Renovations are always full of questions: floor plans, layout, tiles, fabrics and finishes…Which is why we’re all about following designer Alison Milne as she goes through the process of a huge remodel. Here’s an update to her renovation diary.
Floral expert Lynda Felton has blooms in her blood. Her grandfather was a botanist, and her mom and stepdad were florists. So when I needed advice on how to up my floral game (’cause who doesn’t want more flowers in their life?), she was more than happy to share.
To inaugurate the season, I asked Joel Riddell, my longtime friend and a Canadian ex-pat living in San Francisco, to handpick wallet-friendly sips. He’s toured the world tasting the best vintages for over 15 year and hosts his own Emmy-nominated daily radio talk show on iHeartRadio in addition to Dining Around, an on-air food and wine convo he has with VIP guests and chefs. Here are his tips for picking the perfect hot weather vintage.
Aching for relief, I wrote an article for Best Health magazine exploring the monthly roller coaster we’re trudging through and I consulted a handful of experts to please explain what the eff is going on in our bodies. You can read it here to get the full story, but in short, Mary Wong, a Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner, says bad PMS is a sign that our body is out of whack and it’s telling us to de-stress and stop doing so much.
With over 30 years of experience, makeup artist Diana Carreiro has earned some major beauty cred, working on campaigns for Joe Fresh, Dove and Holt Renfrew. Known in the business for maintaining a 99.9% cruelty-free and vegan, beauty kit (she abhors animal-testing of any kind!), Diana proves that you can be socially and environmentally responsible while making yourself—or in her case, other people—look fabulous.