As soon as the weather shows even a hint of becoming warm, people the world over start getting their grills out. There’s nothing like good food, hot off the grill. Barbeques are a great time to get together with friends and have some good times. If you’re the resident chef, you undoubtedly like to cook and entertain in style. Just because you’re cooking out doesn’t mean you have to settle for sub-par style. There are some great ways to be a stylish barbeque chef this summer.
You can work on your car night and day. You can get the body and interior looking spotless, and the engine purring like a tiger. But if you don’t get the right rims and tires your car will never be as good as it can be. When it comes to adding a little flair and style to your ride, there’s nothing that does the job quicker than the right rims and tires. You don’t have to be an expert to get the best dubs for your car, you just need a little bit of information.
Clutch purses are a life saver when the busy spring and summer months roll around. You know that you will be doing a lot of things this year and having to lug around a big purse is just not going to jive with your plans. Why bother with a big handbag when you can throw the essentials in a clutch purse and be on your way? The recent styles in clutch purses are geared more toward the oversized designs, but even an oversized clutch beats a huge handbag any day of the week. Read the rest of this entry »
It wasn’t all that long ago that accessories for men consisted of just a watch, and maybe a necklace. Things have changed big time. If you want to look good when you go out or make an impression on the job, the right accessories are crucial. Most men aren’t necessarily naturals when it comes to picking the right accessories for their outfits. If you want to add those little extras, but aren’t quite sure how to start, here are a few tips to get you started. Read the rest of this entry »
Women have always been concerned about what’s in their clothes. However, in the quest for pure and organic clothing, we’ve accepted stiff and scratchy cottons, hemps, and linens. Fortunately, manufacturers have finally started paying attention to women’s complaints about the feel of our clothes. New fabric blends now offer the natural fibers women prefer and the comfortable textures we adore. Read the rest of this entry »
Ahh, dating. Few things can be so wonderful and so terrifying as the idea of getting yourself out there and noticed by women. While it can be wonderful to be single and enjoy nights out with the guys, there are some nights where a little romance wouldn’t hurt. Unfortunately, it seems as though dating has become even more competitive than the workplace these days. Most guys feel like they have to take a super-serious approach to dating to avoid blowing their chances. This isn’t a great approach. In fact, that kind of mentality will blow your chances faster than anything else. Here are a few tips to ease the strain of making a good first impression.
Before You Go Out on a Date – Don’t Forget These Tips
There’s something about dating that can bring out the best, and the worst in all of us. You can take the most in control, high powered professional and send them out on a date only to see them completely fall apart. If you do all that you can to present a good image in your everyday life, you can’t afford to let yourself fall apart when it comes to going out and having some fun, and maybe a little romance. Remember these tips when you’re courting the ladies, to prevent a dating catastrophe.
Ottawa Fashion Week
March 24-27, 2010
Ottawa Arts Court
Ottawa Fashion Week tends to come and go modestly, never forcing Ottawans’ attention to anything but its central message: here’s what local fashion designers are up to. Not having seen a single poster advertising the little city’s leap into the fashion scene, I luckily stumbled upon this year’s event by accident and had the pleasure of attending Friday’s show. Known for its concentration of government offices rather than its flair for fashion and pizzazz, Ottawa’s style is hard to cater to. This may have been the reason for the unspoken theme of Friday’s line-up: the synthesis of style and practicality in the nine-to-five world.
There’s nothing like a good game of pool to unwind after a hard day. Saloons and billiards halls around the world have known for decades how much fun people have playing pool. It’s a great way to socialize and have some good times. More people are taking the leap to setting up a pool room at home. These kinds of game rooms can be a great place for the whole family to spend some quality time together. If you like to entertain or have parties, a billiards room will be a hit with all your guests.
You’re all set. You’ve made your colour choices; you know what kind of carpeting you will get. To put it bluntly, you are ready to start your home redecoration project. Before you commit all the way, consider your living room furniture selections. Many people pick their living room furniture around a large couch. There are other ways to approach living room furniture that may make the room truly unique. Think outside of the proverbial box and you may just come up with some furniture picks that will really impress your family and guests.