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Teach Kids to Daydream

Mental downtime makes people more creative and less anxious.<p>Today’s children are exhausted, and not just because one in three kids is not getting sufficient sleep. Sleep deprivation in kids (who require at least nine hours a night, depending on age) has been found to significantly decrease academic …

10 Things You Should Never Say to Your Child About Food

As parents, we all say things to encourage our kids to eat healthier. Yet, in our modern, food-centric environment, even well-intentioned comments can be translated into negatives that hinder eating.<p>So, here are 10 common "food statements" parents often say to kids, how kids are likely to translate …

Nutrition

diy: a very thankful garland | CAKIES

I wanted the girls to list out things they are thankful for and this was our simple solution…<p><b>Supplies:</b><br>Strips of colored paper<br>Scissors<br>Colored …

BRIDE BOGGLES: Finding The Ring

• Grazia<br>• Fashion<br>• Trends<p>by Contributor | 13 11 2014<p>Lucie Cave with husband-to-be, Ben Lunt<p><b>Welcome to</b> Bride Boggles*<i>, our shiny new wedding blog! Lucie</i> …

Hair Hacks: 3 Foolproof Ways to Make Waves

For our next bit of hair trickery, we turn to romantic, bohemian, beachy waves. The task of nailing down how exactly to make the perfect wave is a tall order, and one that can easily result in accidental crimping, Shirley Temple-esque ringlets, or simply a big old mess. Lucky for you, we’ve got a …

5 Tips For Faking a Flawless Face Every Day

Not all of us are born with perfect skin. If you’re like me, your face doesn’t exactly glow like a goddess when you wake up in the morning. Some women can walk out the door with just a swipe of mascara and a dash of gloss, but for me, I need <i>at least</i> a bit of concealer (okay, maybe A LOT of concealer) to feel presentable. I’ve accepted my imperfections but I’ve also learned a few tricks for faking flawless skin to use when I need a little extra help. Here are my favorite 5 tips:<p><b>1. The Benefit</b> …

Are You Applying Makeup in the Right Order?

There is a natural order to accomplishing most anything in life: Lather, rinse, repeat. Love, marriage, baby in a carriage. High school, college, job …

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 …

Get Soft Skin Overnight With This Deep Moisturizing How-To

No plans tonight? No birthday parties or cocktail outings? Being free means you have time to try my weekly ritual, aka the thing I do when nobody …

THE BASICS: FOUNDATION AND CONCEALER TUTORIAL

How to Find the Perfect Shade of Foundation

Finding the perfect shade of foundation can make you feel like Goldilocks—it’s so hard to find one that is <i>just right</i>. Recently we had some of our Birchbloggers, a community of bloggers who get the exclusive on all things Birchbox, over to our office to find their perfect shade with makeup pro, Alison Raffaele. Since Alison’s foundation line makes finding your ideal match a no-brainer, each blogger left with her true foundation and concealer color in hand. Here, we share our top five takeaways …

Perfume for Your Closet: DIY Linen Spray

Perfume can perk you up, but if you’re behind on laundry, you’ll need more than a dab behind the ears! Thankfully, it’s easy to whip up a batch of …