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Chefs Making Their Mark in Culinary Arts

By Jimese Orange With social media hashtags such as #blackowned, #buyblack and #blackbusiness trending, it’s easier than ever for potential customers to find and support local businesses and recycle dollars within the community, especially during the holiday season. In the culinary arts and local food scene, chefs are connecting with and servicing customers in unconventional ways, beyond the usual restaurant venture.…

A Path to Something New

Breaking Tradition Life is short. That’s why I decided to break with the typical holiday tradition. No more Thanksgiving, and away with Christmas. At first, my family didn’t get it. Now, they believe. I put my plan into action by spending four days In Houston during Thanksgiving last year.…

Bringing Home the Office

 

By Christina Christian Some 65 percent of Americans admit to bringing their work home. Working extended hours from the comforts of the kitchen table or couch is a reality that has steadily grown over the past 20 years. A phenomenon known as “the stress of higher status” (Schieman, 2010), it necessitates that professionals bring work home as many as five days of the week, which most reason that the encroachment of work on family and personal time is a means to an end.…

It’s OK to Travel Alone

By Lashawnda Becoats This year, I went to Amsterdam to see the world-famous rainbow-colored tulips at Keukenhof Gardens. They were everything I imagined. I loved Amsterdam, but Brussels was the star of this story. There would be no story if two of my girlfriends hadn’t backed out on our planned trip to Jamaica more than a decade ago.…

One Hard Lesson

In my 20s, buying Coach handbags, Nine West shoes and Bulova watches made me happy. I had to be the first woman in my crew with the latest trend. When I was happy, I shopped. When I wasn’t happy, I shopped.…

Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

By Iris Hunter Do you get the recommended “quantity” of hours of sleep per night, only to wake up feeling as though you didn’t get enough “quality” sleep? If so, then you are not alone. There are countless individuals who currently suffer from the lack of sleep and/or the lack of quality sleep.…