Melanie BELOFF

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Super Sci-Fi Rocket fueled Jet Pack tutorial

Natalie of “doodle craft” created this clever “Super Sci-Fi Rocket fueled Jet Pack” and any little child would love this. Natalie saw a pin on …

How to Make Homemade Marshmallow Peeps

The world <i>wants</i> us to make Peeps.<p>I discovered this last year on a day that began with reading an article in the local paper in which Marilyn Hagerty called a Ruby Tuesday “one of the stars in the restaurant scene” of my new town. It was a day I almost gave up on food.<p>On top of all of that, I had an …

Chewy Molasses Cookies

makes 2½ dozen<p>In this recipe, molasses keeps these cookies magically fresh and chewy for days.<p>December 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>2 teaspoons baking soda<p>1½ teaspoon ground cinnamon<p>1 teaspoon ground ginger<p>¾ teaspoon ground cardamom<p>½ teaspoon kosher salt<p>1 large egg<p>½ cup (1 stick) …

Dessert

How to Make Deviled Eggs Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Food52's Associate Editor, Kenzi Wilbur, shows us how to make deviled eggs without a recipe, for all your</i> …

Spring Cleaning Supplies | Closet Organizers and More - Consumer Reports News

The trick to spring cleaning is not to cram it all into one weekend. Make a plan, either room-by-room or task-by-task, and work your way through the …

10 Budget-Friendly Meals Everyone Should Know How to Make

I'm always looking for ways to feed my family for less. It seems like no matter how much meal planning I do, I'm still running up a grocery bill …

7 Ways to Save on Organic Food

Organic food is generally more expensive than conventional because of differences in production and handling, according to the Department of …

Yahoo Shopping - Online Shopping with great products, prices and reviews

Find, Compare, Read Reviews & Buy Online @ Yahoo Shopping - Online Shopping with great products, prices and reviews • Want to see your products in …

eCommerce

Advice For Eating Well On A Tight Budget, From A Mom Who's Been There

JuJu Harris didn't set out to write a cookbook, but then again, she didn't set out to accept public assistance to feed her son, either. Harris always wanted to work with nature.<p>"My dream job was, I was going to grow up and be a national park ranger," she says. It didn't quite work out that way. She …

The Beginner’s Guide to Clean Eating

Shares 2.1K<p>Photo: Pond5<p>“Don’t eat anything your great-great-grandmother wouldn’t recognize as food,” writer and activist Michael Pollan has famously …

Acne scars: What's the best treatment?

Acne scars are stubborn, and no single treatment is best for everyone. Various methods may help improve your complexion. Your doctor may suggest one …

Skin Care

Exercise Videos Programs - Consumer Report News

In recent years, the simple exercise DVD has morphed into a complete “home fitness system,” offering multiple discs with up to a dozen workouts that …

8 Habits Of Extremely Well-Rested People

Most of us have probably met (and envied) at least one of those mysterious people who never seem to be tired. We've sized them up through bleary eyes, and wondered how it is that <i>they</i> don't look like they spent 30 minutes battling with the snooze button this morning. The answer isn't necessarily …

No Excuse: Chair Workout

No Excuses: Chair Workout<p>Celebrity fitness trainer Donovan Green shows you how to do a total body workout in less than five minutes.<p>Celebrity fitness …

Save Over 1,000 Calories With These 5 Simple Portion Swaps

A new study published in the January issue of the <i>Journal of Nutrition and Behavior</i> sheds some more bad news for foods consumed outside the home. The researchers from Drexel University reviewed more than 2,600 menu items from restaurant chains and reported that a typical adult meal (comprised of an …

10 Steps to Help Beat Procrastination

Procrastination affects everyone to some degree. It can be minor for some, while for others it can cause stress and anxiety. While it is considered …

6 things to give up to get rid of your gut

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: You’ve been working out consistently every week, but you’re not seeing any weight loss. What’s the …

Weight Loss

Too good to be healthy: Viewers' guilt-free dessert recipes

Add dessert to your dinner tonight and don't spend a moment feeling bad about it. As part of dietitian and TODAY contributor Joy Bauer's "Too Good to be Healthy" competition, here are three chocolate dessert recipes from viewers that are made with guilt-free ingredients.<p><b>Frozen Chocolatey</b> …

7 Fat-Loss Foods that Make Your Life Easier

Don’t let your busy world keep you from getting the body you want<p>There’s an old saying: “Abs are made in the kitchen.” But perhaps the following statement is more accurate: “Abs are <i>destroyed</i> in the kitchen!” And at the drive-thru. And anywhere else you get your food.<p>That’s because when it comes to …

Cooking

Yogurt Helps Women Lose Weight and Keep It Off

When it comes to food, there’s good and bad bacteria. The bad stuff will make you sick to your stomach, but the good stuff could actually shrink your …

15 Worst Foods to Eat Before Bedtime

It’s bedtime and you are feeling hungry so what should you eat? We often reach for the wrong bedtime snacks and think they are absolutely healthy, …

3 Workout Moves to Sculpt Gold-Medal Legs

U.S. Olympic ice hockey team forward Hilary Knight shares her favorite lower-body exercises<p>Bulky hockey gear hides the awesomely sculpted legs of puck-handling athletes, but trust us…they've got 'em! See for yourself as U.S. Olympic ice hockey team forward Hilary Knight demonstrates three …

Ice Hockey

Here's A Horrifying Picture Of What Sleep Loss Will Do To You

If you <i>don't</i> snooze, you lose. Skimping on sleep can wreak havoc from head to toe. In fact, one study published last year showed that just one week of sleeping fewer than six hours a night resulted in changes to more than 700 genes. That's alarming news, considering nearly half of Americans don't …

The Pushup That Sculpts Rock-Solid Shoulders

Boost your upper-body strength and get shoulders like boulders with this version of the pushup<p>The handstand pushup is the gold standard of pushups. If you can perform even one rep, you've got an extreme amount of upper-body strength and shoulder mobility. Plus, you look like a total badass.<p>So how …

Workouts

Lazy or Seasonally Depressed?

46 Sex Positions Everyone Should Try In Their Lifetime

...or tonight.<p>Opting for the same tried-and-true positions during sex is kind of like watching your favorite movie: You know you're going to enjoy it, and you're well aware how it'll end (happily, obvi.) But even though your fave film may be endlessly amazing, it never hurts to switch things up and …

11 Tips To Help You Detoxify On A Daily Basis In Winter

Cleanses can be extremely beneficial: they give your digestive system a break, flush out toxins, and remove inflammatory and high-allergen foods. But …

Wellness

Try This Barre Workout at Home!

Tone your thighs, arms, abs, and glutes with this ballet-inspired routine<p>Ballet-inspired barre workouts can help sculpt long, lean muscles. As part of our series <i>Your New Favorite Workout</i>, we're giving you an inside look at Figure 4 Barre, a class at Pure Yoga in New York City. The name Figure 4 is …

Exercise