Deborah Parker

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Why You Should Put Clear Tape On Your Flower Vases

There's a big difference between jamming a bunch of flowers in a vase, and creating a gorgeous arrangement that looks like it was done by a pro. …

Chemicals

You Won't Believe This Gorgeous House Is Only 362 Square Feet

"At under 400 square feet, our Craftsman cottage is indeed tiny, but in the five years we've been here, we've never needed more space," says Whitney Leigh Morris, small-space living aficionado, designer, and blogger behind The Tiny Canal Cottage. So what's her secret to making everything fit? …

Home Decorating

The 50 Best Decorating Tips Of All Time

Sorting socks, reading <i>Infinite Jest</i>, decorating our homes: Some things, simply put, are never finished. In the hopes of helping you decorate savvily …

Home Decorating

The Best Gifts for Wine Lovers, According to Sommeliers and Winemakers

It can be intimidating to find the right gift for a wine lover, especially if you don’t think of yourself as a wine person. But you don’t have to be …

Wine

62 Great Backyard Ideas That Won't Break the Bank

Easy backyard decorating ideas, coming right up!<p>1 of 62<p>Save These Ideas<p>Save these backyard ideas for later by pinning this image, and follow <i>Country</i> …

Decorations

Looking To Heal Your Gut & Avoid Inflammation? Avoid These 11 Foods

<i>Dr. Steven Gundry made waves in 2017 when he released</i> The Plant Paradox<i>, a book that made the assertion that some of the health world’s favorite</i> …

Nutrition

This Is How To Sleep Better: 5 Secrets From Neuroscience

<b>***</b><b>Before we commence with the festivities, I wanted to thank everyone for helping my first book become a Wall Street Journal bestseller. To check it</b> …

Immune System

Forget the Mat, Because These 19 Photos Prove a Wall Is the Best Yoga Prop

If you want to get deeper into yoga poses, using a wall as a prop can offer added pressure that makes stretches feel so much more intense (in a good way!). You can also use a wall to offer support for challenging balancing poses you're nervous to try in the middle of your mat. Need some …

Yoga

23 Breathtaking Shots of Ballerinas Against City Backdrops

Ballet can easily be appreciated on stage or in a studio, but it's even more breathtaking when seen in unconventional settings. Photographer Omar Z. Robles beautifully blends dance and street photography, and the results are nothing short of magical. His Instagram account is a collection of stories …

Photography

Did Drinking Give Me Breast Cancer?

I thought I’d done everything right: breastfeeding my children, a careful diet, plenty of exercise. I wasn’t overweight and didn’t have a family …

Alcohol

50 Affordable Wines You Can Always Trust

Sometimes wine is daunting, and the fact that vintages change every year is one of the reasons. Was 2014 better than 2015? Worse? How are you …

Wine

9 Mistakes to Avoid When Cooking Chicken, According to Chefs

While there are whole schools of thought on cooking steak—grilling evangelist Meathead Goldwyn pushes the reverse sear method, for example—chicken, …

BBQ

If You're Not Eating This Food, You'll Never Be Able To Heal Your Gut

If you think all carbohydrates are bad, resistant starch might change your mind. This <i>healthy carbohydrate</i> boasts a ton of gut-healthy benefits. It's …

Nutrition

15 Cat Breeds For Extroverts That You Should Consider Adopting

Cats are often associated as the pet of choice for people with introverted personalities, while dogs are often associated with extroverts It kind of …

Pets

I'm a Cat Person, and Here's What I Know to Be True

One of the stories my parents always share about my childhood is when we had our first pets, two brown tabbies named Tarzan and Jane. I didn't quite understand the mechanics of a cat at 2 years old, but I knew I loved them and wanted them around all the time. I used the techniques I had to carry my …

Pets

15 Stylish Mother's Day Gifts You Can Easily Pick Up at Target — Yes, Target!

Did you get a Mother's Day gift yet? If you said no, good, because we have suggestions for affordable yet stylish gifts from . . . Target! OK, you're probably wondering what exactly can you get from the retailer (the short answer is everything) that also looks gift-worthy and luxe, and we promise …

Clothing

Chick-fil-A Lemony Tear and Share Bread Is Our New Breakfast Obsession

We've never met a Chick-fil-A order we didn't like. From Waffle Fries to the Frosted Sunrise we could easily eat at Chick-fil-A every day of the week …

Breakfast

40+ Best Graduation Party Food Ideas - Recipes for Graduation Dinner & Desserts—Delish.com

1 of 41<p>Courtesy of Ethan Calabrese<p>Banana Split Lasagna<p>This no-bake dessert is hands down the most fun way to eat a banana split.<p>Get the recipe from …

Cooking

Barbara Ehrenreich: Why I’m Giving Up on Preventative Care

In the last few years I have given up on the many medical measures—cancer screenings, annual exams, Pap smears, for example—expected of a responsible …

Cancer

The Under $40 Way to Get Rid of Acne Scars

<b>The only thing worse than a pimple is the dark spot it leaves behind.</b><p>I used to be one of those annoying people with clear, perfect skin. That all …

Skin Care

Stop Ending Your Speeches with 'Any Questions' and End With This Instead

Don't let your audience decide how you're going to end your presentation<p>You have a big presentation to make to your client, your funders or your boss. You've spent hours developing a deck that's concise, crisp and visually stunning. You've practiced the delivery so that you speak with clarity, calm …

Public Speaking

26 Books on Reese Witherspoon's Must-Read List

From nail-biting thrillers to how-to guides, see which page-turners she can't put down

Books

How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets

If your kitchen cabinets need an upgrade, but you don’t want to spend the money to replace them, paint is a great option. This DIY project will give …

Home Improvement

Gwyneth Paltrow's Carbonara Will Become Your Favourite Weeknight Meal

Gwyneth Paltrow's <b>It's All Easy</b> cookbook is full of easy weeknight meals anyone can make, including this carbonara pasta recipe. The actress and …

Cooking

12 People Who Always Smell Good Share Their Secrets

One of the funniest things Mindy Kaling has ever said is that, if she were to create an app, she would make “Shazaam for perfumes.”<p>I need this app …

Beauty

13 Creative Ways to Use a Rotisserie Chicken for Dinner

If you're looking for an inexpensive shortcut to dinner, then pick up a rotisserie chicken from your supermarket. At usually less than 10 dollars a pop, rotisserie chicken can be shredded up and used seamlessly in almost any recipe that calls for chicken. Plus, you get to skip the steps of waiting …

Cooking

A Spark of Light

• <b>Author:</b> Jodi Picoult<p><b>The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Small Great Things returns with a powerful and provocative new novel about ordinary lives that intersect during a heart-stopping crisis.</b><p>The warm fall day starts like any other at the Center—a women’s reproductive health services …

The 12 Best Pillows You Can Buy for Your Bed

A restful night's sleep is a pretty important part of any beauty routine. You can slather on all the night creams and eye creams that you want, but it will never be the same as getting a restful slumber. Along with finding the right mattress and swapping out your old pillowcase for a new one …

Shopping

Old Sick Dog Transforms When Pilot Flies Her To Her Last Home

"I never would have imagined finding something so satisfying, so rewarding, that it would eclipse most all else of my time on this Earth."<p>Ashlyn was …

Animal Rescue

Grab Tissues! Reese Witherspoon’s New Book Club Pick Is a Tearjerker

Reese Witherspoon announced the next pick for her Hello Sunshine book club on Instagram today, and this month’s choice is the heart-wrenching memoir</i> …

Country Lifestyle