Back to School Success

With school back in session comes a set of stressors for both children and parents. Here, some advice to get set up for a fresh start this fall and get on the path to back to school success. Manage Anxiety Being back at school brings a wide range of feelings for children and parents. Recognizing emotions is the key to alleviating anxiety. Family physician and founder of the Adolessons website, adolessonsLA.com, Dolly ...

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Barware 101

Whether serving a glass of merlot, a skinny margarita or a whiskey sour, we’ve distilled down the basics for a well-stocked bar   Yes, one could drink a beer out of a tall water tumbler, salt the rim of a martini glass or serve a shot of tequila in a double old-fashioned. But why oh why would you want to? Like every rose has its thorn, every drink has its barware. Not ...

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Working with Vision Boards for Your Next Decorting Project

An inspired way to develop, organize and communicate decorating ideas by working with vision boards Planning a re-do in one room or undertaking an entire home reno? Gather thoughts and inspo with the same tool favored by decorators to set up their master design plans. A mood board, also referred to as a vision board, is an arrangement of images, materials, textures and colors that evokes the style and color palette ...

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