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Appropriate Birthday Gifts for Your New-ish Boyfriend

Appropriate Birthday Gifts for Your New-ish Boyfriend

In its “Nine Ways to Scare a Guy Away” list, eHarmony tells those in a new relationship not to share intense feelings. Saying “I love you” is not the only way relationship newbies make that mistake. An expensive birthday gift can deliver the same message—one that might not be welcome just yet. Give a reasonably...
Breaking Through a Fitness Plateau

Breaking Through a Fitness Plateau

We all love a good workout. OK, that may be a bit of a stretch, but we all know the importance of a workout regimen. A better body, better health, a better mood… exercise provides it all. But what happens when you hit a fitness plateau? You work out regularly, maintain a healthy, balanced diet,...
3 Reasons Blue is in This Spring

3 Reasons Blue is in This Spring

Spring is the perfect time to go blue, and here’s why. The color blue has a profound subconscious effect on us. In fact, the New York Times published an article talking about studies that proved just how amazing blue is to us. It has a calming effect on us, making it easier for us to breathe...
Still Single? Here Are Six People to Blame

Still Single? Here Are Six People to Blame

It’s not your fault that you’re single. You’ve done everything Cosmopolitan has advised. You’ve watched every episode of “The Bachelor” and noted what NOT to do. You’ve even lowered your expectations and you don’t expect him to be as perfect as Dear-old Dad. Yet, you’re still looking. Here are six people to blame. SPOILER: You...
Lust for Life: Looking and Living Young

Lust for Life: Looking and Living Young

Everyone wants to look young and have fun, even if they say they don’t. For some people it’s a lifelong journey to battle the years and maintain a beautiful outer appearance. Being beautiful and preventing signs of aging creeping in, however, is about striking the right balance between inner and outer factors. Nowadays there are...
5 Reasons You Should Have an Outdoor Wedding

5 Reasons You Should Have an Outdoor Wedding

Weddings are increasingly veering away from the conventional and becoming personal events, with the bride and groom now able to choose all the elements of their big day. Tying the knot outside is one such choice you might make — read on to find out why this can be the perfect way to get wed....
How to Create Your Own Private Art Collection

How to Create Your Own Private Art Collection

When it comes to starting an art collection there are a lot of things to consider, including how much you want to spend for a single work of art and how much you will put aside to begin building your collection. Other considerations include transporting it, where it will be displayed and what kind of storage...
Turn Your Garden Shed Into an Idyllic Retreat

Turn Your Garden Shed Into an Idyllic Retreat

Adapting your shed so it’s not only a space to store garden tools is a great way to extend your living space and incorporate another area in which to indulge in your hobbies or relax in a peaceful setting. Thanks to the modern log cabin kits available from Waltons, a shed doesn’t have to just be a...
Learn How to Make Homemade Crafts & Treats the Swedish Way!

Learn How to Make Homemade Crafts & Treats the Swedish Way!

Things in Sweden work a little differently during the holiday season. In December, they celebrate St. Lucia, and on Saint Lucias Day, which is December 13th, celebrations happen all over the Scandinavian country. From stories told by Monks who first brought Christianity to Sweden to making some very special crafts to make sure everywhere is...
Does Your Daily Uniform Need an Update?

Does Your Daily Uniform Need an Update?

If you’re tired of wearing the same old thing day in and day out, the good news is there’s more than one way to update your casual wardrobe this winter! From denims to knits and boots, get creative with your clothes to freshen up your look for the new season. This winter, it’s all about...
Find Out How You Can Win Hpnotiq’s "SparkleLouder" Contest!

Find Out How You Can Win Hpnotiq’s “SparkleLouder” Contest!

Last week we talked about how you can get your sparkle on with Hpnotiq for their “SparkleLouder” campaign, and we’re going to help you win the greatest New Year’s Eve ever! You can enter the contest until December 8th, and all it takes is using Hpnotiq’s app — it’s almost too easy to win a sparkly, new EFFY Ring (the gorgeous Diamond &...
Win Big With Hpnotiq's "SparkleLouder" Campaign!

Win Big With Hpnotiq’s “SparkleLouder” Campaign!

It’s time to get your sparkle on! We’ve teamed up with Hpnotiq for their “SparkleLouder” campaign to help you win the greatest New Year’s Eve trip, like, ever. To get in the spirit, we made Taylor Swift sparkle like never before using Hpnotiq’s app, and the best part? After making your picture sparkle, you’re automatically entered to...