Life

A Very LA Chia Parfait Recipe

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I know I'm a west coast girl in a lot of ways because I'm all about kale, green juices, chia seeds and basically any kind of workout that started in LA. Recently, I've been reading Kaitlynn Carter's blog The Western Wild to get my daily dose of what's happening in LA. Model turned blogger, Kaitlynn's blog focuses on inspiration from her daily life which incl[...]

10 most common types of online daters based on their profile

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Via Vancouver Courier Newspaper Are you a hot non-responder, world traveler, sobber or perhaps a hopeful romantic? Online dating site PlentyofFish experts have taken to profiles to determine just what kind of dater you are. Even though most of us use profile pictures to initially determine our attraction to someone online, their profile is probably even m[...]

Sunday Sweets: Erin Ireland's Healthy Chocolate Chip Recipe

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It's Sunday! This means a day off everything (which includes dieting). I don't believe that healthy food has to necessary taste that way. One of my favorite things to do is baking because you can customize the recipe by substituting healthier ingredients into the recipe. For example, I'll often use almond milk instead of milk or coconut oil instead of butter[...]

Life: How to handle a breakup Vogue style

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Via Vogue.com Believe it or not, how you handle a breakup can affect you in the long run. The presence of social media definitely makes it harder to cut ties. While some people are advocates of cutting off their ex via social media and in real life others find it a hard pill to swallow in fears of seeming too passive aggressive or petty. I would never sug[...]

The Best Peach Pie Recipe

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I can't ever seem to say no to a nice warm slice of pie. The trick to a great pie lies in the crust. You can pretty much use any seasonal fruit from your local farmer's market as the filling. Baking is a great way to get the whole family involved and you even get reward yourself with what you made. I found this recipe for the best peach pie from one of my fa[...]

Life: A Broken Heart Can Literally Kill You

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Via Vancouver Courier Newspaper Kissing a few frogs before you find your prince is part of dating and having your heart broken can be distressing. In 2008, over 6800 Americans were hospitalized for Broken Heart Syndrome aka. Stress Cardiomyopathy. According to researchers, the emotional effects of a broken heart can increase stress and influence your phys[...]

Life: Only 1 in 5 women accurately detect flirting

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via Vancouver Courier Newspaper. We might think we have it right when it comes to flirting. There's no doubt that throughout my years of dating I've seen some questionable flirting behaviors that border on obsessive, desperate or plain confusing. Just because you're flirting doesn't mean someone else knows you are. Take a look at what researchers found at[...]

Life: Hooked on Eastwood Cycle

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via Vancouver Courier Newspaper. Ever since I started spin class, I've been hooked. I try to go in between my schedule during the week to give my knees a break. Vancouver is considered a growing city in terms of bringing in trends from big cities like New York. Soul cycle has become a movement by offering a new way to stay fit and get a full body workout [...]