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Are You Cleaner Than the Average American?

Cleanliness, like so many things in life, is subjective. While some people can’t possibly relax after dinner if they have a sink full of dishes, others can let their flatware “soak” for hours on end without a second thought. Keeping your home in tiptop shape may be a...

21 Healthy Lunches to Meal Prep This Week

Copy By: Lauren Schumacker Header Image By: Fit Foodie Finds Whether I’m working in an office or at home, there’s nothing that quite lifts my spirits like knowing that a healthy, delicious lunch is already made and ready for me whenever hunger strikes. No one needs a hanger-induced meltdown, even if it’s...

A Letter to Those Who Don’t Understand My Mixed-Race Marriage

What would it feel like if you were walking hand-in-hand with your partner down the street and everyone you passed stared a little too long or whispered and pointed your way? How would you feel if strangers commented on your marriage because they couldn’t understand why you two...

Modest Fashion is Not Just for Muslims

I’ve loved dressing up and trying new styles of clothing ever since I was a little girl. For as long as I can remember, my sisters and I would spend hours rummaging through our mom’s closet, dressing up (even in her traditional clothing) and walking our imaginary runaways,...

Sex Bucket List: 12 Ways to Get Frisky & Improve Your Sex Life

Whether you’re having sex with your wife, your boyfriend, your girlfriend, your best friend, someone you met on Tinder a week ago, or no one at all, everyone’s sex lives are different. We all have different preferences, opinions, kinks, and fantasies. But one thing we can all agree...

4 Lessons I Learned From My Latin-American Grandmother

Growing up with a Colombian abuelita was wildly different from any family I knew. I was raised on stories from a land that felt mythical and far away. These stories were filled with unimaginable struggle, heartbreak, and an unwavering determination for triumph. Being a first-generation Colombian (dad)-Mexican (mom)...

15 Clean Beauty Brands You Should Know About

I love the idea of clean beauty, but I find all of the terminology a bit confusing since there are so many buzzwords smacked on product packaging with little regulation here in the U.S. Natural, organic, non-toxic, clean, etc. can mean different things to each brand. So, before...

Advice For Your Brand-New Relationship

If real life was a rom-com, your relationship would go something like this: the ultimate meet-cute would have you locking eyes and knowing in your soul that they’re The One from the first “hello.” Cut to a montage of baking together (with spilled flour all over the kitchen, obviously),...

The Summer Trend to Buy Based on Your Zodiac Sign

In a perfect world, as seasons came and went, our closets would magically transition to having a perfect selection of on-trend pieces. We wouldn’t need to shell out full paychecks or dig in to every publication’s trend articles to figure out which pieces we wanted to invest in. But...

23 Binge-Worthy Podcasts For Your Summer Road Trip

Last year, two friends and I embarked on a road trip to Panama City Beach, Florida—and it was a long trip (14 hours!). But there was one thing that saved our sanities that day: podcasts. We binged podcast episodes all the way down to Florida, finding ourselves enraptured...