Rachael Pickens

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99 Incredible Products That Will Totally Transform Your Skin

If you're a beauty junkie who loves trying new products every chance you get, you've come to the right place. We did the hard work for you and unearthed 99 amazing products we think are worth the hype. Whether you're on the hunt for a zinc sunscreen or you're looking for a hydrating new mask, it's …

Skin Care

Top 10 Tips To Keep Your Home Clutter Free

In a family household, clutter builds up inevitably. Clothes need putting away, the dishwasher needs emptying and the kids need telling at least five …

You Can Make This Cozy Giant Blanket In Just 4 Hours

Winter is coming. Luckily, with extreme knitting you can create a giant-sized blanket to keep you warm and cozy throughout those long and cold …

Knitting

10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Incredibly Productive

Of course you do. So here's how.<p>I absolutely believe in the power of hard work. Like Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>That's basically my mantra: I may not be as talented, or educated, or …

The 9 best indie sci-fi and fantasy movies on Netflix

Sometimes it can be hard to choose from Netflix‘s enormous archive of available movies. So, if you’re a sci-fi/fantasy fan in search of something new …

Get a Better Butt With This 30-Day Squat Challenge

With summer in full swing, you probably don't want to spend any of your precious downtime in the gym, but you still want to feel fit and strong, right? (Right.) Enter this perfect 30-day squat challenge, handcrafted with love for <i>Glamour</i> by Reebok trainer Alexia Clark (pictured above). You can do …

The scientific secrets to cooking a perfect American breakfast

I am not an outstanding cook, but I can make a decent meal, which is my birth right as an Italian.<p>So you can imagine my shock when I discovered that my lunch and dinner skills were passable, but my breakfast game was really weak. And worse, <i>Americans</i> were much better than Italians at <i>making</i> their …

Breakfast

11 Beneficial Habits of Emotionally Intelligent People | Inc.com

Emotions. They're complicated.<p>On one hand, they're a natural and vital part of our lives. They motivate us, regulate us, empower us. But they can also limit us greatly--if we don't understand the effect they have on us and others.<p>So how do we improve our emotional intelligence, that ability to …

Emotional Intelligence

18 Places Every Woman Should Visit -- By Herself

Photo: Cultura/Rex Shutterstock.<p>Doing things alone can be immensely therapeutic: A solo meal can help you really appreciate food; a solitary walk can be a rare opportunity to think; and traveling by yourself can be an incredible opportunity for self-discovery and personal growth.<p>Solo trips are all …

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The Only 7 Gym Machines Worth Using

Despite the fact that kettlebells and bodyweight workouts might win the gym popularity contest right now, fitness pros agree: Not only are exercise …

Workouts

I Have It All—so Why Am I Not Happy?

I used to spend long nights wide awake, wandering around our huge house, wondering what I was missing in my life. I blamed myself for feeling this …

8 Ways to Lose Weight When You're Crazy Busy

For everyone who’s just too busy to worry about weight loss, we’ve got good news: you don’t need any extra time. You can start losing weight now, in …

another entry in the "one day Batman" series, a series which will HAVE NO END and THAT IS A GOOD THING

archive - contact - sexy exciting merchandise - search - about← previousJanuary 18th, 2016next<b>January 18th, 2016:</b> I spend a lot of time thinking …

18 Brilliant Dollar Store Buys That Can Be Turned Into Home Decor

You won't believe these eye-catching accent pieces started at a dollar store.<p>1 of 18<p>Courtesy of Love Grows Wild<p>Plastic Elephant Book Ends<p>After …

Decorations

The Actual Lifespan of 7 Common Household Furnishings

Contrary to popular belief, your stuff won't last forever.<p>You know when you need to replace your milk and your makeup, but your home decor won't last forever, either.<p>While they aren't as clear cut as the ones you'll find on your groceries, expiration dates do exist for your furniture and …

The most important thing to remember when decorating an apartment

A Brooklyn apartment designed by Nina Etnier. Nina Etnier Interior Design According to data genius Mona Chalabi, the average American is expected to move eleven times in their lifetime.<p>As a New York resident, I'm slated to move every four years until I settle into a long-term space.<p>Every apartment …

Interior Design

23 Easy Crock-Pot Desserts

Ah, mighty Crock-Pot. Maker of crazy delicious breakfasts, Paleo stews, savory meals that will last all week, and crowd-pleasing cocktails. Is there …

Stew Science: What's the Best Way to Brown Beef?

Most recipes for beef stew start with cutting meat into cubes, then browning the cubes in a big pot. The idea is that browning builds flavor through the Maillard reaction, which will then get spread around through the whole pot as the meat and vegetables slowly braise in liquid. I think most people …

Increase Your Happiness With These 5 Life Hacks

Neuroscience is unlocking the mysteries of the brain. One of those being happiness. Here are 5 simple steps you can take to increase your happiness …

Lifehacks

A Low-Impact Workout to Build Lower-Body Strength

Fact: You don't need to break into a sprint or execute plyometric moves to get a great workout. Sometimes small movements, with little resistance and …

25 Healthy (Easy!) Slow Cooker Recipes to Help You Stay on Track in 2016

Preparing meals just for yourself can seem like a ton of work, but there’s always one kitchen gadget you can lean on when you want your meal to be as easy as ordering takeout or hitting up the nearest drive-thru, but <i>way</i> healthier: the slow cooker. When you’re looking for a fuss-free way to stick to …