Congratulations! You’ve made it through 2016, one of the most gobsmackingly awful years in recent memory. From the deaths of some of our most-loved cultural icons, to some shocking political developments (we won’t repeat his name), it’s been a bleak, upsetting 12 months.
So give yourself a little hug for coming this far and spend the last few weeks engaging in some much-needed self-care. Why not sit back with a good book? Let’s not forget, 2016 was also the year of hygge – the perfect excuse to pair a gripping read with an extra-indulgent hot chocolate.
Luckily, 2016 was a great year for publishing, too. These are the books we’ll be diving into head-first to escape from the scary outside world and the craziness of the festive season.
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Demi Moore really knows how to make a statement, and has been doing so for years, as evidenced by her latest throwback post. MORE: Demi Moore's underwear snapshot is totally unexpected The actress marked throwback Thursday with a photograph of herself taken in front of a beautiful mansion in an unexpected way. She posed atop a motorbike in a comfy-looking ensemble, consisting of a loose-fitting deep brown sweater, a tan vest, blue cuffed jeans and black combat boots. WATCH: Rumer Willis shares i
Looking to make steamy weekend plans that don't involve getting off the couch? Netflix is turning up the heat with an ever-growing spicy selection of sexy movie offerings that you can watch right now. From blush-worthy new Netflix originals to saucy throwbacks to highly anticipated releases, brace yourself, because the streaming platform's catalog of sexy content is stacked with some serious viewing pleasure.
The Masked Singer bid farewell to its fifth famous face on Saturday night's show. MORE: Who has been revealed on The Masked Singer so far? The latest episode of the wacky and wonderful ITV series, which features Jonathan Ross, Davina McCall, Rita Ora and Mo Gilligan on its judging panel, saw all eight remaining masks take to the stage to perform. But sadly, time was up for one of them. Find out who was unmasked below! WATCH: The Masked Singer's Davina Mccall celebrates daughter Tilly's big news
Dylan Dreyer is not letting the lack of space get in the way of her sons having the best bedroom at their New York apartment. MORE: Dylan Dreyer makes exciting announcement about work at Today The doting mom took to Instagram over the weekend to reveal the impressive way she has managed to fit all three of her children in one bedroom, while ensuring that there is plenty of space for them to play too. The TV star is mom to sons Calvin, five, Oliver, two, and baby Rusty, and their room features a
Helen Skelton is known for her love of adventure, and it looks to be something she has already passed on to her children judging by the décor in her sons' bedroom. RELATED: Helen Skelton gives us a tour of her beautiful new home The former Blue Peter host shared a peek inside her family home as she introduced newborn daughter Elsie Kate in the new issue of HELLO! magazine, and she has created a fun space for her sons Ernie, six, and Louis, four, to play in. WATCH: At home with Helen Skelton Shar
It has been a difficult few weeks for Boris Johnson and his wife Carrie, who have reportedly had the coronavirus in their household.MORE: Stars and royals who have tested positive for the coronavirus or say they've likely had itPreviously it was not known which family member had tested positive for COVID-19, but the MailOnline has reported that it was the Prime Minister's baby daughter Romy who suffered "quite badly" from the virus. She was just five weeks old at the time, but she is reportedly
Holly Willoughby has always remained tight-lipped about the diet and fitness secrets she swears by to stay in shape. MORE: Holly Willoughby's £4 mascara revealed - and you should see her lashes The Dancing on Ice presenter has a busy work life, juggling her This Morning hosting duties with additional presenting gigs, media appearances and running her lifestyle business, Wylde Moon. She's also a mum to children Harry, Chester and Belle, so her family life with husband Dan Baldwin undoubtedly also
The Y2K fad for ultra low-rise jeans gave rise (see what I did there?) to a number of terms that in retrospect weren’t all that kind to women. Two in particular spring to mind: whale’s tail (aka the visible thong) and the dreaded muffin top.
Dan Walker may have opted against taking part on the Strictly Come Dancing tour, but he wasn't far from dance partner Nadiya Bychkova's mind. During a performance on the launch night, the professional dancer mimicked some of their lobster dance moves from their Jive. MORE: Strictly's Nadiya Bychkova throws herself into tour rehearsals after split from fiancé Taking to his Instagram Stories on Thursday, the BBC Breakfast host took part in an impromptu Q&A session and was asked which of his dances
In an interview with The Sunday Times Style magazine, the 44-year-old actress recalled growing up in Northern California as one of five children and working at the performing arts school where she took classes.