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19 Tips To Make Your Bed Even More Cozy

Home is where the z's are.

41 Dollar-Store Hacks Every Parent Should Know About

If you've got a dollar, you can make your life easier.

10 Adorable DIY Ornaments For Your Holiday Tree

Make your tree the envy of all the other foliage.

From The Archives: Vintage Holiday Inspiration For Every Taste

Tired of the 2010s? We've pulled our favorite holiday trees, spreads, and decor from House Beautiful's last 80 years.<p>Tired of the 2010s? We've pulled our favorite holiday trees, spreads, and decor from <i>House Beautiful</i>'s last 80 years.

16 Wintry Christmas Decorations Made From Twigs

Make your seasonal trimmings au natural this year with supplies from your backyard.

Raising Daughters With High Self-Esteem

How could I raise confident daughters if I didn't get comfortable in my own skin first?<p>Beautiful. That was the word my 8-year-old daughter Chloe used to describe herself. "I am beautiful," she wrote, meticulously underlining the word and then smiling up at me, proud that she'd completed her …

8 Things Afro-Latinas Are Tired of Hearing

It’s unfortunate to encounter others who express shock about your racial, ethnic, and/or cultural identity, so they make insensitive statements. Afro-Latinas (Latinas of the Black Diaspora), also known as Blatinas or Black Latinas have been ignored in the media for a long time. Moreover, they have …

5 Ways to Get Your Toddler to Do Almost Anything

<b>1. Leverage the FOMO Phenomenon</b><p>The FOMO ("Fear of Missing Out") phenomenon isn't limited to single, trendy 20-somethings living in Manhattan. Shortly after my son started to understand language, I learned through sheer luck that toddlers actually experience FOMO too. Instead of sipping on seasonal …

Parenting

This Is What Happens When Your Babysitter Knows Photoshop

When a couple from Switzerland (Erica + Hannes) was asked to babysit their friend’s six month-old baby Alex, they were nervous. Watching a youngin’ isn’t a party, after all and the couple was given an “extensive briefing” on babysitting, according to Buzzfeed, from Alex’s worried parents. What …

The Day My Favorite Waitress Made Me Cry

The other day, my daughter Lizzy and I were out to lunch with my parents. I was having so much fun watching her tell our favorite waitress what she wanted to order.<p>"That one," Lizzy proudly says as she points to the macaroni and cheese with hot dogs. This is the whole reason we're having lunch at …

'A Good Mother Would Pick Up Her Crying Baby'

The cry of the baby was terrifying.<p>He or she (I am not sure the gender) had been wailing for the last 10 minutes. Every single person in line at CVS was cursing the child under their breath along with the mother, of course. The mother who was incessantly rocking the stroller back and forth, trying …

15 Parenting Books You’ll Actually Want to Read

Motherhood is no cakewalk. Unless you mean literally walking through a pile of cake, in which case that is highly likely. Whether you’re in need of some serious advice or just some reassurance that you’re not in it alone, these 15 books on the trials and tribulations of motherhood are sure to do …

Parenting

20 Wedding Cakes That Failed So Hard They Won

Wedding 101<p>Loverly ·<p>We love looking at beautiful, inspiring wedding cakes, but there’s nothing like a good cake fail to make us laugh out loud…and then make us so grateful for the many, many talented bakers out there who would never let this happen to us. Read on for our top 20 most horrifying and …

Weddings

#TBT: See How Princess Margaret Wore Her Wedding Tiara after Her Big Day

Fashion<p>Rachel W. Miller ·<p>What does a princess do with her wedding tiara after the wedding is over? Wears it in the bathtub just for fun, of course!<p>According to Reddit user twogunsalute, who posted the image:<p>“Princess Margaret, then 32, seen taking a bath after having her hair done and while wearing …

Weddings

Travel the World With 15 International Gelato Recipes

Floating in the clouds, inhaling the Mediterranean Sea, walking the bustling streets of Paris — that all sounds good to us! We are used to getting sucked into a wave of wanderlust from time to time (it’s all your fault, Instagram!), and sometimes the only thing that can feed our hunger for travel …

Ice Cream

11 Incredible Ice Cream Innovations

Those Neapolitan standbys vanilla, chocolate, and strawberry will forever conjure memories of festive childhood birthday parties, and remember how cool astronaut ice cream was?! And digging into the original “Ice Cream of the Future,” Dippin’ Dots at the local ballpark? Today’s ice cream makers …

20 Celeb Baby Names Cute Enough to Steal

Remember when Apple was the cutest celebrity kiddie you had ever heard of? Now it’s like all stars are picking from the pool of untraditional baby names. We’re just as excited to find out what a star names their little bundle of joy as we are for their first official photos in <i>People</i>. Today, …

Beauty Basics: How to Apply False Lashes

Have you ever spent hours in front of the mirror trying to apply fake eyelashes, only to end up with them sticking out at strange angles, …

IT HAPPENED TO ME: I Waited Until My Wedding Night to Lose My Virginity and I Wish I Hadn't

"Believing that true love waits, I make a commitment to God, myself, my family, my friends, my future mate and my future children to be sexually abstinent from this day until the day I enter a biblical marriage relationship. As well as abstaining from sexual thoughts, sexual touching, pornography, …

10 Things I’ll Teach My Children About Love And Relationships

By Mike Zacchio,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1tAYc0C<p>Don’t worry mom or dad, you won’t be grandparents just yet; but you will be someday, …

DIY Concrete Candle Holders

<b>Concrete</b> is an incredibly versatile material that can be used in a variety of projects, both large and small. This project is fairly small, but it’s …

Villa La Cassinella - Lake Como, Italy Perched on...

<b>Villa La Cassinella - Lake Como, Italy</b><p>Perched on the western shores of Italy’s spectacular Lake Como, Villa La Cassinella is a jewel-like oasis of …

Rome: where to buy ice cream - for less than £33

The irony of the Eternal City's eternal overpriced ice-cream saga is that Rome is currently in the middle of a gelato Renaissance. It all started with Il Gelato di San Crispino in the early 1990s, but the last five years in particular have seen a boom in the number of gourmet gelaterias that shun …

888,246 Poppies Pour Like Blood From The Tower Of London To Remember The Fallen Soldiers Of WWI

This summer, the Tower Of London will be surrounded by a sea of crimson. This installation, conceived by artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper, …

London

6 Summer Beauty Trends Not To Forget About

Here, at summer 2014's halfway point, a quickie reminder of six sexy and unmissable trends to try before the season is up.<p>Ten months ago (!), we reported on the best hair and makeup trends from the Spring/Summer 2014 shows. If the key pointers feel more than a little out of sight, out of mind, join …

Your New Go-To Lip Balm

Pretty, affordable, and won't leave your lips parched. Plus, see all of the past beauty must-haves.<p>Here's a little secret about lip balms. 99 percent of the time, rather than leaving cracked or flaky lips softened and smoothed, they actually just make things worse. If you asked a scientist—and we …

Summer Braid Special: 4 Hair How-To's

Isabel Guillen, hair stylist from Barrett's Braids, shows us how to get the perfect summer braids.<p><b>The Milkmaid Crown Braid</b><p><b>1)</b> Tease the crown of your hair using a tail comb.<p><b>2)</b> Part hair down the center and separate into two even sections. Guillen applied Shu Uemura Essence Absolue oil to moisturize …

GIF Nail Art How-To: Tropical Manicure

We asked Brooklyn nail artist Jessica Washick of U Need a Manicure to design nails inspired by our favorite summer prints and patterns. This week's pick: Tropical!<p><b>Step One:</b> Paint three bands of color on a small rectangular piece of sponge. We used the milky pink Ginger + Liz Gimme Some Suga, Ginger …

Royal Navy

7 Ways To Actually Feel Better About Your Body

Willing yourself to higher self esteem and reading self help books just doesn't seem to do the trick. But having a gay best friend and reading more magazines? Now you're talking.<p><b>1) Stop Believing in the Perfect Body</b><br>A professor at North Carolina State University looked at pictures of 6,300 women—and …

Best Celebrity Beauty Secrets

What can you learn from Angelina, Gwyneth, and Lupita? Makeup, hair, and skin pros reveal the techniques they rely on to create stunning red-carpet looks.<p><b>MAKEUP ESSENTIALS</b><p><b>Everyone needs primer</b> The secret to Charlize Theron's flawless complexion: primers (yes, plural). At this year's Oscars, …