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Objects + Vessels – A holiday Collection from l’aviva home – Hudson Valley Style Holiday Gift Guide

Drawing from some of our favorite collections, we’ve brought together a new limited collection of Objects + Vessels—each of which carries with it a one-of-a-kindness, bearing the distinctive mark of the material from which it is formed, and the hand of the artisan who formed it. Árbol Vases These vases are the newest addition to our growing Árbol Collection. Each piece is formed from salvaged tropical hardwoods from the Bolivian city of Santa Cruz, where trees that are felled by natural causes—or for construction—are rescued by our team. A blend of nature and form, the vases recite the story of […]

5 tech-forward innovations every holiday traveler can look forward to

5 tech-forward innovations every holiday traveler can look forward to

If you’re like most, you shudder at the idea of traveling during the holiday season. With all those long lines, tight timetables and crowded spaces, who wouldn’t feel like a Grinch? To add more comfort and joy to your journey, the travel and hospitality industries are quick to embrace innovation and new technology. From the time you hail the airport ride-share to the moment you step outside your hotel for an evening of holiday wonder, here are some travel tech advances to look for this season. 5 tech-forward innovations every holiday traveler can look forward to (BPT) Nail the airport […]

Eco-friendly Gifts for a merrier (and greener) Holiday Season

Eco-friendly Gifts for a merrier (and greener) Holiday Season

‘Tis the season for giving. And with this eco-friendly gift guide, giving greener is easier. Whether you’re shopping for the gardener, techie, alternative energy aficionado or the do-it-yourselfer, this is your go-to resource for gifts that please people and the planet. The gardener For the person who likes to play in the dirt, a raised garden bed is sure to guarantee a happy harvest. Or help ensure their soil is nutrient-rich by setting them up with a compost bin. Pair with organic seeds or plants and your gardener will be grateful. Eco-friendly gifts for a merrier (and greener) holiday season […]

6 Ways to Save Time and Money This Holiday Shopping Season

6 Ways to Save Time and Money This Holiday Shopping Season

No matter what holiday shoppers are looking for this season, there are two things on everyone’s list: saving time and saving money. Whether you’re making memories with friends and family, or enjoying some JOMO (joy of missing out) cozied up with a holiday flick and treat, we all wish we had more time over the holidays. Picking out the perfect gift for everyone on your list can also be a drain on your free time — and your wallet — with The National Retail Federation predicting that holiday spending will increase approximately 4% this year. This holiday season, simplify your […]

The Holiday Travel Guide to Vitamin Supplements

The Holiday Travel Guide to Vitamin Supplements

Whether you’re traveling for Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s, gummy vitamins can provide surprising and unexpected health benefits for beauty, digestion, and sleep. Many people don’t realize they’re not alone when they can’t sleep in a strange bed or eat properly because they are bloated from not being on their “regular” schedule and as a result, they don’t look or feel their best. Traveling can throw your body’s natural clock off so getting a good night’s sleep can be next to impossible. And, that means waking up feeling exhausted. The Holiday Travel Guide to Vitamin Supplements – (BPT) Nicole Avena, […]

A tasty guide to the perfect holiday cookies (BPT)

A tasty Guide to the Perfect Holiday Cookies

When Inga Lam of BuzzFeed’s Tasty, the world’s largest social food network, gets going in the kitchen, she makes sure to consider all aspects of her baking process when creating the perfect treat. As a Tasty Creator, Inga is known for showing budding chefs how to sharpen their skills and live out their top-chef dreams by creating viral recipes that are easy to recreate at home. Below, you’ll find her tips to make holiday cookies that will stun this holiday season. A tasty guide to the perfect holiday cookies (BPT) 1. Check Your Temperature To ensure top-quality results when baking, […]

Hudson Valley Style Magazine - Spring 2019: The Real Estate Edition

Hudson Valley Style Magazine – Spring 2019: The Real Estate Edition

Hudson Valley Style Magazine – Spring 2019: The Real Estate Edition In the Spring’19 Issue of the Hudson Valley Style Magazine, we are introducing Duncan Avenue Group’s brand new enterprise: Alexander Maxwell Realty and the latest home design project by Duncan Avenue Studio. Thank you for getting a copy of the Hudson Valley Style Magazine! We appreciate your support! Editors Maxwell & Dino Alexander Hudson Valley Style Magazine™ is a flagship publication of the Duncan Avenue Group™ and Hudson Valley’s Premiere Style & Design Publication with a Global Audience with focus on highlighting examples of high-end design, style, sustainability, and social responsibility concepts in the Hudson Valley and beyond. […]

5 ways to host a no-hassle holiday celebration this season - Hudson Valley Style Magazine

5 ways to host a no-hassle holiday celebration this season

5 ways to host a no-hassle holiday celebration this season (BPT) – The holidays are supposed to be a joyous occasion, filled with warm memories of family and friends. When it’s your turn to host, however, the holidays can quickly turn into a stressful blur that involves cleaning, decorating and cooking all before the guests even arrive! Hosting loved ones doesn’t have to be this way. Try these five tips for a no-hassle holiday celebration and enjoy being fully present for the fun this season. 1. Cater in or stock up on pre-cooked holiday favorites Kick back and relax with […]

For a no-worries Noel, follow these 12 holiday safety tips

For a no-worries Noel, follow these 12 holiday safety tips

For a no-worries Noel, follow the 12 safety tips of Christmas (BPT) – The fun, festive activities during the holiday season make it a favorite time of year for many people. At the risk of sounding like a Grinch, though, all that festivity can lead to unintentional safety hazards. For example, some 30 percent of all home fires and 38 percent of home fire deaths occur over December, January and February, reports the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI). Fortunately, awareness is half the battle. As you enjoy the holidays this year, think about best practices for keeping you and your […]