Megan Langendoerfer

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Planning Your Front-Yard Landscape

The front yard is the place most people fix first -- and for good reason. Often, it's what others see, and that the family sees most often.

Basic Organic Gardening Skills for Beginners

2011, Dorling Kindersley Limited<p>Organic Gardening begins and ends with the soil.<p>If you love the idea of having your own organic garden but have yet …

Plant Basil With Tomatoes for a Natural Pest Repellant (and Other Garden Tricks)

Here in North America, it’s time to think about planting (if you haven’t already), and the Old World Garden Farm suggests a garden pair that makes a …

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Garden lore maintains that applying Epsom salt, also called Epsom salts, to roses, tomatoes and peppers produces more flowers, higher yields and greener plants. The National Garden Association explains that the natural mineral, first found in the well water of Epsom, England, has been successfully …

8 Steps to Smart Gardening

2010, Dorling Kindersley Limited<p>Mulch suppresses weed growth, maintains soil moisture, stabilizes soil temperatures and much more. So do yourself a …

Gardening

Feed Your Garden: Types of Fertilizer

Rustic White Photography<p>We all know fertilizer helps plants thrive by supplying them with essential minerals and nutrients. But with all the choices …

Plants

Quit Loafing Around and Make These 9x5" Loaf Pan Recipes

Your 9X5" loaf pan is so much more than a vehicle for banana bread.<p>Your 9x5" loaf pan is so much more than a vehicle for banana bread. Let these recipes inspire you. (Psst—some of these recipes call for a slightly smaller pan. Don't sweat it.)

Dessert

5 exercises to improve your storytelling skills

<i>This article was previously published on PR Daily in April 2016.</i> <br>Football players practice ballet. Pianists repeat small sections of music until it's …

7 Best Kettlebell Moves for a Total Body Workout

Kettlebells are excellent for developing physical strength, agility and aerobic fitness. These exercises are great for explosive training and …

Workouts

This Is How All Your Favorite Chefs Make Brownies

Step away from the boxed brownie mix. These brownie-baking methods from some of our favorite celebrity chefs will transform the way you make the classic dessert, and you just might replace your go-to recipe with one of these. From adding fresh vanilla to using a secret technique to get the fudgiest …

The Bulgarian Split Squat Burner

This one-move workout will make your quads, glutes, and abs scream<p>The Bulgarian split squat is one of the toughest lower-body exercises. It can also be one of the more difficult abs exercises you’ll ever do, too. Just pick up a dumbbell and follow the routine shown in the video above.<p>(For more …

Workouts

24 Gluten-Free Lunches (That Aren't All Salads)

These days it seems like every other person is declaring a personal war against wheat. And while it may seem like the latest in the ever-growing list …

Healthy Eating

9 Miracle Workout Moves That Solve Butt Sag and Arm Flab

Try them to get even better results from every squat.<p>Squats are a solid pick for anyone who wants a tighter butt. But the classic glutes exercise has one major flaw: It completely neglects your upper body. To turn your favorite butt move into an exercise that fires up your abs and gives your arms, …

17 Agua Fresca Recipes for Your Next BBQ

No barbecue is complete without a cooler full of icy bevs nearby. But instead of filling said cooler with sodas and wine spritzers, why not switch it up and include some light, refreshing aguas frescas in the mix? These healthy fruit waters add serious flavor that all ages can enjoy, and will …

This Is How All Your Favorite Chefs Cook Shrimp

If you love shrimp but get bored of your go-to cooking method, allow us to offer some inspiration. These shrimp recipes are top rated for a reason, and they're all contenders for easy weeknight meals or crowd-pleasing party fare. Think beyond the basic sauté with these popular recipes from some of …

TNW's top tips for becoming a better writer

<i>“How much rewriting do you do?”</i><p><i>“It depends. I rewrote the ending to ‘Farewell to Arms,’ the last page of it, 39 times before I was satisfied.”</i><p><i>“Was there some technical problem there? What was it that had stumped you?”</i><p><i>“Getting the words right.” — Ernest Hemingway interviewed by George Plimpton for</i></i> …

The Perfect Skirt Steak Recipe + 17 Ways to Use the Leftovers ALL Week

Don’t be intimidated by steak! Okay, filet and rib eye can be pricey for a weeknight dinner, but skirt (or flank) steak are great affordable options, and there are a *ton* of ways to utilize leftover steak throughout the whole week. You’ve already got your favorite leftover roast chicken recipes, …

Do These 3 Abs Exercises For A Stronger Core

Abs-olutely a great way to get fitter in less than a half hour a day.<p>The important thing, Matheny says, is to complete each day's reps with proper form and control. You're not trying to blow through them as quickly as possible; you're trying to maintain stability and form with every single rep. …

17 Make-Ahead BBQ Recipes for Your Next Cookout

Figuring out what to bring to your first barbecue of the season can be a major source of concern. The key to keeping your cool under pressure is making a dish that can be prepared in advance. Whether you’re thinking summer crock pot recipes or cold salads that taste better the next day, giving …

3 Things You Need to Know About Cooking With Salmon

Plus, a recipe from Diane Morgan's new book, Salmon: Everything You Need to Know.<p>The majority of salmon consumed in the United States today is farmed …

Seafood

The Best Homemade Pesto Recipe | Men's Health

To experience the bright, fresh, garlicky, herbal flavors of good pesto you have to make the sauce yourself.<p>No worries, though, because the following recipe isn’t like anything you’ll ever find on the grocery shelves. You start by making pan-roasted garlic oil. Then you blend that deeply aromatic …

8 Easy Spring Recipes From Our Favorite Top Chefs

If there’s any indication spring is here, it’s the triumphant return of fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables filling farmers’ markets. From roasting to grilling, blistering to sautéing and boiling, nothing beats a bevy of crisp, delicate, grassy-sweet asparagus spears. And in celebration of the …

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7 Nut Butter Breakfast Recipes that Seriously Taste like Candy

Good morning, sweet tooth.<p>Alyssa Zolna<p>If your dream breakfast involves a whole lotta sweet (eggs, schmeggs) you’ve probably wondered just how much chocolate it’s appropriate to eat before 10 a.m.<p>Luckily, these breakfast recipes will satisfy your cravings for peanut butter cups, Almond Joys, …

19 Recipes to Make the Most of Fresh Herbs

Whether you’ve got a plethora of fresh herbs on your hands because your herb garden is blooming, or you just wanted to try out that new recipe calling for tarragon and don’t know what to do with the rest, it’s a major bummer to see your greens go to waste. So make the best of those leftovers, try …

33 Ideas For Your Most Organized Kitchen Ever

#11 is a total game-changer.<p>Struggling to keep your kitchen organized? Don't stress, there's hope for your biggest (and smallest) problem spots. Plus, get our best cabinet and pantry organization ideas. Who has the most organized kitchen on the block? Oh, that'd be <i>you</i>.

Spices

How to Build a Classy Concrete Countertop

Don't worry about choosing tile for you kitchen remodel, try DIY concrete countertops instead.<p>Concrete countertops are just one of the many kitchen countertop options to choose from. You can purchase precast counters from fabricators that are cured and finished in a workshop and which can be …

Gorgeous Hairstyles For Super-Long Hair

Sure, the lob may be the reigning cool-girl cut. And you may have a few friends who are snipping their strands into impossibly chic pixies. But that …