There’s A Bath & Body Works Candle For Every Quarantine Mood

Freda A. Nix

As one of life’s little luxuries, lighting a scented candle is an easy way to make your home or studio apartment a more enjoyable place to spend time in self-isolation. Whether you take yours on your coffee table, flickering beside your wine glass during a Zoom happy hour, or on your kitchen counter while you pull out ingredients for your fourth loaf of banana bread, it’s likely that over the past three weeks, you’ve burned down the wick in your go-to jar.

That’s why now is a great time to stock up at everyone’s favorite candle superstore: Bath & Body Works. With tons of scents to choose from — from iconic bestsellers like Eucalyptus + Spearmint to new floral innovations for spring — we’ve broken down a handy list to make your shopping easier: A scented candle for every quarantine mood. To find your perfect scent match, keep

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7 tips for making the most of the holiday while in quarantine

Freda A. Nix

Who says the Easter bunny isn’t an essential service worker?

Though many celebrations have been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, Easter, occurring this year on April 12, doesn’t have to be one of them.

According to lifestyle experts, there are plenty of ways to make Easter special while following protocol to slow the spread of COVID-19.

“This is going to be the Easter that (our children) remember for the rest of their lives,” said Audrey McClelland, a mother of five and former cast member of TLC’s parenting show “What She Said.” “We need to make this special, because this is going to be the one that they’re telling their grandchildren about someday.”

Here are tips from McClelland and others for getting into the Easter spirit, while adhering to coronavirus precautions.

Keep grandparents involved while keeping them safe

Grandparents and older family members face a higher risk of complications

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Joanna Gaines’ Quarantine Cooking Recipes are a Preview of Her Upcoming Cookbook

Freda A. Nix

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Joanna Gaines knows a thing or two about making home as cozy as possible. I mean, have you seen the amazing home makeovers and transformations she accomplished on Fixer Upper? But the home decor doyenne has another talent — cooking for the family. In this time of stay-at-home orders and sheltering-in-place, Gaines has been sharing her favorite quarantine cooking recipes on YouTube. Even better? The recipes she’s using come straight from her next cookbook, which is coming out on April 7th and is available for pre-order now.

In her first video, she makes chocolate chip cookies. After asking the family for a vote, she decides to make chewy cookies rather than fluffy or cakey cookies. Her husband, the loveable Chip Gaines, acts as the camera person for the cooking video, and Joanna and Chip have a few adorable moments of back-and-forth

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