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Need a Belly Laugh? The 19 Funniest Books of Fall

And Other Things I Still Have to Explain<p>Fans of comedian Phoebe Robinson’s hit podcast <i>2 Dope Queens</i> have been waiting on the arrival of her first book for a while. Handling tough issues like race and feminism with finesse and strength is hard enough without the challenge of weaving in humor. But …

Comedy

This is the “Love Languages” book/chart I was referring to in the latest episode, Say It Like You Mean It, of The Friend Zone Podcast

This is the “<b>Love Languages</b>” book/chart I was referring to in the latest episode, <b>Say It Like You Mean It</b>, of <b>The Friend Zone Podcast</b>. Hopefully it can give you some insight, help you understand how you receive love so you can communicate your needs with more clarity, and also help you understand how to mindfully express love for those around you.<p>Unsure of your love language/s, take the test <b>here</b>.

National Research Council president takes indefinite leave of absence

John McDougall, president of the National Research Council of Canada, is on an indefinite leave of absence for personal reasons, the federal government has confirmed.<p>The unannounced development comes at a turning point for the 100-year-old organization, which serves as the federal government's …

Blender Hollandaise

12 Servings<p>french food, sauce recipes, brunch, breakfast, egg recipes, lemon juice recipes, butter recipes, large groups, mothers day food, easter food<p>May 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/4 cups (2 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, cubed<p>2 large egg yolks<p>2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice, plus more<p>Kosher salt and freshly …

Breakfast

Fresh Corn, Tomato, Avocado and Basil Salad

11K<p>194<p>Shares 11K<p>While in the states for a vacation this summer, I took advantage of the overload of gorgeous heirloom tomatoes, fresh ears of corn, …

Recipe: Scallops with White Wine Beurre Blanc & Lemon Orzo

For the beurre blanc, bring the wine, wine vinegar, and shallots to a boil in a medium stainless steel saucepan. Cook the mixture until reduced to a …

Seafood

Dear Photographer, You Only Live Once

Dear friend,<p>You might have heard the term “YOLO”, which stands for “you only live once”. However, I think most people misconstrue the word. They …

What should I read next?

If a new school year, new classes and new teachers have got you itching to bury your nose in some new books, look no further. Our fantastic team of children’s book reviewers have selected the five best tales for back-to-school blues. And so, as suggested by our site members’ reviews, here are the …

Books

My most recent book purchases

My most recent book purchases.

Tents for Camping: in-Depth View on How to Pick The Best Camp Tent

At first it may seem easy to choose a tent for camping, but when you come face to face with the reality of how many choices you have you actually end …

Camping

Why You Should Stop Complaining For A Week And See What Happens

As mindful as I often strive to be, I am shocked to hear the complaints that come out of my mouth sometimes. Even before the words have been fully uttered I am already wishing I could snatch them back and swallow them whole.<p>I seem to complain most often when I am nervous, especially when I am talking to someone I don’t know very well. How did I ever conclude that engaging in a joint complaint about something (the traffic, the weather, high prices) is a good way to bond?<p>It really never feels …

Emma's positive birth story: Hands off my baby!

This is a guest post, kindly donated by Emma, who decided to decline the kind offer of induction and await spontaneous labour. She does not offer …

Sweet Spinach Smoothie

INGREDIENTS:<p>2 cups spinach leaves, packed<br>1 ripe pear, peeled, cored, and chopped<br>15 green or red grapes<br>6 ounces fat-free plain Greek yogurt<br>2 tablespoons chopped avocado<br>1 or 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice<p>DIRECTIONS<p>In a blender or food processor, combine all the ingredients until blended to the desired consistency.

How to Prepare for a Newborn: Month By Month

<i>Photo from Barefoot Blonde</i><p>Nothing can prepare you for the shock of bringing home a newborn. Whether it’s your first or your fourth, each child has a …

Pregnancy

In Labor

Spinning Babies Parent Class from Spinning Babies on Vimeo.<br>Spinning Babies Parent Class gives clear instructions on how to use Spinning Babies …

Pregnancy

7 Brutally Honest Reasons You'll Never Be Successful

It’s frustrating isn’t it?<p>You’ve set big goals for your life. Your dreams are admirable.<p>But you’re not getting anywhere.<p>What’s the problem?<p>You’re not …

Motivation

23 Household Items That Can Double As (Effective) Camping Gear

Spend money on the big ticket camping items that ensure your comfort and safety. Don't spend money on all the little stuff that can often be better …

Natural Remedies For Acne (Dietary & Topical)

The other day, I was trying to find a picture of me when I was in high school to show my kids. I couldn’t find one because I was so photo shy at that time… mainly because of my acne (and regular teenage girl insecurities). At that time, I tried every <b>natural remedy</b> for acne I could find, and none of them worked.<p>Tea tree oil, slathering various types of food on my face, even natural cleansers. Nothing worked. Certainly, part of it was hormonal, but there was also something deeper going on and …

Valentine’s Molten Chocolate Cakes

Happy almost-Valentine’s Day! See, way before this blog, I pretty much had one staple “date night” dish. That dish was seared scallops and it was always a hit. Well, one Valentine’s Day, I decided to kick it up a notch and shoot for the moon…by trying out <b>molten chocolate cakes</b>.<p>I had never made anything like a molten cake before, and for those unfamiliar, it’s a cake that spills out chocolate sauce when you cut into it. It’s a great show when it works. My first time making the cakes, I pulled …

25 Little Ways To Treat Yourself Better Every Day

Do you want to be made to feel special and loved? Isn’t it about time you let life work for you rather than you working for it? It’s all possible and …

Now Women Are Using Laughing Gas During Childbirth

And loving it.<p>Most moms will tell you that childbirth is no walk in the park. The mental part — the fear and the anxiety — certainly doesn't help, especially among those brave souls who opt out of an epidural (the spinal tap doctors use to alleviate labor pains by decreasing sensation in the lower …

15 Things You Might Not Know About The Outdoors

Most people enjoy going into the wilderness, whether it be to do some outdoor activity or to simply get away. But many who venture into the wild have …

30 Ways We Saved Money When Having a Baby

In 2005, Sarah and I had our first child. In 2007, we added another. In 2010, we added a third. Today, all of them have gone through their infant …

Pregnancy

3 Self-Massages That Will Ease Your Pregnancy Aches and Pains

With the right massage moves, you can up your serotonin and dopamine levels and improve your sleep schedule, too, says Baker. So what are you waiting for? Grab some lotion—something with shea butter or coconut oil works best on sensitive pregnancy skin—and get to work on working out your muscles …

How to live comfortably without power if an emergency forces you off grid

The power is out. The heat is out. Water is off. Suddenly, you are off the grid. Without the proper gear, this could be an uncomfortable circumstance …

19 Camping Hacks That Might Actually Save Your Life One Day

Be prepared.

Cat Food

78 Skills Everyone Should Know

Drive a stick shift<p>Swim<p>Start a fire without matches or a lighter<p>Use herbal remedies<p>Produce beer/wine<p>Build your local community<p>Tan leather<p>Cure/smoke …

A Sausage Breakfast Casserole Worthy of Dinner

Tossing a whole bunch of delicious things into a casserole pan and throwing it in the oven to bake until bubbly at 400°F sounds like a great way to …

Breakfast