Lent is a time to make a sacrifice and give up something we love for forty days. Within less than a month to go, it’s usually around now that we begin to yearn for that beloved item. Are you missing soda, social media, or… gulp — chocolate? How about we change the energy? Here are eight ideas to fill that space with activities that will empower you!
We all have that one friend that is afraid of our buzzing playmates. She raises a brow when you mention how much you enjoy your “bullet on your clitoris" or utter the word "lube." “No one needs to know your business,” your amiga often says. “That's so...kinky,” she says with a mix of curiosity and disapproval. So you retrieve to your land of dildos and vibrators, hoping that one day she’ll embrace her very own B.O.B (Battery Operated Boyfriend).
On March 3, we celebrate National Anthem Day, an American tribute to our own anthem, "the Star Spangled Banner." Written during the War of 1812 by Francis Scott Key, the patriotic tune has become symbolic of everything the United States represents.
Many of us can sing the Star Spanged Banner from memory, but we may not all be familiar with the national anthems of our heritage: the anthems of Mexico, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, and more.
Celebrate today by learning a little bit about the anthems of Latin America:
Food. We gotta have it. It's sustenance. It keeps us alive. It promotes...pleasure? Yes. And I'm not talking about the pleasure you feel when you devour a rich slice of chocolate cake, or a crunchy pastelito, or a savory and sugary cinnamon churro. Although that all tastes and feels amazing, eating certain foods can turn us on down there. And drinks are not to be left out. Sipping on a little somethin' somethin' may lead you to devour the man in your life.
Here are some foods and drinks that serve as aphrodisiacs and promote great sex:
Happy Dominican Independence Day! Today marks the 171st anniversary of the Dominican Republic's independence from Haiti. This unique and amazing country is more than just picturesque beaches, insanely delicious food and the home bachata. It’s also has a rich history!
So before you go out and celebrate today, check out some of the highlights from the Dominican Republic’s history:
It’s National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, which means Twitter is deluged with more articles, videos and images about eating disorders than usual. Unchanged, however, is that much of the content shared neither centers on nor even includes the experience, perspective or struggle of Latinas. But guess what? Many Latinas are dealing with disordered eating, and it’s a problem that is increasing in our community.
Here are 10 facts all of us should know about eating disorders:
Do you have a tattoo? Or have you thought about getting inked? Tats are a controversial subject — especially among conservative Latino families. We asked you to submit your anonymous confessions about tattoo and familia via Whisper. Here's what you said:
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This winter has been brutal — inches upon inches of snow, days and days of below freezing temperatures, and harsh arctic winds have left everyone wishing for summer.
Winter may be far from over, but at least you can enjoy it with a little help from these 12 Latino foods:
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By Aly Walansky for YourTango.com
We already know there are foods that are awesome at spicing up our sex lives—oysters, chili peppers, chocolate. The list of effective aphrodisiacs is long, and many of us swear by them. But there is another side to the aphrodisiac story.
Lent has officially begun. The 40-day marathon of solemn fasting, praying, and repenting may be upon us, but we will never forget the festivity and jubilation leading up to Ash Wednesday. On Tuesday, partygoers around the country flocked to New Orleans for a Mardi Gras celebration to remember, but true partiers journeyed to South America for Brazil Carnival 2015.
Fat Tuesday may be behind us, but we can still look back fondly on the glitter, lights, feathers and magic of Carnival: