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Coastal Fashion

Coastal Fashion: Tiffany Blue Book Dazzles

Tiffany & Co. published the first Blue Book in 1845 to show off its best jewelry. The Blue Book has since become an annual showcase of Tiffany & Co.’s finest Craftsmanship. As the company’s website states, “it introduces the world to the very best of everything Tiffany...

Coastal Fashion: Mother’s Day Bling from Lady Gaga and Tiffany

Get your mother something special this year for Mother’s Day and maybe pick up a thing or two for yourself as well. Whether her style is bold, classic, or sleek, there are several new collections that will make her feel like the one-of-a-kind mom that she is. Tiffany for the...

Home & Design

Attracting ‘Good Bugs’ to a Garden

By Gary Jones | Special to the NB Indy “Good” bugs can be a homeowner’s best friend, while “bad” bugs can wipe out weeks of gardening in just a few days. By definition, it is easy to know the difference. The notorious bad bug gang of four – aphids, whitefly, scale and mealy-bu...

Ghoulishly Delightful Pumpkin Décor

Pumpkins and squash are the perfect canvas for adding that extra spark of hair-raising décor to your door, porch or centerpiece this fall. They can be carved, cooked, painted or arranged into bone-chilling displays to add a little something extra to the essence of fall. Any type...

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Wings of Freedom: A Flying History Lesson

The Collings Foundation Wings of Freedom Tour has landed in Orange County. Wings of Freedom brings several historic airplanes to cities across the country every year, allowing members of the public a chance to see the WWII planes up close and even take a ride, and it has once...
Posted On 11 May 2017

Thousands Race in Annual OC Marathon

Thousands of runners were up early Sunday morning, despite the dark and gloomy sky and cold weather, for the 13th annual OC Marathon, half marathon and 5k races. The course started at Fashion Island in Newport Beach and into Corona del Mar, before it wound its way through Irvine...

Insights

Insights: Is Minimalism Maximum

There is so much talk about minimalism these days, but I think there are many misconceptions about this idea. Yes, part of this concept is having less, but there are so many other parts to this notion. Concept One: Make the small things in life the big things. I have to keep...

Insights: The Smallness of Being Brave

When we think of being brave, we may think about standing up for ourselves as if an intruder came into our home, or perhaps someone is about to step in front of a car and we risk our lives to get them safe. There are two other types of being brave that often go unrecognized, but...

Insights: Bringing World Peace Home

“What can you do to promote world peace?” asked Mother Theresa. “Go home and love your family.” On Mother’s Day, I received the most beautiful card from my daughter, who is now 25 and in graduate school. Raising her took years of hard work, and I was far from perfect.  There were...

Moments for Health

“The Bullish Farmer” Takes Aim at Big Ag and GMOs

As a long time health fanatic that has understood what is at stake for our health and well-being, from our community to our nation, I was a relieved to learn a movie about farming, “The Bullish Farmer,” made it into the film festival. My editor, connoisseur of all foods great and...

Moment for Health: Health Blooms with Caring Hearts

We are all connected to our community whether we realize it or not. Friends, strangers, neighbors, family and workers all make up a web of life that we hope vibrates with a positive amount of health and happiness, yet weak links in a community’s structure can break if not given...