DIY PROJECTS AND IDEAS

Do you love DIY projects? Antiques? Decorating? How about funny insights and a little self-deprecating humor from a successful, creative artist and native of Columbus, Ohio?   If you answered yes to any of these questions, click over to the Cheltenham Road blog. It's lots of fun and full of great ideas! 

7 WAYS TO CELEBRATE NEW YEAR’S EVE IN COLUMBUS

Looking for a New Year's Eve party in Columbus? Check out this list of fun ways to ring in 2012: First Night Columbus  Enjoy over 100 entertainers at more than ten downtown venues, and hands-on activities that engage your imagination and creativity. ProMusica Chamber Orchestra: Celebrate! A New Year's Eve Performance  Enjoy Broadway tunes played…

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5 HOLIDAY TRADITIONS FROM DIFFERENT CULTURES AND RELIGIONS

Happy holiday season! One of the best things about this time of year is learning about each other’s traditions, and how different cultures and religions celebrate the holidays. Hispanic communities prepare for the arrival of Christmas with processions called Posadas. They represent the pilgrimage of Mary and Joseph on the nine nights before Jesus’ birthday. …

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SOOTHE SORENESS FROM WEIGHTLIFTING

Weightlifting can be so rewarding! It’s good for your physical and mental health, and helps you sculpt a stronger body. But weightlifting can also leave muscles sore and make everyday activities a little painful. To help you recover quickly, drink some cherry juice. A study conducted by University of Vermont researchers and published in Men’s…

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WINTERFAIR COLUMBUS

  Looking for unique gifts and art to decorate your home? Visit the Ohio Designer Craftsmen Winterfair Columbus this weekend! From December 2nd through the 4th at the Ohio Expo Center on the Ohio State Fairgrounds you can find fine art and crafts made in American studios! Admission is only $7, and children under 12…

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FOUR HELPFUL HOLIDAY HOSTING TIPS

Are you hosting overnight guests this holiday season? Impress them and make their stay more special with a little effort. Decorate little boxes or baskets and fill them with peppermints, sweet and salty nuts, or pieces of gourmet chocolate. Leave them on your guests’ pillows. Frame and place photos from last year’s holiday celebrations with…

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FOUR TIPS FOR ARRANGING YOUR HOME

Keep these four tips from professional designers in mind when you’re setting up your living room, bedroom or family room: Decorator Angelo Surmelis says to place couches and chairs a few inches away from any wall. This creates breathing room and makes your space seem larger. HGTV’s designer Erinn Valencich suggests spreading light sources throughout a room to make…

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KICK ASH!

Almost 17 million Americans try to quit smoking each year, but only about 1.3 million are able to ditch the addictive habit. As hard as it is, quitting is possible. If you’re trying, use your friends and your phone for help! Researchers at the University of Auckland in New Zealand compared the success of smokers trying to quit…

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