5 Favorite Simple Recipes I Made and Loved in October

“I’d rather be cooking.” That’s what I say when any other chore or job takes me away from the kitchen. It was honestly hard to narrow down this month’s roundup of recipes from the vast array of things I cooked. Ultimately, it came to those dishes that made me most satisfied as a cook and…

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Holy Smokes, I’ve Lived in NYC for 20 Years

My very first time in New York City was May 1, 1999. I’d just finished my sophomore year at the University of Michigan, and my college boyfriend invited me to visit his childhood home: a two-bedroom apartment in a doorman building on the Upper East Side. Since I had grown up in the Michigan suburbs…

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Why the Knit Polo Will Change the Way You Dress + 11 Picks

The knit polo is lightyears away from the traditional golf shirt. It can dress up casual items, or dress down dressier clothing – we’ll show you how to wear it and what to look for. The polo shirt is one of style’s great equalizers. Beloved by dads, golfers, smart casual office guys, and Kanye West…

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A Week of Outfits: Marie Southard Ospina

Journalist Marie Southard Ospina lives with her partner and two kids in Yorkshire, England. But country life doesn’t change Marie’s bold style. “I like vibrant things that stick out in the Yorkshire gray,” she says. Here are five of her favorite outfits… Dress: Nobody’s Child. “Five years ago, when we were expecting our first child,…

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How to Make Pasta? Stanley Tucci Has Strong Opinions

I’ve been devouring Stanley Tucci’s new memoir, Taste: My Life Through Food, which is essentially a love letter to the role that food has played in his larger-than-life Italian-American family. He is a masterful storyteller, but what I love most about the book are his rants — like the one below — which somehow make the…

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The Paradox of Wanting to Be a Mother

A soft disclaimer: Before sinking into this essay, I want to preface by writing that motherhood is a fluid experience. My confusion about having children is entirely different than the experience of those struggling to have children, those who have lost children, and those who raise them. No matter the journey into motherhood, our stories…

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Today Only: Rare 30% Off Budget-Friendly Amazon Fashion Picks

Save on fall style picks, including several we’ve featured in articles recently. If you’ve been an Amazon shopper for any length of time, you’re no doubt familiar with their daily deals: Time sensitive discounts that only run for the day. Personally, I’ve rarely bought anything this way because it never seems to be anything I…

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Found! The Perfect Black Pants

If the past two years have taught us anything, it’s the magic of comfy pants… No BS Pant, Premium Slub Crew. We want to shout from the rooftops about American Giant’s No BS Pant. They are a-maz-ing. The pants are soft yet structured, so you feel supported, look chic and can move around comfortably —…

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The Best Relationship Advice I Ever Received

Two years ago, I was dating just for the sake of dating, but as time went on I found myself wanting more — specifically with a guy I’d been seeing for a few weeks. We really liked each other, and I’d convinced myself that he wanted a relationship as much as I did. One night,…

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