How to Order Cuban Coffee in Miami

This post is for all the Miami visitors who are intrigued by Cuban coffee and how to order it.  If you are in Miami, specially if you are a foodie, you should take a break from Starbucks. I personally only visit the Starbucks in Miami when: 1) someone else is paying for it, 2) I am desperate for a Cuban coffee and there is no Cuban coffee in the near vicinity, or 3) I need to deplete a Starbucks gift card some good soul with good intentions gave me. To tell you the truth, the 2) never happens, as there is always a Cuban restaurant nearby....more

How To Thrive: Arianna's Third Metric Approach To Parenting

hbksloss thanks Heidi! I hopped over to your blog and loved reading! Hope you are enjoying your ...more

BlogHer '14: Book Your Hotel Room Today

Editor's Note: The Marriott is essentially sold out as of April 2, 2014. Please book your hotel at one of our other amazing hotels. You have three options, all of which still have room for you and your best blogging friends! -Jenna. A few weeks ago, Elisa announced our 10th annual BlogHer conference in San Jose and let you know you could register immediately. Today, I am sharing our hotel information, so you can book your room at the lowest rate possible for BlogHer '14. ...more
My husband's childhood friend is getting married that weekend and I can't go to the conference ...more

Childcare Is Available for BlogHer '14: Register Now!

We are proud to announce Childcare at BlogHer '14 in San Jose! We have once again partnered with KiddieCorp and are offering childcare for all three days—Thursday, Friday and Saturday—at a subsidized rate of $50 per child, per day. The childcare suite will be located at the San Jose Marriott all three days. (We will not have a location at the San Jose Convention Center.) ...more


Yes, I am one of the BlogHer speakers at the 2014 conference and couldn’t be more pleased to join the roster of such an accomplished group (I say very very humbly).  Along with being able to share health-related information, I am incredibly happy there is a mini conference totally focused on health and wellbeing.  ...more
elaineR.N. Lice? Geeze! Maybe a few fleas, but I certainly wouldn't mention a kitty's lice.more

BlogHer Food Interviews: Let's Talk Food Ethics & Action with Vani Hari and Jessie Johnson

With BlogHer Food '14 on the not-too-distant horizon, we are thrilled to start bringing you interviews with our amazing speakers. We do this for a few reasons. It helps attendees make decisions on which panels might be the best fit for them. It lets our attendees and readers who can't attend learn bits and pieces about topics they might not be familiar while introducing them to bloggers and speakers they might not (yet) know. It allows us to feature these amazing panelists, giving them the spotlight they deserve....more
thefoodbabe Open Sourcing the Food Nutrition & Supplement Industries ...more


There are two new books hot off the press. The are awesome reads. You can get them on and Kindle. You are going to LOVE these books. The sequels are coming for both books. Here is a teaser about each book.Lost and Found ForverChase Donaldson is on his way to propose to the love of his life, Asher Germaine, when a thirtysecond news bulletin changes his life forever. The family business is severely compromised whenhis father, Chad Donaldson, is killed in a car accident in the company of a woman from the...more

Repurposed Twin Bed For Pets

My oldest daughter recently got a new bed so i was trying to figure out what to do with her old one. after a while i decided to try to repurpose it for our little Shih tzu "Rocky" In the hopes that if he had his own bed then maybe he'd stay out of our bed at night....more

few will make it threw

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Breath taking kiss

Donna L Hughes...more