NestingNewbies.com’s digital shelter magazine Issue No. 4 is a celebration of home with hip ways to approach cooking, entertaining, and decorating. Inside, readers will enjoy Chef Lea McIntosh, Tyler Florence, ABC’s The Gates star Marisol Nichols, clever tablescapes, inspirational design projects, and decorating tips. Readers can enter to win a Nesting Newbies Bluebird Swag Bag valued at $2,226.
Online PR News – 09-September-2010 – – Nesting Newbies® is an integrated lifestyle source for those who are building their nests and looking for inspiration and advice for this important new phase of their lives. The Nesting Newbies digital magazine, video bites, and interactive website cover fresh and affordable ideas on cooking, entertaining, and stylish decorating for a home tweet home.
Founder Lea McIntosh states, "This issue is our biggest yet and it features two celebrities...Food Network's Tyler Florence and ABC's The Gates star Marisol Nichols."
Issue No. 4 highlights include:
Midsummer Mediterranean Grill, page 12
Inspired by Mediterranean cuisine, Chef Lea McIntosh prepares a fusion-feast with flavors common to many countries in this Old World region. McIntosh puts her recipes to the test at a dinner party for a group of bloggers, and an exclusive Nesting Newbies video bite shows how McIntosh and her culinary team made everyone buzz with happiness!
BaklaPops, page 32
Chef Lea McIntosh turns baklava, a traditional pastry, into hip, one-bite pops. Crunchy, nutty, cinnamony, and sugary…McIntosh’s BaklaPops are fun to make for dinner parties, bring to potlucks, or wrap in cellophane as the perfect party favor or hostess gift. A Nesting Newbies video bite provides step-by-step instructions.
Foodie Peeps: Tyler Florence, page 44
Read about Food Network star Tyler Florence and his exciting time of growth and expansion. Lea McIntosh visits his eponymous kitchen store in downtown Mill Valley, California.
Casbah Cool, page 56
Nesting Newbies Magazine puts on a cool Casbah-style party at Thomas Fogarty Winery & Vineyards featuring Jeannie Fraise, owner of Lotus Bleu, and popular décor bloggers. Fraise shows readers how easy it is to style a modern Moroccan table with a nesting theme. A Nesting Newbies video bite highlights Fraise’s layering of colorful and graphic-patterned pieces for a fun and whimsical tabletop.
Rustic Wonderland, page 72
Bridget Biscotti Bradley, author of The Green Home: A Sunset Design Guide and owner of eco-store Reclaim, joins up with three friends for an organic-garden brunch, enjoying the last days of summer and dining al fresco.
Urban Oasis, page 82
Can you plant an edible, sustainable garden in the city? Senior Editor Natalie Wi interviews Adrienne Yancone of DIE Creative to find out how she and her fiancé grew their own Garden of Eden in downtown Philadelphia.
Mid-Century Modern Gypsy, page 94
On the open road and traveling in a vintage Airstream with her dog Osa by her side…this is the bohemian life of designer and artist Kristiana Trow Spaulding. Nesting Newbies Magazine gives readers a glimpse at this modern gypsy.
Art Lover’s Loft, page 102
Sabrina Buell, West Coast Director for the Matthew Marks Gallery in New York City, began collecting contemporary art at the age of 15. Back from world-wide travels, Buell invites Nesting Newbies Magazine into her historic San Francisco loft to see how one can live with art.
Celebrity Coops: Marisol Nichols, page 118
We see them on sets in films and television shows, but how do stars live in real life? Nesting Newbies’ Celebrity Coops gives readers a peek inside a celeb’s nest. In Issue No. 4, Marisol Nichol’s currently starring in ABC’s The Gates, finds paradise (and peace) in a quaint cottage in the middle of Los Angeles.
Sunnyside Up!, page 128
Nesting Newbies Magazine chronicles how designer Emily LaMarque turns a boring and blah duplex into a vibrant home for a young, urban couple. Find inspiration in LaMarque’s strong mix of modern, vintage, and humor.
Iconic Nester: Michelle Workman, page 146
Nesting Newbies Magazine features a 'red carpet' interview with Michelle Workman, a Hollywood A-list interior designer whose clients include Jennifer Lopez, John Travolta, Kelly Preston, Kirstie Alley, and Leah Remini.
Adopt-A-Room, page 155
Vanessa Kogevinas uncovers ingenious ideas for decorating small spaces from six designers who adopted and decorated rooms for Upward Bound House in Los Angeles.
A new Nesting Newbies Bluebird Bag—the magazine’s version of a swag bag—is launched in this issue. One winner will take home $2,226 worth of merchandise from Amazon.com, Pine Cone Hill, Blissliving® Home, Wisteria, DK Designs, iomoi, Erin Condren, Saffron Marigold, Chilewich®, and Tasty Clouds Cotton Candy Company. The contest is live and will run until October 13, 2010.
Nesting Newbies Magazine, Issue No. 4, was produced in partnership with James Burkart, Burkart Video Productions—who directed, filmed, and edited the video bites—and photographers Natalie Wi (allurewest.com), Margot Hartford (margothartford.com), Rio Costantini (riophoto.net), Margeaux Bestard (margeauxbestard.com), and Jack Hutcheson (jackhutch.com). For more information, go to nestingnewbies.com