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12 Easy Recipes for a Delicious, Stress-Free Thanksgiving

Make life easy on yourself this Thanksgiving -- and avoid being a frazzled host -- by selecting dishes that are easy and/or make-ahead. When your guests arrive, you'll be ready to celebrate rather than slaving away in the kitchen or, worse, nodding off at the table.<p>From my Carrot & Sweet Potato …

22 Fresh, Seasonal Kale Recipes

When the weather gets cold, summer's bountiful produce quickly disappears from the supermarket—or is replaced by sub-par versions that have been trucked or flown in from hundreds of miles away. Fortunately, one tasty vegetable remains plentiful even in the dead of winter: kale.<p>Yes, kale-everywhere …

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7 Ways to Make Shepherd's Pie

There’s a reason shepherd’s pie is a pub staple. Topped with creamy mashed potatoes, the cozy, comforting, meaty casserole is perfect with beer, easy …

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Head to Atlanta's Cockentrice for Quality Meat, Sourced the Way It Should Be

Cockentrice offers meats of all types, sourced expertly and excellently.<p>Kevin Ouzts is out to change the world.<p>The ginger-bearded Georgian, the chef and owner of Cockentrice in Krog Street Market, is hellbent on bringing great meats back to his state, and he's willing to recreate the Atlanta food …

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11 Brilliant Beauty Buys From Target That You Need To Discover

Target is such a magical place. Where else could you pick up a toothbrush, an ottoman, a bag of cat food AND snack on popcorn while you shop, all in the same place? There's truly nowhere like it.<p>If you ask us here at HuffPost Lifestyle, we hit up Target for the beauty buys. Boasting aisles and …

Skin Care

How to Style Every Pair of Boots You Own for Fall

You might be a fan of of flats, sneakers and sandals during the warmer seasons, but when the temps take a dip, it’s all about the boot. Not only do they offer some serious protection against the elements, but they have the ability to turn even the most understated outfit into a sartorial home run. …

Clothing

How to Dress for Cold Weather and Still Look Cute

In the winter, staying warm and looking cute seem to be on opposite sides of the fashion spectrum. Sure, you can throw a parka over any sleeveless …

Clothing

10-Second Styling Tricks That Make You Look 10 Times More Polished

Instant ways to elevate your outfit.<p>You want to look put-together. You also want to hit snooze three times every morning. Lucky for you, these tricks cut the styling time in half.

7 New Dark Nail Colors To Try This Fall

<i>By Sue Williamson, W Magazine.</i><p>Explore your dark side this fall with a gothic manicure. Here, W editors reveal their favorite hues to try right now.<p>"To me, this perfect blue is just as classic as nude or red." - Sue Williamson, Digital Editor<p>Jin Soon nail polish in Blue Iris, $18, jinsoon.com.<p>"This …

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29 Things Every Woman Needs in Her Apartment by 30

Your space is often a reflection of your state of mind.<p>Your 20s can feel like a constant state of flux. Frequent moves are a fact of life as you transition from college to your first real apartment and beyond. But by the time you're 30, you're usually ready to settle down a bit.<p>I'm not by any means …

Lauren Conrad

Reformation Solves a "Big Boob Problem" with This Collection

Big boob problems are a thing, and Reformation knows this all too well. In a press release, the Los Angeles-based cult-favorite retailer listed a few …

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Healthy Weeknight Dinner Recipes

Boring food just isn't our thing.<p>See the full list of healthy weeknight dinner recipes here.<p><b>Falafel Salad With Spicy Yogurt Sauce</b><p>Conventional? Snooze. If we're going to eat a platefull of vegetables, you bet we're gonna make every last bite interesting. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Citrus, Fennel and Avocado Salad</b><p>…

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Beet & Avocado Summer Salad: An Easy 4-Ingredient Meal That Can Be Made in Less Than 5 Minutes

This nutritiously easy 4-ingredient summer salad can be made in less than 5 minutes, which is why I have added it to our summer salad rotation. Keeping fresh produce like beets and avocados in stock will make eating healthy at home a breeze during the busy summer months.<p>Beets and avocados provide …

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5 Family-Friendly Dinners You Need to Try

Is it time to branch out from the same few meals you make over and over again? <i>Everyone</i> in my family gave these recipes an enthusiastic thumbs-up.<p><b>1. Orecchiette with Sausage and Broccoli</b><p>This delicious pasta dish is adapted from <i>Lidia's Italian Table</i> by Lidia Bastianich. Not only is it quick and easy …

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Make the Best Meatballs You'll Ever Eat | Men's Health

These meatballs are juicy and tender and somehow fluffy, without falling apart. Even the accompanying sauce is otherworldly. The muscled-up marinara uses San Marzano tomatoes, famous for their bright, fruity flavor, and reserved meatball juices for extra awesomeness.<p>If you’re going to tackle this …

11 Essential Beauty Products Every Black Girl Should Use

Because black can crack.<p><b>1. Sunscreen</b><p>You know that saying, "Black don't crack?" Well, only part of that is true. Black skin has increased melanin production, which better protects against damaging ultraviolet rays from the sun and keeps us looking younger longer. "It's like winning the skincare …

11 Starbucks Hacks for Coffee Lovers

<i>What are some favorite Starbucks hacks?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.</i><p><i>Answer by Josh Whittington, 4-year Barista</i><p><b>I worked in</b> …

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I Put Kelp On My Face, Here's What Happened

I love sheet facial masks so much so that I'll try any one that doesn't look like it will burn my face off.<p>Sheet facial masks are treatments that come on a piece of cloth or paper. They are individually packaged (compared to other masks that are jarred or in tubes), and they usually target a …

Skin Care

We Found an Acne Treatment You’ll Actually Want to Use

Although I’m well into my 20s, I still struggle with acne pretty much every day. I’ve tried facials, prescriptions, and all kinds of cleansers but …

Skin Care

Luxe for Less: How to Visit 5 Big Cities On a Budget

<i>Alan Light / Flickr</i><p>The biggest cities in the United States can often be the most alluring for travelers. These sprawling metropolises offer art, culture, renowned sports teams, trendy restaurants and swanky nightlife venues. Still, even as these cities widen your horizons and expand your worldview, …

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The 24-Hour Flat Stomach Meal Plan

In the name of spring break bikinis and music festival crop tops.<p>While it's not possible to uncover a six-pack overnight, it <i>is</i> possible to reduce bloat in hours just by eating strategically—even without subsisting on niche superfoods that you have to search 12 health-food stores to find. Here, …

How To Best Take Care Of Your Skin At Night

While it's (fairly) common knowledge that going to bed without washing your face is bad for your skin, it's not always clear what should follow in your evening skincare routine?<p>Should you exfoliate? When do you put on eye cream? Can you simply slather on an extra layer of lotion at night?<p>According …

Skin Care

Best Budget Destinations For Spring 2015

(Photo: Washington, D.C. via Shutterstock)<p>Spring is our favorite season for great travel deals. There's simply no beating that perfect combination of pleasant weather and low prices. Whether you're looking to squeeze in some late-season skiing, celebrate spring in style, or head to the beach, you …

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8 Ways to Zap Your Fear of Flying Forever

<i>by Nina Kokotas Hahn</i><p>Writer Nina Hahn was once on a plane that was struck by lightning mid-flight -- but instead of letting that incident curtail her ability to fly, she regained control over her fear of flying. Here's how.<p>Dennis Hallinan / Alamy<p>We were still ascending when it happened. It was …

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15 Easy Dinners You Can Make in Under 30 Minutes

Everyone has those busy days when you have to grab a protein bar for a <b>breakfast on the go</b> and you skip lunch because you have too much work. By the time you get home at the end of the day, you're tired, you're hungry and <b>Easy Mac</b> just isn't gonna cut it. Luckily for you, these satisfying and …

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10 Wardrobe Essentials Every Woman Should Own

Never be caught without something to wear again! Thanks to the perfect white tee, a sharp blazer, a chic LBD, and these seven other wardrobe essentials, day-to-day dressing will be...

The Best Jeans Brands You Should Be Wearing But Might Not Know About

Brooke Shields famously proclaimed that "nothing" comes between her and her Calvin Klein jeans -- and we know exactly how she feels. We can't imagine life without our favorite denim. They are arguably the hardest-working and most beloved item in our wardrobe. What other piece of clothing is …

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9 Vegan Food Hacks That Are The Height Of Inventiveness

Vegans are smart. Their inventiveness knows no bounds. With a little brainpower and without using animal products, these herbivores have found a way to enjoy the same foods as everyone else. They aren't excluded from indulging in the delicious; they have their cake and eat it too, they just make …

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The Best Holiday Gifts to Brighten Your Friends' Homes

Is there a master-baker-in-training on your holiday shopping list? Or a champion party planner who always greets you by handing off a pretty cocktail …