Evangelina Ortiz

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10 habits of chronically unhappy people

Happiness comes in so many different forms that it can be hard to define.<p>Unhappiness, on the other hand, is easy to identify; you know it when you see it, and you definitely know when it's taken hold of you.<p>Unhappiness is lethal to everyone around you, like secondhand smoke.<p>The famous "Terman …

You Haven't Done Greece Till You've Been to These 7 Islands

The Greek islands I hear so many people speak of—laconic beaches, party towns and small villages populated by idyllic whitewashed buildings—are not exactly the islands I know. When I was a kid, I rafted down Peloponnesian rivers, snorkeled in the Ionian Sea, and once camped with my family for 39 …

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7 Things People Dressed Up For In Our Grandparents' Day

Looking back at photos from our grandparents' generation, everyone looks so dapper. Their clothes fit. Their hair is combed. They do not look like they're on day 6 of a weeklong bender.<p>If my grandparents were alive, they would be appalled at the things we wear in public.<p>I'm not even referring to …

Grandparents

Twig Flower Pots to Give or Keep

Make the prettiest pots using twigs and upcycled containers. Beautiful for wedding centerpieces, gifting flowers in or keeping for yourself!<p>672<p>2291

39 Thanksgiving Potato Recipes: Mashed, Baked & More

Mashed, roasted, or baked into a cheesy gratin—one of these 37 recipes for the potato is sure to grace your holiday table.<p><b>One of these easy, homey potato recipes</b> is sure to earn a permanent spot on your holiday table.

Cooking

6 Healthy Foods That Relax, Calm, and De-Stress

Studies have found that these options can help contribute to a healthy mental state, buffer against the harmful physical effects of stress, and dial up your serenity level. Eat your way to Zen.

Nutrition

Make a Sliding Spice Rack for That Awkward Space in Your Kitchen

Do you have a lot of spices? Not enough room for them yet still have weird awkward spaces in your kitchen? This DIY is for you.<p>Linda Nortje offers …

Kitchens

Hair Raisers: At-Home Treatments

Take the health of your hair up a notch with these natural recipes that promise to transform your tresses.<p><b>SUPERCHARGE COLOR</b> Regardless of shade, when it comes to your hair's hue, the goal is always the same—keep it bright and fresh like you just stepped out of the salon. "Apple cider vinegar …

How-To: DIY Tiki Torches

For those trying to make the most of what’s left of the warm weather this year, here is a great tutorial by Sugar & Charm on making homemade tiki torches from glass bottles.<p>[via Wattlebird]

The 24 Most Adorable Kids Halloween Costumes

As we continue on the hunt for the perfect Halloween costume, we turn our attention to adorable costumes for kids. Little ones have it pretty good in the costume department, mostly because they can turn even the more grown-up costumes (read: Lady Gaga or Edward Scissorhands) into absolute cuteness. …

Jersey Shore

Your Top 10 Recipe Websites

Last week we put the call out for your favorite sites for recipe inspiration. You shared a mix of blogs, video sites, and magazines. Here’s the top 10 sites. Thanks to you all, we now know what’s for dinner tonight! Once you’ve found a few new favorite recipes, be sure to check our tips for …

The Best Bras to Wear Under Backless, Strapless, and Other Tricky Tops

That halter dress or backless blouse has been hanging in your closet, waiting for its moment in the limelight, for far too long. Hey, we get it: It's hard to figure out what bra...

25 Movies From The ’80s That Every Kid Should See

Many of your favorite movies from childhood aren't quite the same when you try to share them with the wired kids of 2013. These classics are the timeless exceptions that hold up nicely.

Are Herbal Laxatives The Weirdo Secret To Perfect Skin?

Photo: Via VitaCost.<p>You may have noticed that we like to listen to just about everything James Vincent tell us to do. He's our go-to makeup artist …

This Is The World's Best Lasagna, According To The Internet

Photo: Via ABC.<p>This right here is the recipe for the world's best lasagna. That title is not up for debate. It's literally called the "World's Best …

Anti-paparazzi bill backed by Halle Berry now California law

Anti-paparazzi legislation championed by Halle Berry has been signed into California law by state governor Jerry Brown. Put forward by state senator Kevin de León, the bill sought to prevent harrassment of the children of public figures, and Berry testified before the California state assembly in …

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The Art of Honest Fried Chicken (A Lifestyle Choice)

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: The slow art of fried chicken -- with 12 tips and a master recipe.</i><p>Frying chicken, at its best, is a state of mind formed …

Recipes

Penny-Pinching Pays Off: Being Cheap Is Surprisingly Good for Your Love Life

You don't pop your cork for every guy you see, but as it turns out, you probably don't actually do so for a big spender. (Accurate or not, you'll have this stuck in your head for the rest of the day for sure.)<p>You'd never guess it from the elaborately lavish dates of reality TV, but most of us are …

4 Easy Ways to Control Cravings

Make these simple food swaps to banish hunger without giving in to it<p>When a certain texture calls your name more than your waistband would like, use these swaps to help you stop food cravings without adding inches.<p><b>When you crave:</b> Crunchy (chips, caramel popcorn, biscotti) <b>Chew this:</b> Baby carrots, …

Weight Loss

The Health Benefits of Fruit

We all know how difficult it is to get ourselves to the gym and to actually work on our physical wellbeing; how difficult it is to follow a diet plan …

Six Moves to a Six-Pack

These are the best core exercises you've never done, and they'll reveal the abs you never knew you had

Lift to Grow: The One Workout You Need to Get HUGE

There are about ~1.8 billion articles online that prescribe cookie cutter exercise programs. I'll do my best to not add to that total.<p>The three …

6 Healthy Reasons to Keep Loving Coffee

I adore coffee, so I wasn’t surprised when I came a cross a recent study, which found that drinking java is linked to positive emotions, including …

35 Push-Up Variations To Make A Boring Old Push-Up Come To Life

If you workout and never do push-ups, you’re doing a disservice to your body.<p>You don’t have to be in the army, navy, or marines to “pump out 20” and …