Stephanie Petracich

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Science reveals 8 plants that will purify your home

In the late 1970s, buildings were designed to reduce energy bills by increasing insulation and reducing airflow. However, these changes came at a much greater cost.<p>These poorly ventilated office spaces were full of chemicals that caused health problems including itchy eyes, headaches, coughing and …

15 Marble Cake Ideas for the Minimalist Bride-to-Be

Marble cakes on Carrera marble trays sitting atop a marble bar make us so happy.<p>As classically amazing as it's always been in interiors, marble home decor started to appear everywhere this past spring — but who knew you could make marble edible? Here, 15 beautiful examples of how bakers marbleized …

How to create a magical miniature garden that will add a touch of coziness to any home

A terrarium is a miniature garden grown inside a covered glass or plastic container. It is extremely easy to take care of and is an ideal choice for …

Gardening

30 Recipes So Perfect You'll Almost Hate Them

The following collection of recipes has some of our personal favorites as well as the most popular recipes we have on POPSUGAR Food. We've included breakfast, lunch, appetizer, dinner, and desserts so no matter what you're in the mood to make, you're guaranteed to find something!

You Won't Believe These 25 Recipes are Gluten-Free, Grain-Free ... and Vegan! - One Green Planet

Gluten-free, grain-free, and vegan desserts? If you’re looking for some mind-blowingly delicious desserts, then you’ve come to the right place. …

10 Paint Colors with Cult Followings: Architects’ All-Time Favorite Paint Picks

Why reinvent the wheel every time you need to paint a room? Even architects and designers turn to their favorite colors—versatile and universally …

Spaghetti Squash Is Fantastic, So Long As You Don't Turn It Into Spaghetti

Nothing will make you appreciate the amazing chew of delicious pasta quite like substituting the sad, overmatched strands of spaghetti squash. …

The Skin-Care Products Top Dermatologists Swear By

What do you get when you combine world-class erudition, a degree in dermatology, and access to the best research in the world? No wrinkles, for starters. We've got the scoop on the skin-care products that dermatologists love unconditionally and use religiously.<p><b>Prescription retinoids.</b> These vitamin …

The List: 9 Drugstore Finds You Can't Afford Not To Try

I am a self-professed beauty addict, who spends an alarmingly large amount of time buying (and testing) beauty products, and I am not afraid to splurge on a coveted item that makes me happy and lives up to its claims. However, a great product doesn't have to cost a fortune to work wonders and feel …

10 Two-Ingredient Recipes for Healthy Snackin' That Would Impress Rachael Ray | Women's Health

Amanda Becker<p><b>1. Banana + Eggs= Banana Pancakes</b><br>You’ll need one large banana and two eggs for these diet-friendly flapjacks from Spoon University. They look like crepes (thin but fluffy) and taste a little like French toast. The batter’s somewhat delicate, so keep the pancakes small and use a thin …

4 Ways to Fill Pierogies with Happiness, Bacon, and Other Stuff

In the time it takes to make spaghetti, you could be having pillows of kielbasa and sauerkraut. Here's how.<p>I don't discriminate when it comes to dumplings. Give me a generous plate of pretty much anything wrapped in a starchy, doughy casing and I will dive in with pleasure. But one star in the …

Cooking

These Rich, Fudgy Brownies Are Made with Avocado

You seriously need to try this recipe full of wholesome ingredients like almonds, raw cacao, and dates.<p>Nope, we're not joking. These brownies are …

35+ Interior Designers Reveal Their Favorite Kitchen Paint Colors

From deep greens to cheerful yellows, experts explain their go-to paint colors for the kitchen.<p>A simple color change can update your kitchen in a major way. The right shade of grey, for example, can turn the room from drab to sleek and sophisticated. Finessing the right hue of red, meanwhile, can …

Strawberries Top the List of Dirtiest Fruit

They're even dirtier than eggplants. 🍆 😱<p>If you think eggplants (🍆 ) are the ~filthiest~ thing at the farmer's market, you're way off the mark. Strawberries top this year's list of dirtiest produce, according to the newest report from Environmental Working Group (EWG), which uses data collected …

I Ate Like Gwyneth Paltrow for a Week and Now Nobody Can Stand to Be Near Me

"My breath smells like an egg truck crashed into a sulfur factory."<p>Somewhere between the launch of Gwyneth Paltrow's first and second cookbooks, hating her became trendy—like wearing all-white Stan Smiths or doing CrossFit.<p>When you Google "hate Gw," the immediate auto-fill suggestion is "does …

Healthy Eating

How I Raised Teenagers Who Tell Me Everything — Even When It's Hard

My teenage daughter was seeing a movie one night with a group of friends. When I called her to coordinate her Uber ride home, she didn't answer. …

Parenting

How to Raise a Creative Child. Step One: Back Off

THEY learn to read at age 2, play Bach at 4, breeze through calculus at 6, and speak foreign languages fluently by 8. Their classmates shudder with envy; their parents rejoice at winning the lottery. But to paraphrase T. S. Eliot, their careers tend to end not with a bang, but with a …

Creativity

13 Delicious Recipes for Leftover Quinoa

When you make a pot of quinoa, it’s practically a given that you’ll be eating it for several more days. And that’s because just two cups of the dry …

Food

10 Natural Sunscreens That Actually Work

Healthy options that won't make you look like Casper the Ghost. 👍<p>Fact: Many sunscreens claim to be organic and all-natural, but they can still contain harmful ingredients that are horrible for your health and the environment. Thankfully, research organization Environmental Working Group has …

Mix Italian Dressing with Barbecue Sauce for the Perfect Marinade for Any Meat

You need just two things to make a marinade versatile enough for any meat, fish, or other food: a bottle of Italian salad dressing and a bottle of …

24 Simple Bread Recipes To Bake For The People You Loaf

Lovin' straight from the oven.

5 Things You Can Do to Help Reverse Your Autoimmune Disease That Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

March is Autoimmune Disease Awareness Month. If you're one of the 50 million Americans who suffers from an autoimmune disease, I want to tell you, as a functional medicine physician who specializes in treating autoimmune patients and as someone who has battled an autoimmune disease myself, that the …

DIY 1st BIRTHDAY Chalkboard: Easy & Cheap!

15 DIY Bedroom Upgrades for Under $25

If your bedroom could use a little pick-me-up, but you don't have a ton of cash, check out this collection of 15 charming DIY projects that will set …

Chemicals

Video: How to Make Amazing Everything Bagels at Home

Never wait in line for a bagel again.<p>These bagels are ridiculously tasty—their chewy texture, soft, springy interiors, and malty-yeasty flavor are …

Our Best Banana Treats

With a few ripe bananas on hand, a comforting treat is never far away. See for yourself with these easy recipes for banana bread, pudding, ice cream …

Breakfast

She Hated Her Blinds, So She Grabbed The Scissors And Started CUTTING! The Result? STUNNING!

Advertisement<p>Pull-cord blinds are the standard in almost everyone’s house. The blinds come in most homes when you buy and will be there when you …

9 Creative Kits That Will Instantly Turn You into a Foodie

If learning a new skill or cooking more often was your to-do list this year, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve got a whole bunch of kits in the B+C Shop that are guaranteed to get those creative juices flowing and make you super skilled in the kitchen, from rolling your own sushi rolls to …

The 15 Best Beauty Finds at Whole Foods

Toss 'em in your basket next to those vegan Ju Ju Stars.<p>Asparagus water jokes aside, Whole Foods does not mess around when it comes to quality product and ethically-sourced ingredients. This is why we've become as addicted to their beauty aisle as their hot food bar. From the homespun balms to …