Leondra Baker

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Give Zero F**ks: How to Care Less About What Other People Think

It took me a <i>lot</i> of practice to be the kind of woman that gives zero f*cks and actively care less about what other people think, because I misunderstood what the 'give zero f*cks' mindset is all about. The misconception about women who give zero f*cks is that they have no priorities or passions.<p>In …

The Workout That Will Make You Sweaty, Sore, and Tired In 15 Minutes

Use this superfast routine to spur fat loss, hit every muscle, and crank up your metabolism<p>Want to lose your spare tire? Then think fast.<p>Superfast exercises build up lactic acid in your muscles because you’re working harder and faster than your body can clear the compound. This spurs human growth …

New York City

Easy Ground Beef Recipes: We Love This Homemade, Healthy Spin on Hamburger Helper

In a busy world of work and family and everything else, sometimes when it comes to cooking you seize on a recipe you love and make it <i>a lot</i>. Such is the case for this healthy take on Hamburger Helper, a <i>Glamour</i> editor favorite that's been getting a lot of play in some of our kitchens. Kudos to …

Handmade Party Favors

Add some pop to white boxes with gold-medallion stickers, for party favors that sparkle.

10 Questions That Will Transform Your Life

<i>This article was originally published on Completed Thoughts.</i><p>Have you ever asked yourself questions like these?<p>"Why do I have to get up so early?"<br>• "Why is this happening to me?"<br>• "I'm screwed, aren't I?"<br>• "Why is life so hard?"<br>• "I should just give up, shouldn't I?<p>If you are like the average person, you …

50 Ways to Use Coconut Oil in Your Home

Do you use coconut oil in your home?<p>The benefits are amazing! There are so many <b>uses for coconut oil</b> and it is a healthy alternative to many of the …

How To Make an Ice Cream Cake (Even Better than Dairy Queen!)

<b>Set up your pan:</b> Lay a sheet of parchment or wax paper on a baking sheet, and place your cold springform ring (without the bottom) on top.<p><b>Whip the</b> …

Dessert

Make-Ahead Lemon Bars with Almond Shortbread Crust

Heat the oven to 350°F with a rack in the middle position. Line an 8x8-inch baking dish with parchment, letting the excess parchment hang over the …

Baking

How To Make Lemonade from Scratch

<b>Make the simple syrup.</b> Combine the sugar and 1 cup of the water in a small saucepan and bring to a gentle simmer over low heat to dissolve sugar. …

Lemonade

The Kitchn

Cooking Stoned shows you how to make ice cream in just five minutes!<p>See the whole video on YouTube: http://trib.al/k75u5sg<p>Subscribe to Cooking Stoned …

African American Family History To Be Made Public

Over one and a half million handwritten records of African American family history are about to make their way online via a new website, …

Genealogy

DIY Whipped Cocoa Shea Mango Butter – Hair Body

by MaiCurls via <i>GlobalCouture</i><p>It was only in 2014 that I discovered my love for whipped butter. This gem has multiple purposes and who doesn’t love a …

38 Rubs, Brines, and Marinades to Add More Flavor to Your Life

Tired of cooking and eating the same old thing? Add new life and monster flavor to your favorite recipes with these 38 rubs, brines, and marinades.<p><b>Sometimes we need to shake things up a little bit</b>. And what better way to spice things up in the kitchen than to spice up our favorite meat, fish, and …

Cooking

What Food Cravings Are Telling You About Your Nutrition

Top 10 List: Favorite Ice Cream Recipes

<i>[We continue to update the “Top 10″ series of posts with ice cream!]</i>Ahh, ice cream. In the summer, nothing beats a trip to the local ice cream stand …

Dessert

Foodily Blog

Foodily Blog

Homemade Ramen Noodles

Homemade Ramen Noodles from No Recipes• 300 grams bread flour (about 2 cups)<br>• 1/2 cup warm water<br>• 1 teaspoon Koon Chun Potassium Carbonate & Sodium …

Homemade

Carolina Hush Puppies

Carolina Hush Puppies from Saveur• 2 cups yellow cornmeal<br>• 1 cup flour<br>• 2 tbsp. sugar<br>• 1 tbsp. kosher salt<br>• 4 tsp. baking powder<br>• 1 cup buttermilk<br>• ¼ cup melted …

Puppies

Foodily Blog

Make These 4 Detox Waters This Summer To Help Cleanse The Liver and Kidneys

Detox water is all the rage right now – especially when you can easily make them at home yourself. Why bother buying the cheap “vitamin waters” you …

Detox

Sweet and Salty Dessert Recipes

A pinch of salt brings out the sweetness in all types of cookies, candies, cakes, and other irresistible desserts.<p>Sweet and Salty Cake<p>This fantastic three-layer chocolate cake from Baked Bakery in New York City is a delicious example. Co-owner Matt Lewis' recipe is filled and frosted with Whipped …

Dessert

Baked Apple Fritters

Apple fritters are one of my favorite fall treats. A good apple fritter consists of a lot of apples that are barely held together with a tasty, eggy …

Vanilla Pretzel Butter Cookies

The holidays are a time of the year that is always filled with cookies for my family. Everyone bakes them and everyone brings them when we get …

How to Make Latkes

Hannukah is a holiday that celebrates with lots of fried food, a nod to the fact that the holiday is rooted in the miracle of one day’s worth of oil …

5 Peanut Butter & Banana Recipes Elvis Would Love

January 8th is the anniversary of Elvis Presley’s birthday. Elvis is a music icon, but he always gets a nod from foodies in addition to music-lovers, …