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26 Perfect Personalized Gifts for Your Loved Ones

Add a monogrammed touch to these unique finds and your work is done.<p>Wine glasses, bathrobes, tree stubs — you can get just about anything monogrammed these days. There's so much more inspiration ahead!

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The holiday shopping season is here, and the pressure to find memorable, just-right gifts is enough to make any gift-giver stress. Relax! My fellow editors and I have compiled some of our favorite gift ideas, from luscious aged maple syrup to personalized pendants and clever donut soaps, at price …

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7 Exercises for Better Sex

Master these moves, and an orgasm is practically in the bag<p>Exercise doesn’t just help you tone up and slim down—it can also make sex so much hotter. Try any (or all!) of these moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Sex</i> during your next workout for a more intense orgasm—no kegels necessary!<p>For …

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I have to admit: on dark winter nights, there’s nothing I love better than heading home after work and plunking down in front of a movie. And for whatever reason, watching a movie is even better when I have a craft project to work on. Despite the (apparent) non-ambition implied in increased …

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Are you looking for an alternative to the traditional floral wedding bouquet?<p>Take advantage of the holiday season and create your own bouquet with glass holiday bulbs! It’s a great nod to the time of year while making a fun (yet elegant) statement.<p>With the right colors, your bouquet need not be too …

20+ Stylish Hostess Gifts You Can Bring to Any Party

Say thanks with a little something she'll want to show off.<p>Don't go to that soirée empty-handed. Bring one of these thoughtful gifts and guarantee yourself an invite back.

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One of my favorite parts of the holiday season is experimenting with my holiday decor. While a fun trend like neon or chrome might be a bit much as a permanent part of my home, dressing up a dinner party is a perfect way to show off some style and try something new.<p><i>[Clockwise from top left: Napkin</i> …

health insurance marketplace

<b>Being a woman is no longer considered a preexisting condition.</b><br>“It is totally legal right now to charge 50 to 75 percent more to women than men for exactly the same coverage and then not include maternity coverage and not include various things, so you’re paying again,” says Secretary Sebelius. …

Molly: The Dangerous Drug That’s Too Good to Quit

Despite recent deaths, fans tell Abby Haglage the trip is way too fun to give up.<p>The first time Adam tried Molly, he was 19. He loved it.<p>“I was …

Best Drinks For Your Health

<b>All these cocktail recipes start with a master plan:</b><br>Use this recipe for each cocktail--just swap in a different liquor and spice.<p><b>Step 1:</b> Make a spice-infused simple syrup. In a pan over medium heat, combine 1 cup water, 1 cup sugar, and 2 tablespoons of your ground spice of choice. Once the sugar …

What You Should Know for College

<b>1.</b> Don't be the kid who packed a six-foot bong.<p><b>2.</b> In the beginning, if you want to meet people, leave your dorm room door open and play some music.<p><b>3.</b> You are allowed to stand and announce: "It's time for everyone to leave."<p><b>4.</b> Later, you'll learn when to keep the door closed. You can opt not to …

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Motivation for Running

<b>Find Your Mantra.</b> Repeat a key word or phrase during a run to reinforce positivity. Try "You've earned this," "Finish strong," or "I will."<p><b>Trick Yourself.</b> Sometimes the biggest hurdle is getting out the door. If you don't feel like doing a 30-minute run, tell yourself you'll go out for just five …

Healthy Breakfast Recipes: Apple Recipe

Set the broiler to medium-high heat, with the rack at least 4 inches from the heat source.<p>Halve apples and scoop out seeds. Rub halves with oil and put them cut side down on a rimmed baking sheet. Broil until the skins are blistered and you can pierce with a fork, 3 to 8 minutes.<p>Meanwhile, combine …

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12 Important Things to Know Before You Buy a Sofa

Designers reveal what you must consider before making this major purchase.<p>When it comes to furniture, a sofa is likely to be one of the biggest investments you'll make. Yet, with so many options, it's so easy to go wrong. We spoke with our favorite designers to find out the secrets to making a …

100 Bedroom Designs That Will Inspire You

These cozy escapes will make you want to bliss out on all the bedding.<p>Bedrooms can often be the forgotten room in your home because no one else sees it — but it should be the exact opposite, because it's the one space where you get to <i>recharge</i>. With 100 different designer styles, there's an idea for …

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The Ultimate Sweet Potato Fries Recipe

How to make delicious fries—and the healthiest, tastiest dip to go with them<p>Avocado is packed with good fats. And the good news is, mixing the smooth, creamy superfood with a smoky spice like paprika makes for a mouthwatering combo. Try this at home: Spiced Sweet Potato Fries with Creamy Avocado …

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Score a Bikini Body Now

It's still not too late to get strong, lean, and sexy, thanks to this metabolism-revving, muscle-sculpting, weight-loss plan<p>MoreHappens every year: You're all gung ho in the beginning of the summer, hitting the gym like it's your job and dutifully counting calories. After all, you have the big …

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Easy Meals and Easy Recipes

Cedric Angeles<p>Lemon-Tarragon Halibut en Papillote<p><b>The Situation:</b><br>Important Business Dinner<p><b>Perfect Meal to Make:</b><br>Lemon-Tarragon Halibut en Papillote<p>The right meal (and the proper presentation) shows you're sophisticated and serious about your career, and that you have creativity and flair. Sealing fish …

How Much Do I Really Need to Tip at a Restaurant?

Because it's important, goddammit.<p><i>I am a good tipper, and always leave 15 percent, no matter what the amount. (In the case of good service, I will go to 20 or even 25 percent, depending on the bill.) But if the meal includes a bottle of wine that is as much as all the food, do I need to really tip</i> …

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50+ Impossibly Chic Kitchen Backsplashes

Cooking has never looked so colorful.<p>Whether your dream kitchen is rustic and cozy or modern and sleek, these tile design ideas have you covered.