Today is National Tell The Truth Day, and it’s time to get real. Stop lying! Some people (us included) love to beat around the bush or zip their lip while their friends make serious mistakes. Hate the bridesmaid dress you have to wear? Tell the bride (unless it’s the day of her wedding). Listening to your girlfriends whine about shady men? Remind them they deserve better! Whether you’re dealing with fashion disasters, diet choices, or relationship problems, here are all the lies we simply must stop telling each other and ourselves. Keep reading »
If you’re lucky, you have an awesome group of girlfriends. Our friends keep us sane and happy … most of the time. What about the friends who aren’t always true blue? The fair-weather friend is in your address book, but she doesn’t always make it to your planner. You count her as one of your closest buddies, but she has let you down more times than you can count. Here’s how to deal with a friend who isn’t treating you the way you deserve to be treated. Keep reading »
Bar tabs, cab fares, and cover charges — it’s all just too expensive sometimes! Money is tight this summer, but that doesn’t mean you need to cut down on your social gatherings. Why not bring the party back to your place to save yourself some dough? If going out too much is emptying your wallet, use these tips to throw the best backyard bash of the summer. Keep reading »
Calling all curly girlies! I have frizzy hair, and I’m proud of it. But that doesn’t stop me from doing everything in my power to get my curls under control. I’ve tried it all — from Japanese hair treatments to the most expensive salon products — and I have a very strict haircare routine. Curls are a tricky business, after all! Yet I’m always willing to try a new product, like Avon’s Advance Techniques Frizz Control Lotus Shield, which literally repels water from hair by forming a barrier that blocks humidity. It took a bit of trial and error for me to figure out the best way to use this product on my hair, though. Keep reading »
Independence Day is upon us, and the entire country will be celebrating the land of the free with picnics, music festivals, and parties galore. Whether you’re planning a beach day or roaming your city’s streets, you just gotta take care of yourself! To make sure you’re still going strong when the fireworks go off, check out these tips to keep you happy and healthy the whole day. Keep reading »
We all know we’re supposed to send fancy-schmancy invitations for those moments that really count, like engagements parties, weddings, and baby showers. But what about BBQs? Don’t they deserve more than word-of-mouth attention? This summer stock up on quaint invitations from Flowers in May, so all your friends will know you mean business when it comes to your secret BBQ sauce. And if playing hostess isn’t your vibe, then send your friends handwritten notes on Flowers in May stationery to catch up.