(BPT) – Vacation is supposed to be fun and relaxing, but more than half of Americans say vacations cause them stress, and 46 percent say stress interferes with their enjoyment of traveling, according to a survey by HomeAway. Vacation stress comes from crowded airports, making transportation arrangements, booking lodging and more. However, staying organized while traveling can help relieve some of the stress of juggling so many details. These tips will help you stay organized while traveling, and feel more confident and in control of your vacation plans. Prior to departure Make an itinerary with important information, such as flight […]
(BPT) – Known for their versatility, barn doors have been popping up in homes across the country – in contemporary and rustic designs. Read on to discover why adding a barn door is an ideal winter home-improvement project. Transitions in open floor plans As homeowners seek more open floor plans, interior doors are evolving. Barn doors meet homeowners’ desire for fluid room flows by seamlessly connecting adjacent rooms, allowing the flexibility to close spaces off or join them. “The rolling feature of barn doors creates a fresh look in any home,” says Brad Loveless, product development manager for Simpson Door […]
(BPT) – It’s no secret the holiday season can be one of the busiest and most stressful times of the year. What is one of the biggest sources of stress? It’s cleaning on a deadline, especially while guests are on their way. But with the right plan in place, even last-minute pre-entertainment cleaning can be efficient and stress-free, says Debra Johnson, Merry Maids home cleaning expert. In an online survey conducted this spring by Toluna, more than half of respondents admitted that most of their cleaning takes place just before guests arrive. With a bit more focus, this preparation can […]
Welcome to our first ever Holiday Edition! Look for Hudson Valley Style Gift Guide and exclusive interview with Dr. Erik Brower of Innate Chiropractic with his take on Style and the most important gift of all: our health. – Max Loskutnikov & Dino Alexander
Architect and Designer Judyta Watek-Podlaski shared photos and wedding planning details with Hudson Valley Style Magazine. Read the full interview in the October Issue.
(BPT) – Stuffy and runny nose, sneezing, itchy nose and eyes – having fall allergies can be miserable. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), more than 60 million Americans suffer from asthma and allergies, and nearly 70 percent of U.S. households are affected by indoor allergens. While you can’t control Mother Nature, you can help control the indoor environment. On average, Americans spend approximately 90 percent of their time indoors, according to the Environmental Protection Agency, where the concentrations of some pollutants are two to five times higher than typical outdoor concentrations. Your home should be […]
Welcome to our Hudson Valley Style Wedding Issue featuring Judyta & Paul Watek-Podlaski, Hudson Valley Fall Color Harmonies and Nate Berkus with Golden Rules of Home Improvement.
September Essentials – Hudson Valley Style Magazine Feature: 1 ) Create Your Own Aromatherapy Mist 2) Centering Aromatherapy Mist – Mountain Breeze 3) Natural Hand Sanitizers with Organic Essential Oils
Hudson Valley is famous for its amazing views and hiking trails. In fact, this is one of the main reasons people are moving into to the area or coming to visit from all around the World. For an avid explorer Breakneck Ridge, Mount Beacon, and Bear Mountain Park are on the bucket list, but that’s only the top of the iceberg! We moved to the area years ago, and established a consistent nature’s beauty exploration schedule: the entire family goes hiking every other week or so. But can we say we’ve seen it all? Not yet! Every day we discover […]
This is our wellness issue. What is wellness and beauty to you? How has your definition and understanding of wellness and beauty changed over time? Wellness is health and vitality on all levels: physical, mental, and spiritual. Looking for the root causes of any issues, and going deep, if necessary, to heal. My definition of beauty has deepened over time. For me, it’s almost more of a feeling, an energy. It goes way beyond what we see on TV or in magazines. In fact, I got rid of my TV a few years ago, and have never felt more at […]
(BPT) – Summer’s in full swing, but are you truly making the most of it? Creating a vibrant outdoor space can expand the living area of your home, while providing a unique venue for entertaining or relaxation, allowing you to enjoy every free moment to the fullest. From the ultimate sports bar to a zen paradise, the outdoor design possibilities are endless and can be customized to meet your priorities, be it entertaining friends and family or creating the perfect tranquil retreat. As a leader in home comfort for nearly 40 years, Napoleon has extensive expertise in designing products and […]
Real Estate Photography 101 by Duncan Avenue – Infographic for Hudson Valley Style Magazine. Learn more at duncanavenue.com.
(BPT) – Taking a vacation is more than a fun getaway from the daily drudges of life. Turns out, travel has a multitude of benefits that can impact your health and wellness, too. Beyond stress reduction, vacations can improve heart health, mental health and personal relationships. In fact, men who take annual vacations are 32 percent less likely to die from heart disease, according to The Journal of the American Medical Association. Women benefit too: Those who take vacations twice or more per year are “less likely to become tense, depressed or tired, and are more satisfied with their marriages,” […]
The New and Big September Issue is Out! We are proud and thankful for the opportunity to feature Bria Tavakoli. Read her interview “Wellness is the new Beauty” on page 26:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DA AROMATHERAPY COLLECTION HAS REVOLUTIONIZED THE AROMATHERAPY INDUSTRY WITH ITS LATEST CREATION HUDSON VALLEY’S OWN AROMATHERAPY EXPERTS HAVE NOW ENABLED THE CUSTOMERS TO CREATE THEIR OWN BLEND THROUGH THEIR WEBSITE New York City, NY, USA – September 1, 2017: DA Aromatherapy Collection has proudly announced its all new product called Custom Aromatherapy Blends with Organic Essential Oils. It is a game changing creation in the aromatherapy industry and it will enable people to create their very own custom aromatherapy mist with ease. Anyone will be able to make their own blend online through the company’s interactive website and […]
August featured Story – Walnut Street Project by Duncan Avenue WORTH ITS OWN COOKING TV SHOW A kitchen is the heart of any home and this particular kitchen is 16 ft. long and is the perfect playground for a seasoned cook or aspiring cooking TV show host. It’s not just the size of the kitchen, but also the amazing contemporary features that are also spectacular. CONCRETE COUNTER TOPS Concrete Counter tops have gained a lot of attention recently. They are very flexible in design and implementation. It would not be possible to create seamless 16 ft. long counter top with […]
Here is Hudson Valley Style Magazine’s Top 6 List of Health & Beauty Products for August 2017: The Best Natural Facial Cleanser with Organic Essential Oils – Botanical Joy™: Clear, beautiful, radiant skin should not be in your dreams. We at DA Aromatherapy have sourced the best natural ingredients and fused them with the most aromatic organic essential oils to give you a product free of chemicals and synthetic ingredients that will really clean your face. It’s hard to believe but dreams do come true. Give your skin the best care and enjoy the results of the flawless complexion. The refreshing […]