Equipped for the Holidays with 5.11 Tactical

Holidays with 5.11 TacticalWhile some people think of Christmas as a time of gathering around the dinner table or cozying up in front of the fireplace with family and friends, others rock out the cold weather with extreme missions in the snow. There’s nothing that dampens the Christmas spirit more than an accident caused by being unprepared, and that is what 5.11 Tactical is for. Whether it’s strapping in with protective outerwear or gearing up for demanding missions, 5.11 Tactical is all about safety and security, especially when it comes to this holiday season. Here’s how you can make the most of the Christmas specials online.

Store Spotlight: Affordable Comfort with Payless Shoes

Store Spotlight: Affordable Comfort with Payless ShoesCasual sneakers? Check. Deliciously sexy stilettos? Check. Loafers for Dad, flip-flops for your best bud, or ballet shoes for little Cassie? Check, check, and check. Whether it’s a fun-filled day in the sun strolling in the park with your family or a classy and elegant ball with high society, you can always count on Payless to provide you with the right kind of footwear for every event. Just why is Payless Shoes one of the biggest family footwear specialists in the world?

The Perks of Being a Coffee Lover

The Perks of Being a Coffee LoverCan you imagine waking up to the smell of coffee wafting throughout the house as you rise from your bed and feel the sunlight on your face? It is just heavenly. Not only is the soothing aroma of freshly brewed coffee enough to make your day, it is also the go-to stress buster of people all over the globe. As if you need more reasons to love coffee, here are just some of the incredible health benefits you can get from the world’s favorite start-of-day pick-me-up.

Coffee keeps diseases at bay. Just a single cup of your favorite brew contains Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B5), Manganese, Potassium, Magnesium, and Niacin (B3). It lowers the risk of people getting Type II Diabetes or elevated blood sugars and insulin resistance. And while the neurodegenerative disease that affects elderly people called Alzheimer’s Disease has no known cure, studies show that drinking coffee can certainly lower the risk by about 65%. After this type of dementia, Parkinson’s comes next as the second most common neurodegenerative disease caused by the termination of the brain’s dopamine-generating neurons. Coffee lowers this risk, too.

Thanksgiving Recipe Ideas That Are One-of-a-Kind

Thanksgiving Recipe Ideas That Are One-of-a-KindJay Leno once said, “You can tell you ate too much for Thanksgiving when you have to let your bathrobe out.” We’re definitely guilty of this. Did you know that on average, we eat at the very least about 3,000 calories on Thanksgiving alone? All that cornbread stuffing, sweet potato casserole, and gravy overload pack quite a punch, with the biggest culprit being the pecan pie. This devilish treat clocks in at 500 calories with just one slice. Still, no matter how sinfully delicious this feast is, we all can’t help ourselves during this annual celebration. These ideas can help you put your own spin into this hungry holiday with your unique tastes.

Musical Instruments: A Beginner's Guide

Musical Instruments: A Beginner's GuideIf you’ve ever had dreams of rocking it out on stage while millions of fans scream out your name into the night, you are not alone. Many people dream of becoming famous musicians, but following your passion isn’t as simple as it sounds. It takes hard work and talent and a stroke of luck, but if you get discouraged right away, how will you ever jumpstart that career? It’s always scary to start something new, but if you don’t try, you will never know. So here’s a quick guide on buying your first musical instrument online to give you a head start!

Shopping for Fabrics

Shopping for FabricsAny new sewing project only means one thing—you have a particular fabric in mind and it all depends on your personal preference. Have you fallen in love with a type of pattern and you simply must sew it all together? Whatever the vision of your beautifully crafted project is, here’s a lowdown of the best fabrics at your disposal, along with helpful tips that’ll get you started on your sewing frenzy.

Diamonds Are Forever: A Comprehensive Guide

Diamonds Are Forever: A Comprehensive GuideThere is something about the sparkle in a perfectly cut diamond that simply catches the eye. The elegance and sophistication of this timeless piece instantly enhances the natural beauty of a lady, and any man worth his salt knows that it is a symbol of how much he values a woman. Is it any wonder, then, that diamonds are indeed a girl’s best friend? This comprehensive guide will tell you everything you need to know about choosing and caring for your priceless diamonds to make them last forever.

Achieving Fabulous Hair

Achieving Fabulous HairFabulous hair is a woman’s crowning glory. Unfortunately, when it comes to taking care of these luscious locks, not everyone knows how to do it right. Is it okay to style hair with heating products? How do you keep your daily hair fall to a minimum? And what do you do when you see gray hair on your strands? This guide will tell you everything you need to know to give your hair the love and care it deserves.

Online Buying Guide for Aftermarket Auto Parts

Buying Guide for Aftermarket Auto PartsSome consumers prefer buying parts that are directly sourced from car manufacturers, but a little known fact is that aftermarket parts are actually more beneficial to any car owner. Not only are these parts more affordable, they are also more accessible at any automotive store. Here are just a few reasons why mechanics companies prefer aftermarket parts rather than Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) parts.

Store Spotlight: How to Score Huge Savings at Kohl’s

Houseware. Apparel. Furniture. Gadgets. Whatever it is you think you need, Kohl’s most definitely has it all. As if you don’t have enough reasons to love this superstore, here are just some ways on how you can score even bigger savings at Kohl’s:

Customize It: Make the Most of Personalized Items Online

Customize It: Make the Most of Personalized Items OnlineWho doesn’t love a gift that comes from the heart? That’s exactly what personalization does. Instead of leaving people with generic items that everyone else already has, the beauty of personalization is that you can brand your item so that it’s yours exclusively. Plus, if you’re giving it away as a gift for someone, you can be sure they won’t re-gift it or throw it away. Even if they already have the same item, yours will be special because it’s got their mark on it. Here are just a few of the best places to customize items and get personal.

Reasons Why We Love Halloween

Reasons Why We Love HalloweenWhen the grim ghouls, ghastly ghosts, and menacing monsters of the macabre come out to play, it can only mean one thing—Halloween is here. No other celebration will let you dress up as a bloody zombie and eat gooey sweets shaped like creepy crawlies, which is why everyone—no matter what age you are—loves this annual celebration. And as if you need more reasons to love this freaky festivity, we’ve listed down just why Halloween never gets old.

Celebrity Scents for Your Inner Hollywood Star

Celebrity Scents for Your Inner Hollywood StarHollywood is all a-buzz with the latest gossip on the stars, and that includes sights, sounds, and smells. It’s not the first time an actress has launched a perfume line. Jennifer Lopez, Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, and even Usher are only some of the few who’ve mixed their own scents. But amidst all the sniff-worthy colognes by the rich and famous out there, these are the ones that stand out from the rest:

How to Make Your Lipstick Last Longer

How to Make Your Lipstick Last LongerIn a perfect world, our eyes would never be dull, our hair would be fuzz-free even as we roll right out of bed, and chapped, dry lips would be non-existent. Women all over the world have a hard time as it is trying to maintain our myriad of beauty routines every day, so when it comes to products that require less maintenance, the less effort the better. Lipsticks are no exception. Who wants to wear lipstick before heading out and then have to keep reapplying it every few minutes? Nobody wants a shade that wears off easily even before you come home at the end of the day. These lip care tips will guide you on how to make your lipstick last from sun up to sun down, and which brands you should trust for the perfect staying power.

Light Up Your Life: Unconventional Candle Uses

Light Up Your Life: Unconventional Candle UsesCandles have been burning bright in households for centuries. While it used to be just an ordinary light source back before electricity was invented, there are now a myriad of ways candles can be maximized even in this modern day and age. You can fill your house with aromatic scents and provide a relaxed aura for everyone with aromatherapy candles, or you can simply put candles on display for decorative purposes. Whatever the real use of a candle may be, everyone has a stick or two lying around the house. Here are some out of the box ideas that will make you see candles in a different light—pun intended!