Dia de los Muertos is one of my favorite cultural traditions to celebrate with my children. This year, we're working on making an altar for my dad, their abuelito, who passed away 10 years ago and whom my kids didn't have the fortune to meet. But if an altar is too much for your family, here are 13 awesome Day of the Dead crafts you can work on to celebrate this very special day.Continue Reading >
When you think about diet and health, potatoes are probably the last thing that comes to mind. That's because we normally eat them fried or with tons of cream and sauce. Believe it or not, potatoes are ideal for weight loss because they have few calories and lots of fiber. In addition, potatoes are rich in many vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients that have numerous health benefits. In this gallery we are going to show you why potato juice and raw potatoes are the best thing for your body.
Trick or treat? More like trick or eek! Some of your favorite Halloween candies are filled with icky ingredients, and I'm not talking about sugar and empty calories. Those are fine. I'm talking about animal secretions and crushed bugs. Ewwww! I wish I could tell you these ingredients were found in random, hard-to-find candies, but the truth is, they're in everyday candies--candies that will soon fill your kiddies' Halloween Jack-o-lanterns and, later, their tummies. Ugh. That's enough to make a person sick.
Adamari Lopez has a lot to smile about lately. The Puerto Rican beauty is expecting her first child with fiancé Toni Costa and is loving the pregnancy experience so far! In our exclusive vlog with Adamari, she shares, "My pregnancy is a miracle I have been celebrating day after day." She looks amazing while pregnant, but Adamari always had great style before the baby bump came along. We are taking a look at the star's beauty transformation since she hit the telenovela scene in the early 2000's. She proves that Latinas just keep getting better with age!
Gone are the days when women used to go to professionals for beauty advice. Seriously, who needs a makeup artist when you can learn how to do a smoky-eye and a perfect contour job yourself just by looking at YouTube videos. That's right, YouTube beauty gurus are the new pros these days. The cool thing is, there's a ton of Latina ones out there that range in size, skin tones AND hair type. Tell me that's not awesome!
As we all know, stardom isn't all about talent. The fame game is also about the right face, fashion and name. Many celebs decide to change their birth names into catchier, sexier or more unique stage names. While sometimes we wish we could live the life of a pop star, these celeb moms have done it all--with fake names. Who are these women?
As if you needed another reason to get your freak on tonight, a relatively new sex calculator proves that some sex seshes may torch some major calories! According to a handy dandy sex calculator unveiled earlier this year, the approximate number of calories burned during any given sexcapade depends on a number of factors, such as your body type, what kinds of positions you're using, how fast you're going, and how long you last.
Not surprisingly, fast and furious sex burns tons of calories, but which position comes out on top? And which body types are likely to reap the health benefits that come with a good ol' fashion roll in the hay? Oh, the anticipation of finding out is killing me! Let's just get down to it, shall we?
Lucia Pittalis is an Italy-based freelance makeup artist and portrait painter who is so talented she can pretty much paint a portrait of anyone you want over your face or her own. What she creates with makeup are complete and total mind-blowing transformations. You will not believe your eyes.
I don't know anyone that likes to look of feel bloated, do you? It's rather uncomfortable and not particularly attractive. Even if no one can tell you are bloated you end up feeling like you are three sizes larger than usual. The funny thing is that although of course there is a ton of junk food that can make you bloated and you already know you should stay away from junk food anyway, one of the consequences of eating healthy foods is that they can cause bloating. By no means should you stop eating healthy, but it's good to know which healthy foods cause bloating and what foods you can add to your diet to help keep the bloating in check.
Nasty and inappropriate baby shower cakes are the latest trend to take over the festive occasion. It seems like the racier the sweets are, the more attention your bash will get. Christina Aguilera was one of the celebs who recently celebrated the arrival of her baby girl with a gory baby shower cake that made us all cringe and laugh at the same time! While we are always down for a good giggle, some of the popular baby shower cakes are really out there.