Tag Archive | diy

Killer Core Workout: Make Your Own Slosh Pipe

“Don’t get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.” – Bruce Lee Tired of the same old workout routine? You go for a run, you go to the gym and do cardio or lift weights; rinse and repeat, day in day out. Here’s a cheap, […]

Loova: Pittsburgh, PA

The weather is getting lovely, but as we’re all happily embracing shorter hemline season, we are starting to remember that it means showing lots of skin! If your legs are anything like mine, they have likely spent the winter months becoming pasty and flaky. I found my skin’s ultimate treat in the form of luxurious […]

Manicure Monday: Polka Dots!

Manicure Monday: Polka Dots!

For this week’s Manicure Monday, I was inspired by Pinterest.  I’m not quite sure who pinned what, but I know I saw polka dots and needed to try it.  Who doesn’t love some good ol’ fashioned polka dots? I wasn’t sure how to achieve this look without clumping gobs of polish onto my nail (which […]

Support Local Artists and Score Unique Finds

I always advise travelers — whether you’re going halfway across the world or on a stroll through a nearby town — to support local artists and crafters. The most authentic and memorable souvenirs that you can bring back with you will likely be the handmade, individualized pieces – rarely the mass-produced tourist tchotchkies. I’m the […]

Mermaids & Martinis

My experience with party planning reaches as far as telling my guests that they can’t wear sweatpants in my house. (Hey, even  I don’t wear sweats around the house.) The biggest party I ever planned was my Sweet Sixteen, which was, ironically enough, mermaid themed. And practically every party I attended during college revolved around […]