Free People’s blog has a fabulous recipe for a simple summer fruit salad. Yum!
And if you want to keep your fruit fresh for longer, Women’s Day has a guide to storing every type of produce.
We’re fans of embracing your body as it is, but if you want a few tricks to enhance your, um, assets up top, then Jenna Marbles (who we LOVE!) has some pretty good tips for making your boobs look bigger.
Rosie Huntington Whitely did a shoot for ELLE, and the photos (and clothes) were just gorgeous.
25 Things from the ’90s We Hope Never Come Back, from CollegeHumor. I miss my glitter butterfly clips!
A writer at The Frisky did a great list of 5 books that changed her life. If you’re looking for something a little meatier than chick lit, these books would be perfect summer reads.
Along those same lines, if you’re looking for some new movies, this guide to finding fresh flicks should help.
We just discovered Urban Outfitters’ music blog, and it’s awesome! They offer downloadable playlists of 20+ songs, as well as 5 free tunes every Monday. Love it.
Who else is excited for the final Harry Potter film?! If you are, this video montage is a total must-see.
The 12 Most Surprising Celebrity Couples shocked me. Can’t believe I hadn’t heard about Cher and Tom Cruise!
This is old, but absolutely worth bookmarking because it’s so genius and works so well: The Only Spot Remover You’ll Ever Need.
We love Matchbook Mag’s checklist of 50 items every girl needs in her closet.
Related: The July issue of Matchbook Mag is up. If you haven’t checked it out yet for outfit/apartment inspiration, you totally should!
If you need something new to try with your nails, we highly recommend Cupcakes & Cashmere’s mermaid nails – so pretty for the season.
Also nail-related: BellaSugar lists the top new nail polish trends for July 2011.
Celebs answer the eternal question: Are You a Kate or a Pippa?
J’adore Chanel’s cat-themed fall ad campaign. It’s definitely unexpected but also super fun.
If you’re in need of inspiration, take a second and feast your eyes on these gorgeous Alexander McQueen clothes. Want. Every. Piece.
Spent too much time in the sun this weekend? The Beauty Department shows you how to soothe a sunburn.
As if we weren’t obsessed enough with the Duchess of Cambridge, now we can stalk her outfits via the HuffPost.
Related: Kate Middleton wears an updo! Yes, this is news.
These stylish 70-year-olds will give you a run for your fashion money. So much fierce!
Haha, love this: What if Adults Read American Girl Magazine?
Probably not safe for work due to cursing, but totally refreshing because it’s contrary to what EVERYONE says: I Don’t Want to be Carrie Bradshaw.
Inspirational and so true: It’s not going to turn out the way you thought.
Bad breakup? Kiss him goodbye! Pink Kisses lets you virtually “burn” a picture of your ex.
Along similar lines, for just $17, Rap Master Maurice will give anyone who has done you wrong a “Vigilante Battle Rap Call” based on your situation. Too funny!
Make Your Franklin is such a cool idea – it’s a “community art project” based around the always-iconic $100 bill.
I had seen this before, but just in case you haven’t, it’s a totally fabulous trick to know: How to Curl Your Hair with a Flat Iron!
We heart Lauren Conrad’s tips for organizing your jewelry. How cute is the picture frame idea?
Swoon: The short version of Kate Moss’ wedding. Love, love, love her gown!
Another fabulous DIY tutorial to test out: DIY glitter shoes that won’t flake off. Genius!
Paris VS NYC is an awesome blog full of fab illustrations depicting the differences between the two cities. I still can’t choose between them, though.
Sally of Already Pretty dishes on happiness and body image. Preach!
And if you want to feel happier all the time, you might be interested in the scientific benefits of positivity. It really does pay to be optimistic.
Lernert & Sander’s “Natural Beauty” is fascinating! Dutch artists Lernert and Sander apply a year’s worth of makeup (365 layers) on Belgian supermodel Hannelore Knuts. That’s a lot of product!
Another fun summer project: Make Your Own Candy! The sugar addict in me freaked out upon seeing this.
Possibly non-work-safe but super cool: The Real Life Models for Classic Pin-Up Paintings.
Symmetrical Faces is a really interesting art project. “Photographer Julian Wolkenstein created the project Echoism, in which he put together a mirror image of the left and right half faces of different people. The result is a very different person.”
College Candy lists 13 Facebook Tricks Guys Use to Look Cool – so true!
If you’re graduating soon and aren’t sure what to do after graduation, this NY Times article might make you feel more reassured.