DIY Astro Guide: What Your Horoscope Means This Week, 5/3/2015
We don’t know about you, but we’re still reeling from all the special effects in the newest Avengers movie… and secretly hoping Captain America will save us from our mountain of email. In between daydreaming about our own super powers, we’re also locking down those bouquets and nailing our brunch recipes so we can treat our moms to a swanky Mother’s Day. Take a break from your own plans and check out what the planets have in store for you this week with the best parts of your AstroStyle horoscope.
This week has you itching to travel, but before you whip out the passport and splurge on a spontaneous (and costly) trip, we bet there are a few easy ways to get those jitters out of your system. Something as simple as visiting a landmark in your city (especially while the rest of the world is brunching away) could give you new appreciation for your trusty hometown.
Read This: With Mother’s Day around the corner, invite your original partner in crime, aka your mom, on your local getaway. We’ve got 28 Getaways ALL Moms Will Love for Mother’s Day. (Photo via Give Me Some Sugar)
GEMINI: MAY 21 – JUNE 20
Beware of the I-had-a-few-too-many-drinks confessions at this week’s work happy hour and save the complaining for your BFFs — you know, the ones who can’t report you to HR. Instead of bringing down your work rep, turn that griping into something positive with a killer workout, and you’ll save yourself an apology or two.
Read This: A marathon can seem ambitious, but when the workouts are broken down over a month, suddenly it’s not so tough. If that’s not your speed, we bet one of these 10 Free Printable Workouts to Get Fit Anywhere will do the trick. (Photo via PopSugar)
CANCER: JUNE 21 – JULY 22
You’re in full treat yo’ self mode, and let’s face it: You deserve it. Pampering yourself doesn’t have to involve giving your credit card a workout — sometimes it just means whipping up a luxe and decadent treat for one.
Read This: Who needs sheet cakes or dozens of cookies when you can easily make a single-serving of dessert? After picking your poison — chocolate, caramel, fruit or all the above — scope out these 16 Sweet Single-Serving Desserts for One. (Photo via Baking Magique)
LEO: JULY 23 – AUGUST 22
Sparks are flying this week, and it’s not just for the single Leos. If you’ve got a boo, a spectacular date could make you forget all about those dirty socks that keep missing the hamper.
Read This: Go on one of these Majorly Creative Date Ideas Inspired by Traditional Anniversary Gifts, and laundry will be the last thing on your mind — we promise. (Photo via Ciara Richardson)
VIRGO: AUGUST 23 – SEPTEMBER 22
If you’ve been feeling kinda grumpy lately, it’s time for some self-reflection. Are your routines providing you with the creativity you crave? If you don’t have a creative nine-to-five, an easy DIY here or there can help keep those creative juices flowing.
DIY This: Whether you’re rockin’ it at date night or Mother’s Day brunch, a made-by-youf piece like this DIY Blake Lively Top from Her Gucci Campaign, can serve as an awesome reminder of your creative skills.
LIBRA: SEPTEMBER 23 – OCTOBER 22
You’ve been daydreaming about taking your side project public, and it’s finally time to cash in. Set financial goals for your passion project, and use this week to figure out just how long it’ll take you to get where you want to be.
Read This: If you’re ready to start reaping in the profits now, check out these Six Must-Download Apps That Make It Easy to Pay and Get Paid, including Payzo.io, which lets you set up a payment page that includes your name and logo.
SCORPIO: OCTOBER 23 – NOVEMBER 21
We’re all about the fancy dates, but let’s be real: Not every night needs heels, a full face of makeup and a night on the town. This week, skip the grand gestures in lieu of a casual hang and maybe a pizza or two.
Read This: It’s finally spring, and that means bare-legs season, even if you’re hanging at home. In between dusting off those mini skirts and shorts, we’ve got 11 Ways to Get Your Legs Skirt-Ready ASAP. (Photo via About.com)
SAGITTARIUS: NOVEMBER 22 – DECEMBER 21
We know the last thing you want to do is add one more task to your endless to-do list, but hear us out. Building in a few moments for reflection into your busy schedule will actually make you feel calmer and more in control. That sounds like a win to us.
DIY This: With a journal this gorgeous, you’ll want to journal ALL the time. No matter what color scheme you’re going for, check out these 10 DIYs to Beautify Your Notebook. (Photo via Craft a Doodle Doo)
CAPRICORN: DECEMBER 22 – JANUARY 19
While we’re not quite onboard with Drake’s #nonewfriends mantra, it might ring true this week as one or two new acquaintances inspire some sideeye. Save the confrontations for another day, and take it as a sign to celebrate your old friends even more.
AQUARIUS: JANUARY 20 – FEBRUARY 18
There’s something about spring that makes us crave our fruits and veggies, and you’re definitely feeling the healthy vibes. Splurge on a new cookbook or take a class from a local restaurant to really switch up your menu.
DIY This: Thankfully, eating healthy doesn’t have to mean giving up your favorite treats. If you’re hosting this year’s fiesta festivities, we’ve got Four Healthy Recipes for Cinco de Mayo.
PISCES: FEBRUARY 19 – MARCH 20
Oh yeah, you’re feeling yourself this week, and it’s magnetic. You’re fielding invites from Cinco de Mayo to Mother’s Day, and you’ll need an outfit or two to go with that easy-breasy spirit. Thank goodness for all those spring sales!
DIY This: If your bank account hasn’t caught up with your shopping ambitions, DIY your new wardrobe by Updating Old Clothes With Bleach + Stamps.
ARIES: MARCH 21 – APRIL 19
You’re gearing up for some major changes heading your way, and in a few weeks, you’ll find yourself in a major leadership position — wahoo! We know you’ve got the #GirlBoss attitude nailed down, and all you need is the confidence to rock it. If you’re feeling unsure, “fake it ’til you make it” works like a charm.
Read This: Even if your college graduation was years ago, you’ll appreciate these 10 Questions All Soon-to-Be Grads Have, Answered (Photo via Andy Kropa/Getty)
What are you planning to do this week? Let us know in the comments below, and don’t forget to check out your full AstroStyle horoscope!