Carol D'Souza

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Four expert tips for creating a beautiful kitchen to last a lifetime

The kitchen is the heart of the home, and a renovation can have an enormous impact on your family life – not to mention the value of your property. …

12 Peanut Butter and Jelly Recipes That Go Way Beyond a Sandwich

We’ll never tire of the classic sweet and salty combo—so why restrict it to brown bag lunches? These PB&J recipes span every meal of the day, from …

Your Comprehensive Guide to Probiotics

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Eating

Nutritionists Say That Following This One Simple Dinner Rule Will Help You To Lose Weight

From Paleo, to low-carb, to vegan – there are a whole lot of diets out there that promise to improve your health and help you to lose weight quickly. …

Nutrition

30 Ways To Eat More - How To Lose Weight

I came home to find my roommate, Rachel, sitting motionless at the kitchen table. It didn’t take long to realize why she looked so miserable. Her …

Fudgy Dark Chocolate Avocado Cookies

Fudgy Dark Chocolate Avocado Cookies<p>Prep time<p>5 mins<p>Cook time<p>10 mins<p>Total time<p>15 mins<p>Delicious, rich, decadent, and oozing dark chocolate. And guess …

Dessert

Obesity Balloon Operation Offers Hope For Those Who Can't Lose Weight Conventionally

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) —</b> What do you do if you need a lung transplant, but you’re too heavy to qualify for one?<p>CBS2’s Dr. Max Gomez spoke to a …

Jillian Michaels Shares Her Top Weight Loss Tips

A wise woman with six-pack abs once said, “Transformation is not a future event. It is a present activity.” That wise women was Jillian Michaels. …

Soak Chia Seeds To Supercharge Their Metabolism, Weight Loss and Inflammation-Fighting Like Never Before

What is Chia Seed?<p>Chia seed is an ancient superfood that is currently experiencing a glorious renaissance . It is a member of the sage family (Salvia …

Fatty Liver Is More Dangerous Than You Might Realize. Here's How to Heal It

"My doctor says I have a fatty liver and I should stay away from fat," writes this week's house call. "Are high-fat foods the culprit here? Any tips to help with a fatty liver?"<p>Indeed, your doctor is right to feel concern: Fatty liver is a dangerous yet misunderstood disease. In America, it affects …

Simple Ways To Improve Your Life

Caramel Apple "Flipjack"

Procedure<p>Preheat your oven to 350 °F (190 °C) using your convection fan if you have one.<p>Pour a half-cup or so of water into your favourite skillet or …

Dessert

Sweet, soft warm Buns

Sweet, soft warm Buns<br>Another Thanksgiving treat around here is:<p>Decadent Challah Bread<br>Recipe from: Allrecipes.com<p>Ingredients<br>1/3 C Honey<br>3 Tbls Sugar<br>1 1/4 C Warm Water<br>2 1/4 Tsp active dry yeast (2 pkgs)<br>1 1/2 tsp salt<br>2/3 C olive oil<br>2 eggs<br>5 cups flour (you can use all purpose or bread)<p>MY WAY USING MY BREAD MACHINE<br>In a 2 cup measuring cup let yeast, sugar and warm water set until nice a frothy (about 15 minutes or so). Pour this into bread machine. Measure the olive oil and honey in your cup from the …

Tips from Experts to Feed Kids Better

We moms know that at least some of our own eating and other habits get passed on—intentionally or not—to our children. For example, our older son inherited his parents' sweet tooth (though I think in our family, his reigns supreme). And our younger son is very portion conscious, especially when it …

Parenting

cute baby stuff/ideas

10 Ways to Entertain a Toddler on an Airplane

How to delight your toddler on an airplane. After constant nursing but before immersive iPads, there is the fidgety toddler.Continue reading 10 Ways …

Toddlers

30 Best-Ever Potty Training Tips

Trust us—we know these top tips work! We tapped the experts—everyone from Parents.com readers to doctors—who spilled their secrets on getting your toddler potty trained in no time.<p>When I thought my daughter was ready (around 26 months), we went to the toilet every 10 minutes—even if we were out. We …

Babies

6 Ways To Stand Out In An Interview

You can prep all you want before an interview, but sometimes it’s the small things that might actually make a difference. So we turned to Kerr and …

Employment

7 Flattering Pieces That Look Good On Absolutely Everyone

While there is definite value in dressing for your shape, we’re not going to pretend that it’s always simple. For the days when you can’t be bothered …

Clothing

How to Always Be Getting Smarter

The incredible value of constant experimentation.<p>As we do new things, we always want to make sure we're doing things that help the business and not hurt. We may have a feeling of intuition that something may be successful, but how do you really know?<p>We run experiments. For example, maybe I believe …

Business Strategy

Groundbreaking Blood Test Successfully Predicts Onset Of Alzheimer's Disease

Their study, <i>Plasma phospholipids identify antecedent memory impairment in older adults,</i> is published in today's online issue of <i>Nature Medicine,</i> …

Self-Contained Solar-Powered Streetlights Stay Completely Off the Grid

Those long dark stretches of highway out in the middle of nowhere without any streetlights might soon be a thing of the past thanks to the engineers …

This New Smart Wheel Will Instantly Make Your Bike Electric

The FlyKly Smart Wheel is a slim, lightweight motor that easily attaches to your back wheel and–voila!–you don’t have to pedal anymore. Extra bonus: Your bike can now track your routes.<p>A few years ago, a shiny red wheel that turns any bike into an electric bike emerged from MIT’s SENSEable City …

Why USB Ports Could Be the Power Outlets of the (Very Near) Future

There's a lot to love about USB. The plugs are small and convenient. The cable can carry both power and data. Plus, USB is, well, universal. This is …

Why a Good Creative Education Matters - The Fox Is Black

Recently our writer Michael Arnold wrote a wonderful piece about breaking into the creative industry called Making Your Bones. In it he questioned …

Electric scooter design that makes a hole lot of sense

Scooters are a firm favourite in the developing world – but they are noisy and polluting, and can be dangerously overloaded. One company has come up with a cleaner, safer option.<p>In many parts of the world, the scooter is one of the most popular ways to get around. City streets are crowded with the …

Scooters

Infographic Inspired: The Simplest Electric Bill You’ve Ever Seen

Power to the people! A century-old electric company had confusing bills. So they crowdsourced a redesign.<p>Navigating the warren of your local utility bill is enough to make anyone purple-faced and apoplectic. In fact, as you try to wind your way through the labyrinth of charges and itemizations, …

Manchester

Artists can do more than engineers to push innovation in tech

Some actors fully immerse themselves in their roles. They become their character for the duration of the shooting by adopting their accents, mannerisms, and personalities. Very rarely do they stay in character beyond the wrap party.<p>And then there’s Ashton Kutcher. After playing Steve Jobs in the …

Ashton Kutcher