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We can't lie: We're suckers for anything that makes life easier, especially when it comes to preparing our daily meals. While we wish we could go all Martha in the kitchen every single time, there are moments when convenience wins out over creativity. But know this: Just because you're taking the easy way out doesn't mean every meal has to come with a side of lame sauce. Instead, use our handy guide for six, essential summer meals — from breakfast to dinner, plus dessert and drinks — to inspire your inner chef without overdoing it. Now, let's eat!
Consider this a warning: The next few weeks in L.A. will boast some of the best deals you've seen all year. No, we're not just talking about the sure-to-be epic Joie, Current/Elliott, and Equipment half-off sale. Nor are we simply referring to the whopping 80% off you'll score on new denim from Hudson. There's so much more read
UPDATE: Feeling the stay-inside vibe this weekend? This is all you need to pass the weekend by in a glorious TV trance. This story was originally published on January 12, 2013 (but we've added some new must-watch entries!).
We've been there. You've exhausted your Netflix queue, flipped through your entire spectrum of TV read