How To Kiss Greet French and Lebanese Style [VIDEO]

Do you struggle from the anxiety of not knowing how or when or HOW MANY TIMES to kiss someone on the cheek when you greet them? Luckily, we found this hysterical video by Eric Hinojosa that gives you a pretty good idea how to handle it. [ Read More ]

Murphy’s Law as Applied to a Rattling Deathtrap

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Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong, and in the worst way possible. In my case, these sage words of wisdom must be amended to include, “and particularly in a moving motor vehicle.”  [ Read More ]

New York…A City of Halves and Halve Nots

New York City Street Sign 61/2 Ave

Midtown Manhattan can be a very intimidating place to navigate through.  When I first moved to the city from the ‘burbs, my father, a Queens native, tried to boost my confidence as much as he could. “New York City streets are really just a grid,” he explained.  “It’s almost impossible to get lost!” [ Read More ]

Microwave-Side Chat: Child Management [VIDEO]

Looking for a way to effectively manage your angelic teenager who sometimes doesn’t listen? The Big Milkshake shares three fail-proof methods in this Microwave-Side Chat! [ Read More ]

Food Shopping: Consider the Alternative

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Does food shopping for a few things always end up with a cart that is mysteriously filled to the top? [ Read More ]

Get Healthy: Beet Yourself Up!

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That is, of course, not a typo in the title.  If you missed the misspelling, don’t get too down on yourself.  Reach for a beet!  [ Read More ]

We Need to Find Your Mom [PODCAST]

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Chanelle tells the story of seeing a woman figure out the best way to handle her son in public. This is a tip worth writing down! [ Read More ]

WATCH: Jon’s [ITALIAN] Restaurant Suggestion [VIDEO]

Give Jon a city– he’ll give you a restaurant suggestion. [ Read More ]

Walk This Way (Or Any Way. Just Walk!)

Anyone who has ever lived in, or even been in, New York knows how noisy, energetic, and sometimes tiring the city can be. On a day when I was noticing all of these things with a particular touch of hypersensitivity, I decided to take a walk and see if I could find a bit of … [ Read More ]

The Commuting Life

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As a commuter on rush-hour buses for many years, I have concluded that although people from all walks of life ride the bus, they fall into four specific categories: [ Read More ]

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