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What Is Art Deco Jewelry?

Written by Teresa Te on February 21, 2018

When you hear the term art deco used to describe a piece of jewelry, you might be confused. One of the most iconic and memorable styles of jewelry is art deco, which emerged in the 1920s. It has an interesting history as well as some specific characteristics. Read on to learn more about this iconic style that’s making a big comeback in contemporary jewelry.

Emergence During The Roaring Twenties

Art deco jewelry was perhaps most popular during the 1920s when parties, flapper dresses, bob haircuts, and loud jewelry were all the rage. When Serge Diaghilev’s Ballet Russes came to Paris, women of the early 1900’s were mad for the exotic costume jewelry and art deco pieces the performers wore. It seemed to be the perfect complement to their romantic fashion of living. (more…)

Four Tips to Use to Make Moving for the First Time Easier for Your Children

Written by Teresa Te on February 19, 2018

When children have to move for the first time, it can be very overwhelming for them. Many children do not know what to expect and are often scared to move because they assume that it is going to be a horrible experience. Taking the time to properly prepare for the move can make the experience better for your children overall. The following guide walks you through a few tips to use to make moving for the first time as easy as it can be for your kids.

Make the Move Less Stressful for Your Kids

It is important to realize that having to pack up everything that they own and leave the only house that they have ever known can be difficult for children to handle. It is best to allow your children to take a few things with them in the car to entertain them and allow professionals to pack everything for you instead. This allows you to be sure that everything is packed properly so that when the boxes are placed in a moving truck, they are safe and secure. (more…)

Save Big On Your Next Car: Buy Online

Written by Teresa Te on February 17, 2018

With the rise of online marketplaces, the way Canadians shop for cars has changed drastically over the past decade, and nowhere is this more apparent than in pre-owned auto sales. If you were looking for a used car, truck, or SUV in the early 2000s, chances are the first place you turned to was the local newspaper classifieds or a used car dealer. Now, most people’s first instinct is to go online and see whether anyone in their area has a quality vehicle for sale.

By allowing buyers to browse hundreds of options at a time and connect effortlessly with sellers, online marketplaces have played an important role in lowering prices for used cars. For those who are willing to take the initiative and look for themselves, buying a used car online can be a way to save a lot of money. But if you are looking for deals on a used car there are a few things you may want to keep in mind. (more…)

5 Ways To Add A Touch Of Elegance To Your Next Party

Written by Teresa Te on February 15, 2018

For a memorable event that people enjoy, intentionally crafting every aspect of the environment with a touch of elegance is necessary. Everything from the napkins and cutlery to your furniture and home décor will influence the experience of your guests.

No matter where you live or what facilities you have access to, here are some ideas for adding a touch of elegance to your next party: (more…)

2 Luxury Cars You Didn’t Know Were Luxurious

Written by Teresa Te on February 15, 2018

There was a time when luxury cars were reserved for millionaires and people who didn’t mind being in debt for the rest of their lives. Just a couple decades ago, you could buy six decent used cars for the price of a new top of the line Mercedes or Jaguar.

If you want a luxury car today, you don’t have to break the bank. Manufacturers like Buick, Chrysler, Infiniti, and Volvo have entered the luxury car market, and although you’ll still pay a premium, you won’t pay nearly as much. You can buy a luxury car on the same budget as a standard car. (more…)