Although the gift-giving custom never fails to raise questions of relevance, we kind of fall into it with every next special occasion that comes around. In the case of weddings however, the gift-giving custom is suitably justified because it’s just a really nice way of helping out a newly-wed couple kick-start their domestic life and work on their marriage beyond the wedding. That’s where to start looking for wedding gift ideas that won’t collect dust – think about the people you’re buying gifts for as the budding homemakers that they are. More →
Do you come home after a long day at work with tired aching feet? Do your feet begin to ache during the course of the day? Are you worried that you might have achilles tendonitis? There are lots of recommendations for keeping your feet happy and heathy. Follow these suggestions for maintaining healthy feet that will serve you well all day. More →
With Christmas sneaking up on us once again (and doesn’t it always seem to loom ‘just around the corner?’), the gift-buying list seems to get bigger every year. There’s your partner, your family, your grandparents, friends, clients, your Secret Santa at work… and don’t forget the boss! More →
Whether you have just met someone and have a romantic interest, or if you have been with your partner for half a lifetime, “date nights” are special times to interact and show someone you care about them. Society has traditions and stereotypical ideas of what activities are considered a proper “date,” but those traditions have little to do with what will create romance or endearment. Getting dressed in formal wear and taking someone to a 5-star restaurant is not a requirement for showing caring and has nothing to do with creating love. What is important is only enjoying each other’s company in a setting where the focus is upon spending time and interacting with each other. Your date, unless they are quite shallow, will not care how much the food or activities of a date cost, but they will appreciate the quality of the time spent together and creativity will give you some romantic bonus points. Here are some suggestions and ideas for fun dates, that can create some romance, without breaking the bank.
In the trailer for the upcoming documentary on the fashion world’s favorite “rare bird,” Iris Apfel shares a common sentiment we sure can relate to. “I didn’t give a damn about going to the party or being at the party it was getting dressed for the party and there’s truth and poetry in that,” begins Apfel. who at 93 is still the life of the party.