2:45 pm, May 6th | by Molly Goodson, SavvySugar
It’s no secret that Gwyneth Paltrow is having a moment. She transformed into an action star for Iron Man 3, which hit theaters today. She’s become a lifestyle inspiration in fitness, fashion, healthy living, cooking, and so much more for women around the world. She’s a devoted wife and mom to her two kids, and she’s still able to keep it real — andrefreshingly funny! — with her girlfriends. In our I’m a Huge Fan: Gwyneth Paltrow series, watch as our winner, Sara from San Antonio, TX, comes to LA to embark on the experience of a lifetime, all leading up to her big interview with Gwyneth.
8:30 am, May 6th | by Laura Marie Meyers
There’s no magic recipe for self-confidence, but there are certainly a few everyday habits that can set you on the right path. Whether you’re stressed, overcommitted, bored, or simply insecure, we’ve come up with some quick tips to help you boost your self-esteem and maintain a positive attitude. Struggling to feel good about yourself? Here are 11 simple ways to love yourself more.
2:45 pm, May 3rd | by Tara Block, TrèsSugar
The American prom has come a long way since its inception in the late 1890s. Prom, short for promenade, was first used to describe a simple college ball before gaining momentum and popularity as a high school dance. By the 1950s it had become more of the elaborate event it is today, with its prom courts, fancy cars, and expensive dresses — the glorified pinnacle of adolescence. I love looking at prom pics in old high school yearbooks, which range from awkward to awww. So take a look back with me at proms through the decades!
9:45 am, May 3rd | by Sarah Lipoff, SavvySugar
Perfect for any special holiday, a set of these tile photo coasters will cost less than $5 to make. The square tiles from your local home goods store makes this DIY a unique way to showcase your favorite Hipstamatic and Instagram snaps. All you need is some Mod Podge and a bit of felt to complete this fun project. Stack and wrap the finished photo coasters with a ribbon, and you’ve got the perfect gift for someone special. These coasters are so cute, you’ll probably end up making another set for yourself.
2:45 pm, May 2nd | by Annie Scudder, TrèsSugar
Some of our favorite authors are out with new novels this month, just in time for the beginning of beach season. The Da Vinci Code‘s Dan Brown is taking on Dante’s Inferno, while the author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns is back with a book that travels from San Francisco to Kabul. There are also a number of promising memoirs and nonfiction titles out this month. Click through to find out what we’re adding to our reading list.
8:30 am, May 2nd | by Emily Co, SavvySugar
Are books one of your biggest spending vices? You may think that great literature is worth any price, but buying books here and there can quickly add up. If you’re a voracious reader, try to save money by getting some of your books for free through these means.
3:15 pm, May 1st | by Emily Co, SavvySugar
It’s hard to force yourself out of bed when you wake up bleary-eyed, but one way to get up with ease is to prep your body to wake up at the same time feeling refreshed. Oftentimes, you’re feeling groggy in the mornings because you’re not getting good-quality sleep. Here are a couple of tips that may help.
9:45 am, May 1st | by Emily Co, SavvySugar
In a perfect world, we’d love our job and all our colleagues. However, the truth is, people come from all walks of life, and you may not get along with everyone. Here are some starter tips to dealing with the various difficult co-workers you may encounter at your job.
2:45 pm, April 30th | by Emily Co, SavvySugar
Although we offered you great budget tips for a local bachelorette party, I know some of you are itching to travel. Heather Dickson, Associate Publisher of Lonely Planet, weighs in on the hottest vacay spots that will give you a bang for your bachelorette bucks.
8:30 am, April 30th | by Annie Scudder, TrèsSugar
April 4, 1968, was a tragic day in America, as civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis. TN. On this week’s episode of Mad Men, we witness the historical event from the perspective of the mostly white upper-class employees of Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce.