Lisa Capialbi

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Window-Mounted Hanging Herb Garden

Herbs at your fingertips<p>Have your favorite herbs nearby for your cooking adventures with this window mount herb garden.<p>Gather Materials<p>You will need: …

My Favorite Dark and Twisted Summer Reads

I’m a voracious reader, but sometimes I don’t have the attention to read something really hefty and literary. One of my favorite book categories is …

15 plants that will purify the air in your home

1/<p>1. Boston Fern (Nephrolepis Exaltata)<p>Boston ferns rank as one of the best plant air purifiers and they also release an abundant amount of moisture …

9 things to put in your planner on Monday mornings for a productive AF week

It’s weird that Garfield hates Mondays, because as far as I’ve seen, he has literally <i>nothing</i> to do. For us humans, however, Monday is the start of …

Time Management

How I use the Bullet Journal system

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We're obsessed with Bullet Journals, the newest and prettiest organization fad

One night recently while I was getting ready to go to bed, I saw a recommended YouTube video titled “How I use the Bullet Journal system.” The …

The Worst Foods for Your Skin

Popcorn, cappucinos, bottled water—some of the most delicious (or most boring) foods can be hard on your skin if you overdo it.<p><b>White bread, bagels, popcorn…</b> "Foods with a high glycemic index give you a sugar rush that will be terrible for your skin," says Ava Shamban, an assistant clinical …

Skin Care

Get a Better Butt With This 30-Day Squat Challenge

With summer in full swing, you probably don't want to spend any of your precious downtime in the gym, but you still want to feel fit and strong, right? (Right.) Enter this perfect 30-day squat challenge, handcrafted with love for <i>Glamour</i> by Reebok trainer Alexia Clark (pictured above). You can do …

Creative Storage Ideas: How to Decorate with Your Stuff

Don’t have enough storage space? Store your stuff in plain sight with these creative storage ideas and decorate with things you’d usually hide away. …

11 Basic Practices of Emotionally Intelligent People

Easy in theory, difficult in practice.<p>Emotions. They're complicated.<p>On one hand, they're a natural and vital part of our lives. They motivate us, regulate us, empower us. But they can also limit us greatly--if we don't understand the effect they have on us and others.<p>So how do we improve our …

The Simple Brain Trick That Will Transform Your Memory

Where apps and calendar reminders fail, this method has been proven to help you remember all those little things.<p>If you use alerts on your phone or sticky notes on your desk to remind yourself to complete a task, researchers have found an easier, more effective way to trigger your memory . . . and …

You Need to Know This Celeb Hairstylist’s No-Heat Beach Wave Hacks

With summer mere days away, our style is heating up — and so is the weather. This time of year, it’s especially appealing to avoid using heat on your hair to style it. There’s nothing worse than being hot <i>and</i> having to deal with a hot hair tool — trust me.<p>We caught up with Sarah Potempa, celeb …

Hair

20 Gluten-Free Flours

By Milagros Cruz<p>Cutting gluten from your diet may seem like an unbelievable task if you have Celiac disease or want to try the gluten-free diet, but …

Three Ways That Handwriting With A Pen Positively Affects Your Brain

Stephen King purportedly wrote <i>Dreamcatcher</i> in longhand — using a Waterman cartridge pen. J. K. Rowling penned <i>The Tales of Beedle the Bard</i> — all 157 pages of it — in longhand, and the leather-bound tome sold for almost $4M at auction. F. Scott Fitzgerald did it, as did Hemingway, Kafka and countless …

Love za'atar? Try making the addictive Middle Eastern spice blend at home

With a name that sounds like an exotic superhero, <i>za'atar</i> can save food from blandness with just a sprinkle. The woodsy, herbal, citrusy spice blend from the Middle East is thrilling to eat — one taste and the palate veers in surprising and delicious directions.<p><i>Za'atar</i> is a harmony of herb, sesame …

​How Color Psychology Can Make You Happier at Home

If you're often stressed in your living room or are having trouble falling asleep in your bedroom—good news, it may not be you. It may just be time …

11 Genius Storage Ideas for Your Backsplash

Home

Traveling while gluten free: a survival guide

While eating dessert in Finikas, a tiny town on Syros in Greece, I realized that I might have made a terrible mistake. I didn’t speak Greek but I had presented the restaurant’s owner with a celiac translation card in his native tongue. Through limited English, he assured me that his dessert was …

Gluten-Free

How The Bacteria In Your Gut Could Be Used To Treat Mental Illness

New research finds that altering gut bacteria in mice changes the way their brains work.<p>The trillions of bacteria living in the human gut influence how our brain functions, our mood and behavior. Scientists have linked imbalances in this community of microbes to a range of psychiatric conditions, …

The Prettiest Spring 2017 Hair Color Trends You'll Want to Try Now

Spring is finally (!) here, and we think we speak for everyone when we say we deserve to treat ourselves to a little salon time—and maybe a glass of champagne or rosé—for making it...

Hair Color

How to Workout Without Leaving Your Bed

If you’re reading this lying in bed, it’s not too late to get a workout in. Yes, even if you’ve hit snooze one too many times this morning and …

15 Gorgeous Flower Hacks, Straight from a Florist

Give them some vodka. Really.<p>Jessica Marshall, owner of Miss Daisy Floral Design Studio in Las Vegas and NYC, let us in on some of her floral tricks to make decorating your house/apartment/office with beautiful flowers easy and simple.<p>1. Cut the stems of your flowers at a 45-degree angle one inch …

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34 Brilliant Ingredient Swaps That Make Any Recipe Vegan

Whether you intend to go full-on vegan or just want to incorporate more plant-based foods into your life, there are substitutions for every …

Scientists Are Investigating Why People in This Tiny Italian Town Keep Living to 100

They’re the first researchers ever given access.<p>On the western coast of southern Italy, where the ocean meets the sprawling mountains of …

Lemons: Health Benefits & Nutrition Facts

When life gives you lemons … you're in luck. Lemons are full of vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients and antioxidants. They are especially good sources …

15 Easy Meals For Anyone Who's Vegan And Extremely Busy

Because when aren't you in a hurry?<p><i>Original article by Claire Couron for Spoon University.</i><p><b>For more, check out Spoon University.</b>

Healthy Eating

Set up your new iPhone XS the right way

For many people, the iPhone XS will be radically different from previous iPhones. Despite this, the iPhone setup process hasn’t changed much. However, while you might find yourself on familiar ground, there are still plenty of little things you really ought to do before you fire up your new phone …

iPhone

22 Easy Tips That'll Actually Make You Want To Cook

Cook less, clean less, and EAT MORE.

Recipes

9 Fantastic Recipes for a Homemade Vegan Valentine’s Day Dinner

Going out for dinner on Valentine’s Day is like shopping on Black Friday; we all do it sometimes, but the crowds can make it more trouble than it’s …

Here's How Meditation Reduces Inflammation And Prevents Disease

A new study reveals the neurobiological effects of the practice.<p>Science has shown that mindfulness meditation can have a positive impact on a huge range of health conditions, including cancer, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. The practice has even been found to slow HIV progression …