Kirstin M Swearingen

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Creamy Slow Cooker Chicken Will Have You Dreaming of France

Mustard is one of those condiments that can add a lot of easy flavor to your cooking. And two kinds of mustard (grainy and smooth)? Now you're …

Slow Cookers

Basic meal planning

You need to eat and drink at least 12 carbohydrate choices each day. Most women need 14 carbohydrate choices each day to maintain the desired weight …

Shopping List for Diabetics | 50 Best Foods For Your Grocery List

The 50 foods on this shopping list for diabetics are not only tasty and filling, they may also get your diabetes under control, for good.<p>Control Type …

Diabetes

Gestational Diabetes Meal Ideas

Gestational diabetes (GDM) is a type of diabetes that develops during pregnancy. This disorder, characterized by elevated blood sugar levels, is …

Nutrition

Eat yourself to sleep: the foods that can help get a good night’s rest

According to one study, eating kiwi fruit before bed helps deep sleep. But which other foodstuffs may aid a long and peaceful slumber?<p>Ahead of World Sleep Day next week – an awareness-raising exercise that should surely be renamed World Sleep Night – there has been increased focus on how much sleep …

Nutrition

Quick Amaretti Tiramisu - Italian Dessert

Amaretti are classic Italian biscuits with nice, bitter almond flavor, similar to macaroons, which give an extraordinary twist to many desserts, like …

Single Leg Bridge Exercise for Butt and Core

The single leg bridge exercise is a great way to isolate and strengthen the gluteus (butt) muscles and hamstrings (back of the upper leg). If you do …

Grab a Spoon: This Brownie Pudding / Giant Lava Cake Awaits

Traditionally, magicians don’t reveal their tricks, but, lucky for you, I’m not an actual sorcerer. (I just practice the dark <i>chocolate</i> arts from time to time.) Recently, I concocted a mysterious but incredibly delicious cake recipe that's sure to defy what you think you know about baking. So, …

7 New Thrilling Reads to Give You the Chills

After devouring thrilling hits like <i>The Girl on the Train</i> and <i>Gone Girl</i>, it’s hard to stop reaching for more heart-pounding novels. For those looking to fulfill their love affair for harrowing reads, we’ve compiled a list of the new unputdownable thrillers. Dim the lights and brew a pot of your …

Brunettes Can Get Rose Gold Hair at Home With These in-Shower Treatments

In a past life (read: six months ago), I was a brunette, so I understand the particularly mournful tale of clicking on a story about "how to get rainbow hair at home," and realizing the product described only worked on blondes. I always thought the only way I'd ever be able to get pastel hair was …

Hair

The Ultimate Carrot Cake Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°. Toss together first 3 ingredients; spread in a single layer in a foil- lined pan. Bake 10 minutes or until …

Dessert

The Creepiest Shows To Watch When You're Done With Mindhunter

If you're anything like us, you finished the entire <i>Mindhunter</i> series in one gulp over the weekend. Directed by David Fincher, this gripping thriller …

How to Stop Overthinking

Overthinking is a byproduct of trying to control. The "human" part of our being believes that we can think our way to safety and resolution when in fact, it is a combination of our left (thinking) brain and our right (intuitive/creative) brain that we form the best decisions and conclusions for our …

Police Find More Human Remains in Planters as They Investigate Alleged Toronto Serial Killer

Police digging through planters in Toronto have recovered three more human remains as they investigate alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur, …

Suspended – Medium

15 Chef Secrets to Making Restaurant-Quality Risotto

Ordering risotto out or making it at home often feels like a gamble: What if you (or the chef) hasn’t cooked the rice <i>just so,</i> so it’s crunchy or …

Why You Can — And Should — Buy a Vintage Porsche for Less Than $10,000

The 924 is less expensive today than the traditionally recognized models<p>Love those Porsche 911 Turbos and air-cooled 993s that crowd Instagram—and …

The Sweet Side of Life: Creme Brulee Without a Torch

Learn how an everyday spoon can help you make this classic dessert — no torch required.<p>In this quick tutorial, Raiza Costa breaks down the steps to …

Dessert

Here's how to know you're done with therapy — we got the scoop from three therapists

Making the decision to see a therapist is a huge step. It takes a ton of courage to seek help for a problem you can’t tackle on your own or even just …

This is what your Myers-Briggs personality type says about your bedtime habits

Ah, sleep. Everyone’s favorite pastime. You know what else everyone loves? Analyzing their life choices based on their Myers-Briggs personality type. …

The opposite of a narcissist is an 'empath' — and it could be a bad thing if you date one

In relationships, there are certain qualities we all look for in a significant other. Our love stories and desires may be different, but for many people, empathy ranks high on the list of desirable traits in a partner.<p>But what happens when someone feels empathy to the extreme? They could be an …

Leslie Knope

21 Beauty Subscription Boxes To Treat Yourself To This Year

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These 10 Products Will Finally Get Your Bathroom Organized

Make 2018 the year you get your home under control, starting with your bathroom. It can be hard to organize the many self-care products, towels, and hair tools that we store in the bathroom, but with the right organizational products, you can easily achieve order.<p>Use chic wicker baskets to store …

Quit Your Job and Become a Professional Cat Cuddler in Ireland

Oh Danny boy! The cats, the cats are calling. And they need your cuddles!<p>The Just Cats Veterinary Clinic and Cattery in Dublin, Ireland, recently …

Veterinary Medicine

59 Dope Things On Amazon Prime That Have A Cult Following

It's hard to imagine that knife sets and hair brushes could inspire such fanatical enthusiasm, yet scroll through some of Amazon's highest-rated …

The 10 coolest Airbnbs in New York City

For someplace to stay with a little more character than the typical hotel, book one of the best Airbnbs in New York City. This list includes …

New York City

17 powerful signs from the 2018 Women's March that will fill you with hope

It’s been a full year since Donald Trump’s inauguration. Which means that it’s also been a full year since the 2017 Women’s March. The Women’s March …

The 6 best watches ever worn by James Bond

So says Ian Fleming in his debut 007 novel, "Casino Royale." But James Bond has never been one to follow rules (especially when there's a lucrative endorsement deal to be had), and over the past 56 years his weapon-grade wrist has played host to some of the most iconic and eclectic tickers in …

Egyptian scandal? Meet the mummies with different daddies

Two of Britain’s most well-known mummies could be at the centre of a 4,000-year-old family scandal, after DNA analysis showed they had different fathers.<p>The bodies of priests Khnum-nakht and Nakht-ankh were discovered in excavations in Egypt led by the renowned British archaeologist Flinders Petrie …