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Beachside, Poolside, Summer Style Perfect

Condiment | Posted 06.28.2015 | Style
Condiment

When it comes to summer skincare, the essentials are not to be missed. A great gentle cleanser, a solid face sunscreen, and protection for the body, lips, hair, etc. Not Your Mother's haircare products are an editor favorite.

Zihuatenejo: Still Mexico's Best Kept Secret

Max Gladwell | Posted 06.25.2015 | Travel
Max Gladwell

When I think of an ideal beach vacation, I think of a tropical climate with warm water, coconut palm trees, and soft sand. And when I think of great service, I think of raising a flag on my beachside palapa to signal I'm ready for another margarita and having it delivered moments later.

10 Reminders That A Beach Vacation Is Good For The Soul

Jessica Wolstenholm | Posted 06.23.2015 | Women
Jessica Wolstenholm

I longed to be present, to truly engage my husband and children as we explored the coast together. I went into the week with a few expectations but mostly the hope that we'd feel the magic of our first ever vacation alone as a family of four. It's amazing what a little intention will do for your soul.

Summer Escapes: 11 Resorts Right on the Beach

Joy Pecknold | Posted 06.19.2015 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

South Beach, bringing the heat. Well, actually, close to South Beach but away from the fray, and whimsically dressed up in mid-century Art Deco--that's what this Thompson has to offer.

It's Time to Take Back the Beach -- for Everyone -- This Summer

Kelsey Miller | Posted 06.15.2015 | Women
Kelsey Miller

This summer I have decided to let the bikini waistband inch down a little. I let another centimeter show and when the world doesn't rock off its axis, I allow another. To be clear, it's not some deliberate, political striptease in the name of body positivity.

Top 10 Island Beaches For Unplugging

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.10.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

There are beaches for partying, beaches for swimming, and beaches for doing absolutely nothing at all. If you're after the latter, we've got you covered.

9 Reasons I'm a Summer Mom

Chana Frid | Posted 06.09.2015 | Parents
Chana Frid

Don't get me wrong; I believe in education. I make sacrifices for my kids' education. School opens doors. An education is a gift no one can take away. I know all this. But between you and me -- and please don't tell my kids -- I'm a summer mom.

10 Reasons Why I Should Have Been A Beach Bum

Teresa Kindred | Posted 06.08.2015 | Fifty
Teresa Kindred

I met the love of my life in the Florida Keys and the night before he left to go back home to Michigan, we walked down to a little dock to watch the sunset.

9 Home Decor Crafts Using Goodies From the Beach

Hometalk | Posted 06.08.2015 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

Summer's on its way in, which means hello beach days! While you're lounging in the sun and leaving footprints in the sand, don't forget to collect shells and other beach treasures for some amazing crafts and decorating ideas.

How Downsizing Is Actually Making Our Lives Bigger

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 06.08.2015 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

Our house is sold, and we've bought another. In the next few weeks I will pack, sort, store and toss 24 years of living. Fortunately I've always been good at purging, so much of the work has been done already. But still.

New York Street Photography - On The Beach At Coney Island With Michael Sweet

Michael Ernest Sweet | Posted 06.03.2015 | Arts
Michael Ernest Sweet

All Photographs (c) Michael Ernest Sweet Some places are just ripe for photography. Coney Island Beach in Brooklyn, New York, is one of those places...

How To Get Your Middle-Aged Body Summer-Ready

Next Avenue | Rashelle Brown | Posted 05.30.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Rashelle Brown It’s springtime, and with the natural theme of birth and renewal all around us, spring cleaning is ...

Summer Fashion Trends for Kids

Amy E. Goodman | Posted 05.29.2015 | Style
Amy E. Goodman

As things heat up, most kids find that their summer duds from last year no longer fit. On the quest for something special, comfortable and fun to restock my own kids' closets, I've rounded up the following finds--from toddler to teen--for play, pool, backyard barbecues and more.

The Brilliant Muffin Tin Hack Your Beach BBQs Have Been Missing

LittleThings.com | Posted 05.27.2015 | Taste
LittleThings.com

You'll never again have to hunt down that rogue ketchup bottle or worry about all your mayonnaise spoiling in the sun!

How to Hide Your Valuables at the Beach

LittleThings.com | Posted 05.26.2015 | Travel
LittleThings.com

Aside from cookouts and flip-flops, I can't think of a summertime tradition more essential than a trip to the beach. The waves, the sand, the sunny skies -- it's the perfect place to rest and spend some much-needed time with family.

How I Overcame My Fear of the Beach

Tami Shaikh | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Tami Shaikh

Sometimes I ask myself why memories are so hard to forget. Good times are rarely remembered and bad times are rarely forgotten. As I sit here, I watc...

5 Reasons Doing Dishes, Laundry and Cleaning Could Be Ruining Your Creative Flow

Sky Mandala Marcano | Posted 05.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Sky Mandala Marcano

I admire all the mothers and fathers who nurture and respect the home by cleaning and organizing. But some of us may benefit from letting go of a few tasks, to then benefit from being creative in other ways.

The Faithful Shopper: Cool Campers

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.18.2015 | New York
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Faith Hope Consolo

Summertime is unofficially here, and that means it's time to explore the great outdoors.

The 15 Most Beautiful Views in Costa Rica

Oyster | Posted 05.15.2015 | Travel
Oyster

We are still thinking about those gorgeous Costa Rican rainforest views and sunsets over the water. The small country in Central America is known for rampant wildlife, lush greenery and water and land activities that can make for a getaway that's either chill or active -- or both!

Giant Squid Washes Up On New Zealand Beach After Mysterious Death

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 05.15.2015 | Science

A giant squid washed up on a beach on New Zealand's South Island earlier this week, surprising onlookers and delighting scientists at the Kaikoura Mar...

The 10 Best New Beach Hotels In The World

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.30.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

What a difference a fresh perspective makes, with lemon-yellow and ice-blue walls, striped cotton dhurries on the floors, and ornate glass sconces that have breathed new life into this Caribbean classic.

Travel to Cape Cod

Andrea Poe | Posted 06.29.2015 | Travel
Andrea Poe

I have brought my eight-year-old daughter to Cape Cod in the hope of introducing her to a place I loved as a child. While the sea continues to eat away at its beaches and locals bemoan development pressures, the soul of Cape Cod remains very much the same as it has.

634 Corgis Hit The Beach, Wave Of Cuteness Crashes Over Us

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.13.2015 | Green

Like corgis? You'll love this. A total of 634 corgis (and their owners) gathered for So Cal Corgi Beach Day Saturday in Huntington Beach, Californi...

9 Budget Beach Hotels That Are Really, Truly Cheap

Oyster | Posted 06.09.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Finding an acceptable beach hotel on a shoestring budget is no mean feat -- and it can be all the more frustrating when recommendations from well-meaning friends leave you wondering whether they understand what "budget" really means.

Oh! To Pet the Pilous Puffy Paunch of a Peaceful Pachydermal Pinniped Parked by the Purple Pebbles

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 05.19.2015 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

Then we heard the burst of wings as they jumped in the ocean from the rocks on the shore. We were lucky that a bright moon finally highlighted the beach, and we saw a multitude of little ones having their fun in the water. We did not move, they never saw us. We were stealth.