While having a busy work schedule is awesome for productivity, it can sometimes mean that other things have to get pushed, like sticking to our New Year’s resolution to get healthy. Even with the cutest fitness gear and workout playlists, finding time during our busy work week to hit the gym can seem downright impossible. But according to a new study, having a jam-packed work schedule doesn’t necessarily mean you have to give up your fitness goals for good. In fact, cramming all of your workouts
There’s something illogical about our urge to drink booze in the sun while our bodies are begging for hydration. But cocktails are delicious, and life is short, so why question our natural desires? Here are 15 chilly drink recipes that are best enjoyed on a hot summer’s day next to some sort of body of water.
My boys, Ansel and Austin, LOVE school — seeing their friends and teachers (whether IRL or through a screen) makes them totally light up, even after a super fun summer apart. Of course, we're all waiting to see what school looks like this year and distance learning seems almost inevitable. So we're taking it in stride and thinking that back to school, whether it happens IRL or virtually, is *still* happening. And if it's at home, even just part of the time, I want to keep them scheduled
Whether you and your partner both work from home or you're constantly battling for space in one home office, creating a workspace that works for two can be a challenge. It isn't all pretty coffee mugs and matching Macs — you both need a functional, comfy and inspiring space to get your work done. With a little planning and a bit of compromise, you can achieve just that. Check out these 19 tips to pulling off an enviable home office for two with style and grace.
Planning a wedding is a ton of work, even a virtual one. Aside from the actual reception and ceremony, there's the dress, the flowers, the cake, the bridesmaids… the list is so long it's stressing us out. That's where your bridesmaids come in. It's their job to plan the bachelorette party and most importantly, the wedding shower. So to help your lovely ladies of honor out, we've rounded up the ultimate list of bridal shower inspiration. From fancy tea parties to cozy camping trips,
Nature lovers, rejoice: You can still camp during COVID with your social micro pod. Just follow some extra safety tips, find a campground open near you, and head out into the great outdoors. But before you set out for the wilderness, be sure to pack everything you'll need for a well-equipped excursion. Naturally, your fellow campers on Amazon have a ton of recommended products that will make your journey all the more enjoyable, so scroll on and get packing!
Our indoor gardens keep us relaxed, purifies our air, and adds a lush vibe to our space. But it takes more than just gorgeous patterned planters and the occasional watering to keep them looking their best. You actually need to clean them. Yes, just like everything else in your house, those plants need a little dusting now and then. Erin Marino, plant enthusiast and director of brand marketing at trendy online garden center The Sill, shares her plant cleaning tips that will help keep your
Beauty creams make big promises, yet there’s even stronger evidence out there that certain foods can improve your skin. When you nourish from the inside out, you get a clear complexion that not even the best BB cream can provide. Check out this list of 15 delicious foods to incorporate into your diet for a glowing complexion. 1. Dark Chocolate: We’re thrilled to learn that we don’t have to feel guilty about eating dark chocolate. Higher levels of cocoa flavonoids can help to soften and hydrate
It’s back-to-school season, baby! We’d be lying if we said we weren’t excited about stocking up on stylin’ school supplies for the new year. The trick to smart BTS shopping? Keeping our class needs *and* our workspace in mind. With the help of Office Depot, we’re bringing you tips and tricks for a sweet schoolwork setup, chock full of customizable supplies that will maximize study efficiency and are also pretty dang cute.
A wedding gift is by far the best way to thank your mom and dad for everything they've done to help you down the aisle. Seriously — they raised you, helped you realize what's important through the ups and downs of relationships, and, of course, likely shelled out some major dough to help pay for the event. Expressing your gratitude to your parents for helping to make your wedding dreams come true (even if virtually) — or at the very least, being there on your big day to show their support!
So you've collected works by your favorite artist and are ready to start decorating your home. But before you hammer and nail anything to the walls, why not go over all of your options first? We know (and love) how art can look amazing when hung up on a gallery wall, but just in case the decor trend isn't for you, we tracked down all the cool and alternative ways to spice up your art collection. Read on and get ready to decorate with these unique art display ideas
So your bestie just announced she's pregnant, and she's already drowning in the cute onesies and nursery room gifts. While we're fans of decking out your baby's wardrobe and their playroom, we know your pregnant friend is the real star of the show. We've got 37 standout presents for all the fab preggo ladies in your life.
Move over, She Sheds — backyard oases are my new favorite spaces. You wanna know why? When done right, it’s like a mini vacation away from home! (Staycations, y’all!) I recently updated my small city space by adding an outdoor garden and great seating for guests. If my backyard was a little bigger, my next step would be to add a cozy zen area to cuddle up in the sun with a book. Now I don’t know about you, but I believe the best backyard accessory for cozy book time is a hammock!
Breakfast might be the most important meal of the day, but lunch is often the most neglected. Between picking the easiest option (cold leftovers!) and finding the time in the midst of working from home (and maybe also "teaching" kids), it's no wonder we need that afternoon cup of coffee so badly. Despite what you may think, eating a healthy, delicious lunch every day doesn't mean you have to devote your entire Sunday to meal prep, and we're here to prove it. Keep reading for quick lunch recipes
Ladies and Gentlemen: Welcome to one of my favorite projects of all time — the wall-mounted murphy bar. There are so many reasons why I love this project. Small-space living is real, and this bar is the perfect solution. This DIY bar can be used for cocktail hour or a craft desk space. Plus, it’s made out of a wall shelf we purchased from Amazon for $35. In total, this murphy bar will cost about $50! Add a touch of hot pink, and this piece will instantly make guests fall in love with your space.
The best sites to shop for nursery decor. Nursery decor as stylish as you. After scouring the traditional stand-alone mass baby retailers, most design-conscious parents-to-be are typically left fretting over the lack of beautiful design in nursery furniture and decor. But fear not; there are so many gorgeous and well-curated online nursery design sites, and today we're sharing 10 of the best to shop for your nursery from the comfort of your own living room.
The 30 best birthday gift ideas to get your sister because she deserves the very best. She taught you how to master your cat eye, sat through Netflix marathons with you, and even helped you bake that layered cake for your parents’ anniversary. Whether she’s older, the same age, or younger, your sister has always been there for you. She’s your person. But when it comes to buying her the perfect birthday gift, you’re stumped. The following 30 shop items are funny, loving, and upbeat!
We’re getting to that point where our barre classes and HIIT sessions are feeling a bit… well, repetitive. Summer’s coming up fast, and we’re ready to take our workouts up a notch, but sans the pricey gym memberships and personal trainers. Thankfully, we dug up these printable workouts that just require a simple download, print and then boom: You’ve got a collection of new routines to grab and go. Bring on the sweat.
Summer is a season with many tough, albeit fun, decisions — like what to sip. You don't have to sacrifice taste for calories with the right summer cocktails that balance out the more indulgent BBQ and ice cream. Be sure to buy local produce, and skip the mixes when making any of the following healthy beverages. Trust us: you will notice the punch of flavor.