Property Brothers QVC Collection
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Exclusive: A First Look at Property Brothers Jonathan & Drew Scott’s New Home Décor Line

Originally posted 03/26/2015 09:00AM

Your dream of having a home expertly made over by Property Brothers Jonathan and Drew Scott has just become a reality.
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You Need These 4 Free Restaurant Apps in Your Life (and On Your Phone) Right Now

Originally posted 03/18/2015 03:35PM

Dining out just got a whole lot easier.
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FILED UNDER: Restaurants , Stuff We Love

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The Men & Coffee Instagram Account Is the Only Thing You Need in the Morning

Originally posted 03/10/2015 04:34PM

When the internet went into a tizzy over the “Hot Dudes Reading” Instagram account last month, we all thought, “Could this get any better?” How naive of us.
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FILED UNDER: Coffee , Food , Stuff We Love

Julia Roberts Buti Yoga
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We Tried It: Jennifer Love Hewitt’s Buti Yoga Workout

Originally posted 03/06/2015 12:49PM

What Is It: A soulful blend of power yoga, tribal dance and deep abdominal toning

Who Tried It: Gabrielle Olya, PEOPLE writer and reporter

Level of Difficulty: 8 (on a scale from 1 to 10)

After hearing that Jennifer Love Hewitt was a fan of Buti yoga, I was intrigued. But when I learned that the combination of yoga, dance and plyometrics could actually give me a six-pack, I couldn’t try it fast enough!

Essentially it’s a yoga class set to tribal dance music that works your core through sexy, feminine moves.

“Buti yoga’s focus is on deep core engagement and working through stuck energy,” explains creator Bizzie Gold, who has trained Hewitt using the Buti yoga methodology (but not in the past few months—the Criminal Minds actress is pregnant). “Buti boosts feminine confidence, empowers women to love their bodies and builds positive body image.”

It also burns serious calories! The high-energy class involved hip rolls and chest contractions combined with classic yoga poses such as downward dog, plank and chaturanga. The near-constant circular motion of the torso supposedly trains all muscles of your body—I’m pretty sure I used muscles in this class that I didn’t know I had!

Gold explains her workout’s unique philosophy: “It doesn’t really make sense to train the body linearly [think: up-and-down crunches] because we’re shaped like a cylinder,” says Gold. “We have muscles that wrap all the way around the outside of the body.”

So how does Buti yoga compare to a traditional workout? “Instead of doing those linear crunches, students lower down almost to the ground, then move their torsos in half and full circles rather than straight up and down,” says Gold. “This tones the back and front of the core at the same time.”

While I found that I wasn’t quite flexible enough to do all of the moves in the class (though I did enough to really work up a sweat), it definitely helped me embrace my inner Shakira!

The Verdict: I’ve honestly never experienced a workout quite like Buti yoga. If you love yoga but want more of a cardio component, this is a great option. The tribal music really allows you to let go physically and emotionally while toning muscles all over your body.

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When Winter Gives Us Snow, We Make Boozy Snow Treats

Originally posted 02/20/2015 04:29PM

Winter seems to be hitting particularly hard this year — temperatures are at record lows across the country and people are throwing around terms like “polar vortex” and “arctic blast” like they’re normal.
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FILED UNDER: Cocktails , Food , Recipes , Stuff We Love

GoT
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These Game of Thrones Cupcakes Are Almost as Fierce as Daenerys’ Dragons

Originally posted 02/12/2015 03:45PM

We all know that Daenerys Targaryen‘s dragons are super fierce — and so are these Game of Thrones cupcakes created in their likeness.
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Grammys 2015: Rihanna’s Pink Gown Looked Like a Cake — and Now Is a Cake!

Originally posted 02/09/2015 06:02PM

Turns out, any pop culture moment can be turned into a cake.
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#NailedIt: Proof that Pinterest Fails Are the Best Thing About Valentine’s Day

Originally posted 02/09/2015 05:06PM

Our favorite thing to come out of the love-it-or-hate-it holiday that is Valentine’s Day: Pinterest fails.
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How to Put Your Egg Down, Flip It and Reverse It (Video)

Originally posted 02/06/2015 12:03PM


Ever feel like your hard-boiled eggs could use a little more pizzazz? Of course you have.
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How to Make Super-Sexy Cupcakes Inspired by Beyoncé’s Super-Sexy ‘Drunk In Love’

Originally posted 02/05/2015 04:37PM


What’s a Grammy party without a Queen Bey cupcake?
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