LPETTET/Getty Images The holidays are just a momentary precursor to some of the biggest bashes in the world. While not everyone celebrates December traditions like Christmas or Hanukkah, we all can relate to the methodical passing of time. Of course, the United States is one of the last places in the world to ring in the New Year; New Zealand and the neighboring Pacific Islands will be the first.
Raised by a single mother-an immigrant from Mexico-Alejandra CampoverdiВ credits her upbringing for playing a pivotal role in her career. This experienceВ is at the root of why she went into public service and eventually filled the role of deputy director of Hispanic media during the first four years of the Obama administration.
Sam Brockway /500px California has long been known for its beaches, and their appeal has always been clear. The warm sand, crashing waves, and blue ocean all seem to beckon with the state's famed golden shimmer, sometimes crowding the coast with the brighter hues of towels and umbrellas. It's classic but, dare we say it, predictable.
@Yummertime " Once we stop listening to other people's experiences, we lose our empathy and our ability to grow ," Gabrielle Richardson told me in a recent interview. The young model, artist, and activist has been fighting for equality and LGBTQ+ rights f
Emily Knecht Los Angeles is one of the most exciting food cities in America-but don't just take our word for it. After all, we're admittedly biased considering MyDomaine headquarters is located in the heart of West Hollywood. To support our bold claim, we turned toВ the experts seeking validation.В Zagat claimed that Los Angeles is finally being "taken seriously as a top food town.
Fashion Me Now Bras I pack on a trip: eight. Bras I actually wear on a trip: two. When it comes to packing, why is that my undergarments are always the hurried afterthought? An overflow of bras ends up getting stuffed into a bag out of sudden fear I'll be missing the "perfect one" for every outfit and every occasion.
Every season, there are thoseВ buzzy books that everyone seems to be talking about. TheirВ beautifully designed covers flood your Instagram feed and take up residenceВ on the staff picks table at your local bookstore (andВ inevitablyВ become blockbuster movies). Just in time for warmer weather, we're sharing a list of theВ most anticipated books of the season to add to your to-read pile.
Bettmann/Getty Images It's been almost a century since women were granted the right to vote, thanks to the 19th amendment. And it's also been over half a century since the Voting Right's Act of 1965 (VRA) was passed which prohibits racial discrimination in voting, like literacy tests, English-only ballots, violence, and poll taxes.
While Austin tends to steal the spotlight when it comes to trendy travel destinations in the U.S., we're making the case that you should extend your view beyond the Southwest to the Rockies. Of course, you can't skip Austin (the barbecue alone is worth booking a flight), but trust us-Denver deserves a spot on your travel bucket list too.
When you journey to the hiddenВ mountain town of Cuenca, Spain, you'll be greeted with brightly colored medieval buildings, flowing river banks, and quaint streets lined with tall houses. A UNESCO World Heritage site, Cuenca is also home to iconic architectural feats, including the Casas Colgadas, which translates to "hanging houses.
@Camilacoelho Here's a fun fact to keep in mindВ ahead of everyone's favorite shopping weekend: In 2017, theВ American Marketing Association published a number about Black Friday spending that has the same eyebrow-raising quality as a doorbuster deal: Ret
If you're in a relationship and breaking up has been weighing on your mind, it might be time for the hardest part: telling the person you care about something that will inevitably hurt them. So, is there a "right" way to end the relationship? "While there isn't a right or wrong way, there are some guiding principles that can be applied in most situations," says Sameera Sullivan, a relationship expert and the CEO of Lasting Connections.
Spirited Pursuit You wouldn't be entirely wrong in assuming that Lee Litumbe lives on the road. In 2014, the Cameroonian born travel writer decided to quit her career in corporate finance to found Spirited Pursuit, a blog dedicated to chronicling her travels throughout Africa. "Africa is in dire need of rebranding and being captured through inspired eyes," she told MyDomaine.
We're calling it: 2019 is the year of book-to-film adaptations. We've already seen Rachael Lippincott's young adult novel Five Feet Apart about two sick teens who fall in love yet can't touch each other without risking death and Osha Gray Davidson's non-fiction work The Best of Enemies about an unlikely friendship between a KKK member and a single black mother formed during the civil rights movement hit the screen-and the year isn't even half over yet.
Low-carbВ dietsВ have been lauded as effective weight loss diets for years, According to a recentВ surveyВ by the International Food Information Council Foundation, consumers rank sugar and carbs as the top reasons for weight gain-the highest ranking since 2011. So why, then, are stories emergingВ that low-carbohydrate diets are unsafe and should be avoided?
We'd be lying if we said we didn't scour our favorite bloggers' Instagrams to plot our next getaway once in a while. From the beaches of Tulum to the tops of Shanghai towers, these jet-setting freelancers have both the leisure and the discerning eye to fly the globe in search of the best and greatest, making them one of ourВ most valuable travel resources.
One of my most recent online dating fails involved my date's debit card getting declined, leaving me to foot the dinner bill. (By the way, I saw he had cash in his wallet, and he rejected the Venmo request I sent for his portion of the check, so this was definitely not a new thing for him.) After sharing my dating mishap at a recent brunch, I realized I wasn't alone when it came to having a hard time finding someone genuine online.
@Talisa_sutton You spent an average of 2,444 hours earning money last year-so how much of that time did you dedicate to managing it? It can be tough to gain perspective when you're in the midst of deadlines and meetings, but as we kick-start a new year, n
If you've ever had trouble trying to articulate just how you feel about someone or love in general, you're not alone. Thankfully a few of the world's greatest writers have taken the liberty of attempting to explain the simultaneously complicated and effortless emotion for you. From authors and screenwriters to poets and playwrights, wordsmiths of every kind have taken a stab at making sense of love through their craft.
"If your nursery is neutral, it's easier to fit into the rest of your dГ©cor," Jonathan AdlerВ once told us. "It's cohesive and doesn't punch you in the face the way a pink, frilly princess palace would." As more and more parents-to-be ditch the traditional blue-for-boys and pink-for-girls color schemes, gender-neutral nurseries are becoming the norm, not the exception.
As someone who has successfully nailed the ever-so-choppy waters of cohabitation with a friend, I am fine with tooting my own horn in this arena. I know how to pick a roommate. Before moving in with my roommate, we sat down for affectionately called a lifestyle audit. Though we had been friends and neighbors for years, living with someone is a horse of a different color.