Amanda Croning

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Bake the perfect blueberry muffin

We’ve all done it: Baked a blueberry muffin that emerged from the oven in a state of utter purple-itude, the berries a wet mass at the bottom of the …

10 DIY Costumes Inspired by Pop Culture Moments of 2015

Dear Halloween, can you please start happening every other month so we have more opportunities to dress up? Love, Brit + Co :)<p>We’ve been taking costume inspiration notes all year long. From award-winning hipster films to Queen Bey herself, our work has been cut out for us this Halloween. And though …

Crafting

10 Tips For a No-Scream, Natural Birth · Pint-sized Treasures

<b>Showers.</b> Wow, I never knew the power of a hot shower until my second labor and delivery. <i>Why didn’t someone tell me about this wonderful, awesome</i> …

13 Period Hacks To Ease The Pain & Keep You Healthy

Mother Nature comes knocking — sometimes banging — at our door about 400 times in a lifetime. Yet no matter how many periods we've got under our …

7 Easy Dinners That Basically Make Themselves

Minimum effort, maximum payoff.

21 Botanical Tattoo Designs You're About To Be Obsessed With

You'll want to get all of them immediately.

Tattoos

#Beauty : 5 Skin Care Tips for Oily Skin

Beauty<p>Many women believe that because they have oily skin they must abstain from oil-based products. However, you might be surprised to learn that …

my first tattoo!

Hi friends! Happy Friday! Hope you’re having a wonderful morning. I had to separate my Friday Faves post into another post (which will be up later …

New Balance

30 Insanely Gorgeous Floral Tattoos

Ink is in bloom every season.

11 Genius Ways to Display Photos in Your Apartment

And they don't involve your fridge/magnets!<p>It's easy to slap the Valencia filter on every photo and forget that pics don't have to be enjoyed solely on phone screens. Really, even your greatest hits on Instagram deserve more than a tiny square on your account's feed. Here are 11 sweet ways to …

25 Easy Pasta Recipes: Delicious and Simple - Julia's Album

If you love pasta, these 25 easy pasta recipes are exactly what you need. Here you will find all kinds of delicious pasta ideas: fettuccine, …

8 5-Minute Hairstyles for Every Kind of Valentine’s Day Date

Half the fun of Valentine’s Day is the beauty routine that comes with the occasion. While 90% of the time we’re totally game for lounging in sweatpants and second-day hair, getting all gussied up on February 14 really makes our hearts flutter. No matter what your plan might be for the so-called …

Hairstyling

Extreme Chocolate Cake Recipe

"A rich moist chocolate cake with a chocolate buttercream icing. This is the best cake in the world!"<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups white sugar<p>1 3/4 cups …

Dessert

12 Helpful Tips Women Who’ve Lost Weight Swear By

Fitness

26 Beauty Products Our Readers Loved In 2015

::Prints out, uses as shopping list::<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for lengeth and/or clarity.</i>

Ready For a Baby? Here's How to Prepare Yourself

Tips from an OB/GYN on preparing your body to conceive a baby<p>Is 2016 the year you're going to start trying for a baby? If you've done everything you …

Women's Health

Top 10 Myths About Labor And Delivery

Myth #1: Your water will definitely break in dramatic way.<p>“People think their water is going to break like the characters they see on TV or in the …

10 Weird (But Totally Normal) Things About Your Newborn

Sure, all those books and classes have prepped you for the major things: labor and delivery, the unavoidable sleepless nights and, of course, …

Pregnancy

8 Most Dramatic Postbaby Body Changes

Hair loss<p>It might feel a little bit like you're in a horror movie the first time you find extra hair in your brush... on the bathroom floor... and in …

Pregnancy

10 Things You Have to Do Before You Go Into Labor

As eager as you are for baby to arrive, there are certain things you'll want to tackle free from the distraction of a crying newborn. And if you're …

What The Healthiest People Are Eating For Breakfast

It takes more than just an apple a day to keep the doctor away. It takes a balanced and hearty breakfast packed with protein, greens and fresh fruit to jumpstart your day on the right foot. As the New Year kicks off -- along with all your resolutions -- there’s no better time to get inspired by new …

Healthy Eating

Need Tattoo Inspiration? Our 12 Favorite Model Tats

Swirling script, geometric shapes, wild animals—the best model tattoos may be wildly different, but there's no doubt they're extremely stylish. These are our favorites.<p>The Inked<p>And people are upset for a weird reason.<p>March 5, 2018<p>Oscar Beauty<p>The secret — and surprising — cache of products used …

The Oscars

35 Healthy Chicken Recipes for Weight Loss

Although there are numerous sources of protein available, ranging from beans and veggies to fish and beef, chicken is by far one of the most popular …

These 12 Moves Will Get You Washboard Abs - We Show You How!

Strong abs not only look great, they also help you perform better at sports, lift more weight in the gym, maintain good posture and even prevent back …

80 Genius Beauty Hacks That'll Change Your Life

The biggest-ever list of must-know tips and tricks.<p>The biggest-ever list of must-know tips and tricks.

7 Easy Dinners For People Who 'Don't Cook'

You can be a complete stranger to the kitchen and still pull off an amazing meal. Here are seven foolproof recipes that will wow your entire family.<p><b>1. Crispy Tandoori Chicken with Mango Chutney</b><p>Chicken tandoori is easy to make, and this is my favorite version: the chicken is deliciously spiced with …

Cooking

6 Makeup Essentials to Try This Weekend for Under $15

Welcome, November! I know, it’s crazy that we’re already looking forward to a new holiday (Thanksgiving, hey!) after just putting away our Halloween costumes. WELP, embrace the new season upon us — and all the awesome fall-hued makeup that goes along with it (bring on the plums, purples and …

Makeup