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6 Creative Ways to Give Trick-Or-Treaters a Fun Halloween

Halloween is a wonderful time of year for children who love playing dress up, visiting haunted houses, hearing ghastly tales, and devouring bags and bags of candy. Watching them tear through their bags can be a horror movie in itself though, considering rising food allergies, obesity, and the latest report from the USDA claiming the […]

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How to Prepare for NaNoWriMo in 4 Easy Steps

National Novel Writing Month (shortened as “NaNoWriMo“) is an annual creative writing competition that takes place in November and pits participants against a 50,000 word deadline for their novel. In years past, many of our own writers have shared tips to help you complete your novel, however, my goal is to share a few of my […]

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7 Must-Have Essentials for Your Home’s Medicine Cabinet

While cluttered drawers and closets often induce silent screams of aversion, medicine cabinets are something we simply cannot avoid, even if we try. At some point or another, we find ourselves rummaging through the bathroom cabinet for supplies to aid our abrupt ailments. Whether it’s a zit that springs up before a big date or even a burn during […]

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4 Reasons Not to Subscribe to a Beauty Box

Birchbox. Ipsy. Sephora Play. Those are just there of the many beauty subscription boxes you can sign up for. They seem like a great idea on the surface. Spend around $10 each month and a box of deluxe beauty samples is delivered to your door. You get to try a variety of things and it’s […]

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6 Surprising Scientific Ways to Encourage Healthy Eating

We can bet you had the summer of your life, especially when it came to indulging in some of the best food the season has to offer! From outdoor barbecues with friends to carnival fare, the season saw a bounty of deliciousness. But the season also means our eating habits tend to suffer as we […]

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The Best DIY Wall Art Tutorials to Brighten up Your Home

If you’ve ever felt the need to spruce up your home with beautiful, vibrant artwork that exemplifies your style, skip professional decorators and get creative with your own homemade decor instead. Those blank, windowless walls surrounding everything you cherish are the perfect canvas for unique, sincere décor ideas. Sure, buying artwork and hanging up family portraits is […]

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3 Negative Effects Excessive Screen Time Has on Your Body

Between work, travel or just relaxing at home, we can guarantee some of that time is devoted to your smart phone. With the way the world is, it’s no secret our schedules revolve around these devices on a constant basis as they provide us with efficient ways to communicate and stay on track. However, with such […]

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3 Easy Ways to Maintain a Fresh Summer Glow All-Year Long

Whether you’re as fair as Snow White or blessed with natural golden skin, the truth is that we all have the potential to be a Bronzed Goddess. It’s a classic makeup trend that will not only be forever in style, but one perfect for that on-the-go look that epitomizes some serious fun, flirty, summer appeal. […]

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Take on the Day With 3 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Waking up Early

Waking up early is not an easy habit to adopt. No matter how many alarms we set or how early we sleep the night before, there is nothing like being snuggled up in that cozy, warm bed with those super soft pajamas and dozing off into golden slumbers. Yet, studies state that the reality is […]

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Ways to Unplug and Recharge for a Productive Work Week With Game-Changing Strategies

When it comes to the weekend, there is nothing like laying out on the couch and relaxing from an exhausting week. But while we imagine we’re handling our downtime effectively or binge-watching everything imaginable, we end up checking our work emails every time a notification goes off or worry about those projects looming for the […]

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4 Simple Ways to Avoid Unhealthy Workplace Snacking 

When it comes to summertime, our appetites tend to increase and our diets are left a bit on the back burner. But no place is worse to help you stick to your diet than the office. Between doughnuts in the break room and birthday cake just about every week, there’s a plethora of goodies you can […]

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8 of the Best Destination Races From Around the World

Every year, more and more people are lacing up their running shoes and hitting the road. From 5k races to full marathons, the number of runners have been growing over the past few years. With the explosion of new runners joining the field, many new races have cropped up all over the world — and some […]

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5 Reasons to Add a Retinol or Retinoid to Your Skincare Routine Right Now

While doctors and dermatologists have known for decades the benefits of retinoids when it comes to treating a variety of skin concerns and conditions not everyone is ready to take the plunge and get medical intervention for their acne or fine lines (or, for some of us, both!) Fortunately, over the counter retinols are available […]

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5 Foods That Let You Enjoy the Great Outdoors Without the Bug Bites

Summer brings about good friends, delicious food, starry nights and, of course — bug bites. Bothersome creepy, crawling insects are the last thing you want to think about as it gets warm out. But these backyard barbecue crashers are a real pest, especially when it comes to our skin. If you’re itching to know what […]

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4 Tips to Make Working From Home a Dream Come True

For many, working from home is the ultimate dream job situation. No need to commute, don’t have to get dressed up, good coffee and no one eating your lunch out of the fridge (except you, of course) sounds amazing. However, that dream job situation can quickly become a bit nightmarish if you don’t prepare for […]

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