Beautiful New You for the New Year

It’s a New Year and a fresh opportunity to make a resolution to take care of yourself and look your best. To help you be your gorgeous self in 2015, here are some skincare and cosmetic products that will enhance and promote your beauty, for the New Year and beyond. Naturally Balanced  ...more

Random Gifts You Didn’t Get But Wish You Did

Wondering what to do with those random gift cards, or the store credit you will get when you return those very thoughtful gifts that you will simply never use?  Take advantage of after-holiday sales, and pick up a few nice things for yourself, that no one thought to get you, but you wouldn’t mind having.Love Your Selfie ...more

Five DIY Healthcare Products that Will Help You Have a Healthier New Year

Only 8 percent of people keep their New Year’s resolutions, but if you are motivated to rid yourself of muscle pain, improve your posture and feel your best in 2015, here are some DIY health products that can help you keep your promise to yourself for a healthier New Year and beyond. Sit Straight...more

Trampoline Safety - Get a Jump On It

Trampolines are rebounding as the must-have backyard accessory. Back in the day, trampolines had the reputation as too dangerous for even insurance companies to cover, and they lost favor among parents. Today, trampolines are springing back, thanks to new designs that make them safer than ever....more
I have heard of too many accidents with trampolines. In my neighborhood alone, a neighbor's ...more

Post Pregnancy Exercises for Strengthening and Stretching the Back

While celebs sport their post-baby bodies in bikinis a few weeks after birth, most moms take many months, if not years, to get back into pre-pregnancy shape.  Carrying 25 extra pounds, or more, takes a toll on a woman’s body, especially her back.  Many post-partum fitness programs emphasize toning the belly, but often the area that needs the most attention is the back....more

Collection at PLUSH Showcases Trends in Baby and Children’s Apparel

Las Vegas Show Debuts New Event, Attracts A-List Celebrity ParentsAt the 2013 PLUSH Show Las Vegas last month, the question on the red carpet was not, “Who are you wearing,” but, “Who are the kids wearing?” Jina Park, CEO and founder of PLUSH, was there to answer the question.At this year’s show, held October 15-17 at the World Market Center, Park launched the first-ever apparel pavilion showcasing the most fashionable and elegant clothing lines for children, “The Collection at PLUSH.”...more

A Fresh Start for a Breakfast Nook

Making a Big Statement in a Small Space with a Moderate BudgetIt was time for a new start for this kitchen nook in a 1933 Spanish style duplex in Los Angeles. The centerpiece of the room, a 50s reproduction Formica top kitchen table with handle-back chairs, had served the homeowner well for many years.  The set up was snug with two chairs, but with the addition of a child, playdates and visiting grandparents, the need grew for more seating, and four chairs was a crowd....more

Girls’ Guide to Gifting and Shopping

It’s time again to head to the mall, or go online, to find the perfect holiday gifts for the lovely ladies on your shopping list.  Whether she loves to travel and explore the outdoors or prefers cuddling up in PJs to watch a movie or listen to music, here are 10 great gift ideas that will make her holidays bright....more