Mary Lennon

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Cuyana: The Clothing Brand That Plans To Scale By Asking Women To Buy Fewer Things

A pioneer of the “lean closet” movement, Cuyana’s business model is built on quality over quantity.<p>There’s a little factory the countryside of Northern Italy that has been making leather products for three generations. The family who owns the facility has a close relationship with a nearby tannery, …

How to Fold a Fitted Sheet

Being able to fold a fitted sheet is the mark of an exceptional homemaker. Sure, paying the bills on time and keeping food in the fridge does more to …

15 Features That Will Help Your Home Sell Faster—and for More Money

Here's some good news for folks who love barn doors, subway tiles and farmhouse sinks.<p>1 Barn Doors<p>Properties featuring barn doors saw the highest …

41 Of The Most Suspenseful Books You'll Ever Read

*GASP*<p><i>Note: Entries have been edited for clarity and length.</i>

Books

60-Year-Old Model Puts Sexed-Up Swimsuit Ads To Shame In Stunning Photos

Sleek is the new sexy.<p>Like any article of clothing, swimwear can help you express your smart, playful, confident best self.<p>Sixty-year-old model Yazemeenah Rossi proves this point flawlessly in new campaign images for a swimsuit collaboration between online specialty shop The Dreslyn and lingerie …

Women's Fashion

A Journey to the Center of Yourself

Mindful recommends that anyone with depression or mood disorders consult a mental health professional before beginning or altering any course of …

Mindfulness

14 DIY Makeovers That Prove Spray Paint Is Magical

The Best Long Hair of All Time: From Brigitte Bardot to Gisele Bündchen

Tonight, Los Angeles’s Fonda Theatre will play host to Fleetwood Mac Fest, a two-night concert series celebrating the music of the now five-member band from London. A look at the lineup featuring Alison Mosshart and Joanna Newsom is proof that the Stevie Nicks–fronted band not only inspired legions …

The Best Drugstore Mascaras for All Your Lash Needs

Without a doubt, mascara is one the hardest-working products in our kit. It’s often the quickest cure-all for a plethora of beauty emergencies. From …

Lupita Nyong’o, Will Smith, and Stacey Dash Weigh In on the Oscars Diversity Controversy

On the heels of Spike Lee and Jada Pinkett Smith publicly announcing their decision not to attend this year’s Oscars ceremony, more celebrities continue to weigh in on the #oscarssowhite controversy.<p>This morning, Will Smith, who recently attended the Golden Globe Awards with his wife, Pinkett …

Empire’s Serayah McNeill on the 10-Song Playlist That Will Jumpstart Your Workout

If your 2016 resolutions include a more active physical routine, it helps to focus on the fun aspects of exercise rather than the tough ones: cute workout gear; the promise of a sleek, strong body; and an opportunity to groove along to the latest blood-pumping songs. For <i>Empire</i> star Serayah McNeill, …

BA's Best Baked Ziti

6 Servings<p>We know ricotta is a traditional addition to baked ziti, but it has a tendency to get dry and grainy when baked. Our update uses a creamy Parmesan béchamel, in addition to a tangy tomato sauce, which together make for a super flavorful finished dish—that won’t dry out in the oven. This is …

Italian Food

Egg-in-a-Hole Sandwich with Bacon and Cheddar

Makes 2 Servings<p>Warning: A fork and knife (or a bib, at the very least) may be required to tackle this sandwich.<p>December 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 slices thick-cut bacon<p>4 ¾-inch-thick slices sourdough or other country-style bread<p>4 large eggs<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>2 tablespoons unsalted …

Breakfast

20 Outstanding Skincare Products That Will Really, Truly Change Your Life

The only formulas you'll ever need for seriously flawless skin.<p>When you take skincare as seriously as we do, you're always on the hunt for the next generation of game-changing skincare products. You know the ones—those holy-grail products that not only cut down on time getting ready, but also …

10 Ways to Win the Thanksgiving Argument | Inc.com

I absolutely love Thanksgiving. Still, I understand that if there's anything worse a big argument at Thanksgiving dinner, it's <i>losing</i> a big argument at Thanksgiving dinner.<p>With that in mind, I'm here to help. Before I became an author, I was a trial and appellate lawyer. (My dad is, too.) I was …

Bernie Sanders

This Icelandic hotel was designed for optimal Northern Lights viewing

Iceland's ION Luxury Adventure Hotel is one of the best places in the world to see the Northern Lights.<p>The swanky hotel was made from an abandoned building that belonged to a nearby geothermal power plant, and has won many awards, like the 2014 World Boutique Hotel Award for Europe's best …

Northern Lights

Daily Meditation: Deep Sleep

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a prayer by 19th century Baptist minister and theologian Walter …

12 Chic Ankle Boots All Under $150

Season after season we find ourselves searching for the perfect ankle boot—styles that are chic, comfortable, <i>and</i> affordable. We challenged ourselves …

10 Show-Stopping Fall Roasts

Throwing a dinner party is a great way to get people together to talk, laugh and enjoy themselves over delicious food. It’s also a terrific way to …

Make a Better Baked Pasta With These Can't-Ignore Tips

Baked pasta is always good—but with these tips, it can be a whole lot better.<p>Baked pasta is, hands down, one of the best comfort foods we know. Done right, this classic is the perfect combination of cheesy, starchy, saucy, hot, and salty. Pair it with a bottle of red, and you’ve got a darn fine …

Italian Food

3 Reasons to Book an Italian Getaway to Lake Como Right Now

The pristine Northern Italy lake town of Como is known for its picturesque views and tranquil, restorative energy—both of which bring crowds of tourists throughout the summer months. But if you’re looking for a truly relaxing getaway, the early fall season might be the area’s best-kept secret. “The …

14 Coco Chanel Quotes Every Woman Should Live By

When it comes to, well, pretty much everything, Coco knows best.<p>When it comes to, well, pretty much everything, Coco knows best.

Hemingway's 10 Best Quotes

In celebration of the man's birthday, our favorite words of wisdom from the legendary writer.<p>In celebration of the man's birthday, our favorite words of wisdom from the legendary writer.

Literature

DIY: Scented Candles to Repel Insects, Not Humans

Whenever I catch a whiff of citronella, I’m taken back to family camping trips. We had an oily bug repellent in a sticky brown bottle that we’d pass …

Holder for Charging Cell Phone (made from lotion bottle)

<b>My husband and I both have cell phones.</b> And both of us have phone chargers. And that means lots of obnoxious cords. You never know when one of us may …

Cucumber-Dill Tzatziki

makes 3 cups<p>A cooling, slightly garlicky spread that’s great with braised lamb tonight and possibly even better when added to a lamb sandwich tomorrow.<p>September 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 English hothouse cucumber, seeded, very finely chopped<p>2 garlic cloves, grated<p>2 cups plain Greek yogurt<p>2 tablespoons …

Flavors

How to Build a Vertical Herb (or Lettuce!) Planter

Love the taste of fresh herbs? This vertical herb planter lets you grow them all in one convenient place – right outside your door! With removable …

Woodworking

Burned Out? 12 Powerful Ways To Transform Your Life

You know the feeling: It’s 10 a.m., you’re jittery from that third cup of coffee, and your mind feels like glue. You’re drained -- physically, mentally and emotionally -- and dispassionate about things that once brought you joy. Motivated? Forget it. Irritable? You betcha. All regards for personal …

Plank Challenge: The Ultimate Guide to Planks

Peter Ardito<p>Day 1 Plank Challenge: Forearm Plank (Low Plank)<p>Peter Ardito<p>Day 2 Plank Challenge: Forearm Side Plank<p>Start in basic low plank.<br>• Make fists …