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The Best New Liquid Eyeliner

I’ve used liquid eyeliner as long as I’ve worn makeup (junior high?). It’s what my mom used, and therefore, the medium I mastered. Back then, the only options were liquid liners with those little paint-brush applicators. Now there are the felt-tip marker style, which I think are totally impossible to use. My original favorite was a Lancome liquid liner that […]

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How to Make Your Facebook More Private

If you’d like to review your activity on Facebook, there’s a simple way to see (and, if you’re so inclined, delete­­­) all of the posts and photos you’ve ever had on the social network in one place—it’s called the Activity Log. Facebook gives an in-depth description of the Activity Log and how to use it right here. A particularly useful […]

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Remove Red Wine Stains From Linens

If your table linens are dotted with red wine stains thanks to a little extra merriment at the holiday party you hosted, follow this stain-fighting trick to ensure the mess gets properly cleaned up.

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Winter Cake Display from Loverly

[Photo by Nicole Cassano Photography on Wedding Chicks] Tying the knot this month or next? Let the details of your celebration work with that natural winter wonderland theme. Take the classic white cake, for example, which can be easily embellished with pine cones and lush greens to feel totally in season. Find more cake ideas and winter wedding inspiration.

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An Easy Styling Tip for Winter Accessories

It can be tricky to look pulled together when bundling up to face the elements. The easiest way to manage this? Make sure your accessories match! Just the way the right jewelry can tie an outfit together, balancing your winter accessories will keep your outer layers looking polished. Try a matching set (hat, gloves and scarf) in a neutral or […]

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A Great Excuse to Get a Massage

Here’s a good—if not a bit luxurious—way to fight back during cold and flu season: Get a massage. Research shows that it can keep your immune system in top fighting form. According to the American Massage Therapy Association, studies in The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine examined the effects of Swedish massage therapy on the body’s hormonal response and immune function, […]

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Don’t Throw Away Greeting Cards

If you were inundated by season’s greetings, don’t toss them. As you purge your home of all things holiday, set aside any old greeting cards to sent to St. Jude’s Ranch for Children.

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Healthy Snack Ideas for the New Year

January is a time for fresh starts, new beginnings, making changes—and it’s also the time when most people are trying to drop a few pounds and eat healthier. Stock your fridge with basic ingredients like sliced turkey, hummus, and nut butter, then use them in creative combinations next time you’re craving a snack instead of reaching for a bag of […]

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An Easy Way To Get Your Finances in Order

If your New Year’s resolution is getting your finances organized, take this advice from Alexa von Tobel, Founder/CEO of LearnVest.com and author of Financially Fearless, and start by setting up calendar reminders for all of your financial to-dos. Says von Toblel, “Create reminders for all of your bills, your taxes, your credit score checks, and your health. I like to […]

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Can You Keep Leftover Champagne?

Once you’ve popped a bottle of sparkling wine, you cannot replace the cork. Thanks to it’s carbonated nature, buying a special stopper is the safest way to keep Champagne’s sparkle alive. Here, a few suggestions.

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