Instead of a pumpkin spice latte, how about a pumpkin spice cocktail? Pumpkin syrup, bourbon, and ginger beer combine for a sparkling cocktail that will keep your spirits high during the holiday season.
Special thanks: Slow Hand Six Woods Whiskey, The Cocktail Lab, and Sugar Paper
Some of us aren't lucky enough to make it home for the holidays — but that just means we get to celebrate Thanksgiving with our friends. Host a happening Friendsgiving with a picture-perfect tablescape, a drool-worthy menu, an Instagram-worthy photo booth, and adorable leftover to-go containers. It's the best way to reflect and give thanks to the people who matter the most to you. We teamed up with our friends at Taco Bell and Foodbeast to throw a fantastic party and have a few great DIY tips to really make any fest fabulous!
3 Chic Thanksgiving Outfits: Hostess, Friendsgiving, and the Family Dinner
What to wear to Thanksgiving dinner is our annual quandary. Comfort is king, but we're not about to sacrifice our style just so we can eat all day long. So we headed to Banana Republic at The Grove in LA to style out looks for every Turkey Day gathering — when you're playing hostess, heading to a friend's house, or trekking home to your parents'. Watch on for some Thanksgiving Day ensemble inspiration.
All looks Banana Republic
Katy Perry is hitting the small screen to perform during the 2015 Super Bowl! Katy is joining the ranks of legends like Janet Jackson, Beyoncé, and Prince, to name a few. To celebrate, we've gathered some of Katy's craziest costumes!´
On Allison: Veda jacket
What cheery holiday dish also happens to make use of Thanksgiving leftovers? A turkey and cranberry wreath! This baked number is not only a showstopper (make it later in the season for a Christmas party), but it also comes together in well under an hour. It's one of our favorite ways to use leftover turkey (or chicken) without it feeling like, well, leftovers.
This Is How Georgia May Jagger Rocks Around the Christmas Tree
Georgia May Jagger, a Rimmel London cosmetics spokeswoman since 2009, doesn't mess around when it comes to the holidays. The 22-year-old daughter of Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger and model Jerry Hall recently opened up about her beauty routine and why she's not afraid to rock red lips and green eye shadow when hanging out by her family's Christmas tree.
What Movies to See and Who to Go With on Thanksgiving Weekend
Thanksgiving is downright exhausting. From stuffing your face to schmoozing with friends and family, there's only one sure way to digest it all. So we've put together the perfect guide to seeing the best movies matched with the right people you should go with to see them. Let us know what you plan on checking out this weekend in the comments below!
Kim Kardashian makes headlines again in We Spy Style! In studio today, we have fashion blogger and designer Shea Marie from Peace Love Shea and YouTuber Arnold Telagaarta. This week, Kim K is in the hot seat again for her paparazzi lessons and an incredibly tight latex dress. Plus, we get ready for the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show (and Taylor Swift's performance) by playing a round of which Taylor Swift bestie are you? It's all ahead; enjoy!
On Allison: Haute Hippie dress
It seems as if a festive cocktail is as synonymous with the holidays as, say, gifts or shopping. So it can be easy to overindulge in a few alcoholic beverages! But taking one too many sips at your next holiday gathering can end up doing a number on your skin. Too much alcohol can cause breakouts, dryness, and puffiness and even affect your skin's clarity.
Which drinks do the heavy damage? Learn what to avoid (when at all possible) and how to take care of your skin after a long night out.
On Kirbie: Ann Taylor Loft sweater
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This holiday season, treat your friends, family, and loved ones to a homemade edible gift. We've compiled 30 of our favorite edible gifts — including this recipe — so you can deliciously DIY.
Catch their eye and satisfy their sweet tooth with a homemade hostess gift that's as beautiful as it is delicious: customizable chocolate bars. Watch the video to see how they're made — tips and packaging suggestions included — and for a handful of creative flavor combinations, then get to it!
You've stuffed yourself like a Thanksgiving turkey, and while your tummy is nice and full, you can't help but notice the bloat that's showed up in your face. (Probably a result of all that salt and sugar.) Thankfully, you can lose five pounds in just five minutes with these lazy girl contouring tricks. Don't worry — we aren't getting into Kardashian territory, which means anyone can pull it off.
Highlighter (cream or powder, but if your bronzer is powder, use a powder highlighter)
I used the Anastasia Beverly Hills Contour Kit ($40) on Becca, but any matte bronzer and highlighter will do. For slimming tricks, be sure to read these other makeup tricks.
The Best Gadgets to Make a Perfect Thanksgiving Dinner
It's turkey season! Thanksgiving is only one week away, and if you, brave soul, are taking charge of some of the cooking, listen up. In this episode of The Sync Up, we're showing you the gadgets every chef needs to streamline their (now stress-free) Thanksgiving prep.
Featured in this episode:
iDevice Kitchen Thermometer ($80)
Crock-Pot Slow Cooker With WeMo ($130)
Chef Sleeves (20 for $25)
Paula Deen Explains That Time She Thought She Bought the Internet
Paula Deen is coming back to your kitchens in a big way — so major that at one point the Southern star thought she bought the entire Internet, according to her son Bobby. The Deens stopped by our LA studio to share what everyone can expect from the brand-new Paula Deen Network, including her most coveted recipes like her corn-bread dressing.
It's almost Black Friday — let the madness begin! Before the big day, figure out the items you want to splurge and save on. Once you have that figured out, it's time to talk strategy. From superearly wake-up times to figuring out which store you're hitting up first, let us help you make this the smoothest Black Friday shopping day yet.
On Allison: H&M skirt
What's the best part about Thanksgiving? The leftovers, of course! Chef Eric Greenspan has whipped up the ultimate turkey-stuffed grilled cheese that will keep your taste buds remembering those Thanksgiving festivities a few extra days.
This Margarita Is Like a Candy Apple You Can Drink
Candy apples are great and all. That is, until they get stuck in your teeth. This margarita takes the sweet seasonal treat and transforms it into a party-starting drink you'll love to share with friends, no flossing necessary.