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  • by Terri Pous

    Jessica BielJessica Biel
    Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake are hardly newlyweds anymore, but that doesn't mean they don't still act like ones.

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    The pair celebrated Biel's 32nd birthday in Barbados earlier this week, and their trip almost sounds like a second honeymoon. The couple stayed at a villa at the luxe celeb-loved Sandy Lane resort (Rihanna, Oprah, and Simon Cowell have all stayed there before) and rented a $1,125-per-day catamaran, which they used for wake boarding.

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    "They looked madly in love as they joked around," an eyewitness tells Us Weekly of their adventures on the water, adding that Biel was far better than her husband at the sport.

    After their fun and relaxing getaway, Mr. and Mrs. Timberlake reportedly looked very lovey-dovey as they left Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday night. They kept the airport romance going once they

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  • Expecting (and Engaged!) Celebrities

    by Lauren Frankfort

    Celebrities rarely follow tradition. The latest trend among Hollywood A-listers? Announcing a pregnancy right after an engagement. Our favorite red carpet regulars are not only brides-to-be but moms-to-be as well, adding an extra bundle of joy to the excitement of the journey towards the altar.

    Famous faces foregoing standard wedding conventions is nothing new: Jennifer Garner was actually four months pregnant with baby Violet when she and Ben Affleck tied the knot all the way back in 2005.

    Aside from expectant brides like Drew Barrymore and Savannah Guthrie, celebrities are also announcing family additions post-nuptials. Stacy Keibler just revealed the news that she has a little surprise coming this summer, as did Kelly Clarkson swiftly following her Nashville wedding to Brandon Blackstock. Both ladies alluded to having kids in the media prior to tying the knot, so we can only imagine how thrilled they must be.

    Here, a master list of blushing celebrity

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  • 7 Bridesmaids Gifts Your Girls Will Actually Use

    by Gabriella Rello

    Courtesy of Beats by Dre, Fresh, BHLDN, Baggu, Bauble Bar, Tasting Room, and Stone Fox BrideCourtesy of Beats by Dre, Fresh, BHLDN, Baggu, Bauble Bar, Tasting Room, and Stone Fox Bride
    Engaged girls, it's time to give back! Your bridesmaids have spent months - and a lot of money - helping you plan your dream wedding. So, as you get closer to saying "I do," it's important to thank your closest ladies with a thoughtful present. Instead of the standard bridesmaid gift (think: picture frames, candles, and pashminas that coordinate with their dress), give them something they can use on your big day and well-beyond it. The best part? Some of the coolest gifts don't have to be expensive.

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    We rounded up seven finds at every price point for every type of bridesmaid. Whether you have a troop of 'maids or just a few attendants, covetable presents are totally within your budget.

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    1. For the Music-Obsessed Bridesmaid: Beats by Dre Solo headphones are compact enough to fit in a purse, but still provide the brand's signature

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  • See Photos from Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross' Engagement Party!

    by Terri Pous

    Courtesy of Ashlee Simpson via TwitterCourtesy of Ashlee Simpson via Twitter

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    Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross celebrated two things last night: Their engagement and Simpson's future mother-in-law Diana Ross' birthday! The couple, who got engaged in January, threw an engagement party on Wednesday, which happened to be the same day the groom-to-be's mother turned 70 years old. Ashlee tweeted about the bash and even shared a sweet photo from the event, which showed her and her fiancé embracing each other and wearing festive crowns and fur.

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    Courtesy of Twitter/@ashleesimpsonCourtesy of Twitter/@ashleesimpson

    Ashlee's big sister Jessica got in on the social media action, too, posting the below photo with the caption: "Celebrating my best friend and sister @missbananahammock @ashleesimpsonofficial. I love her so much!" (Jessica knows a thing or two about weddings at this point; the singer-turned-businesswoman has been engaged to fiancé Eric Johnson since November 2010 and is

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  • How Justin Theroux Heats Up His Relationship with Jennifer Aniston

    by Lauren Frankfort

    Justin Theroux and Jennifer AnistonJustin Theroux and Jennifer Aniston
    Forget the rumors, Jennifer Aniston and fiancé of nearly two years Justin Theroux's relationship is hotter than ever - but not in the way you'd expect! Apparently, Justin has been cooking up some super-tasty meals for his bride-to-be.

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    According to former Friends star, her future hubby "cooks pastas amazingly," the actress tells People. "Carbonara. It's a killer."

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    Though there is a downside to being engaged to the actor-turned-chef: The svelte star admits her soon-to-be husband's delicious recipes have had a negative impact on her waistline. "The last couple of years since meeting this man have made me gain a couple extra pounds, but it's all worth it," Aniston says.

    The usually private actress has recently revealed even more interesting relationship tidbits. While speaking to the Associated Press about her work with beauty

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  • by Terri Pous

    Gwyneth PaltrowGwyneth Paltrow
    It's already the celebrity breakup that'll define 2014: Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin are separating after ten years of marriage. Paltrow announced the news on her lifestyle website Goop.com last night in a post titled, "Conscious Uncoupling" - a very Gwyneth way to approach divorce.

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    "It is with hearts full of sadness that we have decided to separate," she writes in the post, which is co-signed by Martin. "We have been working hard for well over a year, some of it together, some of it separated, to see what might have been possible between us, and we have come to the conclusion that while we love each other very much we will remain separate."

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    "We are, however, and always will be a family, and in many ways we are closer than we have ever been," the statement continues, noting that they are "parents first and foremost" to Apple and

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  • Are Married Women Less Likely to Die from Heart Disease?

    by Elizabeth Mitchell

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    We all know that married life has a lot of perks, but apparently it can also help save your life. A new study conducted by researchers out of the University of Oxford found that married women were 28 percent less likely to die from heart disease than unmarried women. Dr. Sarah Floud and her colleagues at Oxford's Cancer Epidemiology Unit took into consideration age, socio-economic status, lifestyle, and other potential outside influencers. Though it's important to note that married and single ladies had the same chance of developing the disease. But there was an obvious difference in survival rate - why?

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    He forces you to go to the doctor:
    You're sick, but don't want to go to the doctor. Your guy keeps bugging you about it, so you finally cave in and go. Does that situation sound familiar? A UCLA study published in the

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  • 10 Ways You're Wrecking Your Mani

    by Brides Staffer

    Courtesy of Montrose ImagesCourtesy of Montrose Images
    A smooth, shiny manicure is the perfect complement to your wedding dress. To ensure your polished nails look pristine on your big day and last well through the honeymoon, Tracylee, beauty expert and brand ambassador for Brides Live Wedding sponsor Sally Hansen, is revealing how to make the most of your mani. Below, she breaks down the the ten cardinal nail sins brides should avoid.

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    1. You're too antsy to get out from under the dryer.
    There's no way around sitting through the full six-minute (for most machines) cycle before you walk out the door if you want fully-hardened nails. If you find yourself constantly chipping your nails right after you get them done, you're probably cutting your drying time too short. To remedy this, apply quick-dry drops, like Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure Dry and Go Drops, over your top coat.

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    2.

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  • Newlywed Stacy Keibler is Pregnant!

    by Lauren Frankfort

    Stacy Keibler and Jared PobreStacy Keibler and Jared Pobre
    So much baby news, so little time! Just two weeks after announcing she's married, Stacy Keibler revealed today that she's pregnant, too!

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    The big news was leaked with a photo of a bun baking in an oven on Keibler's Instagram. She cheekily captioned the pic with, "Look what we've got cooking! A Bun'dle of love!"

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    Courtesy of Instagram/@stacykeiblerCourtesy of Instagram/@stacykeibler

    Keibler's reps confirmed the news. "More blessings!! We're an elated family-to-be!" the newlyweds tells People. "I'm so excited for the new chapter in my life. I'm so ready for it. I feel for the first time like I'm really fulfilled and at peace."

    "I'm extremely excited about starting a family and building a future with Stacy," says Keibler's hubby, Jared Pobre.

    The couple's friends chimed in too. "They are incredibly happy," a friend says to People of the family's addition. "This is something they have talked

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  • by Terri Pous

    Ashton Kutcher and Mila KunisAshton Kutcher and Mila Kunis

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    One of Hollywood's most attractive couples is about to become one of Hollywood's most attractive parents: Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher are expecting a baby! E! News exclusively reported last night that Kunis is pregnant with their first child, just one month after news of their engagement broke.

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    A day before Kunis' pregnancy went public, the couple had a PDA moment at the L.A. Clippers vs. Detroit Pistons NBA game in Los Angeles on Saturday night. The Kiss Cam captured the adorable moment while they were taking in one of their favorite date night activities. (Watch here!)

    In between planning their wedding and going to basketball games, Kunis has been spotted attending a prenatal yoga class in Hollywood. "They are both very, very happy. It's still early," a friend of the couple tells People of the pregnancy. "This is something they

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