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Great Organic Beauty Cleanser for Your Face - Recipe! | shopswell

Age spots and small lines fade while acne becomes a thing of the past when you hydrate your skin with this DIY organic cleanser.<p><b>Recipe:</b><p>2 tbs coconut …

Big John's BBQ Ribs and Dry Spice Rub Recipe

"This is an awesome barbequed rib recipe. You can double or triple the amounts to serve a large group."<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup chili powder<p>1 tablespoon …

BBQ

Green "Wake Me Up" Broth | Goop

“If you can change your preconceptions about what should be breakfast food, then this nutrient dense vegetable broth is a beautiful way to start the …

Food

Fatty Liver Is More Dangerous Than You Might Realize. Here's How to Heal It

"My doctor says I have a fatty liver and I should stay away from fat," writes this week's house call. "Are high-fat foods the culprit here? Any tips to help with a fatty liver?"<p>Indeed, your doctor is right to feel concern: Fatty liver is a dangerous yet misunderstood disease. In America, it affects …

Diabetes

7 Ways to Heal a Fatty Liver

"My doctor says I have a fatty liver and I should stay away from fat," writes this week's house call. "Are high-fat foods the culprit here? Any tips …

Nutrition

How to revert to the previous version of Office 365

Not happy with the latest update pushed out by Microsoft? Here's how to go back in time, so to speak.<p>I think one reason people get frustrated with their computers is that things seem to change without warning. For example, yesterday you could print; today the printer is "not found."<p>Or this: …

Software

27 Five-Ingredient Dinner Recipes for Stress-Free Meals

There are few kitchen nightmares that are worse than finding a recipe that sounds ah-mazing, then seeing an ingredient section longer than your …

Cooking

These Chewy Molasses Cookies Are Why It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Sugar, spice, and everything nice was invented to describe these cookies. We're approximately 1000 percent sure of that.<p>All chew with no crunch or glitter makes for a pretty dull holiday cookie. This is not that cookie. Molasses creates magically chewy cookies that stay fresh for days, and pack an …

Dessert

How to Make a Pastry Bag in a Pinch (Your Cookies Will Thank You)

A simple cornet is the only tool you need for perfectly iced holiday cookies. And you already have all the materials you need to make one at home.<p>Like turning potatoes or making a béarnaise sauce by hand, forming a cornet—essentially a DIY pastry bag—from parchment paper feels like one of those …

Dessert

8 Ways to Calm a Crying Baby Every New Mom Should Know

Yesterday, pediatrician Dr. Robert Hamilton became somewhat of an Internet celebrity among new moms after posting a four-minute video in which he describes his easy method for calming down a crying baby, called “The Hold.”<p>As soon as I saw Dr. Hamilton’s video, I remembered that first night back …

Parenting

13 Outdoor Christmas Decorations To Inspire Your Own Winter Wonderland

You'll be glad you skipped the inflatable Santa for these ideas (sorry, Santa).<p>Outdoor Christmas decorations can sometimes be a hassle, but the end results are totally worth it. From beautiful big wreaths to snowman to mailbox swag, It is important that your outdoor Christmas decorations really …

Decorations

Prebiotic-packed foods fight adult weight gain, promote better health

For many people, excess weight creeps on slowly. U.S. research, for example, indicates that, after age 20, most Americans put on one or two pounds each year.<p>Canadians, too, are getting heavier. Over the past 30 years, the number of overweight adults rose by 21 per cent and obesity jumped by 200 per …

Orange Cake Inspired By the Matrons of Italian Cooking

I recently traveled to Sicily, where lush groves of citrus grow in various places on the island—around Palermo on the northwest coast and at the foot of volanic Mount Etna on the east, in particular.<p>While there, I read Helena Attlee's The Land Where Lemons Grow, a deliciously absorbing book on the …

Pumpkin Pie Cake

Pumpkin Pie Cake<p>Prep time<p>15 mins<p>Cook time<p>45 mins<p>Total time<p>1 hour<p>A favorite holiday staple turned into an easy and delicious cake! This Pumpkin Pie …

This Two-Minute Peel Will Transform Your Skin

The thought of getting a chemical peel never really, well, appealed to me. I had always wondered if it would do more harm than good for my …

Skin Care

5 Expert Tips for Updating Your Resume

Most professionals update their resume frequently. Those who don’t really should. But updating a resume isn’t as trivial as adjusting the number of …

Employment

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p><i>This week: Savory and sour sweet treats to make when you're cozied up inside this weekend.</i><p>For the perfect stay-inside-all-day snack, make a batch of …

Astronomy

The most uplifting playlist ever, according to a neuroscientist

RCA<p>If you ever need a little pick-me-up, one neuroscientist says he has the playlist for you. Dr. Jacob Jolij, of the University of Groningen in the …

A Trick for Transforming Unripe Avocados in Just Two Hours

<i>We heard a suggestion to pickle unripe avocado slices and we had to try it ourselves.</i><p>When we saw a Facebook post that suggested pickling hard avocados rather than waiting around for them to soften, reactions around the office ranged from skepticism to curiosity. But above all, we were hopeful:</b> …

5 Yoga Poses To Open & Tone Your Shoulders

Caring for your shoulders is about more than just looking good in a tank top. It’s about understanding how to access and enhance the flexibility of …

Revenge of the Ex-Spouse…Social Security Style

Right after college you married (you thought) the love-of-your-life and a real go-getter. Then, after 14 years, three kids, multiple moves, one unconfirmed office romance, four months of marriage counseling and countless argument-filled weekends, it was done. O-v-e-r. As in, beyond repair.<p>Life as a …

This Exfoliator Is Like Baby Foot For Your Face

It's no secret that we love us some gross beauty products around these parts. Prime example: Baby Foot. For those of you not in the know, it's a foot …

Skin Care

Chickens, It's Your Time to Brine

That Thanksgiving turkey isn't the only bird that you can brine. Here's why you should be brining chicken—all year 'round.<p>We all know how much better a turkey tastes if you brine it before roasting it. But we're about to take things a step further: You should also be brining your chickens—and not …

Cooking

Our Ultimate Frosting Glossary: From Buttercream to Royal Icing

Named for the amount of time the egg whites have to be whipped with the corn syrup, this frosting actually takes closer to 20 minutes from start to finish. It makes a light, delicate finish for any cake.

7 questions you should ask at the end of every job interview

You’re in the hot seat. You’ve just answered a dozen questions about yourself and successfully explained why you’d make a great addition to the team. …

Employment
Baking

How to fortify your credit before buying a home, in 8 steps

One of the first steps is organizing your finances — and understanding your credit is a critical component.<p>Good credit opens lots of doors when it comes to buying a home, whereas bad credit can close them. And considering that the new Qualified Mortgage Rules have upped the scrutiny of mortgage …

Personal Finance

3 Overnight Products That Help You Wake Up with Better Skin

While you're drifting off to sleep, your skin is kicking into high gear. “At night skin repairs itself and has the opportunity to replenish moisture …

Skin Care