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Slow Cooker Cinnamon Roll Bread Pudding = The Perfect Easter Dessert

Easter is pretty early this year, so don’t let it creep up on you before you’ve had time to give it much thought. Any big holiday can be stressful, so rather than adding to your panic by trying to organize a complicated family dinner (complete with a fancy dessert), make things easy on yourself …

Thai Sticky Chicken Fingers - Gluten-Free Dinner or Appetizer Recipe

Gluten-Free Thai Sticky Chicken Fingers are a crunchy, sticky, and irresistible gluten-free appetizer, dinner, or recipe for any occasion. Absolutely …

Give These 17 Healthy Pasta Alternatives a Twirl Tonight

Let’s be real: Cuddling up with a bowlful of steaming hot soup doesn’t quite have the same effect as digging into a big ol’ bowlful of pasta. Thankfully, there are a ton of ways to indulge in a healthy way. Noodles made from squash, tofu and beans all make a great satisfying base for flavor-packed …

11 Ways to Use Honey to Get More Gorgeous Skin, Hair, and Nails

<b>1. Moisturizing Mask</b><p>Honey is a natural humectant, meaning it draws moisture from the air into the skin and ensures it's retained it in the layers where it’s needed most for penetrating, long-lasting hydration.<p><b>Try it:</b> Spread one teaspoon raw honey on clean, dry skin, and let sit for 15-20 minutes. …

6 Ways You Should Be Using Essential Oils

<b>Create a Sexy Scent</b><br>A custom-blended fragrance is an absolute luxury, and this one is as alluring as they come: Tisserand likes to blend sandalwood or cedarwood with lemon, orange, or mandarin oil for a sultry scent. Just dilute your oil mixture into a lotion before you use it (essential oils can be …

9 Ways to Use Salt for Gorgeous Skin, Hair, Teeth, and Nails

<b>1. Balancing Mask</b><br>Both salt and honey have anti-inflammatory properties to soothe skin and calm breakouts and irritation. They also help to balance oil production and retain hydration in the layers of skin where it's needed most.<p><b>Try it:</b> Mix two teaspoons sea salt (preferably finely ground) with four …

How To Increase Productivity By Employee Happiness

Whether you are an entrepreneur managing a startup, or a corporate executive with thousands of employees, it’s hard to ignore the evidence of big value from happy employees. For example, the Harvard Business Review a while back included an analysis of hundreds of studies showing an average of 31% …

10 Beauty Products Every Woman Should Have By 30

For the first few decades of your life, a laissez-faire beauty routine is all you need. Nows the time to take a more grown-up approach with a few easy adds.<p>For the first few decades of your life, a laissez-faire beauty routine is all you need. Now's the time to take a more grown-up approach with a …

9 Ways to Use Vinegar for More Beautiful Skin and Hair

<b>Facial Toner</b><br>Mix together one tablespoon apple cider vinegar and two cups water. Moisten a cotton ball, and swipe the mixture over a clean, dry face to tighten skin. Don't rinse (the scent will dissipate quickly). Apple cider vinegar's natural alpha-hydroxy acids and acetic acid will stimulate …

15 Flower Hacks To Make Your Home More Beautiful

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, floral tips and tricks to easily decorate your home.<p>Jessica Marshall, owner of Miss Daisy Floral Design Studio in Las Vegas and NYC, let Cosmopolitan.com in on some of her floral tricks to make decorating your house/apartment/dorm room with beautiful flowers …

16 things I wish I knew before running a marathon

Thinking about lacing up your shoes to run 26.2 miles? First of all, congratulations. It takes a lot of guts to sign up for that first marathon, so give yourself a quick pat on the back before things get real.<p>I'm the first to confess that I was not born a runner, but earlier this month, I did …

Artist on Tumblr

Michael Howard aka NVM illustration | on Tumblr<p>Michael Howard is a London-based illustrator and blogger whose gorgeous cross-hatched portraits express an enormous wealth of emotion. Using his linework to create a sense of gesture and visual vibrations, Howard’s images have motion even in their stillness. We love the unassuming depth in these characters. (src. Juxtapoz Magazine) © All images courtesy of the artist<p>[more Michael Howard aka NVM illustration]