kewpiebb99

319 Added | 6 Magazines | 153 Likes | 1 Following | 5 Followers | @kewpiebb99 | Keep up with kewpiebb99 on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “kewpiebb99”

8 Lean Proteins You Should Start Eating To Get Rid Of Belly Fat, According To Nutritionists

The saying “abs are made in the kitchen” couldn’t be more true. You can do crunches for hours, hop on a stationary bike and spin for miles, or as …

Nutrition

10 Seattle tourist attractions worth seeing (and a few you can skip)

You've probably heard someone make the argument recently: Seattle is the perfect alternative to San Francisco. It's politically similar and the quality of life is high, but real estate and living costs remain cheaper than the ridiculous Bay Area.<p>So, with a weekend getaway to Seattle on the …

Barcelona

The horror! First-world San Francisco 'problems' we face every day

There’s no city quite like San Francisco, which is why so many people want to live, work, and vacation here. But with unique benefits come unique first-world "problems" that our out-of-town friends and family may not be able to understand, or even want to.<p>Who else faces snow-flaked dilemmas like …

San Francisco

Mentally Strong Kids Have Parents Who Refuse to Do These 13 Things | Inc.com

Raising a mentally strong kid doesn't mean he won't cry when he's sad or that he won't fail sometimes. Mental strength doesn't make you immune to hardship and it's not about suppressing your emotions.<p>In fact, it's quite the opposite. Mental strength is what helps kids bounce back from setbacks and …

Self-help

The 7 Best Cheap Décor Sites We Always Shop

Who wouldn't want a perfectly decorated and organized home? We already know the benefits of having a beautiful environment and how it impacts our …

Winding Tree is the new kid on the blockchain set on disrupting Airbnb and Expedia

Bitcoin and Ethereum may be the stars of the cryptocurrency story, but the real hero is the technology behind them: blockchain. Platforms like Winding Tree, which is operated by a non-profit out of Switzerland, are using the blockchain to disrupt industries.<p>Essentially there are two ways that …

This New Rural House Sits On A Hillside In New Zealand Surrounded By Bush Land

LTD Architectural Design Studio have designed a small and modern house in Puhoi, about 50 km north of Auckland, New Zealand.<p>Surrounded by bush, the …

Architecture

22 small Bay Area towns you need to visit right now (update) - Curbed SF

When the city grid starts to feel like too much or too little, we San Franciscans are lucky to have our choice of getaways. All of the destinations on this list make perfect weekend escapes and are less than two hours out of town. And, depending on what direction you head, there is a wealth of …

San Francisco

A Real-Life Look At Today's Packed School Lunches

If your idea of a school lunch is still a peanut butter and jelly sandwich packaged in a brown paper bag, you are behind the times. Sure, that may have been the norm in the ’80s and ’90s, but today’s packed lunches are getting a makeover.<p>The modern school lunch has gotten a serious upgrade, thanks …

Healthy Eating

Weekend getaways every Bay Area resident must do at least once

Guerneville<p>Livermore<p>Point Reyes Lighthouse<p>Clear Lake<p>Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park<p>San Luis Obispo<p>Bodega Bay<p>Avenue of the Giants<p>Sea ranch<p>Mendocino<p>Fort Bragg<p>Monterey<p>Big Sur/Carmel<p>San Simeon<p>Napa<p>Calistoga<p>Healdsburg<p>Santa Cruz<p>Santa Cruz Mountains<p>Lake Tahoe<p>Yosemite National Park<p>Sacramento<p>Lost …

California

7 Ways to Raise a Resilient Child

You can’t shield kids from all the crappy things in life, but we have seven strategies to help them face challenges with a can-do spirit.<p>When I asked my daughter, Birdy, to think of the time she was proudest of herself, she said, quickly, “The high ropes.” She meant the adventure-challenge obstacle …

Kids

San Francisco chefs reveal their favorite meals in the Bay Area

San Francisco has established itself as a true foodie city, offering up some of the most unique (and delicious) culinary creations in the entire country. Behind every dish that has earned a cult following in the Bay Area is a mastermind chef, who has to live and breathe good food.<p>While chefs are …

San Francisco

Lisbon city guide: what to see plus the best bars, restaurants and hotels

Portugal’s capital is bursting with culture and great places to eat, stay and party – and it’s the cheapest city break destination in western Europe<p>Assemble a city-break destination from a wishlist of components and you get Lisbon: a wide glittering river, limpid skies, steep cobbled streets, …

European Travel

Green vacations: 10 places that don't cost the Earth

<b>(CNN) —</b> Travelers are more socially and environmentally conscious than ever, seeking to get away safe in the knowledge they've had minimal impact on the planet's resources.<p>With 2017 named as the United Nations' International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, the spotlight is even more on …

Costa Rica

There’s More Than Tech to Silicon Valley: A Weekend Guide

In a 1985 interview with <i>Playboy</i>, a young Steve Jobs extols where he grew up: “You could get LSD fresh-made from Stanford. You could sleep on the beach at night with your girlfriend. California has a sense of experimentation and a sense of openness—openness to new possibilities.”<p>It’s this …

Santa Rosa Is for Lovers

The perfect date for wine-, beer- and/or nature-loving couples is an hour north of the city.<p>If you want to plan a romantic getaway without the hassle …

Why Sonoma is Having a Moment

Many think of Sonoma County as the relatively laid-back sibling of the more-polished Napa/St. Helena corridor. But Sonoma’s Healdsburg feels white-hot these days thanks to the recent opening of SingleThread Farms, who's restaurant specializes in an ever-evolving 11-course tasting menu that’s as …

Swimming Pools

A Cool Japanese Home Organization Brand Available on Amazon

There are words in decor that just seem to always go hand-in-hand. For instance, "cozy" is comfortably at home when uttered right before "blanket", …

Home Offices

LA's 20 Most Underrated Restaurants, 2017 Edition

Underrated restaurants abound in Los Angeles, thanks to its urban sprawl and neighborhood density. Many, many deserving places get overlooked simply because a portion of the population isn't willing to drive to them regularly, while still others hop aboard the hype train to lots of early fanfare …

Texas

Taste the West: Sonoma County

Visit this laid-back land of vineyard-rich valleys, from Sonoma to Dry Creek to Alexander, for fresh, organic cuisine, a thriving farm community—and a distinctly non-Napa vibe<p>Sonoma County is often overlooked when oenophiles plan for a day of wine tasting and food, but that is starting to no longer …

Sonoma County

10 Paint Colors with Cult Followings: Architects’ All-Time Favorite Paint Picks

Why reinvent the wheel every time you need to paint a room? Even architects and designers turn to their favorite colors—versatile and universally …

Home Decorating

This Street Artist Turned A Church Into A Skate Park, Now He’s Tackling Trump

Street artist Okuda San Miguel, knew that the Spanish church was special the minute he saw it. And from that first moment, it became his passion project. He just had to do something spectacular with it.<p>Originally built in 1912, the Church of Santa Barbara in Llanera, Spain had fallen into …

This Company Will Design Your House For Less Than The Price Of Your Phone

Cover, a technology startup in Los Angeles, is bringing the design, engineering, and manufacturing of prefabs into the 21st century.<p>When Alexis Rivas was working for a high-end residential architecture firm in Toronto, he marveled at what big budgets–think between $40 and $100 million per …

Prefab Homes

This man makes amazing surreal animations from famous artwork

Famous pieces of artwork are fun to look at, but it turns out they're even more fun to animate.<p>Kajetan Obarski (a.k.a. Kiszkiloszki) is an …

Try These 26 Phrases To Help Calm An Angry Child

Whether your child has a slow-burning fuse or explodes like a firecracker at the slightest provocation, every child can benefit from learning …

Motion Design and Illustration: Loopy by MUTI

Loopy is a graphic design and motion design project created and shared by MUTI on their Behance profile. This project caught my attention because it …

DROP box micro hotel lets you roam the world in nomadic luxury

Spanish designers In-Tenta just unveiled a tiny, portable hotel suite that can pop up practically anywhere in the world. The DROP Box is a low-impact …

8 Mod Kitchen Accessories to Fulfill Your Danish Design Desires

Turn your kitchen into the epitome of Copenhagen cool<p>It's obvious why Danish style is at the top of most design enthusiast lists: It's the perfect …

Design

This Mirror-Covered Ranch House Acts Like A Giant Kaleidoscope

The ranch house is a victim of its own success. Once an emblem of a pioneering style of distinctly West Coast living that embraced the natural landscape, it’s now the poster child of the generic suburban sprawl that gobbled up acre after acre in California. In a new site-specific installation, …

Framing

Architect Turns Old Cement Factory into Awe-Inspiring Work/Living Space

Covered by climbing plants and surrounded by a garden of eucalyptus, palms, olive trees and cypresses, this old cement factory on the outskirts of …