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3 Brilliant Uses for Rotisserie Chicken, from BA Readers

Forget chicken salad, we want to use our rotisserie chicken for lettuce wraps.<p>A rotisserie chicken is like <b>Martin Scorsese</b>'s <i>GoodFellas</i>. Stay with me. When it's on TV (which it always is), you stop and watch, because it's a safe bet. You can pick up at any point in the story, and it doesn't require …

Cooking

Having Excellent Problem Solving Skills Can Make You More Successful, These Are Steps You Should Follow

Have you noticed that some of the problems you are experiencing either in interpersonal relationships or work, seem to be recurring?<p>For example, a …

Management

11 Young-Adult Books for Stoking the Feminist Fire

What do we need now? Books. Books that instill empathy. Books that show readers how to deal with the inevitable chaos and evil and injustice swirling …

Sewing 201: How and When to Sew with a Walking Foot

Some of you may have noticed that I like to use my sewing machine's walking foot (also known as an even-feed foot). I've gotten questions over the …

Sewing

Business Class: 8 New Women's Sewing Patterns

These outfits from the January 2017 issue of BurdaStyle are all about serious business-wear for the working woman. Discover silhouettes that shape …

Sewing

Handy Slip-on or Clip-on Belt Pouch

There are so many times you need two hands free (<i>Look Ma... No hands!</i>), and this clever little organizer is a great solution. It can slip onto a belt …

Sewing

Add Pockets to All of Your Dresses With This Hack

I confess — I buy dresses just because they have pockets. I mean — why not!? A dress that can also hold my keys, phone and keep my hands warm sounds like a dream come true. Who cares if it isn’t the cutest dress on the block? Well, with this pocket dress hack, there’s no need to sacrifice fashion …

Sewing

Pretty Kitty Lip Balm Cozy pattern by Meredith Murphy

A sweet little accessory perfect for any season!<p>Never misplace your lip balm again.<p>Small enough to clip to your purse or backpack, yet large enough …

What To Do When You Get Your Amex Platinum Card

<b>Update: This offer for The Business Platinum® Card from American Express OPEN is expired. Learn more about the best available offer here.</b><p><b>The Platinum</b> …

Platinum Card

Mini Patchwork Stocking Tutorial

Happy Handmade Holidays! There is still time to make some fun holiday projects. These cute mini patchwork stockings are quick and a nice way to use …

Sewing

Small Sewing Projects: 10 gifts to sew with one yard of fabric

Being a regular sewer, I have noticed that I have a huge stash of fabrics that are less than one yard. This are basically left over fabric, but the …

Sewing

Wallet Sewing Pattern | Sewing Patterns

Description<p>Who says you can't have it all? With this sleek, versatile wallet sewing pattern you can take everything with you while keeping it all …

Sewing

‘The Lottery of Indecency’ cartoon reveals what we’re really doing when we criticize what women wear

From our friends at<p><b>BY SUZANNAH WEISS</b><p>Whether women are wearing burqas or bikinis, people will find some way to criticize how they’re dressed—and the …

Feminism

Bullet Journaling May Change Your To-Do Lists Forever

Have you seen photos on Pinterest or Instagram of hyper-organized notebooks, with color-coded, bulleted lists? Did it overwhelm you? Take a deep …

Productivity

Tutorial: Make your own laminated cotton fabric

Tutorial: Make your own laminated cotton fabric<p>When you’re making a sewing project that needs to be waterproof or wipe clean easily, laminated cotton …

7 Tips On How To Be A Low Maintenance Mommy Friend

In high school and even during college I had some friendships that could be considered high maintenance. Circumstances were different before getting …

Parenting

Easy ways to get a green wall in your home

We’ve all heard of gardens, and we know what walls are – but are you familiar with the ‘living green wall’? It’s the latest and greatest method of …

Landscaping
Crafting

Want To Lose Weight? Train The Brain, Not The Body

The Brain Photo credit: Want help to lose weight? Train your brain. Scale image via shutterstock.comDespite massive government, medical and …

The Brain

Scientists have come up with strategies to address an often overlooked contributor to weight gain

The average adult is 24 pounds heavier today than in 1960. Our growing girth adds some US$200 billion per year to our health care expenditure, amounting to a severe health crisis.<p>Drug research has not yielded a pill that helps people lose weight and keep it off. Traditional approaches such as diet …

Mindfulness

20 Pictures Of Small Tips To Live A Satisfying Life

What does it mean to live a satisfying life? It means living a life in balance. It means making sure that your emotional, mental, physical, and …

10 Ways To Get Yourself Mugged While Backpacking

Backpacking

Dispel Your Team’s Fear of Data

Kenneth Andersson for HBR<p>Most people are uncomfortable with data. Estimates, analytics, and data-driven predictions — they can all be confusing and overwhelming. Some of this discomfort is based on experience. Everyone remembers a time when their data was simply wrong, a prediction was misleading, …

Management

The Strange Fashion Choices Of European Men

All year round American tourists flocks to European cities and towns to sample regional delicacies and experience the local culture.<p>While navigating the unfamiliar cobble stone streets and botching the local language, another strange element of street life that stands out is fashion.<p>For men in …

Fashion Trends

The Week In Numbers: Tuition For Space School, New Peanut Allergy Treatment, And More

<b>$45,000</b>: the cost to enroll in this FAA-approved spaceflight training program (that's only 18 percent of the price of a ticket on Virgin Galactic)<p><b>12 days</b>: the time this fruit fly spent in space. Back on Earth, something's not quite right…<p><b>7 years</b>: the age at which humans begin to forget their early …

Porsche

Stainless: Hypnotizing Slow-Motion Footage from Trains Pulling into Stations | Colossal

<p>These videos by Adam Magyar are one of those things that are difficult to explain verbally, but as soon as you see it, you realize how completely …

Mother's Heartwarming Photos of Sons with Farm Animals

Russian photographer and mother of two boys Elena Shumilova captures heartwarming images of her sons interacting with various animals on their farm, including dogs, rabbits, cats, and ducklings. She manages to transport the viewer into a fairy tale-like world with her photos of these little guys …

Farm Animals

How and Why to Learn a Foreign Language

There is no doubt that we travelers have a deeper experience of the place we are traveling when we are fluent in the local language. Without this …

Language Learning

Make-A-Wish Helps Batkid Save the City of San Francisco

Today, a 5-year-old named Miles Scott is having a day he'll never forget. Battling leukemia since he was just one, Miles is fulfilling his dream of becoming Batkid with the help of Make-A-Wish Foundation and thousands upon thousands of supportive fans who are in San Francisco. (See original post, …

San Francisco