Whether you're drinking a martini, a French 75, or an end-of-Summer St-Germain spritzer, a citrus twist imparts brightness and style to any cocktail. Here, we demonstrate two ways to make it: with a peeler (great for imparting fragrance) or with a channel knife (for perfectly twisted spirals). Keep watching to add flourish to your own homemade cocktails.
It's time to own up: are you working with dangerously dull knives? (We won't judge!) Once you've gotten them in shipshape sharp form (either professionally or with a home sharpener), it's important to protect your investment by keeping their edges primed with a honing steel. Watch the video to learn how to use a honing steel, and then get set to cut through everything from tomatoes to delicate herbs with ease.
You're walking along, and all of a sudden you encounter the ultimate flat tire –– the moment when the thong between your toes pops out of your flip-flop! We've been there, and it's no fun, which challenged us to find a solution for it. Enter the loaf of bread. Watch on to see how your loaf of wheat just might be the savior to your favorite flip-flops.
On Allison: Zara, J.Crew
Want to look better and feel more confident in your clothing without hitting the gym? Yeah, we do too. Which is why we've put together some important fashion tips on how you can look your best without breaking a sweat. Watch on for our (not-so) secret slimming tricks!
On Allison: Zara, Elizabeth and James
It's time to hit the beach. But before you go, refer to our no-fail checklist so you will have everything you need when you hit the sand. From a sporty bikini to our favorite beach reads and a cool Summer playlist, we've got you covered!
On Allison: BCBG Max Azria.
We love wearing white, but we hate worrying about keeping it clean all the time. Despite popular belief, however, it's actually easy to keep whites looking crisp. Today we're exposing some of the misconceptions when it comes to washing your whites, plus providing safe and supereffective techniques to keep your favorite whites in tip-top shape. On Allison: BCBG Max Azria dress.
Get the perfect fold every time with this super easy (and impressive!) tutorial. Watch on to learn how to save yourself a ton of time — and get a little street cred in the laundry room! On Allison: H&M, Zara.
Got an old pair of jeans that you're ready to toss out? Wait! You can easily transform them into cute cuffed shorts. Watch on and make your own pair in under four minutes. On Allison: Forever 21 jacket, Stella and Bow necklace.