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This Mom's Crazy Catastrophic Morning Will Make You Feel a Little Better About Yours

When was the last time you had to deal with a sock fire and a dead squirrel before 7 am?<p>Tara Wood has seven kids—SEVEN!—between the ages of 2 and 16, so her mornings tend to be far from relaxing. But what went down in her house last Friday—just a week after her poor dog was hit by a car and …

Parenting

6 Kale Salad Mistakes to Avoid Because No One Likes a Soggy Salad

Kale salad: so hot right now. But are you doing it wrong? We talked to our test kitchen to identify the most common mistakes when it comes to this trendy dish<p>The endlessly hip kale salad seems to appear everywhere these days, from our mom's Sunday dinner table to every restaurant in town. It's a …

Food

Back to School Breakfast Recipes and Ideas

Are you all getting yourself ready & pumped for the Back to School routine???<p>Me, either! Don’t get me wrong, I love a routine. I really do.<p>But I love …

Clothes-Refreshing Machines : at home dry cleaning

This at home dry cleaning system is for people who are both lazy but also place a lot of importance on keeping their clothes well cared for. The …

This Woman Had Her Picture Photoshopped by Dozens of Experts to be 'Beautiful'—and the Results Are Fascinating

You can check out Honig's Web site for all of the photos she's collected so far, but here's a sneak peek of what you'll find.<p>Here's her un-Photoshopped before picture:<p>Now take a look at what experts (and some clearly amateurs) from other countries did to the …

Learn How to Cook Anything on the Grill With This Infographic

Even the most experienced grill master has trouble memorizing cooking times for everything. This chart tells you all you need to know for almost …

Everything You Need to Know About Rib Eye

<i>Each week this summer, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today: This summer, forget the usual suspects -- rib eye is where it's …

The One Trick That Cuts Your Cooking Time in Half

It turns out you can cook that frozen seafood right now. Plus, four more clever ways to get dinner on the table faster.<p>Photo: Christopher …

10 Ways to Give Your Kid a 1970’s Kind of Summer

Summer’s basically here. The Pinterest pages, Facebook feeds, and family magazine features are loaded up with all the fun-filled activities you …

Hobby Lobby

The day I left my son in the car

I made a split-second decision to run into the store. I had no idea it would consume the next years of my life<p>The day it happened was no different from most; I was worried, and I was running late. I was worried because in a few hours’ time I was going to be enduring a two-and-a-half hour flight …

You Will Never Guess What This Backyard is Hiding

...And you won't believe how much you'll want to do the same thing in your yard, too.<p>Confession: We had to do a double-take when we saw this yard-and-pool combo on BuzzFeed. Featuring a refreshing pool concealed by green grass, this backyard might be one of the most out-of-control things we've ever …

30-Day Mental Detox

I started this journey about a month ago, and I have to admit I was the biggest skeptic of all. It was a journey of the physical body, which was trying to reach a connection with the soul. It was a journey of saying goodbye to the old brain that had bouts of negativity and sadness and hello to a …

The Quick Fix: Watermelon Bites

Watermelon, mint and any fresh cheese is always a great summer combo.<p>Feta is a classic match; its salty, dense texture works beautifully with the juicy sweetness of the tender melon.<p>You can serve as an appetizer or in a beautiful bowl as part of your barbecue meal (or even as part of a pot luck).<p>I …

Five presentation lessons from Apple’s new rising star

Since I wrote a book titled <i>The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs</i>, I've been searching for a presenter – at Apple or any other company – who comes close to sharing Jobs' presence on stage. It hasn't been easy. Jobs was charismatic, inspiring, humorous, dramatic, engaging and polished, and his …

Public Speaking

12 Ways Your Obsession With Spicy Food Can Help Make You Invincible

Some people just can't resist the urge to spice up their lives. And by spice, we're referring to the peppers, sauces and seasonings that numb your mouth and leave you wiping the sweat off your forehead.<p>And to these people we say: You are warriors. While you may wince in what looks like pain while …

Spring Cleaning Your Living Room Is Easy With This Checklist (PHOTOS)

Spring cleaning is on our to-do list and the living room is one of the first places we want to tackle.<p>They don't call it a "living room" for nothing.<p>For most people, it's a space where we do most of our, well, living. And while the feeling of having a common space in your home is awesome, it does …