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Learn How to Knit the FLAG Stitch with Free Pattern + Video

Shares 4.0K<p>This Flag Knit Stitch Pattern has such a beautiful depth of texture. This knitting pattern is an easy level project, with easy to follow …

Knitting

This Healthy Kung Pao Chicken Comes Together in 20 Minutes — Delicious Links

Looking for an easy dinner that really packs a punch? Kung pao chicken is your best bet. But before you place an order at your local takeout joint, …

Food

The Only 8 Moves You Need to Be Fit

Squat<p>For the most elemental of human movements—sitting down and getting back up, or lifting something heavy off the ground—there is no better …

Workouts

Exactly How to Make Melting Potatoes, the Trend That’s Taking Over Pinterest

Potatoes, how do we love thee? Let us count the ways. We’re all about mashing, smashing and even Hasselbacking. That’s why we were excited to read …

Mashed

The Best Cauliflower Recipes That Put the Low-Carb Veggie to Good Use

Tasty comfort food doesn't always call for carb-heavy, health-averse ingredients. In fact, sometimes the best comfort foods come in the form of …

Cooking

Make Healthy Happen Challenge: 500-Calorie Dinner Menus - Week 2

209 calories<br>Pressing tofu helps extract liquid so it cooks up perfectly in this healthy Chinese tofu recipe. Look for plum sauce—a sweet-and-sour …

Healthy Eating

How to Lose 50 Pounds in Three Months

Losing 50 pounds in three months is an ambitious goal for sure — but one that could completely change your life and appearance, not to mention …

Fitness

Why This Master of Wine Moved from Napa to the Finger Lakes

FLX wine country is booming with Riesling, Chardonnay, Cabernet Franc and Gewürztraminer. Master of Wine Nova Cadamatre has the scoop on what’s new …

Wine & Spirits

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Beans the Cat, a free knitting pattern from Linda Dawkins.

Spring Knits: Traveling Cable Hand Warmers

Knit up some beautiful mitts that are ideal for combating those early spring chills with this traveling cable hand warmers project!<p>Cables are kind of magical, especially in small-scale projects. They can make just about any yarn—no matter how plain—look absolutely stunning, and they can easily …

6 Green Juices Celebrities Swear By To Speed Up Their Metabolism In The Morning

Celebrities are notorious for their green juices. Not only do they make for a healthy alternative for breakfast, but health and fitness experts say …

How To Eliminate Bloat Fast, According To A Doctor

Sometimes stomach bloating is an aggravating part of life. Indulging in a delicious, rich, carb-filled meal will often result in bloating, gassiness, …

17 Easy Stir Fry Recipes That'll Be on the Dinner Table in No Time

Put down that packet of premade stir-fry sauce, and prepare to give the classic quick-and-easy dinner a healthy and tasty update. Stir-fries are the …

Cooking

I Never Thought I'd Spend $70 on a Concealer, But It's Actually Worth Every Penny

<i>This article originally appeared on Hello Giggles. For more stories like it, visit hellogiggles.com.</i><p>As some of you may know, I’m a concealer addict. …

Makeup

Thinking About Trying Retinol? Make These Serums Your First Port of Call

There's a lot of talk about retinol in the beauty sphere at present, so we're not surprised that you're thinking about giving it a go—it is what …

Skin Care

5 Homemade Remedies for Hair Growth and Why They Work

Physical looks matter to an everyone whether they choose to express it or not. Everyone is born with a flaw; some can be fixed while other you just …

Hair Care

Next-Level Banana Bread, Courtesy of One Basic Ingredient

Banana bread plays an important role in most home baking repertoires. It holds sway in our minds as a delicious comfort food. It’s a staple of bakery counters; you can find it everywhere easily. But despite all that, it’s so ordinary. So simple. No one swoons over banana bread they way they do over …

7 Foundations That Are Worth the Splurge

If you found the *perfect* foundation that gives you the even, smooth, glowing complexion of your dreams, what does it matter if it costs more than …

Elasticity

Coco Chanel's Best Quotes About Style Are as Iconic as You'd Imagine

Coco Chanel's quotes still hold true to this day. She remains the epitome of timeless, classic style and good taste, and she was never one to hold …

100 Wedding Cocktail Hour Songs That Make a Perfect Playlist

The cocktail hour at your wedding is a magical moment: You're officially a newlywed, drinks are flowing, and there are smiles all around. Create a playlist full of songs to match the golden vibes! Get inspired with this roundup of the best cocktail hour songs (in every genre) to play on the big day!<p>…

Soul Music

Roasted Fig Salad with Goat Cheese, Prosciutto and Arugula

For the honey vinaigrette: In a small Mason jar or any small jar with a tightly fitting lid, combine the mustard, vinegar, honey, and salt and pepper …

Arugula

A Crispy, Crunchy Chicken Salad With Tons of Vegetables

Mayo? This salad's never met him.<p>I never met a chicken thigh I didn’t like. Chicken, in general, is one of the great foods. And aside from the chicken wing, which is clearly and unquestionably the greatest single part of the chicken, the thigh is next best. I’m one of those people who believes that …

Cooking

Turn Your Farmers Market Haul into the Ultimate Dinner Salad

Make sure you add "salad night" to this week's meal plan, because no matter what you bring home from the farmers market, this summery take on a …

Farmers Market

This Lighter Alfredo Sauce Is Made With Cauliflower And It's Gonna Blow Your Mind

This is an Alfredo sauce you can eat on the regs.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>6 cups water<p>1 head cauliflower florets<p>1 cup milk<p>2 tablespoons butter<p>1 garlic clove<p>1 teaspoon salt<p>1 teaspoon pepper<p>1 pound pasta, cooked<p>Parmesan, to serve<p>Parsley, chopped, to serve<p>1. Boil the water over medium-high heat.<p>2. …

Why Everyone Is Obsessed With The Ordinary, the Cult-Favorite Skincare Brand

Let’s be real: It’s <i>way</i> too easy to spend serious cash on skincare products. When you’re lured by the promise of invisible pores, a dewy glow, and an even skintone, a beauty budget can be the last thing on our minds. It’s a never-ending, often expensive cycle that plagues our commitment to a clear …

Skin Care

Akerworks Swatch Gauge – Knitter's Review

Swatching and gauge are the two least-sexy topics in knitting—and yet they are also the most vital. We swatch to know how many stitches our hands …

I Wore the Same Mascara For Over a Decade, but This One Made Me Switch

My answer to the question "What mascara do you use?" was the same for more than 10 years, and it rolled off my tongue like clockwork. I swore by an under-$15 drugstore mascara whose thin brush elongated and thickened my eyelashes like no other high-end product ever could. "I have it in my purse if …

Beauty Diary: How I Got Rid of My Under-Eye Dark Circles in One Week

<i>This piece was originally published by our friends at LaurenConrad.com.</i><p>I'll be completely upfront with you: I’m the type of person who will get …

These Are the 10 Products You Must Try From Milani — All Under $13

If you're not already in love with Milani, you're going to be. The drugstore brand has been making makeup that rivals its luxury counterparts for years and has products that every beauty junkie will love.<p>The brand's displays are filled with so many cruelty-free, pigmented cosmetics, it can be hard …

Makeup

Our Big, Badass Summer Fragrance Guide for Every Personality

How serious is my fragrance addiction? Let's consider the evidence: We're exactly a week past the summer solstice, and I've already cycled through no …

Beauty