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A family-style or sit-down meal, whether formal or informal, can be more solemn and intimate.
Many grandparents find grandparenting an opportunity to relive childhood, some even feel it a second chance to parent all over again.
It’s upsetting but true that an invitation to a wedding or cocktail party or almost any “special occasion” has an overwhelming effect on most of us. “I haven’t got a thing to wear,"...
The true meaning of elegance is that which represents understated glamour, being selective, exquisite, and delicately tasteful. Can we achieve elegance?
As a person grows older, his/her eye lenses lose its elastic nature. When this happens, the eyes are more or less permanently focused and are no longer able to accommodate for both near and far vision.
Learning what wine to drink with what food is not just how to pair wine, but why. When wine does not overpower taste in food, the blend brings out the best of both the food and wine.
You are actually breathing the odors out via your lungs three to four hours later." says Jeannie Moloo, of the American Dietetic Association.
LOVE! One, two, three or a number of men and women probably find their own list of reasons to stop hoping to fall in love again. Maybe you’ve tried doing everything to the extent of falling on your knees to save...
Men may not show it, but just like anyone of us, they too get amazed to get holiday presents. However, they are the most difficult to buy for. If you buy them a new wardrobe, you’ll have to keep guessing if...
Gotu kola might improve circulation. Some studies show that it can help treat conditions of varicose veins, swelling in the legs and feet, pain, and itching.
Indoor games were Chinese checkers, millionaire's game, dart, chess and scrabble. We enjoyed playing these board games with some friends but oftentimes with the whole family.
There are many things that make a woman feminine. While inner femininity covers the womanly nature and attitude, its outer side zeroes in on the appearance. People may see this aspect of femininity as being a little...
Perhaps the most exciting and complex form of love is what we want to offer to and receive from one particular man - the one we love. When in love, people feel inexpressible joys of contentment. They are happy. A...
An interesting comment by yougotme in my hub Healthy Aging Increase Your Life Span, can be an eye-opener. It says "How brushing at least twice a day can actually indirectly increase life span...(an article he read...
Talking about stress is important because it's part of every lifestyle and how people handle it is integral to total health and beauty. Medical Webster defines burnout as a form or fatigue that occurs when you become...
One of the most common of these misconceptions is that mental health consists of being normal. The difficulty here arises when we attempt to define normal which is approximately average in any psychological trait, such...
Let's talk high heels! Do you believe that the length of your steps, the movement of your arms and the swing of your hips could mean something? or a whole lot? Each of us is different and there's nothing wrong with...
It is understandable losing weight in an illness, but can be some kind of torment when the reasons are pressures and stresses of life. Perhaps you are now determined to get back your curves, or you may be the thin...
Hearing a guy say "Not a chance, she's too fat" than "She's too skinny," what is your reaction? Note: I don't mean "fat" as in huge, just a little extra weight or just very curvy It's...
If you ever wonder why even the smallest well-painted houses look so fabulous, the choice of colors injected some energy and optimism into the surroundings that affects moods and feelings. From immaculate whites to...
It's true that people who states opposite vibration to ours at any situation make us feel bad or uneasy. If you think you've done nothing wrong, do you think those people have the right not to like you? Well, if you...
How many dress cut styles are you familiar with?
Regardless of the reality that few of us have perfect figures, flattering the figure with well-chosen clothes can accentuate your most stunning features.
It's a great thing that everyone seemed to have started helping how to reduce environmental impact, save money, and live a lighter and healthier life on Earth.
We are aware of how our global system has changed the way we live today. Do you agree that we can still afford to combat the negative effects of ignoring healthy living?
A gentleman's scent is that which makes others feel easy, calm, cozy, sensational and simply mystic.
I never thought a handshake before and after a job interview is a form of etiquette, no one told me. It should have been a three-second handshake that starts the interview and another one right after. I already had...
Were you a kid in the sixties or so? Surely not all things are beautiful in the old times. Though I barely remember all things as I was busy learning to walk ( I was born in the 60s anyway) I just wonder what was in...
Growing up, I was fortunate enough to be brought up around baked goods. With a mother who bakes and sells pastries, I learned to love that lifestyle all through the years. Its amazing how she would make things...
Image Courtesy - Mien Magazine If you are invited to a house party or a private function, you know very well that you have to bring with you the basic eating etiquette.This is not to impress other guests, but simply...
Every now and then, I get a glimpse of people here talking about "sexy and modest" or being "hot and modest" at the same time.
Flair is finding a personal look, your own idiosyncrasies, and developing them by selecting from current crazes whatever suits you best.
If you really want easy and beautiful feet, think about how much care you are willing to give them.
These days, many young women don't feel fashionably sexy without exposing a bit more skin. But the bit more comes out a lot more that seems the more skin showing the more attractive it looks like, right? Well, no. ...
I was wrong when I thought I could do everything I have been committed to doing. Often I got confused if always being busy is making the most of my job. Over-committing to something is not impressive, but stressful....
Charming scent are so divine it increases energy and leaves us a mind to get up and go. It can take us to a place of calmness and serenity placing us in a caring sparkle that minimizes stress.
Happiness, for most of us, depends on people. When we see someone who attracts us and whom we would like to know better, we realize that one of us has to make the first move but we find it difficult to do it...
I love the way my fragrance communicates as much about me, as my voice and smile, and I find it so ensuring to speak well of me. But who would have thought there would be so much to say about applying fragrance? ...
You might never know, the simplest hello, hug, smile, kiss and even making funny face are only what it takes to make children happiest.
Don't feel ugly. You may want to lose weight, but don't think because you are not rail thin like your friends that you are unworthy
The Wild Prints by This Next Nowadays, the correct stocking has become as essential to fashion as an up-to-date shoe. Whether it is to hide the scars/blemishes on the bare legs or to make changes in appearance,...
Let's face it, it's something expensive, but jewelry suits one's looks, personality and lifestyle. It's a very special thing that most women consider an essential finishing touch. Maybe you feel old-fashioned or...
One of today's most comfortable wear that I too like wearing is a good-fitting pair of jeans. Don't confuse good-fitting with super-tight jeans, they're two different thing
What makes the skin beautiful depends on what we give to our skin. But, have we really given our skin what it needs to glow beautifully?
Fashion wise, a big or small frame is fine, but if you want a more traditional approach, not too big and not too small frames are never out-shined.
Our Old Parents Need Our Attention - We're So Special to Them When was the last time you talked to your Dad regarding your car engine? or asking Mom if she could help you out or watch you bake an old favorite bread that...
A lady who moves with grace and elegance is a woman of poise and beauty. But such a woman is not too common these days, and lucky you are if you hold one of the most cherished graceful manners of traditional women - the...
When someone you don't know smiles at you, and you smile back... you feel good! Why?
I'm sure you still remember how you've been told again and again by your Mom and homeroom teacher to "stand up straight, or sit erect." Did you ever take that advice? Actually, proper posture is about...
There is little evidence that diet alone determines life expectancy. However, in conjunction with other aspects of a healthy life-style, eating properly can increase your life span by as much as 6 to 10 years. Could you...
Never put on a footwear with a damp feet, or wear wet socks on dry shoes. You don't like feet that stinks at the end of the day!