JoAnna Vitale

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The 'Dirty Dozen': Group lists produce with the most pesticides

<b>(CNN) —</b> Would you like a bit of pesticide with your produce?<p>While the chemicals farmers use on food keep produce relatively pest-free, the U.S. Department of Agriculture constantly runs tests to avoid too much pesticide residue on your plate. It concentrates particularly on produce items that …

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One Simple Phrase That Can Bring You Joy, Peace and Happiness

<i>This article originally appeared on Completed Thoughts.</i><p>I feel fortunate to be able to say that most of the time I feel happy and calm, and that is for many reasons. However, this was not always the case and there is one short little phrase which played a major role in transforming my life.<p><b>This</b> …

12 Anti-Inflammatory Foods Everyone Should Be Eating (and Drinking!)

Try these natural ways to combat inflammation.<p>Most of us have searched for the 'diet' that will help us age with grace, prevent disease, lose weight, and optimize our overall health and wellness. But there could be a hidden problem that we are not addressing. A problem that could be causing …

These 13 daily habits will seriously improve your life — and they each only take 5 minutes

In the Quora thread "What are some good 'mini habits' to practice each day?" readers shared the simple habits you should follow every day to become a happier, healthier, or more productive person. The best part is, each one only takes about five minutes to complete.<p>Here are some of our …

9 Ways to Feel Less Stress When Life Gets Crazy Busy

<i>Don’t stress. Do your very best. Appreciate each step. Forget the rest.</i><p>Stress is one of the primary causes of major health problems in our lives: it …

Mindfulness

Inspired By Zentangle Patterns and Starter Pages • Craftwhack

First, a word about Zentangle® – It is a technique invented by Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas; please click here to see the official Zentangle site to …

Zentangle Letters

The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.Walt Whitman<p>Arts & Design

Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …

See: The Fab Four's First US Visit

Brooklyn Bridge at Night, NYC

Slow Cooker Recipes

Nothing like coming home from a long day and the smell of dinner ready to go. Winter is the time I tend to rely on the Crock Pot the most. Mostly …

Crock Pot Beef and Broccoli - Chef in Training

I first want to update everyone and thank you all for your prayers. We were able to come home from the hospital last Thursday and it is SO GOOD to be …

How to Photograph Snowflakes—With a Really Cheap Camera

A morning tip for today. And probably tomorrow, too.<p><b>Somehow,</b> Russian photographer Alexey Kljatov, whose Flickr is well worth your time, takes absolutely beautiful of snowflakes, a subject notoriously hard to capture. And he does it with a two-hundred-buck auto-zoom camera. Meaning that, yep, with a …

Paper Snowflakes!

<i>image from pottery barn</i><p>I saw the image above and really wanted to make some!<p>But I couldn’t remember how!<p>I found a really useful tutorial on how to …

Photographing Fall Foliage

Fall colours can be very different from place to place. Some areas will have a very short colour-changing season of a week or less, while elsewhere …

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DIY Wood Photo Transfers

Today’s DIY is something I’ve been wanting to try for a long time – wood photo transfers! This is such a fun project and a great way to turn your …

DIY Beach Glass Photo Transfer

My Aunt and Uncle have been collecting beach glass for years. When I was recently at their house for a visit, I was fascinated by how many pieces …

Simple Springtime Dishes

DIY Home Projects

DIY Home Projects

DIY Home Projects

Ringo Starr, Confident and Sober: Rolling Stone’s 1992 Feature Story

“Sometimes I can’t believe that it’s been twenty-two years since the boys were together,” says Ringo Starr as he sits backstage at the Variety Arts …

Music

50 Years Ago Today: The Beatles Released Their Debut Single, ‘Love Me Do’

Exactly 50 years ago today, on October 5th, 1962, a new single titled “Love Me Do” hit record stores all over England. It was the debut 45 by the …

Music

The Real Story Behind the Beatles’ Last Days

Sunday marked an anniversary most Beatles fans would rather forget: the day in 1970 when Paul McCartney announced to the world that the Beatles were …

Music

The Beatles Bio

No band has influenced pop culture the way the Beatles have. They were one of the best things to happen in the twentieth century, let alone the …