We just returned from a dream cruise to the Mediterranean where I prepared and sampled some of the best dishes I've ever eaten. We cruised the Oceania, Rivera for 10 days. The Culinary Institute on board the ship is where you'd find me if I wasn't out exploring the sites.
Chef Kelly taught us 5 different ways to prepare fish, from poaching to pan-searing. I now know how to make the perfect scallop!
Once you've tasted tuna salad this way...you'll never go back to canned tuna!
The job requirements for motherhood might read:
"No degree or prior experience required; salary and hours non-negotiable; no paid benefits; lifelong tenure.”
Yet, 85 million women hold this job.
Mom's sacrifice their waistlines, sleep, the backseat of their cars, years of peace and quiet. Is there a reward? Will we make these sacrifices regardless
There is no denying flowers evoke an emotional response in a woman. Just watch a woman's face light up when she receives a bouquet of flowers.
Flowers depict many qualities that women love to be associated with. These include beauty, fragrance, ardent love, grace, charm, daintiness, a new beginning, life, and romance.
We women innately love things which are alive. Flowers—particularly roses—have been symbolic of romance.
Top 5 Spring flowers and their meanings:
Navigating the world of nail services and products can be confusing. The big three in long-wearing manicure options are acrylic nails, gel manicures and now, dip nails.
What is a Dip Manicure? A cross between acrylic and gel, the dip method involves painting nails with a special primer coat, then another coat called the base coat. The finger is dipped in a jar of colored powder. Each finger goes through the process twice and then,
Image consultant, Carol Brailey demonstrates a simple test to determine if your bra is doing its Job. Here is a simple test to see if your girls are sitting where they should be:
4 ways you can tell your bra fits improperly.
1. Your bra causes back fat - Yes, it's actually the bra that does this. Many of us mistakenly think that back fat is caused by back bands that are too small. But bands that are
A game-changing perfect aging formula featuring...
Plant stem cells
Plant Stem cells contain two key components: growth factors, which play a role in cell division, the growth of new cells, and the production of collagen and elastin; and proteins, which regulate that stem-cell division. When applied to your skin,
Lifestyle Blogger Luci Weston, has been a long time customer. She demonstrates how to best use our Sugared Butter Whip Body Polish. Luci has a wonderful blog where she shares many useful, handy, household tips. Visit her blog Here We Are With Luci.
Our Sugared Butter Whip is still our most popular product in the Parisian's Pure Indulgence body care line. It was the first product I developed myself to use on my manicuring clients. I get great feedback on how wonderful it makes my customers skin feel. It's the combination of
It finally feels like a Winter Day in Southern California. 50 degree high! The perfect day to try a new soup recipe.
I made the change to whole food, plant-based eating nine months ago and while it's had its challenges, the rewards have been greater. The challenges have been to break the Meat, Carb, Veggie meal habit I was in for 50 years, to Carb and Veggie only, minus dairy. Also, I no longer think of carbs as the enemy. In fact, they are my new bff's.
The fun part of teaching myself to cook differently is the ethnic dishes I've discovered. Today, it's African Peanut Soup. Oh my gosh, the spices! I love the way our house smells as I broaden my culinary horizons.
Have you noticed changes in your skin over 50? Hormonal changes cause everything from enlarged pores to painful cysts. Decreases in estrogen levels leave the skin drier, thinner, more sensitive and less toned post 50. We can't control getting older, but what about the things we can change?
4 things we do to contribute to bad skin days:
Just watch the news and you'll hear the flu is hitting us hard this year and the flu vaccine is less than 10% effective. More than ever it's important to find ways to boost our immune system and protect ourselves.
5 Tips to avoid the flu (some you haven't heard before!)
Am I the only one who hadn't heard of #1 before?