Toddler Approved: Easy-peasy Halloween Activities

By Davonne Schäfer

Between dressing up, trick-or-treating and fun Halloween activities, Halloween time was always a great time during my childhood. And I’m excited to share the same excitement with my son. Below are three easy and fun activities that I recently did with him.

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5 Ways to up your beauty routine for autumn

By Noleen Sliney

Just as we’re changing our wardrobe for Autumn and wearing warmer clothes, it’s also time for us to start changing our beauty routine.

Here are 5 super simple ways you can keep your skin in tip top condition and still look fabulous and radiant this Autumn, despite the cooler temperature. Continue reading “5 Ways to up your beauty routine for autumn”

Pumpkin spice up your life

By Laura Kohler

Love it or hate it: it’s fall, which means it’s pumpkin spice time! Made famous originally by the eponymous Starbucks latte, it’s now used to flavor all manner of products. Everything from Cheerios to Baileys, to wine, yogurt and even marshmallow Peeps are being produced with “pumpkin spice” flavor. But what is it really? Continue reading “Pumpkin spice up your life”

5 ways to get the old you back

By Jordan Sapir

#1. Stop trying to go back to the, “old you”
She’s long gone sister. Gone are the days of dancing on table tops and boozy brunches. Girls trips and happy hour will never be the same. They will be better. Start cherishing your alone time. Take advantage of time with your girlfriends and partner. They will be few and far in between, but they will be priceless. Continue reading “5 ways to get the old you back”

Dirndl Dos and Don’ts

By Georgia Chapman

It’s that time of year again – Oktoberfest is days away and the Dirndl will be making its annual appearance all over the city. You will see short ones, long ones, medium-length ones, low cut, high cut – you name it. But despite the variations on style, there are a few rules one should know about before donning this traditional attire. Continue reading “Dirndl Dos and Don’ts”

A short history of the Wiesn

By Laura Kohler

The very first Wiesn took place in October of 1810. That first Wiesn was very different than the Volksfest we know today; it was a week of celebrations in the city of Munich held in honor of the wedding of Ludwig of Bayern and Princess Therese of Sachsen-Hildburghausen. The Theresienwiese, and its nickname “Wiesn”, takes its name from this princess. Continue reading “A short history of the Wiesn”