Lenore Abboud

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I Tried the Keto Diet for 2 Weeks and Lost More Weight Than I Thought

Here's what happened when I committed to the high-fat, low-carb diet for two weeks.<p>I'm not usually a fan of prescribed "diets"—I live by more of the …

Fitness

This Pasta Salad Recipe Is a Hit at Every Summer Cookout I Bring It To

Looking for a reliable dish that's family-friendly, loved by all, and incredibly easy to make? We know of a summertime staple that won't steer you …

A Simple Trick to Make Your Photos Pop

Do you find that your cityscape photos lack punch? Check out this tutorial for an easy way to add some pop to your images.<p>Coming to you from …

You Can't Take This Photo: Shooting Western Landscapes Like They've Never Been Seen—at Night

In 2010, photographer Adam Katseff, a lifelong East Coaster, moved to California to begin an MFA at Stanford. Inspired by the great 19th-century …

The Ultimate Guide on How to Use Photoshop Layer Masks

Diving deep into Photoshop can seem daunting, but to suit both beginners and more experienced Photoshop users alike, Colin Smith from Photoshop Cafe …

How to Photograph Flowers

<i>Image Credit: Amber Fite</i><p>Flowers are abundant in many locations in the spring and summer, making them ideal subjects for photography.<p>But learning how …

Retired? Here Are 17 No-Cost Ways to Make Money on the Side.

Just because you're retired doesn't mean your work life is over.<p>Just because you’re retired doesn’t mean you want to abandon work completely. Your reasons for wanting to work may be to supplement your retirement income or because working enhances your life socially or emotionally. On the employer …

Employment

Gorgeous Pencil and Ink Portraits That Capture the Adorable Messiness of Curly Haired Dogs

In 2015, we wrote about Serbian artist Endre Penovác and his gorgeous series of portraits starring his beloved long-haired black cat. Since that …

These are the most common home decor mistakes, according to designers

No matter how many hours you spend scrolling through Pinterest to create the perfect design plan for your home, bringing it to life isn’t always as …

Why Your LinkedIn Profile Could Be Killing Your Professional Chances of Success

Whether you like it or not, your LinkedIn profile has become a regular part of potential clients (or employers) looking you up on online. Here's how to make sure it shines.<p>You may have set your LinkedIn profile up years ago and then promptly forgotten about it.<p>If so, you're putting your personal …

Employment

28 Long Exposure Photos That Will Have You Longing For Your Tripod

Research tells us that we all need to slow down, find serenity and relax in all aspects of our life – our health and wellbeing depends on it.<p>So, how …

A Comprehensive Website Planning Guide (Part 1)

As a veteran designer, developer and project manager on more sites than I can count, I've identified a common problem with many web projects: failure …

Make This Sheet Pan Balsamic Chicken and Broccoli for Dinner

February is not my favorite month. While I'd like to think I'd spend time in my kitchen making long, labor-intensive dinners, like lasagna bolognese …

Here’s How to Capture Sharp Long-Exposure Photos with Tips from a Pro Travel Shooter (VIDEO)

Long-exposure photography at night can be very challenging, especially if you want to capture sharp images. And while we all know that using a tripod …

11 First Sentences That Guarantee the Rest of Your Email Won't Get Read

Even if your intentions are professional and sincere.<p>Imagine you get this email. You don't know the sender, but you open it anyway. How long would you keep reading?<p>Dear Jeff,<p>I hope you're having a great President's Day! I definitely am. Even though I'm spending a little time at work right now, I …

Top 10

Bokeh for beginners: How to blur a background in Photoshop in mere minutes

Background blur, often called “bokeh” after the Japanese word for blur, is generally associated with high-end cameras with wide-aperture lenses. The …

Apple Shares Three New iPhone Photography Tutorials

Apple this afternoon updated its YouTube channel with three new tutorials designed to walk people through using various photography features on the iPhone.<p>The videos cover shooting an overhead photo on iPhone using the level feature, shooting in black and white, and adjusting slo-mo timing on …

Harnessing the Power of Auto-Stacking in Lightroom

Auto-stacking in Lightroom can quickly organize a huge set of images in to more manageable ‘stacks’, which are small groups of images grouped …

Tutorials

12 foods you can buy in bulk that will last until the end of world

<b>Everyone who goes grocery shopping knows that buying food weekly can become fairly expensive—especially when you add in how much money we waste on</b> …

Home Remedies

NASA considers puncturing Yellowstone supervolcano to save life on Earth

A new study from NASA’s Jet Propulsion unit has determined that the threat of a supervolcanic eruption to life on Earth may be more pressing than any …

Volcanoes

Become a kickass photographer with these easy-to-learn tricks

Shooting great photos can be hard, but it doesn’t have to be reserved for the Insta-famous Gray Malins of the world. You too could learn to take …

Dr. Jessica Rasmussen weighs in on why it’s so hard to just. let. things. go!

To get started parting ways, use the letgo app to sell used items.<p>The djembe has sat in the corner of my room collecting dust for four years, and if my grandma knew her gift gets used as a dinner table more than it does as a drum, she wouldn’t be very happy with me.<p><i>But what if she</i> <i>video-chats me and</i> …

As it turns out, some adult children don't really want to inherit their parents' stuff

Going from a four-bedroom house in New Bedford, Mass. - with an attic stuffed full of paper stacked four-feet tall - to a 1,300-square-foot apartment took six years of winnowing, sorting, shredding, and shlepping stuff to donation centers.<p>Among the possessions the Kellehers are keeping are three …

How to help your clothes live longer using these eight apps

Buying new clothes has never been as easy and inexpensive as it is now. Pop to the high street on your lunch break for a new Saturday night outfit …

Why I Quit Using “Plastic Money”

When I was seven years old, my parents divorced. I would say we were probably lower-middle-class at the time, although my second-grade brain thought …

Personal Finance

Simplifying: Tackle the Laundry Room and Linen Closet

You may have a laundry room and a linen closet, or just one or the other — or perhaps simply a designated space where you store laundry and cleaning …

Frugal Minimalism: Do Less, Buy Less, Worry Less, Live More

I’m currently engaged in what can only be described as a battle with our basement. When we moved to our homestead last May, we established a …

Declutter Your Kitchen with the Minimalists' 90/90 Rule

It's amazing to me how quickly my kitchen gets cluttered. Even though I tend to use the same things every day — the same pots and pans, same dishes, …

What I’ve Learned After 2 Years As A Minimalist

Two years of minimalism has brought with it more lessons that I could have imagined. I’ve not only learned a ton in regards to the collection of …

5 Ways to Simplify Today

Living a life of simplicity can be a beautiful thing, yet the process of simplifying can seem overwhelming at first.So, I recommend simplicity in …