Donna Mazzie

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Party In Our Plants: Are Pilea Peperomioides The Coolest House Plants?

Forget about the fiddle leaf fig. The latest little green wonder at the top of our weekend nursery checklist is the pilea peperomioides.Pilea …

Plants

Shade-loving houseplants perfect for the darker corners of your home

These beauties can thrive in low, or no, light<p>Houseplants don't always have to sit on the windowsill or a south-facing mantelpiece to thrive and look …

This former NFL player lost 85 pounds in four months — and kept it off

When San Diego Chargers center<p>Nick Hardwickretired from the NFL in 2014, he lost 85 pounds in four months. Three years later he’s defied the statistics that show that many of us who lose weight gain it all back and then some. But Hardwick has kept it off and now helps others doing the same, posting …

From the archives: How to stay fit and live longer, according to a 1920s authority on exercise

Original headline: "Keep Your Neck and Abdomen Strong and You Can Count on a Fifty Per Cent Longer Life than the Average Man."<p><i>Take heart, my lazy friends. Americans, it seems, have always been horribly unhealthy. Back in 1923, the self-styled national authority on exercise, Dr. C. Ward Crampton,</i> …

Are you part of the thyroid epidemic?

Your thyroid used to fall into the “mystery organ” category: something you vaguely knew was useful without knowing exactly how, like your pancreas or …

9 Powerful Health Benefits of Cumin

By Dr. Matthew Thorpe<p>Cumin is a spice made from the seeds of the <i>Cuminum cyminum</i> plant.<p>Many dishes use cumin, especially foods from its native regions …

Breathing's Link to Calmness and Stress, Revealed

We take it for granted that breathing and feelings go hand in hand: Deep breaths make us calm, and short, shallow ones signal a sense of panic. This …

Prepping For An Evacuation: How To Be Ready When The Gov’t Says ‘Get Out’

Mother Nature has incredible power available at her fingertips — much more than we humans do. With water alone, she is able to destroy some of …

California Orange and Olive Oil Cake

Baking with olive oil has been a way of life for Mediterranean cooks, and it is gaining steam in America now. In California, where olive oil is …

Recipes

14 Winter Survival Items Everyone Should Store In Their Vehicle

Image source: Pixabay.com<p>I live in a warm part of the country now, so winter isn’t a big deal. Actually, it’s my favorite time of year, because it’s …

Drink This Juice to Lose Weight,Regulate Your Thyroid and Fight Inflammation!!!

Hypothyroidism occurs when the thyroid gland doesn’t produce enough hormones, which are very important as they regulate brain and heart function as …

Wellness

Follow the “500 Rule” to Take the Best Pictures of the Night Sky

Night sky photography is a lot of fun, but it’s also challenging. Provided you have the right equipment, it mostly comes down to tweaking your camera …

Adaptogenic Chai Recipe - Natural Health

We all go through a certain amount of daily stress, whether it’s a missed deadline, a flat tire, or a hair-pulling conversation. Fortunately for us, …

Roasted Root Vegetables with Sausage Recipe - Real Food

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. In a bowl, toss the sweet potatoes in half of the oil and then spread them onto a heavy baking sheet, …

Sausages

Recipe for Shepherd's Pie - Real Food

1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit. Season the lamb with salt and pepper. In a 3-quart Dutch oven, heat the oil over medium-high heat on …

The Scientific Reason Your Hair Hurts When You Don’t Wash It

Unless you're the most serious of dry shampoo addicts, most of us wash our hair reasonably often (even though the styling that often comes with it can be a serious pain). But no matter what, it seems like sometimes hair-washing falls to the bottom of our priority lists.<p>Of course, when you don’t …

Hair Care

QI: The Russian Training Secret

Quasi Isometrics for Strength and Hypertrophy<p>Russian Torture for Gains<p>A Russian martial arts instructor exposed me to super slow reps – which are …

Exercise

This Is the World’s Greatest Stretch (Seriously!)

Back pain is often the result of tightness in other parts of your body. To loosen up, watch this video to learn how to do the World’s Greatest …

New Stretches to Increase Functional Flexibility: Hamstrings and Glutes

Last week I introduced you to the Core Four, a new way of stretching glutes, hips, and lats. The Core Four stretches are part of LifeStretch, which …

Yoga

Yoga Teacher Delivers the Final Word on Saying Plus-Size Women Are "Unhealthy"

Having a "normal" body mass index doesn't necessarily mean you're healthy, just like being plus size doesn't automatically mean you're unhealthy.<p>But …

Curvy

4 Arm Toning Moves That'll Make You Love Short Sleeves

My old flex is my new flex.<p><i>C9 Champion® Women's Seamless Strappy Cami Sports Bra</i><i>, $20; target.com; C9 Champion® Women's Performance Leggings</i><i>, $28; similar at target.com;</i> <i>Nike FREE TR 6, $100; six02.com</i><p>Want arms that rival your favorite flexing emoji? Do these four workouts, created especially for …

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101 Gardening: Low light loving houseplants #Plants

CollectCollect this now for later<p>ophelia Plants, Plants for the Bathroom, Bathroom Plants, Bathroom, DIY Home, Home Decor, Gardening, House Plants, …

The First 5 Items That Should Be In EVERYONE'S Everyday Carry

You likely already know that what you carry with you on a daily basis is influenced by whether you live in the city, in a small town or on a farm, as …

Off-grid

Must-Know Yoga Poses for Beginners

As a beginning yoga student, you might feel overwhelmed by the sheer number of poses and their odd-sounding names. Relax—your yoga practice is a …

Seven Emergency Preparedness Tips You May Not Know

It’s National Preparedness Month, which means it’s time to make sure you’re ready for whatever life throws your way. Emergency preparedness isn’t …

15 Forgotten Niceties We Should Bring Back

Daily life in the 21st century is a lot more casual than it was in our grandparents’ and great grandparents’ day. We’ve traded suits and ties for …

The basic rules of tipping that everyone should know about

What is it about tipping that makes the process so fraught? Whether it’s confusion about what’s appropriate, guilt that you might not be leaving enough cash or just fuzzy math, there’s no part of the dining experience that creates more debate.<p>Making matters even more complicated, the rules change …

Tipping