Sarah Mioducki Noonan

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The best time to buy anything for your home, according to HGTV's 'Property Brothers'

According to Jonathan and Drew Scott, stars of the HGTV show "Property Brothers," it matters when you purchase home and renovation items.<p>"Just as January is a traditional time to put bedding and linens on sale, home improvement items are also a part of retailers' regular sale cycles," they write in …

A Ridiculously Long List Of Easy DIY Projects For Your Home

Ready to roll up your sleeves?<p>Channel your creative side with these totally easy DIY projects. From DIY life hacks to home decor ideas, we rounded up some of our favorite tutorials so you can get your craft on!<p>1. 15 Simple DIY Gifts For Everyone On Your List<p>Make the gift-giving process fun and …

Delish's Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake Slays the Entire Cheesecake Factory Menu

You're gonna want allll the excuses to make this.<p>Even if you've never stepped foot inside a Cheesecake Factory, you know the chain likely excels at one thing: cheesecake. Fortunately for all you cheesecake-obsessed readers, so does Delish. Delish dreamed up the one cheesecake recipe you should …

Researchers say the 'success syndrome' could explain why your best employees are quitting

Across industries, they say, the most knowledgeable and helpful employees are barraged by requests from coworkers throughout the company until eventually they burn out and quit.<p>It's a sort of "success syndrome," the researchers say — the more valuable you are to the company, the more demands get …

Employment

How to Make Creamy, Melty Fudge (The Best Last-Minute Gift)

Many people have something that comes naturally to them in the kitchen. Full disclosure: Candy wasn’t mine. While I now boil sugar syrups with ease and whip up marshmallows on the reg, this wasn’t always the case.<p>In pastry school, I was regularly seeking help from a friend who was a candy natural …

Recipes

12 Things You Need to Really Get Rid of in the Next 12 Months

If you want the next 12 months to be different than the past 12 months, look at your habits.<p>Changing a habit, especially a bad one, is among the most powerful forces you can employ to make your life and business better.<p>Here are 12 habits many of us repeatedly struggle with. If you recognize …

Self-improvement

Herbed Baked Brie

8 Servings<p>Big group? Go for the show-stopping giant baked brie recipe. Smaller party (or can’t find the large size)? Smaller wheels are perfect, and the cook time is the same.<p>December 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 2.2-pound wheel of brie (or 8-ounce rounds)<p>6 sprigs rosemary<p>6 sprigs thyme<p>2 tablespoons olive …

Recipes

Secret Skill For Success: Get Good At Letting Go

I was sitting with Robert (not his real name), the managing director of one of my client’s subsidiaries, when a young woman put her head around the door. They talked for a minute or so, and she left. “Poor girl,” said Robert, “she has just discovered she’s pregnant, and her boyfriend has fled the …

100 podcasts that will make you smarter and more successful

Flickr/Garry KnightPodcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, leadership, business, creativity, or just learning and expanding your mind, here are …

Social Media

11 Christmas Songs You Might Actually Want To Listen To

Leave it to the pros.<p>The "Christmas spirit" can be a bit much at times, with repetitive carols playing 24/7 on the radio and Santa decorations cropping up before the Thanksgiving table has even been cleared. We get it.<p>But if there's anyone who can pull off a good Christmas hymn -- and make it …

42 New Drugstore Beauty Launches We're Already Obsessed With for 2018

Once upon a time, drugstores were the place to go to pick up a prescription, and maybe grab a body wash or mascara while you were at it. Not in 2018. The latest batch of drugstore beauty products fulfill every last one of your beauty routine needs, making the drugstore a veritable beauty shopping …

Proof That Positive Work Cultures Are More Productive

Too many companies bet on having a cut-throat, high-pressure, take-no-prisoners culture to drive their financial success.<p>But a large and growing body of research on positive organizational psychology demonstrates that not only is a cut-throat environment harmful to productivity over time, but that …

5 alternative cuts of meat that will save you tons of money

<i>Acclaimed butcher Rob Levitt of The Butcher & Larder, Chicago’s first local, sustainable, whole-animal butcher shop, shares his smart swaps and recipe ideas to make the most of your meat purchases this season.</i><p>Everyone is trying to eat local, but they often think it’s going to be too expensive. So a …

Easy Basic Pancakes

Nothing says "weekend" like homemade pancakes for breakfast. Our easy pancake recipe will help you whip up this weekend favorite in less than 30 minutes. You'll wonder why you never tried this before!

Honey Sriracha Chicken Wings - Baked, Not Fried

Did you ever go to a party or gathering when the next day, the most memorable thing was something you ate there? These Honey Sriracha chicken wings …

How to Lose Weight With Oatmeal

There are some big reasons that oatmeal is such a power player: Not only is it packed with fiber, a nutrient that's been shown to improve health and …

15 Yoga Poses for Stress Relief

How can you integrate yoga into your daily life to reduce stress levels?<p>Yoga can help you cope with stress and improve overall health and satisfaction with life. In a national survey, over 85 percent of people who did yoga reported that it helped them relieve stress. Exercise is a very useful way …

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F&W Editors’ All-Time Favorite Holiday Cookie Recipes

It’s cookie season, and whether you’re baking for a cookie swap or the office holiday party (or if you simply want to eat cookies), figuring out the …

Alcohol and the teen brain: There’s evidence binge drinking is dangerous for the adolescent brain — but guess what substance gets the bad rap

<b>(Vitalii Tiagunov via Shutterstock)</b><p>Studies show drinking harms young brains, in contrast with marijuana, which poses little threat to teen neurology<p>Kali Holloway<p>November 30, 2015 11:57pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>There’s at least one scene in every teen movie where comedic …

Guide to Meditation

What if there was a mental exercise you could do that would increase your brain size, make your thinking more efficient, reduce your anxiety levels, …

Unbelievable 5 Minute Cinnamon Sugar Waffle Bites

<i>5 Minute Cinnamon Sugar Waffle Bites are so easy, you won't believe it. You just need four ingredients and five minutes for this silly easy breakfast!</i><p>This recipe is almost embarrassing. But it was too amazing not to share. Because WHO doesn’t have 5 minutes?! I have 5 minutes to spare almost every …

Recipes

10 Toxic People You Should Avoid At All Costs

Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people’s buttons.<p>As important as it is to learn how to deal with different kinds of people, truly toxic …

Gracias Madre’s Key lime pie

4 (7)<p>If you love Key lime pie, as many of us do, then you crave the stuff like candy. Kind of tart, kind of green candy from somewhere in Florida — ideally topped with low clouds of meringue or even, gasp, ... Read more<p>Total time: 45 minutes, plus overnight chilling time | Serves 8 to 12<p>Note: …

This Habit May Separate Happy & Unhappy People

Take a minute to consider these four scenarios. Which do you think would make you happiest?<p>You might be surprised to learn, research backs numbers …

3 Ways Empathy Can Improve Your Life

Does it ever feel like people are all self-absorbed jerks? Like they’re not listening? Only in it for themselves?<p>You’re not crazy. Empathy is …

Empathy

Daily Meditation: Dive Into The Unknown

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a song by American singer Mia Doi Todd. The haunting "Luna Lune" explores …

Cards assistant Jen Welter explains what it's like to coach NFL players

The players would say, 'Dr. J is hard on us about technique -- she just won't give up.'<p>In July, Jen Welter became the NFL's first female coach. On …

Brandon Marshall: Players believe race is a factor in NFL discipline

Does race play a factor in NFL discipline?<p>If Brandon Marshall has made one thing clear during his nine-year career, it's that he's not afraid to …