Jenna Baker

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The Smart Garden 9 is a self-contained kitchen garden for your “herbs” and vegetables

When we last met Click & Grow they were selling a massive wall garden designed for indoor gardening. Their new product, called the Smart Garden, is a self-contained kit pod for growing fruits, vegetables, and “herbs” that costs $129 on Kickstarter<p>The system is quite simple. You fill the water tank, …

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10 Slimming Foods to Eat If You Sit All Day

“Wanna take a sit break?” said no desk-bound employee, ever. Most of corporate America is already sitting for eight to 10 hours daily, so instead, we …

Nutrition

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Life Is Short, But There's Always Monkey Bread

You deserve all this cinnamon and sugar<p>Human bodies need cinnamon and sugar to function. That's an ironclad fact we got from a completely legit Harvard study published next year. Take that medicine by the spoonful like the nourishing vitamin it is—or just eat monkey bread, which is a fluffy and …

Ten Non-Standard Ideas About Going Back to School

I had a colleague who spent most of August sorting books into leveled baskets, going steady with the laminating machine, and running up colorful …

The entire history of the world in one chart

<i>The Vault is Slate's history blog. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter @slatevault, and find us on Tumblr. Find out more about what this space is all about here.</i><p>This "Histomap," created by John B. Sparks, was first printed by Rand McNally in 1931.<p>This giant, ambitious chart fit neatly with a …

Take a step inside the classroom of tomorrow

When you cast your mind back to the days of school, you probably think of dusty textbooks, graffiti and chewing gum, lessons that were both boring …

Disrupting Meditation: Can An App Really Teach Mindfulness?

I spent a week learning to meditate through tech. I even convinced a Buddhist priest to try a mindfulness app. Here’s what happened.<p>For more than 20 years, I’ve considered learning meditation. Quiet spaces! Clean robes! Shaved heads that require no fancy organic hair products! The life of Buddhist …

Meditation

7 Keys To A Fantastic Marriage

"I want a marriage just like yours and Charlie's." I can't tell you how many times I've heard that remark. People often ask me how I've been so lucky to have had two amazing marriages. I was married to my late husband Steve for almost 17 years prior to his passing from a massive heart attack. And …

5 things organized people do every single day

We all know at least one awe-inspiring organization maven. Her counters are clear of clutter, she can quickly locate any item without rummaging, and somehow her hair always smells like lemons. Want to be her? You can! It’s not magic — it’s a mindset. It’s a system that you, too, can adopt.<p>Ready for …

Minimalism

These Are the Worst Mistakes You Can Make When Organizing Your Home

<b>Do you have any other foolproof organization tips? Share them with us.</b>

This Is The Best Way To Motivate Yourself To Exercise: 4 Proven Secrets

Workout motivation. You don’t have any. You know exercise is good… and you still don’t do it. You’re not alone.We all want a magic pill that makes us …

This Cinnamon Roll Monkey Bread Is Bananas

So gooey. So good.<p>2 (10 to 13 ounce) package cinnamon buns<p>2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened<p>1 cup sugar<p>1 teaspoon vanilla<p>1. Preheat oven to 350ºF/175ºC.<p>2. In a large bowl, mix together cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla.<p>3. Open cinnamon roll packages and flatten them out one at a time. Then …

10 Healthy Carbs That Won't Sabotage Your Weight Loss

We’ve all been taught over the years to see carbohydrates as the enemy, and there’s no doubt that stuffing your face with potato chips all day won’t …

15 Amazing Bathroom Remodel Ideas, Plus Costs 2017

Updating or remodeling your bathroom can be a great investment of your home improvement dollars, especially if you plan to sell your home in the next …

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7 Ways to Declutter Any Room Using Feng Shui

By this point, you've likely heard of Marie Kondo's magical tidying method or applied some of its principles to your rooms, drawers, or even your heart. But did you know that feng shui is really the OG when it comes to creating a joy-inducing space?<p>Feng shui is the ancient Chinese art of …

Minimalism

How Not To Give Up On Your Marriage

<b>This post originally appeared on "Write, Laugh, Dream."</b><p>My husband is a recovering drug addict. I say, "recovering" because although he doesn't use drugs anymore, he's still learning how to not behave like an addict.<p>Being married to someone struggling with addiction is harder than it sounds. The …

16 Tips to Start Habits You Want and Stop Ones You Don't

You know successful habits create success. The challenge is doing them. Here are tips from someone who hasn't missed his daily habits in over five years.<p>In January 2011 I started writing on my blog daily. I haven't missed a day since, meaning over 2,200 posts. It's part of why I'm writing here.<p>In …

Motivation

The Goldilocks Rule: How to Stay Motivated in Life and Business

It was 1955 and Disneyland had just opened in Anaheim, California when a ten-year-old boy walked in and asked for a job. Labor laws were loose back then and the boy managed to land a position selling guidebooks to visitors for $0.50 a piece.<p>Within a year, he had transitioned to Disney's magic shop …

Rise And Shine: Why You Should Set Your Alarm Early And Become A Morning Person

I'm not sure what determines whether a person is a night owl or an early bird, but I'm convinced it is out of our control. I have always, ALWAYS been a night owl, for as long as I can remember. There's something about the midnight hour that gets my brain working in overtime, and that is when I …

This berry bar recipe makes for a perfect quick breakfast or snack

Rich and buttery, with sweet and tart notes from a serious dose of jam, you might never guess how easy these berry bars are to make. Make the recipe, adapted from the House of Bread in San Luis Obispo, using an entire pound of your favorite jam — berry, not berry — for a quick breakfast or simple …

25 Gorgeous DIY Rugs

Rugs can be prohibitively expensive, and it’s often difficult to find one with the perfect colors for your room. So why not make your own? There are …

7 Things All Newlyweds Need to Do With Their Money, Stat

The full meaning of "for richer or for poorer."<p>This past April, I finally finished a project that took a year and a half, way too much money, and more stress than the human brain should be expected to handle. Yes, reader, I married him. The wedding was wonderful, and so is my husband, though it's …

13 Natural Ways to Repel Mosquitoes

Pesky bugs have no chance of winning this battle.<p>You're outside grilling dinners, hosting parties — and fending off what feels like a never-ending supply of mosquitoes. If chemical sprays aren't your thing, try these 13 non-toxic bug repelling tricks instead.

The Non-Runner's Guide To Running: 5 Tips For Getting Started

Congratulations on your decision to become a runner! There is no cheaper, no purer, and no more accessible form of exercise than this. Plus, it's free. So let's get you started.<p>Despite seeming very simple, running can incorporate an amazing amount of variables - shoe firmness; heel strike patterns; …

How to Draw Trees

Trees seem like one of the few things that are easy to draw. However, if you know nothing about drawing, you may either go too simple...<p>... or too …

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These 16 Golden Milk Recipes Are the Tastiest Health Hack Ever

If you haven’t heard, turmeric is having a golden moment. The yellow spice has been dominating our Pinterest and Instagram feeds, and for good reason! This spice has been recognized for thousands of years in Ayurvedic medicine for its ability to reduce inflammation (the root of all disease), heal …