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Eat This Carb and You Won't Gain Weight

Carbohydrates sound so innocent: mere starches, sugar and fiber that the body uses for energy. Yet health-conscious Americans despise them, designing …

15 Crazy Delicious Cauliflower Hacks to Help You Lose Weight

We-can’t-believe-it’s-cauliflower recipes ahead.<p>If we could hand out superlatives to our favorite veggies, cauliflower would win “most creative” by a landslide. With the help of a food processor and some smart seasonings, it’s the ultimate shape-shifter. While we're at it, we'd also give this pale …

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THIS Is What Happens To Your Body When You Eat Bananas

What if we told you there was a groundbreaking new tool to help you lose weight, reduce bloat, fight cancer and increase your energy—all for just 19 …

19 natural wonders everyone should see before they disappear

America is home to some of the world's most stunning natural wonders, but many of these sights are increasingly under threat from climate change and pollution.<p>While some are slowly experiencing change, others are deteriorating at a more rapid rate.<p>We've put together a list 0f 19 incredible and …

Don't Worry, You Can Fix Those Travel Mistakes -- Here's How

All Ali Wallick wanted was the hotel room she had booked. Nothing more.<p>She'd made the Atlanta Marriott Marquis reservation for a busy holiday weekend almost a year in advance. But when Wallick, a programmer from Trabuco Canyon, Calif., phoned the hotel to confirm the booking, a staffer informed her …

35 DIY Container Ideas to Completely Declutter Your Home

Ever feel like you're in a heavy downpour of clutter? When the 'stuff' build-up reaches a dangerously high level, rein in your panic and bring out your creative side, with these life-saving DIY containers. Get ready to coral your porch clutter, banish your toiletry mess, and cure your hallway …

41 Dollar-Store Hacks Every Parent Should Know About

If you've got a dollar, you can make your life easier.

23 Cruise Tips That Will Change the Way You Cruise

<i>By Renee Kovalcheck for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>There's a reason the cruise world has its army of dedicated followers who spend as many of their vacation days as possible plying the seas. The whole experience is relatively stress free, with planned meals, excursions and onboard entertainment. But for …

A Little Bit Country: Five Southern Sojourns for the Whole Family

As the temperatures go south, consider doing the same: these southern cities are high in temperatures, appeal, and charm.<p>As temperatures start …

5 Cheap Travel Gadgets You Need in Your Carry-On

<i>By Kristen Mitchell for the CheapTickets Travel Blog</i><p>When you're prepping for a flight there's a few things you always know to bring: a few magazines or a book to keep you busy, headphones to listen to music or drown out any annoying neighbors and a phone charger. These are crucial, but there is so …

Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Families

These all-inclusive family resorts range from luxury to budget and ski to surf.<p>Shutterstock<p>A new HomeAway Kidfluencer Survey, conducted by …

The Parenting Advice I Couldn't Ignore

This summer, our family went on a tried-and-true Minnesota vacation. We rented a small cabin up north that had just enough room for the five of us to sleep in, play cards in, and stumble over each other on our way outside. It was perfect.<p>In between sunrise swims and still-gone-fishing sunsets was …

The bacteria in your belly can determine what diet will work best for you

<b>And now, researchers at the Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden have come up with a mathematical formula to find the right diet for each individual's microbiome that will help them lose weight and prevent certain diseases.</b><p>Humans need bacteria to live, and we have a lot floating around our …

The Single Most Important Parenting Action We Can Take Today

A few years ago, my dad apologized for being distracted throughout my childhood. "I'm deeply sorry for that," he wrote. "I hope you always knew how much I loved you."<p>My dad didn't go into detail about what he was sorry for... He didn't need to. I knew. I remember.<p>But I remember something more.<p>I …

6 secrets for snagging low airfares

Want to make Chris’s eyes roll? Then ask him: “what’s the best day to buy airline tickets?” 🙂<p><b>My eyes roll and I sigh every time I see a study or</b> …

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3 No-Cook Pasta Sauces You Should Have Up Your Sleeve at All Times

Three simple pasta sauces that come together in minutes, with zero stove time? Sign us up.<p>Skip the stove and toss together one of these three pasta crowd pleasers. They're not just simple, quick, and endlessly customizable: They're about to become your new favorite ways to top linguine, …

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Insanely Cheap Off-Peak Destinations for Fall

They say good things come to those wait. So if you've been putting off planning a vacation in the hopes that fall will bring lower prices, you're in luck.<p>We've rounded up some best-bet destinations for bargain seekers in the coming months. The non-monetary bonus: Fewer crowds and a less-frenzied …

8 Compassionate Ways To Support People With Anxiety

If someone you love suffers from anxiety, there are many ways you can support them without being over-intrusive. Support your loved ones in these …

Another Way to Find Cheap Flights

I’ve posted about how to find cheap flights in 5 minutes a day, and now I’ve found another site to consider. Exit Fares aggregates cheap airfare from …

The Fictions Surrounding ADHD and the "Chemical Imbalance" Theory of Mental Illness

By Cortland Pffefer (with Irwin Ozborne)<p>Contributing writers for Wake Up World<p><i>The belief that increasing dopamine levels will alleviate ADHD symptoms</i> …

The 30 best places to travel alone

In fact, there are many reasons to travel alone. Solo travel allows for more self-reflection, and chances are, you'll take in more of the culture.<p>We've put together a list of 30 places that are ideal for traveling alone, from an adventure in New Zealand to a relaxing getaway in Cinque Terre, …

A Handy Tool for Turning PowerPoint Presentations into Interactive Lessons

August 3, 2015<br>Office Mix is an excellent PowerPoint add-in that allows teachers to create engaging and interactive presentations using multimedia …

11 Eating Habits That Will Uncover Your Abs

Your six-pack solution is finally here. The video above features the essential exercises guaranteed to blast flab from your belly—no crunches …

This Might Be the Easiest Stool DIY Ever

A couple weeks ago I ran into a shoe store in the Mission that had cinder block stools all around the space. The tops of the cinder blocks were covered in speckled rug padding, and my mind immediately went to DIY project (obvs)! The ones in the shop were very cool, but to add Brit + Co flair we …

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Top 10 life skills for working moms

Being a working mom isn't easy, but there are certain skills you should have to help you juggle your career and family.<p>I was a working mom, myself, …