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8 Awesome Salads to Bring to a BBQ

Don't know what to bring to that Memorial Day BBQ? These crowd-pleasing salads have been tested and perfected, and are bound to be the most talked-about dishes at the party.<p><b>1. Black Bean Salad with Chipotle Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>Perfect for a summer BBQ, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead …

Healthy Eating

The 17 most sought-after beers in America

Some of these beers have huge, cult-like followings, with release parties and wait lines that queue up 24 hours in advance. And vintage bottles of the ones that age well can sell at auction for thousands of dollars.<p>We've rounded up the 17 most coveted craft beers in America, based on availability, …

Beer

8 specialty websites that let you book a luxury hotel room for cheap

Insiders know where to book a luxe hotel on the cheap. Of course there are the major online travel agencies like Priceline, Orbitz, and Hotels.com, but those are just a starting point for in-the-know travelers.<p>Here are eight websites that let you book luxury hotels for less.

Hospitality

Finding Cheap Flights 101

I've been traveling pretty intensely for many years. When I had a full time entertainment job with minimal pay, I took at least twice monthly weekend trips and bi-annual overseas trips. When I had a more remote job, I roamed for long periods of time. As a result, when I catch up with friends who …

Air Travel

8 Best All-Inclusive Resorts Where Kids Stay Free

<i>Gran Caribe Real Resort & Spa Cancun (Courtesy Real Resorts)</i><p>All-inclusive luxuries make traveling more enjoyable for families, and many all-inclusive resorts in the US, Mexico and Caribbean regularly offer deals where kids stay free with their parents. This means vacations can be fun, affordable, …

Hudson Valley

30 Questions to Help You Reflect and Get Excited for 2015

<i>This post originally appeared on BrandMentalist.com</i><p>Another year has almost gone by, but now is the perfect opportunity to reflect and build a plan for next year.<p>I've come up with a set of questions to help you reflect, focus and build a plan to make your 2015 a successful year that embraces …

Happiness

The Best Movies & TV to Watch on Netflix in January

It's a new month, and that means a new batch of movies just hit our favorite streaming site. Peruse the best, plus, see the 9 best fashion documentaries on Netflix.<p><b>1) The Quiet Man (1952)</b> <br>Sean Thornton (John Wayne) returns to his hometown in Ireland and falls in love with Mary Kate Danaher (Maureen …

How to Get the Most Beauty Bang For Your Buck

The Well-Spent Beauty Dollar: When to spend and when to save.<p>Beauty and the stock market have one thing in common: The key to getting the best results is diversification. But with so many choices out there, it can be hard to figure out what is worth the investment (long-term payoff: younger-looking …

21 Genius Hacks for Fixing Ruined Clothes

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, easy tricks for salvaging those damaged goods you just can't seem to part with.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Stop your sweaters from shedding by sticking them in the freezer overnight.</b><p>If you have a cashmere or wool sweater that won't stop shedding, toss it in the freezer before each …

National Geographic Travel

Fabulous Caribbean Deals To Keep The Summer Going

Labor Day and the summer vacations are over -- all the more reason for planning the next family holiday. The Caribbean islands offer many family-friendly opportunities to spend a fantastic time with kids in idyllic settings, with the selected resorts featuring great activities and superb …

Dominican Republic

North West's 1st Birthday Party, Lauren Conrad's Bachelorette Bash & More Weekend News

Now that it’s officially summer, we assume you were too busy chilling and grilling to keep up with the Kardashians. Actually, it was a pretty major …