468 Added | 11 Magazines | 93 Likes | 9 Following | 140 Followers | @LisaMel2015 | Lol. Love wine, martinis, yoga, meditation, tattoos, my f150, my new Rubicon, oh my husband, can't forget him. Lemon water, love that.

Book Review: A New Buddhist Path

In Money, Sex, War, Karma: Notes for a Buddhist Revolution, , social critic and philosopher David R. Loy looked at the challenges facing Buddhism in …



Daily Meditation: Releasing Anger

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's post features a video from Buddhist nun Sister Chan Khong on managing and releasing anger. When …

Christmas Cards Sought for Severely Burned Girl Who Lost Nearly All Her Family in Fire

Safyre's story will break your heart.<p>In May 2013 a fire broke out at the Schenectady, NY, home of David Terry, where he lived with his children Safyre, then 5 years old, Layah, 3, Michael, 2, and Donavan, 11 months old. The fire, which is believed to be arson, killed every member of the house, …


Classic Spaghetti Bolognese with Parmesan & Basil Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> The rich sauce of this hearty pasta meal is complemented perfectly by the aroma of …

Italian Food

Pasta, Prosciutto, and Potato Pie

Dense penne and prosciutto pie with a potato crust is a variation on timballo di maccheroni -- baked macaroni in a drum shape -- traditionally served in many regions of Italy, including Apulia, Basilicata, and Calabria.


16 Trader Joe's Foods You Need To Discover (And Then Hoard)

You're already going to Trader Joe's for the cookie butter, and most of us swear by Two Buck Chuck (which is now actually $3 at most locations).<p>But there are many, <i>many</i> Trader Joe's finds that you're not paying enough attention to ... unless you're a brilliant shopper, that is.<p>We asked a handful of …

Holiday baking: Chocolate caramel squares, from North by Northwest's recipe exchange

Host Sheryl MacKay collects listeners' recipes and shares on North by Northwest weekly<p>The holiday season is a great time for baking treats — and <i>North</i> …

9 Enchilada Recipes for a Crowd |

Portobello mushrooms add serious umami to these vegetarian enchiladas.<p>Photo by Chelsea Kyle, Food Styling by Ali Nardi


Who Needs Water for Pasta? Boil It in Wine

Red wine and pasta are two incredible things on their own ... but cooking them TOGETHER?! It has immediately become my new favorite way to eat …

60 Days of Yoga

A before and after look at how I (so far) changed my life.<p>It’s interesting, my relationship with pixels.<p>I realize I had both slowly and quickly …


| By<p>|<p>ShareRedditPinTweetPlus<p>There is no such thing as too much power as this Hauk-built Jeep Wrangler demonstrates with its Hellcat-derived …

Calum Best Reveals A Gigantic New Tattoo On Instagram (PIC)

Calum Best has added another tattoo to his collection, and we have to say, it’s quite something.<p>The reality TV star is no stranger to inkings, but we …

Chicken Tortilla Casserole — Most Popular Pin of the Week

Dig into the warming comfort of this week's Most Popular Pin of the Week, a cheesy casserole from Trisha Yearwood.<p>Creamy, cheesy and …

Slow Cooker Lemon and Thyme Chicken - Printer Friendly

Recipe By:Louiselombard<p>"I couldn't find a slow cooker recipe for chicken that was quite right at the time, so I made one up, and it has been a hit! …

11 Tiramisu-Inspired Desserts Even a Novice Baker Can Handle

The distinct flavors of strong espresso, soft and creamy mascarpone cream, fluffy ladyfinger biscuits and a generous dusting of cocoa powder are just a few reasons tiramisu is still a crowd favorite. But making a classic tiramisu cake at home can be a daunting process, and it takes both time and …