Are you looking for that perfect handmade doll for your little sweetie? With Christmas right around the corner, it's time to start shopping. Juime has so many to choose from. Here are our top five picks!
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These stocking stuffers might be small, but they have a ton to offer. At $10 and under, you can stay within your holiday budget but still hit everyone on your shopping list. Buy one of these this season for your office gift swap, that friend you feel obligated to get a present for, or a little winter pick-me-up for yourself!Read More »from Stocking Stuffer Deals: 5 Beauty Gifts Under $10
Sephora Boo-Boo Bling
The last accessory you want to add to your matching cocktail dress and clutch combo is a nude Band-Aid. Thankfully, you can bling out your boo-boos with these adhesive bedazzled overlays that are so much fun, you'll almost be wishing to get a razor nick. (Almost.)
Burt's Bees A Bit of Burt's
Don't let the little name fool you - these hand and lip picker-uppers provide a lot of relief for sore skin by tackling winter's two most prevalent beauty issues: chapped lips and dry knuckles.
$4.99 each, target.com
e.l.f. 100 Piece Eyeshadow Palette
Receiving this 100-shade palette is like owning the 64-crayon Crayola box with the
I'm a book addict, and to some extent, a purist-the kind who flinches my son's books come with too many bells and whistles and directions. Why try to make a book better? Isn't the whole joy of reading the simplicity of it? So you can imagine my surprise when I ended up loving a new line of books called Record a Story.
As the label suggests, Record a Story lets parents (or grandparents, or even kids themselves) record their own voices reading books, resulting in a custom-recorded book. While that sounds pretty tame in our time of technology, it's actually just the right amount of genius. Kids can flip through books at their own pace, reading the story along with the narrator. Even better, it keeps them in touch with that voice telling them a story. While this might have seemed like a silly perk to me before I had a kid, now it seems like a truly inspired idea. With a husband who travels a lot and grandparents that live pretty far away, I can see just how much hearing the voice ofRead More »from Record a Story makes a good book better
By Jenny Everett, SELF magazine
It's a major understatement to say that Thanksgiving can be crazy and chaotic -- especially the whole feed-25-people-a-giant-bird part. So this year, we're aiming to make the preparations a bit easier by finding key products to add to our Turkey Day arsenal. Check out our list of 5 items every Thanksgiving host should own, and let us know which gadgets make your holiday meal run smoothly!Read More »from 5 Thanksgiving Gadgets You Actually Need
By Erin Kurdyla, SELF magazineRead More »from 4 Gym Bag Essentials
What's in your gym bag? We asked the Fitness Team at SELF to open up and spill about the things they tote to all their sweat sessions. Here's what made the list:
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1. Meaghan's (Features Director, fitness) H2O Must-Have:
Nalgene OTF Water Bottle ($12.99) with personalized Bottle Wrap ($12.95)
2. Shiela's (Fitness Editor) Clear Skin Stash:
Clean and Clear Facial Cleansing Wipes, ($7.99)
3. Liz's (Associate Editor) Post-Workout Love:
Gym Kit from 3 Fl. Oz., ($59) Includes: Shampoo (Blow Faux Dry Shampoo), Facial Cleanser (Yes to Carrots Facial Towelettes), Body Wash (Archipelago Botanicals Mint Body Wash), Body Lotion, Deodorant (Malin & Goetz Eucalyptus Deodorant), Hair Spray (Jonathan Finish Control High Shine Hair Spray).
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Goody Hair Ties, Extra Dessert Delights Gum
Want to skip the gym? That's OK!
- RealBeauty.com | Holiday Guide – Thu, Nov 11, 2010 8:18 PM EST
Gone are the days of putting together tiny plastic living rooms. These days, we're more about tucking away in the bathroom for a few hours, testing different eye shadow hues and lip colors. From all-inclusive skin-care sets to supersized makeup palettes, these gift sets will satisfy any beauty buff on your gift list.Read More »from 5 Beauty Gift Sets We Want Under Our Tree This Season
Bliss Take-Away Spa Day
Any beauty editor can tell you: Becoming acquainted with the amazing skin powers of Bliss is definitely a worthwhile experience. This set includes top-selling formulas that will rejuvenate her from head to toe. After all, everyone needs a spa day, whether she's on the go or staying at home.
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Sephora Collection Endless Color Blockbuster
This is most definitely the blockbuster to end all blockbusters. Like the Energizer Bunny, the palette keeps going and going...to reveal 98 eye shadow colors and 70 lip hues, among other makeup must-haves,
Six delicious books to give or get this holiday season
With the rise in popularity of electronic reading devices such as the iPad, Kindle, and Nook, putting together a list of the year's best cookbooks may seem like a genteel and antiquated pursuit. And yet, like many home cooks, we at Epicurious still make time to actually turn the pages of a new cookbook and make space in our homes to add noteworthy titles to our existing collections. These six books deserve to take up some countertop real estate, as they wowed us with their love of good food, their bold designs, and their intimate stories told through recipes. We hope these cookbooks will inspire you not only in the present but also in the future, in their inevitable electronic versions.
Two Additional Titles to Keep in Mind
Bon Appétit Desserts: The Cookbook for All Things Sweet and Wonderful by Barbara Fairchild (Andrews McMeel) weighs aRead More »from The Best Cookbooks of 2010
I love reading to my kids. In many other areas of parenthood - like birthday party goody bags and American Girl doll imaginative play - I'm a well-documented slacker. But give me a stack of good children's books and a couple of attentive little people? I could read all day.
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If you've got kids on your holiday shopping list this year, you can't go wrong with a book. Unless of course, it's a book based off a television show. You know, Count with Dora or It's Check-Up Time, Elmo! They're not stories; they're brand extensions. Unfortunately books like that take up most of the shelf space at B&N these days. Ditto for books by guys who play in theRead More »from Holiday shopping: Best books for kids
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Party season is almost here and if you're like us, you're searching for fabulous dresses that will suit every holiday function. The following fabulous finds will take you from Thanksgiving to New Year's Eve at prices that won't jeopardize your ability to play Santa Claus-in the best of style!Read More »from Stunning Holiday Dresses for Every Occasionâ€”Under $60!
For Thanksgiving Dinner Party
Thanksgiving dinner calls for a comfortable yet elegant dress that allows you to feast on all of the day's morsels without looking like the stuffed turkey you've carved. By the time the pumpkin pie gets passed around you'll be giving thanks that this dress is made of lightweight chiffon and has an on-trend, forgiving drop waist. $28 at Forever 21
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For the Office Party
A sweater dress is a great choice for a casual office party when you want to look professional, yet festive. We love the subtle maroon color on this frock and its bow shows just the right amount of holiday cheer. $50 at Target
For the Chic Holiday
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