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Breakage, Shedding & Thinning: How I Overcame All 3 to Achieve Waist-Length Hair

<i>by Kara of NaturalCurliesTV (pictured above)</i><p>Breakage, shedding and thinning I have experienced them all! I am almost 100% sure that most of you have …

5 Steps to Breakage Proof Your Natural Hair

Growing longer hair every year is a goal that many naturals have in mind. It is a goal that has been achieved by many and yet remains elusive to …

25 Popular Oils, Butters and Natural Ingredients and How To Use Them on Natural Hair

<b>By Chinwe of</b> <b>Hair and Health</b><p>When it comes to hair care, it is vital to know how certain ingredients work on our strands. Having this knowledge reduces …

6 Ways Dads Win at Parenting

From paper towel commercials to PTA meetings, let's face it: Moms are assumed to be the default parents.<p>But that is an increasingly outdated notion …

14 Things Dads Teach Their Daughters About the Boyfriends They Deserve

As a father, do you have the qualities your daughter deserves to see in her boyfriend? Even better, her future husband? I always ask myself this …

10 Gifts a Dad Should Teach His Daughter

Shares 0<p><b>10 gifts a daughter will treasure forever, no matter her age.</b><p><b>–</b><b>–</b><b>–</b><p>Don’t like ads? Become a supporter and enjoy The Good Men Project ad free<p>1 – …

10 Affordable Ways to Make Your Home Look Like A Luxury Hotel

After a long day of playing tourist, your body is met by those sumptuous Egyptian cotton sheets and fluffy pillows that leave you wondering if the …

How-To: Nautical Knot Bracelets

Create your own colorful maritime-inspired accessories with this beginner-friendly tutorial for making nautical knot bracelets that Clare McGibbon shared on the Etsy blog.<p>Ready to give it a try? Click here to see the full how-to.

101 Things I Will Teach My Daughters

1. Chocolate is only a temporary fix.<p>2. A properly-fitting bra is not a luxury. It is a necessity.<p>3. Your happiness is your happiness and yours alone.<p>…

The Healthiest Summer Sangria EVER

Consider this your new favorite drink.<p>Summer without sangria just doesn't feel right. The only problem: You may accidentally be pouring on the sugar and calories if you're not paying attention to what you throw in that pitcher. But it's easy to give this drink a healthy makeover without sacrificing …

Healthy Eating

These Cool Summer Cocktails Will Have You Singing Tunes

Today officially marks the first day of summer, which means plenty of pool parties, lazy days at the beach, and backyard barbeques are on the …

12 Tips For Creating The Ultimate Homework Station

Creating a stylish and streamlined space for your kids.<p>Help kids concentrate on their homework by creating a stylish and streamlined space for all their studying needs.

Kids

Grilled Citrus Chicken

4 Servings<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 3½–4-pound chicken, cut into 8 pieces<p>3 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided<p>Kosher salt; freshly ground pepper<p>2 lemons, halved<p>2 oranges, halved<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Prepare a grill for medium heat. Rub chicken pieces with 2 Tbsp. oil; season with salt and pepper. Grill …

Recipes

New potatoes and asparagus roasted in a bag recipe

New potatoes and asparagus cook deliciously in a bag with pancetta, rosemary and bay<p>If you cook potatoes and other ingredients in a bag, or en papillote as our proper French cooks would have us call it, you end up with a fantastically romatic bundle of goodness.<p><b>SERVES</b><br>4 as a side …

Asparagus

Pan-fried lamb chops with peas, broad beans and new potatoes recipe

Lamb chops, served with potatoes, summer vegetables and mayonnaise, is a tasty dish to eat al fresco<p>Fresh mayonnaise on just-warm new potatoes makes an excellent side for grilled lamb<p><b>SERVES</b><br>4<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><br>25g/1oz butter<br>1 tbsp olive oil<br>A bunch of spring onions, green and white finely sliced<br>2 garlic …

Home fries with a fried egg recipe

This fries and egg recipe is perfect for leftover potatoes.<p>You can make home fries with any potato, but it’s better with new ones.<p><b>SERVES</b><br>4<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><br>Olive oil<br>250g/9oz smoked lardons<br>1 red onion, finely sliced<br>2 garlic cloves, finely sliced<br>400g/14oz new potatoes, parboiled and cut into quarters<br>½ tsp …

New potato niçoise salad recipe

Don’t be snobby about using tinned tuna in niçoise salad - it's fantastic<p>I like to cook the potatoes, eggs and beans all in the same pan for my version of niçoise salad, but you can do it separately if you prefer.<p><b>SERVES</b><br>4<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><br>300g/10 ½ oz new potatoes<br>2 eggs<br>200g/7oz green beans, topped<br>200g/7oz …

Chocolate cake to have with a glass of milk

Diana Henry's classic chocolate layer cake recipe is filled with chocolate butter cream and iced with a rich ganache<p>A chocolate cake to satisfy your most child-like cravings. My children prefer a milk chocolate topping, I prefer dark.<p>SERVES<p>10<p>INGREDIENTS<p><b>For the cake:</b><p>225g (8oz) unsalted butter, …

Dessert

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Mint, coriander and turmeric barbeque marinade recipe

BBQ recipe for use with roast summer vegetables such as courgettes, peppers and aubergines<p>Serve with peppers stuffed with feta cheese.<p>120ml olive oil<p>1 tsp ground turmeric<p>2 tbsp chopped coriander<p>2 tbsp chopped mint<p>2 aubergines, sliced lengthways – just over ½ cm thickness<p>extra mint and lemon juice …

Tamarind and date barbecue marinade recipe

BBQ recipe for use with pork ribs<p>The acidity of the tamarind helps to tenderise the pork and the end result has a sweet and sour, citrus flavour. Serve with sweet potato chips and grilled pineapple.<p>200g soft, pitted dates<br>200ml tamarind juice<br>The juice of 1 lemon<br>1 tbsp ground white pepper<br>1.5kg pork …

BBQ

Home Library Inspiration – Built-in Bookcases With Creative Designs

Not sure what to do with that spare room? Turn it into a home library. Whether or not you’re one of those people that like to read in their spare …

Chicken wrap with sticky sweet potato, salad leaves & tomatoes

Use leftover chicken in these light lunchbox-friendly multigrain wraps with fresh salad and mashed sweet potato<p>Ingredients<p>100g cooked sweet potato …

Portuguese Baked Eggs

6 Servings<p>Baked eggs are great for brunch, and this recipe is no exception. But with a green salad, it’s also hearty and satisfying enough to double as dinner.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>3 bell peppers, any color, thinly sliced<p>1 medium red onion, thinly sliced<p>2 beefsteak tomatoes, …

Recipes

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

Workouts

Sewing for Kids: Gathered Summer Top

Whip up a sweet and simple summer wardrobe for a little gal in your life with this gathered summer top tutorial from Corinne’s Thread on The Purl Bee!<p>Super-quick and super-cute.<p>Stitch up a few this weekend! Click here to get started.

10 Things to Consider Before Buying a New Home in 2014

Home ownership can be a bittersweet experience. All at once you enter into the sweet, exhilarating adult world of independence— you finally own your …

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