As a child, I would carefully wrap delicate toilette paper around my dear Barbie dolls and design one-of-a-kind wedding gowns for their big day. I’d set the stage for the ceremony and prop up my Dimitri doll (from the 1997 animated classic Anastasia) as the groom. With great thought and
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Adding infused sea salts to your cooking is a great way to add both complexity and depth to any recipe. The good news is you don’t have to spend a fortune on specialty salts—they’re easy to make and can be infused with a variety of flavors. I love experimenting with different combinations of herbs,
A few years ago, when a man I was very intrigued by called me to ask for a date, I was elated. So elated that I broke one of my cardinal rules of dating—I closed myself off to other men who were expressing romantic interest, but hadn’t yet asked for a
“While You Were Out,” is a Friday feature of short notes and commentary from the week. Whether it’s something you’d discuss at the water cooler or at happy hour, you’ll find it on our grid, together with our opinion as to whether whether it’s praiseworthy or cringeworthy. We’re pleased to
If you love nail polish, you’ve probably heard of new “five-free” brands. So what’s the deal? In many nail polishes, there are five ingredients that have been found to be irritants or linked to health issues: formaldehyde, dibutyl phthalate (DBP), toluene, camphor, and formaldehyde resin. The occasional use of nail polish is not
We at Verily love keeping tabs on the current runway trends and trying to translate them in our everyday lives. But, to be honest, we take most of our style inspiration from the women we know who have fabulous taste, an eye for detail, and a courageous spirit when it comes to their wardrobes.
Meghan Trainor’s surprise chart topper “All About That Bass” catapulted the twenty-one-year-old from an unknown songwriter to a celebrity overnight. With Trainor’s smoky and personable voice, the lyrics’ impish confidence, and the song’s doo-wop charm, the hit makes sense. Yet much of the news about the song’s recent peak on
I’ve been told that women dread getting too involved with a so-called commitment-phobe. The fact that I continue to hear Marc Anthony’s hit song “Need to Know” in any context other than a roller rink seems to indicate that the are-we-aren’t-we question is still a relevant one in people’s lives.
“Is your brain male or female?” a doctor at BBC News recently asked, adding to the growing cultural conversation on whether men and women have innate differences. Last year, scientists at the University of Pennsylvania claimed to have discovered that male and female brains are wired differently. These claims were