We’re a quarter of the way through the day, have you had your recommended 2 out of 8 hydrating glasses of water yet? For the Ethiopian village of Foro, 8 glasses (let alone 2) would be a daily luxury since water is so incredibly scarce that women spend on average 3 hours fetching meager amounts for their families. This World Water Day, the focus is “water for cities”, addressing the impact global urbanization has on water systems, management, and access. Whether you live in
The recent heart wrenching devastation caused by a 9.0 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami has left a somber mood in Japan, and throughout the world. On March 11th, one of the five most powerful earthquakes let loose off the east coast of the Oshika Peninsula of Tohoku near Sendai. In the wake of this natural disaster, nuclear power plants exposed an imminent man-made disaster.
Amidst growing fear of radiation poisoning, the international community is taking rapid
After the critical decision has been made, pre-screenings passed, training programs completed, and a bed or crib has been made, enthusiastic foster parents are ready to welcome a child into their home – and into their hearts. For the youngsters seeking a compassionate caregiver, this too is a joyous moment. Lingering, however, is the reality of understanding, then meeting a foster child’s demanding needs, which undoubtedly challenge a parents’ patience and energy.
Spring is just around the corner, and as the lovely __ in my garden are beginning to bud, dkkevents is growing in sustainable know-how with all the new product and green line discoveries I made at the Cater Source Conference and Trade Show in Las Vegas.
The event was hosted in the Convention Center of the ever so chic (shame I didn’t wear my heals kind-of-place) Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. In a strange moment of irony, I found the Tobacco Plus Expo to be coinciding with the
If it melts, chances are it’s either too messy, impractical or not sustainable.
Candles, popsicles and ice sculptures all have a shelf life, and bottom line they’re not the most practical or cost efficient way to add flare to an event. It seems rather customary that the end of an event would likely mean the end of all materials associated with it, and oh my, how clean up would be such a breeze- to the dumps! However, as sustainability comes into focus, extra thought must b
Living on-the-go has a tendency to distract ‘diligent doers’ from taking breaks for leisurely on-the-town activities. Making time, however, may not be the only obstacle in ones bill busting work schedule. Money can be a discouraging factor to soaking in an Italian aria at the Opera house or catching a prime time flick in 3D brilliance. The discovery of funcheap.com, a San Francisco based gem, was a welcome solution to both of these concerns!
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February is a month delicately peppered with Football fanaticism, gratitude for love, Aquarian self-discovery and Presidential appreciation. However, ask any culture craving fashionista and it’s oh-la-la Fashion Week on native soil, then an abundance of sweet and savory stylings sprinkled across the globe: flirty femme skirt suits by Moschino, coats flavored from the 60s by Alberta Ferretti, and vibrantly patterned dresses rounded off with Russian fur flare by Oscar de la Re