Beautiful Country Home for Sale in Beacon, NY – Alexander Maxwell Realty – The Best Real Estate Firm in Hudson Valley, New York

A Beautiful Country Home for Sale in Beacon, NY – Alexander Maxwell Realty

Welcome to a beautiful property in the Town of Beacon, NY where you will find designer finishes, vaulted ceilings, and functional updates. The back yard offers incredible landscape opportunities and unique rock features. You can enjoy unforgettable moments on the deck and entertain family and friends in privacy and comfort. The finished lower level is ideal for hosting weekend visitors or remote-working, quiet office setup. This location is ideal for evening walks around the peaceful neighborhood streets or a quick ride to the MetroNorth Train station. Home for Sale: 114 South Ave, Beacon, NY 12508 – Alexander Maxwell Realty – […]

Bodybuilding Diet Tips by Coach Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Certified Elite Fitness Trainer, Certified Bodybuilding Coach, Certified Sports Nutritionist – Fitness and Bodybuilding Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios, New York

Bodybuilding Diet Tips by Coach Maxwell Alexander

In bodybuilding, your diet is one of the most effective weapons you can have if you want to achieve maximum potential. Diet is so important to the bodybuilder as it not only supplies the body with the energy needed to perform your exercises as well as giving you the nutrients you need to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Bodybuilding Diet Tips by Coach Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Certified Elite Fitness Trainer, Certified Bodybuilding Coach, Certified Sports Nutritionist – Fitness and Bodybuilding Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios, New York A good bodybuilding diet will include a lot of protein. It is critical […]

How to Shop for Comfort in Mens Footwear – Mens Fashion Tips by Designer Maxwell Alexander

How to Shop for Comfort in Mens Footwear – Mens Fashion Tips by Designer Maxwell Alexander

Fit, durability and style are the key factors to look for when purchasing mens footwear. The top criteria, however, must be comfort. No one is going to wear fashionable shoes for long if they are not also comfortable. Shoes that pinch, bind or cramp your feet can make you miserable, and can also damage your feet. Shopping for mens shoes should always focus on fit and comfort first, and finding a fashionable, stylish brand second. Quality shoemakers know this and offer a wide range of comfortable footwear options. Brands that are merely fashionable are not going to serve you well […]

Beyond Aesthetics: Calming Wall Decor for Any Space

Beyond Aesthetics: Calming Wall Decor for Any Space

Photographer Maxwell Alexander has a keen eye when it comes to integrating powerful emotions and visual imagery—an eye that often transcends dimensions and different mediums, prominently displayed in his new series of fine art sculpture photo prints on simplida.com. A few years back, Maxwell Alexander created a series of sculptures inspired by the idea of mind travel through the Universe. He initially planned to produce a commercial run of these pieces to sell as home decor. However, as he was pulled in multiple directions by the rapidly growing collective of Duncan Avenue brands, Max put his passion project on hold […]

The real Dangers of Picaridin - Fire Salamander

The real dangers of Picaridin – yet again, Big Pharma tricks consumers into destroying ecosystems.

We’ve been there before: tobacco, lead, DEET and now Picaridin! Big Box stores along with Big Pharma are selling lethal poison to consumers wrapped in sweet and shiny marketing. In recent years awareness of the health and environmental dangers caused by chemical pesticide DEET has increased dramatically and it has led to a dramatic decline in sales of the insect repellents containing the poisonous pollutant. The chemical industry had to synthesize something fresh, new and cheap, so they did: marketed as a “safer alternative to DEET” pesticide Picaridin has become a staple in chemical insect repellents. Turned out, Picaridin not […]

How To Choose A Perfume? – Perfumes 101 with Kelly Jones

How To Choose A Perfume? – Perfumes 101 with Kelly Jones

There is not an ultimate advice because everyone interprets scents in their own way, and the same fragrance can smell totally different considering type of skin, hair color, temperament and even the season of a year. There are a few important nuances to consider if you do not want to come across as lacking of taste. First, when you choose a perfume, do not account on anybody except yourself. When you breathe in the scent, imagine yourself in it, wear it, like an unseen dress, and look at. Does it fit you? After some training, you will learn which of […]

Hudson Valley Farmhouse for Sale – Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Real Estate Agents in Hudson Valley

A Beautiful Hudson Valley Country Home for Sale in Poughkeepsie, NY

You don’t want to miss this truly move-in ready gem in much desired Twins Hills section of Poughkeepsie within the highly rated Spackenkill School district. The first thing you will notice when you walk in, is the advantage of having a professional carpenter as an owner. The finishing work that has been lovingly done and the decorative moldings are just exquisite. The living room has a gorgeous fireplace that has been converted to clean-burning propane and is flanked by built-in shelving and light everywhere by the virtual floor to ceiling windows. The kitchen has been updated with a large island […]

5 Inspiring Ways to bring the Beauty of Nature into the Home

5 Inspiring Ways to bring the Beauty of Nature into the Home

(BPT) – It’s no secret that nature has the power to inspire, invigorate, restore and refresh. Research shows that nature can offer mental health benefits including decreasing stress and relieving anxiety. In fact, incorporating elements of nature into the home has been proven to improve happiness and well-being. Following are five ways to invite the beauty and benefits of the outdoors into your home. Get in touch with nature According to the National Kitchen & Bath Association, 40% of people want a connection to nature in their kitchen. One way to achieve this is by choosing nature-inspired materials for focal […]

Compare Your Perfumes To An Opera. Which One Would It Be? – Perfume Gifts

Compare Your Perfumes To An Opera. Which One Would It Be? – Perfume Gifts

“Carmen. I want every woman to be mysterious and ardent. I have this urge to be alive. To be somebody. I’m a gypsy by nature. I am Carmen.” (from a conversation with Sophia Grosjman, one of outstanding perfumers in the world). This answer was expected from Sophia Grosjman, one of the most brilliant and famous contemporary perfumers in the world. She has worked on blockbuster fragrances like Eternity, Tresor, Jaipure, Kashaya and Paris. Born in Belarus over fifty years ago, she has always had a passion for flowers and scents. Very soon she immigrated to the USA and started to […]

The Real Deal from a Top NYC Dermatologist on Spring and Summer Skincare

The Real Deal from a Top NYC Dermatologist on Spring and Summer Skincare

(BPT) – As days are getting longer and temperatures are heating up, people are enjoying more time outdoors and this requires updating skincare routines for the months ahead. During the spring and summer, people are exposed to stronger UV rays from the sun and for longer periods of time, which makes it an important time to refresh daily regimens. Top NYC dermatologist Dr. Joshua Zeichner, M.D. shares advice for caring for your skin during warm weather months, so you can continue to look and feel your best — now and for years to come. 1. Safeguard against the sun You […]

How to Create a Custom Bodybuilding Program – Bodybuilding 101 with Coach Maxwell Alexander

How to Create a Custom Bodybuilding Program – Bodybuilding 101 with Coach Maxwell Alexander

What makes an effective bodybuilding program? Well, it’s not all about just lifting weights. A good and efficient bodybuilding program will encompass various parts of the body as well as good nutrition and lifestyle habits. What do you need to know to make a good bodybuilding program? Actually, you need to know a lot! How to Create a Custom Bodybuilding Program – Bodybuilding 101 with Coach Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, ISSA Certified Fitness Trainer, ISSA Certified Bodybuilding Coach – Fitness and Bodybuilding Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios, New York First and foremost, you need to pay attention to what your […]

Hudson Valley Real Estate with Dino Alexander – Including Your Home in MLS – Real Estate Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios – New York

Hudson Valley Real Estate with Dino Alexander – Including Your Home in MLS

It’s a tough job trying to sell a house. Realtors have access to certain tools that help homeowners to market the property to perspective buyers and MLS (Multiple Listings Service) is a great platform that allows real estate agents to share the information. MLS is a data base so below are all the things that will be considered when gathering information about listing. You have to know what to put into a listing or it’s not going to stand out. Your listing has to have all the features of the home, so here is what to mention to your real […]

Do Anti-Aging Products Really Work? – Beauty 101 Series Presented by Hebe Med Spa – Best Medical Spa in Hudson Valley

Do Anti-Aging Products Really Work? – Beauty 101 Series Presented by Hebe Med Spa

There are so many anti-aging creams, potions, and lotions that it can be difficult to figure out which claims are true. However, asking “do anti-aging products really work” is sort of like asking if babies cry: sometimes they do, and sometimes they don’t. Do Anti-Aging Products Really Work? – Beauty 101 Series Presented by Hebe Med Spa – Best Medical Spa in Hudson Valley Anti-aging products have been around for a long time, for as long as merchants understood that people wanted to look younger. The problem is that sometimes the profit motive encourages sellers to make wild claims that […]

How to design your kitchen like a Millennial - 2019 Kitchen Design Trends - Hudson Valley Style Magazine by Designer Maxwell Alexander, Editor in Chief, Hudson Valley Style Magazine

How to design your kitchen like a Millennial – Kitchen Design Trends by Hudson Valley Style Magazine

How to design your kitchen like a Millennial – Kitchen Design Trends – Hudson Valley Style Magazine by Designer Maxwell Alexander, Editor in Chief, Hudson Valley Style Magazine Ah, Millennials, it warms my heart writing about Us – the most consciously awaken generation humans produced so far. We literally design the world around us in sync with Nature and the Universe. So what does it means to design a kitchen like a Millennial? Kitchen is the new Living Room As Millennials are awakening to the wisdom of the Cosmic Intelligence and taking into account the experience of the previous generations, we […]

Lifestyle and Portrait Photography by Maxwell Alexander (Hudson Valley, New York) – Duncan Avenue Studios

Portrait Photography Made Easy – Tips by New York Photographer Maxwell Alexander

Mobile phones have evolved into a well-loved technological gadget that you could bring anywhere you want. You could capture moments with a simple click on your camera unlike when you have to bring along your professional or digital camera, which could really be very inconvenient. If you will browse through the various network sites you will find millions and millions of photos taken with a mobile phone camera and yet producing very distinct and appealing portraits of people. Truly, portrait photography has evolved and gone a long way! Mobile Phone Portrait Photography Made Easy – Photography Tips by Maxwell Alexander […]

Grit and Determination Propel Kingston’s Rondout Rowing Club Through COVID Season

Grit and Determination Propel Kingston’s Rondout Rowing Club Through COVID Season

Excerpts from a chat with Katie Irwin: new to the Hudson Valley in 2019 and newly elected president of the Rondout Rowing Club. – By Sandy Fiechtner, new rower in 2019 who met Katie in a boat!  “Rowing is a sport you can do into your 80’s. I hope to be rowing till then.” Texas born Katie Irwin was tall among her peers in high school and perfect for basketball. She found the combination of competition, teamwork and a common goal irresistible. A dislocated shoulder injury put her on the bench. “My mom sensed my depression and searched out […]

Staging a House for Sale? Here are Top 10 Home Staging Tips by Naomi Harris, Realtor, Home Staging Expert, NYS Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Real Estate Agents in Hudson Valley

Staging a House for Sale? Here are Top 10 Home Staging Tips by Naomi Harris

In a strictly rational world, buying a home would be largely an economic decision. Home buyers would weigh the properties carefully, comparing factors like appreciation potential, relative value and quality of life. But in the real world, the home buying experience is quite different. Staging a House for Sale? Here are Top 10 Home Staging Tips by Naomi Harris, Realtor, Home Staging Expert, NYS Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Real Estate Agents in Hudson Valley In the real world, home buyers shop with their eyes, and with their hearts, and that makes home staging an essential […]

Top 7 Kitchen Interior Design Ideas in 2021

Top 7 Kitchen Interior Design Ideas in 2021

Kitchens have evolved a lot over the years. Once found only in the rear of the house, today’s kitchen design takes the kitchen out the background. The challenge for kitchen design is in creating a more open-faced kitchen, that is part of a dining area, a family room or a great room. In deciding on how to design your kitchen, you must take into consideration such things as: will your kitchen have an island? Will it be of a modern or traditional design? What kinds of appliances will you need for your new kitchen design? What kind of lighting design? […]

Bodybuilding Secrets Revealed – Fitness Motivation Book by Maxwell Alexander

Bodybuilding Secrets Revealed – Fitness Motivation Book by Maxwell Alexander

Dear Friend, are you looking for a way to build muscle? Would you like the body of Arnold Schwarzenegger without buying all kinds of expensive equipment and paying thousands for bodybuilding programs and apps? Are you going to the gym every day, but there are no noticeable results? You are not alone! The art, science and goals of Bodybuilding are very different from General Fitness, so keep on reading! There’s finally a new eBook created just for people like You! And, if you really want to know the facts about bodybuilding, this ebook is definitely for YOU! This eBook covers […]

On the Magical Journey of Experiencing the World through Scents – Hudson Valley Perfumer + Sommelier Kelly Jones – Interview by Naomi Harris, Contributing Editor, Hudson Valley Style Magazine – Fashion and Brand Photography by Maxwell Alexander (Duncan Avenue Studios, New York)

The Magical Journey of Experiencing the World Through Scents – Interview with Perfumer Kelly Jones

The Magical Journey of Experiencing the World through Scents – Hudson Valley Perfumer + Sommelier Kelly Jones – Interview by Naomi Harris, Contributing Editor, Hudson Valley Style Magazine – Photography by Maxwell Alexander (Duncan Avenue Studios) Naomi: Hello, Kelly! What an absolute pleasure it is to connect & create with you, thanks for chatting with me. Tell us about your niche perfume brand KELLY + JONES – what led you to launch it and how do you define your product? Kelly: We create olfactive experiences inspired by the vineyard and beyond. Did you know that you’re not supposed to wear […]

fashion tips for men – mens fashion and accessories

Fashion Tips for Men – Sync Your Clothes and Body Type

Do you have knowledge of the right dressing sense? Most of us like to wear fashionable clothes. We least bother whether it goes on with our body type or not. All of us need to have some knowledge as far as dressing is concerned. Here are some clothing tips for men that can help them to decide a perfect wear for their different body type. Short Waist Men Short waist men should avoid wearing jeans and pants as much as they can. Avoid wearing short lengthy tank tops as they tend to highlight your short waist. A combination of pink […]