Stress-relieving gifts
Smart Living

7 Stress-Relieving Gifts That Cost Less Than $10

This holiday season, consider giving the gift of stress reduction. Not only are the following items proven to be stress relieving, but they’re also affordable — they’re all $10 or less. So go ahead: Pick up one for yourself, too!   1. Lavender Oil This calming scent can help you unwind and sleep better. Rub …

Continue Reading
Winter fashion
Smart Living

Winter Slim Fashion: How To Look (And Feel) Slimmer

The holiday season can be disastrous for our figures: It’s hard to avoid turkey, stuffing and sweets between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. But even if you put on a few pounds during the holidays, the rest of the world doesn’t have to know. Choosing the right clothes and accessories can make you look (and feel!) …

Continue Reading
Holiday Cheer
Smart Living

7 Steps To Reduce Stress During The Holiday Season

Sure, the holidays are full of cheer. But with the social obligations and gift shopping, it’s also packed with stress. In fact, a survey from the American Psychological Association found that 8 in 10 people expect to feel anxious sometime during the season. But that doesn’t mean you need to spend the holiday time in …

Continue Reading
Kitchen party
Smart Living

How To Get Your Kitchen Party-Ready For Holidays

Whether you have an open concept kitchen or one hidden behind closed doors, this space may be the most needing of a little extra TLC when throwing a party. The most important prep step? Plan ahead: “You don’t want to be exhausted the day of the party, and will want to enjoy it,” says professional …

Continue Reading