Benefits of Hot Yoga

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Studios advertising “hot yoga” have become popular almost everywhere. Hot yoga, or “Bikram” style yoga, is a specific type of yoga that includes a series of 26 postures that are practiced in a hot, humid room. According to the Mayo clinic, the optimal temperature for hot yoga is 105 degrees F and the humidity is 40 percent. The sweat-inducing environment is thought to help the muscles relax into the challenging postures.

Hot Yoga at Home

Not very many people can replicate the environment of a hot yoga
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Focus on the Fireplace

Decorators tell us that in order to accentuate a room, we should choose a focal point and build everything else around it. If you’re fortunate enough to have a fireplace, you have a built-in focal point.

For generations, families have gathered ’round the fireplace to while away time, visit, and relax. You can celebrate the history of the fireplace by making it central to your decorating scheme. You can accomplish this in five simple
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Fireplace Design And Decorating Ideas | From HomeSpirations

Well folks, the weather is officially changing. As of a few days ago, we’re into fall & it appears that Mother Nature is right on cue with cooler temperatures every day! We just turned on our furnace for the first time this weekend and those of us with fireplaces … I’m sure lighting those isn’t too far behind!

If you’re looking for some information & inspiration as fireplace weather gets closer & closer, we suggest that you hop over & read the Fireplace Design And Decorating Ideas blog post from Simone over at
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My $82 Fireplace Makeover | From The Lettered Cottage

Okay, this post by the folks over at The Lettered Cottage isn’t exactly brand new. In fact, it’s actually a few years old. BUT … it’s awesome & I just saw it for the first time today. I thought you all would want to see how you can completely and totally change the way your fireplace looks. And uh … Kevin & Layla did it for $82. So let’s be real about how we can all afford that.

So here is a “before” picture from their blog. Layla is measuring the hearth on their wow-that’s-a-really-ugly-before fireplace.
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