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6 Delicious Nut Butters You Can Make At Home

From salted caramel cashew butter to matcha pistachio butter!<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>1 cup raw pecans<p>1 cup raw hazelnuts<p>1 cup raw almonds<p>2 tbsp chia seeds<p>½ teaspoon sea salt<p>1 tsp cinnamon<p><b>PREPARATION</b><p>1. Combine pecans, hazelnuts, and almonds in a food process for 3-6 minutes.<p>2. Add chia seeds, salt, and …

Recipes

Playful Backyard Spaces That'll Keep Your Kids Outside All Summer

Don't stop inside when it comes to kid decor, because the backyard provides endless possibilities for play! Sure, you could build an impressive playhouse, but there are plenty of other ideas for decorating outside that your kids will love. Put in a sandpit, turn a corner into a cute spot with …

Kids

I’m A Working Mom With No Hobbies... And I’m OK With That

I reject the idea that working mothers are supposed to hate their lives.<p>As I write this in a coffee shop, my son is playing pinball at a friend’s birthday party at an arcade around the corner. I dropped him off in the dark room buzzing with neon and remembered something: I love pinball.<p>Or I did, a …

10 Exciting New Drugstore Launches (and None Are Over $20)

To say we love to save money is an understatement—it's more like a passion of ours. Sure, we're happy to splurge on the necessities that have proven …

8 Unexpected Differences Between Intuition & Anxiety That Could Help You Listen To Your Inner Voice

As someone with general anxiety, I am constantly questioning whether my inner thoughts are simply a product of my anxious mind, or something more …

Don't Be Fooled by These 11 Sexy Lingerie Sets — They're All on Amazon and Under $13

Everyone deserves something lacy every once in a while. If you're on the hunt for lingerie that's both sexy and affordable, we've got you covered. Amazon has all sorts of pretty options, and we rounded up our favorite designs for under $13. With prices this low, you can stock up. You obviously …

14 YouTube Channels You Need To Know If You Want To Work Out For Free

Everything you need if you want to get fit but don't want to spend money, leave your house, or put on a sports bra.

37 Fantastic Books You Should Definitely Reread At Least Once In Your Life

Save this list for when you don't know what to read next!<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Books

Amazon Boudoir Wardrobe Finds for Under $20

A few months ago I wrote about the higher end luxury finds for your boudoir wardrobe closet. In those instances where a client has either brought …

The 7 Healthiest Breakfast Foods At Trader Joe's, According To Nutritionists

You're there all the time, anyways.<p>Okay, aside from a decent cauliflower crust, Trader Joe's can basically make anything. Keto food? Check. Legit healthy frozen dinners? Gotcha. Cheap (but awesome) beauty products? Yep.<p>So you better believe they have some bomb breakfasts options that are actually …

25 Lessons for My Son About Being a Man, From His Single Mother

Lao Tzu once wrote that a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.<p>I took that step, or rather that leap, the day I became a mother. My son's birth was the awakening of a seed that lay dormant in my soul. A beckoning light. In one bright and seamless moment, my love for him became …

Cute Mother and Son Quotes That Show He'll Always Be Your Little Boy

When your son is all grown up, it's hard to imagine he'd ever want to hear “I love you, little boy” quotes from Mommy. But no matter how old your son …

Most Misunderstood: Heidi Montag on Reality TV and Fame - PAPER

Over 10 years since she first starred on MTV's reality series <i>The Hills</i>, Heidi Montag shares her side of some of the past decade's most headline-worthy stories (Plastic surgery! Fights with friends! Music videos!) and reflects on the changes marriage, motherhood and maturity have brought.<p><b>Keep</b> …

Reality TV

This Trainer's Bodyweight Workout Looks Simple, but Your Thighs and Butt Will Be on Fire

Love this powerful and dynamic flow! 👊🏼🔥🔥 -6 rounds -5 sets -Adequate rest between rounds Let's see what you got 👹🔥<p>While strength training with …

Workouts

The Best Spotify Playlists You Should Be Listening To Right Now

<b>Last Updated: June 29th</b><p>Spotify is filled with users (including Spotify itself) who put in the effort to curate playlists that feature the right songs for the right mood, or perhaps what’s most current so you can be an informed fan. There are thousands and thousands of playlists, though, so let me …

Playlist

10 Travel Coffee Mugs For Moms Who Love to Swear All the F*cking Time

Being a mom means you're constantly on the go and you're probably running on very little sleep and lots of caffeine. But just because you're a mom doesn't mean you've let go of your rebel spirit — in fact, it might make you even more of a bad*ss. Plus, we're pretty sure whoever decided moms …

Coffee

A Life Coach's Step-By-Step Guide To Quitting The Thing You Hate & Creating The Life Of Your Dreams

While January 1 may be a popular time to wipe the slate clean and start fresh, there's something about the blossoms of spring that evokes a sense of …

Self-Reflection

20 Alternative Mother’s Day Cards For The Supportive Women In Your Life

Who aren't your mom.<p>Mother’s Day isn’t just about celebrating the woman who raised you.<p>For many, Mother’s Day is a day to celebrate all of the empowering mother figures who’ve supported them throughout their life. From sisters, aunts and grandmothers, to step-mothers, mothers-in-law, friends and …

How People With PTSD Can Cope With Upsetting Thoughts and Memories

People with PTSD should learn how to cope with upsetting thoughts and memories, as they often have flashbacks about traumatic events. Fortunately, a …

25 Quotes About Mindfulness That Will Change the Way You Live Your Life

For most of us, multitasking has become a way of life. We are expected to do it all, know it all, and always be 10 steps ahead. But are we actually doing ourselves a disservice by constantly running on autopilot? What are we missing out on? The concept of mindfulness focuses on bringing your full …

Mindfulness

Be a Part of Our 4-Week Beginner Bodyweight Challenge

If you're completely new to strength training, doing bodyweight exercises is a great starting point. Since you don't need any equipment, you can do them anywhere, anytime. This four-week challenge incorporates six basic moves designed to target all your major muscle groups.<p>Here are instructions for …

Developing financial resilience

Shares 105<p>My friend Craig is an architect. A couple of years ago, he took me on a tour of his company’s offices. “The cool thing about this …

Self-help

9 Ways Adults Can Heal Their Childhood Trauma

Trauma generates emotions, and unless we process these emotions at the time the trauma occurs, they become stuck in our mind and body. Instead of …

Mindfulness

Not All Milks Are Created Equal: A Chart to Help You Choose

Going to pick up a gallon of milk has new meaning now since cow's milk is no longer the only choice. From soy to almond to coconut, how do you know which is the most nutritious choice for you? The comparison below should help you out.<p>1 cup<p>Calories<p>Total Fat (g)<p>Chol. (mg)<p>Carbs (g)<p>Fiber (g)<p>Sugars …

Recipes

Caramelized Baked Chicken Recipe

"Roast chicken pieces with sticky, sweet and tangy coating."<p>Ingredients<p>3 pounds chicken wings<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>1/2 cup soy sauce<p>2 tablespoons …

Daughters of Unloving Mothers: 7 Common Wounds

In the years since I researched and wrote <i>Mean Mothers</i>, I’ve talked to women about our shared experiences. Every woman’s story is different; perhaps …

30-Day Fitness Challenge for Your Arms, Abs, and Butt

Busy Philipps’ trainer, Lauren Kleban, created a custom workout just for us.<p>Isn’t it ironic how we’re starting our next 30-day toning challenge right …

Workouts

We Have A Flawed Definition Of Love That’s What’s Ruining So Many Relationships

It's the same story everywhere, over and over again.<p>Boy meets girl. There's chemistry, attraction, lust. They go on dates, talk and flirt. One of …

Porky Hefer creates cozy nests of your wildest dreams

For the child in all of us<p>Bulbous, dangling, and rough with texture, South African designer Porky Hefer’s works look more like giant bird nests than furniture for people. But rest assured, they’re every bit intended to be inhabited—front, back, upside down, or whatever feels right to your …