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57 Make-Ahead Breakfasts so You Can Sleep in and Eat Well All Week

We're all about the make-ahead breakfast, for those mornings that we just really don't have time.<p><b>As much as we'd love to</b>, we don't have time to make restaurant-ready breakfasts each and every morning for ourselves and our loved ones. That's why we have frittatas, porridges, puddings, bars, and so …

Breakfast

47 Scandalous Dresses That Made People Lose Their Sh*t

How A Professional Traveler Upgrades His Flights And Hotels

Oh, it's savvy.<p>We've all been there -- about to embark on a lengthy flight or check into a hotel for a few nights. While there's nothing <i>wrong</i> with the seat we've booked or the room we've reserved, it sure would be nice to stretch our legs just a <i>bit</i> further, or stare at a view of the water instead …

Air Travel

This website lets you book private jet rides that are cheaper than some commercial flights

Stratajet bills itself as "the world's first online private jet marketplace," using technology to pull up real-time prices and availability for aircraft, much like Skyscanner or Expedia except for private jets.<p>Though it's not the only private jet booking website online, it's the first to let users …

Air Travel

12 Best Foods to Eat in the Morning

Despite what you may have heard, eating breakfast isn't necessary for everyone. In fact, skipping breakfast may be better than eating many unhealthy …

National Parks: America's Best Travel Bargain

A family vacation can get pricey, but you won't break the bank with a trip to one of America's national parks.<p>It's never been more expensive to take a break. By some measures, a typical family vacation can now cost more than $4,000. But even with the rising price of, well, everything, the most …

3 Lemon Tricks That Will Change Your Beauty Routine

The much-beloved kitchen staple of the lemon never let us down when it comes to its multitasking beauty benefits. Here are three off-the-radar (and …

3 DIY Facial Cleansers for Dry, Oily + Mature Skin

Facial cleansers are useful for removing dirt, make-up and oil as well as helping shed dead skin cells from our pores. But how do you know which …

Skin Care

NewBeauty

Missing some of your shine? In today's Tip Tuesday video, we discover how to banish dull hair, dull skin and a dull smile.<p>http://bit.ly/1f1Y7xr

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Reveal Their Beauty Quirks

Ashley gets ready in the dark! Mary-Kate learned how to brush her hair only last week!<p>Courtesy of Sephora<p>As if Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen hadn't prepped for Total World Domination already with their trifecta of fashion enterprises (count 'em: The Row, Elizabeth and James, and Olsenboye), the …

Beauty

How to Craft the Perfect Instagram

Sometimes, when I find only a fraction of the "likes" that I expected in that crucial first hour following an Instagram upload, I start walking towards my Internet box to reset it, because that <i>must</i> be the problem. My vacation shot of myself and my European model boyfriend driving an exotic vintage …

Greatist's Ultimate Happy Playlist

Music makes the world go round. OK, maybe not, but it certainly has its benefits—one of which is mood-boosting powers. Sure, a song can inspire you …

Free Perfume Samples

A List of the Current Free Perfume Samples Available<p>Share<br>• Flip<br>• Pin<br>• Email<p>Updated August 01, 2018<p>Free perfume samples are a great way to try out new …

Beauty

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Speedboat

Two Friends Hiked For 10 Months And Captured This Breathtaking Footage Of Yosemite

Colin Delehanty and Sheldon Neill are adventurers.<p>Over the course of 10 months, the friends backpacked 200 miles through Yosemite National Park, capturing a combined 45 days of unbelievably beautiful footage.<p>Their video is called Project Yosemite.<p>It will give viewers the experience of seeing …

National Parks

20 Essential Dishes to Get You Through the Winter

We see you there, huddled under your blanket on your couch, with fuzzy socks on and a gigantic sweater. We know it feels too cold to move, to even sneak your arm out from underneath the covers and grab the television remote. But we've got twenty new blankets for you right here: twenty dishes to …

The Crystal Forever in Sainte Chapelle

15 jazz records for people who don't like jazz

<b>Busting the myth of jazz as a private island for the smug, middle-aged and lonely.</b><p>When the idea for this feature first came up it was with the …

Vinyl Records

Rachel Blumenthal Debuts Cricket’s Circle, A New Site To Help Moms Shop Better

A new online destination for current and expecting moms, Cricket’s Circle, wants to offer more than a selection of goods for sale – it also wants to help you decide what to buy and why. The website, launching today, was created by Rachel Blumenthal, a parent herself, wife and advisor to Warby …

Homemade Caramel Made Right Every Time

<i>Dawn Perry, photos by Zach DeSart</i><p>A salted caramel always makes for the ideal winter fix. With a few tips from the BA Prep School, you can have homemade caramel candies in your dessert arsenal.<p><b>SEE MORE:</b><b>Ingredients We Can't Cook Without</b><p>Undercook your caramel mixture and you'll end up with a stiff …

Salon’s ultimate book guide for 2013

Got gift certificates to spend? James McBride, Elizabeth Gilbert, Junot Diaz and many more have suggestions<p>Michele Filgate<p>December 26, 2013 12:45pm (UTC)<p>Salon reached out to a bunch of writers who had new books out this year to find out what their favorite book of the year was. We saw a lot of …

NPR Music's 100 Favorite Songs Of 2013

What do you have to do, as a song, to win our hearts? You have to sink in. You have to stop someone dead in her tracks. You need to cause that man to act a fool. Scrunch a nose, tense a shoulder, drop an ass.<p>We compile our 100 Favorite Songs much like we do the work on our 50 Favorite Albums list, …

4 Slimming Foods To Always Have On-Hand

Keep these healthy staples around at all times, and you’ll never have to resort to ordering crap for dinner<p>It’s a dieting duh that holiday bashes can be pretty terrible for your waistline. But the fatty party food isn’t the only scale offender. Party hopping also makes it harder than ever to stay …

4 Exercises for Looking HOT in Your Holiday Party Dress

Do these moves to look even more amazing come party time<p>Bikini Season 2013 may be long over, but another occasion for skin-baring numbers is fast approaching: Holiday Party Season! Planning to make merry in something festive—and fitted? Use this guide to target the muscles that you’ll show off in …

Ina Garten's Spinach and Cheddar Soufflé

The star of The Barefoot Contessa whips up a spinach and cheddar soufflé that she swears by.<p>Serves 2 to 3<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>3 tablespoons unsalted butter, plus extra for greasing the dish<p>1/4 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese, plus extra for sprinkling<p>3 tablespoons all-purpose flour<p>1 cup scalded milk<p>1/4 …

Recipes

How to Exercise Without Really Trying

Today, there's a multitude of exercise and diet fads to help us lose weight—but women of the 60s, as evidenced in this 1963 essay from Harper's Bazaar, were about accomplishing more with less effort. Were they on to something?<p>Every so often, one meets a woman "lovely in her bones"; a woman, that …