Verona McMahon

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7 Easy Dinner Recipes from a 12-Ingredient Grocery List

I recently moved into an apartment building that shares a parking lot with a huge grocery store, and I'd be lying if I said that the proximity wasn't …

Tomatoes

Want to be a Chicago dining expert? You must visit these 12 restaurants

So you want to sit at the big kids’ table when it comes to talking about Chicago food? I’m not talking about “Game of Thrones” maester-status. For that, you have to dedicate a few days each week driving every single mile of Chicago, eating both the fish fry at Club 81 Too in Hegewisch and the …

Food & Dining

A Total-Body Workout With Just 6 Moves

Build muscle and strength with this fun, quick workout. It's only four rounds, but we add reps and exercises with each round to keep you on your toes.<p><b>Directions</b>: After five to eight minutes of light cardio and active stretching, perform the number of reps listed for each exercise for each round. …

Workouts

Seriously: This Hair Product Is My Secret to Bump-Free Arms

There’s really no sugarcoating keratosis pilaris—the fact that it’s colloquially referred to as “chicken skin” kind of says it all, doesn’t it? But …

Hair Care

If You Hate Small Talk, Use These 20 Questions As A Conversation Starter Instead

We are wired to be deep connectors; however, societal norms have taken us a few steps away from our true nature. It's much more socially acceptable to have small talk and direct our conversations to safe topics such as the weather and other people.<p>As society continues to evolve and younger …

10 habits of super likeable leaders

If you want to be a leader whom people follow with absolute conviction, you have to be a likeable leader. Tyrants and curmudgeons with brilliant …

Emotional Intelligence

If You Tend to Overeat, You've Got to Read This Fat-Loss Coach's Tips For Staying on Track

Sometimes you eat a meal so good, you can't help but go back for seconds (or thirds). Or maybe you keep a bag of your favorite chips in the house, promising you'll only eat what you portion out only to find yourself eating the entire bag in one sitting. Sound familiar? It's no surprise that …

Weight Loss

The 31 Best Fragrances of All Time, According to Allure Editors

Every day here at Allure, our editors receive the newest perfumes from the largest fragrance houses and the smallest indie brands all before they make it to market, so we can get an exclusive look — or, sniff — at what the upcoming season’s biggest launches will be. If you think walking by a …

Fragrance

12 Documents to Organize Now—Before It's Too Late

Don't leave a burden for your next of kin.<p>1 Will<p>Getty Images<p><b>Why you need it:</b> To choose an executor and spell out your final wishes for how your estate should be distributed after you die.<p><b>What happens without it:</b> You die "intestate" and your assets go through probate, where your state's intestacy …

Can You Take a Double Dose of HCG to Increase Diet Results?

The HCG diet plan requires you to follow a strict calorie intake while taking several doses of liquid drops. Proponents of the diet plan advise …

Diets

Make Pull-Apart Cheesy Spinach and Artichoke Pinwheels

<i>Kitchn's Delicious Links column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Food

September is the greatest month to travel – here's where to go

September is a lovely month for travelling in Britain and Europe. The summer crowds have gone, prices have fallen, the Mediterranean is at its warmest and, while temperatures have eased, it is still reliably sunny – a great time for a city or a beach break. Even in Britain, there is a good chance …

European Travel

If You And Your Partner Do These 11 Small Things, You're Meant To Grow Old Together

When you get into a new relationship, you can never predict the outcome. But for the most part, growing old with your partner might be the ideal if …

Relationships

These Playful Watercolor Paintings Update the Kama Sutra for 2018

“I found it only natural to include some homosexual and queer couples in my book—because, well, it’s 2018! I wanted my book to be colorful in every sense."<p>Austrian artist Bianca Tschaikner has painted a very 2018 take on the Kama Sutra in the form of 34 bouncy, bendy watercolor paintings of sex …

Painting

Mindful sex: could it put an end to unhappiness in bed?

When we have better sex, we tend to want more of it, so it becomes a satisfying circle<p>Healthy sexual response requires the integration of the brain and body Lori Brotto<p>So there you are, in bed with your partner, having perfectly pleasant if serviceable sex, when your mind starts to wander: what was …

Mindfulness

Clobster Grilled Cheese with Everything Sauce

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>This simple, crave-worthy, gooey sandwich can be served as a meal or an appetizer sliced into small pieces and drizzled with sauce. The sweet, spicy, smoky and rich “everything sauce” can be used on, well, everything. Always have some of this in your fridge ready to be slathered over …

grilled cheese

Fire Up Your Abs With This Trainer's Killer Core Workout

Most people love getting in a good ab workout, but rely on the same old moves: crunches, planks, and scissor kicks. But trainer Tanya Poppett decided to kick things up a notch with the core workout she posted on Instagram. Tanya showed off some variations on standard core exercises that will …

Mexican Chorizo Burger

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare the serrano salsa: Toss together onion, lime juice, salt, and serrano in a bowl. Let stand 15 minutes. Immediately before …

5 stages the most successful relationships need to go through

Here’s the brutal truth about relationships:<p>There are WAY too many people thinking that if they just find the perfect person to date then the …

21 Very Dumb Jokes That Are Guaranteed To Give You The Giggles

"Dogs can't do X-Rays...but cats can."

Achieve Elite Fitness With Body Weight Training Workouts, according to fitness experts

Body weight training workouts can improve your fitness in waysyou’ve never even thought about. For instance, if you’re used to doing the normal …

How to Write a To-Do List That Will Make You Happier and More Productive

Organizing your priorities to set yourself up for success is easier than it seems.<p>A lot goes into being at your productive peak. One simple tool that can keep you organized and motivated is a tidy to-do list.<p>I often hear a common misconception about organizing tasks: It's stressful, overbearing and …

Personal trainer sisters share the diet secrets that keep them looking lean - and their VERY unusual breakfast side

Sister act Felicia Oreb and Diana Johnson are probably better known as fitness stars the Base Body Babes.<p>And when they're not hitting the gym, the …

Pan-Roasted Chicken with Lemon-Garlic Brussels Sprouts and Potatoes Recipe

"A delicious one-pan dinner that tastes like you cooked all day but only takes a small amount of hands-on time. Great flavor and easy clean-up! We …

Master These 17 Recipes If You Want to Become a Next-Level French Cook

Once you’ve mastered the basics of French cooking with dishes like vichyssoise and bouillabaisse, you’re ready to move on to more complicated …

12 Stunning Salads That Are Way Better Than Your Standard Caesar

There’s so much more to thoughtfully crafted salads than little gem, romaine, and arugula, and the good news is that you don’t have to wander far to …

These 75 Low-Carb Recipes Will (Almost) Make You Forget Bread and Pasta Even Exist

Whether you're avoiding bread and grains to prevent belly bloat or you're going full-on keto to lose weight, cutting carbs will be so easy with these recipes. For 20 grams or less, you can feast on tofu scramble, cauliflower-crust pizza, and cookie dough fudge . . . and you won't miss carbs one …

What Does Science Tell Us About The Key Secret To Happiness

What are your goals?<p>Become an entrepreneur. Climb the corporate ladder. Make more money.<p>It maybe to travel the world as a digital nomad.<p>But the …

These homemade pretzel bites will ruin all other pretzels

Photo via Thanksgiving.comAmerica loves pretzels. They’re a great accompaniment to watching TV, pair well with beer and, of course, what baseball …

Suzy Welch: What to say when a job interviewer asks, ‘Do you have any questions?’

One of the most important moments of a job interview comes just before the end, when the hiring manager asks, "Do you have any questions for …