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A New Dating App Sets Out To Prove Opposites Really Do Attract

The Real Reveal launches in September.<p>Similar dating apps are a dime a dozen (figuratively) – but there’s one coming out soon that promises …

Relationships

Teresa and Joe: 8 Things You Don't Know About the RHONJ Couple

The first dance at their wedding was to a 98 Degrees song.<p>Over the past few years we've seen <b>Teresa</b> and Joe Giudice face more hurdles than most …

Bravo TV

Latest Medical, Nutrition, Fitness News

'GMA' Hot List: Study reveals how many minutes of exercise you need<p>Could a pill help with peanut allergies?<p>Could freezing the 'hunger nerve' be the …

Gaza

Standing Rib Roast {Prime Rib} with Horseradish Cream

Preheat oven to 450F.<p>Bring roast to room temperature (allow to sit on counter for at least an hour).<p>Put chopped garlic and salt together onto a …

Make Perfect Crispy Onion Rings with Instant Mashed Potatoes

Onion rings are a tasty snack—and aren't too hard to make—but getting the right crunch is tough. Instant mashed potato flakes are the secret …

Cheese

Mushroom Lasagna with Béchamel Sauce

I haven't posted for a while but after publishing the coconut cheesecake recipe, I decided that it deserves to stay on the first page of my blog a …

Perfect Roast Tenderloin of Beef with Horseradish Sauce

Serve this succulent dish — enhanced by a creamy sauce with just a bit of tang — for seated dinners or festive buffets.<p><i>Yield: 10 to 12 servings</i><p><b>For the Roast Tenderloin</b><p>Ingredients<p>1 6- to 8-pound beef tenderloin, trimmed<p>2 teaspoons salt<p>1 teaspoon ground black pepper<p>2 tablespoons dried thyme<p>1 stick (8 …

Dijon Mustard

The Complete Guide to Making Cheesesteaks at Home

Sometimes, mimicking restaurant food at home means submitting to trial by sticky pizza dough, with a sentence of splattering refried beans. But when …

Onions

Latin Steak and Onions with Bacon Tostones

Cooking Sequence<p>Prepare steak recipe and begin to marinate steaks (5 minutes)<br>• Let steaks marinate; cut onions and bacon for tostone recipe (30 …

Onions

How to Season Pork Shoulder Like You Mean It

Can I interest you in some pork shoulder? The exterior crusty and spicy. The meat moist and tender enough to pull apart with your fingers. I thought so. Pork shoulder is the ultimate cut of meat for smoking and grilling, and barbecue cultures as varied as Mexican (<i>cochinita pibil</i>, anyone?), German …

Your Perception IS Your Reality

“<i>Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.</i>” – Albert Einstein<p>“<i>Everything you see or hear or experience in any way at all is</i> …

Great Writing Is Humble

Peter Stamm, author of All Days Are Night, says his work became deeper once he shed some delusions of grandeur.<p><b>By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time favorite passages in literature.</b> <b>See entries from Claire Messud, Jonathan Franzen, Amy Tan, Khaled Hosseini, and …

Beauty Basics: How to Apply False Lashes

Have you ever spent hours in front of the mirror trying to apply fake eyelashes, only to end up with them sticking out at strange angles, …

Makeup

Doonesbury by Garry Trudeau for Nov 23, 2014

Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson for Nov 23, 2014

How To Fix Your Broken Powdered Makeup

How upsetting is it to open up your makeup bag only to find your go-to eye shadow, favourite blush or must-have bronzer shattered and broken into …

20 Concealer Hacks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, life-changing ways to cover under-eye circles, blemishes, and more.<p><b>1) If you use foundation, apply it first, and then apply your concealer.</b><p>If you apply your foundation first, you'll find that you don't need to use as much concealer. If you apply concealer …

Makeup

How to Perfectly Apply Your Concealer

If you’re the kind of person who halfheartedly dabs concealer on her under-eye and wonders whether that did anything, this GIF set is for you. …

22 Eyeliner Hacks To Transform Your Beauty Routine

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, never let your winged liner make you late for work again.<p><b>1) Make your eye makeup last longer by setting your eyeliner with a matching eye shadow.</b><p>First, line your eyes with a pencil liner, and then lightly dust eye shadow in the same shade on top to hold the …

Mindfulness: Finding Joy in the Present Moment

August 15, 2013<p>If we examine our days truthfully, most of us would agree that we tend to spend a lot of time operating on autopilot. We’re always …

Why Mindfulness Is The Foundation Of Emotional Intelligence

A growing body of research shows that meditation is an effective way to boost focus, zap stress, relieve symptoms of anxiety and depression, and reduce inflammation, among other benefits. And according to some mindfulness experts, a meditation practice can also be a powerful way to help us get in …