Kar Gustafson

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Project: Teacher Card

Welcome a new teacher into your child life with a sweet card, find the directions over on the Spellbinders blog.<p>-Heather

How-To: Piranha Plant Pops

When it comes to pastries that look like elements of Super Mario Bros games you’ll be hard pressed to find a more accurate depiction than this Piranha Plant Pops tutorial from Cakecrumbs.<p>[via Geek Crafts]<p><b>More:</b><p>How-To: 1-Up Mushroom Pizza Rolls<br>• How-To: Watermelon Cake Pops<br>• TARDIS Cake Pops

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Summer Luxury in Italy

Summer in Italia is as close as mortals get... to heaven. Sun-bathed piazzas, colorful, aromatic farmers markets, sensual people throbbing to different music 24 hours a day. If Alaska is the land of the Midnight Sun, Italia is the terra of the Midnight Fun.<p>Italians are different than Americans, …

10 volunteer opportunities for free travel

THERE ARE MANY reasons to engage in volunteer travel, and there are literally thousands of charities and organizations that provide volunteer …

Waitress's $1,000 Tip From Stranger Funds Dream Vacation To Italy (PHOTO)

We've all had moments at work and thought, "I need a vacation." And fortunately for one over-worked waitress, a dream vacation just became reality, courtesy of a stranger's kindness.<p>Per the Tumblr of "Casual Cynic," a photo of a restaurant receipt shows a $60.42 charge for the diner's meal. Below …

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Food Network<br>Magazine<p>SAVE 73%<p>O, The Oprah<br>Magazine<p>SAVE 72%<p>The Pioneer<br>Woman Magazine<p>NEW<p>Good Housekeeping<p>SAVE 82%<p>Popular Mechanics<p>SAVE 80%

The Time You're Most Likely to Binge

When you're probably jonesing for junk food—and how to curb the urge<p>When you're tempted to dive face-first into a bag of chips could be tied to your body’s circadian rhythm: Cravings for sweet, salty, and starchy foods peak in the evening, when hunger levels are also at their highest, according to …

The Best Protein Sources

You know a protein-rich diet can help you drop pounds—but are you reaching for the right foods?<p>Quick—which has more protein: an egg, or an ounce of mozzarella? Believe it or not, the cheese actually has about 16 percent more protein. You might want to write that down, especially if you’re one of …

Get Healthy in 5 Minutes or Less!

Good news: With these easy tricks, great health can still be yours<p>Got five minutes? If you want to get healthier, that’s all the time you need. Some of the nation’s top docs—including ER physician Dr. Travis Stork, obstetrician and gynecologist Dr. Lisa Masterson, board-certified plastic and …

The (15 Minute) Bye-Bye Arm Jiggle Workout

Strapless dresses expose your upper back, shoulders, upper chest, and arms. This workout will shape all those places. Do these arm exercises one after another with no rest in between. Repeat the circuit, resting a minute between circuits.<p>1. Standing V Raise<p>Hold a dumbbell in each hand and stand …

10 Ways to Drink More Water

Get guzzling with these tips for staying hydrated

30-Day Abs Challenge

Flat abs are made in the gym — AND the kitchen. Use our 30 day ab challenge and eating strategies to get a flatter stomach in 30 days!<p>Follow this 30 day ab challenge to whittle your middle!<p>Day 1. <b>Training Tip:</b> Put Your Core FirstIf flat abs are important to you, promote them to the top of your …

The Super Simple Way to Improve Your Mood

Use this trick to bust through your next funk<p>You were running late, spilled coffee on your report, and didn’t feel prepared for your meeting with your boss. <i>Rough</i> day<i>.</i> Want to cheer yourself up? You can make yourself happier by listening to positive music and making a mental effort to feel better at …

10 Ways to Get a Flat Stomach

10 Healthy Snacks for Weight Loss

10 can't-go-wrong munchies to satisfy every craving<p>Satisfy Your Hunger<p>Want to stick to your diet? Start snacking. It helps control hunger and rein in portion sizes at meals. And don't worry, it's supposed to feel indulgent. If a healthy snack isn't satisfying, you'll go in search of something that …

11 Foods for a Flat Belly

Lose stomach fat and build ab muscles with these foods<p>We've got it—the ultimate eater's cheat sheet that will help keep you lean for life. Among the items in this list of abs-friendly foods you'll find nutrient-dense (but flavor-packed!) foods whose components both help you fight fat and build lean …

Yoga for Bedtime

Need a little extra help relaxing before going to sleep?<p>Short Meditation<p>Sit up in bed comfortably, either with your legs folded or straight in front of you; whatever you can do with the most ease. Sit up and lean slightly back on your pillows or backboard. Close your eyes and rest your hands on …

19 Easy AF Lunches That Can Help You Lose Weight

These delish picks will satisfy your tastebuds—and your waistline.<p>When you're trying to shed pounds, lunchtime can be a real battle. While you might have pinned literally thousands of lunch ideas in hopes of slaying your brown bag game, sometimes (most times) laziness gets the best of us.<p>"Although …

Success for the Stay-at-Home Parent

I used to know how to define success. Receiving an "A" in class. Being promoted to the next grade. Receiving a raise, a year-end bonus or a glowing review. It was pretty simple to identify success when I worked for pay, because in the working world, everyone receives feedback -- the minimum wage …

The Happiest Parents on the Block Part 1: Recognizing When Moments Effect Moods

The parenting years are some of the best moments in a person's life. It is a season marked by the incredible opportunity to love and witness a life forming from birth to adulthood in a very unique way. As this season unfolded for me many years ago, I found myself under a pile of materials with tips …

Potty Training Secrets From the Pros

We asked novice parents to share their common potty training questions and then took those queries to experienced moms -- the potty training pros -- to get answers.<p>Potty training is not a science with one correct formula -- it's an art. Different tips and tricks work for different kids and families …

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