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Wellness Trends vs The Art Of Good Health

DESPITE OUR APPRECIATION of a good trend, wellness is timeless. Our grandkids may not rock the same compression leggings-with-AllBirds combo we’re wearing to grab blue-green smoothies at Erewhon in the future, but you can be sure they’ll be grabbing health-inducing concoctions in something designed for max mobility. Like fashion, wellness is easily defined by two […]

Drink Recipes

Banana Cherry Smoothie

Things to prepare: 1 cup frozen sour cherries 1 banana 1 1/2 cup milk or 1 cup yogurt 2 tbsp honey 1 tsp vanilla extract How to make it: In a blender, place all the items, cover and blend until smooth. Pour into glasses and serve.


Osakas’ brief sister act in Miami

Naomi says it was ‘really enjoyable’ despite elder sibling Mari’s 6-2, 6-4 loss in first roundMIAMI • It is a familiar sight to have a top player’s sister in the draw of the Miami Open, where this year Venus and Serena Williams are both competing for a 17th time. But this tournament is the first […]


Grand Designs: House in the woods steps right out of a fairy tale

Steve and Chrissy Sygrove prove passion is a strong motivating force as they complete their handcrafted American Gothic home in TItirangi. “Expect the unexpected” could have been the catchphrase for this Grand Designs NZ project. In an era of bold, contemporary architecture, the fairytale house created by builder Steve Sygrove and his wife Chrissy is […]


Cute Plus Size Summer Dresses

Most of us obsess over working on our summer bodies to wear all those cute dresses we have been forever dreaming of. But, trust me, whether it is wearing a bikini, one-piece, shorts, or skirts – dressing those curves is a lot more fun and an art in itself. Thanks to designers and brands who […]


First Look: 2019 BMW M2 Competition

BMW is no stranger to slicing a pie into ever-thinner pieces, as evidenced by its prolific (some might say confusing) lineup of numerically inconsistent body styles, and its practice of applying coupe terminology to practically anything with four wheels. Now, BMW has taken that power of multiplication to its performance lineup. M Competition is a […]

Drink Recipes

Tropical Goodness Coconut Green Smoothie

Things to prepare: 2 cups spinach 2 cups fresh pineapple, roughly chopped 2 ripe bananas 1/4 cup shredded coconut 2 tablespoons coconut oil (I love the Skinny & Co. kind) 2 teaspoons Maca powder 1 cup almond milk (or milk of choice) 2 large handfuls ice cubes How to make it: Add all the items […]