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The Most Outrageous Greenroom Requests

Sep 17, 2014 in Sports/Entertainment. 0 Comment

The Most Outrageous Greenroom Requests

When you make big money like the celebrities, being treated like royalty often comes with the territory. Any concert, performance or guest appearance comes with a few backstage perks. Some stars’ requests are more lavish and specific than others. 

The Silliest/Strangest Requests

Van Halen knows how to relax backstage. Their demand may seem silly or strange to most, but it has a deeper meaning. The band requests M&M’s, but all of the brown ones must be removed from the candy bowl to ensure that people pay attention to the details on bigger things. Rapper Eminem who can afford the finest in life has to have Lunchables. Strange as it may seem, the rich and famous do enjoy the simplicities of life. However, these are not the oddest requests to grace the greenroom.

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Vegetables That Grow Well in Fall

Sep 15, 2014 in Lifestyle. 0 Comment

Vegetables That Grow Well in Fall

Growing vegetables may not be the first fall activity that comes to mind, but it can keep your family eating fresh until the end of the year. Plenty of foods grow well in fall. 

Why Grow In Fall

Vegetables are a good source of nutrients for you and your family. They provide a healthy balance for your diet and reduce the risk of heart disease and other health issues. They can also save you some money when it comes to your grocery budget. Eating healthy and organic can be costly if you’re not growing items yourself. 

In the north, it’s important to grow foods that flourish in a cooler climate. Typically, if you grow your vegetables outdoors, it’s a good idea to start your fall veggies in mid to late summer. If you’re afraid that it may be too late to get started, consider growing them indoors. You can always grow them in pots and then relocate them inside at a later date. There are also nurseries that have fall plants for purchase if you want to get a jump start and didn’t plant ahead of time. 

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How Celebrities Prepare For the Red Carpet

Sep 12, 2014 in Sports/Entertainment. 0 Comment

How Celebrities Prepare For the Red Carpet

Preparing for the red carpet is not an easy feat for most celebrities. From their makeup to the perfect dress, no detail can be overlooked when getting ready for the big event. 

Cosmetics

Many celebrities believe that the key is to have a wonderful group of makeup artists and stylists on hand. Sandra Bullock has given the credit for her beauty to her excellent team. It’s the ability to keep aging skin looking beautiful and fresh that puts certain experts in high demand. Makeup artists are part of the secret to stars looking as if they’ve stopped time. 

Getting ready for the big night often means a combination of makeup and pretreatments from beauty experts. Kate Winslet uses Tracie Martyn’s “Red Carpet Facial.” It is known to be able to erase lines and reduce puffiness. Stars believe that it can lift the eyes and cheekbones. The ability to help define the jawline is one reason celebrities choose the “Red Carpet Facial.”

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Are Your Favorite Shows Returning This Fall?

Sep 10, 2014 in Sports/Entertainment. 0 Comment

Are Your Favorite Shows Returning This Fall?

Fans are always eager to know whether their favorite shows made the cut for another season. It’s never easy when a show that you spent hours watching disappears onto the fateful list of cancelled shows. 

ABC

One of the top shows for ABC is its staple Americas Funniest Home Videos. The show will return this season along with other family-friendly shows such as The Middle and Modern Family

Castle will also continue to leave the audience in suspense as to who committed the crime. And it isn’t the only drama returning. Nashville and Once Upon a Time were picked up again. The popular reality show Dancing With the Stars will also return this fall. More ABC shows that are returning include The GoldbergsGreys AnatomyLast Man StandingMarvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ResurrectionRevengeScandal and Shark Tank

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Top Reasons to Go Organic

Sep 08, 2014 in Lifestyle. 0 Comment

Top Reasons to Go Organic

The organic food selection at your local supermarket is likely sparse and more expensive compared to conventional food. However, numerous independent studies suggest that organic foods may provide greater nutritional value and disease prevention than non-organic foods. If you’ve wondered about the hype that surrounds organic food, here are the top reasons you should consider switching or including more of it in your diet. 

More Nutritious and Better Tasting

Because the soil used to grow organic food is protected by sustainable healthy practices, these foods are naturally richer in vitamins, minerals and enzymes than conventionally or commercially grown foods. According to the results of a study conducted by The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, “Organic crops contained significantly more vitamin C, iron, magnesium and phosphorus and significantly less nitrates than conventional crops. There were non-significant trends showing less protein but of a better quality and a higher content of nutritionally significant minerals with lower amounts of some heavy metals in organic crops compared to conventional ones.” It should also be noted that due to the higher nutritional value, organic crops tend to taste better as well. 

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