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Fixing those maddening jewelry clasps

Dear Answer Angel Ellen: Do you have any advice for an uncoordinated person to deal with those tiny clasps on necklaces and bracelets? My nemesis is the jewelry with the most common clasps. They require the wearer to pull back a small latch to open the ring and to then “thread” a circular piece onto the opened ring. None of my jewelry is expensive, so I’m OK with a solution that compromises a bit of safety for increased independence. — Emily D. Dear Emily: Isn’t it just infuriating to be on your way out the door, all dressed except for your jewelry, which requires time, frustration, a mirror, acrobatics or a helping hand to get that clasp to catch on...

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Summer Outfits To Wear & Take For Summer Trips!

Summer Outfits To Wear – Everyday outfit ideas you can wear all summer (or spring and summer). Use these outfits to wear for summer or for clothes you can pack for your summer trips. All these ideas for what to wear, mix and match, and pair up together will make dressing for summer so much easier! Some of these pieces can easily be incorporated into a capsule wardrobe for summer. Affiliate links may be included in the post. By clicking the links for qualifying purchases we earn a small commission. This is at no additional cost to you. Summer Capsule Wardrobe Amazon Summer Outfits To Wear Some of these clothes for summer have a boho vibe. You know we live...

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How to Make a Balloon Bouquet & Put Vinyl on Balloons!

Learn how to make a “hot air” balloon bouquet with customizable vinyl decals! Sometimes, I see a craft and I just HAVE to know how it’s made! When I started seeing balloon bouquets popping up all over, it went right on my “How can I make that?” list! After lots of testing, I’m excited to teach you how to make a balloon bouquet even better than one you can buy! I’ve learned so much from this project. Like how to put vinyl on balloons, aligning decals on big curves, which balloons make the best bouquets, and how in the world to get small balloons inside a big one. Let me show you an easy way to impress at your next...

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Amber Heard Testifies Johnny Depp Sexually Assaulted Her With Bottle In Australia

Amber Heard continued to describe the violence she says she endured at the hands of ex-husband Johnny Depp as she testified for a second day on Thursday, sharing her side of the incident where the Pirates Of The Caribbean star said Heard threw a glass bottle at him, severing his fingertip.  Both actors described an ugly scene of violence at a secluded rental home in Australia where Depp had been filming a movie ― but their versions of what transpired differed dramatically. Heard said multiple times that evening in March 2015 was “terrifying,” describing it as the most scared she’d ever felt. At the height of the violence, Heard said, Depp allegedly penetrated her with a bottle repeatedly, putting pressure...

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How to Make Refrigerator Magnets

Refrigerator magnets can be fun and easy to make. Almost anything can be turned into a refrigerator magnet with a little bit of glue and a magnet. This article will show you how to make a few simple magnets. [Edit]Steps [Edit]Using Found Objects Find a small, lightweight object that is flat on one side. You can turn almost anything you want into a magnet. Look for something that is between 1 to 2 inches (2.54 to 5.08 centimeters) wide/tall and not too heavy. Make sure that the bottom or back of the object is flat. Here are some ideas to get you started: Legos Small stones Seashells and starfish Large rhinestones Small, plastic animals Colorful buttons[1] Brooches[2] Scrapbooking embellishments (plastic...

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