Jessie Bloor

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The Christmas Cookie Recipes That Will Make This Holiday Sweeter

30 of them, to be exact.<p>Before we even eat our Thanksgiving feast, the bakers in us start thinking about Christmas cookies. It's not that we can't and don't bake cookies other times of the year -- we never stop making cookies. It's that there's nothing quite as special as the cookies made for the …

22 Food Reasons Seattle Is Winning At Life

<i>Are you a Seahawks fan? Send this to your friends who are rooting for the Patriots, and then read about how New England food could give Seattle food a run for its money.</i><p>If you think Starbucks is the best that Seattle food-and-drink has to offer, we've got 22 reasons why you're absolutely wrong. …

The Surprising Way to Keep Avocados Fresh That Will Blow Your Mind

No saran wrap or plastic bags necessary<p>Avocadoes are packed withhealthy fats and potassium—but who hasn't put an unused avocado half in the fridge, only to find the fruit turned a totally unappetizing brown the next day? It's one of the most frustrating things about loading up on avocadoes—but …

Food

4 Exercises to Lift Your Boobs

Get ready to bust a move—and boost your bust.<p>Nothing short of surgery or gaining body fat can actually increase the size of your breasts. As for making them <i>look</i> bigger, well, that's why the chunk of change we spend on bras each year is larger than the GDP of Iceland.<p>Push-ups and padding aren't your …

Muscle

Strong, Fast, and Ripped: The Training Plan

Build an athletic body that's primed for peak performance<p>Why do you work out? Better question: Why do you <i>train</i>? Because there is a difference. After all, lots of people work out—to burn calories or relieve stress or just because they like to sweat. But athletes train. They train with the purpose of …

Extreme Sports

How to Undo the Damage of Sitting - 7 Simple Exercises | The Art of Manliness

If you’re like most men living and working in a techno-service economy, you probably spend a good deal of your day sitting down. You go from the …

The Lipstick Shades Bazaar Editors Can't Live Without

Bazaar editors share the one lipstick shade they're constantly re-applying.<p>Just like a fabulous pair of shoes, there's nothing a great lipstick can't fix. It can transform your look from day to night, take attention away from that little blemish, or simply brighten your face. In honor of National …

Makeup

3 Ways to Get Your Relationship Out of a Rut

<b>1.</b> Ask yourself, <i>What's it like to be with</i> me <i>right now?</i> The heart of intimacy is the management of difference—it isn't about whether you have …

Tone Your Abs on a Mat: 5 Moves Better Than Crunches

Feel the burn, skip the crunches.<p>The mat is a great place to sculpt sexy abs. What's not so great? Only doing crunches—which utilize just a portion of your core muscles—to tone up. So we put together five intense and efficient core-strengthening moves that target <i>all</i> the regions of your abs. Here's …

Workouts

Relationship Advice: The 50 Things You Need To Do For A Relationship To Last

1. Burn your blueprint.<p>Rid yourself of whatever fantasies you harbor about the bliss of coupled life. They’re not helping. There is no script, so …

10 Healthy-Eating Rules Almost All Nutritionists Agree On

This is the closest thing to an eat-right bible that you're going to find.

Nutrition

Watch These Men Try on Makeup and Realize What Women Go Through Every Morning

A professional makeup artist transformed five men into flawlessly made-up ladies so they could better understand women's daily routines [via BuzzFeed.<p>"Women are beautiful," one sad man remarks. "Men are like hairy, scraggly, monster things." Another compares the experience to a "less-painful …

Beauty

3 Delish Summer Drinks That Are to Die For!

It's summertime and the sippin' is sexy! Mix up these cool, warm-weather cocktails created by the barmen at Miami's Rumbar for a picnic, pool party, or Independence Day celebration. (They're also great for a party of two: you and your air conditioner!) Salud!

The Curtsey Move That Creates Sexy Legs

18 Exercise Upgrades for More Muscle

Kick your favorite go-to exercises up a notch.<p><i>The article was written by Rachel Cosgrove and repurposed with permission from Men's Health.</i><p>What if you could instantly make any exercise 10 times more effective? Chances are, you can. That's because most people make tiny (but key) technique errors on …

Workouts

Chocolate-Caramel Cake with Sea Salt

10 Servings<p>Mayonnaise in the batter isn’t as weird as it sounds—it’s just eggs and oil, after all. It’s also why this cake is so moist.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cake<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2¼ cups all-purpose flour<p>¾ cup natural unsweetened cocoa powder<p>1¾ teaspoons baking powder<p>¼ teaspoon …

6 Trainers' Favorite Workout Moves for Stronger, Flatter Abs

<b>The Trainer:</b> Tony Gentilcore, a certified personal trainer and strength and conditioning specialist, and co-founder of Cressey Performance in Hudson, Massachusetts<p><b>Why This Move Is Awesome:</b> The major perk is that it targets your abs and prevents "cheating" by keeping your lower back in a neutral …

15 Minute Workout: 4 Isometric Moves for a Toned Body

These isometric moves build muscle and blast fat!<p>Fast and furious isn't the only pace that will score you the physique of your dreams.<p>In fact, slowing down—and even holding still—can make workouts more effective. When you rush through exercises without distinct pauses at certain points, you don't …

Workouts

Summer Drinks and Cocktails

The Plank Circuit That'll Sculpt the Body You've Always Dreamed Of

If you think standard planks are hard, just wait until you try celebrity trainer David Kirsch's circuit!<p>Oh, the plank. It can make you quiver (literally). It's also probably one of the most important exercises you have in your workout arsenal. Why? Because it strengthens your core, which is …

Workouts

10 Celebrity Trainer Tips For Last-Minute Bikini Prep

Hit the beach with a slimmer waistline.<p><i>This article was repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Only have a week or two before you're set to don a bikini? We asked the top celebrity trainers to spill all the last-minute weight-loss advice they give their clients when they are prepping for …

Fitness

Gin and Tonic Cake Recipe - Made Personal by SORTED

America's Most Beautiful Coastal Views

From towering Pacific Northwest sea stacks to mile upon mile of mirage-like tidal flats, these 10 littoral landscapes take ocean views to a new level.<p>…

North Carolina

10 Beauty Products Every Woman Should Have By 30

For the first few decades of your life, a laissez-faire beauty routine is all you need. Nows the time to take a more grown-up approach with a few easy adds.<p>For the first few decades of your life, a laissez-faire beauty routine is all you need. Now's the time to take a more grown-up approach with a …

Beauty

5 Yoga Poses for Amazing Arms

Do these moves for arms you can’t WAIT to show off<p>Yoga helps to calm the mind and spirit, but it also creates absolutely gorgeous arms! These 5 moves from the <i>Women’s Health</i> Big Book of Yoga by Kathryn Budig will help build strength in your upper back and shoulders without adding bulk. The result: …

Yoga

Mark Khaisman Makes Art with Everyday Packing Tape

<i>Artist Mark Khaisman</i><p>Born in 1958 in Kiev, Ukraine, artist Mark Khaisman studied Art and Architecture at the Moscow Architectural Institute in Russia. …

This Week in Recipes

Breakfast<p>Super Flaky Buttermilk Biscuits<br>• Puff Pastry Breakfast Egg Tarts<p>Appetizers and Sides<p>Portuguese Garlic and Cilantro Bread Soup (Açorda à Alentejana)<br>• Grilled Trevisano or Radicchio With Gorgonzola, Olive Oil, and Saba<br>• Shanghai Baby Bok Choy With Black Bean Sauce<br>• The Best Barbecue Beans<br>• Quick …

Grilled corn with sour cream, cotija cheese, and chile powder.