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Aug 13, 2019
Your Drinking Habits May Make You More Attractive to Mosquitoes
Do you ever feel like you're a giant magnet for mosquitoes? While that might be because of your particular blood type (they’re big fans of type O), there could be another culprit making you an...
Aug 12, 2019
3 Summer Foods Sabotaging Your Weight Loss — And What to Try Instead
Barbecue season is prime time for indulging in ice cream, chips, and burgers smothered in ketchup, but experts warn that the additives these foods contain are a danger to our health. “The U.S....
Aug 3, 2019
7 Indoor Grills That Are Just the Grate-est
We may be in the heart of BBQ season, but who said grilling was just for summer? For scrumptious, smokey dishes all year long, adding one of the best indoor grills to your kitchen appliance...
Jul 30, 2019
9 Beauty-Boosting Hacks for All Your Summer Hair Woes
Time spent in the sun can work wonders to boost our health and elevate our mood, but it doesn’t do our hair any favors. From straw-like strands to faded color, the heat-induced damage can make our...
Jul 27, 2019
14 Fun Pool Floats for Adults
When it comes to summer, we can all agree that one of the best parts of the season is that precious pool time. Be it at a local swim club, on vacation, or in your very own backyard, everyone...
Jul 22, 2019
10 Easy Ways to Stay Cool This Summer Without an Air Conditioner
Staying cool during the brutal summer months can be a frustrating, sweaty battle — especially if your home doesn't have any air conditioning units. Or maybe you're just trying to keep your energy...
Jul 19, 2019
3 Ways to Avoid Summertime Weight Gain
For many, summertime means guacamole and chips, visits to Mister Softee, and seasonal treats like lobster rolls and s’mores. It's a delicious time of year, but unfortunately, it can all add up to...
Jul 19, 2019
10 Summer Essentials You Never Knew You Needed
Summer is a season of laughter and great food, glorious weather and longer days full of fun parties and milestone events. With all that goes on this time of year, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed...
Jul 11, 2019
3 Delicious Desserts That'll Curb Your After Dinner Cravings
We all know that a surefire way to pack on pounds is to keep munching all evening. However, sometimes we just can’t shake the feeling of wanting more. That’s where these three delicious desserts...
Jul 10, 2019
Mindy Kaling Wears a Bikini and Encourages Women of All Sizes to Do the Same
Mindy Kaling is a mega-talented entertainer who’s been making us laugh from her days on the Office to The Mindy Project ($29.99, Amazon Prime). Now, she’s also inspiring us to embrace summer fun in...
Jul 5, 2019
3 Ways to Beat Summer Hair Woes
We tend to blame the hot weather for many of our hair woes — but as it turns out, we can use the heat to our advantage. Hairstylist-to-the-stars Diane C. Bailey reveals how to harness the sun’s...
Jun 26, 2019
Affordable and Fun Things to Do With Kids During the Summer
Sure, many children want nothing more than to go to Disneyland after the last school bell rings, but most families cannot afford to take a big trip every summer. Luckily when the weather is nice,...
Jun 8, 2019
3 Natural Fixes for Summertime Ouches, According to Doctors
As warmer weather returns and we spend more and more time outdoors, summer injuries can put a damper on the fun, especially when it comes to kids. So when cuts, bites, bumps and bruises occur, what...
Jun 7, 2019
7 Best Dehumidifiers Under $250 for a Cool, Comfortable Summer
There's a lot of to love about warm weather, but humidity is not one of them. Humidity, which is the amount of water vapor present in the air, is the thing responsible for that sticky feeling come...
Jun 7, 2019
9 Moisture-Wicking Bras for People Who Sweat a Lot
Moisture-wicking bras are the name and defeating sweaty undergarments is the game. No matter your cup size, we can all relate to that icky feeling of a clammy chest on a hot summer day. The good...
Jun 6, 2019
9 Moisture-Wicking Socks to Beat Sweaty Summer Feet
Sweaty feet stink — literally. The good news is there are lots of moisture-wicking socks on the market that can save you the hassle. These special socks are made of breathable fabrics that allow...
Jun 4, 2019
7 Tips for Navigating a Farmer's Market From a Professional Chef
Enjoying fresh produce is by far one of the best parts of summer — corn on the cob, tomato salad, watermelon slices, the list goes on. For those of us who don't have our own gardens, a farmer's...
May 26, 2019
7 Best Ice Cream Makers for a Sweeter Summer
If you're anything like us, then you know there's nothing better than cooling off on a hot summer day with a heaping bowl of ice cream. Well, there is one way to make that moment of bliss a little...
May 9, 2019
12 Products You Need to Upgrade Your Next Camping Trip
Camping is a quintessential summer activity, but being one with Mother Nature isn't the most glamorous activity. Sometimes it's hot, most of the time there are bugs, and showers are often few and...
May 8, 2019
10 Summer Bed Sheets That'll Keep You Cool All Night
You can try every trick in the book when it comes to falling asleep, but you won't stay in slumberland for long if your body isn't able to regulate its temperature. But a great bed sheet can save...
May 6, 2019
13 Best Shapewear Swimsuits to Help You Look Great This Summer
Summer is almost here, but you don’t have to worry about not feeling “beach-ready” if you have a swimsuit that flatters your figure. Shapewear swimsuits are all the rage and with good reason. Their...
Aug 31, 2018
Carry a Binder Clip to Make Deflating Pool Toys a Breeze This Summer
Bringing your own inflatable balls and rafts to the town pool or a friend's house is a great way to keep the little ones occupied for hours. However, figuring out how to deflate pool toys can be...
Aug 27, 2018
This Zucchini Burger With Beetroot and Tomato Relish Will Slim Your Stomach While Keeping You Full
Instead of grilling up plain old zucchini, use the summer squash in a fun new way by shredding and blending it together with cheese, herbs, and just the right amount of seasoning for a burger...
Jul 25, 2018
Why Mulch Should Be Your Garden's Best Friend This Summer
Summer is the season of alfresco living, so you’ll want your garden in its best shape for the rest of those balmy evenings ahead. It’s possible to do it in an eco-friendly manner, says Melbourne...
Jul 17, 2018
'Summer Brain' Is the Reason You Can't Focus Right Now, Study Says
During the fall and winter, there's nothing on our to-do list we can't accomplish. Plan a party for 15 people? Check. Finish school shopping for three kids in three different grades? Already done....
Jul 16, 2018
Fair-Skinned Folks Need More Than Sunscreen to Stave Off Cancer Risks, Experts Warn
If you have fair skin, you're probably used to putting on sunscreen before you go outside in the hot sun. But recent research shows that sunscreen alone is not enough to protect you, no matter how...
Jul 16, 2018
Look 10 Pounds Slimmer Instantly in the Best Summer Outfits for Each Body Type
Summer outfits that erase 10 pounds instantly? Yes please! We asked top stylists to dress 8 readers in the season’s most flattering looks. The results: simply stunning! Scroll down for the fashion...
Jul 15, 2018
13 Creative Ways to Use Basil This Summer
It's peak basil season! Basil is one of the most loved, useful, and aromatic herbs of the garden, and it has so many great uses. If you have more basil than you can use, then you won’t for long...
Jul 5, 2018
15 Free or Low-Cost Activities to Keep the Kids Playing in the Backyard All Summer
Summer is in full swing — so if you haven’t heard an “I’m bored” yet from your kids, then it’s probably just a matter of time. But like most parents, you’re probably not eager to shell out a bunch...
Jul 4, 2018
5 Backyard Party Games to Bring the Kids and Adults Together This Fourth of July
The Fourth of July is coming up, and we all know what that means — the pressure is on to throw the best, most memorable Fourth of July barbecue you've ever had. We’ve already got you covered with...