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Jason Bateman Gets Buried In The Sand

Happy Memorial Day! Behold, the latest cover of Entertainment Weekly. It is basically everything I want on this holiday—the beach and Jason Bateman. EW has dubbed Jason the official “Boy of Summer 2011″ since he has two movies coming out in rapid succession—”Horrible Bosses” and “The Change-Up,” co-starring Ryan Gosling. Personally, I love that Jason agreed to get buried in the sand for this shoot. But man do I wish EW had used their alternate cover, in the inset, as the main one. So cute. Plus, it makes me want a sandcastle hat. [EW] Keep reading »

8 Things To Do Before Summer Ends

It’s officially past mid-August and somehow there’s still so much I want to do this summer. My husband and I moved apartments in July, which means we were inside many weekend days over the past two months packing/unpacking. Sad! Well, we made it to Coney Island on July 4th for the hot dog-eating contest, to the beach twice and to a Mets game … but I want more summertime fun, so much more. So, to make sure I don’t have any regrets come fall, I’ve made a list of 8 classic summertime thrills to have before Labor Day, if it’s even possible to fit them all in. Check ‘em out, after the jump. Maybe they’ll inspire you to take advantage of the last few dog days of summer, too. Keep reading »

The Only Person Who Doesn’t Feel This Way Must Be Snooki

Seriously … does anyone else feel like they’re competing with the cast of “Jersey Shore” lately? [Someecards] Keep reading »

6 Crazy Facts About Amusement Parks

Amusement parks are an important part of summer’s legacy of awesome. These pockets of fun and fried food offer an even further escape from the the reality of working and responsibility. They are the only places in the world where you can be dropped from hundreds of feet in the air, eat every kind of unhealthy food with abandon, take pictures with a man dressed up in a giant animal suit, and feel OK about paying double the price for something you don’t really need, all in a couple hours. After the jump, some amusement park trivia to amuse you. Sorry, had to go for the pun. Keep reading »

10 Summer Flings To Remember

In the heat and frivolity of summer, emotions fly high and love affairs are born. A summer fling burns a lasting memory in our hearts and minds. After the jump, women share their passionate, sometimes sweet and often heart-breaking memories of their summer flings. While no summer fling is the same as another, these women agree on one thing: they have no regrets for taking a chance on love, no matter how fleeting it was. Share your summer fling memories in the comments.
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5 Tips For Keeping Your Man Looking Hot This Summer

Summer fashion mistakes are committed by men as well as by women; however, the difference is your man may not understand how to correct his fashion faux pas. Ladies, your man should look “hot” during the summer instead of a fashion “not.” Please do your man a favor (and all of the women that will see him this summer) by not letting him leave home when he’s bound to get arrested by the fashion police. After the jump, five ways to keep your man looking good in spite of himself. Keep reading »

20 Things You Have Permission To Do This Weekend

Remember when we were kids and these summer days seemed so endless? Sadly, the older we get the faster they go by, and so the last thing you should be worried about is feeling guilty for spending them any ol’ way you want. Plus, it’s hot out! You shouldn’t be exerting yourself. So, after the jump, 20 things you have permission to do this weekend (in case you were waiting for someone to give you the go-ahead). Keep reading »

What Are Your 4th Of July Plans?

Ah, summer: fireflies, long, sun-dripped days, trips to the beach, flip-flops, and one of our favorites: the 4th of July holiday weekend, which, of course, is just a couple days away. I still don’t have my plans ironed out yet — I know I want to hang out with friends and hopefully there will be hot dogs and fireworks and maybe a batch of spiked watermelon involved, but the details remain up in the air at this point. But what about you? What are your plans for the holiday weekend and what are some of your favorite 4th of July traditions? And if you happen to have any great Independence Day-themed recipes, I’m all ears! Keep reading »

Will You Try These 5 Nail Trends This Summer?

If there was ever a time to indulge in manicures and pedicures, it would be for the long, hot days of summer. Gloves and closed toed shoes are no longer necessary pieces of attire, which means fingers and toes are out on display for the world to see. But while this added effort may seem like one more thing to worry about, use the opportunity as a excuse to show off your style, and decorate your nails with the must-try trends. Read on to catch up on five nail looks you’ll want to test out this summer. Keep reading »

Quick Tip: Use Self-Tanner On Stretch Marks

As you’re all well aware, it’s swimsuit season. We’re half happy not to have to wear much clothing when it’s about 90 degrees out, but also half annoyed at ourselves for how self-conscious we sometimes get about the jiggly bits. We’ve all got them, but sometimes the little flaws feel more daunting than they reasonably should. Stretch marks, for example. Infuriating, right? Whether you’ve got one or 50, they’re no fun and it’s a little hard to be totally confident in a tiny bikini when your skin appears to be ripping at the seams. If you can get past them, more power to you; we’re jealous. If stretch marks cause you to spend a little too much time coming up with swimsuit strategies to cover them up, we’ve got an idea: self-tanner. Keep reading »

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