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5 Awesome Day Trips From Los Angeles

Vacations do not always require a passport and a booked flight, especially when you live in Los Angeles, California. It is nice to live in a city where others come for a vacation. To the West you have the coast and to the East you have the mountains and the deserts. Within a three hour…

Easy Way to Make Herb Seasoned Butter

2 tablespoons Fresh parsley, chopped 1 tablespoon Fresh rosemary, chopped 1 tablespoon Shallots, finely chopped 1/2 teaspoon Fresh garlic, finely chopped Combine all ingredients in small mixer bowl; mix well. Hold cold. Use for top-of-table spread or for sautéing pork, chicken, fish or vegetables.

5 Entrepreneurial Lessons Learned From Watching Netflix’s ‘Girlboss’

I binged. I saw. I conquered. I was on the fence about watching the Netflix adaptation of the Girlboss book by Nasty Gal founder, Sophia Amoruso. I read the book and was intrigued to see the Netflix version to see how it would represent the entrepreneurial lifestyle. After binge watching all the episodes in a weekend,…

5 Essential Pre-Planting Tips for Urban Gardens

A well-planned urban garden results in immediate benefits for our families and communities. Planting fruits and vegetables in pots has a positive impact on our physical and emotional health as well as on our finances. However, before you plant, consider the following steps: Planning – This is the part where you begin to organize yourself….

Lola’s POV: It’s Time for Us to Embrace Our Imperfections

We live in an altered, photoshopped world where versions of ourselves range from Mayfair to X-Pro II and every Instagram filter in between. At times, you may find it difficult to recognize someone in real life because the pictures in their social media feed are so deceptive. But can you recognize yourself? It’s really only an…

5 Latinx Podcasts You Need to Be Listening to Right Now

Memorial day weekend is a time for hitting the beach with your friends and visiting family, which means a lot of time spent in traffic. Amirite? I’ve compiled a list of my top 5 fun thought-provoking Latinx Podcasts you can listen to in the car and follow on Instagram that will make you forget about…

4 Latinas in STEM That Everyone Should Know About

Latinas are less likely to get a degree in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) than any other woman. As of 2010 just 3.5 percent of STEM degrees in the U.S. went to Latinas. Though this number is painfully low, there are efforts to raise it. Organizations like Latinas in STEM aim to motivate Latinas to apply…

6 Margarita Recipes That Are Anything But Basic

You know the saying ‘when life hands you limes, make margaritas?’ Well, we feel like we shouldn’t be limited by limes, there are plenty of delicious ways to make margaritas. These six recipes offer a different take on the tequila cocktail favorite. Frozen Mango Margarita  Get out your blender! This Mango Margarita needs to be part…

It’s Time for My Family to Stop Asking Me About My Relationship Status

I’ve dated a lot these past three years. Well, at least what I’d consider a lot, especially since I spent the majority of my twenties in a relationship with one guy. Most of these relationships have been casual, some serious, and others somewhere in between. Some of these relationships have made me smile, others have made me…