Yvonne Martin

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The Best and Worst Yoga Poses for Bad Knees

Going weak in the knees before a first date is a good thing. Going weak in the knees mid-run? Not so much. Sadly, most of us deal with the second …


How Long to Keep Tax Records

Unless you’re living in the 123-room Spelling Manor, you probably don’t have space to store massive amounts of tax and insurance paperwork, …

Personal Finance

Tone Up, Stretch Out and Release Stress With This 38-Minute, Full-Body Yogalates Video

This is an awesome workout!<p>It's intense and effective... definitely worth your time!<p>Roll out your mat and press play when you're feeling sluggish, stressed or tense. You'll feel like a different person when you're done!<p>You may be wondering: What is yogalates and why is it so effective?<p>Great …


The Complete Lazy Person's Guide to Working Out

<i>By: Laura Williams</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>If you prefer sweatpants to sweating, TV time to Tabata training, and crunching on chips to performing actual crunches, you and I could probably be best friends. The only difference? For some reason I pursued a master's degree in exercise science and am …


This Is THE Move for Anyone Working Towards a Flat Tummy

Say hello to your new six-pack!<p><i>Join the</i> Women's Health <i>Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Thousands of women already have. Join them, and achieve your fitness goals faster!</i><p><b>Side crunch:</b> Swimsuit season is definitely over, but that doesn't …

These Are America's Coolest Ghost Towns


United States

Read This Before You Even Think About Popping A Pimple

If you’ve ever undergone extractions (you know, removing all the gunk from your face) — whether you did it yourself or with the care of a pro — you …

Skin Care



The Next Generation of Mother Sauces

<i>M</i>e<i>et</i> <i>"the children of the mother sauces," then learn some news ways to incorporate them into your culinary repertoire.</i><p>If you consider yourself a food nerd, a kitchen obsessive, or a culinary expert, you should know your mother sauces. Even if you don’t fancy yourself a great cook, you still should …

25 things you should start adding to your compost pile

If you’ve already started composting, you’ve probably got the basic idea of what goes onto the pile. You’re already dumping your peels, cores, …


Cozy Knitting: Snow Day Slippers

Thick and cozy knitted or crocheted slippers are one of my favorite parts of winter—they always seem to make me smile, even when the wind howls and the temperatures plummet. And, if you ask me, warm feet are definitely closely related to happy hearts!<p>Feeling the love? You’ll definitely want to …

Cold Weather Knitting: Reversible Cowl

I don’t know how the weather is where you live, but here in Brooklyn, it has been stupid cold for more than a week. Like, well below freezing cold. Curse the fact that you’re living in a drafty old brownstone cold. Zip a hot water bottle into your hoodie cold. (I’m not kidding. Even as I write …

Green Tea Scrub

Make this easy green tea sugar scrub at home using ingredients from your pantry! This scrub is a wonderful wake up call for tired skin.<p>291<p>1959

Skin Care

Why You Should Be Drinking Tepache Cocktails

Fermented pineapple liquor. We're into it, and so are bars across the country. Here are 6 new cocktail recipes that feature tepache<p>It only took a few centuries, but <b>tepache</b>, a Mexican pineapple beverage with pre-colonial roots, has now arrived at bars all over the United States. The gently boozy …


11 Quick and Easy Summer Camp Lunches

Here are 15 camp lunches that kids will love, from cold noodle salad to spinach dip.<p><b>It's summer camp season!</b> It's probably a huge relief to send your kids off to swim, run, do arts and crafts, and other good ole'-fashioned fun stuff. But there's one problem that plagues parents during the school …


20 Summer Potluck Recipes

My mom’s side of the family gets together every Fourth of July for a family reunion. Each year, we meet up at our cousins’ lake house for some …

10 Wildcard-Winning Recipes

<i>Every Monday and Wednesday, we announce a new Wildcard winner: a recipe that may not have been entered in (or won) a contest, but a recipe that we've tested and loved. Every other Saturday, we'll roundup the most recent winners.</i><p>Thanks to our community, we've got ten more recipes to add to our …


Creating your dream garden doesn’t have to be expensive or time consuming either. With these 17 amazing ideas you can create everything from outdoor …

DIY Macrame Plant Hangers

macrame seems really, really hard, right? but these macrame plant hangers only require THREE KNOTS. that's it!<p>244<p>911

10 Awesome Picnic Recipes

<b>For a relaxing picnic adventure, it is necessary to pack foods that are easy to serve, transportable, but still creative. Bring a blanket in your</b> …


Lemon Balm

plant quick find clear<p>how to grow Lemon Balm<p>Propagation<p>Harvest Tips<p>Gather leaves as you need them for use in fruit salads, beverages, or tossed with …


Easy Container Gardening: 7 Containers You Never Thought Of

Container gardening is growing in popularity, and not just for those with small gardens or living in apartments and condos. Creating a creative …

Small Project Saturdays: Inspired Salvage

(Image credit: Sponsored Post)<p>Maxwell, Apartment Therapy's founder, needed some occasional tables for his living room, so he took to the internet, …

Living Rooms

Seared-Chicken Salad with Cherries and Goat Cheese Dressing

Cherries aren't only for jams and pies -- these juicy, ruby red summer beauties are ripe for the picking in this refreshing salad.

64 Quick Main-Course Salad Recipes for Busy Weeknights

It's easy to love a salad packed with such familiar ingredients as turkey breast, avocado, and Monterey Jack cheese -- and even easier with no-fuss buttermilk dressing.

Our Easiest Cupcakes

Bake up a batch of our easiest cupcakes for a nearly effortless treat.

Quick Meatless Recipes

Our noodle-free lasagna substitutes baked eggplant for the pasta and cuts the oil and fat from the bechamel -- but still bubbles with cheese and creamy sauce.

Quick and Easy Pasta Recipes

A carbonara sauce is typically made with bacon, eggs, and Parmesan cheese. We've added a little half-and-half for a silky texture.