8 Simple Ways To Unwind This Winter

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By Joanna Grey Talbot

Tired of trudging to work in the cold? Already stressed out about the new semester? Still recovering from the holidays? Life can be frustrating and our dreams take a lot of work but it is healthy for us to take some time, every once in a while, to unwind and refocus. Not sure where to start? Then here are a few suggestions!

Get moving

Go for a walk in your neighborhood or on a nature trail at the park. Find a yoga video on YouTube and try some new moves. Walk a mile on the treadmill at the gym while listening to a podcast or book. Turn on your favorite tunes and have a dance party for one. Whatever your preference – just get moving! Continue reading

10 Cozy Sweatshirts We Are Here For This Winter

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By De and Kate

We’ll admit, there’s something appropriately festive about the colder weather that accompanies the holidays. It makes us all sorts of giddy to whip up homemade hot chocolate – one mug of milk, three tbsp. sugar, one tbsp. cocoa powder, a splash of vanilla, whipped cream on top please & thank you – and curl up on the couch to watch Lacey Chabert’s latest Hallmark movie with twinkling lights gleaming on our tree.

That being said, the frigid temps can also evoke a feeling of wanting to scream expletives while walking outside each morning. In order to tend towards the cozy and handle mother nature like a boss, we’ve scouted out 10 of the best graphic sweatshirts to stay warm this winter. Continue reading

6 Fun Ways To Get Through the Winter Slump

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By Mary Yeotsas Van de Graaf

It is now the end of February and although we are almost over the hump (daylight savings is just around the corner!), it feels like winter in the northeast can just DRAG. ON. FOREVER. The sparkly promise of a fresh new year has lost its luster. New Year’s resolutions have fallen by the wayside – my daily exercise goal has dwindled to barely once a week (I blame the cold). My attempt at curating stylish winter work-outfits has devolved into reaching for my warmest black pants and a lumpy wool sweater while I rub my eyes awake. Who can prioritize chicness when New York City is in a rotating state of slush, snow, and biting cold? Continue reading

7 Products to Keep Your Hair Alive this Winter

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By De Elizabeth

If you live in colder climates, the winter weather can be extraordinarily harsh on your hair. Dry locks, static, breakage – it’s pretty much the worst.

Luckily, there’s an array of products out there designed to help combat the winter months and keep your locks fresh and luscious. Yes, I just said luscious. Here are 7 items that you’ll want to keep on your shelves, at least until the first day of spring. Continue reading

7 Things to Keep In Mind When it’s Cold Outside

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By Joanna Grey Talbot

Winter gets such a bad rap. Most people face it as a trial they have to go through in order to finally reach the glory of spring. I respectfully beg to differ. Having grown up in Georgia and North Carolina I love having four distinct seasons, winter included. After living in north central Florida for a year and a half where winter lasted for about a week and a half and native Floridians put on winter parkas as soon as the temperatures dropped below 65, I knew someday I wanted to move somewhere that understood the concept of four distinct seasons. Thankfully, my wish came true and this past summer my husband and I moved to North Carolina. As we enter the winter season, I am reminded again why I love it so much, even on the days I whine about it being too cold. Continue reading

20 Winter Outfit Ideas That Are Cozy Yet Chic

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By De Elizabeth

You guys, we made it. It’s officially THE HOLIDAYS. Perhaps you’re on winter break, or perhaps your break is going to start in just a few days. Maybe you’re traveling soon. Maybe it’s just too damn cold to go outside. We know how it is.

Luckily, there are plenty of ways to stay cozy, warm, and chic all at once. Here are some ideas to get you going – but you might be tempted to buy it ALL.  Continue reading

10 Slow Cooker Meals To Make This December

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By De and Kate

December is one of our favorite months for so many reasons. It’s festively marked by holiday parties, shopping, baking, and decorating galore. We love the celebratory buzz of the season and are happy to partake in all the traditions that make this time of the year oh so wonderful.

That being said, we’re always searching for ways to take advantage of the precious free time we do have between our various mix of commitments. For days that we crave a home cooked meal without the all-consuming prep work to accompany it, we look to our crockpots. Here are 10 of our favorite vegetarian friendly go-to slow cooker recipes: Continue reading