Amisha Rana

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30 Books You Need to Read to Earn 'Well-Read' Status

With this list, you'll feel like you can dominate the Trivial Pursuit literature section.<p><i>What books should one read to feel well-read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Cristina Hartmann,</b> …

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Farm Fresh? Natural? Eggs Not Always What They're Cracked Up To Be

You're in the supermarket gathering ingredients for eggnog and a Christmas Bundt cake, and you're staring at a wall of egg cartons. They're plastered with terms that all sound pretty wonderful: All-Natural, Cage-Free, Free-Range, Farm Fresh, Organic, No Hormones, Omega-3. And so on.<p>And yet the …

9 Things That Prove We're Obsessed with the Bloody Mary

Nothing says Saturday morning like sunlight waking you up around 10 a.m., your favorite guilty-pleasure show on the DVR, and—of course—a Bloody Mary. …

Don't fear, we've got more #cheesecake recipes for you! Nutella Chocolate Cheesecake to be specific. You can thank us later.

6 Secrets for Attaining True Happiness | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Do you read tons of blog posts or articles that tell you how to be happy?<p>Do you try the things they say, but afterwards still feel crappy?<p>Well, fret …

6 Questions to Ask Yourself Everyday

Life is fleeting. Moments are there for an instant and then they are gone. Do you enjoy these moments or do you merely use them as a means to an end? …

Happiness

Dirt Bombs

Makes 12 Servings<p>Like a cinnamon-sugar doughnut in muffin form. You’ve been warned.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>muffins<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2¼ cups all-purpose flour<p>2 teaspoons baking powder<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>½ teaspoon ground nutmeg<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature<p>¾ cup sugar<p>1 …

Knowing When to Hold On and Knowing When to Let Go

<b>The Wisdom of the Sacred Continuum</b><p><i>"To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven."</i><p>-- Ecclesiastes 3:1<p>MacDoodle, my dog, and I took our regular early morning walk today just as the sun was rising. The air was unusually cool and dense with moisture from the lingering …

Spirituality

30 Lovely Berry Desserts, from Pies to Paletas

30 berry desserts, from pies to ice pops<p><b>Whether you're having a blackberry cake in the summertime</b> or a cranberry pie at Thanksgiving, berries make desserts so much better. Here are 30 of our favorite recipes featuring the jewel-like fruits, from pies to paletas.

Baking

Light Stalking

"Ultimately, simplicity is the goal - in every art, and achieving simplicity is one of the hardest things to do. Yet it's easily the most essential." …

5 Things to Try Before You Give Up on Your Relationship

It's a pretty common consensus that love takes work. Yet, 80 percent of Americans under 30 believe in a soulmate, the idea that there is one perfect person out there just waiting to be found. Even the expression "falling in love" makes it sound like love is out of our hands -- that it just happens …

Love

The New Stress Solution

Feeling wrung out? Barring the off-chance you can drop everything and move to the South of France, check out this easy expert advice for how to keep calm.<p>As the clinical director of New York's buzzed-about YinOva Center, a holistic-based medical practice, Jill Blakeway has seen her share of strung …

Adriana Reyes: Behind Heartbreaking Photos of Syria and Jordan

<i>Young Syrian refugee in Atmeh "Olive Tree" Refugee Camp, Syria (All photos featured here were taken by Adriana Reyes and are being used here with her permission.)</i><p>Last summer, I crossed the Turkey-Syria border into Syria to visit Atmeh Refugee Camp. I did so with the protection of Syrian nationals …

Summer Coolers ~ Iced Lemon Mint Tea

Iced Lemon Mint Tea<p>The monsoon is yet to hit our coast with no respite from the summer heat. I have been living off chilled summer treats like Cold …

Pat McGrath's Enchanting Makeup at Dolce & Gabbana

The creative advisor of Dolce & Gabbana Make Up creates a makeup look fit for a fairy tale<p>For fall, Dolce & Gabbana journeyed to the land of fairy tales, where woodland creatures assist princesses in disguise and maidens are the heroes of their own stories. Pat McGrath, creative advisor of Dolce & …

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

Books

BAZAAR's Guide to Sex, Love & Independence

Emma Lewis explores the man and woman power-structure and what it means to have freedom in your marriage for Bazaar's February 1976 issue.<p>Marriage and freedom are not mutually exclusive. But is "open marriage" or "total womanhood" the answer to wedded happiness? Here's how to know if you are really …

7 Delicious (& Healthy) Dinner Recipes You Should Master, Stat

<b>UPDATE:</b> This story was originally published on March 21.<p>Preparing a week's worth of healthy meals is hard enough — but staying inspired in the …

The long tables for #weddings will get you to thinking-fabulous. Take a peek into this wonderful idea over on our Blog...could just be the right fit for your reception http://www.bellethemagazine.com/2012/05/i-heart-long-tables-part-5.html Jung Lee from Fete, Photography: Brian Dorsey

Filled with glamour and gorgeous florals, Part 22 of our monthly series 12 Stunning #Wedding #Centerpieces is awaiting for you at our blog. Check it out by flowing this link: http://www.bellethemagazine.com/2013/12/25-stunning-wedding-centerpieces-part-22.html

Here is an under water shot I took last week with pk in the shore break. Check out @peterkinglajolla's footage. @hurley blog http://youtu.be/6Lp6uII6u0o #clarklittle🆑 #shoots

The hybrid solar eclipse – in pictures

A rare hybrid solar eclipse has taken place, switching between a total eclipse (where the moon completely covers the sun) and an annular one (where a halo of sunlight is visible around the moon)

Brunch Heatmap

It's the weekend and it's time for brunch. Not sure where to go for a non rip-off menu? Check out Eater's guide to New York's <b>15 hottest brunch spots</b> to try this fall. Start the weekend off right with some meatballs in gravy at <b>The Meatball Shop</b>'s UES location, the fried chicken basket at <b>The …

A Mediterranean-Inspired Thanksgiving

A mustard greens Italian pasta and Greek-influenced gravy give this Thanksgiving menu Mediterranean flair

How to Cook Everything: The Basics: Brownies

By Alaina Sullivan<p>Despite its simple seven-ingredient roster, this recipe is rich, complex and sinfully delicious. I bolstered the classic version …

Dessert

The Best Brownies of Your Life

Here they are, the brownies I’ve always wanted and never found. I didn’t know my brownie life was lacking; for years, I’d been melting chocolate in a …