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How-To: Paper Teacup Party Games

Having a tea party for the kids? Try out this cute and easy to make paper teacup craft from Red Ted Art. They also suggest several game variations for how you might play with your cups! To get the free printable template, you must sign up for their newsletter.<p>Ready to start crafting? Click here for …

Keeping Love Alive

When I was 24 years old I fell madly in love. I was madly in love for three weeks and then spent the next 30 years struggling to regain and maintain that wonderful feeling. In the course of my long marriage and in the many years I've been counseling individuals and couples, I've learned what it …

Counseling

30 Super-Easy Healthy Dinner Recipes For Weight Loss

30 Super-Easy Healthy Dinners That'll Help You Lose Weight<p>You'll be counting down the minutes 'til you can make these healthy dinner recipes!<p>Levi Brown/Jeff Harris<p>When you get home after a long day at work, it can be so tempting to grab takeout or heat up a frozen meal instead of making dinner …

What to Do Every Hour to Drop Pounds All Day

<b>6 a.m.</b><br>Wake up, and drink a big glass of water. It'll fill you up and get things moving to prevent belly bloat. Eat a small snack that offers quick carbohydrates and a little protein, such as half a banana and a few almonds—eating first thing jump-starts your metabolism.<p>And if you have time, …

Is Your Relationship Making You Crazy? Here's How to Stop the Madness

Intimate partners count on each other to maintain a "sane" interaction between them. In short, that means they have a common reality they both share, a way that each believes the other will see things in approximately the same way. Though they might not always like what they hear or see, they are …

Relationships

15 Minute Workout: Get a Flat-Belly Yoga Body

Exercise 1 Plank to Side Plank<p>Position your hands under your shoulders, arms straight and legs extended behind you, feet hip-width apart. This is Plank <b>(a)</b>. Bring your left palm to the center of the mat and roll onto the outer edge of your left foot. Stack your right foot on top of your left. Extend …

31 Ideas To Have Fun At Your Wedding

A wedding is meant to be a celebration so don’t get caught up in the planning of perfection and end up forgetting that you need to have fun. Have …

Tutorial: Itsy bitsy no-sew fabric spiders

Tutorial: Itsy bitsy no-sew fabric spiders<p>Sharon from Crafts ‘n Coffee shows how you can make these Itsy Bitsy Spiders Halloween decorations. Their …

Trend Alert: DIY Day of the Dead Sugar Skull Party Decorations // Hostess with the Mostess®

<b>Tonya Coleman</b> here from <b>Soireé Event Design</b>, and I’m back with the <b>“Trend Alert”</b> where I share with you some of the hottest trends in party planning! …

Mad Hatter's Alice in Wonderland Tea Party // Hostess with the Mostess®

Looking at pictures of this whimsical photo shoot is like dreamily falling down the rabbit hole…landing right smack dab in the middle of the <b>Mad</b> …

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 …

Workouts

7 Amazing Baked Doughnuts That Are Better for You Than the Fried Version

<i>Get the recipe at The Law Students Wife.</i><p><b>2. Carrot Cake Baked Doughnuts</b><br>Baked <i>and</i> made with a veggie? These are basically a health food. (Kidding...sort of.) There's even extra wheat flour to cut down on the sugar content.<p><i>Get the recipe at The Faux Martha.</i><p><b>3. Whole-Wheat Blueberry Doughnuts</b><br>Here's your …

Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches<p>Sayonara, situps! Kick your abs workout into overdrive by trying one of these killer tummy-toning moves.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that …

15 Minute Workout: Build a Hotter Bod in 3... 2... 1!

Exercise 1 Thruster<p>Hold a dumbbell in each hand just above your shoulders, palms facing in, then sit your hips back and bend your knees until your thighs are parallel to the floor <b>(A)</b>. Push through your heels to stand, pressing the weights overhead <b>(B)</b>. Return to start; that's one rep.<p>Exercise 2 …

Do This Standing Move for Killer Abs

Six pack, here you come!<p><i>Join the</i> Women's Health <i>Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Thousands of women already have. Join them, and achieve your fitness goals faster!</i><p><b>Reverse Woodchop:</b> Tone your abs and obliques, as well as your legs and …

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15 Minute Workout: Build a Hotter Bod in 3... 2... 1!

Exercise 1 Thruster<p>Hold a dumbbell in each hand just above your shoulders, palms facing in, then sit your hips back and bend your knees until your thighs are parallel to the floor <b>(A)</b>. Push through your heels to stand, pressing the weights overhead <b>(B)</b>. Return to start; that's one rep.<p>Exercise 2 …

Workouts

Whimsical Fairy Garden Birthday Party // Hostess with the Mostess®

<b>Taleen Shirikian</b> of Simple Little Details transformed this backyard into a magically <b>Whimsical Fairy Garden Birthday Party</b> for a <i>fairy</i> special little …