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25 Halloween Costumes w/Your LBD

The easiest way to create a last-minute or inexpensive Halloween costume is to start with things you already have. I do it every year, because I get so frustrated with how expensive yet poorly-made most Halloween costumes are. I'd rather use what is already in my closet, or spend a little extra on accessories or a new dress that I can wear anytime of the year. A little black dress is the easiest way to use what you have to create a Halloween costume with a few inexpensive accessories and other accessories you probably already have in your closet.Pictured Above: Halloween Black Mesh Dress


1. Black Cat - This is the easiest way to use your little black dress on Halloween. I know it's pretty much the most generic costume in history, but for good reason - it's just so easy and affordable. It's the perfect last-minute costume for women, because you could really use any black outfit even if you don't have a little black dress. Pair it with your black flats or heels and a…

A Healthier Reuben Sandwich

 
Bathing-suit season is right around the corner, ladies. If you've been stuffing your face with green beer and corned beef brisket all weekend, now is not the time to make leftover reuben sandwiches smothered with cheese and salad dressing and fried in butter. Let's lighten things up a bit, shall we?

Start by replacing the rye or pumpernickel bread with low-cal whole grain bread, the thinner the better. Instead of slathering on butter, spray a pan or griddle with non-stick spray. Fill your sandwich with a few slices of leftover corned beef and saurkraut. If you absolutely have to have a spread on your sandwich, skip the Thousand Island dressing and use nonfat Greek yogurt. You can always jazz up the yogurt with lemon juice and spices. You might fight me on this next one, but skip on the cheese. If you absolutely can't control yourself, use lowfat mozerella. Lightly toast the sandwich on both sides until golden brown and crispy.

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  1. I can get into all of the ingredients of a Reuben sandwich, except for the bread. I've never developed an appreciation for rye or pumpernickel.

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  2. Rye is a little hard for me to like, but I'm good with pumpernickel.

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  3. Thanks for this. Reuben sandwiches are my favorites, and if I can save some calories - well, I'll like them even more.

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