Jayne Bodell

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5 Ways to Make Low-Carb Pizza

1<p>Make Pizza Out of Chicken<p>Love pizza, but not all the carby calories that come with it? No worries! Here are 5 ways to make lower-carb pizza. You’ll …

Recipes

These Are the Most Stylish Kitchen Organizers We've Ever Seen

It's no secret that we love a smart storage solution. A storage solution that <i>looks</i> smart too? Well, we just lose our minds over that kind of …

Storage Ideas

The Content Marketer’s Guide to Story Structure

Content is everywhere, most of it free and most of it utterly buried by other content. As content marketers, we struggle and fight to be …

Creative Writing

Top 5 Privacy Tips of 2017

In this increasingly connected online world, the threat of having your money and identity stolen by hackers and cybercriminals is greater than ever. …

Identity Theft

Beef Stir-Fry

"The best thing about a stir-fry is that you can substitute the vegetables you like most."<p>Season the steak with salt and pepper. In a medium bowl, …

Recipes

How to Write a Short Story from Start to Finish

by Joe BuntingI’m working on a new short story. However, it’s been a while, and I’m feeling out of practice, like I have to figure out how to write a …

Creative Writing

5 Formulas To Write 500 Words A Day

In November 2016, I embarked on a goal to write five hundred words per day, forever. No time limit. I learned a hard truth. Sitting down in front of …

Creative Writing

Who Discovered the Calendar-Jayne Bodell-Smart

While looking at the 2017 calendar before the official toss, I realized I couldn’t remember how our calendar was created. I knew we used the …

Astronomy

Why We Make and Break Resolutions-Jayne Bodell-Sassy

You’ve had a month to make friends with that resolution. How’s it going? The three week mark has come and gone so you should have created a habit by …

Julius Caesar

A Single Word Can Change Your Life in 2018. Here's How

It can inspire you all the way to 2019.<p>Do you believe that just one word can change your life for the better? If not, I don't blame you. I was skeptical too until I tried it. What's the special word? It's different for everyone. Here's how to find yours.<p>I first learned about this process from the …

Loneliness

Cheater’s Slow-Cooker Beef Bourguignon

1. In a large skillet, cook the bacon over medium heat until crisp, about 5 minutes. Remove from the skillet and transfer to the bowl of a slow …

Cooking

Humor Writing for People Who Aren't Funny

This is a guest post by Jeff Goins. Jeff is a writer, speaker, and blogger who lives in Nashville. His writing blog was voted one of the Top Blogs …

Comedy

The keto bread

Tip!<p>Sprinkle seeds on the bread before you pop it into the oven – poppy seeds, sesame seeds or why not some salt flakes and herbs?<p>If you make this …

Recipes

The Phone Call That Changed the Way I Choose My Passwords, Forever

This phone call forced me to reevaluate my online security strategy. Here are four important factors to help keep your passwords secure.<p>This past summer, I was at an amusement park with my family, when I received a call from an unlisted number. The call was from the fraud prevention department of …

Security

What's draining your battery once and for all

If you've been following our regular free tips here at Komando.com, you've most likely read that you can be charging your smartphone wrong.<p>To squeeze …

iOS

Keeping life simple, smart, and sassy

While looking at the 2017 calendar before the official toss, I realized I couldn’t remember how our calendar was created. I knew we used the …

Julius Caesar

What Are You Giving This Christmas?

It’s that time of year when bells are ringing, and I don’t mean the jingle bells on Santa’s sleigh. I’m talking about the Salvation Army bells. Every …

Our 10 Most Popular Side Dishes of 2017

I take the same approach to side dishes as I do for the mains that fill my meal plan. I lean on simple, no-fuss sides that are a breeze to pull …

Our Best Gluten-Free Dinners of 2017

If you're someone who follows a gluten-free diet, you know you sometimes have to get a little creative in order to bring satisfying meals to the …

This Thanksgiving, Think About a Do-Over-Jayne Bodell-Sassy

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and as usual, we find ourselves thinking about what we’re thankful for. At this stage in my life, I think …

10 Steps to Self-Publish Your Book Like a Bestseller

People do judge a book by its cover and content, which influences sales and your reputation.<p>Self-published books are springing up all over the place. If you are an entrepreneur, having a book under your belt can boost your income exponentially. Books are to business in the millennium what business …

Grammar Shorts: You May be a Language Abuser and Not Even Know It

The language of truth is unadorned and always simple.<br>~Marcellinus Ammianus~<p>11/30/2017<p>As a language lover, I cringe when people speak and write with …

The 10 Most-Saved Recipes from Kitchn This November

Like so many of us here at Kitchn, you, dear readers, have been readying yourselves for winter and the holiday season by saving recipes for every …

THE SLOW COOKER PINEAPPLE CHICKEN THAT YOU’LL NEVER STOP EATING

<i>Ingredients:</i><p>– 1 cup pineapple juice<p>– 1/2 cup chicken broth<p>– 1/4 cup brown sugar, packed<p>– 3 tablespoons reduced sodium soy sauce<p>– 3 cloves garlic, …

WATCH: Study Shows The Best Kinds of Friends Are The “Mean” Ones

Bea Arthur’s biting one-liners and scorching eyebrow-raises made her <i>Golden Girls</i> character a TV legend, but they’re also what made Dorothy an …

Biography of St. Augustine

Bishop of Hippo in North Africa (354-430 AD)<p>St. Augustine, bishop of Hippo in north Africa (354-430 A.D.), was one of the great minds of the early …

5 Gluten-Free Stuffing Recipes So Perfect for Your Friendsgiving

Flag us if we're wrong, but the question of whether or not you like stuffing (ahem, or cranberry sauce) seems to be the ultimate Thanksgiving …

Cooking

This Chicken & Sweet Potato Skillet Is Ready in 30 Minutes

We're in the Thanksgiving home stretch here, and people have turkey and stuffing and mashed potatoes on the brain. But as you ramp up for the big …

Recipes

Facebook’s secret setting they don’t want you to know but I’ll tell you | Page 2

Facebook and many other sites are members of the Digital Advertising Alliance. It's a self-regulated group of websites that give you the power to …

Digital Advertising

What Can I Do With That Idea? | Two Drops of Ink: A Literary Blog

By: Marilyn L. Davis<p>“The true writer, the born writer, will scribble words on scraps of litter, the back of a bus ticket, on the wall of a cell.” ― …