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The 16 Best Homemade Snacks to Keep You Full and Happy

Healthy Eating

15 Homemade Cake Recipes That Are Perfect for a Rustic Country Wedding

Say "I do" to a homemade wedding cake.<p>Throwing a rustic wedding out in the country? Add to the laid-back, down-home vibe of the day by serving up a …

10+ FOODS THAT YOU SHOULD EAT DAILY FOR CLEAN ARTERIES

SYMPTOMS OF CLOGGED ARTERIES<p>The symptoms of clogged arteries likely depend on the type of arteries being affected.<p>Carotid arteries: When you have …

John Oliver: ‘I’m used to audiences not liking me’

How did a foul-mouthed Brit with ‘a fifth-grade understanding of American politics’ become a hit US TV comedian? John Oliver talks about the secret to satire – and that clash with Dustin Hoffman<p>There is a huge billboard of John Oliver in the middle of Times Square, announcing the fifth season of …

Comedy

These Lunch Recipes Taste Delicious and Help Reduce Belly Fat

Sorry if you're tired of hearing that abs are made in the kitchen, but it's true! Eating certain foods that are proven to diminish belly fat can make tackling that belly fat through diet even more effective. Choose foods such as eggs, lean protein (especially fish like salmon), tofu, whole grains, …

Closet Organizing Tips Every Woman Should Know

What says “new year, new you” more than a deep-dive into organizing? According to Genevieve Gorder, who is now working with Fiber One to share how to …

Personal Organizing

Schools are teaching kids empathy and self-control. It helps at home, too.

“More Goldfish!” my 5-year-old demands.<p>I summon all my patience. “Can you try that again?”<p>“I’m hungry!”<p>I take a long blink. “Honey? Can you—”<p>Her face is still beet red, but her body has relaxed. She takes a deep breath, then slowly blows the air through her pursed lips. This is the “birthday cake” …

Parenting

I Ate 3 Eggs Every Single Morning For a Week – Here’s What I Learned

I’ve always liked eggs – they’re filling and delicious, but for some reason, I just can’t be bothered to make them on the weekdays because I’m too …

100+ Free Tote Bag Patterns - The Sewing Loft

Are you a bag lady like me? (don’t laugh but I have bags for almost everything under the sun!) If you answered YES, this tote bag post is for you! I …

100+ Scrap Fabric Projects - The Sewing Loft

Scraps, Scraps, Scraps! Ever wonder what do you do with all of those little pieces of leftover fabric bits? Well today’s post is going to help keep …

Sewing

20 Make-Ahead Family Recipes

Feeling the dinner crunch? Turn to these make-ahead and freezer-friendly recipes to get a delicious meal on the table in no time.<p>Lemony Chicken …

Cooking

19 Healthy Dinners Under $10 You Should Make ASAP

Because you can be good to your body AND your bank account.

Brides' wedding nightmares after bridal company lied about using Chinese dresses

Dirty dresses, half-finished gowns and clothes delivered in cardboard boxes with Chinese postage stamps.<p>These are some of the claims made from …

Want a natural face-lift? Try the cult £35 jade tool loved by our beauty experts

Just before Christmas I found myself sitting at a stranger’s dining table with a jade implement in my hand which I couldn’t stop massaging into my face.<p>There must be something instinctive that makes humans want to press jade against their skin – perhaps it’s the smoothness. Or the cooling …

‘I love the pleasure/pain of not being able to sit down on the bus the next day’: 9 men reveal what they love about sex

<b>Sex is awful, of course. And, in my humble, shouldn’t be encouraged.</b><p>But apparently some of you a) do it, and, b) like to do it.<p>What the literal …

Judge Rosemarie Aquilina: 10 Most Powerflu Quotes During Nassar Hearings

More than 150 women and girls have come forward with horrific stories of abuse during the sentencing hearings of former U.S. Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, who has been charged with seven counts of criminal sexual abuse. While the testimonies have been painful, Judge Rosemarie Aquilina has …

100 Beautiful Bedrooms And Their Dreamy Interior Decors

Beauty is indefinable. It depends on too many aspects to be able to establish a set of specific rules or features which could be applied in …

Interior Design

“Assault and battery” in the delivery room: The disturbing trend of obstetric violence

Kimberly Turbin wasn’t expecting childbirth to be a pleasant experience, but she wasn’t expecting it to be a nightmare either.<p>On May 4th 2013, she was sitting on the couch at a friend’s house. They had plans to go out for seafood in San Pedro, next to the Los Angeles Harbor, and 27-year-old Turbin …

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WordPress

25 Dinner Ideas For People Who Are Trying To Eat Less Meat

Put these in your dinner rotation.

As Prince Harry Shines, Meghan Markle Sinks Into His Shadow

How ironic that Markle, who fought for the empowerment of women, felt she had to wipe the slate clean of her achievements in order to marry a …

Prince Harry

I dumped my boyfriend because he loved ‘The Room’

For more than six months, I dated someone whose favorite movie was “The Room.” He brought it up on our first date, waving the red flag right in my face. I should have known better.<p>Maybe I’m generalizing, but I think the movies we like reveal something essential about us. They can show us our fears, …

Relationships

‘If you want children to learn to spell, teach them spelling – not phonics’

A couple of weeks ago, a subject leader and I were looking in detail at the spelling of a group of low-attaining pupils in Year 5. All the children …

10 Worst Movies of 2017

From overblown blockbusters to incoherent indies, misguided sequels to (sigh) more Michael Bay – the year's cinematic creme de la crud<p>In 2017, lousy …

The One Mistake Everyone Makes When Cooking Rice

Cooking rice on the stovetop or in the oven can prove surprisingly difficult. But unless you have a rice cooker or a pressure cooker (such as the …

A Bride With Alopecia Removed Her Wig for Her Engagement Photos

When we think of engagement shoots, the first thing that comes to mind is all the love the photos will get on social media: likes, shares, and hearts in the comments are addictive, right? But one bride has gone viral for using her beautiful shots to send a message.<p>Makenzee Meaux has worn a wig …

hair loss

Taste Beyond The Tongue

29 Couples Boudoir Photos That Are Almost Too Hot To Handle

If you’re looking to spice up your relationship (and boost your own self-confidence while you’re at it!), consider a couples boudoir photo shoot.<p>These intimate photo sessions range from slightly steamy to straight-up seductive, and may include some sexy attire, just underwear or no clothing at …

Relationships