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5 Things women need to stop doing during sex

We all know not every sex encounter with our partner ends up being magically orgasmic or 50 Shades of Grey-worthy. The truth is, sometimes the entire event falls short from our expectations. This may be due to some common little mistakes we tend to make during sex. Find out what they are so you can make sure to avoid them for next time. Wink. 

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6 Latin foods to avoid before bedtime

We have all been there. You eat a delicious meal and then are stuck with stomach pains or, worse yet, insomnia. We can all use more peaceful night's sleep, but it may be your dinner menu that is keeping you up. Whether you want to lose weight or keep your body in a relaxed state before bed, but what you are eating may not be helping your mission. 

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4 Fights all couples have & how to get through them

Every relationship has its ups and downs. Blame it on the full moon or your period, fights with your significant other are way more normal than you think. According to researchers, the average couple has about 312 arguments a year. Whether it's about cleaning the house or telling your suegra that she can't stop by for dinner, a small altercation can flare up even bigger issues. The trick to surviving it all is communication. We have some tips for you to help you get through four common fights between men and women. 

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Vitamin C, a surefire supplement for a flat stomach

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The problem of obesity is running rampant in our world today. That said, the belly is one of the most dangerous places to accumulate fat, yet a muffin top is all too common and so are cardiovascular diseases and diabetes.

Current research has credited Vitamin C with its belly-fat-reducing power. It doesn't just ward off the flu, Vitamin C is being linked to low abdominal fat levels as well.

In this article, we'll tell you how this vitamin helps burn belly fat.

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7 Latina beauty hacks that save time & money

If YouTube existed when our mothers were growing up, I'm pretty sure most of them would have been successful beauty bloggers. Think about it. If your madre was anything like mine, chances are she never dreamed of spending her hard earned money on expensive beauty items from MAC or Sephora. 'Stas loca? No, our mothers--and their mothers before them--had a million beauty hacks up their sleeves, many of which required the use of cheapo, dollar store beauty products. And that's not even the best part! Aside from saving you time, money, and counter space, most of mami's beauty hacks produced better results than name brand items. Wow, I guess that means mami really does know best!

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5 Fun & affordable DIY headboard ideas

The most expensive part of a new bed after the mattress, is by far the headboard, but it's also the one piece of furniture that makes any bedroom look more grown-up and pulled together. Whether you're trying to put the finishing touches on your own room or you're decorating a child's or guest room, here you'll find some fun, affordable and super-simple ideas for DIY headboards. 

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6 Unexpected uses for coffee filters around the home

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We definitely enjoy a clean house, but cleaners and cleaning supplies are very pricey. I particularly love when I learn about a new natural (cheaper) solution to clean my house. Did anybody say white vinegar, baking soda, lemon juice? You know exactly what I'm talking about. Behold the mighty coffee filters! This cloth has way more uses for the home than brewing coffee.  

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Peeling potatoes with your bare hands is the way to go!

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Okay, so I'm not going to pretend like peeling potatoes the conventional way is so HARD and your poor precious, delicate, manicured hands are not up to the task. I know you know your way around a pela papa, but tell me the task doesn't get tedious when you are making a huge batch of mashed potatoes or potato salad or anything that requires peeled boiled potatoes? It's boring and time consuming!  Sure you can make your kids do the peeling, but then you have to listen to their quejas and I don't know about you, but I think food should be prepared with love and not sprinkled with complaints.

That's why I think this video of how to peel potatoes with your bare hands is genius and you will too. Not only that, but when your kids see you doing it all of a sudden they are going to want to get in on the action because who knew peeling potatoes could be so fun and easy?

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The shy chica's guide to buying sex toys​

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When was the last time you walked into an actual store to buy a sex toy? Okay, you don't have to tell me, but answer the question for yourself. Yesterday? A year ago? Never. Well, I would like to encourage you to do some no-shame sex toy shopping, if sex toys are your thing or if you are curious. Buying sex toys should not be something that you ever feel shame over, okay? No, really, I mean it. I'm not saying you need to broadcast it all over the place like set your work email to automatically reply with Out of the office: gone shopping for sex toys, but you know what I mean.

And I know you KNOW you shouldn't feel embarrassed, but I bet there is one or a million of you out there that still feel embarrassed. No worries, I've got some tips for shame-free sex toy shopping.

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7 Reasons why you can NEVER reveal you have a favorite child​

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There is the way that things should be and then there is the way that things really are. For example if you have more than one child, then you should feel the same way about all of your children and love and like them all equally, but in reality as much as you deny it, you do have a favorite child even if it is only on occasion. Why? Because you are human and so are your kids. It's normal to have an affinity for one child. I get it. It could be a personality thing, a behavior thing, a you are a human being and flawed kinda thing. You might also have a different favorite child depending on the situation. I joke that my favorite child is whichever one is behaving the best at any given moment and it's kind of true.

So fine, go on and notice that you have a favorite and then do everything within your power to check your preference. And never ever reveal which child is your favorite. Take that secret to the grave with you.

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