5 Favorite DIY Recipes with Essential Oils

One of my favorite things to do with our Young Living essential oils is create non-toxic, chemical-free DIY health and beauty items, and these are five of my favorite recipes for moisturized skin and glossy lips: Peppermint Sugar Scrub, Anti-Aging Face Serum, Energizing Body Oil, Rosemary Remembrance Balm, and Cinna-Mint Lip Gloss. I hope they inspire you to whip up some DIY beauty products of your own! See the bottom of the post for information about the essential oils I use and the sale that’...
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Movie Fashion Inspiration: Clueless

Okay, so you're probably going, "Is this like a Noxzema commercial or what?" The next movie we'll be looking at for the 10 More Movies for Fashion Inspiration series is the 1995 teen comedy Clueless. The film centers around a rich Beverly Hills teen named Cher (Alicia Silverstone) who sets up two lonely teachers in order to raise her grades. When her plan works, Cher and her best friend Dionne (Stacey Dash) decide to use their popularity for good and make over awkward new girl Tai (Brittany Mu...
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150 Courses Starting at Stanford Continuing Studies Next Week: Explore the Catalogue of Campus and Online Courses

Quick fyi: I spend my days at Stanford Continuing Studies, where we've developed a rich lineup of online courses for lifelong learners, many of which will get started next week. The courses aren't free. But they're first rate, giving adult students--no matter where they live--the chance to work with dedicated teachers and students. The catalogue includes a large number of online Creative Writing courses,  covering the Novel , the Memoir, Creative Nonfiction, Travel Writing, Poetry and more. ...
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Home Equity, If Used, Offers Big Boost to Retirees’ Income

If converted to income, untapped home equity for seniors in the United States and 10 European countries could make for a significant supplement to retirement income, according to data released by the Urban Institute and highlighted in a blog post at the Boston College Center for Retirement Research (BCCRR). “The typical retired U.S. household has the potential to increase its retirement income by 35 percent,” the blog post writes, based on research conducted by Stipica Mudrazija and Barbara B...
Tags: Europe, Featured, Sweden, Education, Retirement, Finance, Spain, Data, United States, Boston College, Urban Institute, Center for Retirement Research, BCCRR, Stipica Mudrazija, Barbara Butrica

A 10-Piece Capsule Wardrobe Inspired by Taylor Swift's Reputation Album & Tour

10 pieces of clothing inspired by the princess of snakes and second chances. With 2017's Reputation, the queen of lyrics turned her critics into inspiration and shocked the world with a completely unexpected sound. Totally unapologetic about every aspect of her character, Taylor Swift not only embraced the snake with open arms but built a 30-foot-tall one on her tour stage. And why should she apologize? Why should any of us?This is the album’s key takeaway: every single person has made mistakes...
Tags: Taylor Swift, College, Calvin Klein, Taylor, Versace, Joe Alwyn, Belt River Island, Taylor Swift Store, Skirt Miss Selfridge

5 Daring Elements We All Can Steal from Cardi B's Style

Here's our pick of Cardi B's most relatable styles and outfit choices. You'd be surprised at what you can borrow from her look!It's undeniable, Cardi B is the Queen of the female hip-hop scene right now, with a killer fashion sense to go with her chart-topping music. An exuberant personality like hers only matches with extravagant outfits, but the opposite isn't necessarily true! You are who you are, but you can always get out of your comfort zone and spice your closet up with some extra details...
Tags: Boots, Music, College, Inspiration, Hip-hop, Celebrity Fashion, Blazers, Cardi, Pastels, Nail Trends, Statement Earrings

With LAUSD’s teachers ready to strike, Southern California school districts are watching

As nearly 30,000 teachers stand ready to take to the picket lines in the Los Angeles Unified School district on Monday, districts from the Inland Empire to Orange County will be watching. The strike might not inspire copycats, but the issues that have been brewing in L.A. —from class size to salary to the growth of charter schools to rising pension costs — are ringing familiar in places like San Bernardino, Santa Ana, San Gabriel Valley and other districts that neighbor the nation’s second large...
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Ask CF: What Should I Wear to Meet My Boyfriend's Sister?

Dress to impress!Welcome to the latest edition of Ask CF! Every two weeks, we select a reader fashion question and answer it here on the site. Do you have a specific fashion question for us? Scroll to the bottom of this post to learn how to send it our way--including a how to submit your most pressing fashion dilemmas via Instagram! Ask CF Question Hello there CF!I have met my boyfriend's parents before. But now I'm going to meet his parents with one of his sisters for the first time.Can you ple...
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5 Good Reasons to Drop Out of College

It’s January. If you are in college, January is a month where you can take a breather. First semester is over. So are the holidays. Now there is time to think. Have you been having doubts? Do you want to return for second semester? It is a choice, you know. There are many good reasons both for personal growth and for long term financial health to stay in school. But college isn’t for everyone. It may not be for you or for you at this time. It’s not only okay but important for the return to se...
Tags: Psychology, Grief, Family, Students, College, Work Life Balance, Self-help, Social Life, Time Management, Grieving, Grief And Loss, Children And Teens, Student Therapist, School Preparation, Drop Out of College

Q&A | Gov. Jay Inslee on wins and losses in Olympia and the arc of the moral universe

Gov. Jay Inslee sits down for a Q&A ahead of a potential presidential campaign and Washington's 2019 legislative session.
Tags: News, Education, Washington, Environment, Local Politics, Northwest, Olympia, Jay Inslee

As Washington’s Legislature returns, Democrats have big new majorities — and a governor exploring a presidential bid

State Democratic lawmakers are walking into the 2019 legislative session eager to mold Washington into the more progressive version they have for years talked about.
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How to Cope with a Newly Empty Nest: Tips and Strategies for a Smooth Transition

It’s happened, you have an empty nest. The little ones that you spent the majority of your time taking care of, worrying about, encouraging, teaching, and loving over the past 18 or so years have grown up and flown the coop. Whether you were ready for it or not, you have entered the stage of being an empty nester. The moving out of your last, or only child, is life changing. And, while there are some parents that embrace this change with open arms, there are many more that struggle to make the ...
Tags: Psychology, Parenting, College, Creativity, Children And Teens, Coping Skills, Don, Life Transition, Empty Nest

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