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Reveal Your Abs with the Belly Fat Inferno

Packed gym? No problem. All you need is a pair of kettlebells for this 22-minute sweat session

Win Your Office Holiday Gift Exchange: Boozy Baileys Chocolate Mug Cake Kit

Stumped on what to bring for your office secret Santa or white elephant gift exchange? Don't just bring another coffee mug—make a mug cake kit! It's …

Dessert

Christmas Cookie Gift Tags

F&W’s Seton Rossini of the dessert blog Pixel Whisk explains how to make clever edible gift tags with a sugar cookie recipe.

Snowmen Themed Sweets - Winter Holiday Desserts

1 of 16<p>Sue of Munchie Munchkins<p>Thumbprint Snowman Cookies<p>Turn this holiday cookie staple into an adorable snowman with a few quick decorations.<p>Get …

Cheese and Herb Star Bread Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This Swedish-style star bread is a stunning take on a pull-apart bread. It's easy to share and filled with a gooey cheese and herb layer. —Posie (Harwood) Brien<p><b>Makes: one 10" loaf</b><p><b>For the dough</b><p>3/4 cup<br>3 tablespoons lukewarm whole milk<br>• 2 cups all-purpose flour (240 grams)<br>• 1/4 cup unsalted …

Baking

Martha’s All-Time Favorite Christmas Cookies

These buttery cookies are the ultimate for making cutout cookies in all kinds of shapes (From Partridge-in-a-Pear-Tree to Snowman to Reindeer to Santa Claus Cookies, and so many more). Martha always uses royal icing for decorating.

Cookies

Ultranutty Pecan Bars

<i>Pecan bars with a shortbread-style crust and absolutely loaded with nuts!</i>I was less than two weeks removed from eating the last piece of pecan pie …

Dessert

100 Ideas for Appetizers

Browse our best ideas for appetizers to get your party planning started. Everyone knows the best parties are the ones with the best food, so pick a …

Cooking

Italian Christmas Cookie Recipes

You might think America has a lock on Christmas cookies, but Italy makes a strong showing with beautifully crumbly, buttery confections. This year, …

4-Ingredient Italian almond cookies prove holiday baking can be a breeze

Believe it or not, I'm not a baker. But during the holidays, I turn into Betty Crocker, whipping out all things cake, bar, cookie, brownie, etc. I …

5 Hotels for a Magical Christmas Getaway

There’s no shame in leaving the Christmas activity planning to someone else, especially when that someone else is a concierge. Hotels can be magical venues for celebrating the holidays—drinking hot chocolate that a five-star chef made for you; brunching with carolers; or admiring the bright, …

14 Cute Christmas Treats to Make With Your Kids

Pull out your aprons, crank up the Christmas tunes and grab your little helper, because it’s time to do some holiday baking. Homemade treats are great gifts for your friends and neighbors, and sharing will give you an excuse to make more (which is half the fun). It doesn’t matter if you’re a …

Luxury bed maker E.S. Kluft doesn't lose sleep over its workers' slow pace

It's difficult to imagine a factory these days where workers are encouraged to take it easy, but that's the story at E.S. Kluft Co., one of the world's top luxury bedding brands, where handcrafted mattresses take days to make and cost more than some luxury sedans.<p>"We like to say that we pay our …

Luxury Lifestyle

Thanksgiving Drinks for a Crowd

From hot mulled cider to sangria with cranberries and apples, here are great Thanksgiving drinks for a crowd.

Articles about peaceful wooded lot futuristic toronto home buzzing smart tech on Dwell.com - Dwell

In a leafy Toronto neighborhood, a Cor-Ten–clad family home is wired for the future.<p>Looking to make your home just a little smarter? While still in its infancy, the number of smart home products—devices that let...<p>Energy-monitoring and smart technologies have set up shop in the home, transforming …

Architecture

40 Christmas Desserts for an Especially Sweet Holiday

Go ahead and add hot chocolate fudge to your holiday to-do list.<p>Visions of cakes, cookies and tarts will dance in your head this holiday season. Satisfy everyone's sweet tooth with these festive and sugary treats.

6 Landscape Ideas That Transformed a Steep Lot into an Outdoor Oasis

This steep and rather uninteresting backyard received a massive makeover thanks to the help of a local landscape architect. See how careful planning, expert design, and a lot of new foliage transformed this lifeless landscape into an outdoor oasis.<p>Before<p>We all love "before" photos because it often …

Landscaping

What Your Signature Mani Shade Says About You

Your favorite nail polish color speaks volumes.<p>When you're faced with the wall of polishes at a nail salon and finally pick a color, you're not just making a style choice—you're making a personal statement. Turns out you gravitate toward a hue that best represents you without even knowing it. Here, …

44 Ways To Lose 4 Inches Of Body Fat With Nutrition and Exercise

Fat: It’s the stuff that gives ice cream its creaminess, pizza its dreaminess, and Nicki Minaj her twerkiness. In the right places and in the right …

Nutrition

18 Great Cardio Workouts That Don't Require Running

• Popsugar<br>• Fitness<br>• Cardio Workouts<p>Different Types of Cardio Workouts<p>by Men's Journal<p>View In Slideshow<p>Image Source: Shutterstock<p>Image Source: Shutterstock<p>Old school moves meet forward-thinking exercise routines at Throwback Fitness in New York interval workouts, you can reap even more cardio benefits …

How to: A Brown Smoky Eye That Goes With Everything

You’ll get as much mileage out of this softly shaded, brown smoky eye look as you do your favorite flannel.

The 10 Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Mexico

Much like in the Caribbean, travelers in Mexico often opt for the all-inclusive experience. It takes a lot of the planning and guesswork out of …

The Biggest Street Style Trends From Fashion Month

Now that all four fashion weeks are over, you might expect us to be lying low for a bit, but on the contrary, friends! We feel we owe it to you to …

The Top 10 Workout Songs for October 2015

<i>Flickr: Robin McConnell</i><p>In a workout playlist, balance is key. Too much familiarity can be boring. At the same time, too much novelty can be jarring. Getting the right ratio often takes a little work, but the songs voted into this month's top 10 list manage the feat naturally.<p>Starting with the …

Beds So Comfy, You'll Never Want to Leave

1 of 14<p>Hug from a Headboard<p>Doesn't this lush upholstered headboard look like it's waiting with a warm embrace for anyone who might crawl into its …

Bedroom ideas, designs, inspiration and pictures | Ideal Home

ALL bedroom pictures<p>MODERN bedroom pictures<p>COUNTRY bedroom pictures<p>TRADITIONAL bedroom pictures<p>Create a blissful scheme with these punchy purple …

The 5 best ways to lose belly fat

Repeat after me: "Crunches do not burn belly fat." And it's not just crunches. Neither will planks, leg throws, nor the yoga boat pose.<p>"These exercises can strengthen your abs muscles, but those muscles will still be hidden under a cover of chub," says Chris Piegza, training manager at …

Fitness

Nefertiti mystery: Egypt approves radar tests on Tutankhamun tomb

<b>Egypt has given the go-ahead for radar to be used to test a theory that Queen Nefertiti's crypt may be hidden in King Tutankhamun's tomb, an official said.</b><p>The Antiquities Ministry said non-invasive radar would not cause damage.<p>Archaeologist Nicholas Reeves believes the remains of Tutankhamun, who …

Ancient History