Erika Simpson

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June 2015

Pumping iron failing to make you leaner? Blame your genes

You're a regular in the gym's weight room, grunting and sweating in hopes of turning fat into muscle and maybe even losing some weight. And yet your goal eludes you.<p>New research on women finds that some are resistant to resistance training. For these women, the new study suggests, a welter of …

Mashed Potato Croquettes

Makes 18 Servings<p>We thought mashed potatoes' stock plummeted on Day 2—until we had these croquettes. Crispy yet creamy, potatoes might be better as leftovers.<p>November 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 large egg yolks<p>2 cups cold mashed potatoes<p>½ cup grated Parmesan<p>2 tablespoons fresh chives, chopped<p>1 tablespoon …

Hefty Spinach Lasagna Roll-Ups Recipe

1Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.<p>2Boil the noodles, removing them when they are mostly cooked but still very al dente. Drain and cool …

Lobster Bisque Pot Pies

Lobster Pot Pies.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 4, 2014 90<p>I’ve made one of the best things ever of the summer.<p>It is still summer, right? Butter soaked …

Shrimp Curry with Mango

29 Aug 2014<p>I can’t believe it’s nearing the end of August, the summertime, light, warm evenings that make food blogging fun and simple! I also can’t …

15 Yummy Baked Alternative Recipes to Regular French Fries

Today, July 13, is National French Fry Day, and that means it’s time to celebrate. Now, don’t worry, we know that eating well is one of the most important parts of your overall health, so we’re definitely not going to let you abandon all of those good habits. We’ve scoured the web and rounded up …

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Cheesy Breakfast Enchiladas

At our house, we are big on breakfast for dinner. Breakfast for breakfast, on the other hand, is a different story. When I see others’ meal plans …

Recipe: Full Watermelon Jell-O Shots

Every once in a while, I come across a booze-related idea that’s so good that I absolutely must share it before noon. This full watermelon Jell-O shots recipe from BuzzFeed is just such an idea. (I mean, you need plenty of time for the Jello-O to set if you’re going to have them tonight, …

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6 Rental Updates that Won't Piss Off Your Landlord

I've been in my rented apartment for three years and it's starting to look a little dingy — water stains from a rainy winter have become a white-wall …

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56 Ways to Start Losing Weight Today

Consider it your ultimate weight-loss guide.<p><i>This article was republished with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Losing weight isn't easy, and whoever tells you differently is lying. It takes commitment, hard work, and for many, a complete lifestyle makeover. But these 56 techniques will make losing …

Books as Art: Wall Storage Suspends Your Book Collection

Finding unique ways to display a book collection is as much a hobby for some bookworms as building that stellar library. The gorgeous Hanging Book …

21 Recipes to Help Beat Belly Bloat

Delicious foods that help you deflate<p><i>By Lizzie Fuhr for POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>The foods you choose have a huge impact on the way you feel. And even apart from bikini season, dealing with a bloated, distended belly is just plain uncomfortable. All of these warm-weather recipes include healthy and …

Makeup Tips - Cosmetic Easy Tricks

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Can Your Penis Make Her Sick?

These five ailments could stem from too much fun in the sack<p>A healthy hump can do wonders for your well-being: Sex can boost your immunity, relieve stress, dull pain, and even help you sleep better.<p>But a cure-all roll in the hay can actually cause some women to come down with ailments far worse …

I Figured Out What's Been Making Me Break Out Lately! (Has This Happened to You?)

For the past couple of months, it seems I always have a small friend hanging out somewhere on my chin or lower jawline. And by <i>small friend</i> I mean pimple, and really, they're not always so small. It took me a while to figure out what was causing this seemingly random and sudden acne situation, but I …

An Ode to The Cosby Show and Its Glorious Fashion

And a special thanks to Olivia, the effing cutest tot to ever hit the silver screen.<p>Why can't real life be like <i>The Cosby Show</i>? The sweaters were wild (read: avant garde), the pants were pleated, and the outfits were EVERYTHING. It's only natural that since the resurgence of old school style has …

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16 Classic Recipes Every Latina Should Know!

We Latinas do a lot of entertaining, and being entertained...and that almost always means food! We know, no recipe will ever taste exactly like <i>abuela’s</i> cooking, but whether you are hosting or visiting, there are some recipes every Latina should know!<p>These sixteen staples of our cuisine will take …

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Three Pieces Of Marriage Advice You Should Actually Listen To

<b>By Michael Griswold for YourTango</b><p>Inside most of us is the yearning desire to find that one person with whom we can spend the rest of our lives. We long to grow old with someone, to sit in our rocking chairs on the porch when we are frail and gray, yelling at all the neighborhood kids to stay the …

Jay Z, Beyonce Part II (On the Run) Music Video With Blake Lively, Sean Penn, and Others

To kick off their <i>On the Run Tour</i> (which begins June 25), Beyonce and Jay Z just released a new music video packed full of A-list movie stars, including Blake Lively, Jake Gyllenhaal, Rashida Jones, Sean Penn, and that's just to name a few.<p>And this isn't your average music video: It's a fake movie …

Why You're Procrastinating and How to Stop

Choices are never easy, especially when it comes to life's big ones.<p>Phoebe, 39, came to see me one day, distraught after learning from a doctor that …