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Blue-Ribbon Butter Cake Recipe

5 51 51<p>Blue-Ribbon Butter Cake Recipe photo by Taste of Home<p>5 51 51<p>I found this recipe in an old cookbook I bought at a garage sale and couldn’t wait …

Running for Beginners: FAQs

<b>Can I run in sneakers?</b><br>Running doesn't require much investment in gear and accessories, but you have to have a good pair of running shoes. Unlike sneakers, running shoes are designed to help your foot strike the ground properly, reducing the amount of shock that travels up your leg. They're also …

6 Reasons to Start Running

3. Your knees will thank you<p>Contrary to what your mom says, running doesn't wreck your joints. Osteoarthritis (the most common type of arthritis), occurs when joint-cushioning cartilage starts to break down. The biggest osteoarthritis risk factor besides age? Body weight. A National Health and …

7 Ways You May Be Sabotaging Your Retirement

OK, nobody is expecting to have the kind of retirement that our parents had. But there are some things we are doing now that may actually hurt our retirement later. Here are a few of them:<p><b>Collecting Social Security early.</b><p>We understand that the reason someone applies for Social Security at 62 …

401(k) Plans 101: A Guide to Saving for Retirement

If you're like many recent college graduates, thinking about retirement is probably the last thing on your mind. But the truth is, it's never too …

Basics #1: 3 Essential Ways to Navigate Like a Pro

Inside Flipboard / August 12, 2014<p>In the spirit of the approaching back-to-school season, we thought it might be a good time to educate on Flipboard, …

Basics #2

Inside Flipboard / September 9, 2014<p>Think of Flipboard as your one-stop shop to keeping up with the news and your interests. Whether you enjoy …

6 common mistakes new runners make

Running is a great way to get in shape and just about everyone can do it. You don't need access to a fancy gym, expensive equipment, or other people to do the workout. You can simply throw on your sneakers and head out the door for a run. Easy as that!<p>Given that it's so easy to take up the sport, a …

Key Lime Chiffon Pie

Key lime pie is a fantastic summertime dessert. It’s cool, creamy filling and bright sweet-tart lime flavor is refreshing even on the hottest day. …

Greek Yogurt Lemon Poppyseed Loaf Cake

Greek yogurt can be a great ingredient to use in baking. Like buttermilk and sour cream, it adds a subtle tang to baked goods and helps to keep them …

OPM issues phased retirement regulations

The Office of Personnel Management on Aug. 7 issued its long-awaited final regulations on phased retirement. The new program will allow eligible …

Phased Retirement is Finally Here

After more than two years in federal regulation limbo, the law allowing federal employees to partially retire while continuing to work part-time for …

5 Myths About Federal Retirement

One of the things I enjoy most about teaching classes and conducting webinars on the topic of pre-retirement planning is when I can bust a myth that …

Out of work and under 65? Here's how to retool your retirement plan | Reuters

CHICAGO (Reuters) - We reached a milestone last week when the government reported that the U.S. economy has regained all the jobs lost during the Great Recession. Yet for many older workers the recession never ended; long-term joblessness has morphed into de facto premature retirement. Now, …

Shin Splints are Most Common New Runner Injury

In study, beginning runners were most often beset by shin, knee pain.<p>Of more than 900 new runners, 27% got injured during their first year in the sport, and shin splints were the most common injury, according to new research published in <i>PLoS One</i>.<p>Danish researchers followed 933 new runners for a …

What Sugar Does to Your Body

<b>Glucose</b><p>It seeps through the walls of your small intestine, triggering your pancreas to secrete insulin, a hormone that grabs glucose from your blood and delivers it to your cells to be used as energy.<br>• But many sweet treats are loaded with so much glucose that it floods your body, lending you a quick …

Great places to stay on the world's loveliest islands

Don’t waste precious travel time dragging your flip-flopped feet to the beach. We’ve rounded up ten places to stay on some of the world’s most beautiful islands – and they’re all a stone’s throw from the beach. Best of all, you don’t need to sell your granny to enjoy an island getaway, we’ve picked …

Top 10 Eastern European getaways

For years Eastern Europe was the undiscovered half of the continent - but things have changed. The diverse highlights of Eastern Europe are now drawing travellers by the trainload. Here are our top 10 Eastern European getaways.<p>1. Julian Alps, Slovenia<p>The Julian Alps form Slovenia's dramatic …

The Greek Islands Are Calling You. Here's Where To Go.

So you want to take a trip to the good ole Greek islands, and we can't fault you. But there are nearly 6,000 of them scattered around so finding what's right for you can be tricky.<p>But hark! We've done some organizing for you to help whittle down the choices based on the type of vacation you're …

How to Buy the Best Running Shoe for You

So how should you shop for running shoes? It’s pretty simple really: “Whatever feels the best, that’s what you should go with,” says Brian Fullem, D.P.M., secretary-treasurer of the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine, who was not involved in the study.<p>To make sure your shoes can go the …

Easy Homemade Lunch

<b>Combine Textures and Flavors</b><br>The most satisfying salads contain a filling protein, something salty, something crunchy, something sweet, and something tangy (P.S. You're totally allowed to have one ingredient check off multiple categories). When we were at the event, we combined edamamae (a protein) …

7 Awesome Ways to Use a Foam Roller

Knock out muscle pain with the foam roller.<p>Aching muscles can last for days, so speed up your recovery by rolling them out. These seven exercises from <i>Shape-Up Shortcuts</i> only take 10 to 15 minutes. Grab a foam roller—like the LuxFit Premium High Density Foam Roller—and do them after a workout, …

yoga | Women's Health

These yoga panties will follow you through your vinyasa.<p>Plus, everything else JoAnna Garcia carries in her gym bag.<p>It will work wonders for your digestion.<p>It's referred to as "black magic" by devotees.<p>If you had to choose one...<p>Because we know you've got 10 minutes you can spare.<p>​It’s a crime …

101 Greatest Running Tips

It can be tough to stay motivated—especially when you're tired or the weather sucks. But we've got 101 reasons why you can't quit—from our friends at Runner's World<p>"Stop fighting it!" That's what a fellow marathoner yelled at me years ago in the middle of a very windy out-and-back marathon. "Don't …

Racing for change: Group encourages African-American women to try distance running

Throwing on a pair of running shoes and heading out the door is one of the cheapest, simplest forms of exercise. But when two college friends took up running to burn off some of the freshman 15-pound weight gain, their families and friends couldn’t relate.<p>“[They] would ask us what we were doing, …

My Top Pinterest Tips - Amy Lynn Andrews

<i>Updated January 20, 2017</i><p>Pinterest is big deal. If you’ve spent any time on there, you understand the draw. It’s the most gigantic image candy store …

Start Running Tips: 3 Ways to Become a Runner

According to the Women's National Runner Survey, which polled more than 5,500 women, 66 percent of female runners said their running habit relieves stress, keeps them healthy, and allows them to meet personal goals and overcome challenges. (It's hard to match that "runner's high" effect you feel …