Julie Adams

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40 Pasta Salad Recipes You Need to Try This Summer

You'll want to whip these up every chance you get.<p>A summer picnic, potluck, or barbecue — these easy pasta salads will be your go-tos. And watch it be the first bowl to go empty. They're packed with a colorful mix of veggies, homemade dressings, and cold pastas.

Cooking

Stumped by gardening? Here's ten easy things to try this weekend

As this year’s Chelsea Flower Show draws to a close, and the Bank Holiday weekend begins, we are all full of inspiration and renewed conviction that this is going to be the year when we make our garden gorgeous. For many of us, though, gardening can feel a little daunting.<p>This week, Sue Biggs, …

4 Steps to Breaking Your Sugar Addiction

You know you should kick your sugar habit, but going cold turkey can be hard. Use this simple guide to wean yourself off the sweet stuff.<p>Yep, it seems like a no-brainer—a diet high in the white stuff (sugar and refined carbs) is linked to weight gain, diabetes, cancer, depression, and even …

Time-Saving #FlipTips from a Daily Commuter

Not many people say this, but I love my morning commute! I’ve got 25 minutes to enjoy my coffee, listen to some music, catch up on news, and do a little Flipboard curating. If you’re an active Flipboard user like me, you probably have a lot of great magazines, sections and topics saved. Where to …

Commuting

Stricken Chinese cruise ship lifted from Yangtze River; hundreds of bodies recovered

<b>Jianli, China (CNN) —</b> The Eastern Star is upright once again, looking almost normal with its bottom resting on the water and its deck and cabins clear above it.<p>The ship's positioning Friday was a step forward in the dayslong nightmare playing out on a section of the Yangtze River that flows through …

Help! The Best Way to Ask for What You Want

4 Ways to Protect Yourself From Emotional Manipulation

<i>“Anything is better than lies and deceit!”<br>―Leo Tolstoy</i><p>How could anyone fall for that? How could I have been so foolish? Why do they believe such …

What Happens When We Don’t Say What We Think and Feel

<b>“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” ~George Bernard Shaw</b><p>Can we just talk?<p>Those words can be a …

Relationships

The Antidote for Shame

Why Self-Awareness Is the Secret Weapon for Habit Change

More than we’d probably like to admit so many of our days are spent in a state of self-delusion, an internal monologue of justifying our actions, …

How to Stop Being a Pushover

If you feel like you're always being taken advantage of, and it seems like you're on the losing end of every situation, it's time to turn things …

Self-help

Rugs: Not Just For Your Floors. Here, 8 Rooms That Prove It

Give your favorite rug the attention it deserves.<p>Some area rugs have such gorgeous patterns and luxurious textures that it feels wrong to walk all over them. So don't. Instead, take a cue from these rooms and give your favorite rug the attention it deserves.

24 Brilliant Ideas To Steal From Fashion Designers' Homes

At home with fashion's finest, from Yves Saint Laurent to Diane Von Furstenberg.<p>Odds are a fashion designer's home will be just as fabulous as their latest collection, and here are 24 photos to prove it. See how your favorite fashion designer's style carries into their home and what you can do to …