Cookbook Crave: 3 Tasty Taco Recipes for Your Cinco de Mayo Party

Upgrade that typical taco recipe with something a little more festive for this south of the border holiday! These not-so-classic recipes have a range of ingredients that are sure to please any palate, so indulge a little with these unique and flavorful variations. Beef Short Rib Tacos What You’ll Need: 1 quantity ribs 6 Corn tortillas 125 ml... read more

Spice Up Your Cooking (Literally) With These 9 Chiles

Those of you who don't like your meals on the spicy side beware, because today we're talking chilis. Cooking with chilis might seem a little intimidating at first, even for those that love some good heat, especially if you're not sure what it is you're buying. There are more varieties than we can we... read more

9 Stylish Coffee Table Books You Need at Home

From must-reads for the truly fashion obsessed, to an encyclopedia of every major photographer of the 20th century, here are the most stylish books you need to read now.
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Monochrome Home

Interior stylist Hilary Robertson celebrates the stylish simplicity of the monochromatic home, visiting inspiring residences of artists and designers in Europe and the USA, and sharing with the reader elegant interiors in black and white.

SHOP NOW: Monochrome Home, by Hilary Robertson, $26,


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Uber Offers to Do Your Spring Cleaning For You

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Well, sort of... We just learned that Uber is teaming up with Goodwill to make your spring cleaning as easy as pie. This Saturday, May 2nd, with a simple touch of the Uber app, you'll have the opportunity to have your old clothes, kitchen ware and even furniture picked up and delivered to a local Goodwill... read more

Your Dog is Not Your Child, Please Stop Acting Like it Is

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When I was a kid, my grandmother once referred to her dog in a conversation with me as "your uncle." Her reasoning being that, as she was the dog’s “mom,” her grandson should naturally be the dog’s nephew. Needless to say it weirded me out. And while I assumed that such creepiness was merely a quirk... read more

Simple Tips for Throwing a Modern Mother’s Day Party


As we get a little older, Mother's Day tends to take on a new meeting with more of our personal friends starting families and becoming mothers of their own. This year, we’re celebrating the new moms in our life, since becoming a mother is a monumental moment in life! To shower them with love,...

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Work From Home? How to Make Your Home Office More Productive

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Though the usual work routine requires putting on something fashionable, jumping on the next bus, and grabbing coffee before heading into the office, the rise of the telecommute has thankfully made it possible for more people to stay at home and use their home office desk as an official workspace. It's much more comfortable and personalized than your... read more

Whole-Grain Blueberry Muffins for Mother’s Day!

In honor of Mother's Day, bake a batch of these whole-grain blueberry muffins. Packed with nutty whole-wheat flour, speckled with bright blueberries and lemon zest, this recipe is for the health-conscious mom that loves a treat. What You'll Need: (Makes 12 muffins) 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup whole-wheat flour (or all-purpose flour) 1... read more

A Colorful Southern California Cinco de Mayo Fiesta!

When it comes to hosting an outdoor party, we looked no further than Sara Stein, founder of the sunny lifestyle brand, Sisters of Los Angeles, to help us create a bright, fun and very festive Cinco de Mayo party. Set in her Silverlake, Los Angeles backyard, Stein staged a true fiesta, serving-up some very authentic Mexican cuisine.... read more

Festive and Crafty Cinco de Mayo Cacti Planters

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Pom-pom trim and tissue paper fringe turn simple mini terra-cotta pots into the perfect planters for mini cacti and succulents. With a few bright colors and these cute greens, you can create festive Cinco de Mayo decor in no time. Line them up at the center of the table for a colorful centerpiece or use them individually to... read more
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