Brittney Clark

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PikaPlant: maintenance-free plants to cheer up your workplace

My desk is a topped by a happy mass of carefully curated detritus. I clear it out every six weeks or so, when I don’t want to read my emails, but the clutter remains, and far more of it than I’d ever tolerate at home.<p>There is a figurine of Captain Phasma from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, with a …

19 Best Low Light Indoor Plants

All living houseplants require some light, but some grow very well with very little. Our homes and offices can benefit greatly by having living …

Cream Cheese Chocolate Chip Cookies

Our month of chocolate desserts wouldn’t be complete without (you guessed it) chocolate chip cookies. So today, we’re featuring a jazzed up recipe …

No-excuses fitness: New exercise apps help you get your sweat on

Demands on your time can be overwhelming this time of year. But a few new fitness options mean no more excuses for skipping a workout:<p><b>Listen to your trainer</b><p>Popular audio fitness app Aaptiv provides some 17,000 "classes" a day to its users, who pay $10 a month for unlimited access to trainers …

Boost Your Metabolism Naturally | Valet.

This time of year, it's easy to overindulge on booze and sweets or snack mindlessly at parties or while watching a football game on TV. It can also …

The low-down on the ‘get up’ — a toning, do-anywhere exercise

One of my favourite do-anywhere exercises is known as the "get up," or "Turkish get up." Whatever you call it, some iteration of this movement will benefit almost anyone. Those who are aesthetically driven will appreciate that it tones the entire body. Athletes will appreciate that it requires …

Workouts

15 Genius Ways to Hack the End of Your Ketchup Bottle

Everyone has those days when you look at the inside of your fridge and wonder if it’s easier to just throw the whole lot away and start from scratch. Since that’s not very practical, you may have to begrudgingly organize your refrigerator. In the process, you’re likely to find several ketchup …

Cooking

12 tasty cold-weather recipes to keep you warm

Weather reports are buzzing with winter systems and polar vortexes, so we're not even going to think about preparing any cold salads this week. Any …

Weather

Holiday Cookie Contest winners prove every recipe tells a story

A near-miss, an underdog and a bit of cookie controversy were among the many behind-the-scenes stories during judging of the 2016 Chicago Tribune Holiday Cookie Contest.<p>In the annual contest in which we invite readers to submit their favorite cookie recipes, we again received earnest entries — some …

65 Insanely Easy Christmas Cookie Recipes to Keep You Busy Through the Holidays

Nothing gets you in the Christmas spirit quite like making a mess in the kitchen with sugar, flour, and *all* the sprinkles. That’s right; holiday cookie season is officially underway and we couldn’t be more excited. Thankfully, you don’t have to be a trained pastry chef to create the perfect milk …

Dessert

A Single-Serving Chocolate Chip Cookie for When You Don't Want to Whip Up a Full Batch

A sugar craving hits. But—gasp—you ate the last Newman-O yesterday. And there’s nothing but a bite of ice cream left in the freezer (not even worth …

That Cake From Ina Garten's New Book Is Actually REALLY Complicated To Make

That's a LOT of dedication to frosting, Ina.<p>If there’s one thing people know about Ina Garten ― the Food Network’s “Barefoot Contessa” ― it’s that she loves cooking for her husband, Jeffrey. Their love story is one that rivals even the most famous celebrity relationships. And it’s given many people …

27 Holy Grail Kitchen Gadgets That Live Up To The Hype

Products people swear by to set up a kickass kitchen.

Add This One Ingredient to Apple Pie, Say Goodbye to Soggy Pie Crust

I love apple pie. The classic dessert evokes fall in all the best ways, making me want to pull on a thick sweater and hike on trails softly packed with pine needles, my feet crunching on a carpet of fallen leaves.<p>I've spent the past week in Vermont. The trees are afire in shades of vermillion, …

Pie

Dutch Baby: The One-Skillet Breakfast You’re Not Making (Yet!)

Sure, pancakes are great. But there’s always one (or two) that burn before you get the skillet temperature right, and you have to babysit them for way too long. If you’re not about that life, Dutch babies are the breakfast for you. They’re similar to a pancake, except they’re baked in a cast iron …

Breakfast

This Pilates-Inspired Workout Will Make You Feel Taller Instantly

We spend all day leaning forward (driving, typing, reading, cooking, the list goes on). And, “The more time we spend in these forward positions the …

They Don’t Call These Billion Dollar Biscuits For Nothing…

Buttery Billion Dollar Biscuits<p>Save<p>There’s no messing around when it comes to making biscuits. Now, we’re fine with using some form of bisquick …

5 Books to Help You Raise Happy, Thoughtful Tweens and Teens

“Kids don’t come with an instruction manual” is an old adage I heard a lot when I first became a mom. But based on the vast number of parenting books …

Parenting

This Chocolate Bundt Cake Will Make a Stunning Addition to Your Holiday Dessert Table

[1]<p>Old Fashioned Chocolate Bundt Cake With Dark Chocolate Ganache Glaze<p>From The Kitchy Kitchen [2]<p>Ingredients<p><b>For the cake:</b><br>• 4 ounces unsalted butter, plus enough to grease the pan<br>• 5 ounces dark chocolate (3/4 cups) plus 2 ounces finely chopped dark chocolate (about 1/3 cup), divided<br>• 1/2 cup cocoa …

Recipes

25 Investments That Will Save You Money In The Long Run

Like retail therapy for your bank account.<p><i>Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Brownie Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies

<i>These brownie stuffed chocolate chip cookies are the cookies you’ve been dreaming of. Crisp on the outside with chewy, chocolaty gooey brownie</i> …

Dessert

Your muffin tin is a more versatile cooking tool than you probably realize

By Casey Seidenberg<p>Casey Seidenberg<p>Bio<p>Is this the school year you’re finally going to feed your family healthfully? January may be the typical season for resolutions, but for families, the start of a school year often leaves parents craving routine and improved eating patterns and triggers feelings …

Muffins

5 Beauty Products That Swedish Girls Can't Live Without

<i>For</i> W magazine, by Mia Adorante.<p>Swedish women are known for their impeccable style (just examine the models and editors at Stockholm Fashion Week, for proof). The look can be described as simultaneously polished and effortless, chic and comfortable. The same applies to the beauty look, as …

‘Great British Baking Show’ Semifinal: Watch Your Temper

Here we are in the semi-final episode of <i>The</i> <i>Great British Baking Show</i>. I would say that the competition is really heating up, but it's more, like, getting gently warmed in the oven — because at the end of the day, this show feels less like a contest and more like some friends getting together to …

Layered Peanut Butter Cheesecake Brownies

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #mixinmoments #CollectiveBias Layered Peanut …

Brownies

15 Foods and Recipes You Never Knew You Could Freeze

These days we’re all trying to be super humans by eating better, planning better and just <i>doing</i> better in general. But even when you’re trying to maintain a healthy work-life balance, making time for meal planning can be tough (despite all the meal prep inspiration out there). If only we had the …

Cooking

Strawberry Shortcake Ice Box Cake | Rachael Ray Show

cake<p>dessert<p>fruit<p>summer<p>whipped cream<p>berry<p>frozen dessert<p>Playing Grant’s Strawberry Shortcake Ice Box Cake<p>Ingredients<p>2 quarts strawberries<br>• 2 cups heavy …

Whipped Cream

This may be the best strawberry pie recipe ever

Sometimes dessert doesn't get any better than fresh, summer fruit piled high in a tender pie crust. It's one of the simplest ways to showcase the best the season has to offer.<p>"This time of year, I really like to make things that don't require a lot of oven time. There's so much great fruit around, …

Make These Super Simple DIY Candles for Your Squad

One of my favorite ways to gain inspiration is window shopping on the weekends. Recently, I’ve been noticing a bunch of candles that come in adorable containers. I love this, because after the candle is done, you can clean out the wax and use the container as a catch-all dish. We created our own …

Candles