Katie

74 Flips | 6 Magazines | 1 Like | 6 Following | 2 Followers | @Katie2itg | Keep up with Katie on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Katie”

Give A Little, Get A Lot: The Power Of Everyday Kindness

At the end of every episode of the "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" Ellen says, "Be kind to one another."<p>Though this simple statement comes from one of the …

Ellen DeGeneres Show

I'm Feeling 22: Why Youth Is About The Journey, Not The Destination

I am a 22-year-old woman literally and metaphorically stumbling through life. In no time at all, I will graduate from college and be thrown into the …

Safe-Space

The Best Recipe Videos on YouTube for People With “No Time to Cook”

<i>House of Cards</i> is great and all, but in truth our favorite thing to binge watch is cooking videos. There’s something addictive, even therapeutic, …

Interactive Art Gallery Allows Visitors to Become Part of an Illusion

This unique gallery lets visitors do more than just admire great works of art – they get to play with it, too. At Art in Island, an interactive gallery that occupies a former bus station in the Philippines, visitors can step inside paintings and take pictures with the optical illusions.<p>Each piece …

14 Signs You’re An Old Soul

By Koty Neelis,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1qbzDXE<p>1. You tend to think a lot about everything. You’re always finding deeper meaning in your …

75 of Our Best Cake Recipes (Yep... 75!)

If it's not clear from these 75 recipes, we just really like cake... a lot.<p><b>Sometimes you just need a slice of cake.</b> Or...75 of 'em. We rounded up some of our favorite cake recipes, and then kept finding more that we loved, and well, here we are. Happy baking!

Dessert

9 Wonderful Things I Can’t Wait To Tell My Daughter

By Sawyer James,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1zD3Y4J<p>1. What Susie says about Sally, says a lot more about Susie than it does Sally.<p>Girls will be …

Coconut Southern Comfort Layer Cake

16 to 20 Servings<p>In this classic coconut layer cake, coconut makes an appearance three different ways.<p>February 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cake<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2 3/4 cups cake flour plus more for pans<p>2 1/2 cups unsweetened shredded coconut (not reduced-fat)<p>1 tablespoon baking powder<p>2 teaspoons …

Dessert

…And Then There’s The Girls Who Drink Whiskey

Co-written with Kate Bartolotta.<p>An article has been making the rounds lately explaining and extolling the virtues of the “two kinds of women.”<p>There …

The Most Thoughtful Gifts You Can Buy This Holiday

By Lauren Appelwick<p>Around the holidays, it's easy to get wrapped up in gift-giving traditions that begin to feel like obligations. I've often found …

Holiday Giving That Makes a Difference

'Tis the season for giving. Whether Christmas is your holiday or not, it is inescapable. Every retail outlet everywhere is covered in tinsel and Christmas carols fill the air. Along with the cookies and eggnog, there are gifts for everyone. Coworkers and family, big gifts and small; Christmas, …

10 Adorable DIY Ornaments For Your Holiday Tree

Make your tree the envy of all the other foliage.

The Baking Essentials You Should Always Keep in Your Fridge, Freezer, Pantry, and Spice Rack

Whether you're an occasional or an everyday baker, these are the baking pantry essentials you should never be without.<p>Here's some great news: Being a great baker is not really about artistic flair or a prodigy-like ability to whip out sugar roses. It's actually about precision, patience, and …

Email templates for 27 of your toughest work tasks

Communication is hard work. A 2012 survey by McKinsey found that highly skilled desk workers spent an average of 28% of their work weeks dealing with …

Homemade Rolls for Novice Bakers

<i>Need a holiday hand? We've got you covered with two straight weeks of Holiday Survival Recipes -- the ones you can rely on to keep your guests (and you) feeling festive.</i><p><i>Today: Homemade Rolls for Novice Bakers</i><p>Just imagine it: your family is home for the holidays -- grown children, perhaps, or …

12 podcasts that will tell you a fantastic story

It's official — the popular podcast <i>Serial</i> has surpassed 5 million downloads, making it the fastest podcast of all time to reach this milestone.<p>This …

The Identity Crisis Under the Ink

Americans—particularly Millennials—are getting more tattoos than ever. Is a shifting, increasingly uncertain culture to blame?<p>Some weeks ago, during a bleary-eyed subway ride to work, I found myself staring at a young woman on the other side of the car. She wore business attire with a North Face …

50 People On ‘The Most Intellectual Joke I Know’

Mine: “Descartes walks into a bar and the bartender asks him what he wants to drink. Descartes says ‘hmmm, I don’t know’ and vanishes in a puff of …

10 Songs For When You Need To Be Less Stressed Out

We don’t need to juxtapose our various calamities, and collectively decide who among us are “allowed” to be stressed and anxious; the truth is, we’re …

42 Things That Happen The Night Before Thanksgiving, The Most Interesting Night Of The Year

By Lance Pauker,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1fj3XJD<p>1. You return home from college/another city/your bedroom upstairs. One of your parents …

How to Beat the Twisted Psychology of Busyness

You actually have more free time than you think.<p>A recently released book by <i>Washington Post</i> reporter Brigid Schulte is getting a lot of media attention. When you read the title--<i>Overwhelmed: Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time</i>--you'll see why.<p>From parents to students to teachers to CEOs, …

Time Management

DIY Hamster Wheel Standing Desk

At my day job, I use a standing desk. It helps me concentrate, helps me lose weight and makes me overall more productive.<p>But I must admit, it gets …

How to Get in Shape Using Psychology: 6 New Tricks From Research

Why is there an obesity epidemic? It’s not because we eat the wrong things or we lack exercise.<p>Research shows that, plain and simple, most of us just …

Nutrition