Emma Brooks

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Le Bal Café / Cookbooks Recipe

I tend to pop off photos of cookbook shelves when I come across them. In the moment, just a couple frames with my cell phone, for browsing later. It …

France

Comic Artist Yumi Sakugawa On Friend-Love, Identity And Art

About a month ago, I asked my followers on Twitter if they had any recommendations for a comic artist whose work I should check out. Person after person brought up Yumi Sakugawa, a California-based artist. And I was familiar with her work: she's the brains behind the ever-nostalgic strip, "Claudia …

5 Books You Might Have Missed in 2013 (But You Should Really Read in 2014)

As some of you know, I've spent the last year reading a bestseller a week. The idea behind the project was for me to break down my culturally relevant reading ignorance. Which is a fancy way of saying that the idea behind the project was correcting the fact that whenever I looked at the <i>New York</i> …

Gift Guide: 15 Homemade Food And Drink Items You Can Make At Home

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The best gardens to visit in January 2015

Want to walk off the turkey or tire out some pudding-filled children? The best gardens to visit in the aftermath of Christmas<p>The adults are stuffed with stuffing, the children are jumped up on chocolate. Getting out of the house is desirable – in some cases an urgent necessity – in the aftermath of …

England

Taking the difficulty out of dieting resolutions

Have you resolved to lose weight, eat more vegetables, or cut out crisps? Keep your goals small and positive<p>"Never is there a chapter in diet books saying that most people follow this for four to six weeks and then it all goes pear-shaped," says Gary Mendoza, who runs the <b>Lean Man</b> programme for men. …

22 of the best ways to save money in the New Year

A new year, a new you and time to get your finances in shape.<p>We've put together 22 tips to help get you started.<p>1. Ditch your bank and earn up to £200<p>Switching is quicker and easier than you think. And it can garner you instant cash.<p>HSBC* is currently offering £200 to new customers who switch its …

Luxury last minute hotel deals & city breaks - Our monthly top picks

Don't miss out on savings of up to 50 per cent on your favourite escapes and hotels that have been tried, tested and recommended by our experts. New last minute hotel deals and restaurant offers are added every month.

Luxury

New Year Resolutions Apps | Best Apps - Consumer Reports News

While more than four in 10 Americans will make a New Year’s resolution, nearly a third of those will fail to keep them—that is, if last year’s …

The Night Out (Original Version)

2014's Most Anticipated Movie Adaptations

With so many book-inspired films headed our way in 2014, we lit lovers can’t help but resolve to go to the movies. Sure, the next chapters in “The …

Homemade Caramel Made Right Every Time

<i>Dawn Perry, photos by Zach DeSart</i><p>A salted caramel always makes for the ideal winter fix. With a few tips from the BA Prep School, you can have homemade caramel candies in your dessert arsenal.<p><b>SEE MORE:</b><b>Ingredients We Can't Cook Without</b><p>Undercook your caramel mixture and you'll end up with a stiff …

This Is Why You Can Never Keep Your New Year's Resolutions

We start every new year with the feeling of a clean slate, a time that we can set our goals and intentions and actually make the changes we want to see in our lives, to get rid of those nagging bad habits and usher in some good ones. But by February, many of our resolutions are already abandoned or …

Run Your First (or Fastest) 10-K!

You can tackle a 6.2-mile race in seven weeks with our 10-K training plans for beginner and intermediate runners<p>Okay, you’re itching to run a race. If signing up for a 5-K wouldn’t light a fire under your butt and running a half-marathon seems like too big of a commitment, then it’s time to try a …

Marathons

Start Running: The Beginner Running Plan

New to running? Or starting to run again after a long layoff? This is the beginner running plan for you.<p>You can become a runner (really)—or pick up running again.<p>This running program, designed by coach Jenny Hadfield, co-author of <i>Running for Mortals</i>, will take you from running newbie to 30 minutes …

Marathons

Running for Beginners: FAQs

Run your way to a better body with these beginner tips from Runner's World<p><b>How do I get started?</b>Start walking for a length of time that feels comfortable--anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes. Once you can walk for 30 minutes easily, sprinkle 1- to 2-minute running sessions into your walking. As time goes …

Marathons

6 Reasons to Start Running

It'll help you stress less, fight cancer, and boost your bones

Cancer

The 10 Biggest Face-Washing Mistakes

Learn the common habits that cause annoying skin problems<p>Washing your face seems like the least complicated part of your beauty routine, right? Turns out that some common lathering habits can cause a whole list of skin woes, including dryness, irritation, oiliness, and breakouts. Read on to learn …

Skin Care

4 Slimming Foods To Always Have On-Hand

Keep these healthy staples around at all times, and you’ll never have to resort to ordering crap for dinner<p>It’s a dieting duh that holiday bashes can be pretty terrible for your waistline. But the fatty party food isn’t the only scale offender. Party hopping also makes it harder than ever to stay …

Nutrition

Get Strong and Sexy in Six Weeks—the Workout Plan

Strong is the new sexy. Follow this workout plan for six weeks straight to get the body you want<p>Define your shoulders, flatten your abs, and perk up your posterior with this program created by Kellie Davis, strength coach and coauthor of <i>Strong Curves: A Woman's Guide to Building a Better Butt and</i> …

Exercise

16 Signs You're Obsessed with Coffee

Beside the fact that you're already on your third cup of the day...

Coffee Drinks

Life-changing bread recipe

A nutty, satisfying loaf of delicious bread made with chia seeds and psyllium husks<p><i>Makes one loaf</i><p>135g (5oz) sunflower seeds<br>90g (3¼oz) flax seeds<br>65g (2oz) hazelnuts or almonds<br>145g (5¼oz) rolled oats<br>2 tbsp chia seeds<br>4 tbsp psyllium husks, or 3 tbsp of psyllium husk powder<br>1 tbsp maple syrup (for …

Double chocolate raspberry brownie recipe

A delicious raw treat, free from refined flour, sugar or dairy from a pair of the world's best healthy food bloggers<p>For a wintry version you could substitute the raspberry-leaf tea with chai tea. We often use herbal teas in place of spices – camomile, peppermint and rosehip add interesting flavours …

Recipes

Kale market salad recipe

A quick and satisfying kale salad by one of the world's favourite healthy food bloggers<p>Cavolo nero is my variety of choice here.<p><i>Serves two to four</i><p><b>For the spring-onion dressing:</b><br>2 spring onions, rinsed and chopped<br>2 tbsp fresh lemon juice<br>80ml (2¾fl oz) extra-virgin olive oil<br>2 tbsp ripe avocado flesh<br>1 …

How to get fit in 2014: A-Z of the best new fitness and wellbeing trends

Need a fitness overhaul for 2014? Read our guide to the biggest trends in fitness, nutrition and wellbeing for the year ahead<p>BY <b>Helen Foster</b> | 05 January 2014<p><i>A is for... Animal Flow</i><br>This mix of the Brazilian martial art Capoeira and a body-weight work-out has a touch of gymnastics, yoga and dance on …