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All-Natural Homemade Weed Killers That Really Work

Yes, your lawn is manicured and beautiful, but did you know that such perfection can actually make it more susceptible to weeds? Dandelion, crab …

Gardening

Homemade granola recipe

If I could go back in time, I’d invest in granola shares: this mix of grains, fruit and nuts often costs more per kilo than steak. Not only is it cheap and stupidly easy to make at home, but you can put exactly what you like in it, too. Not a fan of raisins? Bin them. Mad on macadamia nuts? Chuck …

Breakfast

Why you should follow the Mediterranean ‘diet’ – and how to do it

<i>Leslie Beck, a Toronto-based private-practice dietitian, is director of Food and Nutrition at Medcan.</i><p>No doubt you've heard about the Mediterranean diet. It's long been reported to be the optimal eating plan for preventing a wide range of diseases including heart disease, stroke, Type 2 diabetes, …

Why it pays to stretch before you get out of bed

Too many of us wake up feeling stiff and achy.<p>When you think about it, stiffness makes sense. Perhaps you did not stretch appropriately postworkout. More likely, you went directly to bed after sitting all day (at the office, in the car, on the sofa, etc). Prebedtime stiffness is compounded by the …

5 Popular Lipstick Colors That Truly Look Awesome on Everyone

As far as lipstick goes, I've seen—and used—them all. If I could have majored in lipstick in college, I would have. (One look at my vanity and you'd get it.) So when someone asks me the ever-important questions "What's your favorite?" or "What color will look good on me?" I'm more than equipped to …

Five quick-and-easy snacks for a sunny summer day

It's summertime and the snacking is easy. Or maybe it's not. Maybe you're tired of alternating potato chips with a handful of almonds, and need a little guidance on how to spice up your snack life. Here are five snacks to add to the mid-meal menu this summer.<p><b>The snack: Jerky</b><p><b>The setting:</b> Outdoors, …

Food

Lottie Moss Steals the Show in Balmain at Chopard's Cannes Film Festival Party

Here’s one unarguable fact: The Moss family definitely knows how to party.<p>On Monday night in France, Kate Moss’s gorgeous 18-year-old half-sister, …

Duct Tape Uses

Look for duct tape in one of its many sizes, shapes or materials for special uses or for solving special problems.<p>Classic duct tape has a thousand …

A step-by-step guide to spring cleaning your entire home

1 of 6<p>Previous<p>Next<p>Pin<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Email<p>The kitchen<p><b>1. Wipe down your cabinets and cupboards.</b> Fetch a bowl of soapy water and tackle any stuck-on</b> …

Homemade

How to go from the couch to running 5K in eight weeks

My biggest piece of advice for anyone who wants to start running is "just start" – lace up your running shoes and go.<p>The hardest part of any exercise program – especially running – is getting started. When I first started to run, each step was torture. Now running is my bliss.<p>Your first workout …

You Need to Know About This Stretch! It Makes Everything Better

<i>Photo: POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p><i>*Courtesy of POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>It’s a rest day in our month-long workout plan, so use this chill day to take care of yourself. …

Yoga

19 Brilliant Ideas to Decorate a Small Space

When decorating a small space we always have to deal with certain limitations. Not everything that’s possible in bigger homes is possible in a small …

Home Decorating

Getting started with Google Cardboard

Find out how to build or buy this unlikely VR headset, then make your first forays into the virtual world.<p>It sounds made up: Your smartphone, a couple of plastic lenses, and some strategically cut cardboard come together to form a virtual reality headset.<p>Yet that's the, er, reality of Google …

Virtual Reality

Everything You Need to Know About Juicing at Home

The founder of Juice Generation spills his secrets.<p>Whether it's bottled on a Whole Foods shelf or squeezed on the spot in a wheatgrass-filled storefront, a fancy juice can set you back six dollars or more in most markets, making even your Starbucks addiction look cheap in comparison. Couple that …

Pucker Up! 9 DIY Lipsticks, Stains, and Glosses to Try Before V-Day

If you’re planning on doing a fair share of puckering up exactly one month from now, then it’s time to start thinking about your Valentine’s Day lips. Going for a classic red? A super trendy berry stain? Or staying with a silky gloss? The possibilities are pretty endless—but you don’t have to run …

The Ultimate DIY Beauty Gift Guide

There’s no need for DIY gift giving to go awry—select one or a few of our DIY beauty gifts to make someone’s holiday truly shine. Easy to come by natural ingredients, and fresh ideas abound. From <i>Spa Specialties</i> to <i>Kid Approved</i>, give a thoughtful gift and wow those on your holiday gift list this …

Turn an Old Laptop Case into the Ultimate Travel Bag-in-Bag

First of all, what is a bag-in-bag? It’s a travel-related trend we’ve seen popping up as of late, and we’re totally on board. It’s basically a skinny bag that fits into your carry on or tote, and contains all those loose ends you want to use throughout a flight, train ride, or road trip. We decided …

How To Shape Your Nails Like A Pro

Alright, you caught us. When we’re in a bind, we’ve been known to hastily file our nails any which way we please — even though we knew we’re doing a …

Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches<p>Sayonara, situps! Kick your abs workout into overdrive by trying one of these killer tummy-toning moves.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that …