Eating Your Greens

It’s easy to get stuck in a salad rut when you’re standing at the market faced with rows upon rows of leafy greens ranging from pale lime to bright kelly to deep forest. Despite the wealth of lettuces most stores now stock, I’m equally guilty of...

Art Beyond Austin

It might sound like a colorful story—a couple of Europhile empty nesters in Austin, Texas, transitioning from a Tuscan-style villa to a Scandinavian-style home, yet utilizing the same color palette and interior decor  —but it’s quite the opposite.  Read...

Sunny Disposition

Selecting the perfect interior paint color can be a lot like choosing a spouse: it should make you feel unreservedly happy. Granted, you can always trade in a can of paint for a new shade if it doesn’t work out, but invest time in identifying the perfect hue, and that...

Plugged In

If a lack of motivation is what keeps you from exercising, websites such as stickK (www.stickk.com) can help hold you accountable. Founded by a group of Yale University economists, stickK allows you to create “commitment contracts” that bind you to achieving your...