Amanda Mills

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10 Maybelline Products That Are as Awesome as They Are Affordable

If you shop in the beauty aisle at your local drugstore, you know that "affordable" doesn't have to be synonymous with "cheap." One exceptional brand that proves this is Maybelline. The iconic company was founded in 1915 by T. L. Williams, an entrepreneur who created a mascara formula for his …

14 Ridiculously Easy 5-Minute Braids

Ever tried to find a cool, new braided hairstyle on the Internet? You type in “easy” and you find eleven-ty billion photos of gorgeous braids so complicated, Houdini couldn’t find his way out of them. This season, change up your look (without the chop) thanks to these unique braids that won’t make …

10 Hacks for Crafty Photographers

Whether you’re looking to improve your lighting situation or just need a camera strap that’s a little big less boring, we’ve got some DIY tricks for …

DIY Leather Chain Crossbody Bag Strap

Vanessa is the lady behind the blog Cafe Craftea, and she is sharing a tutorial for creating a Leather Chain Crossbody Strap. With this tutorial you …

15 Reasons Why Vinegar is the Ultimate Cleaning Solution

The secret fix to most household messes was already in your kitchen cupboard.<p><b>1. Kitchen Surfaces and Utensils</b><br>Vinegar has antimicrobial and antibacterial properties that make it a good choice for cleaning in the kitchen. Mix equal parts white vinegar and water, then pour it into a spray bottle. Use …

Look We Love: Busy Philipps's (Easy!) Two-Strand Braid

It's already been well established that braids are the ultimate summer hairstyle, but that's no excuse to fall into a standard-side-braid-every-day rut. When I spotted this gorgeous two-strand look hairstylist Sarah Potempa did on actress Busy Philipps, I knew it had the potential to become a …

Trim your tummy in just 2 weeks

Trim your tummy in just 2 weeks: Can't face baring your midriff on the beach this summer? Try this ultra-fast diet devised by a top cardiologist that …

Food

Flageolet beans with tomato, shallots, garlic and wine recipe

A hearty bean dish that marries perfectly with roast lamb<p>Serves 6<p>This is one of my favourite vegetable dishes and goes better with lamb than anything else. The heady taste of wine, butter and shallots over comforting flageolet beans makes for a very elegant pot of pulses. You can also use canned …

DIY Mosaic Projects With Which You Can Change Your Home’s Décor

Creating custom features for your home is what makes interior decorating so fun and interesting. You get to choose the tiles for the bathroom, the …

Halloumi, kale and lentils recipe

Kale, lentils and halloumi make for a wholesome, healthy dish<p><i>Serves 4</i><p>A fabulous way to show off the flavour of kale, ever so gently cooked.<p>A few splashes of olive oil<p>1 large onion, finely chopped<p>1 carrot, finely diced (optional)<p>3 cloves of garlic, chopped<p>200g green speckled or puy lentils<p>1 bay …

25 Cheesy Dips That Will Make You Swoon

Nothing is more alluring than a bowl of silky, molten cheese. Just sitting amongst a pile of chips, waiting to be devoured.

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The Fast Diet, Meal Planning Monday and Tiger Prawn Curry with Basmati Rice (5:2 Diet) Recipe

Directions<p>Step 1<p>Make the curry paste by placing all the ingredients in a food processor with 1 to 2 tablespoons of water and blending until …

Recipes

The 5:2 Diet: 50 foods with 50 calories or less to help you lose weight

However well you plan your diet, there are moments when the munchies hit and you feel like you need something RIGHT NOW!<p>Kate Harrison, author of the …

Nutrition

6 Classic, Mad Men-Inspired Cocktails to Serve at Your Next Party

Try these fun new takes.<p>Classic cocktails made with whiskey, bourbon, rye, and gin are more popular than ever. Get to know them again, then try these fun new takes.

37 Surprisingly Chic Gifts Under $25

Don't show a soul your receipts because these finds look très expensive.<p>It doesn't take bells and whistles to show your loved ones how well you know them. These thoughtful gift ideas are guaranteed to be some of the best birthday, anniversary, or just because gifts they've ever gotten.

Toning Exercises to Get in Shape Fast

Celebrity trainer Tracy Anderson reveals her slim-down plan.<p>How does Madonna get in shape for the holidays? She's got exercise guru Tracy Anderson on speed dial.

Decorating Ideas, Home Improvement, Cleaning & Organization Tips

From ginkgo trees to personalized Connect Four, these wedding gifts will make any couple smile....<p>It's both landlord-approved and …

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