Amy Storms

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10 Ways to Use All Purpose Healing Salve & Recipe

If I had to choose only one skin care product out of the hundreds of products I've tried over the years, this All Purpose Healing Salve would be …

11 Ways To Eat For More Energy

<i>By Amy O'Connor</i><p>When Health magazine asked what nutrition topic you need help with <i>right now</i>, the response was unanimous: eating for energy! You told us you feel run down and exhausted, and turn to sugar and/or caffeine to bolster flagging energy reserves.<p>Bad idea, says Dina Aronson, RD: "Fatigue …

Oatmeal Recipes That Will Change Your Life Before 8 am

Four ways to turn a good breakfast into premium fuel<p>healthy oatmealbreakfast food.<p><b>Never-Stop Sunflower-Cranberry</b><p><b>Whip it up</b><p><b>Brainy Almond-Blueberry</b><p><b>Whip it up</b><p>Belly-Stuffing Peanut Butter<p><b>Whip it up</b><p>Pumped-Up Banana-Pecan<p><b>Whip it up</b><p>easy recipes

Living Well: 11 Secrets To Freezing Produce for Smoothies

Let’s talk about freezing produce for smoothies. When I was a little girl, I loved going to my Grandma Maxie’s house. There was always something …

Recipe: Clean Green Smoothie

I have actually seen some really great green smoothie recipes across the www, and they are such a great solution for getting the right amounts of …

Living Well: 10 Secrets (Actually, Shortcuts!) For Better Cooking

<i>Photos and text by Lindsey Johnson for Design Mom.</i><p>I remember my mother wishing there were more hours in the day. So much to do! So little time! Now …

8 Foods We Eat In The U.S. That Are Banned In Other Countries

This brings a whole new meaning to the phrase "food poisoning." Original list found in Dr. Jayson Calton and certified nutritionist Mira Calton's new book, Rich Food, Poor Food.<p><i>CORRECTION: Some studies linked in the original version of this article were concerning unrelated issues. They have been</i> …

The Only Way to Improve Your Situation is to Improve Yourself

Self-improvement is multifaceted. To improve yourself, you must consider every aspect of the word self. This means improving your mind, your body, …

The Best Superfoods, from A to Z

Fruits, and veggies, and whole grains, oh my! Beyond the grocery store shelves lined with less-than-healthy processed foods in brightly-colored …

Nutrition

10 Things That Slow Your Metabolism

Beat these culprits to burn more calories<p>Need another reason to love your body? It burns calories all by itself—as long as you don't get in the way. See, every cell in your body plays a role in energy metabolism—the process of turning the food you eat into energy that keeps your heart beating, …

Oatmeal: Your Healthiest Breakfast Yet

Boost Your oatmeal with these recipes<p>Oatmeal's health-food reputation is so solid, you might not think to check the label. But some brands cram in artificial ingredients and sweeteners that displace the heart-smart, waistline-trimming benefits. Luckily, there's an easy solution, or five: Ditch the …

The Top 28 Best Healthy Snacks

Nibble away with these healthy snacks that all clock in at 100 calories or less.<p>Computer screens, dogs, your paycheck: Some things should only come in size XL. But at snack time, smaller really can be better—even if your appetite feels super-sized. It's just a matter of figuring out exactly the …

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Good Things for Painting

Banish messy spills and drips when using craft paint. Slide a rubber band over the open can, then gently wipe the bottom of the brush against the band each time you dip. This is perfect for small containers without handles. The brush will be less drippy, and the can's rim will stay clean, making it …

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7 Naked Wedding Cakes!

Sure, there aren't any fondant decals or buttercream ruffles, but you'll be surprised just how many style options you have to choose from when it …

6 Statement Orchid Centerpieces

Orchids are beautiful all on their own but take them up a notch by displaying them in new and interesting ways. Here, six submerged orchid …

Ideas & Advice

Wedding Party<p>How to Get Your Wedding Party Photos Done Super Quickly<p>Don’t waste your precious time rounding up tipsy bridesmaids.<p>Flower Arrangements<p>A …

The Best Dance Floor We’ve Ever Seen

Check out these stunning ranch-style venues with breathtaking surroundings—everything from aspen groves to mountain views and glimmering lakes—for …

The Museum That Has Every Guy Dropping to His Knee…

Check out the five thought starters below to help you personalize an unforgettable, "Will you marry me?" speech.

12 Wedding Pinatas We’re Obsessed With

One of our favorite new trends is the wedding pinata! We're not talking about a donkey or a cartoon character you find at the generic party store …

7 Seriously Creative Ceremony Seating Ideas

As long as you account for the number of guests and make sure all of your guests can see the action at the altar, really anything goes. See how these …

Want to Learn How to Walk In High Heels? You're in Luck!

Find yourself falling over every time you try to take a step in a pair of high heels? Well, dolls, Victor Chu, instructor of "How to Walk in High Heels New York City," is ready to be your shoe spirit guide.<p>According to <i>the New York Post</i>, "The hourlong class is a group workshop that teaches …

Dad Jeans Are Totally Coming Back (You May Want to Hide This Story From Your Man!)

The <i>New York Times</i> has heralded the return of—wait for it—DAD JEANS.<p>The Grey Lady provided countless examples of why Dad Jeans are popular once again, noting that lighter denim washes and fuller pants legs are being embraced by high-fashion designers such as A.P.C., Billy Reid, and Acne.<p>Even …

4 Ultra-Romantic Wedding Hairstyle Ideas You Haven't Considered Yet

Looking for a wedding hairstyle that nobody you know has ever worn down the aisle? Lucky for you, I spend all day every day looking at celebrity hairstyles, and some make perfect unique wedding hairstyle ideas. Here are my current faves from summer 2013.<p>Claire Julien's braided updo with visible …

Engagement Ring Face-Off: Snooki vs. JWoww! Which Jersey Shore Girl Scored the Best Bling?

Snooki and JWoww have both been engaged for ages, it seems, but I haven't heard talk about either of their weddings in months. Come ON, girls! Animal-print wedding dresses! Leopard-print bridesmaid dresses! Even "wild" items to add to your wedding registries! I've done all the work for you!<p>While we …

Why Guys Love Women in Sundresses

It's known fact that when it comes to summer outfits, men can't get enough of women who wear sundresses. But why? We dug deep into the minds of 10 dudes to get to the bottom of...

5 Recent Fashion Purchases My Fiancé and I Actually Agree On

When I blew out the candles on my 30th birthday cake this year, a lot of things changed. I took those two new digits super seriously and made extra strides to morph into an "adult" (whatever that really means!). Much to my future hubby's initial chagrin, I warned him that along with cooking more …

6 Things That Make You Feel Totally Sexy, All on Your Own

I know what you're thinking when I say "Here's how to feel sexy by yourself," but get your minds out of the gutter!<p>Or actually, don't. I'm fine with that too. But what I'm talking about here are the activities you do on your own that just make you feel totally recharged and aware of your own body …