Linda C Taylor

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Tiny House Community: 5 Benefits Retirees Get from Living in Our Village

One of the largest demographics downsizing into small homes is the 60+ age bracket. Why? Because the tiny house movement is ideal for empty-nesters …

Tiny House Movement

How to Get Freebies from Your Favorite Beauty Brands

Everybody loves a freebie, <i>especially</i> when it comes to skin care and cosmetics. Brands know this, and in an effort to reward the loyalty of their …

Make your own Magic Eraser for 10 cents

Mr. Clean Magic Erasers are great at scrubbing away the toughest grime and stains, but they can get costly if you use them too often. Use this trick to make your own Magic Erasers for a fraction of the price.<p>Whenever I need to deep clean anything around the house, I usually grab a pack of Magic …

How to Copy Kylie Jenner’s Beauty Routine With ALL Drugstore Products

We feel like someone just whispered a bunch of coveted beauty secrets to us after reading the (surprising) <i>New York Times</i> article that detailed Kylie Jenner’s head-to-toe beauty routine. Spoiler alert: It’s like a more realistic version of big sister Kim’s epic 50-product daytime routine look. …

12 Enjoyable Steps to a More Balanced Life

We tend to go over to the extremes in our search for more pleasure, when instead we should be looking for more balance if we want to live a happier …

Happiness

How to find the cheapest possible flights

Here’s a travel tip: It’s not just Google Flights that’s revolutionizing the cheap-airfare game.<p>I was supposed to have been at a friend’s house for …

Everything you need to know about backing up to iCloud

Apple's built-in iCloud service is available for everyone and comes with 5GB of storage for free. With it, you can safely back up your iPhone, iPad, …

How-To: Transfer, edit, and share DSLR or point-and-shoot photos using your iPhone or iPad

Apple’s iPhones became Flickr’s most popular camera phones in 2008 and most popular cameras overall soon thereafter, but even now, iPhones constitute only 9.6% of the photo-sharing site’s userbase. Despite the iPhone’s undeniable popularity, over 90% of photographers are using other cameras: Canon …

Mobile Photography

ITA Matrix Is The Magic Cheap Flights Site You've Never Heard Of

When shopping for plane tickets, we won't settle for anything but the cheapest deal. We've got our usual lineup of fare-finding sites to check, yet a nagging feeling always leaves us wondering if we <i>really</i> found the lowest price possible. Is there any way to know for sure?<p>Yes, there is. <b>ITA Matrix is</b> …

6 Things You Can Do At Night to De-Bloat And Promote Weight Loss

<b>Do a Nighttime Workout</b><br>You know that sweating can help you drop pounds, but you may think that exercising too close to bedtime can keep you up at night. Luckily, that's not true; a 2013 survey from the National Sleep Foundation found that active people are 56 to 67 percent more likely to say they …

Paleo Diet, Whole30 Lessons

Last month, I told you lovelies that I was two weeks into the Whole30 (in a nutshell, you nix sugar, dairy, grains, beans, soy products, processed foods, and alcohol for a month, while also not stepping on the scale or watching TV/doing computer work while eating).<p>And now I'm two weeks out—and, …

How To Lose Weight In Your Face: What You Can Do About Facial Weight Gain | Women's Health

What’s more, other born-with-them characteristics, such as your bone structure and the size of structures nestled in your face (like your saliva glands), can make a face look fuller, says Park. And while there’s nothing you can do to change your genetics or spot-reduce fat, there are some ways you …

How To Deal With Loose Skin After an Extreme Weight Loss

How loose your skin gets after losing weight depends on several factors: how much weight you've lost, how old you were when you lost the weight, how many times you've lost and gained the weight back, and how quickly you lost it (the faster you lose it, the less time your skin has to tighten …

Skip the Store-Bought Stuff and Stir Up a Healthy Homemade Dressing Instead

Your grocery store may seem like a mecca for gourmet salad dressing, but it's easy to get caught up in pretty packaging. The front of the bottle may boast health-conscious mantras, but when you read the label, it's often a very different story. Making your own dressing at home may seem unnecessary, …

2 Reasons to Make Smoothie Freezer Packs

You want a healthy breakfast, but you also want it to be fast and simple. Smoothies are a great option over a quick bowl of cereal, especially if you use frozen fruit and boxed or bagged prewashed spinach. But if you're into switching up your greens and using other fruit such as pears and avocado …

Healthy Eating

Fuel Up With Dessert! 7 Protein Ball Recipes

Some days, figuring out what you should eat before or after your workout can seem more taxing than making it to the gym! Keep things easy, and roll up one of these protein ball recipes ahead of time, so you grab them when you're on the go. The following recipes are sweet enough to feel like a treat …

Enduring love: the couples still in love after 50 years together

What's the secret to a lasting marriage? A moving photographic project proves that, even after 50 years of marriage, true love still reigns<p>For the past six years Lauren Fleishman has been capturing the moments between couples that tell the story of a lifetime spent together. Fleishman, an American …

Relationships

I tried out three DIY hair treatments, and here's what happened

Full disclosure: I have never been an advocate for DIY hair treatments. But this week, I’m diving head first into some of the most popular recipes …

How to make Polymer Clay at home

You can make polymer clay at home and that too – using household items!<p>If you have cornstarch and white PVA or Elmer’s glue, it’s easy to make it. …

America's legendary drives

With over four million miles of highway, the USA offers more road trips than anyone could tackle in one lifetime. Whether you’re itching to peek into Wild West history, or just longing for a big ol’ soulful dose of nature’s vistas, you’ll find them along America’s backroads and byways. Here are our …

Hiking

Lemon Balm and 20 Ways to Use It

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more. This post was brought to you by our friends at Evolution Fresh, who like fresh, flavorful ingredients as much as we do.</i><p><i>Today: We wouldn’t leaf you hanging -- we’re sharing all of the</i> …

Lemon Balm

Tower of Herbs

Don't miss out on fresh herbs (or pay a lot for them at the market) just because you don't have a big yard. Situate this compact herb garden in a sunny spot near the kitchen door for easy snipping.

Gardening