Pat Schwartz

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10 Hot New Books for Your 2018 #TBR Pile

With new books being released every day, finding your next read can sometimes be overwhelming. Whether you’re a fan of dystopian fiction, captivating memoirs, or uncommon love stories, there’s an exciting read for every book lover for 2018. If you’re looking to stock your #TBR pile with new …

I Just Hacked a Box of Bisquick and Made the Best Biscuits Ever

I just baked a batch of tender, fluffy, soft-as-a-pillow biscuits, and I didn’t even break a sweat. That’s because I tried a new biscuit-making …

Your smartphone camera can help you shop faster. Here's how.

Unless you’re a serious photographer, you probably don’t carry a digital camera anymore. There’s no need: A typical smartphone comes with at least one camera, and lenses are sharper and more dynamic than ever. Even pro photojournalists often turn to their Samsung Galaxy, and entire feature films …

Apps

How to Build a Terrarium Even Serial Plant Killers Can't Mess Up

Learning how to build a terrarium is not as hard as you might think—and it's a great option if you're looking to add some greenery to your home that …

16 Ways To Free Yourself From Overthinking

The Greek philosopher Socrates once proclaimed that the unexamined life is not worth living, implying that it is only through self-examination that …

Seven memory skills that will make you smarter

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

The Brain

The Viral Recipes That Are Taking Over The Internet

Photo by @kelsey_thefarmersdaughter Every once in a while, there’s a single recipe—a sauce from a famous chef, or a dinner idea from home cook—that captures the attention of home cooks and, all of a sudden, it’s everywhere. It starts on dinner tables across the country, then trickles it’s way up to …

Social Media

19 Healthy Recipes You'll Actually Want To Eat

Meals that make eating healthy seriously easy...and tasty.

Healthy Eating

Granny Heart Super Star Crochet pattern by Island Style Crochet

<b>US CROCHET TERMS</b><p>I've been making different versions of these hanging Valentine pouches for the last couple of years. I make one for each of my …

Here Are The 20 Netflix Documentaries That Are Definitely Worth Your Time To Watch

Say goodbye to aimless browsing this weekend.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

Entertainment

How to Shoot Clearer, Better Photos with the iPhone

I’ve heard it said over and over again that the best camera is the one you have with you. Honestly, I couldn’t agree more. I have an amazing DSLR and yet I find that the majority of my pictures are taken with my iPhone. Unfortunately, our iPhones still struggle in a lot of ways that more advanced …

Mobile Photography

Southern Soda Bread

Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°. Whisk together first 5 ingredients in a large bowl. Make a well in center of mixture. Add buttermilk, eggs, and butter, …

Our Easiest One Pot Recipes of 2017

Cure your midweek blues with these deliciously easy suppers.<p>Nothing can get rid of the midweek blues better than a warm, comforting dinner. Well, …

Building Your Own Photo Project | Olympus

BUILDING YOUR OWN PHOTO PROJECT<p>BY OLYMPUS VISIONARY MIKE BOENING<p>PEN-F, M.Zuiko 12mm F2.0, F11.0, 1s, ISO 200<p>PEN-F, M.Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ, F5.5, …

Science says the happiest couples have 13 characteristics

Romantic relationships are challenging, rewarding, confusing, and exhilarating—sometimes all at the same time.<p>Should you take things slowly at the beginning or dive right in? Can things stay hot in the bedroom even after years of being together? What happens when one of you wants to use a holiday …

Relationships

The 18 Best Fiction Books Of 2015

Don't sleep on these bad boys.<p>In 2015, we were overwhelmed by the thoroughly kickass roster of new books on offer. We tore through some, and others we savored slowly. A few disappointed us, while many more thrilled us unexpectedly. Sci-fi, memoir, magical realism, short fiction, very (very) long …

3 Spiritual Practices For Anxiety-Packed Moments

The author of Super Genes shares his insight on how to deal and decompress -- even during times of excruciating stress.<p>Modern life brings more stress than ever, and a natural reaction to stress is anxiety. It's a multidimensional response that originates, physically speaking, in the lower brain, …

Mindfulness