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4 Low Calorie Drinks for Cinco de Mayo

4 Low Calorie Tequila Drinks---stay skinny this cinco de mayo!

Mexican cuisine is wrongfully typecast as cheesy, greasy and fatty. Margaritas are labeled as high-calorie and high-sugar drinks. So, when Cinco de Mayo rolls around, the holiday becomes an excuse to gobble deep fried taquitos, greasy quesadillas and sweet frozen drinks. However, Cinco de Mayo does not have to be a bloat causing, fattening food …

How to Wear High Top Sneakers with Style: Starring Cara Delevingne

I had no interest in fashion when I was younger. I was such a tomboy." The super model and film star, Cara Delevingne once said these words. Because Delevingne began her career with modeling (including for the very feminine and sexy lingerie line, Victoria's Secret), it's a surprising comment. However, once you take a quick glance at her natural street style, it's easy to see that she is innately a tom boy, a sassy and sparkly one.

“I had no interest in fashion when I was younger. I was such a tomboy.” The super model and film star, Cara Delevingne once said these words. Because Delevingne began her career with modeling (including for the lingerie line, Victoria’s Secret), it’s a surprising comment. But a quick glance at her natural street style, shows that she is innately a …

The Cutest Effing Christmas Dogs Ever

Even if you don't own one of these four legged dorks, even if you're allergic to the beasts, it's a fact that just by simply looking at an adorable dog, your mood and performance level will improve. According to a Hiroshima University study, if viewing cute things makes the viewer more attentive, the performance of a non-motor perceptual task would also be improved

Even if you don’t own one of these four legged dorks, even if you’re allergic to the beasts, it’s a fact that just by simply looking at an adorable dog, your mood and performance level will improve. According to a Hiroshima University study, if viewing cute things makes the viewer more attentive, the performance of a …

Will the New Belle Have Brains?

Emma Watson who is so much more than a famous actress...

It took me some time to get used to Emilie de Ravin playing Belle on the television series, Once Upon a Time. I knew her from the show, Lost, and it took a few episodes for me to perceive her as a Belle rather than as a scruffy survivor. Now, I’ll have to get used …

24 Costume Ideas for Creative Couples

24 Couples Costume Ideas: Couples costumes are twice the fun. However, there are not as many obvious options for paired costumes. Every Halloween my husband and I think back to our favorite movies, scroll Pinterest and try to recall our friends' costumes. So, in the interest of all couples seeking this kind of inspiration, here's a collage of creative couples costumes.

Gone are the days when I could indulge and design whatever fantastical costume I felt like. There were no limits on my use of glitter and stockings. Wings. Pink wigs. Purple leotards. These days my Halloween costumes are no longer decided by my whims and fancies; today picking a Halloween costume is a collaborative process. …

How to Wear Black and White Like a Princess: Starring Kerry Washington

Coco Chanel once said, "Women think of all colors except the absence of color. I have said that black has it all. White too. Their beauty is absolute. It it the perfect harmony."

Coco Chanel once said, “Women think of all colors except the absence of color. I have said that black has it all. White too. Their beauty is absolute. It is the perfect harmony.” Exquisite and talented Django and Scandal star, Kerry Washington, seems to have mastered the elegant art of black and white. She carries with …

22 Perfect Makeup Looks for Fall: Starring Jennifer Lopez

With fall, many of my neon nail polished get neglected for mauves and charcoals. The change of season calls for new inspiration that only a statuesque pop icon with longevity and talent can give us. I've been following JLo since the beginning, all the way back to when she was married to a waiter at Lario's Restaurant on Miami Beach. It seems that with time and experience, Jennifer Lopez becomes more and more beautiful. Her cheekbones become more pronounced as her wisdom grows.

Throughout autumn, my neon nail polish gets neglected and replaced by “fall colors.” The change of season calls for new inspiration that only a statuesque pop icon with longevity and talent can give us. I’ve been following JLo since the beginning, all the way back to when she was married to a waiter at Lario’s …

18 Ways To Wear Boots This Fall: Spotlight on Sienna Miller

Nobody wears boots more beautifully than the stylish superstar, Sienna Miller. Miller is known for both her successful acting career and her fashion sense. She's a long time favorite of designers and fashionistas.

Nobody wears boots more beautifully than the stylish superstar, Sienna Miller. Miller is known for both her successful acting career and her fashion sense. She’s a long time favorite of designers and fashionistas. Whether Miller is out to rock n roll or window shop, she always looks admirably interesting. Her uncanny ability to wear boots …

7 Adorable and Riveting Apps I Can’t Get Enough Of

Alongside my productive and grading apps are apps that take me away during times of boredom, stress or general restlessness. Above all, these apps emit vibrant colors, comforting music, and nonviolent ambitions. So, unashamedly, I'll share my digital twinkles with you. Hopefully, like me, you will find sanctuary and entertainment with my favorite adorable apps.

It was 1991, or ’92. I was maybe six or seven years old. My ballet backpack rested next to me. Every so often I caught a whiff of sweaty hairspray coming from the slick perfect bun seemingly glued to my head. My ballet class was over, but Mom’s Jazzercise had just begun. After a few …

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