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Don’t Forget to Fall Back!

This weekend marks the end of daylight savings time. So before you go to bed on Saturday night turn all your clocks back by one hour. If you could spend your extra hour doing anything in the world what would it be? Have a great weekend!

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How to Store Natural Peanut Butter

  Natural peanut butter, while delicious and healthy, can be a bit of a pain. Especially when the nuts and oil separate. Luckily, there’s a way to make mixing the two a bit easier without buying a dedicated PB stirrer. Make sure the jar is tightly sealed, then store it on its side in the refrigerator. This helps in two […]

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A Trick for Cleaner Mirrors

Newspaper isn’t the only thing that can help you get your mirrors cleaner. The clothing you’re wearing can help as well, according to Shelterpop. Donning a dark colored outfit while cleaning can help you see the streaks or dust that’s left behind better than a pale outfit. Get more fall cleaning tips from Shelterpop.

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My Favorite Party Secret

I’m so happy to be joining the team here at Simply Stated and Real Simple! Let me introduce myself. My name is Jordan Ferney, and I run a blog called Oh Happy Day. Besides my little family at home, my greatest passion is parties. I love to throw them, plan them, be a guest, we even have a column in […]

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Easy, On-the-Go Snacks

If you’re squeezing in a vacation before the kids go back to school. Here are some great ideas for packaging snacks on the go from Choose to Thrive Blog: 1. Pack celery sticks and peanut butter in a plastic jar for easy scooping. 2. Nestle a baby food jar or small condiment jar in a plastic cottage cheese container to […]

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The Best Way to Slice an Ice Cream Cake

One of the best things about ice cream (aside from our ice cream social, of course): ice cream cake. But cutting one can be rather tricky, especially since they are (or should be) rock hard when you take it out of the freezer. The trick to slicing one clean and easy? Heat up your knife. Right before you’re ready to […]

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Pump Up The Volume

A beauty trend that never gets old: big voluminous hair. I’ve never met a gal–with short or long locks–who wasn’t looking for bigger, better hair. Since Alterna launched their Bamboo Volume product line this summer, I sat down with Michael Shaun Corby, their Global Creative Director, to get the best volumizing hair tips. Three Volumizing Hair Tips (and 1 must-have […]

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Styling Tips from Our Fashion Photo Shoots

Since we’re shooting our September fashion feature this week in Montana, I wanted to share with you our top three styling kit essentials. They just so happen to be items that our director relies on to make everything look absolutely flawless for the camera. Check them out because they just may help you look picture perfect, too. 1. NuBra Feather-Lite adhesive bra, […]

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