Siempre Mujer Goes Green for its April/May 2007 Issue

Siempre Mujer Goes Green for its April/May 2007 Issue

Offers 48 ways readers can help save the planet throughout the Issue Dayanara Torres and Natalia Streignard on split covers


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New York, NY–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–April 3, 2007–Siempre Mujer, the Spanish-language lifestyle and service magazine for women published by Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP), today releases its April/May 2007 Green Issue – a first in the Hispanic market. Throughout the issue, readers can look for the magazine’s green seal to find many simple ways families can incorporate environmentally-friendly ideas into their homes and lives.

“Taking care of the environment is a universal imperative and we must raise awareness for it within the Hispanic community,” commented Johanna Buchholtz-Torres, editor-in-chief of Siempre Mujer. “This issue is a call-to-action for our readers. We are helping them make smart choices for themselves and their families.”

Siempre Mujer’s green coverage includes: a showcase of nature-friendly accessories, beauty products, home décor items and clothes; a piece on why organic foods are good for the family; tips on buying energy-efficient appliances and cars; and a story by award-winning author and journalist Sylvia Mendoza on how to raise socially-conscious kids.

Also inside the April/May 2007 issue of Siempre Mujer:

NATALIA STREIGNARD: BEAUTIFUL FROM THE INSIDE OUT – Page 36

This Venezuelan telenovela star knows all too well that life isn’t a bed of roses. Natalia Streignard has lived through her parents’ simultaneous bouts with cancer and her own divorce, but she stays positive through it all. Natalia shares her tips for achieving spiritual and physical beauty with Siempre Mujer. Laugh often, love your job, and wash your face with pore-sealing cold water, she advises!

DAYANARA: QUEEN OF LOS ANGELES – Page 46

Without a doubt, Dayanara Torres, the Puerto Rican ex-Miss Universe and current star of MyNetwork TV’s Watch Over Me, is in love with Los Angeles’ culturally-rich lifestyle, prevalent Latino flavor and perfect climate. What more could she want from her new home in the entertainment capital of the world? Siempre Mujer caught up with Dayanara to find out about her favorite Los Angeles spots, life as a single mother and how she plans to conquer Hollywood.

HOME SWEET HOME – Page 90

Buying a home can be the best way to accumulate wealth, but for first-time buyers the process can be intimidating. Siempre Mujer Financial Editor Xavier Serbia walks readers through the home-buying process, from figuring out a home’s worth, to prequalification and getting a loan, to closing the deal. Serbia also offers ways to determine whether buying or renting is best for you, and lists the 10 biggest pitfalls to avoid when taking the plunge.

FASHION PAGES: TURN UP THE VOLUME – Page 40

It’s time to leave structure behind and start experimenting with free-flowing shapes and volume in your wardrobe. Siempre Mujer shows you how. Achieve this playful look with the latest capelets, babydoll dresses and tiered ruffle tops. Also, learn how to mix colors, accessories in different shapes and sizes and lengths to achieve a balanced and fresh look.

DAISY MARTINEZ: ALL IN THE FAMILY COOKING – Page 70

From one generation to another with love. Siempre Mujer Contributing Food Editor Daisy Martinez allows us to witness the incredible bond cooking creates within her family. Daisy cooks with her mother Conchita and daughter Angela, and shares family-favorite recipes like Mom’s Favorite Tortilla and Corn and Cheese Fritters.

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Siempre Mujer Goes Green for its April/May 2007 Issue