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3 Tips for Preserving Fresh Basil All Year Long

New York City isn't exactly the ideal place for planting a vegetable garden. Or, at least the kind of vegetable garden I'd love to have. Herb gardens …

Spices

Fried Green Tomatoes

How to Make Cowboy Cookies<p>Cooking Class<p>looks a great way to use up the green tomato's my 2 year old just harvested from daddies green house. Filled …

Sugar scrub bars

1/4 cup Coconut Oil1/2 cup Melt and Pour Soap Base, shredded or cubed3-4 drops Essential Oil (your favorite – Lavender is amazing)1 cup SugarSilicone …

No Ice-Cream Machine? No Problem! 12 No-Churn Ice-Cream Recipes

<b>You don't need an ice cream maker to concoct a delicious icy treat! Whether you're in the mood for creamy or fruity, we've got you covered with our easy no-churn recipes. What are you waiting for??!</b><p>No-Churn Mint-Chip Ice Cream<p>Condensed milk is the secret ingredient behind this frozen dessert's …

Why Do We Punish Ourselves?

When the Black Plague spread across Europe in the 13th and 14th centuries, people publicly whipped themselves with irons in bloody processions of …

Psychology

How Much Do You Value Yourself?

The age of entitlement is, not coincidentally, the age of high self-esteem. Self-esteem, as defined by standard measures, is a function of how we …

Psychology

Is Living Together Just Another Form of Dating?

Cohabiting couples have become far less likely to marry, new research finds.<p>In a new paper, Bowling Green State University sociologist Karen Guzzo …

Demographics

The Key Difference Between Pride and Arrogance

David was an overly-serious professional who came to psychotherapy to work on his low self-esteem. Yet, whenever we discussed exercises that could …

Psychology

Are We Truly Able to Forgive and Forget?

We've all heard the adage <i>forgive and forget</i>. The advice itself makes sense: When someone has done something wrong to us in the past, bearing a grudge …

Psychology

The Squeaky Wheel

Getting over heartbreak is far harder than we realize, because something surprising is going on in our brain.<p>There are reasons why losing a pet …

Research

5 Steps to Taming Perfectionism

By Max Belkin, Ph.D.<p>Procrastination and underperformance are often linked to unrealistic aspirations. When people pursue realistic goals, their …

Psychology

The Best Way to Organize Your Freezer

(Image credit: Better Homes and Gardens)<p>Have you ever had that "ouch" moment when you open the freezer and some heavy, unidentifiable object hurls …

Ice Cream

How Long Can You Keep Opened Condiments?

I have an ongoing real estate battle in my refrigerator door between condiments and cocktail ingredients. While I can ignore boozes and bitters since …

Food Preservation

Yes, Humidity Drawers Can Actually Make a Difference

Do you actually know how to set the crisper or humidity drawers in your fridge? Or do you just bump the notches towards the middle as a safety …

Gardening

How To Make Layered Jello Shots

<b>Juice the lemons and clean out the shells:</b> Cut the lemons in half and juice them. You should have 1/2 cup. If you want to make jello shots in the …

Dessert

Family Mission Statement: How and Why to Create One for a Positive Family Culture | The Art of Manliness

Getting married and having kids are some of the biggest events in our lives. And yet we largely slide into these significant turning points. Sure, …

Chores for Kids, Chores for Preschoolers, Simple Chores for Kids, Family Chore Chart, Chore Charts for Children, Chore List for Kids

Simple Chores for Kids<p>Choose to make chores fun with The Chores Box from The Idea Box Kids!<p>Inside The Chores Box, you will find simple, everyday chores that children can accomplish easily.<p>Your child will love reaching in and choosing a coin/chore from the box. After choosing a couple of coins from …

The Over-Praise Dilemma: When Complimenting Kids Actually Holds Them Back

"Amazing job!" "Perfect!" "What an incredibly beautiful drawing!"<p>Across playgrounds, schoolyards and classrooms, it is common to hear well-intentioned parents, caregivers and teachers heap high praise on children -- particularly those with low self-esteem.<p>But a new study suggests that when adults …

How to Praise Your Kids Without Spoiling Them

You're a good parent and you want to help your kids grow up to be happy and successful. So, when you notice them doing something right, you jump in …

Parenting

​The College Degrees with the Worst Return on Your Money

Funding an education is an expensive business, but some degrees are better value for money than others. A costly course doesn't necessarily lead to a …

College & University

Why Free Play Is the Best Summer School

The more time children spend in structured, parent-guided activities, the worse their ability to work productively towards self-directed goals.<p>Most schools across the nation have marked the end of another academic year, and it’s time for summer. Time for kids to bolt for the schoolhouse doors for …

Here's why every couple should get a prenup before marriage

"We tend to think of prenups as dividing assets," says Savage, coauthor of "The New Love Deal: Everything You Must Know Before Marrying, Moving In, Or Moving On!," "with one wealthier partner wanting 'protection.'"<p>But contrary to popular belief, she explains, a couple's need for a prenup isn't …

Relationships

10 Signs You’re Both Turning Into the Same Person

There's no better feeling than being so comfortable with your partner that you're free to show off your true colors – even if said colors are your …