Coat Crazed: Donate for a Discount at J. Crew

Hello, Sweater Weather! So glad you actually arrived…although your cousin Coat Conditions followed on your heels so quickly that we’re scrambling for outerwear! Okay, yeah, we could drag out the fleece athleticwear pullovers and zip ups. But when confronted with the current crop of coats — from fuzzy faux fur to classic Italian wool —…

Poshmark.com: Vintage and Resale Finds at Your Fingertips

If your style runs toward the classic and your pocketbook toward the conservative, you probably already know the joys of the consignment shop. Let others pay full price; you’re good with wearing it next season. But in a season where Alexander Wang is rocking black leather like it was 1979, Michael Kors is pulling trench…

4 No-Sugar-Added, Super-Easy, Tasty Summer Treats

Cleared sugar, dairy and carbs from your diet? That seriously limits your summer treat list, or so you think. But summer is for enjoying yourself, so beat the heat with these fast, easy and delicious treats. Sugar Makes You Thirsty A reason for everyone to skip the added sugar in the summer: It makes you…

Instant Gratification: Fast Summer Beauty Fixes

The sun arrived unexpectedly, as did the heat. And thus, two things had to be resolved immediately: Your hair off gotten your neck and the sweat removed off your face. Good thing you were near In Watermelon Sugar, where beside the usual temptations, bottles of Herbivore’s Rose Hibiscus coconut water facial mist and packets of…

It’s a Process: Canning 101

Water-bath canning: Don’t be afraid to take a dip The basics of water-bath canning are simple: Scrupulously clean and sterilize your cars and equipment. Fill the pot you’ll use for processing with water, and set over high heat to bring to a boil. Two caveats: An 8-quart + pot of water is heavy, and that…