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Organized Project Board

Managing a household, blog, family, and finances can be difficult at times. I constantly try to prioritize and multitask, as do most moms. Using a …

Productivity

Bitter is better: Non-alcoholic cocktails to satisfy the sophisticated palate

Bartenders spill on how to use bitters, coffees and teas to add complexity to a drink.<p>Mineral water. Cran and soda. Plain old pop. Too often, if …

Bitters

52 Easy Yet Highly Effective Ways to Motivate Yourself

If you can't seem to find yourself motivated because of several reasons, take a deep breath and try to motivate yourself with these simple yet …

How to cook the perfect red velvet cake

This crimson cake should be showstoppingly gaudy – the baked equivalent of Dolly Parton. But should your colouring be artificial or natural? And what should you top it with?<p>A southern American classic, the red velvet has its origins in the 19th century, when cakes as soft and fine as that fancy …

Dessert

Get Fancy Fast: 5-Ingredient Dinners & Dessert

Sometimes you want to make dinner a little fancier than usual — you know, like a <i>bring out the linen napkins and pop open a bottle of wine</i> sort of …

The Dalai Lama's Atlas of Emotions That Will Bring You Peace

August 10, 2016<p>Buddhism is an ancient tradition that has been carried out for millennia. It is more than religion, it is a life philosophy that has …

NASA Just Released More Than 1,000 New Images Of Mars' Surface

Here are some of our faves<p>Since its launch in 2005, the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has been orbiting the red planet and snapping photos merrily as it goes.<p>The MRO sends back photos of Mars every month, but this month's dispatch of 1,035 photos is unique. It's especially hefty because every …

Affogato al Caffè – Italian Dessert of Ice Cream and Coffee

Affogato al Caffè is the perfect dinner party dessert. It takes about 5-7 minutes, half of it can be made ahead and best of all, you’ll be serving …

Mathilde, The French Perigordine Walnut Cake (Gâteau aux Noix)

Are you stuck in a cake rut? Here's a beauty for you. This French walnut cake or Gâteau aux Noix from the Perigord region is a super light cake that …

How to Bake the Chocolate Chip Cookie of Your Dreams

If you’ve ever scanned the offerings on a packed school bake-sale table you’ll know one thing: Not all chocolate chip cookies are created …

20 Easy DIY Gutter Garden Ideas

Do you admire the Hanging gardens of Babylon which is one of the seven wonders of the ancient world? Maybe we cannot replicate the same put you still …

18 Homemade Cereal Bar Recipes to Make Back-to-School a Breeze

Just like that, summer is almost over, and soon the kiddos will be heading back to school. You already have a ton of bento box ideas for their lunch, but what about breakfast? No-bake granola bars are great, but nothing gets kids excited *quite* like their favorite cereal. If cereal bars are your …

1. Break the bad news yourself.

If you’ve made a mistake, don’t cross your fingers and hope that no one will notice, because someone is going to—it’s inevitable. When someone else points out your failure, that one failure turns into two. If you stay quiet, people are going to wonder why you didn’t say something, and they’re …

How To Embrace Your Weaknesses And Become A Better Leader

One key to being a good boss is figuring out what type of leader you are, then adjusting your strengths and weaknesses to help the team.<p>People don’t quit jobs; they quit bosses. So when you’re the leader, your job directly impacts employee retention. While some people are naturally good at managing …

Leadership

A 5-Day Clean-Eating Meal Plan

<i>This article originally appeared in the September 2016 issue of SELF.</i><p>From burgers to lobster rolls, summer eats are as good as it gets. But if too …

Food

Remarkable Photos Document One Man's Journey With Mental Illness

Tsoku Maela hopes that, by showing these photos, he can help address the stigma attached to mental illness within black communities.<p>Tsoku Maela is not used to the spotlight. But ever since he began sharing images of his “Abstract Peaces” series ― a collection of surreal self-portraits that …

5 Personal Goals You Should Set Before Starting a Business

<i>Before you start a business, you should accomplish these five personal goals.</i><p>Starting a business is exciting, but just because you have a great idea doesn't mean your business will stand a high chance of succeeding. There are thousands of variables that affect your eventual performance in the …

From the expert: How to write a business plan that works

Tom Chalmers sits down with David Bateman, author of “Business Plans That Get Investment,” to talk about the do’s and don’ts …