Lauren Rodriguez-McCleary

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Like a Man, a Good Bra Is Hard to Find

It's one in the morning, and I'm sitting at a local, hole-in-the-wall bar with decor consisting of bras and ties hanging from the ceiling - courtesy of the bar's clientele. My inner dialogue is overflowing with commentary. The feminist in me is thinking, <i>a man gives up a tie, and a women gives up a</i> …

Get Stronger with 4 Simple Workout Strategies, Plus: Complete 12-Week Program

Strength helps with nearly every aspect of performance. You can't run, throw or jump without a strength base. Follow these four workout strategies to …

Meyer Lemon Paleo Cake

Please share this Meyer Lemon Paleo Cake with all of your friends. It’s so good you don’t have to be on a paleo diet to enjoy it!<p>Earlier this week I …

Strong, Fast, and Ripped: The Training Plan

Build an athletic body that's primed for peak performance<p>Why do you work out? Better question: Why do you <i>train</i>? Because there is a difference. After all, lots of people work out—to burn calories or relieve stress or just because they like to sweat. But athletes train. They train with the purpose of …

2015's Coolest Haircuts

If you're anything like us, you consider changing up your hairstyle, oh, about 63 times a day. Your length may be bothering you, you may have noticed …

Red Carpet

18 DIY Photo Booth Backdrops to Upgrade Your Wedding Reception

35 Rustic DIY Christmas Ornaments Ideas

It is all about Christmas… Christmas presents, Christmas tree, Christmas ornaments everything is in the spirit of Christmas. If you want to make your …

38 Anthropologie Hacks

Ever walk around Anthropologie and think "I could make this stuff myself for so much cheaper"? Here's how you can!

Crafting

The Scary Truth About Chicken

Monster chickens are taking over the supermarket. Be very, very afraid …<p>Drive down Byrd Road off Route 113 in Pocomoke City, Maryland, past the transfer station and into the driveway of Carole and Frank Morison's poultry farm, and you'll find two long yellow chicken houses. From 1985 to 2008, those …

21 Beauty Moves You Need To Master

When it comes to her beauty routine, we believe it's every woman's right — nay, responsibility — to experiment. How else are you supposed to find …

The Best Brunch Recipes in the History of Everything

Fair warning, make a double batch of the candied bacon. It goes fast.<p>Things you are good at: gathering friends and pouring mimosas. Things we can make you better at: your brunch spread. Here are the top 10 dishes you need to be the boss of breakfast. Fair warning, make a double batch of the candied …

Top Chef

What Vietnamese Coffee Culture Gets Right, Beyond Sweetened Condensed Milk

It's not just about the sweetened condensed milk.<p>Vietnamese coffee is famous for its sweetened condensed milk, as it should be. Thick, dreamy and yes, incredibly sugary, sweetened condensed milk is the perfect counterbalance for the incredibly strong, dark-roasted Vietnamese coffee. If you're …

Using A Blender, This Guy Executes The Coolest But Most Illegal DIY Project Ever

Advertisement<p>How many of you have heard about Moss Graffiti? Although the name explains it all, we were left a bit puzzled when we listened to it for …

Ricotta Blackberry Shortcakes with Honey and Thyme {Gluten

I’ve developed a physical dependance on Bellwether Farms’ basket-dipped ricotta. The thick, rich cheese is the perfect combination of salty and …

40 of the Best Blonde Hair Ideas

The golden hues on our radar right now.<p>The best blonde hair colors are decidedly luxurious. That Midas touch can refresh the entire face—acting as an instant illuminator for the eyes and the skin. Finding your perfect shade is all about balance: fair skin tones are flattered by cool, pale colors …

Ultimate Cleaning Tips & Tricks Guide: 31 Ideas For A Sparkling Home | Architecture & Design

Posted By MMK on Nov 30, 2014<p>Although cleaning the house is not my favorite activity, I always love the results. That feeling of accomplishment when …

The best all-butter shortbread recipe - delicious. magazine

• Put the butter in a large bowl and soften with a wooden spoon. Add the sugar and mix together. Be careful not to incorporate too much air or to …

Dessert

10 cocktails every man should know how to make

What's the perfect gin and tonic ratio? When's the best time to make a Bloody Mary? And how can you get drunk like the Brazilians? Mehmet Ivanovic answers all these questions, and more...<p>There was a time when I didn’t have the foggiest about cocktails. Their preparation was mythical and complex; …

Christmas Tree Meringue Cookies Recipe

Mint meringue cookies are an easy treat that you can put together in just a few minutes, with minimal effort. Most people buy meringue cookies in the …

6 Super-Smart Eye Shadow Hacks You NEED to Try

Making your life easier one hack at a time<p>Creating a fabulous eye look is seriously an art form (there's a reason that they're called makeup <i>artists</i>). But learning a few simple tricks of the trade can take you from eye shadow zero to eye shadow hero. We asked makeup artist Matthew Waitesmith, …

Makeup

Cocktail of the week: Winter Classic 1900

Get ready for the cold weather with this warming ginger and rum concoction from the Four Sisters bar<p>When it comes to classic cocktails, there are far more in the canon than just Martinis and Manhattans.<p>Many of these wonderful drinks, however, have sadly disappeared almost entirely from the public …

8 Surprising Beauty Blogger Hacks

There are no rules when it comes to beauty on the internet and we scoured Pinterest, YouTube and blogs to find the most resourceful—and weird—tricks for whitening teeth, thickening hair and faking long lashes.<p><b>1) To whiten teeth naturally,</b> rub the inside of a banana peel across them and let the …

22 Hot Chocolates You Must Make This Winter

Because baby, it's cold outside.

Dessert

6 Ways to Make Your Home Smell Like Christmas

Because your nose wants to get in the spirit, too.<p>Sure, the holidays are a feast for the eyes (twinkling Christmas lights, beautiful wreaths), and your taste buds (cookies!), but if you forget about your nose, you're skipping a seriously festive part of the season. Try these homemade ways to …

The Best Model Hair Transformations

From Kate Moss's pixie to Freja Beha's lob, see the best model hair transformations over the years.<p>What makes a great model? The ability to transform—and nothing helps a model alter themselves like a drastic hair change. For some models, like Kate Moss and Karlie Kloss, their careers were already …

How To Triumph Over The 6 Most Annoying Winter Beauty Problems

Newsflash: Winter is horrible.<p>Yes, it brings us the holidays and nostalgic conversations over hot chocolate, but it also brings us a lot of pain; mainly in the way it (negatively) affects our skin, hair, and overall beautifulness.<p>Let’s get down to business and discuss the most common winter beauty …

Blueberry-Ginger Pie

Fresh ginger adds a spicy kick to this simple pie bursting with blueberries.

10 Ways to Lose 25 Pounds

Follow these steps and weight loss won’t seem impossible.<p>Want to lose 25 pounds? Sure, it’s a tall order. But if you follow these 10 steps, it doesn’t have to feel like mission impossible.<p>You can shed weight quickly, depending on how much you have to lose and how focused you remain. Oftentimes, …

15 Quick & Cute DIY Projects for Under $10

Looking for some quick and cute design details to add to your home? You don't have to spend a ton of money buying accessories. If you are on a budget …