Cindy Hatcher

Recent Posts By Cindy Hatcher

Foodie-Friendly Reads (and Listens) for the Long Weekend

We’re getting the last little bit of work done around here before we all take off for the long weekend. Whether your Memorial Day weekend plans call for backyard cookouts, a breezy swing in a hammock, or a lazy beach day (I’ll take a little of each, please!), we hope you find some time to settle down with a good […]

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Better with Age: 4 Great, Affordable Finds for Aging Hair

As we age, our hair can begin to feel drier, look thinner, and lose a little luster. Fun, right? Luckily there are great new products out there to help combat these signs and help you look as good on the outside as you feel on the inside.

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Can You Smell What The Rock Is … Eating?

Spoiler alert: You don’t want to. Because it smells like cod—36 ounces of it. In one day.   Muscle & Fitness recently published the actor and former pro wrestler’s daily eating log, which includes a whopping seven huge meals. And then Complex‘s Sean Evans attempted to follow along, mimicking the diet as best he could. (Another spoiler alert: He struggled, and […]

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5 on Friday: Cinco Mocktails to Try This Weekend

It’s been a long week, and we’ve got a lot to raise a glass to: an impending gorgeous weekend here in Alabama and Cinco de Mayo next Tuesday. Sure, you can (and I will!) reach for a cold beer or frosty margarita to celebrate, but sometimes you want to raise a booze-free glass. Here are five great mocktails to try this […]

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We Tried It: Why an Ingredient Delivery Service Can Be Fun

I’ve got thousands and thousands of awesome recipes at my fingertips, sure, but even I can get in a rut of thinking up new things for dinner. I have my go-to favorites and sections of the magazine (I’m a sucker for our 5-Ingredient Cookbook section), but I’ve recently signed up for—on my own volition and dime, not as a job thing—a […]

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The Best Drugstore Night Creams

The latest drugstore night creams add even more beauty while you rest.  

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We Tried It: Honeydrop’s Honey-Based Drinks

Honey is still a big buzzword in food and drink trends, and this tasty drink gives a nod to that sweet nectar. We sampled two varieties from Honeydrop, the Lemon Cayenne Cleanse, with raw local honey, and the Apple Ginger Lemon Daily Immunity, which uses raw manuka honey. What we thought: The honey trend meets the Master Cleanse trend in this kicky cleanse […]

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Power Up with These Pomegranate Beauty Picks

The vibrant fruit and its jewel-like seeds imbue beauty products with nutrients. Pomegranate juice helps increase skin’s collagen levels, making it a natural plumper for fine lines. Punicic acid, a fatty acid found in pomegranates, stimulates hair growth and helps fortify your strands. Estée Lauder Radiant Vitality Essence Oil Just a few drops of this super-nourishing serum applied between cleansing […]

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Get the Party Started: Tunes to play at your next cocktail party

I threw a Christmas party last year, and I thought of almost everything ahead of time. That is, except for the music. Which is probably why we wound up dancing to Beyonce’s “7/11″ about ten times in a row. Or probably because of the tequila. Or maybe that was just me dancing, come to think of it… Anyway. Music is […]

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How to pick flower arrangements for your next party

Flowers are a central element of bringing a party together. They lighten the mood, visually and psychologically, and are especially important when pulling together a Spring Fling. I spoke with florist Shelley Montoya, of Here Come the Blooms in Los Alimitos, California, on BloomNation. BloomNation is a little like Etsy for florists. You search local florists’ designs–no cookie cutter arrangements here–and they […]

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