Stylish Carrying Case Corrals Handbag Essentials in Style


  Despite their best efforts, most women have had the experience of frantically digging into the bottom of a large purse or handbag for an essential item such as eyeglasses, cellphone, keys, or passport. A separate case to corral these important possessions makes sense, especially if it combines fashion with function. Being able to protect, carry, and access these items in a reliable, convenient, safe … Continue reading Stylish Carrying Case Corrals Handbag Essentials in Style

Managing Technology To Keep Mobile Workers Happy


  Walk into any coffee shop and there you’ll see them – the freelancers, hunched over their laptops at corner tables, talking furtively into their earphones, fingers flying across their keyboards. They might be employees working remotely or contractors securing a new deal. The world is their office and their phones are universal remotes for professional services.Welcome to the new normal – the 24/7, 365-workday, … Continue reading Managing Technology To Keep Mobile Workers Happy

The Many Colors of Love: Engagement Rings Get a Makeover


  You can thank Kim Kardashian and Kanye West for setting the bar so high when it comes to getting married. The average cost of a wedding — sans a honeymoon — has now soared to more than $31,000, according to the wedding planning website TheKnot. And experts say the “images of celebrity wedding extravagance,” a la last year’s $12 million “Kimye” nuptials in Florence, … Continue reading The Many Colors of Love: Engagement Rings Get a Makeover

Sitting Through a Movie in Comfort


  Everyone loves a great movie. Whether it’s watching Tom Cruise hang from a building or a new rom-com, movies are a nice diversion from the daily grind (if only for a couple of hours), a place to stay cool on hot summer days, and usually provide pure, unadulterated enjoyment. To make the experience even more pleasant, theaters are now boasting reserved seating, fancier fare … Continue reading Sitting Through a Movie in Comfort

Protect Your Family With Encryption


  It is one of those items on your perpetual to-do list that never seems to quite get done. You mean to, but encrypting your personal information to keep it safe, seems to fall hopelessly into that chasm between, “I’ll do it later,” and “Surely, it’ll never happen to me.” And yet, if statistics are to be believed, the need to protect your data has … Continue reading Protect Your Family With Encryption

Seek to Know More: How Your Smartphone Can Save You Money


  It seems as if there is nothing a smartphone can’t do these days. It can get you where you want to go (most of the time), you can make reservations at your favorite restaurant, and now you can use it to detect whether your home is leaking energy or water. Thermal imaging, a once-costly technology, available only to the military and police or firefighters, … Continue reading Seek to Know More: How Your Smartphone Can Save You Money

Small Businesses Have Happy Workforces


  New research shows that small-business employees are among the happiest people in the workplace. One major reason for their happiness stems from the way many small-business owners show workers how much they appreciate, respect and value them on a professional and personal level. Opportunities offered by small businesses, such as a family atmosphere, flexible work schedules and a greater understanding of how current goals … Continue reading Small Businesses Have Happy Workforces

Where the Jobs Are: Why Relocating May Be the Best Option


  Unemployment rates and joblessness has been a prevalent topic in the U.S. since the recession began in 2007. Just three years into the country’s economic slump, an estimated 8 million jobs were lost nationwide. While many of those jobs have been regained, the recession is still showing aftereffects in many parts of the country, which are lagging behind in unemployment. East and west coast … Continue reading Where the Jobs Are: Why Relocating May Be the Best Option

Contemporary Style – What It Is And Tips for Your Home


  Contemporary style and design are everywhere and can be a foundation for many new homes built today.But what exactly does that mean and how can it be incorporated into existing homes?”Contemporary style is really about reduction – reducing things to their essence and having really clean lines and uncluttered spaces,” says Alan Pickett, Pella Corporation’s resident architect. Current contemporary design offers a softer take … Continue reading Contemporary Style – What It Is And Tips for Your Home