Send to KindleTweet I’m not lying when I say the low point of this week was finding out someone stole my first Gilt Group purchase, a $25 starter kit of products from Jessica Simpon‘s line, BeautyMint. The Lipstick Effect truly is solid economic theory; months ago I came home to a Staples delivery to find [...]
Send to KindleTweet Is the latest health food drink a trend in both the social enterprise and alcohol sectors? European beer giant SABMiller just announced that it has launched a new beer called Impala, which is based primarily on the root vegetable, cassava. Cassava is often grown in tropical countries and in some nations is called yucca. SABMiller’s [...]
Send to KindleTweet Halloween is our justification for candy overload just as Thanksgiving is a justification for overeating and St. Patrick’s for binge drinking. But, the more education consumers get about food, the more parents crave healthy, tasty options for their kids. One product I keep away from my niece, and all the kids in [...]
Send to KindleTweet Maggie Hanus has been erasing her carbon footprint far before green became a fad. In 1995, she started the Austin-area small business, A Wild Soap Bar, making soap and other person care products, without using harmful chemicals such as parabens, sulfates and phthalates. She went further, and excluded filler ingredients such as [...]
Queens: A Global Village What: From China and South Korea, to India and the Philippines, the 7 subway line will take you through the entire Eastern hemisphere.
Send to KindleTweet The Dirt: An international journey without flight is possible for tri-state area residents willing to experience the exotic. CHINARide the 7 subway line all the way from Manhattan to Flushing and check out the Chinese bakeries. Try bubble tea (tapioca pearls) in one of our favorite flavors, honeydew, almond or taro (a [...]