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How to Build a Resume That Stands Out Visually To Help Your Teen Land Their First Job

Creating a captivating resume that sparkles bright enough to catch an employer's attention is an art on its own terms.


With the ramp up pressure kids experience at school and the need to sign up to too many extracurricular activities, it’s no surprise how the number of teens employed have been declining over the past decades.
There are many benefits (and risks) of adolescent employment. The decision to allow your teen to have an after school job should be a well thought-out family decision based on how well they can manage responsibilities, time management and money.


But if your teen is ready to take the plunge the first thing they need to figure out is how to build a resume that stands out even if they don’t have any work experience.


But where to start? How do can you create a snapshot of your ambitions, show your strengths and interests and captive an employers attention?
This is the part Canvas comes in and rescues the day. If you are unfamiliar Canvas, this is a graphic-design t…

Food Bloggers Dish On How to "Spin" Your Favorite Thanksgiving Dishes

When it comes to Thanksgiving food bloggers or “foodies” are anything but traditional. Their favorite philosophy is “Think Outside the Box”. Putting down the Thanksgiving menu is as exciting for them as cooking and sharing the meal with family and friends. Foodies always like to place a creative pin to traditional dishes. The result are unique scrumptious and mouth-watering food that could give any professional chef a run for their money.

Recently, food bloggers from "The Brown Culinary Experience" offered their takes on their favorite Thanksgiving dishes.

1.Citrus Mojo & Sage Infused Cornish Hen With Candied Pecan Glaze. Thanksgiving, Latin Style!by Bren Herrera, Flanboyant Eats



If you are cooking for a small crowd or simply want to try a different "bird" for Thanksgiving this recipe will turn you into a kitchen hero. The citrus mojo marinate and the caramelized pecan glaze with a touch of cranberry juice elevates this dish to a whole new level.  
2. Orange Whi…

Chefs in the City with Hector Santiago

If you have never been to a Chefs in the City event you don't know what you are missing. I was fortunate enough to attend the last event with Chef Virginia Willis and it was so much fun. It was a great learning experience for this home cook ;)




This week is my favorite "boricua" chef's turn to shine.  Chef Hector Santiago from Pura Vida, Super Pan, and Bravo TV's Top Chef will host a cooking demo on November 17th from 6-8pm at Bloomingdale's Lenox Square (Home Store) as he presents tapas selected by restaurant diners as favorites. Plus, guests will enjoy a spanish wine tasting, maragritas from Sinless Cocktails, shopping specials, fabulous door prizes and more!

I have been a fan of Hector for a long time and I am very excited to see what he will be cooking for this event. Whatever it is, I bet it will be full of "sazon" ;D
Hector Santiago's passion for cooking began while attending the University of Puerto Rico and continues to grow along with his…

Not So Wordless Wednesday: Meet The Bluebird Patch Newest Resident

This little fella is all mine!!!! His name is Tiny, a long hair chihuahua we adopted via Clover Run rescue.

Have a cute Halloween pic? Send it to us and we will post it and link it back at ya. Happy Wednesday y'all!!