Fran Hoadley

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Holy Sh*t — These 11 Stick Products Made My Beauty Routine Easier Than Ever

There are people who can do their beauty routine with three products in five minutes — and then there's me. Like the popular Instagram meme, I'm that friend who carries a suitcase of makeup to get ready to go out for one night. You can always count on me to pack more makeup than clothes for …

Makeup

30 Best 4-Hour Slow-Cooker Recipes (For A Quick, Slow Meal That Tastes Amazing)

Making dinner doesn't have to happen in a mad rush. We've all been there, trying to figure out how to make something vaguely healthy and hopefully …

How to share Amazon Prime with your family

For most people, Amazon Prime seems to be a great deal, even if you only use it for its primary benefit: free two-day shipping. But Amazon has expanded Prime to include a host of other benefits to make the $119 annual fee even harder to refuse.<p>What makes the deal even sweeter is that you can share …

Picture Perfect: TV Settings That Deliver the Ultimate Picture Quality

If you recently bought a new television, you’ll notice that things have changed when it comes to out-of-the-box TV settings.<p>It used to be that when …

Sewing tutorial: Patchwork pincushion with a scissors pocket

I love a pincushion for a good scrapbusting project! Especially when that pincushion is made with patchwork. Even more scrapbusting potential! …

7 of the Best Apps To Edit and Retouch Your Travel Photos

These days, you can’t just pop an Instagram filter on your photo and upload it — the horror! No, it’s better to use an editing app first…after all, …

Apps

11 Must-pack Items, According to Full-time Travel Writers

As a travel journalist, I often feel I've hit the career jackpot. I travel as often as my passport allows — 28 countries and counting! — and I’m able …

New York City

6 of the Best Translation Apps For Travelers

Not multilingual? You don’t actually need to be with these apps, all which will help you read, speak and understand a variety of different languages. …

Apps

11 Useful Travel Apps That Work Just Fine Offline

Having access to cell data while traveling overseas is often complicated, slow, limited, and/or expensive. Even in the US, fast, reliable coverage …

101 Unique & Amazing Mod Podge Uses!

What can Mod Podge do?? Get 101 Mod Podge uses here! You'll be surprised at all of the things you can make: gifts, jewelry, home decor, fashion, …

These 10 Makeup Items Will Help Your Perfect Natural-Looking Makeup

As much as we beauty junkies love a strong lip, bold cat eye, and carefully chiseled contour, there's something refreshing about ditching our usual full-coverage foundation for a lighter, no-makeup makeup look. Not only is going a little less bold less of a time commitment, but it's also a …

Mozilla’s new Firefox extension keeps your Facebook data isolated to the social network itself

Mozilla this morning launched a Firefox browser add-on for those users not willing to delete their Facebook account, but also wanting some control over how much of their data Facebook can access. The “Facebook Container,” as the new extension is called, isolates your Facebook identity from the rest …

Social Media

10 Magical Products From Sephora That Actually Live Up to the Hype

The settings you should change immediately after buying a new TV

It's finally a good time to make the jump to a 4K TV. Prices have come down, HDR is up to snuff, and there are a bevy of great models to choose from. But once you bring your new TV home, you may want to take a trip through its settings and tweak a few in order to get the best possible picture.<p>If …

Sunprint Sandia Quilt

I was playing around with some different ideas for how to use the Sunprint fabrics from the January Culcita Box, when I opened up the Southwest …

Quilting

Ombre heart quilt block tutorial

Today I have a quick <b>Ombre Heart quilt block tutorial</b> for you! It’s a great stash buster and I love the color gradations in this heart block. The …

Quilting

Best Apps For Travellers To Europe

Best Apps For Travellers To EuropeIn a world practically ruled by technology, it’s only right that we utilise it as much as possible. Gone are the …

21 Lightweight Layers That Will Solve Your Winter Packing Woes

Forget chunky sweaters and over-stuffed jackets, these layers will keep you warm and fit in your carry-on.<p>Traveling light is not easy; traveling …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Entertainment

Cretae Simple DIY Fabric Pumpkins for Your Thanksgiving Decor

Transition from Halloween to Thanksgiving with these cute and simple DIY fabric pumpkins!<p>It seems more and more people are going straight from …

Sewing

Quilted Accordion Pouch for Jewelry, Lingerie & More

<b></b> <b></b>This unique expandable pouch is based on a vintage silk stockings holder. Yep! But, since most of us are a little low on silk stockings we need to …

Sewing

Why concealer is now the most important product in your make-up bag

It was during a conversation with make-up artist Amy Conway, who is part of the ‘pro’ team for Bobbi Brown, that she shared one of the easiest tricks to flawless skin. Drum roll please... it’s by using no foundation. ‘As soon as you apply concealer to the key areas of the face,’ she told me, ‘you …

10 Apps I have Gathered To Help With My Travels

Charge your smartphone and get ready to use them when traveling.<p>I've been all around.<p>I've been to Europe, Central America, Middle East and North America. As time passes, I find myself dependent on my smartphone more and more. For instance, I don't think I would have ever survived my first trip to …

Best hikes around Vancouver and Vancouver Island

When you feel the need to lace up your hiking boots, B.C.’s southern west coast is the place to be. There are a wide variety of scenic trails, …

Hiking

12 Travel Gadgets for Your First Vacation of 2017

Traveling is not just confined to relax your soul. It’s a passion to discover the unknown. Now, you can’t go on that journey unless you are well …

Machine Quilting Video Tutorials- Angela Walters

I love teaching machine quilting just as much as I love quilting itself! I have put together some fun machine quilting video tutorials to help you …

Quilting

How to Clean Your Sewing Machine: Get Smoother Sewing & Fewer Repairs

This is one article we like to bring back often because it's <i>so important</i> to be nice to your trusty sewing machine. Do you know the number one thing …

Sewing

Rethinking Durrington Walls: a long-lost monument revealed

Durrington Walls, two miles from Stonehenge, is named after the Neolithic henge that calls the location home. But with ongoing research revealing a …