Kelli Torkelson

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This Ingenious Tuscan Pasta Cooks Directly in the Sauce

If you need another reason to keep that cast iron skillet out on the stovetop, let this five-ingredient dinner be it. The cheese tortellini cooks …

Recipes

Million-Dollar Spaghetti Recipe

"The perfect combination of pasta, ground beef, and cream cheese mixture. Unbelievably good! Serve with garlic bread and salad. Enjoy!"<p>Ingredients<p>1 …

Recipes

Every Netflix secret category for porn, revealed

If you want to find porn on Netflix, we’ve already done the hard work for you. Here are our guides to the sexiest movies and TV series on Netflix. …

Critically-Acclaimed

How Toxic Is Your Workplace Exactly? Quite Toxic if These 8 Things Keep Happening Every Day

Do your co-workers violate company policies repeatedly? Yes, toxic.<p>According to UNC Keenan-Flagler Business School, it is estimated that toxic workplaces cost U.S. employers $23.8 billion annually in the form of absenteeism, health care costs, lost productivity, and more.<p>A company's most valuable …

The Workplace

If You Struggle to Sleep Through the Night, Try These 6 Yoga Poses Before Bed

It's Sunday night and you can't seem to stop thinking about the workweek ahead, your neverending to-do list, and that embarrassing thing you said …

Grandma's Gingersnaps Recipe

"This was my mother-in-law's recipe and my husband's favorite. Shorten or lengthen the cooking time for a softer or crisper cookie."<p>Ingredients<p>3/4 …

Teaching Your Kids This Skill Will Set Them Up for Success. Most Parents Do the Opposite

It goes against all of our instincts.<p>We've all heard a lot in the past few years about the importance of failure. Take risks, fail fast, learn from the experience, and bring the knowledge you've gained to the next thing you try. We all know this is good advice--except when it comes to our children. …

5 Lessons Most People Learn Way Too Late in Life

It's best to learn these lessons while you're still young.<p><i>"What are the lessons people most often learn too late in life?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Alyssa Satara, co-founder</b> …

6 Easy Exercises to Strengthen Your Core

The Routine<p>Okay, perhaps you’re enough of a realist to know that you’ll never have a six-pack. But exercising your core is still important: Strong …

15 Go-To Pasta Recipes You'll Make for the Rest of Your Life

Discovering a trusty new pasta recipe is like reuniting with an old friend: Whether you're making your own fresh pasta or using the store-bought …

18 Things I Want My Teenage Son To Know

As we wrap up another school year (7th and 11th grades), I can’t help but feel nostalgia, excitement, sadness and pride, all at the same time with my …

This 20-Minute Upper-Body Workout Will Give You Strong, Cut Arms

There's nothing wrong with wanting your arms to look good, especially if Summer is around the corner and you know there are many tank tops in your future. Rather than just try a few different things at the gym without any real direction, we've created an upper-body workout that will shape up your …

How to not melt the couch, and other life skills to teach your kids this summer

Until recently, my smart and accomplished 17-year-old neighbor did not know how to use a can opener, and a bright 15-year-old relative recently tried to microwave a plate of spaghetti with a metal fork in it. Another friend’s teenage sister tried to mail a letter without a stamp.<p>It’s fun to giggle …

Parenting

On the Keto Diet? Check Out These 30 Products From Costco ASAP

The keto diet comes with a laundry list of unapproved foods — say goodbye to carbs and sugar — but Costco is here to save the day yet again. Our favorite wholesale store makes going keto a breeze, thanks to its endless inventory of low-carb, high-fat items. And we even just discovered that it sells …

The Affordable Curtains We Swear By to Make a Room Look More Expensive

Curtains have the power to entirely transform a room, but they can also get really expensive, real quick. And with the multitude of fabric options …

10 Yoga Poses to Do in Bed to Ease Pain and Have the Best Sleep of Your Life

Whether you sit in an office chair all day, like to garden, or are on your feet for extended periods of time, you're probably no stranger to sore …

Here's Your Exercise Encyclopedia For Toned Arms and Tight Abs

Don't shortchange yourself with biceps curls and crunches. Save time at the gym and challenge your body with these exercises that focus on both your arms and your abs! Some are equipment-free and some require weights — think dumbbells or a med ball — but all these moves are bona fide multitaskers. …

The First 5 Things to Buy with Your New Costco Membership — Shopping

We all remember our first time ... shopping at Costco. If you've just decided to join the club, which has more than 88 million members, you're going …

The Best-Selling Kitchen Products Under $50 Will Change the Way You Cook

It's easy to pick up a large kitchen starter set when moving into your first apartment. Starting from scratch means you need everything from pots and …

8 Essential Oils For Clearing Negative Energy That Actually Work

Essential oils aren't just another beauty product that will sit on a shelf and look aesthetically pleasing. They've been around for thousands of …

This Affordable Serum Is SO Good It Keeps Selling Out At Target

A good anti-aging serum can transform your skin. Each one is formulated to target your skin’s biggest concerns and deliver hydration and vital …

Cinnamon Honey Butter

<i>A quick recipe for homemade cinnamon honey butter. 5 minutes and 3 ingredients is all you need to make it. Perfect for bagels, waffles, pancakes,</i> …

17 High-Protein Meatless Dinners You Need In Your Life Right Now

Whether you're a vegetarian or just want to save some money on your next grocery bill.

Healthy Eating

Seriously: There Are Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my …

This Frustrated Teacher Quitting Her Job Has a Message For Parents: "Stop Coddling" Your Kids

Julie Marburger, a sixth-grade teacher from Texas, is seriously frustrated when it comes to dealing with her students' parents. After a particularly upsetting run-in with a mom on March 28, she took to social media to express just how defeated she feels. In a now-viral Facebook post, Julie laid out …

This Awesome Periodic Table Tells You How to Actually Use All Those Elements

Americium could save your life.<p>Thanks to high school, we've all got a pretty good idea about what's on the periodic table.<p>But whether you're looking …

If Today Is Arm Day, Here Are 59 of the Most Effective Moves You Can Do

Add these moves to your strength training routine to sculpt and strengthen your arms and upper back. Some involve dumbbells and some use just your own bodyweight, but they all target and tone your upper body. As a bonus, a bunch of these moves also work your lower body and core at the same time! …

14 Trader Joe’s Items That Will Basically Change Your Life

According to Real Simple editors, anyway. Take a peek into our grocery carts, and add these favorites to your shopping list.<p>Trader Joe’s Vegetable …

Healthy Eating

Mamie Eisenhower’s Chocolate Fudge Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Butter a 9-by-13-inch baking dish pan or mist it in with nonstick cooking spray.<p>Step 2<p>Stir together the semisweet chocolate, …

The One Thing You Should Use Before Mascara for Even Longer Lashes

<i>This content originally appeared on Health.</i><p>Even on my most low-key, no-makeup makeup days, I rarely leave the house without swiping on mascara. …