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Frisky Eats: Iced Tea Please

By: Sophie Leon / May 26, 2014
Iced tea is my cool-down drink of the summer. While there are many store bought options, I have come to love making my own. Brewing your own iced tea puts you in control of the strength, sweetness, and ingredients, plus it's the perfect opportunity to utilize fruit and fresh herbs to create unique drinks week… More »

These Swimsuits For Breast Cancer Survivors Are Amazing

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 25, 2014
Finnish designer Elina Halttunen is a breast cancer survivor "with one breast and a passion for swimming." She collaborated with Finnish art duo Tärähtäneet ämmät (“Nutty Tarts”) to make these incredible "monokinis," designed especially for women who have lost a breast to the disease. “Having only one breast made finding fitting bikinis difficult. Therefore I fashioned… More »

Frisky Eats: 8 Rice Ball Recipes

By: Sophie Leon / May 25, 2014
Arancini is a popular Italian dish in which balls of rice, often mixed with cheese, are breaded and deep fried. Thus the common nick name, rice balls. My Italian brother-in-law, who prepared them regularly at his deli, introduced me to them and I fell in love with how creamy and cheesy the inside of these… More »

Home Inspiration: 10 Bar Carts For Under $150

By: Katie Oldenburg / May 25, 2014
"I'm outdoorsy in that I like getting drunk on patios," pretty much sums me up to a T. I think we can all agree that one of the best things about the warm weather is the ability to throw back cocktails in the sunshine, am I right? So when the people move from indoors to… More »

Must Haves: 10 Cute Bikinis In Funky New Shapes

By: Sophie Leon / May 23, 2014
Year after year we see the same triangle, bandeau and halter bikinis packing the beach and laying poolside. I appreciate a classic bathing suit, but really? Isn’t it time for a change? Try mixing it up this year with one of these new bikini shapes. Although, don’t say I didn’t warn you about the fa… More »

Must Haves: 7 Spring Scarves To Tie On

By: Sophie Leon / May 21, 2014
A colorful, lightweight scarf is indispensable at this time of year. Every spring, I purchase one cheery scarf as my signature accessory. Instantly, sweaters, T-shirts and dresses have a whole new vibe. Plus, given how much the temps can fluctuate, scarves add a much needed extra layer for chilly mornings and sunsets. Slide one around… More »

Frisky Eats: 11 Ways To Show Some (Potato) Skin

By: Sophie Leon / May 21, 2014
Restaurant owner Daniel McCawley’s clever response to a sexist comment requesting that his waitresses “show more skin” had me cheering in the wings …  and craving potato skins. If I owned a car, I would road trip to West Virginia to dine at Daniel’s Atomic Grill.  Instead, I promise… More »

Our 6 Favorite PornHub Ad Campaign Finalists (Plus, My Own Hastily-Put-Together Submission)

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 21, 2014
Listen, I'm not a graphic designer. But I am a porn enthusiast. So when I heard that PornHub had selected their top 15 finalists for their first ad campaign, I was like, Shit, how did I miss this opportunity to show PornHub how much I understand their brand? … More »

Style Muse: Peonies, Peonies, Peonies!

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 21, 2014
Hey guys, I need to work from home today because my peonies are about to blossom and I want to be here to witness it and spend time with them. See ya tomorrow! -- Amelia That is an actual email I recently sent to the staff, explaining why I would be working from home that… More »

Fashion Porn: Get Your Strap On!

By: Sophie Leon / May 20, 2014
Some shoes are made for walking -- these shoes were made for adoring. I don’t know about you, but some of my prettiest pumps never leave my closet. I never want to walk in theme for fear of blisters and scuffs. There is no room… More »

Frisky Eats: 8 Party-Friendly Paellas

By: Sophie Leon / May 20, 2014
I'm allergic to shrimp, so I rarely partake in paella at restaurants; however, a few weeks ago I had a vegetarian paella that was orgasmic. Gato, a restaurant here in NYC, serves a kale, wild mushroom, and crispy artichoke paella topped with a sunny side up egg. The runny yoke was the perfect compliment… More »

9 Photos Of Ryan Gosling Looking Hot Promoting “Lost River” At Cannes

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 20, 2014
Do I really need a reason to post this many photos of Ryan Gosling standing at the press call for his directorial debut, "Lost River," at the Cannes Film Festival? Dude is like a comet, I can't be sure when I'm going to see his gorgeous face and muscular arms again, considering he's been off… More »

Oh My God I Love Your Hair: 15 Scarf Styles For Summer

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 20, 2014
Summer is a bit of a mixed bag when it comes to hair. It's the season of beachy waves and sexy curls, but also epic frizz and greasy roots. The perfect antidote? A pretty scarf! Tie one on to tame a bad hair day, draw attention to a good one, or just add some retro… More »

Beauty Cues: 15 Ways To Up Your Eyeliner Game

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 20, 2014
Guys! I feel like a real grown up of the lady persuasion. I finally, with the help of Maybelline's idiot-proof Line Stiletto eyeliner, have mastered the cat eye. It wasn't easy, but after months of practice, I can now line my eyes in the morning in one, well, two swoops, and it's been eons since I stabbed… More »

Thanks, I Made It Myself: DIY Wall Art For Non-Artists

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 19, 2014
As much as my inner Montessori teacher wants to be like, "We are all artists!", I know that many people feel much more comfortable around an angry skunk than a paintbrush. But! Lack of artistic experience or natural aptitude shouldn't keep you from creating some fabulous DIY art for your home. Click through for some seriously easy… More »

6 Photos Of Ryan Gosling Walking Through An Airport (Plus, The Trailer For “Lost River”!)

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 19, 2014
New Ryan Gosling photos? NEW RYAN GOSLING PHOTOS. So they're not very interesting. Who cares! My man has emerged from Eva Mendes's dungeon! No, that is not a vag reference, I literally think he has been kept prisoner for the last few months. Please tell me he was headed to New York City so that… More »

The 22 Most Glamorous Stars At The 2014 Cannes Film Festival

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 19, 2014
Someday when I am rich and famous, I am going to go to the Cannes Film Festival in the south of France and I am going to drink champagne 24/7 and get caviar facials and ride to every premiere at the helm of a yacht, dressed in finery like these 22 fashionable women... More »

Home Inspiration: 10 Tempting Ottomans

By: Sophie Leon / May 18, 2014
Ottomans aren’t getting the attention they deserve for being, um, brilliant. They provide extra seating, act as a footrest, and add interest to a room, plus, some even have storage options! Need a convenient place to put a drink? Top it with a tray. Unlike a couch, beautiful ottomans ca… More »

Frisky Eats: 10 Ways To Drink Your Beer And Eat It Too

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 17, 2014
Here at The Frisky, we spend a lot of time talking about wine -- our favorite kinds, the crafts we can make with all the leftover corks, etc, etc -- but that doesn't mean we don't love us some beer too! And beer, like wine, is a surprisingly versatile ingredient in the kitchen. More »

14 Cool Foreign Words With No Direct English Translation, As Illustrated By Designer Anjana Iyer

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 17, 2014
"Sure, you can borrow that Junot Diaz book. It's in the tsundoku pile on my desk." As a writer, I'm totally fascinated and obsessed with language, including the absence of specific words from the English language that match fairly common experiences. Like, for example: I have a growing stack of books that I buy and then don't read -- at least… More »

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