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29 Couples Boudoir Photos That Are Almost Too Hot To Handle

What's sexier than being in love?<p>If you’re looking to spice up your relationship (and boost your own self-confidence while you’re at it!), consider a couples boudoir photo shoot.<p>These intimate photo sessions range from slightly steamy to straight-up seductive, and may include some sexy attire, just …

10 Tips for Great Landscape Photographs from Top Pros Nick Page and Thomas Heaton (VIDEO)

There’s always something to learn about improving one’s landscape photography, and what better way to up your game than with some great tips from top …

I tried the science-backed 7-minute fitness routine and was blown away by how well it works

It isn't.<p>Designed by exercise physiologist Chris Jordan, the Johnson & Johnson Official 7 Minute Workout gets your heart pumping and helps build muscle.<p>The app is a great introduction to a trendy type of fitness routine called interval training, and it's ideal for weekends or days when I can't make …

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How to Look Good Naked: Inside Dakota Johnson’s Fifty Shades Darker Workout Routine

“The joke was, ‘I’m about to be naked for six months,’” says Gunnar Peterson, the Beverly Hills fitness guru who, together with New York–based trainer Kacy Duke, helped get Dakota Johnson in shape ahead of the filming of <i>Fifty Shades Darker</i>. In order for Johnson to look and feel her best while nude, …

11 Classic Comfort Foods With A Twist

What beats your favorite comfort food on a cold day? How about a new and improved version of it? From Grilled Cheese Sandwiches with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto to BBQ Turkey Meatloaf, these cozy, creative recipes will keep you warm all winter long.<p>What beats your favorite comfort food on a cold day? …

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Snowflake Sugar Cookies Recipe - Quiet Corner

Snowflake Sugar Cookies – Dress up your holiday cookie tray with some fun and colorful snowflake sugar cookies.<p>The cookie recipe is one I have been …

Snowflake Sugar Cookies with Royal Icing - Quiet Corner

Perfectly decorated snowflake sugar cookies with royal icing are not just for cookbooks and magazines. You can make them at home to give your friends …

The 10-Minute Core and Butt Workout for a Stronger Lower Body

Here's a fun fact: Your glutes are the largest muscle group in your body, so nearly everything you do with the lower body is powered by your …

Parents of successful kids have these twelve things in common

Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school, and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while there isn't a set recipe …

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Workout Tips - Learn How To Train Properly - Quiet Corner

Workout Tips – Learn How To Train Properly<p>Upon entering any gym you may find that at least a fraction, if not the majority, of it’s inhabitants are …

Panini with Chocolate and Brie | Recipes

Preheat a panini press or sandwich toaster.<p>Brush both sides of the panini or bread with olive oil. Toast the bread in the panini press or sandwich …

7 Bad Habits Causing Back Acne

“Sporadic acne breakouts occur for nearly everyone,” says dermatologist Anthony M. Rossi, MD, an assistant attending at Memorial Sloan Kettering …

Why "Detoxing" Your Body Doesn't Actually Work

Put down the juice and step away slowly.<p>Let me paint my least favorite scene for you: “Ugh, I ate too much junk this weekend—I need to detox,” says fictitious coworker #1, clinging to a carrot. “Yeah, I’m doing a juice cleanse to detox my skin,” says fictitious coworker #2, sipping a pitcher of …

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5 Mistakes Parents Make When Giving Kids Directions

Whether your child responds to your directions by saying, “In a minute!” or he ignores your commands completely, dealing with a child who doesn’t …

14 websites to bookmark if you want to get rich

Rich people appreciate the power of learning long after college is over.<p>"The world class knows that college is just the beginning of lifelong learning," writes self-made millionaire Steve Siebold in his book, "How Rich People Think." "That's why you'll see the great ones attending seminars, …

Parenting: Reconnect With a Strong-Willed Child

After finishing the book, "Rising Strong" by Brene Brown, the final pages really resonated with me. She was talking about rumbling with different emotions and a couple them really stuck out to me. Pain and trauma. The reason these stuck out so much for me is because my childhood was filled with …

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1. Take stock of where you are in your career and where you want to go

Many of us get so caught up in day-to-day work that we lose sight of whether we're on the right path. Do you enjoy going to work every day? Are you stimulated by what you do? Are you making enough to live the way you want and save for the future? Are you pursuing your professional dreams? If not, …

Here's How To Take Travel Photos That Actually Look Professional

Your photos > everyone else's.<p>Where should you stand to get the best angle? Flash or no flash? How do you actually snap a beach photo without it looking like one big sky-and-water cliché?<p>I checked in with travel photographer and teacher Laurence Norah, who runs the photography blog Finding the …

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Real Food Right Now and How to Cook It: Turmeric

Try to imagine Japanese curry without a rich, golden sauce. Or a tagine of chicken that hadn't absorbed a warm yellow tint. That ingredient …

How to Raise a Creative Child. Step One: Back Off

THEY learn to read at age 2, play Bach at 4, breeze through calculus at 6, and speak foreign languages fluently by 8. Their classmates shudder with envy; their parents rejoice at winning the lottery. But to paraphrase T. S. Eliot, their careers tend to end not with a bang, but with a …

Oatmeal Cookie Recipes

From peanut butter oatmeal cookies to oatmeal raisin cookies, here are Food & Wine's best oatmeal cookie recipes.

How to Make the Best Chocolate Chip Cookies You've Ever Eaten (in 5 Easy Steps)

It only took us 18 batches to get it right!<p>The truth about sex and pizza also applies to chocolate chip cookies: There are many, many ways to make …

The 50 Most Delicious Brownie Recipes

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We got 10 CEOs to tell us their one killer interview question for new hires

Where do you see yourself in five years? Tell me about a time when you showed leadership. What is your biggest weakness?<p>These are the standard questions that job candidates face during interviews. And by now, everyone also has standard answers. (“My biggest weakness? I work too hard.”)<p>As you scale …

Wedding Ideas, Wedding Inspiration: Wedding Instagram Accounts

When it comes to planning a wedding, the necessity of visual aids can't be overstated: The prettiest pictures you see can inspire something as small as your place cards—or as significant as your color palette. So here, we've gathered eight Instagram accounts with feeds full of swoonworthy images …

Channing Tatum's Photo of His Daughter Saying Good-Bye to Their Goat Is Heartbreaking

R.I.P, Heather the Goat.<p>Channing Tatum posted a photo of his daughter with their goat Heather, telling fans and followers the beloved pet has died.<p>In the black and white photo, Channing and wife Jenna Dewan-Tatum's daughter Everly is standing the barn next to Heather. The caption reads: "Girl and …

21 Things Everyone With A Vagina Should Know About Kegels

Bet you can't make it through this post without squeezing your vagina.

Women's Health

Beauty Foods: What to Eat for Pretty Hair, Skin and Nails

Every bride wants to glow on her wedding day. You don't have to rely just on good makeup or hair products— getting more of these nutrients into your diet can help your hair, skin, and nails look their best, says registered dietitian Carlene Thomas, RDN, author of <i>The Wedding Wellness Workbook: Your</i> …

Here's How To Actually Eat Healthier This Year

This one-week clean eating challenge is a healthy eating boot camp that'll teach you how to cook awesome food all year long.<p>It's great to want to eat healthier but crash diets don't work — you need a sustainable plan. So, with the help of nutritionist Abby Langer, we put together a weeklong meal …

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