Kimberly Kay Martin

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Lifehack: How to Fix a Small Car Dent Using Cheap Household Materials

You do not need to undergo most of the bothers of taking your car to an automobile repair save for those small disturbing dents with this particular …

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5 Healthy Grain Dishes That Are (Almost) Better Than Pasta

Here are 5 of our favorite hearty and craveable whole grain dishes that can almost stand in for that bowl of mac and cheese.<p>We’re a few weeks into …

7 Ways to Cook with Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is a great substitute for butter in baked goods, and its mild tropical flavor can also enhance a range of dishes from soup to grains. …

7 Healthy Cookies You Should Definitely Eat for Breakfast

With holiday baking in full swing, it's hard to avoid sneaking a cookie for breakfast from time to time. That's totally acceptable this time of year, …

Meet the Drink Ready to Dethrone Almond Milk

It's the cashmere sweater of winter drinks.<p>While you're busy watching your barista craft squiggly latte art designs with watery almond milk or <i>so</i>-five-years-ago soy milk, Stockholm locals are sipping on drinks topped off with oat milk. Wait, what is oat milk? It's what happens when you soak steel …

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11 IKEA Makeovers That Look Shockingly Luxe

Here's proof that you can have champagne on a beer budget.<p>Here's proof that you can have champagne on a beer budget.

9 Best Fall Polenta Recipes

Creamy, cheesy polenta is easy to make and fantastic blank canvas for roasted fall vegetables. Here, nine best polenta recipes to make this …

5 Hearty Salads That Are Outrageously Delicious

Salads don't always need to be starters or sides. These crave-worthy salads will take center stage at meal time -- and no one will leave the table hungry, I assure you.<p><b>1. French Lentil Salad with Goat Cheese</b><p>Earthy French green lentils, creamy goat cheese, and crunchy vegetables make a hearty and …

Community Picks: Best One-Pot Meal

<i>The results are in—here are the recipes our community loved from Your Best One-Pot Meal.</i><p><i>We've partnered with our friends at All-Clad to bring you our latest contest (plus a pretty amazing prize for the winner).</i><p>Once again, we want to give a big thanks to all of our volunteer recipe testers for your …

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Makeup Makeup Products That Transform Their Looks

Last night’s episode of <i>Inside Amy Schumer</i> involved one especially memorable skit. In “Girl, You Don’t Need Makeup,” members of a fictional boy band sing to Schumer, pleading with her to wipe her lipstick, blush, and mascara off, then, once her bare face is revealed, emphatically requesting that she …

The French Girl Beauty Secret That’s Worth Trying This Season

French women are globally recognized for the je ne sais quoi of their “I woke up like this” tousled hair and flawless skin. But when it comes to those glowing complexions, anyone who has visited a Paris pharmacy can tell you their secret: micellar water, the cult beauty product that hydrates, …

Fresh Find: Dumont Velvet Sofa

<b>Click here to buy at onekingslane.com</b><p>All we can think when we look at the Dumont 85″ Velvet Sofa ($2,199) is: <i>Helloooo, gorgeous!</i> This …

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DIY Framed Chalkboard

Turn any flea market or thrift store frame into a versatile chalkboard for quick memos, shout outs for celebrations, or as a piece of home art. Pick …

Make These Snacks Now & Save Yourself Misery Later in the Week

<i>When it's Thursday at 3:45 P.M., you'll be so pleased with yourself for making—and packing—these snacks ahead of time.</i><p>It hits me halfway between lunch and when I leave work for the day: not hunger, not boredom, but the strange and itchy combination of the two called Needing A Snack. It’s largely …

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Skip the Salad and Drink this Dressing Straight

<i>The star of this rice bowl isn't the shredded chicken or the assortment of raw vegetables, it's the fish sauce-spiked dressing.</i><p>Take a moment to imagine a table set with two grain bowls: Fresh, raw peas, radishes, and red cabbage are piled over a bed of forbidden rice, named for its dark purple …

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6 Amazing Body Changes When You Give Up Carbs

Simple carbs, such as those found in cookies, candy and chips, are <i>The Bachelorette</i> of the food world. They’ll give you a quick thrill — but you know …

Summer Daze

Today might be the last day of August, but that doesn't mean summer is over just yet. It seems like only yesterday when we were firing off sparklers …

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Why Cashews are the MVP Vegan Ingredient

<i>Taste this vegan queso sauce and you'll understand why cashews are the most valuable vegan ingredient.</i><p>If you were to randomly enter my apartment, there is a 60% chance that you would find a cup of cashews soaking in water on my counter or in my fridge.<p>This might seem puzzling until I tell you that</b> …

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These 3-Ingredient Pancakes Will Change The Way You Do Breakfast

It's time to step up your breakfast game for back to school. Getting the kids ready in the morning can be a chore in itself, and thinking about feeding them a proper meal is an added stressor. Heck, even getting yourself ready for class or work can be a challenge! Fear not, today we've got an easy, …

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8 Impossible-to-Resist Veggie Dishes

Every now and again, I come across a vegetable dish that makes me think I could be a very happy vegetarian. From a hearty summer white bean ragout to balsamic-glazed roasted beets, here are a few of my favorites.<p><b>1. Summer White Bean Ragout</b><p>This quick ragout of white beans and sweet summer tomatoes …

10 Reasons To Be Glad You're A Highly Sensitive Person

Go on, give yourself a hug.<p>From tears to cheers, if you’re a highly sensitive person you have a <i>lot</i> of feelings you express on a regular basis. And in a culture in which emotions are sometimes seen as “weak,” expressing them can often feel like a liability rather than an asset.<p>The personality trait …

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Perfectly Paleo Peach Shortcake

<i>This paleo peach shortcake is a great way to celebrate ripe stone fruit this summer. It's perfectly crumbly and just slightly sweet like the real deal -- you'd never know it was paleo.</i><p>I really can’t stand the comparison of food to “crack.” From naming recipes with “crack” in the title to saying …

16 Snacks That Can Take a Hike

<i>We're the kind of people who have to eat every three hours, and Pure Leaf Iced Tea is here to help with that.</i><p><i>Today: Put these snacks in your pack.</i><p>Being hungry is the worst. Being hungry while on the top of a mountain, isolated somewhere in the woods, or at a swimming hole quite literally off the …

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5 Truly Healthy And Delicious Matcha Recipes

No ice cream here!<p>By now, you've probably hopped on the matcha bandwagon. Whether you're chowing down on matcha ice cream or grabbing iced lattes from your local coffee shop, this powdered green tea's rich, creamy taste is hard to resist. Plus, it has some appealing health benefits, including a …

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8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p><i>This week from around the web: Baked squash pasta, rhubarb chutney, a rosemary-ginger Collins, and other recipes to help you take on your CSA …

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The 10 Paint Colors Designers Always Use

There's a reason they turn to these shades over and over again.<p>Choosing a paint color can be daunting, to say the least. Just a quick glance at a wall of swatches and chips is enough to make anyone dizzy. And one ill-advised choice can leave you questioning your taste forever ("Why did I ever like …

This one-pot vegetable chowder is an easy, healthy way to use up summer veggies

Salads are super and grilled veggies are grand, but there's another way to make the most of summer's bounty without sweating over a complicated meal. This simple vegetable chowder takes all the comfort of your favorite hearty soup and brightens it up—and lightens it up —with fresh flavors. Instead …

Chai Spiced Apricot Granola Is What's for Breakfast

This apricot granola recipe is crunchy, spicy, and just right for topping yogurt parfaits. Or eating by the handful - you choose.<p>The other day I was running around the house, taking care of the laundry, the dishes, corralling the toys, and everything else that happens when you have two kids, and I …

50 Recipes Better than Going out to the 50 Best Restaurants

On Monday, The World's 50 Best Restaurants announced its picks for 2015. The list caused quite a kerfuffle. Allegations of the whole process being rigged and chock-full of biased, non-credible voters flew. Essentially, the list is bupkis.<p>Regardless of opinion, unless you're one of the fortunate few …

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The Yummiest Tom Yum Veggie Soup Ever

Thai soups are plentiful in their many variations and flavors. The base of this vegetarian soup recipe, known as <i>Tom Yum</i>, is lemongrass, galangal root, lime juice, kaffir lime leaves, tomato and spices. I simply used whatever veggies I had at home-- bok choy, broccoli, tomato, orange and red sweet …