Gina MiChele

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61 Ways to Lose Weight

Small changes can lead to really great results<p>A few years ago, one of my friends at <i>Men's Health</i> stepped on the scale and was horrified by the result. He'd somehow managed to pack 20 pounds of flab onto his previously skinny frame. When he looked into the mirror, he saw a fat guy staring back. He …

10 Raw Foods That Are Good for Your Skin

Whether you're take the juicing route or simply foregoing the oven, these foods should be in your raw food diet.<p>Kate Middleton has gone raw—as in raw food. The <i>Daily Mail</i> reported earlier this week that the Duchess is trying out a raw food diet. Though it's obvious Prince George's super slender mom …

The 9 Best Butt Exercises

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush<p>Yeah, you squat. But aren’t you ready to mix it up a bit?<p>So sick of squats? We hear you. The key to a gravity-defying backside is introducing new exercises that tone every inch of your rear. These 9 moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises</i> target all …

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Dublin Iced Coffee

Makes 1 Servings<p>A delicious mix of caffeine, dessert, and danger.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 oz. strong cold-brew coffee<p>2 oz. stout (such as AleSmith Speedway or Guinness)<p>1½ oz. Irish whiskey<p>¾ oz. simple syrup<p>1/2 ounce heavy cream<p>Freshly grated cinnamon stick (for serving)<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Mix …

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Apple Pie Cookies for an Epic Barbecue Dessert

I grew up with the Queen of Pie Crust.<p>Yes, I am, in fact talking about my mother. She makes one phenomenal pie crust, which means she makes one mean pie. What kind of pie? Pick any kind - it's out of this world.<p>As such, I fully blame her for what I like to refer to as my "Pie Problem". Pie Problem: …

How to Parallel Park Perfectly, Every Time

The recipe for a one-move parking job is pretty simple.<p>Rules of thumb and experience help, but we prefer repeatable experiments. And if you see this and laugh, you're probably not as good as you think you are. Thankfully, the recipe for a one-move parking job is pretty simple.<p><i>Pull alongside the car</i> …

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

Jennifer Lopez Shares Favorite Green Spinach Smoothie Recipe - Great Ideas : People.com

Jenny’s back on the block.<p>Surprise! Bronx-born <b>Jennifer Lopez</b> made an unannounced visit to the New York City borough where she grew up on Sunday to …

Emma Thompson: Twitter, Facebook Will Kill a Generation

Which would you rather do: peruse social media and search engines, or undergo major dental surgery? If you chose the former, that puts you on the …

Top 10 Outdoor Flower Markets

Flood the senses with irresistible blooms by the bucketload, exotic and everyday.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>Four Seasons of Travel</i><p><b>Cuenca Flower Market, Ecuador</b> <br>www.cuenca.com <br>One of the world’s great historic cities, Cuenca boasts more than 50 churches from the Spanish colonial era. But its …

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Our Favorite Duty-Free Shopping Finds in Europe

<b>These are the fun, tax-free items our writers and editors seek out in European airports before returning home.</b><p>O.P. Anderson Aquavit, Stockholm Arlanda Airport<p>Fresh Stroopwafels, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol<p>Sanex Deodorant, London Heathrow Airport<p>Striped Sailor Shirt, Paris Charles de Gaulle …

Costa Rica Gets Dropped from Ethical Travel List as Country's Brand Takes a Hit

It’s been a tough few months for Costa Rica’s global image. The country has seen its scores drop in everything from press freedom to environmental …

#NGTRadar: Travel Lately

The Radar–the best of the travel blogosphere–is a regular feature on Intelligent Travel every other Wednesday.<p><b>You can play, too</b>. Follow us on Twitter <b>@NatGeoTravel</b> and tag your favorite travel stories <b>#NGTRadar</b> to help us find the crème de la crème on the Web.<p><b>Here are our latest picks:</b><p>As the tiny …

I Heart My City: Clive’s Valletta (Malta)

Clive Cortis has spent the past 40 years in Malta and doesn’t “regret one single year.” He spends his days as a certified tour guide, showing off the things he loves about the island’s capital city of Valletta. From sandy beaches to exceptional nightlife, here are some of Clive’s favorite things …

24 free things to do in San Francisco

Contrary to what you might expect from such a well known, tourist-heavy city, San Francisco quietly delivers a lot for the money. Many of its hotels offer comfort and location for a third of the cost of a comparable New York or London hotel; public transit is part of the fun (cheaper Market Street …

4 Ways a Tripling of Chinese Travelers Will Change London Hotels

Luxury retailers and hoteliers across London have been waiting with intense anticipation for an expected influx in Chinese visitors to the UK—which …

All 109 Things Wrong With 'The Goonies' in One Brilliant Video

For anyone who grew up in the '80s, "The Goonies" is sacred. Who didn't love the fun and funny action-adventure movie about fellow kids who find a pirate treasure and triumph over the bad guys?<p>But nobody said it was particularly believable or reflective of real life, which the folks at CinemaSins …

Which Marriage Type Are You?

There are two types of marriages, the piggy back marriage or the marriage with two people side by side but each on separate paths. Side by siders can't piggy back, their paths can separate, often for very wide distances and then suddenly they flow back together. I know I'm one of them.<p>My parents …

Kitchen Tips: What to Do When You Run Out of Brown Sugar

<i>Lauren Salkeld</i><p>My pantry is just about bursting with ingredients, but somehow, whenever I get the last-minute itch to bake, I always seem to be out of one or two things. It will be a Sunday night and I'm all set to make cookies, when I realize I'm out of something. And do you know what that …

Cake Batter Cookies With Sprinkles

Kate babbles about all things food on her own blog, Food Babbles, and about feeding her girls the best way. Here on Food Fanatic, she wows us with her commitment to homemade, fresh baking, week after week.<p>It's the little things in life, the simple pleasures. A warm cookie, freshly baked from the …

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10 Smart Ideas For Modern Kitchen Storage

Designing and fitting in storage spaces for all the things usually needed in the kitchen is no easy task. Lots of things need storage. For example, …

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Bedroom Accent Walls to Keep Boredom Away

While we did spend most of January showcasing some of the top design trends that are expected to rule the year ahead, accent walls are a perpetual …

Feed Your Obsession For Home Décor with This New Resale Marketplace

After that unique treasure to make your room pop? Look no further than Hunters Alley, a new online resale marketplace filled with one-of-a-kind finds …

Park Pretty: Sundance Street Style 2014

Park City may be privilege to the glittering lights of Hollywood once a year for the Sundance Film Festivalbut its rugged meets apres-ski style rep persists. The celebrity set wears it wellsee the best in street style.<p>Park City may be privilege to the glittering lights of Hollywood once a year for …

Model Fall At Elie Saab Show Has Us Cringing (PHOTOS)

Want to see 200 fashion editors and bloggers wince in unison? Take a model, put her in sky-high heels and a long gown and set her off on the runway.<p>Unfortunately, that deadly set-up met its logical conclusion on Wednesday, when a model in the Elie Saab couture show took a spill. Captured on camera …

The 10 Best Beauty Products To Buy At Trader Joe's

My love affair with Trader Joe's started with a 16-ounce jar of coconut oil. I had spent weeks searching for this hair, skin and stir fry goodness before spotting it on the shelves at the homely grocery store. This $6 find convinced me to check out the actual beauty products at my neighborhood …