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Friday, August 29, 2014

Smart & Savvy

Pay It Forward: Ideas to Change the World One Deed at a Time Pay It Forward: Ideas to Change the World One Deed at a Time

We’re constantly being deluged with mood-breaker stories of wars, crimes and... 


Spot Treatment: A Natural Headache and Stomachache Relief Technique You Probably Overlooked Spot Treatment: A Natural Headache and Stomachache Relief Technique You Probably Overlooked

BEFORE  you auto-reach for that extra strength Tylenol or some of that pink stuff... 


Fashion Tastemaker of the Year: J.Crew’s Jenna Lyons Fashion Tastemaker of the Year: J.Crew’s Jenna Lyons

{Photo Courtesy of Glamour}   BUMP INTO Jenna Lyons and you can expect to see... 


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Profiles / Interviews

Accessories with Lyrics: Meet the Co-Founders of Budding Jewelry Line, Zoetik Accessories with Lyrics: Meet the Co-Founders of Budding Jewelry Line, Zoetik

Lately, a spate of new jewelry lines have been popping up everywhere, whether... 


Interview with John Griffiths, Entertainment Journalist/TV Critic at Us Weekly Interview with John Griffiths, Entertainment Journalist/TV Critic at Us Weekly

[PHOTO CREDIT: FOX TV PUBLICITY] As a television critic and entertainment journalist,... 


Meet Edgy High-End Jewelry Designer Lauren Bedford Russell Meet Edgy High-End Jewelry Designer Lauren Bedford Russell

You rarely see ‘edgy’ and ‘luxurious’ in the same sentence, but with Lauren... 


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The Workplace

Work Bags: Stylish Schlepping for Him & Her Work Bags: Stylish Schlepping for Him & Her

Anyone can look spiffy or chic with the right hair, a perfectly tailored outfit,... 


Drab to Fab: Office Space Interior Ideas Drab to Fab: Office Space Interior Ideas

By Melissa Ortiz — IF YOU want change, now is the perfect time. Switching up... 


10 Professional Networking Tips for the Unmingled 10 Professional Networking Tips for the Unmingled

By Abigail Crawford — We all heard the saying that it’s not what you... 


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Glocal Spotlight

Interview with the Founder of Vi Bella: Jewelry that Gives Back Interview with the Founder of Vi Bella: Jewelry that Gives Back

MEET JULIE Hulstein, the founder and president of Vi Bella, who’s all heart... 


Bon Voyage: Travel Tips to Barcelona Bon Voyage: Travel Tips to Barcelona

Text & Photos by Amanda Deltuvia — BARCELONA, SPAIN  is the place to... 


Good Eats: Best Breakfast & Brunch Spots in LA Good Eats: Best Breakfast & Brunch Spots in LA

By Shontel Horne — Early morning meals—especially in a vibrant city—often... 


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Coffee Table

At War: Wants & Needs At War: Wants & Needs

By Amanda Deltuvia — Entering a world that you had no part in creating is sometimes quite frustrating. We are given steps to take with every age bracket, never questioning if these steps are what we would really choose if we were stripped of our societal contexts. These ideals led me to run around New York City meeting some of the most powerful... [Read more]


Moody Society: A Balancing Act Moody Society: A Balancing Act

By Kri Sutah — We live in an era where concepts and ideas that have been welcomed before are now shunned and opposed, and vice versa…Like when segregation and slavery was no biggie. Or when the idea of gay marriage was taboo, but now it’s more culturally accepted. Youngins used to have more respect for the older folks but now we allow... [Read more]


Nature Speaks: A Photo Worth a Thousand Words Nature Speaks: A Photo Worth a Thousand Words

Jeju Island, Korea - A volcanic island which became a "new" natural wonder of the world.   Norway Alesund Birdseye of City.   Machu Picchu, Peruvian Andes - One of few remaining Inca sites untouched by spanish invaders.   Devatashkata Cave, Bulgaria.   Terraced Rice Fields in Longji, China.  Read More →


My Travels to Amsterdam: Red Light District My Travels to Amsterdam: Red Light District

By Amanda Deltuvia — The cold air coated my lungs as I hopped off the shuttle. Instantly, the smell of hot dogs and cider flooded my nostrils as I watched children ice skating in the center of town. It’s holiday season, and I’m exhausted from taking an eight-hour bus ride. The song “Amsterdam” by Guster is on repeat in my head. I’ve... [Read more]


My Journey Climbing Mt Kilimanjaro My Journey Climbing Mt Kilimanjaro

By Shigei Gebremedhin — “Success is a journey, not a destination. The doing is often more important than the outcome.” -Robert Ashe, Jr. 20 hours and five in-flight movies later, I finally arrived in Nairobi, Kenya. I stood at the baggage claim, praying that my checked-in duffel bag would roll down the conveyor belt, as my experience has... [Read more]


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