Jamie Kidder

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What America Isn't Doing That The Rest Of The World Has Mastered

Americans, it seems, are always striving for bigger, faster, stronger -- but when it comes to slowing down, we're seriously lagging behind the rest of the world. Where productivity reigns supreme, constant multitasking and connection to digital devices (even during vacations and weekends) are …

Kids Step Stool (with Yardstick Steps)

I do projects around here when there is a need. Or a want, wants are project-worthy too. In this particular case I needed Elijah (who’s in full potty …

Free Plans DIY Barn Door Baby Gate for Stairs

Today I wanted to share with you our plans that we came up with for a safety issue we currently have in our new place. We have a set of steep stairs …

How to Wire a Mason Jar - the Easy Way! Perfect for Mason Jar Crafts

I’m a sucker for mason jar crafts!<p>Have you seen my mason jar window treatment.<p>I forgot to show you how I wired the jars.<p>There was some trial and …

Make Your Own Memory Jar - perfect for storing knick knacks

I was lucky enough to attend the Alt Summit conference in NYC last week held at the beautiful offices of Martha Stewart. You can check out my short …

The Top 50 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2013

At the end of every quarter the Sifter will highlight the top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day‘, culminating in an epic <i>Top 100</i> at the end of the year (check …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

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27 Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know About

Well, some of these tips and tricks can be useful for guys too.

Coffee Intake Tied to Weight, Insulin Problems

New research shows the beverage may make affect how (or whether) your body accumulates fat<p>Consider this before you go on an afternoon java run: Overdoing it with the coffee may promote weight gain, according to a new research published in the <i>Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry</i>.<p>For the animal …

Intricate paper-cut out works from Akira Nagaya 

Sleep Critically Affects Childhood Brain Development

<i>By Robert Rosenberg</i><p>In this month’s British Medical Journal, there's a report on a study demonstrating the relationship of sleep to brain development in kids. It is called the Millennium cohort Study, and it followed 11,000 children. Those children who demonstrated irregular bedtimes up to the age …

4 Salty, Yummy Snacks to Try (but Without the Guilt!)

1. Drain and rinse a can of chickpeas, and toss in a large bowl with 1/2 tsp. chili powder, 1/4 tsp. sea salt, 1/4 tsp. freshly ground pepper and 2 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil. Bake for 20 minutes at 350 degrees for a crunchy, spicy protein-packed chickpea snack!<p>2. Top a whole-grain toasted bagel …

31 Photos Of New York City In The Summer Of '69

In 1969, Life magazine captured both the energy and the misery of a hot summer day in the city.<p>Via: <i>Life</i>

3 New Ways to Eat Kale

Chips and salads are only the start of it<p>Quick: What’s the first word that comes to mind when you think of kale? Maybe it’s <i>healthy</i> or <i>nutritious</i>—but you should also think of kale as <i>sexy</i>, say chef Jennifer Iserloh and Drew Ramsey, MD, assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at Columbia University. …

Maria Menounos’s Favorite Smoothies

Delicious sips from her trainer, Harley Pasternak’s, new book<p><b>Apple-Nut Smoothie</b> (morning)Be sure to leave the skin on the apple for added fiber. Technique Tip: Smoothies blend faster if you add both the fruit and the liquid or yogurt at the same time. If you like your drinks thinner, add ice cubes …

The Best New Exercises for Women

Discover the best workout for women that you're not doing<p>The Best New Exercises (for every part of a woman's body!)<p>There's a popular saying among fitness experts: "The best exercise is the one you're not doing." The take-home message? To achieve the best results, you need to regularly challenge …

Does It Matter How Often You Work Out?

You already know the thirty minutes of exercise, five days a week recommendations. But new research says it may be more complicated… and more flexible.<p>Can’t drag yourself to the gym today? Don’t sweat it—just log extra time tomorrow. When it comes to a few major exercise health benefits, it doesn’t …

Tone Up Anytime, Anywhere

For this total-body workout, all you need to get super-fit is your own body<p><b>What to Expect</b><p>read through the workout online<b>download a printable version</b>

The Best Times to Eat for Weight Loss

How and when you eat can impact your health—and your weight. Upgrade your eating habits to maximize fat burning and keep hunger at bay<p>Certainly what we eat has an enormous impact on our health and weight status. But did you know that when and how we eat also make a huge difference? Eating at the …

The Surprising Nutrient You Need While Pregnant

Unless you're taking a supplement, you're probably not getting as much iodine as your baby needs<p>Unless you're taking a supplement, you're probably not getting as much iodine as your baby needs<p>From fighting caffeine cravings to stomaching prenatal vitamins, moms-to-be take great care to make sure …