Kathleen C

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12 Money Rules to Live By

Sometimes one-size-fits-all advice works just fine.<p>One-size-fits-all financial advice isn’t supposed to work. We’re all as unique as snowflakes, so …

Personal Finance

34 Healthy Dinner Recipes Anyone Can Make

For some, "cooking" means boiling water for instant ramen. For others, the mere thought of turning on a stove sends them running to the phone to …

Cooking

50 Photos You'll Want To Take With Your Bridesmaids

Whether they're your sisters, best friends, or college roommates, your bridesmaids have your back at all times and have been there every step of the way, both during wedding planning and your friendship. It's only fitting to capture the moments with them by your side while you embark on the next …

Top 10 Best Exercises to Do at Home with No Equipment

While weight training is perfect to get whatever fitness results you want – losing fat, gaining muscle or keeping fit – the required equipment isn’t …

How to Tip Wedding Vendors on Wedding Day

<i>Figuring out who to tip on your wedding day (and how much) might seem complicated, but we've got guidelines to help you navigate it, and some vendors even include gratuity percentages in their contract to simplify it for you. Once you've figured out how much to give, the question is: How should you</i> …

Weddings

The Best Wedding Planners in the U.S., Canada and Overseas

When it comes to throwing a dream wedding, there is hardly enough that can be said about hiring a capable planner. Whimsically calligraphed wedding invitations (and tracking those pesky RSVPs), meticulously styled tablescapes engineered down to the last dessert spoon, a sparkler-filled send-off …

Wedding Cake Tips: Secrets Only Bakers and Planners Know

Wedding cake is yummy: That's something you would rarely hear 25 years ago, when wedding cakes were pretty, but had a reputation for being dry and boring. Now wedding cakes are far more than pretty — they're exciting, creative, and sometimes even electric (think <i>Ace of Cakes</i> or <i>Cake Boss</i>). A talented …

Weddings

20 ideas for a travel-themed wedding

Both adore travel? Make it the inspiration for your big day with the help of these glorious ideas...<p><b>Set the theme from early on by sending</b> …

The Wedding Cake Debate: Buttercream vs. Fondant

Choosing wedding cake is a lot of fun, and it's also an amusing task for a wedding planner. We learn quickly how much — or how little — our brides and grooms actually know about wedding cake.<p>There's nothing funnier than receiving an email full of Pinterest links to elaborate, detailed, multi-tiered …

Weddings

Wedding Ideas, Wedding Inspiration: 2016 Wedding Cake Trends

When it comes to tiers and buttercream, the options are endless. (Hell, you could even ditch the tiers and buttercream all together.) That's why we spoke to the best wedding cake designers and bakeries in the country—and selected the best almost-too-pretty-to-eat cake trends of 2016. These designs …

12 tricks to save money on groceries, from a woman who wiped out almost $24,000 in debt

In 2009 Anna Newell Jones of And Then We Saved was over $23,000 in debt.<p>Instead of just cutting back her spending, she decided to stop spending as much as possible on things she didn't truly need, a pattern that she turned into her trademarked Spending Fast.<p>The trickiest areas to cut back, she …

Personal Finance

10 Lingerie Designers to Check Out for your Wedding Night Style

Wedding night lingerie is something brides often leave to the last minute. The kind of thing you dash out and pick a few days before your wedding.<p>But …

Weddings

The Workout That Will Literally Lift Your Butt

Wave those glutes in the air.<p>Your glutes are designed to be the largest, most powerful muscle group in your entire body. And when all of your booty muscles are strong and metabolically active, you’ll have more power for your workouts, increased support for your hips and spine, and improved strength …

Small Wedding Budget Ideas

Funding your dream nuptials does not have to equal the cost of a small island! Here, real brides share how they threw big, luxurious weddings on meager budgets.<p>"I threw a beautiful luxury wedding at a members only club in New York City's financial district for 60 people for under $10,000 including …

The hot new gym equipment is just an old dishrag

Fitness marketers know what buzzwords make consumers believe their product is the best for a "tighter core." But c'mon, most of them just want your …

42 simple things that will help you discover your calling in life

"Sensations such as twinges, uneasiness, and tension are indicators that you may not be thinking, acting, or behaving in alignment with your authentic self, which is the source of all passion. When you sense constriction or discomfort stop and ask, "Why?" Let your intuition speak and decipher what …

Clothing | Bridal | NET-A

Roksanda <br>Zariah ruched silk-blend crepe and hammered-satin gown <br>$2,475<p>Brandon Maxwell <br>Silk-faille peplum jacket <br>$4,295<p>Roksanda <br>Ruffled crepe midi …

Stepparent Problems: The 18 Biggest Misconceptions About Step-Parenting

Stepparents can't seem to win. From dealing with biological parents who argue about overstepped boundaries to answering others' questions about the nature of your relationship with your step-kids ("But you can't <i>really</i> love them as much as your own kids, right?"), raising a child who isn't your own …

How to Turn Your Wedding Cake Into an Ornament

Whoever thought of turning your wedding cake into a Christmas ornament is probably a genius. As a matter of fact…wouldn’t it be awesome to get a tiny …

Weddings

You Can Now Get a Marchesa Wedding Gown for Less Than $1,000

The designer brand has teamed up with bridal retailer BHLDN.<p><i>Tiernan Gown, BHLDN, $2,200</i><p>Finally, the moment we have all been waiting for. Marchesa has officially announced on Instagram that it has teamed up with BHLDN, the bridal retailer and sister brand to Anthropologie and Urban Outfitters, to …

Weddings

Wedding Dress Shopping: Etiquette to Follow When Searching for Your Dream Gown

Many brides have dreamed about wedding dress shopping. They've collected pictures from glossy bridal magazines, and they've researched which shops carry the designers they favor. Once they get the ring, these brides simply cannot wait to get started.<p>And then there are those of us who consider …

Everything Brides Should Know About Wedding-Day Hair

Oftentimes I’ll tell someone that I work in the wedding industry and the response I get is one of pity. As if I deal with “bridezillas” all day long …

Groom attire: Wedding day style tips and tricks for men

We love the traditionalist notion of all eyes being on the bride at her wedding — but the groom should also be the best-dressed guy in the room. According to a new book titled "GROOMS: A Professional Stylist's Guide to Wedding Day Apparel for Every Budget," there are plenty of ways for men to step …

Weddings

Five reasons to have a backyard wedding

It might not be everybody’s ideal choice but before you dismiss it as an option, you should consider the very good reasons to have a backyard …

50 Clever Ideas to Make Your Wedding Stand Out

From eye-catching inspiration to only-in-the-DMV opportunities, consider this your guide to getting creative with your wedding day—and wowing guests …

Weddings

by-Month Wedding-Planning Checklist

Okay, so you got engaged—now what? After the proposal, reality sets in and the list-making officially begins. Putting together a wedding comes with an epic checklist and seemingly never-ending tasks that would overwhelm even the most type A personality. Though the to-dos are aplenty, streamlining …

Wedding-Day Makeup Video: Tips for the Fresh-Faced Bride

Who hasn't noticed the gorgeous makeup on J.Crew models— the luminous skin, the rosy cheeks, the statement lips. "It's fresh, it's clean, and it's perfect, whether you're wearing jeans and a tee or a wedding gown," says Troi Ollivierre, the makeup artist behind the iconic look and a fast-growing …

Makeup

Steal-Worthy Wedding Hairstyles

Happy Monday lovelies! Your wedding day is your chance to be a star for a day, so I thought I will kick off the month of February by giving you a …