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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: 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...

Insights: Caterpillars and Butterflies

Life can be so beautiful and so tragic. It’s often difficult to make sense of these extremes. No matter what happens in life, ultimately our attitude and our ability to pick up the pieces is key. We can see the beauty daily around us, but only if we are truly open to seeing it....

Insights: The Black Dot

Have you heard about the story of the black dot?  If not, here is an abridged version: A professor gave his students a surprise test.  He tells the students to write about what they see on the paper he has passed out, which only showed a black dot. All of the students wrote about...

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...