Caring for Your Hardwood Floors

By |October 19th, 2014|

My home is approaching the decade mark. And, I remember how much I wanted beautiful hardwood flooring throughout my home. Now, ten years later they still look amazing. How did we do it? Here it is my best advice on how you should clean, care, and maintain your hardwood floors.

Sweep and Vacuum Regularly

If you […]

Valentino Handbags Sale

By |October 18th, 2014|

 

Some unbeatable deals on Italian made Valentino handbags on sale now at MyHabit  (but selling fast) – this fringed Valentino hobo is my pick – priced at $315, normally almost $900…

Correcting Our Forward Head Posture

By |October 17th, 2014|

Dr. Paula Moore describes techniques to help us correct our forward head posturing from endless hours of time on our screens – take a time out to watch and learn several very simply exercises you can do to help promote good posture and avoid damaging long term effects of bad head posture on your […]

Ezekiel Bread – A Low Gluten Bread Option

By |October 17th, 2014|

Ezekiel bread is a flourless (but not gluten-free), sprouted grain bread that’s packed with hearty nutrition. Ezekiel Bread (or Biblical Bread, as some people call it) uses sprouted grains, which help release all the energy from the bread’s assorted grains, making it easier to digest. It’s a nutrition-dense bread and something to consider to add both […]

Authentic Italian Spaghetti Carbonara

By |October 16th, 2014|

One of my all time favourite pasta recipes is spaghetti carbonara (spaghetti alla carbonara) .  An Italian grad student taught me this recipe a few years ago during a pasta party that they hosted at their off campus residence.  I have used the recipe so many times over the years, it’s suits just about […]

How to Balance Being Friendly vs. Private at Work

By |October 14th, 2014|

The Harvard Business Review provides us some insights about string the right balance at work by using filters to meaningful and lasting relationships at work and finding the right balance between being to open and too reserved at work.

To strike the right balance you have to use relationship filters to protect yourself from other’s […]

So Many Awesome Ways to Use Castile Soap

By |October 10th, 2014|

One of my favorite products in my green-cleaning arsenal is castile soap, a vegetable oil-based soap (not animal fat-based as most soaps are) which comes from the Castile region of Spain. I like that the same product I use to scrub my toilet and wash my hands is the still the same product I […]

Abercrombie & Fitch Outerwear Sale

By |October 8th, 2014|

Enjoy 40% off all outwear with free shipping over $75, shop in-store or online at Abercrombie & Fitch.

Can Exercise Help Fight Depression?

By |October 5th, 2014|

The coolest and most interesting part of a new study led by the Swedish researchers at the Karolinska Institutet’s Department of Physiology and Pharmacology is our muscles function like a kidney or liver to help the cleans our body of stress.

The Swedish neuroscientists have found that muscles helped rid the body of a stress-induced amino acid […]

How Does Exercise Affect Your Brain?

By |October 1st, 2014|

We all know that exercise helps our mood, gets our blood flowing and is, well, just plain old good for us! Now the Beckman Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has released two different studies that prove how important exercise is at both an early age and also later in life. “Researchers found […]