Courtney Schied

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Indiana withdraws from national Common Core educational standards

Indiana this week became the first US state to formally withdraw from the Common Core education standards in a move that did little to appease critics of the national program, who contend the state is simply stripping the "Common Core" label while largely keeping the benchmarks.<p>Indiana was among 45 …

What Does the Republican Education Agenda Look Like?

The GOP’s 2014 eco­nom­ic mes­sage is mo­bil­ity. It’s an ex­ten­sion of the by-your-boot­straps ideo­logy that’s been baked in­to the party’s …

14 Taco Recipes We Love for Your Cinco De Mayo Fiesta

Gallery14 Taco Recipes We Love for Your Cinco De Mayo Fiesta<p>With Cinco de Mayo coming up, we collected all of our favorite taco recipes. Everything from carnitas and barbacoa to vegetarian fillings like charred asparagus and butternut squash. And we couldn't forget the breakfast taco. Check out all …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Shot Glass Appetizers: All-In-One Finger Foods For Your Next Party

The first time I saw mini grilled cheese sandwiches sticking out of a small glass of tomato soup, I thought: what a brilliant idea. Take a favorite …

Easy Clam Chowder Recipe

Guacamole

17<p>2<p>2<p>Shares 21<p>Okay, show of hands – who likes guacamole more than I do? Okay… Now that that’s settled, who was more thrilled that I was to score a …

Organizer Shara Koplowitz: tools of the trade revealed

Former PR and marketing executive <b>Shara Koplowitz</b> has traded plane rides with George Clooney and Vanity Fair Oscar parties to organize peoples homes and lives.<p>As the founder of <b>O.P.E.N.</b> (Organizing People's Everyday Needs), Koplowitz helps restore order to the lives of Hollywood's elite (music mogul …

Paleo Slow Cooker: 75 Easy, Healthy, and Delicious Gluten-Free Paleo Slow Cooker Recipes for a Paleo Diet

• <b>Author:</b> John Chatham<p><b>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER</b><p>Living the Paleo lifestyle just got easier with Paleo Slow Cooker. Now you can enjoy the superior health benefits of the Paleo diet with the convenience of your slow cooker.<p>The Paleo diet consists of all-natural, unprocessed, and gluten-free foods. It's …

GMO Health Risks: What The Scientific Evidence Says

Many Americans are concerned about the spread of genetically modified organisms throughout agriculture -- and the perception that some members of the …

Mediterranean Diet Could Improve Food Security And Lower Grocery Costs, Study Finds

Not only can eating a Mediterranean diet lower your risk of heart-related disease and even help you live longer, it could also improve food security among people who rely on food banks for groceries, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers from The Miriam Hospital and the Rhode Island Community Food Bank …

A Libido-Boosting Pill for Women May Be Coming Soon

New drugs are being tested to treat a slacking sex drive<p>New drugs are being tested to treat a slacking sex drive<p>Having trouble getting in the mood? A quick fix might be on the way. Two new drugs are currently being tested to treat female sexual dysfunction. Fingers crossed—women may even get their …

Your Best At-Home Blowout Ever

These easy blowout tips will have you sporting perfect hair with style<p>The dictionary may still define <i>blowout</i> as a bursting car tire, but most women would offer a different meaning: full, lustrous, don't-hate-me-because-I'm-beautiful hair. "Salon blowouts are the new manicure," proclaims Gregory …