Lillian Lapoint

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25 Movies From The ’80s That Every Kid Should See

Many of your favorite movies from childhood aren't quite the same when you try to share them with the wired kids of 2013. These classics are the timeless exceptions that hold up nicely.

Even Super-Short Workouts Keep Your Weight Down

A couple minutes of brisk walking here and there can really add up to lost inches on your waistline<p>Some days, it feels like you can't make it to the gym for 20 minutes, let alone a full hour. Don't sweat it: Even very short bouts of higher-intensity physical activity—we're talking brisk …

How To Remember Literally Everything

"Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things," the Roman philosopher and statesman, Cicero once wrote. And though it was important at the time of <i>Da Oratore</i>, his dialogue on cultivating the power of remembrance, the art of memory is possibly more relevant than ever. Constant digital …

The A to Z Guide to Planning Your Wedding

<i>By Kristen Finello for Bridal Guide</i><p>Getting engaged couldn't be more exciting, but once you actually start on the task that lies ahead of you, you may feel a bit overwhelmed. There's so much involved in planning a wedding: Should you have an outdoor event? Should you send save-the-date cards? When …

Weddings

Wedding Do or Don't: Splitting the Cost of an Engagement Ring. Would You Do It?

Weddings don't <i>necessarily</i> have to follow tradition, right? So what about the engagement process?<p>Today—on <i>Today</i>, as a matter of fact!—there's an interesting story about how there's a new trend on the rise: couples splitting the cost of an engagement ring. In the story, Jaya Saxena talks about how she …

How to Unleash the Magnificent, Unstoppable Energy Inside You

Trending Stories<p>Our Favorite Kitchen Organizing Ideas Ever<p>7 of Our Healthiest Slow-Cooker Recipes<p>7 Slenderizing Fashion Strategies<p>The Very Best …

How to Set Up a Basic Productivity System

There are tons of productivity systems available for you to use, and for those who are just getting started in their quest to have a better handle on their tasks, projects, and goals it can be quite…daunting. This post will show you how to set up a a basic personal productivity system that will …

9 Ways To Create A Stress-Free Work Environment

Does your workplace stress you out? With help from Jenny Foss, a recruiter, author, career coach and founder of JobJenny.com, Sherry Burton Ways, an interior designer, color therapist, and author of <i>Feel Good Spaces: A Guide to Decorating Your Home for Body, Mind And Spirit</i>, and Susan Kousek, a …

What The Most Productive People Do Before Bed

Sleep is your body’s most important program. Which is precisely why you should hack it.<p>Breaking news: When you’re asleep, you’re still alive–and you’ll probably be alive the next day. So it follows that your circadian style will dictate whether you greet the day like Michael Phelps or a drunk (or, …

Happy Marriages Make For Healthier People, Study Reveals

According to a recent study published in the Journal of Marriage and Family, happy marriages make for healthier people.<p>The study, which followed 1,681 people for 20 years, found a correlation between happy marriages and spouses' physical health.<p>Study participants were broken into two groups -- …

Hints for a Happy Marriage: Keep Dating

October 21, 2004 was my half birthday, and it also happened to be the day that was supposed to be my first date with my future husband. He was going …

Bridesmaid Dress Mystery Solved: Your Questions, Answered

Bridesmaid dresses come in very many shades of chiffon (and charmeuse and satin and taffeta ...) and present almost as many mysteries.<p>The main one? Why these dresses have to be ordered months and months in advance.<p>It turns out, it's because of all the options, explained Alan Dessy, president of the …

Wedding Day Planning: The 7 Things You Need To Know

<i>Written by Maressa Brown on CafeMom’s blog, The Stir.</i><p>You can read every article in every bridal magazine, every Q&A or checklist on wedding websites, and pick your married friends' brains for months and still be unprepared for some of the "OMG" (both wonderful and cringe-worthy) moments you're …

Project Wedding is Now WeddingWire

Plan while on-the-go with<br>the ultimate wedding app<p>Access the forums, your wedding checklist and even a countdown to your big day directly from your …

What Should a "Man of Honor" Wear and Do for the Wedding?

<i>Sometimes, a bridesmaid doesn't need a dress—because it's a brides-man! Are there different responsibilities or attire requirements for a brides-man or man of honor? Brides' wedding etiquette experts are here to answer.</i><p><b>My best guy friend will be my "maid of honor." What are his duties/what does he</b> …

Top 35 Summer Wedding Table Décor Ideas To Impress Your Guests

Summer weddings have something special because they get to use to their advantage the amazing weather and the multitude of colors that are available …

The Intriguing History Of Wedding Gowns

Source: WordPress<p>While contemporary weddings are often a symbol of love and commitment between the bride and the groom, for most of history, weddings …

mini wedding pies | photo by EE photo

mini wedding pies | photo by EE photo

5 To-Dos Before Marriage (That Don’t Involve Making 300 Sandwiches)

By now, you've probably heard about the <i>New York Post</i>s <i>Page Six</i> reporter and chef behind the blog 300 Sandwiches, Stephanie Smith, who's goal it is to …

NEW ON THE BLOG ~ The Ultimate Color Guide for a Fabulous Fall or Autumn Wedding http://www.bellethemagazine.com/2013/09/the-ultimate-color-guide-for-fabulous.html via The Perfect Palette

Top 5 Wedding Color Mistakes + Ways to Avoid them! Okay, so I think it's safe to say that I've witnessed my fair share of wedding color mistakes over the years. So I thought it might be helpful for you guys if I gathered up the top 5 mistakes that I sadly see pop up a lot more than you'd expect! Some of these might surprise you! http://www.theperfectpalette.com/2013/09/top-5-wedding-color-mistakes-ways-to.html

The Best Candy for Weight Loss

Giving into your sweet tooth could help you lose weight—if you chew, suck, or bite on these lower-calorie candies<p>Candy is fine for the bras Katy Perry wears during performances. But for you, when you're trying to drop a few pounds? Sounds too sweet to be true. But a Nutrition Research study found …

Best Budget Friendly All-Inclusive Resorts

Photo Courtesy of Krystal Cancun. Article by Chanize Thorpe, contributor to Budget Travel.<p>It's a fact that all-inclusive resorts can be expensive, with the average nightly rate at some of the bigger chains running $450 -- per person. And when you find one in your price range there's usually a …

Seven Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Running

<i>It isn’t hard to get started running, but once you get into the swing of things, it’s easy to injure yourself or ignore little things that make you a</i> …

Running

Make It: Create Fall-Tastic Candles From Apples

I love the versatility of the apple. Whether you eat it fresh, baked, pureed, or smothered in caramel, it's a wonderful thing. Did you know you can</i> …

Candles

Why It's Time to DIY Health

The signposts of health, everywhere - where we live, work, play, pray, and shop -- are multiplying. Ads for 23andMe stream on satellite radio and television. Drug store clinics immunize and complete back-to-school health forms. Grocery stores are hiring nutritionists. Fitbit, Jawbone, Nike and a …

12 Healthy Ways to Lose Weight for Good

You're 10, 20, 30 or more pounds overweight and you've dieted, on and off, for years. You've lost weight and then put it back on and more.<p>Why? Diets don't work. Today we know diets don't work. Even Weight Watchers says so. Restricting calories again and again alters your metabolism. That's why so …

12 Don't-Miss Entries from Week Three of 'Room for Color'

We're in the home stretch of the Room for Color Contest (sponsored by Chip It! by Sherwin Williams). So far we've published more than 150 Warm, Cool, …

Sherwin-Williams

Robert's Refinements: How To Add Depth To A Room

ELLE DECOR Interiors Editor Robert Rufino knows style. Each week he gives his expert opinion on how to elevate a reader-submitted room to ED status<p>ELLE DECOR reader Roxy Owens of Society Social bravely and generously offered up a photo of her living room for the first edition of Robert's …