Josie Harrison

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DIY Room Decor: Lace Doily Bowls

I'm an accessory junkie, it's true. I like to make, buy and hunt for new accessories and it's very hard for me to part with old ones. This simple DIY …

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New Mom Carrie Underwood's Healthy Approach to Body Image Will Inspire You | Women's Health

<b>On what it's like to juggle mom duty and work:</b> "I'm a problem-solver," says Carrie. "Sometimes, I sit around and I think, 'What can I do to just make it easier on all of us?' I don't know if there are any definitive answers. Nobody hands you a book and says, 'Here's how you go back to work,' or …

Flashback: How-To: Make a Custom Pair of Tap Pants

<b>By Haley Pierson-Cox</b><p>For me, summer in NYC means two things: 1) I will eventually wear a light skirt into the subway when my hands are full, and 2) on that day, when I step onto the stairs of the station, a gust of wind will come barreling up from below, lifting my skirt and showing my backside to …

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The patternless pleated skirt

Photo: Elza D<p>And here it is: the pleated skirt tutorial.<p>First things first: don't be alarmed by the length of this blog post. I'm just giving you an …

This 5-Minute Workout Video Will Make You Burn Calories Like Crazy

Quick cardio = very possibly the best cardio<p>Tired of slogging away on the treadmill for 40, 50, 60 minutes at a time? The cardio workout in the video below—led by <i>Women's Health</i> fitness director Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., author of the book <i>Shape Up Shortcuts</i>—requires no equipment and hardly any space. …

Future Of Work: Mindfulness As A Leadership Practice

I first learned about mindfulness at the moment I needed it the most: I was referred to the mindfulness work of Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn, professor emeritus of the University of Massachusetts Medical School by my surgeon after breaking both my ankle and top of my foot in an accident. (Disclosure: I am …

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12 Workouts You Can Do in Only 5 Minutes (Yep, 5!)

Fewer excuses, more sweat<p>Spending an hour at the gym can be a great way to get blissed-out before heading to the office or to unwind after a long day. But sometimes (read: often) you don't have an hour to spare. That's why the 12 workout videos in our playlist below, led by <i>Women's Health</i> fitness …

10 Of The Best Plyometric Exercises You Probably Aren't Doing

Nothing screams "celebration" quite like jumping around with excitement. And we here at The Huffington Post are literally jumping for joy in celebration of the company's 10th birthday. We decided to throw some fitness clothes into the mix and make a workout of it!<p>Here are 10 of our favorite …

How to Make Sweater Mittens Out of an Old Sweater

A cold weather needs a warm remedy! And one way to care for yourself in times of chilly weather is with the help of a pair of mittens. Learn how to …

More Tea + Light Vicar?

This one is for Queen Marie since I'm posting on her day. She likes teacups and tea and she likes lamps, so Gregory Bonasera has combinded the two …

7 Easy Skirt Patterns

Dress them up, dress them down. Any way you like to wear them, a skirt is a classic piece clothing you must have in your wardrobe. They are so …

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Women’s Boxer Shorts Sewing Pattern

Looking for an easy sewing project and could use some extra shorts for lounging around the house? Then this pattern is for you! This would be a great project to tackle if you’re home for March Break, and consequently one you can really enjoy if you plan to spend your time sleeping in and catching …

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Sew It: DIY Lace Underwear

Lovely undergarments can cost pretty penny, so, next time you want to add a lacy little something to your lingerie drawer, why not hit your sewing room instead of a boutique? If you’ve always wanted to try making your own lace underwear, now’s your chance!<p>Thanks to the stretch in oversized elastic …

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5-minute plank workout! http://t.co/YK3kXcUhAL

9 Ways to Use Vinegar for More Beautiful Skin and Hair

<b>Facial Toner</b><br>Mix together one tablespoon apple cider vinegar and two cups water. Moisten a cotton ball, and swipe the mixture over a clean, dry face to tighten skin. Don't rinse (the scent will dissipate quickly). Apple cider vinegar's natural alpha-hydroxy acids and acetic acid will stimulate …

Why We Find It Hard to Meditate

What is it about something as simple as sitting still and watching our breath that evokes panic, fear, and even hostility? No matter how many reports …

Ideas To Use PVC Pipes

Do you have some extra PVC pipe laying around that you just sure what to do with? These 20 ideas will give you some inspiration for what could quite …

How to Decorate Holiday Cookies Like a Pro

Holiday cookie decorating 101: Everything you know for cookies that look as good as they taste.<p>Holiday cookies are delicious no matter what they look like, but there comes a time in every baker's life when the tub o' frosting and squeeze tubes of food coloring will no longer suffice. If you're …

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How to Make Snowflake Ballerinas

As I was looking for ideas to make some beautiful crafts to decorate her bedroom, I came across this super cute idea on KROKOTAK to make some …

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Run Faster, Get Firmer: The 15-Minute Runner Workout

Exercise 1 Plyometric Jump Squat<p>Stand with your feet slightly wider than hip width and extend your arms in front of you at shoulder height; sit back and bend your knees until your thighs are at least parallel to the floor <b>(A)</b>. Press through your heels as you push and jump into the air <b>(B)</b>. Land …

How Fit Are You? Test Yourself with These 6 Exercises

Exercise 1 Single-Leg Squat<p>Stand with your left foot on a sturdy bench or box and your right foot hanging off the side <b>(A)</b>. Bend your left knee and push your butt back to lower your right foot toward the floor <b>(B)</b>. Press with your left leg to return to the starting position. That’s one rep. Do all of …

21 Genius Hacks for Fixing Ruined Clothes

You have a red wine stain on your shirt. Now what?<p>1. Stop your sweaters from shedding by sticking them in the freezer overnight.<p>If you have a cashmere or wool sweater that won't stop shedding, toss it in the freezer before each wear.<p>2. Toss your jeans in a plastic bag and stick them in the freezer …

4 Weird Treatments for Cellulite That Actually Work

<b>Cucumbers</b><br>Reasons to love cucumbers: They're hydrating and rich in vitamins. Applying slices directly to the skin allows phytochemicals in cucumbers to tighten collagen for a firm complexion. This can result in an almost-instant reduction of cellulite appearance.<p><b>Coffee Scrub</b><br>Caffeine dilates blood …

9 DIYs for Your Coziest Fall Living Room EVER

These little additions will help you make your living space an even comfier place.<p>It's time to curl up with a good book and some hot chocolate. These little additions will help you make your living space an even comfier place.

11 Crunch-Free Ab Workouts

Throw out those boring, stale crunches and mix up your ab routine with some of our experts’ favorite stomach tightening moves. Create your own …

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Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Exercise 1 Basic Workout: Plank<p>Starting at the top of a pushup position, bend your elbows and lower yourself down until you can shift your weight from your hands to your forearms. Your body should form a straight line. Brace your abs (imagine someone is about to punch you in the gut) and hold for …