Jessica Abraham

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20 Concealer Hacks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, life-changing ways to cover under-eye circles, blemishes, and more.<p><b>1) If you use foundation, apply it first, and then apply your concealer.</b><p>If you apply your foundation first, you'll find that you don't need to use as much concealer. If you apply concealer …

3 Easy Steps to a Welcoming Entryway

Libby Langdon, designer and host of the TV show, Daykeover, shares an easy makeover for a foyer.<p>"Treat it as its own room, not just a pass-through space. Add a rug, a chair or bench, a table with books, a candle, a plant, to make guests — and you — feel at home as soon as they walk in. These ideas …

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

No-Cook, No-Bake, Delicious Peanut Butter Truffles

Happy almost spring! We’re having truffles.<p>And no, I’m not talking just any run-of-the-mill truffle. These are no-bake truffles. As in, no oven, no …

Road Trip: The Big Island of Hawaii

Warm beaches, cool highlands, active lava flows, and lush jungles await.<p>The best way to see Hawaii's Big Island is to drive around it. You'll soon be immersed in a varied landscape unlike any other in the United States. You'll encounter lava desert, jungle, farmland, active lava flows, warm …

5 Places Not to be Missed in a Lifetime

As a travel writer since 1997, I have visited 100 countries, and I make 20 to 30 trips a year. I am always being asked where in the world I'd most like to go. In this post, I'm going to reveal the five destinations I'd love to visit, or re-visit, before I die. This includes, of course, the biggie …

South-east Asia

Top adventures in Laos

With its dense forests, limestone caves and endless waterways, Laos is a dream destination for intrepid travellers seeking an off-the-beaten-track corner of Asia.<p>Whether it's kayaking, cycling, rock climbing, ziplining between tree houses or exploring temple ruins – you can choose your own …

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

A One-of-a-Kind Beach Cottage in the Hamptons

A Hamptons house packed with color and decor.<p>Designer Podge Bune takes us on a tour of her Hamptons home and shares her beach house decorating ideas. Read her full interview to see how she transformed a 1970s gray house into a unique and whimsical, English-style cottage.

10 Islands for a Perfect Trip to Thailand

After Bangkok edged out London as 2013's most-visited city, Thailand has finally gained global recognition for what seasoned travelers have known all along: it's one of the most magical and affordable destinations on Earth. While the mountains, temples, and incomparable markets of the mainland …

Beaches

Jessica Alba's Slimming Smoothie Recipe

The actress shares a Halloween treat that's actually good for you<p>Just because it’s officially sweets season doesn’t mean your figure has to suffer. The latest proof? This delicious concoction from Jessica Alba, which she posted recently on honest.com, her eco company’s website. Dubbed her “Green …

Take the Pilates Hundred Challenge… We Dare You!

Are your abs tough enough? They will be after this 10-days-to-a-flat-belly team dare!<p><b>The challenge to you:</b> Complete the Pilates Hundred mat exercise every day for 10 days straight. Use the hashtag #10x100 to share your progress with your friends. <b>The reward:</b> A bulletproof core, and a new …

Stephen Colbert Reveals the Three Things He Says After Sex in a Rare, Out-of-Character Speech

“StoryCorps provides a sacred space where people can tell their story to somebody they care about,” said the organization’s guest speaker, Stephen Colbert, at its 10th anniversary gala last night. “It gives them a place to say the things that can be the hardest things to say in life: thank you, I …

30 Epic Places You Absolutely Must Visit Before You're 30

Traveling young is important because it shapes your worldview. When you travel young, you realize who you are and what you believe in before it’s time to make the big-kid decisions (career, marriage, and all that scary stuff) that will impact the rest of your life.<p>If you were to visit each of these …

Getting Rid of That Pesky 'Last Five Pounds' -- and How to Deal With 'Problem Areas'

Almost daily I get a question along the lines of "Help! I don't need to lose any more weight, but I've got this (belly/thigh/butt/arm/back) fat that just won't budge!"<p>We all have that 'last' bit of stubborn fat that just won't respond to dieting. The first thing I want you to consider is that maybe …

Fitness

25 Decor Ideas That Make Small Bathrooms Feel Bigger

Before you contemplate moving, you need to check out this list.<p>Whether it's a tiny powder room or a shower stall with barely enough room to scrub, a small bathroom can make mornings even worse than they already are. But you don't need to move, you just need some strategic styling. We've got 20+ …

19 free things to do in Singapore

Singapore may be one of the most expensive countries to visit in Southeast Asia, but there are plenty of free things to see and do to ease the pressure on your wallet. Here are some of our favourite Singapore freebies.<p>Get a taste of Peranakan history at Baba House<p>Baba House, the exquisitely …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

Top experiences in Bali: making the most of paradise

Immerse yourself in the colour and sound of a traditional festival, dine on local specialities, snorkel beautiful reefs, watch craftspeople at work, wander through lush rice fields, or just relax and be pampered at a Balinese spa. There's an awful lot to do in paradise and it's not all about the …

Beginner

Jul 27, 2018<p>With these tips, you don't have to leave a credit card or phone at home during long miles.<p>Jul 18, 2018<p>Tracking your heart rate could take your training to the next level.<p>Jul 12, 2018<p>This tool allows you to figure out how fast you're going when using a run/walk plan.<p>May 8, 2018<p>Got a …

Marathons

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Breakfast Smoothie Recipes That'll Rev Up Your Morning

Photo credit: Half Baked Harvest, Foodie Crush<p>Everyone knows that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but that doesn't make preparing and eating it any easier. The struggle of getting ready for work in the morning (or just out of the bed at all) usually means this critical meal is …

How to Buy, Store, and Cook Butternut Squash, in Season in Autumn

From soups and sides to bread pudding and cakes, here are 24 butternut squash you should be making all fall and winter long.<p>Is your sweater on? Check. Have a scarf around your neck? Check. Are your feet bundled up in boots and warm woolen socks? Affirmative. Then allow us to state the obvious: It's …

Food

Paint Color Portfolio: Pale Gray Living Rooms

If you don't want to paint your living room white, but want to keep the space nice and bright, pale gray is a great alternative. It provides a nice …

Living Rooms

A Sophisticated Bermuda-Style House in Naples, Florida

A sophisticated spin on tropical style.<p>Clean, clear colors put a sophisticated spin on a tropical beach house design by Jesse Carrier and Mara Miller. See how they created a colorful, but modern, house.

Homemade Face Scrubs for Every Skin Type

Yes, we know there are a ton of face scrubs out there, but it’s hard to find exactly the right one to fit your skin type. Which means that making a custom one to fit your skin’s needs is the way to go. Plus, you’ll already have half of the ingredients in your kitchen. It’s a win-win situation!<p>We’ll …

Guide To Highway 1 -- Sunset Magazine Highlights A California Staple

California State Route 1, also known as Highway 1, is a veritable treasure trove of sights -- it spans hundreds of coastal miles, from Orange County in the south to Mendocino County in the north. It's consistently named a must when it comes to road trips.<p>Between its start and end points, Highway 1 …

DTI Logo

The quintessential Aussie dream brought to life by interior designer Karen Akers. A place for family and friends to come together and celebrate …

How to Make your House a Home Without Spending any Money

It takes but a few simple steps to spruce up and breathe new life into your home. Read on to see how you can add a new flavor to your home without …

22 Easy Decorating Ideas to Make Over a Room in a Day

It's as easy as changing up your coffee table decor.<p>A little wallpaper, paint, or a few colorful accents can make such a big difference in your home. You can tackle each of these ideas in one day, even though the results will look like it took so much longer to pull off.