Lucy Leilan

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14 Life Hacks That Can Save You in the Nick of Time

Do you know about Murphy’s Law? It says that the most unpleasant and unexpected things happen when we are in a hurry. For example, you have just 20 …

Cool Stuff

Crack Chicken

This is our most dangerously addictive sauce EVER. Once you start, you literally can't stop. We can almost guarantee you'll be hooked after making it …

Recipes

4 Anti-Inflammatory Supplements You Should Have If You Want To Lose Belly Fat Now, According To A Nutritionist

Incorporating a daily vitamin or supplement into your routine will not only help keep your body healthy, but it could also help kickstart weight …

Wellness

Best Chocolate Torte Recipe

Shout-out to all chocolate lovers out there! Are you ready to try the most chocolatey chocolate torte in the world? This is the ultimate chocolate …

Dessert

12 tips for anyone wanting to write a book

Hi, me again.I thought it’d be fun to put together a list of what I think are the best tips for anybody wanting to write a book.Writing a book is a …

Creative Writing

This Cheesy Garlic Brussels Sprout Bake Is Unreal — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Creamy Dijon Chicken

Season chicken with seasoning salt and pepper.<p>Heat 1 tablespoon of oil a large pan or skillet over medium-high heat and cook chicken until crispy and …

Persian Zucchini Stew With Chicken (Khoresh Kadoo)

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>Khoresh kadoo, or Persian zucchini stew, is a delicious summer stew made with fresh zucchini and tomatoes. This stew is served with white rice and has a savory, and a bit tart, flavor.<p><b>Food52 Review:</b> Featured in: My Mother's Persian Zucchini Stew Is Stronger Than Any Travel Ban. —The …

Recipes

The 15-minute dish that will wow weeknight dinner guests

Presented by Perdue<p>Hosting your monthly book club or women’s circle at your place always <i>sounds</i> like a good idea—until it’s the night before and …

Ask Amy: Privileged parent doesn’t like braggy child

<i>Dear Amy: We live in a well-off neighborhood. We all socialize together. My husband and I have one child. We like to travel and do exciting things. We do not lavish our child with an abundance of toys; we feel that experiences are more important.</i><p><i>We were close friends with another couple with two</i> …

Parenting

Stop Making Excuses And Become The Writer You Want To Become

A wise man once told me that “excuses are like assholes, everybody has one.”<p>This man was my first manager when I graduated from College and got my …

Writing

Carolyn Hax: A kindness that’s given the right way and taken the wrong way

By Carolyn Hax<p>Advice columnist<p><i>Dear Carolyn: My son-in-law has a 10-year-old daughter, "M," from a previous relationship. He and my daughter also have a 5-year-old daughter, "L," together. I have always been careful to treat both girls the same in terms of gifts, activities, special occasions, etc.</i> …

Parenting

Chicken Salad

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Place chicken breasts in a large skillet; add chicken broth. Cover and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium low, …

7 Causes of Low Sexual Desire in Women

Have you realized your desire for sex has all but disappeared? Did you wake up one day (or perhaps noticed over time) and find that becoming aroused was difficult or impossible? You’re not alone. Not even close.<p>There seems to be a never-ending, rather intimidating list of reasons for low libido. If …

Mental Disorders

Grandma's Banana Bread Recipe Is the Only Recipe You Will Ever Need

Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350˚F.<p>Step 2<p>Soften 1/4 cup of butter, but try not to melt it all the way! I do this by microwaving the half stick of butter, …

British-Style Lemon Pound Cake Might Be the Best Pound Cake

A Madeira cake is the sort of plain cake that looks like it might be dull and dry, but instead turns out to be exceptionally moreish. Many people are …

Dessert

If certain sounds drive you crazy, you may have misophonia

What happens when you hear someone do any of the following: smacking their lips while eating, slurping drinks, breathing, yawning, sniffling, humming, tapping their fingers, typing or texting with the keyboard clicks switched on? If you have a strong emotional response and a desire to escape or …

Apple Brownies

These apple brownies are super easy to prepare with fresh chopped apples and pecans. The brownies are moist and loaded with heavenly cinnamon and …

Life a little sweeter for young bee-keeper in Afghanistan

In war-torn Afghanistan, honey is regarded as a traditional cure-all but for one schoolgirl, the sticky commodity has also created sweet …

The Complete Guide to Wedding Photography Pricing: Part 1

In the past few years, the growing number of wedding photographers and their vast range of prices have made finding your value as a photographer …

WALSH: Dear 'Gender Nonconforming Person,' I Won't Let You Impose Your Confusion On My Child

A little while ago, my wife found herself in an uncomfortable situation. She was out running errands with our three-year-old daughter when they …

Foreign languages: How to memorise vocabulary

When trying to learn a foreign language, most of us have the same complaint: “I’m just not good at memorising.” Learning new vocabulary can be daunting, especially for busy adults whose minds are already occupied with work, family, and other responsibilities.<p>A comfort? Linguists say that to “get …

Bakery-Style Blueberry-Lemon Scones for Easter Brunch

Make the scones:<p>Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper; set aside.<p>Place the flour, sugar, baking powder, lemon zest, and salt in a large …

Afghanistan-Taliban Peace Talks Must Include Women Negotiators

In twenty-three rounds of Afghanistan-Taliban peace talks, women were at the table just twice. They need formal roles in any new talks to protect …

Ask Amy: Teen’s mother is tired of being ‘that’ mom

By Amy Dickinson<p><i>Dear Amy: My teen daughter is lovely. She has a group of friends who seem lovely, as well, with one problem. My daughter is the one who plans and invites the group to movies, skating, over to our home, etc. She does the calling and arranging and it is extremely rare that she</i> …

Parenting

Greek Dressing [Vegan, Oil-Free, Low-Fat]

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4 Red Flags Your Partner Is Gaslighting You, According To An Expert

I once lived with a world-class gaslighter. If they gave out trophies for mental manipulation, there wouldn't have been an empty flat surface in our …

11 Best TED Talks For When You Feel Burnt Out

The signs are all there: you feel depressed, anxious, and detached; you keep getting head and back aches; your job performance and relationships are …

This Simple Optical Illusion Could Help Diagnose Autism

Where do your eyes go?<p>Accurately arriving at a diagnosis for autism spectrum disorder can be challenging, especially in cases that appear to be …

Health

10 Things You Should Not Refrigerate

Certain items are at their prime when stored at room temperature.

Refrigeration