Melissa Cornwell

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15 Summer Sandwiches That Won’t Get Soggy at the Beach

Beach season has officially hit—which means it’s time bust out the shades, dust off your surfboard (or if we're being real—boogie board), and get …

Healthy Eating

The Best Books on Writing, According to Novelists, Poets, and Writing Professors

An introduction to the writer’s library.<p><i>Welcome to</i> <i>Reading Lists</i><i>, comprehensive book guides from the Strategist designed to make you an expert (or at</i> …

Writing

10 awesome lake towns in North America

There’s no better place to stretch out the lazy days of summer than in a nostalgic little lake town, watching the sun set over the water from an Adirondack chair. I’ve rounded up the 10 best lake towns in North America, offering quaint main streets, boardwalk shops, wooden roller coasters, and, of …

National Parks

Pork Tenderloin With Mushroom Gravy and Egg Noodles

Ingredients<p>450 g pork tenderloins trimmed and cut in 1-inch (2.5 cm) thick rounds<br>• 1/4 teaspoon pepper<br>• pinch salt<br>• 1 tablespoon olive oil<br>• 2 pkg cremini …

Food

52 Week Photography Challenge for 2018

The first two Dogwood Photography 52 Week Challenges were an amazing success, with tens of thousands of photographers participating from around the …

The Best National Park in Every U.S. State, Mapped

In case you didn't know already, this year, America's National Park Service is 100 years old — and to celebrate, we're disclosing a few of the …

National Parks

The Best Adventure Books For Cabin Fever - Therm-a

<i>Maybe you’re looking for a few books to get you through short days and stormy nights? Maybe you’re recovering from an early season injury? Maybe you</i> …

Arches National Park

Soar to Great Heights in the 7 Best Mountain Towns in America

There are few vacations more head-clearing than a mountain getaway. Between the blasts of crisp alpine air and the breathtaking scenery—dense …

Skiing

DIYs to Make Your Living Room The Coziest Place in the House

A strange phenomenon occurs when temps drop below 50º. It's like all of a sudden we need <i>all</i> the blankets, <i>all</i> the boots, <i>all</i> the knitted sweaters, <i>all</i> …

Cinnamon Bread Pudding with Creme Anglaise

<b>Ingredients</b><p><i>Creme Anglaise:</i><p>1/2 cup whipping cream<br>1/2 cup milk<br>2 Tbs. granulated sugar<br>3 egg yolks<br>1/2 tsp. vanilla or vanilla bean paste<p><i>Bread Pudding:</i><p>2 …

How to Re-Upholster a Dining Chair

Tools & Materials<p>• Staple gun<p>• Staples<p>• Staple lifter<p>• Tack hammer<p>• Pliers<p>• Chalk<p>• Flat head and Philips screwdrivers<p>• Safety glasses<p>• Work gloves<p>• …

The 5 Step Ankle Mobility Fix

Better Ankle Mobility, Bigger Lifts<p>Think you have problems with ankle mobility? You're not alone. Problem is, this thought has caused a lot of …

Follow This Trainer's Warmup and You'll Have the Best Run of Your Life

The warmup and cooldown are the easiest parts to skip when it comes to our workouts. We justify to ourselves that they don't matter nearly as much as the actual workout does — but that couldn't be further from the truth, especially when it comes to running. "To most people [running] just seems like …

Workouts

The Ultimate Wellness Reading List: 11 Books You Won't Be Able to Put Down

<i>Claire Fountain—celebrity yoga teacher, personal trainer, and wellness expert—founded #TrillYoga with her unorthodox approach to break stigmas and</i> …

3-Ingredient Dijon Roasted Potatoes That Go with Everything

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 425°F.<p>Place all the ingredients in a large bowl and toss to combine. Transfer the potatoes to a …

11 Exercises That Will Help You Eliminate Low Back Pain for Good

Going through daily life with back pain is a serious downer. When a heavy squat snatch triggered something in my lower back during the CrossFit Open …

This Plank Workout Will Work Every Inch of Your Body

Cardio is out and strength training is becoming the focus when it comes to losing weight. Nicole Aurigemma, MS physiology at Women's Health and Exercise Lab at Penn State said, "Having more muscle is actually beneficial to weight loss," because "muscle uses more energy and thus burns more calories …

Workouts

Codecademy adds new intensive options to help beginners learn code quicker

Codecademy is one of the most popular sites to learn software development online, having recently passed the 45 million user milestone. Now, in an attempt to formalize its offering and make a profit, the company has launched three new professional paid products, which offer a much more detailed and …

This HIIT-Yoga Hybrid Makes You Feel Like You Actually Got a Good Workout

<i>Join Cody for $20 a month and access more than 2,500 workout videos to establish an at-home yoga practice, challenge your strength, and up your</i> …

Where to Buy: 15 Great Online Sources For On-Trend Fabric

Have a chair that's been sitting around waiting for you to reupholster it (::cough : not guilty)? Want to cook up some new pillows for your sofa or …

Tone Your Entire Body With This Cardio and Strength Pilates Workout

Tone every inch of your body with this full-body cardio Pilates workout with Lisa Corsello, founder and owner of Burn Pilates. Just grab a light and medium set of hand weights, and get ready to work! If you only have half an hour, check out this 30-minute Burn Pilates workout.

Exercise

An 8-Move Barre Workout for Your Butt and Thighs

Sit, squat, run, stand, walk—your butt and thighs definitely get a workout during your everyday life, but what about those smaller muscles? You're …

How to remove a dishwasher

So your old dishwasher has finally given up the ghost. You've bought a new one (and here's how to install it), but first you have to get rid of the old one. It isn't difficult to do if you follow a few simple steps. Here's how to remove your old dishwasher.<p>Firstly, disconnect the power cable. If …

Home Improvement

20 Best UX Courses You Can Learn A Lot From

Nowadays, there’s nothing you can’t learn online! With a simple online search, you can stumble on thousands of resources to improve your knowledge, …

Do-It-Yourself Farmer Grows Strawberries In The Air

Hezam Kittani didn't want U.S. handouts to help him grow strawberries.<p>He wanted to be a do-it-yourself berry farmer — and to teach others to follow in his footsteps.<p>Strawberries were barely grown in the West Bank, where Kittani lives, before 2009. Today they're a 250-ton yearly crop. And that's …

Farming

25 Small Bathroom Ideas to Turn Your Tiny Space into a Spa

Decorations

8 Barre-Inspired Abs Exercises You Can Do at Home

When you think of barre workouts, you probably picture a ballet barre in a studio with walls covered in mirrors and floors lined with mats. You also …

The Trick to Better Coffee Cake Is Simple—Obvious, Even

Choosing the best part about a piece of cake is challenging. It's all good! It's cake! But if I were pressed, I could identify one <i>particularly</i> good bit about every kind of cake. I do love the soft, moist crumbs that cling to the frosting on a layer cake, or custardy, clafoutis-like pockets that …

1960s ottoman completely transformed with handpainted wickerwork & fabric

<b>A 1960s ottoman has been transformed with handpainted wickerwork and fabric – find out how in this step-by-step guide</b><p>YOU WILL NEED<p><b>To prepare the</b> …

Sewing

The Shortest Route to the Most Beautiful Place in Every State

There's a song they play during the seventh-inning stretch at baseball games, and it isn't called "America the Mediocre." The wonders of this country …