Melanie Taylor

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Puppy Was Born So Tiny That Breeder Decided To Get Rid Of Him

“You see him and your heart just melts. He’s such a strong little boy.”<p>Veterinarian Meghan DeBiasio knew Augustus would be small — but nothing could …

Pets

From tail height and posture to pricked ears and eye contact, vet and clinical animal behaviourist Kendal Shepherd reveals what your dog is trying to tell you

Veterinary Medicine

This 400 Square Foot 'Tiny House' is My Dream Home

Here at Apartment Therapy, we write about tiny houses a whole lot. Sometimes, I find myself wondering if we've reached peak tiny house. Are these …

Your Abs Will Be Sore For Days (Maybe Weeks, TBH) After This Wall Workout Challenge

Newsflash: sculpting your midsection doesn't have to entail repetitive crunches and mind-numbing planks. It can actually be a — dare I say it? — <i>fun</i> process. Case in point: Jeanette Jenkins's latest ab workout challenge.<p>The celebrity trainer, who works with stars like Pink and Alicia Keys, just …

I Am Obsessed With This Adorable Dog With Mouse Ears

Goma is bae.

Cute

These Lower Ab Exercises Will Make You So Sore, It'll Hurt to Laugh!

Work your core with these intense moves that specifically target the lower abs. Um, we're sorry, but you'll definitely be sore tomorrow. Avoid anything funny at all costs, because it'll hurt to laugh!

Workouts

21 Pictures Of Dogs Before And After Their Adoption That Are Guaranteed To Make You Cry

Every pet deserves a loving home.

Pets

'I Tried A No-Added-Sugar Challenge For A Month—And I Lost 7 Pounds'

"And no, I didn't give up pizza."<p>I have always laughed at people who suggest, in all seriousness, that fruit should be considered dessert. A slice of chocolate cake is dessert. Talenti banana chocolate swirl ice cream is dessert. But apples and peanut butter? Or frozen grapes? Insert eye roll …

Nutrition

Four apps that will help you learn to play music

Pick up an instrument, learn your favorite songs, and practice a bit of music theory.<p>I'm a musician, and I learned the tricks of the trade the expensive and slow way: with private guitar lessons, summer music programs, and more theory books than I'd like to admit. Thankfully, in 2018 you can get …

If Your Goal Is to Lose Belly Fat, This Is the Routine You Should Be Doing

You've been working out, eating healthy, and losing weight, but you're still not seeing progress in your midsection. What gives? If you can't seem to lose the fat around your stomach, aside from tweaking your diet, you can also tweak your workouts to help see results.<p>Hundreds of crunches are the …

Exercise

This Face Oil Made A Major Difference On My Acne Scars

Acne breakouts have a terrible reputation for popping up when least expected. From a first date to a career-making meeting, no important occasion is …

After Years of Cystic Acne, I Can Assure You Skin Care Isn't a Con

The beauty—and absurdity—of the Internet lies in its ability to rile people up in such a way that the drama of the day can be reduced to one tweet with no context. I saw one last night—“Black Mirror: Skin Care”—and I knew exactly what the author was referring to. A story published on The Outline …

Skin Care

STOP WHAT YOU'RE DOING AND LOOK AT THESE DOGS SITTING LIKE PEOPLE

They attacc, they protecc, but most importantly, they relaccccccc.

Black Mirror

This Workout Is Magical Because It Will Actually Change the Shape of Your Butt

You wanted the best workout for your butt, and here it is. Complete with squats and lunges, as well as dumbbells for added resistance, this workout …

This Big Dog Snuggling With His Two Lil Dog Pals Is Absurdly Precious

It doesn't get snugglier than this.<p><i>This post was translated from Japanese.</i>

Pets

A Corgi’s Trip to Target Is the Cutest Thing You’ll See Today

If you've ever been to Target, you know there's just something magical about the chain retailer. Whether it's the shiny floors, the bright red design …

15 Words You Need to Eliminate From Your Vocabulary

Newsprint is on life support, emojis are multiplying faster than hungry Gremlins, and 300 million people worldwide strive to make their point in 140 …

10 Cheap Organizing Hacks for a Clutter-Free Home

Create order out of chaos with creative, low-cost—or, even better, no-cost!—DIY ideas.<p>Use Shoe Boxes as DIY Dividers<p>Why pop for manufactured drawer …

Whittle Your Middle and Sculpt Your Waist With These Powerful Oblique Exercises

If you've been trying to work your waistline to no avail, we've got you covered. These oblique-targeting exercises are going to help you sculpt that midsection and create powerful muscles that'll help with all areas of mobility and functional movement. So not only will you get some great …

Workouts

Meet Jolene, the Labradoodle Whose Best Friend Is Her Own Reflection

A heartwarming video of an adorable Labradoodle (a Labrador and poodle mix) chasing after her own reflection has become an internet sensation. And …

Pets

40 Essential Instant Pot Links

Because I've been experimenting with the Instant Pot quite a bit lately, I've been getting a lot of questions. Many times my answer is a link. A link …

Cooking

14 Amazon Shopping Tricks Everyone Should Know

You already know about all the secret perks that come with a Prime membership, but some of these lesser-known shopping tips can help save more money …

A Pizza Hut Customer Asked For A Joke. The Punchline Got An Employee Fired.

Now people are demanding #JusticeForPizzaGirl.<p>A Pizza Hut employee in Stafford, Virginia, is out of a job over a customer’s special request.<p>The customer, who was not named, said her two sons ― ages 12 and 15 ― asked for a joke to be written on the pizza box when they placed an order online, WJLA, …

Pizza Hut

These Will Be the Top Home Trends of 2018, According to Pinterest

Pinterest is our go-to site for home design ideas and inspiration, so when their trend-watching experts predict what's about to take off, we're all …

Trends

13 Nearly Impossible Would You Rather Questions For Anyone Who Loves "Grey's Anatomy"

But like a doctor, sometimes you need to make tough decisions.

27 Absolutely Amazing Products That Are Straight-Up Magic

Including a white T-shirt that CANNOT GET DIRTY and a levitating moon lamp.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</i>

10 Slow-Cooker Breakfasts That'll Be Ready When You Wake Up

I have a complicated relationship with breakfast. I'm obsessed with the food—eggs, oatmeal, yogurt, oh my! And I love the way a healthy, well-rounded …

THE KEEPERSThe Recipes We Cook Over, and Over, and Over Again

Look, all Bon Appétit recipes are great. These are just...extra great.<p>On most weeknights, you'll find <i>Bon Appétit</i> staffers at home in their kitchens, cooking a recipe from our magazine pages or website. We practice what we preach—and we believe in the recipes we publish.<p>But, there are some recipes …

Cooking

If You Want to Lose Weight, Stop Cooking With This 1 Common Ingredient

When you hear about what to eat (and not eat) for weight loss, you generally encounter talk about bread, fried foods, and sugary desserts. While you should certainly eat these in moderation, there's one ingredient that shows up in almost all your meals that isn't doing you any favors in terms of …

Food

27 Dump Dinners That Basically Cook Themselves

Winner, winner, slow-cooked dinner.