Best of the week: Life & Style's top stories

In case you missed them: these were some of Life & Style's top stories this week.
In case you missed them: these were some of Life & Style's top stories this week.

1: Have you been using zip lock bags wrong?

When sealing a zip lock bag, do you squeeze the air out of it with your hand before sliding it shut?

If you answered yes, you've been using it wrong, according to one woman whose video demonstration has gone viral.

Read the full story here.

2: Steal her style: Lorde

As her fame has grown, so too has a sleeker look for Lorde.

Not one to succumb to trends, the Pure Heroine star's entry to the music scene was made with a dark lip, a lot of black and a lot of hair.

Read the full story here.

3: How to beat middle-age weight gain

Actress Sarah Parish had been a yo-yo dieter for years, but it was only when she reached middle age that she found a diet and exercise regimen that worked for her.

Read the full story here.

4: Mother warns against drinking while pregnant

Kathy Mitchell wants to share something with you. She's not proud of it, and it's not a behavior she hopes you'll emulate. It's just the truth: As a teen, Kathy drank alcohol while pregnant with her daughter, Karli. It was a perilous if unwitting mistake that has defined both of their lives.

Read the full story here.

5: Jilted bride has last laugh: Katy Colins sold her house, travelled world and now has three-book deal

A British bride left at the altar quit her job, sold everything and travelled around the world.

Katy Colins, 30, sold her house and her car and booked a one-way ticket to south east Asia after her big day was called off.

Read the full story here.

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