Faith Putnam

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DIY Craft Series: How to Make a Waterproof Picnic Blanket

<i>This post is the first installment of our DIY Craft Series, a semi-regular feature dedicated to helping you get down with your creative self. Studies</i> …

13 Refreshing and Fruity Sangria Recipes

What’s one of the best ways to celebrate summer? If you ask us, it’s with a glass of sangria in hand. First introduced to the United States at the 1964 World’s Fair in New York, the punch has been around for centuries. And with all that history (you can read more about it here), come hundreds of …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

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4 Healthy Detox Salads—That Are Actually Yummy

"Healthy detox salad" and "yummy" may not <i>sound</i> like they should go together—but I promise it's totally possible.<p>These salads are filled with cruciferous vegetables—vitamin-rich ingredients that are thought to help detox your body because they lend support to your immune, inflammatory, hormonal, and …

Stop Missing Out and Try This Huge Turn-On in the Bedroom Already

Be honest: How often do you actually initiate sex with your partner? I'll be the first to admit that when you're in the habit of letting your guy make the first move, it's really hard to break out of that routine.<p>Pinterest<p>I won't even lie—I rarely make the first move with J. I don't know if it's …

The Funniest Tweets of the Week, From Max Greenfield, Ellen Degeneres, and Others!

Spring is finally really, truly here, the weekend is here, and your weekly dose of funny celebrity tweets are here. Now go grab a sandwich and enjoy!<p>Totally with <i>Late Night With Jimmy Fallon</i> writer Jen Statsky on this one. I <i>work</i> in fashion and I still need people like Nikki to help me out on a daily …

Beauty Products for $10 and Under: Best Budget Beauty Buys of the Week

One of my favorite moisturizing body oils, a cute little eyelash case and an exfoliating bath sponge—here's how to get more bang for your beauty buck this week!<p><b>Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula Moisturizing Body Oil with Vitamin E</b>, $5.49 at drugstore.com<p>I'll admit, I've used baby oil for most of my …

15 Sexy Swingy Skirts That Are Ideal for Work or Play

Full, retro, swingy skirts were all over the spring runways, and I couldn't be more excited to trade in my jeans for one this season!<p>Soft and flirty skirts like this one by Mara Hoffman look great with heels and a fitted sweater, or a crisp sleeveless white blouse for the office, or with sandals …

It's Here: the First Trailer for Arrested Development, Part Deux

We've known for more than a year that <i>Arrested Development</i> is coming back—but even with all the premiere pics, clever character ads, and guest-role gossip, I don't think I ever believed it until right this very moment. (And I talked with all our Bluth heroines!)<p>Much like the prospect of Gob (or …

8 Revelations From NBC's New-Shows Presentation (Including the Celeb Who Randomly Drew the Biggest Applause)

While your DVR is just starting to get senioritis (sooo soon it'll be summer, and your DVR can slack to its little heart's content!), the networks are unveiling all the stuff we'll be watching in the fall and beyond. NBC kicked things off this morning at Radio City Music Hall—here's what you missed.<p>…

6 Things to Know About Fox's New Fall Shows (Plus: Your First Look at the Trailers)

Allow me to be a little bit "industry" for a second here: Going to Fox's upfront is kind of like going to Jake Ryan's party in <i>Sixteen Candles</i>. Whereas other networks might half-apologize and hedge their bets at their upfront presentation, Fox never does. No matter what kind of year they're having, …

Shop It Today: Gabrifresh for Swimsuits for All Bathing Suit Collaboration

Two weeks ago, I broke the news that blogger Gabifresh was designing an exclusive capsule collection for Swimsuits for All, and it's here ladies! I've scored some more photos, and as expected, the suits are bright, bold, and pretty awesome.<p>Pieces retail for $68 and run in sizes 10 through 24. Head …

The Surprising Thing All Guys Seem to Worry About Before First Dates

When we asked a bunch of guys to tell us what, if anything, they get nervous about on a first date, we were sort of expecting the usual answers: bad breath, what to wear, whether there will be chemistry, etc. But one common theme quickly emerged from nearly every one of the dudes we talked to: …

10 Cool Graduation Gifts For All Tastes (Theirs) and Budgets (Yours)

Summer is jam packed with events, huh? Weddings, showers, beachy vacations, and don't forget about graduations—meaning you'll need to find a gift. While money is always a well-received option, sometimes it's nice to give a present with some thought put into it. A useful gift is also appreciated …

Hayden Panettiere Continues to Wear Engagement-y Looking Ring, Remains Mum on Engagement Rumors

First of all, while we're on the topic of Hayden Panettiere, I just have to thank the TV gods that <i>Nashville</i> was renewed for next season. Now on to more wedding-y things: Hayden was out and about at the ABC upfronts party last night. She didn't have (alleged) secret fiance Wladimir Klitschko on her …

H&M's Awesome New Swimsuit Campaign Embraces Women of All Sizes

Fashion brands are constantly criticized for featuring unhealthy and unnaturally skinny models in their advertisements, but H&M is taking one giant step forward in representing women of all sizes with its new summer collection ads featuring model Jenny Runk.<p>I reached out to H&M to see if we can …

6 Words You Should Never Say When Planning a Date

What should you <i>never</i> say when planning a date?<p><b>"What do you want to do?"</b><p>Because round after round of "I dunno, I'm fine with whatever" is soul-sucking and demoralizing. Present options!<p>*From Chiara Atik's new book, * Modern Dating: A Field Guide

Guys Tell Us Their Biggest Dating Deal Breakers

<i>Glamour</i> asked 1,131 men if they'd stay the course or sprint for the hills if a girl they were dating revealed the following:<p><b>She's been unemployed for six months:</b> 84% would STAY<p><b>She's been unemployed for two years:</b> 64% would SPRINT<p><b>She just got out of a relationship:</b> 78% would STAY<p><b>She's still in a</b> …

The 4 Best Highlighters Based on Your Skin Tone

Highlighter, luminizer—whatever you want to call it, we all look a little bit better when we look like we're perpetually basking in a bit of sunlight. Below, a few suggestions to help you get that gorgeous, picturesque, lit-from-within look.<p>If you're fair (like Emma Stone), try something opalescent …

Get a First Look at CW's Brand-New Shows (Including a Vampire Diaries Spin-Off I Know We All Wanna See)

This morning, I woke up bright and early to head to the CW upfronts red carpet to interview some of your fave stars from <i>The Carrie Diaries</i>, <i>Arrow</i>, and more, as well as meet the cast members from the network's new shows. I'll share all my fun interviews soon—so in the meantime, let's take a look at …

Tiny Necklaces: The Jewelry Trend for People Who Don't Like Jewelry

Confession: I don't really like jewelry. Or rather, I don't really like jewelry on me. I love looking at it—especially in stores or on friends who so effortlessly pile on the arm parties—but whenever I try to wear more than one cuff, I feel totally weird and overdone.<p>That's why I'm really loving …

Cannes Film Festival Style: The International Stars Who Are Killing It on the Carpet

One of the best parts of Cannes, aside from the spectacular gowns, is the exposure to a whole new crop of stylish actresses you may not be familiar with. Hailing from China and India, these three international stars are ladies who are totally killing it on the red carpet.<p><b>Fan Bingbing</b>: She's no …

Ordinary Is Beautiful: The Office's Perfect Finale

If you watched the <i>Office</i> retrospective that led up to last night's finale, you didn't stand a chance at not crying—I think we all left our hearts in Scranton. But even if you missed the cast's happy day of dancing and riding in parade convertibles (not to mention the blatant-tearjerker shots of …

Scandal Finale: No Happy Endings and One GIANT Secret Is Revealed

Gladiators, please call all of Poland, half of France, and every Swiss mofo named Sven, and tell them all to promptly report to Germany so they can rebuild the Berlin Wall, as I need something gargantuan to dramatically slide myself down before collapsing to the ground like a dizzy 3-year-old after …

The Cast of Scandal Reacts to Last Night's Stunning Finale and Answers Your Burning Questions!

As I write this piece at 3:15 A.M. in Los Angeles, I have a feeling our resident <i>Scandal</i> recapper extraordinaire, Phoebe Robinson, is wide awake in New York, still freaking out about last night's OMG-fueled finale.<p>And I was lucky to spend my night with the cast of <i>Scandal</i>, as they performed an …

Origami skirts: Get the look - in pictures

So you've read our fashion editor's column on origami skirts, but how do you go about getting the look yourself?

Is Kylie Jenner’s Latest Merch Collection Ripping Off An Indie Designer?

Style<p>Keep up-to-date on new celebrity styles and style news. Get the hottest fashion trends and beauty tips.<p>Style<p>More Fenty fashion<p>Hip-Hop<p>Dan's …

Ryan Segedi: Onward from the Midwest

Ryan Segedi is about to recieve his BFA from the Savannah School of Art and Design, but before that happens, Ryan is opening an exhibition of new …

Innovation and the Exotic – Pictures from the Paris Exhibition of 1889

Known as the Exposition Universelle of 1889, this world’s fair was the grand opening of the Eiffel Tower. Though not quite finished, visitors could …

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