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Meet The ReFashionista, She’ll Change The Way You Think About Fashion

July 9, 2014 by

Writer, designer, and eco-fashion revolutionary, Jillian Owens, aka the ReFashionista, is out to change the way the world thinks about fashion. Jillian started to refashion ugly thrift store duds into high fashion frocks when she became “Sickened by the rise of fast fashion giants who rely on unethical labor practices and worried about the impact on our planet ... [Read More]

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10 Things You Should Know About Pioneering Food Writer Clementine Paddleford

July 8, 2014 by

Meet Clementine Paddleford (September 27, 1898 - November 13, 1967)... America’s culinary "it" girl of the 1950s. The pioneering food writer and columnist had an unparalleled ability to describe foods and their flavors, and is said to have intensively researched the articles she wrote for publications like ... [Read More]

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A Muslim Girl Who Wears The Hijab Draws Herself As Comic Book Characters

July 8, 2014 by

Nora is a 17-year old from Canada who describes herself as “A Muslim girl who wears the hijab and prefers to wear long/loose things that go below the butt.” So when she started to draw herself as her favorite comic book characters as part of the Tumblr Draw Yourself Challenge, she stayed true to her religious and style convictions. ... [Read More]

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Chocolate Day 2014: 5 Really Good Reasons To Eat Dark Chocolate Today And Every Day

July 7, 2014 by

Chocoholics rejoice... today, Monday, July 7th is Chocolate Day, an indulgent holiday that pays homage to your favorite, oh-so-satisfying and highly-additive drug (seriously) of choice. Not that anyone we know needs an excuse to rendezvous with a decadent square, bar, truffle or ganache, but for those who do need ... [Read More]

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Buy A Poem, Help A Girl.

July 7, 2014 by

Since 2001, WriteGirl has been giving teen girls the power of the pen and helping them to find their own voices. The writing and mentoring program promotes creativity, critical thinking and leadership skills. Through this innovative combination, these young women gain confidence and write their way to brilliant futures. For the third year in a row the Los Angeles based organization, named California’s ... [Read More]

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Celebrating America’s Independence… Happy July 4th

July 4, 2014 by

"You have to love a nation that celebrates its independence every July 4th, not with a parade of guns, tanks, and soldiers who file by the White House in a show of strength and muscle, but with family picnics where kids throw Frisbees, the potato salad gets iffy, and the flies die from happiness. You may think you have overeaten, but it is patriotism." - Erma Bombeck ... [Read More]

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Fourth Of July By Rosa G (The Official Music Video)

July 3, 2014 by

Meet Karla Solarte aka Rosa G, a Colombian actor/producer who makes “funny videos and delicious empanadas.” Her latest is a hilarious and entertaining ode to the 4th of July. Be forewarned… the tune kind of sticks with you. ... [Read More]

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Meet Grace And Her Doll Ella, The Chemo Barbie That Helps Young Cancer Patients

July 3, 2014 by

When Melissa Bumstead’s daughter Grace, 4, was diagnosed with Leukemia this past spring, they had no idea how they would tell her about the realities of the chemotherapy treatment she would be receiving, and that she would soon be losing her beautiful, curly hair. When a nurse at Children’s Hospital ... [Read More]