Life Style News
American Life Style News for 10 Jan 2017
Every time I try a tasty new recipe, I ask myself what kind of wine would go with it. What would create a yin and yang, a complementary flavor sensation …
It was 75 years ago this week that one of Johnston County's favorite daughters, having made news by going off to Hollywood to become a movie star, again made news …
A food psychologist shares his insight.
Happy 2017 and welcome back to my Daily Find series on Instagram! I'm so excited to start this year because we have so many wonderful things to share with you. To kick off this month I want to show... you a Christmas present I received from one of my colleagues -- it is so lovely and I just had to feature it last week! Watch the video above and
By many people's standards, 2016 was a burning hell of a year, leaving us gasping for air and looking for an emergency exit --not to mention a better way to cope in the new year. If you're familiar... with the concept of mindfulness, you probably associate it with meditation, breathing, and yoga: all techniques to center and ground ourselves amidst uncertainty and swirling drama. But did knitting enter your mind? At first glance, cross-legged meditating yogis don't have anything in common with recliner-ensconced knitting grandmothers...but they share more than most of us realize.
Over the years, TV shows have captured our hearts, made us laugh, made us cry, and sometimes made us feel things we never even thought possible. And the quickest way to find yourself back in those... feels? All it takes is the opening note to your favorite theme song.
From Kitchn ' Is Coffee Actually Good for You?
If the living room is the room where you do the max amount of living (whether to you that means a party of 10 or binge watching Netflix for 10 hours), it's important to make this room feel like a... reflection of you. Even if you live in a rental, there are plenty of ways to personalize this space, without spending more than a month's worth of rent, and without sacrificing your security deposit.
Fresh, colorful flowers don't exactly come to mind when you think about foliage in the winter months. But when summer is so far away, there's no reason to wait to bring some floral happiness in your... home and garden again. Many flowering plants bloom in colder months and can handle rough winter weather, and some of them aren't too far off from your sunny spring and summer favorites. You've got plenty of alternative flowers to choose from that can bring color into your life even on the gloomiest days.
Wondering what's happening in Westeros? Where Eleven is? How about what Olivia Pope is up to? It's a new year, and new episodes of our favorite shows are on the horizon. Mark your calendars, because... here's when each show comes back.
Your work spouse will understand.
Birch wallpaper just keeps on keeping on, not really ever losing style steam, and for good reason: it works with almost any decor, can range from delicate and natural to bold and minimalist, makes for... a great statement wall but can be used on all four walls without being overwhelming, and it's simply irresistible. Birch trees are beautiful and magical and most of us don't get to see them too often! Bring the beauty of birch into your home with the wide variety of offerings available from these 10 companies.
Between socializing, travel and gift shopping, the holidays can take a toll on your spending habits, and getting back into your usual routine can be a bit of a challenge. If you need a little push to... save up, pay off your bills and be a little less spendy, here are some strategies that can help.
If there's one thing every tenant and homeowner can agree on, it's that you can always use more storage options. Everyone, I'm here to introduce you to your new, multifunctional life saver: the wall... unit.
Jen says her Oakland home's style is like a modern cabin with strong '70's vibe. If you love bold patterns, vintage furniture, and lots of plants, you might find the links below useful to incorporate... a similar style in your home.
San Francisco Magazine Lamar Anderson Via RoKhanna.com Civil disobedience runs in his family. Podcast Upload: This Golden State is a podcast from veteran broadcast journalist Randy Shandobil. Click... above to play. San Francisco magazine and This Golden State podcast are collaborating on “The Resistance,” a portfolio devoted to the agitators, political leaders, and change agents who are fighting the incoming Trump administration on all fronts. San Francisco’s February issue will be devoted to the Resistance, with audio interviews conducted by veteran broadcast journalist Randy Shandobil, host of This Golden State. Images and Captions: Schedule Date: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 11:32
Across the Triangle, 2017 will be the year of the food hall. Two food halls are slated to open by the spring, and two more are in the works. By …
San Francisco Magazine Linda Lenhoff Courtesy of Publishers Local authors turn politics into literature. By all indications, 2017 figures to be another torturous year, and Bay Area authors have... rallied with three locally placed stories in which the personal gets political—a fitting theme for these troubled times. Images and Captions: Schedule Date: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 12:15
(Image credit: James) Name: James Type of Project: Kitchen Remodel Location: Prospect Heights -- Brooklyn, New York Type of building: One Bedroom Co-op The Renovation Diaries are a collaboration with... our community in which we feature your step by step renovation progress and provide monetary support towards getting it done in style. See all of our Reno Diaries here. At long last! If you've been following along, you know what James' kitchen looked like before, his grand plans, and what went down during the renovation. Now, drum roll please, we give you James' brand spanking new kitchen:
Phoebe Lawless, owner of Durham's Scratch Bakery, is opening The Lakewood, a full-service restaurant and bar in Durham this spring. This restaurant is part of a broader expansion plan for …
Sure, they're pretty good at storing your socks, and they're a great place to stash blankets, but it turns out that baskets can do a lot more than just those obvious tasks. These 10 unexpected uses... for the humble basket prove once and for all that it's the hardest-working accessory around the house.
The mom-to-be is already brainstorming.
Name: Ashley Carruthers, Sean Williams, Ophelia the dog, and Witch King the cat Location: Richmond, Virginia Size: 900 square feet Years lived in: Renting 2 years Ashley and Sean were immediately... welcoming, offering coffee and treats from Sugar Shack Donuts, a Richmond sweet shop. They were quick to discuss local makers, businesses, and unique things happening in their city, taking pride in the community they're a part of. Super kind and easy to talk to, it's no wonder the two have been able to nurture an inviting space in their home as well as at Ashley's shop downtown.
As a design editor, it's half my job to stay on top of (and decode) potential trends in the industry. There are some that are low hanging fruit (for 2017, it's clear the color green is a front-runner,... plants are now "it" items, and there will be a prevalence of natural/boho materials like terra-cotta), but others kind of fly under the radar until all of a sudden, you start noticing them everywhere. You know when you learn a new word, and from that moment on, you begin to hear it in every other sentence? It's like that, and, I predict, these seven trends will also be like that. Remember we told you first!
San Francisco Magazine Ian A. Stewart Jakob Mosur Four can't-miss acts coming to SF Sketchfest. Considering that our presidential campaign season basically played out like the sketch comedy routine... from hell, it feels oddly appropriate for the 16th annual San Francisco Sketchfest to be coming to town this month (Jan. 12–29). The festival encompasses more than 200 shows at 20 venues across the city, with guests from Bobcat Goldthwait to Bill Nye the Science Guy. Here are the four we’re already chuckling thinking about. Images and Captions: Schedule Date: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 10:00