[Photo by Christian Oth on Inspired By This] Once you’ve had the tasting and finalized your wedding menu, it’s time to think about how to share the yummy line-up with your guests. Will you take a formal approach and tuck individual menus in napkins on each place setting? Will you go casual and write it on a giant chalkboard? Here’s a […]
Still haven’t booked your flight home for the December holiday season? It’s time to decide where you’ll spend each holiday and figure out your travel plans—now.
Love the height of heels but hate all the attendant discomfort? Look for well-made heels with at least a one-inch platform. The heel will still be as high, but the platform means your foot won’t be at as steep of an angle, making them easier (and more comfortable) to wear. Check out these exercises to strengthen your feet.
I love cheese. I love to eat it, and I love to serve it when people come over to my house. In fact, I go out of my way to find unfamiliar, unique, delicious cheeses all the time. But one thing that drives me a little bit crazy when I’m serving cheese is when guests cut around the rind, leaving […]
Velvet jeans are a fun and versatile fashion choice for fall and winter. Anu Narayanan, Old Navy’s vice president and general manager of women’s and non-apparel, suggests combining a pair with a chunky sweater and booties for a “winter lodge type” day look. As for an evening or party ensemble: Narayanan’s personal choice is to compliment velvet jeans with a […]
Ever feel tempted to cram a box of pasta into a questionably small pot in order to save both boiling time and space in the dishwasher? Here’s a good reason to not to, beyond just broken noodles. By overwhelming the pot, there’s a good chance your pasta will end up sticky and gummy. “When you add pasta to a small […]
Get ready to slip into some nice new cozies. These popular Christmas gift items go on sale in November as retailers try to appeal to shoppers with well-priced packaged sets.
Looking for a way to give your moisturizer a little more oomph? Try a drop of oil. Adding drop or two of grapeseed or coconut oil into your daily moisturizer will help boost hydration without clogging pores, says Jasmina Aganovic, an MIT-trained chemist and the CEO of Bona Clara, an all natural skincare and wellness company based in Boston. If […]
Looking for a way to make your holiday videos really come alive? Take this advice from Adam Cosco, a video expert at CyberLink: Quirky is way more interesting than pristine. That’s right; it’s the imperfect moments that make for great holiday videos. Says Cosco: “Be on the lookout for the not-so-perfect moments—the dishes piled up in the sink after a […]