Kira Thompson

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Turmeric latte and vintage jeans: 15 things every stylish person in LA is doing right now

There’s an increasing belief among the fashion industry elite (almost all of them based in Paris, London and New York) that Los Angeles may not be the fashion desert it once reliably was. One luxury French house executive last week told me that the reason his company had chosen LA for their launch …

EXCLUSIVE: Kate Moss Launches Jewellery Collaboration

"I love jewellery," Kate Moss enthuses, "I can’t walk past a jewellery shop without seeing something I love." Jewels have been the main ingredient in …

The simple way to setup Kodi on your Android TV

If you’re an Android owner who wants to start using Kodi, it’s as easy as visiting the Google Play store. Just download it to your Android device, …

13 bonkers beauty buys you never realised you needed

14 Fresh and Fast Smoothie Recipes

Maybe you were given a fancy, shiny new blender over the holidays; maybe you've made a New Year's resolution to eat more fruits and vegetables; or maybe you just have a healthy appreciation for quick, tasty breakfasts. Whatever the case, we're big fans of smoothies here at Serious Eats, and we …

Best recipes of 2016

What was your favorite recipe published last year in the Journal Sentinel?<p>We asked our writers and testers that question, as we do every year, and …

Don't Give Up on Eggnog Until You Try George Washington's Recipe

Don't buy the stuff from the grocery store. Drink like our founding fathers would have.<p>For a few short days every year, it is perfectly acceptable to drink creamy, booze-laced punch from a dainty cup. Especially if it's a version of the creamy, booze-laced punch George Washington used to serve over …

The 13 Drugstore Beauty Buys That Were Too Good to Be True in 2016

What a time to hit the aisles.<p>Ah, 2016, you've been one for the books and <i>not</i> in a good way—save for cosmetic relief by way of the drugstore. From cheaper-than-today's-Seamless-lunch hair potions to eyeliners that cost a fraction of the $$$ ones, yet yield the exact same results, we've sought solace …

10 Ways to Make Facebook Your Most Powerful Event-Promotion Tool

More than 500 million people use Facebook Events each month to connect and meet up in the real world.<p>It might seem that most of those event are to …

8 Social Media Content Ideas for Marketers

Do you have trouble coming up with original social media posts each day? Looking for quick and easy content prompts to help? When you have a lot of …

Social Media

Diversify your income: All my ideas for making money online

You needed more income streams yesterday.<p>“Many small streams will form a big river.” — Swedish proverb<p>Most Americans have one stream of income (a …

Electric Shock Cupcake Decorating

What a Lack of Eye Contact Says About You, According to Science (and How to Fix It)

Failing to meet someone's gaze could send not-so-flattering messages about who you are and what you're capable of.<p>What you do with your clothes, hair, accessories, posture, gestures--it all conveys deep, rich meaning. But your eyes send messages, too, and failure to maintain good eye contact with …

Great British Bake Off 2016: the recipes

As this year’s Bake Off draws to a close, we bring together recipes from the series so you can make your own versions at home.

Great British Bake Off

Cheese And Champagne Soup

Step 1<p>Make The Soup Base<p>Peel and dice the onions, carrots and garlic. Roughly chop the cheese into small cubes. Add the butter to a large saucepan …

Why beauty insiders are falling over themselves to snap up this £10 budget skincare range

Confession time: I’m a conflicted beauty columnist. I love a beauty product. I am as ineluctably drawn to hair masques and skin oils, lip colours and nail paints as a child is to new geometry sets and crayons. Some of what’s on the market now is remarkable. Plenty is fine.<p>But the claims – sweet …

A Fun New Twist On Cookie Butter!

<b>Brown Sugar Bourbon Cookie Butter</b> <i>is made with shortbread cookies, vanilla bean, brown sugar and of course..bourbon!! Perfect for snacking on, using in recipes that call for cookie butter, giving as a gift, or just eating with a spoon!</i><p>Brown Sugar Bourbon Cookie Butter? You heard that right!<p>I may …