In my culture chai tea does not exist. My family is Dominican, and I was born and raised in New York City. From since I could remember until I turned 16, I grew up following the same traditions as my parents—drinking coffee accompanied by toast the minute I got out of bed. I know what you're
“What a deformed thief this fashion is.” -- William Shakespeare The fashion that takes my heart captive and steals my breath away are the styles of the early 1960s. In 1961, a fashionable woman usually left the house wearing an elegantly styled bouffant and a simply cut dress known
Sometimes it seems every holiday and family event revolves around food. Cooking, selecting the perfect restaurant, meal planning, grocery shopping, etc. Father’s Day is no different. My favorite part? Creating a great home cooked meal with all of Dad’s favorite items. With Father’s Day right
This is the perfect spring drink. It’s bright, sweet and complex. To elevate the citrus flavors of this drink, garnish with oranges, limes and lemons! Amber Wilson (For the Love of the South) and Tillie Adelson (My Stiletto Life) are part of The Opener, an exclusive, invite-only contributor
I came away from this year’s SXSW Interactive Festival in Austin, TX thinking about “wearables” in meaningful and different ways. Wearable technology — devices that you wear on your wrist, head, or elsewhere — is the latest technology trend, but it’s still in the nascent stages of development.
I’ve been a big fan of calendars and planners ever since I was old enough to go school supply shopping with my mom. I didn't enjoy the end of summer and going back to school, but I loved getting new supplies and staying organized. To this day that desire lives on. I love having a desk calendar
Mother's Day is around the corner and moms everywhere deserve an extra special celebration! One of the best and easiest ways to show your gratitude is to create a homemade brunch for her with your family. Thoughtful and delicious! These tips will show you how you don’t have to break the
Looking for an easy Saturday craft project? These geometric, do-it-yourself earrings are easy to make and fairly inexpensive. And they make great little gifts for any occasion! You will need: · Industrial strength glue