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If you’re not familiar with the famous Tortoga Rum Cakes then you are in for a treat! I first had a taste of these moist, buttery cakes a few years …


Lose Belly Fat - Simple Things to Get a Flat Belly

Troubled on how you can lose belly fat? Indeed lots of people need a "lose belly fat" intervention. Individuals of different races and ages, men and …

7 Science-Backed Ways To Get Happy Right Now

The happiness model we’re taught from a young age is actually completely backward. We think we work hard in order to achieve success and that …

The 7 Step Evening Ritual That Will Make You Happy

Everybody talks about morning rituals to get the day started right. (Even I have.) But <i>ending</i> the day right can be even more important. Why?<p>Because …

You'll never hear successful people say these 15 phrases

Here are some phrases you'll never hear a successful person say:<p>1. "We can't do that."<p>One thing that makes people and companies successful is the ability to make solving their customers' problems and demands their main priority. If a need arises repeatedly, the most successful people learn how to …


6 easy-to-start habits that could help you build wealth

<i>"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit,"</i> Aristotle said. And that's good advice. Yet some habits are hard to start or stop. Like, smoking, for one. Or ... complaining about your boss.<p><i>Related: 10 Powerful Habits That Will Make You a Millionaire</i><p>Other habits, …


Here's How To Make The Only Birthday Cake You'll Ever Need

Which means yellow cake with chocolate frosting, obviously.<p>And yes, of COURSE we will give you the Funfetti variation.<p>1. Arrange the two racks in your oven so that one is in the top third of the oven and one is right in the middle: You'll need both to bake all three layers.<p>2. Get all your …


Strawberry cheesecake cupcakes in a jar makes a sweet on-the-go treat

The best part about these treats is that they are perfect to make with kids too. Together you can fill up the little cups for the best ever dessert …


Beating Procrastination: 72 Successful People Reveal their Most Powerful Tips

Why do today what you can put off till tomorrow?<p><i>"This isn't important right now, I will get to it later." "This is too difficult, let's keep it for next week." "I need to be in the right mood." "I work better under pressure."</i><p>It comes in various forms (as above), but it has one name. …

Creative Cupcake Ideas That'll Steal the Show

Every great cupcake is topped with great frosting! Impress guests with a frosting that is not only delicious, but dyed with all natural ingredients. It's easier than you think!

9 Gmail hacks that will supercharge your inbox

Want to get rid of a bunch of emails in a jiffy? Or how about a one-click way to escape reply-all hell?<p>Thanks to a bunch of Chrome extensions, cloud services, and some of Google's own built-in features, Gmail users have a solid edge in answering those questions in the quest to achieve inbox zero.


How To Be The Person Who Never Misses A Deadline

Missing deadlines is a bad habit that’s easy to fall into, but it hurts your professional reputation. Here’s how to change it.<p>I’ll be the first one to admit that in certain areas of my life, I have fallen into a pattern of lateness. In fact, as I type these very words, this piece is late, and I can …


24 life skills every functioning adult should master

No one gets a handbook upon turning 18, complete with all the rules they'll need to memorize and competencies they'll need to acquire.<p>Somehow you're just supposed to <i>know</i> that you should have more money coming in than going out and you shouldn't wear a fuzzy orange sweater to a job …

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Coconut Rum Cake

Though the presentation of this cake— all white-glazed and topped with undulating ribbons of toasted coconut—will take everyone's breath away, we …

Declutter Your Life Effectively: Habit Hacks to a Clutter-free Life: How to Declutter Your House, Life, Mind, Schedule and Relationships, Guide on How ... your Life and Home Effectively Book 1)

Books by Kathy Collins<p>BotD<p>This includes 160 best free websites that will showcase your book and talent at no cost with bonus 40 Facebook pages to …

Cinnamon apple pull-apart bread | Bijoux & Bits

I’m on a roll making food for people other than myself, incorporating far more carbs than I eat. It’s all just a tempt-fest I must resist. …

6 Self-Help Books That -- Really! -- Help

The first month of fall makes us all want to jump-start a better, happier, healthier way of living. Here are the strategies and ideas that passed our "I tried it" test.<p>BEFORE YOU GO<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>40 Books To Read Before Turning 40<p>Like | Follow

10 Mini-Hacks to Overcome Procrastination

Unfortunately, prolonging the tasks you dread won't make them go away. Here's how to decrease procrastination and finally tackle your do-to list.

10 Free Online Courses To Make You More Successful

Success is not an act; it is a slow process that involves growth, change and failure. It involves all aspects of your life, from how you manage your …


15 Motivational Posters to Kick Start Your Creativity

If you feel like you're stuck in a rut, check out these motivational posters by Be Happy. The company believes that “Words are Powerful” and they've put inspirational sentences on everything from posters and t-shirts to cards and mugs. Like Ira Glass's great advice for creatives, these powerful …


60+ Popular Restaurant Dishes — Hacked!

From Magnolia Bakery's classic vanilla cupcakes to Red Lobster's addictive Cheddar Bay Biscuits, we've rounded up the best restaurant copycat recipes. (Some even come straight from the source!) Keep reading for 68 tempting options, but be warned: you're about to get very, very hungry.