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16 Smart Dollar Store Ideas To Declutter Your Kitchen

Organized? Check. Cheap? Double check.

5 Spice Rubs That Make Chicken Mind-Blowingly Delicious

Because there’s so much more to life than lemon pepper<p>Cooking a big batch of chicken breasts on Sunday is one of the easiest ways to prep protein for your entire week. But eating the same thing day after day is boring as hell.<p>Enter: spice rubs. Whip up several of these mixtures so you can roast …

How to Be an Early Riser in the Dark: Winter Advice From a Sleep Expert

This weekend, the clocks fall back in an attempt to realign our day with the latent sunrise. It’s the seasonal signifier of the darker winter mornings ahead, when you’ll likely find it increasingly difficult to rise and shine without natural light. “Your body wants to move with the sun,” explains …

Beauty

14 Things Successful People Do First Thing in the Morning | Inc.com

"If it has to happen, then it has to happen first," writes Laura Vanderkam, a time-management expert and the author of <i>What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast</i>.<p>Those among us who have managed to find professional success and eke out a life actively embrace this philosophy. They must set …

Time Management

20 Quick and Easy Dinners You Can Cook With 20 Minutes

17 Clean-Eating Staples That Should Be Stocked in Your Fridge or Freezer Right Now

1 of 18<p>maximilian stock ltd/Getty Images<p>You want to fill your fridge and freezer with clean ingredients that are easy to turn into endless meals and …

Food

10 Strategies to Improve Your Morning Routine

<i>By Laura Gaskill, Houzz Contributor</i><p>With the first weeks of school underway, and most adults settling back in to work (however grumpily) after vacations, mornings are bound to be more hectic. From searching for missing shoes, backpacks and important papers to remembering all of the minute details of …

Research shows that these 7 hobbies will make you smarter

Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> our potential and enjoy ourselves in the process.<p>We now know that by learning new skills the brain creates new neural pathways that make it work faster and better.<p>Here is a list of seven hobbies that make you smarter and why.<p>Playing music …

8 keystone habits that can transform your life

Charles Duhigg, author of "The Power of Habit," calls these "keystone habits." They are correlated with other good habits. For example, regular exercise often goes hand-in-hand with better eating habits.<p>Keystone habits don't create a direct cause-and-effect relationship, but they can spark "chain …

Immune System

15 Lightened-Up Pasta Recipes for Summer That Aren’t Pasta Salad

Summer is in full swing. And when the temperature rises and your clothes get lighter, your meals should lighten up too. The last thing you want to do when lounging by the pool is devour a meal that’s going to leave you feeling bloated and tired. We scoured the depths of the Internet and found 15 …

Why I didn't choose a marriage that would make me happy

If there's one piece of marriage advice that always makes me cringe, it's this: "Find someone who makes you happy." I've heard this advice countless …

Happiness

5 Breakfast Recipes for People on the Go

If you're always in a hurry in the morning, focus on breakfast foods that you can make the night before.<p>Mornings are always the busiest time of the day. You have to get up out of bed, tend to the kids or pets, and get ready yourself. Do you press the snooze button for five more minutes of sleep, or …

10 Lists To Keep If You Want To Be Successful

The human mind is truly incredible, and we should all strive towards creating a tenacious memory we can rely on. Many lucrative professions or …

Productivity

15 Things Happy People Avoid At All Costs

Some people would rather be miserable.<p>Sure, if they had more time or money to do the things they enjoy <i>then</i> they’d be happy.<p>But that’s never gonna …

20 Time Management Hacks I Wish I'd Known Before My 20s

Being able to manage your time most appropriately is something best done as early as possible. The earlier in life that you start, the better such …

Time Management

26 Things To Remember If You Want To Be Truly Happy

If you’ve asked yourself how to become a happier person, this is already a very good sign. Happiness is not something that happens to us by chance. …

Happiness

DIY: Friendship Bracelet chevron rug

You know how friendship bracelets are totally back? Well, I can’t quite bring myself to get into it after 15 years but I love the bright colors, the …

How-To: Pizza Nachos

I like pizza, I like nachos, and they both come in triangle-shaped servings. If it was a snake it would’ve bit me, but not as hard as I’d like to bite down on these pizza nachos from Two Peas and Their Pod.<p>[via Neatorama]

Food

DIY: Mosaic Ornaments from CDs + Video Tutorial

I've been itching to make holiday crafts all year and I'm so excited to share my first one. For this week's DIY project, I'm making some sparkly …

24 Best New Color Combinations for 2018

Is dusty rose and charcoal grey not the happiest palette for spring?<p>If you mastered the blue-and-white palette long ago and are ready for the next crop of bold, fabulous, and truly inspiring color pairings, get excited: We asked our go-to designers which pairs they love the most, when someone's …

47 Pie Recipes for Every Season

From classic apple to blueberry—we've got a pie for every season.<p>No matter what the season, pie is one of our favorite desserts. There's not much you can't put into a flaky, buttery crust. From fruity fillings piled high (high pie!) with meringue to rich, velvety chocolate delights, here are our …

Baking

How To Choose a Sofa: 50 Designer Tips

Everything you need to know.<p>Everything you need to know about sofas in one place. Experts such as Windsor Smith, Barbara Barry, and Steven Gambrel share how deep a sofa should be, which style goes with which, how to select pattern, and more.

How-To: 8-foot Giant Squid Pillow

Add some giant squid to your abode with this excellent 8-foot Giant Squid Pillow tutorial from Philadelphia Weekly.<p>[via Laughing Squid]

Philadelphia

Healthy Cookie Recipes

7 Warm, Gooey (But Still Healthy!) Cookie Recipes<p>These cookies are so tasty, no one will guess that they're also better for you<p>When your next cookie craving strikes, whip up one of these more nutritious (but still oh-so-delicious) recipes.<p>Mitch Mandel<p>Chips Oh Boy! Cookies<p>Vitamin E-rich walnuts make …

How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Three ways to get your perfect scrambled eggs -- whatever your version of perfection may be.</i><p>Scrambled eggs and toast: sounds like an ascetic breakfast, …

Breakfast

101 Decorating Secrets from Top Interior Designers

Experts share their best tips.<p>The experts — Christopher Peacock, Myra Hoefer, Carleton Varney, and 97 other inspiring designers — share words to live and design by. Plus, see 101 easy makeovers from interior designers.

How to Fall Asleep

Falling asleep isn't always as simple as placing your head on a pillow and shutting your eyes. Thoughts, worries, and discomfort all have a way of …

University of Maryland

10 Ways to Sleep Better

We asked an aromatherapist, a chiropractor, an insomnia specialist, and more experts to share their best, natural tips for getting a good night's rest.<p><b>1. Clear Your Thoughts</b><p>"I like to keep a little yellow pad and pen next to the bed so that before turning the lights out, I can empty my head onto a …

The Simple Things You Should Be Doing Every Morning (But Aren't)

The alarm sounds and you're off: Onto checking emails, finding car keys and, if you're lucky, brushing your hair.<p>The madness, the rush of it all -- it's got to stop. Adding intention into your morning routine is in your best interest: It sets the tone for the rest of your day, and may ultimately …

6 Ways to Stop Dwelling On It

It's 5 p.m., the deadline for an important work project is at 6, and all you can think about is the fight you had with the next-door neighbor this …

Mindfulness