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A Conversation with Kate Norton - Our Natural Beauty Contributor

A Conversation with Kate Norton - Our Natural Beauty Contributor

“I believe that makeup and skin care are as important as nutrition and exercise.”

– Kate Norton

Fill Your Home with Your Own Kind of Beauty

Fill Your Home with Your Own Kind of Beauty

In college, my art history professor defined Art as “anything aesthetically pleasing”.  I love this definition because it allows you to be the judg...
Packing for Travel

Packing for Travel

I love to travel – explore new cities and countries and find all there is to do in this beautiful world. But I must admit, I have taken way too much stuff with me along the way, and it has taken me a LONG TIME to perfect my travel packing. Here are a few tips I’ve learned the hard way...
The Beauty Behind Forgiveness

The Beauty Behind Forgiveness

I don’t like my blogs to sound preachy, so I’m apologizing in advance for this moment on the pulpit.  But, I've had an interesting experience surro...
Bringing Texture into Your Home

Bringing Texture into Your Home

When you think of texture, it is all about dimension and touch – the way something feels when you run your hands over it.  But texture in the home ...
How to Use Paint Colors in your Home

How to Use Paint Colors in your Home

Not everyone likes to use color in the same way, and that is okay. Your home should be a reflection of you, and how you use color shows your true p...
Why Meaning is the New Luxury

Why Meaning is the New Luxury

Luxury is a word that stirs thoughts of exclusivity, pampering, material ease and fleeting comfort. It’s something we strive to attain but often f...