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35 Beginner Instant Pot Recipes for Easy Weeknight Dinners

These Instant Pot recipes are about to save you from hunger and hefty takeout bills on super busy nights. If you own an Instant Pot, you know just how valuable the modern pressure cooker is. It saves you time, money, and tons of effort on preparing everyday dishes. But, the device can be a bit …

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17 Retro AF Things '80s & 90s Kids Used To Do To Pass The Time

Trees died for us.

You May Be Holding Your Daughter Back With This Common Practice. Here's How to Raise a Confident Leader

It may not be the easiest thing to do now, but she'll thank you for it later. So will we.<p>A while ago, I saw a little girl wearing a cheeky shirt that said <i>"Good girls go to heaven. Bad girls go places."</i><p>It made me smile. I liked the thought of this little girl being a rebel (or at least being …

9 Things You Should Never Say to Your Kids (If You Want Them to Be Happy and Successful)

Experts warn these common phrases could be harming your kids.<p>When I was growing up, my father would always tell the story of how, in his pre-child days, he vowed never to tell his kids "Because I said so." Having hated the phrase himself, he promised himself he would never use it.<p>Nevertheless, one …

Five Blanco Tequilas to Mix or Sip

Tequila is becoming one of the fastest growing spirits in America. These blanco, or silver, bottles are perfect for sipping or mixing in a …

A Science-Backed 7-Minute Workout That Hits All the Muscles You Forget About

Don't get us wrong—we're all about bodyweight exercises. And quick, high-intensity routines like the scientific 7-minute workout (plus the research …

6 Waffle Recipes Worthy of a Weekend Brunch Party

If we could eat breakfast for every meal, we would. Specifically, we'd eat <i>waffles</i> for every meal. Since so many delicious sweet and savory recipes …

If You're Too Busy for These 5 Things, Your Life Is More Off Course Than You Think

It's really easy to stray from the path. Like airplanes, we constantly need to make course corrections.<p>Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive at the correct destination at the intended time.<p>The reason for this phenomenon …

9 gins so smooth you can drink them neat

View this post on Instagram<p>Wild childhood. Now it called foraging 🌾#botanist #gin #22botanicals #realglasgow #islay #islaygin #foraging #wild …

Self-Help Guru Tim Ferriss Has 6 Tips to Make Any Day 10x Better

After interviewing more than 200 of the world's most fascinating people for <i>The Tim Ferriss Show</i>, I believe more strongly than ever that 10x results …

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But is it finger lickin' good? Taste test for Colonel Sander's secret recipe

But does the recipe match the real thing? The <i>Tribune</i> wanted to find out. So they put it to the test.<p>Several batches of chicken were prepared in the</i> …

13 Life Lessons All Parents Should Teach Their Kids

<i>by the editors of Prevention</i><p>Forget the Mom guilt--these basic health, nutrition, fitness, and happiness 101s are easy to impart to your family. In fact, you've probably ingrained most of them already! But it never hurts to reflect on how well your kids are hearing--and adhering to--these life …

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Improve Your Digestion With These 5 Top Super-Healthy Foods

Here Are 5 Top Digestion-Friendly Foods To Give A Huge Boost To Your Health<p>Manage indigestion with these 5 common digestion-friendly super foods. …

How to Regrow Vegetables From Scraps

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>Have you ever gone grocery shopping for fresh produce only to check out with sticker shock? Do you then get …

Is this the world's most ludicrously complicated ice cube?

Has mixology finally jumped the shark? Or is this video of a smoke-filled ice shell in a Manhattan only the beginning?<p>Creating cocktails is already a …

A butcher's 6 secrets for saving money on meat

When I think about thrift and meat — specifically in the U.S., but increasingly in areas like Europe — the first thing that comes to mind is the devotion folks have to tenderness. This tends to be the Holy Grail quality people look for in meat.<p>To me, this is a backwards approach to quantifying the …

17 Kitchen Skills You Should Master by the Time You're 30

<i>By: Julianne Feder</i><p>When you're younger, it's perfectly acceptable if your kitchen skills are limited to hitting a couple buttons on the microwave or asking mom what's for dinner. By the time you're 30, though, it's time to step it up by mastering a few legitimate skills. Specifically, these 17, …

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7 of the best alcohol subscription services

<b>And more often than not, knowing what your drinking style is— and learning how to navigate the wide world of drinking for yourself — can be confusing.</b> Which cocktail should you master? Which wine is the best wine? What even counts as an artisan brewery? There are just So. Many. Options.<p>Luckily for …

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Top 10 Best Exercises to Do at Home without Any Equipment

Gym is great, it’s not only there to keep you fit, it’s a lifestyle and even a social experience. But at the end of the day, the results of training …

37 Products That Just Might Make You Infinitely Happier

Things to help you cheer up, calm down, or just get through.<p><i>Note: Submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

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12 Outdoor DIY Projects To Start Building Now

Warmer weather is here, so there's no time to waste. Get started on these spring DIY projects and enjoy them all summer long.<p>Spring is the perfect time to prepare your home for the hot summer months and start all of those DIY projects you put off during the winter. Some of our favorite spring …

16 Research-Based Hacks for Your Social Life

Our world is made up of lots of people doing lots of things all the time. Psychology can help you to understand your own and other people’s behavior …

20 Nifty New Uses for Your Hanging Shoe Organizer

Science Explains What Happens To Your Body When You Eat Oatmeal Every Day

<b>‘Breakfast is the most important meal of the day,’ you may have heard your parents say, and amazing things can happen to your body if your breakfast</b> …

5 Tea Trends You Need to Try

As the resident tea aficionado at Eat This, Not That!, it’s rare to see me without a mug of tea in my hands. I’ve seen so many people benefit from …

This Ice Ball Cocktail Is the Coolest Thing

Even though all cocktails should be simple, I’ll excuse a little flair for this awesome ice ball cocktail because it’s just too much fun. An ice cube …

10 Easy Ways to Stop Eating So Much Sugar

“Eat less sugar” may be a short and sweet suggestion, but the USDA’s most recent dietary guidelines have gotten some pretty long-winded responses …