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February 16, 2017

Female Directors That Deserve More Love

Last week, Paul Feig was announced as the distinguished artist for the American Film Institute Conservatory’s 2017 directing workshop for women. And we have some thoughts.

Don’t get us wrong—we love Paul Feig, and he clearly believes in making movies that challenge stereotypes about women. Just look at his list of credits—he directed Spy, Ghostbusters, The Heat, and Bridesmaids, and he also created the 1999 cult hit TV show Freaks and Geeks, a series where once-adversarial characters Lindsay Weir and Kim Kelly eventually become close friends and confidants.

But come on, AFI—there are dozens of incredibly talented female directors out there who we think could have fit the bill! Here are just a few:

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February 14, 2017

Save Vs. Splurge: Valentine’s Day

If you’re looking for an excuse to buy something for yourself, here it is–it’s Valentine’s Day! Whether you’re celebrating with gals, your bae or yourself (shout out to ValenWINE’s Day), a romantic holiday is the perfect time to expre$$ your love. Be your own valentine and choose between saving and splurging in our latest gift guide.

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February 14, 2017

MIXTAPE: Music That’s Better Than A Boyfriend

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Valentine’s Day is about all things ~love~ so don’t forget to show some love to the most important person in your life: YO OWN DAMN SELF.

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February 13, 2017

FORA FIRSTS: Kiesza

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“When was the last time you did something for the first time?”
– Aubrey “Drake” Graham

Kiesza is so cool, we can only imagine her name stands for “Killin’ It Everywhere, So ZAMN Awesome” …or something. Not only is she killin’ it in the music scene, but she’s now making her ~mark~ in the beauty world as well.
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February 12, 2017

Sunday Morning Moodboard: Cozy

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Sometimes it just feels good to stay in. After a long week of running around, spending hours at the office, making time to see friends and family and overall just working hard, it feels right to spend a Sunday morning cozied up, hibernating in your apartment.

So grab an over-sized sweater, a pair of wool socks, a warm drink and get cozy with us—

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February 6, 2017

Monday Momentum: February 6

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Every Monday we mourn the death of the weekend. Luckily, Monday Momentum’s got everything to get you through this week–from your morning jams to something to look forward once Friday (finally) comes around.

Here’s your weekly dose of motivation. Mondays are tough, BE TOUGHER.

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January 30, 2017

Monday Momentum: January 30

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Every Monday we mourn the death of the weekend. Luckily, Monday Momentum’s got everything to get you through this week–from your morning jams to something to look forward once Friday (finally) comes around.

Here’s your weekly dose of motivation. Mondays are tough, BE TOUGHER.

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January 29, 2017

Sunday Morning Moodboard: Neon Dreams

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On Sundays, we dream in Technicolor.

From bold signs to bright lights, neon can be found everywhere throughout our days and can drift into our sleepy minds after a long night out. It’s bright bubble gum ice cream melting on the sidewalk. It’s the eccentric glow of the florescent lights of a dive bar. It’s the matte lipstick colour you choose to rock when you want to walk on the wild side–It’s neon.

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January 27, 2017

FORA BITES: Food Processor Recipes

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Move over microwave. Step aside toaster oven. The food processor is taking over as the unsung hero of the kitchen.

Whether you’re looking to step up your hosting game with killer party snacks or planning dinner for two one, there isn’t much that food processors can’t do.

Here are five unexpected tasty treats that you can create with a food processor.

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January 25, 2017

Words of Wisdom: Celebrity Quotes On Mental Wellness

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A number of celebrities from Demi Lovato to J.K. Rowling make it a point to publicly discuss their struggles with mental health issues—and fortunately more and more famous figures are starting to follow in their footsteps.

Mental health is difficult for anyone to talk about and come to terms with, and it’s even harder when you’re living in the spotlight. But speaking up about mental health is now, more than ever, extremely important. We rounded up a few quotes to remind us that those struggling with their mental health don’t have to suffer in silence.

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