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How to Avoid Varicose Veins

by Maryann Pisano on July 10, 2016

Do varicose veins run in your family? Whether they do or not, varicose veins are those nasty veins that appear to be “popping” out of the leg.  Here are some ways to avoid getting varicose veins:    Exercise.  Running or walking is a way to encourage blood circulation in your legs. So, get moving! Watch […]

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We’re Back!

by Maryann Pisano on June 28, 2016

Hey Emme Readers!   After a brief hiatus, Emme Magazine is back!  Thank you for understanding.   Maryann

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Sparkle and Shine in Emerald

by Maryann Pisano on April 1, 2016

This spring, look as rich as an emerald.  Emerald eyeshadow is very popular, making eyes pop and sparkle. MAC Electric Cool Eyeshadow $22.00 Urban Decay Bender $19.00 Milani Bella Emerald $3.99

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Ready, Set, Nude!

April 1, 2016
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Ready, set, nude!  If you’re looking for a casual color that’s both cute AND trendy, opt for a nude polish this spring.  Save your neon pinks for summer. Essie All Eyes on Nude $8.50 OPI Samoan Sand $8.50 Deborah Lippmann Naked $18.00

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Watermelon Lips for Spring

March 31, 2016
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What’s the hottest lipstick for spring?  This time of year we’re ready for fruity, fun colors to get ready for the warm weather.  Watermelon lipstick is in for spring 2016. Sephora Coral Calling $14.00 Maybelline Shocking Coral $7.49 MAC Cremesheen Lipstick $17.00

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Nick Brose’s Second Album ‘Two’: Edgier and Hotter Than Ever

March 31, 2016
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It has taken Nick Brose two years to write his newest album “Two,” but this album was definitely worth the wait.  With a new sound and killer vibes, “Two” proves to be everything that you’ve waited for.  This new album hits iTunes April 19. “When the Sun Comes Out” This track was nothing like Brose has […]

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True Life: I was an Irish Dancer #StPatricksDay

March 15, 2016
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  I know that there are a lot of Irish Americans in Chicago.  Everybody claims that their grandparents came to America during the potato famine.  But, my family, we’re the real deal.  Both of my parents were born in Ireland, and came to the United States as teenagers.  So for us, St. Patrick’s Day is not […]

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What’s the Legend of the Fava Bean? #StJosephsDay

March 15, 2016
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When it comes to St. Joseph Day tables, the fava bean are always given to those in attendance.  When dried, roasted, and blessed, they are considered lucky and bring good fortune.  If you carry it around in your purse, legend says you will never be poor.  Some even believe that if they are kept in […]

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Zeppole for Sale! #StJosephsDay

March 15, 2016
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It’s that time of year where Italians and Catholics are wearing red and eating delicious zeppole.  We all know that we can eat zeppole at a St. Joseph’s Day tale, but where can you BUY these delicious pastries?  Well, here’s your list:  The Sicilian Bakery 4632 N. Cumberland Ave. Chicago *** Ferrara Bakery 2210 W Taylor St Chicago *** […]

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The Tradition of Irish Soda Bread #StPatricksDay

March 15, 2016
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Traditional Irish soda bread is made with whole- meal flour, buttermilk, and salt.  However, this is a basic recipe.  Each recipe is different depending on location and tradition. The history of the soda bread began in the 1800s.  The Irish people cooked the bread in a bastible, which is a iron pot with a lid.  The bastible […]

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