Heather Howell-Vitale

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Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Exercise 1 Basic Workout: Plank<p>Starting at the top of a pushup position, bend your elbows and lower yourself down until you can shift your weight from your hands to your forearms. Your body should form a straight line. Brace your abs (imagine someone is about to punch you in the gut) and hold for …

Build & Organize A Corner Shelving System

Hi, it's Mandi from Making Nice in the Midwest. When my husband and I first moved into our ranch home two years ago, we weren't quite sure how to …

DIY Storage Ottoman

The most satisfying DIY projects are those that serve not just a practical purpose, but an aesthetic one as well. Here’s a DIY storage ottoman– or …

HomeMade Modern EP29 Hanging Garden

This DIY vertical garden is an easy-to-make project that can turn a window into a beautiful and productive herb garden.<p>SUPPLIES:<p>4" to 5" Terra Cotta …

35 Creative DIY Ways Of How To Make Backyard More Funny

Summer is coming and it’s time to thinking about how to make the outdoor life more colorful. You can enjoy the sunshine, natural and the fresh air …

DIY

20 Deliciously Simple DIY Lip Balm Recipes

There are so many kinds of lip balm out there, but it can be hard to find just the right one. What’s the solution? Make your own, of course! It’s surprisingly simple to whip up a batch of lip balm or tinted gloss that’s perfectly customized to your…taste. All you need is a base of beeswax or …

How to Make Homemade Leave In Conditioner

Today we’re going to make Leave-In Conditioner! This is a fun one!<p>We all know that there is a lot of pressure to look a certain way and to look <i>a</i> …

Housekeeping

Coconut Granola

Do you ever have those days where you are super busy, but feel like you get nothing done? That has been happening to me a lot lately. The days go by …

Breakfast

Todd Porter and Diane Cu of White on Rice Couple Plus Homemade Sriracha Sauce

With the release of their cookbook, <i>Bountiful, Recipes Inspired by Our Garden</i>, foodies Todd Porter and Diane Cu of White On Rice Couple invite us to …

Homemade Vanilla

<i>If you think you’ve seen this before, you’re not wrong–I posted this last fall and it was our most popular recipe of 2013! It’s not too early (or too</i> …

5 Ways To Feel More Spiritually Connected | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

I’m a spiritual medium; I communicate important messages and insights from the dead to the living, and the way I do this is by going inward and …

8 Essential Fall Dishes Everyone Should Know How to Make

Turn fall's bounty into ridiculously good dinners and treats with these apple—and pumpkin-centric recipes.<p>A New Way to Think of Butternut Squash<p>A …

Sweet Potatoes

Easy Homemade Play-dough

Homemade play-dough with essential oil will not just have the kids running to play but the mommas too! Feels and smells relaxing!<p>486<p>2200

DIY CLUTCH

How to Make Molds With Amazing Mold Putty

Introduction: How to Make Molds With Amazing Mold Putty<p>Amazing Mold Putty is a two-part 1 to 1 mix ratio silicone putty. It's easy to use and allows …

HOW TO: Make organic sculpting clay in 4 simple steps using 4 ingredients!

Most kids love any type of art activity -- especially one as tactile and open ended as working with sculpting clay. Not only is it fun to play with, …

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 …

How Yoga Can Relieve Your Allergies

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44 Healthy Foods Under $1

When you're on a budget and shopping for one, it can feel nearly impossible to stock up on healthy foods. Fear not: We did the work for you. Check …

Healthy Eating

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 …

I'm Not Fat, I'm Sleep-Deprived!

At the moment, I am in debt. Sleep debt. And I am not alone.<p>According to the National Sleep Foundation, humans should get between "seven and nine hours of sleep each night for optimum performance, health and safety." When we don't get enough sleep, we accumulate sleep debt.<p>On average, Americans …

How to Stock Your Holistic Home Remedy Kit

Parents often ask me for a concise, simple list of natural remedies they should have on hand for their kids' minor ailments. Here's my basic home …

10 Ways to Find Balance in Your Life

Hello my lovelies! Firstly, I must begin with an apology for my prolonged absence the past few weeks; anyone who visits often will have noticed my …

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How One Chef Lost 55 Pounds Without Giving Up Good Food

It was on my son Eddie’s first birthday that I was first inspired to change my unhealthy habits. As a parent and chef/restaurant owner, I am always …

Curly Birds

So, today's post is not so much a craft as a natural remedy for eczema - a skin condition that bothered me throughout my childhood. The other day I …

The Best Time to Exercise (and When to Schedule 4 Other Healthy Habits)