Everyone cooks Italian food. You boil up a box of spaghetti, open a jar of Prego, sprinkle shaky cheese on top, and that’s cooking “Italian.” Right?
Not to any cook in Italy.
We’ve had some odd weather in Nashville this year. After a relatively mild winter, it felt like we completely bypassed spring and went straight to summer. With the hot summer months just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about getting your skin ready for bikinis, sundresses, and those short shorts we’re seeing in all the boutiques. Don’t know where to start? We’ve got you covered! We asked local expert Melissa Rhodes — owner and aesthetician at Ona Ultimate Skincare in Belle Meade and GLOW Skincare in East Nashville — for her must-do tips for beautiful summertime skin.
Making smart financial moves is a great way to start the new year. Getting fiscally fit may seem a daunting task, but it’s not. Here are 10 ideas to help you get in fantastic financial shape for 2012.
You’ve made your list, you’ve checked it twice, and you’ve survived the parking lot bumper car games and marathon checkout lines. Once you make it back to the safety of your home, you still have one big task that begs your attention: Gift-wrapping.
In July, Hotel Indigo in downtown Nashville played host to Australian celebrity chef Curtis Stone as he kicked off the hotel’s “Locals Know Best — Dish on the Dish” contest.
Why are all the cute clothes designed for skinny people?
It can sometimes feel like it’s a skinny woman’s world and we’re just lucky to be in it. Most designers use the tiny fit model’s measurements for their clothes, which don’t look good on all women. If you have a difficult time shopping, or you’ve lost all hope in finding clothes that you love and feel confident wearing, you are not alone —over 50 percent of women in America wear a size 14 or larger.
In the south, the best way to combat the lingering, often stifling, summer heat is to just give in and enjoy it. This is usually much easier if you have a beverage in your hand, preferably an adult one.
It’s finally summer in Nashville! Whether you’re looking forward to meeting friends on the patio for afternoon cocktails, taking the kids to the pool, or dressing up for an outdoor date night, there’s one thing that can ruin all of these summertime activities: messy makeup. Well, that and the cicada invasion, but there’s nothing we can do about that!
Clay and limestone—that’s what Middle Tennessee is made of, but that’s not what a healthy garden is made of. Double-digging and amending the soil is a backbreaking way to get a garden growing, and the manual labor alone could scare off beginning gardeners. Building a raised bed is an easy, fun and cute way to grow vegetables, herbs, perennials or shrubs.
Nikki Ringenberg does not like needles. As in seriously doesn’t like them — so intensely, she explains, that when she got pregnant last year, she decided to deliver naturally.
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