Monica Titus

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25 Lemon Desserts With a Delicious Twist

Go beyond traditional bars and pies with inspired takes on the familiar flavor.<p>Go beyond traditional lemon bars and lemon pie with these inspired takes on classic desserts.

IKEA-Style Home Can Be Built in 4 Days Using Only a Screwdriver

French architecture firm Multipod Studio has come up with a revolutionary housing prototype – the PopUp House. This unique dwelling comes in the form …

House Design

The 30-Day Burpee Challenge That Will Totally Kick Your Butt

Ah, the burpee. It’s one of the most dreaded exercise moves across the board, and yet every workout seems to incorporate a version of it (hello, even …

Workouts

7 Crispy, Crunchy And Crave-Worthy Vegetable Recipes

The reason many people (especially kids) don't like vegetables is because of their texture. Mushy, soft veggies are the worst! That's why roasting makes a world of difference. From Broccoli with Chipotle Honey Butter to Curried Carrots, you'll actually crave these dishes.<p><b>1. Roasted Broccoli With</b> …

Cooking

39 Lazy Girl Hacks You'll Want to Save Forever

If you want something done right, push it off, avoid dealing with it, and eventually find the easiest and quickest way to do it -- that's how the saying goes, right?<p>If you're not a fan of taking the long way around, these easy shortcuts are just what every self-proclaimed lazy girl (or guy) needs …

High-End IKEA Hacks and Low-Cost Alternatives

We love us some IKEA hacks! It’s fun (and rewarding) to take a piece of plain-Jane, flat-pack furniture and give it our own DIY pizazz. For example, these 30 IKEA hacks that can jazz up your bedroom. Or these 18 IKEA storage hacks for every room in the house. Lately, however, we’ve noticed that …

How to Transform Your Attic Into a Dream Storage Space

There's so much potential in the walls of this overlooked space.<p>Invest in some smart finishes and you can unleash so much potential.

20 Home Decor Cheat Sheets That Will Have You Decorate Like a Pro

Decorating your home can sometimes become a daunting task because you can get lost in measurements, styles and other decor choices. Then you can …

Home Decorating

11 Butt Moves That Beat Basic Lunges

These variations will sculpt your butt from every angle.<p>Basic lunges aren't <i>bad</i> for your butt and thighs, they're just inherently boring — and they only work your backside from one angle.<p>To stop yourself from falling asleep during your workouts (the worst way to tone your butt and thighs), sprinkle …

13 Spots You Never Thought to Paint (But Definitely Should)

Here's proof that a little bit of color can make a huge difference.<p>Here's proof that a little bit of color can make a huge difference.

14 Best Smart Home Gadgets to Use in 2016

How do you define modern homes? Do you go on the visual appeal or the comfort it provides to the home owners? Well, its the blend of both. Modern …

Gear & Gadgets

10 Super-Cozy Winter Brunch Dishes

Cozy up to these delicious brunch recipes.<p>Too cold to venture out for brunch? Stay cozy in your PJs and make one of these winter-perfect recipes at …

Forget the mac-and-cheese. Here are 5 risotto recipes you'll want for dinner

Risotto contains all those traits we love about comfort food: It's rich and creamy, warm and soothing, simple and delicious. Typically made with arborio rice, a starchy short-grain rice, this one-pot meal cooks slowly, stock or broth added a little at a time as the rice softens and expands to …

Cooking

Reformation's Spring 2016 Bridal Lookbook

We've waxed poetic about Reformation's wedding dresses over and over again; they're on-trend, affordable, and focused on sustainability. Turning to Reformation for a wedding dress (or bridal party attire) is number one on the cool girl's guide to wedding dress shopping. With minimal and sleek …

Weddings

31 Gorgeous Furniture Upgrades For Your Grown Up Apartment

Fancy up your apartment for cheap.

8 Companies That Help You Beautifully Hack IKEA Furniture

Change up a basic looks with these clever, ready-to-use embellishments.<p>Even though we're all about personalizing IKEA furniture with a little DIY savviness, we get that it can be a huge time suck. And some very smart companies understand that too — which is why they went into business to sell …

Lobster Linguine in Blushing Saffron Sauce

<i>Lobster Linguine in Blushing Saffron Sauce – Nothing says romance like fresh lobster and pasta in a creamy blush sauce. This Valentine’s Day, treat</i> …

A stuffed pasta shell recipe fit for a crowd

In his book, Thinking, Fast and Slow, the author Daniel Kahneman points out that when the human brain is seemingly operating at its peak – making snap decisions through subconscious pattern recognition – it is often at its most irrational.<p>Thinking things through rationally requires a lot of effort …

Italian Food

$90 DIY Plywood Waterfall Countertop

Hey guys!! Lets get the laundry room tutorials goin’ shall we?!When I was planning the laundry room makeover I knew that I wanted the countertop to …

Woodworking

Tone up fast! 5 sculpting moves to get ready for Valentine's Day

The day of love is almost upon us! Regardless of what your plans are this Valentine’s Day, feeling like a bombshell is a must, and loving yourself is non-negotiable.<p>That’s right, ladies and gentlemen, we want you to love every inch of your gorgeous body. And what better way to remind yourself of …

Special-Occasion Breakfast: Challah French Toast With Orange and Rum

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>One of the first stories I wrote after joining Serious Eats was about how to make Perfect Quick-and-Easy French Toast. The goal was simple: make the best French toast using only basic household ingredients, like …

Butter Chicken Tikka Whatsala? - Chowhound

What is chicken tikka masala? Indian chef Vikas Khanna repeats the well-worn phrase that it’s the national dish of the U.K. (untrue, probably, since …

Curries

Dilled Salmon Salad Recipe - Chowhound

Tip<p>How to Pick Salmon<p>Always look for a salmon that is firm to the touch, but bounces back if you press the flesh. The cut shouldn't have any liquid …

Seafood

Cook Chicken Tikka Masala Like a Pro! Part 1: Meet your Indian Kitchen Coach, Preeti Mistry - Chowhound

In Our New Series, Learn to Cook Chicken Tikka Masala Like a Pro!<p>Part 1: Meet your Indian Kitchen Coach, Preeti Mistry<p>What’s your cooking Achilles …

Curries

20 Relationship Quotes To Make You Believe That True Love Does Exist

Are you one among the many who think that true love exists only in fairy tales?<p>If yes, maybe you’re one among those who have tried to find true love, …

This Molten-ish Chocolate Cake Will Not Sabotage You

My most spectacular culinary failure was on the night of my brother's twenty-first birthday. I was seventeen and taking the year between high school and college to work in a muscular dystrophy research lab, which meant I spent more hours of my day with dystrophic mice than with people.<p>So yeah I was …

Dessert

Grapefruit Curd in Grapefruit Cake

We had an avocado tree in our backyard growing up, in one of the more concrete-y neighborhoods of central Los Angeles. It was the humble avocado tree …

Los Angeles