By Ariana Anthony for HowAboutWe
This is shaping up to be quite a crazy season of "The Bachelorette." Here are last night's most unforgettable moments:
1. The Baby Blue Bentley
Desiree drives around in a baby blue Bentley for the entire episode. 'Nuff said. The 5 Craziest Moments from Last Night's 'Bachelorette'
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2. The Epic Bridal Salon Date Desiree shares her passion for wedding dress design by taking Brooks to a bridal salon (ON A FIRST DATE), where they try on wedding dresses and tuxedos (Again: !!!!!). Thankfully, the date ends hours later after a romantic dinner on a deserted bridge, a private concert, and of course, a makeout session on the Hollywood sign.
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3. The Soulja Boy rap video
For the episode's group date, the men participate in a music video with Soulja Boy, aptly titled "All the Right Reasons." The lyrics were a compilation of great quotes from Bachelor seasons past. It was as awkward as it sounds. Case in point: "I always
- HowAboutWe | Love + Sex – Tue, Jun 4, 2013 12:45 PM EDT
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Harry Styles had the performance of a lifetime this past weekend -- playing Best Man at his mum's second wedding! The 19-year-old One Direction singer walked mother Anne Cox down the aisle as she married longtime partner Robin Twist, who helped raise Styles after his parents divorce (when he was just seven years old). The nuptials took place at Pecks Restaurant in Chesire, England.
Harry Styles' mom's wedding was a true family affair.
The 19-year-old "Kiss You" and "That's What Makes You Beautiful" crooner shared the honorable title with his step-brother, Mike, while his sister, Gemma, acted as Maid of Honor. He and the groom wore matching suits from Burberry for the special occasion, accessorized with a white rose on the lapel (to match Mom's bouquet).
As if the whole thing couldn't get any sweeter, he reportedly sang "Isn't She Lovely," which was his audition song for X Factor, the show that catapulted the band into stardom! Swoon. According to The Daily Mail, StylesRead More »from Harry Styles Walks Down the Aisle...As Best Man!
By Chiara Atik for HowAboutWeRead More »from Karl Lagerfeld Wants to Marry His Cat. Really
Karl Lagerfeld Wants to Marry His Cat. ReallyKarl Lagerfeld, the always-eccentric head designer for Chanel, recently spoke to CNN about his desire to marry his cat, Choupette. And it doesn't really sound like he was kidding.
"There is no marriage, yet, for human beings and animals…I never thought that I would fall in love like this with a cat."
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If Choupette gives her, er, consent to the union, she'll enjoy German citizenship, and presumably have rights to Lagerfeld's estate upon his death. She would not have to change her name, as she already goes by Choupette Lagerfeld. She also already has three maids to tend to her every need, and, as a cat, is unlikely to outlive Lagerfeld (as old as he is), so, really, I don't quite see what's in it for her. Though it'd be one hell of a wedding party.
If you'd like to follow Choupette Lagerfeld on Twitter, her handle is @choupettesdiary.
Oh, and by the way, no one is ever allowed to call us crazy cat ladies
- Lover.ly | Love + Sex – Tue, Jun 4, 2013 12:06 PM EDT
By Kellee Khalil, Lover.ly
Now that summer has (un)officially arrived, we are beyond excited to bring our brightest attire back to the forefront of our closets. One of our favorite bright combinations? Pink and orange! This color combination is perfect for summertime weddings, and we love when couples mix in hints of coral and citrus as well. In order to get this look, we suggest mailing your guests pink and orange chevron invitations, having your groom dress up in his brightest pink and orange attire (if he's daring, of course), and painting the chairs at your reception tables hot pink.
We have many more ideas for this palette that we're sure we'll be loving all summer long, so check out our pink and orange filled gallery from Lover.ly. After browsing, make sure to leave us a comment with your favorite pink and orange detail!Read More »from PHOTOS: Summer Lovin’ - Pink and Orange Wedding Palette
live aloneI'll never forget the summer I spent living on my own. And I'm not talking "on my own" as in my own bedroom with a bunch of roommates or a plush apartment financed by my parents.
I'm talking completely, totally, 100% on my own.
During the summer before my senior year of college, I rented a teeny, tiny one-room student apartment near my university's campus, so cramped I had to set my mini-TV stolen from home on top of my fridge and so small I could practically make an omelet from my bed. My college town was dead, with students home or traveling for the summer, so I very well could have found a cheaper apartment or took in a roommate.
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But I decided that the price of experiencing true freedom was worth a few extra bucks.
With my serious boyfriend off working in another state and my own busy schedule of full-time work and full-time classes, I relished, for the first and only time in my life, a summer spent answering only toRead More »from Why Every Woman Should Live Alone Before Marriage
- Astrology.com Tarot | Love + Sex – Tue, Jun 4, 2013 11:47 AM EDT
The Ace of Wands card suggests that the potential for a new sexual attraction, love connection, fertility or readiness to pursue intimacy could be liberating, but you may have to take matters into your own hands if communication or inhibition is an issue. Enthusiasm, passion and spontaneous or innovative romantic plans or announcements could be present in your love life or relationship at this time.
Your last hurrah as a single lady should be fun, fierce and fabulous. Fine, maybe a little outlandish, too (exactly how much is up to you). After all of the planning-induced stress, what bride doesn't look forward to some quality girl time, even if just for one night?Read More »from Barbie's Real-Life Bachelorette Party
But this Barbie bachelorette party is anything but ordinary - the bridesmaids took it to the next level with creative activities, décor, group outfits, and favors. Would you consider an offbeat bachelorette party theme like this one? Check out the photos before you judge!
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By: Stefania Sainato
On your wedding day, you're going to be taking pictures all day long. And while you'll of course want to capture plenty of timeless, classically-beautiful photos, that doesn't mean you can't have a little fun! Here, some of our favorite funny photos from real weddings.
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For stress-free vacation planning and a trip that's nothing short of perfect, follow this checklist.Read More »from The Only Honeymoon Checklist You'll Ever Need
Designate a Honeymoon Planner
Things will run more smoothly if one person is responsible for the majority of the travel details. Often, it's the partner who is handling fewer of the wedding-related tasks. So if you're booking caterers and finalizing your playlists, hand those resort brochures over to your hubby-to-be. This means that he'll do the majority of the research and act as the point person for travel agents, hotel and airline representatives, or tour operators.
Set a Budget
Once you know what you can reasonably afford to pay, you can home in on destinations, hotels, and activities. While that private helicopter tour over Kauai's Na Pali Coast might have to wait until after you've bought your first house, don't cut anything out without crunching the numbers first. Sometimes the locations that require an expensive flight (like Thailand) actually offer truly affordable
- Babble.com | Love + Sex – Tue, Jun 4, 2013 10:09 AM EDT
If you've been with a partner for a while, there's no doubt you've noticed that the honeymoon phase doesn't last too long. You and your partner are not as lovey anymore as life comes into action - including mortgages, jobs and kids. Not only does romance take on a new meaning the longer you're together, you're likely not having sex as often as you used to. A study conducted by the University of Chicago Press in 1994 titled "The social organization of sexuality: Sexual practices in the United States" found that the average American couple has sex about 7 times a month, which is just less than 2 times a week. While that may be ideal for some people, this study also showed that 47 percent of those polled reported only having sex a few times a month. Even if you and your partner are happy with your sexual relationship, including how often you play between the sheets, there are some sound medical and scientific reasons why you may want to consider striking the mood more often. - By DevanRead More »from Take a Roll in the Hay: 7 Reasons Why You Should Be Having More Sex
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