Finding Beauty

09/14/11 Finding Beauty

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Growing up, your family’s home décor probably boasted one or more of the following: an assortment of porcelain figurines covering every available surface (including the top of the TV set), beaded curtains, plastic sofa covers and religious images galore. These are the decorative staples of many traditional Latino homes. Now that...

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The Only Way To Shop

06/22/11 The Only Way To Shop

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Some of us are thorough shoppers, what can I say? We like to know what we’re buying before we plunk down our hard-earned cash. This usually entails a LOT of research and comparisons. And even after all that, more likely than not we end up returning what we bought because we found a place that sells it for less or a has a newer...

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Got Nothing To Wear? Now You Do

05/22/11 Got Nothing To Wear? Now You Do

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Who wouldn’t love a closetful of designer labels? It’s one of the legacies of Sex and the City, along with wearing heels hasta para ir a la esquina and strong female friendships. Unfortunately, not all of us can afford all the Gucci and Dior our hearts desire.  Rent must be paid or the only place you’ll be wearing those...

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Electronics Shopping For Women

08/13/10 Electronics Shopping For Women

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Shopping for electronics is like taking your car to the mechanic. You always feel like you need to bring your Papi or your brother just so you won’t get screwed over because you are a woman. You also need someone who can explain better than the salesperson the intricacies of the gadget you’re trying to buy, plus the...

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Online Scanner

08/03/10 Online Scanner

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Did you know you have the makings of a Kinko’s right in your pocket? That’s right, you could be carrying your own mini-copy center around. How is that even possible, you ask? With ScanR, the online service that turns your phone into a digital scanner. You’ve probably heard of similar services, but most of them...

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Love The Skin Your Stuff Is In

04/01/10 Love The Skin Your Stuff Is In

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Generic black or silver gadgetry is so last millennium. We’re not living in some 1960s version of the future, after all. The 21st century is all about individuality, which I’m all for. I love putting a personal touch on all my belongings, mainly because it’s an excuse to give in to my irrepressible urge to...

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