Celina Carver

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This Is Exactly How Much You Have To Walk To Start Losing Weight

Walking is one of the easiest, but still most effective exercises. Walking can also help you improve health and tone the muscles while losing …

11 Incredible European Cities That Are Incredibly Cheap To Visit

See you there!<p>“Cheap” isn’t usually the first word that comes to mind regarding a trip to Europe. But if expert travelers know anything, it’s that there are <i>always</i> ways to work the system in our financial favor.<p>For those who seek adventure on a budget, travel site Hoppa has curated a list of the …

European Travel

Characteristics of the Narcissist

Certain characteristics appear with stunning regularity among narcissists. Since narcissism is on a continuum, some will have more than others.<p>These …

Narcissism

This Hormone Is The Reason Why You Cannot Lose Weight. Here’s How To Solve It And Encourage Weight Loss

Many people face this problem. They do everything to lose their excess weight, but never seem to get the results. They work so hard, yet all they can …

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Organized Project Board

Managing a household, blog, family, and finances can be difficult at times. I constantly try to prioritize and multitask, as do most moms. Using a …

10 Haunting Documentaries That Are Stranger Than Fiction

Featuring serial killers, brutal maulings, and unsolved mysteries, documentaries can be far creepier than anything George Romero has ever …

Crime

11 biographies to read if you want to get rich

Success is a learnable skill, self-made millionaire T. Harv Eker emphasizes in his book, "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind." Anyone can grow to be successful and wealthy, and one of the best starting points is to read a biography about someone who's already done it.<p>"Successful people look at other …

How to achieve your goals faster

We’ve all dreamed of these lofty goals in life at one point or another.<p>Setting goals is an essential technique to  accomplishing what we truly want in our lives, and more importantly —living a more fulfilling life. And the importance of goal setting is only increasing as our ability to focus …

Motivation

26 Books Every 'Spiritual But Not Religious' Seeker Should Read

If you're on a spiritual quest, these books will open you up to wonder.<p><i>"There are things you can't reach. But</i><p><i>you can reach out to them, and all day long.</i><p><i>The wind, the bird flying away. The idea of God.</i><p><i>And it can keep you as busy as anything else, and happier."</i><p>-- "Where Does The Temple Begin, Where …

Complete Guide to Free Summer Concerts in Austin

Aerial shot of Blues on the Green (Credit: Ryan Conine)<p>Austin takes its reputation as Live Music Capital of the World very seriously over the summer. …

Concerts

Nightly specials at the city's top restaurants

There is much to love about modern Austin dining. With so many new restaurants and bars, chefs and beverage directors are getting creative in …

Austin Free Food: A Cheat Sheet for the City's Ultimate Deals

Free food is the ultimate cheap eats, where no money is lost and all the eating is gained. The methods vary in Austin, where there are bars with free food; complimentary dishes from restaurants; buy one, get one free; and much more. Here’s a breakdown of the best ways to take advantage of those …

These 10 hot spots boast the most breathtaking views in Austin

Who wouldn’t want to have lunch, dinner or a refreshing drink at a hot spot overlooking water? Austin boasts a wealth of lakes, rivers and creeks, …

Here are the top 5 food events happening in Austin this week

Who's hungry? Dig into the five best food and drink events in Austin this week, featuring a range of foodie talent, from national stars to local …

23 Nigerian Foods The Whole World Should Know And Love

Take your tastebuds on a spectacular journey.

Spices

14 Genius Hacks For A Quick Breakfast On-The-Go

Breakfast is not only the most important meal of the day, it's arguably the most delicious. Sadly, we often let breakfast fall by the wayside with insanely busy schedules.<p>But abandon breakfast no more. We've rounded up 14 hacks to ensure you get in your first meal of the day without wasting any …

The Best Workout for a Toned, Tight Butt

Exercise 1 Prone Leg Raise<p>Lie facedown on the floor with your head supported by crossed arms, legs shoulder-width apart, core engaged <b>(a)</b>. Contract your glutes to lift your legs about 12 to 16 inches off the ground and bring them together to touch <b>(b)</b>. Pause, then slowly lower back to start. That's …

Here's Proof That Your Pictures Don't Need Frames

French Toast with Bacon, Onion and Tomato Jam

Make the filling: Toss the bacon into a large skillet with a few drops of olive oil. Bring the pan to medium heat and cook the bacon until brown and …

Breakfast

21 Songs To Listen To When You Just Want To Be Sad And Drink Wine And Have A Really Good Cry

<i>Sometimes it just feels good to have a good cry. You put on your favorite emotional tunes, pour a glass of wine, and let the feelings flow all night.</i> …

10 Houseplants That Actually Clean the Air You Breathe

Probably just about every interior designer will preach it to you: If you want your home to have a friendly, outdoorsy, calm, elegant and homey feel, simply add a plant. Need to fill an empty corner? Add a plant. Got a bare spot on your bookshelf? Add a plant. And we’re pretty sure this “Put a …

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

How To Turn 2015 Into A Year Of Career Success

In my last blog, I discussed the importance of doing things differently during 2015. One of the tips I mentioned was creating a career strategic plan – to get you from where you are today, to where you want to be. <i>That sounds difficult</i>, you’re probably thinking. Actually, it’s not.<p>Antoine de …

Motivation

How To Ruin Your Life (Without Even Noticing That You Are)

Understand that life is not a straight line. Life is not a set timeline of milestones. It is okay if you don’t finish school, get married, find a job …

How to Survive the Olive Shortage

With a little know-how and common sense, you can make your stash of olive oil last you through the current olive shortage<p>In case you haven't heard, we're in the midst of an olive oil crisis.<p>Generally crappy growing weather in the Mediterranean—along with rampaging insects and various kinds of …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

Good for what ails you, 12 recipes for winter cooking greens

Some vegetables are born to be stars; others are best suited to ensemble roles. There's no better example of this than winter's hardy cooking greens, a mainstay of farmers' markets at this time of year.<p>While you can cook mustards, chards, collards, kale and even the leafy parts of turnips and beets …

Flavors

17 Ways To Use Just About Everything In Your Kitchen BETTER

These kitchen tricks will make cooking SO much easier. This piece originally appeared on cosmopolitan.com.<p><b>1. Use two plates to safely cut a lot of little tomatoes at once.</b><p>Lay the tomatoes you wish to slice in half on a small plate. Place another plate on top and then run a very sharp knife through …