How to Make the Holidays Stress-Free

The holiday season is supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year.  But for some, it can also be one of the most stressful months.

In between the holiday preparations, gift-shopping, traveling, entertaining, cooking and back to back parties, it’s not impossible for this festive season to become too overwhelming.

But the holidays shouldn’t be a difficult time if you stop stress in its tracks.   To make this year’s holiday season more enjoyable, here are a few things to keep in mind. Continue reading

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Fun & Meaningful Gifts to Buy Your Grandchildren this Holiday Season

For all you grandparents out there, I know how most of you put so much effort into choosing the perfect gifts for your adorable grand kids each year.  I also understand how holiday gift shopping can easily make you feel overwhelmed due to a number of factors – generation gap between you and them, gazillions of toys you see online and in-stores, and let’s admit it, the pressure of making sure you get them something they will surely love. Continue reading

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5 Skin, Hair and Nail Vitamins for Women Over 50

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It takes more than a healthy diet and topical treatments to achieve beautiful and healthy skin, hair and nails.  Sometimes, supplements are essential too, especially in aging adults.

As a natural part of aging, your skin becomes less flexible and dry due to the decrease in natural skin oil production.  Wrinkles and age spots may also become apparent.  The hair becomes finer, thinner and less pigmented, while your nails become dull and brittle.

While it’s not possible to reverse aging, there are certain supplements that can help you maintain glowing skin, shiny hair and strong nails even after 50. Continue reading

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5 Holiday Shopping Mistakes to Avoid this Season

Black Friday is here and you know what that means – the holiday shopping season has officially begun!

In between back to back sales and special promotions, crazy deals here and there, this time of the year can definitely wreck your budget if you’re not being smart and savvy. Continue reading

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The Best American Towns to Spend Christmas This Year

We’re already halfway through November and if you haven’t planned your holiday vacations yet, well, I got you covered.

Christmas is a great time to travel, especially in other countries where you can discover, explore and experience how other cultures celebrate this yuletide season.  But if you are just about to plan out your international trip, I’m pretty sure the prices are already soaring high at this time.

But who says that you need to go out of the country to have a unique holiday experience?  Continue reading

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