This is a fairly familiar Christmas cookie--nuts, fat, and flour coated in icing sugar. Growing up we had something like them called Russian Tea Balls. I like this version because the almond flour makes for a more crisp and smooth cookie than the one of my childhood. These are flavoured to be reminiscent of eggnog, but you could leave the nutmeg out of you'd like.  INGREDIENTSMakes 48 cookies- 1/2 cup almond flour/meal- 2 tbsp corn flour- 1 tsp fresh ground nutmeg- 1/2 cup icing sugar- 1 cup...
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Knowing good grammar is a social skill

My friend is staying at my apartment while he job hunts in Boston. My job hunts were always done in pajamas with a jeans-and-T-shirt interview finale. Micah is in sales and his hunt starts with a trip to a clothing store. While he hops in and out of dressing rooms becoming friends with everyone, I settle into a spot with the mannequins. Then I say, “Micah! Hey! Did you know the most reliable way to speed up a job hunt is to have a professional rewrite your resume?” Micah stops and looks at me...
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Friends-Mas and Live Clean’s new Holiday Soap

I love the holidays.  I start listening to Christmas music right after Remembrance Day and shop for presents starting December 1st.  I love giving gifts, holiday baking, and people in my... Visit to read the rest of this article.
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Fashion & Beauty Lessons We Can Learn from Model Casting Calls

Whether you're an aspiring model or just want to look like one, here are the tips you need to know. If you're at all familiar with the modeling industry, you probably know that models must regularly go to casting calls, where designers, editors, or agents pick and choose which girls they want to hire. At these castings, the models are expected to look their best but also to appear somewhat like blank canvases, making it easier for those responsible for casting to imagine the girls in a variety ...
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The Strangers New Perfume Collection: LGBTIQ series

  The new LGBTIQ series by Strangers Perfumerie consisting of 5 fragrances is launched now on its official website. The new fragrances were created by indie-perfumer from Thailand Prin Lomros (you can read his interview and about Strangers Perfumerie) to celebrate gender equality in the world, and the perfumes were created equal, without any gender differentiation. Prin Lomros: “This series w... Read full article: The Strangers New Perfume Collection: LGBTIQ series from Fragrantica Perfumes an...
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10 Perfectly Giftable Beauty Products That Are on Sale Right Now

Shopping for the holidays can sometimes seem like an endless drain of your bank account. You don't want to leave anyone out, but it's important to budget accordingly. In an effort to cross everyone off your list, start by snagging some of these beauty gifts while they're on sale. From hair and makeup sets to luxurious bubble bath products, there are presents any beauty fanatic will love - all offered at a discount. See our gift picks ahead, and good luck shopping. Related: ...
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Best DSTLD Jeans

Photo by DSTLD Have you heard of DSTLD (pronounced distilled)? Chances are the brand has rung a bell or two. With backgrounds in the creatives and luxury market, founders Corey Epstein and Mark Lynn believe that great clothing shouldn’t come at an extreme price tag. To be able to cut costs, took away the noise and chose minimal, modern and lasting styles. Next, they cut out retail to make their pieces available at a 1/3 of the price that they would normally retail for. Even better, the team is...
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How to Find an Awesome Dentist That is Great for Your Family

As a child, you had no say in who you went to for oral health care. Unfortunately, many adults don’t give the matter any consideration unless they begin having problems. That usually changes when you’re planning a family or have a child of your own and need to find a family practice you both feel comfortable with. Choosing a dental practice requires a lot of thought since it’s a decision that could have long-term impact on how your kids view oral health throughout their lifetime. But,...
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The Royals Have A Group Text & We Bet Meghan Markle Started It

Does Prince Harry like sharing his own memes? How often does Prince William use the crown emoji? Speaking of crowns, do Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle like discussing the Netflix show in gifs? These questions and more are all we can think about since learning that the Royals have a group text of their own.Yup, it’s true they’re just like us (and the Kardashians). A source close to the royal crew recently shared with Us Weekly that William, Kate, Harry, and Meghan are “all on a family text...
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John Kelly Will Depart As Chief Of Staff, Trump Tells Reporters

President Trump’s Chief of Staff, John Kelly, will leave the job by the end of the year, the President announced on Saturday.“John Kelly will be leaving — I don’t know if I can say ‘retiring,’” Trump told reporters on the White House lawn according to The New York Times. “But he’s a great guy. John Kelly will be leaving at the end of the year.”Kelly, a retired Marine Corps general, was one of several ex-military men who joined the Trump administration early on, initially as Secretary of Homelan...
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Lancôme La Nuit Trésor Diamant Blanc

The LA NUIT TRÉSOR collection from Lancôme includes the following editions: the original La Nuit Trésor Eau de Parfum from 2015, La Nuit Trésor Caresse from 2016, La Nuit Trésor Eau de Toilette from 2017 and La Nuit Trésor à la Folie from 2018. At the beginning of 2019, a new "gem" named La Nuit Trésor Diamant Blanc will be joining the collection. La Nuit Trésor Diamant Blanc is a flori... Read full article: Lancôme La Nuit Trésor Diamant Blanc from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazine....
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A Week In London On A $63,516 Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Today: an accountant working in banking who makes $63,516 per year and spends some of her money this week on Massaman curry.Editor's note: All prices have been converted to U.S. dollars.Occupation: Accountant Industry: BankingAge: 27Location: London, England...
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Amid Lawsuits, Experts Caution More Research Into IUDs Causing Neurological Disorder

Hundreds of women — at present, 856 and counting — have filed lawsuits against German drug company Bayer over the last two years, claiming that the popular IUD Mirena is causing severe neurological side effects. Experts who have been following the case, however, say that more research is needed before a connection can be made between the contraceptive and the disorder.Mirena is a tiny piece of T-shaped plastic that is inserted directly into the uterus as a way to prevent pregnancy. The FDA appr...
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What Happens Now That The Mueller Probe Directly Connected Trump To A Federal Crime?

For nearly two years, there’s been endless speculation about whether or not President Donald Trump is guilty of collusion with Russia to win the 2016 election. While the investigation is ongoing on that, federal prosecutors led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller have connected Trump to a federal crime for the first time.Court documents filed by the Justice Department say that Michael Cohen, Trump’s former personal attorney, arranged illegal, secret payments to repress information about his extra...
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WATCH: 5 ways the gays ruled the Indie Spirit Award nominations

The awards commend low-budget indie films and often foreshadow further glory at ceremonies like the Oscars.
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Viktor Rolf Magic Collection Salty Flower

"AS BEAUTY MAGICIANS, WE CREATE FRAGRANCE ILLUSIONS." ViktorRolf The exclusive Magic Collection from the fashion house of Viktor Rolf is made to bring a little bit of magic to everyday life. The collection was launched in 2016 with six unisex editions, each of which is a combination of natural ingredients and innovative synthetic accords.     The new edition of the collection is Salty Flower,... Read full article: Viktor Rolf Magic Collection Salty Flower from Fragrantica Perfumes and Col...
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Impressions of the Uncensored Berlin Exhibition Opening Party

On Thursday we celebrated the opening of our new group exhibition Uncensored Berlin here at Blogfabrik. It was an amazing night bringing together all the artists of the show and many of the muses, performers, and models from the artworks. For me, Uncensored Berlin was one of the most creatively fulfilling endeavors of recent time and I am really proud of what we have accomplished here at Blogfabrik. As many of you know this was not our first exhibition. After animated GIFs, portraits of Berliner...
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The Best New Beauty Products Coming To Sephora This Month

At Sephora, the season of giving means a cornucopia of limited-edition collabs (hi, Desi Perkins x Benefit!), glitter, advent calendars, and one-off gift sets. But low-key buried under the deluge of flashy holiday merch are new beauty launches that are not only drool-worthy in their own right, but are going to change the game in 2019.We're talking about a very exciting sequel to Sol de Janeiro's cult favorite Bum Bum Cream (a lighter gel that will be perfect once the snow starts to thaw). Ther...
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10 DIY Jobs You Can Do In Your Own Home

Making a house a home is something that many of us like to do. Even if you aren’t a housewife or a stay at home mom, you probably still enjoy making your home look good. After all, you probably work hard each day in order to afford the rent or mortgage payment, so why shouldn’t you be proud of what you have? Some people love the idea of doing different jobs in their home. Taking on renovation tasks and making things completely different. Some people choose to call in the experts to tak...
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Ridesharing gone wrong: Gay Uber horror stories you’ll be glad didn’t happen to you

Ride sharing services have revolutionized how we commute, but every now and then things go awry.
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Happy, happy birthday, dear Patty!!!

Perfume PosseHappy, happy birthday, dear Patty!!! Wishing the happiest of birthdays to our beautiful, generous and amazing Posse founder Patty!! Thank you so much for all you do for us. We hope today is filled with all the joy that you give to others. Sending you… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseHappy, happy birthday, dear Patty!!!
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WATCH: High School teacher chases kids around classroom with scissors, cutting chunks of hair

All while belting the 'Star Spangled Banner'...
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‘Mary, Queen of Scots’ director Josie Rourke on homosexuality in the Elizabethan era

We talk Royal Court nicknames, feminism, taking liberties with history and Elizabethan 'Mean Girls.'
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‘Mary, Queen of Scots’ director Josie Rourke on homosexuality in the Victorian era

We talk Royal Court nicknames, feminism, taking liberties with history and Elizabethan 'Mean Girls.'
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James A. Fields, Jr. Is Convicted Of First-Degree Murder After Killing Heather Heyer In Charlottesville

James Alex Fields, Jr. was convicted of first-degree murder and eight counts of malicious wounding on Friday, little over a year after driving his car into counter-protesters at 2017’s Unite The Right Rally in Charlottesville, VA, resulting in the death of Heather Heyer and the injury of some 35 counterprotesters, the Washington Post reports.Defense attorneys for Fields argued that he caused the deadly crash out of “fear and confusion” and that he “regretted his actions immediately.” Prosec...
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Rant & Rave: Too many donation requests

Readers rant about NPR donation requests, rave about officers directing traffic
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You Won't Have to Worry About the Ingredients in These 11 Gifts - They're All Clean

Your friend that is constantly talking about homemade oat milk also probably has a particular set of rules for the beauty products they wear. If that granola-loving, Goop-reading person needs a beauty gift (or if you are that friend) we're here to help. We've rounded up the best clean beauty products that even your mainstream beauty-obsessed friends will love. Check out the picks, ahead. Related: ...
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India v Australia, Adelaide 2018, Day 3

I watched most of India's batting on the 3rd day after waking up early on Saturday morning to do so. When I went to sleep on Friday night, I feared that Australia might still be batting, with Mitchell Starc and Travis Head doing their best impression of Jason Gillespie and Steve Waugh. But India earned lead of 15, which, from 127/6 still meant that the last 4 Australian wickets added 108.Murali Vijay played as though he knows he is keeping the spot warm for Prithvi Shaw. KL Rahul played like a l...
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Today's Best Daily Buys From Amazon's 12 Days Of Deals

Back Friday and Cyber Monday are done, but Amazon isn't. Just when we thought the huge wave of holidays sales had hit a crescendoing peak, the mega online shopping destination lit up a whole new batch of steals — and dubbed it the 12 Days of Deals. Starting today and continuing on through the festive month ahead we'll be able to snag discounts on everything from books to boardgames, tech to fashion gear, beauty to food, home decor, and more. Essentially, Amazon is now Santa and he's given us 12...
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