Amber Barstad

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This Is Exactly How Halle Berry Has the Body of a 25-Year-Old at 51

Halle Berry defies all odds when it comes to talent, beauty, and, of course, health. Not only can the 51-year-old easily pass for 25, but her …

Yoga

22 of Our Best Grilled Chicken Recipes

Cooking chicken over an open flame renders it irresistibly charred and smoky<p>Burgers and hot dogs are cookout favorites, but chicken deserves a place …

Cooking

6 Under-the-Radar National Parks You Should Visit

You’ve spotted geysers in Yellowstone, hiked to waterfalls in Yosemite, and pedaled the Cades Cove Loop in the Smoky Mountains. Good for you. That means it’s time to visit some of America’s lesser-known national parks—places that draw smaller crowds but are equally astounding. At these hidden gems, …

National Parks

My Life Changed When I Bought These Travel Accessories on Amazon

If you took a look at my Amazon account, you'd see that among the past orders of Kind Bars and shampoo, there are a plethora of travel accessories. …

Shopping

If You Paint Your Front Door This Color, Your House Could Sell for $6,000 More

Thinking about starting—or finishing—some projects around the home this summer? Good call: It’s always a good idea to make some updates to increase …

Real Estate

6 Easy Exercises to Strengthen Your Core

The Routine<p>Okay, perhaps you’re enough of a realist to know that you’ll never have a six-pack. But exercising your core is still important: Strong …

Workouts

Cancer Study Suggests There's an Optimum Amount of Alcohol You Should Drink

The benefit of light drinking is small, though.<p>If you read any health news, you’re constantly getting conflicting news about your alcohol consumption …

Alcohol

25 Secret European Villages

The charm of Ticino, the Italian-speaking canton of southern Switzerland, is the not-quite-here, not-quite-there, lost-in-time feel of the place. To …

European Travel

The Blue Lagoon: The Complete Guide to Iceland's Most Popular Attraction

The Blue Lagoon is easily one of Iceland’s most visited attractions — some 1.5 million people bathed in the mineral-rich waters in 2017 alone — and …

European Travel

The Top 20 Places to See in Ireland

It is hard to narrow down the top places to see in Ireland because the country is filled with so many famous attractions. There is the rugged …

Ireland

Not Your Parent's Road Trip: How To Do The Pacific Northwest The Right Way

<i>Read Part 1: Los Angeles to Sonoma</i><p>From Sonoma, you can take the time to drive along the coast and hit stops like Redwood National Park – which is what just about everyone does – which is why I recommend making a b-line (with one quick detour to Crate Lake) for your first stop: Sisters, Oregon.<p><b>The</b> …

RVs

5 Stocks That Pay 5%-Plus on Dividends

Thanks to the bear market, many stocks are delivering extraordinary current yields.<p>Briggs & Stratton isn't in a sexy business. It's the world's …

Investing

The Mysterious World of Burrow, a Japanese Bakery Hiding In an Office Lobby

You’ll forget you’re in New York City once you step into Ayako Kurokawa’s bakery.<p><b>It’s easy to walk past 68 Jay Street in New York City. Don’t.</b> Beyond the blocky, metal 6-8 above the doorway, there are no signs indicating anything more than offices inside the Dumbo building. There is. Once you enter …

Alice In Wonderland

The 9 Best Ireland Tours to Book in 2018

With its striking coastline, rolling green hills, rich cultural traditions and legendary spirit of welcoming and generosity, Ireland beckons gently …

Ireland

CBD Is Changing the Health Industry

CBD is legal, and has been taken off the WADA Prohibited Substances List<p>In February 2008--ten years ago this past winter--Thomas Vanderham, a …

Cannabis

The Best Tahini to Buy, Plus, How to Use It on Everything, According to Lior Lev Sercarz

Some chefs travel with a favorite knife. Lior Lev Sercarz brings tahini everywhere he goes.<p>Chef Lior Lev Sercarz is so serious about tahini that he …

These Blends Should Be in Your Spice Cabinet

Making your own spice blends isn’t particularly challenging, but buying a single bottle of a blend is both more convenient and fiscally responsible …

Spices

13 Things You Should Never Do To Your Lawn

Whether you have a green thumb or not, it’s easy to maintain a blissful, barefoot-worthy backyard. For starters, avoid these 13 no-nos.<p>Leaving grass …

Gardening

These 3 Nutrient-Dense Foods Should "Rule Your Diet"

Without a doubt, a diet rich in fresh fruits and vegetables is better than one loaded with processed foods, but it's important to note that not all …

Nutrition

7 tips, tricks to help save money at Disneyland — no magic required

Prepping your wallet for a trip to see Mickey Mouse is no walk in the park. There will be tickets, souvenirs and food to buy.<p>So to make your visit to California’s Disneyland more of a fairy tale and less of a financial nightmare, try these seven ways to save money. While the tips below focus on the …

Walt Disney Company

10 Things to Do in Sedona, From the Mystic to the Magnificent

Although Sedona is a good two-and-a-half hour drive from Phoenix, tourists and locals alike have been making the trip to the red rock mecca for …

Spirituality

Better Buy: Intel or TSMC?

Each is a chipmaking powerhouse, but their businesses are very different.<p>If you're looking to add a major semiconductor stock to your portfolio, then …

Investing

The Top 5 Rosé Wines For Your Wedding Bar

There's nothing better on a warm summer day (or any day for that matter), than a cold glass of rosé. In the spirit of the season, we held a wine …

Bachelorette Party

10 Egg Hacks to Use When Cooking

<i>This article originally appeared on Spoon U and was written by Susy Cohen. It has been given minor edits before re-posting.</i><p>Eggs are part of almost everybody's everyday breakfast routine. There's really no reason they shouldn't be—they're a great source of protein, contain a wide array of vitamins …

Breakfast

The 9 Things We Always Buy at Trader Joe’s

These products are literally always in our kitchens.<p>To say team Domino had a hard time narrowing down this list to just nine might be the …

Healthy Eating

10 classic European islands on a budget

<b>Santorini, Greece</b><p>Even the epic photos don’t quite prepare you for Santorini, with its encircling black cliffs. The island was formed by an enormous volcanic eruption in 1600 BC, and the subsequently collapsing caldera formed these sheer faces. Its extraordinary landscapes justly attract hordes of …

Italy

10 Double-Digit Dividend Growth Stocks to Shield Your Portfolio

If you’re an investor losing sleep over big market price swings, one of the best ways to protect your portfolio is to own dividend growth stocks. …

Investing

Nissan takes camper vans fully electric with new e-NV200 pop-top

Nissan announced the first deliveries of its new extended-range 40-kWh e-NV200 van in Madrid, the same day it showed the new camper vans. It would …

Campers

If You're 65 and Still Working, Avoid Pitfalls and Maximize Benefits

If you plan to delay retirement, watch out for these benefit traps.<p>If saving enough money to retire comfortably is a math problem, working longer is …

Retirement

The 6 most nutrient-dense foods that should rule your diet

Preventing common diseases (like cancer and heart disease) and promoting health and longevity is as simple as regular trips to the farmers’ market, …

Nutrition