Why Your Pottery is So Special

Posted by Ann Marie on 12/27/2014
If you love the finer things in life, you deserve to have yourself a nice collection of quality pottery. Pottery making is an art and science that mankind has been working with for thousands of years. When you find that perfect thrown pottery tea cup or vase, you have found a testament to the wonders of the past and the natural wonders of a clay's plasticity, strength, and ability to absorb the right amount of water. 

Chai Tea

Posted by Ann Marie on 12/20/2014 to Inspirations
Chai is one of the most popular teas used in many parts of the world. It was originated from India. It is milk based tea and made up of the combination of sweetener, heavy milk and various spices and rich black tea. But the use of spices varies from place to place. It has been one of the most popular in Eastern countries. Chai tea is a great alternative to coffee. It is suited for both cold and warm regions and climates. Indian based Chai tea is made using herb supplements such as pepper, cardamom, ginger, cinnamon and cloves. This tea gives a soothing and warming effect. It has natural beneficial digestive properties. 

Four Lifestyle Choices Americans Can Steal from Europeans

Posted by Ann Marie on 12/18/2014
To live a life fully, it is a good idea for us to learn from each other, even from others from other cultures. For example, just adopting a few lifestyle practices from the average European can help us Europeans lead healthier, happier, and more relaxed lives.  

Gift Ideas to Help With Holiday Shopping

Posted by Ann Marie on 12/2/2014 to European Gifts
The holidays are a wonderful time of year. They can also be a little stressful with all the additional activities piled on top of one’s regular, busy life. Buying presents can be very enjoyable, but also quite time consuming.

3 Cities From Behind the Iron Curtain You Must Visit

Posted by Ann Marie on 12/1/2014 to Inspirations
It’s been years now since the world was last separated in two blocks during the Cold War. The West has won, and the division line in Europe, known as the Iron Curtain, slowly started to fade. Still, because of the years spent behind that line, some countries, and their capital cities, didn’t receive the attention from travelers they rightfully deserved. Everybody knows that, when in Europe, you have to see Paris, Amsterdam, London, Berlin, Rome and Vienna, but is that really all there is to Europe? It’s not, of course. Here are three cities that used to be behind the Iron Curtain you should visit on your tour of Europe.
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