Cynthia Cisneros

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40 Sectional Sofas For Every Style Of Living Room Decor

Everybody can have a seat.<p>As the primary hangout spot in most homes, the living room needs to be both stylish and functional. Enter: the sectional. These space-defining sofas ensure everyone can have a seat in the favorite room of the home.

Interior Design

The Story Behind The Classic Beauty Of Ginger Jars

Ginger jars are very appreciated by porcelain collectors who cherish them for their beautiful and intricate designs. But ginger jars weren’t always …

7 Ways to Use Your Slow Cooker to Make More Wholesome Meals

If one of your goals for the new year is to focus on eating a more wholesome diet, the slow cooker is one of the most helpful tools in the kitchen to …

How to Make Tamales With Your Entire Family

Two recipes that will get everyone in the kitchen.<p>The moment I buckle my seatbelt and the plane heads back home to Austin for the holidays, I start thinking about that first tamale. Rich with pork, chiles, and fresh corn masa. I only eat them once a year, so when I get home, that’s really all I …

Why You Should Start a Consulting Company

Short version? You can build the business you want.<p>Dear would-be entrepreneurs.<p>I've got something I need to explain to you. You don't need to go and found the next Google to call yourselves entrepreneurs. You don't need to be building Snapchat, Facebook or anything else. You don't need to be …

Small Business

“There are not a lot of happy people on Wall Street”: Sam Polk opens up about greed, wealth and toxic masculinity

<b>Sam Polk (Danika Singfield)</b><p>Salon talks to the author of “For the Love of Money,” a coming-of-age story, recovery memoir and exposé<p>Philip Eil<p>July 16, 2016 7:30pm (UTC)<p>In January of 2014, The New York Times published an essay on the cover of its Sunday Review section titled “For the Love of …

Wall Street

Every single thing that is wrong with Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Like a big, wet glob of fetid bird droppings tumbling down from the sky, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice has landed with an audible splat. It’s been almost three years since director Zack Snyder revealed the project at San Diego Comic-Con and in those years, the multimillion-dollar hype machine …

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People weren't supposed to be saving this much money — and now it's a problem

So, let's start with the basic premise: Consumers are not economists.<p>This means that normal people who have a job and then decide what to do with their hard-earned money often make decisions that economists don't expect.<p>The latest example is when, how much, and why people save money. In short, too …

You Don't Need A Contractor To Make Over Your Walls

Say goodbye to boring white paint and hello to these simple decorating solutions.<p>Buying new furniture or hanging a painting can certainly spruce up a room, but to truly transform a space, you have to re-do the walls. However, hiring someone to wallpaper or tile can add up quickly, and renters may …

Empower

Here's How You Should Contour to Flatter Your Face Shape

Ever try out a seemingly genius contouring technique from YouTube or Pinterest, only to find that the method doesn't exactly flatter your face shape? …

Makeup

How to Get Professional Product Photographs With a Single Light Source

Not too long ago I was asked to take some pictures of a few products for a fashion blogger to review. Despite my shortage of experience in the …

HOUSE TOUR: An Internet Mogul's Georgian-Style Manse Is A Dream Come True

For Michael Bruno, founder of 1stdibs, a house in New York's famed Tuxedo Park is not only the fulfillment of a childhood dream, it's become a retreat more elegant than he could have imagined.<p>For Michael Bruno, founder of 1stdibs, a house in New York's famed Tuxedo Park is not only the fulfillment …

Interior Design

9 Design Risks That Are Totally Worth Taking

Why play it safe when out-of-the-box styles, like these, make such a big impact?<p>Why play it safe when out-of-the-box styles, like these, make such a big impact?

Interior Design

How I went from underemployed waitress to the top 1% of millennials in 6 months

<i>"All the best things that happened to me happened after I was rejected. I knew the power of getting past no."</i>— Barbara Corcoran<p>I scour Reddit A LOT. One subreddit I thoroughly enjoy engaging in is "r/findapath." In this subreddit, young people are redundantly asking three formations of the …

Queen Elizabeth and Her Corgis: A Love Story

Michael Joseph Gross reveals the private history of Her Majesty’s kennels and the essential role the pups have played in her reign.<p>At the Wessex Vale Crematorium, on Bubb Lane, in the Southampton suburb of West End, mourners gathered on Friday, September 5, 2014, for a memorial service in honor of …

26 Awesome Baking Cheat Sheets That You’ll Wonder How You Ever Lived Without

#1. You can bake your bread and it eat it, too.<p>RJ Zaworski<p>#2. Two words: CINNAMON ROLLS.<p>RJ Zaworski<p>#3. Baking vegan goodies has never been …

The education of Airbnb’s Brian Chesky

<b>By Leigh Gallagher</b><p>Photograph by Michael Lewis for Fortune Magazine<p>June 26, 2015, 9:00 AM EDT<p>How the home-sharing site’s co-founder hacked leadership …

The 8 Types of Shovels Everyone Should Know

Humans have been digging in the Earth since the dawn of the Neolithic Revolution, some 12,000 years ago. While the earliest agriculturalists had to …

HOUSE TOUR: A Stunning California Home Inspired By The History Of Spain

A top Hollywood film executive and his wife enlist interior designer Michael S. Smith to craft a new Mediterranean-style house in Santa Monica that has deep Spanish roots<p>A top Hollywood film executive and his wife enlist interior designer Michael S. Smith to craft a new Mediterranean-style house in …

Interior Design

Hardscaping 101: Design Guide for Patio Pavers

Are you agonizing over which patio pavers to pick? Good. You should. The hardscape material you put underfoot will set the tone for your garden …

18 Inspiring Ways To Display Bedroom Art

A well-placed piece may be the easiest way to turn your room into the stylish sanctuary.<p>Well-placed art just may be the easiest way to turn your room into the stylish sanctuary you've always dreamed of...these 18 rooms are proof.

Interior Design

Catch up on two seasons of 'House of Cards' in nine minutes

The hit Netflix political drama "House of Cards" returns for its third season Friday, and scores of binge-watchers already have their weekends planned.<p>It's been a year since Season 2 landed on Netflix, so you'd be forgiven if you forgot everything that happened to President and First Lady Underwood …

The Ultimate Guide to Researching a Company Pre-Interview

You know that weird feeling between excitement and dread that accompanies an invitation to interview? It’s especially strong when you know next to …

HOUSE TOUR: Inside A Glamorous Houston Home

In hiring celebrated Dallas decorator Jan Showers to revamp her Houston house, Susanna Showers Moldawer came to realize that, in most cases, mother knows best.<p>In hiring celebrated Dallas decorator Jan Showers to revamp her Houston house, Susanna Showers Moldawer came to realize that, in most cases, …

Interior Design

20 Brilliant Ideas For Decorating With Mirrors

It's the one thing that makes all of these rooms even more stunning.<p>Reflect the beauty of any room with carefully executed mirrors.

Interior Design

Why you may want to start zig-zagging with your career

Ah, the dilemmas of navigating a modern career. In the past, progress was usually defined by linear, upward moves marked by more money, responsibility, and a more senior title. But things are changing in the career-work landscape. Put simply, modern career trajectories are a zig-zag.<p>I exaggerate a …

The 10-Minute Weekly Exercise That’s Changing My Career

On January 1, I made an unusual resolution. I committed to sending one hand-written letter per week—and not to relatives, or friends, or former …

Mexican Tamale Pie (Tamal de Cazuela): All the Flavor of Tamales With a Fraction of the Work

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>There's a woman who sells corn-husk-wrapped tamales out of a shopping cart on a street corner near my apartment in Queens every morning. I'm so glad she's there, because I'm rarely inclined to make my own. …

Mexico

The Rise and Fall (and Rise) of the Ukulele

The little instrument has gone from being an exotic new trend to the embodiment of kitsch since it arrived on Hawaii 125 years ago, but is currently enjoying a revival.<p>With its chunk-a-chunk sound, whispery nylon strings, and diminutive body, the ukulele is having a moment. Or maybe even a decade. …

65 Super Bowl Dessert Recipes, Because Life Ain't All Chicken Wings

These Super Bowl recipes are low-effort crowd pleasers. Yes, there are brownies.<p>It's just not a Super Bowl party without a stunning display of dessert options. (At least that's what we always say.) Here are our most winning sweet treats for the biggest game day of the year—all low-effort crowd …

Dessert