Hudson Valley Style Magazine - Travel Tips

Do vacations cause you stress? Try these tips

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(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 […]

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.

Barn doors go indoors: An ideal winter project

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(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 […]

Stress-busting speed-cleaning tips for the holidays

Stress-busting speed-cleaning tips for the holidays

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(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 […]

Hudson Valley Style Magazine - Issue No.4 - Holidays 2017

DUNCAN AVENUE PRESS RELEASE: HUDSON VALLEY MAGAZINE HAS RELEASED A SENSATIONAL NEW HOLIDAY ISSUE FOR ITS READERS WORLDWIDE

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HUDSON VALLEY MAGAZINE HAS RELEASED A SENSATIONAL NEW HOLIDAY ISSUE FOR ITS READERS WORLDWIDE THE DUNCAN AVENUE PUBLICATION IS GETTING A PHENOMENAL RESPONSE FROM READERS ALL OVER THE WORLD WITH ITS DIVERSE CATEGORIES THAT COVERS EVERYTHING GOING ON IN THE HISTORIC HUDSON VALLEY New York City, NY, USA – December 12, 2017: Hudson Valley Style Magazine has proudly announced the release of its first ever Holiday Edition. The magazine purely defines Hudson Valley Style and has been a great source of infotainment for its subscribers not only in New York but also around the world. Moreover, this […]

Hudson Valley Style Magazine - Issue No.4 - Holidays 2017

Hudson Valley Style Holiday Gift Guide Edition

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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                    

Breathe easier with smart tips for an allergy-free home - Hudson Valley Style Magazine

Breathe easier with smart tips for an allergy-free home – Hudson Valley Style Magazine

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(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 […]

3 tips to ensure you're ready to hit the road safely - Hudson Valley Style Magazine

3 tips to ensure you’re ready to hit the road safely – Hudson Valley Style Magazine

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(BPT) – Temps are lower, the days are shorter and road trips are planned. When it comes to getting our cars ready for the road, we habitually adjust our rear-view mirror and double-check fuel levels before putting the car in gear. We sometimes change our engine oil and refill the windshield fluid. Yet we often overlook one of the most important safety features on our vehicles – the tires. With a little preparation and the right tire maintenance know-how, major issues on the road can be largely avoided. Follow these simple tips to ensure your rubber is ready to meet […]

Nate Berkus - The Golden Rules of Home Improvement - Hudson Valley Style Magazine - October 2017

October 2017 Issue – Fall Colors & Hudson Valley Style Wedding

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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 2017 Essentials - DA Aromatherapy Collection - Hudson Valley Style Magazine Feature

September 2017 Essentials – Hudson Valley Style Magazine Feature

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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

Exploring Hidden Trails of Hudson Valley - Hudson Valley Style Magazine

Hudson Valley Hidden Trails – Hudson Valley Style Magazine

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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 […]

Hudson Valley Style Magazine September 2017 - Wellness and Beauty Issue

Bria Tavakoli: Wellness is the New Beauty – Interview for Hudson Valley Style Magazine

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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 […]

Turn your basic backyard into an outdoor oasis - Hudson Valley Style Magazine

Turn your basic backyard into an outdoor oasis – Hudson Valley Style Magazine

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(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 […]

Save Money Through Energy Efficiency - Hudson Valley Style Magazine

Save Money Through Energy Efficiency

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(Family Features) As much as half of the average homeowner’s monthly utility expenses go toward cooling and heating, according to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). For many households, that makes energy the largest home-related expense each month, next to a mortgage payment. Fortunately, numerous technological advances are making it easier than ever to manage home energy use. In fact, the DOE estimates you can save as much as 10 percent a year on energy costs by simply adjusting the temperature up or down when you’re away during the day. Installing a programmable thermostat that never forgets to adjust on […]

Let's go boating: 4 ways to get out on the water this fall - Hudson Valley Style Magazine

Let’s go boating: 4 ways to get out on the water this fall

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(BPT) – Want to get away this fall? Skip the plane ride or long car trip and get out on the water. Whether it’s an hour after work cruising, a morning of fishing or a weekend of watersports, boating provides all the benefits of vacation at your convenience, close to home. In a recent study by Discover Boating, four out of five Americans said being around water relaxes them, and 72 percent feel healthier after spending time on the water. With Americans working longer hours, the need to take vacation time is greater than ever. According to the U.S. Travel […]

More than fun: 5 tips for planning a healthy vacation - Hudson Valley Style Magazine

More than fun: 5 tips for planning a healthy vacation.

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(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,” […]