Kristin Arita

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My DIY At-Home Manicure Technique That Totally Looks Like I Went to the Salon

Ok, friends. Today is the day that you will learn how to do a kick-ass manicure at home that looks salon quality. So, you know, you don’t need to pay to get your nails done, and you don’t have to talk to people at the nail salon. It’s the perfect plan for poor anti-social people like me! Or if you …

14 Matcha Dessert Recipes That Will INSTANTLY Put You Into Spring Mode

Anything that gives us a reason to get *completely* decked out in green is a good thing in our book. Around this time of year, we’re inspired by budding plants, newly green grass, edible flowers recipes, and basically anything else that’s symbolic of spring. Case in point? Greenery-hued recipes …

Experience Matcha Mania With These 13 Dishes in LA

What, exactly are all the radioactive green-tinted food items taking over your Instagram feed? That's probably matcha, the fine powder made from shaded, de-stemmed green tea plants. The antioxidant rich foodstuff is far from a new phenomenon—matcha has been a part of ceremonial tea ceremonies for …

Whole30 Recipes That Don't Taste Like You're Depriving Yourself

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13 Los Angeles Locations Every 'La La Land' Fan Should Visit

At this point, it’s become cliche to say that a city plays a character in certain films. But, then again, not every film spends as much time running …

53 Smart Ways to Save Money on Your Wedding

Chances are, you're dreaming of an over-the-top wedding: An event with the prettiest flowers, the tastiest hors d'oeuvres, the coolest photo booth, and on and on. You're thinking a flower wall that rivals Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's crazy wall of blooms, a wedding cake like Sofia Vergara's …

Cherry Blossoms Transformed This New York City Wedding Into a Romantic Indoor Garden

In New York City, it's pretty common to never meet your neighbors. Unless, of course, you're Rebecca and Doug, who didn't even meet in the Big Apple. "We met in Los Angeles in April of 2010, when we were visiting mutual friends in town. We realized we lived on the same block back home!" Rebecca …

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New York Pilates Will Improve Your Posture And Give You Killer Abs

The first time I was asked to breathe sideways through my ribs, I was at a loss. <i>I can breathe sideways? And my ribs are involved? How? Why have I never known this?</i> These life-changing (well, maybe not life-changing, but definitely breath- and body-changing) questions came during my first Reformer I …

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10 Benefits of Fasting

It has been four months since I have actually had a morning breakfast meal. In truth, I go up until 2 pm everyday before my very first meal. Fasting …

How to Make Wedding Photography Less Stressful For You (And Your Clients)

We can all agree that a wedding is extremely stressful, regardless of your role in it. It’s certainly a big day for the couple and their families, …

These DIY Camera Tricks Will Save You Money And Up Your Game

Setting up a full camera operation can cost a fair chunk of change. A pro DSLR alone can set you back thousands. Buying all the gear needed to take truly pro quality shots sends the final bill into 5-digit territory — and that’s not even getting into the time it takes to hone those skills. Luckily …

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A 15-Minute Workout That’ll Help You Crush Your Next Cardio Session

If you want to get better at cardio workouts spend some time doing plyometric exercises, explains Sara Lewis, trainer and owner of XO Fitness in …

13 Wedding Apps All Brides-to-Be Should Download ASAP

Whether you’re a natural organizer or die-hard procrastinator, planning your wedding can be mega stressful. From big decisions like choosing your wedding invitations to the tiny details like figuring out what to wear for your engagement photos, a Pinterest-approved wedding isn’t as simple as the …

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Joy aims to be a smarter wedding planner for the modern bride

Planning a wedding is right up there with moving and job hunting as one of the most stressful things you’ll do in life. I would know. I’m getting married in 10 days.<p>So when Y Combinator startup Joy approached me about their intelligent wedding planner startup I was already in the eye of the storm …

Sandy Malone Destination Wedding Planning Book DIY Brides Have to Read! | Brides

Just because you're having a destination wedding doesn't mean you can't do it yourself! Nowadays, getting hitched on a tropical island or halfway across the country on a gorgeous mountainside is kind of the norm. And so is taking the reigns on everything related to your big day, from the favors to …

30 Unexpected Wedding Costs Brides Forget to Budget For

<i>Your wedding is one of the biggest moments in your life, so naturally you're going to want to pull out all the stops! Just keep in mind your budget —</i> …