Amanda Saunders

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6 Ways to Redo a Backsplash (Right Over the Old One!) • The Budget Decorator

When your kitchen feels outdated or tired, one of the best places a DIY’er can make a change is the backsplash. These 6 ways to redo a backsplash …

Home Improvement

5 Ways Parents Can Help Prevent Teen Depression

<i>Jill Suttie</i><p>Parents are understandably worried about their teens. Last year's spate of teen suicides in Palo Alto, coupled with high rates of teen depression, make parents wonder what they could be doing to better help their kids navigate the sometimes-treacherous waters of their adolescent …

3 Things Besides Money You Need to Start a Successful Business

Knowledge and expertise, embodied in a strategic plan, properly executed, can make all the difference for your startup.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Over the past four years I’ve met hundreds of entrepreneurs and worked closely with a number of them. I’ve helped in …

This Michael Kors Stick Is The Leg Bronzer You Never Knew You Needed

This might sound crazy, but the secret to shiny, tan model legs is in this little stick by <b>Michael Kors</b>. On the outside, it may look like your average …

How To Apply Eyeshadow The Right Way

Did you ever wonder how celebs, bloggers and even regular girls, like you and I, get their eyeshadow to look so perfect? Yeah, so did I, until I …

Here's The One Thing You Should Never Do When Shaving Your Legs

I’ve been shaving my legs for about ten years, so you’d think I’d have mastered the skill by now. LOL, I haven’t! NOT EVEN CLOSE. Sometimes my …

Shaving

The One Thing You Should Never Do When Applying Deodorant

Your deodorant routine probably goes something like this: wake up, shower, get dressed, then put on deodorant. Right? Well we hate to break it to …

Skin Care

9 affordable beauty products Kourtney Kardashian swears by

Kourtney Kardashian recently spoke to a whole slew of beauty reporters about the Kardashian Beauty line and her own beauty preferences. While we …

Skin Care

Beauty Dish Lighting Techniques with Joel Grimes

Go behind-the-scenes with world-renowned photographer Joel Grimes in Phoenix, AZ as he discusses the best techniques and tricks for lighting …

Photography

10 Makeup-Brush Sets the Internet Loves

What's an amazing highlighter without an equally superb brush? And what use is the most expensive eye shadow if you don't have the perfect shadow brush to get it from pan to lid? If you love good makeup, you need a great set of makeup brushes. To find out the ones people love the most, we teamed up …

The scientific secrets to cooking a perfect American breakfast

I am not an outstanding cook, but I can make a decent meal, which is my birth right as an Italian.<p>So you can imagine my shock when I discovered that my lunch and dinner skills were passable, but my breakfast game was really weak. And worse, <i>Americans</i> were much better than Italians at <i>making</i> their …

Breakfast

How to grill vegetables right, no matter the shape

Look on the bright side: What with global warming sending our poor, precious planet into a hellbound death spiral, and summer's newly blistering temperatures turning your kitchen into Satan's sauna, this is the perfect opportunity for you to spend a little more time outside at the grill. So grab …

BBQ

The New + Improved Ultimate Cookie Handbook is Here!

Introducing The Ultimate Cookie Handbook… NEW AND IMPROVED EDITION! <b>It’s available TODAY for 40% off!</b> Click here to save.Stop embarrassing recipe …

20 Nutty, Buttery Peanut Butter Vegan Cookie Recipes

Even though Americans didn’t invent peanut butter, they invented one of the greatest ways to eat it — the peanut butter cookie — and on June 12th, we …

Dessert

25 Cupcakes for All Your Summer Get-Togethers

There are several days each year dedicated to celebrating cupcakes and we understand completely. Who doesn’t love cupcakes? June 13th is Cupcake …

Dessert

Peanut Butter Chocolate Mousse Brownie Cake

We’re not messing around today.Yes, this cake is a little crazy. Yes, it’s slightly over-the-top. Yes, it’s absolutely one of the yummiest desserts …

Make Living With Slobs Easier by Declaring Clean and Messy Zones

You may not like living with a slob, but nobody likes living with a cleaning nag either. Dedicating specific parts of your home to be either clean or …

Power Through Procrastination by Saving an Easy Task for Each Morning

Starting on a big, important task first thing in the morning is sound advice for most people. But If you’re a serious procrastinator, easing into the …

Procrastination

11 Beneficial Habits of Emotionally Intelligent People | Inc.com

On one hand, they're a natural and vital part of our lives. They motivate us, regulate us, empower us. But they can also limit us greatly--if we don't understand the effect they have on us and others.<p>So how do we improve our emotional intelligence, that ability to understand emotions, and then use …

Tips for success: 11 ways to silence your 'inner critic'

<b>Too many women are letting their "inner critic" stop them from succeeding in life, according to the head of a chain of all-girl schools.</b><b>But how do you go about silencing your "inner critic"? We've compiled some advice from BBC News readers - and a few well-known faces.</b><p>To contribute your advice, …

For the Golden State Warriors, Brain Zapping Could Provide an Edge

Back in March, James Michael McAdoo, the power forward for the Golden State Warriors, tweeted out a photo of himself in the training room, sporting a pair of slick over-the-ear headphones. Though you couldn’t tell from the picture, these particular headphones incorporated a miniature fakir’s bed of …

The Brain

Why Failure is the Key to Your Success

I realise that may sound counter-intuitive or juxtaposed to the conventional wisdom of rationality but failure is almost always the only constant that can be conclusively witnessed as a precursor when taking a broad overview of histories paradigm shifts, evolution of product or introduction of new …

The Simple Brain Trick That Will Transform Your Memory

Where apps and calendar reminders fail, this method has been proven to help you remember all those little things.<p>If you use alerts on your phone or sticky notes on your desk to remind yourself to complete a task, researchers have found an easier, more effective way to trigger your memory . . . and …

The Hidden Meanings Behind Your Specific Cravings

Food cravings are our body's sneaky way of crying out for help—and they're not always what they seem<p>It doesn't take a rocket scientist to know that …

Nutrition

6 Daily Habits That Are Just as Bad as Smoking

Sorry, we're about to break your heart.<p><i>This article was written by Emily Main and provided by our partners at</i> Rodale Wellness.<p>You don't smoke. You live a generally healthy life. So you're in the clear, right?<p>Not so fast! It seems like every day, a new study comes out finding that habit X is "as bad …

Public Health

How to Use Meditation to Strengthen your Inner-Observer.

Know thyself.<p>Through yoga we aim to learn our true nature, and mediation is one part of this journey.<p>I’ve been practicing meditation as long as I’ve …

The 5-Minute Morning Routine to Feel Better All Day

You might not be able to do anything about the 10 hours per day you spend hunched over a laptop. But spending just five minutes every morning with …

Yoga

11 Healthy Peanut Butter Cookie Recipes

It's hard to beat a gooey fresh peanut butter cookie straight out of the oven. Whether you prefer creamy or crunchy, store-bought or homemade, peanut …