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How To Lose The Last 10 Pounds Of Fat

Whether you want to lose 10 pounds of fat, or 100 pounds of fat, you can apply the same principle: in order to lose weight, you must burn more …

Peanut Butter Fudge Recipe

"This is a recipe my mother gave me. It is very simple and tastes wonderful! Do not double."<p>Ingredients<p>3/4 cup evaporated milk<p>2 cups sugar<p>2 …

Dessert

A Perfect One-Pot Meal

It's a no-brainer: Throw everything together to create a fancy-looking, delicious dinner you can linger over with friends.<p>\nI love cooking except for an annoying step—cleaning up. If only I could make an entire dinner that only dirtied one pot…Oh, wait, I can. My secret: paella, a Spanish dish …

How to Have the Dreams You Want

Dreams can have a powerful effect on our waking lives. They reflect our hopes and fears about the future and even help us revisit our pasts. Whether …

Self-help

Peanut Butter Swirl Chocolate Bark

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p><b>Yield:</b> 1.5 pounds of chocolate bark<p><b>Prep:</b><p>20 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>20 minutes<p>A layer of semisweet chocolate topped with a swirl of …

Peanut Butter Cup Chocolate Cupcakes

A peanut butter cup is nothing more than chocolate enrobing a salty-sweet peanut butter center in a small paper cup. This version of a peanut butter …

Homemade Chocolate Peanut Butter

<i>Updated on</i> <i>by</i> Averie Sunshine<p>Chocolate and peanut butter. One of the best flavor pairings on earth.<p>And you can make your own chocolate peanut butter …

Dutch Baby (a.k.a. Puffed Pancake)

I've eaten a puffed pancake for breakfast every day for the last three days.<p>So how about apricots roasted till soft with brown sugar and a dab of …

Pumpkin Pecan Scones with Brown Butter Glaze

<b>Pumpkin Pecan Scones with Brown Butter Glaze</b><p>makes about 12 scones<p>recipe adapted from Mockingbird Bakery<p>3 cups all-purpose flour<p>2/3 cup packed light …

Creamy Chocolate Fudge

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>In a 3- to 4-quart heavy-bottomed pan over medium-low heat, stir sugar, cream, and corn syrup, continually scraping the bottom of …

Chocolate Gingerbread men

I don’t know who decides to rip up most of the flooring on their main floor two weeks BEFORE Christmas…Crazy people…<p>But we did because it was the …

Candy Cane Nails

After having the day off, I'm in a much better mood now and actually feeling a bit festive. I changed my mani to something a bit more seasonal. Candy …

21 Potentially Life-Saving Safety Tips That Every Woman Should Know

Here's a disturbing thought: What if some of our everyday habits were actually compromising our safety? We know women aren't to blame for tragic assaults and kidnappings, but we nevertheless want to make sure we're doing everything in our power to stay safe. Candice DeLong, a former FBI criminal …

DIY Metallic Mason Jars.

<i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> December 5, 2013 75<p>I did a craft I did a craft I did a craft!<p>This… is huge. For me. You know it.<p>So. My brother’s girlfriend, Mary, is …

Sweet Georgia Browns

I'm so excited. I feel like I should be contributing to that "Top Secret Recipes" book. I have cracked the code to Purdy's Sweet Georgia Browns. If …

Peppermint Hot Chocolate

Time to get cozy with some peppermint hot chocolate. I know this is really a simple recipe, but it’s still a solid one and a good one. Besides that, …

Equipment Review: Best 13 x 9 Metal Baking Pans (Cakes, Brownies, Sticky Buns) & Our Testing Winner

12 Spins on Gingerbread That Go Beyond House Building

You don't have to build a house to enjoy the spicy sweetness of gingerbread<p>Gingerbread doesn't have to mean rock hard cookies glued together with frosting—leave building the gingerbread house for the kids. You can take the warm, spiced flavor of the traditional cookie and transform it into actual …

Dessert
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15 Beauty Tips For Women Who Actually Have Lives

We all know our cheekbones could use a touch of highlight shimmer because WHEN COULD THEY NOT? But sometimes we don’t always have cheekbone highlight …

Music for Cycling: Our Awesome Cycling Playlist and Workout

<b>1. BPM 100-110</b><br>Superstition<br>STEVIE WONDER (about five minutes)<br>This is your warm-up. Keep the resistance low (around 20 percent of your total power output, or a two out of 10 effort level) and stay seated: You're enjoying yourself without pushing. Muscles start to unlock, shoulders are relaxed, and …

Exercise

Roasted Broccolini Grilled Cheese

I love nothing more than a good grilled cheese (it’s one of our lunchtime staples), but I oftentimes wish it was more substantial than just a pile of …

Homemade Funnel Cakes!

Funnel Cake!!! This is every bit of all your state fair/amusement park experiences packed into your kitchen. It's awesome. But I do have a few …

Chewy Nutella Cookie – Nailed It

Where have these chewy Nutella cookies from <b>Lovin’ From the Oven</b> been all my life? And more importantly, why am I not eating one or twelve of them …

Cookie and Kate

I’m about ready to fast-forward to warm spring days and patio happy hours. Who’s with me? Fortunately, we have lots of fresh and cheerful seasonal …

Foodily Blog

chocolate-glazed croissant cupcakes

I met my BFF in Language Arts class when I was fourteen. What the lesson plan of ‘Language Arts’ consisted of or what knowledge I gleaned from the 50 …

Flourless Chocolate Lava Cakes Recipe

Little pots of satiny molten chocolate are the ultimate chocolate fix in under 30 minutes.<p><b>Notes:</b> I used paper baking cups which held 7 tablespoons batter. Either 4-ounce or 6-ounce ramekins will also work. If using 6-ounce ramekins, divide batter between 6 ramekins instead of 7 and increase bake …