RAW REVIVAL

While it may seem like a new trend, poke (pronounced poh-kay) is a Hawaiian dish that has been around for centuries.

STORY: Jessica Dauler
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

Look around town and you’ll notice the raw fish salad popping up everywhere, and with good reason, as it’s both healthy and delicious. Even if you’re not a fan of traditional sushi, poke offers a sea of combinations so you can get […]

AN INTELLIGENT ABODE

Smart-home technology is front and center these days, with a range of devices and price points to make any house the smartest in the neighborhood. These handy, high-tech devices allow homeowners to control everything from lighting to thermostats to garage doors, all by remoted gadget or voice command.

Amazon Echo Dot – Photo: Courtesy Amazon

STORY: Jessica Dauler
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

Amazon Echo Dot ($35)

Alexa is Echo’s […]

HAVE A HAT-I-TUDE

The Kentucky Derby is known as much for the hats worn by the spectators as for the horses that run around the track at Churchill Downs each May.

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Place your bet on any of these ensemble toppers for a win at a Derby party, or any fancy spring or summer soiree where the dress code calls for some fashionable flair.*

BAGS THAT WORK

These days, busy professionals need one functional bag that isn’t overtly utilitarian for toting around essentials both personal and business related.

Zambesi Crocodile Effect Briefcase

Zambesi Crocodile Effect Briefcase

These stylish bags will take you from home to office to after-hours day after day and maybe even out of town for the weekend.

Zambesi Crocodile Effect Briefcase ($1,251)

Break free from the conventional briefcase with this fashion-meets-function accessory […]

SHAPE SHIFTERS

Thanks to clever companies, women’s athleisure wear is now shapewear, and it’s OK to wear it from the gym to work and beyond. Make 2018 the year you add a pair of versatile, figure-flattering leggings to your life. No one has to know the work they’re doing behind the scenes.

Athleta Seamless Training Tight

1. Athleta Seamless Training Tight ($89)

These Athleta tights are the holy grail of women’s workout […]

HOLIDAY TEA TIME

In a season full of rich drinks like eggnog, cocoa and hot buttered rum, it can be nice to sip and save a few calories. You don’t even have to forgo the holiday spirit. Instead, spread cheer with these festive seasonal teas that are low in calories and added sugar.

1. Spiced Apple Cider (2 oz., $10)

Spice up your holidays with this calorie-free take on a traditional […]

CHOWHOUND

Dogs are like family, and we all want what’s best for them, but choosing a dog food in today’s extensive pet food marketplace can prove challenging. Consider your pet’s age, health, activity level and your budget when looking for one that works. Keep in mind that no one food is best for every dog. Fortunately, many well-rounded brands offer a choice these days, and a little […]

AQUATIC ART

Float the remaining days of summer away on one of the season’s hottest trends: luxury inflatable rafts, which prove as practical as they are stylish and are continually endorsed by celebs on social media.

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These picture-perfect adult floats will have you ready for end-of-summer BBQs, beach outings and pool parties. Ride-on, lie-on, float or play, having fun in the sun has never looked better.

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ON ’CUE

Barbecue is a summer tradition in the South. Whether it’s served between a bun, off the bone or low and slow, it all comes down to choosing the right sauce to create that perfect flavor.

With so many saucy options available, knowing the basics about flavors and products is the first step toward perfecting this savory Southern staple.

1. Mrs. Griffin’s Original Barbecue Sauce ($4.25)

The history of Mrs. […]

MEALS VIA WHEELS

Meal delivery services are reinventing the way we think about meal planning.

Now it’s easier than ever to stick to dietary restrictions or whip up a gourmet, chef-inspired meal in record time. Creative, prepared and pre-prepped meals are a smart choice for working couples, singles and busy families who crave variety but don’t have the time or energy to invest in finding recipes and cooking every day. […]