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- Written by Holly Schurter
In 1999, Dr. Harold Nord, who has been providing OB-GYN care in Bloomington-Normal since 1987, opened a private practice in
Normal. A central Illinois native, Dr. Nord’s practice thrived and grew; in 2012, he invited Dr. Rachel Dalton to join him as a partner and co-owner of the practice.
- Written by Ciarra Kohn
It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to the first edition of Pastelle for which I have stepped in as the editor and owner.
- Written by Cheryl Hussain
"Unseen" rooms that people spend time in can be a challenge to decorate. We want to make them more inviting and pleasurable to be in. Here are some ideas to give you an emotional boost and help provide a more pleasant experience for you while you are spending time working or just walking through these less-public/ more private spaces.
- Written by Marty Harrison
Move over kitchens and bathrooms, homeowners are focusing on a new part of the home: the garage. No longer just a place to park the car and lawn equipment, today's garages are getting bigger and better. Here are a few quick and easy projects to create a useful and organized garage.
- Written by Krista McBeath
Imagine having to remember and describe every item in your home, especially after you've been the victim of a fire, theft, or natural disaster. Rather than relying on your memory, you may want to prepare a home inventory — a detailed record of all your personal property. This record can help substantiate an insurance claim, support a police report if anything ever gets stolen, or prove a loss to the IRS. Here are some tips to get started.
- Written by Leta Gail Doerr
Are you fascinated with the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, and her many hats? Mystified by bright colored earrings dangling from the ears of practically every model in your favorite magazine? Or, a little choked-up by the bejeweled velvet and leather chain choker on the boutique store mannequin? You are not alone! You are simply noticing the hottest accessory trends for this Spring… and we have the scoop.
- Written by Doug Leone, MD and Adrienne Schupbach, MD, Dermatology and Mohs Surgery Institute
According to a recent survey*, nine out of 10 people with a tattoo have considered removing it at one time or another. While the reasons for removal vary, the increasing options available for tattoo removal are transforming the nature of tattoos from symbols of permanence to designs with a sell-by date. In a day and age when tattoos are more and more socially acceptable, even considered works of art, why are so many considering removal? Following are the most common reasons given.