Beware of Lifestyle Creep

Sometimes more money can mean more problems. “Lifestyle creep” is an unusual phrase describing an all-too-common problem: the more money people earn, the more money they tend to spend. Frequently, the newly affluent are the most susceptible. As people establish themselves as doctors and lawyers, executives, and successful entrepreneurs, they see living well as a […]

Is Your Family Complete? His and Her Options…Which is Best?

There are two general classes of birth control: reversible and permanent. The principal permanent birth control method for women is called tubal ligation or a “tubal.” Permanent birth control for men is called a vasectomy. For many couples, the discussion on which partner will get “fixed” primarily revolves around the woman undergoing a tubal ligation. […]

Absolutely Fabulous. Surf City’s Most Unique Gifts & Decor Boutique

Diane Silverstein had never heard of the show “Absolutely Fabulous” when she named her aptly-titled gifts and décor boutique in central Huntington Beach. But the fun-loving, irreverent, blonde, champagne-promoting show does give a glimpse into what makes Absolutely Fabulous such a treasure. Absolutely Fabulous is not your run-of-the-mill, Hallmark-style gift shop; they are as fun […]

8 Reasons to Visit 5th & PCH

Many head to 5th & PCH for the shopping. Some come for the superb dining with oceanfront views. Others make it to 5th & PCH for the breathtaking view of the Huntington Beach Pier and uplifting vibes–making it the ultimate place for inspiration and Instagram worthy shoots. If you’re looking for a place that has all of Huntington Beach […]

Expanding Your Practice at Spa Montage

I giggled my way through my first yoga class. I took one in college, alongside two of my girlfriends, and we just couldn’t keep a straight face, as the instructor talked us through our poses in one of the phoniest, most nasally voices we’d ever heard. (We’d all heard him talking on the phone before […]

Yanni Celebrates 25th Anniversary of His Iconic “Live at the Acropolis” Concert Segerstrom Center for the Arts June 10, 2018

Legendary performer and composer Yanni will celebrate the 25th Anniversary of “Live At The Acropolis” with a world tour that will launch this spring in the United States. The maestro returns to Segerstrom Center for the Arts with the “Yanni 25 – Live At The Acropolis Anniversary Concert Tour.” “Live at the Acropolis,” released in […]

Taking a Vow to Save

My father does not like debt. My father does not like debt in the way that most people don’t like spiders, or brussel sprouts. It irks him. He (and his own father) both worked their way out of debt, and have been fortunate enough to never look back. But for most in America, the concept […]

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel presents its annual summer Festival of Arts exhibit

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel presents its annual summer Festival of Arts exhibit featuring 13 contemporary artworks from the Festival’s Permanent Collection. Honoring the oceanfront resort’s long-term partnership with Pageant of the Masters and Festival of Arts, guests are invited to view the exhibit from May 11 through September 4, 2018. Guests can also visit the […]

Pageant of the Masters “Under the Sun”

July 7 – September 1, 2018 Shows Nightly at 8:30pm The Pageant of the Masters is arguably one of the most unique productions in the entire world. This uber-creative, one-of-a-kind show combines theater, performance art and art history. Each evening during the summer season, classic and contemporary works of art are faithfully re-created with theatrical […]

Reading Takes You Everywhere at the Orange Public Library

Readers of all ages are encouraged to sign up for the Orange Public Library’s 2018 Summer Reading Club. The theme, “Reading Takes You Everywhere”, focuses on the excitement of exploration and new discoveries to be found in books, libraries, communities, and beyond. Summer Reading Club begins on Saturday, June 16 and ends July 28, at […]