Raquel Parrilla

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Architects’ 8 Favorite Warm Gray Paints

When it comes to choosing gray paint, looks can be deceiving: Often grays that look fine on a swatch end up being too blue-toned on a wall, making …

Home Decorating

Weekend Project: It's Time to Clean Your Computer, Inside and Out

It's a tedious task you've been putting off for what could be years. But this is finally the weekend you do it; you're going to clean your computer …

57 Products On Amazon Our Readers Loved In 2016

You guys sure love face masks, mermaid tail blankets, coloring books and...gnome massacre statues?<p><i>The reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.</i>

Shopping

15 Tried And True Recipes You'll Make Again And Again

From my personal recipe files to yours!<p>I have been cooking for the majority of the past six years, and while I enjoy trying new recipes, there are some recipes that I return to again and again. I love them because they are wholesome, delicious, relatively fast/simple, don't require a lot of fancy …

Cooking

19 Beautiful Bookstores You Need To Visit In America

Bookshop road trip, anyone?

Books

19 Tumblr Posts That Prove Cats Are Actually Perfect

We don't deserve cats.

Pets

It costs HOW much to make an iPhone? We're a little shocked right now

We admit it: we’re basically addicted to Apple products, so when the iPhone 7 came out, we pretty much knew we were going to have no choice but to …

26 Favorite Cheap-and-Easy Meals

If you look at the average American family’s spending, food spending is one of the most common budget busters. In fact, many Americans literally eat …

Ten Real Differences Between Being In Love And Loving Someone

It took me a very long time to learn the difference between being in love with someone and actually <i>loving</i> that person. I learned the hard way, the …

Pax rolls out 2 new sleek app-connected weed vaporizers

Pax Labs is the Apple of cannabis vaporizers, and it released two new vapes just in time for the upcoming holidays.<p>Since multiple states in the …

Do Different Kinds Of Alcohol Get You Different Kinds Of Drunk?

<i>This story was originally published on Gizmodo</i><p>When your friend gets tipsy and starts rambling about how tequila turns her into a savage party …

Alcohol

Everything You Need to Know About Succulents - Quiet Corner

No matter where you live, there are indoor or outdoor varieties you can rely on. If you’re on a mission to find the perfect plant to grow in your …

Plants

Top 5 Cold Coffee Picks From Starbucks Baristas

Get the expert scoop on delicious drinks & ways to personalize them<p>We asked Starbucks baristas across the country to name their favorite icy cold …

Coffee

Get That Pizza Fix Minus the Carbs With This Chicken Pepperoni Casserole

Is it possible to overload on pizza? Our hearts say no but our bellies say yes. Sometimes we just need to walk away from the dough (so definitely don’t look at these 16 frozen dough recipes). Let’s make that walk a little easier with this pepperoni chicken casserole made with creamy homemade pizza …

How Couples Misunderstand Each Other

A heart-breaking experience of counseling couples is seeing good people suffer due to the entirely avoidable <i>illusion of sameness.</i><p>In the illusion of …

11 Addictive Books You Can Tear Through in a Weekend

Short, sweet, and page-turning.<p><b>1. The Girls by Emma Cline</b><p>This mesmerizing novel follows impressionable teenager Evie Boyd as she falls in with a sketchy, cult-like group inspired by the Manson Family. Come for the salacious connections to real life, stay for Cline's haunting depiction of female …

If You Lift Weights, This Yoga Sequence Is a Must

Whether you work out at a CrossFit box or you lift heavy at the gym, your tight muscles could use some extra love to not only prevent injury but to ease sore muscle pain as well. This 17-pose sequence will target all the major muscle groups, so your body feels more flexible and open.

How Georgia O'Keeffe left her cheating husband for a mountain: 'God told me if I painted it enough, I could have it'

<b>A new exhibition of paintings by Georgia O’Keeffe will shine a light on an odd, obsessive artist</b><p>In 1929, aged 41, Georgia O’Keeffe took a trip to New Mexico. By then, with the help of her husband, Alfred Stieglitz – an influential photographer and manager of the first modern art gallery in the …

Art

6 Better Ways to Deal With Conflicts in Your Relationship

Intimate relationships bring up intense feelings. Conflict with a partner can feel destabilizing, and make it difficult to be articulate and openly …

The only guacamole recipe you'll ever need

It's not a party without the guacamole, right? It seems everything from chips to chicken is improved with a little guac (or a lot). And though a store-bought version will work in a pinch, it's so easy to make a batch from scratch. All you'll need are some ripe avocados, onions, chiles, cilantro, …

Labor Day

6 Relationship Bumps That Healthy Couples Should Avoid

<i>By David McFadden for YourTango.com</i>.<p><b>The secret is to avoid drama in the first place!</b><p>Sometimes maintaining a strong, healthy and growing relationship feels easy and natural, seeming to take no effort at all. Other times, that same relationship requires intention, effort, focus and genuine hard …

Managing emotions: stop shame, stress and fear from running your life

If you prefer to listen, here’s the podcast version of this post on iTunes and Soundcloud.<p><i>Oh no. This is bad. There’s no way out. I wish I never met</i> …

This West Hollywood restaurant is making cannabis cocktails

Bartender Jason Eisner at Gracias Madre has taken a big stride for Los Angeles cannabis culture by launching weed cocktails at the organic, plant-based Mexican restaurant in West Hollywood and Gratitude, the upscale offshoot of Cafe Gratitude, in Newport Beach.<p>While there has been plenty of …

Newport Beach

23 Really Weird Things Cats Actually Do

"After she eats she runs to me, looks me in the eye, and burps in my face."<p>"My cat likes to take me on guided tours of my apartment. He will stop in front of doors, windows, cabinets, and pretty much everything else to comment on them. If I don't follow him, he'll meow until I catch up with the …

Pets

23 Tumblr Posts That Sum Up Having Both Depression And Anxiety

"If you wanna be my lover, you gotta get with my irregular cycles of crippling anxiety and depression."

Depression

Sculptor builds tiny, elaborate treehouses in house-plants

Jedediah Voltzby's <i>Somewhere Small</i> sculpture series is composed of 25 tiny treehouses painstakingly built around houseplants, drawing on Voltzby's …

We Have High Hopes For The So-Called "Keurig Of Weed"

There are already Keurig-like pods and devices for Campbell's soup, juicing, and cocktails. The machine is arguably all we need to fuel up, fill up, …

It’s a ‘psychedelic renaissance,’ as scientists identify medicinal qualities of hardcore drugs

When illegal drugs make the news, it’s usually for tragic tales of overdose, crime, and addiction. But substances typically found at nightclubs and music festivals have been cropping up in scientific journals recently, with several separate studies uncovering the medicinal benefits of these drugs. …

Magic Mushrooms

The best whisky cocktail recipes

When one thinks of a whisky cocktail, odds are one thinks of a drink made with rye or bourbon. But the whiskies of the British Isles work just as brilliantly.<p>While I’d usually use a blended spirit, many barsmiths will mix with single malts, and they are very specific about their choices. Most of …

10 video games so good we didn't want them to end

When Keith Stuart wrote of the emotional impact of finishing a great and involving game, our readers responded in kind<p>When Keith Stuart finished the Uncharted series, he found the game and its characters had got under his skin. After spending years with Nathan Drake and his partner Elena, he found …

Red Dead Redemption