Our bodies do most of the hard work for us in new environments -- enduring long drives or plane rides, traveling during late or early hours, and not having access to your usual food. Here are my five tips for taking care of your body while traveling.
The Fourth of July marks the season for summer barbecues. For many of us, that means burgers, hot dogs, and more diet disaster. But it doesn't have to be. Here are nine simple and painless strategies to try at your upcoming July Fourth barbecue.
Dear 17-year-old Em, I know that high school has not been easy on you. Although your peers would never know it because you are a great actress, alw...
Buying a home is one of the most important investments we make. All the details can get overwhelming! So your agent is there to help alleviate the stress and make the process as smooth as possible. Work with a savvy agent and you should end up with your dream home.
Of course Independence Day is our nation's celebration of freedom, but for a lot of Americans it is the freedom from our daily grind that we celebrate. It's one of those few holidays dictated by no real commitment other than the commitment to have fun.
In my opinion there are three things that make for a good party: signature drinks, great food and beautiful decorations! Add a few of these tips below to this weekend's gathering and you're guaranteed to have the party everyone can't stop talking about.
Whether you share a bathroom with three other roommates or are lucky enough to bask in your own lavatory ambience, the washroom is a place where improvements can always be made.
Nothing says "summer in America" like a road trip. But you don't want to blow your whole vacation budget on gas, so we've rounded up the best destinations that you can get to (and back!) on just one tank of gas from major cities around the country.
Short of visiting in winter and hiking deep into the backcountry, the parks' popularity can make it tricky to find your own slice of solitude. Tricky, but not impossible. Here are 10 scenic spots you can have all to yourself.
If you've seen any zombie movies, you know how haunting an abandoned, once-thriving city can be. But despite the ruin and overgrowth, there's also a flicker of beauty that shines through the silent emptiness.
By Kate Sullivan, Allure I love buying beauty products. Maybe too much. So when I read that women were saving time (and money!) by adopting their h...
Trying to realistically think of a number for how much money you've got sitting in your closet -- the collected amount you've spent on dresses, jeans and shoes -- can be terrifying. If you're brave, take a second to think about how much money you think you have sitting in your closet.
Matchy-matchy bridesmaids might be falling out of favor among brides -- lots of brides are content to choose a color and let their friends each pick a dress, matchy-ness be damned. And still, your bridesmaids might prefer to just buy a specific dress that you've picked out.
Johnny Depp's 37-acre estate in the South of France is on the market for the first time since the superstar actor bought the hameau, or small village, in 2001. After many years spent restoring and enjoying the early-19th-century buildings Depp has listed the property.
If you want to keep the grass in shape but add a nice complement to your patio, why not install brick pavers or stepping stones? Pavers come in many shapes and sizes, and you don't even have to stop with brick.