Stephanie Fleming

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50 Cooking Tips for Joyful Cooking! - Quiet Corner

You don’t need culinary school. You don’t need expensive equipment. You don’t even need that much experience. All you need to be a better cook today …

Spices

10 Reasons to Try a Ketogenic Diet

The <b>ketogenic</b> <b>diet</b>, also known as <b>keto</b> diet, is a very low-carb and high-fat diet that have many similarities with the low-carb and Atkins diet. The Ketogenic Diet involves drastically decreasing carbohydrate intake and substituting it with fat. The reduction in carbs can put our bodies into a …

14 Uncommon Habits That Contribute to Success

<i>What are some uncommon habits that contribute to success?</i><p><b>1. Sacrificing important things.</b> In the end, we all only have 24 hours in a day. To reach …

7 behaviors to give up if you want to be happier

Exercise! Gratitude! Spending time with friends! Hooray!<p>What's more surprising is that there are plenty of things you can take <i>out</i> of your life to be a happier person. Think of it as decluttering your house, except instead of your house, it's your entire life.<p>To help you kick off the elimination …

If You Have Only 15 Minutes a Day for Self-Improvement, Here's How You Should Spend It | Inc.com

From diet dos to relationship don'ts, you're likely bombarded with the latest self-improvement tips every day. Magazine articles, news stories, and websites provide endless suggestions for improving your mental, spiritual and physical health.<p>Quite often, the latest self-improvement tips are …

Happiness

Twitch

17 Unexpected Recipes for Summer Grilling

By your 10th barbecue of the summer, you’re over boring steaks and burgers, so why not shake things up at your next gathering with something unexpected? If you’re already a lover of unusual grilled foods, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve got more than your basic grilled skewers and summer …

15 Super Simple Beer Cocktails to Cool You Down this Summer

🍺 + 🍹 = 👍.<p>Beer cocktails are one of the most versatile summer drinks out there because they're diverse enough (from fruit-based beers to sour varieties to malts) to mix with both the savory and the sweet. Not to mention that the ingredients are all grocery store accessible: easy to make with a …

28 Pictures That Will Make Teachers Laugh Harder Than They Should

They'll never know.

Teaching

Real Leaders Are Stewards!

One summer while in college, I was invited to house sit for a wealthy family for a week while they were on vacation. It was the perfect set up in …

Time I

8 Bad Communication Habits You Need to Break Immediately | Inc.com

Conversations are a big part of our everyday lives. And whether you think of yourself as a world-class communicator or as someone who would rather just send an email than deal with face-to-face chatter, chances are you have at least a few bad communication habits that are driving people crazy.<p>Take …

Public Speaking

15 Easy Foil Packet Meals Perfect for Campfire Cooking

Remember when camping food meant a hot dog on a stick and some beans heated up in their can? That was pretty yum back then, but we’ve matured and so have our taste buds. Here at the grown-up table, we’re turning campfire food up a notch, proving beyond all doubt that you can eat just as deliciously …

Recipe: Flank steak is a great grilling option for beginners and experts alike

Cottage Country Grilled Flank Steak<p>1 1.5-lb (750 g) flank steak<p>Marinade<p>1 tbsp Dijon mustard<p>1 tbsp chopped garlic<p>3 tbsp balsamic vinegar<p>1 tbsp fresh herbs of choice (I like tarragon)<p>3 tbsp olive oil<p>Salt and freshly ground pepper<p>Spicy Mustard Butter<p>1/2 cup butter, softened<p>1 tbsp grainy mustard<p>1 tsp …

7 initial ways you can be a better mental health ally and advocate

Approximately 1 in 5 American adults experience mental illness every year. Even if you don't live with mental illness, someone close to you likely …

10 Totally Bogus Stresses You Need to Let Go Of

Let's face it: this is a stressful world! And while I can't advice you to stop opening your monthly bills or driving to work so you can avoid traffic (though believe me, I wish I could tell you to do just that!), I can say that many of our daily stresses are actually incredibly simple, incredibly …

3 Simple, Effective Rules from a Time Management Master

As an entrepreneur, time is the most valuable resource you've got. Time-management master Laura Vanderkam shares her strongest insights.<p>Time management master Laura Vanderkam has written several books, including the best-seller <i>168 Hours</i>, on how even the most in-demand leaders maintain incredible …

6 Scaffolding Strategies to Use With Your Students

Simply put, scaffolding is what you do first with kids—for those students who are still struggling, you may need to differentiate by modifying an …

Teaching

How to Confront Conflict With Grace and Poise | Inc.com

It's happens every day. Whether it be a simple difference of opinion, or a deeper more impactful issue that creates disagreements. Conflict will occur in your world at one point or another.<p>How you handle yourself can define your career, your reputation and (not to overstate) your life.<p>Toxic …

Leadership

11 Unusual Strategies to Boost Engagement in Team Meetings

It's time to rethink your associations with the term "meeting."<p>Not all meetings are created equal -- nor should they be treated that way. The less tense the mood, the more productive it will be: encouraging everyone to open up and be their most authentic selves is a surefire way to get those …

Aquarium Garden transforms any fish tank into a lush ecosystem

The Aquarium Garden by Home Ecology transforms any fish tank into a lush ecosystem with herbs, plants and flowers on top – a perfect decorative and …

Aquaponics

17 Camping Gear Fails You Never Want to Make Again

We've all done some stupid stuff while camping. Let's learn from our mistakes.<p><b>Not bringing warm enough clothes:</b> This is the number one mistake I see. Inevitably, someone has failed to realized that the mountains are colder than the city or that the desert can be, too. Or, they think, “45 degrees? I …

Backpacking

Learn to Reduce Stress: Mindfulness eCourse by Thich Nhat Hanh

Stress can be overwhelming, and sometimes crippling.<p>Not only does stress suck the joy out of our days and keep us awake at night, it can also take a …

Mindfulness

5 Powerful Morning Rituals for People Who Hate Mornings | Inc.com

You hate mornings. I get it. I hate them too. I used to be a perpetual oversleeper, alarm-clock hater, and night owl. Now I pop up minutes before my alarm clock chimes at 5 a.m., and I do my most impactful work before I even step into the office. Early morning wake-ups have helped me stay …

Time Management

This One-Pan Lemon-Parmesan Chicken Is a True Dinner Hero

One-pan meals are the true heroes of weeknight dinners, and this lemon-Parmesan chicken with asparagus is no exception. With just a little bit of …

15 Kitchen Skills To Master By The Time You're 30

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Cooking

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