Nicole Troia

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Cool way to fold a 6 pocket paper book

This is so cute and I bet would be fun to make for Valentine’s Day. It could be filled with all sorts of goodies to give a scrapbooker or planner …

Jump-start your inspiration with The Game of Creativity

Where do you turn to for creative inspiration? Some creatives use inspirational apps to get the juices flowing, online tools such as Pinterest, …

Five Things You’ll Learn on Your First Backpacking Trip

Some thru-hiker start their journey with zero experience in backpacking, and we’re not far from being total newbs ourselves. We have always loved …

15 influential art and design movements you should know

Art and design movements: Quick links<p>As a designer, inspiration can come from anywhere. But sometimes influences, attitudes and approaches converge …

10 Mistakes to Avoid When Doing Keto

The Keto diet takes some getting used to. At first, it may be hard to follow, but as long as you know what you're getting into, the transition to a …

3 Techniques From Pixar To Develop Your Creative Thinking

How to be ready when inspiration strikes.<p>Heading up an employer brand agency I see myself as a creative being, but who actually knows when inspiration will strike? More often than not, it won't be during the time I've set aside for creative work, but will instead be when I'm already trying to do …

Creativity

This Steak Dinner is The Easiest, Best-Looking Meal You’ll Cook All Week

Because you're worth it.<p>I don’t have a significant other, but if i did, I would cook them this for every special occasion under the sun. In the …

Recipes

Why now is a critical time to pay off credit card debt

It's always good to pay off your credit card debt, but now may be a better time than ever to do so.<p>Americans' debt levels have been growing and interest rates are rising — a combination that could put consumers in a bind if they carry a balance on their cards.<p>The Federal Reserve said earlier this …

10 Easy Food Swaps That Will Give You More Energy

Do you grab a green juice or superfood snack after working out because it’s trendy or has become a healthy habit? Chances are, you already know what you eat has a massive impact on your energy levels, even if you’re not an expert on the science of why. Neka Pasquale, founder of Bay Area-based …

Coffee Drinks

The 32 most fun, friendly, and affordable cities in the world

Time Out's City Life Index, a survey of 15,000 people in 32 global cities, has been released, and it shows which ones promise the most fun and excitement in 2018.<p>The survey, conducted by Tapestry Research, questioned residents on a variety of aspects of city life.<p>It ranked cities in categories …

Mexico City

How to take a picture of the moon that doesn’t look like a tiny, white blob

Taking a good picture of our little satellite pal is harder than it seems, but a little prep makes a big difference.<p>The moon is a photographic tease. It hangs up there in the sky, all big and bright. Then you try to take a picture of it and you get a pathetic white blob floating in a sea of digital …

A Soup Diet Can Jump-Start Your Weight Loss — If You Do It Right

There’s a science-backed, all-you-care-to-eat diet that helps some folks lose nine pounds in a single week — and that’s not even the best part. We’ve …

Nutrition

The Ultimate Hack to Late Night Cravings

Win World War III: the battle of the late night cravings.<p>January 30, 2018<p>Its 3:30 A.M. and you just finished your last episode of <i>Stranger Things</i>. …

Now is the Perfect Time to Grow Glorious Greens

Branch out beyond the traditional Southern gardener's collard greens and try Swiss chard, beets, and spinach. These nutritious, colorful options are …

Here's What You Need to Know About the Super Metabolism Diet and How It Works

The super metabolism diet relies on five pillars, all in a handy acronym: <b>S</b>uper proteins, super carbs, and super fats; <b>U</b>pping your energy expenditure; <b>P</b>ower snacks; <b>E</b>ssential calories, vitamins, and minerals; <b>R</b>elaxing and recharging. (Yep, it all spells out SUPER.)<p>In the diet, you'll be guided through …

Cheesy Mortadella Bites

Photo Credit: Elizabeth Newman<p>Cheesy Mortadella Bites<p>Cheesy Mortadella Bites<p>Cheesy Mortadella Bites<p>open slideshow<p>Prep Time<p>20 minutes<p>Cook Time<p>25 …

4 personal finance rules you should know by heart

These are four of the most important things you can do to live a financially healthy life.<p>There are tons of personal finance tips, tricks, and rules that can greatly improve your financial well-being. However, some are more important than others. Here are four personal finance rules in particular …

Personal Finance

Chocolate Hummus Is Better Than Cookie Dough—Here’s How to Make it at Home

Not going to lie, when I first heard chocolate hummus was a new thing, I couldn't decide whether it was genius or downright weird. Now that I've made …

How to Lose Weight Without Eating Less

Tired of depriving yourself? This weight-loss news is for you.<p>When it comes to losing weight, the most important rule of thumb is to consume fewer …

Curious to Try the Keto Diet? Here's Everything You Can and Cannot Eat

The keto diet has been one of the most talked-about health trends in the past year. The low-carb, high-fat diet induces a state of ketosis in your body, creating ketones that burn fat instead of the glucose converted from carbohydrates. In other words, the keto (short for ketogenic) diet forces …

Nutrition

10 Ways to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth and Stick to Your Goals

If you're trying to eat a wholesome diet, you might feel like dessert is off limits. As someone with a very strong sweet tooth, though, I'm here to …

24 Healthyish Meat-Free Comfort Foods That'll Make You Say "Whoa"

You won't miss the meat.

How to feed your gut

Want a healthy gut? Reach for the kimchi, sauerkraut, artichokes, coffee and chocolate. But watch out – one category of food will make your microbes wither<p>Kimchi, kombucha, sauerkraut, miso and kefir – all fermented foods and drinks – have been around for centuries, but suddenly they are all the …

Wellness

New research links human consciousness to a law that governs the universe

Human Entropy<p>Our species has long agonized over the concept of human consciousness. What exactly causes it, and why did we evolve to experience …

Through The Lens Cuba Episode 3

In Episode 3 of Through The Lens In Cuba, the crew meets with Idolidia Ramos, the Director of Raíces Profundas Dance Company as she describes the …

The Harp Twins Perform a Rocking Cover of Led Zeppelin’s ‘Immigrant Song’

Identical twins Camille and Kennerly Kitt, also known as the Harp Twins, performed an awesome cover of legendary rock band Led Zeppelin‘s “Immigrant …