Jeffrey Qaiyum (JQ) interviews his big brother Anthony Qaiyum (TQ), President and Co-Owner of Merz Apothecary and Smallflower.com, about what he looks for when selecting a product line to sell in-stores and online. They discuss the brand of the month, O’Douds Apothecary, what makes a new brand stand out, and why the look and feel
Look, I get it. Dad is a no-frills kinda guy. He doesn’t want anyone to make too much of a fuss about Father’s Day. Dad doesn’t like too much attention. His dream Father’s Day celebration involves making a platter of burgers —and of course portabellos for the vegetarians — and kicking back on the couch.
As I was packing for spring break, I started thinking about how many people were also gearing up for a big trip. As a theater artist on the international festival circuit and a dad of three little kids, I’ve become an expert in packing for myself and for trips with the whole fam. Here are
Guys: you don’t grow a beard, you keep a beard. If you do nothing, the hair on your face will grow. Your beard will be there unless you elect to shave it so if you are going to be a person with a beard, you’re not growing it–you’re keeping it! Now the question is–how are
Here in Chicago, winter is long and harsh but once it’s finally safe to put away your heavy coat, it’s time to do a little spring cleaning! For some of us, that means cleaning out our closets, our grill, and maybe our garage but it’s also a great opportunity to cleanse our bodies. One of