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Ethiopian cuisine and a couple’s American dream

Ethiopian cuisine and a couple’s American dream

They built their aspirations on the American dream, became citizens and started a business from the ground up. That dream for an Ethiopian couple committed to creating an authentic cuisine experience, comes to fruition in a sleepy urban suburb¬†outside of Washington, D.C. They share their […]

Walk out a workday slump

Walk out a workday slump

After a recent location scouting jaunt for a client, it not only dawned on us how much pavement we pounded scouring blocks of D.C. neighborhoods, but how easy it was to cover so much ground when we focused more on the stories our surroundings revealed […]

Spring clean your mind, body, spirit

Spring clean your mind, body, spirit

Spring doesn’t just bring flowers, showers and extended sunlight, it’s a reminder that we should take time to renew. We’re not going to function well when we’re functioning on all cylinders all the time. At some point, a gasket will blow. Like regular car maintenance […]

Time to de-stress the desk

Time to de-stress the desk

Being organized is the key to efficiency. It’s not rocket science. That applies to work, home, or working from home. The workplace is where most of us earn our keep and it can be chaotic enough, even more so if the environment is fast-paced and […]

The anxiety-free vacay list

The anxiety-free vacay list

Spring break, summer vacation, a mid-Winter get away or just a weekend romp. Everyone needs time to restore, rejuvenate and recover and most of us look forward to that time to unwind. That is, except for those anxiety-prone and panic-stricken by the mere thought of […]

Broken heart syndrome is really a thing

Broken heart syndrome is really a thing

When entertainer Debbie Reynolds died just a day after her daughter and actress Carrie Fisher succumbed to reported heart failure, it seemed clear to many observers that the 84-year-old was no doubt broken hearted. Turns out there is solid medical research that a person can […]

3 delicious tweaks to everyday oats

3 delicious tweaks to everyday oats

Whether you want a delicious and robust breakfast, need to grab a midday snack or indulge in a sweet treat that happens to have heart healthy benefits your taste buds will love, your oatmeal will never be the same with these three easy recipes. Breakfast […]

Winter busting beauty finds

Winter busting beauty finds

We all know what the winter months can do to our mood and energy levels. But when it also wreaks havoc on our skin, hair, and nails, the gauntlet is thrown. Finding plant-based, natural remedies can be tricky when efficacy, affordability and real staying power […]