This Black Ruby series celebrates the contributions of women who pave the way for our future.

Jennine Hovell-Cox
Jennine Hovell-Cox

Women, you can’t live without us because we are so necessary! ​While we may not always be acknowledged for our many contributions, it is clear that we serve as the mother of innovation, the guider of success, the womb of wealth, and the overall bearer of beautiful gems.

In honor of this truth, Black Ruby found it necessary to seek out gems from those we admire in our new series, “HerStory Is Our Legacy.”

Join us as we celebrate these amazing women and shine a light on their jewels of wisdom and success.

Get to know: Jennine Hovell-Cox.

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Our resident kids are super excited for the holidays.

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It’s a great year to be a kid! From high-tech drones to subscription boxes designed to unlock creativity, there is no reason for your kids to be bored — especially during the pandemic.

Our resident kids played for hours as they narrowed down some of the most exciting toys to hit our mailbox. Below see some of their favorites!

Reminder…


From face masks to activewear, we got you covered!

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The way people function throughout their day has drastically changed amid the pandemic, especially for fitness fanatics. Now that gyms have limited their visitors — or in some cases shutdown completely — more people have become reliant on at-home workouts. …


Even the Grinch can’t resist these awesome gifts!

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People have become more creative with their approach to stuffing holiday socks with unique items that excite and wow the recipients.

No matter who they are, we have curated a stocking stuffer list that has something to satisfy everyone — including the family Grinch. Take a look and see what we discovered.

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Our Senior Editor has curated a gift guide filled with must-haves to uplift the spirits during these uncertain times.

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The year 2020 has been one to remember! It has made us all reflect on the importance of life, love, justice, health, and happiness. It has also brought us closer to our loved ones — even at a distance. With the help of social media networks and technology, we are connected with friends and family more than ever.

Now that…


This year’s goal? To remove the need for returns.

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It's hard to admit, but you may not be as trendy as you think. You know what our teen needs, but comprehending what they want — especially during the pandemic — can seem impossible.

What do you give a girl who’s day consists of Zoom classes and mastering the most popular dance moves on TikTok? …


These mouth-watering picks are sure to impress. So much so, you might want to keep them for yourself!

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Maybe it's your bestie, or maybe it's you — but we all have at least one person in our lives that is obsessed with delicious food. Whether they are looking to discover the latest savory snack or visiting restaurants to taste the newest delectable dish on the menu, a true foodie is always excited to whet their palate.

Below, we…


Looking for the perfect gift guide for men? Look no further!

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The men in your life deserve more than tools, tube socks, and neckties this holiday season. It’s time to get creative by gifting him something special that let’s him know just how amazing he is!

We consulted with our resident Dads and they shared their thoughts on the items that they agreed would be the perfect gifts for the holiday…


Due to the pandemic, college life looks a lot different. Help your students cope with the changes by gifting them these trendy and thoughtful items.

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Due to the pandemic, college life doesn’t look the same. In most cases, dorms are closed — or extremely limited — resulting in students living at home or in apartments. …


We’ve curated awesome gifts for your favorite WFH mom!

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Moms who work from home deserve the best— especially now that they are more than likely doubling as homeschool teachers amid the pandemic. …

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