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Coastal Fashion

Coastal Fashion: Tiffany Unveils Home & Accessories Collection

Tiffany just unveiled a new line of luxury items that are creative, witty and downright charming. Tiffany calls this Home & Accessories Collection its special take on modern life, with each piece in the collection “a unique, artisanal object that blends form, function and...

Coastal Fashion: Philharmonic Holiday House Showcases Seasonal Designs

For more than 20 years, the Philharmonic Society of Orange County has hosted the annual House of Design, where a team of local designers customize a classic home and the public pays to tour the home, with proceeds going to the Philharmonic Society’s education programs. 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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New Round of Civic Center Sculptures Officially Opens

— All photos by Sara Hall © The new Sculpture Exhibition in Civic Center Park officially opened Saturday. A short program commemorating the third phase of the city’s sculpture rotation was held in council chambers. “It’s always an adventure with each new phase,” said Richard...
Posted On 03 Nov 2017

Insights

Insights: 365 Days Ahead

A New Year is upon us. Doesn’t it seem like last year went by too fast? Time goes by if we make something of it or not. Time is so easy to let pass, and then we wonder where it went. I know for me this last year had its challenges, but even our challenges show we are moving,...

Insights: Three Wishes for World Peace

Remember the story of Aladdin and his three wishes? Laguna Playhouse is presenting a fun twist to the tale called “Aladdin’s Winter Wishes.” I have not laughed that hard in a long time, yet within the humor, the sassy dance moves and hip music, there were some thought provoking...

Insights: Managing Stress Over the Holidays

There are two reactions I get from people regarding the holidays. Number one: “I can’t wait for the holidays and seeing my family.” Number two: “I can’t wait for the holidays to be over.” Relationships can be very complicated at this time of year, even the best ones.  Stress can...

Moments for Health

Newport Resident Pens Vegan Cookbook

Newport Beach resident Sandra Sellani and her sister Susan Sellani have written a book called, “The 40-Year Old Vegan: 75 Recipes to make You Leaner, Cleaner, and Greener in the Second Half of Life.” It’s a book for those willing to look within and ask questions about their diet,...

“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...