Did you know that January is National Soup Month? Well, apparently it is. So to celebrate here are some of our favorite quick and easy soups and stews including Scallion and Potato Soup, Split-Pea Soup, and Mushroom Barley (shown). What is your favorite kind of soup to eat on a cold winter evening?
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With cold temperatures and fun outdoor activities (like skiing, sledding, and ice skating) windburned skin could be in your future. Luckily, it’s easy to heal. The trick is to use a 1% Hydrocortisone cream in addition to your moisturizer. Normally used for anti-itch needs like bug bites, the cortisone can also help skin in the winter. Get more winter skin tips.
The holidays are over and the temperatures are finally starting to drop here in New York. Tonight the low is going to be in the teens, and while I’m no stranger to cold weather, it doesn’t mean I don’t struggle every time winter really rolls around. Especially since my bedroom in my apartment doesn’t actually have a heater. So, instead […]
The holidays are no time to get sick. So keep that scratchy throat at bay with this natural remedy. First, gargle with salt water. Then, if your throat is scratchy, soothe it with caffeine-free tea or warm broth. If your throat is on fire, cool it down with an ice pop. Learn more about your symptoms and find natural flu […]
This past weekend in the Northeast we had our first snow storm of the year. Originally it was predicted that we would get 8 to 12-inches….we woke up Sunday morning to 24 plus inches!! I love the snow—snow shoeing, cross country skiing, sitting inside by the fire drinking wine and reading. Grilling in the snow, now that’s a different matter. […]
Hats, scarves, and gloves have likely been in heavy rotation for the past couple of months. (Those of you in warm climates, try not to rub it in.) And this weekend is the perfect time to pop them in the laundry.
Now that we’re settling in to cooler temperatures and the holidays will be here before you know it, our editors want to know what your biggest beauty questions and conundrums are during this time of year.
Maybe you’re searching for an easy, but still elegant, holiday look, or you just can’t seem to tame your static-y flyaway hair. Whatever it is, leave your question in the comments, and it might be answered, right here, on Simply Stated.
(photo by Lucas Allen for Real Simple)