Carmen Laurent

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11 Obscenely Delicious Things You Can And Should Do With Dark Chocolate

Dark Chocolate Tart With Blackberries<p>This chocolate tart is the definition of eye candy. But with fresh blackberries and a dusting of hazelnut …

Want to Be a Lot Happier? Science Says Do Any 1 of These 9 Things

Or do them all. They work. Science says so.<p>Everyone wants to be happy, but many people aren't (especially people who live in Burundi.)<p>So how can you be happier?<p>If you want to be happier, there's good news and bad. Unfortunately, approximately 50% of your happiness, your "happiness set-point," is …

Happiness

Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Chicken Bowls

This week I played around with the concept for my classic Taco Chicken Bowls and made a “green” salsa version, or Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Chicken …

Cooking

Crock Pot Balsamic Chicken

Yum! <i>This post is sponsored by STAR FINE FOODS, maker of awesome Olive Oils, Vinegars, olives, glazes, capers, anchovies, onions, and the list goes ON</i> …

Cooking

Fall Baking: Pumpkin Spice No-Bake Cookies | shopswell

It's fall and that means it's time to bake all things pumpkin. These are by far the easiest, tastiest pumpkin cookies I have ever made. In fact, next …

Brown Butter Churro Donuts

Baked, not fried, these Brown Butter Churro Donuts are ready in less than 20 minutes!We went to the state fair a few weeks ago and quite literally …

Dessert

Pappardelle Recipe with Slow Cooked Beef Ragu recipe

Ingredients<p>Pappardelle with slow-cooked beef ragu<p>2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil<br>• 1 large (200g) brown onion, chopped finely<br>• 6 drained anchovy fillets, …

Cooking

Crock Pot Chicken Fajitas #Recipe

Date Added: 9/12/2016 Source: my-favrecipes.blogspot.com<p>Want to save this recipe?<p>Save It!<p>Share It!<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds boneless skinless chicken …

Found Photos of the Unexplained: Odd Vintage Pics That Demand a Backstory

MYSTERY: Really? A room full of spectators for a chess game? I know our attention spans have gotten worse through the decades, but I don’t ever …

25 Dining Room Ideas Sure To Inspire

Take a cue from these designer spaces and create a room you'll actually want to eat in.<p>Don't let your dining table sit forgotten until Thanksgiving. Take a cue from these well-appointed designer spaces and create a room you and your family will actually want to eat in.

60 Fall Recipes We're Looking Forward to Making

All the fall recipes we're looking forward to cooking now that summer is (nearly) over.<p><b>Oh no ... it's actually happening.</b> The end of summer is fast approaching, and we're gearing up for shorter days, longer nights, cooler temperatures, colorful leaves, sweatshirts, and football. Not only is the …

Cooking

Want to ace a job interview? Be nice to the receptionist

<i>MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for:</i> …

7 Beauty Myths to Stop Believing

Remember when your cool, older cousin warned you that shaving your legs too often would cause the hair to grow back thicker? Lies. Lies. LIES. We set out to debunk seven of the most common beauty myths.<p><b>Myth #1: Sitting cross-legged will give you spider veins. Here's the truth.</b><p><b>Myth #2: Shaving makes</b> …

Five foolproof ways to destroy employee morale

<i>This column is part of Globe Careers' Leadership Lab series, where executives and experts share their views and advice about leadership and management. Follow us at</i> @Globe_Careers<i>. Find all Leadership Lab stories at</i> tgam.ca/leadershiplab<p>Most of the leaders I work with are focused on keeping their …

8 Life Hacks for Millennials Who Want to Achieve Success

We live in a time in which anyone with a good idea and the drive to bring it to life can find success. However, it’s not as easy as putting your idea …

Entrepreneurship

Pots and Pans you need for cooking

Whether you're building your first kitchen's arsenal of tools or just decluttering and purging the outdated and old equipment, it can be tough to know which pots and pans you really need—and which are just taking up precious cupboard space. This guide takes the mystery out of it all: These are the …

Why Skin Conditions Need to Be Taken More Seriously

Stigmatized and under-prioritized by doctors, skin conditions can really fuck with your head as well as your body.<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>About a year and a half ago I developed round, red, itchy sores on my legs, ass, and lower back. When I first went to the doctor I was …

How To Decorate With Antiques (Without Turning Your Home Into A Museum)

There's a fine line between kitschy and curated.<p>Save for our minimalist friends in Scandinavia, many designers live by the principle of layering. But when it comes to adding antiques into the mix, it takes some skill. According to Rebecca Robertson, an interior designer and co-author of "Collected: …

11 IKEA Makeovers That Look Shockingly Luxe

Here's proof that you can have champagne on a beer budget.<p>Here's proof that you can have champagne on a beer budget.

12 Sneaky Storage Tricks for a Tiny Bathroom

There's more room in those slim spaces and tight corners than you think.<p>Keep everything you need right at your fingertips — but off your countertops.

Definitive Proof That Wall Decals Can Be Crazy Chic

These are not your average birds, trees, or inspirational quotes.<p>Restyle your space with these cool wall art stickers and decals. Plus, try our favorite removable wallpapers.

5 California Detox Destinations Made for a Post-Coachella Cleanse

Whether or not you’ll be carousing at Coachella this year, the post-festival lull makes for an ideal opportunity to detoxify, tone, and reset your body before beach season. These California retreats may not be all R&R—think colonics, early-morning wake-up calls, and mandatory exercise classes—but …

Alicia Yoon, Founder, Peach & Lily

'I was born in Seoul, and then I came to the states when I was 1. We lived all over—Nashville, Atlanta, Queens…When I was 12, our whole family moved …

Skin Care