Herbal Tea: Traditional Chinese Medicine

Gentle Nettle Tea for Spring | health benefits | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Remodelista

Traditional Chinese medicine worked to enhance health and address core issues in the body.   Chinese practitioners used cooling teas to help the body overcome fevers.  Hot teas addressed problems such as high fat levels in the bloodstream.  Herbal tea continues to be an effective way to heal the body or even lose a little weight.  Teas can be made from fresh or […]

Tiny Sunglasses Take the “Less is More” Approach

Tiny sunglasses | Red cat eye frames | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: FuzWeb

Some trends are just plain fun. We have instantly gravitated towards the tiny sunglasses trend and welcome the 90s any day of the week! Perfect for Spring, small spectacles add a mix of humor and haughtiness to your look. Take a gander at some of our favorite versions and pick up a pair while the look is still new. Tiny […]

Shower Curtains Under $50: What’s Your Style?

Best shower curtains under $50 | Bohemian decor | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Steven Leva via the Glitter Guide

Spring cleaning time is around the corner and February is the best time to get a head start. Focus on your bathroom this month while everything is on sale! We found gorgeous shower curtains under $50 for our 5 favorite decor styles. Fabric curtains should be washed regularly and can last a year or more. To help remove stains, use […]

Beets Are in Season! Boost Your Energy + Stamina

Oven Baked Beet Chips healthy recipe | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: A Healthy Perspective | Recipe: Oven Baked Beet Chips

Valentine’s Day is over, but we’re still riding the “red” train!  The best part of the day for us (we all agreed) was giving and receiving treats.  However, it may be time to trade in your sugar goodies for nature’s sweet veggie instead. Beets are officially in season and the delicious, hearty, root vegetable is surprisingly easy to bake with. It is […]

Swimsuit Edition: Flattering Suit Styles For Every Figure

Swimsuits that flatter full figures | Plus size model Nadia Abouhosn | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Nadia Abouhosn

Today’s the day! Hopefully you are out and about, spreading the love as only you can. Spring Break is officially around the corner, which means all of the latest swimsuit styles are out. Stand tall! Regardless of your height or weight, it’s easy to find a flattering suit with our easy shopping guide. Once you have the right suit, you […]

Bedroom Feng Shui

Bedroom Feng Shui tips | Girlfriend is Better

We all know the importance of getting a restful night’s sleep.  Adding a little Feng Shui to the bedroom will create a sanctuary that you or your partner will want to escape to more often.  Creating a soothing environment that nurtures you should be at the top of your list this month especially!  Using the right types of furniture, fabrics, […]

Human Nature Explored in 19th Century Literature

Novels that explore human nature | V for Vendetta model | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Pinterest

Time to turn off your TVs ladies!  Instead, delve into one of these provocative novels from the 19th century. Our latest reads explore prepossessing aspects of human nature that are just as relevant today. We all have ways that we think and act naturally. How much of that should be controlled? And how much of it should we admit is […]