The Chic List: Pizza, Alzheimer’s Women’s Movement and Succeeding With People

The best things to do, eat, read, watch and listen to this week.

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Salt & Wind Baja Trips

Join a small group on a 4-day trip to northern Baja California. Baja California from Tijuana to the Valle de Guadalupe wine region is having a major moment. The New York Times recently featured an article about this up-and-coming wine region. The itinerary includes expert-led tours, art gallery visits, pop-up parties, seaside meals, a hands-on cooking class with Aida Mollenkamp, market visits, wine tastings, boutique accommodations, a concierge, a group photographer, morning yoga, and delicious food. Several dates are available in 2017.

Move For Minds: The Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement

Move For Minds is an event that will be held in eight cities on June 4, 2017. The event focuses on engaging you in the areas proven to help keep your mind working at its best: exercise, nutrition, stress-reduction, social activity and more. All of the money raised goes directly to women-based Alzheimer’s research.

Food Bowl Los Angeles

The first annual Los Angeles Times Night Market May 10-14 is a bustling outdoor street-food market in Downtown L.A. Featuring over 50 of L.A.’s favorite restaurants and food trucks, plus DJs, themed bars and experiences. Admission is free.

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Alchemy of Herbs: Transform Everyday Ingredients into Foods and Remedies That Heal

Learn the secret to transforming everyday ingredients into foods and remedies that heal. In addition to offering dozens of inspiring recipes, Rosalee de la Forêt examines the history and modern-day use of 29 popular herbs, supporting their healing properties with both scientific studies and in-depth research into herbal energetics. Continue reading “The Chic List: Pizza, Alzheimer’s Women’s Movement and Succeeding With People”

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Here are a few fun and informative links from around the web. Hope you enjoy this edition of link love. Have a great week, friends!

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1.    How to build resilient kids even after a loss.

2.    As rates for anxiety disorders rise, researchers are working to find more effective treatments. In the meantime, what can sufferers do? Find out one woman’s experience overcoming anxiety.

3.    Guys will love this beer cheeseburger with onion rings and beer pickled jalapenos.

4.    True stories of being the NFL draft’s last pick.

5.    The single most important ingredient.

6.    How to take the perfect nap.

7.    How a dying man’s lost recipe made his daughter a multimillionaire. Continue reading “Link Love”

Link Love

link love

Here are a few fun and informative links from around the web. Hope you enjoy this edition of link love. Have a great weekend, friends!

P.S. Download the Pocket App to save articles to read later offline.

1.    Sheryl Sandberg, who lost her beloved husband two years ago, offers tips for coping with grief.

2.    Which travel site is best? P.S. It depends on your goals.

3.    She was a girl who dreamed of flying. A woman who broke barriers in commercial aviation, and then a pilot ordered to divert a trans-Atlantic jet to Gander, Newfoundland, during the unfolding terror of Sept. 11, 2001. Meet the real-life Beverley Bass and the Broadway actor who portrays her in the Broadway musical Come From Away.

4.    How the like button ruined the internet.

5.    How to not waste data when using your phone as a hotspot.

6.    Why you may be paying more income tax than you should. Continue reading “Link Love”

Link Love

link love

Here are a few fun and informative links from around the web. Hope you enjoy this edition of link love. Have a great weekend, friends!

P.S. Download the Pocket App to save articles to read later offline.

1.    Are you worried about a loved one? Maybe he or she is not following doctor’s advice, spending too much, smoking excessively, lying or dating the wrong person? Or maybe your loved one is depressed or just generally checked out? Interventions aren’t just for addiction problems anymore. Discover a new way to stage a group intervention.

2.    When she lost her husband, Sheryl Sandberg also lost her bearings. Now she wants to help others find a way through grief.

3.    Let’s be honest the United passenger was as much wrong as the company.

4.    How Tom Brady’s Super Bowl jersey was found.

5.    Dating for the first time in six years.

6.    Why so many people are popping vitamin D and why we’re testing for its deficiency.

7.    Why it’s okay if a woman doesn’t want children.

8.    Who’s making Trader Joe’s food?

9.    An interview with Famous in Love costume designer Cameron Dale whose previous work includes Pretty Little Liars and Hart of Dixie.

10.  To be a genius, think like a 94-year-old.

11.  Dating advice for introverts.

12.  Make these pecan praline buns for Easter.

13.  Here are some practical tips to become more intuitive and how to use your intuition to make better decisions.

14.  False eyelashes are everywhere.

15.  Your fitness tracker can count your steps, but it’s not that good at monitoring your heart rate.

16.  Advice on helping teen girls thrive.

17.  How Uber conquers a city.

18.  Tips for getting through TSA faster.

19.  The best snickerdoodles recipe.

20.  The 5 best apps for editing your travel photos on the go.

21.  Don’t miss these hotspots in San Fransisco.

22.  How phones and social media are turning consumers into whistleblowers.

23.  Malibu travel guide. This destination is still on my California to-do list.

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What book have your read recently?

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Link Love

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Here are a few fun and informative links from around the web. Hope you enjoy this edition of link love. Have a great weekend, friends!

P.S. Download the Pocket App to save articles to read later offline.

1.    The untold story of Steel Magnolias.

2.    Scientists discover the beautiful secret of how memories are made.

3.    The Economist on the chemical attack in Syria: A dictator defies the world. Continue reading “Link Love”

The Chic List: Blue Angels, Tahina Shakes and Brain Hacking

The best things to do, eat, read, watch and listen to this week.

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Epcot Flower and Garden Festival: Here’s a full list of menus and food photos for the super popular outdoor kitchens. The festival runs through May 29, 2017.

Sun ‘N Fun International Air Show and Expo: The U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels headlines this year’s event with daily afternoon shows.

Cherry Bombe Jubilee Market: Come meet the makers, bakers, and shakers behind your favorite brands at our first-ever Marketplace in New York City on April 9th. You can shop, eat, drink, attend book signings, and listen to great speakers. Ticket are $25.

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Callie’s Biscuits and Southern Traditions: Carrie Morey is the founder of Callie’s Charleston Biscuits. Touted by Saveur, Food & Wine, Southern Living, The New York Times and Oprah among others, Morey’s cookbook and narrative on entrepreneurship and life in the lowcountry includes her famous biscuit recipe. If you visit Charleston, you can sample her biscuits at Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit on Charleston’s Upper King Street. What was once a biscuit legendary in South Carolina has now become a favorite across America. This is the recipe that started it all. Callie will be signing copies of her book at Bloomingdale’s in New York on April 9, 2017.

Goldie’s: If you visit Philadelphia, don’t miss the Tehina shakes (Turkish coffee, chocolate and coconut) at Goldie’s. There’s also falafel in a pita sandwich or a salad and french fries with various spice options on the menu. Goldie is completely vegan. The restaurant is modeled after Israeli-style falafel shops. Goldie is the latest opening from famed Chef Michael Solomonov and his partner-in-empire-building, Steve Cook.

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Head Strong: The Bulletproof Plan to Activate Untapped Brain Energy to Work Smarter and Think Faster: Dave Asprey, the founder of Bulletproof coffee, has a new book about reducing brain fog and increasing mental sharpness.  It’s packed with cutting-edge, evidence-based techniques designed to give you more than just a healthy or average brain but a high-performing brain that works better and lasts longer than nature ever intended.

Meet Dave Asprey and special guests in major cities nationwide this month as part of his book tour. The Denver event will feature thyroid expert Dr. Izabella Wentz.

I’m using the BrainHQ cognitive exercises that Tom Brady uses to help me focus my mind on the most critical information and disregard the rest. BrainHQ is an online brain-training system that you can do on a computer or mobile device. It features 29 exercises that work out attention, memory, brain speed, intelligence, navigation, and people skills.

Wondering what these exercises are like? Watch the video or take the free brain speed test with Double Decision to get a taste of an exercise and find out how quickly your brain processes visual information.

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