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Spring Into These Shoe Looks for Less

If you’re like us, then your idea of spring cleaning your closet is throwing those heavy winter boots as far to the back as they’ll go. How about a little warm-weather footwear inspiration to get you motivated? We’ve got our eye on the newest sandals and sneakers spotted on runways, celebrity style-setters and fashion editors, featuring must-have trends for the ... Read More »

On Your Feet All Day? Here’s What to Look for in a Heel

We have a love-hate relationship with high heels. According to a study published in 2014 by the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA), 71 percent of American women surveyed said high heels were the biggest culprit for their foot pain, followed by barefoot running shoes (27 percent), boots (26 percent), flats (23 percent) and flip flops (23 percent). What’s more, when the ... Read More »

Huevos Rancheros Wraps

Ingredients 1/3 cup frozen whole-kernel corn 1/3 cup lower-sodium canned black beans, rinsed and drained 1/4 cup chopped seeded tomato 3 tablespoons chopped green onions 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro 1 teaspoon minced seeded jalapeño pepper 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided 3/8 teaspoon salt, divided 4 large eggs, lightly beaten 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 ounce cheddar cheese, ... Read More »

Don’t Believe the Hype: Medical Studies Aren’t Always Based on Science

It’s human nature to want more for less. Who wouldn’t want to work out fewer hours a week while still losing weight or drink copious amounts of wine while still being healthy? The media knows this. Often when a study is published that caters to most people’s innate affinity for laziness, it’s pushed to the forefront. Unfortunately, most of the ... Read More »

From the Beauty Closet: An Overnight Treatment for the Best Hair Day Ever

Living Proof Perfect Hair Day Night Cap Overnight Perfector, $28 at Living Proof Hair trends, from long and low ponytails to hair worn down, have one thing in common this season: natural, lived-in texture. Thank goodness because I’m ready to take a cue from the runways to embrace my hair’s natural texture and give my blow dryer a rest for a ... Read More »

9 Negative Space Manicure Ideas to DIY Now

A lot of times, DIY nail art that is beyond beginner level can end up disastrous, but luckily, this season’s manis have taken a turn toward the refined. Specifically, the negative space manicure has been gaining popularity and that means no more crazy designs and less room for error when it comes to painting. The key to perfecting the understated design ... Read More »

10 Candy-Colored Shoes to Indulge Your Sweet Tooth

Everyone needs hobbies, but since working out is about as fun as getting a root canal and our idea of DIY-ing involves changing a light bulb, our hobby is collecting shoes. (OK, some people may call it hoarding, but let’s not get hung up on semantics.) For spring, candy-colored kicks are the holy grail. Any collector worth their Fred Slatten platforms has been eyeballing a pair of ... Read More »

14 Shoe Hacks That’ll Put Pep Back in Your Step

Pricey shoe repairs are for amateurs. We’re no MacGyver, but if you give us a hair dryer, a jar of petroleum jelly and a pair of pumps, we can hack our way out of just about any shoe dilemma. And guess what? So can you. It doesn’t take boatloads of money or hours of back-breaking tinkering, all you need is a ... Read More »

Classic Chocolate Truffles

Ingredients 8 ounces semisweet chocolate, finely chopped  1/3 cup heavy cream 1 cup unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa, for coating Preparation Melt chocolate in cream in a medium, heavy-bottomed saucepan over medium-low heat, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon until smooth. Pour chocolate into a bowl and let cool at room temperature until thick enough to scoop with a spoon, 1 to ... Read More »

Hummus Wrap

Ingredients 1/2 cup Classic Hummus 1 10-inch multigrain wrap 1/2 tomato, cored, thinly sliced 1/3 cup shredded carrots 1/3 cup alfalfa sprouts Preparation Spread hummus on wrap. Arrange tomato, carrots and sprouts down middle. Roll up tightly; cut in half. Read More »