Chris Legacy

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Why You Should Throw a Medicine Ball Around Outside For 30 Minutes Today

Because it’s a great total-body workout, that’s why<p>The workout demonstrated in the video above by <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., develops total-body power—and it’s probably the most fun you’ll ever have by yourself in an empty field.<p>You’ll throw a medicine ball as far as you …

11 House Plants So Good for You They’re Approved by NASA

Adding some green to a space can do a lot of good — both for your health and your style. Although we’ve been loving 2016’s trending house plants (we’ve even DIYed a Sharpie watercolor planter to keep them looking fresh in our office), we almost lost it when we heard that space plants (yes, space …

HomeMade Modern EP40 Concrete + Iron Side Table

Make a concrete + iron bar table made from concrete and iron pipe fittings useing grey Quikrete Commercial Grade Countertop Mix cast into a melamine …

Almond Coconut Granola Bars

You guys. I didn’t work at all from Friday through Monday, and it was glorious. I brought my work with me to Memphis, but I opted for sleeping in, …

Breakfast

Amsterdam is leading the way with the newest food craze - the avocado bun

We’ve had sushi donuts from Australia, chocolate kebabs from England and Doughritos from California, and now The Netherlands has given us a new unusual food creation – the avocado bun. Food stylist Colette Dike of Amsterdam is behind the healthy version of the bun burger, having created a classic …

18 Homemade Cereal Bar Recipes to Make Back-to-School a Breeze

Just like that, summer is almost over, and soon the kiddos will be heading back to school. You already have a ton of bento box ideas for their lunch, but what about breakfast? No-bake granola bars are great, but nothing gets kids excited *quite* like their favorite cereal. If cereal bars are your …

Lunch Will Never Be the Same Again With Pizza Roll-Ups

With the end of the summer fast approaching (boo!), my thoughts are turning away from summer salads and BBQs, and back to weeknight dinners, make-ahead meals and lunch boxes. But the thought of once again eating lunch at work or school doesn’t need to fill you with dread — tortilla roll-ups are …

Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole

Connect with Us<p>Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole<p>We're all about the big breakfasts here at 12 Tomatoes, especially when bacon and potatoes are involved! …

52 Mountain Climber Variations That Burn Serious Amounts Of Fat

Our favorites: the low hover jumping climber, the twisting hang climber, and the feet-to-wall climber<p>You’ve probably done a mountain climber. It’s basically a plank, but your knees take turns driving toward your chest.<p>And you may have done the cross-body version or even the feet-elevated</b> …

6 Breakfast Hash Recipes That Will Turn You Into a Morning Person

The only thing more annoying than the sound of an alarm clock is the prospect of eating a generic granola bar or overripe banana during your commute …

Why You're Not Losing Weight: #1

Today I'll focus on the most common reason diets fail: hunger.<p>Diets make you hungry. Diets deprive. They rob you of the sweet, the treat, the soothing and the substitute. As Mick Jagger would put it, you can't get no satisfaction.<p>To begin at the beginning, we must put certain persistent myths to …

Nutrition

How to Make Breakfast Coffee Cake

Love coffee cake, but want to cut the calories? Here’s a recipe that helps cut the fat by using egg substitutes and low-fat yogurt, and increases the …

Breakfast

Build Your Own Track Saw for Straight, Accurate Cuts

Add a DIY track saw to your woodworking arsenal and start ripping full sheets of plywood.<p>Track saws are simple, just direct drive saws attached to a track, allowing you to cut long sheets of wood in a straight line. If you try to freehand guide a circular saw along the same path, the result will …

Why Buy a Belt Sander When You Can Build Your Own?

It's always better when you do it yourself.<p>Master woodworker Matthias Wandel has been slowly building out his workshop with more and more homemade equipment. Last time it was a lathe, and now it's a belt sander. And if you want to follow in his DIY footsteps (who wouldn't!) his latest video on his …

The Two-In-One Summer Haircut

You can mess it up…or dress it up.<p>As you're shedding excess clothing for the hot season, you'll probably also want a shorter haircut. But instead of buzzing it <i>all</i> off this year, try a more versatile look: high and tight on the sides, longer on top. With a side part shaved right into the cut, you …

Hair

How To: Pan-Fry Your Poached Eggs for a Crispy Addition to Any Meal

Eggs bring life to almost any dish. Toast with avocado? Put an egg on it. The same old salad you eat for lunch everyday? Put an egg on it. Stir fry …

DIY - Cheap Cedar Raised Beds - Quiet Corner

Cedar raised beds make gardening easier, more accessible, more economical, and more efficient. But often a cedar raised beds can cost hundreds of …

How to design the perfect craft beer label

If the huge reaction to the iconic Guinness harp recently getting a new logo design is anything to go by, then it seems beer branding has a huge …

Beer

How to make 2016 the year you don’t get a tax refund — and why that’s a good move

For most of us, tax-filing season is over. (The self-employed have until June 15 to file). And judging by statistics released by the Canada Revenue …

4 DIY Fire Pit Projects for Party Ready Patio

This mid-spring weather is a fickle thing, isn't she? One moment you're entertaining guests with cold drinks on your sunny patio, and before you know …

Washing Machines

DIY - Garden Love Seat - Quiet Corner

This slatted garden bench makes the perfect garden love seat.<p>You will need:<p>1 of 900 x 900mm 16mm marine plywood*<br>• 7 of 20 x 94mm PAR pine – cut to …

Never Take Your Clothes To the Dry Cleaner Again

Quit paying the pros to handle your dirty laundry. These tips will keep your duds looking good as new<p>When your clothes get dirty, you know what to do: Send the nicest items out to the cleaners and throw the rest in the wash. Oh, and maybe get those scuffed wingtips polished up while you’re at …

DIY - How to Make Outdoor Bench - Quiet Corner

Every porch needs a bench, at least that’s what Steve and I decided the other day. Actually Steve has had the concept for this bench in his head for …

How To Make a Clever Leather Key-Holder for Just a Few Bucks

It'll silence the jangling and look good in the process.<p>There are no shortage of pocket gadgets that aim to organize your keys in a more uniform, compact way than than a standard, jangly ring. Among the most recognizable are the Swiss Army-style KeySmart and the switchbladestyle Keyport. Cool …

Easy Chicken and Broccoli Recipe

"Best-loved comfort food that fits busy schedules."<p>Ingredients<p>1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into chunks<p>3 cups frozen broccoli florets<p>…

12 Outdoor DIY Projects To Start Building Now

Warmer weather is here, so there's no time to waste. Get started on these spring DIY projects and enjoy them all summer long.<p>Spring is the perfect time to prepare your home for the hot summer months and start all of those DIY projects you put off during the winter. Some of our favorite spring …

21 high-protein breakfasts to start your day

We’re constantly told about the importance of eating breakfast as it’s known to boost metabolism, decrease our risk of certain diseases, and provide us with our energy needs for the day. However, those benefits may not be coming through if you’re consuming foods that hold little to no nutritional …