The Mandela family name is one that carries a heavy weight of responsibility because of the legendary Nelson Mandela. And after his death in 2013,…

Enjoying career success is easier if you are in the right industry. At the First Annual Diversity Affluence Brunch in Silicon Valley, in Palo Alto, Calif.…

  Jacque Reid talks to Najah Aziz, the owner of Like The River beauty salon, about why it takes so long for women to get their hair done…


Want to do a quick home make-over? Short on cash? There’s no reason to buy new stuff; you already have everything you need. Here are some quick and cheap tips from 1. Prop Up Art to Conceal Cords. Lean frames against a wall to hide wires and outlets. Layer them for extra impact. 2. […]


There’s nothing like fresh flowers to add a personal touch to an apartment.I love to buy flowers every Friday for my apartment, but lately I find that my flowers are wilting before the weekend is over. DIY: Make Your Own Bath Salts Here are some tips on how to revive wilted flowers from 1. […]

The USDA now urges Americans to eat at least three servings of whole grains a day-about half of the recommended daily grain intake. Filling that quota with whole-grain breads and cereals are two options, but whole-grain pastas provide a tasty new way to meet your body’s needs. Ingredients 8 ounces whole-wheat spaghetti 3 tablespoons extra-virgin […]


As we get ready for the last of the barbecues for the summer here is a recipe for a spicy turkey burger that is not only healthy, but tasty. Parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme added to a turkey burgers can  spice it up. How To Make Tuna Salad With Sweet Pickles Ground turkey is typically […]


After months of searching you have found the perfect apartment: two bedrooms, a spacious bathroom and a garage. You can’t wait to move in. But before rushing into a lease, here are 10 questions to ask your landlord courtesy of 1. Paint. Normally the landlord will pain tbeofre you move in. Feel them out […]

Have you ever given much thought to your cubicle at work? If you’re like most people, the answer is probably “no.” You go to work, do your thing, and then come home. GIANT Travel Tip: Get In First Class Well, that desk you sit at and eat at every day is probably one of the germiest, […]

The summertime can be a busy time for a variety of factors: the kids are out of school, it’s warm out, and there’s both the temptation to relax in the sun or even taking a spontaneous road trip. It can be a crazy and unpredictable time, as there are plenty of activities to do with […]

American Thanksgiving is here and, for millions of families, the day is steeped in old-fashioned values: quality family time, turkey dinner, football on the television, and eventually passing out on the couch .But once out of their turkey-induced stupor, people will put on their true game faces and strategize: how to nab the best deals […]

A number of big name retailers will break new ground this week – starting their “Black Friday” sales Thanksgiving night with the hope of boosting holiday sales. Toys R Us opened at 9 p.m. Wal-Mart unlocked its doors an hour later. Target, Best Buy, Kohl’s and Macy’s join the party at midnight. Santa’s Customer Service List: […]