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  • Olive oil is not just for cooking: Surprising uses for olive oil
    Olive oil is not just for cooking: Surprising uses for olive oil
    There are many kinds of olive oil, and there are many uses for olive oil. Some of those uses you probably have never thought about. Olive oil is commonly used in cooking, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and soaps and as a fuel for traditional oil...
  • Naussa, Island of Paros, Greece
    Paros Land Hotel exemplifies the gift of Athena
    On the Greek island of Paros, the Paros Land Hotel offers more than the hospitality that makes this country a top tourist destination. Greece has stories to explain everything. The olive tree was Athena's gift to the people providing food, oil...
  • How to prune olive trees
    How to prune olive trees
    Few people realize that olive trees need to be pruned differently based on their age. Olive trees are native to the Mediterranean region of the world, and have been cultivated for centuries. Many growers say that pruning is more of an art than a...
  • Tomato Basil with Cream Cheese Bruschetta
    What is bruschetta, really?
    Many Americans think of bruschetta as an Italian appetizer where crustini is topped with a savory mixture of tomatoes, garlic and basil. But in fact, bruschetta, pronounced BROO-SKET-TA, actually refers to the toast itself – not the...
  • Olive leaf extract and your health
    Olive leaf extract and your health
    When you think of olive oil, does the word healthy come to mind? It should, it is a natural health product. The health benefits of olive oil include longevity and prevention of chronic illnesses when used consistently. The Mediterranean diet, we...
  • Drew Barrymore
    Drew Barrymore’s second pregnancy is for her daughter Olive
    Drew Barrymore has been keeping a low profile since she decided to get married and have a child. She has been spotted a couple of places sporting her newest baby bump, but it is safe to say that she is just enjoying the married life. She married...
  • Orea Taverna and Wine Bar
    Come on down to the Orea Taverna and Bar for a little taste of Greece!
    Want to be taken to Greece without having to travel too far from Anaheim? Well, the Orea Taverna is just around the corner with any Greek delicacies you desire. Even if you are a little afraid to try something new, it would be well worth it to...
  • Outstanding raw olives
    Outstanding raw olives
    What is the deal with raw olives?We know olives mainly from our daily cooking in the form of olive oil for pasta or salads. Native to the Mediterranean and West Asia region, olive is known as one of the oldest foods in the world. The olive...
  • Drew Barrymore
    Drew Barrymore has a big crush on her lobster baby, Olive
    Drew Barrymore loves being a mother and is totally smitten with her baby girl, Olive. According to a Jan. 21 US Weekly report, Drew carries a photo around of Olive dressed as a lobster and looks at it frequently throughout the day.The photo was...
  • Drew Barrymore talks about baby Olive and husband Will Kopelman
    Drew Barrymore talks about baby Olive and husband Will Kopelman
    Drew Barrymore, once Hollywood’s wild child, talks about the most important role of her life – mother to baby Olive, according to a Dec 12 report by ABC News.Barrymore, 37, described the moment when she first laid eyes on her newborn, ...
  • Drew Barrymore reveals her new baby on the cover of 'People'
    Drew Barrymore reveals her new baby on the cover of 'People'
    It has been nine weeks since Drew Barrymore gave birth to her daughter Olive. This is Barrymore's first baby. Drew and her husband Will Kopelman were overjoyed to expand their family and add their new daughter. Drew will appear on the cover of...
  • Great American Music Hall
    Add a visit to the Great American Music Hall to your 4th of July holiday plans
    Thinking of ways to spend your long 4th of July holiday? Add a visit to the Great American Music Hall in the Tenderloin to your list. See Liars, Thursday, July 5th. Also appearing is Cadence Weapon. Doors open at 7pm, show begins at 8:00pm. Click...
  • The Circus is coming to town
    This Weekend: Feb. 3-5
    This weekend get out of the house and enjoy all that is planned and have something to talk about Monday morning. Here is a list of things that are happening this weekend:Feb. 3-4 Monster Truck Winter Nationals http://www.haracomplex.com. Hara...
  • Extending the olive branch
    What it means to 'extend the olive branch'
    Have you ever heard the expression, "extend the olive branch"? Do you have any idea what it means?Actually, the expression to "extend an olive branch" means an offer of peace or reconciliation. It has a biblical origin. It...
  • Fall 2011 Nails - Green with Envy
    Fall 2011 Nail Trends - Green with Envy
    For the Fall, green is the one of the top, go-to colors for perfectly polished tips. Yes, green...but it's not your kid sister's lime green nail lacquer!This season calls for gorgeous, grown up metallic olive and dark, almost black, hunter...