5 End-Of-Summer Crowd Pleasing Recipes For Your Next Dinner Party

I’ve rounded up my favorite warm-ish weather recipes that are easy to put together for a crowd. From watermelon sangria, beet deviled eggs (my latest obsession), the perfect crudité hummus platter, grilled corn (another favorite) to a scrumptious banh mi—you’ve got all the recipes you need to throw a dinner (or lunch) party. Make one or make ‘em all…just promise me you’ll have some fun!

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15 Quotes By Women of Color That You Need to Read On Black Women’s Equal PayDay

This year in the U.S., black women had to work until Aug. 22 to make as much money as white men did in 2018. Black women also had to work over four months longer into 2019 than the average American woman, whose Equal Pay Day was April 2. I've compiled 15 quotes from women of color that inspire me and celebrate what they do for society, how hard they fight and just overall, what incredible badasses they are not just on #BlackWomensEqualPay Day, but every single day.

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Apartment Therapy Takes a Tour of my New York City Apartment

Mandy Ansari, founder of Girl and the Bay, found inspiration for her NYC apartment design from her favorite places: her birthplace of France, her hometown (the Bay Area), and her happy place (Palm Springs). Apartment Therapy tours her Greenwich Village Apartment.

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Wish You Could Travel For Free? This Advice Will Help You Rack Up The Travel Rewards STAT.

You’re on a first-class flight to Tokyo. Bloody Mary in hand, the seat’s comfy AF, and the towels are delightfully steamed. In front of you, there’s ample legroom that makes falling asleep easier than 1, 2, 3. The best part? Your flight was totally free. Here’s your guide to making it happen.

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Festive Cocktail Recipe: Smirnoff Ice Red, White & Berry Lemonade

Getting ready to party like it’s 1776 with Smirnoff Ice Red, White & Berry! Serve up the cherry, citrus and blue raspberry beverage in a festive cocktail or enjoy the colorful, festive can or bottle so you don’t have to worry about spending the whole party mixing cocktails! Cheers to a fun and patriotic 4th of July with Smirnoff!

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