Mary Kotowski

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59 Dope Things On Amazon Prime That Have A Cult Following

It's hard to imagine that knife sets and hair brushes could inspire such fanatical enthusiasm, yet scroll through some of Amazon's highest-rated …

Skin Care

You'll Love This Honey-Mustard Broccoli Salad

I didn't grow up in a broccoli slaw or broccoli salad household. In fact, I was in my early 20s before I learned of this mystical creation and …

These are the 2017 tech gadgets I just couldn't live without

When it comes to new gadgets and gizmos, 2017’s been a pretty epic year.<p>We’ve seen a surge of new voice-activated assistants, rise of remastered retro tech, and all kinds of quirky smart devices. Rather than rehash what’s appearing on my colleagues' top lists—most of which would make my top picks, …

Gear & Gadgets

10 Must-Have Stocking Stuffers From Trader Joe's

These happy items are sure to give you visions of sugarplums!<p>The Christmas season is the perfect time of the year to celebrate the little things, and …

Composting 101: How To Create Compost That Works Like Rocket Fuel For Your Garden

Nature is the ultimate recycler. When we compost organic matter, we’re really just mimicking the process that occurs naturally on the forest floor: …

This Creamy Slow Cooker Chicken Soup Is Like a Warm Hug

There are some dishes that just evoke coziness — mac and cheese, mashed potatoes, and this creamy chicken soup. Made in the slow cooker, with help …

The Ultimate Salted Chocolate Chunk Cookie Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 450°.<p>Step 2<p>Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Whisk together flour, baking soda, …

How to See the Brightest Supermoon of 2017

Our cosmic companion is about to put on its best show of the year—here’s how to watch.<p>Tonight, sky-watchers around the world will get a chance to revel under the first—and last—full supermoon of the year. Sometimes called the cold moon in the Northern Hemisphere, the December 3 full moon will be …

Pecan Bourbon Balls Recipe

Step 1<p>Prepare the Buttery Toasted Pecans: Preheat oven to 325°. Toss together butter and pecans. Spread pecans in a single layer in a jelly-roll pan; …

10 Awesome Woodworking Projects for Every Skill Level

From novice to advanced, these woodworking projects will challenge and delight.<p>Woodworking is an amazing hobby—as well as vocation, that can last a lifetime. These 10 woodworking projects are straight from our editors, and are accessible to woodworkers of all skill levels. Most projects include …

Full-body workout in 20 minutes: Testing electrical muscle stimulation exercise technology

My butt has never been so sore.<p>It was two days after my first electrical muscle stimulation (EMS) session, during which I spent 20 minutes wearing a …

The 9 most cringe-worthy moments in ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ history

“Curb Your Enthusiasm” returns to HBO Sunday after more than six years off the air. A lot has changed in the world since we left Larry (and Leon) in Paris, but it’s a pretty safe bet that the new season of “Curb” will have plenty of awkwardness. In preparation, we put together a list of the …

15 Soups to Make in the Slow Cooker and Eat All Week Long

After a steamy summer of living without soup (besides the occasional gazpacho), the cooler days of September immediately bring a serious craving for …

Punch List: Fall watering, planting bulbs and pre-winter lawn care

We’re in the gradual wind-down to the outdoor gardening season, confirmed by the autumnal equinox next week. Embrace the color changes and sweater …

The Painkiller Cocktail

Fill large (beer or water) glass with ice. Pour all ingredients except the nutmeg into glass. Stir with long spoon until ingredients are mixed. Grate …

20+ Hearty Acorn Squash Recipes Perfect For Fall and Winter

You've probably cooked plenty of butternut squash recipes, but what about when you want to try out something new? Enter the acorn squash. When cooked properly, acorn squash has a mellow sweetness and a rich texture that lends itself to a litany of other ingredients and flavors, like maple syrup and …

Healthy Eating

15 Stitches Every Embroiderer Should Know

01 of 16<p>Top 15 Stitches in Hand Embroidery<p>Learning hand embroidery is both fun and relaxing, plus it's an easy way to create beautiful art with …

Sewing

25 of the Best 20-Minute Workout Videos — All in 1 Place!

You don't have to spend hours exercising if you want to lose weight or get stronger. Fitness instructor John Kersbergen says three to four 45-minute workouts a week is enough. If 45 minutes is more than you can devote at one time, break up your workouts, because it all adds up! Here are the best …

Exercise

Taste Beyond The Tongue

9 Healthy Soup Recipes to Meal Prep This Week

Healthy Eating

8 Decorative Quilt Storage Container

Last week, I found myself shopping with my girls at my local Target for the basics… Little did I know that I would be walking out with a cool quilt …

30 DIY TV Stands and Media Consoles You Can Totally Build at Home

If you have a TV at home (and you probably do) you need a place to keep it and you have to do it in a way that doesn’t mess up your decor. Better …

8 Energy-Boosting Supplements for Fighting Fibromyalgia Fatigue - Vitamins & Supplements - Chronic Pain

<i>Coenzyme Q10</i> - CoQ10 is the catalyst that makes it possible for the mitochondria to produce ATP, the molecule upon which all cellular functions in …

Spiced Mini Carrot Cake [Vegan]

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Recipes

Chicken and Biscuit Casserole

Make the casserole:<p>Melt the butter in a Dutch oven or large pot over medium heat. Add the flour and whisk until completely combined. The mixture will …

7 One-Pot Meals That Are Ridiculously Easy And Good

Because who likes doing the dishes?

Eating Only Plants Doesn't Mean You'll Never Be Full: 4 Recipes That Prove Just That

Many moons ago I was a vegetarian, and recently with all the buzz around plant-powered diets I've been reminiscing about how I felt when I ate mostly …

Infographic: 10 Popular Health Myths, Debunked

One of the great rituals of growing up is being told reading in the dark will hurt your eyes. While it’s not necessarily good for you, it’s probably …