Amanda Ferrin

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Chocolate-Covered Espresso Beans

A melt-in-your-mouth treat with a roasty crunch<p>These delicious little treats are perfect as an after-meal snack, a midday perk, or a homemade …

Deep Fried Deviled Eggs + 10 Other Fried Recipes to Eat on Cheat Day

There is one absolute truth in the world: The deeper the frying vat, the more godly the final product. You’re probably already familiar with the likes of crunchy fried-style ice cream (yum!) and other golden-brown goodies you can regularly find at state fair food stands. And you’ve probably even …

Giant Waves at Mavericks Surf Contest: Pictures

Northern California

How to Live With a Creative Person (Especially if You're Creative Too!)

If you've been to my site <b>HerAfter</b> before, you might have noticed <i>him</i>. Tall, dark and handsome; there's a recurring character in many of our photos, a man also credited for much of the photography itself. He's my partner, and he too is a writer. We're two creative-minded individuals, fostering each …

Another Tragic Photo of a Drowned Child Refugee: ‘What Is Happening in the World?'

He saw the infant first. The boy was face up on a bed of gray and brown rocks, wearing dark pants and a blue top, with “Flying Club” written over an …

'Do you apologize?': Donald Trump clashes with reporter before cutting him off at a press conference

The reporter noted that Trump is being criticized on the campaign trail because he said on "Meet the Press" in 1999 that he was strongly in favor of abortion rights. Critics say the quote is evidence that Trump, who has since changed his position, is untrustworthy on the issue.<p>"Read the full …

Donald Trump

The happiest, healthiest state in the US is…

Say “Aloha” to the good life if you’re lucky enough to be able to move to Hawaii.<p>People who live in the postcard-beautiful state have the highest overall well-being in the U.S., according to the 2015 Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index released on Thursday. The report measures how Americans feel …

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The Best Places to Travel in February

Tired of tranquil beaches with puny waves? February is big wave season on Oahu, and daredevils congregate around the North Shore to catch swells of …

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Seven Expeditions You Can Actually Join

Legend has it that, in 1914, Sir Ernest Shackleton placed a classified seeking men to help him become the first person to cross the continent of Antarctica. Fact or fiction, more than a hundred years later his risky appeal resonates with adventurous types who dream of contributing to a new …

The Comfort Food Recipes That Make Us Endlessly Happy

Happiness on a plate.<p>There are few pleasures in life as simple, yet as great, as a delicious, comforting meal. Not only does it serve the purpose of getting us fed ― a very important quality ― but it also tastes good and makes our souls feel oh-so glad. Lucky for all of us, we’re deep in the throes …

Sick of the office? Get a job that pays you to travel

They say if you love your job, you'll never work a day in your life. We say if you travel for work, you'll never have a boring commute a day in your …

Photographer Discovers More Than 1,000 Snapshots of 1980s Stripteasers in Los Angeles Garage

Los Angeles-based director and photographer Tyler Hubby knew the amateur photographer only from a single box of negatives the latter left behind more …

What to Eat Before and After a Workout, According to a Registered Dietitian

You've got your leggings, your sports bra, your sneakers, and a hair tie. You're ready to work out, right? Actually, you're missing one crucial …

Nutrition

Tokyo mohicans: the style and sweat of Japanese punk – in pictures

Photographers Tatsuo Suzuki and Yusuke Yamatani document the punk scene of their native Tokyo in all its amped up glory for the new photo series Punk in Translation

Here's Your Chance to Spend a Romantic Evening in the Great Hall at Hogwarts

And try a Love Potion.<p><i>This story originally appeared on Time</i>.<p>It'll be the most magical Valentine's ever.<p>Warner Bros. Studio Tour London, home to sets …

Harry Potter

Forget the Listicles: A Happy and Successful Relationship Depends On Just One Thing

Couples who describe their relationships as happy, healthy or successful don't just get lucky. Nor do they keep a mantra of all the things the listicles tell them to do or not do.<p><b>Partners in happy relationships share an intent to have a strong relationship and they follow through that intention</b> …

7 Amazing Places to Ring in New Year on the Beach

Eating, drinking and dancing. These are the three activities that define New Year's Eve across the globe. But some people do them wearing winter jackets, while others get to feel the sand between their toes as the fireworks go off. Do you want to be one of the latter? Then spend December 31 at one …

6 Superfoods Your Grandmother Ate -- That You Should Too

Back in her day, Grandma probably had no idea what "eating clean" was. And even if you tried explaining it to her, she'd probably say she didn't give a hoot. Still, her diet wasn't all Salisbury steak and Jell-O salad. Your granny and her gang ate plenty of foods that were actually really healthy, …

Nutrition

20 DIY Christmas Yard Decorations to Deck Out Your Outdoor Space

Halloween has come and gone, which means bye-bye jack-o’-lanterns, helloooo holidays. If you are already in the mood to start Pinning holiday decor ideas, your outdoor space should be the starting point for all things jolly. Go ahead and hop on the decorate-before-Thanksgiving bandwagon with these …

16 New IKEA Hacks You Haven’t Seen Yet

Budgeting and holidays are never good together (seriously, can those two just break up already?) So if you’re trying to revamp your interiors without spending too much money this winter, IKEA is definitely the best place to start. Whether you need extra storage or are just looking for some easy DIY …

Never Overcook Roast Beef Again

Next time you roast beef in the oven or your slow cooker, you'll know with complete confidence that it'll come out right.<p><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below, reader Linda Buckmaster confesses to</i> …

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Everybody, Chill: 19 Recipes to Make and Freeze Now

Stock your ice box with a few weekend-made meals (pot pies, meaty baked pastas, and curries are all great) and forget all about dinner stress.<p><b>No matter how hard we try</b>, getting home with enough time to prep, cook, and actually enjoy dinner can be a challenge. But that's what the freezer is for, …

9 Gluten-Free Cookie Recipes for the Holidays

Christmas cookies, holiday cookies, winter treats—whatever you want to call them, they used to be the perfect gift. Everyone loved getting a little …

19 Words That Will Make People Like You More

Want to make a better first impression and engender positive feelings that last a long time? Focus on what you say as much as what you do.<p>(<i>Be sure to check out the related column: 37 More Words That Will Make People Like You Even More.</i>)<p>First impressions can lead to lasting impressions, which can …

A Must-Have Vegetarian Cookbook

This is Michael Shemtov's favorite vegetarian cookbook.<p><i>Getting a chef to pick a favorite cookbook is like asking a parent to choose her most-loved</i> …

7 of the Best Grilled Side Dishes Ever

Here are seven easy, crowd-pleasing sides to make on the grill this weekend.<p>Here are seven easy, crowd-pleasing sides to make on the grill this …