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The Generous Guide to Going Gray

If you’re thinking about going gray and finally allowing your salt-and-pepper strands to grow freely, the chances are that you’re pretty nervous. However, there’s good news! Letting your mane go gray doesn’t have to be scary. With this simple guide on steps to make the process easier, you’ll find that …

April Kirkwood Releases “Working My Way Back To Me”

April Kirkwood is an author and therapist. An LPC alumnus from Youngstown State University, Kirkwood holds two masters degrees in both education and community mental health counseling. She has over twenty-five years in public education and in the mental health field working in inpatient and outpatient facilities both public and …

I On The Horse: 43rd Annual Hampton Classic Horse Show

As the 43rd Annual Hampton Classic Horse Show winds up for the year until its end on September 2nd, we’re taking a look back on the highlights of the first couple days of the massive New York equestrian event that brings horses, riders, and their trainers together at the end …

I On Travel: SilverSea Cruises

If the cruising the Mediterranean is on your bucket list, Silversea Cruises should be the first place you look. Silversea’s fleet offers all-inclusive sailing aboard their first-class ships; every ocean view suite has their own butler and world-class dining opportunities seldom found at other vacation properties. SilverSea’s ships are not unlike a boutique resort, offering up some of the best service and most intimate experiences that cruising has to offer. And given the smaller size of the SiverSea fleet, they are able to reach destinations that the larger cruise ships simply can not, offering a much richer cultural experience.

I On Beauty: Seven Anti-Aging Tips

Who does not like the idea of the days when we were young, free and stress free without fine lines and wrinkles on the skin? It has become quite familiar to adopt such methods and approaches where one can look like a person much younger than their age. Many natural …

Michael Kutza Receives a Lifetime Achievement Award

Inspiring some of the most significant directors, writers, and actors of independent films since the age of 22, Michael Kutza recently received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Chicago International Film Fest Summer Gala at Loews Chicago Hotel. With appearances by Kathleen Turner, Chaz Ebert, and Terrance Howard (among others) …

Tempel Lipizzan Horses: 60 Exciting Years in the U.S.

Celebrating 60 years in the United States, descendents of The Smiths hosted a fabulous Diamond Anniversary Gala Performance featuring their extraordinary Lipizzan horses in Wadsworth, Illinois. Originally from Austria and arriving in the U.S. in 1958, Tempel Smith and his horses made their new home in Wadsworth, IL and horse …

Top 4 Best Luxury Travel Destinations in Italy

The heart of luxurious travel beats in Italy, and it’s endless beauty will attest to this fact. Proud of its history, yet confidently moving into the future, Italy is the mecca for the stylish, the modern and the hip. From the world-renowned museums and the exquisite cuisine to the breathtaking …

Ethan Hawke Receives the Renaissance Award from the Gene Siskel Film Center

We spoke with Director, Writer, Actor Ethan Hawke who was in Chicago to receive the Gene Siskel Film Center Renaissance Award at a gala in his honor at the Ritz-Carlton Chicago. The accomplished artist has acted in over 74 films, in addition to being a published author, writer, and director.  …

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The Beauty and Brains Behind June Jacobs

When the opportunity came up to interview June Jacobs I jumped at it. I have been very impressed with all her work and wanted to learn more about her. If you enjoy pampering yourself to luxurious spa treatments you are probably already very familiar with June Jacobs skin care line, …