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Changing Your Perspective: The Lesson I Learned During my Trip to Iceland

Changing Your Perspective: The Lesson I Learned During my Trip to Iceland

I feel like traveling is one of the greatest teachers. You get to learn so much about different cultures and most importantly it teaches you a lot about yourself. I just got back from my trip to Iceland (my travel guide post is coming soon so stay tuned) and was taken away by all the natural beauty….

‘Exercise Your Mood’ with Michelle Bridges in Sydney on May 1st 2018

‘Exercise Your Mood’ with Michelle Bridges in Sydney on May 1st 2018

Michelle BridgesTo kick-off Black Dog Institute’s ‘Exercise Your Mood’ week (30 April – 6 May 2018), Michelle Bridges will lead a free public group workout at First Fleet Park in Circular Quay, Sydney, from 7:30am – 8:30am on Tuesday 1st May, to encourage everyday Australians to improve their mental health by completing at least one hour of exercise each week. According to the Australian Health Survey, 20% of Australian adults do not undertake any regular physical activity, and more than a third spend less than 1.5 hours…

November is Stomach Cancer Awareness Month

November is Stomach Cancer Awareness Month

November is stomach cancer awareness month. I feel there’s very little awareness about this horrible disease. Unfortunately it can go undetected (and show no symptoms) until it’s in the final stages, which is what happened to my late husband. He was 34 and a perfectly healthy guy and one day to the next he was diagnosed with Stage 4 Stomach Cancer.I thought I’d share a few symptoms and facts in the hopes it might help someone or someone…

Holiday Gift Guide: For the Beauty Lover

Holiday Gift Guide: For the Beauty Lover

The holidays are right around the corner, and if you’re still not sure what to get the beauty lover on your list, not to fret. This year, you can get all your beauty needs in just one place: Ulta Beauty. They have great gift ideas for everyone on your list (and for all budgets too). This place is pretty much my beauty wonderland.I’ve rounded up a few of my favorite …

Holiday Gift Guide: The Perfect Gifts for Everyone on your List with Target

Holiday Gift Guide: The Perfect Gifts for Everyone on your List with Target

Making a list and checking it twice? Holiday shopping can be overwhelming, and with so many people on our lists, it can be difficult to find the perfect gift for everyone. But this year, there’s help. I was actually in New York City today sharing tons of great tips on how to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list with Target. There’s actually going to make our lives so much easier this holiday season.Target has introduced four entirely new gifting collections…

Field Trip: Driving Around Miami in the New Chevy Equinox

Field Trip: Driving Around Miami in the New Chevy Equinox

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend a really cool event with Chevrolet. We drove around Miami in the all-new 2018 Chevy Equinox buying the best ingredients and learning to cook a delicious meal with celebrity chef Lorena Garcia. Our first stop was the supermarket, where she gave us some really great advice, from how…

Are You Starting To Feel Bored Of Your Life?

Are You Starting To Feel Bored Of Your Life?

Stock photo by fotolia Routines If you’ve been sticking to the same routine for a while now, the cycle of waking up to go to work, coming home in the evening and watching TV, going to sleep and repeating can get extremely tedious. It’s important that you…

My New Organic Deodorant Line- AndyO Organics

My New Organic Deodorant Line- AndyO Organics

I’m so excited to finally share with you this project I’ve been working on for several months—-the launch of my own organic deodorant line, AndyO Organics.After my late husband was diagnosed with stomach cancer in 2014, it really became an eye opener for me and led me on a journey of changing my lifestyle and made me more conscious of the things I was putting on my body. One of those being deodorants, which many are filled with harsh chemicals such as aluminum and parabens, which studies have shown…

Unique Hen and Bucks Party Ideas in Australia

Unique Hen and Bucks Party Ideas in Australia

Image source: pixabay.comBefore tying the knot, the bride and groom will want to take the time to mark the occasion by celebrating with their best friends by holding a hen or bucks party. While drinking and dancing are likely to form a prominent part of the celebrations, people who want to make sure that the event is truly special can also choose to include a selection of more unusual activities. These ideas will help you plan a bucks party in Sydney that you and your friends will never forget. Unforgettable Hen…

Happy New Year + My Intentions for 2018

Happy New Year + My Intentions for 2018

Hi guys! Hope you had an amazing holiday break with your loved ones. This picture pretty much sums up what mine was all about— being in the moment with my son and family (and being in pajamas all day ha ha). I’m never really one to make New Year’s Resolutions, but I do want to set some intentions for the New Year. I guess after you go through loss your entire perspective changes. For me, it’s not all about creating goals for success (although there’s nothing wrong with that), but rather it’s the smaller things …

3 “Rites Of Passage” Australian Women Are Taking Their Time With

3 “Rites Of Passage” Australian Women Are Taking Their Time With

Stock photoThe current generation of young adults, dubbed Millennials as they came of age around the turn of the century, are facing a very different life to the generations that went before. The world is always changing, of course, but the advent of the digital age has meant that the change for this generation – your generation – has been more marked …

Video: Best Holiday Gifts on a Budget

Video: Best Holiday Gifts on a Budget

Hi guys! As some of you might know, I was in New York City this week doing some fun TV interviews (35 back to back to be exact) with Target talking about holiday gifts for everyone on your list. I had such an amazing time. Here’s one of the interviews I thought I’d share with you. It features tons of ideas from Target’s

Palm Springs

Palm Springs

Palm Springs by Wendy VanHatten According to anthropologists, Native Americans have lived beside the sparkling waters of Palm Springs’ tree-lined canyons and all around the bubbling hot springs for over a thousand years. Many years later the desert welcomed Mary Pickford, Lucille Ball, Cary Grant, Bob Hope, Clark Gable, Steve McQueen, Doris Day, Marlene Dietrich, Frank Sinatra, Greta Garbo, Marilyn Monroe, Spencer Tracy, Kathryn Hepburn, the Gabor sisters, Elvis…you get the idea. Hollywood …

Awesome Party Ideas for Your Next Backyard BBQ

Awesome Party Ideas for Your Next Backyard BBQ

Cornhole Toss Game Board with Bean BagsSummertime is a time for getting together with family and friends for some fun in the sun and you don’t always need to head out to the beach. This year, why not have a series of backyard BBQs and at …

Lauren Lake Talks Queen Boss, Paternity Court & Limitless Living

Lauren Lake Talks Queen Boss, Paternity Court & Limitless Living

Lauren Lake Talks Queen Boss, Paternity Court & Limitless Living by Ehmonie Hainey – if you enjoyed this post, you can read more at What’s Haute, or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Twitter. When I’m in need of a little business inspiration, I always turn to fellow female entrepreneurs. I recently had the opportunity to chat with Lauren Lake, legal and…

Shatter on the Vines

Shatter on the Vines

Shatter and What it Means by Wendy VanHatten Wine terms can be confusing. Have you ever heard a winemaker or a grower talk about shatter? Shatter is one of those wine terms that doesn’t sound like what it might mean. When talking about a vineyard, and the term shatter is used, it almost sounds like the grapes broke. I mean, that’s what happens when my plates shatter. Right? That’s not quite the same. Shatter, in the context of a vineyard…

Bulk Writing Services And How They Can Work For You

Bulk Writing Services And How They Can Work For You

I hear a lot of fashion and lifestyle bloggers complaining about the amount of writing they have to do for their blog every day. This confuses me because it seems like if you didn’t like writing to begin with, you likely wouldn’t choose to become a blogger in…

Making Better Choices with Jenny Craig!

Making Better Choices with Jenny Craig!

Making Better Choices with Jenny Craig! by Ehmonie Hainey – if you enjoyed this post, you can read more at What’s Haute, or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Twitter. Thank you Jenny Craig for sponsoring this post. — Get serious about losing weight with Jenny Craig! When I started the Jenny Craig program four weeks ago, I…

Tips for Making a Professional Looking Video on a Budget

Tips for Making a Professional Looking Video on a Budget

According to Cisco’s Visual Networking Index (VNI), by 2020 82% percent of all internet traffic (both consumer and business) will be video. To remain competitive, businesses will have to produce some type of original video content as part of their marketing strategy. While there are many professional…

Do You Travel With Medications

Do You Travel With Medications

Traveling with Medications by Wendy VanHatten Do you have medications you regularly take? How about prescriptions? Do you know how to take these along with you when you travel? If you travel often, especially by air, here are some things you should know. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has some …