Colleen Spinner

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Make-Ahead Egg Muffin Recipes for Busy Weekday Mornings

You're not crazy if you feel like you've been seeing more egg muffin recipes on the internet than usual. According to data from Pinterest, searches …

Breakfast

17 healthier versions of your favorite junk foods that are actually worth buying

If you're trying to eat healthier, the grocery store can seem like a minefield. Should you indulge in the original junk food you're craving, or go for the healthier alternative brand?<p>While some swaps aren't worth the money — or the assault on your taste buds — others are smart choices that can …

Gluten-Free

The Best Vegetarian Slow-Cooker Recipes

Long-braised meat might be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of slow-cooker recipes, but this kitchen workhorse's functionality doesn't begin and end there. There are plenty of killer vegetarian dishes that can be made the hands-off way, including chili, soups, "roasted" potatoes, …

Slow Cookers

How to Get a High-End Living Room Look on a Real-Life Budget

Built in 1928, this Michigan house came with plenty of architectural charm when Justin bought it, but it needed updating. And that's just what Justin …

This Frittata Is How You Eat French Onion Soup for Breakfast

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 400°F.<p>Heat 1 tablespoon of the butter in a 10-inch cast iron skillet over medium heat until …

IKEA’s selling home storage batteries for its solar panels

Why sell it back to the grid when you can save it for later?<p>A rooftop of solar panels generating clean energy is great and all, but having somewhere to squirrel away that free juice is even better. After stepping into the shade for a good few months, IKEA began selling solar panels again last year …

Shaun T Will Make Your Abs Shake in 8 Minutes and All You Need Is a Chair

We have a special treat for your core from directly from Shaun T. He's a Beachbody super trainer and creator of Insanity and Shaun Week, and he knows how to strengthen and sculpt abs. This workout is short but specific, and the only equipment you need is a chair. Yeah, leave it to Shaun to find an …

PopSugar

12 Fresh Ideas to Transform Your Outdoor Space

<i>Welcome to Your Home Outdoors, our summertime series on tips and tricks that'll help you live your best life outside―no matter the size of your space! So pull up a chair, grab a glass of something icy-cold, and join us.</i><p>Whether you live somewhere winter doesn’t visit, or somewhere the cold will …

Outdoor Spaces

5 simple steps to lose body fat

Diet & Fitness<p>Most of us are trying to lose a little (or a lot) of weight. We know veggies are low in calories and high in fiber, and that your favorite grass-fed beef burger is packed with protein. But you still may be wondering how to put all this healthy goodness together to lose body fat. Here …

Nutrition

Here's how much you have to save per paycheck to be a millionaire by 67

Between fixed monthly costs, paying off student loans and other savings goals, making room in your budget for retirement contributions can seem …

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have

Want an all-natural way to lift your mood, improve your memory, and protect your brain against age-related cognitive decline?<p>Get moving.<p>A wealth of …

Breast Cancer

6 no-bloat breakfast recipes full of gut-boosting benefits

You’ve got your day all planned out: morning yoga, major work meeting, followed by a dance party with friends. But then your breakfast lands in your …

Wellness

Make a Bed Your Mom Would Be Proud of Using These 10 Tricks

Make your mama proud<p>No matter the outcome, it's a chore to make a bed. There are layers to smooth, shams to sort out, and duvet covers to wrestle over duvets before the task is done—and all before coffee! Blergh. But because a well-made bed is one of the loveliest things to look at (not to mention …

Home Decorating

The One Summer Dish My Friends Keep Asking Me to Make Again

My friends are hooked on my "grilled flatbread." But they don't know how simple it actually is.<p>It started a few years ago: I was hosting a group of …

15 Vegetarian Dutch Oven Dinner Recipes

Forget about Crock Pots — the Dutch oven is the OG of slow-cooking kitchen tools, and it’s a lot more versatile than anything you have to plug into the wall. Because of their thick walls and bottoms, these heavy-lidded cast-iron pots conduct heat evenly even at low temperatures, making them ideal …

Cooking

10 Teachers Share the Snacks That Fuel Their Workday

The days seem long (to parents, anyway!), but the months of summer are short. Before you know it, school will be back in session and caregivers …

8 courses to help get your budget under control, and fast

Managing your money can be hard. How much should you put in your 401(k)? What even is a 401(k)? Will you really be rich enough to buy a house if you …

Pick of the zingiest zinnias and how to grow them as cut flowers

‘The popularity of zinnias grows with each successive season.” So said the great Roy Hay, founder of Britain in Bloom and instigator of the National Gardens Scheme, back in 1937. What happened?<p>Well, there seems to have been a divergence of opinion - Gertrude Jekyll wrote that the zinnia was …

52 Things That Can Make Your Home Look More Expensive

Even on a budget, you can create a home that looks straight out of a luxury magazine.<p>Take note of the preexisting features in your home you can …

This HIIT-Yoga Hybrid Makes You Feel Like You Actually Got a Good Workout

<i>Join Cody for $20 a month and access more than 2,500 workout videos to establish an at-home yoga practice, challenge your strength, and up your</i> …

4 financial milestones to reach before you retire

Looking forward to retirement? Here are a few goals to hit first.<p>Retirement is a period to look forward to for a countless number of working Americans, but it can be a financially stressful time, as well. No matter when you choose to retire, here are a few money-related milestones you should aim to …

These 7 companies control almost every single beauty product you buy

As consumers, we like to think that we're making a conscious decision when we buy from a certain brand, especially when it comes to something as personal as beauty products.<p>But it turns out that 182 beauty companies fall under the massive umbrellas of seven huge manufacturers.<p>Inspired by a similar …

35 easy, chic home hacks

While locating a stopcock or fitting a new plug socket might be beyond many of us, we Brits haven’t totally lost our DIY mojo. Our tool kits are thinner on the ground than they used to be – 30 per cent of young people don’t even own one – but our appetite for home improvements is insatiable. …

The Fastest Stir-Fries for the Busiest Weeknights

When that mid-week brain sets in and you're seriously stumped on what to cook for dinner, you don't have to resort to grabbing a pizza on your way …

Your Resume Is Probably Embarrassing You. Here's What to Fix Right Now

Over the course of my 30+ years in entrepreneurship I've looked at a lot of résumés. And though the trends for layout, buzzwords, and length have changed, one thing has stayed the same: most of them are a chore to read.<p>I can't tell you how many times I've received a "resume.doc" file from someone …

Résumés

Marriage and money: 10 tips for financial bliss

These tips can help you start your marriage on the right financial foot.<p>They say money can’t buy happiness, but when it comes to your marriage, just …

Wise Pairings: Best Flowers to Plant with Vegetables - Organic Gardening

In the 1970s, when I was a budding landscape designer newly exciting about strategizing the best flowers to plant with vegetables, I attended the …