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Feb 6, 2019 2:30 pm
A Valentines Day Self-Care Ritual That Proves The Only Love You Need Is Your Own
Valentine's Day is a day to celebrate love, whether or not you’re coupled up. That’s the thing about love that makes it so special: It’s best shared with others when first cultivated within...
Dec 29, 2018 2:30 pm
3 Tips to Help You Actually Keep Your New Year's Resolutions
So you’ve vowed to improve your fitness, spring clean your lifestyle, and pay off your credit card. Whatever your New Year’s resolution is, the sad truth is that come January, a vast majority will...
Dec 20, 2018 9:30 am
Avoid Boring Christmas Party Conversations With This Simple Blinking Trick
Any seasoned Christmas party attendee will know the feeling of being trapped in the world's most boring conversation. Fortunately, there’s a way of escape without hurting anyone's...
Dec 4, 2018 3:30 pm
17 Best Christmas Tree Toppers That Make the Prettiest Sight to See
With Christmas decorating officially in full swing, it's time to trim to the tree and no tree is complete without one of the best Christmas tree toppers. Arguably the most important part of any...
Dec 2, 2018 10:30 am
6 Tips for Becoming the Best Gift Giver This Christmas
Fast forward to December 23 at 6 a.m. It's the last shopping day before Christmas, and you've left it way too late to buy anything online so you're heading out to your nearest shopping center with...
Dec 1, 2018 10:30 am
5 Ways to Lighten the Load of Family Stress This Christmas
Have a love-hate relationship with the holiday season? You're not alone. You might like getting the chance to connect with your nearest and dearest, but not all the stress of shopping, decorating,...
Nov 29, 2018 12:30 pm
10 Best Creative Gifts for the Artists in Your Life
Are you surrounded by creative people? Does art follow you everywhere you go? Then you've probably found yourself shopping for the best gifts for artists. Sometimes, the right gift can serve as the...
Nov 28, 2018 10:30 am
18 Best Outdoor Christmas Doormats For a Warm Holiday Welcome
With Christmas right around the corner, holiday decorating is in full swing which means one thing — it's time to pull out your best outdoor Christmas doormats. Your entryway sees the most visitors...
Nov 24, 2018 12:30 pm
Three Expert Organizers Don't Think New Years Resolutions are a Good Idea — Here's Why
For many of us, January 1 is a time to reflect on the year gone by, and to think about what we want to change over the next 365 days. There’s something so tantalising about a fresh diary and a...
Nov 6, 2018 5:30 pm
Your Family Will Gobble Up This Adorable Turkey-Shaped Thanksgiving Crudités Platter
Looking for Thanksgiving appetizer tray ideas that will wow your family — including the in-laws? This combination of colorful lettuce leaves and veggie slices transform a traditional crudités tray...
May 8, 2018 8:00 am
Mother's Day 'Mocktails' the Whole Family Can Sip Together
Congratulations, you hard worker, you! It’s almost Mother’s Day again. You’ve been busting your butt all year, helping your family crank through those late nights of homework, early morning school...
May 4, 2018 11:00 am
Stack Cream Cheese and Olives for a Majestic Appetizer 'Tree'
When's the best time to eat olives? Well, we'd say olive the time! If you're looking for a way to fit olives into your antipasto plans as quickly and easily as possible, try this Christmas-inspired...
Mar 28, 2018 9:00 am
Affordable Easter Decorating Ideas for Your Entryway
While decorating our homes for Christmas comes naturally to most of us, when Easter rolls around we are either uninspired or unsure of how to decorate our homes accordingly. If you don't know where...
Dec 28, 2017 5:29 pm
Store Your Christmas Lights Tangle-Free in Seconds With a Hanger
This week, many people are wondering how to store Christmas lights. In fact, now that we've all decided on the proper time to take down the tree, most of us will be tackling this dreaded task at...
Dec 22, 2017 5:57 pm
5 Tricks for Returning Gifts When You Lost the Receipt
We've all been there before: Frantically searching through our purse to find the receipt that we just know is in there, trying to ignore the dirty looks from the impatient customers huffing and...
Dec 21, 2017 12:56 pm
11 Gifts to Get Yourself Since You Told Your Family You Don't Need Anything
This season, instead of spending all of your time picking out the perfect present for everyone else, why not spend a little time finding some gifts for yourself? After all, when your family asked...
Dec 12, 2017 6:31 pm
12 Ways to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain and Still Eat, Drink, and Be Merry
Prepare yourself for a double-edged sword: It's holiday party season! While we love the food and festivities, we're not huge fans of the seemingly inevitable weight gain that comes with them. If...
Dec 7, 2017 3:41 pm
Gift Ideas for the Men You're Grateful for This Season — All for Under $35
The holidays are already a crazy time, but we're making them a little less stressful with this handy gift guide for all the men in your life. No more need to hit the mall, wandering aimlessly...
Dec 6, 2017 3:35 pm
Listening to Christmas Music on Loop Can Drive a Person Crazy, Expert Says
If the electric guitar strains at the beginning of "Jingle Bell Rock" spike your heart rate and cause your body to break out in a cold sweat, you're not insane. In fact, playing too much Christmas...
Nov 21, 2017 4:10 pm
3 Unexpected Seasonings That Elevate Your Thanksgiving Meal
Let's face it: Turkey is a bland, dry food. It's time we've mixed things up a bit, and we're not just talking about how the turkey is cooked — whether it's roasted, grilled, smoked, or deep-fried,...
Nov 9, 2017 9:00 am
Sara Evans Opens Up About the Pressure Women Face to 'Make Everyone Happy'
As Sara Evans prepares for a hectic holiday season juggling family responsibilities and tour dates for her album At Christmas, she opens up to First For Women about dealing with the pressure to get...
Nov 2, 2017 10:54 am
Starbucks Wants You to Color in This Year's Holiday Cup
Starbucks has unveiled its 2017 holiday cup — and it's probably one of the company's most creative ideas yet, with a color-it-in-yourself design. The chain released the coloring-book inspired...
Dec 16, 2016 4:08 pm
12 Fun Holiday Treats You Can Make in Less Than 15 Minutes
Whether you're whipping up a batch of holiday cookies or trying out a fun new recipe for the kids, making Christmas treats can be pretty time-consuming. And not everyone is fortunate enough to...
Dec 13, 2016 3:21 pm
See What the Actors Who Played Santa Claus in Your Favorite Holiday Movies Look Like Now
It's always fun to see actors play Santa Claus on the screen. Whether they're a figment of children's imaginations or a funny mall Santa posing for photo ops, they just have a knack for making us...
Dec 12, 2016 11:05 am
Amy Grant's New Christmas Video Will Give You Goosebumps
Amy Grant is known for making beautiful contemporary Christian music, and her latest song truly fits the bill. Just in time for the holidays, the new tune, which is called “To Be Together,” from...
Nov 18, 2016 11:13 am
Confused Grandma Accidentally Texts Stranger About Thanksgiving Dinner Plans, Then Makes MORTIFYING Realization
Jamal Hinton, a 17-year-old from Chandler, AZ, was innocently staring at his phone when he got a text from a number he didn't recognize. The stranger had an interesting offer for him, though: An...
Sep 2, 2016 10:35 am
26 Labor Day Recipes from Pinterest That Will Earn You the Cookout Hosting Crown
Thrill and fill your Labor Day weekend cookout guests with appetizers, entrees, and desserts--beloved by thousands on Pinterest that celebrate the summer, the delicious magic of the grill, and good...
Dec 20, 2013 4:53 am
Raspberry Red Velvet Cake
This sweet creation with a creamy filling only takes 10 minutes to prep, so you can effortlessly wow your crowd 1 cup fresh raspberries, pureed 1 box (18.25 oz.) red velvet cake...
Dec 20, 2012 6:23 am
Easy Updo: Beautiful Braided Bun
We love this gorgeous updo because it looks like it was done at a salon…but only takes minutes to do at home. The style’s dramatic texture and flattering volume guarantee all eyes will be on you_!...