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18 Little Grocery Shopping Mistakes That Will Cost You Money

Check yourself before you wreck yourself with this list of food shopping mistakes that could bruise your ego — and your wallet.<p>This is a no-brainer, for sure, but we're all guilty of taking a trip to the supermarket when there's a <i>rumbly in our tumbly</i>.<p>Heck, it might even be our own subconscious way …

3 Breakfast Rules to Follow to Lose Weight

Now that the New Year is solidly here, many of us are resolving to eat better, move more, and lose weight. One of the best ways to do this—and make …

Nutrition

The Omelet Recipes You'll Want To Eat For Every Meal

It's time to give eggs Benedict a rest.<p>There are many great ways to make eggs, but none quite as filling or satisfying as the omelet. Sure, scrambled eggs are easy. And poached eggs are tender. But the omelet is hearty, plays well with other ingredients, and is a perfect choice for breakfast, lunch …

Woman Pretends to Be Drunk to See How Men React in New Social Experiment

A few weeks ago, a video documenting the verbal harassment one woman received while walking the streets of New York elicited a lot of reactions from a lot of people. (As of this writing, the video has been viewed over 35 million times.) The video came under much-deserved fire for its troubling …

4 Ways to De-Bloat During Breakfast

Beat puffiness first thing in the a.m. with these tricks.<p><i>This article was repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>After a long weekend of fun, food, cocktails, or all of the above, you can wake up feeling like a giant marshmallow. Although eating or drinking anything else might be the last …

5 Frozen Cocktail Recipes (No Cabana Boy Needed)

5 frozen cocktail recipes you can make with fruit, liquor, ice, and a blender<p><b>You don't need a cabana boy to fetch a freshly made frozen cocktail</b>. All it takes is a blender, some fruit, and the push of a button.

Cocktails

Our Best Salsa Recipes for Your Summer Dipping Needs

From pico de gallo to salsa verde, these salsa recipes will become your go-to summery dips.<p><b>We're officially naming salsa the Dip of Summer™.</b> Well, of outdoor summer parties, at least. The fresh chopped veggies and bright citrus beats dairy-based dips on any sweltering day. Here are our favorite …

Cooking

Everything You Need to Have the Perfect Beach Day

A day at the beach is wonderful -- until it's not.<p>You've built up the trip in your head, so after a long drive, you slam the car door and sprint into the water. You fall asleep on the sand at 11 AM, and when you wake up, you're sunburnt and hungry. The only food in sight is overpriced, barely …

Summer Grain Salads: Whole-Wheat Spaghetti Salad With Grilled Zucchini, Olives, and Feta

Grains can be a polarizing food, but whether you love them or hate them, we can all agree on one thing: boring grain dishes should be tossed out with the chaff. This week-long series is all about inventive, refreshing grain salads: full of flavor, and perfect for summer. If we have one basic goal …

Grilled Japanese Eggplant with Tahini Sauce Recipe

Fellow gardeners, do you ever plant something because you like the look of it, but grow more than you know what to do with? That’s been my …

Grilling

65 Tomato Recipes for the Height of the Season

From pastas to salads to salsas, make these 65 tomato recipes all summer long.<p><b>It's tomato season!</b> Make the most of this ephemeral fruit with these summery recipes.

Live a Healthier Life by Making Consistency Work for You

3 min read<p>Routines help stabilize us. Without them, our days would fall to chaos, and we wouldn't be able to manage our time and conduct our business as well.<p>It's no wonder, then, that the same logic applies to your diet and fitness routines. As the old cliché goes, consistency is key.<p>In two …

Diets

A Wall Street Strategist Made An Awesome Presentation Explaining Everything In Markets And The Economy

"Six months into the year it's become clear to us that 2014 is likely to be remembered in market history books as a year of big surprises," writes Oppenheimer's John Stoltzfus.<p>"From our vantage point on the market radar screen it confirms that indeed the economy is getting better, that stocks …

Which Job Search Channels Work Best?

Sales and marketing people know all about distribution channels, but most job seekers don’t have a clue. Why should they? They haven’t been trained in sales and marketing. Job-search channels are critical to any Knowledge Worker job search; you’ve got to know what each channel is good for and which …