Lifestyle

September 2, 2012
Chef Jamie Leeds

Cooking with Chef Jamie Leeds

Fruits of the sea can blossom in your own kitchen

By Angellica Garrigan Jamie Leeds wears many hats in life: mother, businesswoman, mentor, board member and award- winner. She is most well-known, however, for her chef’s hat as the owner and founder of Hank’s Oyster Bar, with two locations in Washington, D.C., and one in Old Town Alexandria.
September 2, 2012
Two cartoon women kissing

Single and Sick of It?

Advice for getting back into the dating scene and finding Mrs. Right

By Meghann Novinskie and Kim Rosenberg All of us have been single (and frustrated) at some point during our adult lives. As mature women, we’ve had significant relationships at various stages of our lives, and find ourselves becoming more and more selective when it comes to dating and finding a mate. Rightfully so. Some of us celebrate being single, considering who is “out there,” and anticipate the first strong connection made with someone new. For others, being single is dreaded, and the idea of dating again can be extremely daunting. Regardless of how you see yourself in your “single mirror” there are a few crucial steps to consider before putting on your dating shoes.
September 2, 2012

Same-Sex Couples and the Workplace: Getting Her Your Benefits

By Manuella W. Hancock Almost every employer compensates employees in a variety of ways that go beyond the paycheck. These employee benefits are sometimes required by law, or strongly encouraged by industry or locality standard, and the package can be an important recruiting and retention tool.