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How to Become a More Well-Rounded Leader

For years, when I spoke with CEOs or senior leaders, it was because they were interested in how my consulting firm could help their employees become more engaged, or innovative, or sustainably high-performing. During the past year – and especially the past six months – I’ve been hearing a different …

3 Secrets to Having a Better Morning

A morning ritual sure sounds nice (if it didn’t, you wouldn’t be reading this) but what’s the point of one? What’s it even supposed to accomplish?<p>No, …

Stock Up on These 10 Essential Kitchen Tools

Say goodbye to that junked-up kitchen drawer and say hello to a world in which all your tools are actually used.<p>At Rustic Canyon wine bar in Santa Monica, everyone in the kitchen keeps their tools organized on a rimmed sheet tray. And, unlike what’s in your junked-up kitchen drawer, everything is …

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33 Life Lessons We Learned From Home Design in 2015

This year, <b>we stretched the limits of how we nest</b>—to do so with more ambition, intentionality, and style than we ever have before.<p>Sarah built and stained her own table, Kenzi got down and dirty with paint and shelves, Amanda wallpapered a room, Leslie transformed her tiny kitchen nook, Alexis proved …

Home Decorating

Forget the Kids Who Can’t Get In; What About Those Who Don’t Even Apply?

It’s called “undermatching”—when super-smart poor kids could get into elite schools but are afraid to apply. And it’s a problem we can fix.<p>‘Tis the …

This Beautiful Wedding Was All About The Details

We’re <i>so</i> crazy about this wedding. It’s absolutely gorgeous in the way it fuses so many of our favorite wedding details: glittery elements, pretty …

26 Wedding Rules You Might Not Know

While we're always up for taking Uncle Albert for a twirl on the dance floor and clinking a flute of Champagne to the happy couple, a looming pile of …

The All-Budgets Guide To Wedding Gifts

Dun-dun-da-<i>daa</i>. Dun-<i>dun</i>-da-<i>daaa</i>. Chances are you'll hear this tune many times this season — if your summer is anything like ours, your schedule is …

The 50 Greatest Fashion Quotes of All Time

From Coco Chanel to Marc Jacobs and Bill Cunningham, words to live by from fashion's greatest forces.<p><i>It can be difficult to articulate the power of style and fashion through words, but these icons managed to do so with quote-worthy, inspiring words of wisdom to live by. From the greatest fashion</i> …

Citrus moscato sangria recipe

Citrus moscato sangria<p>Rate this recipe<p>104 ratings<p>Author: Layla Pujol<p><b>OUR LATEST RECIPES</b><p>Yield: For 6-8 people<p>Refreshing citrus moscato sangria recipe …

Liqueurs

Fantastic fruit salad recipes (with great dressings, too!)

Throwing together a quick fruit salad is easy, sure — but it's worth taking the time to choose the perfect combo of fresh fruits, from plump berries to kiwi and even star fruit. Mix up a zingy dressing and suddenly, a simple standby becomes a dessert to remember.<p><b>1. Secret fruit salad:</b> The hidden …

The Perfect Homemade Chicken Nugget (Gluten-Free, Paleo Recipe)

I have always been proud of my Paleo "Chick-fil-A" nugget recipe from a couple years back, and it has definitely been a hit with readers. If fact, I'm sure a few of you stumbled upon my little blog because of them. But to be honest, I've never been satisfied with the texture of the nuggets …

25 Things Every Man Should Be Able to Do in the Kitchen

Your name might not be Jamie Oliver, but it takes a lot less than you think to become a master chef in your own kitchen. With these simple tips from this Reddit thread, throwing together a feast with friends and family will become a breeze.<p><b>1. Wash Your Hands</b><p>Yes, we know -- this isn't kindergarten. …

How to Move On When You’re Hurt and Waiting for Closure

<b>“Letting go gives us freedom and freedom is the only condition for happiness.”</b> <b>~</b><b>Thich Nhat Hanh</b><p>Ah, closure. That feeling of vindication, or a sense of …

How to Let Go of Anger Once and For All

The miserable feeling started to creep in last spring. I was toughening up, and not in a sexy, toned way, but in an "I'm becoming a bitch"way. One …

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