Laura Larkin

186 Added | 7 Magazines | 36 Likes | 6 Following | @LauraLarkin2014 | Keep up with Laura Larkin 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 “Laura Larkin”

4 Exercises for Real Posture Improvement

The Posture Experts Are Wrong<p>Any time the subject of posture comes up, it creates the image of a bunch of wanna-be debutantes struggling to learn how …

Workouts

The Top 12 Dirty Produce Items You Should Avoid

Ok, so you probably already know that unless it’s marked organic, the fruits and vegetables you are eating have been sprayed with pesticides. What …

10 Paint Colors With Cult Followings

Choosing a paint color can be overwhelming. Yet, for all of the thousands of colors out there, a handful have become revered go-tos that we see used …

Home Decorating

10 Vegetarian Staples That Are Always on My Shopping List

The best way to ensure I eat wholesome, filling vegetarian meals every week is to stock up on the right ingredients at the grocery store. If my …

Healthy Eating

15 Foods That Unclog Arteries and Protect the Heart

On January 24, 2018 by admin<p>Did you know that the food you eat affects your risk of heart disease? Depending on your food choices, you can either cut …

Anti-inflammatory diet: What to know

The human body uses inflammation to help fight illness and also protect areas from further harm. In most cases, inflammation is a necessary part of …

Pain

Add these 20 foods to your diet to lower blood pressure

Skip the salt, start exercising and add these 20 delicious and nutritious foods to your diet!<p>New CDC guidelines will add millions of men and women to the ranks of those with high blood pressure. While 140/80 was once considered the high blood pressure threshold, 130/80 millileters of mercury has …

Nutrition

10 Best Beaches in Hawai'i

1 of 10<p>Holopo'e Beach, Lāna'i<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Hāmoa Beach, Maui<p>3 of 10<p>Punalu'u Beach, Hawai'i<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Hāpuna Beach, Hawai'i<p>Advertisement<p>…

The 100 Best Cookbooks of All Time

So many great titles, so little shelf space. These are the best of the best.

Books

An Easy Way to Remove Pesticides

If you’re an apple lover, then fall is the time of year for you. But unless you buy organic apples, you might be concerned about pesticides that may …

Tap Water

Are People Really Painting Walls White For Insta-Stardom?

<i>The Wall Street Journal</i> recently published a story with a simple yet shocking premise: "To make their home interiors look better on Instagram and …

Social Media

How to remove brown stains from sheet pans — with stuff you already own

No matter how hard you scrub, there are some stains that just won't come out with soap and water. Case in point: the eternally-dirty sheet pan that always seems to have brown, burnt-on residue coating the sides.<p>But we don't have to resign ourselves to this fate — there's a simple two-ingredient …

Sheet Pan

9 Secrets Only Contractors Know

<i>This article originally appeared on Real Simple</i><p>Q: What are the most common mistakes people make when choosing a contractor?<p><b>A:</b> Number one: choosing …

Home Improvement

The 4 Things You Need to Bake Better Chicken Breasts

Although a wildly popular go-to dinner protein, chicken breasts often get a bad rap. There's so little fat in a boneless, skinless chicken breast …

Chicken Breast

National Parks Road Trip of a Lifetime

The greatest road on earth<p>Here’s something we can all agree on: This country deserves to have its very best places protected and enjoyed. That’s what …

National Parks

Tip: The Easiest Hip Flexor Stretch

Sit on your butt a lot? Have low back issues? You need this simple stretch.<p>If you're like the average American, you sit 7.7 hours per day. This …

Yoga

12 Classic Slow Cooker Recipes Every Cook Should Know

My younger brother just bought a slow cooker and texted me late one night asking for advice on classic slow cooker recipes he should know. Of course …

Cooking

How To Make The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies, According To 5 Expert Bakers

There’s no cookie more universally loved than the chocolate chip cookie, so we all owe it to ourselves to bake the best darn chocolate chip cookies we can possibly make ― for us, for our friends and family, and for the dignity of the chocolate chip cookie itself.<p>We’re here with help. We reached out …

Dessert

Hummus Recipes

Packed with good-for-you fats, hummus is a favorite go-to for quick, healthy snacks and hors d'oeuvres.

Food

7 Salmon Seasonings You Can Make Last Minute - Chowhound

Sometimes, preparing a meal isn’t quite as satisfying as actually eating it. After intense labor—shopping, cooking, and setting the table—it’s hard …

This Chickpea Salad Is Your Shoulder to Cry On

By Tommy Werner<p>There's countless possibilities for this herby, lively salad, and all you need to get started is a can of chickpeas. It'll be your dinner for all the feels.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the</i> …

Athletic Apparel

25 U.S. Attractions Everyone Should Visit in Their Lifetime

From ruins of ancient civilizations to Revolutionary War monuments, there are many attractions that celebrate the unique history of the US. The …

National Parks

8 Trader Joe's Foods I Always Keep in My Freezer (and the Recipes I Make With Them)

Trader Joe's is like my therapist, my happy place. As soon as I walk in, all my troubles melt away as I feast my eyes on all of TJ's amazing food. I can pick up basics like raw almonds and cashews, dried baby bananas (my new obsession), almond butter, and a bag of baby avocados and never walk away …

Homemade Teriyaki Sauce Is a Million Times Better

By Alex Delany<p>How to ditch the bottle and make—and use—homemade teriyaki sauce.<p>You know how the irresistibly sweet-salty teriyaki-slathered grilled meat you get at a Japanese restaurant is infinitely more delicious than the stuff you make at home? Well, the reason is simple: <b>Homemade teriyaki sauce</b> …

Homemade

The Coast Starlight Is the Most Beautiful Train Ride in America

The train trip of your dreams starts at just $97.<p>Hands down, one of the best (and cheapest) ways to see America's vast beauty is by train. Don't believe me? Then allow me to introduce you to Amtrak's Coast Starlight, which has been called "one of America's most beautiful train rides" since the …

Trains

You're probably not using Spotify the right way

If you’re one of the 50 million paid Spotify subscribers, you might think you know all there is to know about the popular music streaming service.<p>You’re likely aware there are more than 30 million songs to play, on-demand, across multiple devices. You know Premium subscribers ($9.99/month) can …

Apps

The 19 best things to do in San Francisco, according to people who live there

San Francisco tourism is in a bit of a slump, though over 25 million people visit every year.<p>Visitors might be drawn to the obvious attractions like the Golden Gate Bridge and the "Full House" home, but San Francisco has more to offer than tourist traps and trolley cars.<p>To help you experience the …

San Francisco

We Tested 5 Pie Crusts to Find the Easiest, Flakiest & Best-Tasting

Are you the type who breaks into hives the minute you think about rolling out pie dough? Or the one who stays calm and cool, your pin gliding across the dough like a Ferrari down the Italian coast?<p>(Or are you the type who's really in it for the eating, not the making? You're welcome here, too. Come …