People spend an average of 8 hours 21 minutes sleeping a day – but spend an average of 8 hours 41 minutes on media devices. The majority (81 per cent) of smartphone users have their phones switched on all the time, even in bed. Getting a good nights sleep given the chaos in the world […]
Beauty Is More Than Skin Deep: Valmont Baptizes The Bear Bracelet To Preserve Fish In British Columbia
Valmont is one of the leading cosmetic companies in the world. For most women and some men, Valmont is a religion. It is the most essential time piece, ritual, and anti-aging program that does reverse the inevitable signs of aging from all skin types, naturally.
By Nancy and James Chuda founders of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World Oslo Norway, The Chuda’s for LuxEcoLiving What could be better. Two nights at The Thief in Oslo followed by an eight day cruise on Windstar’s Windsurf. But first get ready to experience one of the most magnificent spas in the world… watch! […]
By Lorri Ballance Laird, LuxEco Advocate Three summers ago, I suddenly found myself exhausted and depressed. I slept for four to five hours a day after seeing my son off on the summer camp bus, and I couldn’t manage to take care of my household. A visit to my doctor revealed my problem—my thyroid had […]
Santa Barbara County Los Alamos- Bell Street Farm LuxEcoLiving photo credits Mozy into town… you’ve arrived in Los Alamos where you will discover a three block radius of some of the finest epicurean cravings on this planet. And what makes this little gem of a town so spectacular is the absence of tourists dressed in […]
Las Vegas Nevada “Breast Cancer Awareness begins with self examination. Mammograms can’t detect everything that’s why it is important that women perform a monthly self exam using the Breast Health Action Kit.” Olivia Newton-John In Memory of the late Chrissy Amphlett WATCH! In 1992, Olivia was diagnosed with breast cancer. Her personal triumph against cancer […]
Bob’s commitment to being Well Bread means doing good things. He supports the Los Alamos Community by donating what they don’t sell to local food banks. Los Alamos California LuxEcoLiving photo credit James Chuda I’ve been on Bob’s trail. I’ve motored to Los Alamos countless times praying that I would arrive in time to get […]
By Nancy Chuda founder and Editor in Chief of LuxEcoLiving and co-founder of Healthy Child Healthy World Two architectural visionaries, James Chuda and David Noble are proposing to build “High Density Town Center Garden Communities” by making use of “air rights” over major transportation hubs using new breakthrough building technology “InhabitableSpaceFrames.” LuxEcoLiving photo credits Mickey Jacob […]
By Nancy and James Chuda founders of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World We had a terrible scare!!! Journey, our 18 month old adopted yellow lab ate rat poison. There were no sign at first. We had no clue how sick he was or would become until we heard these words from our local […]
Gregg Cave is a brilliant creative pioneer in the travel industry. He literally just stepped off the plane having received the most prestigious award yet, Best Oceanic Day Spa and Best World Day Spa.
Travels with Journey to The Fairmont Miramar Hotel and Bungalows: For Some of the Best Days of Your Lives
The Fairmont Miramar Hotel and Bungalows gets 5 Paws! Excellent location, fabulous service and extra treats for Journey.
The holidays are coming. You just spent a fortune on that special cream that is meant to reduce stretch marks but did you ever consider that stretching in between your chores might be a better alternative? When you consider the vast communities of people who count on devices to score their steps, their breath and […]
By Lorri Ballance Laird, Luxeco Advocate
The holidays are over, and for many people in many parts of the U.S., winter has set in with a vengeance. One way to beat the winter blahs might be to try adding some houseplants to your indoor landscape. According to a plantsforlife.org report, not only can plants help boost your mood, reduce stress, and speed recovery from illness, they can also help improve indoor air quality.
In 2004, CHEC (The Children’s Health Environmental Coalition) now Healthy Child Healthy World, the organization Jim and I founded in memory of our only child, Colette, who died at age five from a non-hereditary cancer initiated a powerful grassroots campaign to create national awareness to safeguard human health from dangers posed by hazardous environmental […]
By Nancy Chuda founder of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World “There is a fountain of youth; it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of the people you love. When you learn to tap this source you will truly have defeated age.” Sophia Lauren LuxEcoLiving […]
By Alanna Rosette Brown, a writer/filmmaker, LuxEcoLiving Advocate, and author of Moonpennies. Follow her blog at alannarosette.com Make a New Years Resolution: Stand-Up and Walk to Increase Your Lifespan LuxEcoLiving As a copywriter by day and a screenwriter by night, I spend the majority of my days sitting in front of a computer. The back […]
By Nancy and James Chuda founders of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World Gainey Winery Santa Ynez California It was truly a gift of nature! Standing in the beautiful vines overlooking Santa Ynez Valley at Sunset. LuxEcoLiving photo credits We were there to sample edible treasures and enjoy recipe’s from Hugh Carpenter’s new cookbook, Mexican […]
By Nancy Chuda founder and Editor in Chief LuxEcoLiving co-founder of Healthy Child Healthy World Nina Montée Karp is the youngest person to receive Healthy Child Healthy World’s Lifetime Achievement Award at the 6th Annual Mom on a Mission Gala “In a world where wealth dictates altruistic virtue there are few self made individuals who […]
By Nancy Chuda founder and Editor in Chief of LuxEcoLiving and co-founder of Healthy Child Healthy World How walking can add years to your life What happens when you sit hours on end doing your work? If you’re like me, after 3 hours your neck stiffens, your shoulders begin to ache and your posture begins […]
By Nancy Chuda founder of LuxEcoLiving and Editor in Chief co-founder of Healthy Child Healthy World Courtesy CBS This Morning Norah O’Donnell, Gayle King, and Charlie Rose My biggest challenge in life is to get off my butt and walk to work. On average, people sit too many hours at their desks, in their cars, […]
By Nancy Chuda founder and Editor in Chief of LuxEcoLiving and co-founder of Healthy Child Healthy World Colette Chuda 1989 photo credit Irene Born Newton-John “When a parent loses a child, there really are no words. There are no words to describe this grief, and there are no words to mend the broken heart that remains forever after. […]
By Nancy and James Chuda founders of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World Why Your Health Matters Most Walk don’t run while searching Google for the facts about your health. Let’s start with the word sedentary. Then add obsessive and compulsive TV binging, sporting events, news, Netflixing, tech toys, Twitter, Facebook… do the math… you’re […]
By Nancy Chuda founder of Healthy Child Healthy World and Editor in Chief of LuxEcoLiving The Hamptons, Long Island New York, Los Angeles and Santa Ynez California Sweet charity! Healthy Child Healthy World is expanding its national and global horizons… Event host Erica Reid and Gigi Lee Chang in […]
By Nancy and James Chuda founders of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World Gardening is my therapy ” A garden to walk in and immensity to dream in– what more could he ask? A few flowers at his feet and above him the stars.” Victor Hugo, Les Miserables Jefferson Woeste and Nancy Chuda LuxEcoLiving Woeste’s […]
By Nancy and James Chuda founders of LuxEcoLiving and co-founders of Healthy Child Healthy World West Hollywood California, The Palm Restaurant Photos courtesy of LuxEcoLiving When your starving for something… a sense of history, dedication, a phenomenal experience you go to The Palm. Seated in one of their classic leather paneled booths, your treated to […]
Meridith Baer is a storyteller. For the past 15 years, Meridith has designed interiors by imagining who might live in them and telling their story with ease and elegance. Meridith Baer Home has over 100,000 square feet of warehouse space overflowing with furniture, artwork, rugs, lighting, plants, and accessories. Meridith and her buyers are constantly […]
By Nancy Chuda founder and Editor-in Chief LuxEcoLiving and co-founder Healthy Child Healthy World Queribus Castle and the Cru overlooking Maury France If you had to choose between Santa Barbara County or Maury France where would you like to buy an affordable bottle of wine? My favorite Kimberly Jones selection is a 2008 Fin Amour […]
By Zhenya Gershman artist, art historian, educator and contributing author to LuxEcoLiving I “met” my parents not long after they first fell in love. I say first – because for as long as I know them they continue to fall for each other deeper and deeper. I grew up surrounded with tenderness and mutual respect. […]
By Nancy and James Chuda founders of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World Santa Paula California Limoneria Ranch An Afternoon in the Orchard Celebrating Sustainable Agriculture Not only are we losing critical top soil meant to harbor and grow food but worse, we are losing the future of agriculture. Students, if asked, have never been […]
By Nancy Chuda founder and Editor in Chief of LuxEcoLiving and co-founder of Healthy Child Healthy World Melbourne Australia We may not be winning the war against cancer but we have won warriors to provide hope. Olivia Newton-John lives life as a “thriver” and leads the way for others to follow. As the world turns […]
By Nancy Chuda founder and Editor in Chief of LuxEcoLiving and co-founder of Healthy Child Healthy World. Rome wasn’t built in a day and neither was Nancy’s Organic Kitchen. I take great pride in my heritage and the fact that I carry the “foodie genes” of my families love for cooking. Although I never knew […]
By Nancy and James Chuda founders of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World Sunstone Winery Santa Ynez California Life happens! Even in the best laid plans one can never predict expectancy but one can assume that memories linger and with them come the force of spirit from grace. Bion Rice and his wife Anna have […]
By Nancy and James Chuda founders LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World Santa Ynez California, twilight time It’s a marriage of two of the most celebrated tastes. Pairing fine wines with French cheese is pure matrimony… till death do us part! Forget your cholesterol count! Indulge! Life is to be lived in the moment. Insist […]
By Nancy Chuda, co-founder of LuxEcoLiving.com and Healthy Child Healthy World
A divine inspiration. A remarkable event. An outstanding evening. Jim and I were treated to one of the most memorable moments in our lives—at Coleman Farm’s annual dinner. Their mission is to re-connect diners to the land and the origins of their food, and to honor the local farmers and food artisans who cultivate it.