Monday, December 16, 2013


The bedroom is inspired by French Renaissance boudoirs
Peep toe heels and stylish pumps fill the shelves along one of the bedroom's walls
The open plan kitchen is situated next to a long dining table, while wide doors to its left lead into the back garden
The garden also features a hot tub
 The celebs will soon be making themselves at home in the Big Brother house
 Renaissance inspired Celebrity Big Brother house where a sweeping staircase will guide this year's celebrity contingent into the living area.
The house has been furnished with a string of extravagances, amongst them mounted candles, Roman busts and gilded mirrors
A faux bear-skin rug will greet celebrities as they enter the bedroom
The bedroom is no less luxurious, with one entire wall dedicated to shelves filled with designer shoes
This year's Big Brother House will come with a series of palatial accoutrements
A decorative polar bear looms over the sofa sporting a tiara
This year's Big Brother House will come with a series of palatial accoutrements
Two silk lined chairs and a glass topped table with wrought legs are also on display
A nicely fashioned peacock provides a pleasant focal point in the Big Brother garden

Thursday, November 21, 2013


Christmas dinner is one of the most important meals of the year. 

Everybody gathers together, enjoy the dinner and communication with each other.

 How would you decorate your table for Christmas?

There is plenty of ideas: hundreds of shades of colors, patterns, centrepieces and various tableware.

Make it traditional – red and white or brown, enjoy something fresh and modern – rose, light blue, green.  

don’t forget of gold and silver – these are regal colors! 

Take beautiful and holiday tableware – with stamping, patterns and of different colors and with Christmas inscriptions.

Add some colors, fruit and pine-cones on the plates to decorate them and the napkins.

Put a corresponding centerpiece onto the table and enjoy your holiday dinner!

When decorating for the holiday season many people remember to decorate the yard, the Christmas tree and the mantle

You want your family and dinner guests to be transformed into the holiday season mood immediately upon entering the dining room.

Decorating the table for the Christmas dinner is a great way to make the day even more memorable

Wednesday, November 20, 2013


Tanzania’s Pemba Island has become the first in Africa to put up an underwater hotel room. An investor in Pemba Island is taking offering Swedish-designed leisure beneath the sea in a bid to cash in more millions from the rich.
Manta Resort has opened a plush hotel room beneath the Indian Ocean. At the cost of $900 (Tshs. 1,485,000) per night, you can share your world with sea creatures including fish.
Manta, which operates a 16 bed-room resort, hopes to cash in undersea tourism, which is relatively new in Africa. The facility has already become an important attraction to tourists, especially divers.
Designed by Genberg Underwater Hotels, the three-storey structure is built using building materials that allow it to float. Located about 250 meters offshore, the room is submerged 13 feet below sea level. The room also has plenty of windows to allow guests watch fish and other sea creatures swim by. Above the water, two additional floors provide an airier atmosphere, including a terrace perfect for sunbathing by day and stargazing by night
The bathroom and a lounge area are at sea level. At night, spotlights under the windows attract and illuminate squid and octopus -- a more reclusive crowd than the daytime sea life. The entire hotel can also be raised above the water in event of an evacuation or for repairs,  it can be towed somewhere else.
The management was quoted saying six people have already slept in the room since it was opened on November 1. Manta opened its doors in August 2008 with 16 rooms. The underwater room makes these 17. Pemba is renowned for being a great diving spot with a plethora of sea life to be found.

Monday, November 18, 2013


The Marks & Spencer Christmas 2013 ad  brings Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, who also designed the successful “Autograph” lingerie line for the retailer, British actress Helena Bonham Carter and male model David Gandy into the spotlight. The new campaign is focused around a fairytale theme, encouraging viewers to "Believe in Magic & Sparkle".

According to Patrick Bousquet-Chavanne, M&S' executive director, “the advertising is a modern epic where fashion meets fantasy – bringing to life much loved fairy tales with more than a sprinkle of high glamour”. The new ads are meant to be a change in the label's strategy, as the retailer's profits have continued falling for the ninth quarter in a row despite recent high profile campaigns.

The label hopes to engage a younger audience by taking the campaign online and asking fans to choose the name of the adorable dog Rosie Huntington-Whiteley chases in the new ads, by choosing either the name “Magic” or “Sparkle”. “It's all about interaction and a conversation with our customers. Digital is the fastest way to be in that conversation and you are going to see us doing more of that,” Patrick Bousquet-Chavanne stated.

Marks & Spencer ads seem centered around the renowned British model, since her fast-paced adventures set the tone, the new campaign cleverly targets different types of customers, emphasizing the idea that anyone can find something worthwhile in the label's stores. 

The complex new ads highlight a great variety of products from the brand, from accessories like handbags to food by making a seamless transition between the different options presented.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013


You know that eating breakfast  is important. But did you realize that some a.m. choices can set the tone for how you feel the rest of your day. Not only that, but eating a healthy breakfast every morning can reduce the risk for diseases such as cancer and diabetes. Here you will get the scoop on which breakfast foods to avoid.
Processed meat has nitrates that are associated with colorectal cancer. In fact, the Institute for Cancer Research published a list of the top ten things you can do to reduce your risk of cancer. Avoiding nitrates is a number one of them. What does that mean for morning meat eaters? It is time to find a different breakfast option.
How can you tell the difference between a bad sugary cereal and a good one for your health? Some cereals are full of carbs and sugar. When you eat them, your blood sugar rapidly spikes and then bottoms out. Since you probably do not want your energy to crash at the beginning of the day, it is best to avoid those cereals. 
Instead, choose cereals with higher fiber and protein. Do you seek for another option? Add ground flaxseed or walnuts for more protein and fiber.
While natural maple syrup is a healthy sweetener, there are many artificial types of syrup on the market that are full of high fructose corn syrup. The sweetener, which is derived from corn, is also present in most processed and packaged foods. 
High fructose corn syrup can lead to more abdominal obesity and visceral fat, which is stored between the organs. This is the fat that leads to cancer. 

Monday, October 7, 2013


The Rita Ora for DKNY resort 2014 campaign is finally out. It wasn't exactly a surprise that the singer will be representing the label, as we've seen some photos back in July, but now the campaign was unveiled in its entirety. 
The singer replaced her BFF, model Cara Delevingne from the position. The newDKNY resort 2014 campaign was lensed by talented photographer Lachlan Bailey. At a single glimpse at the new ads, it becomes easy to notice two things: one, Rita Ora is a natural and two, the new alternatives are surprisingly similar to her recent Material Girl campaign in the sense that the overall vibe is pretty much the same.
The star looks confident and fierce in the new ads which feature a multitude of youthful and bold pieces. If there's anyone who can make color blocking streetwear apparel seem 
She seems determined to conquer the big city as she climbs on top of a cab wearing a head turning outfit and a huge smile which seems to indicate that the position suits her like a glove. When it comes to 2014 fashion, it seems like the love for vivid tones hasn't dwindled one bit for the label.
Gorgeous cobalt blue, magenta, gold and black are the label's choices for the upcoming season. As for the overall vibe, urban yet effortlessly sophisticated seems the to be the main intention. Not too shabby, considering the fact that the DKNY label was born out of the designer's desire to keep her daughter from borrowing her clothes! “I created DKNY because of Gabby. She kept borrowing my clothes and I was like, 'This has got to stop!”, she stated a while back.
The Rita Ora for DKNY resort 2014 campaign will most likely not be a time thing one, considering the fact the she closed the DKNY spring 2014 show and celebrated the label's 25th anniversary together with the brand. We sure wouldn't mind seeing more of Rita's cool personality being infused in the upcoming DKNY 2014 ad campaigns.

Monday, September 30, 2013


Drinking lemon water is regarded by many professional nutritionists as having real and palpable weight-loss powers. Far from a weight loss myth, but, rather, a weight loss reality, drinking lemon water helps to speed up weight loss. In addition to possessing properties that are favorable to weight loss, drinking lemon water also ensures that some of the toxins in your body are cleaned out, promotes quick bursts of energy and even cleans out some of your internal waste. 

If you drink lemon water in the morning especially, it will help to activate your body's detoxifying process and also its natural cleansing process. This principle works proportionally, so the more lemon water you drink, the more you ought to speed up weight loss.

Advantages of Drinking Lemon Water
Drinking lemon water has shown demonstrable results in terms of weight loss, and the reasons for that are very easy to understand. First of all, the combination of lemon and water is one that is made up of natural ingredients; natural substances (those without any kind of additives, preservatives or processed elements) are the healthiest for the human body. 
Due to lemon water being natural, it adds no calories to your body each time you drink it. Think of it in this way: Let's say you replace whatever you enjoy drinking daily with lemon water. 
This could be anything as innocuous as fruit juice or really unhealthy stuff like soda. Even fruit juices contain calories, but lemon water has zero. Imagine further that you replace the drinks with lemon water every day for months or even a year. This absence of calories you would otherwise take in from other kinds of drinks will go a long way to helping you lose weight.
Cleans out Your Waste Better
If your colon is not cleansed properly, there is lingering waste that can build up and, among other things, contribute to raising the risk of colon cancer over time. This buildup of lingering waste also adds weight to your body, so if you drink lemon water regularly, it's cleaned out of your bowels with greater frequency. 
The result of this is that you will lose some weight just from the removal of this lingering waste. Lemon water also helps out the digestive system by reducing the chances for diarrhea and constipation, because it promotes fluid bowel functions.
Reduces Hunger Cravings
Because of pectin fiber's presence in lemon, lemon water has the effect of reducing your hunger. If you have tried to kill your appetite in the past with such drinks such as coffee or tea, try lemon water from now on, and also get the benefit of zero calories when you drink it. Together with its property of cleaning out your colon, lemon water's effect on your hunger cravings is a one-two combination in the effort to help you reduce weight.

For those who weigh less than 150 pounds, squeeze half a lemon’s worth of juice into a glass of water. If over 150 pounds, use an entire lemon’s juice. You can of course dilute the lemon juice more, depending on your personal taste. Not only are the benefits of lemon water endless, it’s one of the most substantial yet simple changes you can make for your health.