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  • Real talk about beauty
    Terri Fletcher
    St. Louis, MO

    "I use coconut oil as face and body lotion. It soaks in slowly and smells great! Since I hate winter, smelling coconut oil gives me a little lift because it reminds me of summer."

  • Real talk about health
    Marianna Milkis-Edwards
    Brooklyn, NY

    "Ten minutes of daily meditation in the morning helps me stay focused when it's dark and moody outside. I also work out religiously 5 times a week to chase away winter lethargy."

  • Real talk about cooking advice
    Nikki C.
    Dracut, MA

    "Use a spoon when you're cooking scrambled eggs. Keep bringing the spoon from the edges of the pan back to the middle, and you get beautiful fluffy eggs!

  • Real talk about cooking advice
    Jackie G.
    Pennsylvania

    "I love to sauté fresh zucchini, summer squash, bell peppers and red onion in avocado oil with a hint of garlic. Add them to cooked quinoa for a great side dish!"

  • Real talk about beauty
    Ronette B.
    Maryland

    "I love WEN Bamboo and Green Tea Replenishing Treatment Mist. The 2 oz. bottle is only $8 on Amazon and it's great for natural curly hair."

  • Real talk about cooking advice
    Patti S.
    Kansas

    "Whenever you're making a freezer-friendly meal, double the recipe. One for tonight's dinner and one for the freezer. So nice for those days when you really just don't feel like cooking!"

  • Real talk about books
    Darcy W.
    New York

    "Gillian Flynn is a fantastic author. Her writing style is riveting — I couldn't put 'Sharp Objects,' 'Dark Places' or 'Gone Girl' down. I hope she's in the process of writing another!"

  • Real talk about cleaning
    Barrie M.
    Kentucky

    "Make cleaning easier by doing something everyday! I make a list of what I need to do each week, such as sweep on Mondays or vacuum on Tuesdays."

  • Real talk about saving money
    Margaret P.
    Tennessee

    "Don't buy something just because it's cute, interesting or a bargain. Ask yourself if you really need it, or walk away and think about it. Chances are, you won't buy it."

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