Jessica Michele Longoria

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The $50 Clock That Keeps My Toddler In Bed Every Morning

Mella is a sleek sleep-training clock that uses colors and cute smiles to let kids when it's okay to get up.<p>I never wanted to convert my daughter’s …

Parenting

These Are The BEST Non-Dairy Ice Cream Brands

What will we be doing this summer besides soaking up sun and sipping frosé? Eating ice cream, of course. Because it is, after all, the official …

Ice Cream

15 Healthy Meal Prep Recipes For People Who Hate Salad

Living<p>The Official Blake Lively Workout, Straight From Her Trainer<p>Living<p>5 Little-Known Superherbs You Should Know About<p>Living<p>What Happened When I Ate …

Healthy Eating

The Best Lemon Vinaigrette Recipe

"This is one of my favorite salad dressings. It works for a simple salad or with crispy Parmesan chicken with a cool salad on top."<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup …

Recipes

10 Secret Sauces That Will Change Your Life

Sauce simply makes foods more succulent. Though it's tempting to just crank open a can of tomato or butterscotch sauce, nothing beats homemade. These 10 recipes are ultrasimple, yet the flavor payoff is <i>so</i> worth it. Go ahead and put them on your cooking bucket list.

Cooking

A Plant Expert Answered All The Herb Gardening Questions We've Ever Had

<i>Calling all plant parents! To ring in the height of summer (for half of the world at least), this week mbg is serving up the ultimate plant-centric</i> …

Gardening

These Are 20 Of The Highest Rated Books on Goodreads

What are the highest rated books on Goodreads? The answer is harder to come by than you might expect.Why Is It So Hard To Find The Highest Rated …

Books

10 Easy Summer Cocktails That Are Fizzy, Fruity, and Downright Delicious

What would a summer dinner party on the patio or a day spent lounging poolside be without an ice-cold refreshing cocktail in hand? If you're keen on …

We Found The World’s Most Flattering Dress On Amazon–And It's Only $22!

Amazon Prime Day may be over, but there are still so many good deals to be discovered on the retail giant. I mean, who doesn’t want to get a $9 shirt …

Grill-Smoked Baba Ghanoush

This classic Middle Eastern eggplant dip is known for its smoky flavor and creamy texture. The smoke here comes from four components: charred …

11 Reasons Why Montenegro Needs to Be Your Next Holiday Destination

Ask anyone who visits this slice of absolute paradise and they’ll tell you that Montenegro is a land of Adriatic heaven. Bursting with rolling, …

5-ingredient recipes that will seriously simplify your life

Let's face it: Even if a recipe is supposed to be easy, just seeing a long ingredient list can be a major turnoff. Stop pulling your hair out over complicated recipes and save your strands with these easy five-ingredient recipes for dinner, dessert and more. You probably already have many of the …

20 new books to read in July

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Loaded Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe on Food52

• 1/2 cup Soft, Creamy peanut butter<br>• 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened<br>• 1/2 cup sugar<br>• 1/2 teaspoon baking soda<br>• 1 large egg<br>• 1 cup Flour<br>• 1/2 teaspoon vanilla<br>• 3/4 teaspoon salt<br>• 1 cup peanut butter chips<br>• 1 cup dark chocolate chunks<br>• 1/2 cup heath bar chips<br>• 1/2 cup dark brown sugar<p>Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.<br>• In an …

How to set your kids up for success -- make sure they are really good at these four things

I never gave much thought to being a father. I was finishing up grad school when my wife first talked to me about starting a family. First I had to decide if I was going to continue on to an advanced degree or get a job.<p>The decision about continuing in school was a big one because it would mean …

10 cheap ways to make your home smarter

All the best apps of 2018. (So far.)

If you can't remember the last time you downloaded a new app you loved, you're long overdue for a home screen refresh.<p>Luckily, we're halfway through …

The Best Recipes from Arizona

We found the best recipes from Arizona—all shared by local home cooks. In this collection, you’ll find classic foods from the Grand Canyon State, as …

Why This Pair of Baby "Socks" Is the Gift I Now Give to Every New Mom

A few months after my baby was born, a friend mailed me a belated gift — one she said she gives to all the new moms in her life. When I opened the box and saw a pair of tiny fleece booties, I groaned. I'd already given up trying to put my infant in socks or shoes, despite the chilly Fall weather, …

Motherhood

The Best Summer Beach Reads of 2018

From tear-jerkers to heart-warmers, the silly and the serious, we've rounded up the best page-turners to keep you busy while getting some much needed …

Veggie Burger Recipes That'll Make You A Believer

They're so much better than they used to be.<p>In the dawn of the commercial veggie burger era, it seemed our only options were frozen patties made by the likes of Boca Burger, Gardenburger and MorningStar Farms. Their intentions were good, they didn’t contain meat, and ... well, those are the only …

8 Vegetables That You Buy Once And Regrow Forever !

Raw vegetables grown at home can bring a lot of benefits, more than the ones from the grocery.<br>Maybe it requires some time, but you will save money …

How to Grow Truffles in 7 Easy Steps and Make a Big Profit

Have you ever heard of a truffle?<p>They are very popular in European countries but are considered a delicacy among those that are very well off …

The 17 Best Blow-Dryers Money Can Buy

You can go through years of your life with a subpar blow-dryer and be just fine — albeit a little frizzy. But who wants to live like that? You deserve a blowout without frizz, flyaways, or any other kind of foolishness a blow-dryer that's not up to snuff will add to your precious crown. And you …

How this 32-year-old high school dropout built a business that sold to Target for $550 million

On Thursday, Target is rolling out same-day delivery at its stores in Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, thanks to Shipt, the online same-day grocery …

100 Small, Nice Things to Do For Your Wife Just Because

Because it's the little things that matter.<p>It sounds a bit cliché, but it’s the little things that make a marriage. Grand gestures have their time …

Can't Sleep? 12 Tips to Fall Asleep Faster | The Art of Manliness

You understand the importance of a good night’s sleep. It increases testosterone, improves memory, and staves off depression. Because you know it’s …

12 Costco deals everyone should stop wasting money on

Award a superlative for "Best Deals," and most people will nominate Costco.<p>A one-stop shop for nearly everything imaginable, its total sales in recent fiscal years have exceeded $64 billion.<p>There's no denying its success and popularity, but bigger isn't always better. Not every deal is all it's …

Dog Food

This 4-Week Challenge Will Help You Finally Conquer Push-Ups

If you struggle with doing push-ups, I feel your pain. It wasn't until a few months ago that I could actually complete a full set of push-ups on my toes. I was fit and more active than most, but I found out from my trainer that I wasn't conditioning my body in the right way to cross push-ups off of …