Maryann Martinez

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Transgender fashion on skid row

Beth Stirnaman is a Southern California-based photographer now working at the nonprofit Lamp Community, a homeless service agency. After graduating magna cum laude from Cal State Fullerton with a degree in photography communications, she worked as a freelance photographer covering music, politics …

Low Maintenance Gardening - You Are Never Too Old...Or Young To Have A Garden!

A few weeks back, after writing an article about canning and growing our own food at the farm (How The Garden Feeds Us) – Mary and I were amazed at …

Gardening Planters and Techniques

Gardening

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

60+ Family Tradition Ideas | The Art of Manliness

Last week we published an article that discussed why and how to establish family traditions. Traditions offer numerous benefits: they strengthen your …

Meet the Artist Who's Drawing Every Character From Every Coen Brothers Movie Ever Made

Time to get messy, light some stuff on fire, and use food products in ways they were never intended! Parents and teachers across the internet have …

Kids

Your body language may shape who you are | Amy Cuddy

Easy Crafts With Upcycled Toilet Paper Rolls • Recyclart

We already presented works with toilet paper rolls, this one is made by Studio Wonderdag. It’s so simple and funny …

How to Stamp Silverware - the cutest DIY stamped silver spoon keychain

I came bearing gifts. And I want everyone to know how to stamp silverware!<p>To the Country Living Fair that is.<p>Well, I didn’t want to go empty handed …

The Best Date Bars in Los Angeles

<i>L.A. is a notoriously difficult city to date in, so we thought we'd make it just a little bit easier by gathering a list of some of the best bars to</i> …

Painted Pebbles and Stones • Recyclart

Sea stones and pebbles designed & painted by hand. These stones gathered on the shore of the Adriatic Sea and …

Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming

It’s important for people to tell you what side they are on and why, and whether they might be biased. A declaration of members’ interests, of a sort. So, I am going to be talking to you about reading. I’m going to tell you that libraries are important. I’m going to suggest that reading fiction, …

Duck Tape Recycled Robot

I mentioned last week when I showed you the Glow in the Dark Bowling that I’m creating projects for General Mills and Kix Cereal. This week I’ll show …

DIY Projects & Crafts

The body language of leadership

There is plenty of research on body language and all of the non-verbal ways that we communicate, intentionally and unintentionally. In fact, studies …

4 Ways to Make Your Networking More Meaningful

A few years ago, I met a fascinating pair of people. One was a fundraiser for charities, the other a philanthropist. Together Jennifer McCrea and …

The Beautiful Death

Marc Ecko’s 10 Rules for Getting "Influencer" Attention

The dream is simple: get your product in the hands of celebrities or “influencers,” and they create a ripple effect that skyrockets you to fame and …

New Hair Color & Update With Me

How to Take The Perfect Selfie

Weekend Challenge: Alternating Dumbbell Bench Press

Boost your upper-body strength with this killer chest exercise<p><i>Join the</i> Women's Health <i>Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Check out our Facebook page every weekend and challenge yourself to try a new exercise. Thousands of women already</i> …

How to Make Garden Lanterns from Old Tin Cans

Light up the night repurposing old tin cans. That summertime, rustic appeal will add warmth and a glow to any balmy summer evening. All you will need …