2 Things No One Should Be Without

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Is a Trip to the Beach Worth a Weekend With the Flu?

What would you be willing to trade for a week of sun, sand, and no work? That’s the question Expedia.com and Northstar asked more than 11,000 people worldwide in their 2014 Expedia Flip Flop Report. The results: Turns out, what excites people the most about the idea of a beach getaway isn’t just the ocean view. When asked to rank […]

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This Is the Age When Americans Really Feel the Best About Their Looks

Here’s some good news about your (literally) beautiful future: According to a recent survey, people ages 65 years and older are more confident about their looks than any other age group. As part of the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, researchers interviewed more than 80,000 U.S. adults to find that 66% of Americans age 65 and older “agreed” or “strongly agreed” that […]

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10 Simple Spritzers to Make Now

Searching for a simple summer cocktail that’s light and refreshing? Our friends at Fox News Magazine have pulled together their favorite summertime spritzers that do exactly that. They say, “Forget everything you know about spritzers, or those watered down wine glasses that are more ice than booze. These libations have gotten a much-needed makeover in time for the balmy months, […]

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Proof That Good Things Often Come to Those Who Wait

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After the World Cup: Looking for Reasons to Go On

Anyone who follows me on Twitter (and if you do: thank you! especially if we are not related) knows that I caught full-on World Cup fever. We all did. It was easy in my house, with three sons who play soccer and a husband who somehow always gets talked into coaching. But we were far from the only ones: I […]

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How One Moment Of Reflection Can Change Your Whole Day

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Is This What a $46,000 Potato Salad Recipe Looks Like?

Zack Brown had one small mission: Make potato salad. What likely started as a joke-Kickstarter campaign between friends has gone viral, raising more than $46,000 (and counting!) and inspiring think pieces galore. Fortunately, as Brown told Mashable, “We’re going to use that [money] to do the most good possible… that money will not go in my pocket. Or into my […]

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The Best Swim and Cover-Up Pairings for Your Body Shape

Already sick of your swimsuit this season? Be sure to check out these flattering swim and cover-up pairings from our colleagues at In Style. Athletic, big-busted, tall…this list offers swimwear solutions to fit your figure. To see the full list, click here. More on RealSimple.com: The Best Swimsuits for All Body Types 12 Flattering Plus-Size Bathing Suits The Swimsuits for Summer […]

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1 Reminder To Turn Around A Bad Day

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