Claudia Oquendo

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6 Tiny Daily Rituals that Will Change Your Life (in 6 Months or Less)

<i>Are you willing to spend a little time every day like most people won’t, so you can spend the better part of your life like most people can’t?</i>Think …

'Ikigai': The Japanese Lifestyle Trend Promising To Find Your Life Purpose

Is this the new 'hygge'?<p>From yoga retreats in the Himalayas and weekly mindfulness classes to downloading mediation apps such as Headspace and Calm, many of us spend our lives (and paycheques) on trying to achieve happiness and fulfilment.<p>However, having tried out the Danish concept of finding …

Roasted Balsamic Chicken with Baby Tomatoes Recipe

"I love this recipe. It's great paired with salad and/or brown basmati rice. So Paleo. So delicious!"<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup balsamic vinegar<p>1 tablespoon …

Frito Pie (Or Walking Taco) Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Walking tacos, as they were called in the tiny Indiana town where I grew up, were standard fare at school lunch, football games, cookouts, and more. Consisting of no more than a bag of Fritos split open with barely-saucy ground beef, diced raw white onions, and shredded cheese, they …

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Baileys & Coffee Cupcakes

<b>YIELD:</b> 15 CUPCAKES <b>PREP:</b> 25 MINUTES <b>COOK:</b> 20 MINUTES <b>TOTAL:</b> 45 MINUTES<p><i>Espresso-spiked coffee cupcakes topped with the perfect companion,</i> …

How I cut my $80-a-week grocery budget in half without eating less

<b>• Kenny Gould followed one of the USDA's food plans for a month. It cut his normal grocery budget almost in half — from $80 to $42.</b><p><b>• He shopped at a different store each week: his local chain, Trader Joe's, Whole Foods, and a food co-op.</b><p><b>• He was able to buy plenty of healthy food and still save</b> …

These Are the Foundations Kim Kardashian Keeps in Her Makeup Kit

Just like every home needs a solid structure on which to stand, a flawless contour should always be complemented with that perfect foundation. Kim …

Bob Marley's Reggae: Jerk Marinated Chicken Breast Skewers, Chargrilled and Served with Creamy Cucumber Dipping Sauce and Yucca Fries

• 1 onion, finely chopped<br>• 1/2 cup finely chopped scallion<br>• 2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves<br>• 1 teaspoon salt<br>• 2 teaspoons sugar<br>• 1 teaspoon ground Jamaican …

Save Money on Travel By Renting Timeshare Weeks

<i>Occasionally I like to bring in some guest writers who can share a bit about their area of travel expertise. Today David from The Timeshare Guru has</i> …

This Cilantro Lime Chicken & Veggie Rice Meal Prep Will Keep You On Track All Week

#LunchGoals<p>View this post on Facebook<p>Preferred cooking oil, to taste<p>1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast, cubed<p>Salt, to taste<p>Pepper, to taste<p>1 lime, juiced<p>⅓ cup cilantro, minced<p>Preferred cooking oil, to taste<p>1 red bell pepper, diced<p>½ red onion, diced<p>2 cloves garlic, minced<p>1 bag riced …

Ashley Graham Shows Off Genius Bikini Fix for People With Big Breasts

THANK YOU FOR THIS LIFESAVER.<p>Ashley Graham — author, model, and body-positivity queen — just spotlighted a super-easy trick that people with big breasts can use to rock string bikini tops all summer long. It's a problem as old as the bikini itself: If you tie a halter-style string top tight enough …

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Spiced Lemonade

• 1 teaspoon fennel seeds<br>• 1 whole star anise<br>• 1 cup ice<br>• 2 tablespoons sugar<br>• 1 teaspoon grated ginger<br>• Juice of 2 lemons<br>• A handful fresh mint leaves<p>Put the …

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Fresh Ginger Lemonade

2K<p>1K<p>9<p>Shares 3K<p>I once got into a Scrabble tiff when I was challenged for using the word “ade.” I’ve played Scrabble in English, and in French, and …

8 of the most scrumptious food documentaries on Netflix right now

Not everyone can afford fancy restaurants, but, thankfully, you can tag along and <i>feel</i> like you're in the know about fine dining just by keeping up …

These $3 No-Slip Socks Are the Best No-Slip Socks, Hands-Down

If you’ve ever bought a pair of loafers or flats that completely cut up your foot when worn without socks or have had a pair of no-slip socks that, …

11 Stuffed Pepper Recipes That Are Full of Flavor

Keeping things exciting in the kitchen is tough, especially when you’re trying to prep a week’s worth of meals. But you don't have to settle for …

Irish teens sing 'Despacito' in Gaelic and they're better than Bieber

It takes a decent amount of nerve and courage to take on the song of the summer. But, one group of Irish teenagers absolutely crushed their rendition …

Language-learning apps that you need now

Going on an overseas trip soon? Need to familiarize yourself with a local language?<p>Up your linguistic game with a language-learning app.<p>Say goodbye …

Stephen Hawking's moving speech at Cambridge University to mark 75th birthday leaves audience in tears

Professor Stephen Hawking moved an audience to tears on Sunday, after he spoke at an event to mark his 75th birthday.<p>The physicist and cosmologist …

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7 apps that won't make your kids dumber

Smart apps for your smartphone.<p>BrainPop uses animated movies, games, and quizzes to teach children subjects ranging from science and math to arts and music. In the science category, kids can choose subjects as broad as the nature of the universe or zoom into specifics like Dolly, the first cloned …

There's A New Way to Use Meditation to Reshape Your Brain

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The Cool Dresses French Girls Always Wear

Have you noticed the one thing all French girls are wearing this summer? It’s not a striped boater top or a trench coat or even ballet flats. It’s a …

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Hemming Your Pants

Have you heard the secret to making any outfit look better? Bring it to the tailor. A perfect fit can really transform a look because it will end up …

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Splurge or Save: How to Do Phuket Right

Whether you're trying to travel on the cheap or you want to splurge we've got you covered.<p>The Thai island of Phuket is famous the world over for its …

Beat the Crowds in New Orleans

Overflowing with fun and food, New Orleans isn't just a locale for a weekend trip. Follow this itinerary for the best time in the Crescent City.<p>“How you doin’, baby?” asks a waitress, and immediately, hopelessly, you’re wheels-up in love with New Orleans. It’s not just her words; it’s the lilt of …

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A British take on the classic French 75 from bar menu of the Anglo team’s new bistro<p>A British twist on the classic French 75. Serves one.<p><b>35ml English cider brandy</b><b><br>15ml lemon juice, plus a twist of zest to garnish</b><b><br>1 tsp sugar</b><b><br>Sparkling wine, to top, and preferably British to keep to the theme (we use</b></b> …

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This app allows you to try on lipsticks from every brand you've ever had your eye on

Who needs to try on lipstick IRL when you can do it without leaving your room?<p>You might remember Meitu, the selfie-editing app that brought you some …

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12 travel discount sites you should hit up before you book that vacation

We all dream of taking the perfect vacation, whether it’s traveling to a warm beach paradise or visiting ruins in a beautiful city. But most of us …