Karen Calvey

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What Gets Men and Women in the Mood? It's Probably Not What You Think

As we age, sex becomes harder to come by. Whether we are single or in a committed relationship, daily responsibilities make it that much more difficult to be intimate and have a vigorous sex life. That’s why we sometimes need a little somethin’ somethin’ to get us in the mood — but it isn’t what …

10 Qualities That Make Guys Fall In Love With Women

Coconut and Chocolate Pie for Two

The phrase "easy as pie" was probably invented while this pie was being made. You need only a handful of ingredients! Bonus: This pie is gluten-free. While I normally run from desserts that lack gluten, this pie kept me coming back, forkful after forkful. You’re going to love this one!<p>Coconut and …

4 Ridiculously Easy Steps to Get Back on the Workout Wagon

Fall out of your regular workout routine? No worries. Here are 4 simple steps to get you back into gear<p>Between vacations, injuries, work deadlines, and family obligations, it can be easy to fall off the exercise wagon. One week suddenly becomes one month or even one year. But getting back into the …

Dorm Room Ideas: Really Good Wall Art for Under $50

A dorm room, especially at first, might seem like the antithesis of "home"- but adding things to bare walls is an easy way to instantly make a place …

Read This If You’re Tired Of Being Told “I Like You, But…”

I have an ego.<p>Understand, we all do. If we didn’t, we would be able to handle life’s countless rejections with the aplomb of a Buddhist monk instead …

The Fitness Trend Men Everywhere Can’t Get Enough Of

This simple exercise will help you shed fat, ditch back pain, and be a beast in the gym<p>American soldiers have been doing a simple fitness activity since the American Revolution, and it’s turned our military into the fittest, most feared fighting force in the history of the world.<p>That activity: …

Study Reveals Parenting Strategy That Leads To Better Sex

Sharing childcare duties = better relationship?<p>In the last half century, dads have begun to take on more of the housework and childcare duties. And a new study says that when it comes to relationship satisfaction, that's a very good thing.<p>A team of researchers with Georgia State University found …

25 Free Things to Do on Your Next Visit to Los Angeles

Tourists flock to Los Angeles for a behind-the-scenes peek at the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, but there’s so much more to this SoCal city beyond …

Travel

What Are the Best Duffel Bags for Domestic Travel?

<i>A:</i><p>Duffels aren’t the sexiest gear, but I always use one when traveling in the United States. They’re easy to schlep off-road but classy enough to haul into a five-star hotel. Most are built to take an absolute beating. Here are my five favorites.<p>Eagle Creek No Matter What Duffel S ($70)<p>The No …

Everything You Can Do With a Can of Chickpeas

After a good knife and a heavy skillet, the most heavy-duty workhorse in my kitchen isn't a piece of equipment at all; it's a can of chickpeas.<p>Yes, if I have the time I'll cook a big batch of dried chickpeas, with their far superior beany broth, and freeze them into single-serving portions. But …

Lemon Cupcakes Recipe

Before You Start<p>If you don't want the alcohol from the Limoncello, substitute 3/4 teaspoon lemon extract in the buttercream and reduce the …

57 Make-Ahead Breakfasts so You Can Sleep in and Eat Well All Week

We're all about the make-ahead breakfast, for those mornings that we just really don't have time.<p><b>As much as we'd love to</b>, we don't have time to make restaurant-ready breakfasts each and every morning for ourselves and our loved ones. That's why we have frittatas, porridges, puddings, bars, and so …

10 Veggie Noodle Recipes to Finally Try at Home

We will never not love a lobster roll. (Bless you, summer.) But for nights you want to lighten up, bust out the veggie peeler (or spring for a spiralizer) and see what all this "zoodle" business is about. Here, ten faux-pasta dishes using zucchini, carrot, cucumber, beets and other farmers'-market …

31 Hearty, Healthy(ish) Make-Ahead Lunches

Whether you're at the office, in school, or hitting the open road, eating lunch away from home can be tough. Which is why we love dishes that are easy to make in bulk, hold up well in the fridge, and pack easily into single containers. I'm talking hearty grain and pasta salads, saucy bean dishes, …

4 Creative (and Easy!) Back-to-School Breakfasts You'll Want to Eat All Year Long

You're so busy packing back-to-school lunches, you almost forgot about breakfast! Never fear, these four recipes are fast, nutritious, and kid-friendly.<p>This time of year, we spend a lot of time planning and packing back-to-school lunches, but a solid breakfast is just as important. Too often, …

Breakfast

4 Foods That Burn Belly Fat

Research shows that our bodies' inner eat-and-sleep clocks have been thrown completely out of whack, thanks to cues we send it all day with the wrong foods. The result: You're caught in a "fat cycle": a constant flow of hunger hormones that makes your cravings almost irresistible. But if you tune …

10 Things You Learn About America (And Yourself) By Driving Cross-Country

A sense of calm, as well as a fear of the unknown, comes over you as you start your solo drive across the United States for the first time. Your …

15 Ancient Ruins You'll Regret Not Visiting In Your Lifetime

If you are going to go on a vacation simply to recharge your batteries, then a nice weekend in the country, say within a 100 mile radius of your home …

What It's Like to Go a Year Without Sugar

Find out how the author of the new book Year of No Sugar survived all of 2011 without consuming any added fructose.<p><i>Every month, Women's Health hosts our 60-second book club, where we invite you to take a quick peek inside a buzzed-about new book and let us know what you think. This month's pick:</i> …

10 Satisfying Feelings Every 'Type A' Person Will Understand

The perfect situations for those who crave perfection.<p>"Type As" experience a range of daily emotions that might seem negative to some: Their overwound nature makes it hard for them to relax. They power through tasks with urgency. They put constant pressure on themselves to perform the best.<p>In other …

The Easy Weeknight Recipes Our Top 50 Chefs Actually Make at Home

We asked five chefs plucked from our 50 Best New Restaurants of the year to share the simple recipes they actually make at home.<p>We asked five chefs—all plucked from our 50 Best New Restaurant nominees—to share the simple but stellar recipes they actually make at home. In the mix: the easiest energy …

16 Protein-Packed Breakfasts for a Happier AM

Sunday evening we all have the best intentions. We’ve written out a menu , we’ve done the grocery shopping and we are set for the healthiest week of breakfasts yet. Then Monday morning rolls around and our best intentions get left in the kitchen along with our breakfast.<p>Even though we know …

Breakfast

We Can Guess Your Spirit Snack Based on Your Zodiac Sign

We know what your soul is craving—do you?

Sex and the City

3 best DIY shakes for pre-workout

We're all used to seeing sweaty bros toting shakers post-gym, but that's not the only time chugging protein can help you. What you consume before …

Darkest Chocolate Cake with Red Wine Glaze

10 Servings<p>“The great thing about this cake? It's not fussy. You can just pour the glaze over and it sets. Done.” —Rick Mast<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cake<p>1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, cut into pieces, plus more for pan<p>⅓ cup all-purpose flour, plus more for pan<p>8 oz. bittersweet chocolate (at …

Dessert

What It's Really Like When You're Married

Before you got married, you had some idea of what you life would be like as a couple living in matrimonial bliss. What you did not realize, however, …