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Give Your Mudroom a Facelift

Smart storage and playful styling can make this oft-ignored space a welcoming spot.<p>Your mudroom may be functional, but is it seriously lacking in personality? Just because it's a command center for your home's comings and goings doesn't mean it can't have its own look. Try these tricks for an …

Top 10 Simple Weight Loss Hacks You Can Implement Right Now

Weight loss isn’t easy (if it were, we wouldn’t have a billion different diet plans and products to waste our money on). But even the smallest weight …

Do This, Not That: Upward-Facing Dog (Urdhva Mukha Svanasana)

It’s one of the most common yoga poses, which makes getting it right extra important. Check back in with your form this foundational</b> …

Fall Asleep Faster - Yoga Moves to Help You Fall Asleep

You already know all of the good for you reasons to get a good night's sleep. But if you struggle to get zzz's, stress relieving yoga can be pretty …

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7 Simple Yoga Poses You Should Do Every Day

It's not always easy to get to yoga class. Whether it's a late night at work or something else, we get it; sometimes that hour of downward dogging just doesn't happen.<p>There's no reason not to strike a few poses throughout the day, though. In fact, you can reap most of the same benefits of a class …

Beat Your Insomnia With Yoga

This gentle bedtime sequence will help you relax and fall asleep more easily<p><i>Photo by Getty Images</i><p>Whether you're a night owl with early bird aspirations, a troubled sleeper, or just in need of a little help relaxing before bedtime, some gentle yoga before you tuck in can help. This in-bed routine …

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Lifelong Practice: 8 Common Yoga Mistakes & How to Fix Them.

<i>Chatturunga</i> and <i>Asthang Purnam</i> (knees, chest, chin) are the most commonly repeated portion of vinyasa, ashtanga and some hatha yoga classes.<p>From …

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Why Everyone Needs to Stop Saying Yoga Doesn't Count as a Workout

Can you be incredibly strong thanks to yoga alone? <i>Yes!</i><p>Here’s the thing that the mainstream world doesn’t understand about yoga: All yoga doesn’t revolve around gentle stretches, chants, and seated meditation. There’s a general misconception that yoga will make you flexible and limber but not fit …

The Top 3 Fat-Loss Mistakes

Most everyone wants to lose body fat, because doing so helps you to look better, feel better and move better. Between all of the conflicting …

How to Lose 15 Pounds Without Dieting

<b>The research:</b> For the study, 10 "recreationally active" college-age women (so, not athletes) of normal body weight were given a high-protein meal (45 percent protein), low-protein meal (15 percent), or no food at all before walking on a treadmill. The women who ate the high-protein meal an hour …

Decoupaged Switchplates

Turn boring switch plates and outlet covers into beautiful ones that perfectly match your style. Use the printable in the tutorial or design your own …

How to Build a Temporary Wood-fired Brick Pizza Oven With Cheap, Easy to Find Materials

Introduction: How to Build a Temporary Wood-fired Brick Pizza Oven With Cheap, Easy to Find Materials<p>Finalist in the<br>Pizza Contest<p>View Contest<p>If you …

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7 Foods I Prep Each Week to Make Sure I Eat as Healthy as Possible

Keri Glassman, R.D., shares the 30-minute routine that helps her make more nutritious choices all week long.<p>Sure, you <i>want</i> to reach for a healthy snack—but if you forgot to pack cut-up veggies and the vending machine is <i>right there</i>, then odds are you're going to go with the bag of pretzels. If you …

8 Secrets of Personal Organizers

Learn from the pros — their ingenious ideas for ditching clutter will save you time, money, and stress.<p>There's no right way to organize your home. Whatever strategy you choose just has to work with your lifestyle, habits and tastes. But there are a few tried-and-true strategies that can enhance the …

6 Easy Styling Tips to Refresh a Room

Instantly refresh your room.<p>A home makeover doesn't have to require new furniture, a trip to the hardware store, or a big budget. Here's how to style a space for an instant refresh.

Does Your House Need a Makeunder?

A room-by-room guide on how to declutter.<p>First it was Snooki's tasteful transformation on <i>Inside Edition</i>. Then Jessica Simpson appeared sans makeup in <i>Glamour</i>. Now the look — effortless and natural — is popping up in home design, too. Here's how to determine if you need to declutter, plus tips to …

Freebie | Gift Card Envelope Printable

Dress up your gift cards this year with these printable gift card envelopes from Delia Creates. They are designed on a white background, which means …

The Maximum Amount of Weight You Could Realistically Gain in One Day

<i>Can you recreate bar food with celery? We gave it a try:</i><p>What does 3,500 calories look like, exactly? “To get 3,500 more calories, you could eat your regular diet and then also have three glasses of wine (370 calories), two chicken wings (110 calories), some onion rings (340 calories), a portion of …

14 Simple Ways To Make Your Home More Awesome

These DIY projects aren't just pretty—they'll make your home snazzier and more awesome.<p><b>1. Wine Cork Trivet</b><p><i>Alyssa & Carl</i><p>If you're a wine-drinker who likes to save your corks, figuring out what to do with the leftovers can be a dilemma. Luckily, Alyssa & Carla have a great idea for a dead-simple …

100 Bedroom Designs That Will Inspire You

These cozy escapes will make you want to bliss out on all the bedding.<p>Bedrooms can often be the forgotten room in your home because no one else sees it — but it should be the exact opposite, because it's the one space where you get to <i>recharge</i>. With 100 different designer styles, there's an idea for …

The One Move That'll Help You Get Strong, Toned Abs FAST

A trainer shares her go-to exercise for a flat tummy.<p>Shutterstock<p>It's time to stop cranking out endless crunches if you want to achieve killer abs. Holly Perkins, C.S.C.S., recommends one basic move that you can do in your living room: the single-leg holding plank. "It's a bit challenging, but it's …

The Best Workout for a Toned, Tight Butt

Exercise 1 Prone Leg Raise<p>Lie facedown on the floor with your head supported by crossed arms, legs shoulder-width apart, core engaged <b>(a)</b>. Contract your glutes to lift your legs about 12 to 16 inches off the ground and bring them together to touch <b>(b)</b>. Pause, then slowly lower back to start. That's …

6 Summer Post-Workout Smoothies and Juices

Summer is still in full swing, which means you should be on top of your juice and smoothie game. Candice Kumai, celebrity chef and author of <i>Clean</i> …

Healthy Eating

Better Body After Baby? It’s Possible!

<b>By SAMANTHA RENDON</b><p>Most people think that your body will never be the same once you have a baby, but it <i>is</i> possible to bounce back after childbirth and …

4 Moves for Insanely Toned Abs (#NoFilter)

Get ready for your bikini closeup on Instagram, all summer long<p>This total-body strength routine works overtime to firm your core by challenging your stability. The result? An effective sweat session we don't mind doing in the heat! Perform three sets on nonconsecutive days three times a week.

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What to Do Every Hour to Drop Pounds All Day

<b>6 a.m.</b><br>Wake up, and drink a big glass of water. It'll fill you up and get things moving to prevent belly bloat. Eat a small snack that offers quick carbohydrates and a little protein, such as half a banana and a few almonds—eating first thing jump-starts your metabolism.<p>And if you have time, …

10 habits of weight loss winners

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that British women struggle to lose weight.<p>Almost a third of UK women are fighting a losing battle against the …

The Butt Builder

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>Build Muscle<p>Workout Type<p>Single Muscle Group<p>Training Level<p>Beginner<p>Program Duration6 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>1<p>Time Per Workout45-60 …

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Ottoman Made from an Old Electrical Spool

I finally took the opportunity to take a class from Shelly Leer from Mod Home Ec. I “met” Shelly through blogging at least four years ago and then …

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