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7 Easy Back-to-School Breakfasts

We all want to start off on the right foot when starting a new school year. I know cereal and frozen waffles are often a necessity, but here are a few other easy options that will make parents <i>and</i> kids happy.<p><b>1. Morning Glory Muffins</b><p>Morning Glory Muffins are made with a little bit of everything: …

Breakfast

100 Quick Weight-Loss Tips

<b>Fitness</b><p>Mix up your routine to avoid weight-loss plateaus.<br>• Muscle mass burns more calories, so include three 20-minute strength-training sessions each week.<br>• Go for kettlebell workouts—the average person burns 400 calories in 20 minutes.<br>• Add sprinting intervals to your workout to target belly fat.<br>• Add an …

Nutrition

Kitchen Trend Spotting with Susan Serra

It is that subtle change from year to year which makes me turn Trend Detective to dig deep and consider social behaviors, world events, European …

15 Herbs That Grow in Shade

comments (13) May 14th, 2014 in Gallery<p><b>AllisonTaylor</b>, member<p>16 users recommend<p>Londoners often excuse themselves with the bad weather when you ask …

Samantha Harvey: “We don’t always have to write about women in the context of their relationships with men”

The “Dear Thief” author on why we’re only just starting to see great novels about female friendship<p>"Dear Thief" ties with Catherine Lacey’s "Nobody is Ever Missing" as the two best novels I read in 2014. It's a book that more people should be reading and talking about; a book that sort of slipped …

Books

5 Ways Your Health Can Affect Your Money

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>Lose weight. Save more. Spend less. Be a gym rat—and actually like it.<p>These are some of the most common New Year’s resolutions, with many people pledging to actually tackle <i>all</i> of the above over the next 12 months.<p>It makes perfect sense: According to a bevy …

Personal Finance

Tips for Keeping Indoor Plants Alive

I always thought I would have a brown thumb because my mom wasn't very good at keeping plants alive. Well, lo and behold, I actually have a green …

Plants

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Feb<p>23<p>Fri<p>The Hippodrome Theatre at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center, Baltimore, MD<p>Feb<p>25<p>Sun<p>The Anthem, Washington, DC<p>Mar<p>1<p>Thu<p>Rams Head Live!, …