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Hidden Cheap Gems

  Have you noticed how many additional features are attributed to modern fragrances, besides its main function - to smell good? For example, perfumes have the function of proofing someone has used it and that person's belonging to a social group - let's say, someone bought a by Kilian or Creed fragrance, made a photo of it and posted it on Instagram and other social media. Now all your friends kn... Read full article: Hidden Cheap Gems from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazine.
Tags: Fashion, Kilian


Sephora Has All the Skin Care We're Searching for in 2019

2019 is the year we're taking care of our skin, and we're starting by stocking up on products that do it all (think: nourishing sleeping masks, potent serums, and dreamy lip scrubs). These epic multi-taskers are available at Sephora, so rack up those beauty insider points with 15 of the year's hardest-working skin care launches. > Related: 2019 Is Getting Some Mind-Blowing Skincare...
Tags: Beauty, Skin Care, Sephora, Beauty Shopping, Best of 2019


Why January is the PERFECT time for Your Organizational Projects

This month I’m focusing some of my writing here at the blog on how I’m organizing different areas of my home and life. Home, business, personal…a well organized life can make a huge... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Life, Get Organized


People Are Re-Watching ‘Home Alone’ And Realizing Something Shocking

This is the day that I learned everything from the hit 1990 movie Home Alone is a lie.
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Terrifying Blue Blast Lights Up New York Skyline

On Thursday, December 27, the sky over Queens lit up a bright, flashing blue. Thankfully, the truth is out there.
Tags: Life, Queens, New York Skyline


Elevation ski weeks: 17 reasons Snomo should be the new Bromo

Join Queerty at Elevation Tremblant, Elevation Utah or Elevation Mammoth to meet guys like these, and thousands of other snomos!
Tags: Lifestyle, Ad Friendly, Gaycities Link, Elevation Ski Weeks, Elevation Tremblant Elevation Utah


Art Escapes and Life Updates

I started this blog 12 years ago; long enough to watch the children of our friends grow up and embark on adulthood. So many times I've almost deleted it, certain that no one has time to read blogs any more. Or maybe that's just me. In my present decade the days seem to have shrunk. So thank you for being here despite all that.The photo above was taken Christmas day at my daughter's new house. Our family gathered to eat, play games, and watch a movie together. The best plan where we each cook a ...
Tags: Facebook, UK, Greece, Careers, Rome, Italy, Mexico City, Athens, Vatican, Santa Fe, Corfu, Pearl, Acropolis, Gillian, Umbria Italy, Instagram Facebook


12 Face Masks That Are Like A Hard Refresh For Dry Winter Skin

Winter doesn't care if you're born with Hadid-like genetics or the money to go on fabulous ski vacations: It will hit you with skin that's dry or dull, and sometimes a cruel combination of both. The season's de facto gluttony — an uptick in complexion-compromising sugar, salt, alcohol, and fat intake — doesn't exactly help matters either. Nor do depleted energy levels or stark bank accounts, drained on gifts and party dresses.But here's what will: employing a special skin step that, frankly, is...
Tags: Nordstrom, Fashion, Music, Barneys New York, Mediterranean, Peach, Hadid, Ulta, Peach Lily, Farmacy Bright On Massage Activated Vitamin C Mask, Saks Fifth Avenue Most, Joshua Tree Newton, Elemis Peptide


A Funny Thing Happened When Melania Trump Got Dressed Yesterday

If you thought the internet collectively lost its shit over Melania Trump wearing a pair of wheat-colored Timberland construction boots, then hold on tight. Because what she wore after her three-hour surprise visit to Al Asad Airbase in Iraq was an optical illusion – an unfortunate one.On Thursday, FLOTUS returned to the White House with her husband wearing a hip-length, forest green, belted wool coat, dark oversized sunglasses, tan flats and . . . a pair of fitted leather pants in a shade of ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Texas, White House, Iraq, Hillary Clinton, Liam Hemsworth, Houston, Zara, Trump, Melania Trump, Cardi, Al Asad Airbase, Hervé Pierre Trump, Vivienne WestwoodThis


29 Pairs Of Boots You Won't Believe Are On Sale

The best things in life might be free but the second best are on sale. Black Friday may be a distant memory but just because it's long gone doesn't mean the best deals are behind us. In fact, between now and end of January is the best time to scoop up seasonal items that need to move to make way for spring collections coming in February. So for those of you who have waited till the last minute to expand your winter wardrobe including a cute pair of boots, your time has come.With January, Februa...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Oprah, Melania Trump


2018’s Best Products Have Completely Changed How We Style Our Hair

Frizz has been tamed, curls have been defined, and our textures - and we mean, all of our textures - have finally gotten the attention they deserve. We have 2018's roster of innovative spritzers, creams, and tonics, futuristic hair tools, and fashion-forward (but functional) accessories to thank for that. Ahead, see the our picks for the best hair products of 2018.
Tags: Beauty, Hair, Hair Care, Best of 2018


These Are 2018’s Most Innovative Hair Products

Frizz has been tamed, curls have been defined, our textures - and we mean all of our textures - have finally gotten the attention they deserve. We have 2018's roster of innovative spritzers, creams, and tonics; futuristic hair tools; and fashion forward (but also functional) accessories to thank for that. Ahead, see the our picks for the best hair products of 2018.
Tags: Beauty, Hair, Hair Care, Best of 2018


Favourite Vegan Instant Pot Recipes

Hello there, did you just get an instant pot? Are you wondering what to do with it? I am here for you. Here are 10 of my favourite instant pot recipes. We have had an instant pot for a few years, and at first, I was totally scared of pressure cookers, but the instant pot made it easy and fun. Having one helped us make food that was deeply satisfying and flavourful with a quarter of the time or effort (or without much of the advanced planning required for using a slowcooker.) I’m especially keen ...
Tags: List, New Orleans, Potatoes, Vegans, Instant Pot, Richa, Jill Nussinow, Vegan Richa, Instant Pot Lasagna Soup Vegan Lasagna Soup, Simple Instant Pot Vegan Black Bean Chili, Cotter Crunch, Instant Pot Vegan Beef Stew, Chowdair, Instant Pot Pumpkin Walnut Chili


Make your resolution to shop sustainable in 2019

Sustainable fashion: It’s as hot as, um, global warming. This 2019, resolve to shop smarter with these planet-friendly brands. Eileen Fisher Eileen Fisher was doing sustainable fashion decades before it was A Thing. The 34-year-old brand uses organic fabrics and makes much of its clothing in US-based factories. Naadam This boutique’s $75 cashmere sweaters are...
Tags: Fashion, US, Naadam, Eileen Fisher Eileen Fisher


14 Products And Practices To Kick Your Best Life Into Gear For 2019

Living our best lives can take form in a multitude of practices that differ from person to person — and regardless of what our varying aspirations may be, each year we line up new resolutions in place of the old to maintain this ideal homeostasis. So, as 2018 comes to its crescendoing close, we decided to map out an actionable guide for achieving our absolute best life in 2019 whatever that may be.Whether you want to start small or big, cook in more or go out and try something new, the 14 resol...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Martha Stewart, Mit, Harvard University, San Diego, Marley, Don, Benjamins, DonorsChoose, Astrea, Better World Books, Quip Electric Starter, Better World Books Every, The Home Air Quality Guides, Crescent Cotton Zafu Meditation Cushion


Build Your Dream Kitchen In 2019 With These Budget-Friendly Buys

What does your dream kitchen look like? The kitchen of our dreams is massive and flooded with natural light. It has counter space for days. Most importantly, it has a gleaming gadget lineup that spans the likes of KitchenAid mixers to Miele espresso makers. Our dream kitchen is all splashes of stainless steel and pops of ceramic pastel perfection. In reality, we don't have the $$$ for that. Or do we?Even though the sleek culinary contraptions that we love cost big bucks, that doesn't mean we ne...
Tags: Amazon, Fashion, Music, Cuisinart, Kitchenaid, Miele, Breville, Cuisinart Mini Prep Plus Food Processor, Quart, Cuisinart Electric Wine Opener, Amazon Bella, Bella Linea Collection, Amazon Compared, Breville Mini Original Espresso Machine, Amazon Purée, Salad Containers


A Week In San Diego, CA, On A Joint $206,000 Income

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: a freelance graphic designer who makes an average of $8,900 per month (about $100,000 a year, and $206,000 per year when combined with her husband's income) and spends some of her money this week on fried rice. Below, we asked the OP some questions ab...
Tags: Fashion, Music, San Diego, Facetime, Taco Bell, Don, LaCroix, Ina Garten, Kimmie Greene, Veggie Grill, Spotify Netflix Hulu Amazon


13 Products & Practices To Kick Your Best Life Into Gear For 2019

Living our best lives can take form in a multitude of practices that differ from person to person — and regardless of what our varying aspirations may be, each year we line up new resolutions in place of the old to maintain this ideal homeostasis. So, as 2018 comes to its crescendoing close, we decided to map out an actionable guide for achieving our absolute best life in 2019 whatever that may be.Whether you want to start small or big, cook in more or go out and try something new, the 14 resol...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Martha Stewart, Mit, Harvard University, San Diego, Marley, Anthropologie, Don, Benjamins, DonorsChoose, Astrea, Better World Books, Quip Electric Starter, Better World Books Every


Lady Gaga's Colorist Breaks Down The Right Way To Go Blonde

When you think of iconic blondes through history, a few big names probably come to mind. The '30s debuted Mae West, the '50s gave us Marilyn Monroe, the '70s had Dolly Parton, and the '00s? Well, we have Lady Gaga. Although plenty have come before her, the pop star has rooted herself in time as one of he most recognizable blondes of our generation. Even with everyone — from Zoë Kravitz to Hilary Duff — going platinum these days, Gaga's silvery, white-rooted hair is still a favorite.No matter ho...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, Hollywood, Dolly Parton, Marilyn Monroe, Lady Gaga, Hilary Duff, Don, Golden Globe, Zoe Kravitz, Alejandro, Kevin Mazur Getty, Steve Granitz WireImage, Steve Granitz, Chris Polk


Aaron Lammer, Longform Co-founder

Our guest this week is Aaron Lammer. Aaron is the co-host of the Longform Podcast, which has interviewed non-fiction writers weekly for over half a decade. He has been writing songs with the music project Francis and the Lights since college and lives in Brooklyn. Subscribe to the Cool Tools Show on iTunes | RSS | Transcript | Download MP3 | See all the Cool Tools Show posts on a single page Show notes: Audio Hijack Mac Application (Free Trial or $59 License) Audio Hijack is like a router fo...
Tags: Apple, Lifestyle, Bitcoin, Brooklyn, Francis, Dyson, Beamer, Aaron Lammer, Essential Electronics Toolkit, Minidisc, Aaron Lammer Longform Co, Aaron Lammer Aaron, Jay Kang


The Ballots Are In: These Are the Best Makeup Launches of 2018

2018 was huge - especially in beauty. Along with producing some of the most groundbreaking campaigns, the year rolled out formulas that wear longer and shine brighter, with textures and applicators we've never seen before. Between pretty palettes and lip products that look great on every skin tone, our editors have curated their picks for the best makeup products of the year. See this year's highlights, ahead.
Tags: Makeup, Beauty, Best of 2018


2019 Is Going to Be Your Skin's Best Year Ever, Thanks to These 12 Products

One of our beauty New Year's resolutions is to treat our skin better. You know, always taking off our makeup before bed, making sure to mask, and paying attention to our top skin concerns, whether that's dryness or uneven texture. In 2019, Nordstrom has the products we'll be using throughout the year, so just keep reading to shop our picks. Related: 8 Steps to Add to Your Skincar...
Tags: Nordstrom, Beauty, Skin Care, Beauty Shopping, Nordstrom Beauty, Best of 2019


14 Products & Practices To Kick Your Best Life Into Gear For 2019

Living our best lives can take form in a multitude of practices that differ from person to person — and regardless of what our varying aspirations may be, each year we line up new resolutions in place of the old to maintain this ideal homeostasis. So, as 2018 comes to its crescendoing close, we decided to map out an actionable guide for achieving our absolute best life in 2019 whatever that may be.Whether you want to start small or big, cook in more or go out and try something new, the 14 resol...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Martha Stewart, Mit, Harvard University, San Diego, Marley, Don, Benjamins, DonorsChoose, Astrea, Better World Books, Quip Electric Starter, Better World Books Every, The Home Air Quality Guides, Crescent Cotton Zafu Meditation Cushion


10 New Beauty Products Our Editors Loved In December

Change is inevitable, and the next 12 months is bound to bring a lot of it. There are the new workout classes you'll love, the new restaurants you'll discover, and all the new shows you'll binge-watch. But when it comes to beauty products, it can be hard to ditch your faithful favorite for something new and innovative. What if it backfires? Trust us — even though you've been holding on to that same face wash for as long as you've been keeping that gym membership you never use — you've been miss...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Benefit Cosmetics, Sephora, Saks Fifth Avenue, Don, Oreal Paris, Lexy Lebsack, Fenty Beauty, Samantha Sasso, Rihanna Mattemoiselle Plush Matte Lipstick, Rachel Lubitz, Thatiana Diaz Beauty WriterMake


11 Cleaning Products To Go Green At Home With In 2019

Practicing self-care is the millennial version of the old adage, "treat your body as a temple." But what about our literal temples? If you're someone who already strives to live an all-natural life when it comes to pesticide-free food and non-synthetic skincare, then making an effort to use greener home cleaning products seems like the sensible next step.Stocking a supply of eco-friendly cleaning formulas can definitely benefit our living spaces, but it can also have a wider environmental impac...
Tags: Amazon, Fashion, Music, America, Walmart, Epa, Better Life, Walmart Pick, EPA Safer Choice, Amazon Sun Earth, Amazon Ecover, Amazon Green Works, Clorox Green Works Glass Surface Cleaner, Honest Company Honest Auto Dishwashing Gel, Better Life Tub Tile Cleaner, Amazon Seventh Generation


Vers Toi Worth: Towards You

  Not long ago, we reviewed the most popular Worth fragrances from its poetic collection: Our Je Reviens perfume review covered the start of the story. The perfume collection was created over a period of ten years (1924-1934) in the beginning of the ХХ century. The five feminine perfumes Dans la Nuit (1924), Vers le Jour (1925), Sans Adieu (1929), Je Reviens (1932), and Vers Toi (1934), whose... Read full article: Vers Toi Worth: Towards You from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazine.
Tags: Fashion, Vers Toi Worth


Heartwarming Story of Little Boy’s Donation to His Friend Will Have You in Tears

If you think $32 can't make you cry, you need to check out this story of a boy making sure his friend is ok.
Tags: Cute, Life, Amazing, Gallery, Happiness Heroes


Little Boy Discovers His Friend Doesn’t Have a Lunchbox so He Does the Sweetest Thing

If you think $32 can't make you cry, you need to check out this story of a boy making sure his friend is ok.
Tags: Cute, Life, Amazing, Gallery, Happiness Heroes



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