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DIY Holiday: 10 Crafty Ways To Decorate Your Home

You can drink a truckload of peppermint mochas and cram your closet full of festive sweaters, but it never really feels like the holiday season until you decorate your house for the occasion. Want to try some DIY decorations this year? We’ve got the inspiration–click through for 10 fun projects that will bring the holiday spirit into your living space!

DIY: Recycled Gift Bags
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Style Stealer: Cat Deeley’s Perky Pop Of Orange

I have a massive girl crush on Cat Deeley. She’s funny, charismatic, beautiful, and not afraid to be a dork. But even if I wasn’t in love with her, I would still totally dig this outfit she wore recently to do some nighttime grocery shopping. Want to get her contrast trim blazer and bright orange bag for yourself? Check out the shopping details after the jump! Keep reading »

6 Perfect Gifts For … Your Nerdy Guy Friend

All this month The Frisky is serving up holiday gift guides to help you pick presents for everyone on your list. We asked our nerdy guy friends what they really want for Christmas, and here’s what they said… Keep reading »

Gifts For Picky Vegans
They're the worst, aren't they? Read More »
Gifts For The Travel Addict
Everything you need to please your travelin' man friend. Read More »

Be My Boyfriend: Real Life Cookie Monster

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Dear Real Life Cookie Monster,

Listen, I know absolutely nothing about you, except for the fact that you are dressed in a Cookie Monster costume while buying a package of Chips Ahoy in a surprisingly dispassionate manner. I don’t need to know anything else. Please give me your address so I can bring you a box of Oreos and hold up a sign that says, “To me, you are perfect.”

xoxo,
Winona

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DIY Holiday: 11 Awesome Edible Gifts

Looking for a holiday gift idea that’s affordable, easy to replicate, and guaranteed to please? Whip up one of these delicious edible (or drinkable!) treats, package it in pretty cellophane or a cute jar, and voila: you’ve got the perfect gift for everyone on your list! From peppermint fudge to flavored salts to apple pie bourbon, click on the gallery to check out 11 mouthwatering presents…

Gifts For Picky Vegans
They're the worst, aren't they? Read More »
Gifts For The Travel Addict
Everything you need to please your travelin' man friend. Read More »

Love It Or Leave It: Beyonce’s Floral Faux Romper

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Beyonce took a trip to an art show at Art Basel in Miami this weekend with her hair tied up in a chic top knot, wearing a sexy pair of beige Louboutins and a floral romper. But wait! Stop the presses! Turns out that’s not a floral romper after all, but a matchy-matchy short and shirt set by Emma Cook. I’m pretty sure Queen Bey is the only person in the world who could make a buttoned-up floral short suit look fierce, so I’m voting “love it” purely out of reverence for her fashion superpowers. Now it’s your turn! Tell us what you think below. [Photo: Splash News]

What do you think of Beyonce's faux romper?

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Comfy Pajama Pants For Cozy Winter Lounging

Sexy Pajamas
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My lounge clothing wardrobe is currently made up solely of garments that have been retired from other parts of my wardrobe. Adidas workout pants with a hole in the crotch? Lounge pants! Sweater with a mustard stain on it? Lounging sweater! And while this technique has saved me a lot of money, it’s starting to make me feel really sloppy. I think it might be time to shell out for some lounge clothes that are actually cute. These plaid flannel pajama pants with a contrasting polka dot lining should do the trick. [$29.95, Aerie]

The 2012 Frisky Give Guide: Girls Inc.

How To Talk To Teen Girls
Anyone can be a mentor. Here's how! Read More »
Math Tee For Smart Girls
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Women Need Mentors
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Most women just don't get the mentoring they need. Read More »

This holiday season, The Frisky staff is committed to giving back. Throughout the month of December we’ll be telling you about some of the charities and nonprofits that we support, why they’re important to us, and how you can support them too, if you’re so inclined. First up, Winona tells us why she believes in Girls Inc.!

Who they are: Girls Incorporated

What they do: Empower girls age 6 to 18 to achieve their full potential through mentoring and hands-on experiences.

Why I support them: Before I came to write full-time for The Frisky, I ran a program at Portland Community College that partnered with local high schools to get more teenage girls signed up in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) classes. I met some really amazing young women who were excelling in science and technology (including a particularly gifted robotics club member who I’m convinced will grow up to be either the best President we’ve ever had or the most fearsome dictator the world has ever known), but I also saw a lot of girls falling into familiar patterns of silence, deferring to male classmates, and opting out of high level math and science classes because they were uninterested or intimidated… Keep reading »

This Edible iPhone Case Might Save Your Life (But Probably Not)

Drop your cell in the toilet?
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Be My BF: Mobile Office
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Sure, your plastic iPhone case might look stylish and keep your phone safe from cracks and scratches, but it has one major design flaw: you can’t eat it. That’s where the Senbei Survival iPhone Case comes in. Designed and developed by a Japanese baker, the survival case is made of rice and salt, and doubles as a nutritious treat in the event that you become trapped somewhere and find yourself slowly starving to death. Sounds like a sweet deal, right? The only problem is the rice cracker phone case is so fragile, its chances of making it through your morning commute–let alone a natural disaster–are slim to none. The product website explains the likelihood of the case breaking is 89% if you put it in your pocket, 50% if you try to turn up the volume on your phone, 18% if you use the touchscreen, oh, and one more thing: there’s a 9% chance it will break in the box while being delivered to your house. Still, it seems that people are willing to overlook these minor issues for a chance to munch on their iPhone cases: the phone has already sold out at select retailers. [Daily Mail]

Well Played: Neil Patrick Harris And David Burtka Are Well Suited In Every Way

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Ever since Amy Poehler and Will Arnett split up (must … hold … back … tears), Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka have ascended the throne to become my #1 Top Favorite Hollywood Couple. Their relationship seems genuine, respectful, and playful, and seeing them with their adorable twins Gideon and Harper make me wish they were my dads. Oh, and did I mention they’re both mad stylish? I’m loving the tailored suits and plaid ties they wore to the White House Christmas Tree Lighting in DC this week. [Photo: Fame/Flynet]

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