Kristen

138 Flips | 1 Magazine | @Kristen1ok6 | Keep up with Kristen 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 “Kristen”

Rent Your Own Private Island Off the Coast of Belize for Less Than $500

<i>Originally published by Travel & Leisure</i><p>Ever wanted an entire island to yourself? Turns out <b>you can rent one on Airbnb</b>.<p>Bird Island, an atoll off the …

Belize

My Mother’s 5-Step Korean Beauty Routine Completely Changed My Skin

When I was 12, I walked into the kitchen to discover my mother gingerly scraping the goopy jelly from an aloe leaf she had just picked from the garden into a mason jar. She poured two cups of soju—a clear fermented-rice liquor from her native South Korea—over the top, followed by the juice and zest …

Skin Care

6 Amazing Volunteer Programs Around the World

Volunteering can be challenging, eye opening, and even life altering, but ultimately it's rewarding in so many ways for those who undertake it. And …

Costa Rica

What Burt Reynolds Can Teach Us About Trusts

Sept. 19, 2018 2:32 p.m. ET<p>Hollywood star Burt Reynolds intentionally left his son out of his will, but it doesn’t appear to be a case of bad …

Burt Reynolds

Artist revamps dingy interior of a 1962 Airstream with vibrant florals

While most Airstream renovations tend to go for a minimalist aesthetic to create the illusion of more space, surface pattern designer Bonnie …

Airstream

This Mom's First-Day-of-School Lunch is Over-the-Top Elaborate, But Her Reasoning Is Actually So Smart

I'm the first to admit that when I see a fellow mom's Instagram photo of an elaborate kid meal – you know, the ones with every color of the rainbow represented and full servings from each corner of the food pyramid – I can't help but roll my eyes. I'm all for giving kids nutritional options and do …

Healthy Eating

This Is the Best Pizza Joint in Every U.S. State

Is your favorite on the list?<p>Whether you like it deep dish or thin crust, square-shaped or topped with pineapple, you probably have a go-to pizza …

Pie

How To Handle Personal Criticism Just Like Serena Williams Did

Tennis star Serena Williams just got called out by one of the most powerful men in tennis. How she handled the criticism is priceless.<p>For women entrepreneurs, learning to cope with harsh criticism is as necessary a skill as reading financial statements. And while all entrepreneurs face rejection …

Tennis

Ina Garten Just Revealed Her Go-To Summer Cocktail, and Now It’s Our Go-To Summer Cocktail

There’s no one we trust more than the Barefoot Contessa, queen Ina Garten. So when she says something’s good, it must be true…right?<p>Case in point: …

15 Podcasts You Should Be Listening to Every Week

A list of podcasts that will educate, inspire, and empower you to be the best you can be.<p>A growth mindset is one of the qualities that separates successful people from others. When you believe you are always learning and growing, you are free to take action, make mistakes, and evolve. Successful …

Self-improvement

Charming Italian farmhouse hides a surprisingly modern interior in Tuscany

1/16<p>Chianti Hills farmhouse by Lenzi + Baglini Architetti<p>Lenzi + Baglini Architetti architects transformed a 16th-century Italian farmhouse into a …

This Email From a Chief Executive Is a Master Class in Emotional Intelligence

Short. Sweet. And majorly effective.<p>All companies say they value transparency and honesty. Most are lying.<p>A truly transparent company--one that encourages open and honest communication from all employees--is hard to find. Instead, in most organizations you'll find a complex web of office politics. …

Check Out What Happens When the Wind Hits the Ceiling of this Beach Bar

Design by K-Studio | Photograph by Yiorgos Kordakis Designed by architecture firm K-Studio, <i>Barbouni</i>, a beach restaurant at the Costa Navarino Resort …

Architecture

66 Positive Things You Should Be Saying to Your Child

In a world where saying "no" is usually a lot easier than saying "yes," it is important to bring up children who don't feel that negativity has a higher value than positivity. Encouraging words can have a truly lasting effect on your kiddos years and years after you've said them, so we should …

This is the best state to invest in a vacation home

Real estate investors looking at vacation destinations for rental investment properties could be best off focusing their search in Florida.<p>Vacasa, which offers professional rental management for vacation homes, ranked the top 25 U.S. vacation rental markets, ranked according to capitalization rate, …

Doing These 24 Uncomfortable Things Will Pay Off Forever

<i>This story originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com.</i><p>Challenge yourself to lead a better life.<p>Making a change for the better isn't always easy, but …

Immune System

50 Foods, 50 States: The Must-Eat Roadfoods Across America

After four decades traversing the country in search of America's best food, Jane and Michael Stern know a thing or two about eating well on the road. The pair first met as grad students at Yale in 1970, and after they'd earned their diplomas, they decided to pursue their passion for food by hitting …

5 tips to help improve your life in 2 years

<b>How can I dramatically improve my life in 2 years?</b><p>This is a great question.<p>Most people ask how they can change their lives in a week, month, or …

Self-improvement

13 ways to live more luxuriously while staying frugal | NOLA.com

<i>"Some people think luxury is the opposite of</i><p><i>poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity." <br>-- Coco Chanel</i><p>I don't think of myself as a snob. My …

The secret to actually enjoying your vacation is the day before it starts

When I touched down at the Orlando airport last January, I was supposed to be on vacation. But I had a few more emails to fire off to my coworkers before I could truly relax—so I settled into a tiny airport workspace, hunched over my laptop.<p>I’d done the same thing the previous fall, but in the …

AWKWARD! Watch Sean Hannity Keep Getting Corrected By Shep Smith In New Supercut

The Fox News Christmas party is going to be awkward this year.<p>Fox News hosts Shep Smith and Sean Hannity are often worlds apart, with Smith using his broadcast to correct some of the claims Hannity has made on his.<p>Earlier this year, Smith complained that the network’s opinion hosts, such as …

Your 7 chakras, explained—plus how to tell if they’re blocked

Odds are, if you’ve attended a yoga class, group meditation, or indulged in an hourlong reiki session, your instructor or practitioner most likely …

This Could Be a Game-Changer for Retirement Savers

Legislation that would dramatically increase an important contribution limit just cleared a major hurdle.<p>The House of Representatives recently passed …

Colorado Caravan converts a vintage Airstream into a sleek office for under $20K

You’ve probably spotted a caravan rolling down the road once or twice, looking shiny and new, and longed for that ramblin’ life. That freedom may be …

Open Floor Plans: The Strategy and Style Behind Open Concept Spaces

Open Floor Plans: The Strategy and Style Behind Open Concept Spaces ← Back to article<p>Open space living room planPreviousNext<p>BACK TO ARTICLE:

4 Financial Savants Warn About The Great Crash Of 2020

They ought to know. To hear some of the financial world’s smartest folks, today’s buoyant times are numbered. Hey, they’ve been through it before. And they know the odds are in favor of a skid.<p>Some day, maybe next year, maybe in 2020, the economy will take a swan dive and the market will take the …

Stock Markets

The 5-Hour Rule Used by Bill Gates, Jack Ma and Elon Musk

The most successful people on the planet are also the people likeliest to devote an hour a day to reading and learning.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You just walked in the door from an exhausting day at work. You’re hungry and spent, just wanting to catch your breath …

Meal Prep Hack: This Is How Long You Can Keep Meat in the Fridge and Freezer

There's nothing worse than having to toss spoiled food that you recently prepared or just bought. To avoid that kind of situation, Shannon Eng (aka caligirlgetsfit) shared a handy cheat sheet on Instagram showing the optimal storage times for beef, chicken, and salmon. Use this as a reference to …

To My Children: I Should Have Told You This Sooner

Following this advice will make you stronger.<p>As I wait for the phone to ring, I need to tell you something.<p>I should have done it sooner. Not because …

Parenting

Minimalism adds a modern twist to this traditional farmhouse

Columbus-based practice Jonathan Barnes Architecture and Design took cues from early 19th-century agrarian architecture for its design of the …