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How to Get the Most Out of Your Frozen Puff Pastry

Store-bought puff pastry is one of our favorite kitchen shortcuts—avoid these common mistakes, and you'll get the most bang for your buck.<p>"Treated right, puff pastry is the ultimate shortcut to delicious baked goods," says <b>Dawn Perry</b>, digital food editor. With a claim like that, it's worth looking …

Baking

9 Easy Steps to Creating a Calming Fitness Room

Whether you love yoga or P90X, follow these easy decor tips to create a peaceful space that will help you reach your fitness goals.<p><b>1. Choose peaceful colors.</b> Whites and light grays are traditional picks, but there's no need to stick to neutrals: Blues, purples, and yellows can be peaceful, too. …

16 Recipes That Prove Raspberries and Chocolate Are A Match Made In Heaven

Looking for an elegant dessert for your next dinner party? Here's 16 perfect raspberry-chocolate dishes.<p><b>1. Glazed Dark Chocolate Donuts</b><p>These donuts are truly decadent: Blogger Deliciously Yum glazed simple cake donuts with a combination of chocolate and raspberries — best served warm so the icing …

The Secret to Dropping More than 30 Pounds Fast

Tap into the power of negative training.<p>Almost everyone who's lost weight has eventually put the weight back on. Why this cruel reality? It's simple, really: During the first months of any diet, your body loses both fat and muscle. Then, when you gain back the weight, you add back only fat because …

Where in the World Is the Best Place to Be in February?

We all crave that sweet serendipity of being in the right place at the right time: when the Northern Lights are most likely to dance; when that sleepy scruff-bucket town transforms for its once-a-year fabulous fiesta; or when a mass mob of whales gathers at the nearby reef; That's why our book, <i>The</i> …

10 Things Successful People Do Before Going to Sleep

Everyone is obsessed with how successful people start their day. And if you’ve decided to do something about the quality of your life, you’ll start …

6 Important Things To Know About How Your Brain Learns

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, take up a musical instrument, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know how your brain learns.<p>While everyone learns slightly differently, we do have similarities in the way our …

Harvard Medical School

10 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Hit the Gym After Work

Never skip a post-work workout again.<p>Everyone has that moment after a long eight-hour (read: 10-hour) workday when all you want to do is schlep home, get into bed, and Netflix it up—even though you totally planned to hit the gym after you left the office. We hear you. So we spoke with experts to …

Chocolate Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies Are the Greatest Recipe of All Time

What's better than cookies? Chocolate peanut butter no-bake cookies, of course. That's why they are the greatest recipe of all time.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we’re using this series as an opportunity to</i> …

Dessert

How to find lifetime love: 10 secrets from couples married for decades

If you want to know about love, ask someone with a lifetime of experience.<p>That's why, when Karl Pillemer set out to collect advice about that deepest of human emotions, he consulted the country's elders.<p>Pillemer, a gerontologist and professor of human development at Cornell University, and his team …

Make This DIY Leather Jewelry With Our New Kit

These days we aren’t settling for any old jewelry DIY, so we decided to get luxurious with our leather designs. The possibilities are endless with a few squares of leather and a pair of scissors, but we’ll show you how to make four of our favorite pieces to get you started! Pick up our Leather …

Sewing

Instantly Upgrade Your Living Room With These DIY Stamped Pillows

The stamping saga continues with these bold patterned pillows. We tried our hand at hand-stamped scarves and decided to go big <i>and</i> go home… to the sofa, that is. We thought our cozy couches could use a little loving and whipped up the perfect hand-stamped accent to really tie the room together. To …

Crafting

3 Breakfast Rules to Follow to Lose Weight

Now that the New Year is solidly here, many of us are resolving to eat better, move more, and lose weight. One of the best ways to do this—and make …

Why A Lack Of Productivity Can Lead To Bad Habits

We first make our habits, and then our habits make us. – John Dryden<p>Are you as productive as you’d like to be?<p>Do you feel like you could do a whole …

Time Management

From Granola Bars to Scones: 8 Delicious Ways to Use Oats

<b>1. Chewy Chocolate Chip Granola Bars</b><p>Granola bars are a staple in my pantry, but between my husband, my kids, and my kids' hungry friends, I can't seem to keep enough of them in the house. So I figured it was time to try and make them from scratch, and maybe even sneak in some health food. After …

30 Grain-Free Recipes That Are Delightfully Delicious

It's the new year. A time for trying out new diets. The unfortunate part about that is once you decide to cut out a food (or try to eat less of it) it is <i>all you can think about</i>.<p>Mention grain-free and all you can think about is bread, pasta with a side of bread and pasta. Thankfully, there are lots …

20 Tips for Getting More Done Every Day

One resolution on every entrepreneur's list, year after year, is to be more productive. So why is it so hard to actually get more done?<p><i>Chad Halvorson is the CEO of ThisClicks, maker of When I Work, a web-based mobile employee scheduling software.</i><p>If you're an entrepreneur or business owner, getting …

Time Management

The Ultimate Minimalist Workout

We both know travel well -- as a former McKinsey and Company consultant and a scientist who studies a topic of global interest -- we are familiar with life on the road. But airline status (overrated) is not all that we share in common. We are also both completely, 100 percent exercise-dependent. As …

7 Ways To Travel Smarter In 2015

We've always loved a good travel hack, whether it's the secret to a smaller suitcase or the trick that gets cheaper plane tickets every time.<p>We asked the pros at CheapAir -- and sifted through our favorite hacks -- for 7 tricks that will make 2015 the year you FINALLY get out there, and on a trip …

10 Conversations Every Couple Should Have in the New Year

There are many articles that enumerate the types of conversations every couple needs to have prior to getting married, such as discussing their plans for how to parent, and their perspectives on money and religion. But I believe that there are 10 conversations that every couple needs to have on a …

Six Books of the Year for 2014

2014, not a bad year for books, all told. Below you will find a completely arbitrary list of some of 2014's most Interesting, controversial books and a few that I simply found fascinating -- as well as a preview of two gifted new novelists. They make the perfect gift-at Christmas or any time of the …

Work Smarter Not Harder: 17 Great Tips

In Dan Pink’s Free Agent Nation: The Future of Working for Yourself he closes the book with a long, excellent list of “Work Smarter Not Harder” type …

Sauna with Exquisite Curves Has an Amazing View of Lake Huron

The <i>Grotto</i> project by the Partisans Design Group revitalizes the traditional sauna design with beautiful organic curves. The Canadian firm set out to move the sauna away from its usual rigid geometry towards something more natural that better suits the warm, soothing atmosphere of the space. …

Great Lakes

Don't Eat Christmas Cookies, Drink a Smoothie Instead

Best Stuff<p>After lathering up a a whole lot, we crown the winning washes.<p>By Adam Hurly1 day agoView More<p>Best of GQ<p>The 84-year-old music legend has …

Fitness

How The Most Successful People Manage Their Time

“Where does the time go?” I say it. I’m sure you say it a lot.<p>We seek work-life balance but it seems there’s never enough time to get it all done.<p>And …

8 Things Really Efficient People Do

Everyone wants more time. Efficiency is one way of adding minutes or hours to your day. Here are eight tips effectively used by the most efficient.<p>Most everyone would like to be more efficient. Just think, you would spend less time doing the things that you don't enjoy and more on the things that …

Time Management

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The Power of Self Reflection

Sometimes, you need to just stop and ponder. Here are some insights to get you started.<p>It's easy for busy ambitious people to get lost in the day, week and even the month. Heck, I know people who are so driven they blink and a whole year is gone. I have no issue with being driven and productive. I, …

Mind

Cooking With My Boyfriend Taught Me Our Relationship Was Toxic

<i>By Michelle Delgado</i><p>Throughout my college years, I've juggled the same hats through a variety of circumstances. I've lived in apartments in various stages of decay; I've been a girlfriend to more than one guy; and through a variety of kitchens and kisses, cooking has always been a constant. But …

The Power of Sleep

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