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Stories of Pride
Although every day is a good day to celebrate the amazing queer people in your life, June is Pride month, ergo a great time for members of the LGBTQ+ community to share their stories, thoughts, selves, and words.  Similar to...
7 Sustainability Factors & What it Means at Paridaez
Over recent years, conscious consumers have started to recognize the importance of supporting environmentally-friendly brands that also take into consideration human rights. Understanding the factors that make a brand “sustainable” can be challenging, especially when some of the worst corporate...
10 Black-Owned Businesses to Support in the Boston Area
As Black History Month comes to an end, we’ve compiled a list of local Black-Owned Businesses to encourage support of these businesses not just for the month of February, but for many years to come. While this short list of creatives,...
Some of our favorite local retailers
 It's hard to picture retail districts without the niche businesses that help to create culture and cultivate community. Now more than ever, local independent retail needs your support. Too many doors have already closed. Who wants Amazon stores on every...
5 Tips To Give Yourself or Your Partner Love This Valentine’s Day
Whether you’re alone or in great company, a sure way to make the most of Valentine’s Day is implementing moments of self-love and sending love to others.. Sure, it’s the most staple Hallmark Holiday in the United States, but it’s...
Spa Day Chilled Cucumber and Zucchini Soup
I’m not typically a fan of what I call “spa foods” - a unique subset of plant-based dishes that are generally served cold, often all or mostly raw, and heavy on the cucumber - so my expectations were low when...
Easy Bake: Browned Butter Shortbread
Have a little extra time on your hands these days? Take a crack at this new browned butter shortbread recipe by Alchemy Confections Co. It's perfect for accommodating any miscellaneous nuts, herbs, toppings, or any other goodies you might have at home. No...
5 Benefits of Being a Minimalist
Spring has arrived, which means it’s time for a little bit of spring cleaning. But this year, why not take it a step further? With all of this extra time on your hands, it could be a good chance to...
Top 10 Things to Do at Home
We know that staying home can be a bit mind-numbing, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Newfound free time gives you the chance to pick up a new hobby or catch up on your reading. We’re all in...
Why get dressed while working from home?
Crawling out of bed minutes before a meeting might seem tempting, but going into work with that groggy mindset might not be the answer. It’s a hard pill to swallow, but your pajamas won’t exactly give you that energy boost...
Meredith Goldstein
Meet Meredith Goldstein, the relationship guru behind The Boston Globe’s Love Letters column and author of romance novels like The Singles, Can’t Help Myself: Lessons and Confessions from a Modern Advice Columnist, and Chemistry Lessons. Fascinated with how people’s relationships can produce happiness,...
Erin Robertson
Erin Robertson is the the creative and quirky Project Runway season 15 winner with a passion for the slow fashion movement. Erin wants consumers to be aware of how and where clothing is produced, while not compromising style. Her goal is to bring...
New Orleans
Come to find out, there is much, much more to New Orleans than just Bourbon Street and beignets. If you travel in search of the path less traveled, NOLA has so much to discover. Aside from being extremely photogenic, the...
Italy, My Love
Rome is an obvious must-see if you visit Italy – it’s an exquisite city with an unbelievable amount of history. The juxtaposition of the 2,000-year-old Colosseum amidst the hustle and bustle of modern day Rome is nothing short of incredible. Experiencing...
Packing Light For Europe
The style of European women has captured the minds of American women since practically the dawn of time, or at least since fashion magazines emerged. With the French’s chic stripes and scarves, the Italian’s all black ensembles, and the Brit’s...
The Beautycounter products changing our skincare routine
When it comes to skincare, there’s a serious satisfaction that comes with using natural skincare products that have real results. The Beautycounter+ Spa Sets include a medley of products that work together to give your skin a specific boost, whether...
Gal Pals Ella Fitzgerald and Marilyn Monroe
In celebration of gal pals this Valentine's Day, I'd like to bring your attention to the relationship of Ella Fitzgerald and Marilyn Monroe. While researching one of the most iconic singers in history and one of the most notable singers...
7 Morning Rituals to Survive and Strive as a Workaholic
A workaholic was once a rare kind, especially for a woman, but our fast paced culture has created an army of overachievers. A workaholic lifestyle can create a badass and independent woman, but it can also breed stress and unhealthy...
Simplify your life
Living simply does not have to mean living without, it truly means living more organized. Organization is the key to simplifying your life, and through simplification comes a more stress free lifestyle. Confucius said it best, “life is simple, but...
What is Barre?
This is not your grandmother’s Saturday morning aerobics class. Don’t be fooled by the light weights and low-impact isometric movements, this is a challenging full body workout. Your muscles will shake and you will most certainly see results if you...