Mary Ellen Harris

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9 Podcasts for Road Trips That Are So Addictive You Just Might Miss Your Exit

Consider this a public service announcement: It's not too late to take a summer road trip. Whether you have your sights set on the sunny California …

Road Trips

5 steps that can change how others perceive you for the better

• <b>Confidence isn't something you are necessarily born with — but you can learn it.</b>• <b><br>There are a few confidence hacks you can use to impress a colleague,</b> …

Self-help

The Coolest Outfits to Wear With Black Jeans

In our book, there’s no such thing as too much outfit inspiration. Whether you’re looking for new ways to freshen your office outfits or want to …

Clothing

The 5 Habits of Good Dog Parents

There’s no rule book, no one-size-fits-all guide to pet ownership that will guarantee you’re labeled a good dog parent. But, there are 5 habits all …

Husband Arrested for Killing Pregnant Wife and Daughters After Telling TV Their Disappearance Was ‘Tearing Me Apart’

Chris Watts was ‘cavalier’ in interviews with the FBI, a source tells The Daily Beast, echoing his performance for cameras. Now he's charged with …

Crime

7 Brilliant Mental Tips To Prevent You From Overreacting In Any Situation

When something happens that gets your blood boiling, it's hard not to give in to your first instinct and react emotionally — but nothing feels worse …

Self-help

Netflix has tons of hidden categories — here's how to see them

Netflix hidden categories are the secret to better binging, friends.<p>The vast amount of content on Netflix can get pretty unwieldy. Luckily, there's a …

TV shows

The Grandma Trend That We Can't Get Enough Of

It’s easy to associate rattan furniture with your grandparents’ dusty old porch set. Just picture a wicker living room set complete with curly-wurly …

Home Decorating

How to Write a To-Do List That Will Make You Happier and More Productive

Organizing your priorities to set yourself up for success is easier than it seems.<p>A lot goes into being at your productive peak. One simple tool that can keep you organized and motivated is a tidy to-do list.<p>I often hear a common misconception about organizing tasks: It's stressful, overbearing and …

Productivity

The 3 Best Foot Creams For Cracked Heels

Dry, cracked heels, are typically not a serious aliment, but when they go untreated they can start to become uncomfortable and even painful. Luckily, …

'My dog was looking into my eyes as she died': the grief of losing a pet is real | Marieke Hardy

When the tired-looking woman at the animal emergency clinic shuffled into the holding room wearing an apron spattered startlingly with blood, she told me I had a choice. I could submit my dear, doddery 14-year-old Staffy to some major surgery to determine whether the painful spots in her beautiful …

Pets

Bus Driver Finds Child Wearing Only T-Shirt and Underwear in Milwaukee Road

A bus driver came to the rescue when a 2-year-old girl was found running down a street wearing only a T-shirt and underwear. The Milwaukee County …

Clothing

6 genius tips from a couple who paid off $330,000 of debt in 5 years

TaiMcNeely almost didn't marry her now-husband Talaat after discovering he had debt: he owed more than $30,000 from credit cards and vehicles.<p>Talaat wasn't alone in his financial struggles. The average American household carries $5,700 in credit card debt alone, and those who take out student loans …

Personal Finance

10 Ceramic Bathroom Floor Tile Ideas for Small Spaces

When it comes to small bathrooms, there's only room for the necessities. And choosing the right ceramic tile can transform your space, giving it the …

Interior Design

Chihuahua Cuddles with Box Containing Bulldog Best Friend's Ashes

The Copeland family, from Texas, was devastated when their 7-year-old English bulldog, Bubba, died suddenly of congestive heart failure. Bubba was …

Pets

I idolized my brother-in-law. When he left my sister, it almost ruined my marriage, too.

I was 10 when I first met my brother-in-law. We sneaked into my sister’s room as she took a midafternoon nap. He pulled out a black marker and went to work, drawing a handlebar mustache, a Cindy Crawford mole and a Frida Kahlo unibrow on her face. When my sister woke, he kissed her on the forehead …

Empathy

13 ways get a higher metabolism

Having a high or fast metabolism is (for the most part) great news. Essentially, it means your body burns energy from food at a faster rate than those with a slower metabolism.<p>In laymen's terms, metabolism is the digestive process that turns food into fuel. This energy is then used by your body to …

High Fiber

I Gave Up Shampoo for a Month, And Have Never Loved My Hair More

When my friend told me casually over a glass of wine that she officially gave up shampooing her hair, I nearly spit out my sip of Cabernet. “No, …

Hair Care

Every Ingredient That Can Help Fight Acne

Pimples—got ‘em? If you don’t have them now, at some point in your life you did. Or maybe you will soon! Anything can happen. Anyway, think back to …

Skin Care

19 Best Documentaries of 2018 - New Documentary Movies

1 'Won’t You Be My Neighbor?'<p>Shoes off. Sweaters on. Let the freaking out commence. Morgan Neville, who won an Oscar for "Twenty Feet from Stardom," …

Fred Rogers

Powerful women told me getting a dog is the key to success. They were right

This February, I adopted a black pug named Chester. There were a lot of good reasons for me not to get a dog. My roommates didn’t want one. My apartment, technically, didn’t allow pets. And as my father repeatedly emphasized, Chester would be a tremendous financial commitment. I didn’t make a ton …

Pets

21 Work-Appropriate Outfits That Are the Answer to "I Have Nothing to Wear"

There comes a time every season when I look at my closet with utter disinterest. It's not that I churn through fast fashion or am a compulsive …

Workwear

Editors' Picks: The Best Hydrating Foundations on the Market

Gone are the days when the only options for face makeup are thick, chalky, and wholly uncomfortable to wear. Now, brands have begun to formulate …

Skin Care

After Her Dog Died, This Scottish Woman Did A Really Lovely Thing In His Memory

"Made my wee dug's day!"<p>She told BuzzFeed News: "A few years later I looked after him while she went to visit her sister in New Zealand and, happily, he ended up staying with me for the next eight years, but Rachel remained part of our pack and he would always have a special, noisy, welcome for …

Pets

Getting unstuck: The myth of work-life balance

Have you ever felt like you were in a rut or experiencing a particularly low point in your life? It’s times like these when we feel down, hopeless …

Work-life Balance

Laura Mercier's Translucent Setting Powder Glow Is Perfect for People Who Want Glow-y Skin, But Hate Highlighter

We're living in the Age of Glow, and Laura Mercier is fully aware. With more and more people opting for radiant, lit-from-within skin over a matte look, the beauty brand just launched a brand-new version of its beloved Translucent Loose Setting Powder fit for the current glow generation.<p>The new …

Makeup

How To Stretch & Massage Your Dog

For many of our dogs, especially as they age, joint degeneration, muscle atrophy, loss of flexibility and subsequent pain are all too common. …

Yoga

Dog Kept On Shortest Chain Couldn’t Even Rest Her Head

She'd almost given up — until someone showed her love for the first time ❤<p>The dog was so malnourished she could no longer stand. But when she sat on …

Pets

12 Easy Fall Crockpot Recipes That Will Have You Begging for Seconds

It’s no secret that fall is the time of year when cooking becomes more of a welcome endeavor. Once summer’s temperatures have subsided and ovens are …

Cooking

The 25 Best Lipstick Tips and Tricks We’ve Ever Heard from Professional Makeup Artists

This year, we decided to devote four issues to celebrating, investigating, and having a lot of fun with a single feature — and for September 2018, we went with lips. It is our humble hope that these four guides (this one, plus skin, hair, and eyes) are ones you won't part with. They're packed with …

Makeup