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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…

Easy Spanish Paella With Chicken, Duck Sausage and Seafood #RecetasParaMomentos

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Kroger. All opinions are mine alone. #RecetasParaMomentos #CollectiveBias


Easy Spanish Chicken, Duck Sausage and Seafood Paella
Hay una receta para cada momento especial con Kroger!
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There’s a recipe for every moment we value with Kroger!

A few weeks ago, my local Kroger had a “Taste of Spain” event and for the first time they were selling paella kits. I was so excited to see the “paelleras” displayed as soon as you entered the store, because for the longest time, I've been wanting to make Spain's most famous dish: that sumptuous combination of saffron rice, chicken and shellfish known as paella. I mean, coming from a Puerto Rican household were rice is part of our daily diet, I questioned how complicated could it really be?

The reality is that making Spanish paella sounds easy, but it takes a bit of practice to master. Making paella is s…

Atlanta’s Top Latino Chefs Host Puerto Rican Heritage Celebration at JP Atlanta

Renowned Latino Chefs Julio Delgado, Hector Santiago, Carlos Casals and Pablo Colon partner on heritage dinner to benefit Ser Familia
Atlanta, Ga. (May 31, 2016) – Join downtown Atlanta’s newest dining destination JP Atlanta and Executive Chef Julio Delgado for a PuertoRican heritage celebration as he joins forces with Atlanta’s top Latino chefs for an unforgettable evening filled with festive music, food and drinks. On Sunday, June 12th, Chef Delgado will team up with chefs Hector Santiago of El Super Pan, Carlos Casals of Cherokee Country Club and Pablo Colon of Ritz Carlton Atlanta to treat guests to a global dining experience with a PuertoRican-inspired four course menu and wine pairings. A portion of proceeds will benefit Ser Familia, a local charity that strengthens, revitalizes and equips the local Latino community.