Souffles have the reputation for being a difficult dessert for bakers to prepare but with my chocolate souffle recipe you will have your cake and eat it too! With the right tools in the kitchen like proper mixing bowls, spatulas, whisks, and cookware anyone can learn to master the process behind making a souffle and reap the delicious rewards. The hardest part may be deciding when to put the spoon down!
It’s easy to remember the beauty routine we should practice on our faces, after all we see ourselves in the mirror every morning and every night, but the attention that we pay to the rest of our body can be slacking. It’s time to get back to basics and appreciate every inch of our beautiful skin by finding the right products that will make it glow with a healthy sheen. The say the clothes make the woman, but why not wear the skin we’re born with even better first?
Certain fashions are timeless, always imparting a beauty that goes beyond ages or trends. This spring we want to focus on some of our favorite designs that highlight these classic looks that never go out of style with a fresh touch for the season. Whether you enjoy casual basics or need a new outfit for the office or fancy occasions, everyone can find something to love in these picks that can give you great mileage in your closet for years to come!
There’s something indescribable about outdoor entertaining. Most of us can remember a soft breeze on our cheek, the fresh aromas that wafted through the air, the natural light that played with the silhouettes or the rustling of leaves underscoring our conversation. Planning a gathering outside has its advantages.There’s usually more space and you don’t have to clean the house! One thing you’ll want to avoid is insects. Those little rascals can be especially mischievous in unoccupied beverages! These Bohemian beverage covers are a cinch to make with your Singer sewing machine and can help your guests identify their drink, start a lively conversation, and keep the bugs at bay!
During spring our garden beds bloom with buttery yellow daffodils, grape hyacinths, cherry-hued pansies and an array of other flowers covering the whole color spectrum. This brilliant display of shades can only be matched by the amazing gemstones also found in nature. Using these seeds of inspiration our designers are bursting forth with the richest gems, beads, and metalwork of blues, purples, pinks, and yellows so delicate and bold that mother nature might blush. Since spring is a fruitful time of year there’s plenty of shades and style options to suit every ladies taste!
The list of things that we use our devices for nowadays is endless – streaming music on our phones, taking notes on our tablets, checking emails on the go and of course, texting friends and family. There are so many amazing things that our phones and tablets can do, but what happens when our batteries start to run low before we can get to an outlet? Well, I've got good news - the days of stalking available outlets at coffee shops or idling your car are numbered. There's a new wave of power coming our way, in the form of portable chargers!
First of all, I must apologize for the long delay between blog posts. I enjoy writing articles for my blog, but because I do it personally (no ghost writer), my recent increased workload at ProCaps Labs has left me with little or no time to write blog posts. We are working on putting together a portable video setup, so I will be able to record video blogs quickly...
The old adage says to “fake it ‘til you make it” and since spring has only just peaked its head out we’ll have to get crafty to create a sun-kissed look this early in the season. The allure of my favorite beach looks is the dewy softness of supple skin, the warming tones that light up the face, and the tousled hairstyles that are effortlessly sexy. If the sand and surf are already on your mind because of all of the amazing tropical fashions this spring then here’s how to change up your beauty routine to get a summer-ready look.
When the weather starts to warm up and the days get longer my mind turns towards the idea of a vacation. Maybe a tropical oasis where the ocean shimmers like sapphire, a lush breeze blows through my hair, and all drinks are dutifully served with tiki umbrellas? Yep, my mind goes on island time with that fantasy! Just because we can’t jetset off into the caribbean right this minute doesn’t mean we can’t revel in paradise in other ways. Slipping into tropical fashions can easily make us feel like we’re on our own personal island where bosses, dirty dishes, and deadlines are thousands of miles away. Try on these 5 island-inspired looks to kickstart your trip to paradise!
Fashion always tells a story and when I travel around the world I discover the amazing history and culture tied up in the fabric of my destinations. Through fashion we can explore the world of textiles, colors, and patterns that embody the traditions and identity of a particular country. Most recently Curations Caravan found style inspiration in Greece!
Contouring and highlighting the face is a makeup artist’s top trick to brighten, lift, and taper an individual’s features. Using the face’s natural shapes and angles they can accentuate and plump our cheeks, draw the light upwards to our eyes, and make our noses appear refined and straighter. With the Legend Airbrush Highlighting & Contouring Kit we can be our own makeup artists! Learn how to contour and highlight your cheeks, forehead, and nose each in 4 breezy steps with Luminess Air.
A best friend knows how to make you smile, they celebrate your successes, and they stick with you through life’s changes...that’s why diamonds still know how to fit the bill! Some things never go out of style and the look of diamonds has always held a certain iconic status as a symbol of beauty, sophistication, and romance. You never forget your first best friend and I think that might be true for diamonds too. Feast your eyes on some of my favorite looks for diamonds that you’ll want to buddy up to!
One easy way to turn your kitchen into the ultimate food haven is adding a fryer to your arsenal, and the Philips AirFryer lets you do it without the guilt by offering a 70% less fattening way to do it. There are tons of incredible recipes that this will add to your home, but one of my favorites is working with chicken, and if you have a hungry family at home I gaurentee you'r...
Now that the warm weather is amping up, we’re ready to display our best pedicures again and enjoy showing some ankle! New spring sandals this season will do more than that though they’re also going to take us to new heights! (but very comfortable ones I can assure you). Take a rest day from stunning stiletto heels and slip into stylish chunky wedge sandals, platform slingbacks, and relaxed sliders. We’ve got three tips on how to wear these sandals as effortlessly as they feel too.
Most of us think we know our skin pretty well, after all it's been with us since day one so we’re kind of the expert on the case. Though true, we could still be missing some S.O.S. signals that our skin is trying to send us. Dryness, blemishes, oil zones--all of these annoying occurrences translate into a language of our skin asking for help. We’ve taken the top skin dilemmas and broken them down into solutions. Wave goodbye to problem skin and hello to radiance!
Hi Girls! What a whirlwind of a month was March! I flew out to Los Angeles, California for Disney’s Cinderella world première in Hollywood! Attending the Cinderella world première was one of the most magical experiences ever! It was such a privilege to attend, and I hope you girls will all throw on some sparkle and go see the movie for yourselves! I love Cinderella’s rags to riches story, and her resilience in the face of all those people who try to keep her down. Cinderella has always been one of my favorite fairy tales, and I’m so excited to be a part of this new interpretation of the classic fairytale.
On April’s Fools Day no one is safe from hilarious hijinks like computer mouses with tape on the bottom, airhorns hidden under desk chairs, or finding a possession safely ensconced in jello! If you’re Jay King, though, you would choose a “rock-solid” prank to celebrate this mischievous holiday. One Mind Finds by Jay King focus group participant finds herself in a turquoise tight corner during the study when things unexpectedly go to pieces.
Well I can't really believe its April already. I'm not sure if time is speeding up or I'm slowing down. So far it has been a very fun year with lots of travel and all kinds of new materials and stories to tell. This year I've gone around the world once and put 6,500 miles on our motor home. So we've seen a bit of the world and the USA so far this year.
Are you hungry for a new twist on your go-to sandwich? Try my Chicken & Almond Pesto sliders recipe to give your next meal a new bite of flavor and fun! These sliders are a quick and easy recipe to mix up and the pesto gives this bite-sized sandwich a more hearty taste. Griddle pans are a great way to cook up different meals at the same time, and to feed a bigger crowd so use the Lorena Garcia Sear and Sizzle Electric Griddle with Technolon+ to put dinner on the table in under 30 minutes!
The HSN family is growing and we’re excited to welcome our newest HSN host Melinda Lee to the community! Melinda brings a lot of unique passions and energy to HSN, and we wanted to give you a snapshot of her experiences and career before joining our talented team. You might not have guessed these 10 facts about Melinda....
The seasons pass so fast I can hardly believe it’s already spring and we’re celebrating The List’s 1-year anniversary! It’s been a wonderful year of sharing the best new fashions on the show and getting to help more women craft their signature style. To celebrate The List’s 1-year anniversary, I asked everyone on Facebook to share their favorite fashion finds to feature during the show. What we saw were stylish pieces that highlighted the transition from winter to spring so we were inspired to recreate the idea with 3 of our own chic outfits!
The idea of “what’s old is new again” works great for fashion but for makeup, hair products, and skin care I’d rather refresh my supplies for each season especially with so many great new products becoming available! Let’s replenish our beauty bags for spring with these 5 must-have items that will help with anti-aging, perfecting our skin’s tone and texture, and giving new life to our post-winter hair. Any woman can become a beauty expert with these 5 products at her disposal.
The Monday Night Show has a certain “hop” in its step and that’s because an eggcellent holiday is almost here--Easter! There’s nothing better than spending time with family and friends during the holidays, but I can’t deny that I’ve also got my eyes on the prize for this year’s great egg hunt. I’ve been fine tuning my yolk-o-vision to hit gold in the field but sometimes I find a little more than I bargained for!
A beautiful garden does more than increase your home’s curb appeal, it’s a fun form of exercise and is a great spot to entertain guests. Now that spring is here it’s the perfect time for anyone wishing they had a green thumb to dig into the soil and learn some easy gardening skills. The right equipment makes all the difference in outdoor improvements so check out our beginne...
Since National Craft Month coincides with the official start of spring we can create a decoupage 'Season's Greetings' card that is bursting with charm! Unlike old-fashioned decoupaging where you’d have to meticulously cut out tiny little designs with scissors, we have the Anna Griffin® Flower Pot Decoupage Die-Cuts Kit that is going to make quick work of turning a barren card into a blooming bouquet. Follow my Flower Pot Decoupage craft tutorial to master this project in just a few steps.