Ashley Sparkman

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This Is How All Your Favorite Chefs Cook Shrimp

If you love shrimp but get bored of your go-to cooking method, allow us to offer some inspiration. These shrimp recipes are top rated for a reason, and they're all contenders for easy weeknight meals or crowd-pleasing party fare. Think beyond the basic sauté with these popular recipes from some of …

Has a skier caught the Yeti on camera in Spain?

A video taken in the Spanish ski resort of Formigal appears to show a large white 'creature' in the landscape. See also: Boys find 'Yeti' footprint …

Ski Resorts

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Who was BKS Iyengar and how did he spark the global craze for yoga?

Google Doodle celebrates what would have been the 97th birthday of guru who popularised yoga in the West<p>Google is marking the birthday of BKS Iyengar, the guru who took yoga to the West, with one of its famous doodles.<p>Iyengar founded a style of yoga and taught Aldous Huxley, the author, and Yehudi …

The Red Lip That Works On EVERYONE — & Stays Put

<i>Certain beauty products — think NARS blush in Orgasm or Clinique's Black Honey lipstick — are so good, they're practically famous and have devoted,</i> …

You (Yes, You) Can Do A Handstand In Yoga Class

Going upside down isn't as hard as it looks.<p>If you think the closest you'll ever get to a handstand is watching the pros in yoga class, it's time for an attitude adjustment. No matter where you are in your practice, you'll be able to go upside down with some time and determination. As Udaya yoga …

Yoga

Yoga, Mindfulness and Kids: The Value of Disconnecting

Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter. Students are online more than ever. Nine in 10 teens report going online every day, nearly a quarter say they are online "almost constantly," and more than 70 percent have access to smartphones, according to a 2015 Pew Research Center survey. And teens are …

High School

10 YouTube Yoga Classes You Can Do at Home

Because your silk PJ set is too chic to take off.<p>For those days when there's no time for a gym session, but you want to get in workout, our ten favorite YouTube yoga classes that you can do at home.<p>1. TaraStiles<p>Tara is the founder of Strala Yoga, the movement system that ignites freedom and creates …

This guy wants to end the world's allergies and asthma - with plants

A garden can be heaven on earth, a source of satisfaction, healing and physical activity, unless you have plant allergies. Then it can be sheer hell.<p>Author and landscaping expert Tom Ogren has a solution: His latest book, "The Allergy-Fighting Garden: Stop Allergies and Asthma With Smart …

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How to Hide Blackheads, Under-Eye Circles, and All Your Other Annoying Skin Issues

Not to worry: We had a couple of makeup artists break it down for us to make sure we use our faithful friend to our best advantage. Here are the right shades and application techniques (plus, product recommendations) to cover up <i>all</i> your facial foes.<p><b>Pimples</b><br>First off: Don’t pop or pick at your …

The 8 Skincare Rules Estheticians Always Follow

In the same way we’re interested in what nutritionists eat (and wouldn’t touch with a 10-foot pole), we’re equally as fascinated by the skin rules …

Anyone Can Grow Herbs With This Super-Helpful Chart

This will be the year you finally get it right.<p>If you've longed to top homemade pizza with fresh basil, or snip chives over your morning omelet on a whim, battling with a black thumb can be discouraging. But the best way to grow herbs isn't a mystery — it's a science, and you can totally improve on …

Clip-on Hydroponic Wall Garden

Introduction: Clip-on Hydroponic Wall Garden<p>Hello, this is our step by step guide towards creating your very own fully custom clip-on hydroponic wall …

15 Recipes That'll Show You How To Bake With Coconut Oil

Photo credit: Averie Cooks<p>There's a lot of buzz about coconut oil. It's touted as an amazing beauty product. It's found to be extremely useful around the house. But where it really does its best work is as an ingredient in the most irresistible baked goods your oven has even produced.<p>We're talking …

Book Review: Baking with less sugar by Joanne Chang

We could all use a little less sugar in our diet. Some need to lower sugar intake for health benefits, and others are baking for their children, who …

Baking

Watch How to Cook Eggs Over-Easy—Easily!

Here's a written recipe with similar step-by-step instructions to what's seen above, courtesy of <i>Breakfast: Recipes to Wake Up For</i>:<p><b>1.</b> Crack 2 eggs into a shallow dish. If you get a bit of shell in the dish, use a spoon or fork to scrape it out (it’s a lot easier than using your finger).<p><b>2.</b> Heat a …

15 Secrets to Great Skin

The best buys for total complexion perfection.<p>The best buys for total complexion perfection. Plus, the top wipes, foams, and oils to remove makeup.

How to Store Potatoes, Onions, Garlic and Squash | Gardener's Supply

<i>Show what you grow!</i> <i>Add your harvest photos by posting to Instagram with</i> <b>#LoveGardeners</b><i>.</i><p>DURING the winter months, when the ground is covered by a thick …

Gardening

Why flatbreads are worth making from scratch

Baking bread for a low-histamine diet led Bee Wilson to try her hand at chapati. Pittas and parathas quickly followed...<p>It’s strange how we cooks divide food into things that we make and things that we buy, often quite arbitrarily. It isn’t to do with the actual trouble involved, but some kind of …

Bread

Make Perfect Homemade Granola by Avoiding These Common Mistakes

Avoid these common mistakes to turn out perfect batches of golden-brown homemade granola every time.<p><b>Granola is the blank canvas of breakfast foods.</b> A simple base of oats and nuts plus a little oil or butter and your sweetener (hello, maple syrup) of choice, and you've just paved the way to dozens …

Breakfast

The Best Gluten-Free Muffins

Or, as Steve fondly refers to them, “love muffins”. I featured these in last week’s post on easy, meatless, make ahead breakfasts, but after taking …

World’s Largest Indoor Farm is 100 Times More Productive

The statistics for this incredibly successful indoor farming endeavor in Japan are staggering: 25,000 square feet producing 10,000 heads of lettuce …

Urbanism

The Reason You're Taking in Too Many Calories

Part of the problem is that you rarely see calorie counts next to alcohol. But a recent study found that when menus listed how much exercise you’d have to do to work off a menu item, people ordered healthier options. You probably won’t see reps next to your cocktail order, but you can consult this …

How To Clean (Almost) Anything And Everything

It's springtime and we all know what THAT means.

Engagement Rings

Making Cloudy Glasses Sparkle Again

Have you ever reached into your cabinet to offer a cold drink to someone only to realize that you have cloudy glasses covered with a film? I don't …

5 Greenhouse Space-Saving Secrets

Image source: houzz.com<p>Last week, I wrote about three things I have learned in just a few years of owning a greenhouse. Our greenhouse is 20 feet …

16 Ways To Use Coconut Oil

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, the game-changing ways to add coconut oil into your beauty routine.<p><b>1) An alternative to shaving cream.</b> Get a smooth shave and prevent razor burn by mixing coconut oil, shea butter, and jojoba oil together. Try this recipe.<p><b>2) Facial scrub:</b> Slough off dead skin …