10 Kitchen Hacks You’d Wish You Knew Earlier!

Love cooking but rarely have the time for elaborate cooking preps?  If you want to save some time (and urmm….effort) the next time you’re in the kitchen whipping up your newest concoction, here are 10 kitchen hacks that everyone can use to make cooking easier. 1. Like to cook with fresh herbs? You don’t have…

5 Gorgeous Colour Combinations Using Leather Couches

Leather furniture adds a warm, inviting yet classy look to interiors. Leather is one of the most luxurious and sophisticated materials for home decor. It is easy to maintain, durable and practical. Available in both faux and natural leather in a multitude of colours and textures, a comfortable piece of leather furniture is a classic-…

This Is Why You Gain Weight In The Summer

Most people lament that they gain 3-5 kilos in the winter. And they blame it on wanting to indulge in fatty comfort food, decreased activity levels because it’s too cold to go out for a walk, and the desire to stay tucked into their warm blanket for a few extra hours on cold, foggy mornings….

Is It EVER Okay To Wear Leggings As Pants?

It’s not hard to understand the allure of leggings. Who hasn’t dreamed of replacing stiff denim with a pair of stretchy pants you can wear everywhere from the gym to work to drinks with the girls? It’s time to settle this debate once and for all—and the answer isn’t quite as simple as a yes…

Blogs I Love: Put That Cheese Burger Down!

I don’t read many health blogs on a regular basis. As someone who is very interested in health and fitness, I prefer to read journals and news story rather than blogs. Truth be told, I can’t really relate to most health and fitness blogs…I like to stay fit without letting food and exercise take over…

Practicing Acceptance: How To Start?

Resolutions, intentions and goals can serve as guides to an amazing life. But what happens when we don’t meet and achieve them? Maybe this year wasn’t the year you found love or got the promotion you deserve at work. It’s easy to get down about falling short of our own expectations. In the end, though,…

5 Essentials To Pack For a Beach Vacation

Headed for a beach vacation? Don’t forget to pack these 5 must-essentials in your carryall! Summer is the perfect time to travel -indulge and pamper oneself by taking a vacation. What could be more alluring than the idea of lounging at a warm, sunny beach to forget all your woes! So, if you are looking…

5 Easy Ways To Beat Stress

Are you always stressed out? Stress has become the bane of the modern lifestyle. Not only can stress cause weight gain and sleep related problems, it also increases your risk towards chronic diseases like Hypertension and Diabetes Type 2. So is it possible to beat stress? Yes, it is; and all it really requires is…

Renter Friendly DIY Decor Tricks

If you are a renter, chances are that your tiny city apartment also came with the landlord’s list of ‘DONTS’; a rather extensive list that makes it impossible for you to drill holes anywhere in the walls or make any changes to the existing home. As much as I like to encourage you to follow…

How To Start Building The Perfect Wardrobe?

As someone who loves all things stylish, I enjoy spending a lot of time and money on my wardrobe. There was a time when I believed that the key to awesome personal style was picking up bold, unique pieces. As a result, I amassed a wardrobe filled with beautiful orphans. Yes, each piece was gorgeous…

Blogs I Love: You Look Fab

There are some people who like fashion and make a career out of it. And there’s some who live and breathe it, understand it, research it, and share their passion and knowledge with others. There are few people in this world who understand fashion and style better than Angie Cox of You Look Fab. At…

Perfect Summer Outfit: The Denim Shirt Dress

What is a shirtdress and how can you rock it this summer? It’s literally exactly what it sounds like: a shirt that is long enough to be considered a dress. A typical shirtdress looks like a long button-down shirt, and you can either buy them that way or get creative and make your own out of an…

Extraordinary Multifunctional Furniture for Small Spaces

I’m drawn to furniture design as complete architecture on a minor scale. Nothing illustrates this more than these two marvelous multifunctional designs I came across recently. In today’s economically aware, space-saving obsessed design circuit, practical designs like these are quickly becoming mainstays. La Clinica by Ciszak Dalmas – this all-in-one bicycle ironing board ladder clothes…

This Is How I Manage To Stay Makeup Free Most Days

I have battled with acne most of my adult life. And while I have been able to normalize my hormones with a healthy routine, the scars remain. Yet, I have managed to go make-up most days this year. As you can see above, I am no raging beauty. But I DO believe the texture of…

Don’t Let Foot Pain Keep You From Getting Fit This Summer

Its summer….it’s time to bare those legs, and that means it’s also time to get some exercise to tone those legs! Yes, walking and jogging are not just the best but also one of the most economical ways to get fitter this summer. But even these seem difficult, if not impossible, when your feet hurt….

6 Cute Sneakers That Go Straight From Gym To Lunch Out

As women, there’s no getting around the fact that towering high heels make us feel confident and powerful, but there’s one little problem—they can be painful with a capital P. Luckily, sneakers are trending hard right now, and I’ve noticed that they’re being worn with literally everything—even skirts and dresses. Yes, we are all working hard…

7 Stylish Litter Box Ideas For A Stylish Kitty!

A cat can be a small space dweller’s best friend … but a cat’s litter box can be a small space dweller’s worst nightmare. Tired of ugly litter boxes sitting out in the middle of the room? Try one of these modern, stylish litter boxes that look so good sitting in the corner of your…

8 DIY Furniture Ideas For A Small Space

Living in a small apartment is all about making smart use of space, organization and multi-purpose furniture. A tiny apartment will put your space management skills to test, which is why I love these 8 DIY hacks to get more use out of less space! The Slim Entrance Console Who doesn’t like the idea of…

Casual To Chic: Leopard Print, Denim Jumpsuit & White Sneaks

How chic is she?! And yet…this is an outfit I will gladly wear on a casual weekend outing. Rejoice all 90s fashion fans – dungarees are back! From Alexa Chung and Pixie Lott, to on the street and the catwalks at London Fashion Week, this childhood staple has been resurrected in multiple styles for the…

3 Dress Styles For A Stunning Wedding Guest This Fall!

If you’re headed to a fall wedding soon, you’re probably wondering what to wear! Of course, you want to look presentable, so that old summer dress will not be the best choice when the temperatures cool down a bit. But having said that, it’s not cold enough for a sweater dress either! And in any…

The Perils of Oxidative Stress

Given how demanding modern life is, it isn’t a surprise that stress is one of the leading causes of psychological disorders and premature aging. When you experience too much stress, it can lead to oxidative stress, which often causes the body to produce too many free radicals. Free radicals are some of the major causes…

Ulner Nerve Entrapment: Are You At Risk?

Sometime last year, I was diagnosed with Ulner Nerve Entrapment. The ulner nerve runs down the neck, through the arm, past a tunnel created by bones in the elbow, and connects to the last two fingers of the palm – the ring finger and the pinky finger. If this nerve gets ‘pinched’, the arm starts…