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Lower Body Workout: 10-Minute Bodyweight Cardio That Works Your Legs And Butt

Lower body workout time! If you’ve only got 10 minutes, minimal space, and nothing but your bod to work with, you don’t have to choose between …

Workouts

30 Cozy Decorating Ideas Your Winter Home Needs

Creating a cozy Winter home is all about paying attention to the sensory details. Soft layers, mood lighting, and natural elements are just as soothing as they are beautiful. Indulge in these 30 decorating ideas to transform your neglected space into a Winter oasis you'll never want to leave!

Decorations

The right paint color can visually declutter a space or help you sleep: An expert’s tricks

Painting is the easiest, least expensive and single most transformative tool in all of interior design. Paint can change the mood of a room and your perception of its size. It can spotlight overlooked details in your home’s architecture, and it can make blah furnishings spring to life.<p>That said, …

Home Decorating

The Lemony Chicken Soup We Make All Year Round

Avgolemono might as well be Greek for heaven (it's Greek for egg-lemon)<p>If I could eat only one soup for the rest of my life, avgolemono would probably be the top contender. It has everything one desires of a soup: bright taste, chicken, velvety texture, some vague feeling of virtuousness. No need …

Cooking

10 Ways To Use The Law Of Attraction To Get Exactly What You Want (In Love & Everything Else)

<i>Monica Parikh is an attorney, writer, and dating coach who aims to empower women to be their best selves and attract healthy, rewarding love. Now,</i> …

Overwhelmed by papers piling up? This organizer’s advice can help.

Rachel Rosenthal says organizing paper is her clients’ No. 1 organizing challenge. In a recent Home Front online chat, the owner of Rachel and Co., an organizing firm in Bethesda, gave her best advice on controlling the flow of bills, school work sheets and mail into your home.<p><b>Go paperless:</b> It’s …

Minimalism

Trying to Change Your Life? 6 Reminders to Help You Keep Going

<b>“You can’t change what’s going on around you until you start changing what’s going on within you.” ~Zig Ziglar</b><p>When you’re studying for eighteen years …

Positive Thinking

Shop Paint, Furniture, Rugs and More From Fixer Upper's Joanna Gaines and Magnolia Home Furniture

If you're a fan of the HGTV show <i>Fixer Upper</i>, you likely share our desire to crawl through the TV and move into one or more of the houses Chip and Joanna Gaines miraculously take from dismal and dilapidated to beyond amazing. And don't worry, you're not alone in your love for the sweet Texas couple …

Home Decorating

20 best autumn recipes: part 2

Diana Henry’s chicken with leeks, apples and cider<p>This is my partner’s favourite dish (and the first thing I ever cooked for him) so it’s quite special to me. Perfect comfort food. Although it could just as easily come from Cornwall or Devon (because of the cider), it really takes me to …

Time I

The 50 Best Books From Oprah's Book Club

YOU get a book and YOU get a book! EVERYBODY GETS A BOOK!<p>In 1996, Oprah started her very own book club. Each year, she has chosen a few book titles that she thinks her fans and followers would enjoy reading. Since its inception, the success of the club has grown so much that her literary picks …

11 Apple Recipes That Will Make You Excited For Fall

Soups, salads, and sweets: autumn apples can be added to just about anything. From Apple Rum Raisin Pudding to Curried Cauliflower & Apple Soup, these recipes are perfect for celebrating the return of cozy fall flavors.<p><b>1. Apple Rum Raisin Pudding</b><p>Fall is the perfect time to cozy up to a warm …

Breakfast

If You Want to Quit Complaining, Practice These 2 Powerful Daily Habits

Change your mindset with the same hacks used by Will Smith, Muhammed Ali and Oprah.<p>There was a time not too long ago when I complained so much my younger brother called me out. I had started to believe all the untrue stories my mind had created over the years. I was 26, and living a life that did …

Motivation

Is It Okay To Ditch Your Kids? Yes, It Is

<i>Like mother like son (Photo courtesy of Mpora.com).</i><p>Any time you have outside of sleep and work should pretty much be spent with your kids, right? Parenting is a time to get your shit together, put away the toys and whittle down the hours you used to spend in your twenties doing stuff that, in your …

Parenting

When you should clean what (and where) in your home

Good housekeeping involves significantly more than offering your guests a beverage when they stop by, or making sure the guest bathroom is stocked …

Coffeemakers

Burn Belly Fat with Essential Oils

<b>Burn belly fat, smell nice, relax…. It’s like a dream come true!</b><p>According to the research published in Experimental Biology and Medicine, the scent of certain essential oils activates the ability of our body to burn belly fat while overwhelming further weight gain.<p>Essential oils are used for …

Alternative Medicine

35 Best Grey Paints According To Top Interior Designers

From calming pale colors to edgier dark tones, top talent keeps coming back to these sleek shades.<p>Grey is the cooler, chicer cousin of white that we can't stop lusting after. The neutral color can create a calming, elegant or even electrifying effect, making it the perfect option for any decor and …

Home Decorating

How To Organise Your Home: A Lazy Man's Guide

Cleaning. It’s a bonafide first world problem that requires a certain level of motivation that many don’t naturally possess. Let’s be honest, when …

Refresh Your Shower in Seconds With This Cleaning Hack

Make your shower the best place in the house with this easy cleaning hack that keeps glass shower doors and tiles free of hard-water stains and …

Housekeeping

How to Clean Your Toilet the Right Way

Cleaning the toilet has to be one of the least desirable household tasks there is. It's a chore we <i>dread</i> and, more often than not, put off for an indefinite amount of time. (Don't judge us.) But, naturally, the toilet is also one of the germiest, dirtiest, nastiest places in the entire house—and, as …

Toilets

7 Ways Essential Oils Can Tackle Common Skin and Hair Problems

You really don’t need to drop hundreds of dollars on exotic hair and skin products that claim to give you the perfect fix overnight. In fact, apart …

KILL SINUS INFECTION IN 20 SECONDS WITH THIS SIMPLE METHOD AND THIS COMMON HOUSEHOLD INGREDIENT!

Step-by-step method<p>The nasal cavity holds a bone, also known as the Vomer bone, which is placed vertically in the cavity. Lisa De Stefano, D.O., an …

10 Gratitude Mantras that Will Make You Appreciate What You Have

As you sit here reading these words, pause for a moment and take a quick assessment of your life. Chances are, you have access to food, shelter, and …

Gratitude

You don't need an extreme bucket list to find happiness. Just eat more waffles

Take it from a cancer survivor: living each day like it’s your last is exhausting. Do small things that make you happy now instead<p>Five years ago, I was diagnosed with an inoperable, rapidly fatal form of cancer. But then I didn’t die.<p>Instead, I went on a new drug treatment that eradicated my …

Costa Rica

18 patio lighting strings for your prfect backyard - Interior Design Inspirations

<b>The string patio lights</b> are no longer bought only for holidays but they are also used to highlight the landscaped yards and gardens during the entire …

Interior Design

16 Swoon-Inducing Pumpkin Cheesecake Dessert Recipes

It’s funny how we obsess so much over pumpkin the minute Starbucks announces the return of PSL. For weeks leading up to Thanksgiving, we just can’t get enough of it. And not just for dessert. We’re hankering for pumpkin soup, pumpkin smoothies, pumpkin brownies and even pumpkin martinis. Then …

Dessert

#WCW Adriene Mishler is changing how the world does yoga

<i>The Daily Dot is celebrating Woman Crush Wednesday, better known as #WCW on Twitter and Instagram, by highlighting female creators on YouTube whose</i> …

40 Of The Best Small Town Vacation Spots

Hit the roads less traveled.<p>When it comes to your vacation, most people seek out places they've seen on TV or have heard about from friends and family. Fair enough. Now, let us introduce you to 40 unsung hot spots. These unheard-of towns across the U.S. might not have made it onto your bucket list</i> …

Rhode Island

What Happens When We Die? An Interview with Celtic Medium Karen Frances

Karen Frances's mother looked around the empty living room. "Who are you talking to?"<p>The three-year-old spouted off the names of long-dead relatives she couldn't have known.<p>Her mom was rattled.<p>As Frances neared adulthood, the supernatural visits stopped. The Dublin native became a political …