One of the oldest and most iconic athletic shoes in the world is the Converse “Chuck Taylor” style. It is back in production and is hotter than ever. The design, composed of a rubber sole and canvas upper, made its debut, nearly a century ago, way back in 1919. And was intended to be an elite shoe for the professional basketball league.
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Rustic weddings are a huge trend, and it’s easy to see why many couples are attracted to the idea. If you want a more relaxed theme, a rustic wedding is ideal to make your big day a bit more casual. You might be looking to give your wedding a connection to nature or to celebrate your rural home. Getting a rustic wedding right doesn’t have to be difficult. Whether you want to spend a little or a lot, you can plan the event you want. Get started on your rustic wedding by thinking about the elements below. Read the Post Plan the Perfect Rustic Wedding with These Tips
If you’re the chief bridesmaid or maid of honour for your best friend, you’ll more than likely have been assigned the task of organising her hen party. If it’s not something you’ve tackled in the past, fear not. The basics are to gather the dearest friends of the bride to be, decide where to go and head off together for a day, night or weekend to remember.
Here’s the top tips to ensuring the bride and all her friends have fun.
Vintage weddings are hugely popular with many couples intending to marry. Choosing a vintage theme can get you a cute and whimsical wedding that everyone enjoys. But it’s easy for a vintage wedding to turn into a cardboard cutout of every other vintage wedding. Some soft pink flowers, candles in teacups and a lace wedding dress are all it takes to do it. If you want your vintage wedding to be a little more unique, there are lots of things you can do. Take inspiration from the past and think outside of the box to create a day that’s unlike anyone else’s. Read the Post How to Make Your Vintage Wedding More Unique
Growing your food means you know exactly what is going into your family. It’s often cheaper than buying fruit and veggies from the supermarket as well! If you’ve been thinking about going organic, then growing your own is a great way to get started. And, what’s more, you can involve your kids and teach them how to live off the land. They’ll love playing in the soil and will see their hard work pay off! So if you’ve ever wondered how to get started, here’s a quick round-up of what you need to know. Read the Post A Beginner’s Guide To Growing Your Own Fruit And Veg
When you become a parent, you have a lot of responsibilities. There are important things you’re going to need to do for your family. And you need to prioritise these and make them your principal focus. Here is a list of just a few of these important things, and what you can do to help facilitate them. Read the Post Important Things You Need to do for Your Family
If you’re a dedicated meat eater but want to perhaps change some aspects of your diet without losing the texture and taste of eating meat, the solution is Quorn. If it’s something you’ve seen in the supermarkets but never tried because you aren’t sure what it will taste like or how you can use it, here’s the low down on this protein-packed alternative to meat. Read the Post Quorn; a great way to eat a healthy meat-free diet
How a diamond is graded
Every diamond glittering in the sunlight will look the epitome of perfection. The many facets will reflect the light off the carefully polished finish and there are few who will realize that every diamond sold is different in many ways. Most also don’t know that every natural diamond will have been graded with regards to a number of aspects of its quality.
The year 2016 is sure to mark an exciting period for interior design in London, with an enormous 3D-printed replica of the Palmyra Arch being installed in Trafalgar square, the Tate Modern undergoing a 10 storey expansion and the proposed designs being unveiled for the London underground stations. But how can your home benefit from the latest trends in 2016? Here’s a look to the future, with some of our favourite trend predictions for the upcoming year: Read the Post Hot interior design tips: trends and predictions for 2016
If you’ve ever made giving up cigarettes your New Year’s resolution but failed miserably, you’re not alone. It’s true that smoking is one of the hardest habits to beat, but with a growing awareness of the adverse health implications, coupled with the ever-rising costs, more and more people are making it their mission to quit for good. With the year drawing to an end and a fresh start on the horizon, now’s the time to put your smoke-free plan into place. Here’s how to make 2016 the year you kick the habit for good. Read the Post How to make 2016 the year you go smoke-free