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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo With 20 Twists on the Classic Margarita Recipe

Piñatas, enchiladas, agua fresca and chips + guac — is there anything not to love about Cinco de Mayo? But out of all the merriment that is Cinco de Mayo, our favorite celebrity of the hour is (of course) the margarita.<p>Last year, we brought you 15 creative takes on the classic margarita, but we …

Cinco de Mayo

25 Ways to Turn Ordinary Cookies into Out-of-This World Ice Cream Sandwiches

You know exactly what you want? Sun. Short sleeves. And ice cream sandwiches. Lucky for you, we’ve got 25 drool-inducing ideas from a chocolate dipped peanut butter Oreo mocha sammie (yeah, that’s a mouthful) to a bacon ice cream sando — for real. Take a minute to indulge your eyes and plan your …

Ice Cream

15 Statement Necklaces, All Under $60!

Accessories are the easiest way to liven up your look in hardly any time at all. And as we’ve seen already this spring, fun necklaces are a clear go-to to make that boost happen in the snap of a finger. We gathered 15 necklaces that will help you add some bold colors and playful pieces to your …

Art Deco

Box It Up: 20 Printable Gift Boxes

Let’s see what’s on the agenda for the next few months — Mother’s Day, a shower and, oh, at least two weddings. And do you know what they all require? A little bit of pretty packaging. If you have a printer and some glue, then you can make a whole variety of adorable gift boxes waiting to be filled …

Baby Showers

15 Ways to (Responsibly) Spike Your Shakes

A boozy dessert is a killer way to end any meal, and there’s no easier way to add some liquor to your sweets than by mixin’ it in a milkshake. We remember our first — it was a vanilla caramel bourbon shake. (Drool.) Ever since, it’s been a personal challenge to find the best boozy milkshakes out …

Ice Cream

Calling All Spoons: 20 Palate-Pleasing Panna Cotta Recipes

Panna cotta is the somewhat fancier, Italian-born BFF of your beloved pudding cup, and four out of five sweet teeth agree that it is, like, oh my god, the best thing ever. Creamy and rich, and with a wee wobble that no fun-loving dessert eater can resist, this treat is tops. Since we can’t beat …

20 Citrusy Sweet Recipes You Need to Try

Lemonade is not the only citrusy star of long summer days. Tangy desserts are a fantastic, bright ending to outdoor dinner parties. They are also great afternoon treats you may or may not want to share. Some citrusy sweets even work their way onto the breakfast table. What they all call for is a …

March Madness: The Sweet Sixteen in Cocktail Form

Just in time for tip-off later this week, we’ve got sixteen cocktails, one for each team still in the tournament, for all of your celebrations. These are so good, we won’t hold it against you if you try another team’s concoction! Oh, and feel free to cue up <i>Sixteen Candles</i> instead of the Sweet …

Recipes

15 Circuit Workouts to Help You Get Spring-Ready

The weather is finally getting warmer and soon we’re going to have to start un-layering all those sweaters we’ve been hiding under. Circuit training is the perfect workout for those of us with a busy lifestyle. They’re short and intense, making them ideal for toning and weight loss. Plus! The …

10 Buzzworthy Gadgets for Coffee Lovers

You know we love us a good cup of joe here at Brit HQ. With all the new ways to brew at home or even on the go, it feels like we’re swooning over a different way to get our buzz on just about every week. But why should we keep all that coffee-related intel to ourselves? Presenting 10 gadgets for …

Coffee

Coffee-Lovers, Meet Your New Favorite Gadget: Cold Bruer

If you’re a coffee connoisseur you know all about the beauty of cold-brew coffee. Not only is it the best way to make iced coffee, but it is also much less acidic than regular drip coffee. Cold brew coffee acts like a concentrate, which can be mixed with hot water, milk, or ice to make your …

Coffee

Mad for Meringue: 20 Delicious Meringue Recipes

Move over cupcakes, meringues are making a big statement on the dessert front. Similar to the macaron, these fat-free little confections are perfect for sticking to those healthy eating resolutions. Meringues can be dipped in chocolate, combined with fresh fruit or made into a gorgeous cream-filled …

Dessert

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 …

Skin Care

22 Screamingly Scrumptious Ice Cream Cake Recipes

Here at Brit + Co., we believe in living every day like it’s the best day of the year. One of our favorite party-worthy treats (after sprinkles, of course!) is the ice cream cake. So, in honor of the special occasion of today, we’re bringing you 22 scream-worthy ice cream cakes (yes, they’re <i>that</i> …

Recipes

How to Create a Felt Dahlia Flower Brooch

Hello dahhhling! Oh, I mean dahlia! ;) As we gear up for beautiful spring blooms, we’re still looking for other ways to bring flirty florals into our lives. Today’s find? This Felt Dahlia Flower Brooch by Not Martha.<p>Originally created as a DIY Mother’s Day Corsage, we love the texture Megan created …

17 Spicy Recipes to Melt Your Taste Buds Off (in a Good Way)

If we made a list of things we’re generally into, it would read something like this: DIY projects, tech gadgets, spicy food, regular food. End of list. In that spirit, we’ve curated a chili-centric recipe roundup that will satisfy your appetite and ruin your stomach lining in a single fiery bite. …

Cooking

Candy Cravings Stop Here: 31 Candy-Infused Creations to Make ASAP!

Yes, we’re guilty. We’re totally guilty of indulging in our favorite candy bars. Occasionally. (Okay, sometimes more than occasionally.) What’s more? We’re not about to stop anytime soon! You love ‘em. We love ‘em. (A lot!) Which is why we’ve searched out 31 clever creations to indulge your candy …

Dessert

The Best Uses for Frozen Berries You’ll Ever Find: 27 Brilliant Berry Recipes

Berries are some of the most beautiful foods in the world. We love their vibrant colors, textures, and flavors. Even though berry season is only a few short weeks out of the year, frozen berries allow us to enjoy the sweet taste of summer year round. Yes, that means berry smoothies, berry beer …

Ice Cream

12 Ways Lemons Can Make You More Beautiful

You know what to do if life gives you lemons… make DIY beauty and skincare products! Okay, so the phrase might not be as catchy, but it’s way true: lemons are natural toners and cleansers, making them the go-to for everything from brightening your hair to banishing oily skin. Plus, they’re …

Skin Care

Yes You Can: 8 Ways to Make Your Own Chocolates

Here’s the problem: You don’t like to bake, but you heart chocolate, like bad. Alright, well, we don’t see any three-layer chocolate cakes in your future, but what we do see is a list full of easy and delicious chocolate recipes that’ll have your pals thinking you spent hours in the kitchen …

Dessert

Eat Your Heart Out: 15 Savory Recipes For V-Day All Day

Life may be like a box of chocolates but we think love is more like a bag of potato chips filled with mostly the really awesome folded kinds and a couple burnt ones in the mix because nothing is perfect, you know? Your heart-shaped sweet tooth is probably satisfied at this point so we’re hooking …

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Make Vegan Dark Chocolate Truffles in 5 Easy Steps

There’s a lot to be excited about with these decadent dark chocolate truffles. First off, they’re vegan—made with chocolate that doesn’t contain any milk or milk solids—so you and your dairy-free boo can nosh on these treats together (how romantic!). And since they’re made with 70% cacao, these …

Power Up Like a Pro! 28 Recipes for Smart Post-Workout Snacking

Here’s the scoop: Post-workout snacking can increase metabolism and help you burn more calories. Yes, it’s true… when you snack smart, that is. After a tough gym session, your body needs to refuel. Wait too long, and you’ll find yourself raiding a snack machine or pulling into the nearest fast-food …

Healthy Eating

A Day in the Life of a Female Winemaker

25 Pumpkin Bread Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Anthropologie Released Their Holiday Collection 2 Months Early and Our Bank Accounts Are Already Empty Sub_urban Riot’s New Collab With Erin and Sara Foster Will Make You LOL

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Oscars or Olympics? We’ve Got 23 Golden Sippers That Celebrate Both!

Why gold drinks you ask? Do we really have to spell it out? Firstly, we’ve got a bunch of gold-medal TV watching to do concerning the Sochi Olympics. Secondly… hello? Oscars! No matter what sort of winner you’re toasting, a Midas-touched tipple is the appropriate answer. We’ve done some gold …

Sex and the City

22 Buzzworthy Coffee Creations

Looking for coffee-flavored goodness beyond your morning cup of cold brew? We have your caffeine fix covered with these 22 recipes jam-packed with java! This DIY coffee can cake stand makes for a totally appropriate way to display your creations — talk about repurposing!<p>1. Coffee Bavarian Cream: …

Dessert