.

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Bedding. Changing your duvets, shams or even sheets will always update your room.  Nothing like a nice sets of sheets to welcome the end of the day.

Plants. Adding a few plants and/or flowers will change the feel to any room.

Lighting. Change the light bulbs to another wattage.  Sometimes a softer light is all you need to change the feel of a room.

Body language is our loudest voice. Make sure you know what yours is saying

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Monday, 27 May 2013 00:00

Health >> "Up" your Butt

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It's time to shape, firm and lift up your bubble butt, or your flat butt, or your sagging butt. Whatever your butt diagnosis may be, make no buts about it, you've got to work at it to get it into the shape you want it to be!

California State University club, TRENDS and Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, gave the audience a clear vision of students designs “Through the Looking Glass” of “A Fashion Wonderland” on April 27.

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Last year I wrote a blog about designing in a small space.  I gave some interesting, creative and helpful tips on how to achieve your goal.

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Today we can order men or women online like Super-sized value meals: hold the onions, extra beef and no ice, please! With the tap of our fingers, we can literally choose our Dream Date: 36C, non-smoker, over 6’ male, loves dogs, is FIT. When did we start kicking romance to the curb?

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Ahhhh.....V A C A T I O N. Getting away from our crazy hectic everyday lives and letting loose and forgetting about all of our worries and stressors. But for some people, vacation means overeating and not moving around enough, resulting in weight gain. When you return back to your job and normal life, your pants are tight, you lose that "high" vacation feeling within a couple days, and any hopes of being re-charged and reinvigorated start to vanish.

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Zebra and polka dot balloons, striped table cloths and stylish Bratz dolls center pieces are decorations which filled up Kingsley Studios Sunday night during Philthy Ragz fashion party.

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Moving to Milan when I was 29 and single changed my life forever.

I wasn’t looking for a husband; I just wanted a challenging life experience. I had enjoyed being single in Manhattan and Los Angeles; there were some great moments but I wanted to be spellbound.

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Cancer is a disease characterized by uncontrolled growth and spread of abnormal cells. It can be caused by external factors (tobacco, chemicals) and/or internal factors (inherited mutations, immune conditions).

Friday, 12 April 2013 08:19

Fashion >> NoHo Street Fashion.

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Stylish People Who Walk the Streets of NoHo Arts District:

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Friday, 29 March 2013 11:44

Fitness >> Top Workout and Diet Trends-Pros and Cons

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Spring is here (at least in LA anyway), and the summer fun is just around the corner. Outdoors, beaches, hikes, and barbecues are now in our sights. But is your exercise routine going to get you into the shape you need to be in so you can have a most memorable summer?

Los Angeles fashionistas lounge on Siren Studios roof top with a flawless view of the Hollywood sign as they wait for the designers to present their fall/winter 2013 collections.

How approachable are you?

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Thursday, 14 March 2013 09:33

Fitness >> How to get rid of "Man Boobs

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Man Boobs. It's that excess fat stored in the chest on some guys. Sometimes referred to as "Moobs". They droop a little and can jiggle with sudden movements. You may remember that classic Seinfeld episode, "The Mansierre," where Kramer developed a bra for guys (The Bro) who were suffering from a little too much "extra luggage on the top floor".

Friday, 22 February 2013 08:20

A FRESH PERSPECTIVE ON FIRST DATES

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Back in the day when I was single in my 20's, a little wild, bright-eyed and snarky, I found it incredibly easy to date. With two outgoing roommates who had cool jobs, we were always sharing friends, having parties and meeting interesting people. The opportunities for meeting Mr. Right Now were endless.

Wednesday, 20 February 2013 08:51

Health >> Violence and Exercise - Linked?

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It seems like the more and more you watch the news these days "evil", "sick", "crazy" people are shooting innocent victims left and right in shopping malls, movie theaters, schools, public transportation and..well the list goes on and on.

Monday, 28 January 2013 08:17

Health >> Processed Foods

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Most of us have either a "sweet tooth" or we enjoy munching on those salty snacks like chips and fries.

Monday, 14 January 2013 05:37

Health >> Rocket your health to new heights

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Rocket your health to new heights With Whole Foods Market’s 14-Day Healthy Eating Blast Off

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Looking for a little inspiration to make good on your healthy eating resolutions?

Wednesday, 09 January 2013 09:22

Health >> Affirmations 101

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Some of you may remember the Saturday Night Live skit with Stuart Smalley, the loveable guy who always repeated affirmations to himself in the mirror. "I'm good enough, I'm smart enough, and doggone it, people like me."

Thursday, 20 December 2012 10:05

Managing Stress during the 2012 Holiday Season

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This year's Holiday Season is turning out to be one of the most overwhelming for all of us. We have a mix of stressful and anxiety ridden news stories such as the "Fiscal Cliff", the uncomprehendable deadly shooting of Elementary School children in Connecticut, continued historically high unemployment rates, and the proposed end of the world predicted by the Mayans. Throw all this on top of an already stressful time of year, and you have a recipe for people becoming severely stressed out.

Thursday, 13 December 2012 09:34

Singles’ Holiday Survival Guide? Puh-lease!

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5 Steps to Clear the Pity Party

Oh SH%$, It’s the Holidays!

I am not a fan of the single’s holiday survival blogs…but let’s knock around a few points here to help keep the mind right during the holiday season.

Friday, 07 December 2012 10:35

Get Fit >> How do other countries stay so thin?

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After a recent trip to Paris it dawned on me that I really didn't see any fat people the entire time I was there. Everybody was generally speaking; in pretty good shape. Maybe it's the pressure of living in the fashion capital of the world. I mean how else are you going to get those skinny designer jeans on?

Friday, 16 November 2012 09:54

Health >> "Flex Your Gratitude Muscle"

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By being grateful you activate the part of the brain that is associated with positive emotions and you deactivate your amygdala, the part of the brain that ignites fear, hurriedness, and stress.

Friday, 02 November 2012 08:08

Dating >> Why Does He Disappear?

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Why Does He Disappear?

The hottest topic on most dating blogs usually involves the disappearance of men during the dating process. Why do they disappear after the first date? After the third date? After the third month?

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Some might argue that since the beginning of time, the true measure of a man’s brute and masculinity is measured by only one thing; no not that! His arms. Turn of the century circus type pioneering bodybuilder Eugene Sandow developed his arms to amazed onlookers, Arnold Schwarzenneger flexed his 22 inch arms to 7 Mr. Olympia titles, and children always want to be dazzled by how big their Dad or Uncle’s arms are.

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