iPad Parental Controls

You love your iPad, and the kids do too. However, you’re hesitant to hand over your tablet because various disaster scenarios keep popping up in your mind: Your preschooler deletes all of your apps. Your toddler ends up on the Internet. Purchases you didn’t authorize show up on your credit card statement. Your elementary schooler […]

Duchess Digest: 3 Steps to Sweet Nothing

February 28, 2013 by  
Filed under Health, Wellbeing

Hindsight may be 20/20, but life can only be lived forward. There are times in every woman’s life where she may look back and regret, or look forward and wish. Because the truth is, we all go through times of “nothing,” where nothing is happening in the moment and we wish the next thing was […]

Roasted Grapes Recipe

February 25, 2013 by  
Filed under Food and Wine, Recipes

With markets full of sweet red grapes right now, it’s an ideal time to get creative with this little bundle of joy while adding depth and flavor to any meal. By roasting sweet grapes, their flavor intensifies and adds a perfect touch to salads, atop roasted sweet potatoes, pate crostini or even roast pork and chicken. […]

How to Save on Organic Food

February 22, 2013 by  
Filed under Money Tips, Today's Picks, Tools & Tips

The benefits of buying organic foods are abundantly clear to today’s shoppers. In the last ten years organic sales have almost tripled, yet most shoppers still believe that the price of organic food is cost prohibitive. A recent NPR report showed that 52% of shoppers believe that the price of organic food is too high. […]

Naughty Girl’s Guide to Los Angeles by Sienna Sinclaire

February 20, 2013 by  
Filed under Red Hot Reads, Relationships

For locals and visitors alike, who want to experience something naughty in Los Angeles, look no further.  Naughty lifestyle expert Sienna Sinclaire’s recently published travel book, Naughty Girl’s Guide to Los Angeles covers everything saucy in Los Angeles – from dining to shopping to clubbing.  So rather than surf the internet for hours trying to […]

Duchess Digest: Three Tips to a Spring Rendezvous!

February 20, 2013 by  
Filed under Friendships & Family, Relationships

When you’re in the middle of a long winter in Alaska, by February you can start to feel like you need some kind of exciting rendezvous to get you through to spring. That’s why in 1935, with a booming population of 3,000 very isolated residents, Anchorage started celebrating the Winter Sports Carnival. Since most resident […]

Winter Sweet and Savory Citrus Salad

February 19, 2013 by  
Filed under Food and Wine, Recipes

Citrus is in high-season during the winter months and now is the perfect time to rev up your immune system and boost your mood with zesty citrus salads. This favorite crowd-pleasing recipe is bursting with flavor. Winter Sweet and Savory Citrus Salad Recipe Prepared in 10 minutes. Ingredients: 2 Ruby Red grapefruits 2 Navel oranges […]

February Awareness Month

February 15, 2013 by  
Filed under Blog

So often you see “Such-n-such Awareness Month” or “Something I Can’t Pronounce Month.” Some seem obvious (American Heart Month) and others (On-Hold Month) not so much. California Dried Plum Digestive Health Month (no, I’m not making this up) falls in the You’ve-got-to-be-kidding category. The president can proclaim a national awareness month. For example… I, BARACK […]

Duchess Digest: My Special Valentine

February 13, 2013 by  
Filed under Friendships & Family, Relationships

In case you’ve been living under a rock, let me inform you that there is a holiday coming up this week; Valentine’s Day. This is a very polarizing holiday that either leaves you feeling very special, or pretty rotten, largely depending on your relationship status. Many single women feel overlooked, unimportant and otherwise take a […]

SKYY’s Wild Strawberry Infused Vodka Just In Time For Valentine’s Day

February 11, 2013 by  
Filed under Food and Wine, Wine/Spirits

Expanding its pioneering, award-winning line of infused vodkas made with natural ingredients, SKYY® Vodka introduces new SKYY Infusions® Wild Strawberry, a sophisticated, first-of-its-kind vodka experience made with real, sweet wild strawberries. Launching just in time for Valentine’s Day, Wild Strawberry joins the brand’s existing line of innovative, premium flavors, which includes Coconut, Dragon Fruit, Blood […]

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