10 Best Anti-Aging Foods to Eat Every Day

The greatest desire of every woman is to stay young and beautiful as long as possible. We usually try various methods in order to prevent the aging process in our body. Though, our efforts are not always successful. It is necessary to remember that certain things can help you to add years to your life. Firstly, you should lead a healthy lifestyle. For this you need to do regular physical exercises and include wholesome foods into your diet. If you want to stay young and avoid numerous age-related Read more [...]

10 Best Antioxidant-Rich Foods

We’ve all been told to consume more foods that are high in antioxidants to achieve optimal health, but do you know which food is rich in powerful antioxidants? In fact, there are many antioxidant-rich foods that you can add to your diet, and below is the list of the best ones that can really benefit your health. Antioxidants are essential for us because they protect us from disease, combat the free radicals in the body and slow the aging process. When you have low antioxidant levels, oxidative Read more [...]

10 DIY Storage Ideas for Your Small Apartment

The incredible variety of things we are tempted to buy and own does not make it surprising that even people living in large houses may lack space to accommodate everything they would like to keep. With small apartments and rentals, figuring out your storage options involves a more complicated proportioning: how much space you need to move around vs. how many things you own and use most often. This may seem a challenge, but there are ways to maximize a small space or add character to your storage Read more [...]

The Major Fights White Wine Drinkers Have With Red Wine Drinkers

“A bottle of red, a bottle of white, it all depends upon your appetite,” sang Bob Dylan in Scenes from an Italian Restaurant. He could not have been more right. Turns out, your taste in wine has a lot to say about your personality. Some women will only drink red, and others will only drink white – and this often causes some debate about which is better. Romance Nothing is more romantic than a bottle of red wine, like a luscious Merlot, over candlelight. Red wine is the kind of Read more [...]

Wine gadget claims to filter out hangovers

Cheers to wine, hangover free  (iStock) While every choice comes with a consequence, the future could get a whole lot more peachy for oenophiliacs everywhere. Vino startup PureWine claims their latest purifying gadget will make it easier than ever to strip wine of headache-inducing compounds before it ever hits your lips. “We basically are a Brita filter for wine,” company CEO David Meadows told The Dallas Morning News. Meadows, who received a PhD in chemical engineering from the University Read more [...]

What Winemakers Want You To Know About Virginia’s Wine Renaissance

I arrive in Charlottesville before noon on a pristine spring day, the rolling green hills a far cry from where I started my morning, before sunrise in an Uber to JFK. I’m here to learn about Virginia’s unique wine culture. My first guide is Gabriele Rausse, an old school Italian winemaker known as the father of Virginia’s modern wine renaissance. My image of an intimidating wine expert evaporates upon meeting Rausse. With a laidback demeanor that is standard fare around here, Rausse offers Read more [...]

Red wine could help gut bacteria to stop the flu

Getty Images Gut bacteria that helps to fight the flu works better if given antioxidant compounds found in red wine, black tea and blueberries, finds a study in mice. The trillions of bacteria that live in your gut – known as the microbiome – don't just help with digestion. They also play a big role in mental health and in controlling body weight. Not least, they are also the masterminds of the immune system. Now scientists at the University of Washington's School of Medicine have discovered Read more [...]

Wine & Spirits: ‘Pucker factor’ tells if acidity in wine pleases your palate

On a warm summer deck or porch night when the drink of choice is a crisp, refreshing wine, usually white, your “pucker factor” often will determine whether the wine will please your palate. Pucker factor? You know, that initial sip (or any sip) that sometimes can make you feel as if you’ve just bitten into a lemon. Your tongue feels as if it’s curling, your teeth clench and a little shiver runs through your body. That’s what happens when the taste is too tart Read more [...]

How to Make Recycled Wine Bottle Tiki Torches

In the summer I always keep homemade natural bug spray at hand, but tiki torches are a lovely and practical way to light up the patio while keeping mosquitos at bay. (And where I live, that’s a tough feat!) I avoid plastic as much as possible and we use glass, stainless, or wood in its place, so I went in search of some DIY ideas. Thanks to the magic of Pinterest, I decided to experiment with upcycling and reusing my old wine bottles. I was pleasantly surprised how easy it was for Read more [...]

How to Choose a (Truly) Healthy Wine with Todd White

As a mom of six, it’s long been part of my weekly ritual to sit down with my husband after the kids are in bed and enjoy all a good glass of wine has to offer. But as my diet improves (and as I get older … ahem), I find I’m more and more likely to get hangover-like symptoms, even from just one or two glasses of wine. This is a problem! And one that isn’t as simple as sulfites, as many commonly think. Thankfully, I discovered Todd White, wine expert from the Napa Valley, and the amazing Read more [...]