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30 of the Most Beautiful Movie Homes in Cinematic History

We're still waiting on that invite to party at the Great Gatsby mansion.<p>The magic of the silver screen means no one lives inside a basic house. From the dreamy Italian villa in <i>Under the Tuscan Sun</i> to the classic Colonial Revival in <i>Father of the Bride</i>, these are the famous sets that make us want to …

How to Feel Like You're in the Honeymoon Phase—No Matter How Long You've Been Together

It's the little things that count.<p>There are so many reasons why the honeymoon phase is the best time in a relationship—among others, the butterflies, the fun dates, and the hot sex. Once you're at the point in your love story where you can fart in front of him without blushing, you start to crave …

Love Stories

How To Stay Sane When You Work From Home

Part of doing your own thing is figuring out where to work. This month, I’ve had to start sharing my workspace with my partner, and it’s forced me to …

Pair These Healthy Ingredients Together to Make Yummy Soups OR Salads

Or both!

Recipes

12 Wedding Day Manis for the Non-Traditional Bride

The best part about being a non-traditional bride is that you can really take it anywhere you like. Case in point: When princessy tulle gowns and ivory heels aren’t your cup of tea, you have free reign to ditch ‘em for a colorful maxi or a free-wheelin’ jumpsuit that boasts WAY more personality. …

Weddings

6 Women Share How Getting Fired Was a Blessing in Disguise

"I am convinced it is one of the most important things that ever happened to me."<p>Getting fired is almost universally seen as something terrible, a shameful and upsetting event that sets your life off course. But does that always ring true? What if your job isn’t serving your soul or helping you …

6 Things You and Your Partner Should Talk About Every Day

​"'Remember when...' is a great start to a loving conversation."<p>“How was your day?" All too often, couples rely on this standard, ho-hum question when catching up with each other. While not necessarily bad, the conversational touchstone probably isn’t serving your relationship or helping you stay …

Communicate

8 Ingredients for the Best Bath Ever

Soothe your skin...and your soul.

We got 10 CEOs to tell us their one killer interview question for new hires

Where do you see yourself in five years? Tell me about a time when you showed leadership. What is your biggest weakness?<p>These are the standard questions that job candidates face during interviews. And by now, everyone also has standard answers. (“My biggest weakness? I work too hard.”)<p>As you scale …

The Right Way to Freeze Basically Everything

We talked to a culinary school professor about how to freeze any food like a pro.<p>Preserving is getting a lot of attention right now: throw a stick and you’re bound to hit a 10 dollar jar of artisan pickles or a jam made from berries you've never heard of before. But the easiest—and most direct—way …

These Offices Will Blow Your Mind

These days, a simple office water cooler and coffee machine won’t cut it. Workspaces are bigger and more impressive than ever — boasting perks that …

6 Places to Go in China Beyond Beijing and Shanghai

Get Your Omega 3s from These Salmon Pasta Recipes

New ideas for delicious weeknight pastas.<p>Whether it’s smoked, baked or seared, salmon is delicious and so good for you. Though it's great in salads …

5 Healthy Food Trends That Will Rule 2016

Kale is so last year.<p><i>This article was written by the editors of Well+Good and repurposed with the site's permission.</i><p>Our wellness predictions are in, and these are the top healthy food trends we'll all be talking about in the year ahead.<p><b>1. Everyone Will Be Eating Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Out of</b> …

Los Angeles

7 Easy Ways to Customize Your IKEA: No Hacking Required

Even if complicated home projects aren't your cup of tea, there are still plenty of ways you can upgrade your IKEA furniture. Here are seven …

12 Daily Habits of Super-Happy Couples

It really is the little things.<p>You know those couples who are so darn cute all the time? Those people who are so in love and just seem to have it all figured out? <i>What</i> is their secret? Well, it might be simpler than you think. We asked real women and relationship experts to share some of the daily …

31 Healthy Breakfast Ideas That Will Promote Weight Loss All Month Long

Time to kick your boring healthy breakfast routine to the curb—with these breakfast ideas, you'll be set for the whole month.<p>By now, you probably have that one healthy breakfast staple that gets you through the day—but who says you have to settle for the same bowl of oatmeal or egg white omelet …

Recipes

5 Foods That Will Actually IMPROVE Your Sex Life

Sex life a little lacking? Spice things up with these five super foods: <b>1. Seeds & Nuts.</b> Almonds and walnuts contain the necessary healthy fats and …

10 Healthy-Eating Myths That Nutritionists Want You to Stop Believing Right Now

How many of these are you currently falling for?<p>One of the most frustrating things about healthy eating is all of the conflicting nutrition info you can find floating around. One study says that fats increase your disease risk—while other research suggests that it actually decreases your odds of …

36 Super-Easy Healthy Dinners That'll Help You Lose Weight

Repeat after me: no more takeout.<p>The weeknight hustle is real.<p>After getting home from work or a workout, it’s can feel damn near torturous to spend more energy scrounging up a meal, especially a healthy and still tasty one. (That’s probably why clicking through a delivery app seems so …

Food

33 Habits of Highly Creative People

We all know the saying, “You have as many hours in the day as Beyoncé does.” It’s a little annoying, isn’t it? Our day seems to fly by in a vortex of emails, laundry and errands. All of a sudden it’s 9pm and we’re too exhausted even think about doing anything creative. From seeing the sleep habits …

Creativity

9 Things Every Woman Should Do Before She Gets Married

First comes this stuff, then comes marriage…

The 7 WORST Foods To Eat At Night

Avoid these no matter how hangry you are.<p><i>This article was written by Victoria Wolk and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention.<p>Eating right before bed is a recipe for gaining weight and sleeping poorly, but it can also seriously damage the tissue in your throat and esophagus. No doubt you’re …

Wellness

10 Signs You Have an Iron Deficiency

If you spot these telltale symptoms, get yourself a spinach and steak salad, stat!<p>About 9 percent of women suffer from an iron deficiency, according to the most recent stats from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention—but that number's even higher for physically active women, say experts. …

Weird

8 Habits That Help You Live LONGER

Make these a part of your life now so you can reap the benefits for decades to come.

10 Healthy-Eating Rules Almost All Nutritionists Agree On

This is the closest thing to an eat-right bible that you're going to find.

Nutrition

30 Health Choices All Women Should Make By Age 30

See how many you can check off so far

Women's Health

What One Nutritionist Ate for an Entire Week (in Pictures)

Spoiler alert: Yes, lots of veggies are involved—but so are some doughnuts and potato chips.<p>As a dietician, I find that many people are curious about what I eat on a day-to-day basis. People often assume I follow a strict no-fun diet that consists of kale, quinoa, and a ton of salads. Honestly, I …

22 Hot Sandwiches You Need to Make to Get Through Winter

For those days when all you want is a sandwich stuffed with fixin's and toasted or grilled to hot, melty perfection.<p><b>Sometimes all you want on a frigid winter day</b> is a sandwich stuffed with fixin's and toasted or grilled to hot, melty perfection. Beware: There's a lot of cheese ahead.

Cooking