Rose Avila

135 Added | 27 Magazines | 18 Likes | 5 Following | 3 Followers | @Silver13rfa | Keep up with Rose Avila on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Rose Avila”

11 Habits to Steal From People Who Are Never Late

Alarms aren't just for getting out of bed.<p><b>1. They plot out a week's worth of outfits.</b> Be honest: How much time do you waste staring into your closet in a pre-caffeine haze, wondering what to wear? Elizabeth Hill of Wonder Woman I'm Not picks out five outfits every Sunday. "I put on one hanger the …

French Girl Holiday Style Decoded: Why Sézane Is Changing the Game

Since its launch four years ago, Sézane, the Paris-based e-commerce label founded by Morgane Sézalory, has become a popular resource for achieving Left Bank je ne sais quoi via simple, wearable clothes at reasonable prices. Popular on France’s side of the Atlantic, that is. Sézane has remained out …

Sweet Potato Recipes That'll Last You Through The Cold Months

Sweet potatoes are a very special kind of spud. They offer all the comfort and starchy goodness of a regular potato, but they're loaded with sweetness, too. Often times these root veggies show off their sweet flavor with a bright orange color -- though, not always -- which only adds to this …

Cooking

How To Use a Coffee Press

A step-by-step video<p>Starbucks® partner Chad Moore explains why the coffee press is his favorite brewing method, and shows you how to make a great cup.<p>…

4 Ways To Prepare Food This Weekend To Eat Healthier All Week

<i>By Perri O. Blumberg</i>, SELF<p><i>(Photo: Romulo Yanes)</i><p><b>1. Pre-Dress Your Greens.</b><p>Hearty greens like cabbage, kale, and even shredded Brussels sprouts can be pre-tossed in vinaigrette and last for a few days. (But spinach and arugula will get mushy and wilt if you dress them in advance.) Try this roasted …

Healthy Eating

Cook These Dishes On Sunday, And Eat Healthy Meals All Week Long

Resolving to eat healthy, home-cooked meals for a whole week is easy to do on Saturday or Sunday when you’re rested and energy is high. But come Tuesday or Wednesday, once you’ve worked a couple of long days and fought to get home during rush hour, that resolve easily melts away into takeout. Not …

Cooking

5 Ways to Eat More and Lose Weight at the Same Time | Women's Health

Fiber and weight loss have been partners in crime since forever. Studies have shown high-fiber foods usually require more chewing, which allows more time for your brain to realize that your belly is getting full. Fiber also helps your body digest food and absorb sugar more slowly, and that helps …

Video: How to Poach Eggs, the Foolproof Method (Really!)

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Wouldn't it be great if there was a poached egg method that works every time, and better yet, allows you to poach your eggs in advance, ready to be served at moment's notice?<p>I've wanted to write about poached eggs for a …

Are You Paying Too Much for Common Repairs?

Congratulations on buying your first house. Now, you have to learn how to keep it in good repair.<p>Most repairs are simple, inexpensive, and …

Home Improvement

20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

<b>There are an endless amount of cooking techniques one should know</b>, but let's just start with the basics. Master these 20, and we'll definitely be coming over for dinner.

Cooking

How To Do A Complete Portrait Edit Part 2 (Photoshop)

Since the rough edit in Lightroom is complete, I can now take a dive in Photoshop and finish with the final touches. Make no mistake, there is a lot …

Blogs | Food & Wine

It beat Trader Joe's and Aldi yet again, according to a Temkin Customer Experience survey.<p>In case you missed it, the grocery store has its own …

Trader Joe's

Eggs Benedict, bottom to the top: whole-wheat ciabatta, romesco sauce, crab cake, egg, aioli, parsley.

19 Cheesy Recipes that Prove Everything's Better with Cheddar

Everything's better with cheddar cheese—these 19 recipes prove it.<p><b>You know what they say:</b> Everything's better with Cheddar (oh wait, or feta.). It's true! These recipes for queso, waffles, sandwiches, toasts, and popovers (to name a few) star one of our very favorite cheeses.

Cooking

Some Mac Apps Now Come with Bundled Crapware, So Hone Your BS Detector

There's an old belief that Macs don't have the same crapware/malware problem that Windows does. However, with the rise of Macs over the past few …

This Infographic Shows 50 Salad Ideas for Enjoying All Year Round

Salads are great for sneaking more vegetables into your diet and getting and staying healthy, but, let's face it, sometimes salads are boring. This …

This Video Shows How to Get the Right Exposure with Your Camera

Want to take better pictures? Proper exposure is a critical part of that equation. The video above from Canon and photographer Arthur Morris teaches …

Photography

How One Woman Lost 40 Pounds of Fat and Saved Her Life

Fortunately, a friend spotted her struggling in the over-her-head water and pulled her onto the beach. But her troubles didn't end when she recovered her breath. Back home in Orlando, Florida, she was diagnosed with a severe valve regurgitation in her heart. "You are in congestive heart failure," …

These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

25 Must-See Wedding Photos From 2014

As 2014 comes to a close, we can confidently say that this has been an amazing year for wedding photography.<p>We've scoured wedding blogs, Pinterest and reached out to talented photographers across the country and around the world to compile the very best wedding photos of 2014. Below are 25 of our …

​The Best Fitness Tracker for Every Need

Like many of you, I work in front of a computer. They’re powerful devices, but they also suck your will to live and trick you into never, ever …

16 Cookies That Can Literally Be Thrown Together At the Very Last Minute

We've all been there before.<p>Your mind is about to be blown when you find out how easy these fancy semi-homemade treats are to make. Translation: Behold the most gorgeous cookie recipes that only require a tube of store-bought dough, or few ingredients with zero effort. This piece originally …

Eyeliners That Can Last Through Rain, Snow, & Ugly Cries

More specifically, eyeliner, since it's one of the first products we reach for in an attempt to look put-together. Whether you're more of a lower-lid gal or a cat-eye fiend, we've scoured the Internet for liners that are guaranteed to stay put through any kind of weather or sad movie.<p><b>Make Up For</b> …

Double Heelix pattern by Jeny Staiman

(Note: English version is available at http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEff11/PATTdoubleheelix.php, not as a Ravelry download.)<br>Danish translation courtesy …

Never-before-published Isaac Asimov essay reveals the secret to true creativity

Asimov wrote an at once poignant and instructive answer to “How do people get new ideas?”<p>In 1959 the prolific author and professor of biochemistry Isaac Asimov wrote an essay about the formation of ideas and how to spur creativity. Fifty-five years later, the essay was found by Asimov's friend, the …