Emily Hotchkin

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This New Anti-Aging Moisturizer Works SO Fast It Has A 5-Star Review On Sephora

There are a lot of anti-aging moisturizers out there, especially when you go to big beauty retailers like Sephora. Their aisles are fully-stocked …

Skin Care

Beyond Harry Potter—10 of the Best Fantasy Book Series

When I was in the third grade, my teacher began reading the <i>Harry Potter</i> series to us out loud in class every day. I was enthralled by the story of …

Books

These Face Masks Are Cheap AF — But They’re Some Of The Best Out There

When shopping for face masks, there are so many things to keep in mind. Do I want an instant glow from a hassle-free sheet mask or to purge my pores …

Skin Care

A Harvard scientist who's studied coffee for 20 years explains why the drink is amazing

Dr. Frank Hu just finished a 20-year study on the effects of coffee on the human body. People who drink more coffee it turns out, live …

14 fast-acting beauty products that will transform your skin and hair in one month

You need them all<p>How many times have you spent your hard-earned cash on a fancy new serum, only to find it causing breakouts and red, irritated skin? …

This Is The Skincare Routine Dermatologists Swear By For Women Over 30

Whether you’re approaching 30, over 30, or (cough) more than a few years past 30, it’s never a bad time to take another look at your daily skincare …

Classic German recipes for Christmas cookies

Advent is the perfect time for baking biscuits, and German Christmas cookies – sweet and spiced – are the best there are, be it for afternoon tea platters or festive gifts<p>Almost everyone I know here in Berlin, young or old, heads to the kitchen to bake Christmas cookies in early December – even …

Dessert

5 Dreamy Herbal Tea Remedies For Fresh Winter Skin

Luxe aromatic blends to keep you looking luminous.<p>Ultimate Hydration<p>happinessblog.com<p>Juniper berry, green rooibos leaf, hibiscus flower, rosehip, sea …

26 Delicious Gifts from Your Kitchen

Dark Chocolate Peppermint Bark<p>Melt chocolate, spread it out, and add your favorite toppings—that’s almost all there is to making bark. We added one …

Dessert

Pumpkin-Ginger Bread Pudding

In 1960s New York, Witchy Women Learn 'The Rules Of Magic'

Two witchy sisters, a family curse on love and lots of potions and hexes: author Alice Hoffman is returning to the story of the Owens family.<p>She introduced the fictional family in the 1995 novel <i>Practical Magic</i>, which was turned into a film starring Sandra Bullock and Nicole Kidman. Now, in <i>The Rules</i> …

Books

How To Make Hot Chocolate From Scratch - Chowhound

It was the ancient Aztecs who first appreciated the virtues of a cup of cocoa, but the version they enjoyed would be barely recognizable to people …

How to treat your terrarium | James Wong

Forget the hipster bottle gardens of Instagram; follow the Victorians’ advice and your terrarium will thrive<p>You know things are bad when you recognise the trends all the cool kids are doing from the last time round. Back in the 1980s I pored over Dr DG Hessayon’s <i>The House Plant Expert</i>. It was my …

Plants

‘Mad Anne’ Bailey was a frontier warrior and Revolutionary War hero who got wilder with age

This was one settler who wouldn’t settle down<p>She astounded her fellow soldiers. She puzzled her neighbors. Native Americans avoided her.<p>Anne Bailey’s …

American Revolution

Hero Houseplants That Thrive Even in Really Dark Rooms

One of the biggest frustrations of low-light living spaces is the difficult job of keeping houseplants happy. While all plants do need some sun to …

Starter kits help you grow a garden for butterflies

The National Wildlife Federation has launched a “Butterfly Heroes” campaign to help protect America’s monarch butterfly and pollinator populations. …

Watch: Why the U.S. Entered World War I, in 1 Minute

It was precisely 100 years ago this week that the U.S. made a decision that would alter the course of history for the nation and the world. On April …

Remembrance Day

Found: One of the Oldest North American Settlements

The oral history of the Heiltsuk Nation, an Aboriginal group based on the Central Coast of British Columbia, tells of a coastal strip of land that …

Anthropology

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Six Stretches to Help Your Stiff Back Feel and Move Better

The reasons for feeling discomfort along your back are pretty complex, but too much sitting or staying in one position for too long can be among the …

Yoga

How Hiring Managers Expect You to Answer These Annoying Job Interview Questions

Job interviews are nerve-wracking enough as it is, then the hiring manager hits you with something like, “tell me about a time you dealt with a …

Employment

17 Charts That'll Make Buying Makeup So Much Easier

Makeup 101.

The 20-Minute Low Impact, High Intensity Workout For Everyone

Torchin' calories, takin' names.<p>Personal trainers Justin Norris and Taylor Gainor have co-opted the word “lit” once again. And this time, the definition is far healthier.<p>Low impact training, also known as the LIT Method, is a boutique fitness program founded by Norris and Gainor in Los Angeles. And …

Best Indoor Herb Growing Kits Even Die-Hard Plant Killers Can't Mess Up

Herb growing kits make it all look so easy, don't they? Well, that's because they are!<p>Gather 'round, all of you remorseful plant killers: There's …

Gardening

Middle East meets West in this za’atar bun recipe | Cook residency

For displaced Palestinians, food is a means of connecting with their culture from afar, says new resident cook Joudie Kalla. Here she uses a traditional dough and za’atar, the quintessential spice of the Levant, to adapt a familiar swirled bun ...<p>I was born in Damascus, Syria. Though I grew up …

Recipes

Gardening 101: Paperbush

Paperbush, <i>Edgeworthia chrysantha</i>: “Love at First Sight”<p>When plant loving people encounter the distinctive, uncommon shrub Edgeworthia for the first …

The Thistle & Shamrock: Underneath The Stars

Drawing meaning, guidance and solace from the sun, moon and stars, this week's selections on <i>The Thistle & Shamrock</i> look to the Northern and Western skies. Hear music from Liz Carroll and John Doyle, Kate Rusby, Ceilidh Minogue and more.

Dessert sauces

• Recipes<br>• Dish type<br>• Dessert<br>• Dessert sauces<p>Find a whole range of sweet sauces to complement your favourite puddings and desserts. From rich toffee and …

Philadelphia's new Revolutionary War museum will showcase the era's sights — and even the smell

History buffs will be able to peer into the eyes of a “most excellent likeness” of George Washington and get an actual whiff of the Revolutionary War when Philadelphia’s Museum of the American Revolution opens this year.<p>Curators have scoured the country for the priceless artifacts to display in the …

Mesmerizing Depictions of Magic and Witchcraft Throughout History

How the occult has been depicted in art, from mandrakes to palmistry.<p>In 1870, artist Robert Bateman painted an unusual scene. In it, a mandrake plant …