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I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

28 New Fiction Books To Add To Your Must-Read List This Fall

The season promises a veritable cornucopia of enthralling novels and short story collections.<p>As we head into back-to-school season and long, blissful weeks of sweater weather, it’s only natural to be tempted to spend hours in the bookstore browsing fresh titles and adding to our to-read …

This week’s must-read books

As a journalist in Iraq in 2003, Tara Copp saw her ideas about war crumble in the harsh reality of modern combat. Struggling to make sense of it all …

​Home Inspiration: A lively and contemporary family home

Set in the green countryside of Poland, this quaint home has a contemporary edge with a vibrant and lively finish. Titled the Onyks, this modern home …

Design Delivered: 9 Sources for Stylish Decor on Amazon

Earlier this month, we reported that next year, you'll likely be able to purchase all your IKEA needs without leaving the comforts of your Amazon …

This One Clever Trick Will Save You Thousands on Furniture

Buy From a Reputable Source<p>"Buy from a reputable retailer and one you know is sourcing authenticated products, as well as a site that is accurately …

Home Decorating

12 Easy Solutions to Your Biggest Fridge-Organizing Problems

There are three main reasons you'd want to organize your fridge: You either need to maximize your storage space, you're trying to waste less food, or …

Cleaning

10 Awesome Pack-And-Go Lunch Recipes (For Grown-ups)

Thought Rice Krispies Treats couldn’t get any better? Wrong!<p>Packed lunches are just for the kids. Whether you’re preparing a picnic or packing lunch for work, these easy recipes will leave you feeling happy and satisfied — no reheating required!<p>1. Golden Gazpacho<p>This unique recipe is adapted from …

If This Is How You're Doing Authenticity You're Doing It Wrong

Trying to be an authentic version of somebody else isn't going to cut it.<p>6 min read<p>Authenticity -- a word that is becoming more and more important to business people. And a word that is constantly being thrown around by anyone with a blog, podcast or voice to share. Including me.<p>The premise of …

Leadership

32 Products Guaranteed To Give You The Most Organized Kitchen

Everything you need to make your kitchen the most organized room in your home.

This man makes amazing surreal animations from famous artwork

Famous pieces of artwork are fun to look at, but it turns out they're even more fun to animate.<p>Kajetan Obarski (a.k.a. Kiszkiloszki) is an …

Digital Art

These 5-Minute Yoga Stretches Will Relieve Stomach Bloat ASAP

There's nothing worse than finishing a delicious meal only to cap it off with a stomachache. We've previously identified some of the inconspicuous …

Yoga

Why This Drugstore Mascara Is a Million Times Better Than the Expensive Kind

<i>This article originally appeared on Southern Living.</i><p>Mascara can range from as little as $5 to upwards of $50 depending on where you buy it and what …

13 Actually Stylish Ways to Organize Your Kids' Never-Ending Toys

Designers would definitely approve of these stylish ideas.<p>Building blocks covering every floor in your home is <i>not</i> a good look, but most parents know it's just the reality of having children. To encourage you, and your kids, to put dolls and LEGOs away after use, we're sharing some of the most …

Kids

3 Ways Kids Can Make Homemade Slime They'll Actually Play With - GeekMom

Reading Time: 2 minutes<p>Making slime is fun for anyone of just about any age. (And apparently it’s the new hotness for kids, thanks to YouTube.) But …

Victoria Beckham’s Latest Estee Lauder Makeup Line Is All About “Sweaty-Sexy Skin”

Fashion designer, model, singer, and baking enthusiast — seriously, is there anything Victoria Beckham <i>doesn’t</i> do? The rest of us may never have her impressive resume (#goals!) or drop-dead gorgeous look, but at least we can do our makeup like her. Posh is launching her second line with Estee Lauder …

Makeup

12 Ways to Make Your Hair Shinier

Switching out conventional, potentially toxic beauty essentials for clean, non-toxic ones is more challenging with hair products—simply because most …

The salad that you’ll be packing for lunch everyday

Linda Ellis, the owner and (what she calls) “chief lunch lady” behind the Sydney-based lunch delivery service Lunch Lady Lou, shares her favourite …

Recipes

Painted Rococo Remixes Ooze Sex and the Big Bad Wolf

The universe created in Ray Caesar’s ‘Tainted’ exhibition exists outside traditional time and space.<p>Falling somewhere between rococo and 18th century portraiture are the bombastic, wondrous digital paintings of English artist Ray Caesar. The snapshots in Caesar’s new <i>Tainted</i> exhibition don’t exist …

What a nutritionist eats when she starts feeling sick

You’re at the office, hard at work, when your cubicle-mate shows up with a fist full of tissues and a nagging cough. Cue: panic. What can you do to …

8 Tinted Moisturizers That'll Help You Scam the No-Makeup Makeup Look

You got this.<p>There are two types of makeup-wearing women in the world: the kind who want a full-on, Instagram-ready face beat and the kind who want to look like they're not wearing a scrap of foundation (but totally are). If you're Team 2, a tinted moisturizer is essential. It'll not only give you …

The French Girl’s Guide to Fashion, Beauty, and Wellness

Full 2017 season of Des Moines Register live storytelling events released

Thank you for an amazing first year of the Storytellers Project in Des Moines. In our first year, we were able to share true, first-person stories …

Take the Plank Challenge to Carve Your Core

We're here to help you challenge your core (you're welcome) with this plank series. It's part of our Jump-Start fitness plan, helping you move every day for two weeks. This challenge uses all sorts of planks to give your arms, abs, back, and butt a great workout. Click here for a printable PDF of …

Workouts

Food52 A New Way to Dinner: A Playbook of Recipes and Strategies for the Week Ahead (Food52 Works)

<b>A smart, inspiring cookbook showing how to plan, shop, and cook for dinners (and lunches and desserts) all through the week. The secret? Cooking</b> …

Brothy, Garlicky Beans Recipe on Food52

• 1 pound white beans, rinsed and drained<br>• 3 cups chicken stock (homemade or low sodium)<br>• 2 medium shallots, halved and peeled<br>• 4 fat cloves garlic, peeled and smashed<br>• 1 stalk of celery, preferably with its leaves, cut into 3-inch lengths<br>• 1 large carrot, peeled and halved<br>• 2 scallions or spring onions<br>• 1 sprig …

Recipes

Low-calorie recipes: baked egg with basil and sun-dried tomatoes

In this new Telegraph video series, food writer and 5:2 advocate Kate Harrison shares eight of her favourite low-calorie recipes to help you kick off a healthy 2017.<p>In the video above, Kate shows you how to make her brunch-time baked eggs with basil and sun-dried tomatoes, full of flavour for just …

Apple cider vinegar helps blood sugar, body fat, studies say

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as a cure-all for decades. I've seen claims that it can do everything from halt hiccups to whiten teeth, and even banish dandruff.<p>Whether or not it's capable of all those things, there is some solid research to back up apple cider vinegar as a healthy elixir, as …

Diabetes

Yotam Ottolenghi’s tandoori recipes

The idea of kids’ food or teenage cooking is not a natural one for me. When I was growing up, I simply wanted to eat what my parents were cooking: there just wasn’t the option (or desire) for a separate and bespoke service. It’s only in recent years that I’ve realised how lucky I was to take this …

Recipes

11 Curly Hair Products You Should Put In Your Regular Styling Rotation

This one is for the naturals. I have been wearing my hair in an Afro style for the last eight years (I decided to grow out a life-long perm during my …