Jo McDonald

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16 Easy Dinners For Anyone Trying To Eat Less Meat, And Do Less Dishes

No meat and (almost) no cleanup.

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Tasty Irish Cream Chocolate Sheet Cake

Shout-out to all chocolate and liqueur lovers out there! This Irish Cream Chocolate sheet cake is the perfect dessert for you! Easy and quick to …

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18 Decadent Vegan Dessert Recipes

No matter how much we eat for dinner, there’s always room for a sweet treat. While most desserts are made from butter and eggs, plenty of vegan …

Quebec Tries to Say Au Revoir to ‘Hi,’ and Hello to ‘Bonjour’

MONTREAL — A customer at a pet shop in Napierville, Quebec, once threatened to complain to the province’s French-language watchdog agency because a parrot called Peek-a-Boo refused to speak French.<p>In an episode known as “Pastagate,” the agency — which staunchly defends the French language in Quebec …

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Instagram Founder Kevin Systrom's 5-Minute Cure for Procrastination

You need just 5 minutes to stop putting off your biggest, scariest goals.<p>Five minutes doesn't seem like enough time to accomplish anything of real importance. That's why, when we have these little scraps of time to spare, we often just throw them away on social media or cat videos.<p>But according to …

16 Hand Creams To Take You Through Winter

From ultra-fancy to super-basic, and everything in between.<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Hand cream is one of those beauty product categories that divides …

Master of mindfulness, Jon Kabat-Zinn: ‘People are losing their minds. That is what we need to wake up to’

By taking the Buddhism out of the practice, Kabat-Zinn pioneered a meditative approach used all over the world to treat pain and depression. He talks about Trump, ‘McMindfulness’ and how a 10-second vision in 1979 led to a change in the world’s consciousness<p>The police in Cambridge, Massachusetts, …

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Tag: DIY

Secrets from the Lost Kitchen: How to Arrange Flowers Like a Self-Taught Maine Chef<p>by Annie Quigley<p>Houseplants 101: How to Propagate Plants<p>by Kier …

The definitive glossary of wine tasting terms

For those who identify with the latter, this glossary of wine tasting terms will get your vocabulary off to a roaring start. The list is a group effort by some of our favorite sommeliers and winemakers, all of whom are photographed below, plus Business Insider's own Matthew DeBord, author of "Wine …

Thousand-year-old Anglo-Saxon potion kills MRSA superbug

<b>London (CNN) —</b> It might sound like a <i>really</i> old wives' tale, but a thousand-year-old Anglo-Saxon potion for eye infections may hold the key to wiping out the modern-day superbug MRSA, according to new research.<p>The 10th-century "eyesalve" remedy was discovered at the British Library in a …

Super Bug

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28 Secrets of Exceptionally Productive People

Want to work smarter, not harder? Learn from the best.<p>Occasionally, I stumble on my own productivity tools and strategies, but mostly I borrow them from others.<p>So does Ryan Holiday, the author of the best-selling The Obstacle Is the Way (a really great book) and the compulsively readable <i>Trust Me,</i> …

What The Greatest Self-Help Books Of The Last Decades Can Teach You In 7 Minutes

As a writer, I’m fortunate to connect with authors and experts all over the globe who have vitally important messages to share. While each of these experts sees the world in his or her own very unique way, and shares a special filter or perspective on life, progress and success, when you peel the …

One Chef’s Homage to a Famous Egg

Musicians often cover songs made famous by other musicians they admire—and sometimes those covers can rival the original. Chefs do the same …

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The complete guide to working out before work

Life inevitably gets in the way of your gym date. That’s why people who exercise in the morning are more likely to stick with it, Barbara Brehm, a professor of exercise and sport studies at Smith College in Massachusetts and author of the recently released textbook, <i>Psychology of Health and Fitness</i>, …

Six Dance Moves We Expect From Christopher Walken's Captain Hook

We've got a fever, and the only prescription is walking the plank.<p>It seems like a Mad Lib come to life – Christopher Walken will play a tap-dancing Captain Hook on an NBC prime-time production of <i>Peter Pan</i>.<p>­"This might be the first tap dancing Captain Hook you've ever seen," NBC Entertainment chair …

9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What you do today matters. In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.<p>"The metaphor I like is the avalanche," says Thomas Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals." "These habits …

80 Beautiful Bathroom Designs That Will Inspire Relaxation

Relax and refresh with one of these designer-approved rooms.<p>Whether you're thinking of your powder room, master bath, or ensuite, our favorite designer looks will inspire you to spruce up your space. Don't stop there — take a look at these stunning bedroom and living room designs that are full of …

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13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

Reboot with Joe Recipe Book

• <b>Author:</b> Joe Cross<p>This collection of plant-based recipes is inspired by the film <i>Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead</i> by Joe Cross. This recipe book features over 70 of Joe Cross' favorite recipes for juicing and eating. Includes juice recipes, smoothie recipes, salad recipes, veggie dishes and more.

Michael Symon's 5 in 5

• <b>Author:</b> Michael Symon & Douglas Trattner<p><b>Cohost of The Chew and Food Network Iron Chef Michael Symon shares 120 superfast easy recipes for busy cooks—perfect for weeknights.</b><p>This special <i>iBooks Author</i> version of <i>Michael Symon’s 5 in 5</i> invites you to:<br>- <b>Connect to Michael’s Twitter feed</b>, and Tweet back …

This Concealer Is An Anti-Fatigue Ninja

<i>Certain beauty products — think NARS blush in Orgasm, Clinique's Black Honey lipstick — are so good, they're practically famous. And, while we do</i> …

Headspace Founder Andy Puddicombe On How Meditation Can Make Us Kinder -- To Ourselves

How many of us have tried meditation, but given up because we thought we were no good at it? Judging by the cheers elicited from Andy Puddicombe's keynote address at Thrive, The Huffington Post's second Third Metric conference on redefining success beyond the two metrics of money and power, quite a …

How To Turn Your Console Table Into a Makeshift Bar

Can't spare space for a fully-stocked bar? When guests are en route, set-up spirits on a living room or hallway-based console table.<p><b>1.</b> Place a tray on top of the table to hold bottles. <b>2.</b> Line-up glasses beside the spirits. <b>3.</b> Fill an ice bucket (or a bowl) with ice. <b>4.</b> Also, fill a small bowl with …

10 Unexpected Ways to Add Color to Your Kitchen

Unique ways to give your space a bold look.<p>Switch out your sink for a colorful one, order some bold appliances, or give your backsplash a bright look.

6 New Apps for Pets

Download these for your furry friend.<p><b>Pet First Aid</b><br>Hundreds of articles, videos, and illustrations provide vital information about everything from fractures and sprains to bites and stings. Record vaccinations, allergies, and veterinarian details so your pet's medical history is all in one place. …

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You Know Your Decorating Style Is Girly When...

You live in a pink palace where ladylike ruffles, bows, and florals reign supreme.<p><b>1. In your bedroom, a vanity is a necessity.</b><p><b>2. Walls covered in flowers and birds have a calming effect on you.</b><p><b>3. You love a good ruffle.</b><p><b>4. Your bookshelf is filled with Jane Austen novels.</b><p><b>5. When you look up you like</b> …

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