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Another Look: Annabelle Creation

She’s back! From New Line Cinema comes “Annabelle: Creation,” with David F. Sandberg (“Lights Out”) helming the follow up to 2014’s hugely successful “Annabelle,” which scared up nearly $257 million at the worldwide box office during its run in theaters. The new film is once again being produced …

Upping your laundry room’s wow factor

Doing the laundry is no longer relegated to dark, musty basements where no one cares to go. Thanks to modern technology, great design and access to innovative ideas online, laundry rooms have moved upstairs and come into their own. In fact, laundry rooms today are right up there …

Five tips for staying on budget and keeping the holidays jolly

Candy cane cache: Maintain your holiday budget through these 5 tips If you’re one of those savvy consumers already strategizing how to best fund gifts and other expenses this holiday season, you’re not alone. Sixty-five percent of U.S. adults who give holiday presents establish a budget for these …

Shared housework may be the true language of love, survey says

The key to a better relationship may not be in long walks on the beach or romantic dinners, it may actually be in discovering how your partner values chores. According to recent studies, chores have a direct impact on relationships more than previously thought. For example, a recent …

ERDEM x H&M: Unique Lookbook Feels Like a Magazine

Acclaimed photographer Michal Pudelka has worked with Erdem and H&M to create a unique lookbook true to Erdem’s dialects of beauty, featuring pieces from the ERDEM x H&M collection. “ERDEM x H&M is a collection that really spoke to me, and I wanted to create for it a …

8 tips for navigating holiday food temptations

The holidays throw in a lot of temptations from every direction if dieting or watching your weight. Holiday parties and get-togethers in particular can be a healthful-eating challenge. Caught up in conversation among friends and family, surrounded by tasty food and drinks, it’s easy to lose track of …

Top 4 tips to help you get the sleep you need

If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance you’re not getting enough sleep. You could probably use a nap, and you’re not alone. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that about 70 million U.S. adults report sleeping six hours or less on average. …

I Spy Grenadine on a Drawstring

According to The PANTONE Fashion Color Report, “dynamic” Grenadine and Tawny Port are two of the top ten colors for 2017. W.H. Petronela combines them into one chic hobo with a tassel drawstring closure. Shown above, W. H. Petronela Python Drawstring available at whpetronela.com, ($750).

5 ways to switch up your routine and save

Summer has come to an end, and that means revisiting your bank account before heading into fall. Whether it was vacations, get-togethers or concerts that did you in, summer always seems to come full of activities but doesn’t come cheap. As you head into the next season, it’s …