Crystal Teixeira

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7 of Europe's most romantic getaways

Whether you're relaxing at a spa on the shores of Lake Como or strolling through Salzburg's cobblestone streets hand-in-hand, the slower pace of life on the Continent is deliciously conducive to couples time.<p>These are the best spots for a romantic getaway in Europe.

No gym needed! 5 ways to get a workout in — all while still wearing pajamas

Whether you wake up late, or simply have little time to work out, here's a routine you can complete anywhere, and in your pajamas for that matter!<p>Why are we focusing on the lower body? Working larger muscle groups like legs and booty burns more calories, meaning it’s the best way to get the most …

8 Signs Your Relationship Is Headed For Marriage

If you think there's no sign short of a diamond ring that can point to whether you're headed for marriage or not, think again. Our experts are here to share eight ways you can tell if your relationship will last a lifetime.<p><b>1. Your partner isn't afraid to challenge you.</b><p>Constantly butting heads could …

Six Small Changes That Make a Big Difference in Your Home Decor

If the walls of your home could talk, what would they say about you? Turns out, a lot. That’s the message in Susanna Salk’s new book, <i>It's the Little Things: Creating Big Moments in Your Home Through the Stylish Small Stuff</i>, that details how the smallest design elements have the potential to make …

20 Home Decor Cheat Sheets That Will Have You Decorate Like a Pro

Decorating your home can sometimes become a daunting task because you can get lost in measurements, styles and other decor choices. Then you can …

Home Decorating

Here's what popular dog breeds looked like before and after 100 years of breeding

1/<p>Bull terrier then<p>The bull terrier was first recognized as a breed by the American Kennel Club (AKC) in 1885. In 1915, it appears to have been a …

Pets

The Best Exercise and Diet Plan For Losing Weight While Gaining Muscle | Men's Health

So it’s beyond frustrating when you lose weight fast and end up losing muscle right along with it.<p>But researchers for McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada, have found it’s possible to tackle both objectives—how to lose weight fast but still gain muscle—in just 4 weeks.<p>Fair warning: It’s not easy.<p>…

Nude yoga: Baring all an eye-opening but liberating experience

Nude yoga is not for the faint-hearted, but for a group of Gold Coast locals it is a chance to let loose while focusing on health and relaxation.<p>Most …

75 Small Upgrades You Should Spoil Your Home With This Year

Do it today... and love it tomorrow!<p>Your home, like life, is a series of evolutions and special moments. Tackle these mini projects yourself — and sometimes with help! — and you'll create a space that's truly your own. Flaunt your "after" pictures on Instagram by tagging #MyHouseBeautiful — we'll …

The #1 Food You Need to Eat to Burn Fat and Build Muscle

This simple trick will turn your metabolism into a fat-burning machine<p>You know you need to cut calories to lose weight (duh), but dropping pounds …

10 Super Fun IKEA Hacks for Your Kid's Bedroom

We'll admit it: These ideas are more for you than them, but they're cute!<p>We'll admit it: These ideas are more for you than them, but they're cute!

Why Happiness Matters

<b>"Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence." -- Aristotle</b><p>Happiness matters, more than you might realize. It's important to your physical and mental health, your resiliency in the face of obstacles and crises, and believe it or not, your happiness is …

This Guide Shows Which Muscles You Work When You’re Stretching

Ever wonder what’s going on in your body when you stretch? This series of images gives more than a skin-deep view of which muscles are targeted by …

Mastering Love and Relationships - Part 1: Prepare Yourself

<b>In Short:</b><p>"Before anything else, preparation is the key to success."<p>Alexander Graham Bell<p>Any experienced practitioner of mindfulness will tell you the importance of first preparing yourself to sit for a meditation. Without preparation, your practice will feel much more difficult than it needs to …

17 Reasons to Stop Following Fashion Trends

Any fashion conscious person knows that apparel speak louder than attitude<p>But not all of us are fashionistas<p>Some of us just like to wear whatever the we want<p>Should we feel bad about that? Just because the rest of the world is practically slaving over fashion trends? No.<p>I know we've all had those …

According to science, our dogs love us more than our cats

For a cat lover such as myself, this is terrible news: According to research conducted by scientists for BBC’s documentary <i>Cats vs. Dogs</i>, our canine …

15 Clever Ways to Hide the Home Decor Eyesores

There are many things around your home that can be real eyesores as far as aesthetic appeal and interior design goes. Usually you can’t just remove …

Routers

These jeans slim your thighs while hydrating your skin

A new design from Guess doubles as a beauty product.<p>In January, the company introduced Jeancare, denim that does more than just complete your …

New protein could help burn fat faster

Vital Signs is a monthly program bringing viewers health stories from around the world.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Research has shown that the fatter your body becomes, the harder it becomes to burn that excess fat.<p>As people eat more fat than they burn, the body stores this excess in various parts of the body and as …

Nutrition

Are You Accidentally Letting Your Pet Suffer in Silence?

If I had a nickel for every time a person said, "Oh, my dog isn't hurting, I can tell because he doesn't cry" I could retire. It makes me nuts, because it's not true, and pets suffer for it.<p>Have you ever been sore, or had a headache, or tweaked your knee? Did you cry every time you moved? Probably …

Stick to Your Exercise Routine by Asking This One Essential Question

It's that time of year again -- the time when our New Year's resolutions are beginning to seem unobtainable because our workout routines are getting so lame that we'd rather read a 72,536 on Federal Tax Law than do one more plank. (Sorry for the reminder that it's also tax season.)<p>I can't count how …

9 Minor Tweaks That Make Your Kitchen Feel Remodeled

When you can't afford a total gut job, focus on these specific changes instead.<p>Want a new kitchen but don't want to spend the money or time necessary on a major renovation? Forget the idea of the "right" kitchen and improve your space with some "right now" partial remodeling ideas. In her new …

8 Genius Ways to Use File Organizers All Over Your House

That means your closet, kitchen, vanity — you name it.<p>That means your closet, kitchen, vanity — you name it.