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Gummy bears are the key to maximizing your workouts (seriously)

Gym rats and total newbies alike know that your hungry muscles need a hearty helping of protein immediately after working out to build back what’s …

Nutrition

140 Awesome No Bake Desserts

Make your dessert spread a little more excessive.<p>These ideas are the perfect way to take your dessert spread over the top.

Dessert

40 Amazing Ways To Make Homemade Ice Cream

Give us all the ice cream.<p>Homemade ice cream can be a pretty intimidating affair—but the results can be so worth it.

Ice Cream

25 Herbs, Vegetables & Plants You Can Grow In Water

Do you have a few favorite “go-to” herbs? Why not grow them in water and keep them close at hand on the kitchen window sill or right on the counter? …

This $10 Whole Foods Buy Cured My Chronically Bloated Stomach in 24 Hours

For the better part of April, I've unwillingly accessorized my go-to uniform of vintage Levi jeans, a white T-shirt, and a black leather jacket with …

These Women Didn't Lose a Single Pound, but Their Transformations Will Amaze You

The scale isn't always the best tool to track your weight-loss progress. It can downright lie to you at times, actually. These transformation photos show women at the exact same weight before and after, but their bodies have clearly changed, looking leaner and stronger. If the numbers on the scale …

Eat This Food for Breakfast to Burn Fat All Day Long

There are a seemingly infinite amount of diet and health philosophies. One person swears by cutting out all carbs and taking on a completely …

Shhh—This Is Where Interior Designers Find the Best Décor

If you’re searching for accessories for your home rather than large investment pieces, take a peek into Michelle Zacks’s little black book. “One of …

This is why your hair is falling out (AND how to stop it)

Rule number one: don't freak out...<p>Hair shedding is a part of every day life, yes it clogs up your shower drain, <i>and</i> yes, it means you have to vacuum …

hair loss

What Are Eichler Homes and Why Do People Love Them?

If it's oozing with California midcentury-modern design—complete with wood paneling, gabled ceilings, and floor-to-ceiling glazed walls—it just might be an Eichler home.<p>Eichler houses, found throughout Northern and Southern California (and even outside of New York City), are some of the most …

Architecture

This Is How All Your Favorite Chefs Roast Potatoes

A simple side of roasted potatoes seems like one of the easiest things to make, but it all depends on the technique. The appropriate seasonings and …

17 Top-Rated Skincare Products on Amazon You've Never Heard Of

We rely on Amazon for everything from groceries to books, but did you know it's a gold mine for skincare products? When it comes to honest, knowledgeable reviews on products, it doesn't get any better than this major etailer. What's more, you often come across little-known (but highly rated) gems …

Skin Care

Home improvement: 8 easy steps to your own pergola

Building a pergola might seem like a complicated task, but it's actually one of the tasks you can manage in a weekend without bringing out too many …

Woodworking: 7 ideas for building your own pergola

Created: 28 February, 2017<p>The thought of building your own pergola might sound like a complicated one, and if you're got no woodworking skills then …

Losing Weight Will Feel Easy If You Do These 4 Things

Whether you have five or 50 pounds to lose doesn't matter — losing weight is hard! But it doesn't have to be. Make your weight-loss journey easier and more enjoyable by following these four tips. Heck, you might even lose weight faster!<p>Drink Up<p>Keeping a water bottle nearby at all times is an …

Vitamins to Lose Weight and Other Ways to Trick Your Body Into Shedding Those Extra Pounds

With so much misinformation out there, you're probably wondering if vitamins to lose weight or other similar tips, like drinking a lot of water, or …

A modern open concept home with stunning exteriors

For those who have long nurtured the dream of owning a ranch style of property, this modern home is where the fulfillment of your rural dreams lies! …

A Mid-Century Modern Classic Tucked Away in Sausalito, California

<b>Listing of the Day</b><p><b>Location:</b> Sausalito,California <b>Price:</b> $2.825 million<p>Award-winning architect Joseph Esherick designed the Monterey Bay Aquarium and …

14 Examples Of Modern Beach Houses From Around The World

Beach houses, whether on the shores of the actual ocean or sitting lakeside, are one way to ensure a fun and relaxed lifestyle. How could you ever …

PM House / FGO/Arquitectura

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located in the Golf Club La Ceiba in the Yucatan peninsula. The project is erected within a lot with …

Dining Rooms

21 (Not-Boring) Chicken Breast Recipes Made for Meal Prep

There are a lot of benefits to prepping chicken meals for the week on Sunday. For one thing, you’re not dealing with raw meat more than once. Plus, …

Healthy Eating

Overlooking Beltline, Poncey-Highland modern boasts pool, rooftop party pad

Price is a whisper shy of $1.4 million<p>Two years ago, this Poncey-Highland modern compound blipped the radar when it was still in conceptual phases and priced in the $900,000s.<p>Here it is in the flesh. As a resale.<p>Tucked at the dead-end of Belgrade Avenue, around the corner from Ponce City Market, …

World Trade Center

10 Affordable Fashion Sites You Probably Haven't Heard Of Yet

For when you've got Zara and H&M fatigue.<p>We’ve all been there before: the sheer excitement over an inexpensive, on-trend find at Zara only to discover that a million other women have already scooped up the same exact item. When it comes to affordable fashion finds, the options can sometimes seem …

No More Athleisure, Brick And Mortar, Made in China? How Fashion Will Change In 2017

The tectonic plates of the fashion world are moving. Here are four shifts to expect next year.<p>Change is afoot in the fashion industry.<p>We’ve already seen glimpses of how the tectonic plates in the fashion world are moving. In one of our best-read fashion stories of 2016, we explored how some of the …

Why Apple Cider Vinegar Is So Good For You

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as a cure-all for decades. I’ve seen claims that it can do everything from halt hiccups to whiten teeth, and even …

The Bloody Benders, America's First Serial Killer Family

The typical method for preparing a turkey is to put the bird in a hot oven and wait until it's done—perfectly acceptable, if a little basic. Have a …

Sous-vide Cooking

A Fabulous Forest Home To Spend Your Golden Years In

After living on a farm for decades, this retiree was ready to move into town to be closer to her children and grandchildren. Located on a Spokane, WA …

Living Rooms

Ikea Kitchen Upgrade: 9 Custom Cabinet Companies for the Ultimate Kitchen Hack

Love the price and functionality of Ikea kitchen components but not the cabinet front choices? An array of new companies is offering custom cabinet …

Kitchens