Brittany Rhoden

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'I Tried Jumping Rope Every Day For 2 Weeks—Here's What Happened'

The results were SERIOUSLY impressive.<p>I’ve always thought the jump rope was a totally underrated piece of equipment. Sure, we all loved it when we were kids, but unless you’re a CrossFitter or regularly box your way around a ring, it’s rare to find one incorporated into a workout. Eve Overland, …

Carrie Underwood

10+ YouTube Channels to Learn How to Draw for Free

As one of the most basics skills of any artist, drawing is an essential part of the creative process. Centuries later, we still remain fascinated by the sketches in Leonardo's notebooks and Picasso's poetic line art, each for their respective ability to show us the purest form of an artist's skill. …

Tutorials

16 Bras Large-Busted Women Can Wear With Their Trickiest Summer Tops

Warm-weather dressing typically requires some specialty bras to pull off, especially if you have a large chest. When you’ve got DDs+ to work with, throwing on a cheap bandeau or going braless just aren’t options. But that doesn’t mean you’re resigned to showing off basic straps or to layering tanks …

Clothing

How to Make a Checkerboard Cake That Will Blow Your Guests’ Minds

This unassuming cake has a deep secret. While seemingly modest with its fluffy buttercream frosting, ruffle borders, and dash of sprinkles, there is actually much more going on than what initially meets the eye. The real party is <i>inside</i> the cake! Last year we introduced you to the Vertical Layer …

Dessert

10 Types of Squats Exercise You Should Be Doing For A Better Butt

Your go-to booty exercise could use an upgrade.<p>Squats are like the LBD of your butt and leg day workout—they’re the perfect staple and they make your bod look pretty amazing.<p>But they're not just great for your booty: They strengthen pretty much every muscle in your lower body, including your …

Workouts

13 Crazy Sex Positions That Have Been Missing From Your Life

Yes, you can totally pull these off.<p>You’ve mastered missionary and you’ve done it doggy style, like, a bazillion times already. Bring on the next position challenge, please!<p>Instead of resorting to your go-to moves tonight, whip out one of these ambitious (and almost unbelievable) sex positions for …

David Copperfield

20 Must-Have Beauty Products for Your Next Vacation

Most of us may not be lucky enough to have scheduled summer breaks anymore, but that doesn’t stop us from getting a serious case of wanderlust as summer approaches. But before you can chill on a beach with a margarita in hand, there’s a lot of work that goes into planning a vacation… like picking a …

Beauty

14 Easy Party Meals Perfect for a Crowd

Graduation season is upon us again, and with that comes parties (and gift giving). If you’re tasked with coming up with a commencement-worthy menu that can feed a crowd, it doesn’t have to be daunting. We gathered up an assortment of 14 easy recipes that’ll help you celebrate more and stress less …

Cooking

13 Apps All Recent Grads Should Have on Their Phone

For most grads, transitioning to life after college feels like a huge leap into the unknown. Not only are you leaving behind familiar things such as friends, professors and homework assignments, but you’re also beginning a new chapter. Although life after college will be a grand adventure, it will …

This App Helps You Plan an Adventure of a Lifetime

Practically every 20-something dreams of going on an “adventure of a lifetime.” You know, like exploring the magical ruins of Macchu Picchu or backpacking across Europe with your best friends. If you have a serious case of wanderlust and can’t stop dreaming about going on an adventure this summer, …

Grand Rapids

The Best Book Club Is Happening on Reese Witherspoon’s Instagram

Outside of acting, we have started to turn to our girl Reese Witherspoon for all things lifestyle. You might think she’s all Southern charm and what’s for dinner tonight, but take a deep dive into her Instagram and you’ll find that this blonde is quite the bookworm. First her website launched, and …

23 Recipes That Make Eating Breakfast for Dinner Easy

With all the great breakfast recipes out there, it can be difficult to try each one on any given Sunday. And since brekkie is pretty much our favorite meal <i>and</i> we have a huge back log of delicious recipes on our Pinterest boards, we decided that it is time to start eating breakfast for dinner! From …

Breakfast

What to Do Every Hour to Drop Pounds All Day

Burn more calories, eat healthier, and boost your weight-loss efforts—today.<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Losing weight isn't about committing to one healthy choice—the journey is made up of lots lifestyle decisions that you make every …

Fitness

10 Free Printable Workouts to Get Fit Anywhere

We’re getting to that point where our barre classes and HIIT sessions are feeling a bit… well, repetitive. Summer’s coming up fast, and we’re ready to take our workouts up a notch, but sans the pricey gym memberships and personal trainers. Thankfully, we dug up these printable workouts that just …

16 DIY Tips and Tricks for Soft Spring Skin

With all the recent sunshine and warm spring evenings, we’ve got seaside vacations and pool parties on the brain. And while the suit you choose is important, pampering your skin into soft oblivion will serve you even better. Plus, after the long cold winter, your skin deserves a little attention… …

Skin Care

15 Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get Stuff Done

So you’re feeling uninspired. You went to Instagram to look for style inspo, then Pinterest to plan your future dream home and now you’re here. We’re flattered, but we really do want you to start working on that project. If your to-do list is looking impossible or you’ve been postponing a …

Procrastination

How to Exfoliate Every Single Body Part—the Right Way

Get softer skin—from head to toe<p>Whether you break out on the regular or have rough patches on your feet, exfoliation (removing the outermost layer of dead skin) could be the key to combating your most trying skin issues. Top derms share their tried-and-true tips for sloughing off—so that you can …

25 Delicious Dips to Serve at Your Next Shindig

As the new year kicks off to an exciting start, we’re betting that you’ll have at least a few people over sometime in the next few months. Whether it’s to catch up on a casual evening or a big Superbowl Bash, you’re going to need some snacks to set out. Dip is the perfect solution. No matter what …

Cooking

We’re Swooning Over These 10 Luxe Celebrity Bathrooms

When it comes to interior design, celebs have the cash money to go ALL OUT. Whether it’s huge walk-in closets for their hundreds of shoes (Jessica Alba, we’re looking at you) or colorful, giant living rooms, unlimited funds can buy you some luxe decor, and their bathroom designs are no exception. …

Ralph Lauren

5 Ways to Start Attracting Your Ideal Weight | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Most of us forget that we are made of two main parts – mind and body, but they are interlinked together to make up the whole. People who struggle …

DIY Vanilla Sugar Cookie Body Scrub + Soak

Sugar scrubs are one of my favorite homemade beauty gifts, along with scented bath salts. One great thing about this last-minute gift idea is that …

30 DIY Bridesmaid Gifts Impossible NOT to Love

Now that all your foreseeable weekends are tied up dealing with wedding deets, coming up with a gift to impress your bridesmaids (hopefully something they will like <i>and</i> use) may seem like an impossible task. To help you avoid hours of mind-numbing Internet searches, we’re revealing unique ways to …

Weddings

The Secret to Dropping More than 30 Pounds Fast

Tap into the power of negative training.<p>Almost everyone who's lost weight has eventually put the weight back on. Why this cruel reality? It's simple, really: During the first months of any diet, your body loses both fat and muscle. Then, when you gain back the weight, you add back only fat because …

Fitness

10 Makeup Brush Containers You Can Make Yourself

From your office holiday party to your big New Year’s Eve bash, we know this season has your social calendar packed with tons of soirees. And that means it’s time to whip out your mad skills and experiment with some new makeup techniques! While you’re pulling out your barely used makeup brushes to …

Crafting

5 Ways to Eliminate Back Fat

You won't miss it at all.<p><i>This article was written by Lizzie Fuhr and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Back bulge around the bra area or a pesky muffin top aren't fun to deal with. But you can feel more confident in your own skin with just a little extra effort. Sure, targeting …

Fitness

9 Ways to Use Salt for Gorgeous Skin, Hair, Teeth, and Nails

This secret ingredient can help you score smoother skin, brighter teeth, and healthier-looking nails.<p>Our bodies contain the same concentration of minerals and nutrients as sea water, so it’s no wonder that sea salt is a natural ally to balance, protect, and restore the body and skin.<p>One of the …

Skin Care

17 Non-Traditional Black Engagement Rings

So, you’re engaged. Or maybe you’re, ahem, an engagement ring dreamer. When it comes to choosing <i>the one —</i> the ring, that is — it’s okay to be choosy. We’re calling in all our ring-obsessed friends to take a look at some impossibly beautiful alternative engagement rings. If you can visualize …

25 Non-PSL Fall Beauty Finds

For the entire month of October, from the first through Halloween, we were all about pumpkin spice errything. Apps, ‘sserts, drinks — you name it, we ate it (and sometimes even wore it). While we’re sad to see one of our all-time fave holidays go, it’s time to kick PSL to the curb and make room for …

Leslie Knope

50 Recipes to Make the Most of the Fall Harvest

Yes, the corn on the cob has vanished. You’ve probably eaten your last cucumber for the year. Berries cost an arm and a leg again. But before you go mourning the loss of your watermelon , think on the warmer side of the food spectrum. We’ve entered a time of squash and apples, steaming soups and …

Healthy Eating