A store bought arrangement of fresh flowers can cost a pretty penny. So why not make your own bouquets at home? Although it may seem like a daunting task - it's really not. Sarah von Pollaro is the owner of Urban Petals and taught us the basics of the hot new floral trends.
Archive for August 2011
Assembling a cheese plate can be a tricky proposition. With so many different flavors and textures and kinds to choose from; how do you know what to serve? Lauren Weissman from the Park Hyatt Washington showed us how it's done!
Frozen drinks have come a long way from those syrupy sweet margaritas and strawberry daiquiris squirted out of machines. From granita cocktails to "slushitos" and spiked milkshakes, D.C.'s restaurants offer lots of options these days. Amanda McClements from Metrocurean.com showed us the sweet tricks to making chic, frozen cocktails at home.
It may still be hot outside, but clothing stores are getting ready for cooler temperatures and putting out their fall fashions. Krista Johnson is the owner of Ella Rue, a vintage boutique in Georgetown. She gave us some great finds for fall.
The world of dating can sometimes feel like one big game. There are so many dating rules; it's downright confusing. So when you're on a first date, what topics should you be sure to talk about? Which ones should you avoid? Jess McCann is the author of "You Lost Him at Hello" and gave us the lowdown on the dating game.
Every week, "Youth Service America" honors one young person from around the world for their outstanding accomplishments in service and in school. D.C. resident, Yasmine Arrington, is a recent winner of the "Everyday Young Hero Award" for starting a program called "Scholarchips." Jenn Voss, from Youth Service America also joined us.
It's that time of year when kids are packing up their rooms and getting ready to head off to college. And no matter how much a parent prepares; saying goodbye can be an emotional experience. Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Andrea Bonior, talked to us about how to let go.
If you look out your window you can see the world is flush with colors! So why not bring some of those bright and vibrant colors inside with some simple tricks? Interior Decorator, Zoe Feldman, showed us how you can infuse your home with color.
Our man panel is back by popular demand and ready for your tough relationship questions!
Find out what the the Let's Talk Live man panel thinks about "mancations."
Back-to-school season can be stressful, so we called in three local mompreneurs who have a few ways to make things easier!
There is a big debate over when women should start getting yearly mammograms. Dr. Angela Marshall is a board certified internist and weighs in on the topic.
Comedian TJ Miller stopped by for some laughs before he performs at Arlington Drafhouse this weekend.
From filet to hanger steak--we're talking about red meat! Victor Albisu is the Executive Chef at BLT Steak and talks about how and why each cut of meat has a different taste.
If you have ever gone on vacation with a guy you know that their ability to pack isn't always the best. So what should they be packing? Kelly Muccio, Owner and Creator of Lost Boys has some tips to make your guy look good while on vacation.
The hot weather is cooling off just in time for the weekend. Chilli Amar from Mix 107.3 has some family-friendly events you don't want to miss.
From a Napa California cellar master to a Maui Hawaii surf instructor, these are just some of the odd jobs that Daniel Seddiqui has worked. His mission was to work 50 jobs in 50 states in 50 weeks--and he did it. He stopped by to talk about how he's living the map.
The Washington Humane Society takes in hundreds of animals each month, and this summer they are bringing in more animals than ever before. Scott Giacoppo explains how you can help.