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LessIsMoreFeat

By Mallory Feeney The best day of the week—payday—is here! But after paying your rent, bills and other necessities, your food budget might not be as high as you had anticipated. No need to worry! There are plenty of delicious and filling meals out there that can be whipped up (all under $10), without running to the nearest fast food place for dinner. Parmesan Mac & Cheese Mmm, our mouths are watering already! Macaroni and cheese is a staple low-budget dish, not to mention it’s filling and tasty.  Will this recipe fit well in your budget and bonus? You bet, and with plenty... CONTINUE READING 0

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charitablegifts

by Andrea Woroch It seems like the chaos surrounding the holiday shopping season started way too early this year. With holiday advertisements in September and Thanksgiving Day store openings, this season’s festivities seem especially commercialized. That’s why I’ve found myself gravitating towards gifts that support charitable giving. Inspired by a recent article highlighting unique gifts that fund causes and communities,... CONTINUE READING 9

DIYgifts

by Joann Vaglica They say this time of year is more about giving than receiving and nowadays, all the rage is about DIY gifts. And if you're like some of us, sometimes finding something special and original for your BFF of x-amount of years can be really tough (seriously, what else can we give them?). We're presenting a two-fer solution: hop... CONTINUE READING 8

wreath

by Joann Vaglica At first glance, it doesn’t look that easy to make a homemade wreath, right? Well, we’ve picked out five DIY (do it yourself) holiday wreaths that are so simple to make, we’ll have you second-guessing if you should start making or continue buying those beautiful wreaths displayed in the store. We suggest you keep the spirit alive this... CONTINUE READING 7

stockings

by Courtney A. Leiva If you’re still on the hunt for some inexpensive, and not to mention amazing stocking stuffers, we've got your back with these 10 options perfect for any beauty blogging junkie. From pretty polishes to super-nourishing hand creams, check out our absolute favorite must-haves below! 1. Ahava Bright & Merry Ornaments Give the beauties in your life this super affordable... CONTINUE READING 6

girlsinfeat

by Courtney A. Leiva Sure, you and the girls love painting the town red, but when was the last time you and your besties stayed in and planned a super fun girls night? To help you prep for the gossip, cocktails and so much memories, here’s ten of our girls night must-haves for one enjoyable evening. 1. Skinny Girl Prosecco Get the... CONTINUE READING 7

healthycocktails

by Chelsea Hirsch A study done by Tufts University found that the average weight gain between Thanksgiving and New Year’s is only one pound – but that one pound accounts for 51 percent of the average annual weight gain. So we did some thinking, and it’s no secret that alcohol contributes to weight gain and the holiday season is synonymous with... CONTINUE READING 8

holiday

by Joann Vaglica Don’t run to your local bakery for dessert this holiday season! Please even the most picky of your guests with some of these different and not-so-traditional desserts that are easy to prepare and can be made right from your own kitchen! Get your apron on, tempt those taste buds, and get ready to whip up some delightful desserts... CONTINUE READING 9

couples

by Courtney A. Leiva If your one-year-anniversary is soon approaching, get some gifting inspiration with these fun and quirky gift ideas, ideal for any kind of couple. From skydiving experiences to funky gifts you won’t forget, check out our favorites below! 1. Blizzerator Great for all the long winter trips you plan to spend together, treat each other to this must-have snow... CONTINUE READING 2

winterfeat

by Romy Roloff Baby, it's cold outside. Instead of being out and about in the streets trying to keep your face from frostbite, we think a much better alternative is to try an indoor activity. You might think staying in is boring, but we're here to prove you wrong. Here’s a roundup of the absolute best and most fun ways to... CONTINUE READING 10

aprons

The kitchen can get messy. From cooking traditional food to dessert to holiday meals, both our outfits and our kitchens are a hot mess. We’ve got something that’ll make the task less tedious – and you can look much, much more fashionable while doing it all! Here are some cute aprons for every occasion from our friends over at Flirty... CONTINUE READING 4